Wearing slippers at home

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Your choice of slippers?

backless leather slippers
1
14%
Mao shoes
1
14%
plaid felt slippers
0
No votes
thong slippers
0
No votes
cute bunny slippers
1
14%
barefoot
4
57%
 
Total votes: 7

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Wearing slippers at home

Postby GoogaMooga » 24 Sep 2021, 08:25

Ah, nothing like a quiet night in: milk tea, good music, riveting book, and a pair of warm slippers. Keeping your feet warm at home should not be underestimated. I know a guy who had poor circulation and he ended up having two toes hacked off, to save the foot. Not a pretty sight. Of course, you could keep your hard leather shoes on, but that's more a guest thing to do.

So you have to choose a pair of slippers to save your toes. Or at least a pair of wool ski socks.

Traditionally, the backless leather slipper is the number one choice, as such a slipper can double up as a good spanking instrument.

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The Mao shoes have been popular at least since the 1970s, and are also known as "kung fu shoes".

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Then there are the closed, plaid felt slippers, usually worn by grumpy old men, or Andy Capp on his night off.

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The thong slipper is popular among the young, who have good circulation. They also think it's cool to be barefoot.

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Finally, there are the really soft, fluffy slippers with bunny ears or something cute like that. Many people would not be caught dead in those, but still they sell.

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby der Freiherr » 24 Sep 2021, 12:45

This may be the greatest thread of all time.

All the same, I reject the tyranny of shoes and socks in all their insidious varieties.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby harvey k-tel » 24 Sep 2021, 14:11

It's getting on slipper season around these parts, but I still prefer to be barefoot around the house as much as possible.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby souphound » 24 Sep 2021, 14:21

Barefoot or thick woolen socks here. I haven't owned slippers in well over 20 years.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Six String » 24 Sep 2021, 15:39

I do wear slippers in the winter when it’s cold but that is only a few months of the year. Usually I am barefoot as I am now. It’s 75F in the house at the moment so too warm to consider shoes.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 24 Sep 2021, 19:32

When as a child we all got slippers
We would scream like giddy kippers.
I can’t quite place when that got old
(Or when I did, truth be told)
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Positive Passion » 24 Sep 2021, 20:42

souphound wrote:Barefoot or thick woolen socks here. I haven't owned slippers in well over 20 years.


This

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 24 Sep 2021, 20:52

There is nothing better in life
than writing on the sole of your slipper with a biro.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Hightea » 24 Sep 2021, 21:11

Well slipper weather is quickly approaching.

I've got LL Bean sheepskin slippers. Don't wear them as much as I once did because I've got carpeting in my home(I need to tear it all up or move I realize now I hate carpeting). Otherwise on cold days I'm wearing wool comfy socks (screw the bunny I have moose ones).

By the way I hate sock season I'm barefoot or sockless from April to October.

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby yomptepi » 25 Sep 2021, 11:42

Bare feet around the house is a dirty habit , and reprehensible. Yuk. I do wear slippers a lot, but recently have taken to wearing my Crocs around the house, as they are cooler than slippers, and lighter. In winter I wear thick socks with little gripper pads on. But really, bare feet. Euww.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby GoogaMooga » 25 Sep 2021, 12:49

Bare feet on tatami mats is okay, though, quite a nice feeling, and the footsoles don't get as dirty.

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby OUTPLAY » 25 Sep 2021, 13:31

Anyone who walks around their home in bare or stockinged feet is just asking for trouble.
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby der Freiherr » 25 Sep 2021, 15:23

This Barefoot Panic has got to stop!

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby GoogaMooga » 25 Sep 2021, 16:37

Watch out for stray Lego bricks on the floor!
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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Positive Passion » 25 Sep 2021, 22:30

They are coming for our lifestyle, souphound.

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby John aka Josh » 26 Sep 2021, 00:07

Hot to temperate weather


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Below temperate to cold weather

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Cold weather wear.

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby Deebank » 26 Sep 2021, 10:45

I hate having hot feet, so no slippers. I wear flip flops. I just got some new ones in the summer they have bottle openers in the soles. Possibly the most pointless innovation ever.

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Re: Wearing slippers at home

Postby souphound » 26 Sep 2021, 14:53

Positive Passion wrote:They are coming for our lifestyle, souphound.



Hey, let them come. I'll take them on, toe to toe. I am barefoot and fancy free!

(Though right now, it chilly so, I am wearing my thick wooly socks for the time being.)
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