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The best reason for shoe trees?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by rob, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. rob

    rob Senior member

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    I am a frequent reader and obviously not a volume poster.

    Anyway, when I put some casual loafers on this morning, my toe was greeted by a bat.

    The bat, now deceased, and I have already been to the doc and the bat is getting an overnight trip a state lab.

    Rob
     
  2. JCM

    JCM Senior member

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    I am a frequent reader and obviously not a volume poster.

    Anyway, when I put some casual loafers on this morning, my toe was greeted by a bat.

    The bat, now deceased, and I have already been to the doc and the bat is getting an overnight trip a state lab.

    Rob



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  3. grimslade

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    Holdfast Senior member

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    I am a frequent reader and obviously not a volume poster.

    Anyway, when I put some casual loafers on this morning, my toe was greeted by a bat.

    The bat, now deceased, and I have already been to the doc and the bat is getting an overnight trip a state lab.

    Rob


    And I thought moths were the only creature I had to worry about in my wardrobe... [​IMG]
     
  5. IUtoSLU

    IUtoSLU Senior member

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    Yikes! Do you live in a cave?
     
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    I am a frequent reader and obviously not a volume poster.


    Best 2nd post evar! And a fantastic post quality / post count ratio to boot. [​IMG]
     
  7. rob

    rob Senior member

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    Against my better judgment, I am responding at the risk ruining an otherwise "fantastic post quality/post count ratio."
     
  8. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Did the bat meet his demise at the heel of the loafer? I have no idea what I'd do in such a situation.
     
  9. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Senior member

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    I had this happen once, but rather than a bat it was a wasp. Not fun. All my shoes have shoe trees now.
     
  10. Golf_Nerd

    Golf_Nerd Senior member

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    Did the bat meet his demise at the heel of the loafer? I have no idea what I'd do in such a situation.

    Scream?
     
  11. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Scream?

    Like a schoolgirl, I imagine.

    But better a bat than a scorpion, I guess.
     
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    Golf_Nerd Senior member

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    Like a schoolgirl, I imagine.


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  13. embowafa

    embowafa Senior member

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    Like a schoolgirl, I imagine.

    But better a bat than a scorpion, I guess.


    +1

    Don't forget doing the "get if off me, get it off me!!" dance
     
  14. EL72

    EL72 Senior member

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    It could have been worse. What if that happened with a hat?
     
  15. JamesT

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    Is anyone else reminded of the movie "black sheep"?
     
  16. Studio27

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    This is the best thread I've seen in days. Thank you.

    But better a bat than a scorpion, I guess.

    Had this happen once. I have no idea how I wasn't stung. That said, I may have rather it been a bat...
     
  17. bengal-stripe

    bengal-stripe Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    .......my toe was greeted by a bat. The bat, now deceased,
    Did you have to drive a wooden stick through the heart???
     
  18. johnny_flapjack

    johnny_flapjack Senior member

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    Is anyone else reminded of the movie "black sheep"?


    I was thinking of The Great Outdoors w/ Dan Akroyd and John Candy. "It had fangs. About two pounds I think."
     
  19. JLibourel

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    Did you have to drive a wooden stick through the heart???

    As a point of interest, Dracula was offed by having a good ol' all-American bowie knife driven into his heart (by a dying American) while he was simultaneously decapitated by an Englishman wielding a kukri.

    Odd that the bat turned up in your loafer. I didn't think they like to get on the ground at all. Despite their being occasional vectors of rabies, I like bats. They add a touch of magic and mystery to the night, and they do wonderful work controlling insects. They don't seem to be common in my neck of the woods. In 13 years of walking my dogs by night, I don't recall ever having glimpsed a bat--I have seen raccoons, foxes, coyotes, skunks, opossums and any number of birds, but no bats, sadly.
     
  20. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It could have been worse. What if that happened with a hat?

    My grandmother once had a bat get caught in her hairnet. They feared it was rabid because it was out at odd hours.
     

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