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« Reply #25 on: 22/10/2007 00:01:12 »
OK doubled sounds better lol
 

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« Reply #26 on: 22/10/2007 00:15:39 »
You take a measurement at age 2 years approximately and triple it and that is an estimate of your end height!

so if you are 2 ft 2 inches tall at 2 years old your guestimate would be approximately 6ft 7 and 1/2 inches tall, in the end.

It doesn't work! Apparently my mum's health visitor used a similar scheme and predicted I'd be a short adult. Not so - I was about 3rd or 4th shortest boy in my classes at primary school, but after puberty I grew to be one of the taller people in my class, and am now a respectable 5'10" ish.


Height isn't directly inherited from parents either. I know of a couple of friends who were exceptionally tall, despite both parents being remarkably short.
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« Reply #27 on: 22/10/2007 00:25:26 »
Oh Thanks for that info there TechMind!
 

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« Reply #28 on: 23/10/2007 09:34:30 »
It's so very individualized it's amazing.  I'm 6'2" and I reached this height (or within a fraction of an inch of it) by age 11.
 

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« Reply #29 on: 23/10/2007 16:03:23 »
It's so very individualized it's amazing.  I'm 6'2" and I reached this height (or within a fraction of an inch of it) by age 11.


By age 11 ???  oh my !!...



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« Reply #30 on: 23/10/2007 22:03:56 »
Yeah what did they feed you? Age 11 and 6 foot 2 is crazy lol
 

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« Reply #31 on: 23/10/2007 22:49:28 »
have you stopped growing yet Ryan ?
 

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« Reply #32 on: 24/10/2007 08:04:50 »
It's so very individualized it's amazing.  I'm 6'2" and I reached this height (or within a fraction of an inch of it) by age 11.


By age 11 ???  oh my !!...



I just also want to thank everybody who has added further responses to this thread....THANK YOU




Your welcome!
 

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