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I'm not sure whether this is the right forum to ask this question because I'm also not sure whether JavaRanchers are fashion-concious.

When you wear pants and shoes which colours are different, what is the colour of the socks you are wearing? Is the color similar to the pants or similar to the shoes?
 
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Are you asking about the right sock, or the left one?
 
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Good question.
 
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Neither. I always wear white socks.
 
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Black is safe.

Otherwise, I actually match the socks to the shirt.



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I meant that I match my shirt to my socks, not my socks to my shoes.

It's so confusing.

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Originally posted by Yosi Hendarsjah:
I'm not sure whether this is the right forum to ask this question because I'm also not sure whether JavaRanchers are fashion-concious.

When you wear pants and shoes which colours are different, what is the colour of the socks you are wearing? Is the color similar to the pants or similar to the shoes?



We have a company wide dressing policy according to that we must wear socks which are darker than pants.
 
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I have 2 pair of socks. I wear the one which is less dirty.
[ October 04, 2006: Message edited by: Nitin Nigam ]
 
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Originally posted by Nitin Nigam:
I have 2 pair of soxes. I wear the one which is less dirty.



 
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Last month,one of my roommate's socks were smelling horribly. Don't know what he felt, he washed his socks with my bath soap.
[ October 04, 2006: Message edited by: Chetan Parekh ]
 
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silver or golden color......sometimes pink or platinum colour also suits
 
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If dressed formally, with a tie etc, your sock should match your trousers or should be darker than your trousers.

I am not sure about rest of the world, but if you are in UK/Ireland, DO NOT wear white socks to a pub or a night-out, unless you want to let others know about your different sexual orientation.
 
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Originally posted by Sameer Jamal:


We have a company wide dressing policy according to that we must wear socks which are darker than pants.



hmm, that effectively bans you from wearing black pants
Unless of course you don't wear socks, in which case there's no question of which colour to choose
 
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Originally posted by Chetan Parekh:
Last month,one of my roommate's socks were smelling horribly. Don't know what he felt, he washed his socks with my bath soap.

[ October 04, 2006: Message edited by: Chetan Parekh ]



Do you use Rin, Tide or something like that for bathing???
[ October 04, 2006: Message edited by: rathi ji ]
 
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Originally posted by rathi ji:


Do you use Rin, Tide or something for bathing???



I use Medimix Soap.

 
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Usually goes with the pants.
General colors: black, blue and grey
 
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i match my socks to each other. and by "match", i mean making sure they are both clean.
 
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"When I match my socks, I don't go by color. I go by thickness."
-Seven Wright.
 
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I have black socks. All the same make & model and whatever, purchased together so they wear evenly. I have a few brown socks. I put them aside, wear them only with tan trousers. Compared to all the different socks I had before, this saves 3 or 4 minutes of sock sorting per week; I use the time to work on saving the world. Or eat chocolate.
 
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Does anybody care what socks public wear unless it smells them to vomit?
 
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Originally posted by Stan James:
All the same make & model and whatever, purchased together so they wear evenly.



This is exactly why I wear only white socks, all of the same make. No sorting when they come out of the dryer... just grab any two and you've got a pair!

Why white? Why not? No one ever sees them anyways (see my profile picture to figure out why).
 
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I advocate the timeless fashion sense popularized by NASA engineers during the 1960's: White short-sleeve dress shirt, black polyester pants, narrow black belt, narrow black tie, black shoes, and for that spot of color, navy blue socks. Accent with a flat-top hair style, black horn-rimmed glasses, and a Timex watch. If possible, drive a Chevrolet convertible.
 
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White short-sleeve dress shirt, black polyester pants, narrow black belt, narrow black tie, black shoes, and for that spot of color, navy blue socks. Accent with a flat-top hair style, black horn-rimmed glasses, and a Timex watch. If possible, drive a Chevrolet convertible.



And have your wife shoot you, going to work in your Chevy, with an 8 mm(Super 8) Kodak.
 
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Heh heh. Would a red pocket protector be out of line?
 
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Neither. I always wear white socks.



+1
 
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Originally posted by Stan James:
Heh heh. Would a red pocket protector be out of line?


Red? Have you forgotten our adversary in this Space Race?

Actually, a brown leather case for your glasses would be a functional asset for that pocket. And if you've got a carrying case for your slide rule that clips onto your belt, so much the better.

PS: Don't forget the UNIVAC tie clip!
 
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I match my socks to my shirt, too, but I'm a girl. Is this a SA meeting?

Me: Hi, my name is Mo and I'm a sockaholic.
Everyone: Hi Mo!
 
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
..all of the same make. No sorting when they come out of the dryer... just grab any two and you've got a pair!



Nice trick!

I will do the same.
 
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