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paul.fr

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« on: 18/04/2007 09:14:02 »
who do some hairs grow longer than others?

it seems to be that all hair on the head and face can grow to any length.

men can have long beards



men, and women can have realy long head hair



yet, hair on the arms, legs, armpits and pubic hair seems to grow to one length, fall out and grow back to the same small size as before!

why should hair in different places act like this?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 18/04/2007 09:41:53 »
Is it DNA or Genes, I think some of it is heredity to an extent and then some of it in the male and female genes or chromosomes.. is that part of our make up! I can be a pretty hairy girl is unatteneded!!! LOL
 

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« Reply #2 on: 18/04/2007 11:43:45 »
Can you imagine how inconvenient it might be to have 3 foot long pubic hairs?

Body hair too, if we went around naked, might be reasonable to be long, but under clothing, could be somewhat problematic if it grew to 3 foot or longer in length.

Ofcourse it has something to do with our genes, so that if a woman with long hair on her head is seen as pretty, then she was likely to have more children, and then those children would have long hair on their head.  If a woman who had lots of body hair was seen as less pretty, she might have less suitors, and have less children, so there would be fewer children with lots of long body hair.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 18/04/2007 13:20:03 »
Can you imagine how inconvenient it might be to have 3 foot long pubic hairs?

Body hair too, if we went around naked, might be reasonable to be long, but under clothing, could be somewhat problematic if it grew to 3 foot or longer in length.

Ofcourse it has something to do with our genes, so that if a woman with long hair on her head is seen as pretty, then she was likely to have more children, and then those children would have long hair on their head.  If a woman who had lots of body hair was seen as less pretty, she might have less suitors, and have less children, so there would be fewer children with lots of long body hair.

But what if women with long hair were all attracted to baldies?  :D
 

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« Reply #4 on: 18/04/2007 15:10:42 »
But what if women with long hair were all attracted to baldies?  :D

You'd have children with long hair and bald heads ;D
 

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« Reply #5 on: 19/04/2007 18:15:44 »
who do some hairs grow longer than others?

it seems to be that all hair on the head and face can grow to any length.

men can have long beards



men, and women can have realy long head hair



yet, hair on the arms, legs, armpits and pubic hair seems to grow to one length, fall out and grow back to the same small size as before!

why should hair in different places act like this?

Woah woah woah... if I let my leg hair grow it will fall out and start to grow again??
 

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« Reply #6 on: 20/04/2007 01:27:12 »
Woah woah woah... if I let my leg hair grow it will fall out and start to grow again??

it is always growing, falling out and regrowing. What happens is, when the hair gets to it's predefined length the new hair stats to grow and pushes out the old hair, you just don't notice it.
 

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