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Old 01-07-2002, 08:36 AM   #1
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Default What religion requires women to wear (denim?) skirts, and why???

I see them walking around all the time. Groups of 2-6 girls all dressed in the same type of denim skirt. My girlfriend says its a religion. ANy insight?
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Old 01-07-2002, 08:37 AM   #2
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I have noticed that a lot of amish women dress that way.

And I think it is because they make all of their own clothes.
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Old 01-07-2002, 08:51 AM   #3
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Mennonites?
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Think that would be tiffanyism or Debbie Gibsonism
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Old 01-07-2002, 09:19 AM   #6
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From experience, Alot of fundamental baptists wear that. They don't approve of women wearing slacks or pants, so they wear skirts. Also skirts cannot be above the knee more than an inch and often times they dont like to show any leg whatsoever, so they wear those long jean skirts because its also cheap and non flashy. I betcha 9 times out of 10, if you see a group of teenage girls in long jean skirts, just talk to one of them and they are a church group or know each other from church and are baptist.

Another good person to ask this to is TheBlonde1.
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Old 01-07-2002, 09:20 AM   #7
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they go to private catholic school, denim skirts are the mandatory dress code at all catholic schools i have ever known of...
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Old 01-07-2002, 09:23 AM   #8
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well, so its a tie between:

amish
mormons
mennonites
tiffanyism()
fundamental baptism
catholic

so which on is it?


I think we're alone now...
doesnt seem to be anyone around...
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Old 01-07-2002, 09:54 AM   #9
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Do they also have really really long hair, no jewelry, and usually tennis shoes?
If so, you are looking at UPC - United Pentacostal Chruch.

They are somewhat of a "fringe" branch of Christanity (I only say that because they do not consider other groups to be "Christian.") - they believe that a woman should not cut her hair, should not have adornments (jewelry) and should not wear pants. They don't have to wear denim specifically, but most (especially younger) of the women do for non-formal occasions.

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Errr... no.

United Penecostals sounds right to me.
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Old 01-07-2002, 10:04 AM   #11
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<< Do they also have really really long hair, no jewelry, and usually tennis shoes?
If so, you are looking at UPC - United Pentacostal Chruch.

They are somewhat of a "fringe" branch of Christanity (I only say that because they do not consider other groups to be "Christian.") - they believe that a woman should not cut her hair, should not have adornments (jewelry) and should not wear pants. They don't have to wear denim specifically, but most (especially younger) of the women do for non-formal occasions.
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i think you hit it on the head. I never notice them unless they were denim, since i'm not a big denim person. It draws my attention.
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Old 01-07-2002, 10:13 AM   #12
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I know what you mean! I was friends w/ a UPC girl in college, but I just never noticed! D'oh!

Ok, weird but true story to follow:
This girl lived in the dorm one floor above me. She and one of her friends came down and flirted heavily w/ one of my roomates and I on a couple of occasions. They were both pretty decent looking and cool, but we were both dating people at the time. Well, years go by, I forget all about it. I end up marrying my roomate's sister. Now, their parents used to be part of the UPC and we get this card from one of their cousins saying how he has just gotten engaged to a girl from Columbus that he met at a UPC convention. He's coming to town to visit her and they wanted to come by.
Yep, same chick. He had dropped her name, so I had put 2 and 2 together, but you should have seen her eyes pop out of her head when she walked in to meet the extended in-laws and this guy that she tried to pick up in the dorm is sitting there.
Priceless.
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Old 01-07-2002, 10:49 AM   #13
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Yeah, Petacostal women are required to wear dresses/skirts.

Although, the description also fits with most Polygamist's wives/daughters here in Utah.

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Orthodox Jews as well.
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<< Orthodox Jews as well. >>


Yes, and if they were wearing shirts with hoods and/or wigs, that's likely what they are.
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could somebody explain why they are against women's pants? i don't see how that could be against god or anything...
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NO THEY ARE NOT MORMONS!!!

Mormanism makes no reference to clothing other than under garments.


...unless they are Polygamists.

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They normally have long hair(usually blonde) and wear less than appealing shirts and skirts. They are normally dressed VERY unsexily.
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Old 01-07-2002, 11:32 AM   #20
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The Church of Daisy Dyke.

No wait, that would be denim shorts. Never mind.
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Old 01-07-2002, 11:32 AM   #21
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they belong to the Church of Levi Strauss & Co.
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<< The Church of Daisy Dyke.

No wait, that would be denim shorts. Never mind.
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LMAO!!

I wish!

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Old 01-07-2002, 11:37 AM   #23
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Pentacostal it is.

I remember back in the late 70's that the church gave in to pressure from the young'uns and the changing times and allowed them to wear denim. Before that, denim was banned. Many parents at the time still wouldn't let their kids wear it.

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Werk,

hoods and wigs are indeed worn by the older women. However, the youth often don't practice this..........
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Old 01-07-2002, 11:46 AM   #25
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Pentacostal. Though other fundamental churches of different denominations may practice the same. BTW, they don't always wear denim....Khaki sometimes. I wonder what their pjs look like.
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