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The North Face Originals Discuss the Oval Intention

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Here's a message board discussion by some of the TNF originals on the OutInUnder article about Bucky visiting TNF.

Snap shot of thread discussing the Oval Intention

Snap shot of thread discussing the Oval Intention

Snap shot of thread discussing the Oval Intention

Snap shot of thread discussing the Oval Intention

 

 

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I trimmed this out of a

I trimmed this out of a discussion board coz I thought 1) it's a great example of the type of dialog I'm hoping to see here and 2) it's great history. As to point 1, the trick is to bridge the gap between comments in dialog, which is easy, to stories posted in longer form and often as a solo effort...which is quite hard.

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