Understanding of male pattern baldness in the non-hair loss community

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Understanding of male pattern baldness in the non-hair loss community

Post by kj6723 » 1 year ago

It can be easy to forget how completely separated people who have never experienced hair loss are from this world. Today at work I was reminded of this. Two of my female coworkers were discussing Trump's hair, and they decided to drag me into the conversation:

Female coworker #1:"*Kj* hasn't started doing the combover yet"

Female coworker #2: "Well, you never know when it might start going."

Female coworker #1: "No he's 30 and still has a good head of hair. Usually if you're going to lose it it's started by the late 20's. Kj you're fine."





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I'm not even sure if the joke is on me or on them


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Post by kj6723 » 1 year ago

Damnit I still haven't figured out how to properly embed gifs on this forum. It's ruining the flow and comedic effect of my posts!

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kj6723 wrote:
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Damnit I still haven't figured out how to properly embed gifs on this forum. It's ruining the flow and comedic effect of my posts!
You need an image ending in gif and use the image tag like you would for any normal image.

Fixed it for you :) .
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You need an image ending in gif and use the image tag like you would for any normal image.

Fixed it for you :) .
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Post by JasonStatham » 1 year ago

kj6723 wrote:
1 year ago
It can be easy to forget how completely separated people who have never experienced hair loss are from this world. Today at work I was reminded of this. Two of my female coworkers were discussing Trump's hair, and they decided to drag me into the conversation:

Female coworker #1:"*Kj* hasn't started doing the combover yet"

Female coworker #2: "Well, you never know when it might start going."

Female coworker #1: "No he's 30 and still has a good head of hair. Usually if you're going to lose it it's started by the late 20's. Kj you're fine."





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I'm not even sure if the joke is on me or on them


Cheers to living life without dht
Imagine you have a conversation with your work buddy about Betty the overweight secretary:

Male coworker 1: "Betty gained so much weight after her holiday"
Male coworker 2: "Yeah she was chubby before her Greece holidays but now?! Jesus her chair is screaming in pain!"

Betty the secretary hears about the conversation: "What did you two guys just said? Sexist male pigs you raped me!!!! #metoo"

#mebaldtoo

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Post by Rudiger » 1 year ago

Here's a pretty typical point of view I heard in the gym not too long ago and forgot to update y'all (which reminds me I was going to write it in the weight lifting thread along with my full body update for kj, but now I'll do that shortly)

A guy walks in to the changing rooms, I kinda know him from just going there and I've noticed he's always got a hat on. Young enough guy, a good amount of muscle mass, tone and also low body fat, that instantly impressive "that guy works out" that all gym goers strive for. But I was always suspicious, he could only be early 20s, already that size and tone, so he's possibly compensating for some debilitating feature right?

He unveils the beanie in front of me and 2 others - terrible diffuse. Jon Cryer diffuse. He had tufty medium length hair to make it worse, along with sweatyness and harsh locker room lights, it was just whisps. Even though I had nearly finished changing I was that intrigued I wanted to stay around just to see if he could create the most magical toppik combover from this.

But alas, normies opinion from 2 guys near me, and I could sort of tell both of them looked right at him as he went by and kind of smirked at each other, as diffuse guy gets out of ear shot one of them says-

"Welp, that's what will happen when you wear a hat 24/7"

No, comments like that is precisely why you fucking wear a hat 24/7.
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Post by supremegentleman » 1 year ago

I really don't get those people who wear hats 24/7. To me it is ridiculous. Not to mention that it is rude and disrespectful to wear a hat indoors (at least that is the etiquette I was raised with) but I notice this behaviour very often especially in young people.

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I really don't get those people who wear hats 24/7. To me it is ridiculous. Not to mention that it is rude and disrespectful to wear a hat indoors (at least that is the etiquette I was raised with) but I notice this behaviour very often especially in young people.
I'm pretty hard line when it comes to outlandish male fashion choices of any type, and going out of your way to wear a fucking accessory on your damn head, for no apparent reason? (Of course apart from sunlight or cold)

I think most people consider middle aged men wearing baseball caps as a bid, mid-life crisis (or indicative of one incoming), some find younger guys than that, maybe 30, as still trying hard to be kids. Well I'm a bit more extreme on this, if you're over like fucking 12 or something, grow up and stop looking ridiculous. There's no excuses anymore to want to care about this look.
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JasonStatham wrote:
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Imagine you have a conversation with your work buddy about Betty the overweight secretary:

Male coworker 1: "Betty gained so much weight after her holiday"
Male coworker 2: "Yeah she was chubby before her Greece holidays but now?! Jesus her chair is screaming in pain!"

Betty the secretary hears about the conversation: "What did you two guys just said? Sexist male pigs you raped me!!!! #metoo"

#mebaldtoo
Well in this hypothetical situation I can sympathize with Betty.
Betty has been raped in a sense because she has been violated in two ways.
Psychologically and socially.

She has also been put into a lower female status class because of her unfortunate weight gain.
This is no fault of her own.

Anyway, this conversation about Betty should never occur between two reasonable men.
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Post by JasonStatham » 1 year ago

blackg wrote:
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Well in this hypothetical situation I can sympathize with Betty.
Betty has been raped in a sense because she has been violated in two ways.
Psychologically and socially.

She has also been put into a lower female status class because of her unfortunate weight gain.
This is no fault of her own.

Anyway, this conversation about Betty should never occur between two reasonable men.
Of course it should not happen its horrible. But telling openly a young balding man that he looks bad, will lead him straight to hairlosstalk. That's also being raped socially and psychologically. The point is the double standard which I also had to experience.

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Post by koolaidshade » 1 year ago

Wearing hats indoors is like wearing sunglasses at night; only no-talent douchebags do it


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Post by That Guy » 1 year ago

Thread title is an oxymoron as there is no understanding among non-sufferers and anything they think they know about it is usually an old wive's tale.

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That Guy wrote:
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Thread title is an oxymoron as there is no understanding among non-sufferers and anything they think they know about it is usually an old wive's tale.
Not really an oxymoron because what you just described is their understanding.
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Post by Murkey Thumb » 9 months ago

I was in a bar in Newcastle over Christmas and having over consumed a few beverages I kind of lost a little of my inhibitions and started to talk innocently to a couple of nice looking ladies. This is out of character as I am happily married and normally shy away from the bar scene, but it seemed like a good idea at the time. Anyway I accidently heard them talking about me on the way back from the lavs. They started positively in fact one said to the other he is really nice and good looking then; "therein lie's the rub" the second one said "yes he is but he has shit hair"!

There you go that is it in a nut shell they had brought me down to the fact that I have shit hair. In their minds you have good hair(dateable) or shit hair(un-dateable).

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