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Just shave it off and be done with it. All hair is grass.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:04 PM
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Then I'd look like a duck with a shaved ass.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:05 PM
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We're not really in a place to judge or even empathize without a photo; if you're too shy to post a photo of yourself, you could possibly link to a photo of something similar to what you're describing.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:06 PM
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You had me at duck's ass.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:06 PM
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Then I'd look like a duck with a shaved ass.

Sounds positively inviting.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:09 PM
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We're not really in a place to judge or even empathize without a photo; if you're too shy to post a photo of yourself

I've been hunting for a photo that would capture what's going on, but all haircut photos seem to be of people with super sleek hair, not coarse and wavy like mine. I'll keep hunting. I might be too lazy to take a photo.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:11 PM
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This is a weird use of ducks' ass to me. Isn't a DA the haircut a 50s greaser has -- long on the sides and swept back with hair oil until it meets on a seam vertically down the back of the head? I can't see how that applies to anything that could go wrong with a bob.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:12 PM
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Yeah, I really can't quite picture what you mean. As in, a little flippy outty section of longer hair in the back? (Duck tails do that adorable upcurl thing, but perhaps you weren't referring to any actual duck anatomy.)


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:12 PM
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Yeah, I guess it is. But below the vertical seam, wasn't it supposed to sweep out into a flat shelf-y tail? Otherwise it's not very much like the ass of a duck.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:13 PM
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To echo neb, you could get the one I got right before the last Fresh Salt.


Posted by: teraz kurwa my | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:14 PM
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As in, a little flippy outty section of longer hair in the back?

Right. Out from underneath the normal conclusion of the bob haircut, over my neck.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:14 PM
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11: Often they take a razor to that bit.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:16 PM
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That's the hair cut that my stylist seems to specialize in - she gives it to everyone! Essentially it's a bob, but there are longer layers, especially in the back, that, in my hair patterns, tend to flip out a bit. It fortunately looks ok on me (though, my hair is currently in that entirely shapeless really need to get it cut state).


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:17 PM
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12: I've had that done before. That feels great. This fringe is probably 1 1/2" inches long? (It's hard to estimate.) It's much, much too long in mouse orgasms.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:18 PM
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Each mouse orgasm is pretty short, though.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:19 PM
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That's the hair cut that my stylist seems to specialize in - she gives it to everyone!

I really really resent the "I'll take what you're asking for, and give you the current version of it" mode of hair-styling. Even if it's probably right on 9 times out of 10.

The stylist next to us was telling a story about how someone brought in some vintage photo, and she knew the girl didn't really want that hairstyle, so she updated it. I almost spoke up about how angry that would have made me, but I really wanted to think about a math problem instead, and nobody was demanding small talk from me.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:21 PM
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14: Oh. That is too long. My stylist also razors that section, and it's not much longer than the rest of the cut.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:22 PM
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16: Yeah. I never know what to do to my hair, so I just say, go for it. (With the caveat that they need to understand that I have the hair styling abilities of a 4 year old, so it can't be complicated.)


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:23 PM
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Swimming thread!


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:24 PM
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Flowbeeeeeeee time!


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:25 PM
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MY NECK IS ITCHY. I hate how this feels on my neck.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:29 PM
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18: It took me a long time to figure this out, but I've learned that if I say "long layers around my face" I get something that looks all right and works with my haircut schedule, quick is getting ten inches cut off about once a year.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:33 PM
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This thread is making me happy that I just buzz my head every week or so. (Well, and that I look good with super-short hair.)


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:38 PM
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18: Yep, that's my approach, too. The key restriction being "as long as I can still put it into a pony tail." I really, really love the woman who does my hair.


Posted by: Di Kotimy | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:39 PM
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22: Hah! That is exactly what I ask for too, when going to someone new. A friend of mine who went through beauty school (and used to cut my hair, but then I moved) instructed me to ask for that.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:39 PM
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I really want to try shaving my head, or at least going for a pixie cut, but I'm scared, so I make up more reasons than Brock avoiding a bike ride.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:46 PM
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26: Do it do it do it. Hair grows back.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:49 PM
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pixie cut woo!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:51 PM
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Different arguments include:
1. If it looks terrible, then I don't really want to have done it right before the new semester begins, and
2. It's really a warm weather haircut, so I wouldn't want to do it in 2-3 months, would I? (After all, by then it will be falling into the 70s at night.)


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:51 PM
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You people without Heebie's head have no standing or right to encourage her to chop off all her hair.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:53 PM
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29: talk to Blume for reassurance, is my advice.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:54 PM
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29.1: Do you really care what a bunch of kids think of your haircut?
29.2: This is why God invented hats.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:55 PM
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22 and 24: The times that I haven't emphasized long layers around the face and ponytail length have been times that I've ended up with Heebie's cut.


Posted by: JennyRobot | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:55 PM
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31: But Blume looks great in a pixie cut. How would she know about disaster?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:55 PM
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Also, you can't put a pixie cut into a ponytail.


Posted by: Di Kotimy | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:58 PM
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Pixie cuts rarely fail to look cute heebs.


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:58 PM
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34: doooooo iiiiiiit


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:58 PM
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37 gets it exactly right.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 7:59 PM
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I don't have a big criteria about being able to put my hair back in a pony tail.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:00 PM
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Can't Jammies just trim off the bottom fringy portion for you? And then you have a bob?

Someone probably already said that.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:01 PM
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p i x i e c u t c'mon c'mon c'mon


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:01 PM
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DO YOU HAVE «A» BIG `````CRITERIA''''' ABOUT PLURALIZATION


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:02 PM
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I think pixie cuts are really cute, but I do think you need to have the right sort of face for them. While both being beautiful, it strikes me that Blume and Heebie look nothing alike. Nevertheless, I'm struck that a pregnant woman with a pixie cut sounds adorable to me. And Hermione just cut off all her hair and she looks pretty!

(Also, everyone I know who has tried to grow out their hair afterward has complained bitterly. But eh.)


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:03 PM
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Pixies! Hooray!


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:03 PM
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I do respond rather favorably to peer pressure.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:03 PM
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42: Like, necessitating a criteria rack?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:06 PM
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And Hermione just cut off all her hair and she looks pretty!

Too right!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:07 PM
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I have a pixie cut and it's the greatest! go for it!! the only downside is you need to get pretty frequent trims. I do mine myself, which is not as hard as it might sound. it makes me look way younger.


Posted by: alameida | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:07 PM
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Hermione looks totally adorable with that pixie haircut, it's true.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:07 PM
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growing out is not the biggest deal, you will have a chance to cycle through a number of other fun cuts including the bob on your way back to lengthier hair, should you want to.


Posted by: alameida | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:08 PM
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Pixie cuts only work if you have an attractively delicate bone structure. I am boringly resentful about how lousy they look on me -- I had a cute little razored-up-the-back cut all through college, and looked like hell in it. But I loved not having to do anything with it so much that I've never gotten over the tragedy of realizing that if I'm going to look remotely female, I need a lot of hair to conceal my giant blocky skull.

Which is to say pixie cut pixie cut pixie cut, and I'll envy you bitterly if you're someone it looks good on.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:09 PM
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Let's keep convincing me. Is it going to look terrible that I have a big cowlick in the middle of my forehead?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:09 PM
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Terribly cute.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:11 PM
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No, that'll work great.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:11 PM
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I miss ogged.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:11 PM
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Who wants to pix Mutombo?!


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:12 PM
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I associate the very happiest moments of my life with a hairstyle that made my ex-girlfriend look quite a bit like Sabrina the Teenage Witch (comics version), but she wears a pixie cut now.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:13 PM
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Okay, here's another problem: I just spent a-lot-for-me on this haircut, so I don't really want to turn around and drop another $40 on a pixie cut. Will you all rally this momentum again if I make this a post in a few months?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:17 PM
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I think you should get a Sabrina the Teenage Witch cut. For the sake of Flip's happiness.


Posted by: Di Kotimy | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:22 PM
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If you're not the thrilled with your haircut, most salons/stylists will touch it up or fix it for free. If nothing else, I recommend having her trim the tail.


Posted by: JennyRobot | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:23 PM
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I would totally love a Sabrina the Teenage Witch cut. But there, the cowlick is truly a dealbreaker. If bangs are supposed to have any structure besides a big McDonalds M, then the hairstyle is not for me.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:24 PM
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The platinum was crucial, but maintaining it drove her crazy.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:24 PM
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60: That's what I was thinking. But I'm still annoyed that I have to figure out a time to return and find a picture so that I can clearly communicate what I want.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:25 PM
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The stylist next to us was telling a story about how someone brought in some vintage photo, and she knew the girl didn't really want that hairstyle, so she updated it.

Ooh yeah, this would anger me quite a lot. Luckily, I have a 60-something-year-old Marseillaise woman cutting my hair, who has no problem giving me the standard razor cut she learned to do in her first year of beauty school in France. Every time when she finishes, she spends a few minutes exclaiming, "I have given you zee most beauuuuuuutifuuul haircut!"


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:25 PM
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Thoughts on pixie cuts, from personal experience:

1. Make sure the hairdresser goes back over the whole thing at the end with a thinning shears.

2. You will definitely have to get your hair cut at least every 6 weeks. More like every 4-5 if your hair grows fast and you don't like looking shaggy.

3. Having wavy hair is perfect for this cut. If it's too straight, it will look severe. Too curly, it won't lay nicely.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:31 PM
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I do like the idea of being a pregnant lady with a pixie cut.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:34 PM
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A battle well and truly lost.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:34 PM
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Also, wildly practical for the new-baby period.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:35 PM
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Wait, when did we decide heebie was going with the pixie cut? Do a buzz cut first, I say.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:35 PM
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67 -> 65.3.-2


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:35 PM
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65.3.-2?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:36 PM
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The negative-second item of the third item of 65, or "lay".


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:37 PM
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69: no, this way is better; if she doesn't like the pixie cut she can shave the rest off.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:38 PM
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I should probably just give up now.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:41 PM
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Don't give up! Everybody's clapping really loud!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:42 PM
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The commercials for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World make me feel very, very old.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:44 PM
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It's okay to give up; I'm pretty sold. Tomorrow I'll go get this crap-cut touched up, since that's free.

Then in the next month or so, I'll wait for a week when I'm mopey and stressed out, and go impulsively get it done. So I'd say it's in the near future.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:45 PM
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They make me want to see the movie.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:45 PM
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Josh gets it exactly right in 32. Go for it!

22, 24, 25: One of the most paralyzing experiences of my life was starting to go to a hairdresser. I have never felt more deer-in-the-headlights then when confronted with the question "Do you want a blunt cut?" Terror is probably not an overstatement. Even today I dread the inevitable spotlight on my failings, and that's with a nice hairdresser. I try to view it as an empthy-building opportunity.


Posted by: Witt | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:49 PM
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The guy who directed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is older than me, which is a relief. The guy who made the comics is a fair bit younger, which I'm going to forget I ever knew.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:51 PM
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The commercials for The Expendables, on the other hand, make me want to fire up the soft-serve HGH and anabolic slushy machines and hit the weight stack.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 8:56 PM
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Stallone does sort of make Joan Rivers look like the aging gracefully poster child.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 9:05 PM
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and go impulsively get it done

This is how I ended up with a pixie cut. I was in Berlin at Haarwerkstatt, and suddenly found myself telling the hairdresser I wanted it short.

- Mmmmm [stumble stumble don't know how to talk about hair in German...] kurz.
- Wirklich kurz?
- Mmm okay, ja. Kurz.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 9:06 PM
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I asked for a bob, and instead of getting my standard bob haircut...

What I don't understand is why any nice young girl would want to go around looking like mcmanus.


Posted by: One of Many | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 9:28 PM
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Technically I said, "And so my haircut's your uncle! Kapish?"


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-12-10 10:01 PM
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Right, but her uncle's name was Donald, so she misunderstood. It all makes sense now.


Posted by: One of Many | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:51 AM
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s/b: "Donald"

/autonosflow


Posted by: One of Many | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 2:05 AM
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Josh gets it exactly right in 32. Go for it!

PWI! PWI!!!


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 7:05 AM
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Pixie cuts rarely fail to look cute heebs.

I assure you that short hair doesn't look cute on all of us, as per LB's 51. Perhaps one day I'll get around to scanning in a picture of my unfortunate short hair period.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 7:37 AM
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I shaved my head a few years ago and it was great and growing it out from shaved-one-length looked much better on my extremely thick and somewhat wavy hair than growing it out from a short cut ever did. I'm a big fan of the self-shaving, as you avoid all the costs and can take it as short as you want because it grows back so quickly. Prominent cheekbones are what you need to pull it off, and a long and/or angular face is better than a round one.

I really, really want a pixie cut but don't want to pay for it and know I wouldn't be diligent about getting cuts as often as I need to because of the whole not-wanting-to-pay thing. I've talked myself out of going back to shaving because I think it wouldn't look as good on me now as it did when I was thinner. So now I just have generic shoulder-length hair I mostly pull up to keep it off my neck, nothing interesting.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 8:21 AM
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Prominent cheekbones are what you need to pull it off, and a long and/or angular face is better than a round one.

I'm afraid my face is nearly a perfect circle. But I'm not daunted.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 8:25 AM
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91: I think you could pull it off! But argh, I need to stop thinking about short hair. I never get the cuts I imagine, so I should avoid imagining even though the imagin(ed/ary) version of me is so cute.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 8:28 AM
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I need to email armsmasher again so I can get in the flickr pool and make unfogged choose a hairstyle for me, don't I?


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 8:30 AM
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I have a traumatic childhood memory of walking home from a haircut just sobbing because I had been given a pixie cut. I have curly hair. (The Dorothy Hamill didn't work out either.)


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 8:31 AM
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need to email armsmasher again so I can get in the flickr pool and make unfogged choose a hairstyle for me, don't I?

It shouldn't take us long to decide. I've heard there are only four to choose from.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:19 AM
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95: So true, and I'm also afraid I'll end up, um, looking like Justin Bieber. Shorter bangs lengths have not been good on me.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:20 AM
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Prominent cheekbones are what you need to pull it off, and a long and/or angular face is better than a round one.

People tend to invoke Jean Seberg and sure-let's-take-that-spooky-apartment-in-the-Dakota Mia Farrow, but I've seen relatively round-faced women wear the style pretty well. I think it suits high-contrast coloring particularly well, but that is not the same issue.

I shall now go rent a chainsaw, visit my local purveyor of firearms and start a libertarian blog in a futile effort to recover my lost machismo.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:31 AM
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97: Also write a blog post about how if those black teenagers had started anything with you, you totally would have finished it.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:35 AM
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98: The way Heinlein would have wanted it.

Alternative response:

I'm not racist; I just thought New Jack Swing was a betrayal of the principles of classical R&B, like Scoop Jackson and Harry Truman.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:41 AM
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97: I think it's because I wanted to look like Jean Seberg/Mia Farrow that I got caught up on the cheekbone thing.

If anyone does want to work on croudsourcing a haircut for me, I've put up relevant pictures on twitter-related photostream although they're blurry unless you click to enlarge. And now I'll go to lunch and not think about hair.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:41 AM
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And now I'll go to lunch and not think about hair.

My work is too often ignored.


Posted by: Opinionated Hairnet | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:45 AM
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Shave it. A clean shaven head looks good, and the scalp is full of very sensitive nerves that rarely get any attention. You know that blissed-out look newborns get when you rub their head? You could feel that way if you shaved it, just by touching your own scalp. Plus the very short new hair phase feels awesome, like you have a cat riding around on your head that you can pet any time you want. Forget how it looks - just do it for the joy of self-stimulation.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:54 AM
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100: Oooh, you were cute with the buzz cut. (And look a bit like Mo from Dykes to Watch Out For in the picture where you're complaining about your bangs.)

I think you'd look good with a pixie cut, but if you don't like the way you look in that picture where you're complaining about your bangs, you'd have to get it cut monthly to keep it short enough to look sharp all the time. If that seems like a problem, I'd stay away from really short unless you go back to doing it at home with clippers.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:55 AM
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like you have a cat riding around on your head that you can pet any time you want.

This does not seem to me to be a good thing.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 9:56 AM
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99: Scoop Jack Swing?


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 10:00 AM
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Thorn, I'm having trouble believing that your partner is the age you have reported her to be.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 10:03 AM
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106: Surely, you've heard, "Good black don't crack."


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107: Racist!


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106: No really, apo, despite her youthful appearance she's past the age of consent. No need to put up the Bobsignal.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 10:16 AM
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Thorn, you're great with short hair. My favorite is the buzzcut, but the tousled short hair is good, too.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 10:25 AM
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103 gets it right, but if you're worried about the maintenance costs, which is quite reasonable, you'd do fine going back to the buzz cut.


Posted by: chris y | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 10:41 AM
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Oh, hey, my haircutter does that horrible back of the neck thing too--in fact, my last several ones have. It's hipsterish and they're trying to make me look young instead of butch. (That is, it looks very nice on some people but not on me.)

I have two hair choices, it seems--I can go to the expensive trendy place and get a haircut whose shape is generally what I want but which has some floppy bits that I don't like, or I can go to the butch barber lady and get a haircut with a genuine short back and sides but then I won't like the top. If I could find someone who understood that "short back and sides" really means "short back and sides" and could leave the top all floppy-like, I would be their customer forever.

And lots of fat and/or round-faced women look great in very short hair. They just don't look angular. The shape of the very short hair should complement the shape of skull, though--I can't get a buzz cut because I have a freakish flat spot on the back of my head and I require substantial volume of hair to balance this.


Posted by: Frowner | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 10:42 AM
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106: Seriously! When we were first dating and I told a friend who'd met her several times that I was a little nervous about the age difference, his response was "Well, how much younger IS she??" But yeah, what peep said.

And thanks for all the haircut support. My partner has been saying that I can do whatever I want with it. I'm thinking that may mean a pixie cut, since if I end up not liking it or not wanting to do the upkeep, I can always go back to shaving.

LB, it was Alison Bechdel's video of herself shaving her head that really gave me the bug about going back to it myself.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 11:16 AM
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Update! I went back and she chopped off the fringe. We did the female each trying to over-apologize thing. I did ask what I should have asked for, and she said a blunt cut bob. That makes me picture a bob haircut where the bottom is poofy and broom-like, but when I said that to her, she said that wouldn't happen.

All moot, because I'll take the big plunge next time to a short 'do.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 12:56 PM
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blunt cut

Isn't that when you hollow-out a cheap cigar?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:00 PM
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We did the female each trying to over-apologize thing.
This is a female thing? Uh oh.


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:01 PM
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I'm sure plenty of men over-apologize too. I don't usually over-apologize to men. Actually, I try to avoid it altogether, but this is one of those rare contexts where I figured it was just easier to go along with it.


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After you, Gastonia!
No, after you, Alfonseca!


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:15 PM
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114: We've got a new princess, everybody!


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:18 PM
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I've got an appointment tomorrow with an actual stylist who can weigh in and give me a good cut. I have a feeling it will be very similar to the one the male friend the stylist and I have in common always wears, but I'm okay with that. Short short short in the back and not so much in the front and I'll be happy.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:32 PM
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I don't usually over-apologize to men.

"Um, er, sorry I, y'know, came early."
"Oh no, it's not your fault. Sorry I'm late."


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 1:56 PM
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This thread makes me want to shave my head.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 4:16 PM
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122: Do it do it do it.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 4:27 PM
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I think you guys say that to all the girls.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 4:50 PM
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I know I do.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-13-10 6:04 PM
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I like my new haircut and think it's sufficiently un-Bieberlike despite having bangs. It's not as short as I could have gone, but I'm happy. I'm also spending the morning being frivolous and not commenting on political threads, so we'll see how that works for me.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 08-16-10 7:46 AM
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126: Oooh! Chic! Thumbs up! (Not at all Bieberlich.)


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 08-16-10 7:48 AM
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127 is correct!


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 08-16-10 7:53 AM
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I love it, Thorn!


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-16-10 11:32 AM
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Cute, Thorn. Like it.


Posted by: Megan | Link to this comment | 08-16-10 11:41 AM
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