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  1. Nobert replied to the thread 1936 Apparel Arts Anniversary Issue Images.

    Hmm, that's too bad. I road tested all of these, so I'm puzzled. Best of luck. Did you try right-clicking on the picture, "copy image,"...

    Dec 13, 2017 at 1:46 AM
  2. Nobert replied to the thread 1936 Apparel Arts Anniversary Issue Images.

    OR... download the image, choose the "rename" option for the file and manually add the .jpg extension, or save the file with the...

    Dec 13, 2017 at 12:41 AM
  3. Nobert replied to the thread 1936 Apparel Arts Anniversary Issue Images.

    They open in M.S. Paint, if you're using a P.C., at least on my P.C. They also work with GIMP, a freeware version of Photoshop (I also...

    Dec 13, 2017 at 12:34 AM
  4. Nobert replied to the thread You Realise Christmas Is Approaching When ….

    I have to admit, my first thought was, "Hey, that's not The Waitresses..." I am old.

    Dec 12, 2017 at 12:27 AM
  5. Nobert liked MondoFW's post in the thread Merry Christmas from 1936!.

    At first glance, I thought 23 was a sickle. "You have nothing to lose but your chains!"

    Dec 11, 2017 at 11:56 PM
  6. Nobert attached a file to the thread Things that make you smile.

    Hmm, we have a bunch of pictures, taken by my great uncle, that have a similar border decoration on the prints. He was quite a talented...

    Ellsworth 1.png Dec 7, 2017 at 3:18 PM
  7. Nobert replied to the thread The chase for a suit; should I even bother?.

    Chest size is an issue. Seams and darts can be altered (within reason) to give a pretty close fit around the back and waist, but the...

    Dec 6, 2017
  8. Nobert replied to the thread The 80s, myth and reality?.

    I want to say it was the late 70s that the first big anti-smoking sentiments came through, via P.S.A.'s during Saturday morning cartoons...

    Dec 6, 2017
  9. Nobert liked scottyrocks's post in the thread The 80s, myth and reality?.

    haha, yes indeed, I was referencing Ms. LMaine, who has said essentially the same thing. I have found it very interesting that...

    Dec 6, 2017
  10. Nobert replied to the thread The chase for a suit; should I even bother?.

    I'd also suggest combing the thrift stores, pickings may be slim (no pun intended), but it's not impossible to come across an early 50s...

    Dec 6, 2017
  11. Nobert replied to the thread The 80s, myth and reality?.

    Not only not a big deal but, until about a generation ago, considered bottom-feeding garbage fish. Someone mentioned to me that when she...

    Dec 6, 2017
  12. Nobert replied to the thread The 80s, myth and reality?.

    I'm sure the irony has been touched on countless times on this forum, but the period at which we throw such fond and longing backwards...

    Dec 6, 2017