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Are my shoes "nasty?"

Postby universitylad » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:11 am

I purchased these shoes about ten years ago while working a summer job at a country club. I didn't wear them all that often and they must have looked pretty new because many other pro-shop and bagroom staff kept asking if I had gotten new shoes. I had heard female colleauges talking about dragging their shoes through a sandbox to get rid of the "new" look, so I took mine out to one of the bunkers to make them look a little less new. People still kept commenting on my "new" white shoes, though.

Now ten years later, my brother has commented on how "nasty" my shoes looked! They are a little worn in, but I'm not sure I'd call them nasty. Would you? They are washable and I do run them through my dishwasher a few times a summer.

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Postby TheBookPolice » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:26 am

They're supposed to be white. They're not anymore. They're nasty. Move on.

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Postby sarah61 » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:31 am

they looked like they were nasty when you bought them. sorry, you need to know the truth. :wink:
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Postby massimo » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:35 am

looks like someone just figured out how to use a digital camera!
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Postby pattymcnutt » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:38 am

You put your shoes in the DISHWASHER!? Ever hear of a washing machine?
Leet me guess, you also dry your socks in the oven and make grilled cheese with an iron?
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Postby GenieU » Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:53 pm

I'm impressed that you could make a pair of shoes last that long. If I like 'em they are done within six months tops...

Those look like a Top siders knock-off, but I wouldn't call them "nasty" by any stretch-in fact they appear to be just getting good-by my admittedly low, low standards!
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Postby Paco » Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:55 pm

Your shoes are fine. Throw them in the washer every now and then and you're good to go.
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Postby aaron » Fri Jun 29, 2007 1:03 pm

I can understand your concern, but I wouldn't worry about it.

Your shoes are no longer "Nurse Nancy" white, but they are white enough.
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Postby Chuck_Schick » Fri Jun 29, 2007 1:05 pm

massimo wrote:looks like someone just figured out how to use a digital camera!

Yeah, but on the bright side, I know a graphics guy who can Photoshop those suckers to a brilliant bleachy white!

pattymcnutt wrote:Leet me guess, you also dry your socks in the oven and make grilled cheese with an iron?

Please don't tell me you're suggesting you iron socks. Because ... you know ... that would be only slightly less insane than broiling them.
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Postby DMeister » Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:19 pm

On a related note, are skid marks nasty?

Or are they sexy?
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Postby snoqueen » Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:30 pm

Are you the same guy who posted pictures last year of the milk cartons in your refrigerator?
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Postby universitylad » Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:55 pm

snoqueen wrote:Are you the same guy who posted pictures last year of the milk cartons in your refrigerator?


This one? http://www.thedailypage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=14021&highlight=

I have to admit I've been better about milk these days. I tend to use more powered milk and force myself to drink milk rather than other thinks if my half gallon of fresh milk is expiring.
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Postby pattymcnutt » Fri Jun 29, 2007 3:57 pm

Chuck_Schick wrote:Please don't tell me you're suggesting you iron socks. Because ... you know ... that would be only slightly less insane than broiling them.


No, I am suggesting this person seems to be a little mixed up about uses for household appliances.
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Re: Are my shoes "nasty?"

Postby Oprah » Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:07 pm

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