Tuesday, January 3, 2012

No, I Haven't Gone Goth...

I was playing around on Ebay the other day, and I ran across these rings that look like they were taken from a medieval gauntlet that was part of a suit of armor! They are in four separate sections held together by hinges so that they are (somewhat) flexible. I thought they looked cool, and at only $5 shipped, I figured it would be fun to buy one.

So after a couple of weeks, it came in the mail, I put it on and casually showed it to my family.
HOLY CRAP - You would have thought I was wearing a ring made out of puppy skin with the way my wife and oldest son reacted! 

"That's the ugliest damn thing I have ever laid eyes on" and "don't you even think of wearing that thing anywhere near me!" was my wife's response. 

My son was much kinder; "That's the kind of ring one of those creepy, sad goth kids would wear", and "I'll bet you're the first thirty-nine year old man EVER to buy one of those!"

Oh well, I just thought it looked neat.

3 comments:

  1. It's a cool ring. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Nothin' wrong with casual gothness my fiend.

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  2. Well, thank you Eric! See honey? Nothing wrong with it!

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  3. Granted, it does look a little silly with the Superman shirt. Or Bizarro... thanks to Photobooth ;-)

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