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On average, how long do you keep a pair of panties?

From the time you buy them until the time you throw them away?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on Jul. 5, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (14)
  • I seriously have some that are over 5 years old, lol.
    When they get holes, they get thrown away!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • A couple of years probably. Once they fit too loose or the elastic is starting to wear thin or they have holes...stuff like that is when I toss them. However, that usually takes a couple of years or so.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 1:40 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • A few times a year I will go through my panties and throw the ones that look bad out like if they are faded or ripped or whatever do it depends on that factor


    Answer by aubrees_mommie at 1:40 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • i think it depends on how often you wear them I have 30-40 pairs some of mine are uh quite slutty and only get put on after I finish a bottle of wine lol so I'm sure they will stick around for awhile.

    Answer by mizsaxton at 1:40 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • if they get stained, holey, or otherwise gross i throw them out, i keep them for maybe 2 years at the most. i have some that are reserved for...special occasions, they don't get worn often so they last longer.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 2:05 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • Oh, wow. I'm just gonna be the oddball here, and will admit that I have some underwear that I wore in the 8th grade. :-/ I only throw them away if they are seriously hole-y or stained from periods.

    Answer by srhmldndo at 2:14 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • I'm so glad I wasn't the first one to have to say I have some panties (probably only 2 pair or so) that I have had since high school. I have 4 kids to support. Who can afford to be throwing away perfectly good underwear?!

    I think I'll post anon anyway...

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:26 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • I am always buying panties--I love cute panties, but if they get stained or holey, I throw them out right away. I won't wear them like that so why have them taking up drawer space? They might last 6 months or they might last 3 or 4 years.

    Answer by pagan_mama at 2:26 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • The packaged everyday ones- around 1-2 years.

    The pretty $15+/pr ones I try and keep around a little longer!!

    'Sides, half the time with those- you aren't wearing them that long anyhow!!! LOL


    Answer by mtnmama111 at 3:15 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • Until they fall apart or are too stretched out to fit properly.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 3:18 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

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