Haircut: Appointment or Walk-in?

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  • I just walk in and get a haircut.

    12 54.55%
  • I need an appointment.

    10 45.45%
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    I used to go to a walk-in barber as I have simple requirements for a haircut. The two main barbers had cut my hair (whenever I lived in Somerset) for well over 40 years.

    However those guys have slowed down and they hired a new younger guy. More often than not I'd get him. I left there because that guy is an obnoxious no-it-all, and I hate when there is another one of those around.

    Walked into a new barber shop a few years ago for a haircut and shave...it ruined me. I get a straight razor cut with hot towels, hot foam and lotion every time now.
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    I couldn’t care less. I’d let one of you cut my hair.

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    No way I can justify $50 for a haircut. You boys must not have children or a mortgage, and are rolling in discretionary spending money. To me it's like spending $5 for a cup of Joe. What the heck is wrong with this country? Maybe I grew up in more modest circumstances than many of you and accordingly can't force myself to spend money on what I consider frivolous vanities. But to each his own. I can't tell people how to spend their money. Have at it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcjkbt View Post
    No way I can justify $50 for a haircut. You boys must not have children or a mortgage, and are rolling in discretionary spending money. To me it's like spending $5 for a cup of Joe. What the heck is wrong with this country? Maybe I grew up in more modest circumstances than many of you and accordingly can't force myself to spend money on what I consider frivolous vanities. But to each his own. I can't tell people how to spend their money. Have at it.
    I guarantee you spend $50 on something I think is ridiculous. $50 is one night out eating dinner for a couple. A meal lasts a few hours, a haircut lasts a month. If someone doesn’t care how they look, or just wants the same haircut as every other average joe on the street, I guess a $10 haircut is okay. But this ain’t “the old days,” quality costs. I’m willing to pay for quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDeuce View Post
    I guarantee you spend $50 on something I think is ridiculous. $50 is one night out eating dinner for a couple. A meal lasts a few hours, a haircut lasts a month. If someone doesn’t care how they look, or just wants the same haircut as every other average joe on the street, I guess a $10 haircut is okay. But this ain’t “the old days,” quality costs. I’m willing to pay for quality.
    As I said, "To each his own." More power to you. I'm sure you look nice.

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    I've seen some guys spend crazy money on haircuts, then wear a hat 90% of the time.


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    I go to an old school 2 chair barber, and have had the same guy cut my hair for about a decade. I walk in, and if he has a long line I just come back tomorrow for the most part. Fortunately I have a fantastic head of hair, and only need to find someone that won't screw it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Ball-fan View Post
    With no experience I've been cutting my own hair for the last two years and even get compliments. Before that I used to walk-in at that same place @OlDog75 goes with no appointment.
    How did you know where my barber is located?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    How did you know where my barber is located?
    Sometime in the past we talked about Tom & Jerry.

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    Appointment. Barber is a profession. You schedule appointments with lawyers, doctors, accountants. Barbers no different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hearsay View Post
    Appointment. Barber is a profession. You schedule appointments with lawyers, doctors, accountants. Barbers no different.
    That maybe the case now but when I was kid we never made an appointment. My dad and I would go to the barber as walk-ins. Everybody there was a walk-in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by B-Ball-fan View Post
    Sometime in the past we talked about Tom & Jerry.
    Sorry, I had forgotten. You have a good memory.

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