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    Default Why do some amazon wear bracelets on there biceps?

    Why do some amazon wear bracelets on there biceps? What does it mean?

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    Well Diana wore a bracelet around her arms. And the name would be a arm band. There has there are many different lengths of arm bands
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    It makes their biceps look bigger. And some ladies just like shiny, sparkly accessories.

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    Some artists think armlets are shorthand for "exotic" so ever since DC has wanted to depict Wonder Woman as a quasi-multicultural badass warrior they've been prevalent, mostly post Flashpoint.
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    Kind of want an Amazon to do a muscle pose to use arm band to block a bullet now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gwhh View Post
    Why do some amazon wear bracelets on there biceps? What does it mean?
    Same reason Wolverine sometimes wears a cowboy hat: they like the look of it.
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    Barbarian warriors have a thing for them, i guess, 'cause Conan depicted wearing a biceps bracelet most of the time as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carabas View Post
    Same reason Wolverine sometimes wears a cowboy hat: they like the look of it.
    Yep.

    Or of you prefer the meta answer, the same reason Batman runs around in a cape completely impractical for acrobatics - rule of cool.
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    I always thought it would either designate military rank (like on today's uniforms), or be a kind of military decoration. E.g. in ancient Rome, the soldier who first climbed the wall of an enemy town was awarded a crown called 'corona muralis'. The Romans didn't have kings (at least during the Republic), so nobody wore a crown except decorated soldiers. In a monarchy like Themiscyra, a crown is inappropriate, so decorations would take other forms.

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