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5th Jul '17 8:49:29 AM villainouscrush
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* Averted by a lot of women. Researchers from Trnava University in Slovakia took a survey that asked women if they preferred a hairy chest or a smooth chest and 80% of them replied that they preferred smooth chests. The main reasons that women give for preferring a smooth chest is that starting at second base, the lack of hair increases physical sensation and that she [[FemaleGaze gets a better view]] of his muscle definition. From a scientific standpoint, zoologist Desmond Morris found that the lack of body hair increases tactile sensation and heightens the excitement of sex. In his book ''The Naked Male: a study of the male body'', Morris elaborates further as to why the vast majority of women find a smooth chest to be sexier:
--> Those women who preferred a smooth chest claimed that the lack of chest hair made men look more youthful and mentioned that, at close quarters, the smooth skin surface was much more sensistive and erotic to the touch.
27th Jun '17 7:30:06 PM GhostElm
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* Esau in Literature/TheBible was a really outstanding example. He had many hair in his body, so Rebeca disguised Jacob with goat skins and made the latter impersonate his brother at Jacob's presence, be the latter was almost blind.

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* Esau in Literature/TheBible was a really outstanding example. He had many a lot of hair in on his body, so Rebeca disguised Jacob with goat skins and made the latter impersonate his brother at Jacob's presence, be since the latter was almost blind.
20th Jun '17 5:49:22 AM Doug86
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* {{Superman}}, during the John Byrne/Dan Jurgens era, although sometimes he gets a Kryptonian wax job.

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* {{Superman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, during the John Byrne/Dan Jurgens era, although sometimes he gets a Kryptonian wax job.



* {{Comics/Hawkman}} has traditionally been depicted as having a very hairy chest. Since his most common costume is just a harness that goes across his chest and a pair of pants, it's often on display.

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* {{Comics/Hawkman}} ComicBook/{{Hawkman}} has traditionally been depicted as having a very hairy chest. Since his most common costume is just a harness that goes across his chest and a pair of pants, it's often on display.
18th Jun '17 9:48:37 AM Dravencour
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** Jecht from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'', which features prominently in the Dissidia verse.
17th Jun '17 10:44:15 AM nombretomado
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* In the [[{{tennis}} tennis world]], Roger Federer has this trope down to the T. [[http://gototennis.com/2009/05/30/french-open-shocker-roger-federer-shirtless/ Christ, that's a lot of chest hair]].

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* In the [[{{tennis}} [[UsefulNotes/{{tennis}} tennis world]], Roger Federer has this trope down to the T. [[http://gototennis.com/2009/05/30/french-open-shocker-roger-federer-shirtless/ Christ, that's a lot of chest hair]].
7th Jun '17 12:02:35 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Kyoraku Shunsui and Isshin Kurosaki are both examples of Type 1, being buff, muscular, MANLY, badasses with pervert sides. Shunsui's chest hair even gets hilariously mentioned when he faces [[spoiler: Lille Barro]] and Nanao threatens to shave it off his corpse if he does, which makes Shunsui complain about his "carpet" bweing very important to him.

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Kyoraku Shunsui and Isshin Kurosaki are both examples of Type 1, being buff, muscular, MANLY, badasses with pervert sides. Shunsui's chest hair even gets hilariously mentioned when he faces [[spoiler: Lille Barro]] and Nanao threatens to shave it off his corpse if he does, dies, which makes Shunsui complain about his "carpet" bweing being very important to him.
15th May '17 10:20:25 AM pinkdalek
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* Al-Cid from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII''.

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* Al-Cid ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
**Al-Cid
from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII''.''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' has the 70s open-shirt type.
**Nyx in '' VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV'', during a {{Fanservice}} shot of him lounging around without a shirt toying with magic.
11th May '17 11:58:05 AM LemonyJam
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* Skoll from ''Webcomic/ChasingIce'' has a pretty impressive hairy chest.
18th Mar '17 7:55:25 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Kyoraku Shunsui and Isshin Kurosaki are both examples of Type 1, being buff, muscular, MANLY, badasses. They're also both very sexual, even perverted, characters.

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Kyoraku Shunsui and Isshin Kurosaki are both examples of Type 1, being buff, muscular, MANLY, badasses. They're also both badasses with pervert sides. Shunsui's chest hair even gets hilariously mentioned when he faces [[spoiler: Lille Barro]] and Nanao threatens to shave it off his corpse if he does, which makes Shunsui complain about his "carpet" bweing very sexual, even perverted, characters.important to him.


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* Creator/MarkRuffalo is famous both for being a m ale UnkemptBeauty and for his chest hair.
13th Mar '17 3:48:04 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* Creator/ChuckNorris proudly displays one during the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLO1YIWQuXE climactic fight]] with Creator/BruceLee in ''WayOfTheDragon''. It becomes a liability for him, though, as Bruce is able to grab onto it as a combat move.

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* Creator/ChuckNorris proudly displays one during the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLO1YIWQuXE climactic fight]] with Creator/BruceLee in ''WayOfTheDragon''.''Film/WayOfTheDragon''. It becomes a liability for him, though, as Bruce is able to grab onto it as a combat move.
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