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View Poll Results: What do you do if you forget your underwear?
Commando! - the choice 9 out of 10 dentists recommend 66 76.74%
sweaty, nasty underwear 9 10.47%
sweaty, nasty spandex 4 4.65%
forget the pants - just go 100% nekid! 7 8.14%
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Old 07-25-08, 07:09 AM   #1
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what do you do if...

...you forget your underwear

for me, it's commando all the way - FREEEEEDOMMMMMMM!!!
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Old 07-25-08, 07:19 AM   #2
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Luckily, Hasn't happened yet, but if I did forget, I'd go commando.
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Depends where I am and when it happened. I tried one day wearing my lycra/spandex shorts all day. Got home and there was some funkyness going on there. On top of that, I'm used to boxers, so the... restrictive nature of the bike shorts was uncomfortable. I vowed never again to do that.

If I forget to pack underwear and I haven't brought in an extra emergency pair, I'd probably go commando.
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Old 07-25-08, 07:34 AM   #4
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Commando! Just be happy you aren't a lady who chose to wear a skirt that day.
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Make some by applying tape of course. Bonus points if you can convince a colleague to help.

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i forgot pants one day but never the old underoos...i would go commando though and i think it would be great...there is no way i am sitting around in my funky shorts...ick!
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Since I'm wearing bike shorts on the bike, there's no option to wear "sweaty, nasty underwear". I just do without, and gosh almighty, you know what? Nobody's the wiser.
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Depends on the pants. I have a few zippers I just don't trust to stay in the raised and locked position.

I keep a spare emergency pair in my desk, so I have to forget once and then forget to replenish it before I'm in trouble. This has only happened once in the past year.
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Actually I leave a spare pair in my filing cabinet.
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Last week I thought I was in that predicament so I went commando until I was carrying my backpack from the locker room to my desk and wondered why it was so heavy. I had only thought I forgot to pack them. So I turned around and headed back to the locker room.
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I drove, er, uh, I would drive to Target and buy spares to keep in the car which I fortunately haven't, er, uh, shouldn't have to use for the next year, at least. Whew. That was close.
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Filed under U or S or what?
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I have none to forget.
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Well, I just don't have that much to file...
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I've forgotten underwear (went commando). And socks (had to wear sweaty ankle socks under dress pants...at least they were both black). I've started keeping these and all work clothe items in a desk drawer.
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Well, I just don't have that much to file...
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Last week I thought I was in that predicament so I went commando until I was carrying my backpack from the locker room to my desk and wondered why it was so heavy. I had only thought I forgot to pack them. So I turned around and headed back to the locker room.
you must wear iron clad boxers or something...
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I'm hoping all the woman answer "commando". giggity giggiity giggity

Hoping all the guys don't answer at all.
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Yep, Commando. No choice. At least you guys only have underwear to worry about. We've go bras to remember too - not nice to wear a sweaty, tight, "squishing" sportsbra all day either. I have a nice fitting light jacket in that emergency situation.
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I keep the lycra on every day for extra support. I even sleep in it. Once a week I change clothes.

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