Shoe laces!

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Shoe laces!

Postby kerrianne92 » Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:39 pm

does anybody else find shoe laces almost impossible to grasp?

i can just about mange to get them done up but can never get them done up tight enough so they always seem to come undone within a few minutes.

it also takes me ages to do them up so quite often i have to ask for help to make sure they stay done up. :shock: shoe laces annoy me!
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Postby Thirteen-thirty-seven » Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:44 pm

I can do them up but they don't stay that way. I tend to by velcro, slip-on or buckled shoes instead.
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Postby Remus » Sun Aug 24, 2008 7:09 pm

Can't do shoe laces - FACT!

I love Velcro shoes though! Makes things so much easier and faster! Velcro for life!
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Postby k9ruby » Sun Aug 24, 2008 10:09 pm

Same here.

Its either:

A) I do them up, and they come undone 3mins later...

or

B) My brain completely forgets the whole sequence...

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Postby Steph » Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:46 am

I'm actually not bad at shoelaces-it took me until I was 12 to learn how to do them but, now I can do it, I have no problems with regards to them coming undone. Did anyone else here have that ghastly red plastic shoe with the yellow laces to practice on as a kid? My occupational therapist used one in her sessions with me-such ghastly things!
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Postby fraser » Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:59 am

Ooh, I remember the red plastic thing. Didn't help though!
If I do try to tie laces, it takes me forever, and they tend to come undone anyway. Yay for Velcro!
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Postby kerrianne92 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:12 pm

As much as velcro is a great invention ive yet to be able to find a pair of velcro converse that will fit me, they only seem to do them for young children its quite annoying really...i love my converse but just not the laces lol
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Postby bpcooper » Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Velcro is starting to get popular again which is an added bonus and it is starting to get made in larger sizes again.
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Postby Joss1991 » Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:16 pm

i had coiler shoe laces for a while
http://www.hemihelp.org.uk/support_us/s ... _shoelaces
but then got the hang of shoe laces aventurly , i find it helps to find your own way of doing it. I still find my shoe laces untie alot more easily then other peoples
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Postby kerrianne92 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:34 pm

Thanks Joss my mum actually ordered me some coiler laces a few days ago still waiting for them to come in the post!
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Postby Joss1991 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:56 pm

kerrianne92 wrote:Thanks Joss my mum actually ordered me some coiler laces a few days ago still waiting for them to come in the post!

wow what colour
(sorry excited)
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Postby MontyDyspraxia » Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:49 pm

Before I could do my laces, I knew how but I just couldn't do it. I didn't manage them 'til I was eleven. But I still prefer to wear slip-on shoes.
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Postby HairyLemon » Fri Aug 29, 2008 9:10 pm

I was 15 when i learnt how to do them properly.

I can remember my PE Teacher always getting annoyed with me.
I also remember one time i was running away from a bully with my friends and my shoe came off and he caught up. :(
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Postby kerrianne92 » Sat Aug 30, 2008 3:59 pm

wow what colour
(sorry excited)


well one pair is yellow with multicoloured specs and the other is black =]
what colour are yours?
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Postby chocolatefudgecake » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:22 am

Steph wrote:I'm actually not bad at shoelaces-it took me until I was 12 to learn how to do them but, now I can do it, I have no problems with regards to them coming undone.


same here, except I mainly wear my vans, so the laces are tucked in anyway and it doesn't matter if they come undone, and i often leave them tied up and just slide them on (thay don't break when i do thaat like my past trainers have done :) ).
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