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Old 06-30-2016, 02:10 PM   #1
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Long hair and breards. Required?

After a couple years of lurking and some direct participation, I've noticed a certain common element when examining photos of Skoolies and their builder/owners: long hair and beards.

This common element can also be found in some of the conversation that goes on around here.

From another thread picked at random:

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I AM a hippie, and I support this message!
Are long hair and beards required to build a Skoolie?

Friend ... do you have long hair and a beard? Are you still wearing 1970's vintage tie-dye? Do you have more than a passing interest in the music of Three-Fingered Jerry and The Boys?

Are you considered "weird" by folks who wear Izod shirts, plaid shorts, long-white tube socks and sandals?

Before you answer, take time and consider your reply. Here's a musical interlude that might help you make up your mind:



As for me, consider photo #7: https://www.buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnso...8do#.xkpR62dvE

At least they didn't call me Old and in the Way.



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Old 06-30-2016, 02:27 PM   #2
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My long hair vanished in mid-95 and oddly enough I'm wearing Izod shorts I got at Ross for ten bucks. I have really pronounced tan lines on my feet from wearing birkenstocks since about 1993.
I've have noticed lots of beards but most of the users on this site are definitely NOT hippies. Bansil is definitely a total hippie though!

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Old 06-30-2016, 02:35 PM   #3
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My long hair vanished in mid-95 and oddly enough I'm wearing Izod shorts I got at Ross for ten bucks. I have really pronounced tan lines on my feet from wearing birkenstocks since about 1993.
I've have noticed lots of beards but most of the users on this site are definitely NOT hippies. Bansil is definitely a total hippie though!
Avatars speak volumes.
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Old 06-30-2016, 02:44 PM   #4
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Aye, they do! I love yours, Don!

SO is this you, Tedd?
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Old 06-30-2016, 03:01 PM   #5
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Beards required, long hair optional.
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Old 06-30-2016, 03:10 PM   #6
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SO is this you, Tedd?
Since 1950.

The only time I've cut the hair or the beard were the 2 times I was in the Military, Army AND Navy.

There was that time back in 1974 that I got caught wearing a wig and got busted back to Spec 4 ... but I got my stripes back before I got out.
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Since 1950.

The only time I've cut the hair or the beard were the 2 times I was in the Military, Army AND Navy.

There was that time back in 1974 that I got caught wearing a wig and got busted back to Spec 4 ... but I got my stripes back before I got out.
Always nice to put a picture to whoever you're chatting with!
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Old 06-30-2016, 03:34 PM   #8
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My long hair vanished in mid-95 and oddly enough I'm wearing Izod shorts I got at Ross for ten bucks. I have really pronounced tan lines on my feet from wearing birkenstocks(hippy sandles because FL is too hot for leathy boots with tassels) since about 1883 old man .
I've have noticed lots of beards but most of the users on this site are definitely NOT hippies. Bansil is definitely a total hippie though!

I have had 1/4 or shorter buzz cut since 1989, and tankerstash/Pornstash or Earnhardtstash normally a goatee of some kind

Now the Hippy part? well I would say it's more like a nudist thing, meets Appalachian thing .meets redneck thing...I am well rounded
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Old 06-30-2016, 03:50 PM   #9
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Avatars speak volumes.
Time for a slight Avatar and Sig line adjustment.
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Old 06-30-2016, 04:13 PM   #10
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I have a Schnurrbart & NO hair. I guess I'm not qualified.
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