Name: Forrest Brinker
Moustache/Beard type: Handlebar
Age: Old enough to know better
Occupation/Hobbies: Teacher, Artist. I like to read,
make things, ride bikes and camp
How long have you been cultivating your current moustache/beard?
How long have you been a moustache/beard grower? Six
Do you have any other moustache/beard achievements?
No achievements, just regrets
Do you use any particular grooming products or trimming tools?
Do you have any moustache/beard grooming tips? Let
it grow wild occasionally. It is easy to over trim and too much primping
and fussing just makes mine look weird.
Do you have a humorous/inspirational/profound story that involves
your moustache/beard? People often think that it is fake upon
first viewing. I always wonder what story they tell themselves
for why a person would wear a fake moustache to work.
Have you ever been discriminated against, jeered at, or harassed
for your moustache/beard? Not in particular when it is well
groomed. When I grow a beard I guess I look scary to small children
and paranoid people.
What are some common reactions to your moustache/beard?
Babies often stop fussing and crying when they see it (perhaps trying
to figure out why the hungry hungry caterpillar is attacking that man's
face) most people who make eye contact smile.
Why do you have your moustache/beard? Because it generally
makes people smile. It makes my day better when a complete stranger
Who are you moustached/bearded heroes, if any? Poirot
and Snidely Whiplash
of course. Dali was a bit overdone, my students claim that mine
reminds them of Mario (Super Mario Brothers) I can't see the resemblance