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  • posted: February 03 @ 5:15pm
Johnny Rebellious smiling?! What has the world come to?

I want to take a minute to thank all the Whiskeroonis who talked me out of quitting yesterday (or rather, considering quitting). I've been going through a rough patch these past couple weeks with personal issues, and I just wasn't feeling it anymore. I want to thank each and every one of you for snapping me out of my Whiskerino funk. If it weren't for you guys, I might not be here today. This is truly an incredible community.

Thanks again, guys. I won't let you down.


Grower&Shower says:
Hell yeah! You're not going going anywhere! Glad you're sticking it out.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:16pm -
O.G. Manly Beard says:
NICE! Keep smiling dude, your beard is killer. Also, im glad to see that you have your own team, more of a reason to stay in it for the long run.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:20pm -
Just Jamey says:
Thanks, man. I'm sorry that stuff has been tough. We gotta lotta love for ya man. You're one of the coolest guys on this thing.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:20pm -
ThatGuy says:
Hell Yeah. Dude your shot and my shot are almost complete opposites.

Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:21pm -
ThatGuy says:
And I'm stoked that you didn't quit. We're too close to the end and you are way too important around these parts.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:21pm -
HiImTerry says:
I don't know how Whiskerino would have gone on without you. We would have, but it would have sucked.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:24pm -
Matthew_Moore says:
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:25pm -
Twisted Sistare says:
glad to be a part of the "anti-whiskerfunk."

you've commented on a ton of my photos - many more than I've commented on yours. I hope things are looking up - and we're happy to have you still here.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:29pm -
Twisted Sistare says:
ps. you rock. ya damn rebel.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:30pm -
Twisted Sistare says:
last comment, i swear...

kinged for staying!!!!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:32pm -
Twisted Sistare says:
and smiling.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:32pm -
Twisted Sistare says:
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:32pm -
miguelito says:
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:38pm -
Yogi Beard says:
Glad to hear it. Seriously.

Rock on.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:41pm -
Mat Wiseman says:
Stay strong!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:45pm -
Jarrett says:
I didn't even recognize you. I'm glad you're staying around a little longer...
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:48pm -
Andrew says:
You could never quit. WHO would lead Team Rebellious? I mean, I love the rebellion; I also love a good theme day.

You've been one of my favorite participants from the start. I was bummed when we couldn't hang in Skokie and I really hope you make it to the throwdown.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:49pm -
aaron b says:
I'm still on the fence, but I'm glad you're still around. Now would please stop smiling already? It's creeping me out.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 5:55pm -
Ned Kelly says:
glad youre feeling better, whiskerino can be difficult at times with the terrifying lows, the dizzying highs, the creamy middles!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:01pm -
l_etranger_ says:
bright eyed and bushy tailed my friend.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:06pm -
Beard Goggles says:
Your smile is making me smile.

KING for contagious happiness.

-also, I'm glad you're still with us homie.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:13pm -
Eric the Beard says:
wow i had no idea, but i am very glad ou are staying, i love your ubiquitous comments!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:16pm -
Eric the Beard says:
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:16pm -
mu says:
I would have cried had you quit. You shine brightly here and are loved.

... from one hobosexual to another.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:23pm -
mu says:
and oh yeah, KING cause you make me happy seeing you out of bed smiling!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:24pm -
mattyc says:
I mean...you have to at least get to 10k... then you can think about quitting...but until then....NOPE... actually never quit. You are too awesome.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:31pm -
[j.kent.r] says:
Wut?! Dude! So glad you're here to stay!!!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:35pm -
Matthew_Moore says:
I joined your team big guy, and I used a red wall.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:40pm -
Philly says:
I'm glad you're here, I always enjoy reading your comments and seeing your pics!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 6:52pm -
jclutch says:
Dude. You da man- glad you're funk-free and remembering you have 1) awesome beard and 2) hundreds of supporters that also have awesome beards. It's win win no matter how you disect it!!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:02pm -
michaeljstraub says:
Smiling and strongly bearded! Glad you are sticking around. Team #Rebellious wouldn't exist without you.

Are you coming to the Throwdown!? Would be great to have a beer with you. And I mean that in the most rebellious was ever!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:14pm -
Sir Jellobeard says:
that's a good smile my friend
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:16pm -
Ryan! says:
There he is!
So good to see that smile, Johnny R.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:18pm -
Welfare Fun says:
way to stick with it, man. let that thing shine like a glorious morning of awesomeness!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:26pm -
Ozzy Nelson says:
why is your name not on the throwdown list.
I didn't see it and my heart sank. Are you not making plans to be there?
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:40pm -
Ozzy Nelson says:
I will be back in Chicago in April. We definately need to get a beer.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:40pm -
Heyzeus says:
I didn't have anything to do with getting you not to quit, but I'm glad you didn't.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:47pm -
A Son of Fergus says:
Your sweet pink mouth, goes north not south, when you smiiiiileee
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:47pm -
Heyzeus says:
I've tried to join team Chicago a bunch of times but I can't get the links to work. I live a lot closer to Chicago than just the midwest.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 7:48pm -
LG3 says:
wow i'm out of touch. glad tragedy was averted. hello smile!

Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:05pm -
Yogi Beard says:
Wait. Your name isn't on the Throwdown list. What's up with that?
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:08pm -
EdwardTeach says:
love this photo. your smile is fantastic. kinged and faved. thanks for hanging around. you add so much to this community.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:09pm -
TheStride says:
Yeah. Glad you're here man.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:16pm -
Rolf Bastard says:
Thank GAAWWWD. we have to hang out at the TD and if you would've quit, it would have broke my heart. you have to see this through. we all care for you and want to drink beers with you too much.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:24pm -
Jack says:
It's a good look for you.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:25pm -
Sir Walshington says:
Glad to see that mug!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:38pm -
mOtke says:
Every one else was in prison. He was happy to not be in prison, and also happy that his favorite sports team was playing another team on the radio and he was listening and a commercial for hot dogs came on and then he heated some up and HE WON AT THE INTERNET. **balloons**
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:39pm -
Fofe says:
Glad you're hanging in. Wouldn't be the same without you.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 8:49pm -
RyRy says:
King'd Sir. King'd.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 9:36pm -
Johnny Rebellious says:
@michaeljstraub, @ozzynelson, @yogibeard and @rolfbastard:

I'm not 100% sure that I'll be able to make it to the throwdown -- that's why my name isn't on the list yet. Trust me, I'm trying my damndest to get there. I would absolutely hate it if I wasn't able to attend. I've been looking forward to it since the beginning.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 9:54pm -
BryanHunter says:
Dude, I'm sure glad some folks cheered you up. I've had very little time lately to comment, but it would have really sucked if you left.

Throwdown! You should round up a van-load of Chicago beardos and road-trip down. I've driven it dozens of times. Seven hours straight on I-65; perfect length for great conversations.
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 10:28pm -
Tolleson says:
This was a shock to my system to see such a happy face on you. So glad to see you stayin' for more growin' & showin'!

Here's to you making it to Nashville!
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 11:06pm -
Katie says:
Thanks for the love, friend. And of course, it's always nice to see a smiling bearded face.

Whiskerino is such a short-lived thing that quitting would be regrettable, I think. I'm kind of reconsidering the throwdown for that very same reason but I also have money issues and a lot of anxiety right now. (I just graduated college, I'm unemployed, & I have bills to pay.)
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 - 11:19pm -
Ace says:
im glad you are not leaving.

you leave me a comment most everyday. i appreciate that. its fun to read comments you know? if i had internet at home, i would probably return the favor.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 2:46am -
cary norton says:
there aren't enough E's for this CREEEEEEEEEEEEPY.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 9:23am -
Johnny Rebellious says:
@Katie, you're very welcome for the love. And I'm in a bit of a pickle myself with the throwdown (my sister is coming into town from Alaska around that time, I'm a little tight on cash at the moment, and a loved one is going through some real rough stuff right now). Hopefully we can both find a way to make it there.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 11:18am -
HiImTerry says:
There are 4 Johnny's confirmed for the Throwdown, none of the are Rebellious. I hope you can make it.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 11:44am -
jnonfiction says:
You've got the spirit, don't lose the feeling.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 11:57am -
jonshell says:
stay strong. glad you're here.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 4:21pm -
P-Funk says:
beautiful smile there, mr. rebellious. i was just catching up on your sleeping woes and i think our fellow whiskeroonies gave ya some solid advice- namely, pay attention to your intakes and activity levels and how it correlates with your overall energy levels and ability to relax and sleep. for what it's worth, my wife's also an herbalist/nutritionist and i'd happy to ask for some tea recommendations, etc. if you're interested.

btw- fav'd for the smile.
Posted: Feb 4th, 2010 - 5:02pm -
Site closed!
Whiskerino. fin.