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Most Bizarre Outfits in History

Discussion in 'World History' started by Optical, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. Brian Shanahan

    Brian Shanahan Permanoob

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    You know I'm talking about them courting Dame Palm and her five beautiful daughters before going into battle don't you?
     
  2. BuckyRea

    BuckyRea Boldly Going

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    Honorable mention should go out to doctors during the Plague who thought they could avoid infection by dressing up like giant birds. They may well have been history's first furries.



    Modern day urban warrior - not built for speed.

    Spoiler :
     
  3. Ceoladir

    Ceoladir Come Fly With Me

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    He is a ninja!
     
  4. Bugfatty300

    Bugfatty300 Buddha Squirrel

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    Or to anyone with at least one functioning eye. Those shoe pom poms are perplexing.
     
  5. Optical

    Optical The Fall of the Eleventh

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    :lol:
     
  6. BuckyRea

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    I'd like to suggest a contest. First place goes to whoever can come up with a functional purpose for those little pompons on their toes. In case of more than one hilarious explanation, the tie breaker will be who can rationalize the tassels behind their knees.

    I should cross post this to the Civ3 modders forum---I'd love to see these tsoliades dudes as a unique unit.
     
  7. NedimNapoleon

    NedimNapoleon Weird Little Human

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    To make the enemies think they're hot cheerleaders
     
  8. Flying Pig

    Flying Pig Utrinque Paratus Moderator

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    You laugh - in its day it was actually the closest thing to a CBRN suit and saved countless doctors' lives.
     
  9. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    To make sure if they accidentally kick the guy marching in front of them with that super high kick of theirs, the blow will be softer.
     
  10. bombshoo

    bombshoo Never mind...

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    It's also creepy as hell.
     
  11. Elliot

    Elliot Chieftain

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    ParkCungHee Chieftain

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    This is so much better:
     
  13. Masada

    Masada Koi-san!

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    [Citation required].
     
  14. sydhe

    sydhe King of Kongs

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    The pompons are to keep poodles from nipping at your stockings by making them think you're one of them.
     
  15. Owen Glyndwr

    Owen Glyndwr La Femme Moderne

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    I learnd dat on AC2 :3
     
  16. BuckyRea

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    The jpg names say "Mexicans in pointy boots" but I can't imagine the utility of those are--although undoubtedly some utility would be the only reason to make those. In Texas we call normal cowboy boots "sh!tkickers" but apparently these kickers are meat to take the sh!tkicking straight to the source.

    You sure couldn't slip them dogs into a stirrup. You don't suppose they've got some kind of mutant toes inside there, do ya?
     
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    is it cheating if i say lady gaga?
     
  18. Optical

    Optical The Fall of the Eleventh

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    Post a pic and if it's historical it counts. like the MMA's or something. ;)
     
  19. RoboPig

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    The great thing about the present Swiss Guard uniform is that it's a simplified version of the previous one. :lol:
     

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