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    Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    A Chicago suburb passed an ordinance that would levy $25 fines against anyone showing three inches or more of their underwear in public.

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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Other than it being kinda creepy that a cop may put a ruler up to someones butt to check, I'm still ok with this ordinance. After all it is UNDERwear. It is supose to be UNDER your wears.



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    While I'm fine with what the law is trying to do, being a ******* isn't illegal so I don't see how dressing like one should be. My tax dollars have more important things to do, like harrassing smokers.



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Well, as long as the punishment is 7 days and nights in a medium security prison, with lots and lots of population time so they can be educated in exactly what it means!



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    I don't think a fine, or a law against it is appropriate. There should be almost absolute freedom of what Americans can think, say or do.

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    There should be the freedom for when someone is acting, dressing or being an idiot, for passerby to thump the living daylights out of said idiots, without recourse.

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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by HOTDON View Post
    While I'm fine with what the law is trying to do, being a ******* isn't illegal so I don't see how dressing like one should be. My tax dollars have more important things to do, like harrassing smokers.
    what if someone is smoking AND sagging?
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    Well, as long as the punishment is 7 days and nights in a medium security prison, with lots and lots of population time so they can be educated in exactly what it means!
    yes, many of them im sure do not know the origin. i wonder if anyone on this board will wonder what your post means?


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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Absolutely.



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    That might be one of the stupidest laws I've ever seen.



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    and someone plays the race card in 3...2...1...



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Does this also mean that girls that are showing the strings of their thong will get fined as well?



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    So you can't show your underwear but you can wear a swimsuit?



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Does this also mean that girls that are showing the strings of their thong will get fined as well?
    okay amendment to the law: the officers carry and ruler to measure 3" on the guys and also need to start carrying scales with them for the girls.


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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYEATHAWK View Post
    Well, as long as the punishment is 7 days and nights in a medium security prison, with lots and lots of population time so they can be educated in exactly what it means!
    Excellent point!


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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    what if someone is smoking AND sagging?

    yes, many of them im sure do not know the origin. i wonder if anyone on this board will wonder what your post means?
    Please enlighten?



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    Re: Are laws against saggy pants, showing off your underwear a good idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wx4Cy View Post
    Please enlighten?
    i knew there had to be at least one person.

    sagging your pants originated in prison as a way for inmates to signal to other inmates that they were, well, willing to experiment i guess you could say.


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