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    Any correlation between wingspan and height?

    I heard that you should be about as tall as your wingspan. I'm 6'2" and my wingspan is 6'7", so maybe I still have a growth spurt left in me?
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    lol wingspan? wat are you a jumbo jet?
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    No, that's actually the correct term. Not armspan.
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    Yes there is a correlation in the taller you are the longer your wingspan, but your height is not exactly your wingspan some people just have long arms.
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    the general rule is that your height in the same as your wingspan..of course its not true for everyone.
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    Originally Posted by Fall of Forever
    Yes there is a correlation in the taller you are the longer your wingspan, but your height is not exactly your wingspan some people just have long arms.
    Damn I hope I still have 3"-4" more of growing to do. *crosses fingers*
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    my wingspan is 6'5. thats 7 inches taller than my height. i was actually googling this the other day out of curiosity. apparently it could indicate some disease that makes you die early. however, abnormally long limb length is only one symptom.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marfan_syndrome

    abe lincoln supposedly had it
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    I've been told my boxing skill is due to "lucky genetics" which has bestowed upon me a wingspan of 6'5 at a height of 5'10''-5'11''. Then again, maybe I'm just a badass. I really hope I grow more. My arms are ridiculously long compared to my body. Arms that should probably be around 17'' are around 16.5''... <insert sad pathetic face here>

    Oh yeah, I got completely off topic, yes there is a correlation, but it is not exact. a difference of 3-4 inches is fairly normal.
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    Oh my god, that Marfan **** is scaring me. I consider my chest to be one of my best features, but it just naturally sticks out a ton and the muscle on top of it makes it just look large, but I am pretty sure I have pectus carinatum. That on top of the retinal stuff and the long limbs is really scaring the **** out of me.
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    The demons are sleepless and immaterial, death is at hand, and I am weak. Lord, help me; do not let Thy creature perish, for Thou carest for me in my misery.

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    yeah i know exactly what you mean lol. all the memories of when ppl told me "wow you have long fingers"..the eye problems, flat fleet,lung problems hand flexibility. if i wrap my pinkie and thumb around my wrist they overlap slightly. so i was just sittin there thinkin wtf, i'm not a doctor but i hope to god i dont have this ****.
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