Whiskerino 2009

No trimming! No shaping! Embrace the Whiskerino!

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  • posted: February 28 @ 1:23pm
Had some creative ideas for my last shot but @FerociousCupcake isn't feeling well and sometimes simplicity is best.
Whiskerino has been in my life at the times I needed it most.
In '05 I had just broken up with Amanda for a brief time. It gave me something to do and kept my mind off of the situation
In '07 I was finishing college and we got engaged. Whiskerino was my much needed stress relief.

This Whiskerino was undoubtedly different due to the fact that it was the final year and that some of the anchors of years past left our numbers early. It was the first year I made it to the Throwdown. We greatly appreciated the friendship and kind words that were spoken by all we met. Thanks to each and every one of you that has affected our lives in one way or another. @mackle words cannot express how thankful I am at your creation and curating of this unbelievable phenomenon. See you guys around.

If any of you are ever in town let me know. My Facebook has my phone number so if you need to get ahold of me add me. Feel free to contact me via the following means.



HiImTerry says:
You guys are both so great. I'm glad I got to meet you and hang out with you, and I'm sure we will see each other again!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:27pm -
tedford says:
you guys are just terrific. so glad i got to meet you. take care of yourselves.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:27pm -
Shakedown Dave says:
I miss you guys, and this whiskerino thing has helped me feel like I am a part of your life just a little bit since you've left Lakeland. Zach and I will make it to the great northern land of Atlanta sooner rather than later.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:32pm -
robberfly says:
Nice growing & showing w/ you. Best wishes!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:35pm -
sariebell says:
You guys are fierce. It's been great seeing you both here and in the real world. Stay cool....
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:38pm -
michaeljstraub says:
It was great meeting up with you and it will have to happen again. After all we are on Team #Atlanta
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:39pm -
johnatcollege says:
It was great to meet both of you. I was so drunk and had such a dodgy throat on the Friday I hope you understood me fine. Ha ah!

Hope Amanda feels better soon.

Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:55pm -
brandon says:
So great to meet you both. Let's set up a dinner in East Atlanta sometime this month.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 1:56pm -
Snuffleupagus says:
I just got a little teary eyed. I don't think I would have ever become involved in this without helping you take pics in '07. I will never forget the child hanging from your beard. I hope that one day we will be able to do this again. I will miss seeing all of these pics. It lets me see what I am missing with you guys gone. Thanks for this great experience and for a friendship of a lifetime. I miss you and love you...no homo...also @ferociouscupcake.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 2:10pm -
mynameisjason says:
be well, it's been fun.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 2:20pm -
Finn MacCool says:
@brandon That could be arranged. I'll get back to you on a good time. What days are best for you?
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 2:44pm -
c dub says:
everytime i realize that folks on here who i haven't had a chance to hang out with much are within driving distance or hell biking distance it makes me smile. lookin forward to getting to know you outside of the whiskerino. Lemme know when Amanda is feeling better. I'd love to get together. Maybe you guys, Harmony and I could grab some lunch or dinner.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:41pm -
miguelito says:
thanks for the kind words man. it was nice meeting you, growing and showing with you. take care
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:44pm -
Grower&Shower says:
Your beard is probably the best beard here. It's been and honor and a pleasure.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 3:50pm -
mattyc says:
Totally loved finally meeting you after so many years of internet viewing.... and it was a treat to meet your lovely wife as well..and she is just as beautiful in real life as she is in your photgraphs. YOu'll have to give me some tips on how to trick a beautiful redhead into marrying me. You are awesome... and i'll think of you ever time i pass the bar that shares your nam.e
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:29pm -
Ozzy Nelson says:
I'm sorry Amanda is sick. I hope she gets better soon.
You two are great. At the Throw Down, it seems that you can't talk to anyone very long, but I'm glad we got to spend the time that we did.
I have been a huge fan of yours since '05. If you are in town, we will have a beer.

Amanda, I love the color of your hair.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 4:35pm -
jmathiasxiii says:
Sincerely, eating with you guys on Sunday was a highlight of my weekend! Cool people, those are the only kind that exist in this microcosm, I'm certain of it. 100%. Please do look me up if you guys come back Nashville way.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:00pm -
cary norton says:
that beard is legit. long may it wave.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 5:56pm -
zackle says:
You're a legend, pal. A hairy, bearded legend. Join us in May?
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:01pm -
Phil says:
You rock. Stay awesome.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:03pm -
Pip says:
Bye you two!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:18pm -
Philly says:
You two were great to meet and hang with at The Throwdown. The invite is definitely there.

And your beard is amazing!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:24pm -
Marko says:
Glad I got to hang with you last weekend some. Let us know when you come up to Nashville and we can grab a beer! It's been a pleasure sir!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 6:32pm -
dizzywizard says:
It has been a pleasure growing beard with you Finn Mac Cool
(great name of course, you should check out Tara)

Nice shot.

Slán agus o n-éirí an bóthar leat

Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:18pm -
wondermade says:
I'm glad I finally had some time to talk with y'all in Nashville.

You will forever have the honor of having taken the toughest photo in Whiskerino. (clame for the memories.)
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:38pm -
Nate Frog says:
Great shot! You guys look so happy! Godspeed to you both and I hope you feel better soon.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:48pm -
Scrivener says:
It was really cool growing and showing with you. I'm glad we got to finally meet in Nashville. I've added you on FB, so let's not be strangers.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:54pm -
Ula O cealleigh says:
@Finn MacCool

Loved following you and have appreciated all the support & comments!
You have brought one of the great beards to whiskerino & have been a great guy!!

Hope to grow with you again. best wishes and peace dude!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 7:57pm -
Mat Wiseman says:
We're in this for life. Wonderful to share this with you again.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:20pm -
Poe says:
We didn't get to chat much but I hope (along with @cdub) change that in the near future around ATL. Two things:

- You look way cooler with a beard
- @FerociousCupcake is awesome
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:22pm -
Grown Unknown says:
That is a beard - I can only aspire to that kind of greatness.

Take care and thanks for the comments!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 8:23pm -
jclutch says:
Glad we got to play a round! Cheers to 4 months of awesome!

Hope your lady feels better ;)
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:24pm -
Chinese Wildman says:
Tyler and Amanda; it was awesome meeting and getting to know you both. I'm sure Heather and I will see you two around Atlanta. Until then, take care and keep in touch.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:35pm -
jason says:
great meeting you in nashville. you and the whole atl crew are pretty badass.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:36pm -
Presto Beardo says:
Finn, you and I have never got to know eachother, yet I can still picture some of your photos in my head without any reference, with that, one thing is clear, your beard size defies logic
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 9:43pm -
themightyjones says:
Your beard has apparently eaten a hedgehog. Amazing. You guys look great. I hope Amanda feels better. Take care!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 10:14pm -
damnweather says:
finn, i think you are yet another beard i had every intention of hanging out with a bit last weekend and it just never happened (maybe we at least said 'hey' or acknowledged one another? i sadly cannot recall). either way, good luck to you and @FerociousCupcake. you grow a mean beard, that's for damn sure.
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 11:18pm -
Eric the Beard says:
way to beard! It is awesome nice genes!
Posted: Feb 28th, 2010 - 11:23pm -
mOtke says:
They watched the cars pass by for a few minutes before she finally said something.

"I really like this blanket."
"Yeah. It's nice. Soft."
"No. I mean I really like it. More than a friend."
"I don't know what that means."
"I don't either, but I'm thinking about asking it out on a date."
"I don't understand what you're talking about right now."
"If we go out tonight, you know, to that Chinese place, I want to take the blanket rather than you."
"I'm just kidding. You can come too."
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 5:58am -
mOtke says:
It was super great meeting both of you, and I hope our worlds cross paths again in the future.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 5:59am -
JamesC says:
the blanket is warm
american hat is hot
but you are MacCool

i know we didn't get to meet at the throwdown, but it's probably for the best as my evil scowls at you went unnoticed. i think you're immune to my poison.

good luck whiskerino alumni brother and stay MacCool.

Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 6:39am -
brandon says:
Any time as long as we have some notice - hit me up on the gmailz: brandonbarr.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 10:15am -
ben says:
glad we could meet. i'll contact you whenever i'm in atlanta.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 2:38pm -
hale. says:
@finnmaccool, thanks for being here again, i'm glad we had a chance to meet. i appreciate your participation, your humor and your kind words. you and your lady take care and be well.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 5:47pm -
l_etranger_ says:
señor Finn, i feel honored to have been able to beard alongside you these past 4 months. bon voyage and maybe I'll see you in the ATL sometime soon.
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 6:10pm -
specialshoes says:
so nice meeting you guys. if you ever want to come visit athens let me know and you will have a place to stay...if you want it. you guys were super rad and i loved the Transformers shirt! hopefully i will be making it to ATL more often and maybe we can cross paths on those occasions. take care and maybe i'll see you in May.

until then....
Posted: Mar 1st, 2010 - 8:06pm -
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