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    How to stay dry in the rain

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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Ahh - but we are humans, and we care more about perceived dryness, not actual dryness.

    I would hypothesize that people could be less dry overall but feel more dry if more of their surface area is dry.

    In other words, I would sacrifice the top of my head and my shoulders getting more wet if I can keep the rest of me dry.



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Edit note - that's based on the article, not the actual paper.

    I also just thought about puddles if you're running. Though I suppose most of the time there aren't sufficient puddles to make a difference.



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Edit note - that's based on the article, not the actual paper.

    I also just thought about puddles if you're running. Though I suppose most of the time there aren't sufficient puddles to make a difference.



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    I think that's my first double post. Stupid app. (just kidding)



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Offseason.



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    Stay indoors and you will stay dry.


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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Quote Originally Posted by jay moe View Post
    Stay indoors and you will stay dry.
    Or just stay in Iowa.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Um?? Brella.


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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    What's rain ?


    They say country music speaks to the heart. Unfortunately, it has to go through your ears to get there.

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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    i remember a mythbusters episode where they found you stay drier by walking...



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    Um?? Brella.
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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonefan89 View Post
    i remember a mythbusters episode where they found you stay drier by walking...
    Me too.


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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonefan89 View Post
    i remember a mythbusters episode where they found you stay drier by walking...
    Yeah, I remember that one as well. I was just getting ready to post it because it's the first thing I thought of when I saw the thread title.



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    Re: How to stay dry in the rain

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonefan89 View Post
    i remember a mythbusters episode where they found you stay drier by walking...
    I saw this too and I tend to believe them.



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