The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Nipple » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:05 pm

I read a whole article about how Bond would need to have his tuxes tailored for that kind of fighting.

It's all in the armholes and the crotch. High armholes, high crotch. Keep that in mind when you pick out your martial arts wardrobe.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:10 pm

Nipple wrote:I read a whole article about how Bond would need to have his tuxes tailored for that kind of fighting.

It's all in the armholes and the crotch. High armholes, high crotch. Keep that in mind when you pick out your martial arts wardrobe.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:15 pm

There actually are suits made for this, especially in ballistic cloth.
The trick is stretchy cloth that doesn't look it.

There is a columbian clothier that will stand in front of you in a suit and let you open fire.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:43 pm

wh..sh wrote:
Nipple wrote:I read a whole article about how Bond would need to have his tuxes tailored for that kind of fighting.

It's all in the armholes and the crotch. High armholes, high crotch. Keep that in mind when you pick out your martial arts wardrobe.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Nipple » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:47 pm

I prefer something a little more "tactical".

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:49 pm

I can't wait to see the new one, maybe get the chance to hobble up there later today. I just finished the last bit for a BRAF project I've been on, now we're off to the Ferry Building to hit a few of our Farmer's Market shops (no big market today, but the meat market, cowgirl creamery, and acme bread are all up) and maybe a dive bar...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:49 pm

Nipple wrote:I prefer something a little more "tactical".

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Those are okay, but mine have robots on them.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:15 pm

Idiots panic when they see camo these days.
Look at the idiocy about the theater crazy and his "tactical" clothing, none of which would block a girl scout cookie.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Snow » Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:27 pm

Saddles up to ECM. How's everyone doing today?

My hands are falling off from weaving and sewing kevlar, I've been up all night doing it to get an order out. Making enough fire hula hoops to equip an entire army...I wonder where they plan to invade. I always keep an oven mitt on me just in case, I thought I may have smelt herring wafting by from the distance.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:01 pm

I think I fell off the chair when Bond appeared in this particular linen suit and that white shirt.
Alas...
Bond wears dark brown suede 2-eyelet derby shoes and commits the faux pas of wearing a black leather belt with brown shoes.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby dustyroller » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:07 pm

sips rocket fuel coffee* BAM! now im awake! lol good luck GD i hope you get the job and your tools back. *puts in old fashioned mix tape. starts spinning poi*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby 5280MeV » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:38 pm

This is my favorite tactical product:

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It is advertised to hold bubble wrap, measuring tape, canned food. But the real reason is to hold two cans of dip... duh. The next assault weapons ban should include a dip can holder attachment on the list of naughty features.

I am not sure that the pajamas are really tactical because I don't know where you would put your dip can. Maybe if they had some webbing somewhere - perhaps on the footies, then you could attach the appropriate pouch. These things are important.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:41 pm

Give me a pago pago octopus, with a chaser of squid ink.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:00 pm

Lurking after a fine dinner hosted by my Daughter and son in law in honor of their son and his lady back from Washington state and leaving soon for a trip to Costa Rica and Peru for a month. Good to be young! Got my grandson coming out to play some tennis with us on Thursday morning. Tennis on Thanksgiving morning is a tradition in our house. In the tradition of the Pilgrims. Great tennis players, the Pilgrims. Goes well with the turkey.

Hope you get to do some holiday cooking MDF. I just made a great Hungarian Goulash that is to die for. Hadn't done any cooking for qquite some time other than BBQ which really doesn't count. Felt good to do it and felt better to eat it!

Hope your toe heals up quickly, Trilo. So many have stopped by since my last visit I must simply wave a big hug and hi to you all.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:12 pm

Nipple wrote:I read a whole article about how Bond would need to have his tuxes tailored for that kind of fighting.

It's all in the armholes and the crotch. High armholes, high crotch. Keep that in mind when you pick out your martial arts wardrobe.


Tuxedos, and suits for that matter, are only made for standing around with a martini in your hand. No action required. In fact, action should be avoided since a martini glass is designed to be easily spilled.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:22 pm

I flicked on the Home Shopping Network as a joke and found them marketing a baseball cap with LED lights. :shock:

They've been monitoring my thought waves again.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:21 am

Bwahahahahahaha Savannah when the Home Shopping Network starts monitoring your thought waves it's time to put on your tin-foil hat. 8)

*starts ECM*

Let's have some coffee. I have got my first batch of baked goodies out of the oven already. Now I can go rub some sage and scrape the peel off a lemon. 8) Very therapeutic.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:00 am

Mmmm, coffee.

I'm not hosting Turkey Day, so I get to cook anything I want. I'm thinking booze.

MyLarry broke a bone in his hand a week ago, been working the whole time. Now it is in a splint, he can't drive for at least a week, and is complaining a great deal. I'm gonna murderize him. I'm thinking booze.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:06 am

AntiM, delicious beverages of an adult nature are an important part of any holiday meal. 8)

Sorry about Larry's hand. :( Guess he's not going to be washing up afterwards. I vote for pizza, chinese, or any food that comes to your door ready-to-eat from the carton.

I am FINALLY getting my cook-at-home-day :D :D :D half of one anyway, I have the Pirate Boom Box of Ellorum cranking out a Bootie Mash-Up Party and I am happy as can be. :D :D :D

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby dustyroller » Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:15 am

*quietly sneaks in to not wake up MDF* *sips coffee* i cant wait for national turkey genocide day to eat myself into a turkey coma! and pie!! im going to eat somuch pie...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:45 am

Hi MDF, Anti M and DR. Happy that you are the Happy Cooker, MDF. Anti M, spare My Larry, he's a good guy, bum hand and all. Sounds like an eating orgy to me DR. Turkeys beware. We are going to a daughter's house to do the bird, so no cooking for us, just a lot of tennis and my Open Studio Pottery Sale in the afternoons over the weekend.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:34 am

Savannah wrote:I flicked on the Home Shopping Network as a joke and found them marketing a baseball cap with LED lights. :shock:

They've been monitoring my thought waves again.

Well, once they have the electrics in a hat, why not go whole hog?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:38 am

You can get them at any big box home improvement place.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:48 am

How about the home box big improvement places?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:00 pm

I look like an idiot in most hats . . . but I simply found it intensely creepy (and slightly embarrassing) that the Home Shopping Network had something I thought was neat. :lol:

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I'm out of coffee here at work and am drinking instant vanilla St4rbucks that someone gave me at the Burn. It's not bad.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:14 pm

Can't talk… must go pick up bacon/pumpkin spice cheesecake…
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:29 pm

AntiM wrote:Mmmm, coffee.

I'm not hosting Turkey Day, so I get to cook anything I want. I'm thinking booze.

MyLarry broke a bone in his hand a week ago, been working the whole time. Now it is in a splint, he can't drive for at least a week, and is complaining a great deal. I'm gonna murderize him. I'm thinking booze.


Booze before turkey. Perfect thanksgiving. :D

Double shots for Mylarry. Hope the hand heals fast.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:40 pm

wh..sh wrote:
Nipple wrote:I read a whole article about how Bond would need to have his tuxes tailored for that kind of fighting.

It's all in the armholes and the crotch. High armholes, high crotch. Keep that in mind when you pick out your martial arts wardrobe.

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Wow. Nice geekery. :)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:44 pm

Celebrate the holidays with freshly minted Beaujolais Nouveau, a red wine that is made from the grapes from this very year. Since it isn't aged, it's got a boldly fruity flavor.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:56 pm

Savannah wrote:...drinking instant vanilla St4rbucks that someone gave me at the Burn. It's not bad.

Which reminds me.... (*says the quiet fellow at the shadowy table in the back*).... I'm still drinking from a fine stainless-steel pocket-flask someone gave me at the Burn. It was full of Bourbon and so long as it still has some of the original content I can pretend I'm still in BRC. :D
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