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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    Lol, with respect, that's complete pish! I could cite so many examples that show you're wrong, but the best would be to illustrate that the 20s was the heyday of 'flappers', and so women often looked like this (extremely feminine):



    ...a far cry from anything a heterosexual man would wear, and a MILLION miles from what 'ladettes' today look like!



    I didn't say I liked it, but at least women then looked like women.

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    I never said all women dressed like men in the 20s! Some did. It was about feminism and equality and breaking social taboos.
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    +1 Let's reference females properly. Also, some women of the 20's were strong in society and wanted to dress in a male orientated way to rebel against masculine rule to which I fully support. Women wanted to be seen on a level ground with men both in standing and strength and in showing their sexuality, opposing and rebelling against Victorian values.

    It was power dressing. The same has happened in every decade since especially the 80s. To look more masculine is to show strength, to show a failing equality in a male orientated society that women can do just as well as men in every way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    I never said all women dressed like men in the 20s!
    I beg to differ:

    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    In the 20s they just dressed like the men of the day instead of wearing dresses.
    Case closed!

    Hint: this is one of those occasions, just like we had before with graphic equalisers, to hold your hands up and admit you're wrong (or at the very least, didn't explain yourself properly)

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Black Adder View Post
    Also, some women of the 20's were strong in society and wanted to dress in a male orientated way to rebel against masculine rule to which I fully support. Women wanted to be seen on a level ground with men both in standing and strength and in showing their sexuality, opposing and rebelling against Victorian values.

    It was power dressing. The same has happened in every decade since especially the 80s. To look more masculine is to show strength, to show a failing equality in a male orientated society that women can do just as well as men in every way.
    I fully support the sentiments behind that, Jo, and would've wished them the best of luck, had I been there, but I still like women to look (and more importantly BEHAVE) like women, sorry. And by that I mean ladylike, well-spoken and with good manners. That's just how I am

    You can still be a strong, confident, rebellious and successful woman, whilst being well-mannered and ladylike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    Sort us some proper Afghan Black or Lebanese Red then.
    The Afghan not impossible but haven't seen any red Leb for 25 years.... I rememberer it as OMG and FFS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkless Electronics View Post
    The Afghan not impossible but haven't seen any red Leb for 25 years.... I rememberer it as OMG and FFS!
    Red Leb was pretty good, but my favourite was what we called 'Pakkie Black'. For real headbanger, hippy-trippy stuff there was always Nepalese Blue.

    Actually, my all time favourite was good old-fashioned "grass". Stank the place out, but was the nicest of highs.
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    Bit of Lambs Bread or Temple Ball wouldn't go amiss. Or what about Thai Stick?

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    aught to be ashamed of yourselves
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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    aught to be ashamed of yourselves
    Spliff 'n chill man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    Red Leb was pretty good, but my favourite was what we called 'Pakkie Black'. For real headbanger, hippy-trippy stuff there was always Nepalese Blue.

    Actually, my all time favourite was good old-fashioned "grass". Stank the place out, but was the nicest of highs.
    Probably Chitral Black you're thinking of there

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