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Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 12-02-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 236
Posted By Manque
Re: The rise of the fundamentalist right in America

Wahhabism is an 18th century reform movement in Islam. The The House of Saud are wahhabis and have used their countries oil money to fund maddrassas and mosques thoughout the world that preach shia...
Forum: EDF 12-01-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

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sunny,

Nice shoes. Do you know if Paul Smith shoes are also sold under another label?

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I believe any Paul Smith shoes marked Made in England are made by Cheaney. I...
Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 232
Posted By Manque
Re: PDT 2/2 : Why has tipping increased?

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I think Dids (and some others) have unintentionally hit on the real reason that tips are increasing.

While the relative wealth of the country has increased, the average person's...
Forum: EDF 11-28-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 21
Posted By Manque
Re: Best of Web

TimeZone (http://forums.timezone.com/index.php?t=index&rid=0) - Great place to learn about watches.
Forum: EDF 11-24-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

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Manque, thoughts on Church's shoes?


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I know that they were bought out by Prada some years back. From what I know (admittedly not much) the quality has suffered and the...
Forum: EDF 11-22-2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 208
Posted By Manque
Re: Review one whiskey

Since most of the scotches I usually drink have been reviewed I'll go high end. The best scotch I've ever tasted is the Macallan Fine Oak 30 year. It's dryish, medium bodied, just the smoothest...
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 11-21-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 38
Posted By Manque
Re: Watches

I went out last week and picked up the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control. It's classic and unpretentious, makes a nice little sound and imo looks good on my wrist. I'm really happy with it.

I took...
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 11-16-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 38
Posted By Manque
Re: Police kill Polish man @ Vancouver Airport

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Tasering seems to have become standard protocol in America. When the things originally came out it was claimed they could be used in place of guns, to save lives. Now they are used as a...
Forum: EDF 11-16-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

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How do Allen Edmonds run size wise? I'm usually about a 10D-10.5D but haven't bought any Allen Edmonds before.

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I find they run true to my size. 9.5D. If you're ordering...
Forum: EDF 11-15-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

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I'm looking for a new pair of shoes (hopefully under $100). Something that will hopefully be casual enough to go with jeans, while also dressy enough for khakis and a dress shirt. Keep in...
Forum: EDF 11-15-2007, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8
Posted By Manque
Re: Gray market stuff (watches specifically)

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I looked at Grey market TAG, and honestly I didn't feel the discount was worth the uncertainty. I've heard from some that grey market watches often have small imperfections (such as a...
Forum: EDF 11-14-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

All GQ does is pimp the brands that advertise in the magazine.

However if you like the looks, by all means spend a few bucks on the mag.
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 11-13-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12
Posted By Manque
Re: Fashion Crazes

Didn't everyone want a pair of these?

http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/3343/pumps99co5.jpg
Forum: EDF 11-13-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

Other than jeans, what do you wear sneakers with?
Forum: EDF 11-13-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8
Posted By Manque
Re: Gray market stuff (watches specifically)

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My wife bought me a Tag Heuer link a couple years back. She shopped online and I suppose got a decent price, but the watch didn't come with a factory warranty.

Seems that "authorized...
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 11-13-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12
Posted By Manque
Re: Fashion Crazes

Not sure if it was a craze but these were popular amoung girls when I was in high school. I really miss it.

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/3346/rainbowthighhighsqk8.jpg
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 11-13-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12
Posted By Manque
Re: Fashion Crazes

I remember Tommy Hilfiger was really big in high school, especially the underwear which you'd show off by wearing jeans that hung off your ass.
Forum: EDF 11-12-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

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Hey guys, this is a pretty interesting thread.

I need some help in regards to fashion, specifically business fashion, so I figured I could ask here.

I have a Business Careers...
Forum: EDF 11-12-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

The Clifton looks good. At some point I'm going to check it out.

Two places that I've found nice sweaters are Virtual Clothes Horse and Ben Silver.
Forum: EDF 11-07-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 210
Posted By Manque
Re: Ask a frenchman

What are some of the main reasons that French voters rejected the EU Constitution? Aren't the French generally pro-EU?
Forum: EDF 11-07-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 210
Posted By Manque
Re: Ask a frenchman

What do the French think of Italian high culture?
Forum: EDF 11-07-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

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manque,

Nice picks. Will you have toe taps put on your shoes?

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Thank you. I don't think I will. I don't like the way plastic ones look and I'd imagine that metal ones...
Forum: EDF 11-07-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 70
Posted By Manque
Re: Fall Fashions (and good deals on fashions!)

Ok I'm done with buying shoes for the year.

I've recommended this shoe in a couple of posts and finally got it myself.
Crockett & Jones Saville...
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 11-05-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7
Posted By Manque
Re: What is the current fashion in men\'s tie knots?

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OK then, why is spread the new hotness and straight old and busted?

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The straight collar is meant to be more formal and less conspicuous than the spread which is a more...
Forum: The Lounge: Discussion+Review 10-26-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8
Posted By Manque
Re: for the 2+2 ladies: men\'s clothes

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I realize jeans and Vans aren't 'fashion,' but that statement seemed odd to me.

FWIW, I need to go buy socks that match my khakis. I only have white and black. Perhaps this...
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