Dozens in line for $1000 sneakers

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    Wow. Footlocker must pay really well for Mr. Kastings to be able to take a week off to buy $1000 shoes. :cuckoo:

    This shit makes me nuts.
     
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    LOL! He works and goes to school and you begrudge him a pair of sneakers?
     
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    Yes ravi I do. $1000 can pay tuition, textbooks, or - gasp - even be put in a savings account if ever he's let go for taking too much vacation time to go shopping.

    I don't care if he's Trump's kid. That is fucking ridiculous.
     
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    Bearing in mind that this thread has been submitted in order to surrepticiously draw fire against blacks - though please don't congratulate me for stating the obvious, as I too disaprove of such wanton excess - it's important to remember the other side of the coin.

    When the much lauded Audi R8 was released in Europe, it came with a hefty price tag. But regardless, everyone who could afford one wanted one. But due to such enormous demand, Audi announced that there would be a two year waiting list, and if you wanted to rise to the top of the waiting list, you'd have to pay several thousand euros for the privilege. I'm a huge proponent of Audi (I drive an R6), but even I couldn't get my head around paying a significant sum of money to be put on a two year waiting list for a car that will have been surpassed by future models in five years. It didn't make sense, and these were all white people who were queuing-up to be fleeced. But, then again, shoving £300 into the garter of an indifferent stripper with absolutely no possibility of getting your dick wet as a result seems equally pointless as well.

    However, if you've legally earnt it, who am I to tell you what to spend your money on?
     
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    Chanel always knows better than anyone else what is good for them and how they should spend their money. Don't you know that by now?
     
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    It doesn't show much common sense ,but its their cash spend it wisely or not ts their choice to make. Wait till someone gets a 9mm slug to the eye for a pair of these.
     
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    She must be a Democrat.
     
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    My last pair of sneakers cost me about $24. But if someone wants to spend $1000 on a pair of foam rubber shoes that look like floatation devices, that's their choice.
     
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    thats not what she said, its a matter of priority.

    This generation has a problem with 'delayed gratification'. If my own daughter bought a 1k pair of sneakers then asked me for book money even 6 months later, I would tell her to read her shoes.
     
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    i have no clue what these shoes look like or why anyone would pay that much for a tennis shoe...but i dont see why people pay 55 k for a car either....but hey isnt it capitalism in play here....
     

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