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 Post subject: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:05 pm 
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Hoping you all shaved today and are beginning the growth of your MOVEMBER moustaches.

http://ca.movember.com/

The Mo, slang for moustache, and November come together each year for Movember.

Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month. The moustache becomes the ribbon for men’s health, the means by which awareness and funds are raised for prostate cancer. Much like the commitment to run or walk for charity, the men of Movember commit to growing a moustache for 30 days.

The idea for Movember was sparked in 2003 over a few beers in Melbourne, Australia. The plan was simple – to bring the moustache back as a bit of a joke and do something for men’s health. No money was raised in 2003, but the guys behind the Mo realized the potential a moustache had in generating conversations about men’s health. Inspired by the women around them and all they had done for breast cancer, the Mo Bros set themselves on a course to create a global men’s health movement.


In 2004 the campaign evolved and focused on raising awareness and funds for the number one cancer affecting men – prostate cancer. 432 Mo Bros joined the movement that year, raising $55,000 for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia - representing the single largest donation they had ever received.

The Movember moustache has continued to grow year after year, expanding to Canada, the US, UK, New Zealand, Ireland, Spain, South Africa, the Netherlands and Finland.

In 2009, global participation of Mo Bros and Mo Sistas climbed to 255,755, with over one million donors raising $47 Million for Movember’s global beneficiary partners. We are proud to announce that last year’s Canadian campaign was the second largest in the world behind Australia, with 35,156 Mo Bros and Mo Sistas coming together to raise $7.8 million for Prostate Cancer Canada.


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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:10 pm 
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Already got one. I'm actually working on a beard now, which I've never grown in my life. Most jobs I've had required me to be clean shaven.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:32 pm 
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Keep it "Mo only" for the next month.
Tell people why.
Help raise awareness.
Be a "Beard-o" later. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:47 pm 
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yowza wrote:
Keep it "Mo only" for the next month.
Tell people why.
Help raise awareness.
Be a "Beard-o" later. :lol:


Gosh, I've waited 47 years. I don't know if I can wait anymore.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:06 am 
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Bump!
I am suprised Polydigm did not post here :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:17 am 
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Well, I've hardly ever had a moustache in my life. I've tried a full beard a couple of times. Four years ago was the last time I had a full beard and grew my hair at the same time. I got sick of it and starting shaving the whole lot off, but when I got to the mo and goatee I couldn't bring myself to keep going, I just had keep some of the hair. Not long after that I got tired of the moustache and that went so now I only have the goatee. My students keep nagging me to grow a mo for November but I won't do it.


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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:16 am 
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My moustache is coming along nicely, but my goatee leaves a lot to be desired.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
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My moustache is coming along nicely.


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Not bad.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:08 am 
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Is that a trout pout?

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
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polydigm wrote:
Well, I've hardly ever had a moustache in my life. I've tried a full beard a couple of times. Four years ago was the last time I had a full beard and grew my hair at the same time. I got sick of it and starting shaving the whole lot off, but when I got to the mo and goatee I couldn't bring myself to keep going, I just had keep some of the hair. Not long after that I got tired of the moustache and that went so now I only have the goatee. My students keep nagging me to grow a mo for November but I won't do it.


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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:08 pm 
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Someone should find the picture from Daisy or Xyqa's party where everyone is wearing the imperials. I searched around, but no luck. Maybe its been disappeared.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:30 pm 
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It was on here, looks like it's been deleted. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
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I've augmented my cookie duster by waxing the handlebars into Dali points. Hmm maybe a new avatar is in order.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:41 am 
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Maroual wrote:
polydigm wrote:
Well, I've hardly ever had a moustache in my life. I've tried a full beard a couple of times. Four years ago was the last time I had a full beard and grew my hair at the same time. I got sick of it and starting shaving the whole lot off, but when I got to the mo and goatee I couldn't bring myself to keep going, I just had keep some of the hair. Not long after that I got tired of the moustache and that went so now I only have the goatee. My students keep nagging me to grow a mo for November but I won't do it.


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On this photograph, you kind of look like Hugh Laurie :D
9 remaining days to make a donation, prostate cancer is a bitch.


Hugh Laurie crossed with Rik Mayall.

I think that was a good image Poly, looks a bit itchie though.
I shaved my beard off back in July and am tempted to grow it back. I'd never have just a 'tache though, NEVER.

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 Post subject: Re: Movember
PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:27 am 
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I think the bit of beard FZ had has not got a name! the imperial the Simpson fella made up,I also heard the singer for group de lite say the word in the lyrics groove is in the heart (succotash) say years ago that is the word for bit of beard under lip.

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