Mens Swimming Attire In France

Jul 22nd, 2003, 09:15 AM
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Sorry, Buzzy, what was your question again OL

Actually, regardless of the country, my husband wears the regular swimming suit that is like a pair of boxer shorts, whatever that is called.

The speedo type that you are referring to are favored by some Europeans, probably the men, since I have yet to hear a woman say she likes the look.
As for your children, to see a mans bulging bits is sort of like seeing a womans chest bulging, they will learn sooner or later, don't worry about what they see at the beach, television is what you need to worry about if you are worried about what the kiddies see
and yes, I think you might be a bit of a prude, but there is nothing wrong with that~
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 09:22 AM
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Sometimes I worry more about the "gaps" in the leg openings of those "boxer" type suits than the tight speedo, "mind the gap". Sorry, I couldn't resist!
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 09:33 AM
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This whole twisted conversation is now a bit too 'Russki" for myself. Reminds me of a Moose Lodge meeting gone bad!
 
Jul 22nd, 2003, 09:34 AM
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And what, pray tell, is the proper swimming attire for one's monkey in France?
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 10:34 AM
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An orangu thong, of course!
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 10:43 AM
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A friend of mine once asked me how to attract girls on the French Riviera. I told him to wear one of those speedo bathing suits and put a potato in it.

That evening he was very disappointed because it didn't seem to work. I told him tomorrow to put the potato in the front.
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 10:55 AM
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Re: "The speedo type that you are referring to are favored by some Europeans, probably the men, since I have yet to hear a woman say she likes the look."

Scarlett, that's one of the curious differences, IMO, between men and women. I've asked numerous women whether they would find skimpier attire (on men with good bodies, that is) to be more appealing or sexier than less-skimpy attire and, *almost* to a woman, they've said no.

On the other hand, I can't imagine most men saying they'd prefer less-skimpy attire on women with good bodies.
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 11:29 AM
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LOL.....you guys should get your acts together and go on the road. Oh man, I'm laughin'.

Buzzy, once again, there is no such animal as the Swimwear Police. Your husband should wear what's comfortable. If he likes boxers, then let him WEAR BOXERS.
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 11:45 AM
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During my long summers in Laguna Beach California as a child we used to notice the guys strutting their "stuff" in what we referred to as bun huggers. We didn't have the nerve to check out the scene from the front.
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 12:04 PM
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Degas, do you and your "little" wife ever shop anywhere but KMART and Wal-Mart before you go on a trip? I'd be interested to know where you shop in Paris so I can avoid you two "big" spenders.
 
Jul 22nd, 2003, 12:37 PM
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Tassels may be in, if the men's version of mules. Maybe?
 
Jul 22nd, 2003, 12:45 PM
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Look I've already explained that there are swimwear police alive and well in France. My husband was busted last year because his swimwear was obviously not tight enough. They obviously think the tighter your swimwear the cleaner your ass and you are allowed to put in in their pool.

Are you encouraging my husband to break the rules and wear shorts again. I don't want him to be "banged up" by a Frenchman.

p.s (Banged up is east end speak for jailed in the UK)

 
Jul 22nd, 2003, 12:50 PM
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Buzzy, if he loves you enough, he'll put on the boxers and give you some peace. I think you'll need a jock as well. Just look for Everlast.
 
Jul 22nd, 2003, 03:30 PM
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There are no Swimwear Police on the beaches in France. If anywhere, perhaps they exist at the hotels, but not on the beaches. So skip the pool, have your hubby wear his boxers to the beach, and have a great time. It's not that difficult.
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 03:43 PM
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Now how about you, Buzzy, do you relent and go topless with the other women on the French beaches? I would have, but I was afraid of the sunburn....
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 03:46 PM
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I just saw a film called Swimming Pool and the French woman in this film skipped the bathing suit altogether!
Buzzy-tell him to just skip the suit and show it all off..that'll give the kiddies something to talk about when they go back to school
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 04:12 PM
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But look what happened to him after the swim.....
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 04:41 PM
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Hint for Buzzy: Don;t go to France.
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 04:51 PM
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THE PARTY's GETTING Rough!
THINK I'll STAY!!!!!!
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Jul 22nd, 2003, 07:02 PM
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Yes Buzzy, You are a prude. Women wear things that show off their tits, and men show off their crotch if they so choose. Celebrate men "in all their glory" as you say.
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