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    What is a Standing Hampton?

    I was reading the Piece of My Heart thread, and I found myself asking, what exactly is a Standing Hampton. I did a quick google search, but couldn't find any answers. Does anyone know?

    Is it a car? Is it a racing term? Is it an early 80s street-cred term?

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    I believe it is similar to the Clevland Steamer.

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    I'd always thought it was related to the tradition of dressed finery at the Hampton Classic Horse Race. I could be wrong.
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    It's british slang meaning "erection". I thought that was common knowledge on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ain't Talkin' Bout' Love View Post
    It's british slang meaning "erection". I thought that was common knowledge on here.
    British slang or erections?
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    And it sounds like a drink you'd order. Except they won't ask if you want a tall or short--they only come tall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefcraig View Post
    British slang or erections?
    that PARTICULAR piece of British slang. lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquatch View Post
    Is it an early 80s street-cred term?
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    note to self: mental dictionary has now been enhanced (no pun intended)
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    hard-on. even if there is a well explained definition of it just doesn't apply cuz it will only mean one thing for as long as I live. HARD ON. how is this not understood?
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    Quote Originally Posted by vistadelrey View Post
    hard-on. even if there is a well explained definition of it just doesn't apply cuz it will only mean one thing for as long as I live. HARD ON. how is this not understood?
    Believe it or not, some of us do not immediately think of our dicks when viewing Sam Hagar album covers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquatch View Post
    I was reading the Piece of My Heart thread, and I found myself asking, what exactly is a Standing Hampton. I did a quick google search, but couldn't find any answers. Does anyone know?

    Is it a car? Is it a racing term? Is it an early 80s street-cred term?

    i think it is reference to hampton roads virginia,where the live album was recorded..sold out arena hence standing room only

    now i don't know if it was live or not.also looking on google
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    Quote Originally Posted by chefcraig View Post
    Believe it or not, some of us do not immediately think of our dicks when viewing Sam Hagar album covers.


    this post from the photoshop thread reaffirms:


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    Sweet Jesus, half way through the transformation it turns into Carrot Top!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MEANBEE View Post
    I believe it is similar to the Clevland Steamer.
    No, that's the Steaming Hampton.

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