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Changed without discussion: Eighties Hair get usage counts

 1 Madrugada, Wed, 10th Aug '11 9:20:57 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
It used to be the left one, from Dynasty:

It was changed without discussion to the right one, of the band Poison:

My main objection is that the general conception of "80's hair" was not the simply big and frizzy of the late 80's and early 90's; it was the big, highly styled, feathered, and layered look that lasted throughout the 80's and was dying by the turn of the nineties, and that the Dynasty Ladies are a better representation than the Poison Guys.

A secondary objection is that the Dynasty one was chosen in an IP thread, although it was long ago that the thread was lost in the October purge.

edited 10th Aug '11 9:27:44 PM by Madrugada

'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
Teutonic Tomboy T-Girl
I think we really need to come down fast and hard on this sort of thing, as it seems to be increasing. And every unilateral image change that's allowed to stand causes someone to think that's acceptable behavior.

The Dynasty image is superior, but even if it wasn't, I'd say "immediate reversion, " just on principle.

edited 10th Aug '11 10:27:25 PM by suedenim

Restored IP image and left comment.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
 4 Willbyr, Thu, 11th Aug '11 4:29:33 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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I like the Dynasty pic, and I'm glad it's back, but in all honesty I think what would best represent this page is a collage pic of the Dynasty and Poison pics combined with a pic from someone that had one of those really wacky, overly elaborate hairdos that the '80s were known for. Thanks to my wife being an obsessive fangirl, I found some good examples in New Kids on the Block, but I'm sure there's others out there that are just as good.

EDIT: Tweaked the tag to add the link to this thread.

edited 11th Aug '11 4:31:09 AM by Willbyr

Teutonic Tomboy T-Girl
I linked some good examples to the page for The Bangles, who were basically a '60s band trapped in the hair of the '80s.
 6 Madrugada, Thu, 11th Aug '11 7:53:06 AM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Did I screw up the tag? Crap.

I think a collage could work really well for this.

edited 11th Aug '11 7:54:25 AM by Madrugada

'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 7 Willbyr, Thu, 11th Aug '11 7:58:50 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] You didn't screw it up, I just like to include the link to the IP thread as a general rule in the tags so people know where to go for reference. I tweaked the tag again to note that the discussion is still moving.
 8 Madrugada, Thu, 11th Aug '11 8:03:04 AM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Oh, the tag in the page code. I thought you meant the page name in the thread title.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
80's hair is suppose to be big like a mullet or the band Poison as you see in the picture. Dynasty don't have very convincing 80's hair. They actually look more like they're from the 70's than the 80's. When you think 80's hair, I'm sure Dynasty's hair styles is not what comes to mind.
 
 10 Madrugada, Mon, 29th Aug '11 1:43:49 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Vulchak, I was alive during the Eighties. The ladies from Dynasty have Eighties Hair. Dynasty ran from '81 to '89. That's the eighties. Mullets were primarily late 80's, and the fuzzy hairstyle of Poison is also late 80's and early 90's.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
Cure Candy
Shouldnt we show Male and Female for this?
 12 Dragon Quest Z, Mon, 29th Aug '11 3:48:05 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Well about half the cast in Beverly Hills Teens fits this trope. Which includes a good scene for [up] in this video about 0:38 - 0:42 seconds in.
I'm on the internet. My arguments are invalid.
Most people seem to agree that the Dynasty picture isn't actually BAD. There might be better, for for now, I'm going to undo it's most recent removal. Please leave it up until we decide that it's "bad" or find something better.

 14 Willbyr, Wed, 31st Aug '11 5:48:00 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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How's this look?

Ah, the 80s, when Aqua Net, Jhirmack, and Vidal Sassoon thumbed their noses at gravity.*

edited 31st Aug '11 10:27:50 PM by Willbyr

 15 peccantis, Wed, 31st Aug '11 6:43:20 AM Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
the flies will find you
Aqua Net?
before the darkness arrives
 16 Madrugada, Wed, 31st Aug '11 6:48:46 AM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Hairspray. Very strong hairspray.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
[up][up]I like it.

 18 USAF713, Wed, 31st Aug '11 2:48:46 PM from the United States
I changed accounts.
My god, the '80s, it BURNS!

Liking the vertical triple image...

edited 31st Aug '11 2:49:26 PM by USAF713

I am now known as Flyboy.
 19 Willbyr, Wed, 31st Aug '11 9:30:16 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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So, was there a big name brand hair gel back in those days? I'm not 100% comfortable with just one brand name drop in the caption.

edited 31st Aug '11 9:30:50 PM by Willbyr

 20 Madrugada, Wed, 31st Aug '11 9:45:36 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
It actually was Styling Mousse, not gel, unless you wanted a slicked back style. And "Jhirmack" or "Vidal Sassoon" were probably the biggest names.

So, "AquaNet and Jhirmack Styling Mousse"

edited 31st Aug '11 9:51:23 PM by Madrugada

'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 21 Madrugada, Wed, 31st Aug '11 9:50:20 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 22 Willbyr, Wed, 31st Aug '11 10:28:35 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Thanks...I remembered Vidal Sassoon but needed the memory jog for Jhirmack. I tweaked the caption, how's it look?
I'd say "do it".

 24 Madrugada, Thu, 1st Sep '11 8:36:08 AM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Do it.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 25 Willbyr, Thu, 1st Sep '11 9:27:46 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Done. Locking up.
The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.
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