Growing Winter Coats

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Growing Winter Coats

Postby d_baker » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:27 am

Does anyone else grow a winter coat each season? Mine from last year, in frosty form:

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This is mostly a post in support of those of us that grow beards, for instance the Boston Red Sox. ;)
B Strong, and beat the Cards! Fear the Beard.


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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby mtngoat » Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:19 am

I'll be growing mine after Movember!

http://us.movember.com/

any mo-bros or mo-sistas out there?
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby djkest » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:47 am

Growing beards in November is so mainstream. I'm going to shave every day in November just to be different.
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby Bean » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:49 am

Last shave for the year was the day before the equinox. It usually comes off ~6 months later but I might keep it a bit longer this year.
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby ajkagy » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:52 am

working at home has its advantages, as in not having to look "professional" in an office setting. Shaving usually happens when I start to get annoyed at how long it gets :)
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby michaelgrundy » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:54 am

I usually shave the goatee off at the end of September and start growing the beard around October 1. I keep it for about 6 or 7 months and then go back to the goatee. (My wife doesn't like me sans facial hair...)
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby Oman » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:04 am

My face is way too beautiful to be covered with hair.

More and more, this includes the top of my head too.
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby SurfNTurf » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:23 am

I normally trim mine every other week or so, but on occasion I let it go for a month. Any longer than that and the manliness becomes overpowering. Winter is a great time for lazy shaving habits because there's nothing more guaranteed to attract women than a snot-stache.
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby Dakota » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:31 am

I can't because I would look like Joe Dirt 8-[
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby painless4u2 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:40 am

Dang sexy alright.

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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby colokeith » Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:24 am

Fun Fact:
When passing another climber on the trail the man with the lesser beard must always yield right-of-way to the man with the more impressive beardaclava
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Re: Growing Winter Coats

Postby Hungry Jack » Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:42 am

d_baker wrote:Does anyone else grow a winter coat each season? Mine from last year, in frosty form:

A_real_ice_beard.JPG



This is mostly a post in support of those of us that grow beards, for instance the Boston Red Sox. ;)
B Strong, and beat the Cards! Fear the Beard.


(how long will this post stand in the Mountaineering Tales?)


You look about as bad as Mike Napoli in that pic (disclaimer: I'm a Cardinal fan).
I need more dehydrogenase.

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