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Handlebar Moustache Survey by Rob of Canada

  1. How long have you had a handlebar moustache, and what is your history with moustaches?

I have had my Handlebar about 4 months now, I have pretty much had a stache since I was 17.

  1. What moved you to grow a handlebar moustache? Do any relatives or ancestors have handlebar moustaches?

I have always thought that handlebar moustaches were really a unique looking. No, for the most part all my family is clean-shaven so I decided to step out of that mold and do something different.

  1. What are some of the reactions of others as you grew your handlebar moustache? What sort of reactions or comments did you get initially from your significant other?
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Generally all my friends were taken aback by the fact I was growing one. My wife doesn’t really like it, so I am trying to grow it as long as I can just to bug her. LOL

  1. What are some of the funny or strange comments others have made about your handlebar moustache over time?

I have been asked if it was real.

  1. Has having a handlebar moustache had any effects on your personality/behavior, attitude, self-expression, and sense of self?

Realistically, no. I am the same as I was before…

  1. What is it in your personality that drew you to growing a handlebar moustache?

I just wanted to do something out side the norm, and I just really like it.

  1. Have you been in any moustache contests or attended any such gatherings?

Not yet, but soon.

  1. It takes courage to wear a handlebar moustache. What would you say to those who think you look odd, silly or stupid with it?

Honestly I don’t care if anyone likes it or not, and usually I say to them “Jealous cause i have a great looking stache? Wait for the usual No, and i say to them Ya your jealous”

  1. What waxes, styling aids or glues to you prefer and why?

I use Clubman moustache wax, it’s easy to find and i like the smell of it.

  1. What do you think a handlebar moustache does for a man?

Not really sure, stand out a bit maybe from everyone else.

  1. How attached are you to your handlebar moustache and what would it take for you to cut it off or remove the curls and not grow it back?

Not going to happen….

  1. Have you accumulated any moustached merchandise, shirts, mugs or other stuff?

I am trying to acquire a Moustache cup, with the guard inside it to keep my stache dry when I am drinking tea.

  1. Can you recommend some other moustache web sites?

I’m sure your readers are familiar with this one…

http://www.handlebarclub.co.uk/index.php

I saw a great new show online it’s called whisker wars, great show.

  1. All about color: How closely does your moustache match the color of the hair on your head? How many colors are in your moustache? Do you like its color? Have you ever dyed it?

I will not dye my stache or my hair, au natural…

  1. What would you like to see on handlebarmoustachelife.com?

Not really sure i will have to get back to ya.

  1. How has having a handlebar moustache affected your love life, dating, and does it interfere with kissing?
  2. What do you do for a living and what impact do you think your handlebar moustache has with customers, coworkers and superiors?

I’m in the military, usually it is high ranking members that have in the past had handlebar staches, so i figured why not so i went for it.

  1. Does your handlebar moustache give you any superpowers?

Not yet…LOL

  1. Eating – neatly – can be a challenge with a larger moustache. Do you have any eating tips, or stories to share? Have you been tempted to remove the HB due to eating issues?

I always keep my stache waxed to the max when i eat, that way it don’t get into my food. I have in the past trimmed my stache really short when it got to long, but not anymore.

  1. Have you ever styled your mustache in a comical manner or specifically for a Halloween costume?

Not yet

  1. What is your preferred style for your handlebar moustache, and do you do a variety of styles?

I usually wear it straight across or curled up sometimes.

  1. Would you share your location and / or your age? I’m 50 and live in Canada

Visit my friends at The Handlebar Club Forum