How Tall Are You?

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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Stooo » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:16 pm

Raggamuffin wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:
Guest wrote:please don't turn this into a trolling thread. :smilin:

in my mind, raggs is 5' 6" & wears a tweed skirt, even when she's on holiday somewhere warm & exotic. :gigglesnshit:

i see stooo being 5' 10", he would be 6' but he's got the weight of the world on him.

i think vam is about 5' 8"


5' 5". I don't have a tweed skirt, and I never go anywhere warm and exotic. :smilin:


You said that I was warm and exotic :snooty:


Was I drunk? :ooer:

:mrgreen:


You could have been talking about the Baileys :leer:
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Guest » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:27 pm

Stooo wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:
Guest wrote:please don't turn this into a trolling thread. :smilin:

in my mind, raggs is 5' 6" & wears a tweed skirt, even when she's on holiday somewhere warm & exotic. :gigglesnshit:

i see stooo being 5' 10", he would be 6' but he's got the weight of the world on him.

i think vam is about 5' 8"


5' 5". I don't have a tweed skirt, and I never go anywhere warm and exotic. :smilin:


You said that I was warm and exotic :snooty:


Was I drunk? :ooer:

:mrgreen:


You could have been talking about the Baileys :leer:


o sweet jaysus!........... :ohdear:
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Guest » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:50 pm

Stooo wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:
Guest wrote:please don't turn this into a trolling thread. :smilin:

in my mind, raggs is 5' 6" & wears a tweed skirt, even when she's on holiday somewhere warm & exotic. :gigglesnshit:

i see stooo being 5' 10", he would be 6' but he's got the weight of the world on him.

i think vam is about 5' 8"


5' 5". I don't have a tweed skirt, and I never go anywhere warm and exotic. :smilin:


You said that I was warm and exotic :snooty:


Was I drunk? :ooer:

:mrgreen:


You could have been talking about the Baileys :leer:


mr smoothy. :wubbers:
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Keyser » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:08 am

Vam wrote:
Keyser wrote:It pays not to be too tall - poor old Robert died at 22 and was still growing.

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Poor guy :shake head: He looks like he lived in a whole world of pain.


Yes - he was the tallest verified human being whom ever lived at 8' 11.1".

The tallest 'natural' (non pathological) giant was the famous super-strongman Angus MacAskill at (apparently) 7' 9".
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby jp761 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:18 am

Keyser wrote:
Vam wrote:
Keyser wrote:It pays not to be too tall - poor old Robert died at 22 and was still growing.

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Poor guy :shake head: He looks like he lived in a whole world of pain.


Yes - he was the tallest verified human being whom ever lived at 8' 11.1".

The tallest 'natural' (non pathological) giant was the famous super-strongman Angus MacAskill at (apparently) 7' 9".
Incredible how much taller Robert was than anyone else in History.

I remember thinking wow when I first saw his picture along time ago in the Guinness Book of Records.
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby jp761 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:34 am

^^*A long time ago. Only just noticed the above oversight. Too late to edit.
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Holly » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:44 am

...here's the opposite :yikes:



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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Keyser » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:51 am

Zeng Jinlian at almost 8'2" was the tallest woman ever scientifically measured - the poor girl could not stand up straight because of a severely deformed spine and died at just 17 years of age. :shake head:

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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby jp761 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:06 am

Wow just double-checked, and Robert has a few other people close to his height. It's a long time since I studied this stuff I can be wrong on forums and anywhere else, when it comes to hard facts. :wink:

The oldest person in History is interesting the fact that only 1 person ever has officially made it to 120! It is surprising there hasn't been others by now.
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Re: how tall are you?

Postby Nucks » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:29 pm

Sundaze wrote:
Frankly wrote:I'm 5' 5".

I imagine NN to be quite tall.


Yeah I'm 5'5 I think it's average height


Me too. I think I used to have 1/2 inch more but we shrink as we age. :mrgreen:

5’3” to 5’4” is average height for western women I think.
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Cleopatra » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:31 pm

I'm 5 ft 3, a short-arse, but perfectly packaged :mrgreen:
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Star » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:33 pm

5ft 6”
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Nucks » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:40 pm

I got to meet Sandy Allen who at the time was the world’s tallest living woman. She was 7’7” and at 10 years old I was probably less than 5’, so she made quite an impression.

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Not me in the pic obvs :gigglesnshit: , but I do have one of me and her in my album. She was at the Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum in Niagara Falls. There was also a statue of Robert Wadlow, the fella Keyser posted.

In her later years Sandy was unable to walk or stand much so she must’ve been in pain. Poor lady.
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby jp761 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:25 pm

Nucks wrote:I got to meet Sandy Allen who at the time was the world’s tallest living woman. She was 7’7” and at 10 years old I was probably less than 5’, so she made quite an impression.

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Not me in the pic obvs :gigglesnshit: , but I do have one of me and her in my album. She was at the Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum in Niagara Falls. There was also a statue of Robert Wadlow, the fella Keyser posted.

In her later years Sandy was unable to walk or stand much so she must’ve been in pain. Poor lady.
Glad you said it isn't you in the pic, I was about to say I'm sure you look so much better these days. :laughing:

The tallest and largest person I ever met was Geoff Capes in his heyday. Massive!

Being too tall though(record breaking tall) usually leads to a short life with poor mobility. As some of the recent posts in this thread show.
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Re: How Tall Are You?

Postby Nucks » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:40 pm

jp761 wrote:
Nucks wrote:I got to meet Sandy Allen who at the time was the world’s tallest living woman. She was 7’7” and at 10 years old I was probably less than 5’, so she made quite an impression.

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Not me in the pic obvs :gigglesnshit: , but I do have one of me and her in my album. She was at the Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum in Niagara Falls. There was also a statue of Robert Wadlow, the fella Keyser posted.

In her later years Sandy was unable to walk or stand much so she must’ve been in pain. Poor lady.
Glad you said it isn't you in the pic, I was about to say I'm sure you look so much better these days. :laughing:

The tallest and largest person I ever met was Geoff Capes in his heyday. Massive!

Being too tall though(record breaking tall) usually leads to a short life with poor mobility. As some of the recent posts in this thread show.


Sandy was 53 when she died, so yeah, gigantism takes its toll.
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