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Rain Man
08-28-2007, 07:38 PM
When you think about how you spend your money, are there areas where you consistently have to have top-end products or services?

From the poll to follow, please pick all products or services where you aren't satisfied with the stuff that the typical person buys, and have to go upper end.

Please note that "upper end" does not mean "above average". It means you have to buy the product or service that's at the top ten percent or higher in terms of quality or cachet. Also note that we are not talking about occasional splurges, but rather your everyday decisions.

Poll to follow. Sip your wine and quietly savor your caviar as I work.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 07:40 PM
Scotch. Love my Macallan, especially the 18YO. I'm afraid to try the 25YO because it's $300 a bottle and it's crazy to spend that kind of money on booze.

And beer. I pretty much drink Sam Adams exclusively at this point.

|Zach|
08-28-2007, 07:40 PM
As a side note I was in a meeting to help plan a party at the place I work...

For this party 20k was set aside just for the caviar.

Thats not a typo. $20,000 for just caviar. Not counting food, drinks, gratuity, labor, space, yada yada.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-28-2007, 07:42 PM
I only eat the name brand ramen noodles.

Saulbadguy
08-28-2007, 07:43 PM
Scotch. Love my Macallan, especially the 18YO. I'm afraid to try the 25YO because it's $300 a bottle and it's crazy to spend that kind of money on booze.

And beer. I pretty much drink Sam Adams exclusively at this point.
I'm not sure Sam Adams could qualify as the Top 10%. Then again, I would say taste in beer is too subjective to quantify that sort of thing.

BucEyedPea
08-28-2007, 07:43 PM
Designer label clothes!

Jilly
08-28-2007, 07:44 PM
i cannot eat canned vegetables that are the generic brand or use toilet paper that is not top brand

cdcox
08-28-2007, 07:44 PM
As a side note I was in a meeting to help plan a party at the place I work...

For this party 20k was set aside just for the caviar.

Thats not a typo. $20,000 for just caviar. Not counting food, drinks, gratuity, labor, space, yada yada.

If you work at a place that employs 2,000 people, that is not a very impressive budget for caviar. How much per invited head?

Phobia
08-28-2007, 07:45 PM
Good Lord, I'm pretty snobbish about most everything. I don't think I can count vehicles as I've never owned something incredibly high end but I don't buy crap either.

Shoes, sporting equipment, tools, flooring, furniture (not so much since I'm poor now), electronics, beef, etc.

wutamess
08-28-2007, 07:46 PM
Grey Goose? :shrug:
I'm pretty low maintenance
Although I do think I have a fetish for T.V.s.

have 2 big screens.
One's too big for my bedroom but still it's in there.
Anyone wanna buy a 57" Sony rear projection HDTV? $600 it's yours.
I want to downgrade the size to 32-40 LCD for the bedroom.

I'll consider trade if someone has an LCD.

Oh... I have to have the best lawn care products.
That's something I don't skimp on.
Fuggin heat ruins it every year so I'm starting to rethink that.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 07:47 PM
I'm not sure Sam Adams could qualify as the Top 10%. Then again, I would say taste in beer is too subjective to quantify that sort of thing.

It is extremely subjective. God knows I haven't sampled every beer out there, and many of what are considered the best beers to me taste skunky. But of the ones I've tried I really like that one (especially the Summer Ale).

I pretty much won't touch any Busch or Miller products at this point. I hardly ever drink anymore anyway, so it's not like I'm going to go broke spending the extra money.

FAX
08-28-2007, 07:49 PM
Poll Colleges. I only go to the best.

FAX

Saulbadguy
08-28-2007, 07:51 PM
Top 10% is still limiting everything, IMO. Since most of those things you listed have such broad price ranges, and the top 10% of it I can't afford, I don't think I can choose any of them.

Maybe beer, though. Lately i've only been buying the 22 oz bottles of beer brewed by Belgian Monks, or at least in belgian style breweries. They have an APV of over 9%, sometimes %13, and are corked. A bottle of Chimay special reserve is around 15 bucks.

Donger
08-28-2007, 07:52 PM
Pretty much everything, except clothes. I hate clothing.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 07:52 PM
I don't know if this is snobbery, but I hate cheap toilet paper and will only buy the good stuff.

Only Charmin in Casa Frazod, dammit. :harumph:

Jilly
08-28-2007, 07:52 PM
I don't know if this is snobbery, but I hate cheap toilet paper and will only buy the good stuff.

Only Charmin in Casa Frazod, dammit. :harumph:

that's what I said!!! I can't stand it when it's all scratchy

Rain Man
08-28-2007, 07:53 PM
My areas of snobbery are:

Clothing: Armani and Jhane Barnes are a must. I have some casual clothes that are lower-end, but I like my fancy shirts.

Domestic help. This is borderline, but I have a cleaning service and I would cut a whoooooole lot out of my budget before I would give them up.

Furniture/Art. My furniture isn't real high-end, but it's upper end, and my art is high-end.

Home. I didn't buy it for a status thing, but I think others might think I did. I can't deny that it helps, though I could easily move into a humbler abode.

Spa/Pampering stuff. I'm low-end on stuff like hair cuts, but I really like my massages, and I'm willing to pay for them.

Travel Destinations. This is my biggest area of snobbery by far. I want to go to exotic places, and the more exotic the better.

I didn't select vehicles. I have a BMW that I think is nice, but it's seven years old and I'll keep it for another 7 to 10 years. I buy what I like, but I don't think I have to have upper end at all.

On most of the rest of the stuff, I'm kind of third-world.

Saulbadguy
08-28-2007, 07:53 PM
Lately i've only been buying NIKE shit, I like the way it feels and is made. It burns my ass though because I know the shit only costs pennies to make by some pakistani kid and they charge $60 for a nice shirt, but I love em.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 07:55 PM
that's what I said!!! I can't stand it when it's all scratchy

I remember we called the stuff they gave us in the Navy "John Wayne toilet paper" because it was rough and tough and wouldn't take shit off of nobody. :D

Saulbadguy
08-28-2007, 07:55 PM
I don't know if this is snobbery, but I hate cheap toilet paper and will only buy the good stuff.

Only Charmin in Casa Frazod, dammit. :harumph:
Cottenelle Double Roll with Aloe and Vitamin E. It's smooth enough to blow your nose with over and over again and not get raw, so it does wonders for your asshole too.

Rain Man
08-28-2007, 07:57 PM
I remember we called the stuff they gave us in the Navy "John Wayne toilet paper" because it was rough and tough and wouldn't take shit off of nobody. :D

I went to the store the other day and wasn't paying attention, and I accidentally bought "training toilet paper". It's for kids and it has these little markings on it that show you how much to use. While it was an unintentional purchase, I think it's good to review these kinds of things once in a while.

cdcox
08-28-2007, 07:59 PM
I'm going to need some guidance. I'd say I qualify for top 10% in three categories some of the time, but not all of the time.

Dining out - I'm not above Olive Garden, but think blowing $100 a head for a really nice meal is probably a better value.

Drinking - I drink good booze sometimes, but probably go cheaper 80% of the time.

Food at home - We spend 70% of our food budget on ordinary food, and we buy that as cheap as possible (often Walmart). But the remaining 30% we spend at the gormet market. especially on things like olive oil, meat, cheese and produce.

Jilly
08-28-2007, 07:59 PM
Cottenelle Double Roll with Aloe and Vitamin E. It's smooth enough to blow your nose with over and over again and not get raw, so it does wonders for your asshole too.

OH MAN, I just bought that the other day!!! I was thinking it was Kleenex, but it was def cottonelle!!!! My arse really loves it...how gentle it is...how it caresses....

Ari Chi3fs
08-28-2007, 07:59 PM
none of that spark plug meth for me.

Ari Chi3fs
08-28-2007, 08:01 PM
My arse really loves it...how gentle it is...how it caresses....


Hey, I also live in Lee's Summit... just an FYI, in case you need additional arse caressings.

cdcox
08-28-2007, 08:02 PM
I also bought a good TV four years ago, probably in the top 10%. But it's no longer cutting edge and I'll have it (barring breakdown) for many, many more years to come. So I don't think that can qualify.

Rain Man
08-28-2007, 08:03 PM
I'm going to need some guidance. I'd say I qualify for top 10% in three categories some of the time, but not all of the time.

Dining out - I'm not above Olive Garden, but think blowing $100 a head for a really nice meal is probably a better value.

Drinking - I drink good booze sometimes, but probably go cheaper 80% of the time.

Food at home - We spend 70% of our food budget on ordinary food, and we buy that as cheap as possible (often Walmart). But the remaining 30% we spend at the gormet market. especially on things like olive oil, meat, cheese and produce.

I would classify this as yes, no, and no myself.

Ultra Peanut
08-28-2007, 08:07 PM
I am very frug--I am a shell of a human being. :sulk:

OnTheWarpath58
08-28-2007, 08:09 PM
Italian dress shoes. I know, I'll turn in my man card.

I have a pair of Gordon Rush and a pair of Bruno Magli.

Worth every penny.

StcChief
08-28-2007, 08:12 PM
Good beer. Ales.

Good seats to events. Since I dont go alot.

Nice home stereo/TV.

headsnap
08-28-2007, 08:13 PM
my kitchen...

http://www.lostcatdesigns.com/dustbin/Kitchen2.jpg

KCChiefsMan
08-28-2007, 08:13 PM
liguor: I can't drink cheap vodka, rum, gin or whisky. I can drink cheap beer, but I prefer good stuff.

I'm particular when it comes to electronics.


that's about it

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 08:14 PM
I had to look "eschew" up you bastard.

KCChiefsMan
08-28-2007, 08:14 PM
my kitchen...

http://www.lostcatdesigns.com/dustbin/Kitchen2.jpg

very nice kitchen!

OnTheWarpath58
08-28-2007, 08:15 PM
my kitchen...

http://www.lostcatdesigns.com/dustbin/Kitchen2.jpg

I want something very similar when we build a new house.

Very nice.

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 08:17 PM
my kitchen...

http://www.lostcatdesigns.com/dustbin/Kitchen2.jpg
I like your silestone but your cabinets need antiqued. Kinda dated.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 08:18 PM
I think we've got the makings of a good poop thread here...... ROFL

headsnap
08-28-2007, 08:22 PM
I like your silestone but your cabinets need antiqued. Kinda dated.

it's soapstone, waaaaaaay better than silestone!!!

the cabinets are antiqued... distressed with a tinted glaze on it. It just doesn't show up too well in the pic.

Bwana
08-28-2007, 08:25 PM
Guns and fly rods.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 08:26 PM
Top 10% is still limiting everything, IMO. Since most of those things you listed have such broad price ranges, and the top 10% of it I can't afford, I don't think I can choose any of them.

Maybe beer, though. Lately i've only been buying the 22 oz bottles of beer brewed by Belgian Monks, or at least in belgian style breweries. They have an APV of over 9%, sometimes %13, and are corked. A bottle of Chimay special reserve is around 15 bucks.

Make sure you try an Avery Reverend soon.

Donger
08-28-2007, 08:28 PM
it's soapstone, waaaaaaay better than silestone!!!

the cabinets are antiqued... distressed with a tinted glaze on it. It just doesn't show up too well in the pic.

Would you come and do my kitchen please? The wife keeps trying to engage me in the process, but I start wandering about 1/128th of the way into her pitch.

You can have her for a night, too. She's quite attractive.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 08:29 PM
Would you come and do my kitchen please? The wife keeps trying to engage me in the process, but I start wandering about 1/128th of the way into her pitch.

You can have her for a night, too. She's quite attractive.

This post is worthless without pictures.....

Phobia
08-28-2007, 08:29 PM
I want something very similar when we build a new house.

Very nice.

You should build in KC. I know a guy.

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 08:30 PM
it's soapstone, waaaaaaay better than silestone!!!

the cabinets are antiqued... distressed with a tinted glaze on it. It just doesn't show up too well in the pic.
Well after living w/ a critic of even HGTV. Your explanation is enough. Nice kitchen. You should see ours. Absolute Black granite w/ cherry cabinets. Talk about "high maintenance."

Phobia
08-28-2007, 08:31 PM
I thought I was a high end guy until the poll options showed up.

One thing I'm very snobbish about is corn on the cob. If it's not perfect, it's crap. Sorry, I'm an Iowa boy.

Ultra Peanut
08-28-2007, 08:31 PM
my kitchen...

http://www.lostcatdesigns.com/dustbin/Kitchen2.jpgWhen can I move in?

Pitt Gorilla
08-28-2007, 08:32 PM
Wow, who knew I wasn't a snob.

Saulbadguy
08-28-2007, 08:32 PM
I thought I was a high end guy until the poll options showed up.

One thing I'm very snobbish about is corn on the cob. If it's not perfect, it's crap. Sorry, I'm an Iowa boy.
I hate mushy corn on the cob that sticks to your teeth.

Donger
08-28-2007, 08:34 PM
This post is worthless without pictures.....

Of our kitchen?

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 08:35 PM
One of you guys will come to my house and want to shake my wife's hand.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 08:36 PM
Of our kitchen?

That's not what I meant and you know it, dammit :harumph:

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 08:38 PM
BTW, good job w/ the soap-stone selection. We tried, but we were too concerned about it's upkeep.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 08:40 PM
BTW, good job w/ the soap-stone selection. We tried, but we were too concerned about it's upkeep.
You just oil it now and then. That's a whole lot easier than granite.

Quartz (silestone) is actually a pretty good value for people who are concerned with maintenance.

We don't see too much soapstone in this area of the country. I'd love to do them all the time. I'd have some in my house for sure.

cdcox
08-28-2007, 08:40 PM
I would classify this as yes, no, and no myself.

I went "no areas of snobbery" since my high end dining out is a similar level of indulgence as like my high end booze and high end food at home.

Here's my item by item break down:

Airfare - coach only. I can put up with anything for a few hours.

Charitable giving - I give more than most as a percentage of income, but I'm never at the very top end.

Clothing - decent, but not Brooks Brothers.

Collections - nothing special

Computers - I let my work buy me the latest computer every 3 years. At home I get the bare basics for the family to use.

Dates/Friends - not a status person.

Dining out - If it were up to me, I'd only dine out at places that were under $10 a head and over $50 a head. There is a vast waste land in between.

Domestic help - none at present. But if we don't have a cleaning person by the time my daughter graduates college, we will immediately following.

Drinking - I enjoy a high-end bottle of scotch, but not enough to skip four bottles of the cheap stuff. Wine we go $15 to $20 a bottle. Beer only imports and micros.

Drugs - none

Food at home - oatmeal, butter, milk, carrots, canned goods, hamburger, chicken, etc are the same no matter where you buy them. We save our food luxury $ for where it counts.

Furniture/Art/Items for the home - iour art is all original (my wife's work). Furniture all needs replacing becuase we never have the money to buy the stuff we like. I guess it is a low priority for us.

Gambling - none to speak of.

Hobbies other than those mentioned elsewhere - my wife spends a fortune on books, but otherwise low investment in hobbies.

Home - modest home.

Plastic surgery - none.

Pornography - none.

Sound systems - decent but not audiophile quality.

Spa/pampering stuff - average middle class hair cuts, but nothing extravagant.

Sports/Theater - good seats when we go, but won't pay extra or wait in lines for the best ones.

Televisions - good TV when I rarely up grade.

Travel Destinations - we tend to go to better destinations when we rarely travel, but not the very top ones.

Vehicle Toys - none

Vehicles - A car is only a means to get from point A to B.

Donger
08-28-2007, 08:40 PM
That's not what I meant and you know it, dammit :harumph:

I posted a picture of the wife some time ago. I don't have it on this 'puter though.

BucEyedPea
08-28-2007, 08:41 PM
Hi-end medievil astrolabes!

Ethan Allen furniture.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 08:44 PM
I posted a picture of the wife some time ago. I don't have it on this 'puter though.

Doesn't matter. I'm not handy enough to redo your kitchen anyway. :)

headsnap
08-28-2007, 08:44 PM
BTW, good job w/ the soap-stone selection. We tried, but we were too concerned about it's upkeep.
Thanks :toast:

as for upkeep, there's practically none with soapstone! You do have to first season it with mineral oil about once a month(just wipe it on and wipe it off... takes 5 minutes max). In the pic, that's three months without the mineral oil.

Donger
08-28-2007, 08:51 PM
Doesn't matter. I'm not handy enough to redo your kitchen anyway. :)

I lied. Found one.


.

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 08:55 PM
Thanks :toast:

as for upkeep, there's practically none with soapstone! You do have to first season it with mineral oil about once a month(just wipe it on and wipe it off... takes 5 minutes max). In the pic, that's three months without the mineral oil.
Trouble is; we use our island A LOT. I mean cooking over it. Doesn't grease make it trouble while cooking? We were electing the flat-black. Gawd dang I loved it. Problem is; the wife loved the blanco Romano granite more.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 08:57 PM
I lied. Found one.


.

DONGER SCORES! :thumb:

Very nice.

trndobrd
08-28-2007, 08:58 PM
Cookware, knives (both kitchen and utility), Belgian sour ales, and Kona coffee.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 09:00 PM
Cookware, knives (both kitchen and utility), Belgian sour ales, and Kona coffee.

Oh yeah, I've become a cookware snob. I'd like to become a knife snob but I can't yet justify laying out that kind of coin.

BucEyedPea
08-28-2007, 09:01 PM
Ahe yes cookware and knives are another for me. I got French copper pans with stainless steel interiors pro-quality.

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 09:03 PM
Oh yeah, I've become a cookware snob. I'd like to become a knife snob but I can't yet justify laying out that kind of coin.
Come on dog. A buck fifty will get you some decent knives with resharpening capabilities. heh,heh,.

headsnap
08-28-2007, 09:04 PM
Trouble is; we use our island A LOT. I mean cooking over it. Doesn't grease make it trouble while cooking? We were electing the flat-black. Gawd dang I loved it. Problem is; the wife loved the blanco Romano granite more.

grease isn't a problem at all, especially after the soapstone has been well seasoned... you just wipe it off just like a well seasoned cast iron skillet!

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 09:05 PM
Ahe yes cookware and knives are another for me. I got French copper pans with stainless steel interiors pro-quality.

I need no more advantages. Trust me.


Kidding of course.

headsnap
08-28-2007, 09:07 PM
Oh yeah, I've become a cookware snob. I'd like to become a knife snob but I can't yet justify laying out that kind of coin.

you can't cook without good knives. Just find a brand and line you like and start your collection one knife at a time(start with the chef knife.) I have the Wüstof Grand Prix knives.

cdcox
08-28-2007, 09:09 PM
I've got two high end kitchen knives (paring and Santoku) that cover 100% of my needs. I have a good chef knife that I very seldom use, because I like the Santoku much better.

For a couple hundred bucks, you can set yourself up really well in the kitchen knife department.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:10 PM
DONGER SCORES! :thumb:

Very nice.

Thank you. She's the best thing that has ever happened to me.

Simply Red
08-28-2007, 09:10 PM
grease isn't a problem at all, especially after the soapstone has been well seasoned... you just wipe it off just like a well seasoned cast iron skillet!
Sorry that I failed to tell you. But our finish OR the finish we explored had a rough finish. Not a (cured) finish, We looked at a rough un-processed look. That is a big difference while considering up-keep. She's digging the white granite in conjunction w/ blanco romano granite w/ faux white cabenets.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:11 PM
I have a question about knives. Unless I'm wrong, you folks are just talking about sharpness and the ability of maintain sharpness, yes?

cdcox
08-28-2007, 09:15 PM
I have a question about knives. Unless I'm wrong, you folks are just talking about sharpness and the ability of maintain sharpness, yes?

Balance in the hand is also huge.

Construction that will last a life time is also part of what you are paying for.

headsnap
08-28-2007, 09:16 PM
I have a question about knives. Unless I'm wrong, you folks are just talking about sharpness and the ability of maintain sharpness, yes?
weight, feel, shaprness, the ability to maintain sharp, and the ability to be resharpened...


I spend $10 every 3-4 months getting my knives sharpened...

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:17 PM
Balance in the hand is also huge.

Construction that will last a life time is also part of what you are paying for.

Duration, I can understand. But, balance? You aren't using these knives to defend yourself against wild packs of coyotes, right? Just for cutting up food. Is balance really that important when it comes to the purpose of these knives?

Phobia
08-28-2007, 09:18 PM
you can't cook without good knives. Just find a brand and line you like and start your collection one knife at a time(start with the chef knife.) I have the Wüstof Grand Prix knives.

I have a fair amount invested in Cutco but I'm definitely open to a change because most of my reading leads me to believe there's much better quality attainable for the same price. Considering I have so much invested in Cutco and that they're still functioning fine, I can't currently justify laying out more but it's something I'll definitely consider down the road. No doubt about that.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 09:19 PM
Duration, I can understand. But, balance? You aren't using these knives to defend yourself against wild packs of coyotes, right? Just for cutting up food. Is balance really that important when it comes to the purpose of these knives?

I presume you don't spend much time in the kitchen?

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:20 PM
I lied. Found one.


.
6

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:20 PM
I presume you don't spend much time in the kitchen?

I do, but I don't cut much, I suppose.

cdcox
08-28-2007, 09:21 PM
Duration, I can understand. But, balance? You aren't using these knives to defend yourself against wild packs of coyotes, right? Just for cutting up food. Is balance really that important when it comes to the purpose of these knives?

I can dice a whole onion to > 1/8" pieces in less than a minute and a half. Usually I don't need stiches afterwards. Balance helps.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:24 PM
I can dice a whole onion to > 1/8" pieces in less than a minute and a half. Usually I don't need stiches afterwards. Balance helps.

Oh. Well, the wife's got some contraption from Pamper Chef (?) that does it in about five seconds.

This thing: http://www.pamperedchef.com/our_products/catalog/product.jsp?productId=240&categoryCode=CE

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:25 PM
6

Huh?

cdcox
08-28-2007, 09:26 PM
Oh. Well, the wife's got some contraption from Pamper Chef (?) that does it in about five seconds.

This thing: http://www.pamperedchef.com/our_products/catalog/product.jsp?productId=240&categoryCode=CE

I prefer the versatility, danger, storability, and easy clean up of the knife.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 09:27 PM
Huh?

I think he rated your wife a six. His rating system must go from .5 to 6.5, I guess.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:28 PM
Still waiting on that picture of your wife, Skip.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:29 PM
Still waiting on that picture of your wife, Skip.
Big Daddy has it. Go ask him for it. Hahahahahaha

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:31 PM
Huh?
She looks like a man.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:32 PM
Big Daddy has it. Go ask him for it. Hahahahahaha

BD has a picture of your wife? Whatever for? Was he wanting to breed her with his pit?

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:34 PM
BD has a picture of your wife? Whatever for? Was he wanting to breed her with his pit?
You don't want to ask BD for it? You aren't a coward are you?

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:36 PM
You don't want to ask BD for it? You aren't a coward are you?

That would be your job, Skippy. Your too much of a puss to even post a photograph on an internet BB.

Nzoner
08-28-2007, 09:36 PM
I checked drinking and domestic help,don't know if we'd ever make it without the help of a cleaning service

Ari Chi3fs
08-28-2007, 09:38 PM
BD has a picture of your wife? Whatever for? Was he wanting to breed her with his pit?


I normally don't laugh with Frazod. Its against my upbringing to be civil to a Cardinals fan... but that was HILARIOUS.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:38 PM
I can dice a whole onion to > 1/8" pieces in less than a minute and a half. Usually I don't need stiches afterwards. Balance helps.

Well, here's what happened the last time I touched a knife...

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:39 PM
That would be your job, Skippy. Your too much of a puss to even post a photograph on an internet BB.
Post yours first. I'll bet she's a fright since she married you. Guaranteed fat and ugly.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 09:40 PM
Oh. Well, the wife's got some contraption from Pamper Chef (?) that does it in about five seconds.

This thing: http://www.pamperedchef.com/our_products/catalog/product.jsp?productId=240&categoryCode=CE

I have this one: http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/product.asp?order_num=-1&SKU=13441030&RN=435

It does really well, but the smaller size is kinda worthless. I don't use it. It's really great for pico and guac.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:42 PM
She looks like a man.

If she looks like a man, call me a faggot.

Let's see a picture of your beloved, Skip.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:43 PM
Post yours first. I'll bet she's a fright since she married you. Guaranteed fat and ugly.

Okay. For the third (or perhaps fourth?) time, here she is. I've never received a comment on the photo from you because you always vanish from the BB as soon as I show you up.

And why is it that you won't post a picture, Skippy? I assume we'll never get an answer to that question, but you'll continue to gutlessly criticize other peoples' wifes. What a man!

At least I've moved up in level of competition.

headsnap
08-28-2007, 09:43 PM
Well, here's what happened the last time I touched a knife...
thing is, that probably wouldn't have happened if you had a good knife. A sharp knife is a safer knife in the kitchen... you can concentrate on what you are cutting instead of using alot of force trying to get a dull blade through...

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:43 PM
I have this one: http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/product.asp?order_num=-1&SKU=13441030&RN=435

It does really well, but the smaller size is kinda worthless. I don't use it. It's really great for pico and guac.

Kitchen Aid? Yes, I think she's got that on her list.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:45 PM
thing is, that probably wouldn't have happened if you had a good knife. A sharp knife is a safer knife in the kitchen... you can concentrate on what you are cutting instead of using alot of force trying to get a dull blade through...

To be honest, I was using a cheese cutter thing knife. It slipped and bang.

cdcox
08-28-2007, 09:47 PM
Well, here's what happened the last time I touched a knife...

Heh. When my wife bought me the chef knife, she knew I would cut myself. Sure enough, within 2 weeks we were in the emergency room. Sharp knives are safer in the long run, but it takes a while to get used to one.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:48 PM
If she looks like a man, call me a pillowbiter.

Let's see a picture of your beloved, Skip.

I found it! siberian khatru was using her driver's license photo as an avatar. Boy, that's always the last place you look.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:48 PM
If she looks like a man, call me a pillowbiter.

Let's see a picture of your beloved, Skip.
I have a picture but no way to post it. I'd be glad to do so after Fatso posts his beauty.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:49 PM
Okay. For the third (or perhaps fourth?) time, here she is. I've never received a comment on the photo from you because you always vanish from the BB as soon as I show you up.

And why is it that you won't post a picture, Skippy? I assume we'll never get an answer to that question, but you'll continue to gutlessly criticize other peoples' wifes. What a man!

At least I've moved up in level of competition.

Pretty lady. Can she see?

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:50 PM
I have a picture but no way to post it. I'd be glad to do so after Fatso posts his beauty.

You do realize that you contradicted yourself in a single post, do you not?

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:51 PM
Pretty lady. Can she see?

Not very well, apparently. :D

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:51 PM
Not very well, apparently. :D

:)

Frazod
08-28-2007, 09:53 PM
I have a picture but no way to post it. I'd be glad to do so after Fatso posts his beauty.

No way to hook up a scanner to WebTV, apparently. Remember, the king of entrepreneurial success can't afford a computer.

Donger
08-28-2007, 09:57 PM
No way to hook up a scanner to WebTV, apparently. Remember, the king of entrepreneurial success can't afford a computer.

You misread. He said: "I have a picture but no way to post it. I'd be glad to do so after Fatso posts his beauty."

Therefore, since you have posted a picture of your lovely bride, I can only assume that Skip is going to live up to his end of bargain.

What say you, Skip?

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 09:57 PM
No way to hook up a scanner to WebTV, apparently. Remember, the king of entrepreneurial success can't afford a computer.
Well she does have fat rosy cheeks. You are as ugly as ever. I'll bet her ass matches those cheeks. But, hell, what can you expect?

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:00 PM
You misread. He said: "I have a picture but no way to post it. I'd be glad to do so after Fatso posts his beauty."

Therefore, since you have posted a picture of your lovely bride, I can only assume that Skip is going to live up to his end of bargain.

What say you, Skip?

We both know how this ends. Skip insults my wife (and now your wife - welcome to the club) but when he's called for a photo of his wife, he disappears. Same old same old.

But it is a quite effective way of getting rid of him.

Phobia
08-28-2007, 10:02 PM
Well she does have fat rosy cheeks. You are as ugly as ever. I'll bet her ass matches those cheeks. But, hell, what can you expect?
What happened to your golf analogy from the other night?

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:02 PM
We both know how this ends. Skip insults my wife (and now your wife - welcome to the club) but when he's called for a photo of his wife, he disappears. Same old same old.

But it is a quite effective way of getting rid of him.

Honestly, I'd be willing to bet that Skip doesn't have a wife. And when/if he ever did have a wife, she was very unhappy with him.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:04 PM
Well she does have fat rosy cheeks. You are as ugly as ever. I'll bet her ass matches those cheeks. But, hell, what can you expect?

....says the gutless loser who never posts a photo of himself or his wife.

You know, Skip, if you'd save up your dope money for just a couple of months, you might be able to find a used computer and scanner, and then you could post a photo of your lovely wife/lady friend and end all this humiliation.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:08 PM
Honestly, I'd be willing to bet that Skip doesn't have a wife. And when/if he ever did have a wife, she was very unhappy with him.

IIRC, he was bragging about scrounging off her social security, so I'm guessing she's dead. And certainly much happier.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 10:09 PM
Honestly, I'd be willing to bet that Skip doesn't have a wife. And when/if he ever did have a wife, she was very unhappy with him.
Has it occurred to either one of you dipshits that you both posted pics of your wives. One a 6 and the other a 4 (sorry fatso). Yet I haven't showed you shit. Hahahahahaha. You lose.

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:10 PM
....says the gutless loser who never posts a photo of himself or his wife.

You know, Skip, if you'd save up your dope money for just a couple of months, you might be able to find a used computer and scanner, and then you could post a photo of your lovely wife/lady friend and end all this humiliation.

Well, since you posted a picture of your beloved and that was the self-imposed trigger point for Skip to do the same, I'm sure it's just a question of time.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:12 PM
Has it occurred to either one of you dipshits that you both posted pics of your wives. One a 6 and the other a 4 (sorry fatso). Yet I haven't showed you shit. Hahahahahaha. You lose.

Yes, you win. The ChiefsPlanet Cyberpuss of Year Award. You also win the ChiefsPlanet Embarrassed By My Life Award.

I figure you're a shoe-in for winning again next year, assuming you haven't dropped f#cking dead by then. Really, you have no competition.

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:12 PM
Has it occurred to either one of you dipshits that you both posted pics of your wives. One a 6 and the other a 4 (sorry fatso). Yet I haven't showed you shit. Hahahahahaha. You lose.

Yes, that's apparent. It's also apparent that you are either a pussy or incompetent, perhaps both. You made a claim; now back it up.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 10:12 PM
i'll see if I can get Greg to put up the pic for you. He's done it for me before. You'll wish I hadn't.

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:13 PM
i'll see if I can get Greg to put up the pic for you. He's done it for me before. You'll wish I hadn't.

Are you still married to her?

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:14 PM
i'll see if I can get Greg to put up the pic for you. He's done it for me before. You'll wish I hadn't.

Is Greg your photoshop expert? ROFL

Phobia
08-28-2007, 10:15 PM
I'd say that Skip is a wife snob.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:20 PM
I'd say that Skip is a wife snob.

I'm just waiting for him to post a photo of Jane Russell and hope no one realizes who she is. :D

Phobia
08-28-2007, 10:23 PM
I think I recall him posting a pic of his wife a long, long time ago. She was very pretty. IIRC, this is the lady who left him for a very young man.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 10:24 PM
I'd say that Skip is a wife snob.
Yeah, I was. Mine wasn't a 10. That is reserved for Natalie Wood and Grace Kelly, etc. But she was a high 8 or low 9. I'll get somebody to post her pic. I'm proud of her. She would stop the show when we entered the Country Club.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:26 PM
I think I recall him posting a pic of his wife a long, long time ago. She was very pretty. IIRC, this is the lady who left him for a very young man.

Before or after he pissed his life away on dope?

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:28 PM
I think I recall him posting a pic of his wife a long, long time ago. She was very pretty. IIRC, this is the lady who left him for a very young man.

Yeah, I was. Mine wasn't a 10. That is reserved for Natalie Wood and Grace Kelly, etc. But she was a high 8 or low 9. I'll get somebody to post her pic. I'm proud of her. She would stop the show when we entered the Country Club.


That would explain a lot, actually.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:34 PM
That would explain a lot, actually.

Yep.

If Skip wasn't such a prick, I'd actually feel sorry for him. I really wanted to have a nice peaceful evening. But dogging on somebody's wife for no good reason whatsoever.... I just couldn't let that go.

What a lowlife.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 10:40 PM
Hey, don't blame me if you're married to dogs. Water seeks its own level. As a rule, pretty girls don't marry ugly guys. Or hadn't you noticed?

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:40 PM
Yep.

If Skip wasn't such a prick, I'd actually feel sorry for him. I really wanted to have a nice peaceful evening. But dogging on somebody's wife for no good reason whatsoever.... I just couldn't let that go.

What a lowlife.

Well, I actually kind of like Skip. I think he has a solid mind but for whatever reason, he has a massive chip on his shoulder. I presume that it is because he realizes that he has pissed away his potential (for whatever reason) and is exceedingly bitter about it.

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:42 PM
Hey, don't blame me if you're married to dogs. Water seeks its own level. As a rule, pretty girls don't marry ugly guys. Or hadn't you noticed?

What happened to your wife, Skip?

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:43 PM
Hey, don't blame me if you're married to dogs. Water seeks its own level. As a rule, pretty girls don't marry ugly guys. Or hadn't you noticed?

I would almost think it must be physically painful to be such a miserable wretch.

I take back what I said before - I do pity you. Whatever happened to turn you into the vile piece of shit that you are must have really been terrible. I'm sorry.

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 10:45 PM
I would almost think it must be physically painful to be such a miserable wretch.

I take back what I said before - I do pity you. Whatever happened to turn you into the vile piece of shit that you are must have really been terrible. I'm sorry.
Hahahahaha. This from a total fat, uneducated loser.

Donger
08-28-2007, 10:46 PM
Hahahahaha. This from a total fat, uneducated loser.

Why did your wife leave you, Skip?

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:48 PM
Hahahahaha. This from a total fat, uneducated loser.

I'm glad you have that to hang on to, Skippy. Whatever makes you feel better. Seriously.

C'mon, gramps - give us a hug. Donger can join in, too. :grouphug:

Skip Towne
08-28-2007, 10:50 PM
I'm glad you have that to hang on to, Skippy. Whatever makes you feel better. Seriously.

C'mon, gramps - give us a hug. Donger can join in, too. :grouphug:
:thumb: Hahahahahahaha

Coach
08-28-2007, 10:51 PM
I have no areas of snobbery. I am a humble person who eschews materialism, thank you very much.

Frazod
08-28-2007, 10:53 PM
I have no areas of snobbery. I am a humble person who eschews materialism, thank you very much.

Good for you, dude! Join the group hug! Kevin should join too, since he's probably annoyed with us for hijacking his poll and turning it into a smacque-fest.

GROUP HUGS FOR EVERYBODY! FEEL THE LOVE!

:grouphug:

Nzoner
08-28-2007, 10:54 PM
I forgot to add food,although I don't need gourmet I'm not eating those damn green bean stems from Aldi and the like as well as pop,give me a name brand or nothing and Sam's Choice is not a name brand.

el borracho
08-28-2007, 10:59 PM
I selected travel destinations. I spend a hugely disproportionate amount of my time and money on travel- not that I stay in top 10 percentile accomodations when I travel (I don't), just that I love travel and am willing to eat beans and rice for 10 months if it means I can travel for 2 months.

Donger
08-28-2007, 11:02 PM
I can only hope that Skip can come to terms with his wife's departure someday.

JazzzLovr
08-28-2007, 11:04 PM
Yep.

If Skip wasn't such a prick, I'd actually feel sorry for him. I really wanted to have a nice peaceful evening. But dogging on somebody's wife for no good reason whatsoever.... I just couldn't let that go.

What a lowlife.

Geez. I just can't leave you alone for a minute, can I?

:D

Frazod
08-28-2007, 11:06 PM
Geez. I just can't leave you alone for a minute, can I?

:D

Not so fast, woman! See post 136! Skip and I have made peace!

DIRECTV FOR EVERYBODY!

el borracho
08-28-2007, 11:07 PM
Skip's current wife:

http://thirdroar.com/paintings/2003-04-Fist/FIST-websmall.jpg

JazzzLovr
08-28-2007, 11:11 PM
Not so fast, woman! See post 136! Skip and I have made peace!

DIRECTV FOR EVERYBODY!

LMAO

Donger
08-28-2007, 11:14 PM
Not so fast, woman! See post 136! Skip and I have made peace!

DIRECTV FOR EVERYBODY!

I think that Skip is still smarting about the fact that he doesn't live next to a 'seaport.'

Frazod
08-28-2007, 11:17 PM
I think that Skip is still smarting about the fact that he doesn't live next to a 'seaport.'

I must have missed that one.

Anyway, I'm going to bed before I get into it with anybody else. Goodnight. :D

Donger
08-28-2007, 11:19 PM
I must have missed that one.

Anyway, I'm going to bed before I get into it with anybody else. Goodnight. :D

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=168061&page=2&pp=50

|Zach|
08-28-2007, 11:33 PM
If you work at a place that employs 2,000 people, that is not a very impressive budget for caviar. How much per invited head?
The part is for 400ish people. I work at a Country Club we are putting it on.

luv
08-28-2007, 11:44 PM
Wow. I found none of the above to fit me, so I guess I'm not a snob.

TinyEvel
08-29-2007, 12:10 AM
This is the only poll that I was hoping I was in a small group

TinyEvel
08-29-2007, 12:11 AM
Wow. I found none of the above to fit me, so I guess I'm not a snob.

You need to start snobbing it up, girl.

DaneMcCloud
08-29-2007, 01:24 AM
Even though the wife and I don't cook, we like our kitchen. Mostly for drinking. :)

CHENZ A!
08-29-2007, 01:27 AM
I splurge every so often on lots of those, but the only MUST have for me is clothing/shoes. I gotta look fresh to death.

luv
08-29-2007, 01:38 AM
You need to start snobbing it up, girl.
I guess I can be a car snob. I was going to rent an SUV to drive up to the bash, but I figure gas would be cheaper for just a full-size. I'm hoping they have the new Charger. Those are suh-weet.

ClevelandBronco
08-29-2007, 02:02 AM
Spelling and grammar.

Also, I hate course language.

**** you if you don't like it.

OnTheWarpath58
08-29-2007, 06:08 AM
You should build in KC. I know a guy.

Feel free to try to wear down my wife when you see her.

I'd love to move to KC.

Her, not so much. Her family is here and her parents are up in age. Even though it's a short drive, I don't see us moving for a while.....

OnTheWarpath58
08-29-2007, 06:11 AM
you can't cook without good knives. Just find a brand and line you like and start your collection one knife at a time(start with the chef knife.) I have the Wüstof Grand Prix knives.

We have the GP's as well.

Great knives for the price.

Even better price when you get them as a wedding gift.....


:)

runnercyclist
08-29-2007, 06:18 AM
Beer

Saulbadguy
08-29-2007, 06:22 AM
Skip doesn't have a wife, she left him. Or he left her. Or they both left each other.

Now she is dead. I remember him posting a thread about it some time ago.