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I Am Tall

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    When people see me they ask me if I play basketball . It get aggravating
    Wiccan617 Wiccan617 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Okay o I'm like 5'10... sometimes 5'9 1/2 and people have to make a big deal about it!!! Some days I love it but most days I hate it... Men don't like tall girls and that is sad...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm 6'3" and I'm not sure why because there is nobody in my family as tall as me
    photographer97 photographer97 16-17, M Jan 13

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    lol I get mistaken for my height a lot haha I'm actually 5'9 really I don't know if that's tall or not but yeah lol nuff said! 😏
    Tyler8432 Tyler8432 16-17, M Dec 15, 2013

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    I have always been tall when I was in second grade I was taller then the first grade teacher at my school when I was in 6th grade I was 5,11'' in 8th grade I was 6,1''. By the time...
    nguard88 nguard88 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm 5ft11 and I'm a girl, which is basically 6ft. It's just too tall. I can never wear heels and that makes me feel giant and like a man. Ew.
    kassiedreams kassiedreams 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 17

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    We don't have an EP for I am short. My younger brother is 6'"6 and I'm only 4'10" here is why tall is highly over ratted in my book. In an earth quake you talk people can't get...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Growing up I have always been taller than most people. While being 6'5 at age 16 is nice in some ways it's awkward in others. Every time I meet someone all they talk about how tall...
    andrew611 andrew611 22-25 1 Response Jan 4

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    I Feel Very Self-concious of My Height - Hello, I am fairly tall.  About 6'3 feet.   And it causes me a lot of distress.   I think in general because I had...
    megiraffe79 megiraffe79 36-40, M 98 Responses May 1, 2008

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    At the time being I'm the tallest girl in my family, clocking in at 5'10. Most shoes I wear bump me up nearly an inch, and a few pairs send me to 6'0 or so. It use to be a huge...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Jan 8

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    I dont know, am i tall?? Im 1,70cm and 14 years .. Everyone is telling me that im tall and im sick of it, they are also saying that its pretty but, im lucky when i find a guy thats...
    imleyla imleyla 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I'm 6'9" -   Most of the time I don't like being tall. Being 6'9" is a magnet for dumbasses. People always ask me if I play basketball. You know what...if I was a huge...
    Suetonious Suetonious 26-30, M 12 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Just Right - I've always been tall: standing in the back row of photos, glaring at the seat in front of me on planes, sighing sadly at those beautiful platforms I'll never buy. I...
    kikis2 kikis2 22-25, F 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Too Tall - I am way too tall lol I like it sometimes but most of the time it can be a pain. I am 6'4" and I think im still growing. I hit my head on everything!! tree branches...
    jakemckenze jakemckenze 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    D: Girls are supposed to be petite and cute! And I'm this lanky gorilla. ._. My mum makes me drink waaay too much milk. I'm certain that's the issue. I used to be small and cute...
    GeekyLittleThing GeekyLittleThing 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Are Men Getting Shorter? - I am 5'8", which, I know you are all saying, that really is not very tall, but lately it seems like it is. I live in Canada, and it is not unusual for...
    PersephoneMills PersephoneMills 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    Well, Not So Tall - I'm not really that overly tall. But I'm the tallest person in my family. I'm 6'2". And I'm a lazy American who should know the metric system better but...
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M May 3, 2012

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    I hate it. I'm 5'8". It's so hard to find a guy interested in me because of how tall I am. I suppose it's a turn off for them. Plus, I'm into a bunch of guy stuff too...old...
    minidisaster minidisaster 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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    Maybe Someone Here Can Answer This - So I'll be the first to admit I'm not the biggest guy in the world at 5'6" but it's never bothered me or held me back until recently, I've even...
    wushusmackdown wushusmackdown 22-25, M Sep 3, 2013

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    6'2 at 14 i s_h_i_t you not crazy hey lol
    Dirtyusername306 Dirtyusername306 13-15, M Mar 18

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    I Always Have Been, And Proud. - So I'm like what, 5'9...possibly 5'10 on a good day? Yeeeeaaaah. Well, that's me for ya! lol I love being tall. I mean, it's kind of one of those...
    notevenclose notevenclose 22-25, F Jun 29, 2012

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    Very - I never really thought about it.  I came from tall parents and my grandfathers had been tall men.I'm 5' 11" and many consider that to be very tall.  I just consider it to...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Giraffe! - I am a very tall girl. I am taller than my Mother and my Father. I am 5'9 and at school I was called "Ms. Daddy Long-Legs" and "Giraffe Girl." I hated those nicknames...
    CinnaBunz715 CinnaBunz715 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    I have always been the tall one in school growing up. When I was younger I didn't like it. I used to get picked on and called giraffe. Now that I am an adult I love being a tall...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    Im 5"9 and a 1/2. I love being tall
    Jewels2145 Jewels2145 18-21, F Feb 2

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    5'3.5. Is that tall? Maybe not but everyone says I look taller than I am. Thank Goodness! I would not like it if I was under 5'3.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    6' 3" 16 Years Old. - I am 6' 3". I really don't want to be so tall, but it's not bad.
    richierocky22 richierocky22 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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    A Bit Too Tall For Mexicans :) - I'm 5' 9'', it's not that tall, but in my country the average for women is like 5', so I've always been the tallest in my class and in the bus and...
    danonino0o danonino0o 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    I stand 5'9" tall. I love being tall because I can reach so many things in my home cupboards above my head. Also, my husband is quite tall at 6'5" and I love wearing my four inch...
    pregnantnudistfemale pregnantnudistfemale 36-40, F Feb 11

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    Tall? - Most girls are fortunate to reach one metre seventy. I'm one metre seventy nine. That's five feet eleven inches! Am I tall? There are models and supermodels taller than...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    Terra Alta Incognita - So I've been tall my whole life- some people have growth spurts, but I grew fast and all but stopped by high school. Obviously, it gives me a certain lack of...
    AthenaAdAbsurdum AthenaAdAbsurdum 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    Am I really tall.. Or are YOU just short? I'm 5'7", I'm not that tall. A bit above "average", but I'm no giant. Lol Guys, just because you're 5'7 don't tell me I'm tall, because...
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I'm Tall For A Female - I'm 5'10" at about 135lbs so I'm slim. I love being thin, but my height makes me so self conscious, at times even less feminine. I love really cute, girly...
    Lilyag Lilyag 18-21, F 25 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    I Am Tall And I Love It - I am 17 and a 6 foot tall girl I am going to be at least six foot four I love it because it makes me feel special
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    I am a very tall lady and stand 6 foot tall barefoot. With high heels on I am 6'4" tall. I have always loved being tall as my family and husband and kids are too.
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 6

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    Hi - I'm 5'8" and looking for a tall guy. :)
    beautifuldreamer7 beautifuldreamer7 26-30, F Oct 9, 2013

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    I'm Fabulous, Beyotch! - I've heard a lot of retarded things about my height "Can you touch the celieng?" How's the weather up there? You are so tall. Do you play basketball...
    golegos17 golegos17 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Am I Freakishly Tall? - i'm a girl. i'm 16. 17 next year. i guess i'm about 5'5 or 5'6. i've been bullied because of my height n looks. it sucks.. i dont cut myself but i always...
    OverMyHead95 OverMyHead95 16-17, F 22 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    I'm 6'2... Still not done growing for a while. I'm excited. My goal is 6'5
    Crazycheese15 Crazycheese15 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Kinda - I'm 6 foot 4 inches...I don't know what I am in centimeters...sorry you metric folks
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 11 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    Yes, I am a tall woman. I stand at 5'9" barefoot. When I wear my four inch high heels I will stand 6'1". I love being tall when I am in high heels because my boyfriend is 6'4...
    femalecollegecoed femalecollegecoed 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Hmmm. - I find that I don't quite mind being tall any more. It use to bother me like no other, and at times it can be a little...eh, annoying. I'm 5'9. And have been for the past...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Just Another Tall Girl - I'm 6'2 and I grew mostly in Elementary and Jr High which I have to say sucked the big one! Esspecially when your a girl and your taller then all the other...
    happypear happypear 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    I'm like 5'9. It's hard to find guys taller than me in this small town.
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    6'4'' Or 193cm - I don't normally consider myself tall but people just keep staring at me since 9th grade.. And now, I got used to it. Since the overall height in Turkey is too low...
    baron34 baron34 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    Stand 6' exact. Not so muscular, wear spects.
    caithmac caithmac 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I'm too tall for this dialysis chair, I can never get comfortable. Wish I could fit this world.
    Cambiman Cambiman 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm 6'5" lol. I guess that's kind of strange for a girl.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I Want To Be Shorter - I want to shrink a couple inches. I'm not hugely tall, but still considered tall to some people. I'm 5'10" and a girl. Do you know how much that friggin...
    Lady808 Lady808 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    6'5 and it comes with pros and cons. For example hitting your head on a ceiling fan lamp is not fun. Playing a sport like volleyball is quite fun and it helps being tall when...
    footandshoes1ut footandshoes1ut 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Hows The Weather Up Here? Oh It Raining Fists... Stop Asking That!!! - Seein alot of people on here in the 6'3'' range...you guys are average, not tall. Im 6'8'' TALL. And trust...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3, 2012

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