How old were you when you started shaving? (Males)

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How old were you when you started to shave your face?

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  1. Bundey

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    I'm 16 and have to shave my moustache now.
     
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  2. Voltron

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    Pffft, like I'd know
    Well, I suppose I was 13 when I started shaving, although I don't see why it's so important.
     
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  3. Feña14

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    I was 15, but after 5 years i've given up.

    I prefer the extra sleep, the improved skin quality, the challenge of growing it out and looking after it etc..
     
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    hey all I am Pepito El Grueso, I started shavin when I was 7 years old.....
     
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  5. superstition

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    I don't remember.
     
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  6. 0range

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    Superstition you are a guy???
     
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  7. 0range

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    BTW from my experience, guys who started shaving when they were really young don't end up tall; usually 5'6, 5'7 or less.
     
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  8. quest01

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    I'd say probably mid teens but I don't remember the exact year. I keep my electric shaver in the car.
     
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  9. therogerfan

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    I was 16 (10 char)
     
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  10. adams_1

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    I was 2 or 3.
     
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  11. baek57

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    how does that make any sense?
     
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  12. westside

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    I was 15

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  13. ChuDat

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    at the age when I learned about razors and how they can cut you
     
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  14. superman1

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    16. I had scruff all over my neck but not so much on my face, and one day my English teacher told me flat out to shave. I looked in the mirror that day and said holy crap, I've never noticed that before.
     
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    I ended up being kinda one of those freak of nature guys that started shaving at 13 and had just about a full beard by 15. By the time I was a senior in high school I occasionally would grow out the whole thing just to enjoy the looks I got from freshmen.
     
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  16. Alesi

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    15 years old or so
     
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  17. superstition

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    Last time I checked.
     
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  18. stormholloway

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    I started shaving my legs when I was 14 as I recall.
     
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  19. Babb

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    13ish (10 characters)
     
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    I was 16, but didn't actually buy a razor until I was 18. ;) Used my dad's.

    -Robert
     
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    Guys that hit puberty sooner always seem to end of short to me. I think it makes sense. Actually all of the tall kids in the early grades are very short in their class now.
     
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  22. Babb

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    This is kind of linked to the quicker rate of maturation in kids nowadays than ever before.

    I'd be willing to bet that the younger posters (like myself) are the ones with all the younger ages that they started shaving.
     
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  23. superstition

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    I hit puberty earlier than most, if not all, of my fellow male students but didn't start shaving until late. I was a man at 11 if you get my drift. I still can't grow a full beard, which is fine by me (less to have to shave). I was the tallest early and ended up 6'2" with size 14 feet, which isn't exactly small.
     
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  24. CHOcobo

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    i don't shave a lot because the more you shave the thicker and blacker they get. i won't like that plus i have a nasty lines.
     
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  25. Andres

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    Thirteen, I believe
     
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  26. tbini87

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    i didn't have to really start shaving til around 15 i think. those were the days!
     
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  27. Gmedlo

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    16 (still 16) but I still only shave maybe once every two weeks, and that's with an electric.


    I have a friend who started shaving in the third grade when he was 8, and by the time he was 10 he was shaving daily. He was 5'4 in third grade and only grew three more inches in the next year or two and stopped growing completely after that. He sang bass in elementary school, lol.
     
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  28. LuckyR

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    Shaved every day at 16, on occasion a few years earlier.
     
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  29. Vincent Left

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    Started at 18, but when I was like 14 I already had some mustache, and sometimes kids like 10 would mistaken me as an adult... after I started shaving I looked much younger than before... ...
     
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  30. Magix

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    Shaved my Safin like facial hair (the mussy and the stuff underneath my bottom lip) on my 15th birthday.

    Started shaving my patchy sides and underneath my chin at 17.

    Hmm... *feels facial hair* Soft...

    I mean, it's nearly been a week, I better shave soon.
     
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  31. random guy

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    Well, I was a lot younger than Murray when I started shaving. Maybe he could actually start doing it. :)
     
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  32. vbranis

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    I started shaving when I was 17. I'm 19 now, and I still only shave once a week, my beard doesn't grow that fast. But for some reason, my arms and legs were already quite hairy by age 14. Go figure.

    By the way, I used to be really short throughout elementary and middle school, but during the past 2-3 years I shot up about 6 inches to 5'11 (still not much, but at least no one can call me shorty anymore).
     
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  33. Murray_Maniac

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    Man most of u guys either started late or have forgot. I definately started @ 11 or 12. But I think I shouldnt have learned how to do it by myself :oops:
     
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  34. Mansewerz

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  35. mhstennis100

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    14 I think. What do you guys do about chest hair? I've been getting a hard time from my friends for the "forest" on my chest.
     
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  36. 0range

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    What's the average age for a guy to start growing chest hair?
     
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  37. Tofuspeedstar

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    They started getting on my case at school when I was 12.
     
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  38. S H O W S T O P P E R !

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    I'm 14 and I want to shave but my mom says it's barely noticeable. But here's how my friend puts it and I quote:

     
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  39. Magix

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    I've only got this tiny lil' patch happening in the middle of my chest. It's kinda cool, I reckon.

    You could always get your chest waxed. But not in the 'The 40 Year Old Virgin' way...
     
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  40. BlahDow

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    about 13..i HAD to for NJROTC o_o
     
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    13 i think cuz i had a full mustache by grade 8.
     
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  43. StumpyDaMooseGod

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    I needed to when I was 14 but didn't till 15.
     
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  44. MegacedU

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    This thread makes me chuckle. Are you upset that you have to shave?
     
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  45. king of swing

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    I'm 17 and I have about 4 hairs!! wait.....that's nothing to be proud of *cries in corner* but seriously its ******* me off...my older brothers just laugh at me tell me I have a ways to go...so Im guessing I'll start shaving regularly around 20
     
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  46. MegacedU

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    Do you have fine blonde hair?
     
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  47. king of swing

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    nope im just a regular 17 year old guy who can't shave to save his life :-(
     
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  48. HappyAndFriendlyAlways

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    by 13 i was shaving my legs
     
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