Do you tuck in your shirt into your underwear?

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  1. jagmqt

    jagmqt Senior member

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    What size Gap stretch tees are you buying? I also like them a lot as undershirts, but do think that they could serve to be an inch or two longer when serving that purpose with another shirt tucked in over top of them (though it does depend on the waist of the pants).

    On a slightly related note, when I was in college I spent a year studying in Spain. The woman who I rented me my room also did laundry. She was just in love with my Gap stretch t-shirts. She would go on about how she knew clothes and they were good quality clothes. She basically wouldn't believe me when I told her how much they cost. I think that Gap did drop their quality and thickness for a time in the last few years, but it seems to me the last batch I bought were pretty good, so I hope they stay that way.


    I get XL-T online...there is always a "but two get them cheaper" offer online...if it helps you gauge size, i mentioned my height, i'm about 230 lbs and wear a 44-46 sized suit coat w/ a 36" waist...I've tried the L-T's, but they are too tight for my tastes...the XL-T's are form-fitting but not tight.

    As to quality...well, I wear them as an undershirt, so I guess I never thought about it...I just replace them as needed.

    Hope this helps.

    jag
     


  2. litho

    litho Senior member

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    I find it bizarre that anyone would tuck anything into their underwear
     


  3. Marcus Brody

    Marcus Brody Senior member

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    I get XL-T online...there is always a "but two get them cheaper" offer online...if it helps you gauge size, i mentioned my height, i'm about 230 lbs and wear a 44-46 sized suit coat w/ a 36" waist...I've tried the L-T's, but they are too tight for my tastes...the XL-T's are form-fitting but not tight. As to quality...well, I wear them as an undershirt, so I guess I never thought about it...I just replace them as needed. Hope this helps. jag
    It does. Thanks! I've always bought them in the store and didn't realize they had a tall option. I will occasionally wear them as a standard white t-shirt, so I noticed when my newer ones started to wear out before my older ones.
     


  4. mafoofan

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    No. And if you do, please keep it to yourself.
     


  5. DocHolliday

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    No.

    I find it bizarre that anyone would tuck anything into their underwear

    +1. Buy longer undershirts.
     


  6. Spatlese

    Spatlese Senior member

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    No. I use visits to the WC to straighten out the shirt / undershirt situation. Given how much coffee and water I intake daily, this provides ample opportunity to keep things in order.
     


  7. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    I can't imagine the surprise a girl must feel if, while you're undressing, she sees your shirt tucked in your tighty whites, with the tail of the shirt peaking out of the leg holes.
     


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    Bhowie Senior member

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    Tucking your shirt into your underwear = Tucking your ween between
     


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    erdawe Senior member

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    It's a compromise I'd never be willing to take...
     


  10. Toiletduck

    Toiletduck Senior member

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    If you get an extra long shirt, you can tie your two ends of your shirt through the leg holes of your tighty whities - making a really cool jump suit!
     


  11. laphroaig

    laphroaig Senior member

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    Doesn't it defeat the purpose of wearing underwear in the first place?

    With low rise trousers, if you tuck your shirt into your underwear, what if your shirt ends up pulling your underwear high enough to be seen?
     


  12. eg1

    eg1 Senior member

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    Undershirt, yes; dress shirt, never. Nor have I ever worn a union suit.

    I find it bizarre that anyone would tuck anything into their underwear

    This must pose some difficulty at teh urinal, yes? [​IMG]
     


  13. Patrician

    Patrician Senior member

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    Doesn't it defeat the purpose of wearing underwear in the first place?

    With low rise trousers, if you tuck your shirt into your underwear, what if your shirt ends up pulling your underwear high enough to be seen?

    This is the reason I dont do it, I'm merely posing the question.
     


  14. Milhouse

    Milhouse Senior member

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    Why not just buy trousers with the elastic grip strip in the waistband (or have a tailor add that)? Works for me in terms of keeping my shirts in place all day.
     


  15. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    Safe to assume that you guys who tuck have given up on the idea of undressing in front of a woman?

    Your mothers don't count.

    lefty
     


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