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…"
"I tend to think of it as a three strikes rule. Can't do it infinitely, and pre-banned users are on a shorter leash. At any rate, we've made too many exceptions in the past to be hard-asses about it now. "
"Fair enough, I agree so I deleted the post.
I will just stick with the point that I was immediately banned after criticizing Sir's mod actions and suggesting that another member would be better as a mod, so the ban seemed spiteful and…"
"I'm not sure why this devolved into such as pissing match. I'll try to recap.
To me it seems like you want a black/white answer that "being gay is easier today than it was 50 years ago".
My argument is that, yes in some ways it…"
""there isn't a single one which is "supreme", and this tied in with the idea that there were no "universal laws"
Many polytheistic religions tend to have gods who relate to aspects of a whole. That is, they are…"