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I'm a man, and I currently do wear facial hair. 52 41.27%
I'm a man, and I currently do not wear facial hair. 50 39.68%
I'm a woman, and this is none of your#@*& business. 24 19.05%
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Old 10-24-2010, 11:27 PM   #1
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Do You Have Facial Hair?- Poll

I looked at the facebook pics of Forum/Facebook members, and I think I notice a large number of men with facial hair. So time for a poll. And please, if you forgot to shave this morning, or you usually shave before bed, but you consider yourself to be basically clean shaven, that is a no vote.

If you wear a short beard like many young men today, that is a yes. A soul patch, no matter how small, is a yes.

If you had a beard last month, now don't, but think that you may someday go back to having one- this too demands a no!

This is similar to those surveys that ask "have you had partner sex in the past month?" Provided that you are not a heavy drinker, very easy to cast your vote.

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Old 10-24-2010, 11:43 PM   #2
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I was sorely tempted to choose #3 just for the hell of it.
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Old 10-25-2010, 12:27 AM   #3
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I was sorely tempted to choose #3 just for the hell of it.
While you're dealing with your temptation, I can sink to that level!

I have facial hair five days a week, and the shaving days help me keep track of what day of the week it is.
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Old 10-25-2010, 01:12 AM   #4
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what is a "soul patch"?
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Old 10-25-2010, 02:10 AM   #5
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I voted no. My j*b requires production workers like me to wear a beard net if we have facial hair. They are very uncomfortable especially in the summer so I always shave on w*rk days. My days off I shave maybe half the time.
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Old 10-25-2010, 02:43 AM   #6
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Over the years, I've had a beard a dozen times or so. The longest is currently - for the past (almost) 3 years.

Maybe a better poll question would be whether we color the facial hair or not (boy, that JUST FOR MEN stuff really works!)
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Old 10-25-2010, 03:54 AM   #7
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i have some when i get too lazy to shave a few days in a row
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Old 10-25-2010, 05:34 AM   #8
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I normally shave Mondays and Thursdays, so I usually have a little facial hair 5 days a week. Its getting grayer by the week.
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Old 10-25-2010, 07:01 AM   #9
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I have facial hair every day - and shave it off every day. I really dislike shaving but have too do it daily.
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Old 10-25-2010, 07:33 AM   #10
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Never had a beard. Had a moustache for a few years in the late 60s/early 70s. Never wanted one since.
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Old 10-25-2010, 08:44 AM   #11
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Yes, a "moutee" with a "soul patch"...
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what is a "soul patch"?
I didn't know either, but found this which explains and has photos:

Soul patch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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I sometimes grow a beard in the winter but otherwise shave once or twice a week.
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Old 10-25-2010, 10:12 AM   #14
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The hair on the top of my head grows out with a dark brown color (with very little grey) but my beard/mustache hair grows out mostly grey. So for vanity sake of not wanting to look 10 years older, I will not grow a beard/mustache. I'm always surprised at how many older men grow grey beards and mustaches when in reality they'd look alot younger without them. I guess some men look more distinguished with them but in my opinion grey beards/mustaches make them look older than they actually are.
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Yup...gotta moustache & it goes down the sides of my mouth, and around/underneath my chin. I just started this a couple months ago. Shaved it off once, but it's back. I think I like it....
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My mustache dates back to 1973, and my beard to 1975. My beard would be as old as my mustache, but I shaved it off for my first job after college.

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The hair on the top of my head grows out with a dark brown color (with very little grey) but my beard/mustache hair grows out mostly grey. So for vanity sake of not wanting to look 10 years older, I will not grow a beard/mustache. I'm always surprised at how many older men grow grey beards and mustaches when in reality they'd look alot younger without them. I guess some men look more distinguished with them but in my opinion grey beards/mustaches make them look older than they actually are.

All perspective - When you start out blond like me and are inordinately vain your hair doesn't get grey or white - it just gets blonder and blonder. Currently moving well into platinum blond range. Mustache here. Not having one earned a burst of tears and comments about razor burn. A beard looked about as good on me as it does on Mel Gibson.

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Full mustache for the last 17 or 18 years. There's a very practical side to it.
Before, I typically got cold sores on my lip at least a couple of times a year. Very, very annoying.
Since growing the mustache, I get one about once a decade.
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Very few can pull off the soul patch successfully! (Howie M can do it, though!)
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