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04-18-08, 06:09 PM #1
Gym Sacks - fashionable or not?
I keep on seeing guys walking around with these . Are these suddenly OK? They look like little man-purses, and I gotta say, they look pretty goofy. They seem to be associated with basketball/urban life, and I've just never thought as "ghetto" people being pro-manpurse.Gigabyte DS3 v1.3
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04-18-08, 06:18 PM #2
I prefer a gym bag with structure like a duffel bag. I don't think your any less of a man for using the bag liked to though. I've also seen people using them.
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04-18-08, 06:22 PM #3
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Also, they're much more 'in vogue' here in the UK than in Canada. Many young people use them.
I dunno what your deal with the term "manpurse" is, but like I said, if you're a guy, your options are pretty limited: knapsack, messenger bag, or this. If I'm walking into town and need to carry only a few misc. objects, this is the sack I reach for. Or if I'm heading to a rugby game, it's this bag, stuffed with my spikes, gums, water bottle, and kit.
I find it strange some people can immediately look at a simple cloth bag with strings and wonder whether they'll feel feminine using it. Are people that insecure these days?
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04-18-08, 06:41 PM #4
I like structure, so I think those are worthless. I have a regular duffel bag that I use for all my gym clothes.Q6600 - 3.42 (380x9) 1.48V : IP35 Pro : 2x2GB OCZ Reaper HPC
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04-18-08, 08:25 PM #7
I have one of those that I use when traveling about on my bike. It was originally meant for a Helmet holder, that I got with my Mnt Bike tires, but now I use it as my "manpurse." If it holds my water-bottle, pump, patch kit, handy tool, cell phone, jeys, and wallet with ease, then I guess I will "manpurse" it.
04-18-08, 08:34 PM #8
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If you are calling it a man purse and worrying if you will look gay, then you are already halfway there.
Seriously, a real man could get a pink one with a Hello Kitty on it and not worry about what it might look like. Perhaps you should do that as well. Then when you are at the gym and some dude asks you if you are gay, just look him in the eye and say “bend over and let's find out”.
04-18-08, 09:34 PM #9
What's wrong with a back pack?
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04-18-08, 09:37 PM #10
My college gave me one and I don't really use it. I agree that it lacks structure. However, I do see a lot of people with them around campus. They're ok for light notebooks and such.
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04-19-08, 01:36 AM #13
It's a purse.
Men don't use purses.
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04-19-08, 05:06 AM #17
Real men already have sacks......Intel 2600k @4.5ghz Megahalem/Corsair SP120 Pull
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04-19-08, 06:39 AM #18
They are very popular in the UK, most clothes shops offer free bags like that..(when you buy something of course)i5 3570K @ 4.5GHz
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