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Old Tuesday 11th September 2018, 20:56   #59
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Originally Posted by Sebzwo View Post

This is admittedly just my taste and others might think different. To take another example I think many current cars are über-ugly by design.
I think we are just showing our age my friend. I think the BMW E39 5-series, for instance, is a most cleanly and attractively styled car; but my younger colleagues at work much prefer the looks of the F10 and later models.

It wouldn't surprise me that the pre-war generation who had used things like Galilean binoculars and Barr & Stroud CF41s also thought that Dialyts and Trinovids were modern and zany when they appeared.
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