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12. "RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review"
In response to message #11
 
  
>Given the mention early in SoS of an auto-tailor that produced Utena's
>uniform at WPI, I suspect most people's clothes in cities like New
>Avalon are tailored.
>
>For example, you might go through the racks to pick out something you
>like the look on, but it's not "do they have this in my size" it's
>going into a booth that takes your measure and the design of the item
>that you want and they run up a version cut specifically to fit you
>perfectly.
>
>So it is perfectly ordinary T-shirt and jeans... but by the standards
>of the 23rd/24th century which are much better than our 'off the rack'
>would be.

Oh yeah, I'd forgotten about that! Good point.

Interestingly, this is technology that might actually be implemented on a widescale basis within the next couple decades. Big-box retailers are looking into it as a way to remain relevant in the marketplace.

I'm looking forward to it immensely. I am oddly shaped. Not so much to look at, but my arms and legs are of a sufficiently non-standard proportion to each other that most things I find on the rack don't quite fit entirely right.

-Merc
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   RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Nova Floresca Aug-13-14 1
   RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Gryphonadmin Aug-13-14 2
      RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Nova Floresca Aug-13-14 6
      RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Mercutio Aug-14-14 9
          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Gryphonadmin Aug-14-14 10
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review BobSchroeck Aug-14-14 14
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Mercutio Aug-15-14 17
                  RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Gryphonadmin Aug-15-14 19
   RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Pasha Aug-13-14 3
      RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review pjmoyermoderator Aug-13-14 4
          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review eriktown Aug-13-14 5
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Matrix Dragon Aug-13-14 7
      RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Mercutio Aug-15-14 18
          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Gryphonadmin Aug-15-14 20
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Matrix Dragon Aug-15-14 21
                  RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Blackbird Aug-15-14 24
          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Pasha Aug-15-14 22
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Gryphonadmin Aug-16-14 26
                  RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Peter Eng Aug-17-14 28
          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review McFortner Aug-16-14 25
   RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Matrix Dragon Aug-13-14 8
   RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review drakensis Aug-14-14 11
     RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Mercutio Aug-14-14 12
          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review SpottedKitty Aug-14-14 15
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review drakensis Aug-15-14 16
              RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review SneakyPete Aug-18-14 29
   RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review Peter Eng Aug-14-14 13
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          RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review SpottedKitty Aug-16-14 27


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