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body measurement coincidences?
« on: 06/09/2004 22:42:09 »
-three times the circumference of your head gives your height
-twice the circumference of your wrist gives neck circumference

are the above measurements correct?
does anyone know of any other measurements?


 

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #1 on: 06/09/2004 23:04:37 »
Interesting Hammy.  Those measures are correct on my body.  

Bend your elbow and pull your wrist up so you can measure around your forearm via your palm and elbow.  That's what your waist is...or should be.  When shopping for pants you can fasten the top button and put your forearm in.  The waist should fit snugly from palm to elbow.
 

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #2 on: 07/09/2004 15:28:10 »
I read a study about 4 years ago which showed that in rabbits the length of their hind feet can be used as a predictor of penis size.

...and I have my shoes specially made to accommodate my exceptionally large feet. Honest !

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #3 on: 11/09/2004 04:30:38 »
Okay Thumper.
 

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #4 on: 14/09/2004 10:08:14 »
Except that I have small feet but I'm hung like a moose.  It's the Italian genes.  

Donnah, your waist measurement trick doesn't work for me.  Is there a fatass version that uses the length from my knee to my ankle or something?  =P

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #5 on: 15/09/2004 13:29:10 »
I've generally found that the size of the you know what coincides to the size of the hands, except in the case of the tall, thin men, the ectomorphs.  No correlation there.
 

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #6 on: 16/09/2004 04:47:53 »
Just how much experience are your findings based upon, Nancy??? :D

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #7 on: 19/09/2004 23:21:14 »
Jay, I've seen your picture and you are a long way from being a fatass.  Anyway, as a trucker once told me when I patted his belly and asked him what it was "it takes a big hammer to drive a ten inch spike".

John, quit picking on Nancy, she is a nurse after all, so she's probably seen more body parts than all of us combined....except Chris.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 20/09/2004 04:02:34 »
Thanks for the compliment.  I still think I'm a big fatass.  =)  I usually tell people it's a fuel tank for a sex machine, but I think I like the trucker's line better.

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #9 on: 08/10/2004 01:48:26 »
Tweener -- I'm a nurse of 34 years -- seen thousands of them.
 

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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #10 on: 08/10/2004 03:16:54 »
Jay !!..Donnah is wrong...you are a fatass :D!! (just jesting...you are as svelt as Adonis himself !!..just like me really :D

...actually, is the word 'fatass ' a representation of quintessential American colloquial slang ?


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Re: body measurement coincidences?
« Reply #11 on: 09/10/2004 01:46:51 »
Yep.  We like to append -ass on things to make them more extreme.  You're not just fat, you're a fatass!  You're not just dumb, you're a dumbass!  We're very ass obsessed.

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