christ, are saunas the next big home thing or what?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    that shit's like 80s style gayness. saunas are cool, but every suburban home doesn't need one.
     
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    are you talking hot tubs?
     
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    They advertise the hell out of hot tubs down here in Texas. There's a very limited time when the weather is cool enough that a hot tub would be enjoyable. I don't get their popularity. I see them on Craigslist in the free stuff section all the time so maybe I'm right. The idea of a hot tub sounds good but the aren't practical.

    I had one in Indiana and we could use it pretty much year round.
     
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    I know you are talking about Saunas and not hot tubs.
     
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    sometimes people use the terms interchangeably :dontknow:
     
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    for real? come on, brah. no, saunas.
     
  7. Harry Gibbs

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    you sure you're not mixing up hot tub and spa? sometimes people mix up those terms interchangeably.
     
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    things are just different here out west, sorry.
     
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    Ugh! I hate sauna! When I lived in Finland, I went once - that was hell enough! :nooo:
     
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    They are huge in scandinavia....I can get that. they get ten months of hard fucking winter

    I see no reason to have one myself
     
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    LOL, see!
     
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    Also, some wealthy white folks use it as a lazy man's workout :rofl:
     
  13. Harry Gibbs

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    i'd opt for a steam shower over a sauna any day of the week.
     
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    I don't like saunas but when I went to a gym that had one, I would use them to get rid of a hangover. I would force myself, no matter how shitty I felt to run really hard on the eliptical for 20 minutes then go right into the sauna. I would sweat gallons for about 10 minutes, then be perfectly fine. No hangover, no headache, no alcohol smell. Drink some water, take a shower and be on my way.
     
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    There were always creeps in there though.
     
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    you mean like creepy alcohol smelling dudes hanging out in there only to get rid of their hangover?
     
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    No. I don't think that's what they were looking to do.
     
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    It's a good place to get a hand job, no?
     
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    Only if you finish on the coals.