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12th Jun '16 11:31:35 AM Kakai
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* Orc warchief Durotan from ''Film/WarCraft2016'' has his hair in two long braids. Played with in that he's the most ''civillized'' of all orcs.
19th Sep '15 12:54:13 PM nombretomado
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* There's a variation in ''ElfQuest'' where Clearbrook's long hair is braided by her lifemate One-Eye. After rescuing her from the Gliders' captivity he is horrified to find that they have bound her hair up, and painstakingly re-braids it. When One-Eye dies she cuts off her braid and lays it upon his body. Ironically, it's only during this period, when she is driven by revenge, that she really acts like a warrior. Later on she bonds with Treestump, and once her hair has grown back he braids it again.

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* There's a variation in ''ElfQuest'' ''ComicBook/ElfQuest'' where Clearbrook's long hair is braided by her lifemate One-Eye. After rescuing her from the Gliders' captivity he is horrified to find that they have bound her hair up, and painstakingly re-braids it. When One-Eye dies she cuts off her braid and lays it upon his body. Ironically, it's only during this period, when she is driven by revenge, that she really acts like a warrior. Later on she bonds with Treestump, and once her hair has grown back he braids it again.
12th Sep '15 6:59:16 PM nombretomado
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* Subtly implied in ''[[NintendoWars Advance Wars Days Of Ruin]]'', the Lazurius [=COs=] have a strand of hair with several beads on it.

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* Subtly implied in ''[[NintendoWars ''[[VideoGame/NintendoWars Advance Wars Days Of Ruin]]'', the Lazurius [=COs=] have a strand of hair with several beads on it.
9th Jul '15 5:11:09 PM MadCat221
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While professional armies today and even going back to ancient times prefer a short haircut for practical reasons, less organized and regimented warriors often preferred long hair, generally in a braided style. This is especially common on the ProudWarriorRaceGuy, the kind of barbarian to wear a BeardOfBarbarism and BarbarianLonghair, and the BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins Native American or his FantasyCounterpartCulture equivalent.

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While professional armies today and even going back to ancient times prefer a short haircut for practical reasons, [[SoldierVsWarrior less organized organized]] and regimented warriors often preferred long hair, generally in a braided style. This is especially common on the ProudWarriorRaceGuy, the kind of barbarian to wear a BeardOfBarbarism and BarbarianLonghair, and the BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins Native American or his FantasyCounterpartCulture equivalent.
4th Jul '15 5:16:52 PM zarpaulus
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* ''Webcomic/ScandinaviaAndTheWorld'', [[http://satwcomic.com/trans-fear unsurprisingly.]]

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* ''Webcomic/ScandinaviaAndTheWorld'', [[http://satwcomic.com/trans-fear unsurprisingly.]]]] Given that the main characters are anthropomorphic personifications of the Vikings' homelands.
21st Jun '15 2:56:55 AM CLT009
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* ''DarkSoulsII'': King Vendrick sports these, along with a BadassBeard. These (along with the fact that [[DeathWorld Dranleic, his kingdom, went to hell after a war with the Giants]]) [[BloodKnight paint a]] [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy clear picture]] of what [[KingmakerScenario you're up against]]. [[spoiler: ...and then you find out [[TheReveal a whole lot of things that turn your previous assumptions on their heads]]. Despite the [[DarkIsNotEvil barbaric appearance]], Vendrick was [[TheGoodKing a well-spoken, kindly man]] left with an [[YouCantFightFate unwinnable situation]] who learned [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone far too late]] that he'd taken some terrible advice from [[TheVamp his wife]] and [[MadScientist brother]].]]

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* ''DarkSoulsII'': King Vendrick sports these, along with a BadassBeard. These (along with the fact that [[DeathWorld Dranleic, his kingdom, went to hell after a war with the Giants]]) [[BloodKnight paint a]] [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy clear picture]] of what [[KingmakerScenario you're up against]]. [[spoiler: ...and then you find out [[TheReveal a whole lot of things that turn your previous assumptions on their heads]]. Despite the [[DarkIsNotEvil barbaric appearance]], Vendrick was [[PosthumousCharacter was]] [[TheGoodKing a well-spoken, kindly man]] left with an [[YouCantFightFate unwinnable situation]] who learned [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone far too late]] that he'd taken some terrible advice from [[TheVamp his wife]] and [[MadScientist brother]].]]
21st Jun '15 2:49:35 AM CLT009
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* ''DarkSoulsII'': King Vendrick sports these, along with a BadassBeard. These (along with the fact that [[DeathWorld Dranleic, his kingdom, went to hell after a war with the Giants]]) [[BloodKnight paint a]] [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy clear picture]] of what [[KingmakerScenario you're up against]]. [[spoiler: ...and then you find out [[TheReveal a whole lot of things that turn your previous assumptions on their heads]]. Despite the [[DarkIsNotEvil barbaric appearance]], Vendrick was [[TheGoodKing a well-spoken, kindly man]] left with an [[YouCantFightFate unwinnable situation]] who learned [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone far too late]] that he'd taken some terrible advice from [[TheVamp his wife]] and [[MadScientist brother]].]]
24th May '15 9:24:11 PM nombretomado
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* In ''HowToTrainYourDragon'', the rude, crude and bellicose Vikings seem to love braiding their hair and beards. In the sequel, even [[GadgeteerGenius Hiccup]] is sporting some in his hair - although it seems they're something his girlfriend Astrid likes to do when they talk, rather than a deliberate decision by him.

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* In ''HowToTrainYourDragon'', ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'', the rude, crude and bellicose Vikings seem to love braiding their hair and beards. In the sequel, even [[GadgeteerGenius Hiccup]] is sporting some in his hair - although it seems they're something his girlfriend Astrid likes to do when they talk, rather than a deliberate decision by him.
8th Apr '15 7:18:08 PM LobsterMagnusNovus
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* Some of the dwarves in Peter Jackson's adaption of ''[[TheHobbitFilmTrilogy The Hobbit'']] have braided their beards in various different styles.

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* Some of the dwarves in Peter Jackson's adaption of ''[[TheHobbitFilmTrilogy The Hobbit'']] Hobbit]]'' have braided their beards in various different styles.
8th Apr '15 7:17:48 PM LobsterMagnusNovus
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* Some of the dwarves in Peter Jackson's adaption of ''[[TheHobbitFilmTrilogy The Hobbit'']] have braided their beards in various different styles.
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