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PJs in Public= Declined (by RentsDue [MA]) Nov 30, 2018 5:24 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by John... [MI]) Nov 30, 2018 5:47 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by WMH [NC]) Nov 30, 2018 5:58 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by S i d [MO]) Nov 30, 2018 6:34 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Chris [CT]) Nov 30, 2018 6:34 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by WMH [NC]) Nov 30, 2018 7:14 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by RentsDue [MA]) Nov 30, 2018 8:02 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Vee [OH]) Nov 30, 2018 8:06 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Martin [CO]) Nov 30, 2018 8:10 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Sisco [MO]) Nov 30, 2018 8:51 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Laura [MD]) Nov 30, 2018 9:23 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Tom [FL]) Nov 30, 2018 9:25 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by WMH [NC]) Nov 30, 2018 9:48 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by David [MI]) Nov 30, 2018 10:10 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Nov 30, 2018 12:02 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Pat [WA]) Nov 30, 2018 12:41 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by melinda [MD]) Nov 30, 2018 1:52 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by NE [PA]) Nov 30, 2018 1:59 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Bit [IN]) Nov 30, 2018 2:03 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by don [PA]) Nov 30, 2018 4:02 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by don [PA]) Nov 30, 2018 4:04 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Still Learning [NH]) Nov 30, 2018 5:09 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by NE [PA]) Nov 30, 2018 5:15 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Nov 30, 2018 8:16 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Lynda [TX]) Nov 30, 2018 8:50 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by nhsailmaker [NH]) Dec 1, 2018 4:04 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Still Learning [NH]) Dec 1, 2018 4:28 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Tom [FL]) Dec 1, 2018 9:44 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Chris [CT]) Dec 2, 2018 10:17 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Dec 2, 2018 10:01 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Dec 2, 2018 10:03 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Cjoíh [CT]) Dec 2, 2018 11:35 PM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by Still Learning [NH]) Dec 3, 2018 4:07 AM
       PJs in Public= Declined (by RentsDue [MA]) Dec 3, 2018 9:08 AM

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PJs in Public= Declined (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 5:24 AM
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This isnít OT. First line on my screening criteria. If you arrive to a showing in your pajamas, you are automatically declined. I have been severely ill and on the way to the ER and still managed to put on pants. The shopping season has brought the PJ People out in force and we are surrounded here in Western Mass. I canít even go to Walmart anymore, itís a jammie freak show. Yesterday I saw three generations walking down the street together all decked out in their bedtime best.

--71.10.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by John... [MI]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 5:47 AM
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While I tend to agree with you -- you have to realize that it doesn't necessarily represent the "person that wouldn't bother to put on pants to go to the ER" crowd like you might thing. The reality is that this is the "current fashion trend" for many people, unfortunately.

I'm sure there were landlords 50-60 years ago that went "If you show up wearing these stupid Bell Bottoms, you are automatically declined." It would have seemed like a completely stupid thing at the time -- but the reality is it became a very large fashion trend that a wide variety of people wore.

Again, don't get me wrong -- I hate it too and think it is ridiculous. But I can also see that it has spread to more than just the original crowd. I've seen some people doing it that really surprise me. It's just becoming "the new fad" for a bit, unfortunately.

But, yeah, I still ding them a few "points" in my head -- but it isn't an auto-decline any more as long as they are employed and otherwise pass (which, I'll admit, it still rare).

- John...

--24.180.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 5:58 AM
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I agree with John. They are not wearing pajamas, they are wearing their idea of sweat pants, essentially. --50.82.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 6:34 AM
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You're welcome to have any criteria you like, including dress code.

I used to have long hair in high school/early college. No doubt a 1950s/60s land lord would have thought me a hippie for not showing up with a crew cut, pressed slacks, and a long sleeve shirt and tie. The fact I had a 3.96 GPA and impeccable references would not have helped me. *sigh

Times they are a changin'. I don't wear my PJs in public, but yes, the "people of Wal-Mart" are....interesting, to say the least! --173.20.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Chris [CT]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 6:34 AM
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Sweat pants drive me nuts as well, people just don't know how to properly dress anymore. --24.187.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 7:14 AM
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Those of us who grew up in the 60's and 70's rebelled against our parents' ideas of "proper dress." Suits, ties, hats on men and gloves for women, even bras for a while: all rejected.

Then during the 80's "designer" clothing became all the rage and we allowed it somehow...so now maybe the kids have rebelled against paying $$$$$ for a pair of jeans and just buy pjs! --50.82.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 8:02 AM
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I donít know. My kids are young adults and teenagers. I have never seen them, their friends or anyone at any of their schools dressed like that. What would happen if they showed up at school or work dressed like that? The people Iím seeing certainly arenít young trendsetters anyway. More like the moms who donít bother getting out of their PJs to put the kids on the bus.....and then picking them up at the end of the day still in the PJs. I must just say that Iíve noticed on trips to Canada that the public display of PJs disappears. You can go there all week and everyone is outside in their day clothes. --174.199.xx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 8:06 AM
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Unfortunately pajamas are also court attire for many tenants in my big city and some are torn to expose areas that swimwear would cover at a public pool (disgusting), these folks spend 30-45 minutes going thru the metal detector lines thru the buildings, always a chuckle from the bunch I hang with cause they talk the longest and still lose. --76.188.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Martin [CO]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 8:10 AM
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I spent a good part of the day last Friday at a tire store buying and having installed a new set of snow tires. A lady came in wearing her PJs, and spent several hours there waiting for her work to be done. I just don't get the attitude. However, I pointed this out to my 33 year old daughter once, and she said "what's the big deal? I do it all the time." So I guess I just don't get this new generation. --75.166.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Sisco [MO]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 8:51 AM
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I have pajama sets from Brooks Brothers and Derek Rose, a wool robe by Pendleton and leather slippers. My mailbox is as far as I venture out in this attire.

I have yet to see a public pajama wearer in similar loungewear.

Public PJ wears seem to be loyal to the fleece bottoms and dingy t shirt type. The fleece bottoms must be adorned with a goodly amount of hair and crumbs. Not a good look IMHO. --72.172.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Laura [MD]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 9:23 AM
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I think this is generational. I was shocked the first time I saw someone in the supermarket in PJs, not i just judge if I like the PJs or not. --108.51.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Tom [FL]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 9:25 AM
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A matching tie with the PJ's would add a classy look!!!

HOWEVER as I was channel surfing the other day I see on QVC or EVINE one of the sells reps in a Christmas suit.

It was red with Christmas themed designs AND it looked like a PJ's!!!

Dress for Success!!! How successful are the PJ wearing crowd at Walmart? Not sure! Does it mean that someone driving a Mercedes, Porchsa, Lexus are wealthy or in debt? Or do they enjoy a great drive? Judging a book by it cover???

Some are great reads and others are boring...

--99.56.xx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 9:48 AM
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My DIL just asked for PJ bottoms for Christmas LOL! So I bought some for everyone just because. --50.82.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by David [MI]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 10:10 AM
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I only rent to white collar professionals to come to my showings in suit and tie --198.135.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 12:02 PM
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Are the pj's clean? I don't rent to people in dirty clothes. If they can't keep their own shirt clean, why would I think they will keep my house clean?

With exceptions for people viewing the house on their way home from work if it is work related dirt. --174.216.x.x




PJs in Public= Declined (by Pat [WA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 12:41 PM
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I see them with their slippers on too. --72.134.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by melinda [MD]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 1:52 PM
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Not PJs, but still something odd---When I was teaching school the parents would come up before school began to meet the teacher and check out the classrooms. One mom brought up her child (middle school) and the mom was wearing Bootie shorts. I kid you not, half of her "cheek" was hanging out. Some people do not dress appropriately.. --24.233.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 1:59 PM
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I agree with this stereotype. --50.32.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Bit [IN]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 2:03 PM
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As much as I donít like PJís as a ďfashionĒ statement I am more concerned about how clean their car is :)

I donít think it is a generation thing either, I see people of all ages, shapes and sizes wearing PJís in public. They should all be rock climbers, as tacky as they are all they would have to do is walk up the cliff, lol. --166.137.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by don [PA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 4:02 PM
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Yeah, and whenever I see an old pic (pre 1960) of the crowd at a baseball game, all the men have suits and ties on! Now, people wear sweatpants to funerals. --70.90.xx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by don [PA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 4:04 PM
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Or, you see old footage of men working factory jobs on assembly lines in the 1930's and they have button down shirts and ties on. --70.90.xx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 5:09 PM
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Just went to a local tavern for dinner and a couple came in wearing PJís. I would not have rented to them had they shown up at a showing like that. --24.61.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 5:15 PM
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This falls under the "you can just tell" umbrella. They show up to view a place and you can just tell you won't be renting to them. More people fall under that umbrella the longer you do this. --50.32.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 8:16 PM
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PJs are acceptable casual attire in the Midwest along with stretch leggings. Screen normally. These people have money and rent homes too.

BRAD

PS Dig back in the archives here to see posts about denying anyone with tatoos. --73.102.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Lynda [TX]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2018 8:50 PM
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ROF-LMHO! I can validate all of the above. DH and I were at WALMART today and all the freaks came out of the woodwork. DH says the management tells the sales people to take care "not to notice" these people. People in costumes, people half naked, people in 6 inch heels. "Just look the other way" is their policy. These people are customers. Unless they have a gun--just ignore them. --108.87.xx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by nhsailmaker [NH]) Posted on: Dec 1, 2018 4:04 AM
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The American standard is blue jeans, tee shirt, baseball cap and to me it is upsetting and a very low standard. PJs is as low as its gets for me

A while ago a colleague commented that she has never ever seen me without a button down collar and she didn't understand why I travel wearing a blazer.

I was taught long ago that you can go anywhere wearing a Blazer and khakis and that IS the way I use to hitchhike in the 70's. Believe me it works

Heck, my work clothes for playing in mud are still old khakis and old button down collar shirt

Brooks Brothers or Jos. A Banks style never goes old. --73.182.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Dec 1, 2018 4:28 AM
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NHsailmaker, that is how my plumber dresses but with jeans, belt, tucked in button down shirt. Makes me happy since occasionally I am the extra set of hands and he will sometimes teach me something simple so I donít have to call him for it. I myself am a fan of Duluth Traders longtail shirts. Not cheap but very practical. --24.61.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Tom [FL]) Posted on: Dec 1, 2018 9:44 AM
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Speaking of Plumbers!!!

Not sure if the jeans are two sizes too small or the shirt shrunk in the dryer.

Don't look now...

Moon river....

A moo moo for some plumbers should be required or something like that...

I think some of the PJ's are designer pj's with button down collars.

Does that count???

--99.56.xx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Chris [CT]) Posted on: Dec 2, 2018 10:17 AM
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In Europe its easy to spot the Americans, we are the worst dressed.

--24.187.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Dec 2, 2018 10:01 PM
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Only Boomers will understand this: 1973- my Sociology prof got us to argue THERE IS NO MORE DRESS CODE. He let us rant then simply asked ďWhich one of you will DARE walk into the football game tomorrow waering anything other than jeans?? Specifically Leviís. ď (at the time)

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Dec 2, 2018 10:03 PM
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Sisco,

What about those folks who sleep in the all-together?

No Brooks Broa for them!

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Cjoíh [CT]) Posted on: Dec 2, 2018 11:35 PM
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Chris, youíre spot on. Charlie..............,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,, ,,,,,,, --32.214.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Dec 3, 2018 4:07 AM
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Welcome back Charlie! --24.61.xxx.xx




PJs in Public= Declined (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Dec 3, 2018 9:08 AM
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Donít mind the casual look of sweatpants or even yoga pants. That is casual , comfortable ....whatever. My pet peeve is the people who obviously were too lazy to change their clothes when they got up . I drove one of my kids to take the SAT this weekend. About 40 kids walked into the school at 7:30a.m. Not ONE pair of PJs. There is hope! --71.10.xxx.xxx



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