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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 11:22 AM
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Poll question: So you find a gray hair, what do you do?
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Poll result (38 votes)
Pluck it out (6 votes, 16%)Vote
Cry (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Wait for the rest of them to turn gray (15 votes, 39%)Vote
Make macrame (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Blame the Clenis (1 votes, 3%)Vote
Chant Canada's National Anthem (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Dye it the color of the other hairs (5 votes, 13%)Vote
Dye the color of the other hairs gray (1 votes, 3%)Vote
Dye them all purple (1 votes, 3%)Vote
Other (9 votes, 24%)Vote
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  - Is it the first or just one of many?  NJmaverick   Aug-28-09 11:36 AM   #1 
  - I'm proud of my salt!  HopeHoops   Aug-28-09 11:37 AM   #2 
  - Salty!  kimmerspixelated   Aug-28-09 05:21 PM   #20 
  - other  guitar man   Aug-28-09 11:39 AM   #3 
  - Where is the said hair located?  av8rdave   Aug-28-09 12:22 PM   #4 
  - When I started turning gray, I never considered trying to color my hair.  Arkansas Granny   Aug-28-09 01:00 PM   #5 
  - Get grossed out  dropkickpa   Aug-28-09 02:05 PM   #6 
  - Hahahahahahahaha! ! ! ! ! ! !  graywarrior   Aug-28-09 02:12 PM   #7 
  - Depends  qb   Aug-28-09 02:15 PM   #8 
  - Just be glad you still have hair.  texanwitch   Aug-28-09 02:56 PM   #9 
  - Amen  SoxFan   Aug-28-09 03:00 PM   #10 
  - Shrug shoulders, move on. nt  Deep13   Aug-28-09 03:13 PM   #11 
  - I will probably cry.  VMI Dem   Aug-28-09 03:14 PM   #12 
  - Meh. It beats the alternative.  Moondog   Aug-28-09 04:41 PM   #17 
  - I've had gray hair since I was 19.  azmouse   Aug-28-09 03:59 PM   #13 
  - I've recently read that it's caused by a B12 deficiency.  kimmerspixelated   Aug-28-09 05:24 PM   #21 
     - While a vitamin deficiency could cause graying, it can also ...  surrealAmerican   Aug-28-09 07:19 PM   #23 
  - The visible ones get dyed. But be advised, you young whippersnappers...  The Velveteen Ocelot   Aug-28-09 04:38 PM   #14 
  - Sooo, may we assume then that  Moondog   Aug-28-09 04:39 PM   #15 
     - my collars and cuffs don't match by nature  pitohui   Aug-28-09 07:46 PM   #26 
  - My hair is almost black so any gray hairs are VERY noticable.  LostInAnomie   Aug-28-09 04:40 PM   #16 
  - Gray is not a problem. Going bald...  Strong Atheist   Aug-28-09 04:54 PM   #18 
  - Well, the *last* time I pulled out a gray hair...  Bucky   Aug-28-09 05:16 PM   #19 
  - ..  Deja Q   Aug-28-09 07:42 PM   #25 
  - I stopped putting in highlights--hoping all the new silver would  mnhtnbb   Aug-28-09 06:15 PM   #22 
  - this is soooo not ever gonna happen to me  pitohui   Aug-28-09 07:41 PM   #24 
  - I started going grey in my 20s. One time I had not died it for a while and my sister  applegrove   Aug-28-09 07:57 PM   #27 
  - I rush out and have an affair, just to prove that I've still 'got it'  petronius   Aug-28-09 08:29 PM   #28 
 
NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 11:36 AM
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1. Is it the first or just one of many?
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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 11:37 AM
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2. I'm proud of my salt!
Screw that Grecian formula shit. That's just SO Reagan.

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kimmerspixelated Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 05:21 PM
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20. Salty!
Where Ya Been???
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 11:39 AM
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3. other
I just comb it all with the rest of them, more salt than pepper these days :silly:
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av8rdave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 12:22 PM
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4. Where is the said hair located?
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Arkansas Granny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 01:00 PM
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5. When I started turning gray, I never considered trying to color my hair.
I knew that I would never keep up with the roots. OTOH, being a natural blonde, my gray hair now makes it look like I've had my hair frosted. It's not bad.
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dropkickpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 02:05 PM
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6. Get grossed out
I have no grey hairs, so it's probably in my food.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 02:12 PM
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7. Hahahahahahahaha! ! ! ! ! ! !
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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qb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 02:15 PM
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8. Depends
If I plucked them out of my head I'd be nearly bald. As for my eyebrows and chest I tweeze.
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texanwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 02:56 PM
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9. Just be glad you still have hair.
A dear friend of mine, a female, has to wear a wig.

She has no hair on the front of her head.

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SoxFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 03:00 PM
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10. Amen
I started going gray when I was about 19 or so. My cousin looked like Dom Deluise by the time hit his mid-20s. I know which fate I prefer.

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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 03:13 PM
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11. Shrug shoulders, move on. nt
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VMI Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 03:14 PM
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12. I will probably cry.
It sucks to get old.
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Moondog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 04:41 PM
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17. Meh. It beats the alternative.
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 03:59 PM
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13. I've had gray hair since I was 19.
It's no big deal. My family goes gray young.

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kimmerspixelated Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 05:24 PM
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21. I've recently read that it's caused by a B12 deficiency.
Also something else I've read that an enzyme-catalase might be able to help with that, if one wanted to reverse it, but mainly I'd worry about the B vits. That's important for overall health!!
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surrealAmerican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 07:19 PM
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23. While a vitamin deficiency could cause graying, it can also ...
... be perfectly normal in optimally nourished people if they're genetically pre-disposed to graying at an early age.
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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 04:38 PM
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14. The visible ones get dyed. But be advised, you young whippersnappers...
Gray moves south.
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Moondog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 04:39 PM
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15. Sooo, may we assume then that
you are not a devotee of matching collars and cuffs?
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 07:46 PM
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26. my collars and cuffs don't match by nature
what's that about? i haven't yet found a gray/white hair down below but maybe at my age i can't see up close anyway when i'm nekkid and getting busy so who knows

i used to read these 50s potboilers from the used bookstore where the private eye could tell she was a natural blonde when she took a shower...um...no...i can't be the only mismatch out there


seriously i suppose when it gets too obnoxious i'll wax like everybody else but as long as it's dark downstairs i'll stick with the natural look (hair everywhere unless it's bikini season)
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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 04:40 PM
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16. My hair is almost black so any gray hairs are VERY noticable.
I only have a few of them so I pull those fuckers out.
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Strong Atheist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 04:54 PM
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18. Gray is not a problem. Going bald...
I don't like that...

x(

So far, luckily, both are a slow process for me...


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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 05:16 PM
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19. Well, the *last* time I pulled out a gray hair...
Mom screamed "ouch!" and made me promise not to bother her anymore.
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 07:42 PM
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25. ..
:rofl:
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mnhtnbb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 06:15 PM
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22. I stopped putting in highlights--hoping all the new silver would
keep the color light. A year later I was still waiting and went back to doing highlights.
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 07:41 PM
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24. this is soooo not ever gonna happen to me
i started dying my hair when i was what? 15? 16? i decided that platinum blonde or strawberry blonde or any frekking blonde was better than dishwater blonde

so i've never found a gray hair and don't plan to

tee hee
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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 07:57 PM
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27. I started going grey in my 20s. One time I had not died it for a while and my sister
and mom noticed. They started going through my hair and pulling all the grey hairs out. I felt like a chimpanzee being groomed by group members. Was a nice memory of bonding..which didn't always happen with my sister and mom.
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petronius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 08:29 PM
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28. I rush out and have an affair, just to prove that I've still 'got it'
OK, not really - actually I pluck it out pour myself a consolation scotch... :)
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