Girls, on the other hand, tend to cross their hands over their waist, grab the shirt from the bottom, and pull their top off from the bottom, like so:. I Googled this conundrum and found that one viral Tumblr post asked the very same question three years ago and went insanely viral with over , notes by Tumblr users who were similarly stumped with this shirt-removing revelation. By crossing your arms and then lifting your hands all the way up over your head, you make room for your shirt to slip right off. That kicked off the longest scientific experiment known to Tumblr and man. I've got a few theories, as a cross-over shirt taker-offer myself.
Tumblr Figured Out Why Guys Take Their Shirts Off Differently Than Girls
If you tried the opposite way — lifting your hands over your head and tugging from the back of your neck — the shirt would get snagged under your armpits as you put your arms back down to try to pull it over your head.
Girls, on the other hand, tend to cross their hands over their waist, grab the shirt from the bottom, and pull their top off from the bottom, like so:. Since their shirts are longer, if they try the cross-over method, it would get stuck on their head when they extend their hands all the way up above their head. It's nothing to do with girls or boys specifically, but rather the cut of clothes each gender tends to wear.