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Old 12-26-2007, 02:19 PM   #21
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:09 PM   #22
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$80 for cut and colour every 8 weeks, but the entertainment is priceless and it's cheaper than having a therapist.
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:16 PM   #23
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$6.50 w $1 tip. Lasts 3-4 months.
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:19 PM   #24
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$0 since the wife does it but she does expect something in return!
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:37 PM   #25
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My wife cuts mine. She enjoys doing it and I enjoy her doing it. I don't tip her.
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:39 PM   #26
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I pay $20 including tip every six or eight weeks.

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Old 12-26-2007, 04:17 PM   #27
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$12 plus tip ($3 to $5 depending on barber). Every month or so.
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Old 12-26-2007, 04:30 PM   #28
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I paid $6.25 for my last haircut-- 30 April 2002.
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Old 12-26-2007, 04:37 PM   #29
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Usually $15 to $20. I use the same place, but they charge different prices, seemingly at random. If I clip myself I can lengthen the time between cuts, but even with a friend on the clippers it doesn't look as good as a professional cut.
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Old 12-26-2007, 04:54 PM   #30
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The DW used to do it, but when she had her brain removed she lost her nerve and won't touch it. Now I pay $3.00 plus whatever I feel like tipping. Normally I tip more than the cost of the cut.
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Old 12-26-2007, 04:55 PM   #31
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I paid 14 dollars about 7 years ago.....for a pair of clippers.

Go go shaving your head to save cash! (I would like to send out a special thank you to people like Micheal Jordan which enabled us this great haircut!)
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:38 PM   #32
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I think my haircuts cost $10.95 at Supercuts, plus $2 tip. I get it cut really short about 4-6 times/year, and the timing is usually related to what meetings are on my calendar at work. By the time I'm ready for another cut, it's quite a bit longer.

When I retire, I plan to start cutting my hair myself again. Right now, I am getting it cut because of work.
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:50 PM   #33
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I bought a pair of clippers back in about 1975, and have cut my own hair ever since. I've cut it an average of about 4 time per year for the last 32 years.....so the cost of haircuts now are about 16¢.....and dropping each time!
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:51 PM   #34
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gulp, i just got my first cut/color since february - the tab was $130

thankfully i had a gift cert from my bff

will probably go for next cut in 6 months and i do the color on my own for about $5 every 6-8 weeks.

i must say, i do look like i just stepped out of a salon...

it seems i might equal some of the fellers who go every 4 weeks for about $15/pop...$150-180/year seems about right.
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Around C$13.00, U.S.$13.00, every 6 weeks.

And I've got a full head of hair, but it's greying quickly!
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$8 buzz once a month. I used to do it myself but I decided it was worth the $100 per year to have it done.
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Old 12-26-2007, 06:17 PM   #37
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Since I'm in the reserves, I have to get a haircut at least once a month for my drill weekend, sometimes more more if I'm going to be on orders for some special reason (I get good extra pay for these times). If I go to the on-base barber shop, it's $7.50 plus I normally tip $1.00. However, I prefer to go to an off-base establishment where I get what I believe is a better haircut, though my wife isn't so sure. When I go there, it's $10 plus the $1 tip.
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Old 12-26-2007, 06:53 PM   #38
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Ge whizz, that tipping thing in the US is weird. It sure complicates life when even on a haircut, you all seem to have set a price in your mind as to what you will pay including the tip, but you all have to do mental arithmetic to ensure that you give the tip you want to give.

Not only that, it is obviously not a spur-of-the-moment decision as you all know in advance what tip you will give so it is no reward for good service at all.

Do you tip motor mechanics as well? Electricians? Postmen?
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Old 12-26-2007, 07:00 PM   #39
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For the last three years I have cut my own with a pair of barber's scissors. I wear it slightly longer on the sides than when I was working which makes it easier than a close cut. I went in for a professional cut about two years ago and didn't see much difference from my own cut so I haven't bothered since.
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Old 12-26-2007, 07:02 PM   #40
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I decided to try cutting my hair myself after I got tired of the person who was cutting my hair at the time. As I remember it was $30 + $5 tip don't remember how often. I don't mind cutting my own hair. I bought 3 types of scissors and go at it. No real plan just start cutting until I like it (or not). If I don't like it I have no one to blame. But it didn't cost me anything either.
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