condoms are all equal.

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  1. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    Consumer Reports tested condoms to see how they would hold up during use.
    The top 7 all scored the same and are listed them alphabetically.

    http://www.consumerreports.org/main/content/display_report.jsp?FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=551083&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=333141&CONTENT%3C%3Ecnt_id=19263
    The Top Condoms:
    1. Durex Extra Sensitive Lubricated
    2. Durex Performax Lubricated
    3. LifeStyles Classic Collection Ultra Sensitive Lubricated
    4. TheyFit Lubricated
    5. Trojan Extended Pleasure Climax Control
    6. Trojan Non-lubricated
    7. Trojan Ultra Pleasure Spermicidal


    The Planned Parenthood condoms came in at the bottom of the list. (hey, if you get knocked up then they'll make money on the abortion.)
    "We tested 120 samples of each model except the Planned Parenthood Honeydew, whose initial failure merited a retest of a larger sample of 500."
    yikes. hope you're not using those.

    What surprised me, "The report discourages use of Spermicidal Condoms partly because they 'have a shorter shelf life, and may cause urinary-tract infections in young women.'"
    I had always been told to get the spermicidal ones to cut down the failure rate.


    they are *almost* all equal... if you use the major brands
     
  2. Jay487

    Jay487 What's Life If You Ain't Enjoyin' It?

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    interesting.... ive seen a lot of responses that say trojans break a lot :dunno:
     
  3. fray

    fray New Member

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    so did they test them with real people?? or did they just have some kind of penis piston-type machine set up? Wonder what failure was...breakage/slips off/etc? or pregnancy?
     
  4. Dreams2Reality

    Dreams2Reality saywhat

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    Trojan / Magnum brand is what I use.. I've never, in my 7 years of being sexually active, broke a condom or had one break on me.
     
  5. Dreams2Reality

    Dreams2Reality saywhat

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    :rofl:
     
  6. Elphaba

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    I saw a special (I think History Chanel?) on condoms once - how they're made, how they're tested and apparently they test them kinda like you're thinking. have a penis-shaped thingy that they stretch them over, over and over and over, then something to test the friction, then they blow them up like balloons to see how far they stretch. It was pretty cool, but I know if I worked in a place like that I'd have trouble getting past the giggles of 11tybilling penis shaped things going at it.
    I really doubt they'd use people. Too much "user error" and all to get in the way of the real results. They
     
  7. XaPU!M

    XaPU!M Active Member

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    I have a hunch that a penis piston-type machine would actually give rather realistic results :rofl:

    I've also never had a condom break on me either (knock on wood)
     
  8. Pringles

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    7. Trojan Ultra Pleasure Spermicidal

    theres my guys. They haven't failed me yet. The hardest part is getting it on and making sure it stays on during intercourse.
     
  9. owenstar

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    I broke maybe one condom....
     
  10. yankeeschick14

    yankeeschick14 New Member

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    never had one break and thats all we use
     
  11. Midgetized

    Midgetized Don't mess with Douche Cat

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    If condoms are breaking a lot then the problem is with the people using them, not the condoms.
     
  12. iwishyouwerebeer

    iwishyouwerebeer you shut your cunt Moderator

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    Maybe?
     
  13. chlywly

    chlywly Active Member

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    I agree, they all entirely kill the sensation and take away from the act. Although I definitely recommend using them for non-committed partners....
     
  14. DvBoard

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    Sounds a bit like user error? How'd you break 'em?
     
  15. yankeeschick14

    yankeeschick14 New Member

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    I just read this part, and yeah its true. My doctor told me not to use spermicidal condoms because I was repeatedly getting UTIs.
     
  16. mrchina

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    If you don't open the box with a machete, it sure does help quite a bit... IIRC.
     
  17. ww_Crimson

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    As quoted above.. sounds like user error. I've had one break on me ever and it was probably one of the roughest sex sessions I'd had.
     
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    me rike durex.
     
  19. Diesel66

    Diesel66 My standards for women is like rent-a-centers stan OT Supporter

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    :o rushing anal
     
  20. Fish Taco

    Fish Taco Ass Man

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    exended pleasure...hit it with a numb dick ugh, no thanks.
     
  21. lauren

    lauren Active Member

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    yup, they all suck.



    wait, this isn't that kind of thread.... :mamoru:
     
  22. Elphaba

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    Ugh, they're awful (though not b/c I've had them break)

    Funny story:

    I got a "sampler pack" as a prize for a dorm contest wayyyyy back in college. The then-bf and I tried most of them for fun (even though we didnt use condoms regularly b/c I was on BC), but avoided the extended pleasure one till the rest were gone. He puts it on, and we give it a go but he hates it for the reason you stated, so he takes it off. Being idiots and lost in the moment, we immediately go back at it. Numb dick and numb pussy FTMFL. After a min or two we just had to stop. We went and showered, but it still took a bit before everything was back to feeling...
     
  23. Fish Taco

    Fish Taco Ass Man

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    :rofl:
     
  24. Mugen92GS-R

    Mugen92GS-R New Member

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    Condoms are NOT equal. I just got in a 24 pack of the crown skinless skin's... I used to NEVER be able to keep a boner with a trojan or other condom on... and these HONESTLY feel like I'm not even WEARING one!
     
  25. chlywly

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    Guess what you have to be gentle with all condoms, you can't go on a fuck rampage, they ALL tear.
     

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