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Underwear?????

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Gear' started by bmstrong, Aug 20, 2003.

  1. bmstrong

    bmstrong

    124
    Oct 8, 2002
    Underwear came up in a conversation at a local shop today.

    And at the risk of this topic delving quickly into ridicule, laughter, and general wierdness I'm curious enough to post a couple of questions.

    Underwear? As in Boxers / Briefs.

    Does anyone have a preference or favorite Brand? How many out there just grab a 3 pack and never think about it again? Any specific fabric you prefer? Is Silk all it's claimed to be?

    I'm so tired of the cheapie Walmart stuff...

    Brian
     
  2. squid meat

    squid meat

    292
    Jun 20, 2001
    On my first all paid for vacation to the Persian Gulf in 1988, I found out that chafing really sux. Since then, I always go "commando".

    I guess I would fall under the " n/a " catagory.

    Oh, sorry if that is to much info. :eek:
     
  3. bmstrong

    bmstrong

    124
    Oct 8, 2002
    HAAAAAAAA.

    No man, that's good.

    Gave me a good laugh.

    Brian
     
  4. maximus otter

    maximus otter

    Jul 20, 2002
  5. Ken C.

    Ken C. Jack of all trades, master of none. Staff Member Super Mod

    Jun 14, 2000
    Hanes boxer-briefs. They're comfortable, inexpensive, and look good on me.
     
  6. mwerner

    mwerner

    Apr 23, 2002
    I wore boxers only once in my life, very briefly (sorry, couldn't resist.)

    They were issued by the US Army. I wore them long enough to walk to the PX and purchase briefs, which I have worn since. (no, not the same pair.)

    BTW, Maximus, nice taste.
     
  7. Sid Post

    Sid Post

    Oct 14, 1998
    I like briefs as they keep things where they belong better. Boxers in my general experience fit loose and the fabric around my legs tends to bunch up and rub; body parts tend to move around more and can get pinched by tools in the front pockets of jeans (pliers, multi-tools, etc. can really hurt when you sit down :eek:).

    Silk? Never really considered as I want something durable and relatively cheap as I'm not trying to impress anyone. Just plain functional underwear need apply at my house ;).

    What I do find, is that thicker 100% cotton underwear, briefs, pants, socks, etc. are worth the money. Hanes is a good brand but, a little thin for my tastes. BVD is ~50% more expensive but, the cotton material is thicker which provides more comfort, cushioning, and gives it a longer lifespan.

    Go to a good deparment store or, mass marketer like Wal-mart and feel the fabric with your fingers. Compare the brands and differences with a given brand. You may discover that finding what you want is available at the same store and only marginally more expensive.

    If you have a need, the high performance "sporting" thermal underwear work very well but, are a tad expensive for everyday wear. They sure are nice on a really cold day though.
     
  8. Snow

    Snow

    Jun 3, 2001
    The other day I was at Structure- I mean "Express for Men", and I picked up two pairs of their new "Square-cut boxers" for $15 apiece. It was pretty pricey for me, but they've since become my favorite underwear.
     
  9. glockman99

    glockman99 Super Moderator Super Mod

    Jun 12, 2000
    I'm a cheap bastid...I buy my boxer-briefs (Fruit of the Loom) at Walmart...Or I should say my wife does...:).
     
  10. nawrocki

    nawrocki

    105
    May 29, 2003
    boxers, no real man wears tidy widies :) jk i used to wear them when I was 6 now I like boxers cause i can walk around the house comfortably with them.
     
  11. kamkazmoto

    kamkazmoto

    Sep 14, 2002
    Fitted silk boxers feel great and are well worth the money but all I can afford are boxer briefs.
     
  12. Jazzman

    Jazzman

    Jan 11, 2001
    I'm a boxer man...dropped the brief habit a while ago. Hey Maximus, I'll wear 'em to as long as she comes in them :D
    Matt
     
  13. maximus otter

    maximus otter

    Jul 20, 2002
    When I'm involved, she always comes in them!

    ;)

    maximus otter
     
  14. YTiger

    YTiger

    48
    Mar 8, 2003
    Hi,

    I allway were boxers mostly from : Calvin Klein and Schiesser (I don't know if Schiesser also have shops in Amerika :confused: )
    I've naver had any troubles with these !

    Greetings
    Olli
     
  15. K Williams

    K Williams Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 17, 1998
    Tommy Hilfiger and Hanes boxer briefs.
     
  16. pjenkins00

    pjenkins00

    485
    Apr 3, 2001
    structure and gap boxers
     
  17. Buzzbait

    Buzzbait Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 25, 2001
    I've tried a million different brands of boxed briefs. The only ones that have really retained their softness over the course of years are the ones made by Jockey. They just won't die. Jockey Sports are the the king of boxer briefs, as far as I'm concerned.

    Does anybody remember those Fundies that used to be sold as Spencer Gifts? :D

    [​IMG]
     
  18. shane45-1911

    shane45-1911

    932
    Aug 5, 2001
    Edible.
     
  19. patogordo

    patogordo

    25
    Feb 7, 2001
    Dont usually post

    but Joe Boxer Boxer briefs, cheap if you buy them in Ross and very comfortable
     
  20. z17813

    z17813

    204
    May 21, 2002
    CK Boxers.
    Maybe they are made in the same factory as all the cheapo pairs but when it comes time to take off my pants I don't want her to think I am a cheap bastid.
     

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