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to think that if you wear two pairs of knickers

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fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:22:56

one under your tights, and one on top of your tights to stop them falling down, your bum will look bigger?

Shallishanti Sat 10-Sep-11 18:25:23

no, but I think you will get thrush!

GnomeDePlume Sat 10-Sep-11 18:26:26

TYANBU (technically YANBU) but obviously the bum in question would only look bigger by the thickness of one pair of pants and the tights. I am assuming that one pair of pants would be worn.

The solution is to wear stockings. Much better all round.

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:27:16

can't hold stockings up with knickers though...

but your bum will look smaller. yay.

usualsuspect Sat 10-Sep-11 18:27:44

So if you wear no knickers at all your bum will look smaller?

tabulahrasa Sat 10-Sep-11 18:27:51

How thick are your pants? hmm

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:28:21

M&S thickness

TheMonster Sat 10-Sep-11 18:28:25

Not much bigger though. It would feel like you're wearing a nappy, but at least your tights will stay up.
I would just buy better tights.

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:29:08

I think if you wear no pants at all, your bum may look smaller, but it might wobble more?

fuzzywuzzy Sat 10-Sep-11 18:29:35

I think if you need to wear knickers on top of your tights to stop them falling off, it's time you considered investing in a new pair of tights!

ThroughTheRoundWindow Sat 10-Sep-11 18:30:55

how saggy are your tights? maybe you need a smaller size!

Anyway, it is fact that most women's bottoms are smaller than they think they are... and most men like curvier bums anyway....

LeBOF Sat 10-Sep-11 18:30:59

You have to be careful what you post about tights on mumsnet...just saying, like wink

usualsuspect Sat 10-Sep-11 18:31:04

<goes commando>

<buys size 10 jeans>

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:35:18

LeBOF, are tights taboo? have I made a faux pas?

I used to know someone who ALWAYS wore their knickers over their tights to stop them falling down. Now, I thought that was a bit hmm, would be very uncomfortable, and probably wasn't very hygienic. But I have been pondering it for a few years and it occurred to me that two pairs might solve the problem...but simply cause another one to do with bum-size...

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:36:42

usualsuspect, I also used to know someone who went commando and I was always concerned when she wore jeans about a pube/zip related incident.

frazzle26 Sat 10-Sep-11 18:36:44

My friend's cousin did this on a night out. She was walking up some stairs, looked down and realised that the outer pair were round her ankles grin

usualsuspect Sat 10-Sep-11 18:38:17

I didn't know tights were taboo on MN

scuzy Sat 10-Sep-11 18:39:33

grin frazzle26 thats hilarious.

i would think alright that that would happen with the shiny layers. you also need to give yourself plenty of notice for the loo no last minute dashing.

plus would you not sweat profusely around there ...

reelingintheyears Sat 10-Sep-11 18:39:44

....you'll get a sweaty fanny.

BeaOnSea Sat 10-Sep-11 18:39:51

I always thought wearing knickers over tights was to keep them up because they were too small - not too big.

I just get extra large size tights and pull them under my armpits. It keeps everything in it's place grin

TrillianAstra Sat 10-Sep-11 18:49:15

How thick are your knickers? Mine are only a few mm, and a few mm on my bum would not be noticeable!

zukiecat Sat 10-Sep-11 18:51:12

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

fourkids Sat 10-Sep-11 18:54:31

pretty thin mostly, but the crotch and the elasticated areas are significanlty thicker.

Also, I think one must take into account the extra air trapped between the layers.

LeBOF Sat 10-Sep-11 20:07:21

Does nobody remember the Tights Troll then? The perve who had 32 threads or something, going back years, every single one of which was an innocuous question about hosiery...just me then? grin

ChillyCooper Sat 10-Sep-11 20:09:06

I remember the Tights enthusiast. Vair dedicated, IIRC

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