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Igirisujin
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Posted:Is it just me or are the 'socks' not really socks at all, there reeeally long, aqnd i dunno about girl socks but mens socks arnt even like...1 8th the size :P

Sock poi are really more like tights arnt they? Call me a dumb ass but where the hell do you buy the 'socks' from?


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Posted:Sock shops biggrin



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Posted:um socks is merely a description...
you can buy long knee high socks with no ankles and that would make good sock poi... If it makes you feel better you can call them practice poi... but that doesnt really do them justice...

socks arent a big deal., its what you do with them that counts


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Igirisujin
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Posted:Aaah forgive me, im a boy after all and we just dont have socks that long. I didnt know you could even get ones that big, all I could think of was tights and there kinda thin...and how gay would I look buying a pair of tights LOL

Hey thanks for the e-bay link lots of nice colour ideas, but I wanna make my own, soo what shop in real life should I look in? BHS? M&S?...what?


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Posted:dumb ass.....sorry...couldn't resist!!

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Posted:I find that market stalls are the cheapest place
you could also try hippy shops and goth shops


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Igirisujin
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Posted:Good idea, but ive changed my mind. I dont want funny looks buying womans socks ^_^

E-bay it is...I just have to be the first to open the package b4 my parents start wondering why I orderd knee length socks


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Posted:say you're buying them for a friend if anyone cares enough to ask you, its hardly a 'gay' thing to do, buying socks is buying socks, you could even say you're buying them to make poi.

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Posted:lol this thread is so funny...

dude you could even sew some but your mates might call you gay for picking up needle and thread... oh you would have to get fabric...

yep the verdit is in... male poiers are gay!


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Igirisujin
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Posted:lol ubblol i didnt mean it like that dromepixie. Its just (call my old fashiond) but ladys socks are for ladys :P

*sigh* my paypal is being a bitch its telling me my cards being refused when I know ive got enough in my bank account I got a statement 3 days ago, so the questions back on, where do you buy socks from?


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VampyricAcid
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Posted:go to the market lol if needs be, ill buy you some and post em to you!!!

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Posted:god! dude sorry to if i sound a bit annoying but just go into any girls clothes shop and look for some socks, any that are long enough, altho u can get cool ones that are stipey and cool colours, or just go to a market like others say and while your doing this just don't worry bout what people think cos it doesn't really matter does it?

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Posted:if you're that worried about it why don't you get a girl friend to go and get some for you??

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Posted:tapes Joe on the head and waits for the echo

Are you seriously telling me that you can't walk into a shop and buy a pair of socks because they are 'girls' socks??? Jeez........


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polythene


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Posted:I remember some of the HoP boys went round the whole of Camden testing the elasticity of pretty much every pair of knee-length girls' socks there.

I never think twice about buying men's clothes for someone else, and plenty of guys buy clothes or underwear for their girlfriend. It's just socks!


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Domino
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Posted:Mine are actually socks, my dad's old rugby socks biggrin

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Posted:"I remember some of the HoP boys went round the whole of Camden testing the elasticity of pretty much every pair of knee-length girls' socks there."
I bet that was Pyrowill wasnt it wink

I used to have a pair of sock poi.. which were in fact just my old rugby socks. Long and red. Like a long red snake. But they tangled better than snakes though smile

But really Joe, if you cant go into a shop to buy socks..... theres little hope for the future of the Empire frown


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Posted:The difference between tights and socks is probably the fact they are joined together... got the whole skin tight crotch thing going on. xxx

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Posted:ok, first off, get over buying girls socks. i'm sure that shop assistants have seen peolpe buying a lot more embarrassing things then a pair of socks, especially a pair the you don't intend to wear.

secondly, the one's that i use look like they are meant to be footy socks or something. nothin girly about em smile i bought them at a shop in australia called target that i guess is like a department store. but i'm sure you could get them in a sports shop, then you'd look manly tongue

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Igirisujin
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Posted:For god sakes I only asked a question, fine yes I do get embarresed about what people think thats just me, im sorry were not all like you im only human. Some of us dont have thick skin ok. Now if your not gonna say anything usefull piss off

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Posted:i have some wicked socks, well ankle warmers really, made of wool and don't stretch too much.i got them in the sock shop whilst my female freind was trying her best to embarras my by holding up pairs of pants and askin what i thought, so i played her at her own game and said they'd look better on her bedroom floor when we got back to hers. all i did was tie a knot in one end put a tennis ball in each one and roberts ya fathers brother i have sock poi for under 8



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Posted:Claire's Accessories and Topshop usually sell long socks - they are almost always more expensive than a market stall though and usually don't have as good a range. Sports shops will also sell rugby socks, but they're never as pretty.

They're not women's socks anyway, I think they look great on a man. :P One size fits all, right wink


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Vixen
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Posted:I find market stall ones stretch waaaay to much... Topshop ones are good but you might find someone else has the same... (Isnt that rite puresock!!!) xxx

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Adya Miriyana
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Posted:yup, just go on a sock adventure, you'll have fun, really wink

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Posted:Written by: University Can Offer Future

"I remember some of the HoP boys went round the whole of Camden testing the elasticity of pretty much every pair of knee-length girls' socks there."
I bet that was Pyrowill wasnt it wink




ubblol :lol

Joe first off your being very silly and i shall spank you and drag you into a sock shop whterh its girls or not when i come to manchester soon!
Also if you find it very hard to do so why dont you jsut go into a shop like JJB sports or something, i made some nice sock poi from some rugby or football socks and im sure tehy wont look down on you for buying them either tongue

Dont be a pussy you big girl ubblol


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Posted:I ubblove PyroWill! yay! xxx

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Posted:I ubblove Joe.
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Sorry if what I said seemed a little harsh mate.
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Igirisujin
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Posted:No its ok it wasnt you, but anyway it dosent matter. Sorry everyone I shouldnt have snapped like that, I havnt been myself latley.

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polythene


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Posted:If you really can't face buying knee length socks, ask a mate to pop in and buy them for you

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matty390
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Posted:hey ima a guy and i got my socs from a market stall for 1 and made balls from two asda bagsclap (yaay for asda) and filled them with a cup full of rice so got some soc poi for 1.20!!! and dont be afraid of girls socks if you buy them you must be 'comfortable wth your sexuality' and it will earn you many man points ubblol

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