How tall are you?

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  1. hopkins_student

    hopkins_student Senior member

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    So, how tall are you?

    I am as close to 6' as one can possibly be without being 6' tall.
     


  2. tiger02

    tiger02 Militarist

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    I think your poll is a little skewed towards the tall--isn't 5'9" average for guys? Or at least, that's what I keep telling myself. On a good day I'm a bit more than 5'7".

    Tom
     


  3. hopkins_student

    hopkins_student Senior member

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    They say that 5'9 is average for us, but very few of my friends are shorter than 6'. I chose a distribution that seemed appropriate for the people I know. We'll see how it goes.
     


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    rsp1 Senior member

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    it would be interesting to see a correlation of this and board member nationality.
     


  5. FIHTies

    FIHTies Senior member

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    Closer to 5'9" than 5'10. I think that with the average suit size and the most common size found on eBay being a 40 that these numbers indicate average.

    I know that many sample suits from suppliers are 40. (50 European)
     


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    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    I heard the average is rising quite a bit, I'm right about 6'1, perhaps a little taller.
     


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    KevinR Well-Known Member

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    I'm 6' 1". Just on the verge of being to tall for some XL shirts. Really have to watch putting things in the dryer.
     


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    NoVaguy Senior member

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    Actually, I believe height is stagnant in the US, and rising in Europe.  One country (Netherlands, I believe) is supposed to have an average male height over 6 feet tall.  I'm not sure if that is all men, or the youngest adult age bracket.  Again, this is from memory from an article somewhere last year.
     


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    Wow. Based on the results of the poll at the time I'm posting this, there appears to be a strong inverse correlation between height and sense of style... [​IMG]
     


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    thinman Senior member

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    johnw86:
    Wow. After that crack, I wasn't sure I should answer the poll. I'm 6'3". But I don't claim to have a sense of style. [​IMG]
     


  11. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    5' 10 3/4". But I'm vain, and say 5'11". Weight fluctuates between 165 and 170 lbs. I'd say I am average for my generation (I'm 30), but my youngest brother (21), and his friends are nearly all taller than I am - all ethnicities.

    Fit a 50 EU Perfectly in nearly all European brands, so sample sales are grat for me.
     


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    5'9" and 145 lbs of pure fighting Irish machine. Heh heh.
     


  13. Andrew V.

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    I'm 6'2", which I understand to be the average for Dutch men nowadays (and my last name and a fraction of my ethnic heritage are Dutch).

    I always thought that the average for U.S. men was 5'11", not 5'9".
     


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    i'm just like LA guy...5' 10 3/4", but i say that I'm 5'11" as well. [​IMG]
     


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    6' 2" and barrel-chested.
     


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