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I should add that not having shoes in half sizes over 13 doesn't bring much to the party either....


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Posts: 4223 | Location: Mogadishu on the Mississippi | Registered: February 26, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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The feet thing I can relate to. I'm anywhere from a 12-14 depending on the shoe or boot. Hard to find comfortable footwear for sure. I also need a wide size most of the time too.


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Glue some pool noodles to the tops of your door openings.


 
Posts: 18921 | Location: Johnson City/Elizabethton, TN | Registered: April 28, 2012Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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6'5" here

I hate mobile homes. I hit everything.
What is up with lights hanging over dinner tables?
Hit 'em getting up all the time.

Overhang vents on the stove.
Every tree limb in my yard in the way, chainsawed.


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Posts: 4229 | Location: Dallas, TX | Registered: April 14, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Counter and table heights are a pain as well. I'm always hitting my knees on the under side support of tables.

I did build my cabinets with a 40" counter height which makes a big difference.


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This topic reminds me of this commercial




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only 6'4" here ,
a lot of people say that I was blessed with being tall.

these are the people that fit in to any car,are comfortable on planes , buses and theater seats.

these "unfortunates" can go in to 5 stores and find clothing that fits , in all of them.

in my next life I will be 5'11" with a 34 inch waist, and I will wake , elated every day.

there are advantages, I will admit but I can't call it gravy





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Counter and table heights are a pain as well. I'm always hitting my knees on the under side support of tables.

I did build my cabinets with a 40" counter height which makes a big difference.


I hate every piece of furniture I married into.
The coffee table has given me 7 years of scrapes and bruises.

And don't forget the freaking showerheads that spray onto your chest.


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Originally posted by feersum dreadnaught:
I feel your pain. I'm 6'8". Lots of head scars.


Huh, Shorty.

My pal in Deep East TX is 7ft 2.5in - imagine how HE feels in this little world.

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I'm 5'7" on a good day. You guys can all cry me a river.
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I'm 5'7" on a good day. You guys can all cry me a river.
Big Grin


I'm with this guy. 42 chest and the only shirts that fit hang like dress - god forgot to give me legs. How's the air up there Big Grin?





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Posts: 1194 | Location: South Florida | Registered: December 24, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I feel your pain. 6'6" here, and my back hurts from hunching over everything all time. I hate counters, my next place will be built with taller counters and taller showers.

One of my favorites is the sunburned left knee when wearing shorts and driving on sunny days. I feel ridiculous having my legs on either side of the wheel instead of under.
 
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I know a police officer who’s 7'0", and although I’ve never heard him complain about it, I can’t imagine what an inconvenience that is. I’ve shrunk to about 6'1" over the years and that’s tall enough.




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Posts: 36903 | Location: 10,150 Feet Above Sea Level in Colorado | Registered: April 04, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I had a friend who was 6'9" and he worked in a factory. It was not a normal day if he was not bleeding from the head somewhere.
On the plus side, he was hard to beat in Tennis. I finally figured out you had to hit the ball at him. I always felt a little cheated at 6'1, my dad was 6'3 and built like a tank.


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6'7" here. Ceiling fans, lack of clothes that fit, cars, airplanes, fighting midgets that want to prove they are as tall, back trouble...good times!


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6'3"

Beats the shit out of being 5'7". Remember, short people got no reason . . .




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5'3"

Being short sucks all the time.


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How about the lack of ski boots in size 14? And putting spacers on every shotgun to make it fit. And very limited choices in vehicles with acceptable headroom...

(Hyundai Genesis is it for me)



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Posts: 5562 | Location: in the red zone of the blue state, CT | Registered: October 15, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Bonnie is 5'3" , people look at us and think to themselves " how in the hell does that work? "

I tell people that she only keeps me around to get stuff off the top shelf





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Posts: 44403 | Location: Henry County , Il | Registered: February 10, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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5'3"

Being short sucks all the time.


Except when you are flying commercial and laughing at the tall guys! Smile

I can see why stature might be an advantage in your profession (along with politicians and basketball players). Other than that, I can see the downside. I'm definitely "short" at 5'8" in the land of Scandinavian giants up here, but I also never have problems buying clothes, the seats in just about any car fit me comfortably and I can fly without my knees in my chest.
 
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