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Failed Crocs 28 July 2018

I bought some Crocs last year, because I like padded shoes when I'm spending several days at a trade show with hard floors. They're very comfortable, but they don't seem to last.

I bought them in September and wore them for Essen, which was great. But in January, the retaining pin tore through the body of the shoe.

To give credit to the company, they replaced them, and I wore them for UK Games Expo. But a couple of days ago it happened again - in exactly the same way.

Evidently there's a systematic fault somewhere in the gestalt of (the shoe's design, the shape of my feet, and the way I wear them). But two failures in less than a year is rather too many; it's a shame, because they are extremely comfortable, but I don't regard shoes as consumable items at quite this rate.

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