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fameONE
I've been online buying clothes practically this entire deployment. Everything is getting mailed to my parents house (pretty smart, eh?) so I can pick it up while en route to DC.

I checked my bank statement, and I realized that I just spent 2 grand in the past two weeks on kicks alone. Most of which being Nike Dunks.

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I think I have a problem.
hi-C
blink.gif DAYYYYYUUUMMMM. At least you'll be lookin' fresh when you come home. I wish I had 2G's to spend on... anything fallen.gif
sixfive
I have one pair of shoes that I wear on a daily basis. Then there are soccer, basketball, rafting, and some high gloss bates.
fameONE
I still can't seem to find another pair of MF DOOM dunks, though. And that, my friends, is making Brandon very angry.
sixfive
Like these? Or am I just stupid and posting the first thing I found that seemed legit?
fameONE
^YES. But 10.5 is hard to come by. That's like the universal shoe size for anyone who rocks Nike Dunks.

I've seen these things go for as much as $500. I'm not that desperate to get my hands on the kicks dedicated to my favorite rapper... not yet, at least. ph34r.gif
Tung
I have MF dooms size 10. VNDS.

$150 shipped.

oh wait im advertising. whistling.gif
fameONE
QUOTE(Tung @ Feb 3 2009, 10:12 PM) *
I have MF dooms size 10. VNDS.

$150 shipped.

oh wait im advertising. whistling.gif

PM me, ninja.
misoshiru
two weeks? damn that's even more than tung.
LittleMissSunshine
wow! your gonna have some fly kicks.. i don't think i could ever spend so much on shoes.
fameONE
QUOTE(misoshiru @ Feb 4 2009, 12:28 AM) *
two weeks? damn that's even more than tung.

It's weird because my shoe game has always been on point. Even if I were just wearing a thermal, beanie, and some Evisu denim (the plain look, FTW); my kicks were a definite stand out. So I had lot of kicks before coming on this deployment.

The only difference is, I would research which SBs they were and take my time looking for them. I never liked buying online because it's so much more gratifying to go in the store and actually try them on, then walk out with the new purchase on my feet.

I haven't been in civilization for seven months, f*ck it, online shopping has taken over my life.
Tung
lol well, my shoe collection prolly adds up to the 7-8 grand range. i don't even wear most of my shoes though, cuz i want to be able to sale them later when i'm done with my shoe faze and sell it on to another sneakerhead. most of my shoes are only worn 10 times max. 10 times only in about 3-4 years. not bad.
fameONE
QUOTE(Tung @ Feb 4 2009, 09:51 AM) *
lol well, my shoe collection prolly adds up to the 7-8 grand range. i don't even wear most of my shoes though, cuz i want to be able to sale them later when i'm done with my shoe faze and sell it on to another sneakerhead. most of my shoes are only worn 10 times max. 10 times only in about 3-4 years. not bad.

Man, I don't even have kicks that I purchased a year and a half ago, let alone three. I'll give them away, sell them for cheap, toss them in the dumpster, etc if I've had my wear. I've purchased hundreds of kicks in three to four years, but I think I'm only sitting on 40 pairs of Dunks, at most.
Tung
Lol. I have an emotional attachment to my shoes though haha. I mean I got the Tiffany's 3 years ago. Shit, Pink Box Nike Sb's are f*cken classics. That's what I like about Sbs. People still wear shoes that released 6 years ago today, and they are clean as f*ck. I rarely touch my pink boxes sb shoes though. Aite i'm sounding too much like a hypebeast for stocking my shoes haha.

I skate all the time around campus, so I can't wear my expensive sb dunks anymore. Only my sb blazers and beaters to skate around.
fameONE
QUOTE(Tung @ Feb 4 2009, 10:47 AM) *
Lol. I have an emotional attachment to my shoes though haha. I mean I got the Tiffany's 3 years ago. Shit, Pink Box Nike Sb's are f*cken classics. That's what I like about Sbs. People still wear shoes that released 6 years ago today, and they are clean as f*ck. I rarely touch my pink boxes sb shoes though. Aite i'm sounding too much like a hypebeast for stocking my shoes haha.

I skate all the time around campus, so I can't wear my expensive sb dunks anymore. Only my sb blazers and beaters to skate around.

Damn, you have the Tiffany's? That certifies you as a hypebeast.

I guess I don't fully fit the description because my primary concern is the full outfit, not just my kicks. I still have the Tony Parker Dunks, the Peewee Herman SBs and the Skate or Die's, but nothing from way back.

...that's where my Jordan 1s come into play. I can't wait to wear my Jordan 1 x A Tribe Called Quest kicks. Those are bananas.
Tung
QUOTE(WarMachine @ Feb 3 2009, 11:59 PM) *
Damn, you have the Tiffany's? That certifies you as a hypebeast.

I guess I don't fully fit the description because my primary concern is the full outfit, not just my kicks. I still have the Tony Parker Dunks, the Peewee Herman SBs and the Skate or Die's, but nothing from way back.

...that's where my Jordan 1s come into play. I can't wait to wear my Jordan 1 x A Tribe Called Quest kicks. Those are bananas.


Lol, i collect ONLY Sb's. I ain't a Jordans fan. Imo, they are kinda ugly. Of course I got the Tiffany's lol. I got shit load of rare sb's and quickstrikes. including melvins, rayguns, purple pigeons, hawaiis, bucks, unkles (MY FAVORITE SB's EVER), blue avengers, jedis, stussys, dela soul, pushead, and a shit load more.

the ones i names, are all about $200-$400 range each. i rarely wear them though. i've only worn them about 10 times max like i said. i mostly wear my sbs GR's that are priced around $80-100.
fameONE
I like Jordan 1s because they're nothing more than Nike Dunks that fit tighter around the ankle. Hell, I learned how to skate in a pair of Jordan 1s.

I've always been a Nike Dunk fan. It's not a matter of collecting them for me, it's just that they're the only type of sneaker that I've ALWAYS liked. I'll rarely buy AF1s or Js, but the way a Hollister Becky wears flip-flops is how this seasonal0.gif wears Dunks.
brooklyneast05
every respectable seasonal0.gif has a pair of jordans tucked away imo


although i know what you mean tung, some of the jordans are ugly as hell, but you just have to dodge those. like brandon said though jordan 1's = love. my jordan's have sentimental value. my pair of red and white 18th's didn't touch ANYTHING but the court for years.


i could never be a sneakerhead like you guys, i'm too cheap or something. i duno, i have some weird guilty concious thing about excessive expenses that i don't actually need. this holds me back from ever being a ballin' seasonal0.gif sad.gif
fameONE
QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Feb 4 2009, 03:36 PM) *
every respectable seasonal0.gif has a pair of jordans tucked away imo

No truer words have e'er been spoken.
sixfive
Christ, I have five pairs of shoes to cover for every occasion I might get into. Dress, casual, sports, everything. Hard to find size fourteen, though.
fameONE
QUOTE(kryogenix @ Feb 4 2009, 06:03 PM) *
Christ, I have five pairs of shoes to cover for every occasion I might get into. Dress, casual, sports, everything. Hard to find size fourteen, though.

Jeezus, how tall are you?
saintsaens
Thank God for small feet. I can wear pretty much anything and it won't come off as clown feet. :D

Also, can I get some pics of what you bought? I want to see!
sixfive
QUOTE(WarMachine @ Feb 4 2009, 09:18 AM) *
Jeezus, how tall are you?

6'5"
fameONE
QUOTE(saintsaens @ Feb 4 2009, 06:32 PM) *
Thank God for small feet. I can wear pretty much anything and it won't come off as clown feet. :D

Also, can I get some pics of what you bought? I want to see!

I only have order/item numbers in my confirmation emails. No pics.

Patience, Korea, patience. In about two weeks, I'll be hypebeast modelon this bish.
brooklyneast05
@ steven, you are beating me stubborn.gif size 14 would suck though, i don't envy you at all. i have a hard enough time finding 13s sometimes. luckily a lot of times it depends on the shoe and i can move around between size 12/12.5 and 13, and places usually have 12 more often it seems.

6'5 are you still growing ohmy.gif you better be able to dunk soon...anyone 6'5 should be dunking. i could dunk when i hit 6'1 or something i think, granted i'm da seasonal0.gif but i've seen 6'0 xmas.gif dudes dunking. bring out your inner seasonal0.gif
fameONE
I'm 5'9 and I can dunk if it's a put-back. For some reason, I never seemed to master the art of continuing to palm the ball when its over my head. _unsure.gif
brooklyneast05
yeah when i was about that height or 5'10 i could put back, but i couldn't jump high enough with the ball. i couldn't jump high enough with the ball for forever it seemed. i can't count the times i've run up and slammed the ball into the front rim and fallen over loool.gif
DoubleJ
Yesterday this dude that works at journeys came into the branch to make a deposit for his store. We must have spent at least forty minutes talking about kicks. All the girls in the branch looked at us like wtf?! I told them that girls have their bags and guys have their kicks.

To me...there is a big difference between being a sneaker head and being a kick head.
fameONE
QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Feb 4 2009, 07:46 PM) *
i can't count the times i've run up and slammed the ball into the front rim and fallen over loool.gif

Neither can I. _unsure.gif

QUOTE
To me...there is a big difference between being a sneaker head and being a kick head.


Esplain.
NoSex
JUST FOR KICKS (Thibaut de Longeville & Lisa Leone, 2005):
DoubleJ
I define a sneaker head as somebody who just gets the newest and simple shit that comes out:

Example: All those dumbasses that stand on forty deuce for hours outside of foot action for the same jordans that everybody, their mother, lil ke ke in the stroller, and pookie and them down the block are going to have.

A kick head is somebody who takes their time and gets a lot of exclusive shit. They know that what they are going to get nine times out of ten you won't see somebody in the same vicinity with it on ya know.

Example: Tung knows how long I have been trying to find these Dontrelle Willis dunks. Everybody that I have seen has the red and white ones, but NOBODY and I mean NOBODY has the ones that come in the Marlins colors.

I think that you are a kick head and I apologize if you were slighted in some way.
fameONE
QUOTE(NoSex @ Feb 4 2009, 07:55 PM) *
JUST FOR KICKS (Thibaut de Longeville & Lisa Leone, 2005):
kvdOXRhBIeQ&


I've been meaning to watch this. It was only plastered all over Sneaker Freakr magazine's forum for 6 months straight.

QUOTE
I think that you are a kick head and I apologize if you were slighted in some way.


No offense taken.

I've got 99 problems but my kicks ain't one.
DoubleJ
Oh yeah I saw that documentary. Anybody is into kicks really needs to watch that vid. The things people would do to find kicks really inspired me.
gojira
QUOTE(WarMachine @ Feb 4 2009, 02:59 AM) *
Damn, you have the Tiffany's? That certifies you as a hypebeast.


o i c tung lolololol
sixfive
QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Feb 4 2009, 10:28 AM) *
@ steven, you are beating me stubborn.gif size 14 would suck though, i don't envy you at all. i have a hard enough time finding 13s sometimes. luckily a lot of times it depends on the shoe and i can move around between size 12/12.5 and 13, and places usually have 12 more often it seems.

6'5 are you still growing ohmy.gif you better be able to dunk soon...anyone 6'5 should be dunking. i could dunk when i hit 6'1 or something i think, granted i'm da seasonal0.gif but i've seen 6'0 xmas.gif dudes dunking. bring out your inner seasonal0.gif

I'm going to do air alert. I hope I'm done growing, it's a pain finding pants / shoes alike. Shirts can be annoying too, seeing as I'm thin and fit into a medium just fine but with shirts and jackets a lot of time they're too short. It's a hard knock life. On the bright side, I'm doing quite well when I play basketball having only started a couple months ago and not playing too terribly religiously. Soccer is so advantageous.
DoubleJ
Yeah finding 13s can really be a pain sometimes.
Tung
lol see the thing is I don't wear DUNKS at all. Sb Dunks is way different than regular dunks you see at like Journeys or Footlocker, etc. Sb dunks are wayyy more expensive and comfortable to wear, because of the padding on it. i mostly order online for my shoes, and i usually hunt down shoes i want.
DoubleJ
QUOTE(Tung @ Feb 4 2009, 04:46 PM) *
lol see the thing is I don't wear DUNKS at all. Sb Dunks is way different than regular dunks you see at like Journeys or Footlocker, etc. Sb dunks are wayyy more expensive and comfortable to wear, because of the padding on it. i mostly order online for my shoes, and i usually hunt down shoes i want.

Yeah you got me hooked to sb's. I have yet to find the dunks that I want in my size stubborn.gif
sixfive
bout to get
misoshiru
i've been looking to get a good pair of sneakers! any places you would recommend online? ...nothing too expensive though. i'm out of a job. sad.gif
DoubleJ
awww my yan yan.

www.vintagekicks.com

www.pickyourshoes.com
misoshiru
nothing like any of yours...

but i bought these.
misoshiru
i also have a pair of af1s. i think.
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