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Post time 2005-10-26 21:46:51 |Display all floors
i am curious to why some men, young an old, have these long (have to admit mostly well manicured...) fingernails?

is it the male version of the east asian females not wanting a tan?

i mean, is that a way of showing you don't have to work woth your hands, in the same way as being very white skinned shows you don't have to work outdoors?....

enlighten me :)

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Post time 2005-10-26 23:30:59 |Display all floors


i dunno know neither, tho i m chinese,,,,
maybe they r lazy
and,,, this laziness turned into fashion

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Post time 2005-10-27 17:12:12 |Display all floors


why men wear earrings? why women wear high-heel shoes?
why women dye their hairs? Why girls have painting on nails

They've too much time to take care of their appearance. they want to be "attractive".
men with long fingernails? is it common as men wearing earrings?

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Post time 2005-10-27 19:35:06 |Display all floors

my view

it's no any reason just habit. every one has different  habit. so we shoud respect everyone's habit.

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Post time 2005-10-27 20:57:05 |Display all floors


Don't amaze about such things.i just don't understand why so many yong men have shoulder-length hair.?Anyway, it's their way of life, so let themselves decide it.

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Post time 2005-10-29 17:28:38 |Display all floors



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Post time 2005-11-1 18:44:40 |Display all floors

not just in china

this is not just an occurence in china, I saw it a lot when i was living in america (and before that the carribean) and over there they caled it a coke nail - so that when using the drug on the go you could scoop up a little on your nail (normally on the little finger) or when visiting a dealer you can scoop a little as a taster.

I know not all of the guys with these nails have it for this purpose... but that is one of the reasons for it in the west. that i have seen.

Hope this helps a little.


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