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Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:03 PM

"Tell Me That You Are A Woman Without Telling Me You Are A Woman"

A little "game" that I have seen different places online.

One of the saddest responses relates to doing that "keys-between-the-knuckles thing".

My way of telling someone that I'm a woman with using the exact words-- "Between the ages of 12 and 54, I had a three-tiered underwear system." Never met a woman yet who doesn't employ at least a two-tiered system.

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Reply "Tell Me That You Are A Woman Without Telling Me You Are A Woman" (Original post)
Collimator Mar 2021 OP
Lunabell Mar 2021 #1
PoindexterOglethorpe Mar 2021 #2
Arkansas Granny Mar 2021 #3
Collimator Mar 2021 #9
Arkansas Granny Mar 2021 #16
PoindexterOglethorpe Mar 2021 #25
TreasonousBastard Mar 2021 #8
TDale313 Mar 2021 #4
Skittles Mar 2021 #5
marble falls Mar 2021 #6
Skittles Mar 2021 #7
Collimator Mar 2021 #12
Skittles Mar 2021 #20
birdographer Mar 2021 #10
Arkansas Granny Mar 2021 #17
birdographer Mar 2021 #22
Arkansas Granny Mar 2021 #23
Mr.Bill Mar 2021 #11
catbyte Mar 2021 #13
TexasBushwhacker Mar 2021 #21
rsdsharp Mar 2021 #24
Marie Marie Mar 2021 #14
Arkansas Granny Mar 2021 #19
wryter2000 Mar 2021 #15
MLAA Mar 2021 #18
PoindexterOglethorpe Mar 2021 #26
Backseat Driver Mar 2021 #27
PoindexterOglethorpe Mar 2021 #29
Solly Mack Mar 2021 #28
Mad_Dem_X Mar 2021 #30

Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:04 PM

1. I am a woman because I feel that way.

I identify as female.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:06 PM

2. I'm a woman and I'm not sure what is meant by a two-tiered or

three-tiered underwear system. I can make a guess, but not sure I'd be right.

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Response to PoindexterOglethorpe (Reply #2)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:10 PM

3. I'd be interested to know the answer myself.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #3)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:19 PM

9. Bottom tier is the stuff you wear during your period.

Undies with frayed edges, looser elastic. Top tier are the panties that make you feel delightful when you wear them. Middle tier is everyday underwear in decent condition that does the job.

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Response to Collimator (Reply #9)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:47 PM

16. Lol. These days I'm middle tier every day.

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Response to Collimator (Reply #9)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 09:29 PM

25. Well. My entire life I've only had middle tier undies.

Never wore anything different when I was still getting my period. Never.

I'm astonished to learn that this is a thing for at least some women. Sometimes I lead a very sheltered life.

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Response to PoindexterOglethorpe (Reply #2)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:19 PM

8. Well, the Brits have this...

https://www.bodyarmornews.com/new-pelvic-body-armor-for-uk-troops/

Britainís Ministry of Defense is introducing a pelvic protection system for troops in Afghanistan to help mitigate the effects of bomb blasts.

The three-tiered system of clothing and body armor consists of special protective underwear and detachable armored modular trousers, designed to integrate with current kit being used by troops on operations.



The first layer of protection is a pair of shorts, which troops wear as underwear. Developed by the ministry and the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory, the underwear is manufactured from ballistic silk material that provides an initial level of protection.

A second layer of detachable pelvic body armor, designed to meet the greater threats faced by soldiers on the ground can be rolled up and clipped to a belt and pulled through the legs to form a protective pouch. It will be issued to all troops operating outside the wire in Afghanistan from next spring.

For troops whose role demands greater levels of protection, such as those operating hand-held metal detectors to search for improvised explosive devices, a third tier of pelvic protection is being developed to offer even greater coverage, including the upper leg and wider abdominal region. Design trials are planned to take place in early 2011.


But I suspect the French have something more stylish.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:13 PM

4. keys between my knuckles

was, sadly, the first thing that came to mind.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:15 PM

6. I know my wife is a woman with this question: "Did you remember the (fill in the blank)?" ...

... every time I or we go out the door. You can tell I'm the man cuz I forgot whatever it was.

I've got my keys between my fingers anytime I'm out alone at night.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:15 PM

7. I have honestly never heard of "two or three tiers" of undies

although I can guess what it means - so now you do know one

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Response to Skittles (Reply #7)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:24 PM

12. You may possibly have employed

"the system" without giving it a lot of thought.

Listen, Skittles, this is not specifically directed at you, but I was just trying to encourage a little fun. I almost feel as though I've offended some people.

If people are genuinely put out, I am truly sorry.

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Response to Collimator (Reply #12)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 07:02 PM

20. aw no I am not offended at all

just....unknowing but that is not uncommon for me

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:20 PM

10. At 69 and always home these days

my underwear system has no tiers at all. There is no underwear. Sweat/lounging pants and a long-sleeved t-shirt is the uniform around here. Don't be judge-y. You could tell I'm a woman because of the knitting needles often in my hands. Or my excessive amount of yarn. (Although I guess men knit these days...)

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Response to birdographer (Reply #10)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:55 PM

17. When I quit smoking I decided to improve my knitting skills.

I am a pretty experienced crocheter, but had never really mastered knitting so I thought it would be a good way to keep my mind and hands busy.

A friend remarked one day that I must have a lot more money since I wasn't buying cigarettes. In truth, I was spending on yarn instead.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #17)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 07:56 PM

22. I have so much yarn!

But I really love finding it. I knit chemo caps and so I use the most super-soft yarn I can find. It's wonderful to work with. I probably have enough yarn to make 50 caps... Just went on a spree (online) last Thursday. Now I wait for it all to roll in.

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Response to birdographer (Reply #22)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 07:59 PM

23. I make children's hats and sweaters for Wool Aid.

One of these days I'm going to get all my yarn organized and I'm sure to be surprised at how much I have.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:24 PM

11. My wife's answer:

ROOAAAR!

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:26 PM

13. "I never carry cash."

I don't know one man who doesn't carry cash. Most women don't because of purse-snatchers. At this point, though, I hardly ever carry cash even though I rarely carry a purse anymore.

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Response to catbyte (Reply #13)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 07:21 PM

21. I don't carry much cash

because I keep better track of my spending with credit cards, which I generally pay off monthly. I do try to carry some cash for tipping though.

I've definitely had a 3 tiered panty system. Don't miss those days at all.

I wouldn't dream of going for a walk alone at night unless it was at a well lit, busy park.

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Response to TexasBushwhacker (Reply #21)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 08:12 PM

24. I'm a man, and I've almost never carried cash.

I used to use a checkbook, and now use an ATM card or credit cards. When I do have cash, itís very little, and all the bills usually have one number. I donít know whether thatís because of gender or marital status.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:30 PM

14. I've been paid less than "others" doing the same thing.

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Response to Marie Marie (Reply #14)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:57 PM

19. Yep. Another day, another 76 cents.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:41 PM

15. "I diet constantly"

"I know how many calories a tablespoon of butter has."

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 06:56 PM

18. Love the three tier description, very clever!

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 09:32 PM

26. I have never carried keys between my knuckles.

I carry cash and have never been robbed.

It's sad that so many women live in fear all the time. I never have. Oh, and I used to take the public bus in the DC area, including very late at night because I worked an afternoon shift at the airport. Never once did I feel at any kind of risk.

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Response to PoindexterOglethorpe (Reply #26)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 09:40 PM

27. I turned up the flame of a Bic lighter

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Tightly at the ready in my hand!

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Response to Backseat Driver (Reply #27)

Sun Mar 14, 2021, 12:20 AM

29. LOL!

An excuse to take up smoking!

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sat Mar 13, 2021, 10:44 PM

28. I look my car over, inside and out, before opening the door and getting inside.

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Response to Collimator (Original post)

Sun Mar 14, 2021, 10:14 AM

30. I'm afraid to walk anywhere alone at night

Especially parking garages.

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