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Anyone tried those new barefoot shoes yet?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Big_Bend, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. boris bubbanov

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    If anyone sees a form of them not made in China, please make some noise.

    These are great for whitewater kayaking; we've used things like these for years, in fact, either this or a neoprene bootie, or ww sandals (everyone knows what Tevas are now, right?). I'm still using the same funky footwear from before the Chinese takeover of this type of shoe and these things should be Superfund eligible by now.

    And NO, you don't wear them except for the activities they're for. Just like you don't wear cleats or bowling shoes or hiking boots to dinner.
     
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    I just wear Dr Martens all the time...

    Good for stepping on the toes of people in silly foot gloves.
     
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    Last year at a party I saw them for the first time.

    Worn by a man who was also wearing a bunny ears and a tutu .

    I was not sure what to think.
     
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    MandyMarie Friend of Leo's

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    I think they're creepy.
     
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    I might get a tan colored pair and wear sandals over them..;)
     
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    No thanks. And I thought my Keens were ugly!
     
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    I can't stand having anything between my toes, so I bet they would bother me.
     
  8. Larry F

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    I use the socks. I know this is too much info to share, but my toes always get sweaty and feel slimy. This is attenuated by different kinds products, but still. As soon as I put these babies on, I was in heaven and immediately ordered more. They are expensive, though, and thin. This has been one of the biggest apparel breakthroughs in my life.

    The toe shoes look stupid. I have one colleague at school who would be the kind of person to wear these. And when I saw him wearing these, I thought that was a sign that I should not. It made the guy look like he had too much time on his hands. Not that I don't, as evidenced by my toe socks. But at least they are hidden from view.
     
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