Is it socially unacceptable to go barechested?

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Would you (men only) go barechested in hot weather at outdoors in public places?

  1. Yes

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  2. No (this includes beach, pool and such swimming or sunbathing related places)

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  1. flammee

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    I started to wonder this when I have couple of times suggested taking shirt off when discussing about running in hot weather and answer has been deep silence. I noticed last summer that taking shirt off makes running a lot more enjoyable. And it's not only running that becomes more enjoyable...

    *Seems like I can't edit poll, so women should answer how they feel about men going barechested in public..
     
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    For running, no. I have never run without a shirt on. However, when swimming, I have always taken my shirt off. Maybe running through town more people will see me and I feel immodest. However, with swimming, I am usually in the water and there are not as many people there.
     
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    Well in BDA - you will be warned by the cops - bare chested in any public place, other than a beach, is illegal. Personally - it is better to keep a proper swimming shirt on - you can get a terrible sunburn if you don't cover up. Even on cloudy days - the sun's UV rays are very strong. You can easily pick out the fishermen or old sun worshippers - they have skin like old leather footballs!
     
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    Lots of guys around here run shirtless...its generally warm/hot here in the summer...nothing wrong with that at all. I only wear a shirt to cover up the heart rate chest strap I usually wear...its kinda dorky wearing a HR chest strap shirtless.
     
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    If you're pleasant to the eye by all means take your shirt off but if you're not then is a big fat NO.:smuggrin:
     

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    Well, do you also feel that not so pleasant looking women should not leave the kitchen or at least wear some sort of thick hooded robe? :D
     
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    Reminds me of the girl quoted in the WSJ article regarding the "big hairy guy with big hairy feet clomping away on the treadmill" next to her.
     

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    Well, my shirt stays on I guess 'cause Dama says so.... :( Man, I hate being the chubby kid nobody wants to look at. :D
     
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    YES, YES, YES! I am with you in this one, well WE don't need to stay home because we ugglies need to enjoy our lives too you know but we also need to cover ourselves up:eek:

    Hahaha:hilarious:
     

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    haha! i go shirtless WITH a hr chest monitor just cause i'm bad a$$ like that.

    where is BDA?
     

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    DORK;)

    Who's BDA?
     

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    Dama, I think Mike was referring to Ronnie's comment above.
     
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    :facepalm: I see it Nick :facepalm:
     

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    Bermuda - and something I just realized - forgot to translate - the last few words should read - "like an old leather soccer ball."
     
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    Soccer IS the real football, cause players actually use their feet hence FOOTBALL:angelic:
     

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    I couldn't agree more! The game played in the US should be called handball - but I don't think that would lead to quite such the same reverence :D
     
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    Or it could also be called Human Pile since each play ends up with a mountain of man on top of each other.:smuggrin:
     

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    There are some that believe we could eliminate all kicking in American football without changing the game significantly.
     

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    Soccer is kinda like football but they spend too much time running around trying not to get their uniforms dirty.
     
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