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Men's obscene penis bulges in the 1970s

Did men just walk around with the outline of their cock and balls showing everywhere during the 1970s?

What did fraus say??

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by Anonymousreply 29001/15/2021

In many ways, it was a more enlightened time.

by Anonymousreply 104/27/2020

The pants were certainly tight in those days.

by Anonymousreply 204/27/2020

John Schneider’s bulge was an extreme example.

by Anonymousreply 304/27/2020

Straight men are kind of stupid and there wasn’t much self awareness. Same with the women. They never spoke about such things.

by Anonymousreply 404/27/2020

It was normal back then just like all the fraus walking around without bras on and camel toes.

by Anonymousreply 504/27/2020

We thought it was groovy!

by Anonymousreply 604/27/2020

It was obscene the way they would wear their dicks to the right to show them off, sand their denim jeans at the crotch, I mean omg.

by Anonymousreply 704/27/2020

So 1970s Ginny in Billing would say nothing as the deliveryman delivered his package right at her face level?

by Anonymousreply 804/27/2020

[quote]Did men just walk around with the outline of their cock and balls showing everywhere during the 1970s?

Absolutely they did.

(far left)

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by Anonymousreply 904/27/2020

Gays used to stuff socks down there for a bigger bulge effect.

by Anonymousreply 1004/27/2020

What brought this about? Was it an extension of the sexual revolution that began in the 1960's?

by Anonymousreply 1104/27/2020

R8: Linda in Mimeograph would need a moment to fan herself.

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by Anonymousreply 1304/27/2020

It was the way pants were cut then.

Tight around the ass and crotch and flared at the bottom.

by Anonymousreply 1404/27/2020

Same with jeans.

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by Anonymousreply 1504/27/2020

Cockrings to lift the goods up and out.

by Anonymousreply 1604/27/2020

[quote]What brought this about? Was it an extension of the sexual revolution that began in the 1960's?

Yes. The sexual revolution moved on to affect the masses in the 70s. It was an overtly sexual time.

Speedos got smaller and smaller for men.

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by Anonymousreply 1704/27/2020

Did obscene cock bulge throb into the 1980s?

by Anonymousreply 1804/27/2020

Same thing for women.

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by Anonymousreply 1904/27/2020

[quote]Did obscene cock bulge throb into the 1980s?

Not so much.

They began to change the style/cut of pants.

Flares were gone and baggier looser styles took over, sadly.

by Anonymousreply 2004/27/2020

There was just so much sex in the air just walking around. No apps, no phones, no hookup sites, step and twirl, everyone was for the having you couldn't walk a block without being picked up. Guys wore vials of poppers around their necks. Phone booths rang as you walked by. For you.

by Anonymousreply 2104/27/2020

I mean the public payphones in the booths**

by Anonymousreply 2204/27/2020

Dear lord in heaven!

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by Anonymousreply 2304/27/2020

R20 Thank you

I just saw an episode of Three's Company where Jack Tripper's bulge is right in front of Mrs. Roper's face and she's acting like nothing at all!

I can't imagine a Mrs Roper type today being so blase.

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by Anonymousreply 2504/27/2020

There was also a night tightness around the ass.

(click for full reveal)

You saw perky buns wherever you went.

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by Anonymousreply 2604/27/2020

People just accepted raw male sexuality back then. They didn't try to stifle it.

by Anonymousreply 2704/27/2020

Really great time in history to check out hot male ass too. Jeans were so tight for men even with skinny jeans of today they don't compare. Skinny jeans are not flattering of the male body, the sort of flatten everything front and back making guys look asexual.

by Anonymousreply 2804/27/2020

70s British TV show The Professionals was an orgy of tight pants.

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by Anonymousreply 2904/27/2020

Skin tight jeans had to be dark blue, with white stitching on the ass, no acid washed or any of that crap. They didn't incorporate stretch in the denim back then.

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by Anonymousreply 3004/27/2020

[quote]Skin tight jeans had to be dark blue, with white stitching on the ass


by Anonymousreply 3104/27/2020

Versus non obscene penis bulge?

by Anonymousreply 3204/27/2020

Book Shields did a commercial back then that was considered very racy for the time and upset quite a few Fraus. All she says is nothing "cums" between me and my Calvins while her lags are spread wide open. She was 16. Her stage mom approved it.

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by Anonymousreply 3304/27/2020

I remember the difficulty in high school in the 70s with all the jeans bulges on display. It wasn’t a case of rare VPL. It was constant, with every boy of substance protruding shamelessly.

by Anonymousreply 3404/27/2020

Women weren't so verbally liberated then.

They didn't openly admire men - they didn't say things like "Great ass!" - when a guy walked by. So men didn't feel so self-conscious.

(srt8) Men began to appear in ads sexual objects in the 80s and it sort of shut a lot of them down and self-consciousness set in.

by Anonymousreply 3504/27/2020

Men wore them very tight indeed. Young men that is. Pay no attention to R31, he was probably a nerd.

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by Anonymousreply 3604/27/2020

[quote] Pay no attention to [R31], he was probably a nerd.

Excuse me? this from someone who wrote this queeny bullshit >

[quote]Skin tight jeans had to be dark blue, with white stitching on the ass

by Anonymousreply 3704/27/2020

Nobody cared about Fraus' opinions back then!

by Anonymousreply 3804/27/2020

I think the end came when pop culture started to embrace rap in the 80s. All those rap stars hated, HATED disco and anything remotely sexual about the male body, they only wanted to see woman sexualized. That was the beginning of baggy pants and shorts down to your ankle craze, which stuck for another 20 -30 years. Only recently have shorts on guys go back above the knee.

by Anonymousreply 3904/27/2020

[quote] Men began to appear in ads sexual objects in the 80s

But wasn't Playgirl from the 70s?

by Anonymousreply 4004/27/2020

People used to buy shrink to fit jeans, sit in a tub of water with them on for an hour so they would be molded exactly to your body. But they didn't flatten your crotch like skinny jeans. They were actually comfortable after that. You cant do that now because they are cut differently.

by Anonymousreply 4104/27/2020

Those pants need to make a comeback, R15.

by Anonymousreply 4204/27/2020

[quote]But wasn't Playgirl from the 70s?

Yes, but it wasn't the same as ads and general sexual-objectification of men in the 80s. Most people never even saw the inside of a Playgirl.

by Anonymousreply 4304/27/2020

& the more people wore those tight jeans, the thinner and more revealing they became.

Guys lived in them...maybe had just two pairs.

by Anonymousreply 4404/27/2020

Woman didn't really buy Playgirl If you get my drift.

Sure some did, and yes it had the appearance of being marketed to woman but my guess was the vast majority were sold to gay men at the time. We didn't have much to work with.

by Anonymousreply 4504/27/2020

As someone mentioned above, guys would take some sand paper to the bulge part with them on so that once you washed them, the worn texture there highlighted your package. Only worked if the rest of the jeans looked worn to pull it off as natural.

by Anonymousreply 4604/27/2020

Even Sci-Fi got into the act.

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by Anonymousreply 4704/27/2020

[quote]Woman didn't really buy Playgirl If you get my drift.

They did as a joke I remember.

My aunt bought my mother the first issue. Ha! Ha!

Three guesses where that ended up.

by Anonymousreply 4804/27/2020

So high school guys would show up to class like this in these cock showing jeans in 1977 and Mrs. Frau History Teacher would just say nothing? That's hilarous

by Anonymousreply 4904/27/2020

& let's not forget "Viva"...for women. But it was a little bit too soft focus for me.

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by Anonymousreply 5004/27/2020

Gays had "After Dark" - but it was pretty lame.

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by Anonymousreply 5104/27/2020

Silly pics like this in After Dark.

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by Anonymousreply 5204/27/2020

R9 Damn!

by Anonymousreply 5304/27/2020

The guy on the right - I remember when those coffee colored speedos came in. They were considered very stylish and European.

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by Anonymousreply 5404/27/2020

It was the pants, especially those made from polyester double knit. Some guys list to port, others starboard; but tackle had to go somewhere unless you did like trannies and tuck it backwards.

Overall in general 1970's was not the best era for men's fashion.

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by Anonymousreply 5504/28/2020

[quote]Overall in general 1970's was not the best era for men's fashion.

we're not talking about "style" Mary

and very few people dressed like in your pic. Regular guys laughed at that look.

by Anonymousreply 5604/28/2020

[quote] Mrs. Frau History Teacher would just say nothing?

What do you expect she would say, Rose? Excuse me, young man, please put that engorged penis away now!

by Anonymousreply 5704/28/2020

No the 70's but damn could you imagine him in a pair of pants back then?

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by Anonymousreply 5804/28/2020

Men had more of a raw sexuality back then.

by Anonymousreply 5904/28/2020

R58 ruined the 70s atmosphere with that ugly pic and those awful baggy pants on the right.

by Anonymousreply 6004/28/2020

R52 that's a hot pic

by Anonymousreply 6104/28/2020

R59 So did women. Fuck the world went backwards after the 1970s.

by Anonymousreply 6204/28/2020

R62, the 1980's brought Reagan and Thatcher.

by Anonymousreply 6304/28/2020

Which had dick all to do with penis bulges, r61, but WTF, right? As if every tenth thread doesn't have "Hottest Ass" in the title.

by Anonymousreply 6404/28/2020

[quote]Which had dick all to do with penis bulges

are you Swiss?

by Anonymousreply 6504/28/2020

More 70s cock please

by Anonymousreply 6604/28/2020

No, r65. New Jerseyan. Should I have hyphenated "dick-all"?

by Anonymousreply 6704/28/2020

Three well known gay pornstars from the 70s picking up some off the porn set fashion modeling work. You have Bob Noll in the grey singlet, Gordon Grant in the tight red lounge pants, and the late great (straight)v Colt print model Bill Cable in the black.

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by Anonymousreply 6904/28/2020

AIDS and Reagan in the 80s and the shreiks of Gay cancer made America less cock positive.

Men's jeans got a loose fit, the cock lost its definition and nobody wanted anything to do with the evil member that spread disease.

At the same time, athletic uniforms, especially in basket ball, started to move from the high cut short-short to the virtual skirts that are worn today.

Gotta hide that PENIS!

by Anonymousreply 7004/28/2020

The penis is the giver of life, and should always be exalted.

by Anonymousreply 7104/28/2020

It was also the era of leather pants. Not just for clones.

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by Anonymousreply 7204/28/2020

[quote]cock lost its definition

cock stopped meaning "cock"?

by Anonymousreply 7304/28/2020

Jeans were tight and were low cut so if you pulled your pants up high the inseam would rise up into your crotch pushing your goodies to one side. This was before boxer briefs were created so you wore tighty whites or loose boxers which let your dick and balls hang down your pant leg.

by Anonymousreply 7404/28/2020

It was before gays blew their bodies up like the Michelin Man. Toned bodies was enough.

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by Anonymousreply 7504/28/2020

Back in the 70's nearly everybody was slim and could wear cool stuff. Of course that changed over the decades as populations waist lines expanded - probably part of the reason for why people dress like they do now.

by Anonymousreply 7604/28/2020

Lots of VPL in the '70s.

by Anonymousreply 7704/28/2020

In my Jr HS and S HS there were several male teachers who showed their junk 5 days a week. It was 6 years of wonderful exhibitionism. Nobody spoke about it, really. Except one teacher was so handsome and his junk so ample. He had a moustach and sideburns too. And he was nice. His name rhymed with penis so sometimes people would say Mr. Penis and people would giggle. It was not considered vulgar - it was more - wow - that guy is the STAR with his huge admirable package!

by Anonymousreply 7804/28/2020

OP, this happened all the time in the 70s. Our penises were bigger than you can find in today's young men. We Boomers were the last generation with the really big dicks. The hole in the ozone caused the penises to shrink. Then, because the dicks had become so small, the towel dance dance as men tried to hide their little dicks.

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by Anonymousreply 8004/28/2020

Bulges were expected of rock stars

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by Anonymousreply 8104/28/2020

It was AIDS, as someone said earlier, that turned the world sexophobic. Or at least dongophobic.

by Anonymousreply 8204/28/2020

Before Aids there was that thing heterosexuals had...what was it called....they'd have blisters round their mouths and stuff..

by Anonymousreply 8304/28/2020

That's herpes simplex 1 aka fever blisters or cold sores.

by Anonymousreply 8404/28/2020

And herpes (1 or 2) is certainly not relegated just to the hetero community.

by Anonymousreply 8504/28/2020

Herpes is not why basketball shorts went from this:

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by Anonymousreply 8604/28/2020

to this.

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by Anonymousreply 8704/28/2020

OMG and remember tennis shorts in the 70s?

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by Anonymousreply 8804/28/2020

[quote] those rap stars hated, HATED disco and anything remotely sexual about the male body, they only wanted to see woman sexualized.

Just the one, dear?

by Anonymousreply 8904/28/2020

[quote]those rap stars hated, HATED disco and anything remotely sexual about the male body, they only wanted to see woman sexualized.

Women can also be very cunty about men in speedos and tight pants.

Yet look how they walk about.

by Anonymousreply 9004/28/2020

The show Hunter is actually from the 80's but Fred Dryer wore his jeans packed to the right in every episode.

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by Anonymousreply 9104/28/2020

What we liked about basketball.

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by Anonymousreply 9204/28/2020

Hot, r78.

by Anonymousreply 9304/28/2020

These old photos are hot af. Love the outlines and the guys builds. Sadly, even if you brought back the fashion today, the majority would be too small cocked and too fat to look anything but ridiculous.

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by Anonymousreply 9504/28/2020

Freddie Mercury in his spandex suits owns this thread. With the chest hair peeking through, the slenderness and the shag haircut...just iconic.

by Anonymousreply 9604/28/2020

[quote]Freddie Mercury in his spandex suits owns this thread.

He doesn't OWN it. No one walked around like that.

Demis Roussos also does not own this thread.

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by Anonymousreply 9704/28/2020

Penis is not obscene. Neither are bulges.

by Anonymousreply 9804/28/2020

Good times! Amazing how the world was much less uptight than it is today.

by Anonymousreply 9904/28/2020

R98 You're right. In and of themselves, neither is obscene. But what it makes me think about IS obscene.

by Anonymousreply 10004/28/2020

back in the late 70's and early 80's EVERYONE wore their pants especially their jeans skin tight, literally spray painted on whether they had the ass or legs to do so..

the greatest ass i have ever seen in person (or in photos or video for that matter) was when i was in high school and this wrestler/track athlete guy i was a "acquaintance" of wore these "powder blue" light colored jeans that were so spray painted on that LITERALLY when he walked and put one leg in front of the other left, right, right, left and so on the creases under each ass cheek were SO PERFECTLY "lined" in those jeans it was literally incredible! i have never ever ever seen such a similar sight in decades...i stared hypnotized at his ass like this as he walked in front of me down the hallway... IF ONLY i had a camcorder at the time, in the early 80's....

it was such a different time... i knew of guys who didn't wear any underwear! the baseball coach who was hairy lean ripped body and with mustache and attractive would walk around nude in our locker room, not caring us young guys and his OWN PLAYERS on the baseball team saw him walking around nude and then showering! (what he couldn't wait until he got home to shower and how dirty was a coach anyway?)...

short shorts were "in" as well... velour material was "in"... "daisy duke short short jean shorts" were in for men and women! and guys wore jockstraps that could be seen as well under whatever they were wearing...

by Anonymousreply 10104/28/2020

I well remember seeing this incredibly hot number in the market one summer day back in the late 70's, wearing very short cutoff jeans shorts. The hem of the shorts had rolled up (I assumed from sitting) that the pouch of his tighty whities containing his scrotum was poking out. Poor thing didn't even know, or care apparently.

by Anonymousreply 10204/28/2020

Bulges and sexualized men spilled way into the 80s. It was the rise of hip-hop and then grunge (with the stupid flannel shirts wrapped around the waist) that killed the bulge/VPL in rock music.

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by Anonymousreply 10304/28/2020

[quote]Sadly, even if you brought back the fashion today, the majority would be too small cocked


Do you think only people in the ‘70s had big cocks or something?

by Anonymousreply 10404/28/2020

[quote] when he walked and put one leg in front of the other left, right, right, left

Why were you ogling this poor handicapped boy and his odd walk?

by Anonymousreply 10504/28/2020

But skinny jeans are popular now more than ever

by Anonymousreply 10604/28/2020

Now everyone is a disgusting obese lardass or a road queen.

by Anonymousreply 10704/28/2020

[quote]It was before gays blew their bodies up like the Michelin Man. Toned bodies was enough.

Some people used chest expanders. A good chest under a t shirt was what was called for.

Or bullworkers >

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by Anonymousreply 10804/28/2020

[quote] or a road queen.

Is that the new Buick that’s all the rage?

by Anonymousreply 10904/28/2020

Starting in the 'oughts, skinny jeans and stretch jeans became a huge fashion BUT the cut was different than 501s, designer jeans etc of olden days. So a trouser that promised 80% display of fabulous young junk, ended up presenting vague VPL, rarely, here and there. I'm a college prof and its pretty rare I see VPL and its usually when some young stud is wearing no-brand chinos, army fatigues, or cheap flimsy shorts.

by Anonymousreply 11004/28/2020

Even Tom Jones stuck a sock in it to create the bulge effect

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far left

The New Seekers.

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by Anonymousreply 11204/28/2020

From the reports from several of Tom Jones' former lovers he had absolutely no need for any padding.

by Anonymousreply 11304/28/2020

Exactly R107. Add in their wide hips and flat ass, too. Nothing like these pics from the 70's.

by Anonymousreply 11404/28/2020

Michael Landon - in pants that aren't even that tight

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by Anonymousreply 11604/28/2020

It was a combination of things, all unfortunate. With the exception of jeans and good suits, pants back then were made of polyester, regardless of fabric, they were all cut really low on the waist (the zippers being about 2"), and were REALLY tight. Coupled with the fact that it was de rigueur to not wear underwear, it was all pretty messy. Especially in the bars, the queens would be showing everything they had, which in most cases, should have NEVER been seen, even in the shower.

by Anonymousreply 11704/28/2020

R97 - that îs precisely the point. NOBODY was like him. Other dudes looked hot, he took it to an iconic level. Love him or hate him, that man could do anything and still look iconic while the other faded away into middle age.

by Anonymousreply 11804/28/2020

Black Shampoo (1976) is worth checking out.

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by Anonymousreply 11904/28/2020

[quote] With the exception of jeans and good suits, pants back then were made of polyester, regardless of fabric

Mine weren't. If I didn't wear jeans or dress pants, I wore 100% khakis. I never, ever wore polyester pants.

by Anonymousreply 12004/28/2020

r120 ^ 100% cotton khakis

by Anonymousreply 12104/28/2020

More Black Shampoo.

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by Anonymousreply 12204/28/2020

Clothes on.

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by Anonymousreply 12304/28/2020

Clothes off.

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by Anonymousreply 12404/28/2020

you'll need to click on this to see that 70s ass.

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by Anonymousreply 12504/28/2020

70s shorts.

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by Anonymousreply 12604/28/2020

very tight speedos - you can see his religion.

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Tom in speedos.

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by Anonymousreply 12904/28/2020

It’s strange to think that back in the 1970s, most gay men had slender/toned/swimmer’s builds, and thought nothing of walking around the gayborhood with their shirts off.

But today’s crop of Muscle Marys NEVER take their shirts off, except in parks, at beaches, etc.

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by Anonymousreply 13004/28/2020

I love the title of this thread. It keeps popping up as I scroll through DL while on lunch with coworkers.

by Anonymousreply 13104/28/2020
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by Anonymousreply 13304/28/2020

those rap stars hated, HATED disco and anything remotely sexual about the male body....... The much discussed homophobia in the black community during Pete's campaign?

by Anonymousreply 13404/28/2020

Not hot.

by Anonymousreply 13504/28/2020

Nothing like the shrinkwrapped genitals of the spandex 90s can we have a thread on that please?

by Anonymousreply 13604/28/2020

I've been following this thread all day. I'm exhausted.

by Anonymousreply 13704/28/2020

Paul Snider, the sleazy freak husband of Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten who murdered her and then blew his own brains out.

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by Anonymousreply 13804/28/2020

a Bruce bulge

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by Anonymousreply 13904/28/2020

I think it's Robin Trower in the white pants in this Procol Harum video who is promoting his junk at :55.

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by Anonymousreply 14004/28/2020

I love that song, R140 - gays it seems, do not, in general.

by Anonymousreply 14104/28/2020

I'm gay and love that song. Long those bulges, too! Good style!

by Anonymousreply 14204/28/2020

R117, what kind of insane place did you grow up in, if everyone was wearing polyester pants? I never had any, except for the few that my mother bought when I was in high school. As soon as I turned 18, that was the end of that. They snagged. The melted. They were easy to get rid of. After those were gone, not even polyester blends!

I was such a little fag that when I was 18, I moved into my first apartment which I shared with a friend. I had the kind of money you would expect for an 18 year old with a part-time job, but when I bought my first bed sheets, goddamnit, they were 100% cotton and by Halston. I know now, as I knew then, that had sold his name to JC Penney, but it was the best I could do in Indiana in the '70s.

No, we did not all wear fucking polyester pants.

by Anonymousreply 14304/28/2020

I absolutely agree with you R143. I distinctly remember us making fun of people who wore polyester pants. They were NEVER cool. And good for you about the cotton sheets. You were, and remain a man of good taste!

by Anonymousreply 14404/28/2020

R69 Third guy over to the right is def packing with a sock. He's trying to bring attention to his fake bulge with his hand placement. Tom Jones also stuffed his pants with a sock, at least that's what my mom always said (with her eyes glued to the tv).

by Anonymousreply 14504/28/2020

R140, yum! A [italic]wider[/italic] shade of pale more like it...

by Anonymousreply 14604/28/2020

[quote]Tom Jones also stuffed his pants with a sock, at least that's what my mom always said (with her eyes glued to the tv).

I posted this, but it was ignored

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by Anonymousreply 14704/28/2020

Nowadays one has to turn to reality television for O.P.B. in the arts!

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by Anonymousreply 14804/28/2020

i remember as a youngster seeing a TOM JONES concert on PBS i think and it was OBSCENE the way his bulge was bulging his entire manhood off to one side of his zipper and so blatant.. I'm surprised he got away with this and was never charged with public indecency! of course it was hot and thank goodness i just discovered the joy of masturbation! laugh!...

i also remember when i was a kid seeing him in a tv movie called "pleasure cove" where he played what else a himbo and i remember him wearing some small red bikini! oh yeah!...

by Anonymousreply 14904/28/2020

He REALLY kissed his lady fans.

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by Anonymousreply 15004/28/2020

Jane! You slut!

by Anonymousreply 15104/28/2020

Some rockers rocking the bulge

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by Anonymousreply 15204/28/2020

We would always see manly bulges on tv. And on the pages of Tiger Beat.

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by Anonymousreply 15304/28/2020

Presenting Sir Tom Jones - and Anthony Perkins (who knew he was hung?), Lee Majors, Ricky Nelson, Mr. Burt Reynolds, and more...

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by Anonymousreply 15404/28/2020

Gigi loves queer dick!

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by Anonymousreply 15504/28/2020

Not many people were fat back then so just about everyone looked good in jeans.

by Anonymousreply 15604/28/2020

let's not forget the gorgeous Dack Rambo. Back in the day the running line was that when Dack entered a room his basket came in a full 10 seconds before the rest of him.

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by Anonymousreply 15704/28/2020

wooops wrong thread Gigi

by Anonymousreply 15804/28/2020

No. Let me stay. I like the view in here.

by Anonymousreply 15904/28/2020

seems so man y in Hollywood showed bulge. Were they cast in these shows off of the "couch" performance?

by Anonymousreply 16004/28/2020

LIS of hot guys on TV and construction mancandy in the 1980s even in nice tight jeans that showed off their butts and bulges. Those were the days of great-fitting all cotton jeans, not the “mommie” spanx stretch jeans today that are cut so—shapeless. Though a few really hung guys can still show some good bulge in some of those occasionally.

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Shaun Cassidy

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Poor Caitlyn looks like she already had the surgery by the 80s.

by Anonymousreply 16404/28/2020

Shaun showed that huge package every chance he got. It was a great mix of giant man junk and pretty girly boy face.

by Anonymousreply 16504/28/2020

Sexy Rexy

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Rex has lipstick lesbian face.

by Anonymousreply 16704/28/2020

Wow, r154!

by Anonymousreply 16804/28/2020

[quote]But skinny jeans are popular now more than ever

Not the same, today's skinny jeans down play the male package making guys look almost like a trany. They flatten out instead of giving room for bulge.

by Anonymousreply 16904/28/2020

Thanks for posting that link r152

That first pic is Marc Bolan of T-Rex. One of the first Glam Rock bands from the early 70s

by Anonymousreply 17004/28/2020

I hadn't thought about Rex Smith in years. Had to look him up to see what he looks like today as a 64 year old.

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by Anonymousreply 17104/28/2020

Bon Scott

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by Anonymousreply 17204/28/2020

Bon Scott again. His jeans finally gave up the fight.

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by Anonymousreply 17304/28/2020

aint you gurls forgettin somethin'?

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by Anonymousreply 17404/28/2020

I just threw up in my mouth R174.

by Anonymousreply 17504/29/2020

Bon Scott deserves a 10/10 for package presentation skills. He gets one nut down one leg, than cock and nut down the other, all with excellent definition and fullness.

by Anonymousreply 17604/29/2020

[quote] i just discovered the joy of masturbation! laugh!...

Why are you telling us to laugh?

by Anonymousreply 17704/29/2020

[quote] LIS of hot guys on TV and construction mancandy in the 1980s even in nice tight jeans that showed off their butts and bulges.


by Anonymousreply 17804/29/2020

Love this thread! Much needed in the days of depressing Corona. Why do so many of these guys look like they have boners? Did the average guy wear a cock ring or stuff his pants or just some celebs and when out cruising?

by Anonymousreply 17904/29/2020

Youth and friction

by Anonymousreply 18004/29/2020

That photo of Shaun at R163 brought back memories.

Now that I'm an old guy, it seems rather pervy, but I'm the same age as he is, and back then, boy did I have a crush on him. I used to steal my sister's Tiger Beat magazine and lust over Shaun and David Cassidy, Rex Smith, and Leif Garrett

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by Anonymousreply 18104/29/2020

This thread is bringing back so many great memories.

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by Anonymousreply 18304/29/2020

Can we please retire Olivia De Haviland for, say, the next hundred years. That picture has been neither funny nor interesting for the last 100.

by Anonymousreply 18404/29/2020

Country singer Aaron Tippin always gave great bulge back in the day. And still does to this day.

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by Anonymousreply 18504/29/2020

Not from the 70s, but Paul Addelstein certainly knows how to show his equipment loud and proud.

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by Anonymousreply 18604/29/2020

R185 be still my heart!

by Anonymousreply 18704/29/2020

[quote] Coupled with the fact that it was de rigueur to not wear underwear

I was in high school in the 1970s and I can tell you we did wear underwear (thank you mandatory showers in gym class). Most of us wore white Jockey shorts. It was the cut of the pants that showed off your dick and balls. Most of us white guys wore Levis but the Latinos and African-Americans liked Angels Flight ('the fit is snug and provocative' said the ads)

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by Anonymousreply 18804/29/2020

In HS, 70s, we went commando after school. In college, early 80s, commando was common on campus. In gay fun times in the mid to late 80s, commando was common when clubbing and cruising.

by Anonymousreply 18904/29/2020

The dirty hippies were too poor to buy underwear, the layabout loafers!

by Anonymousreply 19004/29/2020

[quote]R138 Paul Snider, the sleazy freak husband of Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten who murdered her and then blew his own brains out.

Poor Dorothy. Looking like the American Dream made creamy flesh, she could have had practically any man in the world.

And she ended up with HIM : (

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by Anonymousreply 19104/29/2020

Dennis Cole

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by Anonymousreply 19204/29/2020

Those shorts were so great, r192.

by Anonymousreply 19304/29/2020

Ryan O'Neal

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by Anonymousreply 19404/29/2020

a young Jeff Bridges . . .

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by Anonymousreply 19504/29/2020

Someone post Roddy McDowell from that Columbo episode!

by Anonymousreply 19604/29/2020

you could have googled yourself with the keystrokes above.

by Anonymousreply 19704/29/2020

Here's Roddy in his tight slacks.

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by Anonymousreply 19804/29/2020

And another.

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by Anonymousreply 19904/29/2020

Here's Roddy giving a little crouch crotch action.

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by Anonymousreply 20004/29/2020

Roddy was a damn fine looking man in his younger years. I would kill to read his secret diaries. Does anyone know who has them, or if they even still exist? He was said to know everyfuckingbody's secrets in Hollywood. Now that's the mark of a good queen.

by Anonymousreply 20104/29/2020

Nightclub scene from 19872's "Blacula"

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by Anonymousreply 20204/29/2020

JD Souther

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by Anonymousreply 20304/29/2020

JC Penney and Sears ads were devoid of penis. I’ve never seen a photo of Mike Pence without a jacket but I’m assuming it’s something like this.

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by Anonymousreply 20404/29/2020

r201, from another thread, I believe they are time-locked like the Kennedy Assassination.

by Anonymousreply 20504/29/2020

Keith Carradine moose knuckles

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Paul Michael Glaser

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David Soul

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Lindsay Buckingham

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by Anonymousreply 21004/29/2020

I had a pair of Calvin Kleins that were so tight I had to lay on the bed to pull them up . When I took them off Id have deep welts on my hips . Baby,I WORE those jeans to death ! It was the mid 80s when bulges started disappearing ,my best friend and I swear they created a Bulge Police dept . It astonishes me that skinny jeans are so "in" yet you rarely see a decent bulge anymore.

by Anonymousreply 21104/29/2020

[quote] It astonishes me that skinny jeans are so "in" yet you rarely see a decent bulge anymore.

It's the cut.

Tight suit pants or dress pants were even more revealing. Nothing turns me on like a cheap (tight) 70s suit.

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by Anonymousreply 21204/29/2020

That tight double knit back in the 70s did stretch around bulges perfectly.

by Anonymousreply 21304/30/2020

Back then a man's bulge was considered sacrosanct. It was a demonstration of a man's power and masculinity. No one ever discussed a man's package (at least in public). They were just accepted by all, and secretly admired by both men and women.

by Anonymousreply 21404/30/2020

and don't forget the outrageous wide open shirts unbuttoned to like 3 buttons (or more!) showing off a guy's chest, preferably hairy chest....

thanks lee majors, gil gerard, david hasselhoff (knight rider days), tom selleck and before them the one and only CLINT WALKER!...

by Anonymousreply 21504/30/2020

There's a reason Spanish matadors show their equipment so blatantly. It is a sign of their masculinity and power.

by Anonymousreply 21604/30/2020

[quote]Back then a man's bulge was considered sacrosanct. It was a demonstration of a man's power and masculinity. No one ever discussed a man's package (at least in public). They were just accepted by all, and secretly admired by both men and women.

I don't think so. You're projecting from your own gay angle on this.

by Anonymousreply 21704/30/2020

Oh, please, the young'ns today will not even get naked in a locker room, so afraid they are to be seen. NOT ONE of them would have the nerve to go commando in 1970s era pants and proudly show the world their junk. No, not them. They would cower in a corner and point at you and scream, "PEDO!"

Useless emasculated cowards.

by Anonymousreply 21804/30/2020

I've often thought homophobia was the main reason most straight men stopped showing off their bulges and open shirt hairy chests over the last 20+ years. I've heard more than one guy over the years say they thought the tight pants/hairy chest look to be stereotypically gay. These days it does seem to mainly be the gays who have the guts to still show their baskets proudly.

by Anonymousreply 21904/30/2020

[quote] I don't think so. You're projecting from your own gay angle on this.

Pal, I'm almost 67 years old. I think I know a little more about this than you do. I don't know how old you are but you seem to be quite young.

by Anonymousreply 22004/30/2020

R218, I see more bulges and VPL today than ever, thanks to the proliferation of basketball shorts and pajama pants being what some consider appropriate outerwear.

by Anonymousreply 22104/30/2020

R214 is right.

The photos in this thread are mostly from show business. These guys are showing off their boxes the way the women of Hollywood show off their tits. Sex sells. But it sells for a reason. It's powerful.

Away from Hollywood, men all still play that 'mine's bigger' game. And when a man had a big dick in the 1970s, the most was made of that tactical advantage. If you've got it, flaunt it. And they did.

by Anonymousreply 22204/30/2020

[quote]David Soul

Mr Soul was obviously anticipating being a participant in DL "presenting" threads.

by Anonymousreply 22304/30/2020

R188 Yes, Angels Flight pants were big when I was in high school, and I loved watching the hot guys in my class walk down the halls in them. They really accentuated the dick bulge and the ass.

by Anonymousreply 22404/30/2020

No one wore shit like this. They would have been laughed at, even then.

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by Anonymousreply 22504/30/2020

I mean on the left.

by Anonymousreply 22604/30/2020

Damn that is one hell of mooseknuckle on David Soul

by Anonymousreply 22704/30/2020

Patrick Duffy

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by Anonymousreply 22804/30/2020

R225 I was gonna say, I was a teenager in the 1970s, and while I never saw anybody wearing that shit on the left, lots of guys wore the styles on the right.

by Anonymousreply 22904/30/2020

What I wore when not at work in the 1970s. The jeans made the look. The buttons made the look easily, painlessly accessible when I didn't wear subtrou (I never heard the word "commando" prior to the internet).

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And I’ve never heard the word “subtrou.”

Is that what y’all call unnerbritches?

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Back in the day the only men who wore that tacky crap shown in the photo at R225 were black pimps. I occasionally saw them in those silly getups along the hooker stroll on Ponce de Leon Ave.. Dinner time at Mary Mac's Tea Room often afforded diners with a parade of outlandish attire passing by their windows.

by Anonymousreply 23304/30/2020

Tantalizing, r232. Gave me a chubby.

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by Anonymousreply 23504/30/2020

The reason you don't see bulge with tight blue jeans now is most have spandex in the fabric.

by Anonymousreply 23604/30/2020

And that Millennials generally have little dicks.

by Anonymousreply 23704/30/2020

R237 disagree

by Anonymousreply 23804/30/2020

r237 needs to see the #shampoobottle thread, or the Dicks of Reddit threads.

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by Anonymousreply 23904/30/2020

R202 OMG! Nothing left to the imagination there!

by Anonymousreply 24004/30/2020

Not the '70s but I just turned on the TV to see Steve Guttenberg in Coccoon in short shorts, sporting major bulge. He's kind of dorky looking but he has a fine body. And there's a scene where they're on a yacht and the camera pans up to Steve standing over an access hatch with his shorts opening up to upper thigh. Such a tease.

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by Anonymousreply 24105/01/2020

R216 Wow, you're a regular Ferdinand de Saussure!

by Anonymousreply 24205/01/2020

R241 Just watched Cocoon on TCM tonight, too, and goddamn! Guttenburg in his prime was one hot piece of meat with one helluva bulge showing in those cutoffs!

by Anonymousreply 24305/01/2020

[quote] Really great time in history to check out hot male ass too. Jeans were so tight for men even with skinny jeans of today they don't compare. Skinny jeans are not flattering of the male body, the sort of flatten everything front and back making guys look asexual.

Jeans were tight. Asses were flat, flat, flat.

by Anonymousreply 24405/01/2020

Today, men are wimps when compared to those of the 70's. Today during any interview or photo, men wear loose fitting pants or have the shirt tail cover their crotch. It is so apparent that directors make sure everything is covered. Watch interviews on late night talk shows. Men either cross their legs or tug on that shirt to ensure their crotch is not showing. On cable network shows such as HGTV or the Cooking channel, good looking men always ensure their shirt tails are out and covering. Bunch of Puritans.

by Anonymousreply 24505/01/2020

speaking of Steve Guttenberg

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by Anonymousreply 24605/02/2020

Sadly like most very sexy young Jewish men, Guttenberg's allure is long past. He looks as if he's had a few too many chemical peels.

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by Anonymousreply 24705/02/2020

R247 We all have a point in life where he hit our physical peak, then it's all downhill from there. Fortunately, celluloid was able to capture Guttenberg's peak in 1985.

by Anonymousreply 24805/02/2020

[quote]We all have a point in life where he hit our physical peak,

I wish he hit my peak at his peak.

by Anonymousreply 24905/02/2020

The best time to see cock in pants was during the Regency period.

by Anonymousreply 25005/02/2020

No reason to hide it. Women don't hide their boobs either.

by Anonymousreply 25105/02/2020

[quote] Women don't hide their boobs either.

I wish they would. I don’t need to see jugs wantonly displayed or protruding out of someone’s personal space into mine.

by Anonymousreply 25205/02/2020

Mamma issues?

by Anonymousreply 25305/02/2020

All these actors showing off in tight pants makes one wonder if producers deliberately cast hung guys because they'll be popular and thus call attention to the work at hand.

So, like, it's not an accident that so many actors (especially on TV or in movies) turn up in these shots.

by Anonymousreply 25405/02/2020

Now I'm angry.

So the frauen are allowed to walk around with their cow udders hanging out for all the world to see? It's like a field trip to a fuckin' dairy farm.

It's disgusting.

by Anonymousreply 25505/02/2020

[quote]All these actors showing off in tight pants makes one wonder if producers deliberately cast hung guys because they'll be popular and thus call attention to the work at hand.

Not all those guys are hung. The clothes were tight and cut to accentuate the goods. Like the underwear today with the pouch that pushes everything up to a big bulge.

by Anonymousreply 25605/02/2020

[quote] The clothes were tight and cut to accentuate the goods.

Just like the old push up bras for the broads. So that they lift and separate.

by Anonymousreply 25705/02/2020

I love this thread. May it never die.

by Anonymousreply 25805/09/2020

Everything was bigger then. Our music, our shirtcollars, our dreams, our dicks.

by Anonymousreply 25905/09/2020

This is when the female Boomers were still young and getting high. They had not yet embraced their inner frau cunt. That’s why things like this were able to slide on by.

by Anonymousreply 26005/09/2020

[quote]R255 So the frauen are allowed to walk around with their cow udders hanging out for all the world to see? It's disgusting.

I can see your dirty pillows.

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Gen "Z" and Millenials are afraid to show their packages for fear that someone will see it AND realize that us boomers were better endowed.

by Anonymousreply 26201/09/2021

Yes they did. It was a glorious time. Nice, big manly bugles everywhere you looked. Now? Is he a micro ? I can not tell! Sigh.... Old bitty, missing her youth and those lovely, beautiful men.

by Anonymousreply 26301/09/2021

Back then you a man was allowed to have a penis without shame or negotiation as to its validity. It was generally accepted that men had them and it was no big deal.

Now its considered to be LITERAL VIOLENCE!!!!

by Anonymousreply 26401/10/2021

Somebody doesn't want Insurrection threads foremost.

by Anonymousreply 26501/10/2021

^I promise I'll get back to task, right after I rub one out.

by Anonymousreply 26601/10/2021

Tom Jones in this pic proves he was stuffing it at the height of his fame. Decidedly average. Cockring and a bit of a wank before taking the stage.

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Tom Jones was sex on 2 legs. Yummy. Obviously, for a women born in the knuckle dragging, fake Christian, women treated as children who were expected to mind their men like a child, I never fit in here . My friends were who ever I bumped souls with. And no man anywhere was going to tell me wtf I could and could not do. Men are beautiful. Sex is great. No shame. They would tell us we needed God, to "get right". Really? Aren't you fucking half of the women in your church and some of the men too? So we were not going to let these backwoods hillbillies drag our happy asses back to the stone age. The men let it all hang out and we loved it!

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by Anonymousreply 26901/10/2021

I like you r268.

by Anonymousreply 27001/10/2021

R268 😘

by Anonymousreply 27101/10/2021

[quote]Somebody doesn't want Insurrection threads foremost.

I'd much rather read about these dicks than, well, those dicks.

by Anonymousreply 27201/10/2021

R272 I wish I could give you a ww for that! My options do not appear, idk why. But that was a great reply!

by Anonymousreply 27301/10/2021

r273, up at the top, do you see "Log In/Register"? If so, do so. If you're not signed in, you won't see the blue and orange circles.

by Anonymousreply 27401/10/2021

No. I am logged in, I have paid my fee. All I see is the watched tread icon, and a square box with an arrow. I am using an android phone. Going to read settings again. Thank you.

by Anonymousreply 27501/10/2021

[quote]I am using an android phone.

You might find things work better on a desktop or laptop. There's a lot I can't access on my phone (though the WW/FF/null person dots work).

by Anonymousreply 27601/10/2021

Click the square box with the arrow R275 and it will expand and you will see the WW, FF and block buttons.

by Anonymousreply 27701/10/2021

Found it! Thanks so much!

by Anonymousreply 27801/10/2021

Everyone did it.

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by Anonymousreply 27901/10/2021

Because obscenity was all the rage OP.

by Anonymousreply 28001/10/2021

David Bowie and his mooseknuckle. Frankly, I think he looks hideous here.

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by Anonymousreply 28101/11/2021

Bowie was probably at the height of his addictions there, he does look totally terrible.

by Anonymousreply 28201/11/2021

Those loose shorts guys wore in the summer. They would reveal a tantalizing view of one exposed ball, anywhere from the size of a dime up to quarter size.

🎶 Memories, light the corners of my mind.....🎶

by Anonymousreply 28301/11/2021

R283 - like this?

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by Anonymousreply 28401/11/2021

R284 Yesss! Oh my word! Momma having a hot flash! 🥵

by Anonymousreply 28501/11/2021

I was into virginity.

by Anonymousreply 28601/11/2021

If you don't have what it takes- we can help.

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by Anonymousreply 28701/11/2021

Maybe even '60's?

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by Anonymousreply 28801/14/2021

[r16]. There's always some old fucker who has to mention cock rings. No they didn't ALL wear cock rings. Only the daft queens in those silly leather get ups wore them. The ultimate dick wilter. Makes me think of guys who can't get it up/keep it up. All guys wore tight cut pants and speedo style trunks at the beach. Just the norm. It's why I used to love Sundays at the beach or a ride on the bus/train as a teenager in the 70's. That's how I knew I was gay. In the 80s a lot of gay guys wore jeans so tight they pushed everything, cock and balls down one side of the leg. Again, not a look I liked. Too obvious. But all those men just walking round with the outline of their package showing was heaven! My favourite picture of Alan Price, an English singer in the 60's. A subtle bulge shot probably not even aware then he was doing it. I had the hots for him as a kid. I still do.

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by Anonymousreply 28901/14/2021

FYI, Steve Guttenberg is gay (inspire of what Wikipedia or his agent says).

[quote]I don't really talk about it...

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