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I Love Things Who Are Way More Elegant Than They Need To Be

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    Lakewood Deskfans...

    Back in the 80's these were sooooo elegant in my opinion... My dad use to make me sit with him at the fleamarket after school sometimes and this other seller (a big sexy hot woman-- pun intended apparently) would come in with her fan very similar to the blue one I am referring...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 5, 2010

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    Computers That Are More Elegant Than Necessary...

    I think the Commodore 128 is the absolute epitome of elegance in computer designs...  They made everything fancy that they could on her in my opinion...   I just wish my story here had better pictures >> EP Link   You can always search online and find better ones...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 6, 2010

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    The Flowergenics Tubes Always Struck Me As This Way...

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    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Sometimes I Have Tried To Create Such Things...

    Unfortunately the first example that comes to mind met with questionable success :-)   Liliana was supposed to be like a salon hairdrier and this is her control panel  >> EP Link
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    1986 Lincoln Towncar

    I was at a place where they were auctioning off cars once... I saw this 1986 Lincoln Towncar.  I got inside and I was _IN LOVE_.  Absolutely everything inside was way more beautiful than had to be..  And on the speedometer etc, was a direct relative of my favorite...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    An Interesting Example (omation Envelope Opener)

    I was just surfing eBay and saw an auction called "OMATION ENVELOPENER MODEL 102"...  The first thing that struck me was the font on the manufacturer's label.  They did not have to make that look that nice, but they did.  Then I noticed the name on the machine...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 10, 2010

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    The Brandname "Aprilaire"...

    I love this name... she is sooo elegant :-)
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 5, 2010

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    Happens With Capital L's All The Time...

    Here's an example or two:   - Here's a heartpounder from some ad I saw >> EP Link - A Real Heartpounder on a Wine Bottle >> EP Link - The "Laura En America" 'L' >> EP Link - Sort of on the low end of 'fancy' I suppose but this Lecternette L is cute >> EP Link - I don't...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 6, 2010

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    Other Examples From The Packaging World...

    Here we go...   Justin Lloyd Earl Grey Tea: EP Link Montreaux Coffee: EP Link Henry Lambertz Tin: EP Link Lineance: EP Link   And some links from my photo album:   Folgers Restaurant Coffee Bag: EP Link EP Link   Mariani Sun Dried Tomatoes: EP Link EP Link
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Feb 5, 2010

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    Maybe Not 'way' More Elegant, But I Love Her Just The Same :-)

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    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Month Names

    Month names add so much class over just doing 2/6/10.  Frankly it is amazing we have them :-) ... We could have numbered them (and the day of week names too) just like we did the hours...  But think of the joy instead having names for them has brought brought people...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 6, 2010

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