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Exactly How Much Nudity Is There in the New A&F Quarterly?

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This past Saturday, Abercrombie re-launched its hunk-filled magalog A&F Quarterly. The Shophound picked up his copy at the South Street Seaport store and immediately set about crunching the numbers, risking bedbugs and eyestrain to bring us all a statistical analysis of the publication's many nude body parts. "As the publication is from a chain of gay bars masquerading as clothing stores," he notes, "the photos of guys vastly outnumber those of the gals—but then you probably knew that."

His findings are as follows: 15 bare male behinds, six bare female behinds, 16 instances of male near nudity, and eight instances of female near-nudity. As for bare chests, he counted nine for women, and for men, "pretty much all of them." There's also one threesome, two pages of ladies making out, and two different photo sequences of guys who are either cuddling or having a totally heterosexual partly naked wrestling match.
· The 2010 A&F Quarterly Naked Count [The Shophound]

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