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Re: Manbags

Postby uptonparkhurst on Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:49 am

My bags are advertised to last a lifetime - a ridiculous claim, but at 10p a pop I'm not complaining.
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Re: Manbags

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:40 am

warp wrote:chances are you look like a twat regardless of the manbag, so not much point arguing really.


That's me.

I carry one when traveling abroad where no-one knows me. 8-)
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Re: Manbags

Postby EastBrisHammer on Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:20 am

My problem with man bags is that everyone I know who has one is an utter twat. That is not to say those here who have one is a twat, just from my own personal experience. A bit like Australians - I've met one nice one in my life and the rest have been arrogant dicks. And I've never met a nice South African...
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Re: Manbags

Postby yonni on Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:49 pm

But in paragraph 1 of the "Be Your Own Man" best seller.

It definitely states.........Don't ever carry a girly type bag.


I love the idea that there is a book that can tell you how to be your own man:

Lesson one - don't buy this book, no one can tell you what to do!

Joyeux Marteau I deduce that you are either a medic or the son of a medic and that you live in Gloucester (a waterproof and an umbrella?)
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Re: Manbags

Postby WHU_Del on Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:19 pm

EastBrisHammer wrote: And I've never met a nice South African...

Well that's not bloody surprising, man...
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Re: Manbags

Postby RichieRiv on Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:27 pm

EastBrisHammer wrote:My problem with man bags is that everyone I know who has one is an utter twat. That is not to say those here who have one is a twat, just from my own personal experience. A bit like Australians - I've met one nice one in my life and the rest have been arrogant dicks. And I've never met a nice South African...


Funny, just got back from Jo'burg. Everyone I worked with was friendly, helpful and accommodating. There was no ego, no big I am and no personal agendas. Compared to the banks I work with in London, I'd take a the South Africans over them every day of the week.
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Re: Manbags

Postby Joyeux Marteau on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:27 pm

yonni wrote:
Joyeux Marteau I deduce that you are either a medic or the son of a medic and that you live in Gloucester (a waterproof and an umbrella?)


Just had a first aid course years ago and decided I would be prepared for any eventuality!

and not quite Dr Foster is no relative of mine.

I live in Cheltenham!
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Re: Manbags

Postby Estuary on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:38 pm

Well that's not bloody surprising, man...


'Cause they're a bunch of arrogant bastards with no sense of humour!.
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Re: Manbags

Postby LincolnshireHammer on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:55 pm

claretandblue82 wrote:What kids consider cool these days!

https://i1.adis.ws/t/jpl/jd_product_lis ... &h=300&v=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Usually used to carry drugs at festivals.
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Re: Manbags

Postby fmgod on Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:06 pm

LincolnshireHammer wrote:Usually used to carry drugs at festivals.


See that's when man bags first come on the scene, it was a sign of a "dealer" not saying that is right but now every tom, dick and harry has one and not just the dealers.
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Re: Manbags

Postby DasNutNock on Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:12 pm

I have to say, I've met plenty of nice South Africans. There's a few helmets among them, but by and large, I've found them to be a kind, hard-working and fun mob.
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Re: Manbags

Postby WHU Independent on Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:45 pm

Got to agree with some and disagree with others on this one:

As per this - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeDk6ZeGNnU - I've never met a nice South African, but also I've never met a nice Australian. Two countries I don't want to and never want to go to.

File under: aggressive, combative, self-serving, loud, over confident and egotistical - oh and tight.
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Re: Manbags

Postby NH Hammer on Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:07 pm

Gentlemen

A man wears a watch and a wedding ring.

No earrings or man bags.

Wear a jacket that has pockets and put your wallet and car keys in that.

On occasion a Glock 19 in an inside the pants holster for comfort and concealment.

That is all......carry on.
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Re: Manbags

Postby Hammer1972 on Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:16 pm

Or, you know, wear whatever the hell you want.
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Re: Manbags

Postby Coops on Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:08 am

If I am working and I need all my **** then I sometimes take a man bag. In the summer I don't have enough pockets for the 2 phones, wallet, keys and glasses that I need.
I always feel like a bit of a dick with it and as soon as the cold weather comes I ditch it for a coat with big pockets.
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Re: Manbags

Postby EastBrisHammer on Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:50 pm

RichieRiv wrote:Funny, just got back from Jo'burg. Everyone I worked with was friendly, helpful and accommodating. There was no ego, no big I am and no personal agendas. Compared to the banks I work with in London, I'd take a the South Africans over them every day of the week.


Yeah, but comparing people to those working in banks in London is not a good comparison. That's like saying Jimmy Tarbuck is a better comedian than Stan Boardman.

Anyway, I imagine its the usual thing that people are generally better in their own country. I've met plenty of Americans here in England and a lot of them have been bellends but in America I've met a lot of decent of people. A bit like the Brits abroad - a lot of them are insufferable - like this old bloke in Poland trying to tell the waiter to tell the chef how to make cook a steak properly (even before he had been served).
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Re: Manbags

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:34 am

I bought a man bag as I wanted to look stylish like all those men in the adverts but having bought one I discovered I had nothing to put in it .
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Re: Manbags

Postby Monkeybubbles on Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:30 pm

Tomos, you've got your dignity, humility, good grace and fair mindedness. Take those, screw them up in a ball, stuff em in the bag, do the zip up proper tight. Then put on your furry Russian hat and comedy greatcoat.
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Re: Manbags

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:50 pm

Monkeybubbles wrote:Tomos, you've got your dignity, humility, good grace and fair mindedness. Take those, screw them up in a ball, stuff em in the bag, do the zip up proper tight. Then put on your furry Russian hat and comedy greatcoat.


I did have a lovely golden faux fur trapper's hat which my wife hid for fear of seeing me out in , and I once owned a military great coat [ when I was 17 ] however no matter how hard I try , which I'll admit isn't that hard , I can never look smart enough to warrant slinging a manbag over my not insubstantial shoulders .
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Re: Manbags

Postby vietnammer on Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:55 pm

EastBrisHammer wrote: And I've never met a nice South African...


WHU_Del wrote:Well that's not bloody surprising, man...


You forgot 'hey'

Working with Saffers now and they're fine, hey.
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