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View Poll Results: Are you a sock person?
TOTALLY! My feet haven't seen sunlight since birth.
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USUALLY, but I enjoy sandals, too.
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UGH, only because bare feet and work shoes don't go together.
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NO! Sandals or shoes, I don't wear socks.
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Socks: Yea or Nay?

Old 02-27-07, 12:03 AM
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Socks: Yea or Nay?

Biking aside, what is your sock-wearing behavior?

I've been a sock fan all my life, but I've been wondering if I really need them. I'd like some opinions from the free-footed on why I should/should not ditch the cotton tubulars for some stinky sock-puppets.
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I have bad athlete's foot from jogging in the wet conditions. One of my toes is split and freakin' hurts like hell.

(yes socks please)

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Old 02-27-07, 12:29 AM
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(your poll needs a flip-flop choice)
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Socks at almost all times. Certainly whenever I have shoes on. My feet sweat. A lot. If I don't wear socks, even with sandals, I quickly feel like I am walking in my own private puddles.
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Yeah, wikipedia says that a pair of feet gives off about half a pint (250 mL) of sweat per day.

I may have to stick with socks and shoes.
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer
Socks at almost all times. Certainly whenever I have shoes on. My feet sweat. A lot. If I don't wear socks, even with sandals, I quickly feel like I am walking in my own private puddles.
You and I are the opposite.........Ahhhhhhhhhhh..........Karate feet.

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Socks, I even wear them to bed once in awhile. Socks and cycling, always. Besides, I take pride in some of my cycling socks. My flag socks of California, USA, France and particularily my beer stein socks. My very favorite. Often in public with shorts in warm weather, I wear by cycling socks. Cycling is always a part of me. Love to wear by socks with bikes stitched atop the ankle socks.
As to the funcitioning of socks. They help control smell, and cut down on chaffing. Why would one not like socks. Besides, feet are not the most beautiful attribute of human anatomy?
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Originally Posted by cal_gundert05
Biking aside, what is your sock-wearing behavior?

I've been a sock fan all my life, but I've been wondering if I really need them. I'd like some opinions from the free-footed on why I should/should not ditch the cotton tubulars for some stinky sock-puppets.
almost always, unless i'm wearing sandals.
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Socks, f@*k yeah!

White cotton crews for 2/3 of the year. In shorts season, its either sandal/flip-flops (no socks of course) or sneakers w/ cuffed crews or footie socks.

Black knee socks, Birks & knobby legs hurt the eyes!
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I particularily wear my cycling socks along with sandals.
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I went completely barefoot for three years, except for trips to the doctors. But now that I'm wearing shoes again, I do wear socks. Sometimes wear them at night to help keep my feet from cramping.

If I wear girlie shoes, I either wear hose, trouser socks (if I'm wearin' slacks), or nothing, depending on which shoe it is.

Sometimes working in the yard in summer, I just put on an old pair of beater sneakers, no socks.
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Socks socks and socks....my feet are fugly as hell, so there's no need to display them to the world.
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I can't stand a sweaty foot in a sneaker. <shiver>
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Originally Posted by catatonic
Socks socks and socks....my feet are fugly as hell, so there's no need to display them to the world.
Don't worry, they're too busy being repulsed by your breath to notice your feet.
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Socks to match the shirt or tie at work. white socks with tennis shoes. no socks with slip ons, sandles etc.
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I'm pro-sock.
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Originally Posted by jsharr
Socks to match the shirt or tie at work. white socks with tennis shoes. no socks with slip ons, sandles etc.
bu-whah? match the shirt or tie???!?!?

socks match to either pants or shoes. ( of course, shoes then match to belt and wristwatch strap....)
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bu-whah? match the shirt or tie???!?!?

socks match to either pants or shoes. ( of course, shoes then match to belt and wristwatch strap....)
calling BDG, calling BDG, we need fashion advice on aisle 12!!!
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Life socks without em.
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There are two times when it's not okay to wear socks. When wearing sandals and when not wearing shoes. Otherwise it's socks all the way. The people I know that avoid socks have the worst smelling feet and the jankiest looking feet.
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socks socks and more socks....summer sandals...no socks
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Originally Posted by jsharr
calling BDG, calling BDG, we need fashion advice on aisle 12!!!
so where would one find the appropriate socks to match with fish neckties?

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I would try to match the pale blue, or in this instance, match shirt color, unless a white shirt is worn. I try to match shirt if not wearing a jacket. Try to pick up a tie color if wearing jacket. As a last resort, I will match pant color.
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