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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:18 PM
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What would YOU wear if you were invited to the White House?
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 05:30 PM by Radio_Lady
Here are my answers --

Much would depend on the weather in Washington. If it wasn't too hot, I'd wear a black sheath dress with suitable black shoes. Probably would put on a black and white blazer with a white camisole or blouse and a nice scarf.

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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:19 PM
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1. Buhwahahahahaha!
Me? Invited to the White House?

:rofl:
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:25 PM
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6. OK. After you stop "rolling on the floor, laughing" --- please respond!
It's just a hypothesis, anyway! I wouldn't be caught dead in the White House! We're just interested in whether anyone would wear sweatpants or workout clothes -- or NOT... hey, hey, HEY!

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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:35 PM
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14. It would depend on the reason for me being there...
Some sort of honor or diplomatic meeting...

My well tailored two button black suit with an unfashionably narrow
tie and crisp white shirt.

With the current administration... I'd better wear a blue
jumpsuit with my name over the breast pocket.

Cuz, the only way they'd let me in is to scrub the toilets.

;)

P.S. You're funny!

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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:50 PM
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33. Thanks, prag -- you took all the variables and ran with them --
You sound like a member of a more dressed-up generation -- like I am. Going to the White House for any kind of a ceremony should be a dressed up event. You'd look good in your black suit and white shirt -- but what's with the ties? P.S. I see so many men in sweatsuits and junky clothing that a handsome man (usually gray-haired)in a suit is a refreshing change.

We even had an article about it in the Portland (OR) Tribune -- how too-casual clothing at work was going the way of the bustle and the buggy whip.
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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:10 PM
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41. The ties... yes, the ties.
I've always worn narrow ties. I went to a job interview once
and due to scheduling conflicts... (I was there and the HR
people weren't) The interview was done by a board member.

He was very impressed with my tie! (and my resume)

I got the job... With a bonus.

The trick to remember with ties is, pattern is everything.

Just goes to show, "The Clothes Can Make You or Break You."

P.S. Go on asking blue sky questions like this... The optimism
in them is refreshing.

:)




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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:56 PM
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36. I've always been a clothes horse.
I'm to understand I get it from my Paternal Grandfather.

He's a real dude in old family photographs.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:03 PM
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39. Let's hear it for Grandpa -- he might have been in the tradition of
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 06:07 PM by Radio_Lady
some of the great film stars of his day!

My dad wore suits and ties every day. He was a lawyer and later a judge in a small municipal court in Florida.

He always shaved, although he did wear a mustache now and then, and he smelled of Old Spice cologne. One of my grandfathers ran a pharmaceutical company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He always dressed for work, according to my aunt. Regrettably, he died in his 40s and I didn't get to know him very well.

It's still a nice image -- a man all dressed up and lookin' really sharp... (of course, I'm old enough to be these fellows' mother.)

Here are some samples:

https://www.nickallans.com/category.cfm?Category=154

https://www.nickallans.com/category.cfm?Category=167

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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:28 PM
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44. Very nice!
I also remember when people used to "Dress up" to travel
or even (if you can believe it) to go vote.

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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:48 PM
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48. Yes, dresses, hats, stockings, and gloves on trains and airplanes!
I was young then but I do remember it. Maybe the women did look like Stepford Wives, but the look was dressy and attractive, in my opinion.



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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:20 PM
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A Barrel to show Bush that is where he has taken the
country....

Seriously, what shoes would you wear with that outfir....

Would you have a pattern on top of the camisole.....

And would you match you eye shadow with the dress,,,

Just curious now...
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:28 PM
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8. Well, like I tell my children -- I'm from a dressed-up generation.
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 05:30 PM by Radio_Lady
I said the shoes would be black -- nice little pumps with about 1 1/2 inch heels.

The camisole or blouse would be plain, picking up the pattern of the blazer.

I don't wear eye shadow.

Don't be a twit... I'm 66 years old and proud of it. I do like to dress up, after years of being in sales and marketing. Just the way I was trained, I guess. When I volunteer on Fridays at the local public broadcasting station, I'm dressed up -- others are doing "casual Fridays" (which I understand is somewhat on its way out).

However, WC, I like your barrel idea. Here's another suggestion: Try it at Niagra Falls sometime!
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Sequoia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:32 PM
Response to Reply #8
12. Our sales team wears flip flops
and they wonder why they can't sell anything. I wouldn't want their business dressed that way.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:39 PM
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26. Interesting reply. Can you divulge what they are selling?
I love flip flops -- at the beach, or the pool, or on really hot days. Better still are Birkenstocks delicious sandals. Check these out in pink leather:

http://www.birkenstock.com/styles/851753/manager=ProdDi...


But NOT for business dress.
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Sequoia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:50 PM
Response to Reply #26
31. Air time.
That's all I can say or I'll be shot, heh, heh.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:54 PM
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35. Wow, I spent years in radio broadcasting -- and all of the people
who sold "air time" were dressed to the hilt. Gorgeous! You wouldn't think of going to lunch or over to a prospective client's office -- in flip flops.

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Sequoia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:33 PM
Response to Reply #35
45. We's all country folk on country TV.
Uh oh, my boss is waving a gun at me.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:00 PM
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50. Howdy, Sequoia. Y'all come back soon, now, y'hear?
I spent 28 years in southeastern Florida, but wasn't born there, so I'm not a cracker. However, I'm a good swimmer and love the water!

All TV and radio sales people dressed up at the office and especially on sales calls at WTVJ (then CBS, where I worked), WQAM (top 40s format), WIOD/WCKT (where I interned and worked). In advertising, at McCann-Marschalk, where I was a young copywriter on several local accounts -- we all dressed up even in the heat. I believe resort wear (such as Hawaii shirts, etc.) was unknown in sales -- short sleeved white shirts, probably starched, and suits, coats and ties, even in the summer. All the salespeople were men, by the way.

Sorry about the gun, Sequoia. Go protect whatever needs protectin' -- probably your ASS! See ya!
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 12:25 AM
Response to Reply #50
73. I consulted on an accounting basis
for a few radio stations back when people owned them and not great big conglomerates...

Different days.....

All the salespeople I knew dressed to the nine's and then some...

Smelled good too if I recall....
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-22-05 12:39 PM
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83. Love men (and women) who smell good!
Regrettably, in offices, people with allergies or other sensitivities have complained about these "pleasant" smells. I roomed temporarily with one women who asked me not to use hair spray in her house. That was a while ago, but I'm sure it can be a problem for others (not me).

Wonder if things will change in the future? I know a man who runs a "pre-owned" men's consignment clothing store, aptly called "Well Suited." He's telling me that business is picking up among younger male business professionals -- they're abandoning (or being told to abandon) too-casual clothes in favor of the more traditional business look.

I've lived in Miami, New York, and Boston, and vacationed in many busy European cities. Portland, Oregon is pretty casual, in my opinion, compared with other places. But I still frequent sandwich and lunch places in various areas of the city's downtown area, and the gals and guys who stop there for informal meetings can look pretty sharp.

Nice to share with you, WC. Thanks for listening...

In peace,

Radio Lady
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:20 PM
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2. im waiting for FOXNEWS to do a week long series on what to wear
After hearing from Hannity and O'Reilly and most importantly Brit Hume, I will prepared for the proper attire at the White House.
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Benhurst Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:21 PM
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3. Steel-toed boots for some serious ass-kicking.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:32 PM
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11. OK, everybody wants to get into the act!
Funny things to wear at the White House.

I'll just have to get with the program........ it's the DU Lounge. Have a drink.... loosen up.....

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Lord_StarFyre Donating Member (592 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:21 PM
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4. Depends who the Occupant of the Office is
If it's pResident Dumbshitula, I'd wear a generous dipping of Tool Dip to keep his sleeze off me...

If it was our last Truly Elected President, President Bill Clinton, The best Suit and Tie.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:33 PM
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13. Finally, Lord_StarFyre, someone to come to my rescue!
Now, do you own a suit and tie?

Thanks from a damsel in distress!
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:24 PM
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5. fLip fLops
my mother wiLL be mortified.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:52 PM
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49. There really are places where flip-flops are almost a requirement!
I've seen beautiful ones in:
Hawaii
Puerto Rico
Miami
Palm Beach
Cairo, Egypt (in the 1980s)
Elat, Israel (in the 1980s)
Nice, France
Monaco
Resorts in most states (summertime or resort wear casual only)

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cornermouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:27 PM
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7. I'd say "No thank you. I need to do my nails and wash my hair."
Honestly, I would not go.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:35 PM
Response to Reply #7
16. Even if a Democrat were now president? For example, if it were
President John Kerry?

Or would you respond this way just because Bushie is "in command"?
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cornermouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:25 PM
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43. I would go if a democrat was in the White House.
I would even go if a reasonable sane republican was in the White House. George Bush is neither. I would not go.
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:39 PM
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25. "Sorry, I think I have to return some books to the library that day."
Or rotate the air in my tires.
Or something.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:41 PM
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28. President Kerry will be disappointed -- but I'll give him your regrets!
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:29 PM
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9. I would wear a baby blue suit with short pants and saddle shoes.
:D
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:36 PM
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18. And, how old ARE you, little boy?
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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:36 PM
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19. COPY CAT!
Jeeze, no originality around here anymore.

;)
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:53 PM
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34. I'll go with you wearing my yellow princess-cut coat,
black Mary Janes, and ruffled anklets.

:D
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name not needed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:14 PM
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52. Would you run around in circles too?
:D
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 10:24 AM
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76. I would dance like there was no tomorrow!
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WeRQ4U Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:30 PM
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10. Probably wear this getup.
If it's good for the Popemeister, it's good for me.

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Sannum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:35 PM
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15. I would not go under the current administration...
I need to mop. But if you say it were under a hypothetical Kerry administration, I would wear a black or white shift dress with cap sleeves and my gorgeous black or Camel Jimmy Choo stilettos with a cute moo roo bag to add a little bit of subtle whimsy. Nothing with open toes. I don't know why people of my generation do not know how to dress with decorum.
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:35 PM
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17. A bullet proof vest, afraid they be inviting me for a roundup. nt
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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:37 PM
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20. My mind screamed... "Trap!" too.
Guess I'm paranoid.

;)
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:39 PM
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24. lol nt
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:59 PM
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38. It's official. You're paranoid. This question was posted just for fun!
My husband and I go to the Lloyd Center Mall in Portland to see film previews.

We get a big kick out of "what the kids are wearing" -- the big and tall men's shops must be doing a land-office business, because the TOO BIG FOR ME look is really in -- I know the fad will pass, because they all do -- and then they will be snickering at the young folks of 2050 or so --

But it's still pretty funny to see all the serious Gothic looks and piercings and tattoos and clothes big enough for you and your brother to wear -- at the same time!
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saracat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:38 PM
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21. A Nazir costume to pay tribute to the Fuher? Seriously I would not go.
I would be too tempted to spit in his face! I had an opportunity to meet him during the Presidential Debates and I said "no, thank you. "and walked away.
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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:38 PM
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22. Seriously?
Going into fantasyland now.... I am now assuming that I have been invited to some wonderful formal function to celebrate, oh, the inauguration of President Clark or maybe President Boxer. Doesn't that sound nice? In that case, I'm definitely trotting off to the nearest consignment store and I'm gonna blow a serious chunk of change on a designer gown. Even if it's consignment, it'll still be spendy, but it'll be less spendy than buying new.

And it would be black, of course. With comfy heels so I could dance all night!
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dbonds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:39 PM
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23. If it was bush inviting I would decline the invitation.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:41 PM
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27. I think this would be appropriate.
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LRSU_Ghost Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:42 PM
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29. Well,
being the snooty type; I'd wear the dog tags of my dead buddies and a 'Fuck You!' t-shirt... too dressy?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:48 PM
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30. Welcome to DU, LRSU_Ghost!
:hi:
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LRSU_Ghost Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:50 PM
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32. Thank you! n/t
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all.of.me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:58 PM
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37. nothing!
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:10 PM
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40. OK, folks -- time to get into those bedrooms and make those beds --
fold the clothes, and make dinner.


Marlo Thomas was right --

"Your mother hates housework,

Your father hates housework,

And when you grow up,

You'll hate housework, too!"
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Bravo411 Donating Member (263 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:19 PM
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42. Just my everyday cloths ... Like this.
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:36 PM
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46. Black would be good....with no sequins or sparklies.
It's most suitable for mourning.

Love your sig line! :-)
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philosophie_en_rose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:38 PM
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47. The classy thing would be a suit or dress.
But, under current circumstances, I think that selling advertising space on my outfit would be fitting.

Enron sleeve patch. Walmart happy face on my forehead.
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Lilli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:06 PM
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51. flip flops
Definitely.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:18 PM
Response to Reply #51
53. Would you go for a pedicure with some color --
or just be known as "raggedy toes"?
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Lilli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:49 PM
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54. neatly trimmed - no color
perhaps a clear polish for some shine ;)
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:52 PM
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58. Presidents of all persuasions like clear polish!
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Lilli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 07:00 AM
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74. Gorgeous pic!
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 11:25 AM
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80. Thanks. Just an idea about moving down the road of life --
in moss-covered fashion, Oregon style.

Came from comcast.net daily photos. I have another one I'm going to change to soon. Stay tuned.
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:50 PM
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55. Flip flops
and nothing else LOL
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:54 PM
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59. Sorry. Subject was escorted directly to mental ward of DC hospital...
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:55 PM
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60. That sounds about right
:rofl:
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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:50 PM
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56. A HazMat Suit
if Bush were still in it.
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JanMichael Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:52 PM
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57. Black t-shirt, jeans, beret, and a AK-47, thanks.
Now I'm on a list...
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 10:59 PM
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61. This Thread Has Been Hijacked By Radio Lady --
Folks, we were just talking IN GENERAL about DRESSING FOR SUCCESS, not about DOING HARM TO ANY PERSON. Please leave that at the Lounge Door.

Does everything have to be political today?

I'm just trying to get away from all the h-e-a-v-y t-a-l-k....
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JanMichael Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:05 PM
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62. Oh, ok, the self appointed hall monitor speaks!
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 11:08 PM by JanMichael
I recant! I recant I tells ya'!

Blue blazer, red tie, Dockers, suitcase full of 100's, one small child of either sex, 1 pretzel, and a baggie of coke. Is that more appropo?

EDIT: I'm off to bed now so I can get up tomorrow and earn an existance so I'm not ignoring anyone intentially :-)
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Race4Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:09 PM
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63. NOTHING AT ALL!!!
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KLF44 Donating Member (163 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:22 PM
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64. I would wear my
"I'm not gay but my boyfriend is" T-shirt,my American flag shorts and flip-flops.
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Merrick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:41 PM
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65. A hat.... that's it. A hat.
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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:43 PM
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66. leather g-string
and combat boots

and only if I get to see Scotty or whatever the fuck the mouthpiece's name is
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aint_no_life_nowhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:58 PM
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67. A cloak with 1770 tiny American flags over 1770 tiny coffins
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Mojambo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:59 PM
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68. My "Enemy Combatant" T-Shirt. n/t
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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 12:02 AM
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69. Black suit, white or blue shirt...
colour-coordinated tie, braces, and pocket square, black cap-toe oxfords.
Formal function: dinner jacket w/white waistcoat (I hate cummerbunds), & black tie, OR white tie & tails...that's assuming I'd accept an invitation, of course.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 12:02 AM
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70. A clown suit
Either that or a gorilla suit.
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 12:22 AM
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71. I'd be loathe to go under the current administration
But I might just go in order to get in some jabs towards the Rethugs. Under the current regime one of my agencies has been forced to lay off a good number of employees, and the remaining employees have had to make do with paltry 2% COLAs (Cost Of Living Adjustments) two times in the past three years. In the other agency they had to implement significant pay-scale cuts because their funding was reduced by the state thanks to federal budget cuts. In the process I lost $1.10/hr. Thank you GWB. :sarcasm:

Accordingly I would probably wear one of the dresses my grandmother made for me roughly 15 years ago. If not, I'd find something for under $40 at Value City , which often has decent items normally sold in pricey department stores at low prices. If anybody at the WH had the gall to comment on my obviously pathetic clothing I'd tell them exactly why I couldn't afford to get designer duds to impress them.

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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 12:23 AM
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72. I'd dress respectfully,
if there was a respectable president in office. In the case of Bush, I'd try my damnedest to wear something that would insult them. It would be the least I could do.
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 07:05 AM
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75. I'd Like To Wear An "I'm With Stupid" T-Shirt
But, i wouldn't. I just wouldn't go.
The Professor
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RPM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 10:26 AM
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77. I would refuse the invitation
seriously - i wouldnt go.
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 10:28 AM
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78. with the bushturd in office it wouldn't matter
because I wouldn't go
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NoSheep Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 10:29 AM
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79. bullet proof vest
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 11:27 AM
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81. The leather lifestyle has always intrigued me...
So...leather pants, leather vest, a white t-shirt and black leather boots.
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SuperWonk Donating Member (355 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-05 11:29 AM
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82. Regardles of politics....
You gotta show respect to the office, no matter who is in it.
Ultra-formal all the way. Show them the way things should be done.
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