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Old 01-24-2020, 03:57 PM
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Tailor-style
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The last one being the yoga term seems like the one we should make a thing.
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I went to one of the office stores. Sat in a bunch of the chairs because I am 6' 7" and so not all normal chairs fit me. Found two that were comfortable. One was supposed to be comfortable for 8 hours, the other for 12 although the 12 was more expensive. I opted for the 12. I LOVE IT. I wish it breathed a touch more because my back can get a little warm but it isn't lying, I could sit in this thing all day long and my butt and back won't hurt at all.
Mind sharing the model name? I'm in the market and while I'm 6'3", I have really short legs for my height and probably sit very nearly as tall as you.
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The last one being the yoga term seems like the one we should make a thing.
I'm not sure the one that will have the highest amount of variance in pronunciation should be the go-to term...
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Any [adjective]-legged is pronounced "LEH ged" for me.

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Good point - I've heard those others pronounced LEH ged too. Not all the time, but often enough.
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The last one being the yoga term seems like the one we should make a thing.
I'm kinda liking "tailor style"... mostly because I'm not sure how to pronounce the yoga term. And also because my humor is that of a 13-yo boy, so I'm kind of stuck at "Suck a Santa"...
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Turkish style seems most descriptive - like if I heard that and didn't know what was being discussed but understood it was a way of sitting, I would guess correctly. Not sure from a PC-standpoint if that's much better than "Indian" tho.

I'm going to start using the yoga term and see if I can get it to catch on. As soon as I learn how it's pronounced lol. Seriously, I'm going to ask a yoga instructor at my gym, then start using it all the time.
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Yeah, I'm going with "criss-cross". It's not a racial reference, I can pronounce it, and I bet everyone will guess what it means.
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I'd recommend doing a little research on ergonomics in general for sitting at your desk. Things like monitor setup (height, angle), how you elbows should be bent while holding your mouse, etc. You could spend $10k on the nicest chair and it still causes back pain because your keyboard/mouse trey is at the wrong height or something. There is such a thing as ergonomic consultants, but I'm a DIY kind of guy.

Thing that surprised me the most was how you're supposed to be sitting almost perfectly vertical. Feels really weird at first setting your chair like that, but it makes perfect sense.
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I'd recommend doing a little research on ergonomics
Good post. I think my back pain does not come directly from my chair, it comes from my slouched position; which is a result of that being the most comfortable way to sit in my current chair, given the position of monitor etc.

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Mind sharing the model name? I'm in the market and while I'm 6'3", I have really short legs for my height and probably sit very nearly as tall as you.
Not at all. It is the Serta Smart Layers, Hensley Executive Big and Tall Chair. Highly recommend it
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