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I forgot Google+ existed.
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Errr... +Mike Burroughs maybe time for another look? 

If you were reachable here I would be talking to you about things that would interest you.
Edit: same goes for +Andrew Ritter 
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"Manny +1s This" stickers?
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I'd +1 sticker my m3 for sure
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I prefer the easy ability to categorize people over here versus facebook. But Jesus, this place feels dead.
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Maybe it feels dead because there's fewer garbage posts being constantly thrown on your feed?
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http://www.stanceworks.com/2011/07/art-pinstriping/

Peep my latest article. Photos by Andrew Ritter and I, words by me.
The Art of Pinstriping. by Mike Burroughs. With the birth of the hot rod and truly custom automotive modification came the need to add finishing touches to one's car. Back in the day, there was no...
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Pinstripping is alive and well in the Kustom motorcycle circles (particularly bobbers, choppers, and baggers)... there's just been a noticeable slow fade from the automotive world, staying in lockstep with the frequency of everyday sighting of 30-50's cars as these collectibles are continuing their fight for preservation from the outdoor elements. The problem, in my opinion, is one of applicable aesthetics. In the 60-70's +, automotive design changed: more planar surfaces and standardized dimensions that unified car bodies into more cohesive forms. A good pinstripe over the headlight of a 40's ford is like a necklace draped down a busty chest. But a pin stripe floret on the trunk of a 70's Pontiac-brick is more aesthetically akin to a tramp stamp hovering above some flat'n flabby. Pinstriping is at it's best when it can accentuate a form and shape, 3-dimensional visual interest and visual tension between components which more moderns cars lack in comparison, with the sole exception of more exotic variants of coarse.
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