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Height

  1. Dec 13, 2004 #1
    I'm not a real tall guy, about 5'6 and i'm 18...will i get any taller than i am now? I read somewhere that we reach full height at 22 or 23, i'd google it, but u guys are better than google :tongue:
     
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  3. Dec 13, 2004 #2
    5'6 Ouch :tongue: ... I too have heard that there is usually one final growth spurt around your early 20s. I am 19 and 6' and have been this height for years. I'm just waiting for that moment, hopefully I will end up at about 6'2 or 6'3 :smile:
     
  4. Dec 13, 2004 #3
    I'm 20 and only about 5'6 or 5'7 :/.
     
  5. Dec 13, 2004 #4
    I'm 16 at about 5'9-5'10, is it likely I'll reach 6'0?
     
  6. Dec 13, 2004 #5
    22 and 6'4
    wouldn't mind growing a couple more inches (2-3 max) ;)
     
  7. Dec 13, 2004 #6

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    It depends. Some guys go through puberty sooner than others. The growth spurts are all related to puberty, and once you're fully mature, that's it, you only can shrink from there. :biggrin:

    5'6" doesn't sound bad to me. I'm only 5'2"...it's easier to have a conversation with men if I'm not straining my neck to look up at someone a full foot or more taller than me.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2004 #7
    My freshman year of high school I was the shortest person in school. Not shortest boy, sortest period. It was my senior year/freshman college before I really became the 6' gorgeous guy you see here.
    I was also late in getting hair on my ba**s. I didn't have to shave much either. I can still go a couple of days before needing to shave, and I used to have a hair on my chest but I plucked it and it didn't come back. But I'm going grey now.
     
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  9. Dec 13, 2004 #8
    I'm 6'2 and 17 years old. :S

    5'6 and 18 years old is pretty short if you ask me. But Moonbear is right. :)
     
  10. Dec 13, 2004 #9
    Oh no! Not shrinkage! :yuck:

    I am 6' 2". I was somewhat tall for my age all through grade school. I went along at about 6' through high school, then grew again at about 19 to where I am now.
     
  11. Dec 13, 2004 #10

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    All those hunky Marines I was hanging out with when volunteering for Toys For Tots were only about 5' 6" or maybe 5' 8". I kept wondering what the Marines are doing to stunt their growth since they were ALL short. Or maybe they put the shortest ones in charge of the toys...like elves. :tongue2:
     
  12. Dec 13, 2004 #11
    I like the quote that goes something like, "You are never so tall as when you stoop to help a child." They (and you) are all giants to me.
     
  13. Dec 13, 2004 #12

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  14. Dec 13, 2004 #13
    i am 5'6", chinese guy.
    my body height is not a concern for me,
     
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  17. Dec 13, 2004 #16
    LMAO... oh Saint, you never fail to make me laugh.
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    EDIT: Why don't you look in the spam folder of your email... I'm sure there's at least a couple of messages promising that extra inch or two.
     
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  18. Dec 13, 2004 #17
    I'm 19 years old & 6'1 ~ 6'2 ish. That's tall enough.
     
  19. Dec 13, 2004 #18
    Do you have access to Quick Dry Epoxy, a bowling pin, 2 empty Plastic soda bottles (preferably 20 oz, but 2L will work, but then you need a kneaded rubber eraser as well), and a 5hp outboard motor?
     
  20. Dec 13, 2004 #19

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    Well, there you have it. All he needs to do is insert his penis near the propeller end of the outboard motor and all his problems will be gone! :rofl:
     
  21. Dec 13, 2004 #20
    for the love of God, what are you trying to do? get him killed? this is science.
    Saint, if you can't find the motor how about 3 strips of leather (longer than 1m but shorter than 5m), a deflated soccer ball and a box of thumbtacks.
     
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