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Buzzcuts in Canberra?

By 12 November 2012 17

I am fairly new in Canberra. 

Just have my hair in a Buzzcut and it seemed like some girls immediately disqualify me and today had 3 young males pass and swear on me while I was walking in the Civic mall.

Now I am feeling bit low.

Do I look hideous?

Or is it just a NO NO haircut in Canberra?

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17 Responses to Buzzcuts in Canberra?
#1
buzz8193:01 pm, 12 Nov 12

Umm… I had a buzzcut for quite a while and had no problems at all. So I don’t think that is the problem.

Buzz

#2
Felix the Cat3:05 pm, 12 Nov 12

Are you male or female? A bit unusual if you are female to have a buzzcut. For a male I wouldn’t think it too unusual, I’m a male and often get a buzzcut and have never copped any grief from anyone over it.

#3
arescarti423:15 pm, 12 Nov 12

I got told to “get a haircut, you ****ing golliwog” by a bunch of bogan youths in the shopping centre car park in Queanbeyan once. I was amused rather than offended though.

Buzzcuts are fine.

#4
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd3:44 pm, 12 Nov 12

Lol

#5
RiotFrog3:57 pm, 12 Nov 12

RiotFrog said :

Do I look hideous?

Why not post a picture and let the mob decide?

#6
Pork Hunt4:09 pm, 12 Nov 12

Swap the Doc Martins for thongs and ditch the Nazi regalia and things should look up…

#7
Diggety4:32 pm, 12 Nov 12

Do you look like a Pikey?

#8
Scorp4:56 pm, 12 Nov 12

Thank you for your input and opinions. They made me feel better about my haircut. I certainly wouldn’t be embarrassed about how I look with it buzzed, but I would let it grow out again. Aaaaand I ain’t got no regalia, I even dunno what Pikey refers

#9
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd5:02 pm, 12 Nov 12

Is buzzcut the same as shaved head?
I have shaved head but no one ever said anything except my dad.

#10
poetix7:43 pm, 12 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Is buzzcut the same as shaved head?
I have shaved head but no one ever said anything except my dad.

No, buzzcut means there is just a little hair left. Short as you can go with an electric razor, I think, as in all the US Army films. You need the right shaped head, as with having no hair at all. So not like this:

http://www.imdb.com/media/rm2213119744/tt0093058

http://www.imdb.com/media/rm2246674176/ch0003740

#11
G.R.R7:50 pm, 12 Nov 12

Alex Perry, is that you? If so, you’re a knob!

#12
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd8:22 pm, 12 Nov 12

Oh yeah that’s what I have! I guess I call it a shaved head because I use electric razor on it.

#13
Danman9:54 pm, 12 Nov 12

Is there such thing as regional specific haircuts? Up till this time I was unaware such things persisted…

#14
TheDancingDjinn10:11 pm, 12 Nov 12

Scorp said :

Thank you for your input and opinions. They made me feel better about my haircut. I certainly wouldn’t be embarrassed about how I look with it buzzed, but I would let it grow out again. Aaaaand I ain’t got no regalia, I even dunno what Pikey refers

A Pikey is a slur against the Traveller/gypsy community in the UK. I have no idea why someone would bring it up in a shaved head thread , travellers are not known specifically for shaved heads.

Other than that I wonder why someone would have a go at you for your hair style? I’ve seen real skinheads walk through this town and no one says a word, so I am curious as to what peoples issues are with the shaven head. Personally I like it on a man or a woman.. It feels nice to touch

#15
sepi10:50 pm, 12 Nov 12

It make you like like you are in the army.

#16
Postalgeek10:24 am, 13 Nov 12

Danman said :

Is there such thing as regional specific haircuts? Up till this time I was unaware such things persisted…

Of course not. Why just this morning I was marvelling at all the rat-tails and mullets in Manuka.

#17
dph1:06 pm, 13 Nov 12

Male or Female, it shouldn’t matter what type of haircut you have.

Just more Canberran’s showing their usual sheltered, close mindedness.

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