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Old 03-27-2020, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by TexaninVA View Post
Me too ... ie DIY.

Maybe get a bowl, scissors and sit out on the lanai to try to let my wife take a whack at it. It's the new corona cut.

Lots of good DITY (Do It To Yourself) videos on YouTube! I just ordered a "professional" cutter thingie with 87 different guide attachments! Fortunately I wear a hat most of the time.
Old 03-27-2020, 10:05 PM
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This is the trimmer I've been using for about ten years now. It's lightweight, so it's easy to hold steady. It's rechargeable, so there is no batteries or wire in the way. It has the hair guards built in and they adjust with just your thumb and it was only about $30 new.

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Old 03-28-2020, 05:29 AM
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Even if the barber shop was open, I doubt I would ever be desperate enough to take the chance for a while; until this is over. Some mentioned the chairs, but you have to remember the "batman" cape they use to protect your clothes from the cut hair, and the clippers, comb and scissors that they use on everyone that they service. Of course, they could sanitize their tools every time they worked on a new customer, but how good does some spray actually work? Since we are supposed to keep our distance from others and stay at home as much as possible, I don't think a bit of long hair is going to matter much. I am really surprised that there is any question as to why a barber shop would close down during a pandemic. I am not even one that gets hysterical over this stuff, but I am a bit pragmatic and think that caution is prudent.
Old 03-28-2020, 05:35 AM
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Ready! Think about it.
Old 03-28-2020, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by champion6 View Post
This was posted on Nextdoor yesterday:
Cal's Barber/Beauty Shops/ Covid-19
Due to Covid-19, All four of the Cal's barber and beauty shops are now closed until further notice. We are hoping to be back open on Monday April 13, 2020 to service our customers again. Everyone take care. We are doing what's best for our community and our workers. Thank you.
Cal's Barbershop Sumter Landing
Cal's Barbershop Colony Plaza
Cal's Barber/Beauty Spanish Springs
Cal's Barber/Beauty Brownwood
Thank you to you and your staff. Stay safe and we will see you when you reopen.
Old 03-28-2020, 06:47 AM
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By the time the barber shops reopen, The Villages will be overrun by Long-haired Hippy Freaks reminiscing about the Summer of Love and their favorite Grateful Dead concerts! (Laughing)
Old 03-28-2020, 07:08 AM
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"Long-haired Hippy Freaks"

I resent that. No, I appreciate that.
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Old 03-28-2020, 07:08 AM
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They called me to let me know they were closing and my scheduled haircut first week of April was cancelled I appreciate them for letting me know
Old 03-28-2020, 07:09 AM
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The issue I see with golf courses isn't while playing, it's the large crowds at the starter shacks.
Old 03-28-2020, 07:16 AM
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Old 03-28-2020, 07:37 AM
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We are all doomed! Can you get a haircut from someone who stands six feet away from you??
Old 03-28-2020, 07:47 AM
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Edit out - Never mind, I was commenting on a terrific, v. cool 70s picture but now it is not there anymore.

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Old 03-28-2020, 09:23 AM
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Cals sent an email to their customers on Thursday..... BUT it was from their Spanish Springs and Brownwood shops I did NOT get one from LSL.. which is my usual location... but I understand why they did it.. too close contacts with clients.....
Old 03-28-2020, 09:35 AM
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We need for this to be over. My fingernails are becoming like daggers. I can’t clip them myself because I have this really, really hard polish on them.
Old 03-28-2020, 09:41 AM
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Default Barbershops and nail salon closures

The governor ask all non essential businesses to close - while I don't necessarily agree that they are nonessential, most people feel they are. Hence they closed. And everyone is correct they can't keep the six ft distance from client.
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