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    Thanks for the additional responses! The Western...

    Thanks for the additional responses! The Western Flyer had occurred to me as an option, but as some of you indicated, it's a good bit smaller in capacity than the Brain Bag and I'm afraid it would...
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    I had thought about the Western Flyer. I already...

    I had thought about the Western Flyer. I already have an Aeronaut (that's older -- it predates the two sizes, so I don't know which size it corresponds to, if either). My current Aeronaut is...
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    I'm liking the look of the Clear Quarter Packing...

    I'm liking the look of the Clear Quarter Packing Cube, partly because you can see what's inside it, as you mention. How many of those will fit into a BB compartment?
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    Thanks for the advice...and you may just have...

    Thanks for the advice...and you may just have sold me a new Brain Bag. ;-) I don't recall whether I bought mine in late 2006 or late 2007, but it's definitely an older version, and the current one...
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    External loop? Triangle clip? :-) My...

    External loop? Triangle clip? :-)

    My headphones are similar to these:
    http://www.harmankardon.com/over-ear-headphones/SOHO-I.html?cgid=over-ear-headphones&dwvar_SOHO-I_color=Black#start=1
    They...
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    Good question. Here's my New York packing list,...

    Good question. Here's my New York packing list, which is typically where I go for weekends:

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    Clothes
    Shirts
    Trousers
    Undershorts
    Undershirts
    Socks
    Belt
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    (Hmm. Actually, I have large packing cubes that...

    (Hmm. Actually, I have large packing cubes that are more suitable for clothing. I only have a couple of the medium-sized packing cubes that I think are a good size for smaller items, and I regularly...
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    Hi Elisa, Thanks for your questions. I do need...

    Hi Elisa,

    Thanks for your questions. I do need to clarify a few things. I appreciate all the responses so far.

    The issue isn't generally with clothing and toiletries, as those aren't typically...
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    Weekend bag ideas?

    Hi folks,

    Here's something I've been thinking about.

    When I take weekend trips, I generally put everything in my Brain Bag. The advantage of this is that I can leave wherever I'm staying on...
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    I've tried carrying them on my shoulders, but...

    I've tried carrying them on my shoulders, but they really, really, really want to fall off, and I really, really, really don't want my gallon of milk falling from shoulder height.
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    If I fully relax my shoulders, it happens with...

    If I fully relax my shoulders, it happens with every step, or at least every other step, on all surfaces. Even if I don't, it still happens occasionally on uneven surfaces (like curbs, as you point...
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    Shop Bag unfortunateness

    Hi folks,

    Am I the only one who finds that the Shop Bag tends to contact the ground regularly?

    I shop on foot, and I consistently find that my Shop Bags (two large, one small -- the problem is...
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    Co-Pilot?

    ...and now I've just seen the Co-Pilot. :( I might prefer that one. I actually have a question about it: would a 13" Macbook fit in it, either in a Brain Cell or just loose? (Obviously I know putting...
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    I'll have to post pics later, but: I got my...

    I'll have to post pics later, but:

    I got my Synapse today. I've just swapped my stuff from the Brain Bag to the Synapse while I'm home for lunch.

    The Synapse holds everything I really need from...
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    Well, I ordered an indigo Synapse today. Now the...

    Well, I ordered an indigo Synapse today. Now the wait begins.... :) Thanks to all of you for helping me with my decision.

    Best,
    Tim
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    Hi moriond! In my mind, during the progress of...

    Hi moriond!

    In my mind, during the progress of this thread, I've kind of been leaning toward a Synapse simply because I'm more accustomed to using a backpack than a shoulder bag. Then again, I...
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    Hmm. Now I'm back to the point of indecision!...

    Hmm. Now I'm back to the point of indecision! Synapse, Imago or Medium/Large Café Bag? :)

    Can I just mention something that's struck me before, but that I haven't had a chance to mention? I've...
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    Hey bitkmt, I guess this, from my initial...

    Hey bitkmt,

    I guess this, from my initial post, wasn't clear enough:



    I think *any* backpack is going to do this. And isn't the Synapse larger than the Smart Alec? Not that I haven't lusted...
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    Hi Ex, You ask good questions that I hadn't...

    Hi Ex,

    You ask good questions that I hadn't really thought through...mainly the issue of how much I'll want to take in the bag.

    For everyday, it would be pretty minimal. I'm not the type who...
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    Man bag / Airplane personal item

    Hi all!

    I've read the "Best man bag?" thread with great interest. I have a related question.

    I'd like to buy a Bihn bag that would serve well both as an everyday man bag, and as a personal item...
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    Ooh. Well, since you asked... I don't like it...

    Ooh. Well, since you asked...

    I don't like it for cycling at all. But I could just be stupid.

    No matter what I do, it seems to shift from my back (where I want it, nice and centered) to my...
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    A follow-up to the above: On Sunday, which was...

    A follow-up to the above: On Sunday, which was Day 3 of the Davis Cup tie, I took quite a bit of stuff into the arena with me in the Super Ego, including a large, old-fashioned pair of binoculars. My...
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    Darcy! Answering stupid questions on a Saturday...

    Darcy! Answering stupid questions on a Saturday night? You should be out having fun! :) But I really appreciate it.

    I totally suck at figuring out this kind of thing, but your explanation did the...
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    Clipping and releasing Brain Cells?

    I just got my new Super Ego and Horizontal Brain Cell yesterday.

    I eventually succeeded in getting the Brain Cell clipped into the Super Ego yesterday, amidst much huffing and puffing and...
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    Hey MikeG! I like to limit myself to two bags...

    Hey MikeG!

    I like to limit myself to two bags just because it's easier to handle. And when I've flown on RJs in the past with my CPAP in one bag and two other bags, I've had to argue with...
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