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View Poll Results: Do you like long toenails?
Yes 7 5.26%
No 126 94.74%
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Old 10-09-2015, 02:58 AM
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Disgusting, hopefully a nasty trend that dies quickly.
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Old 10-13-2015, 08:13 PM
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omg Thanks for reviving this thread. Tears were streaming out of my eyes laughing. Hilarious!

I'm in the barf camp.

I feel mine are too long before they look long. If they are a millimeter too long, they start to push into my toe and hurt. So uncomfortable (and I wear sandals and bare feet about 99% of the time). I can't imagine how painful it would be to have claw feet.

My fingernails grow long and I cut them down to "sport" length, not because they aren't strong, but because they're irritating and I worry about hygiene.
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Old 10-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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Originally Posted by Sage 80 View Post
Well I'm not going to pretend to know whether they are an "inner city/urban thing." I have no idea.

However, from what I've seen, they seem to be a subculture that has fans in lots of countries, e.g., the US, Europe, India, Vietnam, and other Asian countries. There are lots of websites devoted to people who have them and find them attractive.

The place where I first saw toenails being extended was at a posh suburban nail salon/spa. Ever heard of Short Hills, NJ? I assure you that the women who were having this done were most definitely not "inner city/urban" types. Their pedicured toenails looked like the ones below. Since I'd never seen toenails being extended before, I was quicker to pick up on it afterward. Not too long after that, I noticed several other women with longer toenails in upscale settings.

Some designs look trashy, some do not.
Yes. I am familiar with Short Hills NJ. I'm originally from the North Shore of Long Island, and I know the clientele.

I have noticed that longer toenails are becoming more fashionable and common. However, toenail extensions seem silly and a little gross.

I like my toenails "sport" length. I walk, I practice yoga, I dance, hike and garden. Toenail extentions really wouldn't be practical. And, I think they are ugly.
They seem to make the foot look like a hand - which is not desirable to me. It's weird.
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