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I'd put on a metal roof in a New York minute. Dolman sleeves, not so much.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:09 PM
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Dolman sleeves are built for one purpose only. The removal of the bra without first removing the shirt, like in "Flashdance".


Posted by: Tasseled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:10 PM
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Dolman sleeves?


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:11 PM
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From: websites on roofs
To: Nosflow, with love

"Cost: Installing a metal roof is a somewhat expensive affair. I'd like to put it this way, although it is expensive it can be viewed as an great investment."


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:12 PM
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I understand metal roofs are a great idea if you need to break someone's spirit.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:12 PM
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I had to look up what a "dolman sleeve" is.

Does that mean I have to repeat first grade?


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:12 PM
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2: That's just silly. Many of them have normal sized cuffs. It's not the same as a generally baggy look.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:14 PM
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The solution is just not to wear a bra in the first place. I don't and for that matter have never felt the need for one at all, so I really don't know what's up with all you women.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:16 PM
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TLL's normally keen eye for fashion was distracted by Jennifer Beals's tatas.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:17 PM
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On the roof thing...have you looked into a white roof? (Also, tree shade is worth, like, 30 goddamn new roofs in energy savings. Plus, pretty. Plant now!)


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:20 PM
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Metal roofs are great in the rain, and even better if there's hail. No other roofing system comes close.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:21 PM
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8: For the love of god, neb, don't take us back to the is-she-a-slut-if-you-can-tell-she-has-nipples? debate.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:22 PM
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Especially with togolosh here!!1


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:22 PM
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11: And peeing while standing-up. You should always close your eyes. It makes your aim better.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:22 PM
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11 is so true, and we get both impressive rain storms and hail 'round these parts.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:23 PM
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TLL's normally keen eye for fashion was distracted by Jennifer Beals's tatas

Actually I was distracted by the welder/ artist dancing a strip club number in order to be accepted into a prestigious ballet school. On second thought, it was the tatas.


Posted by: Tasseled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:23 PM
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14: While standing up on the roof in the rain? Sounds slippery.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:26 PM
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From this article on whte roofs:

This month the Waldreps' three-bedroom house is consuming 10 percent less electricity than it did a year ago. (The savings would be greater if the family ran its central air during the workday.)

The more you spend, the more you SAVE!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:29 PM
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It's easier to jump to and from an asphalt- or cedar-shingled roof than to a metal or tile roof. So, take any potential future superhero activities into consideration.

Dolman sleeves are great. But aren't they like, so 2008? (I'm guessing because they've started appearing in Calgary, and Alberta has always somehow contrived to be almost exactly two years behind the fashion curve at all times.)


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:32 PM
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I think roofs are generally a good idea, for protection from bird droppings and aerial surveillance.

WTF is a Dolman sleeve? Never mind, I'll google.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:33 PM
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A clue as to elusive DS's whereabouts!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:34 PM
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But aren't they like, so 2008?

The kids at Heebie U are waaaaay behind fashion times. And I just don't see quantities of people anymore. So I can't tell. I just gotta be me.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:35 PM
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I think of dolman sleeves as basically unflattering, but I'm not really sure what I mean by that. I guess I like my appendage-covers to be more fitted on the body end and more loose on the hand/foot edge? I may also be prejudiced because I'm thinking of them in terms of something I would (or wouldn't!) knit and probably a jersey material or whatever you're looking at wouldn't be as weirdly floppy/bulgy as some of the bulky knit dolman sweaters.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:39 PM
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WTF is a Dolman sleeve?

Thanks, bob!


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:42 PM
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I generally like slouchy, baggy clothes, anyway. So perhaps my affinity for the Dolman touch isn't surprising. I mean, not unfashionable slouchy, baggy clothes. Great ones.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:46 PM
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Dolman sleeves should make slouchy clothes more fashionable, I imagine. Also, don't listen to me on matters of fashion! You don't want to look like me!


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:50 PM
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I could want to look like you!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:51 PM
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And I just don't see quantities of people anymore.

Heebie doesn't even see number.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:52 PM
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Actually I was distracted by the welder/ artist dancing a strip club number in order to be accepted into a prestigious ballet school. On second thought, it was the tatas.

Greatest non-zombie Pittsburgh movie.


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:54 PM
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I don't even see uses of the "I don't even see" meme.

Thankfully.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:57 PM
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29: It's like you haven't even heard of Striking Distance.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 1:57 PM
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31. Is it true that Pittsburgh doesn't even have a river patrol? Cuz they should.


Posted by: Tasseled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:01 PM
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Oo, in high school I had a scarlet dolman-sleeved sweater which I wore over a white shirt and black tie. And I wore it backwards.

Since the '80s are coming back and math nerds are newly fashionable, this is clearly a good precedent.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:01 PM
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Sleeve-henge!
"A dolmen (also known as cromlech (Welsh), anta, H√ľnengrab, Hunebed, Goindol, quoit, and portal dolmen) is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb...."

Wishful thinking.


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:02 PM
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Standing-seam metal roofs: sound great in rain, can come with 50-year warranties (and are generally repairable after that); excellent for rainwater harvesting; possibility of solar on top varies.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:03 PM
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32: Winnipeg has a river patrol.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:03 PM
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32: Pittsburgh has a river patrol. Or police officers on boats, anyway. I assume that somebody from the feds keeps track of the barges and tugs.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:08 PM
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31: Sarah Jessica Parker as a Pittsburgh river cop in Striking Distance was a fish out of water. And, errr, speaking of fish, here's a partial cast listing from The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979): Julius Erving, Jonathan Winters, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, M. Emmet Walsh, Stockard Channing, Debbie Allen, and Harry Shearer. It was like Sense and Sensibility on the Monongahela.


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:21 PM
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38: All the good parts of Pittsburgh are near the Mon.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:26 PM
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Dolmen music. Relevant cat is relevant.


Posted by: Mister Smearcase | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:28 PM
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38: Now you've put Alan Rickman in my head, saying "helllooo" whilst dressed in knee breeches and a frock coat.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:36 PM
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I can't think of Rickman as anybody but Snape.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:37 PM
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29: It's like you've never seen Innocent Blood.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:37 PM
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I can't think of Rickman as anybody but Metatron.

Also, those sleeves are good.

What streaming radio station should I listen to? I'm a little tired of the WXPN/WYEP/Morning Becomes Eclectic format. Is there, like, an obscure classic rock format?


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:41 PM
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I rent a house with a metal roof, which I love. It does not seem very loud to me, but I love the sound of rain on the roof, so I might not be the best judge.

However, my house is still very energy inefficient, and my heating/air bills are very high, despite the fact that it's less than 1000 sq ft. That could be because it was built in 1901, and the doors and windows haven't been replaced in 30 years, though.

Anyway, I'm pro-metal-roof. Which is easy to be because it's not my money.


Posted by: wrenae | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:41 PM
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I find dolman sleeves to be incompatible with major boobage. They make it look like a giant boob area all the way up under your arms.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:43 PM
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44.3: Unresponsive to your query, genre-wise, but I like Twang City.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:44 PM
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Major Boobage is Sifu Tweety's nom de guerre.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:44 PM
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I was going to link to that, Smearcase! But I figured an actual dolmen was ok too.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:45 PM
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I can't think of Rickman as anybody but Snape.

by Grabthar's hammer... by the Sons of Warvan... you shall be... avenged.


Posted by: Sir Alexander Dane | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:46 PM
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44: WYEP blows groundhog balls.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:47 PM
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50: By Grabthar's Hammer... what a savings.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:50 PM
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43: Innocent Blood, another strong cast - Anne Parillaud, Robert Loggia, Don Rickles as a mob lawyer (!). But vampires are so yesterday's thread.


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:52 PM
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heebie, green building info from My Fair City's Municipally Owned Electric Company here. They are super nice and helpful on green building, and you could probably just call up and ask to speak to the roof expert-type person.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:53 PM
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Have I sung the praises lately of publicly owned utilities? My electric company wants me to use as little electricity as possible. I ♥ them.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 2:59 PM
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KBGA is often fun. Not so much with the classic . . .


Posted by: CharleyCarp | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 3:00 PM
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Thanks, Kraab! Good idea.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 3:51 PM
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When I think of Rickman, the first thing that pops into my head is "You ask for a miracle? I give you the F. B. I."


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 3:54 PM
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The solution is just not to wear a bra in the first place. I don't and for that matter have never felt the need for one at all, so I really don't know what's up with all you women.

As an adolescent, I fretted about being underendowed. I have come to the special blessing of such a state, as my wardrobe for the entire week has been perfectly compatible with braless living -- which turns out to be quite comfortable..


Posted by: Di Kotimy | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 4:03 PM
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46: You have indeed summed up the problem.

But yay, Meredith Monk!! I haven't listened to that in way too long. Now I can sit here in my nipple-obscuring bra and enjoy it.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 4:39 PM
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44.3: . Is there, like, an obscure classic rock format?

Sometimes I like Technicolor Web of Sound which possibly fits that description--bills itself as 60s psychedelic web radio. Recent sample.

# Acid Talk - Tune In
# The Shadows Of Time - Search Your Soul
# Blues Magoos - Chicken Wire Lady
# The Byrds - Artificial Energy
# The Charlatans - When I Go Sailin' By
# Kaleidoscope - Baldheaded End Of A Broom
# The Great Society - That's How It Is
# Santana - Evil Ways
# The Steve Miller Band - Kow Kow
# The Other Half - Wonderful Day


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 4:45 PM
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I can't get past associating dolman sleeves with the 80s or thereabouts, so I had an immediate negative response. As in: if I even have any of those kinds of shirts around any more, I wouldn't think of wearing them.

Plus you really can't put a jacket or sweater on over them without getting all bunched up around the armpits. I don't know what people were thinking, really.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 4:47 PM
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44.3: Another is 3WK's Classic Rock Station.

Less specialized, last few: Bowie, "Man Who Sold the World"
Donovan, "Catch the Wind"
Third Rail
Black Sabbath, "Hand of Doom"


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:00 PM
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44, 51: Although I should mention that I rather like WYEP in general. It does get old at times.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:04 PM
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Sort of related to the OP: Has anyone used Freecycle to get rid of a lot of clothes? I have like 5 huge bags of stuff that I need to get rid of now. Salvation Army says they might take two weeks to come get the stuff, and definitely aren't coming this weekend. I think a friend of mine did it, but it was just one bag.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:07 PM
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I haven't used Freecycle, but I'm pretty sure part of the deal is that the person who wants your stuff comes to your place to pick it up, so there's no harm in putting up a listing. Just put size range, general description, condition, and who knows. I'd guess you'd get a taker. Depends on how busy the Freecycle-Brooklyn (or whatever) site is, though.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:14 PM
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I posted a message, so we'll see. A friend of mine said he posted something about a bag of men's clothes and a ton of people jumped on it. Not sure how five huge bags will go.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:18 PM
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They don't seem to be approving my message. Too sketchy?


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:23 PM
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68: Remove any descriptors like "bloody," "shredded" or "gore-spattered" from the description of the clothes.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:27 PM
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Things, Wrong:
The garage I use every day for work will charge you $35 tomorrow to park because Dave Matthews is playing across the street.

For those from expensive,-especially-for-parking-cars places, that is > 4x what I pay on weekdays and more than I've seen for any other special event (although it is leases-only for Steelers games, so they could be more).
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Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:28 PM
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70: I take the bus, because I care about the earth and won't pay $100/month.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:32 PM
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65: Don't they have drop boxes around there? Or try other charities. The Freecycle people are probably going to pick through the bags, which will be time consuming.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:35 PM
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68: Um. No idea. Is there a clothing category to look at to see what other listings look like? Eh, I just had to re-sign up for the local Freecycle here. They don't have categories anyway, do they. Just a chronological email list.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:44 PM
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72: I think you have an email exchange with interested parties, at which point you say: I will need you to take all of it, as is [since I'm moving out the country and can't work with remainders, so it's a take it or leave it situation, I'm afraid].


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 5:47 PM
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I guess I like my charity to be intermediated.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 6:01 PM
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72: Theoretically, they do, but the one I knew of about half a mile from here was taken down. I'm sure there are some a ways away, but I'd have to rent a car, and I don't know if it could even fit the bags I have.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 6:01 PM
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75: It's not exactly "charity" when you're just straightforwardly handing over something you don't want/need to someone who does.

My housemate gave our perfectly functional pot-bellied Weber grill to someone via Freecycle a few years ago: it was perfectly functional except that one of its three legs had fallen off. The recipient said, Sure, no sweat, I'll just weld that thing back on. We'd inherited another one with intact legs from a friend, so we just handed over the hobbled one to this guy, who just showed up and drove away with it. No biggie.

It makes a great deal of sense to me.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 6:16 PM
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I use only the finest of grape leaves for all my sleeve-based needs.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 6:23 PM
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77: I've actually given away a completely functional (all legs attached) Weber grill. I gave it to a guy at work with the assistance of a website.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 6:41 PM
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79: s/b "without the assistance of a website."


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 6:46 PM
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The Weber grill company is going to go out of business if we keep this up, Moby. Why do you hate capitalism?


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:07 PM
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One fashion question I have is about a kind of informal dress that's been popular with the college-age set in the last couple years. Each one is a single bright color and made of some material that looks sort of like T-shirt material but thicker. Are those dresses not really hot, temperature-wise? I saw a girl wearing an ankle-length one today and was just imagining how uncomfortable that must be if she sweats glows.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:19 PM
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81: I've actually given away two Weber grills, but I keep forgetting about one because I never saw it until after I'd given it away.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:23 PM
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82: I have never seen that even though I work near a campus.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:25 PM
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Stanley: You think single-layer cotton knit is unbearably hot? Compared to...?

You may be underestimating the pleasant breezy effect under a skirt. Also, dresses without tight waistbands are nice in cool weather. I think I want a muumuu.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:27 PM
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I seem to be referring to jersey-knit dresses, maybe? This one is close to what I'm talking about.

85: Something about the look of these dresses screams "Sticks to every part of me when I sweat!" (I probably sweat more than the average person, though, so that could be it.)

Compared to...?

Say, the kind of cotton a standard men's dress shirt is made of? The not-stretchy-T-shirt kind?


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:32 PM
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I want a muumuu just so I can say "muumuu." Mmmm...Muumuu.

Mine will be a Holstein print. A Moo moo muumuu.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:37 PM
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Oh, jersey-knit I have seen. I think it would be hot also. But, I've only worn that fabric in shirts, so I don't get much breeze.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 7:37 PM
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Because of the pants into which I tuck the shirt.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:11 PM
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Maybe, Moby, you could get one of these and retrofit it.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:14 PM
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I generally avoid anything made from fabric that can be described as "silky", since it usually turns out to be petroleum based, highly flammable, and sticky on hot days. Cotton knits are great in the summer. The dress linked in 86 looks hot, because the color is dark and and there's too much fabric involved.

What do they make rayon out of?


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:16 PM
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90: Whirling blades attached to a hole in your pants is a bad idea. Trust me.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:16 PM
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My electric company wants me to use as little electricity as possible.

My electric company just mailed me 6 compact fluorescent bulbs for free.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:19 PM
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Rayon is cellulosic, can be quite breathable as well as not-sticky. Many good linings are rayon. The linked dresses could be quite cool, being muumuus pretending to have waists. It isn't perverse that the Bedouin wear enveloping black, though it does work better in dry climates than muggy ones (look, seamstressing and biometeorology in one post).

Shirt cotton wrinkles and looks kind of yucky after you've sat on it and sweated, which is probably why it isn't used much for one-layer dresses. Khaki-trouser-weight-cotton is popular.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:22 PM
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My electric company is stroking my thigh right now.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:27 PM
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Rayon is just made out of, like, rayon, I think. Synthetic something or other. I could look this up. I actually have several rayon/cotton blend things, I think, and they're cool, not sweaty.

Just looked at the dress in 86: with the spandex in there, I'm thinking it winds up being clingy, so sweaty.

Conclusion: cotton.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:27 PM
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I can't find a cow-print muumuu. Probably no-one actually has the unassailable self-esteem that would be needed to wear one, but I'm glad they aren't in the mean-joke-present market.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:27 PM
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Yay, Clew. Cellulosic.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:29 PM
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I can't find a cow-print muumuu.

Have you checked Wisconsin?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:36 PM
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91: A close friend is in the latter stages of recovering from having his shirt catch fire. Second and third degree burns over more than half his body. It was not a "silky" shirt as far as I know, but it was an artificial fiber. It was also purchased in the former Soviet Union, so his experience is not directly transferrable to the US, where we have slightly better consumer protection. Still, cotton is nice.

97: The mean-joke-present market is horrible, and now that you mention it I can see how the moo moo muumuu would play directly into it. Assholes.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:41 PM
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Speaking of the joke-present market, today I discovered, by accident, that when a big sheet of papery bark* gets wet and is sitting on muddy ground such that there is an air pocket, stepping on that air pocket will make a very good whoopie cushion sound. Just in case anybody wants to run a joke shop after peak oil.

*It didn't look like birch, but I'm not an expert.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 8:49 PM
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"wearing their footie pajamas, which could be fire-resistant or noncarcinogenic, but not both at once."

Sorry about your friend, togolosh. Handyindustry site says rayon is very cool (because absorbent) but very flammable ("torch sweaters"). Wouldn't melt and stick to you like polyester.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 9:11 PM
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Today I helped a woman at the ATM who had an accident. Most of the skin on her face had burned off and her eyes were severely damaged so she couldn't read the screen.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 9:16 PM
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Speaking of fabric, today my roommate was making fun of my running shirt, and I misspoke, "No, it whisks the sweat away."

"Uh, you mean wicks?"

"Oh, yeah, that."

Still, I kind of love that mental image. Whisk! Whisk! Whisk! And now my sweat's an omelet.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 9:17 PM
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102: "inspired the Flammable Fabrics Act" is a little disconcerting.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 9:26 PM
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Since this is the fashion thread, I will observe that one of my least favorite things is to go shopping under time pressure. Unfortunately, I have to go to a party tomorrow and we have all been requested to wear white. I do not own white clothes, because they are impractical.

I'm half-hoping I'm going to dream a solution tonight.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 9:51 PM
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Bleach!


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 9:52 PM
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Go as a ghost!


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 10:08 PM
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And other shouty unhelpful suggestions!


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 10:16 PM
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White t-shirts are easy to apprehend. It being summer white linen pants are probably available. You could wear a toga.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 10:29 PM
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You're white, right? I see an easy solution, if you've got guts.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 10:38 PM
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Does it involve the Klan?


Posted by: foolishmortal | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 10:44 PM
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So uncool. I think I made myself vomit by consuming too much water after beer drinking and then exercise (ok, a mile plus bike ride). Grossness. But at least I feel better now?


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 10:50 PM
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You're white, right? I see an easy solution, if you've got guts.

The request was to wear white, not present a white expanse to the eye.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 11:00 PM
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I do not own white clothes, because they are impractical.

Me too, aside from men's v-necks. Every time I've owned something white it's just sat in my closet because I don't feel like staining it by wearing it. Fortunately I'm white-party-free tomorrow.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07- 9-10 11:08 PM
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"Jesus Christ. What's the fucking deal with that cheerleader on the front left? That dude is working his fucking ass off for you and you're not even pretending to try? Just going through the motions like a punk. Where is the emotion? Where is the desire? Where is the heart? What a disgrace. Gay guy can't do it all on his own honey. Cheerleading is a team game."
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Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 07-10-10 12:04 AM
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Doric chiton; split the difference.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07-10-10 12:32 AM
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unfortunately, I have to go to a party tomorrow and we have all been requested to wear white.

Just remind the hosts that every day after September 6, 1882 is, technically, after Labor Day.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-10-10 7:38 AM
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Update: There were exactly two white dresses in the massive thrift store I stopped in this morning, and one of them fit me. Six minute and $8 later, I was out the door. Not terrible for one-time use.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 07-10-10 10:12 PM
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Unless you paid with a fake bill, I don't see why you can't go to that thrift store again.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-10-10 10:53 PM
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More to the point, I got to see eight innings of perfect baseball tonight, never mind that it was against my team. And then we won in the 11th and everyone went home happy.*

*Except the Reds. Sorry, Reds.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 07-10-10 11:02 PM
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