I'm 6'6". I hit my head on the kids Gorilla Gym that was hanging on the door frame and now my neck feels like shit. A chiropractor visit will probably be in order tomorrow.
I will add this to the long list of things that I have hit my head on.
|Plowing straight ahead come what may|
Yep...I'm 6'4" and I hate any vehicle with a lift up rear hatch (I've got a scar from a Mercury Villager...I DID love that van though).
"we've gotta roll with the punches, learn to play all of our hunches
Making the best of what ever comes our way
Forget that blind ambition and learn to trust your intuition
Plowing straight ahead come what may
And theres a cowboy in the jungle"
|Not really from Vienna|
I have peeled the hide off of my bald pate on a variety of vehicle door frames, tree branches, shelves, etc. Now that I am old and no longer give a shit about appearances I have started constantly wearing a boonie hat with a couple of paper towels folded up in the crown as padding.
We have enough youth. What we need is a "Fountain of Smart".
I'm only 6'2" but all arms and legs. I have long-term injuries from bumping into stuff my whole life.
|On the DL|
Similar, but 6'3" Buying clothing is a royal pain in the ass.
Many years ago when it was customary to wear a suit to work, I bought my shirts at The Custom Shop, made to measure. Now, just trying to find a T-shirt or polo in a TALL size is aggravating. I need shorts that have a slightly longer inseam, so they don't find my like Daisy Dukes. Jeans or khakis with a 36" inseam are tough to find.
A mind is a terrible thing.
I feel your pain. I'm 6'8". Lots of head scars.
NRA Life Member - "Fear God and Dreadnaught"
All trees in any of my yards get trimmed to at least 7 ft above the ground. I'm only 5'10", but I tend to walk into things without looking, or while looking down, so I protect my self. It is also handy for my compact tractor (with a canopy) to work underneath the tree.
I'm 6'4. I always wear some type of hat with a brim. Damn hats! I've about knocked myself out more times than I can count. Brim blocks upward vision and then wham.
Sgt. USMC 1970 - 1973
Sasquatch28, I cannot relate to your problem but wanted to tell you that sometimes being tall is purely relative. My mom always called me Sasquatch because I was very tall in my family at 5'3".
SIGforum's triple minority
"It can't rain all the time." - Eric Draven
|The Unmanned Writer|
6'5" and 7 years at sea, on aircraft carriers made for those no taller than 6'0".
Been out for more than 10 years and scars are still shedding off.
Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.
Help, I'm having premonitions of future flashbacks.
Only in an insane world are the sane considered insane.
Some people listen to the noise of the world,
And some people listen to the quiet.
Mountain Khakis makes good pants in 36" length, as does Eddie Bauer and LL Bean
NRA Life Member - "Fear God and Dreadnaught"
|Equal Opportunity Mocker|
If you're cheap like me, I get my 36" inseam khaki's at Old Navy (online, and get the "tall" version; the "big" version with exact same dimensions has a short front pocket that'll make you cuss). They're under $30 shipped.
"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving."
-Dr. Adrian Rogers
I hear you. I'm always catching grief over my 'short shorts.' They're normal shorts!
Fine rant. All the pants I like are often only available with a 32 inch inseam and I need 34 or 36.
If I do find ones with the right inseam, they are often out of stock or backordered.
And being charged extra for tall sizes frosts my ass!
End of Earth: 2 Miles
Upper Peninsula: 4 Miles
My wife comes from a family of 6'6" boys. She's 5'7" and married to me at 5'5" with shoes. She's very good at hemming pants as my size isn't available.
I'm sorry if I hurt you feelings when I called you stupid - I thought you already knew - Unknown
When you have no future, you live in the past. " Sycamore Row" by John Grisham
Liberalism is a failure to find pathways to intelligence in your brain. - David Lawrence
Im about 6'2 / 6'3...
But what I lack in height, I make up for in length.
"When its time to shoot, shoot. Dont talk!"
“What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It’s not good at much else.” —Author Tom Clancy
|Green Mountain Boy|
I still wish I was tall. All I ever wanted was to be 6' tall and I stopped growing at 5'11-3/4"
!~God Bless the U.S. Military~!
If the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off
Light travels faster than sound, this is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak
Still better than being short.
"The frost on the ground probably envies the frost on the trees."
One year at ASU we had a guy on the hall that was 6'6" and looked like 5' of it was legs. He walked around hunched over with his head tilted sideways because of the head smashing issue. I'd see him on campus and say "Staighten up dude!" He'd smile and stand straight for a while.
Little over 6'4" here, 35" inseams fit me perfectly and are pretty much non existent. Regular size shirts the sleeves are to short, most tall sizes are to big in the body.
Ceiling fans and garage doors only raised enough for short people have been the bane of my existence.
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