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Date: 06/14/07 02:09 AM

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  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    June 12, 2007 at 7:20 pm
    Link: Five Finger Shoes - Walk barefoot, in shoes.
  2. Profile photo of nammers
    nammers Female 18-29
    73 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:12 am
    The socks are bad enough...that would be the weirdest feeling in the world!
  3. Profile photo of atlacatl
    atlacatl Male 18-29
    342 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:17 am
    not only that, but im sure the toes aint gonna fit in quite well for some people. geez might as well make some for those who are missing toes.
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    rattler201 Male 18-29
    79 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:19 am
    I`d buy it.
  5. Profile photo of camilaen
    camilaen Female 30-39
    28 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:23 am
    My toes wriggle in disdain just at the thought of trying these on..
  6. Profile photo of nadav22
    nadav22 Male 13-17
    458 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:24 am
    hmm the feeling of walking barefoot while not getting dirty....
    STUPID if you want to walk barefoot walk barefoot i don`t think it would have any effect if you were walking on glass with that, so just stick to your own barefoot feet
  7. Profile photo of DemonGurl
    DemonGurl Female 13-17
    71 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:33 am
    i don`t see the point.
  8. Profile photo of metter
    metter Male 13-17
    1016 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:47 am
    I think they are cool...but I wouldnt want to wear them.....In public at least...or in all
  9. Profile photo of brutalnz
    brutalnz Male 30-39
    1386 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 3:00 am
    ug ly
  10. Profile photo of SarahofBorg
    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 3:02 am
    I want a pair, but only for hiking in the woods which I do a lot of.
    I can very much see why these would be perfect for the woods. But they`re probably not durable enough.
    These are more sandles than shoes. There are great sandles out there for this sort of thing, much better than these.
  11. Profile photo of BigBonny
    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 3:48 am
    People have different size and shape toes/feet though.
  12. Profile photo of BABY_BEAR
    BABY_BEAR Female 18-29
    1396 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 3:51 am
    since when do feet have `fingers`? toes surely? if they were made from satin i`d wear em. I like unusual shoes.
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    jebler Male 18-29
    1142 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:25 am
    the only way i see those working is if they custom make each pair for the buyer. by making molds of the persons feet and what not.
  14. Profile photo of omgwtfbbqhax
    omgwtfbbqhax Male 13-17
    240 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:30 am
    Yes, I certainly have fingers on my feet.
  15. Profile photo of HylianNinja
    HylianNinja Male 18-29
    902 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:44 am
    Yeah, stupid. Amazingly stupid, though. Gotta give them credit for going the extra mile with that stupid idea. But gotta take credit for nobody at the office stopping to say `HOLY F*CK I CAN`T BELIEVE WE ARE ACTUALLY GOING THROUGH WITH THIS STUPID F*CKING IDEA!!!`

    Then again, it sounds like fun to work at a crazy place like that. I`m torn.

  16. Profile photo of krazyluv
    krazyluv Female 13-17
    650 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 5:49 am
    "1. The exhilarating joy of going barefoot without leaving yourself exposed"

    exposed to what? O.o
    why not just wear sandals?
    good god this is a dumb idea. if they take off like those foamy-cheesy looking shoes did.....

  17. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 6:43 am
    I don[`t see why they wouldn`t work.

    The grip on them doesn`t look very good, but they seem to be made out of the same stuff Nike`s U-soc is made out of, so I don`t see why so many people are saying they "wouldn`t work".

    They`re stretchy to an extent, which means unless you have particularly weird feet they should have enough give for the average person I`d think.

    Vs Barefoot:
    If you step on a stone in these, it`s not likely going to breach skin. They have a sole.

    Vs Sandals:
    I hate running in sandals. The opening at the front can snag and you often get a collection of pebbles/leaves in the sandal.

    Vs Shoes:
    Personally, I`d like these better than trainers, but really not seeing why they`d be much better than my lightweight running shoes.

  18. Profile photo of LolaGabanna
    LolaGabanna Female 18-29
    748 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 6:52 am
    Isn`t the point of being barefoot that you don`t feel shoes constricting your feet? It seems that these would feel even more constricting than regular shoes.
  19. Profile photo of HylianNinja
    HylianNinja Male 18-29
    902 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 7:09 am
    Baalthazaq, it`s not so much that it wouldn`t work, it`s just there is no real reason for these things.

    It`s kinda like the anti shirt and those Japanese/Brazilian ultra low jean dealies.

    Just an answer to the question `WHY?` is what they are lacking, not functionality.

    It`s really all a taste thing, but I stand by that they are stupid. I like boots.

  20. Profile photo of Argh_Beast
    Argh_Beast Male 18-29
    838 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 7:27 am
    So i guess Oprah would be f*cked! Or those guys with an extra toe and such! Damn dudes.
  21. Profile photo of eganter
    eganter Male 30-39
    20 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 7:28 am
    I like them. They look like they would be ideal for boating and many other water sports.
  22. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 8:03 am
    The testimonials are saying they give a better "feel" when you`re running and whatnot... I`d love to try out a pair and see for myself.

    $70.... that`s not that bad.

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    jetmark Male 30-39
    1024 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 9:19 am
    oh, good lord...
  24. Profile photo of IceWater
    IceWater Male 13-17
    155 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 10:10 am
    Those shoes have got to be the worst looking shoes right be hind crocks. ha ha ha Argh Beast has got a point.
  25. Profile photo of littlewooll8
    littlewooll8 Male 13-17
    115 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 11:24 am
    who would actually wear those, and who would spend $70 bucks on them
  26. Profile photo of TabooPoison
    TabooPoison Female 18-29
    1062 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 1:15 pm
    Why are they called Five Fingers? Feet have toes.
  27. Profile photo of XxSpeedy
    XxSpeedy Male 13-17
    274 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 1:22 pm
    wouldnt they be stanky without socks?
  28. Profile photo of bambii311
    bambii311 Female 13-17
    333 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 1:33 pm
    My 2nd toe is longer than my first one. Wouldn`t fit for me.
  29. Profile photo of Chibi_Ichigo
    Chibi_Ichigo Female 18-29
    986 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:30 pm
    ... that would be so weird.... I can just see them being the next Crocs though... god, I hate those stupid "shoes" if you can even call them that
  30. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 2:51 pm
    wow.. those realy looks confortable (serious)
  31. Profile photo of Bennyd
    Bennyd Male 13-17
    1092 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 3:24 pm
  32. Profile photo of omta
    omta Female 13-17
    363 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:16 pm
    I want to try those lol but why are they so ugly? :(
  33. Profile photo of StopSmiling
    StopSmiling Female 13-17
    331 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:17 pm
    I have a real hate of feet and those things made me vomit a little.
  34. Profile photo of Kirtap10
    Kirtap10 Male 13-17
    2 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:32 pm
    Holy poo, I had no idea the definition of barefooting I had been using up to this point was so woefully inadequate. Thank you Vibram Five Fingers for informing me that I need your $70 product to be properly barefoot. I`ll never simply take my shoes off again!
  35. Profile photo of thewabbit
    thewabbit Male 13-17
    367 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 4:34 pm dont these eliminate the point of being barefooted in the first place?
  36. Profile photo of desie
    desie Female 18-29
    576 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 5:07 pm
    $70 for extremely ugly shoes. wow.
  37. Profile photo of florescent
    florescent Female 18-29
    134 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 5:14 pm
    I actually like them, and if i had the money i would probably buy them.
  38. Profile photo of maneaterx3
    maneaterx3 Female 13-17
    488 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 5:40 pm
  39. Profile photo of Aqausixio
    Aqausixio Female 18-29
    1397 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 7:44 pm
    Nice idea, they should just make them more fashionable looking and it might catch on...if those ugly UGGs and wedges caught on, this might too.
  40. Profile photo of JAK-STEEL
    JAK-STEEL Male 13-17
    1365 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 8:12 pm
    this isnt IAB material
  41. Profile photo of violingirl77
    violingirl77 Female 13-17
    1426 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 8:21 pm
    Those look comfy, but I wouldn`t spend that much on them.
  42. Profile photo of sunwavewind
    sunwavewind Female 18-29
    690 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 8:28 pm
    I would love to buy a pair but I`m not sure it`s a good idea to buy over the internet because they might not fit right. If I every see some in a store I would buy them.
  43. Profile photo of thegoatgod
    thegoatgod Male 18-29
    2 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 8:36 pm
    I own a pair of these, the most comfortable thing i have ever had on my feet.
  44. Profile photo of sarahxoxo
    sarahxoxo Female 18-29
    493 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 9:13 pm
    Kinda cool. I don`t think I would wear them though.
  45. Profile photo of nicole_xo
    nicole_xo Female 13-17
    2552 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 9:16 pm
    Those look comfortable ::gazes::
  46. Profile photo of bccseahawkz
    bccseahawkz Male 13-17
    204 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 9:22 pm
    ...or you can just walk barefooted
  47. Profile photo of kittenpants
    kittenpants Female 30-39
    124 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 9:51 pm
    ugh. those are hideous.
  48. Profile photo of lestat221
    lestat221 Male 18-29
    213 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 10:54 pm
    Pfft wedges aren`t anything new... hell Minnie Mouse has been wearin` them bitches for years :p
  49. Profile photo of Bert10099
    Bert10099 Male 13-17
    165 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 11:06 pm
    They`re shoes.
  50. Profile photo of HoneyBaby62
    HoneyBaby62 Female 13-17
    273 posts
    June 14, 2007 at 11:26 pm
    Those are the ugliest shoes I have ever seen in my entire life.
  51. Profile photo of gr8nbed69
    gr8nbed69 Female 18-29
    110 posts
    June 15, 2007 at 2:59 am
    those would would with my toe socks
  52. Profile photo of SerFox
    SerFox Male 18-29
    276 posts
    June 15, 2007 at 2:05 pm
    I go barefoot without spending any money, in fatc I save money by not buying shoes, I only have a pair of boots for conditions that do not allow/would not be appropriate for bare feet. Otherwise, I wear nothing on my feet, and the connection is made by feeling the ground beneath your soles, not through little air venst in the sides or having the flexibility, it`s feeling the textures, the wind, rain, and in the knowledge your feet are completely bare and free.

    Just take your sheos and socks off. Public or private.

  53. Profile photo of SilentxEm
    SilentxEm Female 60-69
    670 posts
    June 15, 2007 at 3:30 pm
    I`ve developed callouses on my feet, just so I could walk barefoot on gravel and such... This is for sissies. :P
    On the other hand, just get a good pair of Birkenstocks. They look decent, they last hella long time and they`re close enough to walking barefoot that they`re pretty much all I wear spring-autumn.
  54. Profile photo of larajunky
    larajunky Female 40-49
    1832 posts
    June 15, 2007 at 4:49 pm
    mmmm, K
  55. Profile photo of tomboygirl12
    tomboygirl12 Female 13-17
    321 posts
    June 15, 2007 at 5:00 pm
    i wouldn`t be suprised if their selling in the states right now :-/
  56. Profile photo of ARC123
    ARC123 Female 13-17
    269 posts
    June 15, 2007 at 9:27 pm
    Cool idea, but I`d never use them. Flip-flops are good enough for me! :D
  57. Profile photo of Scaryann
    Scaryann Female 18-29
    7 posts
    June 16, 2007 at 1:05 am
    The idea of being able to spread my toes as I walk is really appealing; toes are for stability, people! :D

    Downside? No way I`m spending seventy clams on a shoe I don`t want to be seen in on the streets. I`m just not a "keep a pair of sculptural feet-casings in my purse just in case I feel the need to do some yoga" kind of gal. And I`d demand to try them on first, too. My tosies deserve a glovelike fit if they`re going to be asked to parade around in something that bizzarre.

  58. Profile photo of m477b311
    m477b311 Male 13-17
    35 posts
    June 16, 2007 at 7:24 am
    One of the dumbest things I`ve ever seen.
  59. Profile photo of router52000
    router52000 Male 18-29
    614 posts
    June 18, 2007 at 11:03 pm
    Al Bundy made shoes like that and lost a lot of money, nobody wanted them.
  60. Profile photo of aznsensayshn
    aznsensayshn Male 13-17
    129 posts
    June 19, 2007 at 10:49 am
    eh i saw these in a magazine. i`m not sure that it`ll be a successful product but who knows?
  61. Profile photo of diavolo13
    diavolo13 Female 13-17
    6 posts
    June 22, 2007 at 10:01 pm
    Wow. That`s all I can say.
  62. Profile photo of Mbirdgurl
    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
    920 posts
    July 22, 2007 at 1:55 pm
    What if something heavy falls on your feet 0_o

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