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Forkball
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(04-18-2013, 01:26 PM)
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It's almost summer time, and depending on where you live, you have to brace for the outdoor oven of dry heat or slogging through a pool of your own sweat from humidity. Dry heat feels like you are on the verge of melting like that guy in Raiders of the Lost Ark, but humidity is far more inconvenient and embarrassing. Does GAF have any tips on how to deal with extreme humidity? I'm thinking of making a shirt entirely out of deodorant.
GK86
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(04-18-2013, 01:27 PM)
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I don't leave my ac.
Servbot24
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(04-18-2013, 01:28 PM)
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Some days in Iowa when you step out of the house it feels like you've just had a wet blanket thrown on you. No way to deal with it, stay inside with the AC.
DonMigs85
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(04-18-2013, 01:29 PM)
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You're a goron, your rock-like hide shouldn't be affected by a little humidity
Weenerz
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(04-18-2013, 01:29 PM)
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Move to a drier area. Hampton Roads VA gets a fuck load of humidity and I do not look forward to it.
NekoFever
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(04-18-2013, 01:30 PM)
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Move.
Bamelin
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(04-18-2013, 01:30 PM)
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We only get a few weeks of that a year up in Toronto, usually in July and August. Personally I stay indoors in the AC.

I couldn't imagine having to deal with that bullshit for months on end.
Tashi
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(04-18-2013, 01:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by GK86

I don't leave my ac.

Pretty much lol
Weenerz
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(04-18-2013, 01:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bamelin

We only get a few weeks of that a year up in Toronto, usually in July and August. Personally I stay indoors in the AC.

I couldn't imagine having to deal with that bullshit for months on end.

Lucky. We get it from May to September.
$h@d0w
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(04-18-2013, 01:35 PM)
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People think I'm a bit crazy wearing more clothes in this situation but I find that wearing vests or underwear helps a lot. I personally wear Uniqlo stuff:

http://www.uniqlo.com/us/mens-clothi...ns-undershirts

With the 'Airism' undershirts on, I can get to work without looking like I just stepped out of the shower.

I am in Hong Kong and humidity gets up to 100% here.
Agnostic
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(04-18-2013, 01:35 PM)
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A/C and sometimes hangout in my basement.
Router
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(04-18-2013, 01:37 PM)
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I'd move to a dry place. I cant deal with humidity at all.
NinjaBoiX
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(04-18-2013, 01:38 PM)
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I drop one of these into my pants.

Bel Marduk
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(04-18-2013, 01:41 PM)
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shorts, t-shirt, flip-flops

that's all you can really do.. except stay inside all the time.
leadbelly
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(04-18-2013, 01:42 PM)
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Depends if we actually have a summer this year. Perhaps it will snow in June. Not beyond the realm of possibilities. The way the weather has been this year, I wouldn't be surprised.

Humidity doesn't bother me as much (still does) in the day, as it does on the night. Trying to sleep when it's really humid is horrible.
ConfusingJazz
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(04-18-2013, 01:42 PM)
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With a fan blasting on my crotch.
Skab
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(04-18-2013, 01:45 PM)
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Frozen bag of peas down the front of your pants.
tarius1210
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(04-18-2013, 01:56 PM)
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I'll take dry heat over humidity any day.

I dread the summer.
tiggerkiddo
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(04-18-2013, 01:56 PM)
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Humidity, what's that? It's usually so dry here that even when it is humid, you can barely feel it.
ptolemy
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(04-18-2013, 02:01 PM)
Move somewhere where it rains during the summer...with no warmth.
codhand
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(04-18-2013, 02:05 PM)
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Dynamite Shikoku
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(04-18-2013, 02:07 PM)
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Cover your body in salt
moojito
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(04-18-2013, 02:11 PM)
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When I visited America, as I stepped off the plane there was this blast of hot air like when you walk into a shop and they have a heater blowing down from above the door. I took another step and it was still there. Damn big heater vents they have here, I thought as I continued along the walkway. Yeah, that blast of heat didn't go away for 2 weeks. Some kind of mobile air conditioning unit, you need. Like a cool box with holes for your legs to come out of.
SolsticeZero
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(04-18-2013, 02:13 PM)
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I live in Houston. I'm fucked 80% of the year when it comes to humidity. I just try to not go outside anymore.
tarius1210
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(04-18-2013, 02:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Solstice

I live in Houston. I'm fucked 80% of the year when it comes to humidity. I just try to not go outside anymore.

That sucks man. NYC only has to deal with it during the summer.

The tall buildings don't help either.
Seanspeed
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(04-18-2013, 02:22 PM)
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All you can is get used to it, unfortunately.

Most people never do.
Spectrum128
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(04-18-2013, 02:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by moojito

When I visited America, as I stepped off the plane there was this blast of hot air like when you walk into a shop and they have a heater blowing down from above the door. I took another step and it was still there. Damn big heater vents they have here, I thought as I continued along the walkway. Yeah, that blast of heat didn't go away for 2 weeks. Some kind of mobile air conditioning unit, you need. Like a cool box with holes for your legs to come out of.

Yeah - sounds like you went to Florida ?
LowKeyedUp
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(04-18-2013, 02:25 PM)
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Vagisil
btrboyev
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(04-18-2013, 03:01 PM)
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Goldbond on the balls is a must.
Protein
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(04-18-2013, 03:07 PM)
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Texas has the worst weather ever. I just want to fire a nuke into the sun.
seanoff
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(04-18-2013, 03:10 PM)
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Suck it up and sweat.

Good job most of you guys don't live anywhere near me in the tropics, you'd be dead inside a week.
Andrew.
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(04-18-2013, 03:11 PM)
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South Florida humidity is on the way and I am not looking forward to it whatsoever.

5 months of skyrocketing electric bills thanks to the a/c being on 24/7 =(
Sub_Level
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(04-18-2013, 03:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Protein

Texas has the worst weather ever. I just want to fire a nuke into the sun.

It always feels like the sun is so close and all up in your shit.

So annoying.
JCX
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(04-18-2013, 03:17 PM)
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Air conditioning or pray for death. Last summer without AC was nearly unbearable.
Redd
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(04-18-2013, 03:19 PM)

Originally Posted by Weenerz

Move to a drier area. Hampton Roads VA gets a fuck load of humidity and I do not look forward to it.

I hear ya bud. I much prefer fall/winter in VA. Fuck humidity, I'm staying indoors with the AC.
anotherVegan
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(04-18-2013, 03:21 PM)
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I live in Florida. You could be inside with the a/c on and it still be humid.
Gustav
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(04-18-2013, 03:24 PM)
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I can't deal with humidity. I sweat like a pig, especially on my forehead! if I start sweating, I'm embarrassed. If I'm embarrassed, I get hot and sweat even more. It's a never ending cycle of awkwardness and sweat. I hate it.
MasLegio
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(04-18-2013, 03:27 PM)
ankle socks, having wind and air on the ankles does good to cool the blood which in turns make it a bit more bearable

Forkball
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(04-18-2013, 03:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by DonMigs85

You're a goron, your rock-like hide shouldn't be affected by a little humidity

http://eprints.lib.hokudai.ac.jp/dsp..._1130-1140.pdf

The replies in this thread aren't very comforting. I should seriously just carry around a stick of deodorant and make bathroom runs to rub it all over myself. No one will be the wiser.
Necrovex
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(04-18-2013, 03:35 PM)
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I live in Florida, so I have to deal with humidity 80% of the year. I've simply gotten used to it. Hell, I usually pull up the window to get that nice summer breeze. Though, I am probably preparing for Japan since the place I will live (and most other places in the country) shall lack an AC. :(
Gacha-pin
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(04-18-2013, 03:43 PM)
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take less meat and milk?
Protein
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(04-18-2013, 03:45 PM)
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I usually load up on snow cones to battle the heat. I want to grow some trees at my house to create some more shade.
wenis
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(04-18-2013, 03:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by NekoFever

Move.

The only answer.
Dan27
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(04-18-2013, 03:47 PM)
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I've got one of these. Havent had the chance to really test it out due to the crappy summer we had in the UK in '12. Looking forward to using it.
fuzzyreactor
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(04-18-2013, 03:49 PM)
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get naked. feels much better.
ConfusingJazz
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(04-18-2013, 03:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Forkball

http://eprints.lib.hokudai.ac.jp/dsp..._1130-1140.pdf

The replies in this thread aren't very comforting. I should seriously just carry around a stick of deodorant and make bathroom runs to rub it all over myself. No one will be the wiser.

The actual answer is do what everyone in Texas does during the summer: Stay indoors. Wear shorts and sandals if you have to go outside for long periods of time.

It's why whenever people up north complain about sandals, I just laugh.
Backwards Marathon
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(04-18-2013, 03:54 PM)
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There's no point of trying in Florida. If you go outside you will look like you went swimming. Really hate the humidity here
maomaoIYP
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(04-18-2013, 04:03 PM)
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I live in a country where the temperature varies from 28-35 degrees Celsius 365 days a year, and humidity can exceed 100%.
Alucrid
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(04-18-2013, 04:04 PM)
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wear linen everything
ConvenientBox
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(04-18-2013, 04:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bamelin

We only get a few weeks of that a year up in Toronto, usually in July and August. Personally I stay indoors in the AC.

I couldn't imagine having to deal with that bullshit for months on end.

I'd say we get it for a good while longer than a few weeks...


As far as dealing with it? Gold bond medicated powder, seriously. It works wonders for your "areas"

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