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    Zipper issues

    Mine never seems to be up. My zipper, that is. I used to remember to zip up, but now, not so much. Apparently there is a disturbance in the go, zip, wash process. I skip the zip!

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    If you're getting old enough that you're forgetting to zip....my uncle used to say "Dead men don't fall out of windows"
    Dangit, I almost only post in Foo, so my post count is abysmal.

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    Kilt, problem solved.

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    <cough>huge gut<cough>

    I know this personally.

    Plus I get a perverse kick out of 20 somethings saying "Hey, GrandDad! High Cotton!"
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    Did I just click into the 50+ forum?

    I'm so confused...
    You can further the brotherhood of man by eliminating class.
    You can lift the wage earner up by equalizing earnings.
    You can bring about prosperity by overturning the holders of power.
    You can strengthen the weak by eating the the strong.
    You can help the poor by destroying the rich.

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    Weird, the last few days I've been having the same problem. I'm not forgetting to zip, my zipper just gradually works its way down. These particular pants have always done this a little, but lately the zipper's been moving farther down than in the past. Instead of buying new jeans, I put a rubber band through the zipper hole and looped it around the button at the waist band. Troublesome, but free.

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    Who said American ingenuity was dead?
    Dangit, I almost only post in Foo, so my post count is abysmal.

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    Start worrying when you start forgetting to unzip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
    Weird, the last few days I've been having the same problem. I'm not forgetting to zip, my zipper just gradually works its way down. These particular pants have always done this a little, but lately the zipper's been moving farther down than in the past. Instead of buying new jeans, I put a rubber band through the zipper hole and looped it around the button at the waist band. Troublesome, but free.
    I keep having this problem with a pair of carhartts, I think it's because the zipper area is tighter than the waist.

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    I have a pair of pants from TheNorthFace in which the zipper zips down to close. There was a very good reason for it. I can't recall what it was.

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    I think you like to walk around flashing people and then pretending you didn't know.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    They are hiking pants. So it isn't for flashing. Just ventilation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    I have a pair of pants from TheNorthFace in which the zipper zips down to close. There was a very good reason for it. I can't recall what it was.
    Maybe I should have all my zippers re-installed upside down. Or replace the zippers with velcro - which at least has a chance of closing on its own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    I think you like to walk around flashing people and then pretending you didn't know.
    Pretending I didn't know I liked it?

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