Things you've never done

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Paulatic » 23 Jul 2017, 9:55pm

brynpoeth wrote:I have not patronised a barber since 2002, prompted by a price rise

One should do as much as possible oneself, it saves time and money, autonomy/subsidiarity is good. Not sure I liked a stranger touching me either

Anyone got some punning names for barbers? I know one called Haircut 100, obviously named after a pop band

Last time I went to a barbers I think it cost me 2/- it was 1968!
I left school grew my hair and became a hippy :lol:
When first child needed to go to barbers I took him and said HOW MUCH!
Left the shop and went to Argos bought some clippers and used them ( not the same pair) ever since :D
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 24 Jul 2017, 12:54am

Hi,
I am not as old as Paulatic :)
So my last haircut was some £2.50, been cutting my own for at least twenty years maybe longer..........still have hair to cut too :mrgreen:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby brynpoeth » 15 Mar 2018, 3:59am

Never eaten (slurped?) a gel

Never used shower gel, do not even know what it is :wink:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby reohn2 » 15 Mar 2018, 9:25am

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Ben@Forest » 15 Mar 2018, 9:39am

brynpoeth wrote:I have not patronised a barber since 2002, prompted by a price rise

One should do as much as possible oneself, it saves time and money, autonomy/subsidiarity is good. Not sure I liked a stranger touching me either

Anyone got some punning names for barbers? I know one called Haircut 100, obviously named after a pop band


There are hundreds of punning names for barbers and less often salons. I mention it because, on the radio many years ago, I remember hearing an interview with someone who had done their PhD in the names of hairdressing businesses. It's making me smile now because we have been recently been establishing the importance of PhDs on another thread!

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Mike Sales » 15 Mar 2018, 9:55am

What is the difference between the death of a sculptor and the death of a barber?


One makes faces and busts, the other curls up and dies.
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby reohn2 » 15 Mar 2018, 2:06pm

brynpoeth wrote:I have not patronised a barber since 2002, prompted by a price rise

One should do as much as possible oneself, it saves time and money, autonomy/subsidiarity is good. Not sure I liked a stranger touching me either

Anyone got some punning names for barbers? I know one called Haircut 100, obviously named after a pop band


I suppose there must be some pruning names for barbers,but it'll probably be a short list,squared of at the bottom,with a leettle bit off the sides,and possibly only of interest to fringe members :?
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby Mick F » 15 Mar 2018, 2:20pm

Mick F. Cornwall

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 15 Mar 2018, 2:28pm

Hi,
Yesterday never cycled through water with front wheel fully submerged :?

To day 300 yrds lapping over my knees :mrgreen:

Young guy on a bmx coming the other way :o must have been wearing wellies with duct tape and waterproof trousers, by the grin on his face.
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby fausto copy » 15 Mar 2018, 3:42pm

reohn2 wrote:I suppose there must be some pruning names for barbers,but it'll probably be a short list,squared of at the bottom,with a leettle bit off the sides,and possibly only of interest to fringe members :?



Nothing wrong with your memory then John. :lol:

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Re: Things you've never done

Postby reohn2 » 15 Mar 2018, 4:17pm

fausto copy wrote:
reohn2 wrote:I suppose there must be some pruning names for barbers,but it'll probably be a short list,squared of at the bottom,with a leettle bit off the sides,and possibly only of interest to fringe members :?



Nothing wrong with your memory then John. :lol:

Nope :wink:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby reohn2 » 15 Mar 2018, 4:19pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Yesterday never cycled through water with front wheel fully submerged :?

To day 300 yrds lapping over my knees :mrgreen:

Young guy on a bmx coming the other way :o must have been wearing willies with duct tape and waterproof trousers, by the grin on his face.

I'm sure he would've needed ductape on it too on a BMX in water so deep,I don't think I would've been smiling :? :shock:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 15 Mar 2018, 8:24pm

Hi,
The last thing I expected to see was someone on a BMX bike.
I don't know what came over me but once I had one foot wet I thought I might as well carry on, there was a bit of side current from the draining water of the field into the canal, 1st gear eventually and used the fence as a shelter from the current.
I had already passed on the first flood where a cyclist was washed away and he had to be rescued, as I had no idea how deep it was.
Panniers were 80 % submerged, passed on the return home, it can actually be about another two feet deeper here.
All the bearings have rubber seals but will check before riding again.
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby rjb » 15 Mar 2018, 9:06pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Yesterday never cycled through water with front wheel fully submerged :?

To day 300 yrds lapping over my knees :mrgreen:

Young guy on a bmx coming the other way :o must have been wearing wellies with duct tape and waterproof trousers, by the grin on his face.


Perhaps he was doing a wheelie. :lol:
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Re: Things you've never done

Postby hercule » 19 Mar 2018, 4:51pm

I still wonder if it was deliberate but round the corner from us at our last house was a ladies' hairdresser: Hair by Dawn.

I never saw any bald men going in last thing in the evening...