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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/10/02(Fri)11:21 No. 3094 [Reply]
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Has the monocle truly fallen out of style and, if so, can it be brought back? I needn't remind any of you of the return of the "rat pack", so a proposition such as this is hardly unrealistic. After all, who even still listens to Frank Sinatra anymore that isn't drinking in reflection of their glory days?




Sophisticated Gentleman 15/04/07(Tue)17:27 No. 3020 [Reply]
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I was raised to be a sophisticated, intelligent man of refined tastes... but all I want to be is a bogan. There's something incredibly appealing about their philosophy and way of life. I had many goals but now my only aspiration is to be lazy and get high.

If the opposite of a gentleman is a bogan, then what is it to be a bogan? We all know what a gentleman is, but what is a bogan?

I want to know what you think.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/08/28(Fri)18:45 No. 3085
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*Brew your own beer.
*Seek teens who are shitless drunk and ask if they know anyobe with moonshine.
*Stay in your cloth, if they break leave the hole open or stich it together with hands and a needle+string.
*Live in the woods/-with low rent.
*If you really need money: Do not produce anything, just chase the money.

Been living as an outcast since birth, I know what I talk about sir.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/09/06(Sun)13:08 No. 3088

>>3074
No it isn't. Australian bogans generally don't waste their time trying to learn instruments.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/09/30(Wed)05:45 No. 3093

>>3025
Bogans in Australia don't have to try, they have Centrelink.




How to don a suit. Sophisticated Gentleman 15/02/24(Tue)02:58 No. 3008 [Reply]
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A quick guide to cover the basics should you be unsure and in need of guidance.

Step 1 - Get your birthday suit ready.

Exactly what it implies, shit, shower, shave, teeth, hair, nails, whatever personal grooming you need to do you get it done before you put on the suit. Nobody wants to see moisturiser, toothpaste and dandruff on your clothes so put them on, let them set and wash any grease off your hands before you start touching cloth.

Step 2 - Socks and underwear.

Order doesn't matter but the key thing here is to put your socks on before you put your trousers and tie on.

Step 3 - Shirt

Put your shirt on, button it up two from the top. Leave the tie for now.

Step 4 - Trousers
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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/06/24(Wed)23:03 No. 3062

test


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/08/29(Sat)07:21 No. 3086

>>3062
edge


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/09/23(Wed)03:04 No. 3090

>>3037
I came planning to inb4 someone with no fashion sense saying it looks bad but clearly i'm too late




FPOB!!R1ZmxlMzD4 12/12/20(Thu)15:14 No. 1860 [Reply]
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Good afternoon gents. I am starting into drinking alcohol other than beer and should like to inquire as to what cocktails are acceptable for any self-respecting male to drink?

I believe Manhattans, Martinis, and Sidecars are acceptable, but have no knowledge as to anything else as I am an utter novice in these matters.

Also, I recently purchased 1 and 3/4ths liter of Jagermeister; aside from the so-called Jagerbombs and Jagerade, are there any classier cocktails that could be made, or should I just drink Jager by the shots?

My novice impressions of Jagermeister are that it is rather strong and bitter tasting, but it creates a pleasant burning sensation in the throat and stomach after consumption. It also aids in digestion as an herbal liquor. I find tequila and vodka to be extremely nasty, though the lemon helps the tequila go down better. I cannot compare with other liquors such as whiskey and Gin for I have not tried those before. Would you gentlemen be so kind as to introduce me to new liquors, with reference to aspects such as strength and taste?


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/08/17(Mon)13:32 No. 3082

Personally speaking I am of the opinion that there is only one spirit you'll really ever need for the rest of your life and that is rum. That's not to say you shouldn't try others. Indeed you should. But it always behooves a gentle person to have a deeper specialized understanding of their pastimes and pleasures, and as far as alcohol goes rum is both a good starting and ending point for said inquiry.

Rum is the most palatable imbibed solo (as far as spirits are concerned. Liqueurs are obviously much more flavorful but that is comparing apples and oranges)

It also has some simple, elegant, and delicious pairings in cocktails
Mojito - lime, mint, syrup, sparkling water, white rum
*add brown sugar and dark rum for a twist. Add angostura bitters for even more twist.
Cuba Libre - lime, coca cola (made with real cane sugar), dark rum
Macuá - lime, orange, guava, syrup, white or dark rum

Skip the more garish tiki choices such as the Piña Colada or the Mai Tai, although never rule out any cocktail on principle... in the hands of the right bartender even the tackiest of drinks can be salvaged into something intelligent and refreshing.

Do yourself a favor and invest in something a little better than Bacardi or Captain Morgans (shudders). Doesn't need to be super fancy as long as it has some age to it. 4-5 years minimum. My personal favorite is Ron Flor de Caña (Nicaragua) although I have heard Ron Botran (Guatemala) Ron Abuelo (Panama) and Ron del Barrilito (Puerto Rico) are also solid choices.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/08/17(Mon)13:40 No. 3083

>>3082
Silly me. I forgot to mention the daiquiri. The classic type. Not the modern 711 slushee inspired version.

Also, if you are looking for something a little off the beaten path and like smokey flavors you should try mescal as an alternative to tequila. It's mostly for sipping although I imagine it would mix well in a mule (lime and ginger beer, served in a copper mug)


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/09/02(Wed)20:21 No. 3087

>>1860
OP, Jagermeister is not an acceptable drink for a respectable man. Jagermeister is a frat boy's drink.

A well-rounded man should be able to enjoy a quality tipple of any hard liquor. Quality matters - cheap tequila or whiskey is worse than dishwater. Liqueurs are for mixing or aperitifs, not to be drunk straight except on Christmas morning. The ability to appreciate and distinguish between single malt whiskys is indispensible - you can wax poetic about your drink of choice, but if you're not a whisky man you'll never be quite "top shelf".

The key to being a respectable drinker (which critics often overlook) is to have a "nose" for liquor. This means having a physiology sufficiently adapted to alcohol that you can see past the "kick" of the alcohol and register more subtle flavours. As a neophyte drinker, when you describe tequila and vodka as both "extremely nasty" you are having an objectively different experience than I would have with the same drinks - there's a whole complexity of flavour there that you're simply not equipped to taste.

The key to acquiring the taste is to drink high-proof stuff in moderation over a long period. I recommend purchasing a mid-range blended Scotch whiskey and a bottle of Drambuie. Mix half-and-half over ice - this makes a duo called a Rusty Nail, which is sweeter than whisky but just as strong. Over time, adjust the proportions until you're drinking 2/3s or 3/4s whisky, then switch to drinking it straight. If whisky doesn't work for you, pursue a similar strategy with another liquor.




What's your pickup routine? Sophisticated Gentleman 14/10/14(Tue)09:09 No. 2931 [Reply]
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opener/ice-breaker: ask - what’s something that can break without you touching it? silence

kiss: ask - what’s something that can break without you touching it? a heart

Then I follow it all up by saying ''So we may as well touch''.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/06/30(Tue)04:24 No. 3066

Are you an angel, 'cause you got nice cans


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/07/06(Mon)03:22 No. 3067
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>>2931
Mystery, is that you?


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/07/10(Fri)00:48 No. 3068

If you are in a crowded environment, you can go to their group and tell them that your friend and you have a bet whether or not they are from country X.
If you are socially competent, you can then make some funny small talk that'll get you into a conversation.
Otherwise, you can depend on them to tell you to stay and chat a while if they are interested in speaking to you.
If neither options work, try improving your appearance and/or social skills; or simply try again.




Sophisticated Gentleman 12/02/14(Tue)13:00 No. 21 [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
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Every gentleman needs his drink to settle down after a hard day of work. In my case I like a scottish whisky, preferably single malt and aged a minimum of 10 years to exhibit the right flavors.

What is your spirit of choice /class/?


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/02/26(Thu)10:12 No. 3010

Has anyone tried the Yamazaki? Apparently the Japanese make a fine whisky.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/03/06(Fri)09:48 No. 3013

>>30
My man, nothing beats a snifter of Laphroaig at the end of the day


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/04/15(Wed)10:15 No. 3022

Hendricks gin is pretty nice. Can's say I know that much about whisky, but The Macallan 18 yr is a pretty rad and casual? If the weather's hot, then a G&T is the way to go for me. a mint leaf isn't entirely out of place in one




Sophisticated Gentleman 15/03/02(Mon)07:10 No. 3012 [Reply]
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Sophisticated Gentleman 12/07/27(Fri)03:15 No. 1341 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
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Good evening, gentlemen.

I come to you today curious as to whether or not any of you fellows are proficient in a second (or third!) language.

I myself have studied Russian on and off for the past two years and may plan on learning conversational French as well.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 14/12/03(Wed)15:42 No. 2967

I recently picked up a book on teaching oneself Japanese from my local used book seller, and while quite novice have been pleasantly surprised to find that so far it is quite a reasonable language for an adult student.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 14/12/20(Sat)10:40 No. 2979

>>1570
>Разговариваю
Говорю. ftfy


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/01/22(Thu)02:45 No. 2996

私は日本語学生です。オタクでじゃない




Sophisticated Gentleman 14/12/05(Fri)04:50 No. 2968 [Reply]
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Greetings, gentlemen

I come to you today to inquire about jewelry. Besides a watch (mechanical, of course), wedding ring, and perhaps a locket, what are other gentlemanly items of jewelry, and what are gawdy articles for the riffraff? (like cuban necklaces, earrings, or grills)


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/01/01(Thu)21:43 No. 2987

>>2974
My good fellow, you should note the difference between "You" and "U". One is a word and has meaning, the other is a letter and merely indicates a sound.

While we are on the subject of meaning, let us also examine the word "jewelry" and note that if an item bears a jewel upon it, it may be identified as a piece of jewelry. A gentleman's accessories may bear one or more jewels tastefully. Though I will grant you that any item that can be described with the word "encrusted" is far too gaudy and conspicuously wealthy to be a proper choice for a respectable gentleman.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/01/03(Sat)20:29 No. 2988

I find that donning religious necklaces can be found very gentlemanly by our more pious peers.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 15/01/07(Wed)21:05 No. 2994

>>2988
Agreed, with caveats. First, it should ideally be no bigger than a penny (or other similarly sized coin, depending on your currency of choice), with a chain or cord no thicker than needed for a pendant this size. Any larger than this and you risk turning yourself into a billboard, at which point you might as well be wearing a Nike "Swoosh" or other meaningless logo.

Secondly, it should be of one material only, and while it may be of precious metal or shaped precious stone, applied gems are right out.

These two may be overlooked to a certain degree, should the item have sentimental significance. But in all circumstances, a religious pendant should be kept under the clothing in all except the most casual of circumstances.




Dressing advice. Sophisticated Gentleman 14/11/17(Mon)03:12 No. 2960 [Reply]
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Hello gentelmen.

I am very glad 4chan exists so the nicer stuff can be kept elsewere and safe from the majority.

My first post is dedicated to a very simple question that I cannot solve:

I'd like to dress well but I'm not sure of the limit between class and queerness.

I'm planning on buying some elegant boots since I dont like shoes, and fitted shirts. I guess I also need some kind of coat, and I'll be aiming for expensive functionallity like a discrete Helly Hansen ore something similar.

When does the limit start? What are some functional brands that are elegant? What are some boots that are functional,slim, discrete and can be worn with a suit?
What is a nice lighter that is not a zippo?

Thanks in advance.


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Sophisticated Gentleman 14/11/30(Sun)02:25 No. 2965
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there is no difference, refined elites have always been queer


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Sophisticated Gentleman 14/12/14(Sun)22:32 No. 2975

Look for:
- A nice pair of leather, lace-up, ankle boots.
- A wool blend overcoat. I prefer a herringbone pattern.
- A Dunhill lighter of any variety.

Branding does not matter unless you are on a red carpet. Cost is almost always equal to quality when you stick with the paradigm.




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