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Old 06-23-21, 06:34 PM
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Do you fold your underwear, or just dump them in ?
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Old 06-23-21, 08:27 PM
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i started going commando in college and will never look back. i just don't see how peeps can find comfort wearing them. seams around the groin or boxers always bunching. long underwear is a different story, though. gotta have that in winter. fold or dump depending on in a hurry or not
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i started going commando in college and will never look back. i just don't see how peeps can find comfort wearing them. seams around the groin or boxers always bunching. long underwear is a different story, though. gotta have that in winter. fold or dump depending on in a hurry or not

Underwear is not about comfort, it is about proper hygiene. U change underwear everyday, so you dont have to change pants everyday.
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Old 06-23-21, 08:52 PM
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Old 06-23-21, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by mtb_addict View Post
Underwear is not about comfort, it is about proper hygiene. U change underwear everyday, so you dont have to change pants everyday.
how in the heck is it any different wearing underwear or pants against your ars? just keep your butt clean. i don't know about you, but i get my clothes dirty everyday, so i change them everyday. and, i'm a heathen, so i'll opt for comfort
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Old 06-23-21, 09:49 PM
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how in the heck is it any different wearing underwear or pants against your ars? just keep your butt clean. i don't know about you, but i get my clothes dirty everyday, so i change them everyday. and, i'm a heathen, so i'll opt for comfort
Shirts, socks, underwear all change daily, shorts are good for 3-4 days, although I like to lean towards commando I don't own enough shorts to do laundry that often. Actually I have more kilts than shorts and kilts are obviously meant to be worn regimental.

As to the original question, dump the clothes out of the dryer into the laundry basket, leave by the dryer for the next load and grab what you need as you need it. Sorting and folding laundry is almost as big a losing proposition as doing dishes; except I need clean dishes to stay healthy and I don't need sorted clothes.
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Old 06-23-21, 11:07 PM
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As to the original question, dump the clothes out of the dryer into the laundry basket, leave by the dryer for the next load and grab what you need as you need it. Sorting and folding laundry is almost as big a losing proposition as doing dishes
i live in a two story house. Bedroom on second floor washer/dryer on ground floor. When my laundry is done I dump it out of the dryer into the basket. Next time I go upstairs I take the basket up too. I put the basket in the closet and operate out of that. Dirty clothes are dumped on the floor, clean clothes are taken from the basket. Then when the house cleaners are coming, the night before I rationalize it all by putting any remaining clean clothes from the basket into the drawers and onto hangers and dump all the dirty clothes from the floor into the basket. I bet the cleaners think I am pretty tidy! If I ever get another two story house the laundry equipment will be on the second floor that makes a lot more sense.
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Old 06-23-21, 11:15 PM
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One-word reason to wear skivvies---zippers!

Why the h would anyone fold underwear?
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Old 06-23-21, 11:59 PM
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I have so many different colors and shapes it would be hard to choose. So I put the newly washed ones at the bottom of the stack and wear whatever comes to the top... takes all pretense of free-will out of the decision.
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Old 06-24-21, 12:21 AM
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I have so many different colors and shapes it would be hard to choose. So I put the newly washed ones at the bottom of the stack and wear whatever comes to the top... takes all pretense of free-will out of the decision.
Exactly
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Old 06-24-21, 01:23 AM
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One-word reason to wear skivvies---zippers!
ha!! that's what button flies are for. really, though, you just learn to "tuck" when you zip...lol
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Old 06-24-21, 01:27 AM
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I just toss the clean underwear into the underwear drawer. I did enough underwear folding in boot camp, thanks.

Now that it's just me and the cats, I don't even bother folding most clean bed sheets. Usually they stay wadded up in the clean laundry basket (one of those folding cloth mesh things) until they get wadded up in the dirty laundry basket. I'll fold towels and put them in the drawer or on the shelf.

I do hang and/or fold most clothes.

Regarding underwear comfort, check out the long leg boxer/briefs from Russell, Under Armour, Ironman, Champion and others. These fit perfectly, no uncomfortable seams or bunching and they're made from excellent quality wicking fabric. I wouldn't run without 'em.
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Old 06-24-21, 01:48 AM
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once yer commando, yer always commando. free the nads!!!!
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Old 06-24-21, 08:08 AM
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ha!! that's what button flies are for. really, though, you just learn to "tuck" when you zip...lol
Ted was not very good at tucking.

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Treat 'em like a bike stem...flip it. #insideout
Note that you'll have to dress left instead of dressing right. (Male vets will get that one)
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Old 06-24-21, 08:25 AM
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I fold my underwear. I am not a barbarian.
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once yer commando, yer always commando. free the nads!!!!
Keep calm and yada yada
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Originally Posted by canklecat View Post
I just toss the clean underwear into the underwear drawer. I did enough underwear folding in boot camp, thanks.
So many dumb things we had to do in boot camp for no other reason than because that's the way it's always been done.

And then, when I actually got sent to a combat zone, you know how often making my bunk or digging a foxhole was relevant? Zero times.

They even changed the style of boot now so they can't be shined. How many hours did we waste trying to get a half decent shine on those terrible basic issue boots?

Somehow I managed to make E-6 before I got out even with my terrible, terrible attitude.
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So many dumb things we had to do in boot camp for no other reason than because that's the way it's always been done.

And then, when I actually got sent to a combat zone, you know how often making my bunk or digging a foxhole was relevant? Zero times.

They even changed the style of boot now so they can't be shined. How many hours did we waste trying to get a half decent shine on those terrible basic issue boots?

Somehow I managed to make E-6 before I got out even with my terrible, terrible attitude.
Thin Thick Thick Thin ?? OK, that was for T-shirts, but same idea,
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ha!! that's what button flies are for. really, though, you just learn to "tuck" when you zip...lol
They don't make enough styles of pants with button flies.

And imagine if they did... you never had to wear the 13 button US Navy uniform pants.... ARRRG!

Sidenote: I love Levis 501 button front pants... they seemed to hold up to anything.

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Originally Posted by ksryder View Post
So many dumb things we had to do in boot camp for no other reason than because that's the way it's always been done.

And then, when I actually got sent to a combat zone, you know how often making my bunk or digging a foxhole was relevant? Zero times.

They even changed the style of boot now so they can't be shined. How many hours did we waste trying to get a half decent shine on those terrible basic issue boots?

Somehow I managed to make E-6 before I got out even with my terrible, terrible attitude.
It took awhile for me to understand the rationale behind doing things the military way. When I got into health care and occupational safety I saw many instances of injuries, illnesses and fatalities caused by taking shortcuts and neglecting proper procedure.

But I still don't fold my underwear. I got the point, Company Commander Kilpatrick, thanks.
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After 4 days of camping my underwear permanently stuck to my skin. I knew then I needed a bath. Yup I just throw the underwear in a drawer anyway they fit.
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I fold my boxers in half and stack them on the dryer where they are stored.
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When you consider what comfortable underwear cost these days its a wash in cold water, no dryer, and a fold to rotate the bunch. My commando days ended with post void dribble. Twenty years ago I would not have bothered. Also, twenty years ago I would not have bothered with a stupid thread like this one...
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When you consider what comfortable underwear cost these days its a wash in cold water, no dryer, and a fold to rotate the bunch. My commando days ended with post void dribble. Twenty years ago I would not have bothered. Also, twenty years ago I would not have bothered with a stupid thread like this one...
I heard they are going to build a large movie studio in Bastrop. Try to get movie production going in the Austin area. Maybe underwear commercials
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