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    New SockGuy "Save Missy" socks....

    Saw them and think they're hilarious. Anybody know where I can purchase a pair? TIA

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    Quote Originally Posted by davis
    Saw them and think they're hilarious. Anybody know where I can purchase a pair? TIA

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    Hmm. http://www.declinemagazine.com/Nucle...hp?itemid=4094 I'd buy a pair, too!

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    Even if they did "legalize it" I doubt trafficking box trucks full of it would be legal.
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    Save Missy from what what? Jail?
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    I emailed the Sock Guy & got this response:

    Gary,

    Thank you for contacting us. The Save Missy socks were a promotion for Interbike and were run in limited quantity. These socks are not for sale, unfortunately. We decided on this particular design to show our support for Missy and have received a tremendous response from people all over the world. In case you are not aware, we can make a custom sock for you in any style, design and cuff height. The minimum quantity for a custom order is 120 pair. If you think you may want to place a custom order, please let me know and I'll give you more information about how that process works. Thanks again for contacting us.

    Best regards,

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    Anyone want to go in on 120 pairs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte
    I emailed the Sock Guy & got this response:

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    Anyone want to go in on 120 pairs?



    120 pairs of socks @ approx $4 per pair == $480

    A Brother SE-350 Compact Sewing & Embroidery Combo Machine == $348

    To save about $130, buy some white socks and the SE-350 and DIY.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evil Patrick
    120 pairs of socks @ approx $4 per pair == $480

    A Brother SE-350 Compact Sewing & Embroidery Combo Machine == $348

    To save about $130, buy some white socks and the SE-350 and DIY.
    hmm, let's see...

    save $130 but spend who knows how many hours sewing 120 pairs of socks that probably won't look nearly as good as a design done by pros.

    Or spend $130 and have quality AND spend the time you saved riding.

    Toughy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte
    I emailed the Sock Guy & got this response:

    [I]Gary,

    ....The Save Missy socks were a promotion for Interbike and were run in limited quantity. These socks are not for sale, unfortunately. .....The minimum quantity for a custom order is 120 pair.
    Thanks for the research and info FP. I was afraid that they were a promo item only and not for general release. 120 pairs? That's a lot of socks. About 4 pair for every year of the sentence, maybe? I doubt purchasing a pair would actually help our ol' gal out, maybe I'll just send her a carton of Marlboros. Or a cake with a file baked inside. Or better yet, a pan of, uhm, *brownies*.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte
    Anyone want to go in on 120 pairs?
    I say we buy 400 pounds worth of those socks, stick em in a van, and transport them to be resold in little bags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nachomc
    hmm, let's see...

    save $130 but spend who knows how many hours sewing 120 pairs of socks that probably won't look nearly as good as a design done by pros.

    Or spend $130 and have quality AND spend the time you saved riding.

    Toughy.
    hmm, let's see...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    Even if they did "legalize it" I doubt trafficking box trucks full of it would be legal.
    Of course it would, just like driving trucks full of booze is legal.

    Provided you've paid your taxes and are following all the traffic laws etc...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evil Patrick
    hmm, let's see...

    You have no "forward vision"?

    You have no confidence in your abilities either?

    You don't understand automation?

    For you, it's no "toughy".

    Gee I guess I didn't realize the guy was going to set up a full manufacturing operation in order to get himself a pair. In that case, do you think one little brother sewing machine will be enough?
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    Are they hemp socks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nachomc
    Gee I guess I didn't realize the guy was going to set up a full manufacturing operation in order to get himself a pair. In that case, do you think one little brother sewing machine will be enough?
    nope. also gonna need a little boy from the south pacific/eastern asia to do all the sewing. but they're free, so its no biggie.

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    In?

    I'd need to live a really long time to wear them all out, but thanks for the offer. I guess this post will weed out the serious sock guys from the rest of the stems and seeds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte

    now that is one cool pair of socks!

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    Dopers suck, but Dope traffickers are just fine.

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