How do you cross your legs?

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  1. dusty

    dusty Senior member

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    Former, because my foot will fall asleep with the latter.
     
  2. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    I always use the former method since I simply can't do the latter comfortably or easily.
     
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    latter, i've found that the former is too uncomfortable
     
  4. Huntsman

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    Latter, but I do take care to not point my soles at women or Turks.
     
  5. Full Canvas

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    In polite company, since I don't polish the soles of my shoes as has been remarked regarding the habits of the Duke and Wallis, I simply keep my legs together with only my ankles crossed. This prevents otherwise uncomfortable pressure occurring in several other areas of my anatomy.

    When I am alone, or with rude company . . . ! Well, who cares anyway?

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  6. Brian SD

    Brian SD Moderator

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    Former when I'm wearing non-jeans, latter when I am.
     
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    Former when I'm wearing non-jeans, latter when I am.

    Same here.
     
  8. Matt

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    yeah I dont like the ballcruncher way either, so I tend to bare my sole to the world.

    I also have a weird habit of crossing my legs and sitting on my foot. IE position 2 but with the foot under the thigh. Not sure where I picked that up from.
     
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    yeah I dont like the ballcruncher way either, so I tend to bare my sole to the world.

    I also have a weird habit of crossing my legs and sitting on my foot. IE position 2 but with the foot under the thigh. Not sure where I picked that up from.


    I also do that occasionally. But I ususally do it with the foot over the thigh. I was told at a very young age, maybe 3rd grade, that the first way was reserved only for girls and I quickly stopped. Now, I can't do it the first way comfortably even for a second.
     
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    I do the latter because it's physically impossible for me to do the former. Mostly though, I don't cross my legs because I find it to be very uncomfortable; but, when I do, I do it the latter way.
     
  11. Master Shake

    Master Shake Senior member

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    The latter way -- I cannot do the former without discomfort. I can honestly say I have never given this issue any thought prior to this thread.
     
  12. Lucky Strike

    Lucky Strike Senior member

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    Both ways, or all three, if you count the one shown in the bacground of the lower drawing. The former way can be uncomfortable, depending on tightness of trouser, but is propably perceived as more salonfähig.
     
  13. matadorpoeta

    matadorpoeta Senior member

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    i don't cross my legs often, but when i do, i put one ankle over the other, like the man with the pipe.
     
  14. LabelKing

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    I wonder if anyone ever told MacArthur he was doing a girly stance:

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  15. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Big Winner

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    i cross my legs at the knee like a gentleman but i'd rather sit like this: [​IMG]
     

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