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Fly Down Etiquette

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by taller hack, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. taller hack

    taller hack Member

    I was at a BBQ Sunday evening, and I happened to notice that a female at the party had her fly down, and I didn't say a damn thing for fear of being slapped. I thought of SJ immediately as the perfect place to discuss this. If it was a guy, would you always tell him? Do you ever say anything to a woman under any circumstances?
     
  2. copperpot

    copperpot Well-Known Member

    As a woman, I'd have an easier time discreetly telling another woman than I would any guy except maybe my husband, dad and brother-in-law. But I'm thinking odds are I'd take the silent route, too.
     
  3. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Maybe she was advertising. Sounds like you missed a golden opportunity....
     
  4. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    th, you ask another woman at the party to tell her. Ideally, her cute friend.
     
  5. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    A very casual 'Dude, your fly's down' would actually suffice.. If you're not comfortable saying Dude to a woman, an 'Excuse me, I don't want to be rude, but your fly is down,' works. Just DON"T hook that sentence up with any attempt at hitting on her. Because then you're a creep. And yeah, if you really can't, tell a woman you know and have her deliver the message.
     
  6. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Bang a spoon on a cast-iron pot and yell 'Come and get it!'
     
  7. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    I'd probably just whisper, "Kitty's gonna get out of the barn."
     
  8. bagelchick

    bagelchick Active Member

    This doesn't have to be complicated. Pull him or her aside and tell them. I'm 100% positive they will be grateful that someone did.
     
  9. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Better keep that kudzu contained.
     
  10. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Fine answer.
     
  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    "Wow. I didn't know women went commando any more. Nice to meet YOU!"
     
  12. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    If you don't know the woman, you can't tell her. Find someone you know who knows her, and everybody involved will be less uncomfortable, with the same end result.
     
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