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Old 05-13-2009, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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it's just my own personal preference/opinion- I'm not telling other people how they should or shouldn't dress...

something I can't figure out, though- I'd think shorts would be even more uncomfortable in the hottest weather, because if you're outside the sun is constantly hitting your legs & causing perspiration, & if you're inside your legs stick to the furniture!!
It's not humid here in Denver, so my legs don't stick to anything! I wear shorts all summer, and on warmer days in winter. They're just more comfortable, and there are nice shorts for going out. All mine are just below the knee - no "peek-a-boo" shorts for me But if you're from NY, you're probably used to people dressing more formally. In the West, people tend to be much more casual. Shorts, t-shirt, and flip flops are ok for dining out at many restaurants here.
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Old 05-13-2009, 11:09 AM
 
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Think Richard Simmons as far as short shorts on men go.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:15 PM
 
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Let me clarify. When I say shorter shorts, I mean roughly mid-thigh or so. And nothing wrong with Richard Simmons shorts, but those are primarily for running and working out.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:31 PM
 
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I think its funny that a man showing anything above the knee is scandalous when we've just now gotten rid of the low-rider look on men. I had to look at way too much crack and the threat of exposed short and curlies for too long to care about people seeing three inches above my knees. I doubt we'll go back to those 80's OP shorts that basically were boxers with an extra inch of fabric. But if I'm wearing shorts there is a reason and I'd prefer they clear my knees.
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Old 05-16-2009, 11:04 PM
 
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I agree. Too bad we live in such a judgemental society.
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Old 05-17-2009, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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I think its funny that a man showing anything above the knee is scandalous when we've just now gotten rid of the low-rider look on men. I had to look at way too much crack and the threat of exposed short and curlies for too long to care about people seeing three inches above my knees. I doubt we'll go back to those 80's OP shorts that basically were boxers with an extra inch of fabric. But if I'm wearing shorts there is a reason and I'd prefer they clear my knees.
I agree in summer i only wear surfer type shorts
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Old 05-17-2009, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Some place very cold
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Is it true that they are coming back in style. I heard that recently. Also, I never understood why it became very taboo for a man to wear them like the old style. I've seen this topic discussed on Yahoo Answers a few times. Respectful posts only, please.
You mean those thin nylon Dolphin shorts for men. Nooooooo!!!!!

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Old 05-17-2009, 02:43 PM
 
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You mean those thin nylon Dolphin shorts for men. Nooooooo!!!!!

HAHAHAH That looks like a Studio 54 bus-boy from 1976
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Old 05-17-2009, 04:38 PM
 
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Those shorter shorts can be nut huggers , and I don,t need that in my life.
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Old 05-17-2009, 11:48 PM
 
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I see nothing wrong with wearing those for working out, but neither sex should use those for regular wear.
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