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Offline reddog

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Older guys can look younger!
« on: September 12, 2023, 01:44:53 PM »
I was standing in line at the bank today, and the gal behind me struck up a conversation. She was talking about how the bank tellers used to be, and said I might not remember as I was younger than her. Then she mentioned she was 62, and I laughed and told her I was almost 70. She couldn't believe it, and I told her my haircut helps. She told me she thought it looked great. It was less than an hour since I shaved, so my head was smooth and shiny!


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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2023, 09:49:22 PM »
I am jealous!

But I find that in Florida every old guy is bald so a shaven head just makes me look even older than I am !

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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2023, 07:45:44 AM »
I go to several classic car meets every week, and most of the guys are older and thin or bald on top. They all wear baseball caps, and seldom remove them. A few clipper their hair very short, but are chained to their caps. I'm usually the only baldie without a cap. I like my shaved head, and like to show it off!
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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2023, 07:47:47 AM »
I turned 60 years old three weeks ago.  A younger guy at work thought I was no older than 55.  What little hair I have left is white.  I guess I’ve literally shaved five years off of my age!

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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2023, 07:52:33 AM »
@reddog, i hardly ever wear a cap unless I’m spending a full day working in the yard.   Otherwise I show off my bald head with pride!

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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2023, 08:47:30 AM »
I rarely wear a hat of any kind.  I never liked them, they always seemed uncomfortable to me.  But now I do not want to cover my head.
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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2023, 12:03:14 PM »
From the opposite end on the younger guy side, i have not been carded since shaving my head. I also get called sir more often, especially with a fresh shaved head. Everyone who is sly looks between 30-50 for a long time outside of those years.

I agree, hats are overrated. I would much rather show off my bald head than hide it with a hat.

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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2023, 01:41:59 PM »
Between @cmac and @reddog feedback…..maybe us sly guys are immortally aged somewhere between 30 and 50  :)

I seldom wear a hat. It feels weird. And I like to show off my bald head. Even a winter knit hat on a shaved head feels weird and is annoying like Velcro if there’s a little scruff. Summer, I’ll wear a mesh trucker hat so my scalp can at least breathe unlike a regular ball cap. And i do like the way rain feels on my head in the summer.


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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2023, 01:44:03 PM »
I was standing in line at the bank today, and the gal behind me struck up a conversation. She was talking about how the bank tellers used to be, and said I might not remember as I was younger than her. Then she mentioned she was 62, and I laughed and told her I was almost 70. She couldn't believe it, and I told her my haircut helps. She told me she thought it looked great. It was less than an hour since I shaved, so my head was smooth and shiny!

You do look much younger than 70.
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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2023, 07:33:10 AM »
My wife tells me I look younger but at 72, it doesn't matter what I look like. 

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Re: Older guys can look younger!
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2023, 06:29:44 PM »
A few years ago I decided to grow my hair out and do a Larry Finklestein type ponytail. After about 6 months my hair had grown about an inch, and I looked like I was 90. So I went back to shaving and been doin' it ever since.

I did have a younger woman (probably 30s) guess that I was early 50s. My next birthday is my 71st.
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