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Daily Weird #34 A hairy situation...

Updated on March 22, 2011

Which is the before?

David Davis aka Fro Dude
David Davis aka Fro Dude

David Davis, better known as “Fro Dude”, was sitting in the barber chair in Stamford, Connecticut, minding his own business when a suspicious character approached. Fro Dude knew this guy was up to no good when he saw the man was wearing a cloak. Cloaks are only worn by bad guys. Fro knew this and jumped into action.

He raised up out of his chair, slashed the bad guy across the back and then ran. Police believed he ran because he knew he shouldn’t have slashed the bad man in the cloak, but I believe he ran to find an appropriate place to change into his super-hero outfit. There are no telephone booths anymore, and he couldn't just go running around slashing people without a cape and underwear placed properly on the outside of his clothing.

Due to the lack of hero gear, Mr. Davis was arrested and brought to jail on charges of assault. The matter would have ended there if not for the untimeliness of this encounter.

It seems that when he ran, his barber was only half way finished with his hair. So, half of his hair was in a braid, and half of his hair was all Einstein-ed out. This made for a really, really, really interesting mug shot. This also made for some pondering on my part.

As I pondered, I thought. It happens that way sometimes. Pondering usually turns in to eating chocolate, but not today. Today there was thought. This thought in particular...Was there anyone else out there who had a mug shot worthy of a Daily Weird? I can be lazy, and today, being a no chocolate day, is no exception. I did a little research and added a few more “lovelies” creating a Daily Weird full of a collection of winning mug shots.


Marcus Bailey aka Drug Selling Dude
Marcus Bailey aka Drug Selling Dude
David Winkelman aka The guy who believed....
David Winkelman aka The guy who believed....
Silver Guy aka Silver Man
Silver Guy aka Silver Man
Bikini Guy aka OMG, you poor thing who in the world are you going to call to bail you out???
Bikini Guy aka OMG, you poor thing who in the world are you going to call to bail you out???

First up, we have Marcus. T. Bailey who thought it would be a great idea to sell drugs while getting his hair done. Again, he was hauled away before the barber could finish. These guys really need to start getting their hair done at jail. Do jails have barbers??

Next we have David Jonathan Winkelman. Don’t let the three names confuse you, he wasn’t an assassin. He was just a regular guy who thought a radio station joke that promised a six figure prize to anyone tattooing their call letters onto their own forehead was real. A tattoo and red face later, he realized he had been had. Those dang ol' disc jockeys with their wily ways. Months, maybe years later, with the tattoo still in place, Mr. Winkelman (seriously, that's his name) failed to appear in court for a misdemeanor charge …. and BAM his ugly mug is all over the internet where he cannot hide from his moment of stupidity.

Then there’s “Silver Man” who, although, apparently already in his hero outfit, was still arrested by police. Our men in blue need to start working together with these fighters of crime. This is why people are asking, “Where are all the heroes? Silver heroes in particular." Don't cry Silver Man... we believe in you!

Last, but certainly not least, I found this gentleman. I did not find his name, and am not sure I would repeat it to you if I did. Poor thing. Can you imagine? His girlfriend probably told him he’d get lucky if he dressed up like this for her. He did NOT get lucky.(I'm assuming this, but I think I'm pretty safe to do so) The only thing worse than this, is if he would have gotten pulled over and hauled to jail while wearing a Mankini.

So, in conclusion, the moral of our Daily Weird is… wait a second. I never have a moral. This isn’t that kind of hub.

Go. Dress up. Have fun. Wear anything you want, tattoo anywhere you want. Just don't get thrown in jail until your hair cut is finished or you've changed out of that embarrassing binkini! Hey, is that a moral? Dangit.


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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Realho- You're so right! I'm still in shock that Al Frankton got elected!!!

      I'll pass the sweet "hello" on!!!

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      Kelly Umphenour 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Well not married anyhow:). Haha! I know - I'm holding a grudge about my taxes! But I have heard of some pretty crazy politicians! I'll just leave it at that in case Chelsea is listening:). You tell her hello from her biggest fan in St. Lou:)

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Realho- I'll bet he isn't EITHER of those NOW!!! :)

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      Kelly Umphenour 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Sue - you think of everything! I love the guy in the bikini! I bet he's married and a politician! Hahaha!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Ahorseback- thanks for stopping by just because...unnnmmmm... I like it when you do!

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      ahorseback 6 years ago

      Funny because it is and beautiful because .........unnnmmm, oh because they aren't!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Stan- I think you should consider putting you with your halfro on your avatar just to watch the uproar.

      I, myself, may choose to go with the silver body paint, I don't have the nerve to carry off a halfro (or was it a bit-a-braid?). Although, the tattoo did intrigue me. I think you have to have the moron-in-the-headlights look to carry that off, though.

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      Stan Fletcher 6 years ago from Nashville, TN

      This was a real knee slapper! I think the Halfro might catch on. I had something similar going with my hair when I got up this morning.

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Chris- I hadn't thought of what my kid might find. She is now banned from the computer and shovels.

      It takes a village...

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      ChrisLincoln 6 years ago from Orange (or Lemon...) County, California

      Oh no...

      The mankini not seeing the light of day is my guarantee of sanity.

      It stays buried.

      All I have to do is figure out how to get those pesky photo's back of the internet. (And for pity's sake stop Chelsea searching around the internet thingy, she might come across them and need psychological couseling for life. Or new retinas)

      C

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Austin and Chris-- PLAY NICE. :)

      PS. My kid just found a "nose picking mynci gnome ballon" on sale at Neopets for only 5,000 dollars. I think we have more at stake here than Chris's sanity and Austin's fashion sense. I think we need to sell the mankini and buy that balloon!!

      Chris start digging.. Austin take a road trip and help him please (he so obviously needs it). Let me know when we have the cash. I'll let you each keep the balloon for a month at a time.

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Arb- You should be around my kid for half a day. She cracks me up more than anyone I know. We do laugh a lot. We've been through a lot.. as have so many...and learned that life is sooooo much better when you laugh at it as you go. Even the bad times have funny spots if you know where to look. :O)

      You seem like your house is a "happy house" as well!!! (takes one to know one!)

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      ChrisLincoln 6 years ago from Orange (or Lemon...) County, California

      Austinstar,

      I have a plan.

      If I ever dig it up, remembering where I put it and all, then I don't have altzheimers

      If I wear it, I am fully certifiable and need to be locked away for my own safety.

      If I never find it or wear it, it is proof that I dont have altzheimers and I'm not crazy!

      Brilliant or what?

      C

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      Lela 6 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      ChrisL, why did you NOT burn the mankini first? Are you thinking of digging it up someday? Send photos.

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      arb 6 years ago from oregon

      Just too funny. I was trying to picture you as you write this stuff. Got to be one funny house.

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      Lela 6 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      ChrisLincoln did indeed inspire my Texas dress code hub. Now if he would only find me some time to finish writing it! I've found a couple of photos and got one text thing written. That was yesterday.

      Today was dentist day and work and then I had to watch Wipeout! Stupid human tricks just make me laugh. Now it's after midnight and I have to go night night. See ya'll in the a.m.

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      James- Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment! It's always nice to "see" you!

      Thank you for the kind words... a girl can never be told too many times that she's funny!!

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      James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

      You are very funny! This Hub is hilarious! Great work. Thanks!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Poorconservative- you always know how to make me smile! Thank you!!

      Actually, a mankini is a real thing. I wrote a Daily Weird on it, as it deserved one.. there are even pictures.

      It's worth a read! Thanks again for stopping by and making me smile!!!

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      ChrisLincoln 6 years ago from Orange (or Lemon...) County, California

      Sue,

      So, no chocolate day means you write on my hub with Austinstar while I leave notes on her hub about your hub, while my hub goes...

      This is way too complicated.

      But fun.

      Not megabutt fun, just but fun (See Austin's recliner hub, not Stan's recliner hub)

      We are all going to get thrown out of school for writing notes, aren't we?

      Loved the tattoo guy. Not only is he marked as stupid for life, he had to pay for that!

      And enough with the mankini thing. I've hidden it in a box that I've burried in the garden. Yellow was not really my color anyway.

      C

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Austin- hmmm, I wonder if Chris's Lemon County real estate hub gave you the idea? I know real estate hubs always make me think of fashion.

      I'm looking forward to reading your hub. Please talk about tube tops. They really don't get enough exposure.

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      Lela 6 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      Thanks for the photos. They made me laugh as usual! Great minds think alike. I am also working on a similar hub. Wait for it.... Texas dress codes!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Drbj- I remember when doing research for the mankini daily weird that the movie "Borat" was what inspired the "fashion trend" of the mankini. I haven't seen either movie... but Netflix has them on DVD. I think I know what my movie of the week is going to be!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Pamela99- I would agree with you.. except for SilverMan. SilverMan is awesome. He's just so shiny!

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      Sue - These poor specimens would all win first prize if there were a Mr. Loser contest. Each one is loony to the nth degree. Thanks for sharing their stories. Love your chuckle-producing ruminations.

      Did you see the movie, "Bruno?" That was the one that Sasha Baron Cohen did after "Borat." Anyway, in "Bruno" our hero wears the ultimate in abbreviated bright yellow mankinis. Really a sight to see.

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      Pamela Oglesby 6 years ago from United States

      What a bunch of crazy hair dos and people. I would want to avoid them like the plague!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Mentalist- you are so right. I've been trying to find him elsewhere to see what kind of super-hero stuff he's been up to, but no luck.

      I hear rumors that he is now Aluminum Man.

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      Mentalist acer 6 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      With the price of silver at an all time high,silver man had nowhere to go but down.;)

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Will-You have no idea!

      Wait, what am I saying? Of course you have an idea... you live in the same twisted universe!!!

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Tip- I've been a bit out of it as well. I just finished writing an article for a new magazine and the stress of being published in anything coming out of New York just about did me in! I had to pull a Stan and put the stress puppy on the leash!

      This isn't one of my best, but I had to do something! I'm trying to get back into the swing of things too... thank you for dropping by! I'll come visit you soon too! :)

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Fiddleman- LOL! I remember the 'perm' days. Bald is a step up!!

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      It must be fun living in sueroy land!

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      poorconservative1 6 years ago

      I knew it, I knew it. Again with the sides hurting. As soon as I seen the e-mail. Man, oh man are those some embarrassing pictures or what? OMG, are you serious? Is there such a thing as a man-kini? Never mind, I think that I don't even want to know. That's gonna keep me laughing all summer. A man-kini. You've got to be kidding me. I gotta get out more. Although I'm not sure if I want to, if guys are going to be wearing man-kinies.

      Thanks

      Chuck

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      Tammy 6 years ago from USA

      Priceless! That is all I could come up with...Sorry it took me so long to get back into the swing of things. Life has been busy here, but I am glad to say that it hasn't been as bad as these poor souls.

      I hate having my picture taken due to my bad hair days. Let's just say that naturally curly, dry, long or short hair has a mind of its own when not properly lathered with chemicals to keep it in its place.

      Another great hub girl! Can't wait to have time to read more.

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      Robert Elias Ballard 6 years ago from Zirconia, North Carolina

      Can't comment too much on hair my has departed the premises. Once when I did have hair I decided to have a perm. I looked like I had plugged in to a 220 outlet but I wore it a couple of years because there was little maintenance just shower and blow dry and out the door.