By November 2, 2009

Ars Technica beard growing contest: day 01

It’s that time of year again when I stop shaving the hair off of my face. I do it mostly as a way to keep my face warm while motorcycling. I usually start on Thanksgiving day so I have a few days to grow out my stubble before I go back to work and scare my officemates.

This year, however, there is a beard-growing contest over at Ars Technica. I’m kicking it off a bit early, and unlike last year I may get more mileage out of my beard as I ride deeper into the season.

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The contest ends on March 1st, 2010 … which might be a bit longer than I can tolerate. We’ll see. 🙂

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4 Comments on "Ars Technica beard growing contest: day 01"

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  1. fishsprout says:

    Hey, and it’s movember! You’re just in time! 🙂

  2. BushPutin says:

    I started early and I’m gonna lose. I found a place on my face where it refuses to grow at all. It looks funky. I look lame, but I’m trying. Maybe _one day_ I can be a man too!

    -BushPutin

  3. Tomax says:

    Just feel lucky that you don’t run the risk of being called “The Ginger Beard Man” :D.