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Old 08-11-2009, 10:29 AM   #1
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Hey ladies and gentlemen...

A strange thing happened to me yesterday...

For people who don't know I am having a sleeve-gastrectomy tommorow. Anyways, my boss and I were chatting about it and he asked me what is the goal weight my doctor suggested and I answered 70 kg (154 lbs). So my boss gulps and goes

"BUT YOU ARE GOING TO LOOK VERY SKINNY SINCE YOU MUST BE OVER 185 CM (6 ft)."



I just went "Umm... I am exactly 170 cm (5.58 ft)"


Then he said it couldn't be possible because I am taller than he is (true) and he is 180 cm. At least that was his height during his army service. I had to show him my height measurement to convince him.

So my question to you ladies and gentlement is....

Do you look taller than you look?
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Old 08-11-2009, 10:32 AM   #2
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I have no idea, I always figured I looked about my real height.

But it's just crazy some guy thought he was five or six inches taller than he was. I don't even get that.
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Old 08-11-2009, 10:46 AM   #3
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Actually I do get the you must be over 170 a lot from men rather than women. I know that in front of many European and Americans I have an average height but for most medditereneans I am huge. I am not very fond of wearing high heels in my every day life since I am taller than many men and women even when I wear flat.
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Old 08-11-2009, 12:50 PM   #4
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i WISH this happened to me... i'm 5 foot 2... lol. Everyone looks huge to me!
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Old 08-11-2009, 12:57 PM   #5
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i WISH this happened to me... i'm 5 foot 2... lol. Everyone looks huge to me!
I know exactly what you mean .
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:02 PM   #6
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I'm 5' 2" also. But, my X was 6' 5" so everyone looks short to me now. I get kind of strange looks I get from guys who are around 6' when I say they don't look all that tall to me.
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:05 PM   #7
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OK, I've NEVER met a man who admits to being shorter than 5 ft 8. Seriously. I am 5 foot 7. I can be looking down on the bald spot on top of the guys head, and he INSISTS he is 5 ft 8.

I worked with a guy like that -- he insists that he is 5 ft 8 and every time he'd get on an elevator, you'd wanna ask him if he'd like help reaching the top floor buttons. This would mean that I'm 6 ft 3 and I'm not. I'm 5 ft 7...

It's a guy thing...

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Old 08-11-2009, 01:15 PM   #8
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Lol Kira, I was always suspecting that doctors check on us and go "Woman, let's tell her she is 10cm shorter", "Man, let's tell him he is 15 cm taller"
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:29 PM   #9
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People guess I'm taller than I am sometimes. More so since I've lost weight. The thinner you are, the taller you look, IF your tall. I think. I don't mind though, I prefer being tall
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Remember...guys think two inches LOOKS 12"
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I KNOW anything I might add to the above will be mod deleted...



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Old 08-11-2009, 01:58 PM   #12
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lol im 5'4 and my sister is 6', my dad is 6'5..my mom is 5'5..im the shortest one out of my family lol so i feel short pretty much all day everyday...its alright though, because i dont hit my head very often.

lol at kira and annie
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