Timberland\'s not so bad... I sent my favorite boots back to Timberland for warranty replacement. They finally called me yesterday and told me to pick out $160 worth of boots or clothes for the replacement, since my boots were discontinued (if I'd known, I would've bought a couple pair when I bought those). I hate ALL thier modern boots on their web site, so I hedged a day and asked my wife to find me a pair that looked the least offensive to me. I called them today to see what the deal was and how I could work this out (since I've already purchased $300 of boots in the last 2 months to cover me while my boots were out), and the woman I spoke with said they picked out a pair and were shipping them to me. She gave me the model number, and I damn near puked when I found them: Sorry, but I would actually need to wear them in public. So I dug around for a while and found a pair of timberlands I liked on a retail web site, but not on Timberlands site. I found a couple that I'd settle for also, just in case the retail pair were non-existent. The pair I liked turned out to be available, but only $100. I figured I don't need any $60 shirts, I'll see if I can squeeze another pair of boots in. So the woman said the only way I could do that would be if I sent them a check for $20. So I'm diggin it. I may have to send them $20, BUT, she did say the boots I sent in were only MSRP $130 originally, so after all the math, I'm getting $180 in boots for $150 (my original $130 + $20). Plus, I got a year or more out of my original boots that I sent back. For a company that makes ultra-comfortable but now butt-ugly boots, they treated me pretty good today!