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a Katagory V tee shirt story

Discussion in 'Katagory V' started by ken from canada, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. ken from canada

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    So, a few days back I took a walk with my daughters and we ended up at the local Dairy Queen. As it was a rather warm evening, there was quite a few people in line.

    It got to be our time to order and then receive our ice cream cones when as we were getting ready to leave I heard the voice of an elderly lady behind me say "Excuse me", as which I turned around right away thinking either my young girls or myself dropped something. She then asked if I minded stopping for a second so she could continue to read the words on the back of my Hymns Of Dissension shirt that I was wearing. I said sure, and then thirty or so seconds she finished, muttered "Interesting" and with a smile thanked me.

    I just thought that it was a bit odd for what appeared to be an 80+ year old lady to be reading the back of a metal shirt.
     
  2. OrbWeaver

    OrbWeaver BECAUSE FALCONER

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    I wonder if she thought it was something related to religion? Or maybe she just wanted to read your shirt. :D

    Either way, neat! The last time an old lady stopped me about my shirt it was to tell me I was going to hell because she thought my RENT (the musical) t-shirt said "for rent." She thought I was trying to sell my body. :eek:
     
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    Nice, I would have like to have seen that! I bet it was halarious.:lol:


    Ken: Thanks for sporting the tee shirt! It always helps to have loyal fans to spread the word to bring the 80+ year old closet fans out into the open.
    By the way, I also have a funny tee shirt story.........I was wearing my Rising Anger shirt one day. The wife and I were loading our (3) kids into the car to head out for the day. I was straping in my 3 year old son into his car seat, and as I was leaning over to snap the buckles. My son says: "Dad, I love that girl." and I said, really? Why's that?!? He said "She has boobies!!" I about died! It was really funny! Secretly I was thinking....That's my boy!
    -Bizzaro[​IMG]
     
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    OrbWeaver BECAUSE FALCONER

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    LOL! Your story wins, Bizzaro. :lol:
     
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    Nice stories, guys!

    I don't know why, Ken, but some folks are just curious like that. Of course, it only helps to get the name out there. As for you, Bizzaro, I like to see that you're steering the lad in the right direction. I'll have to give the boy a high-five when I see him next time!


    Stay metal. Never rust.
    Albert
     
  6. Tarkus

    Tarkus I love run on sentences

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    My T-shirt story:

    A couple of years back, I attended a christmas party thrown by the members of a local band called "The Street". We did the whole "white elephant gift" thing, so I wrapped up a Rising Anger shirt and also threw in a couple of condoms I had laying around, because if you wear a Kat V shirt; you will get laid... however, I have no control over who you get laid by. Hence the condoms.
     
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    Nice dude! Seriously.......Nice! Unfortunatley for the one getting the shirt...most of our fans are guys. So....good idea on the condoms:eek:
     
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    Part 2 - Tonight my oldest daughter and wife and I went to Wal Mart so I could pick up the latest Stargate Universe dvd which I knew was on sale. I was wearing my "The Rising Anger" shirt. Remember I live in a small town of 8000, when I was in the electronics center I heard this guy behind me say "Salt Lake City Metal". I turn around and this guy around 30 who I have never seen before says he had never seen a Kat 5 shirt ever. Tells me he is passing through our small town and loves underground metal. Probably never ever going to see the guy again, but thought it was cool.

    Man, I sure have had a couple of weird experiences with my KV shirts these last few months.
     
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    You have amazing rare encounters.
     
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    Dustin C-C-Cool Beans!!!

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    That first T-shirt story was pretty interesting, but this second one actually blew my mind!
    :yow:

    …the fact that someone else in your area (native or not), in a small community in Canada no less, noticed your shirt and actually KNEW who we were? I'm absolutely floored!!! Why this surprises me is due to the fact that even people/metal fans in our own hometown of Salt Lake City STILL have never heard of us, even after being around for over a decade and playing the circuit here!

    Thanks for sharing Ken, that it just freakin' killer! :worship::worship::worship:
     
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    I am also floored. Most people don't know who we are. I was shocked to see a guy wearing a Symphony X shirt at Costco. I might have shit myself if it had been a Kat 5 shirt, even here in utah where there may be a 1 and a million chance of seeing one!:hotjump:
     
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    You know, I've worn my Katagory V shirt a handful of times now, and outside of my friends giving me guff about wearing my own band's shirt, I've never gotten a single comment! Boys, I think it's time we get some "northern exposure!"


    Stay metal. Never rust.
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