the term "curves"

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  1. fournineteenfiftynine

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    When a women says she has lots of curves...does that mean she is Marilyn Monroe/Playboy model curvy or just out of shape/overweight?
     
  2. Patchos

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    Who cares? You're just going to judge them based on your own ideas anyway.

    We should all strive to have the "curves" you deem the most attractive, right?
     
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    Pretty much exactly what Patchos said. Everyone's perception of anything is different. When I worked out 4 times a week and had 14% body fat (and no I'm not claiming that I'm in that good of shape at the current time), I still had people call me fat. So... meh
     
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    Some women have different definitions of the word so just ask her what exactly does she mean.
     
  5. Patchos

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    OP just wants to shit on women.
     
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    Yeah, I'd say that I'm curvy but I'm not overweight. All depends on perception as stated above.
     
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    I perceive it as a positive spin to having fat.

    whatever works for you, a lot of men are "athletic and muscular" on these profile sites too.
     
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    This ^

    I like my women a bit on the heavier side though so it isnt always a bad thing.



    I think most guys are afraid of the sneaky 400 pounder who checks curvy but then again how honest are people really.
     
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    My understanding of "curvy" is - voluminous breasts and ass with a relatively slim waistline.
     
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    That's pretty much what I (and many other women, although not all) mean by it. Curvy is about shape, not size.

    I described myself as curvy at 97kg. I describe myself as curvy at 57kg. I would still be curvy if I starved myself to a seriously underweight state. My bone structure gives me a curvy appearance. Add on any amount of fat (at healthy OR unhealthy levels) and that curvy-ness is only emphasised.

    Curvy is, for me and many others, merely about bone structure and where your body carries fat.
     
  11. dolfette

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    i have wide hips, a narrow waist and 36E breasts. i'm what many would describe as curvy.

    feel free to look at my pics and tell me i'm putting a spin on my obesity.
     
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    Years ago I worked at a check processing center, and every once in a while I would be lucky enough to get practically a whole bundle of identical printed checks from Curves, the women's gym. That was always a great way to increase your encoding speed, because in addition to the amounts all being the same, they were all the same size and color too (the checks I mean, they were all purple I think). Honestly at the time I had no idea what Curves was and actually thought it was like Avon or some kind of undergarment company. When I said that to one of my female co-workers she looked at me like I was the dumbest thing ever to walk the face of the earth.

    OK, embarrassing somewhat-on-topic story from a gay guy over, slinking back to the corner now...
     
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    Thats hourglass isnt it?
     
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    "LA waist, with the Oakland booty!"
     
  15. D_Olga Steponyatova

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    I don't think it's a universal word. I've heard it used to describe a woman who is simply pleasing in shape, as a way to describe body fat in a polite and positive manner, and in relation to a large bust, tush, hips, waist or any combination there-of.
     
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    I love curves by any definition.
     
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    I once heard a man described as having curves - I'll let you all picture the rest.
     
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    My waist and hips are the same inches. I shouldn't look curvy at all, but I look very curvy. I don't have a small waist. But I'm not obese. I do have fat. And I really could give a fuck less what anyone else thinks about me if they think I am fat.

    I'm rockin' my fat rolls. They aren't going anywhere anytime soon. Better to appreciate and love them than to hate myself for them. I used to be a twig and I get exponentially more male attention being chubby/thick in comparison to the old skinny days.

    No complaints here. More cushion for the pushin and my husband loves it. A lot less bruising from bumping uglies during sex.
     
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    frank zappa was right, mr!

    and anyway you have a fabulous figure.

    *steals away to perv on ms maddie's awesome gallery*
     
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    *follows Ms. Enid over to Ms. Maddie's gallery to perv on Ms. Enid perving on Ms. Maddie*
    :naughty:

    randomly.. pillowy is a really good word.
     
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