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  1. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Chrome domes are great, but they are overkill for guys with my problem: loss over the posterior crown. My hairline hasn't receded much. my best option would be a straight comb back, short on the sides and back. but how do I do that without looing like a fat, middle aged bald guy trying to look like a hipster? Please don't say "hat." I work in doors and hats in church are frowned upon by the elders. Don't recommend a beard. I can't grow a good one. I can do chin or soul patch though. Any ideas?
     
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    Grow a Skullet.
     
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    Shave your head and man up to baldness. Bald heads cannot be disguised by contriving to mop your hair around like a guy cleaning the floor at McDonald's at three in the morning with a mop. Either ignore it, or get rid of it, but for the sake of those who have to look at you every day, don't smear it around and hope that it will stay that way.

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    I have a sort of gap in my hair in the back where a kid hit me with a shovel when I was only about ten years old. It's a scar that shows up more when my hair is shorter, rather than longer. I don't like long hair anymore though I sported it when I was younger. Now I do nothing to try and cover up the scar, but grow more hair, by the time it's nicely covered up, it's time for another haircut!
     
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    No. Just no.

    Comb it straight back until you lose so much hair that it looks stupid, and then either keep it cut short or shave it all off. Embrace thy baldness.

    As a bald dude, the only thing worse than being bald is doing something obvious to try to hide it. Bad rug, combover, plugs, that spray stuff. I do have a friend who got a toupee when it first started happening. It looks like his real hair, but it was expensive as heck.
     
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    I suggest you dig yourself & ignore it. Combovers are anathema. A little something on the chin can provide a good balance. Do employ hats to avoid domeburn.
     
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    go gene keady. bring it back.... go all in... get a barber and go full swoop... do it with pride and make sure to order boilermakers once in awhile... the whole world got soft... do the full 70's denial thing! YOU CAN DO IT!

    Facial hair is for fake revolutionaries... be the revolution... comb it, use lots of product! maybe even a double breasted coat!
     
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    I think this requires a picture.
     
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    Lose weight :p
     
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    Yeah, I'd say embrace it somehow. Either shave it all off, or leave it short enough so that what you have doesn't try to cover up what you don't. When faced with this, I'd recommend either growing your hair back somehow, or going all-in. No half-assing this one.

    Which is not to imply that this should be an easy decision. It's one a heartily hope I never have to make.
     
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    Although of course that can create a really unfortunate tan line.
     
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    Just google 'Lars Ulrich', you'll get plenty.
     
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    yes.
     
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    Yes! Dude had a 21-20 record v Bobby Knight. Game face! Mike Greenberg tells a tale of being in the Northwestern Student section behind the PU bench and yelling somehting derogatory at Keady who stood up, turned around, and gave Greenie a death stare so fierce he nearly wet himself.
     
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    No. I've got hair on the front.
     
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    At my age, I only worry about my appearance to the point of being clean, neat, and low maintenance. While my hair has gotten thinner over time, with a small bald spot at the "crown", I keep it very short.....what used to be called a "buzz cut". One person I greatly admire (for his talent AND haircut) is Peter Frampton. He lets his playing speak for him, not any fashion statement. In my book, there's NOTHING more ridiculous than an aging man in denial, and pathetically trying to do ANYTHING that he thinks people won't notice his hair loss.
     
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    If a combover was good enough for Roy B. it should be good enuff for you!

    Them trousers gonna come back in style too, mark my words.
     
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    Yeah the back of my head is pretty barren land too. I got tired or worrying about it. When The barber/hairdresser asks me what i want done, I reply with - YOU'RE the professional ... Just give me a haircut where you and your peers wouldn't laugh at and children won't throw things at me.

    Of course the other option is GLH.

     
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    I'm going to try this:
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