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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by drf64, Jan 12, 2019 at 1:34 PM.

  1. esseff

    esseff Tele-Meister

    443
    Mar 25, 2014
    East Midlands, UK
    Wigs look stupidly obvious. Who's fooling who? I prefer to consider follicular austerity as my head being a stud's solar panel.
    1970s Hamlet cigar television advert follows:

     
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  2. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    67
    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    Why not try some of that "textured" spray paint at Loews?.....Same stuff, only cheaper. ;)
     
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  3. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    If I lived in your neck of the woods I could get away with this. Not only respectable but downright sexy:

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  4. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    I had a buddy who went to a hair restoration place, and had a big chunk of his hair in back moved to the front of his head. Mmmm, then he had a long flap of hair covering up the back where they took out the plugs, and well, uh, I guess each to his own. Now, after several years he has lost most of the hair in the front again, and there's this little island of hair between what has fallen out, and what they took out. It's kind of hard to hide your head from people unless you do wear a hat. I like wearing a ball cap, even a fedora once in a while, but when I wear a fedora, old ladies slip invitation notes in my pocket. So, I'm kinda careful how much I wear one of those things.
     
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  5. 24 track

    24 track Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Nov 6, 2014
    kamloops bc
    when I first started to read the ops post I thought it was about Lace sensor Chrome domes:lol::lol::lol::lol:

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  6. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    67
    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    Uh....maybe you could pass on some of those invitation notes, TD? I don't think even wearing a fedora would help me much.....;)
     
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  7. Togman

    Togman Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 28, 2004
    Cambridgeshire, UK
    Get yourself some florescent Pink leg-warmers (remember those?). It will take attention away from your head.
     
  8. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    ..and I'll borrow Bill's boots:
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  9. jonnyfez

    jonnyfez Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Age:
    56
    Nov 14, 2003
    Kittery, Maine
    Close crop all around with a #2. Done.
     
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  10. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    The operative word that is "think." You'd never know until you don that fedora whether it would work for you or not.:D
     
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  11. DuckDodgers

    DuckDodgers Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    175
    Nov 5, 2015
    Dee-troit City
    To me, a shaved head makes you look like a prisoner in the Gulag, or a guy trying to hide a bald head . A short haircut always looks good.
     
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  12. charlie chitlin

    charlie chitlin Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Age:
    57
    Mar 17, 2003
    Spring City, Pa
    Are you Jewish?
    If not...you could convert.
    Or save the trouble and just rock a yarmulke. yarmulke.jpg
     
  13. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    Depends. Michael Chiklis reinvented his career with the dome:
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    I don't think the problem is looking gaunt. It's the opposite. Michael didn't stay in shape. I would look a lot like this if I shaved my head, except with bigger moobs:

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  14. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    Just wear a cap and blend in with the rest of us that have that problem ;)

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  15. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Jan 18, 2013
    West O' Philly, PA
    If the hair on your back is long enough, you could do a reverse comb-over.:eek::lol:
     
  16. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] upload_2019-1-12_15-16-47.jpeg
     
  17. Theslack5

    Theslack5 Tele-Meister

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    Mar 13, 2014
    Southampton uk
    I find it weird that people are bothered by baldness. I went bald at 18, got the clippers out job done. There is no solution that doesn’t look ridiculous, just look at Donald Trump for reference. Embrace the bald :)
     
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  18. ac15

    ac15 Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    May 9, 2005
    CHICAGO, IL.

    Easy. Just lose some weight, so that you are a "middle aged bald guy"
    Only problem is, that combover wasn't good enough for him either.
     
  19. ac15

    ac15 Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    May 9, 2005
    CHICAGO, IL.
    Not true. As an earlier poster mentioned, he has a friend who spent top dollar for one that doesn't look like a wig. I know two guys who did that too, but they each eventually embraced the bald. Before they did, their hair looked real. In fact those pieces used real human hair as well.

    Remember, when people say "they can always tell when someone has a wig" that's because they only notice the bad ones. The "real" "expensive" ones are fooling everyone.
     
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  20. RoscoeElegante

    RoscoeElegante Friend of Leo's

    Feb 19, 2015
    TooFarFromCanada
    Gotta say, I'd go with one of these two handsome ways, if this were my problem.

    1) Show the world that you find life's unfairness funny, and fun people will want to be your friend.
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    2) Buzz it down to man it up. Nothing says Stoic Character like someone who knows that life cheating him doesn't = life defeating him.
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    P.S. I'll trade you my still-all-there hair for your presumably two well-functioning ankles. (Arthur the Itis, and not Wisp the Attic, is my woe.)
     
  21. ac15

    ac15 Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    May 9, 2005
    CHICAGO, IL.
    People make jokes about that stuff, but you know what? It really works.

    I have an actor friend who was doing prime time TV shows and knew lots of actors. She says almost everyone used Toppik (the biggest brand if the product you posted). Even if not completely bald, people use to thicken what they've got.
     
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