What's with the "arms apart" pose?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Seeing some pictures of people doing the arms wide apart pose for the camera in the WAYWT thread. What's with that? Looks kind of pretentious to me.

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    globetrotter Senior member

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    it shows that you have high armholes, I think.
     
  3. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    it shows that you have high armholes, I think.

    Seriously?
     
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    Omegablogger Senior member

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    Seriously?

    We never joke about armholes, never.
     
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    globetrotter Senior member

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    Seriously?

    some of the posters have very well tailored jackets, and raising their arms doesn't raise the bottom of the suit. I believe that is what they are doing, and you are refering to. I may be wrong, of course.
     
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    globetrotter Senior member

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    We never joke about armholes, never.

    +1
     
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    Its just their way of saying, "F you, I'm an Anteater!"
     
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    630 Well-Known Member

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    The pose kind of reminds me of a penguin.
     
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    antirabbit Senior member

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    That pose is what educates the lesser knowledgable folk about what high or the correct armhole height should be.
    "Looks like a penguin"....if you did it with low armholes you would look like a bat or a flying fox.
     
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    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    For some, it demonstrates joy.
     
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    Tarmac Senior member

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    My arms are just stuck like that. Extremely buff, ripped lats.
     
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    Everyone's copying teh Chorse
     
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    Everyone's copying teh Holdfast
    Fixed. I can't take credit for The Holdfast (tm). He is a pioneer. I only walk in his shadow.
     
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    Fixed.

    I can't take credit for The Holdfast (tm). He is a pioneer. I only walk in his shadow.


    As long as you do it with your arms out. [​IMG]
     

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