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Old 06-01-12, 08:15 PM
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Originally Posted by BikinPotter View Post
Yah...if I grew into my weight I'd be like 7' tall....sigh... I would love to be 5'8". In my next life. Tall, blonde & thin.
If i had the same height:weight ratio I had when I was 21, I would be 9'6".
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I'm 6'-4".
My prom date is 5'-10" and a random passerby saw fit to comment that, "you two are the perfect height for each other". We could only agree.
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I'm 6'-4".
My prom date is 5'-10" and a random passerby saw fit to comment that, "you two are the perfect height for each other". We could only agree.
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5' 10", size 13 feet. Heh, heh.
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Originally Posted by Jseis View Post
5' 10", size 13 feet. Heh, heh.
Limp arches?
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I can water ski on my feet! Well, theoretically speaking. My feet are, ahem, always arched...
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Im just barely 5' 10. I would like to be 6"2'. can you help me?
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Old 06-02-12, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
I'm 5'9" and perfectly happy with that. In fact, the thought of being taller never occurred to me until I read this thread. Now being thinner is another matter...
Me too on the weight - And this really affects how tall you look. I recall there was this "really tall" guy at one job I had. An old friend of mine also worked there, and one day I did a double take when I saw them standing next to each other across the room (both wearing similar flat shoes). My friend is about 6", so I'm used to being a good 4" shorter than him, and he's average weight, narrow build but not super slim. I was surprised to see that the 'really tall' guy was actually a good inch or two shorter than him....and he actually had very short legs, like me. But he dressed to disguise that fact and he was also rail thin. Point being he was probably only 5'10" and I always perceived him as being 6'1" or 6'2".
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Originally Posted by Jseis View Post
5' 10", size 13 feet. Heh, heh.
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Limp arches?
I'm a 12-13 at 5'8"

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Old 06-02-12, 07:20 AM
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btw, this is an interesting site; not sure how accurate any of it is, but still.

Often when you see a celeb up close, you get an odd vibe, b/c while their face is the same one you see plastered on magazines or across a movie screen, they are often much shorter/taller than you imagined.

Case in point, my wife was a huge U2 fan growing up and when she got their autographs, she was shocked to see Bono was barely as tall as her (she's 5'4"). I once almost walked right into Conan O'Brien down in the subway and he's humongous, he looked to me to be about 6'6".
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Old 06-03-12, 12:48 AM
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5 ft. 3 inches, have always been small for a guy. Had some problems with being bullied early in life, but I always had good friends so it didn't mean much. Getting the bonus of it now because I can live more cheaply than most, and my joints have aged pretty well.
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Old 06-03-12, 01:58 AM
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When I stand, my feet barely touch the ground. If I were half an inch taller, I'd be floating.
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Old 06-03-12, 03:00 PM
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5' 5" and a half. I like my build/proportions, but scaled up a bit would be nice, as AEO said, to fit a bigger variety of bikes, clothes, etc. The tallest girl I seriously dated was my height, so taller when she wore heels. I went on a date with a girl that was 5'8" (she wore flats )
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Old 06-03-12, 03:47 PM
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6' even, the shortest tall person. A couple more inches would be nice, to be an average tall person.
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Old 06-03-12, 03:57 PM
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6' even, the shortest tall person. A couple more inches would be nice, to be an average tall person.
Pass. I'm also 6', long torso with stubby legs it seems....never have enough headroom in a car with a sunroof.
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5' 11". The epitome of average, IMO. I do need to lose a few pounds, though. I remember having my height measured once while younger, not sure if it was a Navy physical, or what, but they said I was 5' 11 and 3/4". I was so dying for that last 1/4" to get to six feet tall, but it wasn't to be.

My height is great for finding clothes that fit at thrift stores, buying bikes that fit, etc..., but I always wanted to be somewhere between 6' 1" and 6' 4".
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Originally Posted by skijor View Post
Pass. I'm also 6', long torso with stubby legs it seems....never have enough headroom in a car with a sunroof.
That is a good point. At 5' 11", I sometimes lack headroom as is. BTW, if you want a car with a sunroof, maybe try a Subaru Forester. If you don't mind the look of them, they're pretty cool vehicles, and they have an enormous sunroof. Mine is sans sunroof, and I really regret that. Foresters have lots of headroom.
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Originally Posted by waynesworld View Post
That is a good point. At 5' 11", I sometimes lack headroom as is. BTW, if you want a car with a sunroof, maybe try a Subaru Forester. If you don't mind the look of them, they're pretty cool vehicles, and they have an enormous sunroof. Mine is sans sunroof, and I really regret that. Foresters have lots of headroom.
I do have a sunroof in my Mazda 3 but recline the seat a few notches for head clearance. The Forester is on my short list for future vehicles, for dog and bike cargo. The pros and cons of sunroofs are about even. As a moderately tall person, ll never have another.
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Question for the guys: Do you find that women want to date taller men?
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Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
Question for the guys: Do you find that women want to date taller men?
Taller women seem to. Otherwise, I've no clue.
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Question for the guys: Do you find that women want to date taller men?
only the shallower ones. Most seem to realize height doesn't matter that much when you go horizontal.
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Question for the guys: Do you find that women want to date taller men?
Size doesn't matter. Wait, what was the question?
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Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
My bf is 6'3 1/2 but we ummmm make it work
Please tell me how, seriously (but not in the thread, duh). My wife wants to know more than even I do.
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Old 06-04-12, 08:31 AM
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My height depends on how much tequila I have been drinking... height can range from five foot 9 to ten feet tall and bulletproof.

My wife is five foot 8.
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I'm 4' and 27" tall.
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