The worm has turned

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Re: The worm has turned

Postby oldsalt1 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:45 am

I am sure that we have all had those instances when maybe we got up a little late , were trying to get dressed , and we are searching frantically , looking in the closet on the chair and in the laundry looking for our favorite shirt or pants.

Well had that yesterday , I over slept, I was rushing around trying to get dressed the only difference was that I was looking for my favorite SKIRT.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby denimini » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:47 am

oldsalt1 wrote:Maybe if they spent less time practicing and consulting and more time working with patients, medical bills would be cheaper :lol: :lol: now please lift up your skirt :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I have been an architect for years but only the last few I have been practicing in a skirt .......... one day I will get it right.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby oldsalt1 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:39 pm

iT snowed over night not much a couple of inches I had to run some errands but I could see that things were pretty clean

I went out wearing my above the knees denim skirt ,tights , knee boots. And a jacket.

The first place I stopped at was the bank I got out of my car and started walking towards the entrance. Than this cute young thing I would say mid twenties came out of the bank She was wearing heavy coveralls work boots and a jacket We met up by the door she gave a look towards my skirt than she smiled and said I think we got this backwards.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby STEVIE » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:11 am

oldsalt1 wrote:The first place I stopped at was the bank I got out of my car and started walking towards the entrance. Than this cute young thing I would say mid twenties came out of the bank She was wearing heavy coveralls work boots and a jacket We met up by the door she gave a look towards my skirt than she smiled and said I think we got this backwards.


Youth and wit too, I'm envious.
The next youngster would have probably been completely underdressed.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby weeladdie18 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:18 pm

I was in my favourite café and two Female Naval Personel sat down..One was wearing her flying overalls...possibly a navigator ...The other was wearing
heavy boots trousers and officers uniform.....I seriously considered going up to them in my skirt and saying.........
" All the nice girls love a sailor " ...............L O L.....In my dreams...........weeladdie
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby oldsalt1 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:56 am

Got one for you. I was working out in my yard and my neighbor needed my help . Where we were there is about a 3 foot block wall between the yards. Its a little to tall for me to jump over. Usually what I would have done was throw one leg over sit on the top than swing the other leg over. But I was wearing my work skirt.

I was wearing briefs so that wasn't the problem . But in order not to flash him I had to sit on the wall than keeping my legs together swing them over.

I realize its not a big deal but its one of those things that you just have to think about. :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby crfriend » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:08 pm

oldsalt1 wrote:I realize its not a big deal but its one of those things that you just have to think about. :roll: :roll: :roll:

You definitely know you've arrived when actions such as this become automatic.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby STEVIE » Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:35 pm

crfriend wrote:You definitely know you've arrived when actions such as this become automatic.


Ha ha so my recent enforced decorum has a plus side after all, clouds and silver linings etc.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby beachlion » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:34 pm

In situations like that, when something was not up to standard with clothing, I always remember what my mother used to say:"If you move fast enough, nobody will see it." ;)
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby KenCT » Wed May 01, 2019 3:40 am

Sometimes when wearing pants I find myself keeping knees together when reaching down, or entering my car by sitting, then swinging both legs in together, etc. Better than if the habits carried the other direction, I suppose. Actually, I find it interesting to learn how to do things in a skirt with proper decorum. Only now realized why women and girls (used to) curtsy - bending the knees with one foot behind the other keeps the skirt covering the essentials, even though the knees are slightly apart.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby oldsalt1 » Wed May 29, 2019 7:54 pm

AS I was coming out of the bank there was a lady coming in I grabbed and held the door for her . She smiled grabbed the door and said you first your wearing the skirt
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby crfriend » Wed May 29, 2019 10:31 pm

What a wonderful excuse for a quick conversation and an exchange of smiles! These are some of life's sweet moments.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby Kilted Musician » Thu May 30, 2019 6:58 am

Daryl wrote:
denimini wrote:My point was; what was under a kilt needn't be interpreted stereotypically , hence the reply needn't be predictable:
"Are you accusing me of shoplifting?"


My favourite witty reply is "your sister's lipstick", but that probably wasn't a good idea in that situation (female cop asking). Maybe some reference to shoplifting would have gotten me frisked, but alas I am not quick witted enough in such situations.

Another reply could've been, "I'll charge you a dollar to tell you, $5 to show you, or $10 you can find out for yourself!" :lol:

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Re: The worm has turned

Postby lazerr » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:00 pm

Not sure where to post this, but, I noticed an add pop up on my facebook page. Evidently I've been determined to be someone who might buy a manly skirt. The site is a storefront called "Mr. Turk", and this is the first time I've heard of it.

Anyway, they have a few skirt/ kilt fashions, not at all what I'm used to seeing. They are pricey, as fashions tend to be, but the designs are created specifically for men.
What I like is that this shows there is active marketing for men's skirt designs. They had some wild fashions for pants, but the skirts were a bit more conservative to my eyes. Not bad.


Here is a snip from the site.
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Re: The worm has turned

Postby Darryl » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:01 am

Problem is that I found NO SKIRTS for sale on the site. The posted photo above is selling the shirt, no sign of the skirt.

The Trina Turk site has some interesting items, at a price, price and a price. https://www.trinaturk.com/designer-dresses/
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