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Poll Results: Do you wear an undershirt?

 
  • 65% (219)
    Yes
  • 34% (114)
    No
333 Total Votes  
post #76 of 222
I read about these undershirts absorbing sweat, and I'm sure they do. But prevent sweat stains? How does this sweat not eventually transfer to the shirt itself? Try this fun experiment at home: 1) put some damp cotton on some dry cotton; 2) watch what happens.

I guess y'all have some magical undershirts.

At best an undershirt will delay transfer, which is a fine thing. And of course there's that snazzy Don-Draper American-cravat look.
post #77 of 222
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Originally Posted by curzon View Post

I read about these undershirts absorbing sweat, and I'm sure they do. But prevent sweat stains? How does this sweat not eventually transfer to the shirt itself? .

Frequent bathing is your answer.
post #78 of 222
I'm surprised this threak hasn't been retired into DT yet.
post #79 of 222
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Originally Posted by MikeDT View Post

I'm surprised this threak hasn't been retired into DT yet.

Is that a hidden agenda of "MikeDT"?
post #80 of 222
I wear Tommy John undershirts. Corny, but functional. I wear them because I like to have that extra layer of protection should I break a sweat or smell. wink.gif (I walk A LOT)
post #81 of 222
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Originally Posted by Elegantly Wasted View Post

Is that a hidden agenda of "MikeDT"?

Not me, smile.gif TBH I just thought this threak was becoming rather dumb. There's like two sides and they're both firmly entrenched with their beliefs and opinions about a triviality. BTW I do wear an undershirt, because it's cold here, not that anyone notices or cares about it, apart from me.
post #82 of 222
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Originally Posted by pebblegrain View Post

Now an A shirt - I never understood, even as a child. What is that for? Keep the tummy warm?
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Originally Posted by Nicola View Post

It wicks sweat. In the spring/fall it does keep the torso warm. It can actually keep you cooler during the summer.

+1
My chest and back tend to perspire more heavily than my underarms so an A-shirt works perfectly. During the warmer months it helps to wick moisture away and it provides another layer of warmth during the colder months. I wear them year 'round.
post #83 of 222
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Originally Posted by PipersSon View Post

Dunno if this has been said in the previous 7-8 pages, cant be arsed to check, but the US and the colder countries are not the world entire.

I now live and work in the US, but but always wore undershirts in India (before I came here) and now find it disgusting that people don't wear them regardless of temperature. That is probably the wrong attitude but it is almost instinctive from my experiences growing up in India.

On that subject, let me tell you something - if you live and work in some of the hotter climes, which I believe is a good part of the globe, then you'll need an undershirt, period.

It doesn't matter that you're an office drone working in air conditioned environments. You'll still need it, trust me.

I used to live in places that hit 43C/110F, no undershit required.
post #84 of 222
NOT THIS SHIT AGAIN!

How many times does this need to be asked?
post #85 of 222
-I use undershirt cause this and this and this and this and... this.
-I don't. It's wrong.
-Really?
-Absolutely.
-Why?
-It's tacky. That's it.
-Really?
-Absolutely.
-That must be your opinion.
-No. Everybody knows that.
-Not everybody.
-Many people.
-Not that many...
-Well. People who do matter.
-Oh...
post #86 of 222
I do wear undershirts

I bathe three times a day, once at lunch, because i go to gym at lunch.
White pasty deodorants mixed with sweats are the cause of yellow armpits stains.
post #87 of 222

I am surprised (NOT) by the number of "men" on this forum :)

 

You wear undershirt with white dress shirts so you don't look like you are smuggling a bear underneath! It used to be the "wife-beater" (sleeveless undershirt, for our foreign friends) and only recently most men started wearing t-shirts, instead. The wife-beater doesn't help in the sweat department, rather just covers the front of your upper torso, which is the part that would be visible with the jacket unbuttoned.

A real man, i.e. one with hair on his chest, would look disgusting with a white dress shirt and no undershirt. And if the shirt is not white - it better be as thick as museum curtains, otherwise it would look like your dress shirt is growing its own hair...

post #88 of 222
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Originally Posted by Shiny View Post

I'd rather my undershirts have yellow pit stains than my nice dress shirts.

+1000
post #89 of 222
To reemphasize: Your dress shirt is the undershirt [mindblown]
post #90 of 222
Wifebeater = manbra

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