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do you round up or down for height? Calling all half inchers [grin]

(13 Posts)
Dustbunny1900 Wed 20-Sep-17 19:56:33

Kind of a petty thing to ask I guess but I've always wondered and I'm bored so..
for forms or drivers licenses, if you are 5'5 and 1/ you say you are 5'5 or 5'6? Since you're half way in between, both are equally true do you go with the taller or shorter ?

LifeofClimb Thu 21-Sep-17 13:27:12

These days I round down. It's easier than arguing the toss or getting the shortie jokes. I'm 5 foot.... (and half an inch)

suchatiredbunny Thu 21-Sep-17 13:39:38

I measured myself the other day and am five foot five and three quarters......I used to be five foot six and a half!!! So I'm rounding up. grin

HippadoppaloppaGammeldag Thu 21-Sep-17 13:41:52

I'm 5 foot 3 and half and I never round up or down. I just say the half!

BenLui Thu 21-Sep-17 13:44:58

I round down.

SukiTheDog Thu 21-Sep-17 22:34:46

Up. There’s time for shrinking as we age!

Passthecake30 Thu 21-Sep-17 22:35:01

6ft and half an inch here, I round down (as I assume I must be shrinking with age!)

OhDearToby Thu 21-Sep-17 22:36:34

I'm 5' 8.5 but generally I just say 5' 8.

Dustbunny1900 Thu 21-Sep-17 22:45:31

Yeah I've been rounding down my whole life as I've always wanted to be shorter . I guess most are the same!

megletthesecond Thu 21-Sep-17 23:28:23

I'm 5 ft 6 and a half. But I round down.

SwedishEdith Thu 21-Sep-17 23:31:45

Up. I'm not 5'6".

Dustbunny1900 Fri 22-Sep-17 00:05:41

Although when I put my my height into the BMI calculator I do prefer to say I'm 5'6. grin. Hey it's half true

Liiinoo Fri 22-Sep-17 00:09:54

I used to be 5ft. After a few years of yoga I grew to 5ft 1in. I am sure that as I move towards my sixties I am probably going to shrink but I will continue to round up!

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