Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:37 pm

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BTW, since you and I are about the same age, what are your top ten tips for growing old and decrepit with style?

I'll start:

#1 Wear clothing completely unbecoming some one of my age.

#2 Lust unrequited after redheaded women young enough to be my granddaughters.

More to come. After I've had my nap.
My first suggestion is to follow the fine example set by my old school chum, Marc Murphy and grow a ridiculous beard, get several piercings and a goodly number of tattoos. And only ever wear knee-length pants, even if it's snowing and -20 :)

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Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:42 pm

And you definitely need a fag-o-cycle. Something like this, perhaps...

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:35 pm

Nope. Creepy old hippie is not "in style".

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Post by sparks » Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:01 pm

I'm afraid all of those examples are a bit over the top for me. I do have a beard but it's well trimmed at all times. I do wear over the knee pants, but not these baggy circus-tent versions that people seem to love so well. And I do not have a fag-o-cycle.

Yet. :)
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Post by Witness » Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:40 pm

Only the subway, but nice vibe:


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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:18 pm

Those cars weren't retired until the 1970s, so she could dress like a hippie and be playing music accordingly, and still have a correct period piece.
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Post by Witness » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:40 pm

:HoppingMad: Keep your grubby unartistic fingers out of that, she's perfect. :HoppingMad2:

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:44 pm

She got on at the station I used in those days, and maybe a third of the trains were still that type. :p
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Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:19 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:35 pm
Nope. Creepy old hippie is not "in style".

Image Neither is this :BigGrin3:
Marc's an artist and could generously be described as "eccentric", so perhaps his hippiness can be forgiven. :)

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:37 am

Nothing blameworthy about not being in style.

I have never been, though I'm better at occasionally faking it than I used to be. :)
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Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:00 am

sparks wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:01 pm
I'm afraid all of those examples are a bit over the top for me. I do have a beard but it's well trimmed at all times. I do wear over the knee pants, but not these baggy circus-tent versions that people seem to love so well. And I do not have a fag-o-cycle.

Yet. :)
You could start with baby steps.

Get a chromatic harmonica and start wearing silly hats. :)

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Post by Witness » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:26 am

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Post by shuize » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:13 am

Witness wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:40 pm
:HoppingMad: Keep your grubby unartistic fingers out of that, she's perfect. :HoppingMad2:

If she floats your boat, you should move to Japan. That “look” is a dime a dozen here.

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Post by Witness » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:28 am

shuize wrote:
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If she floats your boat, you should move to Japan. That “look” is a dime a dozen here.
Not really – I meant perfect in context, as an actor can fit a role without being attractive.

And my modest experience with Asian ladies is that most range from weird to bathsit crazy (on top of what passes for usual in the fairer sex).
Not that I mind very much, but I wouldn't cross the seas.

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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She got on at the station I used in those days, and maybe a third of the trains were still that type. :p
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Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:28 am
And my modest experience with Asian ladies is that most range from weird to bathsit crazy (on top of what passes for usual in the fairer sex).

Yes, there's that. If I ever break up with my girlfriend, I might look outside Japan. I think I've started to lose perspective on how much is standard female crazy and how much is Asian female bonus crazy.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:40 am

ed wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:34 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:44 pm
She got on at the station I used in those days, and maybe a third of the trains were still that type. :p
Was there supposed to be some sort of commentary, or were you just saying "ditto"? :)
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Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:55 am

Witness wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:28 am
shuize wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:13 am
If she floats your boat, you should move to Japan. That “look” is a dime a dozen here.
Not really – I meant perfect in context, as an actor can fit a role without being attractive.

And my modest experience with Asian ladies is that most range from weird to bathsit crazy (on top of what passes for usual in the fairer sex).
Not that I mind very much, but I wouldn't cross the seas.
In my youth, I had an Indian girlfriend, (a genuine NBL), to whom I was engaged to be married. She wasn't even slightly weird, let alone batshit crazy...

Until she developed full-blown schizophrenia.

Stark-staring, fucking bonkers, receiving messages from car registration plates type mad!
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Post by sparks » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:21 am

Shit happens.
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Post by ed » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:54 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:40 am
ed wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:34 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:44 pm
She got on at the station I used in those days, and maybe a third of the trains were still that type. :p
Was there supposed to be some sort of commentary, or were you just saying "ditto"? :)
I was going to say 'luxury" then show a pic of the myrtle ave el train (wood, I may remind you and highly flammable)
Then I got distracted. Sorry.
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