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Old 10-16-2013, 12:21 PM   #1
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So Amazon just sent me an invite to some sort of club they have which will allow me to buy things. oooo. This is the image they sent to entice me. I'm a guy. I've had long hair and had comments about my sexuality in the past and maybe this is an image of a manly man, but it sure doesn't shout that out. Maybe the point is that the guys who are attracted by this image are more prolific shoppers.
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:33 PM   #2
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I can't see it, but I want to!

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http://i.imgur.com/XwEXzah.png

Maybe it's the messenger bag that looks like a skirt at first glance, maybe it's the sockless shoes, maybe it's that oh mah gawd where did you get the jacket it's just the cutest!

Maybe I'm just getting blind and old and unwilling to accept change.
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Can't see it either but you also have me intrigued! As to messenger bags, I can't help but think of the hilarious Seinfeld episode about the "man purse"!
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Both of your attempted links just ask me to sign in to a Microsoft Outlook account.

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Old 10-16-2013, 05:38 PM   #6
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From your title, I thought it was going to be some male version of the giant-underwear and elastic-waist-slacks catalogs I started getting in the mail, the instant I turned 50! Mr. A., being over 65, gets old-people-warehouse (aka Active Adult Community) and walk-in bathtub brochures. I bet once we hit age 75, we'll get ads for cemetery plots.

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I bet once we hit age 75, we'll get ads for cemetery plots.

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I hate to bust yer bubble but I'm 63 and I'm already getting them. "In my own good time dammit!"

FIL, age 86, in a nursing home, gets ads for porn stuff. We can't imagine how he got on that list. Look up "straight arrow" in the dictionary and that's his picture.

I guess they just shotgun these ads and figure some percentage will bite.
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Cemetary plots? I am so old that I don't get those much any more; instead I get regular mailings from cremation services!

Maybe they figure that by the time someone gets to be as old as me (65), there probably isn't much left to bury.
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From your title, I thought it was going to be some male version of the giant-underwear and elastic-waist-slacks catalogs I started getting in the mail, the instant I turned 50! Mr. A., being over 65, gets old-people-warehouse (aka Active Adult Community) and walk-in bathtub brochures. I bet once we hit age 75, we'll get ads for cemetery plots.

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I started getting offers for cemetery plots the instant I turned 55. They gently offer to assist me with making my "final plans" so I won't be a "burden" to my poor family members. Given the fact that these same family members have been various burdens to me over the years, the ads are starting to give me ideas........
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Cemetary plots? I am so old that I don't get those much any more; instead I get regular mailings from cremation services!

Maybe they figure that by the time someone gets to be as old as me (65), there probably isn't much left to bury.
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Hmmm....why don't I get these wonderful adverts? All I get is more friggin' mail for credit cards. Actually....just got a mail today that my Inland Tree service is expanding to plants/yard work. OOOOOO. The best mail crap we get is from LL Bean......How do I get on the cremation lists?
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OK, does this work?

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Got that, and I kind of wish that I hadn't!

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[QUOTE=calmloki;1368037]OK, does this work? [\QUOTE]

Well, that pic is pretty small, and my eyesight isn't what it used to be...

But it looks like a guy wearing leggings, a skirt, a low-cut top, and a dog collar.
So... ya gonna join that club?
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Old 10-16-2013, 11:19 PM   #15
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OK, does this work? [\QUOTE]

Well, that pic is pretty small, and my eyesight isn't what it used to be...

But it looks like a guy wearing leggings, a skirt, a low-cut top, and a dog collar.
So... ya gonna join that club?
Press control and roll your scroll wheel on the mouse to change size. If you really gotta. and no, won't be joining the club as I'm more a Goodwill clothes by the pound kinda shopper.
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Press control and roll your scroll wheel on the mouse to change size. If you really gotta. and no, won't be joining the club as I'm more a Goodwill clothes by the pound kinda shopper.
You mean you're not a Metrosexual? I'm shocked, calmloki, shocked, I tell you!
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I think the guy in the photo would probably look like everybody else, if he was wearing scruffy old stretched out tattered, faded jeans. I don't think his sexuality is in question, so much as his brand new too-tight jeans combined with the dumb pose they put him in.
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This guy would fit right in with the younger crowd in any large, progressive city.
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Yes, a perfect image of a "metrosexual."
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I think he looks handsome and cool. His pose is silly, but models' poses usually are.

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