"I'm too much of a chickenshit to use a guard to "even up" my beard.
I trim the long hairs when necessary to keep a roughly round shape, but I'd love it if I could just buzz the whole thing and come away with the same…"
"My routine: Always double check the security of the guard, and the setting when trimming sideburns. I trim the neckline (without the guard, and with the finer narrower trimmer head) to about a finger width below my jawbone, curve…"
"Personally mate, I recommend letting it be. A neckline should look natural, although if you really need it trimmed for work or preference I would say find a good barber. Someone specializing in men cuts, with beard experience. Again though: my first…"
My first Beard is gone. I am sad.06/01/13 - 09/25/13My first time trying to trim it and I mess up royally. I took it all off and I'm starting from scratch again. It was a good learning experience. 6/16/137/28/13…See More
"I recommend putting up a visible indicator that makes it obvious that the discussion was pro-actively locked by moderators and the reason for said locking. Otherwise it just looks like a rapey discussion that's sitting there, inactive but…"
"Absolutely. I've been watching this play out on other forums in the gaming community, particularly the Board Game Geek facebook page, in which the vitriol against questioning or discussing the culture's activities is so hot that admins are…"
""Sure, particular individuals are making the gaming community unwelcoming for women but why is it that they are able to do so without being shut down by their peers?"
Exactly. When women who aren't fans of Sport X attend an event out…"
"Lumberjoe is making a good point. To add to it: If you treat a societal or community issue as an individual "problem person" issue, you miss all the ways in which that society or community reinforce the dysfunctional norms. Sure,…"
""But that isn't a problem with gaming culture, it's a problem with the people."
That's kind of a chicken & egg dilemma though. Sure, it's a problem that individuals have but if individuals with the same problem are…"