Why do some men cross their legs like women when they sit?

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  1. FreshPrince

    FreshPrince Diamond Member

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    1. that can't be comfortable
    2. it looks awefully feminine

    ???
     
  2. illusion88

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    They arent really men?
     
  4. Safeway

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    When I cross my legs, I do the 'manly' variants. That is, crossing at the ankles, or crossing one calf high on the other leg, perpendicular to it.
     
  5. Rock Hydra

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    I know a lot of people who sit like that to play their guitar. I guess it helps them center the guitar to their body or something.
     
  6. FreshPrince

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    maybe..

    I'm watching the olympics and both Bob costa and another dude were both crossing their legs...which got me wondering :D
     
  7. Proletariat

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    Its a European thing.
     
  8. mugs

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    Yeah, I wonder that too.
     
  9. Drakkon

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    its considered "proper" ettiquite to cross your legs that way so as not to show the bottom of your shoes to the people in the room
     
  10. FreshPrince

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    that's fine, I do that too. I'm talking knee to knee cross like most women do...
     
  11. chuckywang

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    It's more comfortable.
     
  12. JoeFahey

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    My friend's dad does it. I always chuckle to see him do it since he's in the armed forces, and he looks, and acts "macho".
     
  13. Proletariat

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    Yea I was being serious, its a European thing.
     
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    I sometimes cross high on the other leg perpendicular as well.
     
  15. FreshPrince

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    that makes sense...

    sometime when you see leaders of nations meet on TV, they do the same thing :p
     
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    I can't do it. Must be something about the shape of my legs, because it's extremely uncomfortable. And I'm definitely the opposite of fat.
     
  17. db

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    It depends on the crowd you're in at the time.
     
  18. Rastus

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    My balls are too big to sit that way.
     
  19. raz3000

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    I've done it sometimes before, and usually because it's comfortable. Sometimes I will switch to crossing at the ankles, which is sometimes less comfortable. I don't think crossing legs is feminine, it's just more comfortable for women than for men, generally, but I'm one of those men that find it comfortable (I'm 22 in case you're wondering).
     
  20. FreshPrince

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    ditto :p
     
  21. FreshPrince

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    well, women don't have the twig & berries like men do so it's naturally comfortable for them.

    It is extremely uncomfortable for me
     
  22. Proletariat

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    I've done it before, but only when it was really cold.
     
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    considered rude to show the bottom of your shoe, which usually happens sitting perp v angled
    not an endorsement, just a reason
     
  24. jtvang125

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    Why do women do it?
     
  25. FreshPrince

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    keeps the juices from flowing? :p