I was talking with a few friends yesterday and we were trying to think of products that our grandfathers would have used regularly that are fading away or are no longer existant today. We came up…Continue
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"Both my grandfathers passed on while I was very young, so I have no memory of them.
My mother and other relatives have shared with me their impressions of them so that I would have something to pass on about them to my kids:
They were both assholes."
"I never knew my grandfather (either of them; they both passed before i was born. From what i have heard of them, i think it a blessing in thin disguise). However, from my paternal grandfather, i was given his shaving brush and tobacco pipe. I…"
"Pocket Watch, handkerchief, pen knife, suspenders, notebook with important phone numbers, addresses, quotes, appointments, etc. He had a hanging calendar that he actually used. He always wore an American Flag pin on whatever suit he wore. He also…"
"Sure Brian. By uncommon (speaking pretty broadly) I mean a watch brand not commonly seen everyday (not just people wearing them but in advertising like you mentioned) in the USA. Luxury watches I would consider common (in the USA) would be…"
"I have watches from Molnija, Slava, Raketa, Poljot and Vostok, some pre-fall and some post-fall.
They're all based on Swiss calibers, the Poljot 3133, for example, being based on the Valjoux 7734, but modified to have a higher beat…"
"Could you define uncommon . I find that most brands target different demographic groups or throw there advertising budget to a particular region or country . When I travel abroad I always pop my head into the local watch store and will always see a…"
"No, I call an argument that cannot remove moral qualities or one that believes that it can only be about morality to be one that is based purely on emotion.
If you cannot separate proper condom use from the morality of whether to use a condom, then…"
"My workout routine definitely is the variety is the spice of life approach.
I love muscle confusion, which avoids inevitable plateauing. Also, I find it difficult and monotonous to do the same workout for extended periods of time. Win, win!
"I started homeschooling at 2nd grade, so obviously my perspective on the classroom dynamic is skewed in some way. But from what I've heard, I mostly agree that it's not so much a bad thing, since it's not a moral question but a…"
"A) I think that a lot more liberals that you would expect would be down for such a plan. I think the fringes of both the right and the left would freakin hate it. I would love it and push it towards demonstrating a passing grade before the purchase…"