September 10, 2022 08:37AM
A couple years ago I did some research for 'the most comfortable shoes'. One of the Sketchers came out on top... and I bought them.

Do you notice what shoes people wear? I don't. You could have pink bunny slippers on and I wouldn't notice. BUT.. my grandkids noticed my Sketchers.

Were you aware that wearing Sketcher's is the most 'uncool' thing a human being can do? I wasn't... but wow did I find out. They noticed my Sketchers instantly, "Papa, NOOOOOOOOO, you can't wear those". Apparently my wearing Sketcher's would have humiliated my grandkids out of society... forcing them to be monks in Tibet.

Ok, the Sketcher's.... they were ok... not as comfortable as advertised but I had no problem with them. But you're right, they don't hold up.

Another shoe tidbit: My kids want me to wear Nike's... because they're 'cool'... I can't wear Nike's. Nothing fits my feet worse than Nike's... over the years I've owned quite a few pair of Nike's and NOT ONE PAIR fit right.

I'd say in order the best shoes I've owned are: Dr. Martens, Merrels, Vasques, Brooks, New Balance, Adidas. Dr. Martens will last you your lifetime... then you can pass them down to your kids, who in turn can pass them down too their kids, who in turn can... you get the idea. - JamesJM

  I have come to LOVE Sketcher shoes BUT...They don't last!

Ramgator81September 10, 2022 08:18AM

  My grandkids drew the line with Sketchers....

JamesJM70September 10, 2022 08:37AM

  I tell young people that purple hair and infected nose rings is cool too but I ain't going there.

Ramgator38September 10, 2022 09:28AM

  That's something I've never had a problem with...

JamesJM38September 10, 2022 05:11PM

  I could wear ANY shoe till I hit about 16 years old.

Ramgator37September 13, 2022 06:14AM

  I used to wear them to work.. Attachments

sstrams48September 10, 2022 11:44AM

  Sperry yes!!!! Vanns maybe

ferragamo7937September 10, 2022 01:52PM

  don't think I've ever had either...

JamesJM36September 10, 2022 06:52PM

  Merrell Jungle Moc

SeattleRam42September 10, 2022 03:13PM

  I've had those...

JamesJM44September 10, 2022 06:16PM

  I have a pair of Sketchers that I bought in Vegas ten years ago

canadaram45September 11, 2022 04:27AM

  Field Boots....

JamesJM37September 11, 2022 05:24AM

  @ Jimmy Speery sneaker - boat shoes

ferragamo7938September 12, 2022 04:59PM

  All you guys

waterfield53September 13, 2022 05:39AM

  I like my Magic sHoooes.

Ramgator34September 13, 2022 06:11AM

  First you didn't like my toothpaste thread...

JamesJM42September 13, 2022 07:15AM

  I AM amazed at the amount of shoes that cost $70+ but are....

Ramgator35September 13, 2022 06:13AM