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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Sunbeam56 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:24 pm

Where's Simon? We need a photo of those shoes with a banner... These boots don't have to walk to get ALL over you....

I am so enamoured of CFish having these, I may have to bring some as a gift. (Nodding vigorously). Its a vision!
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:00 pm

Don't bother. Even when I had feet, I wore pretty plain, pretty practical stuff. I don't know why I hang out in this thread, but it's not about me and footwear.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby edbrez » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:50 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Don't bother. Even when I had feet, I wore pretty plain, pretty practical stuff. I don't know why I hang out in this thread, but it's not about me and footwear.


how about a hug then? :idea:
I think you might like one maybe, or something that you might cherish, like a nice book?
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Is there anything I could maybe pick you up over here, that you might like?
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Sunbeam56 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:25 am

I am not mocking CFISH. She is one of my fave characters on this Board. She is brave, self-reliant, and stoic.
I admire her.
And, since she has taken an interest in this thread, I was thinking she might be interested.
I'm sorry if ny enthusiasm was misplaced. :oops: :cry:
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby edbrez » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:02 am

Sunbeam I know your not, I wasn't implying that :)
I just couldn't leave that reply as it was, something had to be said...
I hope its appreciated :|
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Sunbeam56 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:39 am

Yes, thanks.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:45 pm

From a friend...
It really hurts my feeling when someone says "I would love to give you a makeover".
What this tells me is that the person doesn't like me as I am. I know I am not a fashion queen, and I fail on dressing feminine, some reasons I dress like I do is for concealment, I dont like my shape I and will not wear anything revealing in this shape. I dont need makeup, why would I spend all that money to feel like a clown and turn my face into a picture someone else would like. I am working on finding a fashion style suitable to me and I dont need anyone's help, its personal.


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And I do know that everything was well-meant, and given in a warm spirit.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Aya » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:39 pm

Amen!
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby lucky420 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:56 pm

Love that quote, fishy
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:40 pm

It's Aya's.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby TomServo » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:52 am

Just got my boots from Bakersfield! They're Scorpions, made by Ridge Outdoors U.S.A. A knock off of the Israeli boots, but pretty much the same. Except they didn't have black in my size....FUCKERS! Canvas is a little bit heavier than Chuck Taylors, but still light as a feather!..except the soles..

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Re: Playa Boots

Postby MisaBlue » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:34 pm

Really nice...I would go for the black ones.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby TomServo » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:53 pm

MisaBlue wrote:Really nice...I would go for the black ones.


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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Savannah » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:37 pm

TomServo wrote:
MisaBlue wrote:Really nice...I would go for the black ones.


Spray Paint


Spray paint usually flakes off of shoes, eventually leaving bald spots. (I've tried). I'm a proponent of the shoe dye with sponge tip applicator in the shoe care section of larger stores . . .

I used it successfully on some purple Nubuck boots I found at a vintage store; totally covered the flaws and I wore 'em for years.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Spadge63 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:16 pm

My shoes for 2013 I hope. I need to replace the 3 inch soles. They've been in storage for since the 90's and the soles are falling apart from dry rot.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:50 pm

Are those shoes, or a pair of butt-plugs?
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby BBadger » Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:17 pm

Both are those are going to cause fissures.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Elorrum » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:53 pm

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Re: Playa Boots

Postby tattoogoddess » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:08 pm

Looks like they could MAYBE be moopy
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby maryanimal » Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:57 am

Elorrum wrote:Image


Those are cute Elorrum! I like them!
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Asquared » Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:58 am

i got my boots yesterday! lots of time to break them in.
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have these from say 15 years ago that i plan to bring as well.
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i also have a pair of short/ankle boots - are these useless/not worth it?
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby ygmir » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:14 am

I've looked all over, and can't find those converse knee highs in my size..damn it........Mens 14.

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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Savannah » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:27 am

Asquared, I love the knee high converse too! (Sorry, Yggy. If it's any comfort, I can't wear spaghetti straps, and you totally can!)

. . . Though I pretty much live in my knee-high leather boots.

Nothing wrong with ankle boots, too. If you have room, bringing several pairs of comfortable, broken-in shoes is smart. Knee-high footwear is so common out there because the dust drifts up a bit. Tall socks on a clean leg will afford additional protection, but even if your calves are bare, the dust is less likely to eat your calves like it could eat your feet. (Playa foot might be a sweat issue and a "not being able to see the back of your toes easily" issue . . . calves aren't very sweaty).

Bring socks that are as tall as your boots. (Even cut some tights off if you are thrifty, and roll 'em down . . . or pull up, with or without garters.) The zipper on the back of those converse may rub against your leg. It did against mine. Had to Neosporin and bandage the back of my ankle and be more careful.

My favorite procedure before spending 12 hours in tall boots: plenty of lemon juice on a baby wipe all over calves and feet + air dry or pat dry + lotion up + put socks and boots on.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Asquared » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:29 am

if you do the create your own, you can get size 13.5 and they run 1/2 size large.
not cheap though :(

*edit, thanks sav (again!)...i plan on having about 20 pairs of tall socks (thank god for santee alley!)
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Krokodyle » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:40 am

Savannah wrote:My favorite procedure before spending 12 hours in tall boots: plenty of lemon juice on a baby wipe all over calves and feet + air dry or pat dry + lotion up + put socks and boots on.


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Re: Playa Boots

Postby ygmir » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:57 am

Savannah wrote:Asquared, I love the knee high converse too! (Sorry, Yggy. If it's any comfort, I can't wear spaghetti straps, and you totally can!)



I am pretty "perky" for a 50" chest.........

Asquared wrote:if you do the create your own, you can get size 13.5 and they run 1/2 size large.
not cheap though :(

*edit, thanks sav (again!)...i plan on having about 20 pairs of tall socks (thank god for santee alley!)


yeah even a tight 14 is tough, I can't chance it. I've lost every other time that way.
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Savannah » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:08 pm

50"! You are outrageous. :lol: Brings to mind this exchange, which I never forgot, 'cause it made me laugh and laugh . . . .

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Re: Playa Boots

Postby Dr. Pyro » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:37 pm

And if anyone is interested (if you get the BDV newsletter they will be posted in our April edition) in seeing last year's videos from the M&G, PM me your email address and I will forward them along. WARNING: They also include videos of the Naked Bike Ride & Pub Crawl and are very Not Safe For Work. If you get our newsletter, please refrain from requesting them. You'll have them soon enough.

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Re: Playa Boots

Postby ygmir » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:19 pm

Savannah wrote:50"! You are outrageous. :lol: Brings to mind this exchange, which I never forgot, 'cause it made me laugh and laugh . . . .

Mojojita wrote:Yep, I know I enjoyed watching you climb Yggy like he was an oak tree!


gaminwench wrote:He IS an oak tree... thank goodness someone was sturdy!


Anyone who isn't sure the Meet & Greet is fun should go here:
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Re: Playa Boots

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:11 pm

Hey doc, would love to see it. Please send me it :) thanks!
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