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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:ok, so recently we discovered that my good self, Kiwi Bex and Kit are rather long compared to our peers....so we've started a tall spinners club!!



Rulez are.....you have to be 6 feet+ for men (183cm) and 5'10" (178cm) for women to join..but to make it interesting and a little fairer I've added a few other things in.



Now I want people to be honest, if you have over and above measurements of all or any of the following you may join, or you can be 5'9" tall (177cm) if you're Scottish and female!. (oh and please use both Metric and Imperial measurements so we all know what you're on about! 1 inch = 2.54cm. 1 foot = 12 inches/30.5cm) And yes all measurements are being recorded in a data base to so I can have a look and see if there's anything interesting happenning (yes I'm that bored at work)



Measurement to be taken are (with minimums)



Height = M 6'+ (183cm) F 5'10" (178cm)

Handspan (hand spread flat, tip of pinky finger to tip of thumb) = M 7"+ (17.5cm) F 5.5" (14cm)

Foot length = M 9"+ (23cm) F 8" (20cm)



And add anything else you may think is interesting, (unusually long appendages included....no not that!! eek) that may qualify you to join our club!



*editied to be fairer for slightly smaller Female varieties of tallness* biggrin

EDITED_BY: Custom Bug (1077844511)


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originalsmit
originalsmit

addict
Location: nottingham, england. cornwall ...
Member Since: 28th Aug 2003
Total posts: 469
Posted:ill get my big brother on you!!

my original signature was tooo long.
this one is shorter

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KiwiBex
KiwiBex

member
Location: Melb
Member Since: 17th Oct 2003
Total posts: 69
Posted:yay yay yay! *dances around in a circle trying not to hit people with absurdly long limbs*
The tall club lives!!! I never knew or suspected there were so many of us! ubblove As proof that the tall club rocks, did anyone else notice that all the short and average people are taking a big interest? ubblol
I don't know all my measurements but height wise I am 6'3 and shoe size 41 euro (whatever that converts to). One of stupidest height related comments: how did you get to be that tall if you dont eat meat? spank


I said perhaps, and thats FINAL.

I love my length!

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simian
simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London
Member Since: 11th Oct 2002
Total posts: 3149
Posted:So how did you get that tall if you don't eat meat? confused

(i'd ask the giraffe but he keeps looking at me all funny like)


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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KiwiBex
KiwiBex

member
Location: Melb
Member Since: 17th Oct 2003
Total posts: 69
Posted:A potent mix of genes, weetabix, marmite and country air tongue My family are all tall and every generation seems to be a bit taller than the next (my mum is 6' and my youngest brother whose almost 15 has hit 6'4!!!!). When I was younger I didn't want to be tall so started smoking cigarettes at 13 in a bid to stunt my growth...... god only knows what would have happened if I hadn't had the foresight to do that! ubblol But I am over that now ubblove

I said perhaps, and thats FINAL.

I love my length!

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Tao Star
Tao Star

Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 30th May 2003
Total posts: 1662
Posted:Quote:
As proof that the tall club rocks, did anyone else notice that all the short and average people are taking a big interest?



it's sad but true - i can't keep away from tall men and thus looking incredibly stupid whenever trying to walk around with arms involved. We keep going in corcles - it's like having one leg longer than the other!!!!


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pounce
pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...
Member Since: 10th Jan 2003
Total posts: 9831
Posted:actually i just come to point and laugh at the giants

ubblol

(just kidding biggrin )


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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flid
flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:6f2

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Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:im not tall but im fat! just thought id ad some factual info to the convo!! lol



can i join fat club? spank



spankgo on flid, yes flid spank beat me back to thin spank oh yeah eek, redface



pounce says she likes my fat biggrin but i think shes fibbing... ubbcrying mad





passing through, this world still lives.

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pounce
pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...
Member Since: 10th Jan 2003
Total posts: 9831
Posted:cuddly!

mmm, snuggly smile


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:Wow there are so many tall spinners. Our club has the best members anywhere!! biggrin
I've been too busy to do the stats so I'll do them Monday/Tuesday when I have an excel spreadsheet infront of me

*Strides around with big long legs clomping my shoes in rhythm to the music...in my head*


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:Wow there are so many tall spinners. Our club has the best members anywhere!! biggrin
I've been too busy to do the stats so I'll do them Monday/Tuesday when I have an excel spreadsheet infront of me

*Strides around with big long legs clomping my shoes in rhythm to the music...in my head* ubbloco


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Silvur
Silvur

sumthin sumin smmnm....
Location: home sweet home
Member Since: 4th Sep 2003
Total posts: 372
Posted:[quoteHehe, keep your crown... I was just worried people thought I was a bloke... ick ick ick!!!



Aww, thanx, hunny!! wink

heres a hug and a kiss for that!

(and for the record, I never thought you were a bloke!!! smile


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bluecat
bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere
Member Since: 15th Dec 2002
Total posts: 5300
Posted:6' and a teensy bit
6'4" when hair in pineapple
8' when on average duras
9' when on large duras
6'6" when on rolabola

and i'm scottish.

incidentally i was 5'3" when i left school, and 5'11 when i went back a year later to pick up a music piece i had left behind. one of my schoolmates was 6'2" in first year, and 6'9" when he left(haven't seen him since then...)

and i am still growing(aged 24), i was 5'11 1/2" a year and a bit ago.

and my feet have gone up a size recently(to uk11) but that could just be shitty manufacturing standards.

oh and posture. posture helps this too. i gained an inch over a year of posture training. and a better back biggrin

can't believe mech has a

Quote:
9inch nad span (22cm)




eek eek eek
(tho i realise this might only be funny to brits... wink)


Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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peaches**86943
peaches**86943

thats sooooo not where i parked my car...................
Location: mareeba
Member Since: 23rd Aug 2003
Total posts: 198
Posted:im 165cm but im really tall and scary to ants just ask them can i still join pretty please ill give every one foot massages **runs out the door to grab some massage oil**

we cant stop here its bat country!!!!!!!!!!!

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mrFlibble
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Location: York, UK
Member Since: 1st Mar 2003
Total posts: 455
Posted:LOL ubblol ubblol (about the 9" nad span)
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duballstar
duballstar

slack rating - 9.5
Location: Suburbiton, Yoo-Kay
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2003
Total posts: 2216
Posted:the most annoying question in the world:

"what's the weather like up there?"

am i right? biggrin


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:Yeah...how many times will we be subjected to that one!

stats to be delivered.....any prefered format??


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:I met Garthy on Saturday night *Hiya Garth! wave* and he's about the same height as me but I thought I was nearly 6'4" as you can read he's 6'3" so maybe I'm not as tall as I thought?? eek Or I've caught pounce's shrinking desease!! ubblol

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arsn
arsn

How do you change this thing???
Location: Behind the couch...
Member Since: 7th Mar 2002
Total posts: 1903
Posted:Quote:
Originally posted by Custom Bug
stats to be delivered.....any prefered format??



In readable format if you will... tongue


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garthy
garthy

old hand
Location: Bristol, England
Member Since: 22nd Apr 2002
Total posts: 717
Posted:Hello wave Cutom_bug. It's possible I'm Lying about my height? or it could be those fat Cuban Heels I was wearing wink Actually I reckon my trainers give me at least an extra inch

Nice to put a face to a name,

Tho V. Sorry 'bout breaking your led poi thingys spank

PM me your address and sort something out
and those Rainbow Hacky Sacks arn't sold on HOP any more.:( I think they are the coolest flashing led thingys I've seen.



"**grumble*spuriouswindmills*grumble**" - Coleman
"if poi was only for girls there wouldnt be many good poi spinners...." - Nx

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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
Posted:Hey Garth! wave

Like I said...don't worry bout the LED's, they're cheap as chips and I have some more...don't sweat it dude you can just buy me a beer next time I'm in Brizzle.

I can't beleive they don't sell the hacky's any more...I was just about to order some more! I'll PM Malc and see if they will be getting any more in the future...they'd better be or else! spank


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cachester
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Member Since: 22nd Apr 2007
Total posts: 2
Posted:6'1.....tall spinners kick ass!

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Firetramp
Firetramp

old hand
Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight
Member Since: 5th Sep 2005
Total posts: 896
Posted:Can't even be bothered to find a measurement converter (Dunc, you should put a link to a good one!). I'm not tall enough anyway but my hand measurement: 18.5 cm and my foot 21.5! (although people always say I have small feet?)

Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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shocked_prawn
shocked_prawn

old hand
Location: Sunderland, UK
Member Since: 14th Apr 2007
Total posts: 865
Posted:height - 174cm about 5'9.5, i know this isnt quite tall but of this my legs are 103cm, about 3'3.38 accroding to my pone. which makes me mostly leg.

hand span - 18cm

feet - 26cm! uk size 8

no im done measuring myself i have to find something else to waste another 10 minutes


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UnclassifiedLeggyGirl
UnclassifiedLeggyGirl

One day penguins will take over the world
Location: Derby
Member Since: 15th Aug 2006
Total posts: 916
Posted:height: 5' 11" (about 181cm i think)
handspan: 8 1/2" (21.59cm)
foot size UK: 8
inside leg: 38" (about 97 cm i'd guess)
waist: 30" (about 70cm??)
middle eyelash: 0.5" (about 1.7cm)

can i join then? oh, and i'm 15, so in a year i'll be more taller.....


ummmm...........anybody have any suggestions as to what i can put here?!

mjk is monitoring your interwebs!

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Mynci
Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free...
Member Since: 27th Apr 2005
Total posts: 8737
Posted:height: 6'-6'1" (183-185 cm) 6'6" when hair spikey ubblol
handspan: 9.5 inches - (24cm)
foot size: UK size 12

Does this mean I can play biggrin


A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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blu_valley
blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton
Member Since: 8th Apr 2005
Total posts: 197
Posted:I'm a girl
I'm 6ft1- 185cm
size 9 shoe.

biggrin


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E_V_I_L

Mosh-mosh-mosh-mosh.
Location: Midlands
Member Since: 31st Jul 2003
Total posts: 346
Posted:Height - 6'3"
Handspan - Bout 9 inches I reckon.
Size 13 shoe.


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Asena
Asena

What a Bummer
Location: Shatfield, Hertfordshire
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2005
Total posts: 3224
Posted:6'1 +

Size 11 feet.

I wanna play!


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_Aime_
_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings
Member Since: 2nd Jan 2004
Total posts: 4172
Posted: Written by: Asena


6'1 +

Size 11 feet.

I wanna play!



No way you are taller then me! confused


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