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1990s swimming shoes (files.catbox.moe)
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[-] [email protected] 24 points 4 weeks ago

I still use these especially when down at the coast or other natural body of water. Rock cuts suck.

[-] thesohoriots 20 points 4 weeks ago

What did you call them? We said “aqua socks” but I’ve heard other catch-all terms.

[-] Bhaelfur 10 points 4 weeks ago
[-] brygphilomena 4 points 3 weeks ago

I think that was a brand, I call them water shoes.

[-] Couldbealeotard 3 points 3 weeks ago
[-] AnUnusualRelic 2 points 3 weeks ago

"Those rubber things that go in the water"

[-] Gradually_Adjusting 19 points 4 weeks ago

Do we not use these anymore? I don't go swimming enough to know, but it seems like with water being dirtier than ever it's a good idea not to cut your feet in the sea

[-] [email protected] 15 points 4 weeks ago

Water is absolutely not dirtier than ever, at least in the US. American waterways are the cleanest they have been in 100 years.

[-] Gradually_Adjusting 8 points 3 weeks ago

I'm in a different place 💃

[-] shalafi 6 points 4 weeks ago

I've got 3 or 4 pairs, pick 'em up at thrift stores or on sale. Essential for kayaking, canoeing, etc.

[-] NewNewAccount 5 points 4 weeks ago

What makes you think that water is dirtier than ever?

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 weeks ago

I absolutely use these, but mostly only when traveling, at which point they are my showering shoes.

I worry a lot about the possibility of getting foot fungus, so avoid direct contact when in a hotel shower.

[-] Know_not_Scotty_does 19 points 4 weeks ago

The feeling of putting on a pair of these that is still damp and a little cold from the beach the day before depite being left out on the porch in the sun/overnight. Its a little cold and a little damp but it warms up quickly. The sand in them never goes away though.

[-] motor_spirit 16 points 4 weeks ago

I can hear a gang of kids fartin around on those wet MFs right now, a symphonic delight to set the mood for any vacation

[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 weeks ago

I still wear those..

[-] [email protected] -1 points 3 weeks ago

These things make your feet stiiiiink

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