Hello Gentlemen! My name is Matt and I am new to the forum here. I am from a small town in WV about an hour from out capital. I am a history teacher at the middle school level. To tell a little about…Continue
"I have NEVER put a straw boater on my head that I liked....it is just my features and personal taste. As much as I love the 1920s and vintage things I don't want to look like I am in a barbershop quartet "
"Thanks man! I used to have more but I am constantly buying and selling these felts are the only that I have that are not for sale. I have been taking lessons about repairing hats so I go to thrift shops and buy em cheap to repair and make a profit…"
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"Here is my hat collection. My straws are all 100 percent Panama straw. The brown, Silver-Belly and Green-Moss hats are Custom made from a hatter friend of mine in PA. The Porker is a vintage Knox from the 50's "
"Yes, its a porker. I want to encourage you to not be afraid to wear any hat in most situations. The only difficult one is a bowler. You CAN wear it with jeans but they need to be dark and the top needs to be a button down or a sweater"
I have just started smoking a pipe as a wind down. I only smoke one or two a week and was curious how often you guys smoke a pipe? I know all tobacco has risks but I was curious if any of you who smoke about as often as I do have any…"
"I didn't mean to get that metaphysical about it. ;) I meant something more along the lines of our own biases, prejudices, preconceived notions, reactions to certain types of stimulii, etc. As open-minded and free as we think we are, there…"
"Well, said massacres were what - 15 years ago? 20 years ago? In a large country, with many large law enforcement divisions, abominations, blunders, and miscarriages of justice unfortunately will happen. They're intolerable. They must be studied…"
"Not the kind of tactical team needed for a massacre. Just the kind of team appropriate for the work. I know guns and body armor look scary to unarmed people, but in the American public is heavily armed. Rural folks such as myself and this idiot…"