RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 144,867
Posts: 5,697,014
Members: 25,688
Currently online: 461
Newest member: kamorga

TrekToday headlines

Whitney Passes
By: T'Bonz on May 4

Retro Review: Phage
By: Michelle on May 2

The Next Generation Shower Curtain
By: T'Bonz on May 1

Burton Part of Roots Reboot
By: T'Bonz on May 1

May-June 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Apr 30

Ross To Attend Trek Convention
By: T'Bonz on Apr 29

William Shatner Presents Chaos On The Bridge US Premiere
By: T'Bonz on Apr 29

Trek Phaser Monitor Mate Bobble Prop
By: T'Bonz on Apr 28

Eve Faces Backlash For Jenner Comments
By: T'Bonz on Apr 28

Frakes: Forget About Trek On TV
By: T'Bonz on Apr 28


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Lounges & General Chat > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old January 27 2013, 10:02 PM   #31
MacLeod
Admiral
 
Location: Great Britain
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
^ I wear caps during games because I have to - otherwise my head will become burned. Not having hair, and all that.
I don't wear caps/hats that often, but If I do it's to shade my eyes if I'm not wearing sunglasses as I can get headaches in bright sunlight.
__________________
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.
MacLeod is online now   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 12:21 AM   #32
Emher
Admiral
 
Emher's Avatar
 
Location: Emher
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Emher Send a message via Yahoo to Emher
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

JoeZhang wrote: View Post
MacLeod wrote: View Post
I must be rather sad, in the fact that I wear clothes that are comfortable wear and don't try to strangle me, squeeze me etc...
Surely there is a middle ground between "so tight I can see your bollocks" and "I made this out of a potato sack"?
Yes, I call them "my jeans".
__________________
"I am who I am. Someone has to be."-Brendan Gleeson as Reynald in Kingdom of Heaven. - Emher
Emher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 12:27 AM   #33
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

JoeZhang wrote: View Post
Surely there is a middle ground between "so tight I can see your bollocks" and "I made this out of a potato sack"?
Yeah, it's called "that one early afternoon my pants actually fit."
__________________
This post currently has no subtitles.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 01:37 AM   #34
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

I haven't worn jeans in 20 years. They're uncomfortable and I hate 'em.
__________________
Scotty, don't beam me up yet! I'm taking a sh
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 01:43 AM   #35
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

^If they're uncomfortable you're wearing the wrong ones!

Plus: they're durable, cheap, comfy, easy to clean 'stuff' off and can take anything your washer/drier does to them without looking worse for it, in fact; the more you wash 'em the better they look.
__________________
This post currently has no subtitles.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 01:45 AM   #36
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

trekkiedane wrote: View Post
^If they're uncomfortable you're wearing the wrong ones!

Plus: they're durable, cheap, comfy, easy to clean 'stuff' off and can take anything your washer/drier does to them without looking worse for it, in fact; the more you wash 'em the better they look.
Jeans are uncomfortable for me, no matter what the size.

Now I just buy black khaki pants from Target or Costco. Besides I can wear them to work and at leisure.
__________________
Scotty, don't beam me up yet! I'm taking a sh
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 02:54 AM   #37
Tora Ziyal
Rear Admiral
 
Tora Ziyal's Avatar
 
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
I haven't worn jeans in 20 years. They're uncomfortable and I hate 'em.
trekkiedane wrote: View Post
^If they're uncomfortable you're wearing the wrong ones!

Plus: they're durable, cheap, comfy, easy to clean 'stuff' off and can take anything your washer/drier does to them without looking worse for it, in fact; the more you wash 'em the better they look.
I love watching the European telling the American the joys of something so traditionally American! But I'm with you, TD. I love jeans, especially now that they usually have just a tad of stretch to them.
Tora Ziyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 03:22 AM   #38
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

Tora Ziyal wrote: View Post
Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
I haven't worn jeans in 20 years. They're uncomfortable and I hate 'em.
trekkiedane wrote: View Post
^If they're uncomfortable you're wearing the wrong ones!

Plus: they're durable, cheap, comfy, easy to clean 'stuff' off and can take anything your washer/drier does to them without looking worse for it, in fact; the more you wash 'em the better they look.
I love watching the European telling the American the joys of something so traditionally American! But I'm with you, TD. I love jeans, especially now that they usually have just a tad of stretch to them.
Well... they are "de Nīmes"


Oh: it's not about 'size' but about 'shape' (/cut/model/...).
__________________
This post currently has no subtitles.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 10:59 AM   #39
rhubarbodendron
Commodore
 
rhubarbodendron's Avatar
 
Location: milky way, outer spiral arm, Sol 3
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
^ I get so few bald jokes (it seems that guys who have a *little* bit of hair get more ridicule than us baldies!) that I will actually laugh at that.
pheeew I'm glad to hear that. Besides, many bald(-ish) men are quite sexy! Just think of Yul Brynner or a certain Enterprise Captain =)

Tora Ziyal wrote: View Post
I love watching the European telling the American the joys of something so traditionally American! But I'm with you, TD. I love jeans, especially now that they usually have just a tad of stretch to them.
actually, they were invented by Jacob Davis, a gentleman from Poland, and made popular by Levi Strauss, a German (Bavarian, even). So Jeans are a quite European invention, on the whole
__________________
a hug a day keeps the psychiatrist away
rhubarbodendron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 06:11 PM   #40
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

The only thing I ever needed to know about jeans is this:

Money talks, but it don't sing and dance and it don't walk.

Give you young'uns a little time to work that one out.
__________________
Scotty, don't beam me up yet! I'm taking a sh
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 06:21 PM   #41
Avon
Commodore
 
Avon's Avatar
 
Location: Avon
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

there's no such thing as being too old for your clothes.

there is however the problem of old people wearing exclusively beige and grey clothes that look hideous.
__________________

Hello to Jason Isaacs!
Avon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 06:28 PM   #42
Tora Ziyal
Rear Admiral
 
Tora Ziyal's Avatar
 
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

Rhubarbodendron wrote: View Post
Tora Ziyal wrote: View Post
I love watching the European telling the American the joys of something so traditionally American! But I'm with you, TD. I love jeans, especially now that they usually have just a tad of stretch to them.
actually, they were invented by Jacob Davis, a gentleman from Poland, and made popular by Levi Strauss, a German (Bavarian, even). So Jeans are a quite European invention, on the whole
Yes, I know. But where did they become so overwhelmingly part of the culture?
Tora Ziyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 06:51 PM   #43
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

While we're still on the subject: I don't think I have any jeans
__________________
This post currently has no subtitles.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 07:13 PM   #44
Tora Ziyal
Rear Admiral
 
Tora Ziyal's Avatar
 
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

^That whole little speech about de Nīmes, and you don't own any yourself?
Tora Ziyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 28 2013, 07:40 PM   #45
trekkiedane
Admiral
 
trekkiedane's Avatar
 
Location: I'll let you know when I get there.
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to trekkiedane
Re: How to know when you're too old for your clothes

I might have a few pairs stowed away in the cellar somewhere. - You know: pack away anything you don't use and when a year has passed without you using it; throw it away!

But yeah: in the summer I wear 'cargo'-shorts, in winter I wear sweatpants at home or (black) 'cargo'-pants...





To say it with other words: I have 10 Kg to go before I can fit into them
__________________
This post currently has no subtitles.
trekkiedane is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.