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#390734 - 23rd Feb 2010 6:18pm Bad haircuts as a kid.
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Had a few over the years including from the one opposite the Brown Cow (Bebington)and the one in the Barbers in the shops by Beb Station (next to the TV repair shop at the time)...

....however , I raise you Gerry Hamilton's in New Ferry ...one style ...'down to the bone'!

Can ayone beat Gerry ?

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#390737 - 23rd Feb 2010 6:33pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: inflatablebone]
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As a kid, use to get mine done by peg leg Bob on the Woodchurch, He use to cut your hair to the speed and beat of the record that was on the radio. Remember getting Peggy sue at one time, that was a cocked up hair cut, use to have to pray for a slow one to get a decent trim.
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#390756 - 23rd Feb 2010 7:20pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: bert1]
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I vote my mum.

I think she was related to Geronimo cos she use to use this white "cutting comb" that would remove your scalp.

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#390762 - 23rd Feb 2010 7:28pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: ]
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I"M afraid that white cutting comb sounds like a nit sive

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#390783 - 23rd Feb 2010 8:35pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: paranoidballoon]
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There did used to be a white comb that cut your hair,they were lethal. I remember going to a hairdressers on old chester rd who said i needed a demi-wave to give my hair some "body". After it was done i could have become a member of the jackson 5. can remember crying my eyes out on the way home !!!

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#390833 - 23rd Feb 2010 10:10pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: cookie]
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My dad used to go to Fred's which was in Oxton Village. No matter what you asked for, you got an army regulation short back and sides.

When the UK went decimal in 1971, Fred did not and kept his prices in pounds, shillings and pence until he retired.

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#390859 - 23rd Feb 2010 11:19pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: cookie]
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Originally Posted By: cookie
There did used to be a white comb that cut your hair,they were lethal. I remember going to a hairdressers on old chester rd who said i needed a demi-wave to give my hair some "body". After it was done i could have become a member of the jackson 5. can remember crying my eyes out on the way home !!!


I had a demi wave too-biggest regret of my life-I looked like Arthur Scargill nono

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#390876 - 24th Feb 2010 12:20am Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: ]
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#390881 - 24th Feb 2010 12:30am Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: ]
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#390902 - 24th Feb 2010 9:05am Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: bobi1]
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My mum used to cut my fringe when I was little. I used to dread it. Every time she made a mistake my fringe got shorter omg
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#390954 - 24th Feb 2010 1:14pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: MissGuided]
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In the early 70s i was regularly dragged to "Kens" barbers that was in a little shop on a garage forecourt. The building that is now 3 Counties car sales in Moreton. Ask for any style you liked, you'd still come out scalped down to the bone! When everybody had started growing their hair long, as was the fashion of the time, i'd ask Ken not to cut it too short. "Okay" he'd say, then scalp ya! I started taking a balaclava with me just to hide the damage. Later years he moved to new premises further towards Moreton cross. I still shudder at the memories!

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#390955 - 24th Feb 2010 1:30pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: Stegga]
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Ive had a bowlhead, a rats tale on a helmet+ the dreaded mullet- a proper billy ray cyrus! smile
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#783942 - 7th Apr 2013 11:57pm Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: PaulWirral
I vote my mum.

I think she was related to Geronimo cos she use to use this white "cutting comb" that would remove your scalp.

That would have been the 'Comet Comb' which contained a razor blade - my mum used to use one on me in the seventies! frown

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#783950 - 8th Apr 2013 12:36am Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: inflatablebone]
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a few Dodgy perms too....

Miss.....remember when you put 'streaks' in my hair and they turned out orange/yellow?? haha

You went out and got a 'warm brown' dye so i was able to go and see my boyfriend. haha
(now husband).

mind you, he has had dodgy 'do's too-remember The Horns? raftl
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#783951 - 8th Apr 2013 12:47am Re: Bad haircuts as a kid. [Re: Karmacam]
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Originally Posted By: Karmacam
Originally Posted By: PaulWirral
I vote my mum.

I think she was related to Geronimo cos she use to use this white "cutting comb" that would remove your scalp.

That would have been the 'Comet Comb' which contained a razor blade - my mum used to use one on me in the seventies! frown
Haha love this,my sister used to do hair extention looked like rats tails lol.she now got this long bob it looks like the cat has been chewing it as she dosent brush it well at the back.Love the Geronimo bit mate haha


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