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C Dub said on Feb 28 @ 12:31pm man, that's some emotion. evil, evil razors. i'm glad this whole thing brought us together. you're a great man. your next beard will be even more luxurious. see you again soon.
Poe said on Feb 28 @ 12:32pm did you grab an extra DVD by any chance? can't find mine.
Scrivener said on Feb 28 @ 12:38pm My youngest daughter stayed home sick from school today. She spent the whole morning insisting that I never went more than three feet from her side, as she's feverish and unhappy.

But then she finally went to sleep and I shaved. It was actually really difficult to bring myself to shave the beard off, but I did want there to be a definite break--so the four months of the Whiskerino will be self-contained and distinct. Also, it just won't be the same having a beard without you guys to share it with.

But just as I finished shaving, Chloe woke up and she took one look at me and started crying. "Where's your beard?" she asked. I told her I had shaved it off and she just looked at me confused and said, "Put it back on!" When I told her I couldn't she got really upset and said "When mommy comes home she's going to be mad and make you put your beard back on." She kept looking at my face and crying, until she decided that my sideburns were still a little bit of beard, so it was ok. Now she just keeps looking at my face and laughing and telling me "You look funny without a beard, daddy."
damnweather said on Feb 28 @ 12:39pm scrivener, man, it was so awesome meeting you this weekend. i am so glad you came out.
Mackle said on Feb 28 @ 12:39pm Poe, I've got the box of Itch DVD's - I bet dubstyle would let me send you a replacement
Mackle said on Feb 28 @ 12:40pm Scrivener, it was a pleasure to meet you and I am happy to know that we will meet again someday.
ryanhale said on Feb 28 @ 12:42pm wait a minute.... you still have a beard, so what are those large hairy balls of fur from? no, don't tell me.

also, i know you're vertically challenged, but you should look into getting a step stool for that counter. hobbit.

david, i said it before and will say it again, you were a highlight of the throwdown for me.
ByronRaphael said on Feb 28 @ 12:43pm It was great to meet you. I'll miss your lengthy, but always interesting comments.
Scrivener said on Feb 28 @ 12:47pm Poe I'm pretty sure I did not get an extra, but I will check.

Mackle and Damnweather: Thanks, guys! I might be in mustache may, and I will certainly be checking in.

Ryan: I trimmed the beard down quite a bit first. Then I shaved for real--and I took more than 100 pictures as I shaved, so there'll be a big ole Flickr set as soon as I can get them up. And I was on my knees for that pic. You just have no sense of framing a shot, do you? Hanging out with you and your very cool wife was a big highlight of the trip for me too.
Justie Just said on Feb 28 @ 1:09pm Scrivener...David... is #1 of my Top 5 New Friends of 2006. Everyone be sure to check in on his blog on occasion. When he's not doting on his beautiful kids soemtimes he writes something clever.

And in case you were wondering.. Ryan Hale ranked 0.
C Dub said on Feb 28 @ 1:12pm Poe, I have your xtra itch DVD.
James C said on Feb 28 @ 1:25pm Scrivener: I've enjoyed your photographs and your comments, even the one where we both kind of bumped heads a bit. I hope that at the future 2007 throwdown we can share a beer. Wear that Idaho shirt with pride!
Mateo said on Feb 28 @ 1:35pm Julia Princess Queen Razor. So glad I got to shake your hand.
Herr Neas said on Feb 28 @ 1:54pm superlative--least terse
Ozzy Nelson said on Feb 28 @ 2:31pm I know the feeling my friend. It sucks, but the women seem to like it.
thanks for your verboseness it was always (maybe usually) interesting reading.
Justie Just said on Feb 28 @ 2:35pm This picture is pretty amazing.
Justie Just said on Feb 28 @ 2:36pm The aveeno shaving cream doesn't surprise me one bit, by the way.
Scrivener said on Feb 28 @ 3:06pm Clame for the shaving set. I don't know how to make an animated set like the fantastic one BenfRank put up on his page, so you'll just have to go view the Flickr slideshow.
Scrivener said on Feb 28 @ 3:10pm What's wrong with Aveeno shaving cream Justie? It smells like vanilla.
jgalep said on Feb 28 @ 5:08pm Great story. Sad to see the beard go.
Robozo said on Feb 28 @ 5:51pm It was great to meet you Scrivener. I will be down that way sometime to meet up with Mason and CDub and it would be great to hang out a bit.
Corey said on Feb 28 @ 6:17pm Excellent shot. It was great to meet you, man.
ben said on Feb 28 @ 6:59pm i had this shot ready...you beat me to it and i'm glad you did...mine sucked.
Patrick said on Feb 28 @ 7:48pm Scriv, I'm glad to have met you. You're a cool dude.
Poe said on Feb 28 @ 8:07pm Scrivener, I'm glad that you decided to grow and show in the old whiskerino -- its been fun.
ryanhale said on Feb 28 @ 11:01pm i'll see you in atlanta at some point i am sure. thanks again for everything david.
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I had never really grown a beard before this contest, and I discovered over the four months that it wasn't really about growing a beard at all. I've never been around a group of guys who were so creative, cool, supportive, smart, and just all around fun to be with. Thank you all for this fantastic experience.

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