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  • May 11 @ 4:52pm
I could think of no better way to remove my moustache than to blast it off with a cannon.

Sadly, I shaved this morning. I had to testify today in the Louisiana Senate's Committee on Healthcare and Welfare. I am working to pass a bill aimed at protecting youth athletes from concussion and severe brain injury. As the Chairman of the Louisiana Youth Concussion Coalition, duty called and my DTM bumped down a notch on my priority list. Please check out the Louisiana Youth Concussion Coalition on Facebook if you'd like to know more.

Mackle, I beg your mercy. Please do not shame me. I'd like the MattyC treatment if at all possible but at worst case, to be Lurked. Landing in the Hall of Shame is a fate worse than death. I'd still like to comment and participate in discussions when I can. Please know, I did it for the kids.


KimJongIllness says:
Great cause. When duty, calls...

Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 4:54pm -
Hodges says:
Have a heart! We know he would have rocked the DTM all month long! I understand christopheles
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:09pm -
MoustacheofDeath says:
A great last pic. Whether to shame or not to shame, I leave that task in the able hands of The Great Mackle...
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:18pm -
Klickastache says:
We shall miss you if you leave.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:19pm -
McStachafee says:
Worthy, but maybe in a few days you can return to your DT self?
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:23pm -
PAT says:
Couldn't be a finer parting shot if indeed it proves to be.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:26pm -
SirKevin says:
Hope everything goes well. Both with the committee and here.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:26pm -
DickyJoeCrustache says:
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:30pm -
keeperofthefort says:
Me and thestraub ain't no squares. You're the square!
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:32pm -
DickyJoeCrustache says:
Shame him Mackle . It was the State Senate, and Louisiana at that. Legislative hearings there are only slightly more important than a Jr. high school student counsel meetings.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:40pm -
Chuck Damage says:
Damn dude. It sucks that the court system prejudices against whiskers.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:49pm -
Trenastystache says:
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:50pm -
Klickastache says:
He hasn't missed a single day! I don't think he should be shamed. Let him stay!!!!
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 5:54pm -
ElDuQue says:
Whoa! Scott Pilgrim?
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 6:13pm -
Twisted Sistare says:
shameful, but noble. i'm sure it was a hard choice to make, but a good one. be well. i hope you are able to remain as a lurker. i myself fear the hall of shame!
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 7:16pm -
wondermade says:
As far as reasons for shaving go, this is a solid one.
Good luck!
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 7:21pm -
El Jefe says:
For the cause. Godspeed.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 7:26pm -
Simcoe County Chopper says:
This is a very Hunter S. Thompson way of going out.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 7:50pm -
Dok.Crush says:
I'm sorry for your loss.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 7:53pm -
CurlyMcGee says:
That's a good cause you're leaving us for... been concerned about the youth concussions thing for a while (reading gladwell and bill simmons and stuff they recommended). Best of luck in your quest!
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 8:31pm -
Mackle says:
Torn on the shame. 1) you're doing something great through the proper channels. 2) you are ASKING to stay in with the promise of regrowing.

On the other hand - kind of a smack in the face to moustaches that you shaved in the first place.

On the other OTHER hand - a DTM is like the seedling of a moustache - close but needs nurturing.

On the other other OTHER hand.. I don't know. Gonna think on it. I'll check back later.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 9:30pm -
Mackle says:
Basically, if you regrow - you can stay. If not, you are shamed but can totally just sign up for a Lurker account and participate without being listed on the homepage.
Posted: May 11th, 2011 - 9:31pm -
Chief Mcstache says:
I can still see his nose hairs. Do they count?
Posted: May 12th, 2011 - 10:02am -
Site closed!
Unfortunately, Moustache May can't last forever.. the site is closed until 2011.