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    Office chat: Belt Direction

    Right chaps,

    My day was very slow and I had noticed some slight dress-related oddities around the office which got me wondering: which way do you wear your belt?

    I think I am in the minority here - I feed my belt through to the right so the excess is pointing to my right. Incidentally (and potentially related?) I am left handed and wear my watch on my right wrist.

    So, 3 random questions for you all:

    1. Which way do you wear your belt (excess to the left or right?)
    2. Dominant hand?
    3. Which wrist do you wear your watch?

    I shall use the results as the basis for a very scientific paper.

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    I would seek a more worthwhile career TBH.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
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    #Metoo

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    Same as the others,L R L. if i wore some of my belts with excess to the right as you do the buckle would be upside down

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
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    This.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FULL TIMER View Post
    Same as the others,L R L. if i wore some of my belts with excess to the right as you do the buckle would be upside down
    Correct; add it to the list of minor annoyances for left handers..

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    To answer the question LRL.

    What I find troubling are those people who do not wear a belt.


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    Not sure why I wear my watch on my dominant hand. Just always have.

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    Used to be left for the watch, but switched to right when I started my first job using cad with mouse in left and kept catching the bracelet on edge of the desk. Curiously, 12yrs later, a trapped nerve knackered my left arm so had to switch mouse to right hand, but never had a problem. Arm got better but I've stuck to mouse in the right as I find it easier to mouse right, type left for the last 8yrs
    Last edited by Brighty; 12th February 2018 at 23:43.

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    Hmmm...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brighty View Post
    Right, left, right

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    Left.
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    Three lefts here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tifa View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone View Post
    Three lefts here
    Must be something in the air down here.

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    Have any of the people in your office noticed you checking out their trouser area?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phil h View Post
    Have any of the people in your office noticed you checking out their trouser area?
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    Quote Originally Posted by daveholja View Post
    1. Which way do you wear your belt (excess to the left or right?)
    2. Dominant hand?
    3. Which wrist do you wear your watch?
    Right then Left when the belt is taken off, stretches the belt evenly

    Right

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    ^^^^This, OP do you work in an 'auto spares' shop?
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    I wear braces.
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    Office chat: Belt Direction

    If suit trousers:

    A gentleman should never wear a belt with a suit.

    (A suit should have side adjusters)




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    Quote Originally Posted by draftsmann View Post
    Right
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    Hmmm...
    Me too.

    Think belt should be like shirts/jackets and left over right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jammie*dodger View Post
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    Not sure why I wear my watch on my dominant hand. Just always have.
    Hooray, was beginning to think I was the only one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyCasper View Post
    If suit trousers:

    A gentleman should never wear a belt with a suit.

    (A suit should have side adjusters)




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    Who do (most) suit trousers have belt loops?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Who do (most) suit trousers have belt loops?
    Surely they only have them if you ask your tailor for them??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Who do (most) suit trousers have belt loops?
    To clip your key ring bunch to it
    Cheers..
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    Quote Originally Posted by redmonaco View Post
    Surely they only have them if you ask your tailor for them??
    Lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gurmot View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
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    The correct way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by number2 View Post
    ^^^^This, OP do you work in an 'auto spares' shop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Claret67 View Post
    I wear braces.
    Or Suspenders, to you if youíre from across the mighty pond..
    Claret67 on a trip to the US?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Who do (most) suit trousers have belt loops?
    For a belt?

    As for 'suspenders', it really does depend which side of the pond you live on.

    A bloke wearing suspenders in my part of the world would be treated with caution.

    A long-standing friend of mine has started dressing as a bloody woman recently and started doing just this, bumped into him (her?) last week and it almost put me off my beer. He was definitely wearing suspenders to keep his stockings up, his skimpy mini-skirt didn`t cover as much as perhaps it ought to. A very strange encounter, whilst he sipped his pint through a straw he was bragging about being able to get into a size 14 skirt..........you couldn`t make it up.

    Paul
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    Quote Originally Posted by walkerwek1958 View Post
    For a belt?

    As for 'suspenders', it really does depend which side of the pond you live on.

    A bloke wearing suspenders in my part of the world would be treated with caution.

    A long-standing friend of mine has started dressing as a bloody woman recently and started doing just this, bumped into him (her?) last week and it almost put me off my beer. He was definitely wearing suspenders to keep his stockings up, his skimpy mini-skirt didn`t cover as much as perhaps it ought to. A very strange encounter, whilst he sipped his pint through a straw he was bragging about being able to get into a size 14 skirt..........you couldn`t make it up.

    Paul
    To be fair that's some achievement - I haven't tried but I doubt I could get into a size 14 skirt! That said, I've had enough trouble trying to get into size 8-12 skirts when they've been worn by various members of the opposite sex too!
    It's just a matter of time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
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    Snap.

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    Thatís the only correct way. :-)

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    Right, right, left.

    Iím assuming all those early responders misread Q1 as I donít believe so many right-handers have their belt excess on the left.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Omegamanic View Post
    To be fair that's some achievement - I haven't tried but I doubt I could get into a size 14 skirt! That said, I've had enough trouble trying to get into size 8-12 skirts when they've been worn by various members of the opposite sex too!
    Youíll find size 16-20 skirts worn by members of the opposite sex generally easier to get into Scott.

    This advice comes at no fee...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Nuttington View Post
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    Mostly left, although for my golfing efforts it's right for some reason - maybe that's why I play off 28!
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    I'm not the only one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jukeboxs View Post
    Right, right, left.

    Iím assuming all those early responders misread Q1 as I donít believe so many right-handers have their belt excess on the left.


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    Right handed, buckle on the left, loose end through pointing left.

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    Just me in this group?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaOmega View Post
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    Just me in this group?

    #atleastonestandarddeviationfromthemean
    No, I was thinking it was just me until I got to your post !!! R, L, L


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