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If you're overweight, why buy nice clothes?

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by TintoTerra, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Stylish Dinosaur

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    Agree with you, but if you would just go make more money you could too afford a few $300 shirts.

    This response is brilliant.
     


  2. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    If you're overweight, why live?
    Why else? For the foie and hip slapping. [​IMG]
    The point I was making is, why not spend money on quality food, gym, yoga etc. instead of clothes for awhile. Not forever, just maybe say, a year. Accept that you're fat and that clothes won't help you look 'cool' or even 'good' until you humble yourself enough to get out of your comfort zone and sweat away at the gym like the piggy you are for a few months. If you really work at it, you *will* be thin. At least thin enough that you aren't huffing and puffing and feeling exhausted all the time.
    Btw, just because you carry some extra pounds does not mean you are "huffing and puffing and feeling exhausted all the time." I'm thinking you were fat without any athletic base/history. Skinny people have problems keeping up with my walking pace.
     


  3. bigchris1313

    bigchris1313 Senior Member

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    Serious Haterade
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  4. sweetscienceguy

    sweetscienceguy Member

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    If you're in great shape, why buy clothes?

    hahah
    aint that the truth

    fat people rock nice clothes as a concious effort to turn the focus of others to their style rather than their physique.
     


  5. Geruvah

    Geruvah Senior Member

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    If you're hot, why bother buying fashionable clothes? You'd look good in anything.

    While we're at it, what the hell kind of excuse is a "hobby" or "interest?"
     


  6. telemark

    telemark Senior Member

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    grow a beard and go for the big bear look.
     


  7. audiophilia

    audiophilia Distinguished Member

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    I had a 15 hour flight to Beirut stuck between two very fat people when I was younger. It has made me angry for life. The burping, the smells, the loud breathing, the sounds they made when they ate and just the general sloppiness of their existence scared me in a way that I don't know if I'll ever heal.

    LOL

    Fatties shuld stay away from Tom Ford and such
     


  8. tricota

    tricota Senior Member

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    Shouldn't you be spending that money on a gym membership? Not being cruel here, but if some people would just find the discipline to run on the treadmill 40 minutes a day they'd look so much better, and won't have wasted 300 on a shirt that fits them like a strained tarp.

    If people are stupid, should they really be posting on an internet forum? Wouldnt it be much better use of their time, to read a book, take an online class or go out in the world an meet some real people. They would feel some much better and wouldnt have wasted everyones time with their pointless views...

    Just my 2 euro-cent...[​IMG]
     


  9. Delimit

    Delimit Active Member

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    Indeed.
     


  10. mehhhh

    mehhhh Senior Member

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    I had a guitar teacher at a college a few years ago who was a very large man who liked to think he was a sharp dresser- the kind of guy who equates style with taking outrageous chances on your wardrobe. He had a pair of sunshine yellow Crocs that he wore with his light wash big man jeans. It was hilarious.
     


  11. Chaos P. Bennu

    Chaos P. Bennu Senior Member

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  12. Willie5566

    Willie5566 Senior Member

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    I would like to add that alcoholics should not worry about what they wear. They should just be miserable and die.

    Is this seriously what people have come to? Posting crap like this? Does obesity negatively affect your life so much that you are compelled to write this?

    As others have written genetics do play a part in people being overweight. That's not the only issue. Obesity is also a disease and often is caused by an addiction (to food). Hence, my alcoholics comment. I think if you asked anybody that is overweight they would tell you they would love to be thin. Unfortunately, it is not as easy as some make it out to be. There are a lot of forces at play.

    I am surprised by the lack of sympathy the poster and some others clearly lack for people that are overweight. Going by the statistics I am willing to bet my paycheck that all of you know someone that is obese. 1 in 4 Americans are obese. Heart Disease is the leading killer of adults in the US. So let's trivialize this EPIDEMIC by worrying about how these people look in their clothes.

    I think I will pass on the bashing. Like others that suffer from other substance abuse issues I wish obese people well. I hope they can get to a point where they can make a change in their habits. I hope they live long, healthy and productive lives.

    I feel sorry for the originator of this post. It must be difficult being so perfect. Apparently, we have found the one person on earth with no flaws. Amazing. [​IMG]
     


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    uvmboi13 Senior Member

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    What is considered overweight here at SF?
     


  14. bigchris1313

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    What is considered overweight here at SF?

    Anything over 160.
     


  15. Listi

    Listi Distinguished Member

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    Anything over 160.
    160? More like 130.
     


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