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Just a Bun
The Northwest Inlander ^ | 3/8/18 | Mitch Ryals (as told by his bun)

Posted on 03/11/2018 1:49:09 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom

We're standing in line for coffee when out of nowhere, I get honked.

The lady behind us reached up, wrapped me up in her grubby paw and squeezed.

"Your man bun is so soft," she says to the man to whose head I'm affixed with a black elastic hair tie. "I've never touched one before."

An innocent compliment to most, but to me this violent assault is just another example of the indignities of my existence. I'm just a bun, after all. I didn't choose to be tied to a man. Women gawk and stare. Sometimes they'll shout: "Nice man bun, baby! Men comment, too: "Your man-bun game is strong today, bro!"

Other jeers have been more violent: "Cut your hair, you stinkin' hippie!"

It's been a year since the "man bun" Ken doll was released, but I'm still triggered when I think about the onslaught of bun-shaming on Twitter:

"The new 'Man Bun' Ken doll comes with shirt, shoes and keys to Barbie's car that he's driving until he 'gets back on his feet again,'" one user quipped. "I don't even own Mattel's new man bun Ken Doll but he already told me the dangers of processed food and how Bernie would have beaten Trump," another mused.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Idaho; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: barf; bun; man; manbun
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Hmmm. Who has a “man bun”?
1 posted on 03/11/2018 1:49:09 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

It’s not a “man bun.”

It’s a **** job handle.

L


2 posted on 03/11/2018 1:50:48 PM PDT by Lurker (President Trump isn't our last chance. President Trump is THEIR last chance.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

>>Hmmm. Who has a “man bun”?

If you aren’t a samurai, then the man bun is a male bun at best.


3 posted on 03/11/2018 1:51:04 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Asking a pro athlete for political advice is like asking a cavalry horse for tactical advice.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

It’s a grab handle for his boyfriend.


4 posted on 03/11/2018 1:51:08 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Get out of my country now)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

more like a beta male bun


5 posted on 03/11/2018 1:52:46 PM PDT by rigelkentaurus
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

6 posted on 03/11/2018 1:55:05 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: rigelkentaurus

Beta Bun ??


7 posted on 03/11/2018 1:56:37 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Wno has a man bun? No man that I would respect.


8 posted on 03/11/2018 1:56:46 PM PDT by proud American in Canada
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Man buns need Manwich.

9 posted on 03/11/2018 1:56:46 PM PDT by Redcitizen
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Cancer of the hair is a terrible thing.


10 posted on 03/11/2018 1:58:39 PM PDT by heights
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To: Lurker

...a bob knob

;>)


11 posted on 03/11/2018 1:59:06 PM PDT by Covenantor (Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern. " Chesterton)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
"Hmmm. Who has a “man bun”?"

I did, in college. In retrospect I probably looked like a douche.

Grew it out again last year -- my office is permissive as long as it's for charity -- but I ended up cutting it off while it was still a few inches short to donate for Locks of Love. Reactions ranged from "nice man-ban, bruh" To "what the hell are you supposed to be, Tom Cruise in the Last Samurai?" Moral of the story -- if you want to be taken seriously, don't try to do a man-bun. Not exactly a shocker but I think the phase where it was considered even remotely cool or avant-garde has passed.

12 posted on 03/11/2018 1:59:15 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Flag burners can go screw -- I'm mighty PROUD of that ragged old flag)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

You mean dork knob ?


13 posted on 03/11/2018 2:01:07 PM PDT by redcatcherb412 (Emerged intact.)
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Who has a “man bun”?

Well...not me, but then...I'm not a faggot.

Just sayin',

14 posted on 03/11/2018 2:04:04 PM PDT by OldSmaj (The only thing washed on a filthy liberal is their damned brains.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

I was thinking she grabbed his butt!


15 posted on 03/11/2018 2:06:38 PM PDT by Davy Crocket
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

I don’t like sissy stuff!


16 posted on 03/11/2018 2:07:05 PM PDT by Davy Crocket
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

I have a nice shiny dome. Some might call it chrome. Back in the late 60s early 70s I sported a pony tail which was the style at the time. I didn’t consider it feminine. The women I knew certainly didn’t consider it feminine.

Now today we see men with man buns. I gag and laugh at every male I see wearing one. But am I just doing the same thing my father’s generation did when seeing my long hair or pony tail?

I’m not sure. But they just look wrong. Buns just seem to say snow flake


17 posted on 03/11/2018 2:08:06 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Are you carrying a katana? Are you wearing a kimono? No, not a girly one? Are you in service to a Shogun? No?

Then you should not be wearing a man-bun. End of discussion.


18 posted on 03/11/2018 2:08:38 PM PDT by lastchance (Credo.)
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To: Davy Crocket

Me too


19 posted on 03/11/2018 2:09:44 PM PDT by VMI70
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
You may identify as a man, but your bun self identifies as either female or a Japanese warrior - probably a female since the Japanese had a samuraiectomy in 1945.
20 posted on 03/11/2018 2:12:36 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered. My life is my own.)
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