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Were button flys invented so people dont leave their zipper open?

jsallen10

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I think I have one pair of jeans w/ zipper fly and whenever I wear them I forget to zip up after peeing about half the time. So freaking embarrassing. With button fly I never have this problem.
 

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Originally Posted by jsallen10
I think I have one pair of jeans w/ zipper fly and whenever I wear them I forget to zip up after peeing about half the time. So freaking embarrassing. With button fly I never have this problem.


Before the rudeness begins, allow me to remind you that buttons pre-date zippers.
 

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I think it's so the woman/man you're with has one last chance to reconsider their next move...
 

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Originally Posted by jsallen10
I forget to zip up after peeing about half the time.

That's just old age. First you forget to zip up, then you forget to zip down.
 

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"That's the one place on my wardrobe I do not need sharp, interlocking metal teeth. It's a mink trap down there."
 

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Button fly's are sturdier than zippers, which is a plus with workwear.
 

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Originally Posted by jsallen10
I think I have one pair of jeans w/ zipper fly and whenever I wear them I forget to zip up after peeing about half the time. So freaking embarrassing. With button fly I never have this problem.

yes.
 

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Originally Posted by jsallen10
I think I have one pair of jeans w/ zipper fly and whenever I wear them I forget to zip up after peeing about half the time. So freaking embarrassing. With button fly I never have this problem.

This is part of the reason I almost completely eschew zip fly pants. I'm pretty sure I did this on New Years Eve (the last time I wore zip fly pants) before I even went out.
Needless to say, I switched over to my Sams and was GTG. And FTD. Albeit in PHL.
 

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Button flys tent a lot less when you sit. With a zip you've got a single line of consistent tension. With buttons it isn't forced to make a single curve, so it collapses into a much more natural shape.
 

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Originally Posted by jsallen10
I think I have one pair of jeans w/ zipper fly and whenever I wear them I forget to zip up after peeing about half the time. So freaking embarrassing. With button fly I never have this problem.

i bet you don't undo the top button and pull it out through the hole
 

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Originally Posted by Hans
That's just old age. First you forget to zip up, then you forget to zip down.

lulz...

I thin Schott was the first to put a zipper on a jacket.
 

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I can't help think of that scene from There's Something About Mary. Never came close to have that happen to me, nevertheless I feel so much safer with buttons flies.
 

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