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View Poll Results: Mister, do you prefer thin legs or thick legs on a woman?
Thin legs 66 38.15%
Thick legs 92 53.18%
Undecided 15 8.67%
Voters: 173. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-21-2013, 08:31 AM
Location: The Help Desk
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Originally Posted by TheBeagleLady View Post
I'm glad my husband prefers thick. No matter how much weight I lose, these thunder thighs aren't going anywhere.
Bless your husband.

Old 08-21-2013, 12:03 PM
Location: all over the place (figuratively)
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Female swimmers generally have nice legs, slightly thick, I suppose. Of course those women are young and in shape.
Old 08-22-2013, 12:13 AM
Location: SGV
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Thick if we're just talking eye candy.
Old 08-22-2013, 12:59 AM
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If you want to play it safe than thin legs. Many thick legs are nice but they can become explosive with age.
Old 08-22-2013, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by straight shooter View Post
If you want to play it safe than thin legs. Many thick legs are nice but they can become explosive with age.
Old 08-23-2013, 12:57 AM
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I've always thought thick legs meant thick calves?

Now this new thing,the thigh gap?
Wth is that? Seems to be the new "in" thing thses days. I heard it on the news the other day.

Does it mean thin thighs with large hips?
Old 08-23-2013, 09:21 PM
Location: CA
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Originally Posted by ChessieMom View Post
Whether your thighs touch or not is not due to being thin. It has to do with your body structure. Of course, fat can certainly cause the thighs to touch, but thinness does not mean that they don't.
Fair enough, but generally less fat on the body means less fat everywhere.

Originally Posted by goodheathen View Post
Isn't that saying that the ideal female legs are knock-kneed? I don't agree, but I do deem knock knees feminine, just not in a good way.
That's not knock-kneed.... It means if the person were to place their legs together, not in a natural stance with legs parted hip-wide.

J. Lo looks like she has a moderate amount of cellulite. That's another argument I would make against thick legs, since they seem more prone to that.
I wouldn't call that moderate... that's mild. I think she has a great body... harsh sunlight is flattering to few (men or women). Her booty & thighs are probably still pretty glorious in boudoir lighting... and I'm NOT qualifying that with a "for her age" remark.

Something like 95% of women have cellulite, and I'd bet that number is higher over the age of 25. Cellulite is just how fat tends to deposit on the butt/thighs/hips for women, and it's been around long before the advent of Western diets & sedentary lifestyles (any knowledge of art will tell you that, including the idea that it was once kinda hot for a woman to be a little soft & dimply in spots; isolated tribes are evidence of that as well). It's not as related to healthiness or weight so much as being an adult female.

The idea of it being gross seems to stem from unrealistic expectations in people who view plastic mannequin-like images of women in magazines more than real, flesh & blood women. Outside of harsh beach sunlight, most cellulite bearing women (aka MOST women) will have their cellulite go undetected.

Maybe you should visit more public pools .
Old 08-26-2013, 08:10 AM
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Depends on their height, short women with thick legs tend to look stubby while tall women with thin legs tend to look overly skinny.

Short women with thin legs = <3

Tall women with thick legs = <3

Just one guy's opinion.
Old 08-26-2013, 10:33 AM
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There are many women, especially young women, who don't have cellulite that is visible from a distance.

Anyway, yeah, the height issue - I agree on thick legs on short women being stubby but I think very tall women (5'10" or taller by this American's standards) usually only look good with legs of medium heft. Thick legs on them easily looks grotesque - Iggy Azalea is an example. That is, if shown off. Who really cares how big a woman's legs are if clothing mostly hides them.
Old 08-26-2013, 01:16 PM
Location: Center of the universe
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Thick, thick, thick!

Very much enjoyed being in Manhattan yesterday and checking out all the legs on the island, resplendent in shorts, tights and dresses on a beautiful day.

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