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Old 04-04-08, 08:56 AM   #1
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Old man puberty?

As my thirtieth birthday fast approaches, I'm finding that I'm getting hair where there was none before. In this case, it's nose hair that is sprouting at an alarming rate.

It seems that from about age 12, I've slowly been turning into a gorilla. After I could grow a beard and had a little hair on my chest, my body took a break for about 10 years, but now it's back with a vengeance. What's next? Crazy old-man eyebrows? ear hair? Hobbit feet?

Are there any doctors on foo who can explain what's happening to me? I thought this was supposed to stop at some point. So far, I've just been trimming with some small scissors. What should I do? Tweeze? Invest in one of those electric trimmers? Stop snorting lines of Rogaine?
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Lay off the 'roids...
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When I turned thirty five hair started popping out everywhere. When I take off my shirt, bigfoot takes pictures of me.
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I rock the hobbit feet. I'm hoping for no ear hair or super nose hair.
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But how else can I maintain my massive guads?
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What's next? Crazy old-man eyebrows? ear hair? Hobbit feet?
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Nose hair is gnarly. I can amuse myself for minutes staring at my own freshly pulled nose hairs as my eyes tear in amazement.
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As my thirtieth birthday fast approaches, I'm finding that I'm getting hair where there was none before. In this case, it's nose hair that is sprouting at an alarming rate.

It seems that from about age 12, I've slowly been turning into a gorilla. After I could grow a beard and had a little hair on my chest, my body took a break for about 10 years, but now it's back with a vengeance. What's next? Crazy old-man eyebrows? ear hair? Hobbit feet?

Are there any doctors on foo who can explain what's happening to me? I thought this was supposed to stop at some point. So far, I've just been trimming with some small scissors. What should I do? Tweeze? Invest in one of those electric trimmers? Stop snorting lines of Rogaine?
as long as you don't have an assfro, you should be fine.

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Old 04-04-08, 10:38 AM   #10
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Welcome to middle age. Hair stops growing where you want it to and starts growing where you don't want it to. It's one of those little jokes God likes to play on us.

Good one, God.
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OP - It could be way worse. Try dealing with the 30-something gorilla syndrome and having a spare Y chromosome. I really am Sasquatch. It's a medical miracle that I don't scrape my knuckles on the pavement when I walk.
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Ten more years and you get new glasses too.
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Gravity pulls hair down from your head to other parts of your body.
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Nose hair is gnarly. I can amuse myself for minutes staring at my own freshly pulled nose hairs as my eyes tear in amazement.

OMG! I am not a total freak!
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Just wait until those nose hairs turn grey.... that's a real treat.....
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As my thirtieth birthday fast approaches, I'm finding that I'm getting hair where there was none before. In this case, it's nose hair that is sprouting at an alarming rate.

It seems that from about age 12, I've slowly been turning into a gorilla. After I could grow a beard and had a little hair on my chest, my body took a break for about 10 years, but now it's back with a vengeance. What's next? Crazy old-man eyebrows? ear hair? Hobbit feet?

Are there any doctors on foo who can explain what's happening to me? I thought this was supposed to stop at some point. So far, I've just been trimming with some small scissors. What should I do? Tweeze? Invest in one of those electric trimmers? Stop snorting lines of Rogaine?
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Gravity pulls hair down from your head to other parts of your body.
Did you see my thread in the South America regional forum? Your expertise is requested.
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Ten more years and you get new glasses too.
I'm still dodging that bullet so far...

42 this year and still don't need glasses. That ************ thing is a myth.

Let's see...other stuff to look forward to...

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That ************ thing is a myth.
Just wait til you're 45. Holy tennis elbow Batman!
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I had a prof in college that went through cancer treatment for a while. He said not even chemotherapy
will make the ear and nose hair fall out. Only the hair you want to keep.
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It's certainly good to know I'm not alone, and that it only gets worse.

I wish some foo endocrinologist would check in and explain it all to us though.
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Last time I checked, minimum age for the site is 13....hmmm
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I'm still dodging that bullet so far...

42 this year and still don't need glasses. That ************ thing is a myth.

Let's see...other stuff to look forward to...

Getting helped across the street.

No one bothers to card you any more...even if it'd make you feel better.

Receiving your AARP card in the mail.

Remember those old high school injuries? You will...

Chicks will no longer dig your scars, especially those from hernia operations.

Uncontrollable compulsion to kick the kids off your lawn.
A strange compulsion to start sentences with "When I was a boy..."
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As my thirtieth birthday fast approaches, I'm finding that I'm getting hair where there was none before. In this case, it's nose hair that is sprouting at an alarming rate.

It seems that from about age 12, I've slowly been turning into a gorilla. After I could grow a beard and had a little hair on my chest, my body took a break for about 10 years, but now it's back with a vengeance. What's next? Crazy old-man eyebrows? ear hair? Hobbit feet?

Are there any doctors on foo who can explain what's happening to me? I thought this was supposed to stop at some point. So far, I've just been trimming with some small scissors. What should I do? Tweeze? Invest in one of those electric trimmers? Stop snorting lines of Rogaine?

No matter what grows out of where on your body, please do us all a favor and remove said hair. Nothing worse than riding a crowded subway and some neanderthal next to you has nose hair Tarzan could use and ear hair Evil Knievel could rocket sled over. Any good Wife will never let their Man go out of the house looking like Chewbacca. Don't have a Wife? Then buy a 10x mirror and do it your self.

My old boss who has since retired had so much ear hair it was like balls of black stuff hanging out his ears. But when you got close you could tell it was hair. Would you go out with your woman if her armpit hair was flapping in the breeze?
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