View Poll Results: Male Network Managers: Do you sport a beard?

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General Chat Thread, Do You Have To Have Beard To Be A Network Manager? [Female Network Managers Excused] in General; Clean shaven baby. Keeps for smooth skin and a nice clean face. If ever a spot pops up, it's like ...
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    Clean shaven baby. Keeps for smooth skin and a nice clean face. If ever a spot pops up, it's like spotting a girrafe in the middle of a million zebras. It's noticeable. *Runs to clean and clear*

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    It depends which day of the week it is. I only shave once a week normally on the weekend. So Monday no beard then Friday slight beard growth.

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    Can I ask and am not meaning to sound horrible or anything. What is it with designer stubble? I was married to a man with a full set and he only shaved it all off after we split up. The stubble look just looks well 'scruffy' and not really a good look. Just wondered and guys no offence intended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    A door-knocker IS the same thing as a Van Dyke. According to your link, anyway?...
    Found a picture that claims to show beard/moustache styles and their names:


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    Different (for the sake of respect) 'females' find different things attractive. Some prefer their partner or person their dating to have stubble / facial hair, others prefer clean shaven. I've been told to grow facial hair so that i look 'older' as i'm often mistaken for a child. Maybe that could play into it? It helps to point out who is 'older' and who is 'younger'?

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    I often used to sport facial hair until it started coming out grey and making me look old.

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    I had two job interviews for a NM role pre-beard and did not get either of them. I then grew a beard and got the very next job I applied for. Now in between that time I did get a lot more experience and a few extra qualifications, but I like to think it was actually the beard that got me the job!

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    It is requested that we are cleanly shaven during term time. During the holidays I leave my stubble for as long as I can cope with it, I need to find some decent clippers that can give me an even 3 days growth all the time

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    I tried but shaved it off as new hairs shouldn't be grey.

    Our NM does have a beard though.

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    I think we need pictures...

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    Currently got a beard but don't let it grow for more than week/10 days before shaving and starting again, generally.

    Of all the things worse than ironing shirts, shaving is probably the one.

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    I'm an NM and I don't have a beard, I did have one for a while back when I was a tech though but a new girlfriend saw that off!

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    I cant grow a beard at all, it looks ginger when I do (although im blonde/brown hair) also quite patchy so I generally keep it trimmed to stubble. I dont like the laughs and sniggers when I try lol! :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danp View Post
    It is requested that we are cleanly shaven during term time. During the holidays I leave my stubble for as long as I can cope with it, I need to find some decent clippers that can give me an even 3 days growth all the time
    Phillips multi grooming set. Its well useful for those 'sensitive' areas too.

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    Bearded here - I'm too slow in the mornings to get up, let alone shave, and the wife disliked the in between stage. Now I have 2 young uns I think it would traumatize them to remove (and I like the insulation effects it has )

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