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View Poll Results: What kind of knot do you use on your necktie?
Windsor 42 39.62%
Half-Windsor 26 24.53%
Small Knot 3 2.83%
Four-in-a-hand 7 6.60%
Prince Albert 1 0.94%
Bow Tie 1 0.94%
CLIP ON! 3 2.83%
No tie! I'm no slave to the man. 23 21.70%
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Old 01-25-2009, 06:23 PM   #1
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Given that there are a variety of ways to tie a necktie out there, what kind of knot do you use?

I've always been a windsor man myself.

Here's a link to a site describing several types of knots.
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Old 01-25-2009, 06:32 PM   #2
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Windsor. Any other knot makes you look like an inept teen out for the friday night cotillion and cow-tipping for after.
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Old 01-25-2009, 06:34 PM   #3
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I haven't worn a tie in prolly 15 years.
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Old 01-25-2009, 06:40 PM   #4
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Yeah... full Windsor all the way. Learned it in the Marine Corps. Possibly coincidence, but the handful of people who I've seen wear a full Windsor and asked how they learned it, they learned it in the military or from their dad who was in the military. I mostly see people in half-Windsors.

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Old 01-25-2009, 06:43 PM   #5
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Full Windsor. It's how you wear a tie.
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Old 01-25-2009, 06:51 PM   #6
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Half windsor for normal ties, windsor for skinnier ties. Half in general though.
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Old 01-25-2009, 06:55 PM   #7
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i wasn't aware that there were different styles.

I don't wear ties

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Old 01-25-2009, 06:59 PM   #8
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I voted for "No tie! I'm no slave to the man." because it's true.
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:25 PM   #9
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Full/Double Windsor FTW. Learned in in the Navy - and I was so proud of myself as my mother used to tie my ties for me when I was little.

Yeah, it was one of those small accomplishments that make me smile.
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Old 01-25-2009, 08:12 PM   #10
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Although it only happens a few times a year, I generally tie a full windsor. However, I will use the half on occasion if it is a wide tie or if I'm not fixing the top button of my shirt.
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