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SF vs. AAF

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by JLibourel, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. JLibourel

    JLibourel Senior member

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    I perused with interest the "Welcome Back" thread. It was interesting to me how many posters expressed a strong preference for the Style Forum over the Ask Andy Forum. When I started lurking on these fora somewhat over a year ago, there seemed to be a consensus that the Style Forum was for a younger, more fashion-forward set while the Andy Forum was for a more mature, high-end buyer group.

    In the past year, however, I note that there is a large crossover. Many of the regulars here are also regulars on the Andy Forum. Honestly, I don't see a great deal of difference these days. Personally, I am much more interested in the topic and the ensuing thread than the particular forum it appears on.

    I will agree that the American Trad thing has been overdone. I'm really not that into sack suits, Alden cordovans, button downs with a suit and whale pants, anyway.

    Briefly, I enjoy both fora, don't have a strong allegiance to one over the other and like the fact that when one is down, we usually can divert ourselves with the other. How do the rest of you feel?
     
  2. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    AF is just pain in the ass to use.
     
  3. dorian

    dorian Senior member

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    The American trad thing has nearly killed AA for me... the repetition of the subject, the non-stop posting and the annoying manner of American trad proponents are...argh... ANNOYING. [​IMG] okay, I'm done now... [​IMG]
     
  4. Dakota rube

    Dakota rube Senior member

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    After reading the topic title I was sort of hoping for a street fight ala the Sharks vs. the Jets, but alas... [​IMG]
     
  5. Roy

    Roy Senior member

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    I think SF is quite a lot of American Trad also. To me at least it seems that AAF is more about the product, rather than focusing on a certain style.
     
  6. StevenRocks

    StevenRocks Senior member

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    SF and AAF aren't that much alike, in my opinion.
     
  7. dumadiscount

    dumadiscount Well-Known Member

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    I prefer SF because, mainly:- 1.\tStreetwear forum on here. 2. \tEasy to use and peruse [​IMG]
     
  8. scnupe7

    scnupe7 Senior member

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    I agree
     
  9. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim Senior member

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    We are better looking, smell nicer, and also had higher GPA's in school than those "other guys" Not to mention the obvious "inseam differential" ours are bigger. [​IMG]
     
  10. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Tokyo is completely correct. And I think the reason for the latter statement is that there are a lot more Asians on this board. You know why we've been getting only Fu Manchu and Charlie Chan roles in movies until recently? Fear of the Asian man's prowess. That's right ernest. You heard me right [​IMG]
     
  11. Roy

    Roy Senior member

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    Originally Posted by Tokyo Slim,June 02 2005,15:37
    We are better looking, smell nicer, and also had higher GPA's in school than those "other guys" Not to mention the obvious "inseam differential" ours are bigger. Â [​IMG]
    Tokyo is completely correct.  And I think the reason for the latter statement is that there are a lot more Asians on this board.  You know why we've been getting only Fu Manchu and Charlie Chan roles in movies until recently?  Fear of the Asian man's prowess.  That's right ernest.  You heard me right  [​IMG]
    There is no Ernest on AAF. Is that a pro or con? I can not make up my mind [​IMG]
     
  12. Sustanon 250

    Sustanon 250 Member

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    After the establishment of the StreetWear forum on SF, I think both SF and AA are about the same...
     
  13. RJman

    RJman Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ernest used to be on AAAC .  I think he found us too boring.
     
  14. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    prowess = female prow
     
  15. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    (LA Guy @ June 02 2005,15:42) ... Â Fear of the Asian man's prowess.....
    prowess = female prow
    Nice. I don't understand what the hell you're talking about, but nice.
     
  16. Panzeraxe

    Panzeraxe Senior member

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    I think the 2 fora are essentially the same, now that the riff-raff have been shafted over to the Streetwear forum [​IMG] Panzer
     
  17. Panzeraxe

    Panzeraxe Senior member

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    That's the one key advantage that SF holds - ernest.. Does j have him on contract? Maybe Andy should get someone like manton on contract - or that dandy wildcard grayson?

    Panzer
     
  18. Kaga

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    If my memory serves me correctly, the Forum has been down. I am glad to see that it has been restored. LAGuy-san, I had a comment in the Movies thread similar to what you posted. Are we thinking in the same direction?
     
  19. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    (faustian bargain @ June 02 2005,16:20)
    ... Fear of the Asian man's prowess.....
    prowess = female prow
    Nice. I don't understand what the hell you're talking about, but nice.
    yeah i dunno what it means either. it sounds vaguely insulting though. and i formatted it like ernest, i hope that didn't pass unnoticed. [​IMG]
     
  20. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    (LA Guy @ June 02 2005,15:42) You know why we've been getting only Fu Manchu and Charlie Chan roles in movies until recently?  Fear of the Asian man's prowess.  That's right ernest.  You heard me right  [​IMG]
    If my memory serves me correctly, the Forum has been down. Â I am glad to see that it has been restored. LAGuy-san, I had a comment in the Movies thread similar to what you posted. Â Are we thinking in the same direction?
    Hai Kaga-san.
     

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