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Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby jaymz » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:16 am

I scored a 4, which means I'm better than most of you. \:D/

(And I enjoy solo hikes)

EDIT: Another grievance: Young men, please wear your pants around your waist, not the middle of your thighs.
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby SnowAlien » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:26 am

davey_rocket wrote:City grievances

1. Sweatpants that say "PINK" across the arse that are some color other than pink. Usually acompanied by Uggs and lot's of "OMG's," "really's" and "like's"

PINK actually refers to a clothing brand sold at Victoria's Secret stores. The garment itself may or may not be pink. :)
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Mel McKinney » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:46 am

nkan02 wrote:
davey_rocket wrote:City grievances

1. Sweatpants that say "PINK" across the arse that are some color other than pink. Usually acompanied by Uggs and lot's of "OMG's," "really's" and "like's"

PINK actually refers to a clothing brand sold at Victoria's Secret stores. The garment itself may or may not be pink. :)


Ha! I was going to reply "an overpriced brand of cheesy sweatpants!" :D

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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Dave B » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:54 am

nkan02 wrote:
davey_rocket wrote:City grievances

1. Sweatpants that say "PINK" across the arse that are some color other than pink. Usually acompanied by Uggs and lot's of "OMG's," "really's" and "like's"

PINK actually refers to a clothing brand sold at Victoria's Secret stores. The garment itself may or may not be pink. :)


I understand that - it just seems silly to me to have the word "PINK" in giant letters across the ass of blue pants.

The other possibility is that I'm over-thinking it...

My vote is for the later.
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby sgladbach » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:58 am

I thought I might be narcissistic; then I realized I'm too perfect for that.

My peeve: Those less perfect than me (i.e. Bean.)
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Mel McKinney » Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:43 am

davey_rocket wrote:
nkan02 wrote:
davey_rocket wrote:City grievances

1. Sweatpants that say "PINK" across the arse that are some color other than pink. Usually acompanied by Uggs and lot's of "OMG's," "really's" and "like's"

PINK actually refers to a clothing brand sold at Victoria's Secret stores. The garment itself may or may not be pink. :)


I understand that - it just seems silly to me to have the word "PINK" in giant letters across the ass of blue pants.


It's kind of silly to have "Juicy" across your butt too, but I guess whatever sells sweatpants. :D
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Greenhouseguy » Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:54 am

Mel McKinney wrote:It's kind of silly to have "Juicy" across your butt too, but I guess whatever sells sweatpants. :D


If we're not supposed to objectify women by looking at their butts, why do they use them as billboards to advertise a product? :-k
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Doug Shaw » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:23 pm

My grievances:

Threads that have nothing at all to do with climbing and therefore should be moved to Off-Route.

Also, Festivus.

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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Papillon » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:35 pm

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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby Mel McKinney » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:47 pm

silverlynx wrote:
Greenhouseguy wrote:
Mel McKinney wrote:It's kind of silly to have "Juicy" across your butt too, but I guess whatever sells sweatpants. :D


If we're not supposed to objectify women by looking at their butts, why do they use them as billboards to advertise a product? :-k


Meh, guys are looking there whether there's a word on your butt or not. Might as well advertise something with it, right? :roll:


Maybe sell advertising space versus paying the manufacturer. #-o

What was this thread about... Oh yeah, Festivus or narcolepsy or something...
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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:55 pm

silverlynx wrote:
Greenhouseguy wrote:
Mel McKinney wrote:It's kind of silly to have "Juicy" across your butt too, but I guess whatever sells sweatpants. :D


If we're not supposed to objectify women by looking at their butts, why do they use them as billboards to advertise a product? :-k


Meh, guys are looking there whether there's a word on your butt or not. Might as well advertise something with it, right? :roll:

Hard to argue with that

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Re: Early Festivus Thread - The Airing Of Grievances

Postby coloradokevin » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:19 pm

BillMiddlebrook wrote:I think most bike/car incidents are caused by bikers wearing spandex. There has to be a better clothing option. :-k


That's funny.

At the risk of offending some of this site's road biking contingent, I will say that my girlfriend simply refers to road bikers as "road clowns", thanks to their ridiculous and colorful spandex clothing choices :)


And, for those who are offended by that statement, just wait until you run into me in the mountains on a cold morning, sporting my least fashionable long underwear under shorts wardrobe!

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