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Old 12-08-2013, 03:03 PM
 
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Actually, you can really tell quite a bit about someone from their posture and their walk. Especially in NYC where there are some people who have this funny kind of limping swagger when they walk. This kind of limping swagger thing indicates to me that the person has a background I wouldn't want to be associated with.

There is also a walk that some urban people do (usually men) that is some kind of walking from side to side thing, as opposed to walking normally. It's hard for me to describe, but it's kind of like when they walk, their whole body including the shoulder will go to one side, and then to the other. This is opposed to someone walking normally who would have a more forward movement and less side-to-side.

This side to side walk also indicates to me that the person has grown up in a rough neighborhood.

I don't know, maybe I'm wrong, but this is what I have observed.

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I made a valid point. It's ok if you don't agree. I'm not really into British humor so I only watched a few seconds of the video before turning it off. I'm not sure how a British comedy with a laughtrack that shows a guy with a tall hat walking in an extremely ridiculous, exaggerated manner for the tv camera has anything to do with NYC, and in particular, a landlord screening NYC tenants.

Sorry about that Henna I thought that you were goofing...just wanted to play along. I know the second walk well, however you got me on the first one, hence the confusion. BTW that was Monty Python...not everyone gets him, I dig it
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Old 12-09-2013, 10:05 PM
 
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Well I really appreciate the advice, I feel more confident going forward
PS Love Monty Python, Life of Brian was a classic
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Old 12-09-2013, 10:29 PM
 
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Sorry about that Henna I thought that you were goofing...just wanted to play along. I know the second walk well, however you got me on the first one, hence the confusion. BTW that was Monty Python...not everyone gets him, I dig it


The heavier girl in this video at 3:15 is trying to imitate the walk I was talking about.




How to walk like a gangster - YouTube

Didn't recognize the Monty Python and never really liked it- not sure why.
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