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Re: Middle-aged men with ponytails

Once I shaved my hair off. It was back in the 70's. The next day in a shop store in Melbourne they accused me of robbing the store one day earlier. Took me off for a lengthy investigation.Wanted to put me in a lineup. For sure it was because of my hair!! ( or lack of it ). How one is judged!!

In the 60's they rebelled against the sameness of the hairstyles. And now look where its come to. All the hair styles basically look the same. No individuality there.

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Old 15.02.2020, 23:06
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Re: Middle-aged men with ponytails

My goodness, what did I miss today...lol

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True. I really dislike short, fat people. It just doesn't look look good. Women who ditched nourishing their bodies and let them grow are quite brave and of course it's their business, aesthetically though... it's a different matter. But each to their own...
Oh my, it's not the same thing, really. We were discussing about hair styles here, I think even the OP had something along the line...

No need to make such a parody of my post... What everyone likes or dislikes is a matter of preferences, as I already acknowledged. One can do something about their hair though, not so much about height or even weight.
Grey hair, especially when long, makes (some) people look older. IMHO
It fits some though. Some others don't care about it, and rightly so. If they needed my advice, I would have told them what I wrote. Very risky on a public forum, I get it.

I quoted this post and my reply was to this post, btw. I am sorry if I offended someone, wasn't my intention in the slightest. I should have known someone is going to take it out of the context. lol
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It’s a matter of personal preference.
In my opinion there are very few men who can pull off long hair with or without a ponytail. Chris Hemsworth is probably one of them.
Men with ponytails for the most part just look gross to me.

For what it’s worth I also think there are plenty of women with long here who could benefit from a more flattering hairstyle but as I said that’s just my opinion.



He’s 36! I wouldn’t call that middle aged by anybody’s standards.
Again, I agree with BM on this one too:

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Being short is not something people can do anything about, it’s genetically determined.
Why do you specify women? Doesn’t it matter to you if a man lets himself go?
If it was irony, it really was misguided.

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Today I saw an elderly guy in COOP with a 20 cm long pony. He looked cool!
Absolutely, I do believe you liked the way he looked. De gustibus and all that.
We're all different and it's good that we are. Imagine a world where each of us, man or woman, young or middle-aged, would wear ponytails. A bit boring if we all found the same things cool, no?

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My goodness, what did I miss today...lol



Oh my, it's not the same thing, really. We were discussing about hair styles here, I think even the OP had something along the line...

No need to make such a parody of my post... What everyone likes or dislikes is a matter of preferences, as I already acknowledged. One can do something about their hair though, not so much about height or even weight.
Grey hair, especially when long, makes (some) people look older. IMHO
It fits some though. Some others don't care about it, and rightly so. If they needed my advice, I would have told them what I wrote. Very risky on a public forum, I get it.

I quoted this post and my reply was to this post, btw. I am sorry if I offended someone, wasn't my intention in the slightest. I should have known someone is going to take it out of the context. lol
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Again, I agree with BM on this one too:



If it was irony, it really was misguided.



Absolutely, I do believe you liked the way he looked. De gustibus and all that.
We're all different and it's good that we are. Imagine a world where each of us, man or woman, young or middle-aged, would wear ponytails. A bit boring if we all found the same things cool, no?
Long hair in men somehow indicates another level of maturity/wisdom.
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Long hair in men somehow indicates another level of maturity/wisdom.
Some might like it and agree with you, some not. This thread is not supposed to prevent anyone from doing whatever they see fit with their hair, including the much disliked of all times- that man-bun....
Here, these ones do look cool (could say that for a couple of them at least) and didn't even ask EF's permission

https://www.manbunhairstyle.net
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Long hair in men somehow indicates another level of maturity/wisdom.
Are you referring to Gandalf and Dumbledore?
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Re: Middle-aged men with ponytails

It can work so people, for others it doesnt. Its like baldness or any other extreme hairstyle. Some peoples facial symmetry and bone structure just gives them the ability to pull it off. 1
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It can work so people, for others it doesnt. Its like baldness or any other extreme hairstyle. Some peoples facial symmetry and bone structure just gives them the ability to pull it off. 1
Yes, this.
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Re: Middle-aged men with ponytails

A long time ago Slammer had hair down to his ass. With all the consequences, thin tips, split and broken hair, hair caught in seatbelt, on fire via a matchlock musket, streaky bits, caught in a zipper.
In the end I went short because these are things no man should have to endure.
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In the end I went short because these are things no man should have to endure.
Except when it really, really fits them.

C'mon, women "endure" lots of things too.
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A long time ago Slammer had hair down to his ass. With all the consequences, thin tips, split and broken hair, hair caught in seatbelt, on fire via a matchlock musket, streaky bits, caught in a zipper.
In the end I went short because these are things no man should have to endure.
A long time ago? Matchlock muskets and zippers? I'm confused by the timelines.
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A long time ago? Matchlock muskets and zippers? I'm confused by the timelines.
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Re: Middle-aged men with ponytails

I often wear a ponytail while in public or at the office; this is to avoid over-stimulating people with my luxurious hippie hair.

Older guys with that sort of long hair have a connection with the 60s/70s (usually temporal) and it's the direct line from that ponytail back to gods such as these which make them cooler than you'll ever be.

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