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Beards in the workplace

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruas Onid Jan 19. 52 Replies

Just wondering if any bearded guys find they have issues in their workplace. I don't but am curious to know how it is elsewhereContinue

Rolling your shirtsleeves up at the office

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Aug 17, 2012. 25 Replies

How many of you guys roll your shirtsleeves up at work? Is it just to be comfy, the stop the cuffs from fraying or to make a formal situation less formal?Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by MarkTalbert Jul 31, 2012. 9 Replies

Hi GentlemenI am a new member. I am originally from Scotland but currently live/ work in the Middle East. Looking forward to meeting other members for chat/ discussions.Continue

 

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Ruas Onid replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"I haven't seen anyone with really outrageous beard at my workplace, but not something that is forbidden. I've seen a couple of really stylish and hipster-y beards in office - I'm based off in Malaysia and in my office there are a lot…"
Jan 19
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"Depends on the state and the bird, but for the most part you probably do. It is a state by state thing, so you would want to look up the state you're visiting law, license, and birds in season. A license is generally pretty affordable and in…"
Jan 3
Brian S replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"Hi. I have contacts in N Carolina, S Carolina, N Dakota and S Dakota, also Texas...open mind about all or any of them. Haven't been to any of the first 4 but been to TX."
Jan 1
Mike M. replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"The US is huge and there is a lot of good hunting in a lot of US states.  If you haven't planned your trip yet, which part of the country are you planning to visit?  From there, it would be easier to help you find good hunting…"
Dec 23, 2015
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
" I don't have anything against people having beards, it's fine. I was merely remarking that beards do have some disadvantages socially. What motivates me to shave is stubble honestly, I am just opening up a different view point,…"
Dec 19, 2015
David R. replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"I didn't start shaving till college, and even then it was just once a week to start, increasing very slowly.  It was the style to have sideburns back then, and I couldn't grow them. My sons must have gotten their mother's genes…"
Dec 19, 2015
David Xtra replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"Jeran, It will be interesting to see ten years from now, whether the current acceptability of beards continues, or recedes.  Most men wore beards before the 1800's.  Not so in the 1900's.  My personal opinion is…"
Dec 19, 2015
Jeran replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"These are all great points, David.  I have nothing at all against beards and think some guys look really great with them.  But for as long as a man is able to sprout facial hair, he's had the right and ability to grow a beard.…"
Dec 19, 2015
Native Son replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"The firefighters south of your border used to, and may still, call SCBAs "Scott Packs."  This after the most well-known manufacturer."
Dec 19, 2015
David Xtra replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"Jason, I agree that the two World Wars gave a huge boost to the "clean"-shaven look.  And Yes, razor-scraped faces do go well with uniforms.  (Personally, I cringe when I see the number of blades…"
Dec 19, 2015
David R. replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"I remember being a guy a few years back who had been in the Marines and of course was clean shaven.  When I saw him this time, though, he had a full beard.  I told him that it looked great and asked about this major change.  He told…"
Dec 19, 2015
David Xtra replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"The video is a crack-up.  I remember my first shaves very well.  At first it's an honor, just to have something to shave, but who can deny the pride of getting a bit older, and actually growing hair on your face?  All the time I…"
Dec 19, 2015
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"I prefer to go clean shaven, it has enough benefits going for it that I'm on board. Look at all of the leaders of the Western World, you'll quickly notice they all are clean shaven and don't have a beard. It makes you look more…"
Dec 19, 2015
David Xtra replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"Jeran, While it may be true that not all men look good with a beard, I have never seen a good looking woman with a beard :~) I submit to you that beards are currently popular, as more than a fashion statement.  Males…"
Dec 19, 2015
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"Being clean shaven in the workplace was most likely caused by both World Wars, you were in the military, they required you to shave everyday, you did, it became a habit and continued. The fear of gas is the military motive for a clean shave, they…"
Dec 19, 2015
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"Firefighters have the same issue."
Dec 19, 2015

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At 8:03pm on October 26, 2015, john evens said…

Hi Brian, I was looking at your pics. What do you do for a living?

I have been to the UK a number of times. Its always nice there.

Hope we can chat on yahoo maybe:)

Bye 4 now John

At 7:11am on July 31, 2012, Kilted Bear said…

Brian,

Welcome to AoM. I have only been here a couple of weeks but have met some great guys and had some great talks.

At 11:57pm on July 30, 2012, Larry said…

Welcome to AoM, Brian!

 
 
 

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Compiling a photobook of awesome haircuts

I have a great appreciation for barbers who put in the work to churn out a really good looking hair for his customers. Here in Malaysia, its a trend thats only grown in the last 3-4 years, and maybe it's a chicken and egg thing, but the pomade usage has also increased tremendously along with the growth of barbers. I've recently started a project to compile photos of actual hairstyles from some barbers around Asia, through their social media account. My objective of doing this is to ensure that…See More
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"When I see another guy with his shirt off, it makes me want to go shirtless too. A lot of women think that only men with six pack abs should go without a shirt on, but since I live in Arizona, where it gets past 116 degrees, it is simply more…"
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Salt Dragon replied to Bruce Uall's discussion What can we do to Increase Acceptance of Shirtlessness in the group The Shirtless Man
"There are many social situations such as picnics without a clear shirt consensus.  In such cases, I would say go for it and take off your shirt.  There are many men who are happy to the second shirtless guy around, but need a first to…"
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Sir Edmund replied to David Arbogast's discussion Torso Hair in the group The Shirtless Man
"I'm starting to regrow my chest hair, decided not to shave it off anymore, I don't think men should shave it off unless they're as hairy as Chewbacca"
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