Join GWJ For Movember!

Tomorrow is the first day of Movember. This year I have pledged to shave my precious beard on November 1st and grow a mustache for the next 30 days. I'm not alone, already the GWJ Movember group has seven brave men ready to shave and grow for the cause.

If your obligations prevent you from growing a glorious mustache, you can still donate! If you're a lady and you simply cannot grow one, hard as you may try, you can sign up and show your support as a mo sista.

Prostate cancer is second only to non-melanoma skin cancer in the US alone as the leading cancer among men. In 2007, 223,307 were diagnosed and those numbers are growing every day. My father-in-law is among the many fighting this difficult disease. I hope you'll join us in supporting this important research and raising awareness among men that getting checked routinely is essential. Early detection saves lives!

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11/6 update:
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I'll take an update shot tonight, making a week exactly since I shaved.

Day seven -- have achieved full on perv. How you doin'? Wanna go hang out by the elementary school?

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LilCodger, I hear you. Me too, man.

Aside from that, I'm finding it a bit hard to take myself seriously whilst sporting this totally rad 'stache.

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Surprisingly little eyebrow action:
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This is my stache after 10 days. Is it not awesome??

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It's another week. Time for another crappy iPad picture.

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I've learned an important lesson this month. Which is that I will never again attempt to grow a mustache.

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I've seen worse. I won't say whose.

Day 15 here. I got some mustache wax, but I don't think the 'stache is quite long enough for it to have an effect yet.

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Here is my MoSpace page. If you want to see a horrendous pic of me, go there.

You guys all look like perverts - wonderful perverts for charity:)

Nice!

I was going for 70's porn star.

I don't know how many Penny Arcade fans are here, but today's comic is relevant.

http://penny-arcade.com/comic/2011/11/18

The_Vinnlander wrote:

LilCodger, I hear you. Me too, man.

Aside from that, I'm finding it a bit hard to take myself seriously whilst sporting this totally rad 'stache.

IMAGE(http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c139/TheVinnlander/PB090027-movember.jpg)

Dude, I'm loving the curves. A very different (and better) look than the "Velcro strip" most of us grow.

On that note, Day 18:

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bennard wrote:

I got some mustache wax, but I don't think the 'stache is quite long enough for it to have an effect yet.

I'm wondering if I'm going to get there this month. Want to handlebar, but time is getting short. I swear if I can pull of a handlebar in Movember I will buy a monocle.

Ladies and gents, I have achieved a respectable level of follicality on my upper lip!
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I'll be very disappointed if there aren't any impromptu S&T BBQs in public parks this month.

Here's what I had as of Thanksgiving Day:

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As of last night: IMAGE(https://p.twimg.com/AfZKeHSCQAAP8H4.jpg)

Over the weekend with the family, hunting trees:
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Hey, I want my hat back!

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wordsmythe wrote:

As of last night: IMAGE(https://p.twimg.com/AfZKeHSCQAAP8H4.jpg)

Over the weekend with the family, hunting trees:
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Is it the dark lighting in that first photo or did your mustache fill in a lot in the last week?

It filled in, and I grew it out along the sides some more.

Tanglebones wrote:

Hey, I want my hat back!

As soon as you can beat my mustache, you can have it.

wordsmythe wrote:

It filled in, and I grew it out along the sides some more.

Tanglebones wrote:

Hey, I want my hat back!

As soon as you can beat my mustache, you can have it.

Crap.

Well, here I am at the finish line:

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Not bad when you consider that as opposed to starting on the tuesday, I started the following friday, about 4 days later because it took that long to get my wife to give me permission.

Reposting from my blog:

You, YES YOU, Can Shave My Moustache!
(Well, not literally.)

As you may or may not know, I’ve been participating in Movember. You may not know, because I’ve been pretty slack about “marketing” my lip-caterpillar. So, like a kid who does his homework on the bus on the way to school, I’m gonna DOUBLE DOWN and try to get all those juicy donations on the last day of Movember.

Here’s my proposal: If you are the top contributor to my Movember page, I will shave my moustache tomorrow however you tell me to. Options are limited to what I can perform with my pretty sweet facial hair trimmer system thingy.

The rules:

* You must be the top donator.
* If there is a tie, the first person to donate that amount wins.
* I will notify you tomorrow by 3PM EST if you have won.
* I will post pictures by Friday morning.

So GO TO MY MOVEMBER PAGE NOW and bid, and help raise money for cancer research!

You want me to shave my mustache?

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We morn the loss of our good friend, mustache. Stiff upper lip, lads.

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wordsmythe wrote:

We morn the loss of our good friend, mustache. Stiff upper lip, lads.

Indeed, I did hesitate in getting rid of my mustache this morning. I think it was really growing on me.

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The_Vinnlander wrote:

Indeed, I did hesitate in getting rid of my mustache this morning. I think it was really growing on me.

I'm still rocking the 'mo, but the wife made a comment this morning as to why I hadn't shaved yet. I'm planning on bringing the beard back. I've shaved more in this past month than I have in the past 3 years combined probably.