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World’s Greatest Shave

jamius maximus 4 May 2006 10

So did anyone else go the shave or the colour for leukaemia research?

I raised $365 shaving my head, and currently looks as rough as guts.

I have seen some public shaves advertised, so everyone get in there and support the cause!

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emd 2:30 pm 05 May 06

Personally, I need a haircut and I think this is a very good cause to support. So why not? A bit of wackiness can help raise more funds, and makes the day a bit less boring.

jamius maximus 1:53 pm 05 May 06

Unfortunately to get cash out of people you do need an event for people to rally around. Many charities base their collections around events or dares or difficult/embarrassing tasks. This method obviously works better than just a plain flyer that says ‘give us cash’.

I do agree though that shaving a head is an odd event for people to get into (it felt bloody weird from the chair and to be honest I didn’t enjoy it at all – kind of voyeuristic).

I guess it is done so that the shavees might identify with those undergoing chemo (although hair loss is only a small part of this pretty awful process).

bonfire 12:32 pm 05 May 06

this is idiocy of the highest order.

if you want to donate money – do.

if you want public exhibitionism – do.

why combine the two.

its just so wacky!


emd 11:40 am 05 May 06

This is me: [link]

The shave is on at 1500 today – I’m going the number 1 all over. There’s still time to donate if you think I’d make an amusing sight without my hair!

jamius maximus 4:31 pm 04 May 06

It was fun, although I shouldn’t have invited my Mum along, because she wanted a go and slashed up my scalp a little. There is also something quite nightmarish about having your head shaved in front of all your workmates by your mum, while they all laught at you. I looked down at one stage to check if I still actually had my clothes on.

Here is a pic:

RandomGit 4:30 pm 04 May 06

Ha ha, I know this guy.

He’s going to look pretty funny with his curls gone. Good on him.

RandomGit 4:23 pm 04 May 06

Good on you JM. Its fun thats for sure. I skipped it this year for some reason.

Thumper 4:10 pm 04 May 06

Excellent effort JM….

che 3:52 pm 04 May 06

well done JM

erewego 2:25 pm 04 May 06



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