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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:40 am

Here, let me google that for you:
http://www.uggaustralia.com/mens/index.aspx

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Postby Bling » Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:42 am

Ooh! I like rUGGed UGG man. :D

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Postby diane o'thirst » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:26 pm

Uggs are Uggs. The only real difference is that some are pink and most aren't.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:17 pm

The really cool ones that are wrapped with straps and trimmed with wolf fur along the top, and look like something out of a Frazetta painting, are only in women's sizes.

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Postby Bling » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:21 pm

Wolf fur belongs on wolves.

I found a blue pair of real sheepskin Australian boots on eBay for $35 incl. s/h so I don't have to bring my real UGGs and get 'em all dusty.

For some reason, sheepskin bothers me much less than wolf skin. Guess I favor the hunters over the prey :D

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:24 pm

Say that to Snuggles.

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Postby Bling » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:29 pm

You'd make an awesome pair of boots, Snuggles! And some yummy lamb chops. :D

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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:41 pm

Bling wrote:For some reason, sheepskin bothers me much less than wolf skin. Guess I favor the hunters over the prey

I don't know if you even have to go there. Sheep are domesticated. At least the ones from which we get sheepskins mostly are. Wolves are wild. I don't know how we'd feel about "dogskin." But certainly, dog has always been an option for the fashion-conscience and impoverished set.
Sheep, as I understand it, for the most part, could not survive long outside our care. They do wonderfully under it. (Okay, I've never seen a sheep centered CAFO. I'm sure that some sheep are miserable. But I figure the ones I see in the open air are doing ok.) And the sheepskin is a side benefit to the mutton, so it's not being killed simply for the skin, whereas a wolf is typically killed for spite and the skin just seems like rubbing its face in it, metaphorically speaking.

And if I were smarter, I wouldn't have said this in public forum.
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Postby Bling » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:45 pm

Very articulate explanation; thank you. :D

Plus, wolves are my personal spirit animal. I had an amazing dream about one once that changed my life.

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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:47 pm

Yeah, I dare not think of the plight of wild tigers, and they were my power animal when I was a kid.
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Postby Bling » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:49 pm

Unfortunately, Traditional Chinese Medicine has been very hard on tigers. :cry:

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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:51 pm

Not to mention population pressures.
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Postby Bling » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:56 pm

Yeah. Poor tigers. One of my cats has white tiger coloring and blue eyes. She's a pretty girl.

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:44 am

You know, I wasn't thinking of actual wolf skin necessarily.

Kind of expensive. Coyote skin is cheaper. ;)

Or dyed bunny fur, or even synthetic!

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Postby Bling » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:53 am

I feel better now. :D Bunnies, sheep, they're all prey... (Bwahahahah!) Of course, don't tell my veggie daughter I said that!


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