Whiskerino 2009

Throwdown details coming together. Please attend!

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  • posted: February 28 @ 8:59pm
Beards and beard-lovers, I want to thank you. Whiskerino has been a wonderful experience for me, and each of you is responsible for that. From day one, watching the creativity and humor unfold here has been great. These 120 days have been some of the most fun I've ever experienced, and I'm very thankful to @bobafred for introducing me. I, like everyone else, also have @Mackle to thank for curating this entire thing and uniting this not-small group of guys under the banner of obscene amounts of facial hair.

I'm thrilled to have met what is, unfortunately, only a small fraction of all of you. If it weren't for that pesky job thing, I would've liked to have commented on every photo posted every day in a proper show of appreciation for the time each of you has put into this community.

As it stands, chatting was my game, and it allowed me to get to know those of you who also waste hours of your workday to goof around with other beard growers. It's been indescribably fun, and now the end is nothing if not bittersweet. That being said, I won't call this goodbye. I'm hoping to call it a beginning of multiple friendships, begun over the course of 100-plus days and strengthened in Nashville. I'll do my level best to stay in touch with those of you who don't live in Atlanta, and to try to stop in to see those of you who live abroad when I can.

From myself and Heather, we wish you all the best of luck.

Keep in touch:
sayhey [at] fabio-carneiro.com
facebook.com/fabio.carneiro
twitter.com/flcarneiro
flickr.com/photos/flcarneiro/

Comments

Grower&Shower says:
I feel like I'm leaving your house after the best 4-month-long party EVER! It's been great brother. Your beard and your shots blew me away. Take care.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:01pm -
mattyc says:
CLAME FOR CATS
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:03pm -
mattyc says:
CLAME FOR CATS
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:03pm -
mattyc says:
NOW WITH MORE BEARDS
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:03pm -
mattyc says:
but on the real it's been fun. too bad it's over in a couple hours
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:03pm -
Grown Unknown says:
It was a shame that I was a commenter and you were a chatter, and we didn't cross paths much. So it was great then that we were able to merge the two worlds at the Throwdown. Meeting you and Heather was great, and I do hope I can get to ATL someday.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:03pm -
Pip says:
Later, man. You've brought some great stuff this year. We've dug it.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:03pm -
bobafred says:
grats on making it all the way. it's been fun. obviously, we'll see you guys around.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:04pm -
Ozzy Nelson says:
You sir, have rocked it.
now get those cats outa here
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:06pm -
Vanbert says:
cats and more cats and tree goats!!! hey man great meeting you lets stay in touch. and tell the lady that beanie is awesome i want one.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:08pm -
mims attack says:
if I haven't mentioned it before, thanks for the bowling.. you guys are great! awesome photos and perfect attendance!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:08pm -
dizzywizard says:
it has been a pleasure growing beard with you.
great shot.

Slán agus go n-éirí an bóthar leat

:)
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:10pm -
TrickyD says:
Awesome seeing you guys at the Throwdown. Heather's Elvis pic is up on my Flickr, but I'll send you a link to it on FB. Peace.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:10pm -
EdwardTeach says:
sweet #cats.

It was great to meet you.

hope to see you again.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:11pm -
Robfrenzy says:
man you rock. please stay in touch and I will try and do that same.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:27pm -
Red Beard says:
Chinese Wildman!!!! It was great meeting you last weekend! Goodbye sir!!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:30pm -
wondermade says:
Do seriously drop me a line when you head near Orlando. Love to get together again.

Thanks for working on the bowling alley sponsorship, too. Like I said - best feeling I've had about a company I use in a long time.

Be well.

Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:38pm -
Army of Whiskers says:
Dude thanks for the free bowling! But more so, thanks for growing a beard with me. It was a pleasure.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:07pm -
kidstatic says:
maaaaaaan. your mother says goodbye to whiskerino too.

so good meeting you man. so good.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:36pm -
miguelito says:
it was nice meeting you too, man. take care.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:42pm -
revgoomba says:
Hey! Ya dobber! Pints are always welcome at my house!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 11:15pm -
Noelix says:
Fabio, you rock. Borderlands woooo! Haha I hope you remember that. I still like the photo you took on forced perspective day with the transformer, it makes me smile. I appreciate the free bowling hookup, the mackle pose, and most of all for coming on here and sharing your awesome self with the rest of us!!! Your beard is the stuff made of legends. See you around online man, and hit me up if you're in Phoenix sometime, we'll have to hang out. My parents live in Atlanta so I'll be out there occasionally for the holidays.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 11:21pm -
Ploafmaster says:
I only wish I'd met you in person earlier in the Throwdown. But the fact that I started chatting with you a mere 10 minutes before I left Nashville and still managed to have a good and memorable conversation is part of why Whiskerino was so awesome.

Glad we met, and glad you participated this year.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 3:59am -
johnatcollege says:
There's no way this is goodbye.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 4:07am -
robberfly says:
It was great growing and showing with you. Best wishes!
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 4:31am -
michaeljstraub says:
Ah Whiskerino, it's odd to think that our friendship developed due to a beard growing community. I won't say good bye since we will be seeing each other around. What I will say is that you have an impressive set of photos and I'm glad that you stuck it out to get perfect attendance.

See you on the Kickball field
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 4:59am -
brandon says:
You are one of the people I've been so glad to meet this time around. Such an impressive rookie performance, and a CRAZY good beard.

See you round the ATL, k?
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 9:23am -
Phil says:
I'm glad I got to meet you ever so briefly. I also saw your sweet Wrex on Saturday night. Very nice car. Take care and keep wrenching!
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 1:49pm -
JamesC says:
just knowing your name is "Fabio" is insult enough. take care, brother. stay cool and always keep a rough edge to ya.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 2:31pm -
JamesC says:
also thank you for your involvement in MailChimp and the Throwdown. I had a blast.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 2:32pm -
hale. says:
cats for the win! thanks for being here, thanks for you chat humor, for all your participation and being part of this wonderful experience.

you have my email, i have yours. keep in touch and take care!
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 4:09pm -
Finn MacCool says:
It was fun getting to hang out with you guys at the taco meetup and at the throwdown. We'll hopefully be seeing you around.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 6:23pm -
Andrew says:
dude you better stay in contact with my weird ass, dating my mother and all.

it was seriously nice getting to converse with you and your wit. let's keep in touch.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 7:35pm -
mackle says:
Bulleted list to help save time as WhiskerTime runs out and I'm pressed for properly replying:

1) Thank you so much for the MailChimp endorsement.

2) Thank you for being an incredible participant. I love it when someone GETS Whiskerino as properly as you have. It's been a blast.

3) You are required to participate in Moustache May. REQUIRED.

4) Also required to join us at /talk (clame). You may even already be registered but I want to make sure you know of it.

5) Your words on my last photo were extremely powerful. I can't really even properly respond to them but just know that I was taken by them and appreciate them so much that I can't even say how potent they were.

6) Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 8:09pm -
Eric the Beard says:
It was a true pleasure sir! Thanks for the laughs and the good times
Good luck!
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 9:17pm -
l_etranger_ says:
so glad I could help you hold down #gearhead. hope things go well for you sir. bon voyage.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 11:43pm -
Site closed!
Whiskerino. fin.