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Show me your Cross
« on: October 11, 2012, 09:03:13 PM »
I dont know if this sounds silly but, I wana see a pic of the cross you are wearing.

i have been looking around for a new cross to wear for a long time and cant decide on one.
Im getting some $$ comming in soon (probably) and i think im finally gona splurge on a new cross.
Im currently wearing my aunts (memory eternal) cross....but um hemm its more for a woman (thats why i want a new one) but thats all i have right now, and i always wear a cross. I have lost sooo many crosses in my life, its not funny.

Anyway show us a pic of your cross if you can. to help me decide what to get.

I will post a pic of mine but my cell dont have a cam so tomorow il take apic with my camera.

kinda silly thread no???
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2012, 09:07:07 PM »
I picked up one not unlike this at Tokyo's Cathedral of the Resurrection:

The Episcopallian road is easy and wide, for many go through it to find destruction. lol sorry channeling Isa.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2012, 10:06:17 PM »
I would keep your aunt's.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012, 10:08:58 PM »
The only cross I wear is a tat...   :angel:
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2012, 10:17:03 PM »
Will be.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2012, 10:18:26 PM »
LOL link me to that ebay auction, celticfan.

EDIT: From the same guy who is auctioning that cross:

Large Pectoral Cross 4.60"
http://www.ebay.com/itm/PECTORAL-LARGE-4-60-SILVER-925-GOLD-RUSSIAN-ORTHODOX-PRIEST-CROSS-CUSTOM-ORDER-/140864862579?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20cc333973

Wow that is impressive.
« Last Edit: October 11, 2012, 10:20:39 PM by Achronos »
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2012, 10:26:49 PM »
ROFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFL
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2012, 10:29:03 PM »


hope u did that on purpose. but either way its pretty funny!

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« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2012, 10:31:39 PM »
^^ ROFFFFFFFLLLL
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2012, 10:32:19 PM »
I picked up one not unlike this at Tokyo's Cathedral of the Resurrection:



tnx
I have been thinking of a sml wooden cross..they are humble i guess u can say.
Im assuming its small. i have a couple wooden ones like that.
One hanging by my bedpost, but too big 2 wear. they r abt 2.5in long.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2012, 10:32:26 PM »
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2012, 10:32:53 PM »
I would keep your aunt's.

thoguht of tht but it realy is a womens cross.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2012, 10:34:16 PM »
I don't like jewelry generally, but I will say that one thing that bothers me about cross necklaces is that they generally don't seem to weigh enough, so rather than sitting where they should they end up out of place up by my shoulder or something. I'd definitely get a heavier one if I bought another one.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2012, 10:36:43 PM »
The only cross I wear is a tat...   :angel:

that's on the list.
I'm eventually gona get the monks schema cross tatt.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2012, 10:41:37 PM »
The only cross I wear is a tat...   :angel:

that's on the list.
I'm eventually gona get the monks schema cross tatt.


Not a cross, but I do have a tattoo in dedication of my patron saint (St. Olav)

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2012, 10:48:19 PM »
I don't like jewelry generally, but I will say that one thing that bothers me about cross necklaces is that they generally don't seem to weigh enough, so rather than sitting where they should they end up out of place up by my shoulder or something. I'd definitely get a heavier one if I bought another one.

same here. i cant stand jewelry, it just bothers me, feeling someting on me, even rings.

i only wear a cross. and like i said this is really a woman's cross so its pretty small and all overthe place as u say.

i want someting med size and silver.

i think i like orthonorms. his looks a bit bigger then what i want i think.

Hey, orthonorm-----try it again please.

U guys think its wrong to be so picky for a cross?

i feel guilty being so picky. but i then rationalise it by saying its something forever (unless i loose it) so i should really like it before i get it.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2012, 10:50:53 PM »
The only cross I wear is a tat...   :angel:

that's on the list.
I'm eventually gona get the monks schema cross tatt.


Not a cross, but I do have a tattoo in dedication of my patron saint (St. Olav)





don't know that saint but that is a good graphic for a tat.

and that other eBay cross isn't it the huge ones priests wear??
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2012, 10:52:06 PM »
i think i like orthonorms. his looks a bit bigger then what i want i think.

Hey, orthonorm-----try it again please.

There really isn't anything that shows the size of my cross in that photo. Trust me it is rather small, as heavy as it is.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2012, 10:53:36 PM »
i think i like orthonorms. his looks a bit bigger then what i want i think.

Hey, orthonorm-----try it again please.

There really isn't anything that shows the size of my cross in that photo. Trust me it is rather small, as heavy as it is.
Dude you look really loserly in that picture, where did you get those stupid aviator glasses you wannabe?
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2012, 10:54:38 PM »
i think i like orthonorms. his looks a bit bigger then what i want i think.

Hey, orthonorm-----try it again please.

There really isn't anything that shows the size of my cross in that photo. Trust me it is rather small, as heavy as it is.

from what i see thats kinda the style i want. a nice long chain with a decent size cross and in silver. heavy is good also.

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« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2012, 10:56:21 PM »
i think i like orthonorms. his looks a bit bigger then what i want i think.

Hey, orthonorm-----try it again please.

There really isn't anything that shows the size of my cross in that photo. Trust me it is rather small, as heavy as it is.

from what i see thats kinda the style i want. a nice long chain with a decent size cross and in silver. heavy is good also.
You got some v-necks to compliment it?
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2012, 11:02:58 PM »
i think i like orthonorms. his looks a bit bigger then what i want i think.

Hey, orthonorm-----try it again please.

There really isn't anything that shows the size of my cross in that photo. Trust me it is rather small, as heavy as it is.

from what i see thats kinda the style i want. a nice long chain with a decent size cross and in silver. heavy is good also.

Dear Nikolas,

I thought you might get the joke. Guess you are new member and not much of a lurker.

That photo is of our beloved Achronos.

I was saying he is my cross I bear.

He is short.

And very burdensome.

It's all in good fun.

I'm sure Achronos could give you more infos on what is probably some hip-hop bling he is sporting there.

You can buy whatever cross you choose then whatever length of chain to go with it.

Sorry, I didn't think you would take the post to heart.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2012, 11:05:40 PM »
Now that 'norm has revealed that the above image is not him, I feel safe posting a picture of what his cross really does look like:

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2012, 11:08:15 PM »
Now that 'norm has revealed that the above image is not him, I feel safe posting a picture of what his cross really does look like:



Theze er troo wizdumbs.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #25 on: October 11, 2012, 11:10:11 PM »
Putting orthonorm's head on a wizard would be a much better choice.

As for my pic, there's a word I want to use to describe my attire and me personally but it's not permitted on this forum. "Loser" will sadly have to suffice.

Secondly, the honest background of that pic was a mockery of a friend of mine who posted pictures of himself in the bathroom with aviators, but looks even more loserly then I. However we look like we were seperated at birth.

EDIT: I'm not sure what cross that is. Might be a larger one I don't have anymore, but I'll take a snap of what I'm wearing now tonight.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #26 on: October 11, 2012, 11:14:02 PM »
Ok thanks for letting me in on it....went right over my head, but it all did sound kind fishy. i just gota remember we got jokes goin on in here.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #27 on: October 11, 2012, 11:14:15 PM »
http://i.imgur.com/g12Nl.png

Gives new meaning to the term "chest shots".

Or "Pec[toral] shots".
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #29 on: October 11, 2012, 11:15:17 PM »
http://i.imgur.com/g12Nl.png

Gives new meaning to the term "chest shots".

Or "Pec[toral] shots".
Better than "Rec[toral] shots", right?
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« Reply #30 on: October 11, 2012, 11:16:21 PM »
Putting orthonorm's head on a wizard would be a much better choice.

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« Reply #31 on: October 11, 2012, 11:17:16 PM »
Better than "Rec[toral] shots", right?
What are we, Anglicans?

We don't have rectories.
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« Reply #32 on: October 11, 2012, 11:21:52 PM »
As the fool you begin and after you have become the wizard, king, and even the world, the fool you become once more.

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« Reply #34 on: October 11, 2012, 11:25:29 PM »
vintage is nice but not for me. what abt this if i could rig it to work with batteries?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Electric-Night-Light-Orthodox-Greek-Byzantine-Cross-Athos-ICXC-NIKA-/330805015185?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d0583f291

That would work best if you were Oriental Orthodox... they go in for that sort of thing...
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« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2012, 11:26:08 PM »
vintage is nice but not for me. what abt this if i could rig it to work with batteries?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Electric-Night-Light-Orthodox-Greek-Byzantine-Cross-Athos-ICXC-NIKA-/330805015185?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d0583f291

That would work best if you were Oriental Orthodox... they go in for that sort of thing...

Beat me to it by a few seconds, but mine was better.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2012, 11:29:20 PM »
"For this God is our God forever and ever; He will be our guide, even to the end." Psalm 48:14

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #38 on: October 12, 2012, 12:03:18 AM »
don't know that saint but that is a good graphic for a tat.

Patron saint of Norway. :laugh:
http://orthodoxwiki.org/Olaf_of_Norway


and that other eBay cross isn't it the huge ones priests wear??

Yes, it is! ;D
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #39 on: October 12, 2012, 12:44:04 AM »
I had this one, but I buried it with my grandmother:



Now I wear this one:


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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #40 on: October 12, 2012, 12:56:26 AM »
It's Latin but it is an icon Cross


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« Reply #41 on: October 12, 2012, 01:02:01 AM »
Nice cross, choy. Got a link?

Here's what I wear:
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« Reply #42 on: October 12, 2012, 01:15:14 AM »
Link to where?

I bought it from EWTN's website, if you are curious where I got it.

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