to Beard or not to Beard?

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  1. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

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    ok winters back ( i hope) is broken and looking forward to warm weather here soon ( winter here in the southern hemisphere )

    so what you think suits better ? beard ( like i am sporting today)

    or clean shaven ??

    i like the beard actually , but everyone says clean shaved is better , maybe cause they know me clean shaved all my life

    pic taken last week at my shack and a insert from ANZAC Day last year ( and yes i've put on about 30 lbs but needed too eh)

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  2. red14

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    The beard makes you look more like Sean O'Connery,
    and just the mustache makes you look more like Sir
    Alec Guiness. So it's your choice

    But I'd ask your lady friend if I was you.
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    Beard for sure, that is my vote.
  4. Kieran McCaig

    Kieran McCaig New Member

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    go in between with a goatee.
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    If it dont look good you can always go back to the 'stache.
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    oh no... the girlies got hooked on the idea of a goatee ..

    and no 'stashe!!!! i've had the 'stashe 15 years !!!!!

    i've started a bad thing here i think ..

    must remember post this stuff so the girly cant see it over my shoulder

    and her comment on making the hat permanent to tuck my ears in ... sheeesh
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  7. gdmoody

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    The beard looks really good.

    I quit shaving on July 4 so I have about two months worth of growth on my face. I have more hair on my face than I do on my head!!:rolleyes::D
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    same story here too , dang cold on the noggin
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    Beard.

    But then, everyone has different ideas, eh? :)
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    yes indeedy took the girly out tonight and got a bag full of idea's from ALL over the place

    nothing humanly possible but lots of idea's eh

    just wish i could grow one on top to replace what i've lost the past few years ;)
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    Beard. (But get rid of the pink coat, it sends a bad message.)
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    get rid of the pink coat ? never seen a real oil skin huh ?? thats ok .. not many folks have.. its all colours and dyes now , no protection

    this is the fore runner of a "dry as a bone" coat without the tobacco staining to the colour to make em dark ( just the whale oil no tobacco in this one , real sperm whale oil too)

    water proof , warm and soft , i'll keep the coat...

    cheers
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    Personally, I think you look 10 years younger with the beard. Take off another 10 years with a little "Just for Men". I have worn a beard most of my adult life. At one time I was asked if I was going to audition for ZZ Top, I had grown it that long. Now days I'm a little more moderate! That's me on the right!;) Yeah!:D That's my oldest son.

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    nice looking pair of men

    i suppose glasses will be the next addition for me too.. ( just for reading , shooting i'm fine with TTL!!!)
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    I do have a little problem with distance, but not enough to make shooting a problem. I need the glasses to read though! I take them off when shooting, the bi-focals get in the way.
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    Alright, I'll tell you what to do,

    Keep a Fu Manchu, but keep it long and wide.
    Every three days or so, trim it, a little bit.

    After the fourth or fifth time, you'll see it
    shape up.
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    I, personally, love the look of that coat.

    It makes me think of what people wore 150 years ago to stay warm.
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    Yeah, I like the coat. He looks like a trapper
    on the Ohio river 1700-1800.
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    If you like the beard then go with the beard. Why worry about other peoples opinion? ;)
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