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  #2352062 12-Nov-2019 09:53
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Ads? What are those :)

 

 


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  #2352064 12-Nov-2019 10:02
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networkn:

 

Ads? What are those :)

 

 

Booklets containing nothing but underwear ads used to be remarkably popular before Bill Gates invented the internet.  

 

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  #2352068 12-Nov-2019 10:09
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After the Elle MacPherson line was dropped, I switched to Davenport. Not as good, but adequate. I think that product line's gone now also.




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  #2352071 12-Nov-2019 10:12
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Fred99:

 

networkn:

 

Ads? What are those :)

 

 

Booklets containing nothing but underwear ads used to be remarkably popular before Bill Gates invented the internet.  

 

Especially on school play grounds 😀 before ARPANET and then Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.





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  #2352082 12-Nov-2019 10:36
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FineWine:

 

Especially on school play grounds 😀 before ARPANET and then Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.

 

 

I edited the post to add a /s, which is what I usually do after making a terrible factual misspeak.

 

I posted a comment in the things that annoyed me thread that underpants without sufficient labelling or obvious design clues as to what is the front and what is the back have a 50:50 probability of being extremely uncomfortable, and was mercilessly mocked for my stupidity by my heartlessly cruel fellow posters on GZ.  In fact it's greater than 50:50 chance, like skidmarks from vegemite on falling toast on bedsheets on a Sunday morning, or a USB plug.

 

 


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  #2352306 12-Nov-2019 15:04
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networkn:

 

Geektastic:

 

Has Sir browsed Messrs Marks & Spencer?

 

 

 

I find their underwear excellent both in terms of longevity and comfort, as well as reasonably priced. Ditto their socks, btw.

 

 

 

They ship here.

 

 

Hi. 

 

I had looked there, but I see now that all the "good" stuff, doesn't show up if you say you are from NZ. For example: 

 

 

 

These look perfect I think, but not available to ship here!

 

 

 

https://www.marksandspencer.com/3-pack-supima-cotton-blend-hipsters/p/clp60204412

 

 

 

 

 

 

No idea why that particular one won't. Many will.

 

If you want them and can wait, I have people coming out next year in March who could hand carry.






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So, I have found two candidates in case anyone was interested. 

 

 

 

One is Jockey Skants. They aren't the heavier duty material of the original MacPherson Men but are very comfortable. I found them at Farmers who were having a 50% off sale which made them very inexpensive (under $15). The only issue is that they mix black and bright coloured ones in the same pack, I prefer my underwear all the same and ideally in black. 

 

Bendon have Hiedi Klum Men Supima trunks which I bought 3 pairs of. They are a slightly different material but are similar and heavier duty than the old HK Man series. 

 

Both pairs are comfortable enough I don't  "notice" I am wearing them and both under $20 a pair if purchased in packs of 3. 

 

Nothing I have found is as good as what I had, unfortunately. 

 

I am also going to bring in some Hanes Comfortsoft trunks to see what they are like. 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2357248 19-Nov-2019 13:24
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Late to the party (so to speak) - but I went to the Icebreak boxers but am now enjoying the Macpac boxers.

 

Both are merino / merino mixed with some elastane.  They still have a band, but the band has never bothered me.

 

Icebreaker I found didn't last well and in later editions made the "pouch" basically non-existant (which made them uncomfortable to me)

 

The only complaint I have with MacPac so far is the cost.  (I wait for the sales).


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  #2357269 19-Nov-2019 13:59
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I have skin issues and have problems with the elastic on underwear as well.

 

My goto at the moment is

 

https://www.farmers.co.nz/men/underwear-socks-thermals/underwear/chisel-plain-trunk-2-pack-blue-green-6321009 

 

They come in twin packs in a range of different colours.

 

I've been getting them for probably 10 years and just wait until Farmers have a sale on undies.

 

 


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  #2357275 19-Nov-2019 14:14
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I tried those chisel this weekend and returned them in favour of more pairs of the Jockey Skants which are a thicker more "structured" material. Only way I can describe that is material that keeps it's shape somewhat.


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Years ago I had a pair of very lightweight, white cotton long pants. I used to wear white briefs under them because you could see dark briefs through the fabric of the pants.

 

One time we were away on holiday and I wanted to wear them out for dinner but had forgotten to take any white briefs away with me. My wife jokingly suggested that I wear a pair of her white knickers under my pants. Much to our young son’s amusement, I did that - partly as a joke - and I found them very comfortable. I can recommend it - but I didn’t continue the practice. 😀👍





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networkn:

 

So, I have found two candidates in case anyone was interested. 

 

 

 

One is Jockey Skants. They aren't the heavier duty material of the original MacPherson Men but are very comfortable. I found them at Farmers who were having a 50% off sale which made them very inexpensive (under $15). The only issue is that they mix black and bright coloured ones in the same pack, I prefer my underwear all the same and ideally in black. 

 

Bendon have Hiedi Klum Men Supima trunks which I bought 3 pairs of. They are a slightly different material but are similar and heavier duty than the old HK Man series. 

 

Both pairs are comfortable enough I don't  "notice" I am wearing them and both under $20 a pair if purchased in packs of 3. 

 

Nothing I have found is as good as what I had, unfortunately. 

 

I am also going to bring in some Hanes Comfortsoft trunks to see what they are like. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you going to post pics of you wearing them?


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  #2357651 20-Nov-2019 09:32
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I'd be extremely surprised if anyone actually wanted to see that :)

 

I have to say that the HK Supima ones are actually pretty good. Have worn 2 pairs over 2 days and pleasantly had nothing to report, so they are doing their job unnoticeably.

 

 


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