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Men With Shaved Heads Seen As More Dominate, Powerful And Having More Potential
The Daily Mail ^ | 10-1-12 | Emma Clark

Posted on 10/01/2012 10:43:44 AM PDT by trailhkr1

It's a problem that has always plagued men, but there is an upside to hair loss according to new research which has found bald men appear tougher and more powerful than others.

Guys with shaved heads are also seen as taller, stronger and having greater potential as leaders, researcher Albert Mannes has found.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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BRB, shaving my full head of hair off..LOL
1 posted on 10/01/2012 10:43:49 AM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: trailhkr1
I see it as inferior genes...

...j/k

2 posted on 10/01/2012 10:46:41 AM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: trailhkr1

Couple of guys in my gym have shaved heads and women are constantly flirting and hitting on them of course they have 10/10 facial and body asthetics..


3 posted on 10/01/2012 10:46:57 AM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: trailhkr1

4 posted on 10/01/2012 10:47:33 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: trailhkr1

"No way, man!"

5 posted on 10/01/2012 10:49:52 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: trailhkr1

I’m 6’3”, 350 lb. and have been shaving my head since I was in middle school. Most people avoid me, but I’m not thinking it’s from my lack of hair.


6 posted on 10/01/2012 10:53:02 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: trailhkr1

Well, I’m a fan of “Breaking Bad”....and the star seemed to thrive in his initial cancer induced baldness, yet grew to revel in the no-long-needed practice.

He sports a way-cool hat and glasses and one big bad-ass attitude that to me that draws attention and a new found bravado.

The episode where he told they drug dealer he wanted to set up a deal with by saying “Say my name, you know it....say my name” The guy wimped out and whimpered, “you’re Heisenberg.” Bad ass says, “ You’re goddam right.”

Priceless!


7 posted on 10/01/2012 10:53:18 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: trailhkr1

Dick Cheney.


8 posted on 10/01/2012 10:56:07 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Optimism is much shallower than hope.)
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To: rarestia

There was a big guy like you in the movies a decade or ago...usually played prison crazies as the cell mate for a commedic star....usually ended up being likeable...the actual guy that did the part was a former MIT graduate that was actually pretty damned smart.....


9 posted on 10/01/2012 10:56:34 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: trailhkr1

Make it so.

10 posted on 10/01/2012 10:58:23 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum: "I think, therefore I am armed".)
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To: GSWarrior

11 posted on 10/01/2012 11:00:40 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

12 posted on 10/01/2012 11:00:49 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Gaffer


Erland van Lidth
13 posted on 10/01/2012 11:02:36 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Yessir! That be him!


14 posted on 10/01/2012 11:04:58 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: trailhkr1

If I were going bald I would probably shave my head but at 53 with a thick full head of hair, no way!

Besides, under the mop is a very ugly skull....saw it when I was younger when I went through Basic Training......

I think that is why God blessed me with a full head of hair.....


15 posted on 10/01/2012 11:07:11 AM PDT by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: trailhkr1

lol.

Does this make any sense?

How many political leaders have we had who were bald?


16 posted on 10/01/2012 11:09:13 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: trailhkr1

Heh. “Shaolin monastery populations increase.”

No, thanks. It’ll get down to -35 F with 100+ mph winds here soon. [Note to self. Grow hair long...and one of those long, catfish-looking mustaches.]


17 posted on 10/01/2012 11:11:16 AM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: nevergore

I’m almost 60 and have a full head of hair. A. Bald guy once commented to me that he didn’t waste his testosterone in growing hair. My response to him was, “Some of us have plenty to spare.”


18 posted on 10/01/2012 11:13:28 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: GeronL

“Does this make any sense?”

Yes, increased testosterone increases DHT, which causes male pattern baldness.

Testosterone makes men bigger, more powerful and dominant.


19 posted on 10/01/2012 11:13:56 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: BreezyDog
I see it as inferior genes...

That sounds like an inferior thinking process.

Started shaving my head daily in 2004 when I finally decided that if half the hair on my head didn't respect me enough to stay put then none of it was worth the time and expense to attempt to cultivate it.

A morning session with a good electric razor keeps it smooth and shiny and costs next to nothing to maintain.

The wife loves it; whether or not some see that style as powerful might be questionable but it seems to work.

When I was a young Marine back in the early 70s and throughout my subsequent AF career, shaved heads were pretty much prohibited or at least frowned upon. Now, it seems to be a common military hairstyle.

20 posted on 10/01/2012 11:15:01 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: GeronL
Mussolini comes to mind.
21 posted on 10/01/2012 11:18:40 AM PDT by JimC214
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To: JimC214

BS. Have we ever had a bald President?

ABSOLUTELY LOVED BREAKING BAD (on Netflix, all 4 seasons)


22 posted on 10/01/2012 11:22:43 AM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: GeronL

It could make perfect sense, if we’re not picking our political leaders for strength, power, and leadership abilities. We pick generals based on that stuff, and we’ve got plenty of bald generals. I think we just want our politicians to be convincing liars, so they can tell us what we’d rather hear instead of the truth.


23 posted on 10/01/2012 11:25:29 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: trailhkr1
Shane, in The Walking Dead.

He shaved his head, then went crazy, then tried to kill Rick, then turned into a zombie.

He's coming back in season 3, to apologize to Rick and try to reintegrate into the group.

24 posted on 10/01/2012 11:26:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The American news media, the 'Pravda Press', is fully Soviet-ized.)
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To: Jewbacca

“increased testosterone increases DHT, which causes male pattern baldness.”

______________

It is passed on by the mother, though, right? And also, women sometimes have the same pattern, it just isn’t as severe. My mom was thinner on top and still thick on the sides as the years went on. Did she really have extra testosterone? Eww!

For that matter, I”m almost 50 and I have to admit my hair is thinner on top than it used to be, although I doubt anybody but me has noticed. Eww! Eww! I don’t wanna be a dude!!


25 posted on 10/01/2012 11:27:57 AM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: JimC214

Mussolini is a great example, worked out well did it?
/s


26 posted on 10/01/2012 11:28:18 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: trailhkr1

God only made a few perfect heads. The rest he covered with hair.


27 posted on 10/01/2012 11:28:34 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: trailhkr1
Shane, in The Walking Dead.

He shaved his head, then went crazy, then tried to kill Rick, then turned into a zombie.

He's coming back in season 3, to apologize to Rick and try to reintegrate into the group.

28 posted on 10/01/2012 11:30:00 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The American news media, the 'Pravda Press', is fully Soviet-ized.)
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To: RJS1950
Started shaving my head daily in 2004 when I finally decided that if half the hair on my head didn't respect me enough to stay put then none of it was worth the time and expense to attempt to cultivate it.

My experience exactly and nearly the same time. I shave in the shower - face every weekday, head M/W/F. The wife is good with it but I haven't noticed any other females attracted by the look. I'd start a personal poll but I think the wife might see that as fishing in strange pond...:-)

I, too, remember that head shaving was strongly discouraged when I was in the military in the 70s and 80s but I had enough that shaving was not under consideration until I was well out of the military.

29 posted on 10/01/2012 11:30:57 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: trailhkr1

Remember Deep Space 9, when it first started Capt. Sisko was a wimp with self doubts and a full head of hair. In season 2 or 3 he shaved his head, and suddenly was a bad ass warrior, and the show got 100% better.


30 posted on 10/01/2012 11:34:10 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: trailhkr1

Who loves ya, baby?


31 posted on 10/01/2012 11:38:24 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: SeaHawkFan

You’ve got a point there, but the way your hair is combed nobody can see it. /s

;^)


32 posted on 10/01/2012 11:39:40 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: GeronL

One Eisenhauer was bald as far as I can recall.


33 posted on 10/01/2012 11:45:53 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Gaffer
the actual guy that did the part was a former MIT graduate that was actually pretty damned smart

That would be Erland Van Lithe de Jeude. Sadly, he's passed. I went to high school with him. A gentle giant, an opera singer (like his brother Phillip) and a helluva wrestler.

34 posted on 10/01/2012 11:50:50 AM PDT by Ol' Sox
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To: rfreedom4u
God only made a few perfect heads. The rest he covered with hair.

I'm not bald. I just have more face than most people.

35 posted on 10/01/2012 11:51:36 AM PDT by bankwalker (In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.)
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To: Gaffer

It never bothered me. When I was in college I had a lot of visible piercings and wore a really long goatee, so I understood back then.

Now I’m a buttoned-up shirt-and-tie guy, and people still go quiet when I walk in a room.

Ask my wife or anyone who knows me, and they’d tell you I’m the biggest softy you’ve ever met. It’s all about image.

Interestingly enough, when I was growing up, my mother used to always tell me how her father never shaved his head despite having the classic horseshoe shaped hair line, because back in the day, shaving one’s head was considered extreme. It’s interesting how mainstream it’s become.

I blame James Tolkan (AKA Mr. Strickland from Back to the Future)


36 posted on 10/01/2012 11:51:40 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Ol' Sox

Very sorry to hear that.


37 posted on 10/01/2012 11:52:54 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Lazamataz

Shane was such a dumbass.

Why carry an eight shot 12 gauge when all you need is a .22 and can carry enough ammo in your front pocket to take out a small town?

Yeah, yeah. Dramatic license. I just can’t think “badass” when the character is demonstrating “little winky” syndrome ;^)


38 posted on 10/01/2012 11:53:12 AM PDT by papertyger
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To: GeronL

John Adams

John Quincy Adams

Martin Van Buren

James Garfield

Dwight Eisenhower


39 posted on 10/01/2012 11:55:45 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: trailhkr1

It is just a bunch of bull crap like about every thing else you hear from the so called experts.


40 posted on 10/01/2012 11:56:14 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: Stillwaters

ping


41 posted on 10/01/2012 11:56:14 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: papertyger

RIGHT! If a damned screwdriver can dezombie someone, a .22 would work wonders!

Shane really was a dumbass. He would have done well to leave with Andrea. They had a car-rockin’ thing anyways, so why not?


42 posted on 10/01/2012 11:56:25 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The American news media, the 'Pravda Press', is fully Soviet-ized.)
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To: Kirkwood

Wow, I wonder who else “got” it?


43 posted on 10/01/2012 11:57:08 AM PDT by papertyger
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To: bicyclerepair

Five of them.


44 posted on 10/01/2012 11:57:15 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: GeronL

Eisenhower, Winston Churchill come to mind.


45 posted on 10/01/2012 11:58:29 AM PDT by Valpal1
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To: married21

Commonly believed folk tale. All the actual evidence points to the Y chromosome. Men’s who father’s were bald as 2.5x more likely to be bald themselves.


46 posted on 10/01/2012 11:59:20 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: trailhkr1

I’m already partially bald, but guys who shave their heads are trying to prove something, IMHO.


47 posted on 10/01/2012 12:00:46 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: papertyger
Hey. You just made me think.

If a .22 is all it takes to drop a zombie, sounds like it would be over soon. Get a scoped .22 rifle, and a few mags. Have one guy as a loader, and you shoot. Get on a building and just plink 'em all dead.

They say there is a 5000-to-1 zombie-to-living ratio. To my mind, that means if you have 10 bricks of .22, you just evened the odds.

And I don't get how they claim zombies overran military positions -- Benning, for example. Seems to me that full auto -- even if missing headshots -- would still grind up the slow-moving zombie threats so that all they were, would be (obviously still-moving) body parts. Toss a few grenade launchers and mortars into the mix. No contest. Button a few guys up in armored humvees and tanks. No contest. I just don't get it.

48 posted on 10/01/2012 12:02:48 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The American news media, the 'Pravda Press', is fully Soviet-ized.)
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To: trailhkr1
Yul Brenner?

-PJ

49 posted on 10/01/2012 12:03:13 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't I naturally when you're not natural born.)
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I’m a sucker for that phrase.


50 posted on 10/01/2012 12:04:13 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The American news media, the 'Pravda Press', is fully Soviet-ized.)
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