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Old Jul 23rd 2011, 9:04 am
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Of course that is your own opinion about yourself, should I show you research that shows people rate their physical attractiveness more highly than others rate them?

The problem with vanity seems to me to be twofold:
1. It's not a productive obsession.
2. No matter how much we detest it for being #1 we can't get over the fact we do judge others on appearances and often we are very successful at it.

So people do dress to conform with the expectations a society or group has about them. If your in the army you wear a uniform, in a company you wear a suit and if you are working as a writer you wear jeans and a t-shirt.

However the other side to this is that when people conform too much to the ideals of a society they become exact replacements for each other based on looks. So in the army you wear more stripes to denote rank, in the corporate world you wear a more expensive and flashy suit/car/pen and successful writers...buy matching socks .

So with social status looks become important but for many people, more interested in their work than their looks, it's not really an accurate guide to success.
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Old Jul 24th 2011, 8:39 pm
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Originally Posted by love30stm View Post
I will never ever understand how people cant and wont bother with themselves...and i will never call Wellingtons gum boots or flip flops jandles

ok must be wine time now
I'm glad they don't call flip flops 'thongs', jandals sounds better.
My Dad has always called wellingtons 'gum boots' here, don't know why.
I love the more relaxed way of dressing in NZ/OZ, I hate the way some people look down their noses at you in the UK if you're not dressed in the right clothing, so snobby!
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Originally Posted by janetlindsey View Post
I'm glad they don't call flip flops 'thongs', jandals sounds better.
My Dad has always called wellingtons 'gum boots' here, don't know why.
I love the more relaxed way of dressing in NZ/OZ, I hate the way some people look down their noses at you in the UK if you're not dressed in the right clothing, so snobby!
Relaxed?? What walking around looking like you just got out of bed and not had a shower or never been to a dentist?
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[QUOTE=janetlindsey;9516338]I'm glad they don't call flip flops 'thongs', jandals sounds better.
My Dad has always called wellingtons 'gum boots' here, don't know why.
I love the more relaxed way of dressing in NZ/OZ, I hate the way some people look down their noses at you in the UK if you're not dressed in the right clothing, so snobby![/QUOTE

Maybe because I live in a redneck town
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Old Jul 26th 2011, 10:26 am
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http://www.peopleofwalmart.com/photos/top-rated

check out the Yanks for a laugh!! some make you cringe
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Old Jul 26th 2011, 5:25 pm
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http://www.peopleofwalmart.com/photos/top-rated

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Old Jul 27th 2011, 6:00 am
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http://www.peopleofwalmart.com/photos/top-rated

check out the Yanks for a laugh!! some make you cringe

I’m scared, hypothetically these people are still eligible for passports and tourist visas right?
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I’m scared, hypothetically these people are still eligible for passports and tourist visas right?
yeah but how many of them have ventured "out of state" ?? or "out of their home county??"
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Old Jul 27th 2011, 12:57 pm
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that's trash talk man!!!
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Look carefully at the bloke just about to walk past the hut, makes pjs in pac n save seem normal!
This was up Coronet Peak last weekend!
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Look carefully at the bloke just about to walk past the hut, makes pjs in pac n save seem normal!
This was up Coronet Peak last weekend!
.. At least he isn't wearing flip flops!
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Look carefully at the bloke just about to walk past the hut, makes pjs in pac n save seem normal!
This was up Coronet Peak last weekend!
YMCA Village People I think!
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Old Aug 4th 2011, 3:50 am
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Originally Posted by love30stm View Post
Plus ive never conformed but like to look good
Looking nice makes you feel good, However, new years eve me and OH invited to a party, as i would have done in UK i put on me best dress, hair done, spray tan, nails, the works. Turned up everyone was wearing joggies , hoodies, shorts teashirts. I said omg i am a bit overdressed compared to you lot. I quickly got a lot of funny looks and one said whats that supposed to mean we are dressed. i quickly changed to fit in. This was wrong Right?

Now Im thinking of selling all me designer dresses and clothes from uk on trademe a dont get to wear them, and when i do im frowned upon whats with these people eh!
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Is it cold here or do i have ice running through me veins, why are people still out wearing shorts teashirts and flip flops. there all nuts
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