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  1. Biltmore Bob

    Chris Penn, actor brother of Sean, found dead in his home

    Too bad it wasn't Sean...It'll most likely turn out to be an OD or suicide. I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.
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    Whale steaks in London tonight...

    By Jeremy Lovell Sat Jan 21, 3:06 PM ET LONDON (Reuters) The northern bottle-nosed whale that made world headlines when it strayed into the River Thames in central London two days ago has died as rescuers were trying to rush it to safety aboard a barge. The news follows a sharp...
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    Winchester (Guns) closing down...

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. --U.S. Repeating Arms Co. Inc. said Tuesday it will close its Winchester firearm factory, threatening the future of a rifle that was once called "The Gun that Won the West." The announcement touched off a lobbying effort by city officials and union leaders who hoped to find a...
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    How old is good?

    I haven't gotten into vintage felt. I really don't need to get interested in anything else. But for the sake of argument...How far must one go back in time to get the kind of excellent vintage felt that one hears of on the Lounge? But...I got my eye on a little gem in my size on the Bay...
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    Coupla' pictures of my B Wear Cap...

    I tried to add a little "noir", kinda like my avatar. This is the Gray Herringbone Biltmore Bob Special...no wire in the bill, seam centered, no snap. Anyone with photoshop who is willing to try...I'd like the full face photo to sort of resemble my current avatar.
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    Reactions from people...

    I was dressed in a gray turtleneck, dark trousers, gray herringbone wool sports jacket and my gray herringbone B! Wear 8 1/4 cap, when I entered a donut shop last Sunday morning before church. My mission, to purchase some donuts and Kolaches for my family to sate their hunger before services...
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    Chronicles of Narnia...

    Went and saw Chronicles of Narnia with my my two youngest, 7 and 9, yesterday. I was hesitant about going because of the longish run time. The kids just loved it. My 9 year old actually put it all together and recognized that there was a redemptive theme to the story...oh it warms the heart...
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    Levi's Jackets...

    I'm looking at some "vintage" Levi's jackets on the Bay right now. When did Levi's introduce the handwarmer pockets to their jackets? I had a couple Levi's jackets while growing up and don't recall them having handwarmer pockets. What I'm trying to get is a hard blue jacket in 46-48 regular.
  9. Biltmore Bob

    What reading material is in your bathroom?

    On my toilet tank I have... Cold Steel Knife catalog The Cowboy Hat Book by Rich Rand Rand's Custom Hats catalog The Sportsmans Guide catalog an issue of Combat Handguns an issue of American Handgunner Victorias Secret catalog an issue of Popular Mechanics an issue of Dog Fancy New...
  10. Biltmore Bob

    Mother makes child hold sign at roadside...

    By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press Writer Wed Nov 16, 9:42 PM ET EDMOND, Okla. - Tasha Henderson got tired of her 14-year-old daughter's poor grades, her chronic lateness to class and her talking back to her teachers, so she decided to teach the girl a lesson. ADVERTISEMENT She...
  11. Biltmore Bob

    San Fran and Pit Bulls...

    By JUSTIN M. NORTON, Associated Press Writer Wed Nov 16, 1:09 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO - City supervisors passed new laws requiring spaying and neutering of pit bulls on Tuesday, five months after the fatal mauling of a 12-year-old boy by his family's pit bulls. ADVERTISEMENT It was...
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    A French perspective on the riots

    Profile... Welcome to the Lounge. Don't forget to fill in your profile so we can see what you like and do. Hope you and yours are avoiding the recent rash of mob violence in France. The last report was that 300 towns in France were burning. Can you shed some light on the subject from your...
  13. Biltmore Bob

    Faces please...

    Some of us have finally come out of the closet and revealed our true identity by posting pictures of our ugly mugs. Some old timers have never been so bashful and we have always known what they look like. I think it would be great to put a face with the name, so to speak. Let's post some...
  14. Biltmore Bob

    Denim Heads...

    Ok, first let me say that I really don't need to get interested in anything else at this time. Especially vintage or repro denim. After visiting some websites and ebay I have found out that stuff is expensive. Right now I'm not really interested in the nuances of vintage denim and the...
  15. Biltmore Bob

    Anyone have a pair of these boots?

    Brown Engineer Boots from Caboots. Only $75...
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    Grandparents

    This is my father's parents, Daniel Roscoe and Mary Holmes. The photo was not dated. My Grandmother was born in Kentucky and of Scotch decent and will be 106 years young this November. She had two families, She outlived two husbands and had 18 children. My Dad is the baby of her 2nd...
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    Dave Brown...

    Sorry if I ruffled your feathers. Accept my humble apoligies for my recent remarks. Anything I post must not be indicative of the views of the sponsors of this program. I regret my comments...
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    Cuffed Jeans

    Who else cuffs their jeans. I do, all my dungarees are about 2 to 4 inches long and I give the legs one big turn that is about two inches. Must go back to childhood when my Mon would buy every pair of britches for us boys too big in order for us to grow into them.
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    Another Open Road question

    I don't have one, but intend to get one...someday. I see them on Ebay all the time. I see them offered open crowned all the time. Is an Open Road really an Open Road without a crown crease? For instance...I see no dicernable difference between an Open Road an a Sratoliner. for all intents...

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