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January 27, 2013 at 10:46 AM

 Who is really tall or just overall large person (not short and fat) I'm talking like over 6'3 or more (I consider 6'2 average for a man because that's how we grow them in my family haha).

Joe and I went out last night and ran across a friend of ours I hadn't seen in awhile and I forgot how tall he was...he wears a 42/40 in jeans!! Can you imagine a 40 length?  I do know him and Joe wear the same size shirt because of their long arm length and long body length..because we used to fight over the shirts that a local western store carried. 

His nickname is sasquatch....hahaha


  • lucky2Beeme
    January 27, 2013 at 11:21 AM

    My sons are 6'4", my niece is 6'2" .

  • cuteoverload
    January 27, 2013 at 11:21 AM

     My first cousins are tall and my uncle is as well, but my cousins are taller.

  • sahlady
    by sahlady
    January 27, 2013 at 11:22 AM

    LoL @ 6'2" being average.... we must be hobbits.  

    The average man in our family is about 5'9"... we were THRILLED when my son hit 5'10"!!!  Im among the tall women at 5'4".... my mom, daughter, sil are all under 5'2".

    An acquaintance of mine through the elementary school has a husband of about 6'7".

  • firelites
    January 27, 2013 at 11:37 AM

     I have a friend, Michael , he is 6'8"

  • starlight1968
    January 27, 2013 at 11:40 AM

     Oh yeah, come from a tall family..on my dad's side.  He was 6'4, my mid. sister is 6'1 but I got stuck at 5'9 lol..... My uncle Churchie is 6'5 and just looking up at him as a child made my neck hurt LOL...well the leisure suits he wore too LOL 

  • TableforSeven
    January 27, 2013 at 11:51 AM

    My BIL is 6'4" but skinny as a rail - he weighs 140-150!  I'm not sure of his exact size but he's extremely thin a though he has pit on a bit of weight now that he's in his mid-40s.

  • sunflowers12
    January 27, 2013 at 2:44 PM
    Well, I guess I think of folks being on the shorter side of things ... My dh is 5/7 on a good day ... I am 5/7 !! But seems that I am a bit taller then he is.. I think 6 foot is average but 5/9 is probably all my two oldest wi be my youngest may top out at 5/11 6 foot!! 😄
  • dana63
    by dana63
    January 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM
    I come from a tall family where the men are over 6 ft. I am 5'6 my mom is 5'8. My one cousin is 6'7 weight 300 pounds and drove a VW bug. Having hub against the men in my family is fun he is only 5'7. Lol
  • maryg38
    by maryg38
    January 27, 2013 at 3:23 PM
    Scott is 6'5"
    Youngest Dd is 5'7"
    Oldest Dd is 5'4"
    I am 5'6"

    My dads father was 6'+
    My moms father was 6'+
    We come by it honestly, lol
  • witch_e_woman
    January 27, 2013 at 4:31 PM

     Yrs ago, like back in the mid 80's, my aunt was dating a man that was 6'7....

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