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Geist13
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Re: Clean shave?

Postby Geist13 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:17 pm

Fresh Prince wrote:
concurrent fork wrote:
traehekat wrote:clean shave = always fine.
neatly trimmed beard = probably always fine.
"scruff" = wtf

+1 seriously I can't believe there is even a debate on this.


The debate is arising mostly because some people "don't want to take the risk."

See, people who suffer from asperger's make a utility table or whatever that looks like this:

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                   Chances of it being positive             Chances of it being negative
Beard                           0%                                                    1%
No Beard                      0%                                                    0%

No matter how small the chance of it being negative, according to that table, they should not have beards.


I see nothing wrong with that. Shaving costs nothing, and takes about 5 minutes. AND it's not permanent; you can start growing that lovely beard back as soon as the interview ended. I shaved for OCI, and had my beard back in a matter of weeks. It was no big deal.

You're right though, taking a precaution that costs nothing and is not permanent is so crazy that is should be considered on par with asperger's syndrome (a form of autism, for those who don't know).

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Old Gregg
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Re: Clean shave?

Postby Old Gregg » Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:08 pm

taking a precaution that costs nothing and is not permanent is so crazy that is should


Naw bro. My point is that you can't live your life like this. I kept my beard and got my job. No one cared. Just like the clothes you wear, keep that shit clean and well-kept and you'll be fine. Unless your beard is particularly atrocious, an interviewer will no sooner remember that than they will have remembered your name.

But of course, you can live the life of an aspie who doesn't know where to draw the line. I personally apply purell to my hands roughly every five minutes. Of course, there's no positive or negative to it. But on the 1% chance I get some killer germ in the next 5 minutes, whoa I'd better be prepared. After all it's my life that's at stake!!!

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Re: Clean shave?

Postby Geist13 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:54 pm

Fresh Prince wrote:
taking a precaution that costs nothing and is not permanent is so crazy that is should

But of course, you can live the life of an aspie who doesn't know where to draw the line. I personally apply purell to my hands roughly every five minutes. Of course, there's no positive or negative to it. But on the 1% chance I get some killer germ in the next 5 minutes, whoa I'd better be prepared. After all it's my life that's at stake!!!


Washing your hands every five minutes is not remotely equivalent to shaving for the few times in your life that you have a job interview. One is disruptive, the other isn't.

Also, stop saying aspie; its fucking juvenile.

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Old Gregg
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Re: Clean shave?

Postby Old Gregg » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:15 pm

Geist13 wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
taking a precaution that costs nothing and is not permanent is so crazy that is should

But of course, you can live the life of an aspie who doesn't know where to draw the line. I personally apply purell to my hands roughly every five minutes. Of course, there's no positive or negative to it. But on the 1% chance I get some killer germ in the next 5 minutes, whoa I'd better be prepared. After all it's my life that's at stake!!!


Washing your hands every five minutes is not remotely equivalent to shaving for the few times in your life that you have a job interview. One is disruptive, the other isn't.

Also, stop saying aspie; its fucking juvenile.


You're totally right it's not remotely equivalent. Saving my life is 100x more important than saving my career.

Aspie.

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snailio
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Re: Clean shave?

Postby snailio » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:47 pm

What about back hair that pokes out cha collar or in my case from under mah shell?

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Re: Clean shave?

Postby ruski » Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:26 am

what's the verdict on unibrows?

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Re: Clean shave?

Postby vanwinkle » Sun Dec 25, 2011 5:34 am

Fresh Prince wrote:See, people who suffer from asperger's

Fresh Prince wrote:But of course, you can live the life of an aspie

Fresh Prince wrote:Aspie.

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IAFG
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Re: Clean shave?

Postby IAFG » Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:01 am

If I were interviewing you for a sex partner position, I would want the scruff. For a lawyer position, clean-shaven.

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Re: Clean shave?

Postby MarkRenton » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:32 am

IAFG wrote:If I were interviewing you for a sex partner position, I would want the scruff. For a lawyer position, clean-shaven.


But is there a 1% chance that you might reject a potential sex partner because you fear the scruff may scratch up your face?




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