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New Purple Shoes Answered

My old purple shoes were getting pretty beat up, so I just dyed another pair using the same formulation as my Purple Shoes Instructable. Check 'em out!

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Lithium Rain

9 years ago

I would like to know something. Just hoping ya'll can clear this up for me. Why, precisely does this forum topic bring up an ad that says "Does God really care?" ? Try as I might, I simply cannot come up with the connection between God and purple shoes. I'm sure I must be missing something...

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KentsOkay

9 years ago

Cool...

Is it just me, but if someone else did this, wouldn't we all say SPAM!!!?

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ewilhelmKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

Perhaps, but since there is new relevant content (literally new purple shoes), if it was someone else, I wouldn't consider it spam.

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Goodhart=SMART=

Reply 9 years ago

Ith depnth on how muth you hatht to trink...

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caitlinsdadKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

Why,...that would be blasphemy, treason of the highest order, how dare you utter charges against the Sovereign? Off to the dungeon with you...

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KentsOkaycaitlinsdad

Reply 9 years ago

NARGH!!! Follow me my brethren!! Rise against the tyrants!! I will die an inspiration to all!!

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caitlinsdadKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

Your new avatar reminds me of this. Can you tell everyone to go hit the surf? Is that your holodeck in the background?

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KentsOkaycaitlinsdad

Reply 9 years ago

Ehm no, a table cloth to conceal my dining room...

Who is that dapper chap?

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kelseymhKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

I had made a PM comment to Eric once about conflict of interest (I think one of his own I'bles got featured :-) and he pointed out that since it's his Web site, everything is in his interest :-)

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killerjackalopekelseymh

Reply 9 years ago

It's perfectly fine as long as he didn't bribe randy with promises of purple shoes... It's also fair enough to feature things for a legitimate reason, true I never feature my own stuff a lot of the forum topics that need featured anyway are simply featured when created, it's slightly less ethical on 'ibles but if Eric made a new feature on 'ibles and posted an instructional on it featuring it would be a good idea, granted they have a weird habit of making new features and leaving the monkeys to type a Shakespeare.

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BeanGolemkillerjackalope

Reply 9 years ago

point of information: When abbreviating the word "Instructables," the apostrophe should do which of the following: 1) I'ble 2) 'ible 3) 'able 4) I'able 5) ibble Just curious :D

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killerjackalopeBeanGolem

Reply 9 years ago

'ibles is my preference, however a lot of people like 'able... To be honest its an invented word and aesthetically 'ible looks better than i'ble

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kelseymhkillerjackalope

Reply 9 years ago

Not made up. A person is instructable if you can sit them down and teach them something (i.e., unlike most newbies). And adjective-to-noun conversion is a long standing tradition in English :-)

You wrote, "aesthetically 'ible looks better than i'ble". What, you don't like my pedantically correct notation?!? "'ible" is just wrong, even if it looks better :-)

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whatsisfaceBeanGolem

Reply 9 years ago

I refer to it as iBles, but i suppose i'bles is more grammatically sound.

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kelseymhLithium Rain

Reply 9 years ago

Eric is clearly a good guy, with a great (if dry) sense of humor. On one of my work trips (probably not until the new year), I really need to get up to the City and see if I can meet the I'bles folks.

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KentsOkaykelseymh

Reply 9 years ago

It's definitively dry, which plays well with Christy's humor variation, they are a definite team.

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WeissensteinburgKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

My favorite example if their being a team was in the chatroom when they were completing each other's sentences.

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Chicken2209

9 years ago

purple was sooo yesterday hot pink is the way to go

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ewilhelmChicken2209

Reply 9 years ago

So get some hot pink dye and post your results.

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=SMART=

9 years ago

Hahaha Nice !

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Lithium Rain

9 years ago

YAY!! Those are awesome! I want to dye my old ones electric blue with purple highlights. I'll have to think of something to cover the parts I want purple that will survive the process.

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Lithium Rainstasterisk

Reply 9 years ago

Good idea! Maybe if I melted down white crayons...yeah! That might work.

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killerjackalopeLithium Rain

Reply 9 years ago

Why not paint them with dyes, it'd be the same but more fun, if you made them up thick and then... Err no make them thin and use low amounts of liquid to brush on so it doesn't run too easily...

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kelseymh

9 years ago

Sweet! And they look reasonably comfortable, too ;->

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koolaidslammer

9 years ago

Nice. I recently got a new pair of shoes also, just, i didn't dye them Purple.