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#1 of 16 MarcoBiscotti

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Posted May 31 2005 - 02:09 AM

I can't decide which pair to order...


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The first and third ones look the nicest, but the second one looks like it'd be the most comfortable.


I think I'd be embarassed to wear the last two. Number four looks like it needs to be worn outdoors with underwear, a bathrobe and a beer belly.

The first one looks like it'd be the easiest to slip into and trudge around my condo.


I'm leaning towards #1 & #3.

Three would be better for walking down my hallway to the garbage chute, cause it's got the rubber padded sole.


So which pair of slippers should I order?


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#2 of 16 Haggai

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Posted May 31 2005 - 02:17 AM

Marco, you had to know something like this was coming when you started this thread, but let me be the first. My vote is for this pair:

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You could fit a whole person into those! Posted Image

#3 of 16 MarcoBiscotti

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Posted May 31 2005 - 02:30 AM

hahah those are awesome!

#4 of 16 ChadLB

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Posted May 31 2005 - 02:48 AM

I have a pair similiar to one and I thought I would hate them being without the heel part but I actually wear them the most.

#5 of 16 Evan M.

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Posted May 31 2005 - 02:48 AM

Well, personaly I think 1 and 2 look like woman slippers. I actually live right near LLBean and I opted for option 5. Very comfortable with a bit of masculinity LOL Posted Image. I also like option 4. If you want to save some bucks check out a store in Maine called Dexter Shoes. You will be able to order on-line I am sure. The quality is very similar to Beans (even better with some lines) and they will be a bit cheaper. I have a pair of Bean moccassins and a Dexter pair ......and the Dexter pair has held up better. Good luck.

#6 of 16 MarcoBiscotti

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Posted May 31 2005 - 02:57 AM

I agree that #2 look a little bit too much like those Ugg boots or whatever that ridiculously hideous fashion trend of Eskimo boots is called that women are wearing nowadays.

I think I've got it narrowed down to #1 and #3.

It's between those choices.

The third pair looks like a more confortable deluxe version of #5 which looks weird and flat and squishy to me.


The pictures are no good on their own, you've got to imagine me hungover in a pair of plaid boxers with a scruffy 2-day old beard and a cup of espresso.

I think #3 matches that best... but #1 also looks pretty good too!

I'm trying to decide which would be most comfortable to slip on and kick back on my livingroom couch... option #1 or #3.

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#7 of 16 MarcoBiscotti

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Posted May 31 2005 - 03:46 AM

This decision is too difficult.


#1 looks much better in this picture:



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#8 of 16 Jay H

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Posted May 31 2005 - 03:51 AM

It's a damm pair of slippers.. Just pick one!

There, I said it (For the hundreds of AHL readers who were yearning to type that). Posted Image

FWIW, I choose the one without the heel. It's so much easier just to slip it on and go, without having to fidget around with the heel.

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#9 of 16 MikeH1

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Posted May 31 2005 - 04:16 AM

I say number 3. They have style, look classy and look although your footies would be in heaven within all that fur! Posted Image

#10 of 16 PatrickL

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Posted May 31 2005 - 04:36 AM

You mean you're not gonna go with these? Posted Image

Since you've narrowed it down, it seems practical to go for #3 for those trips to the garbage chute. #1 is a little tricky anyhow - I like slides with no heels but those look too soft-soled to me.

#11 of 16 MarcoBiscotti

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Posted May 31 2005 - 05:00 AM

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Okay I did it...



I went with #3!


This better have been the right choice or I'll seek vengence on all of you.


Seriously, I hope these slippers are good.


I bought a bathrobe with a monogram script on the chest too so I can strut around my condo like Preston Waters, scoffing at all my negihobors.

Now I just need a pipe that blows bubbles.

#12 of 16 Ricky Hustle

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Posted May 31 2005 - 06:46 AM

Too late, but I think 4 was the way to go. Posted Image

#13 of 16 Ted Lee

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Posted May 31 2005 - 07:30 AM

do those have fur/fleece/whatever on the inside? if so, then i can't wear any of them cuz my feet sweat too much.

file that under "tmi"....
 

#14 of 16 MarkHastings

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Posted May 31 2005 - 08:06 AM

Ack, too late for my opinion, but I have something similar to #3 and my biggest complaint is, the leather laces are extremely difficult to keep tied. You can't tie them too tightly, so they keep coming undone.

Other than that, I love them.

#15 of 16 Armando Zamora

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Posted June 01 2005 - 08:45 AM

Nice choice. I know that I'm too late with my recommendations, but I've heard nice things about these slippers; however, they look too uncomfortable for use as an everyday, lounging-around type of slipper:

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#16 of 16 BrettB

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Posted June 01 2005 - 09:05 AM

You chose.... wisely.