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A. Lange & Sonne 18 7.69%
Audemars Piguet 37 15.81%
Bedat 0 0%
Bell & Ross 20 8.55%
Blancpain 6 2.56%
Breguet 4 1.71%
Breitling 63 26.92%
Cartier 19 8.12%
Chopard 7 2.99%
Concord 2 0.85%
Corum 4 1.71%
Frank Muller 6 2.56%
Hublot 40 17.09%
Patek Philippe 39 16.67%
Panerai 59 25.21%
Omega 64 27.35%
Ulysse Nardin 14 5.98%
Vacheron Constantin 7 2.99%
Timex 6 2.56%
Hamilton 10 4.27%
Citizen 14 5.98%
Seiko 8 3.42%
Movado 10 4.27%
Rolex 82 35.04%
Krieger 0 0%
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      07-31-2013, 09:34 PM   #111
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You really like m3s and calculator watches. Seems a strange pair. Like crocs and a ferrari.
If a person genuinely adored crocs and cars, why not? its always better to live life on your own terms
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      07-31-2013, 09:37 PM   #112
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If a person genuinely adored crocs and ferraris, why not? its always better to live life on your own terms
That is for sure true, but certain likes usually preclude others. Once you can aquire ferraris you don't usually hang onto a love of crocs and move on to spendy shoes also.
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That is for sure true, but certain likes usually preclude others. Once you can aquire ferraris you don't usually hang onto a love of crocs and move on to spendy shoes also.
nah, you get diamond studded crocs
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      07-31-2013, 09:46 PM   #114
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That is for sure true, but certain likes usually preclude others. Once you can aquire ferraris you don't usually hang onto a love of crocs and move on to spendy shoes also.
Personally, I think a good pair of shoes, spendy or otherwise, will do one more good than a good watch or a good car. My feet need to last longer than either one.

Given the existence of the watch forum, I'm surprised nobody asks about shoes....
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      07-31-2013, 10:47 PM   #115
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Personally, I think a good pair of shoes, spendy or otherwise, will do one more good than a good watch or a good car. My feet need to last longer than either one.

Given the existence of the watch forum, I'm surprised nobody asks about shoes....
i like those as well but dont have that spendy of ones. i tend to stick with johnston and murphy for the most part for work-dress wear shoes.
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i like those as well but dont have that spendy of ones. i tend to stick with johnston and murphy for the most part for work-dress wear shoes.
J&M are nice shoes, and by most folks' standards, I'd say they are pricey. I may be out of touch to some degree, but I think $375 for a pair of shoes is pricey to most people, at least for shoes they'll only wear with a suit at work.

I admit, here and now, some folks might think I am the male equivalent of Imelda Marcos. I have a thing for shoes. Currently have over 300 pair, although that does still include shoes like my penny loafers from my middle and high school days. I just re-sole them and keep on wearing them from time to time. And with that many pairs, my shoes never wear out for I don't wear any one pair of them enough for that to happen. LOL
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      08-01-2013, 12:45 AM   #117
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J&M are nice shoes, and by most folks' standards, I'd say they are pricey. I may be out of touch to some degree, but I think $375 for a pair of shoes is pricey to most people, at least for shoes they'll only wear with a suit at work.

I admit, here and now, some folks might think I am the male equivalent of Imelda Marcos. I have a thing for shoes. Currently have over 300 pair, although that does still include shoes like my penny loafers from my middle and high school days. I just re-sole them and keep on wearing them from time to time. And with that many pairs, my shoes never wear out for I don't wear any one pair of them enough for that to happen. LOL
Wow I thought I had a lot of shoes. I get rid of ones I don't wear all the time though. I also wear dress shoes every day to work. Not just with a suit. Dress pants, dress shirt, no tie sometimes a jacket.
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As someone who's not part of the upper echelons of the socioeconomic ladder, yes, $375 for shoes sounds very pricey to me. All of my fancier shoes are from Zara.
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Wow I thought I had a lot of shoes. I get rid of ones I don't wear all the time though. I also wear dress shoes every day to work. Not just with a suit. Dress pants, dress shirt, no tie sometimes a jacket.
Not having as many shoes as I doesn't mean you don't have a lot of shoes. You probably do if you think you do.

I wear every one of them at least one time a year. (I didn't include things like flip flops and house shoes.)
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As someone who's not part of the upper echelons of the socioeconomic ladder, yes, $375 for shoes sounds very pricey to me. All of my fancier shoes are from Zara.
I don't think I'd ever try to make a case for why one should spend that much on a pair of shoes, except for riding boots and formal slippers/oxfords, which can be hard to come by even for but $375.
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I only wear vegetarian Dr Martens imported from England. Two pairs of boots, one in red and one in black, and two pairs of dress shoes, one in red and the other in black. I keep it simple. Oh and Breitling!
That's probably for the best. My Beatle boots and my cowboy boots spoiled me. I should never have bought those damn things. I'm jaded for the remainder of my life.
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Honestly don't think I've ever spent 375 on a pair of shoes. Too much in tires(those shoes) I guess.
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I don't think I'd ever try to make a case for why one should spend that much on a pair of shoes, except for riding boots and formal slippers/oxfords, which can be hard to come by even for but $375.
my formal oxfords are from zara too lol.
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my formal oxfords are from zara too lol.
If I'm to be found dancing in public, a formal event is where I'll do it. I'm not a half bad dancer, if I do say so myself. I'm not competition level, but I can hold my own on at a ball or cotillion. So, I'd say so long as they are comfortable (and don't stick to the floor), they are the right thing to wear.
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Honestly don't think I've ever spent 375 on a pair of shoes. Too much in tires(those shoes) I guess.
If, euphemistically, tires are shoes, does that make wheels feet?
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Given the existence of the watch forum, I'm surprised nobody asks about shoes....
There has been a recent thread...

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=856716
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If I'm to be found dancing in public, a formal event is where I'll do it. I'm not a half bad dancer, if I do say so myself. I'm not competition level, but I can hold my own on at a ball or cotillion. So, I'd say so long as they are comfortable (and don't stick to the floor), they are the right thing to wear.
that's awesome. i'm a pretty avid dancer myself, but its hard to avoid sticky floors when people start spilling drinks.
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Are we being serious? Dancing? Didn't at my wedding. Haven't since high school age.
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Are we being serious? Dancing? Didn't at my wedding. Haven't since high school age.
I'm not married yet but did you really not dance at your wedding? I thought groom and bride having the first dance was considered to be a tradition of sorts.
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I'm not married yet but did you really not dance at your wedding? I thought groom and bride having the first dance was considered to be a tradition of sorts.
I got married in hawaii on the beach so no reception with dancing. Its truely the way to go from money standpoint. Planning took 5 minutes and cost was almost all the honeymoon, 3 weeks in maui.
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that's awesome. i'm a pretty avid dancer myself, but its hard to avoid sticky floors when people start spilling drinks.
At a nightclub/bar having a dance floor? I'm assuming this is what you mean. I don't dance in bars/clubs for that reason. I'm too old to look good falling.

I can't say I've seen folks carry drinks onto the dance floor otherwise. How in God's name can one lead or follow with a drink a drink in hand, to say nothing of executing a move without showering oneself or others?
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