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http://www.jimchines.com/2012/01/striking-a-pose/
This is amazing, and I applaud the author for making this post.  This is a male fantasy author who put himself in various female poses from fantasy novel cover art, including his own book, to show how ridiculous the poses are (and also he realized how much pain he was in in some of them).
What’s interesting about the picture I chose is that the girl is in a boobs and butt pose, and he doesn’t even come close in his attempt because of the pain he said it caused him.

http://www.jimchines.com/2012/01/striking-a-pose/

This is amazing, and I applaud the author for making this post.  This is a male fantasy author who put himself in various female poses from fantasy novel cover art, including his own book, to show how ridiculous the poses are (and also he realized how much pain he was in in some of them).

What’s interesting about the picture I chose is that the girl is in a boobs and butt pose, and he doesn’t even come close in his attempt because of the pain he said it caused him.

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    Reminder that this happened.
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    recreate these poses. It’s about time someone demonstrated...unrealistic most
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    I love this post so much.
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