Whiskerino 2009

No trimming! No shaping! Embrace the Whiskerino!

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  • posted: February 28 @ 3:26pm
I doubt there's any other photo I could use as my last Whiskerino photo than this one. @Chinfropro, thanks for the awesome photobooth setup.

I'm not entirely sure how to sum up the past couple years of all of this, but I'll say obviously: much thanks to @Mackle. You've managed to not only make a website entirely devoted to strangers growing beards not be creepy, but actually an incredibly meaningful part of a lot of people's lives. When I started this, I was a goof in college, right off freshman year. I'm now working in NYC and married. 6 years went by pretty quickly.

I hope something is bound to come up in the next few years to reunite this weird group of interweb guys, but if not: it's been great getting to know as many of you as possible, and I hope to stay in touch.


c dub says:
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:27pm -
c dub says:
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:27pm -
c dub says:
LOVE U ; )
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:28pm -
Chinfropro says:
Thank you sir this means a lot. Take care of that great smile.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:29pm -
Scrivener says:
It's been great growing and showing with you. I hope to see you again in May, and/or this summer, when I'm really hoping to make it up to The City.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:30pm -
sariebell says:
You are fun and I'm glad to have had the chance to know you here on the intertubes. You guys just keep doing what you're doing and come visit us rednecks down here in Tennessee now and then, ya hear?
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:33pm -
Furricane says:
with a stache like that, I hope you come back in may.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:34pm -
Davis says:
by the way, clame for the full version of this photo.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:35pm -
Yogi Beard says:
Keep on smilin'.

It was a pleasure, best of luck.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:38pm -
Ozzy Nelson says:
Love the smile.
Kiss your wife for me my friend
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:39pm -
tedford says:
you and @wondermade are the two happiest faces on whiskerino, and i'm glad to know you both. if you ever find yourself in knoxville please give us a shout. it's been a pleasure both riding out this wacky internet adventure and meeting you in person. take care.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:44pm -
mackle says:
King Faved!

You're the best Davis! I feel like I'm signing a yearbook all day today but alot of those sentiments are exactly true. I hope to see you again someday (moustached) and I WILL make my way up to New York.. at which time we will have a fantastic time drinking beers and talking nerd talk.

See you on the IM's / Tumblr / etc.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:48pm -
Mat Wiseman says:
You're still a goof. And that's what I love about you.

Always a pleasure hanging with you in this fantastical world. Hopefully we can do it in the real one some time.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:51pm -
johnatcollege says:
Great to have met you sir.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:56pm -
David W. says:
I'll say it again: You look like you belong on a paper-towel roll in that photo.

Thanks for dragging me into this world... we'll have to LIVE CHAT some more Shelly Duvall Fairytales in the future.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:04pm -
Davis says:
@ozzy - done.
@matwiseman - seriously... it's gonna happen. i've been wanting to make it down to NZ/Australia for a lonng time.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:17pm -
Grower&Shower says:
Your beard and your contributions kept me striving throughout this thing. Thank you for that. Best of wishes to you and yours.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:26pm -
revgoomba says:
Dude... come to my house in Glasgow... I have a cabinet full of scotch... CLAME

You know you're welcome anytime.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:28pm -
revgoomba says:
Oh yea... and @Emma and I want to come and stay with you... that coool?
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:45pm -
EdwardTeach says:
you and your beard have been awesome. thanks.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:00pm -
jnonfiction says:
Thanks, @Davis, for making it / being so awesome.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:12pm -
mattyc says:
you will always remain one of my favorite's b/c i'm a goof too... also I remember way back in the day when i did my first moustache may...I searched through cal dykes (the commander) friends of thefacebook to see if any of my moustache may buddies were there and you were the only one. It's crazy to think how many of of these ass holes are on there now... But we can rest assured that we were on thefacebook before it was cool...or whatever that means...b/c now it kinda fucking sucsk b/c its so goddamn big and ubiquitous. I can't find anyone on there when i'm looking for them....oh well. See you in the future...and i'll be giving you a call if i've ever in NYC...which i should do b/c i have people i need to visit there...i haven't been back since i left after living there in the summer of 04
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:34pm -
zackle says:
Stay in touch, super cool guy.

Next time I'm in NYC, I'm buying you a beer, whether you like it or not.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:34pm -
Finn MacCool says:
I'll say it again. You have one of the best smiles on this site. Your photos have always given me a smile. Hopefully see you again in the future.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:41pm -
CPU says:
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:57pm -
Pip says:
You're great.

You'll be missed.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:36pm -
Phil says:
You rock. See you in the future!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:55pm -
ilikeschool says:
thanks for being nice to @xscatteredshowersx.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:15pm -
Presto Beardo says:
@Davis you are the best, I may show up on your door step one day demanding that we hang out, hopefully you don't pretend that you don't know me
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:37pm -
mu says:
Best of luck! Glad we got to meet and got to chat a bit. I have really enjoyed you here. You were more just yourself than some here and I just liked who you were. Take care of the north for me!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:52pm -
Grown Unknown says:
Nice meeting you in TN - although my "pied a terre" (otherwise known as my fiancee's house we have to sell at some point) is in Queens, I hope I can stop by Brooklyn and catch up with you.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:53pm -
elldub says:
I hope I see you every time I come to NYC. And everytime you come to NC. This needs to happen. You are a ray of light in a dull world my friend.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:16pm -
mixel says:
Davis, not only do you have a great smile and personality, but you inspire me to smile and say "DAVIS!" every time I see you. DAVIS! forever!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:16pm -
Ula O cealleigh says:
Davis I totaly love ya & everything you have done. you are the man!!!

i hope i get to meet you some day!
it is 04:21 am, i want to write more but i will just say you have my highest respect. and I have followed you all the way.

Peace my friend!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:22pm -
Marko says:
As fellow bass players, it's heart-felt when I say: It's been a pleasure sharing this experience with you! Take care my friend and don't be shy if you're in the neighborhood!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:37pm -
Andrew says:
you better stay in touch. or I'll haunt your dreams like Freddy Kruger. I already have the sweater.

I'm following on tumblr, twitter, and I'm a FB friend. So I think we have our bases covered. Thanks for being cool in person too.

Stay cool,

Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:40pm -
Boaz says:
Davis, good meeting you at the throwdown. @RachelPearl says hi
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:48pm -
wondermade says:
You and I should have started team enthusiasm! Why didn't I think of that until now?
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:51pm -
XscatteredshowersX says:
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:05pm -
keifel says:
it's been great to share two whiskerinos with you. thank you for being awesome.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:22pm -
jclutch says:
Yea this pic is freaking gold. It already inspired my imitation, haha. Really glad to finally meet you in person. I wish we'd have crossed paths more in Mboro it's crazy still we didn't. Holla at ya on the infoweb.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:22pm -
Chad Pugh says:
Love you long time.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:34pm -
Spitzer says:
that is one massive lumberjack beard.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:35pm -
themightyjones says:
This is such a joyous picture on such a sad day. Take care!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:38pm -
Terry Masters says:
it was really great to meet you in Nashville and seriously, if you ever come to LA, get in touch with Mason and myself via the usual channels (Ryan, Michael, etc) and let's hang out. cause trust me, next time we're in NY, we're heading your way!

Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:46pm -
Terry Masters says:
and your crazy "thumbs up" poses have inspired me. i've been doing them in personal/family photos all week long!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:48pm -
herr neas says:
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:49pm -
damnweather says:
remember that time you walked all the way to the other side of that huge parking lot with us for no reason? that was awesome.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 11:39pm -
hale. says:
Davis! i'll miss you. i wish there were someway to keep in contact online. like some sort of electronic mail.

your photos have always made me happy. the pure joy in your face is a wonderful thing to see.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 1:19am -
Dschonn says:
You've always been one of my favorite beards. If I'm ever in your neck of the woods (I mean woods figuratively, of course), I'll try to find you. And make you hang out with me. For as long as you like.

Farewell, sunshine. Until we meet again. Probably in May.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 1:57am -
JamesC says:
I am so glad we got to meet. You were the reason I did all this and my life is complete that we got to shake hands and hang out for a bit.

When you walked by me at the last night's party and told me that you thought I was the sexiest man alive, I really wanted to punch you, because hey, everyone but you knew it.

You are my brother now, and have always been adopted. We'll hang out again, that's a promise.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 7:25am -
ben says:
it was great seeing you again davis. we'll have to hang again...not in nashville anymore, just lazy.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 2:42pm -
mOtke says:
He smiled the largest smile that history had ever seen. That smile, of course, was inspired by the kittens bursting from the center of the earth in a large geyser of fur and cuteness. The kittens were hurled several hundred feet into the air then landed safely on a pillow made of cotton and more kittens. It was a joy of all joys.

In the distance, @mattyc was sneezing, wondering why he was here and if @davis would mind grabbing a taco with him.

The day was complete.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 3:40pm -
Army of Whiskers says:
Love this shot. An innocent toddler trapped in a man's body. Your photos were awesome. Especially the ones with v-necks.

I was hoping to bump into you at the Throwdown, but there was a sea of beards in the way. I've followed your tumblr though.

Thanks for growing a beard with me. See you around.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 5:28pm -
Ace says:
isnt it interesting to see how much youve grown in such a few short years on the internet? its crazy... but nice to have something to look back on. anyways, nice bearding with you davis. youre a rad guy in short conversations that weve had together. keep on red plaiding it up. later dude.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 7:02pm -
Eric the Beard says:
This is a really great look on your face! I love it! and it was awesome bearding with you!
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 7:30pm -
brandon says:
I will miss that smile. See you on the twitters and hopefully again in real life.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 7:41pm -
l_etranger_ says:
Davis, you silly smiler. So good to have shared this experience with you. Hopefully we will see each other again soon.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 9:34pm -
Site closed!
Whiskerino. fin.