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Jan 02, 2018 16:39 |  #21256

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So a balaclava is head/face covering?

I don't know about that ... What I've been really wanting in these winter times is a really nice "wrap-around with covering for both feet, ankles and legs as well as torso places that can get cold ...
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Yup it's called a nice warm blanket in bed!


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Jan 02, 2018 17:01 |  #21257

tonylong wrote in post #18531906 (external link)
So a balaclava is head/face covering?

I don't know about that ... What I've been really wanting in these winter times is a really nice "wrap-around with covering for both feet, ankles and legs as well as torso places that can get cold ...
It seems like some such thing could be useful and popular in witry times/places ??

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Yup it's called a nice warm blanket in bed!

Or a Slanket (external link). I have one for watching movies on these cold days and they are quite snuggly.


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Jan 02, 2018 18:08 |  #21258

This is the one that I was wearing, it has a fairly open face. I have others that are not as open.
There are also the ones that are just eye holes and a mouth hole. I don't like those.
Thin ones are great to wear under helmets and ski goggles, or put a toque on over top.


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Jan 02, 2018 18:19 |  #21259

Inspeqtor wrote in post #18531767 (external link)
I had to Google "balaclava", had never heard of it before.

Looks like something I could use here in Indiana now. It was -10 F degrees here this morning when I woke up, but now it is a warm +10 F degrees! The heat wave finally got here! (maybe?)

You should get one! Sports stores will have them.

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Essential wear for bank robbers.

Sure is! You can wear one to rob a bank here, walk outside and disappear into the crowd.


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Jan 02, 2018 20:40 |  #21260

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I thought it was a Greek/Turkish pastry made with honey and filo. Quite sticky and messy.

Baklava!!!! I miss Greek Town in Detroit. They made the best baclava ever!!! (spelling may be wrong, but I know what I'm talking about!)



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Jan 02, 2018 23:41 |  #21261

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I know what I'm talking about!

When did THAT start????  :p


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Jan 03, 2018 00:33 as a reply to  @ Jill-of-all-Trades's post |  #21262

That model is no use for bank robbing Mel!!

The version with eyeholes only is much preferred.


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Jan 03, 2018 00:35 |  #21263

jay125 wrote in post #18532101 (external link)
I know what I'm talking about!

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When did THAT start????  :p

2018 I’d suggest ...... another 362 days for him to prove it.


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Jan 03, 2018 02:17 |  #21264

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jay125 wrote in post #18532101 (external link)
I know what I'm talking about!


Inspeqtor wrote in post #18532210 (external link)
When did THAT start????  :p

2018 I’d suggest ...... another 362 days for him to prove it.

We will have to wait and see.... wait and see....

Nope, don't think it can happen ever!!


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Jan 03, 2018 08:40 |  #21265

Inspeqtor wrote in post #18532210 (external link)
When did THAT start????  :p


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2018 I’d suggest ...... another 362 days for him to prove it.

Inspeqtor wrote in post #18532272 (external link)
We will have to wait and see.... wait and see....

Nope, don't think it can happen ever!!

HEY!!! Hurtful!!!!

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Jan 03, 2018 09:03 |  #21266

jay125 wrote in post #18532101 (external link)
Baklava!!!! I miss Greek Town in Detroit. They made the best baclava ever!!! (spelling may be wrong, but I know what I'm talking about!)


Detroit does have the best Greek town.


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Jan 03, 2018 09:11 |  #21267

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Detroit does have the best Greek town.

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Jan 03, 2018 09:24 |  #21268

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Detroit does have the best Greek town.

It use to be Halsted Street in Chicago. That place was awesome. Lots of restaurants, bars, clubs, one of the best Greek bakeries I've ever visited, grocery stores, etc. At night it was a real party atmosphere but unfortunately most of the business have left leaving just a few restaurants.


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Jan 03, 2018 09:38 |  #21269

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It use to be Halsted Street in Chicago. That place was awesome. Lots of restaurants, bars, clubs, one of the best Greek bakeries I've ever visited, grocery stores, etc. At night it was a real party atmosphere but unfortunately most of the business have left leaving just a few restaurants.


I have never been a downtown Chicago fan. Been lost in parts I never wanted to be more then once.


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Jan 03, 2018 10:12 |  #21270

The Downtown area is fine but the nearby neighborhoods can be adventurous. The near west side is a bit dicey and definitely stay out of the Austin, Englewood, Garfield Park, Lawndale and Humboldt Park areas. Navigating Chicago is definitely not for rookies. I lived in the Humboldt Park area until second grade just at the time the neighborhood was changing. We moved out when the landlady a couple doors down was stabbed and her apartment building burned down.

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