Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

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Tobilei
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#106 Post by Tobilei »

My last one's were super super thick and called "Bummer".

Which is exactly what I said every time I put them on.

My new one's are called Cliff. I am so grateful for them after the Bummers!

Matilda
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#107 Post by Matilda »

Tobilei wrote:My last one's were super super thick and called "Bummer".

Which is exactly what I said every time I put them on.

My new one's are called Cliff. I am so grateful for them after the Bummers!
I've had Bummers for almost 2 months now. I like them but I wish they were heavier. What size are Cliffs?
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Tobilei
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#108 Post by Tobilei »

Matilda wrote:
Tobilei wrote:My last one's were super super thick and called "Bummer".

Which is exactly what I said every time I put them on.

My new one's are called Cliff. I am so grateful for them after the Bummers!
I've had Bummers for almost 2 months now. I like them but I wish they were heavier. What size are Cliffs?
Wow, heavier? They're the heaviest one's I've had I think! The thickest anyway. I hated them.

The Cliffs are a light to medium and they're quite a bit bigger than my regular one's because they hook around the top and bottom back teeth all the way to my canines. I can still open my mouth to eat with them in though (only thing that stops me is they unhook and I don't want to eat too many of them).

bellbell
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#109 Post by bellbell »

I've had Impalas! Hated those things lol

Faithsdaisy421
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#110 Post by Faithsdaisy421 »

I am in quails. They are pretty wimpy... I think he is just preparing me for worse to come :D
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Matilda
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#111 Post by Matilda »

Tobilei wrote:
Matilda wrote:
Tobilei wrote:My last one's were super super thick and called "Bummer".

Which is exactly what I said every time I put them on.

My new one's are called Cliff. I am so grateful for them after the Bummers!
I've had Bummers for almost 2 months now. I like them but I wish they were heavier. What size are Cliffs?
Wow, heavier? They're the heaviest one's I've had I think! The thickest anyway. I hated them.

The Cliffs are a light to medium and they're quite a bit bigger than my regular one's because they hook around the top and bottom back teeth all the way to my canines. I can still open my mouth to eat with them in though (only thing that stops me is they unhook and I don't want to eat too many of them).
Yes, I love the pressure! :oops: :-* What is your orthodontist trying to accomplish with the Cliffs? I'm currently in class II configuration.
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#112 Post by hidakat »

Mine are so boring! They're called A Light, B Medium and C Heavy. I would love some ostriches!

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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#113 Post by mapleleafman888 »

I started with leopard, moved to gazelle and now I'm using toucan. All of these elastics are light 2.5 oz , the size go from 5/16 to 1/4 to 3/16. (Smaller each time)
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roxie2519
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#114 Post by roxie2519 »

Chimpanzee and Rheno :)

samoorelaw
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#115 Post by samoorelaw »

I now have graduated from Impalas to Chipmunks. Also have to wear a bear at night to fix my midline. I love these animals! lol
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TheKT
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#116 Post by TheKT »

Today at my 2nd adjustment I was moved from Parrot to Dolphin!

oldfart
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#117 Post by oldfart »

Mine are just called Bill. Seriously, thats the name. Bill

Technically 3/16" 4.5 oz.

So am I the only one who will pull out like 5-6 elastics from the bag and choose the thickest looking of them? Even though they are supposed to be all the same.
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nellarmonia
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#118 Post by nellarmonia »

Elephants, elephants, and more elephants!! Been in different configurations of elephants since my 1st adjustment and I'm 10 months in. They're so small and heavy I can't get them on without the plastic hooks.

kittenpoint
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#119 Post by kittenpoint »

I just started with elastics and I have Bears, which are 1/4" 4.5 oz. I can really feel the increase in pressure with these. I'm also afraid to yawn with them in, I think they'd snap on me :lol:
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Matilda
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Re: Elastics Names (bear? unicorn? ostrich?)

#120 Post by Matilda »

oldfart wrote:So am I the only one who will pull out like 5-6 elastics from the bag and choose the thickest looking of them? Even though they are supposed to be all the same.
Nope, I do this as well. :lol:
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