So we are getting into pins now?

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Postby 35mmpaul on Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:10 pm

For all to post pin related posts.

Mondo been doing pins for a bit.

Bottleneck and Spoke art are doing em too.

So here.

Did everyone get what they wanted from TMNT drop today?
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Postby halftonegraphics on Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:34 pm

gotta get you that flair! pins and lanyards are SHRN!

http://thevacvvm.com/collections/all
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Postby bulkhead72 on Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:37 pm

Got a pin for my favorite turtle.

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Postby jayper on Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:40 pm

I'm doing my damn best to hold a hard line stance of "no pins."

I fell hard into vinyl records, then the occasional toy...

I don't need another thing to collect.
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Postby BonesawMcGraw on Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:47 pm

drymount that noise.....
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Postby BrandonJ on Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:15 pm

I can see why people collect pins, I used to myself when I was young granted they weren't "collectables". Now like jayper said I don't need another thing to collect or worry about missing out on. For those who like pins it's a great time to like them, every one I have seen Mondo or Vacvvm release have been high quality.
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Postby 35mmpaul on Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:35 pm

They are at least way cheaper than prints and have more function. I've moved away from graphic tees and more into nicer polos or button ups.

Pins for me are nice so that you can dress nice but have a bit of flair. People seem to notice them.
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Postby ToonKiller on Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:37 pm

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Postby exagenous on Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:39 pm

dropdoctor wrote:I'm stuck on pins, can never resist. Nate Duval has some fun ones too. May I recommend the pizza bro to go with your turtles : https://www.etsy.com/listing/238892113/ ... enamel-pin


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Postby trarex on Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:40 pm

Yah know ,the nazi's had pieces of flair
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Postby bryndavies on Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:58 pm

trarex wrote:Yah know ,the nazi's had pieces of flair



:clap: :pint:


But for real, what are people doing with said pins? Surely not wearing them, and for the love of God, don't tell me people are putting them on their hats or something. Is their any good way to display them?
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Postby 35mmpaul on Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:03 pm

bryndavies wrote:
trarex wrote:Yah know ,the nazi's had pieces of flair



:clap: :pint:


But for real, what are people doing with said pins? Surely not wearing them, and for the love of God, don't tell me people are putting them on their hats or something. Is their any good way to display them?


I usually put them on my breast pocket.

Or on my lapel when I occasionally where a suit.
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Postby 35mmpaul on Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:04 pm

dropdoctor wrote:I'm stuck on pins, can never resist. Nate Duval has some fun ones too. May I recommend the pizza bro to go with your turtles : https://www.etsy.com/listing/238892113/ ... enamel-pin


I have pizza bro and he gets compliments all the time!
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Postby BrandonJ on Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:08 pm

True enough, they are "cheap" and much easier to obtain than prints that's just known. For me personally I can't see me buying one unless it's a cool pin, for example the Casey Jones or the Vacvvm logo moth pin.
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