WTF Do kids in the area you live wear T-Shirts and Shorts when it is 40 degrees out?

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  1. Phantom Lord

    Phantom Lord Well-Known Member

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    I can't tell if this is a stupid local thing here in Michigan. I'm out driving yesterday and I see a group of kids on the side of the road walking towards a 7-11. They are probably 12-13 years-old mostly boys. Almost all are not wearing a jacket and wearing shorts and short sleeve t-shirts. I look at the outside temperature in my car and see that it is 41 degrees outside.

    I have been noticing this for the last few years. I don't remember this when I was a kid. Is it supposed to be impressive to girls that your body doesn't recognize the outside temperature? I see these kids at the bus stop every day at 6:45am looking like they are going to the beach, yet it is March in Michigan and there is still snow on the ground.

    I am trying to figure out if this is something kids in this area are now doing or if it is happening in other areas of the country. I just don't get it. When we were kids we were proud to wear our Triple Fat Goose Jackets in the Winter and admit it was cold outside.
     
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    They do it around here too. Kids feel they are indestructible. I'm cold, I put on a jacket.
     
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    Yes, been going on for yrs...idiots
     
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    The fact that the bus now picks up each kid in front of their house, instead of having bus stops...may be part of the problem...LOlz
     
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    I wear tee shirts and shorts year round..
     
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    Its not just you. I see it all the time down here. Our weather (Bham) can be screwy though. It's 70 today and can be in the 40's two days from now.
     
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    yup:shitfit:
     
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    I only wear t-shirts and shorts from April-September. Never understood the people who wear them all year round when you dont live in a "warm" state.
     
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    I don't think that it has ever gotten to 41 degrees where I live.
     
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    I see adults doing this too. And I've witnessed it my whole life. They seem to equate longer hours of sunlight with warmth. One can only hope that the 40 degree temperature quickly plummets to 20, they are locked out of their cars, the stores are closed and they freeze and die. Happy Eater.
     
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    It was like a Western?
     
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    I see them wearing hoodies, shorts, and sandals with black sock. I asked my kid about it and he has no explanation other than, "you're old dad"
     
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    I live in Florida, if it gets below 65 everybody bundles up.
     
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    Adults,Kids doing it for yrs here too We can be getting a heavy snowstorm and people will walk into the ED in flip flops and shorts. When I was young my Mom would have killed me if I tried that
     
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    "What!?!? Is there a problem with that?!!!!!"

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    I live in San Diego
     
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    I run hot, so I can wear shorts in the 40s and be perfectly comfortable (as long as there's no wind). Heck, if the sun's out it doesn't even need to be that warm.
     
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    But I'm a young guy. If you're a woman or a senior, your mileage may vary.
     
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    I'm sort of guilty of this, mainly because I just drive from a warm apartment to a hockey rink a couple of times a week and I kill errands on the way home; otherwise, I'm a hermit (work from home) and really don't go out much. If it's in the 40s or above, I usually go with cargo shorts and either a sweatshirt or maybe a t-shirt with a light canvas jacket, and a ski hat. I got in that habit when I used to go to gyms before I built one at home.
     
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    Where I live we use centigrade so 40 degrees is fucking hot.
     
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