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Last week I was buying some clothes at the church distribution center. Not really knowing what I wanted/needed, there was a very nice lady was helping me out. Almost without warning she pulled out a tape measure. She put it against my belly, then one hand went to my left shoulder and the other towards my right hip. :shock: I know how to take measurements for clothing and I also knew she was going to have a very hard time finding my hip bone through my 9mm.

Luckily, I already had my hand in my right pocket and I pinned it against my body before she felt steel. She looked at me very curiously and I kindly asked her to measure the other way, which she did. I don't know if she knew why I did it, but I think it was pretty obvious. My wife was in the same room and had no idea I was carrying or that this had all happened. We both got a pretty good laugh about it, though I don't know how funny it would have been if I had been made by an old lady in the church clothing store.
 

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Pretty Funny. Surprise Surprise Surprise (In Gomer Pyle Voice).
 

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You'd be surprised at how often you think it is "obvious" that you are carrying, and the people around you have no idea. I went to my dad's house with my XD in a paddle holster, and t-shirt barely covering it. I thought he would notice for sure, but he had no idea until I showed it to him. I usually buy XL t-shirts but this one was a L and I was printing bad. The moral of the story is, people don't pay as much attention to your waistband as you might think.
 

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You have to watch out for those old ladies! She may have thought you had some injury or medical need not to touch your right side.

Thanks for sharing.
 
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