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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:27 PM
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Have You Ever Dressed Like A Member Of The Opposite Sex?
I have... and let me tell you... I do NOT make a pretty woman. A friend of mine who did drag convinced me to go out with him in drag... he helped me pick out my outfit and helped me a little with the makeup. But it was a disaster. Funny... but still a disaster.

Sorry, no pictures. You'll just have to use your imagination of me dressed as Patsy Cline.
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greatauntoftriplets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:28 PM
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1. Do jeans and a T-shirt count?
I am 5' 10" and have extremely long legs, so I buy men's jeans.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:30 PM
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3. I Don't Know... I Guess It Would Depend On Your Intent...
were you *trying* to look like a man? :hi:
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greatauntoftriplets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:56 PM
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23. No...just to be comfortable and wearing jeans long enough....
so I didn't look like a total dork.

:hi:
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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:28 PM
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2. i have
i'm more a pretty man than i am a handsome man anyway.
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tmooses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:31 PM
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4. Just a thought. Why the opposite sex and not the other sex?
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UncleSepp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:36 PM
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8. Hey, that's a really good point!
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tmooses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:39 PM
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11. When I think of opposite I think of Dem/Repub or left vs. right-not sex.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:41 PM
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14. Interesting Observations... But
... try not to read too much into my question. It's all in fun.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:40 PM
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12. Hmmm...
I do not know. I had no particular reason for choosing those words. That's just how it came out. :shrug:
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motely36 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:31 PM
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5. I have several times
and I do have pictures ;)
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UncleSepp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:33 PM
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6. Quite often... even at work.
I don't pass most of the time, but I don't really care. Me in a suit and tie and hat, though, is nowhere NEAR as odd-looking and hilarious as me in a dress, makeup, and heels. You know that pained look that dogs have when they come from the groomer, and they have painted nails and funny looking coat cuts and bows on their heads? Take that and combine it with a cat that has tape on its paws, and that's me trying to dress female. :-D
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driver8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:40 AM
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42. Dressed up like Mary Catherine Gallagher for Halloween a few years ago
My wife couldn't believe how good my legs looked in a skirt!!
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UncleSepp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:00 PM
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43. Here's a picture of a night out a few months ago


Not my happiest face, but...
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driver8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 07:41 PM
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64. Excellent!! Very well done...
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:33 PM
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7. Nope...
I'm uncomfortable in jeans, and enjoy looking like the woman I am too much, anyhow!

:hi:
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 09:14 PM
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29. Even during the Annie Hall era?
:shrug:

I mean, Dianne Keaton did have her own fad going for awhile. :rofl:

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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 10:52 PM
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30. Nope, not even then...
I was NEVER even tempted...
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:02 PM
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31. Good for you.
:applause: Stay true to yourself and the fads be damned. :hi:


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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:14 PM
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33. That's how I am, and how I am happy!
Fads have NEVER been my thing, and never will!

Thanks!

:pals:
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:17 PM
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34. That comes as no surprise to me after reading your posts.
It is good to share this board with you. :hug:

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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:26 PM
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36. I have a new Buddy on my list...
It is very good to share this board with you, as well!

:hug: back atcha!
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:33 PM
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37. What an honor!
:blush: thank you. :pals:

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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:43 PM
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38. You're welcome!
:loveya:
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:37 PM
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9. Yes-On Halloween once
Don't look so swell as a chick!
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:37 PM
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10. I wear a ring, does that count?
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greekspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:40 PM
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13. Why, Yes. As Iola Boylin from TV's "Mama's Family" for Halloween
Here is a pic of her if you do not know her.



She is the one on the far left in the pink dress.
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Lars39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:41 PM
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16. Pics, please!
:D
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greekspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:49 PM
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19. I fear I have no pictures of my venture into the drag side of life
I know they have been taken of me. Probably while I am roaring drunk. So much for being an elected official!
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:43 PM
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18. I'd Love To Dress As Vera Carp... Or Bertha Bumiller.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:31 PM
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54. OH. MY. GAWD!
Our people really can think up of some off the wall drag!

I saw a Cory Aquino in SF one time.
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greekspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 03:45 PM
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62. That is great! I saw live sex though a window in SF one time. On Castro
During the pride festivities. Really something, that was.
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:41 PM
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15. c'mon allen... post a pic!
:P
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:49 PM
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20. Here's One...


That's Patsy... now imagine her looking BAD. Really bad! Really really bad. Add a floral hat and a shedding "mink" (rabbit) stole. I was a fashion disaster. Like a blind woman who dressed herself by choosing things from a strangers closet.

I'm afraid the photos that WERE taken that evening are long gone.
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 09:08 PM
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27. you look great in drag!
spitting image! :P
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hickman1937 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:41 PM
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17. Ya, when I was 12. Holloween, dressed as a hobo.
Got in trouble for it too. Not for good reasons either dammit. :nuke:
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tedoll78 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:53 PM
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21. Not yet.
Edited on Wed Jul-27-05 08:55 PM by tedoll78
I haven't lived-up to the gay stereotype, sorry..

BUT.. I do want to be a HoveRound Lady for Halloween.. going-out and renting a HoveRound from a medical supply company & getting some vintage "old lady clothes"..?

I think it'd be hilarious. I could ride up & down 6th Street here in Austin, shreiking "HoveRound!" like I'm at the Grand Canyon & singing "Now I'm free to see the world!"
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:55 PM
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22. Good god, no.
Why would I want to do that?

Redstone
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kevsand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:57 PM
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24. For the spring play in the 8th grade.
I was the lead in "A Boy Named Beulah." Sort of a Charlie's Aunt kind of thing.
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 08:59 PM
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25. I did drag for a teacher talent show when I was teaching 6th grade.
I got about the same "Mr Rea, you're one uuuglee woman" reactions from the kids.
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Clark2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 09:00 PM
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26. Couldn't pull it off if I tried.
Edited on Wed Jul-27-05 09:01 PM by Clark2008
I mean, I wear the boyfriend's stuff and he thinks it's "cute," but I'm only 5'1" and curvy - let's put it this way, other than the three hairs I pluck from my chin, I have no male features, what-so-ever. Well, "traditional" male features, anyway.

The only way I'd look like the other sex is ... well, I couldn't.

Not that I'm making a judgment, just stating a fact.

That said, I understand why it's fun as hell. :)

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elshiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 09:12 PM
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28. Always wanted to be a drag king, but no...
I do have a drag name, though, Ralph, does that count?
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:10 PM
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32. I nearly broke my leg wearing heels once
On a dare, too. And that was pretty much all it took.
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Nevernose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:18 PM
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35. Thanks, Arwalden -- you've ruined Patsy Cline for me


Yeah, I know, she already looks a little mannish -- not what corporate Nashville is selling these days, but what else can I say? I do so love Patsy Cline...
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TimeChaser Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-05 11:48 PM
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39. Yep
I crossplayed as Duo Maxwell from Gundam Wing at an anime convention once.
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Blue-Jay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:05 AM
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40. One of my former bands dressed as the Go-Gos
It was for Halloween.

I shaved my beard and legs for the occasion, and had a drag queen friend help me with clothes and makeup. It wasn't pretty. Lord, no.
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liontamer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:10 AM
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41. kind of
I tend to gender curve more than gender bend. For example, I once dressed up as a drag queen.
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WeRQ4U Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:13 PM
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44. Yep. I was "Mr. DHS" my senior year in High School.
It was a beauty contest for men. But the catch was we had to do it in drag. I guess I was a hot blond.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:18 PM
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45. Yes...and it was even worse than yours, Allen.
When I was living in Dallas, a friend of mine who did drag (and was quite beautiful) convinced me to do drag for Halloween. He helped me pick out my outfit, let me borrow one of his wigs, did my makeup...and I was spectacularly ugly. There were pictures taken...said pics are, the last I knew, still in Dallas somewhere. :-)
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Patiod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:20 PM
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46. Looked damned good as Capt. Morgan for Halloween
Borrowed an embroidered colonial-looking jacket from my friend who plays Jefferson at Williamsburg.

No moustache or beard, but I did have a pirate hat, and offered attractive men a shot from the bottle of Capt. Morgan spiced rum I conveniently carried around.

Very effective way to meet guys, I must say....
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Trigger Hippie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:24 PM
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47. No, never did it. But, I wouldn't mind
going all Marlene Dietrich-y in a tux. That's cool. :) :hi:


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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:25 PM
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48. Why yes I have...Me, at a halloween party...
I might have been drinking...




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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:28 PM
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50. Very Nice.
:hi:
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:29 PM
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51. Thought you might appreciate it.
:hi: :loveya:
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:48 PM
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57. HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:52 PM
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59. Oh gee.... thanks....
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:54 PM
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60. you just wanted to use the pouty smiley
you know i :loveya: you!!!!
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:56 PM
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61. Of course I do.
:loveya:


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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:28 PM
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49. Yes and here's the picture to prove it.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:30 PM
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53. Is That You On The Left?
I remember that photo... The shape of the shadow reveals your aunt's poofy teased-up hair-do.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:34 PM
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55. That's me
Geraldine Jones!



Flip Wilson did it better.
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no name no slogan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:29 PM
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52. Yes, a couple times
Once at work, on new years eve, when I lived in the UK. The gents dressed as ladies, the ladies as gents. One fella was particularly fetching, and even got hit on by a few guys that night. Of course, they realized she was a he when he opened his mouth to say "Have you been served?" :D
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:42 PM
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56. yes
i Look smashing in friLLy panties.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 12:51 PM
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58. yup, my brother & me went to a party...
he went as a chick & i went in his plumber clothes
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Nikia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 04:54 PM
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63. A couple of outfits have made me look more butch
Dress pants and button up shirts. I have breasts and long hair though so it wasn't like I was trying to pass. I just didn't want to look girly for the particuliar situations.
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