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Old 03-26-2009, 08:19 PM
 
Location: Sanford, FL
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Default Men shaving arms in Europe

How many guys in Europe shave their arms and legs? here in the states it's considered wierd/gay. How is it in Europe?
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Old 03-27-2009, 02:30 AM
 
Location: Axarquía, Andalucía, Spain
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I don't know any men that shave those parts, here where I come from its considered very "gay" even in Italy and most of Europe I have never seen it.
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Old 03-27-2009, 02:46 AM
 
Location: Georgia native in McKinney, TX
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The body builder types that compete routinely shave everything. I have a boss that is into the body building contests, has zero hair on his arms and is the furthest thing from gay. It is a little weird to me, but I see the 30 and under crowd more apt to get rid of body hair than any man in my generation would ever consider.
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Old 03-27-2009, 06:31 AM
 
Location: European Union
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The body builder types that compete routinely shave everything. I have a boss that is into the body building contests, has zero hair on his arms and is the furthest thing from gay. It is a little weird to me, but I see the 30 and under crowd more apt to get rid of body hair than any man in my generation would ever consider.
Same over here... either body builder or gay.
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Old 03-27-2009, 10:15 AM
 
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not gay..
more bodybuilder, cyclists, swimmers...
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Old 03-27-2009, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Axarquía, Andalucía, Spain
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There are gay people that do it aswell, thats why i said its commonly associated with that. Also bodybuilding too.
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Old 03-27-2009, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Bay Ridge, NY
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There's also straight people who do it. Just do whatever you feel comfortable with.
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Old 03-27-2009, 06:44 PM
 
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As a gay person, I don't think it is necessarily a gay thing. I personally don't know any gay europeans (in London, Koln or back in Roma) that shave their arms. So I guess my answer is its no more a gay thing than a straight thing and would depend if they are into bodybuilding or other sports where it is common.
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Old 03-28-2009, 09:18 AM
 
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I'm not an expert in "gay culture" but I think it would be safe to say that the whole shaven body fetish which now has bizarrely extended among some women as well via male models, etc, originated in gay circles.
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:45 AM
 
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It is such a waste of time and resources
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