The answer to what is the perfect height truly is a conundrum, just ask Alice about her time in Wonderland. When people are short they wish to be taller – but the people on this list, on the other hand, probably wish they could just take just a few inches off to make life simpler.WebMDIhas compiled a list of photos of tall people trying to perform ordinary tasks, travel, and just get through the day in a world that was not designed to accommodate their height.
From awkward bathroom stall and dressing room moments to doorway safety hazards who knew that there were so many tall people problems out there. Scroll down below to laugh out of sympathy or relatability and don’t forget to upvote your favs! (H/T)
02. I Said, “How Tall Are You?” He Handed Me This:
03. The Problems Of A Dutchman In China
Did you know your height, like your weight, can fluctuate during the day? “The discs in your spine get compressed from being upright all day,” says Todd Sinett, DC, a New York City-based chiropractor and author of The Truth About Back Pain. As you sleep, your spine decompresses, and you regain the lost length.
04. Being 6’11” Can Make Fitting Rooms A Bit Awkward
05. This Is How My Mum And I Hug Now
Born 22 February 1918 Robert Wadlow holds the title as the tallest man who ever lived. Born at an unremarkable 8.7 pounds and the son of average-sized parents, the towering American man measured at a staggering 2.72 m (8 ft 11.1 in) tall when last measured on 27 June 1940, becoming the tallest man in the world.
06. Taking Passport Pictures
07. A Friend Of Mine At A Recent Checkup
According to one estimate, someone who is 20% taller will build up twice as much kinetic energy during a fall. This is why taller people are much more likely to suffer from injuries across their lifetime; women taller than 5ft 8in are twice as likely to fracture their hip as women who are just 5ft 2in.