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Do you alter your natural bush?

Many say it is a gay thing, is it a DL thing.

Let's do a poll and see who does what.

by Anonymousreply 14402/04/2014

I shave it to the bone

by Anonymousreply 107/16/2013

I trim a bit and shave the balls

by Anonymousreply 207/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 307/16/2013

I take a bit off of the top so that it doesn't show above my speedo.

by Anonymousreply 407/16/2013

...and your point R3?

by Anonymousreply 507/16/2013

I would love to know the age breakdown of the responses.

I'm 44 and R1's completely shaved pubic zone would repulse me once I stopped laughing at it. I'm guessing he's under 30.

by Anonymousreply 607/16/2013

Nothing worse than a completely bare cock. A work of art needs a nice frame.

by Anonymousreply 707/16/2013

I think R3 is off his meds.

by Anonymousreply 807/16/2013

I love a full bush

by Anonymousreply 907/16/2013

I'll shave my balls in the summer because of the whole sweat thing. Otherwise I leave it alone.

by Anonymousreply 1007/16/2013

R6 I have only seen a couple shaved to the bone and both men were over 40.

by Anonymousreply 1107/16/2013 far about 70% alter the natural.

by Anonymousreply 1207/16/2013

R3, You are WRONG, WRONG, WRONG. Savvy straight men have been copying gays' grooming habits for a very long time. My model look-a-like friend manscapes and shaves his balls to facilitate bj's. Hair can get in the way.

by Anonymousreply 1307/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1407/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1507/16/2013

R6 We know Datalounge skews older so the likelihood that the shavers are over 40 is pretty high.

by Anonymousreply 1607/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1707/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1807/16/2013

What are R17 and R18 going on about?

Many do say it is a gay thing, some on this thread.

Is it a datalounge thing? We are finding out.

What the fuck does that have to do with cake. I personally don't care for sweets.

by Anonymousreply 1907/16/2013

I'm shaving my balls as I type this

by Anonymousreply 2007/16/2013

no lesbians so far

by Anonymousreply 2107/16/2013

I like shaved balls and an almost full bush. Do you thing greying pubes make men over 40 shave down?

by Anonymousreply 2207/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2307/16/2013

I neither thing it nor think it. Cooper has grey pubes, they are hot on a hot man.

by Anonymousreply 2407/16/2013

Porn actors are not part of the real world.

by Anonymousreply 2507/16/2013

So who shaves their bush into the shape of a cake? Is that a thing now? Do gingers go for a red velvet cake or a carrot cake? Is it considered racist to have a chocolate donut?

Since when did bush barbering become such a divisive issue? SO many questions...

by Anonymousreply 2607/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2707/16/2013

Trolldar R3 and bask in the insanity.

by Anonymousreply 2807/16/2013

I normally hate trolldar, but the insanity makes it almost fun.

by Anonymousreply 2907/16/2013

This thread is already bloody awful and it's only going to get worse.

by Anonymousreply 3007/16/2013

Don't let one crazy dissuade you.

I am finding the poll interesting. A lot more shavers than I would have imagined thus far.

by Anonymousreply 3107/16/2013

I'm in my 20s. Our generation shaves. It's the law today.

by Anonymousreply 3207/16/2013

R15, Younger thinking, hotter guys often copy gay grooming trends. Case in point, do you know how many young men I see with the same hairstyles as hot actors? Watch straights change their facial hair to conform to the latest male hottie. Do you think only gays get spray tans?

Not a lesbian but I have waxed every thing off to give my man "a treat," during biniki season. They have European waxing which is much better than shaving.

by Anonymousreply 3307/16/2013

Also in my 20's and would never shave. No law that I know of.

In fact the only shavers I have ever seen out here in brooklyn were fat old men.

by Anonymousreply 3407/16/2013

R23, Have you ever thought that some straights manscape to get rid of their grey hairs and look younger? Like females, they want "the carpet to match the drapes."

by Anonymousreply 3507/16/2013

What do the words barber and barbarism have in common?

by Anonymousreply 3607/16/2013

I VERY lightly trim. I'm kinda hairy down yonder and if I didn't do a wee bit of weed whacking you couldn't see the tree for the forest! But I would NEVER shave it all off. There's nothing wrong with a little clipping to make your bush look nice, IMO.

There's just something bizarre about a grown man with NO bush! ICK! I'm a man who likes my men to look like men--NOT a little boy!

by Anonymousreply 3707/16/2013

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by Anonymousreply 3807/16/2013

So true R38. Reiterating what others have said and then asking others to determine if its true is something only a moron would do.


by Anonymousreply 3907/16/2013

People who shave completely don't do it so much for the look but for the feel. The feel is entirely different.

by Anonymousreply 4007/16/2013

R23, Anyone who enjoys getting oral frequently shaves or waxes, and that obviously includes straight men. Hair can get in the way.

by Anonymousreply 4107/16/2013

"Men are supposed to have hair, son."

Then why are there so many baldos around?

by Anonymousreply 4207/16/2013

R41 I get sucked off almost every day and never trim one hair, but thanks for playing.

by Anonymousreply 4307/16/2013

R43, Does your carpet match your drapes?

by Anonymousreply 4407/16/2013

I find this whole thing fascinating.

by Anonymousreply 4507/16/2013

R44 yes...carpet and drapes match for the most part. Carpet is a tiny shade darker naturally.

In fact cocksuckers often comment on how much they love my pubes.

by Anonymousreply 4607/16/2013

[quote]I take a bit off of the top so that it doesn't show above my speedo.

Your post is useless without pics.

by Anonymousreply 4707/16/2013

I agree with R14. And I'm always right.

by Anonymousreply 4807/16/2013

33% natural, meaning I would only have to kick 66% of you out of bed.

by Anonymousreply 4907/17/2013

I have my gardener come every 2 weeks to trim my bushes. He does the lawn too.

by Anonymousreply 5007/17/2013

Not a pussy hound, but a bush supporter.

by Anonymousreply 5107/17/2013

I love the smell

by Anonymousreply 5207/17/2013

Natural - it's how I smuggled Edward Snowden out of the US.

by Anonymousreply 5307/17/2013

All this manscaping is such a current thing. I'm in my mid-30s and from what I hear from straight guys in their mid to late twenties that most young guys do this now because:

It's expected

Straight girls think pubic hair is "gross"

Girls apparently tell their boyfriends they "need" to manscape. Not an option.

American culture just gets wrapped up too hard in things that aren't necessary at all. Manscaping. "Thigh Gap" with girls. This new thing where guys get their eyebrows "cleaned up" when they get their hair cut. Was the 60s through the 90s somehow the "dark ages" of sex because everyone had supposedly "gross" pubic hair? I seem to recall my friends and I getting laid plenty in high school, and this whole "body hair maintenance" thing was not an issue at all. We showered and used soap. End of story.

by Anonymousreply 5407/17/2013

[quote]I seem to recall my friends and I getting laid plenty in high school

For most mature adults "getting laid" isn't the only goal. They also want their partner to be happy. The fact that someone was tolerating all that hair doesn't mean they weren't secretly wishing you manscaped. Probably would have been a lot happier if you did.

by Anonymousreply 5507/17/2013

...and the anti pubic hair troll peeks out from his shaved nest.

by Anonymousreply 5607/17/2013

R56, I say, let's push him back into his nest...

by Anonymousreply 5707/17/2013

Women ruin everything.

by Anonymousreply 5807/17/2013

I have altered my bush to look like it's smelling cookies.

by Anonymousreply 5907/17/2013

Can you just imagine all the straight guys talking to R54 about their pubes?

What a funny dinnertime conversation.

by Anonymousreply 6007/17/2013

[quote] most young guys do this now because:

You forgot the number one reason... they think it makes their dicks look bigger. It doesn't, it makes them look like eight year old boys.

by Anonymousreply 6107/17/2013

R60, LOL Straight men talking to R54 about whether or not to manscape doesn't ever take place during a formal dinner. It's what they talk about when they've had a few beers, and see some hot girls.

R54, Thanks for agreeing with me. Straights have copied many gay grooming trends, especially if they're young, or want to be perceived as trendy, or if they want a desirable female, and know that "looks matter." There was a time when "manly men" didn't even use after shave or cologne, remember?

by Anonymousreply 6207/17/2013

R54 is posting fiction, but since he 'agrees' with you then it is okay.

by Anonymousreply 6307/17/2013

"I lightly thin the forest"

How effete. Like anyone else even notices that you've ever-so-gingerly clipped the tips of your pubes. Anyone who 'lightly thins the forest' is overly concerned with their appearance. They're pubes, not a topiary.

by Anonymousreply 6407/17/2013

R64, it's the fun of trimming your topiary that leads to shaving it all off.

One side is longer than the other, now the other side is off, now you want the hair immediately around your shaft to stop using it as a trellis, now you have a buzz cut and it chafes.

Vi-o-la! Ya Gots a shaved FUPA!

by Anonymousreply 6507/17/2013

Viola of love

by Anonymousreply 6607/17/2013

It's pretty standard now for straight guys to groom their pubes

by Anonymousreply 6707/17/2013

No, it's not.

by Anonymousreply 6807/18/2013

I vehemently disagree, R64. I hate those wiry, long pubes that look like Einstein's jew fro. You gotta trim that shit to even things out and look civilized. Why be well groomed everywhere else then and have gorilla crotch? Makes no sense.

by Anonymousreply 6907/18/2013

I had a weave installed down there.

by Anonymousreply 7007/18/2013

Glued in or sewed in, dear?

by Anonymousreply 7107/18/2013

To me there is nothing hotter than a clean cut guy with a shaved face, no tattoos, nice body and gorilla bush.

by Anonymousreply 7207/18/2013

I agree gorilla bush is hot...way hot. It says...I am sexual, not I am a pussy.

by Anonymousreply 7307/18/2013

I do nothing apart from the highlights. Am considering extensions.

by Anonymousreply 7407/18/2013

[quote]I seem to recall... I getting laid plenty in high school,

Is that all that you recall from high school?

by Anonymousreply 7507/18/2013

[quote]glued in or sewn in ? . Neither I just grab a handful of hair out of the shower drain and just stick to my crotch.

by Anonymousreply 7607/18/2013

Yes, I had George altered.

by Anonymousreply 7707/18/2013

Who are George and Bar?

by Anonymousreply 7807/19/2013

r78, they are natural Bushes.

well, mebby not Bar...

by Anonymousreply 7907/19/2013

Only a bit more than 30% stay natural on DL. Looks like it is a gay thing that two poster desperately want to claim as a straight thing.

by Anonymousreply 8007/20/2013

I've shaved it off for kinky sex parties. Now it is long and full. I like it both ways

by Anonymousreply 8107/20/2013

68% of straight women at another site linked (ladies discussion board) want pubes on their men.

by Anonymousreply 8207/21/2013

who cares?

by Anonymousreply 8307/21/2013

Not only do I trim a bit--and it's just a bit when things get too wiry, I dye my pubes when I start noticing too much gray in my pubes.

So when I'm periodically applying Just For Men on the hair on the top of my head, I also apply some to my pubes. I just don't care for gray pubes on me.

by Anonymousreply 8407/21/2013

R83=Joy Behar

by Anonymousreply 8507/21/2013

R84 Baba WaWa?

by Anonymousreply 8609/18/2013

To me...THIS is "perfect" pubic hair. No trimming,thinning,shaping or alteration of any kind required. So incredibly unmannered and manly.

by Anonymousreply 8709/18/2013

More pubic perfection:

by Anonymousreply 8809/18/2013

Ideal everything.

by Anonymousreply 8909/18/2013

Undeniably beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 9009/18/2013

THIS is the look one must aspire to.

by Anonymousreply 9109/18/2013

That is truly a beautiful bush

by Anonymousreply 9209/18/2013

Manscaper here. And all three of those guys in the photos are manscaped as well. When I see a guy with a huge bulge I don't want to find out later that it's hair.

by Anonymousreply 9309/18/2013

I'm gay and I leave alone what nature gave me. Occasionally I'll shave my balls but very rarely.

I think it's a complete turn-off when a guy shaves it all off. Not too long ago a guy offered his very thick cock to work on. Lo and behold I discovered he shaved everything off, as if he were prepubescent...he was probably in his forties. Needless to say I didn't continue the encounter.

by Anonymousreply 9409/18/2013

I don't bother with altering my body hair. It's too precious and peculiar an activity to me, associated with disorders and bad coping skills.

Like a neurotic exercise done by people wanting to attract other hair pullers. I'm glad they have each other, but the rest of us are glad to leave them to each other and get together with other, less damaged men. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

by Anonymousreply 9509/18/2013

Shaved is a huge turnoff for me.

I love burying my nose in a guys pube's when I'm going down on him. Love the smell and the texture of a full bush.

I totally lose my hardon if you yank your shorts sown and you're bald down there.

by Anonymousreply 9609/18/2013

I shave my left nugget and wax the right.

by Anonymousreply 9709/18/2013

shaving your pubes is gross and weird and..why? im a man, i have hair on my body-why would i want to look like or be attracted to a pre-pubescent girl= and i totally dont get straight guys doing this--is it because they wont get their 2 minutes blow jobs once every two weeks from their gf if there a possibility they might get a hair on their tongue?

by Anonymousreply 9809/19/2013

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by Anonymousreply 9909/19/2013

Most of the totally shaved guys I see at Gunnison Beach at Sandy Hook are on the straight side of the beach, fatter than average, and old.

At my gym, the shaved guys appear to be totally straight.

by Anonymousreply 10009/19/2013

I preferred the smell of a full bush

by Anonymousreply 10109/19/2013

only neo-cons shave

by Anonymousreply 10210/03/2013

CLones shave, bears grow it

by Anonymousreply 10310/06/2013

Trimming is necessary. Pubes are a stronger consistency than iron wire of the same approximate gauge. So when a stray falls into the palm while masturbating, the result can be painful and even bloody.

Just a light manicuring, especially in the region closest to the dick. The remainder should be hairy and wild, which is hot.

by Anonymousreply 10410/06/2013

[quote]So when a stray falls into the palm while masturbating, the result can be painful and even bloody.


you must be of a different species then. pray, tell, what planet are you from?

by Anonymousreply 10510/06/2013

Grooming pubes is a mark of human progress. Islamic countries have dictated shaving but like in many things they go too far. For the rest of us, like women's rights, one only wonders why it took so long. But shaving it all off is only to get rid of crabs or if one maintains a promiscuous lifestyle. Some bush is aromatic and attractive. But it's polite and civilized to groom a bit, and don't forget nose hairs and wayward eyebrows. Yes the bush is a topiary.

by Anonymousreply 10610/06/2013

Vintage guys ALWAYS sport just the right amount of bush.

by Anonymousreply 10710/06/2013

Who's he, R107?

by Anonymousreply 10810/06/2013

I defy anyone to improve on THIS:

by Anonymousreply 10910/06/2013

Why tamper with perfection?

by Anonymousreply 11010/06/2013

This is just so attractive and manly to me...I just don't understand why one would want to shave it all off.

by Anonymousreply 11110/06/2013


Vintage Colt model Rick Wolfmeir...what a dream.

by Anonymousreply 11210/06/2013

Depil with an electric epilator. The more you do it the less it hurts. And the less grows back. I pretend each hair is a Republican.

by Anonymousreply 11310/06/2013

Rick with his lover at the time Colt model Mike Betts.

by Anonymousreply 11410/06/2013

Rick & Mike in action on Muscle Beach

by Anonymousreply 11510/06/2013

hot guys, I grew up watching them. and yes, they rocked a full bush.

by Anonymousreply 11610/07/2013

I trim. It's definitely a bush but it's not a forest. Honestly, I'm a grower; I'm a respectable 6.5 inches erect (and very thick), but soft it's the size of a small walnut. If I didn't trim it would get lost. There have been times when I'm overdue for a trim and I've got to root around in there to find my damn cock when I'm at the urinal.

by Anonymousreply 11710/07/2013

rooting around sounds fun though

by Anonymousreply 11810/07/2013

Definitely no shaving(made that mistake ONCE) An occasional "topping off", remove maybe half the length of my pubes, cuts down on all the knots. I DO like to comb through them though, when they're at their maximum length. Kills a half hour or so, really fluffs 'em up.

by Anonymousreply 11910/07/2013

that sounds hot, can I watch?

by Anonymousreply 12010/07/2013

r120 Sure, come on over, we'll get a pizza, and I'll comb for ya'.

by Anonymousreply 12110/07/2013

I can't wait!

by Anonymousreply 12210/07/2013

Vintage fur.

by Anonymousreply 12310/09/2013

Gorgeous 70s bush on a gorgeous 70s man...if ever a guy looked like he belonged at Studio 54 it's him.

by Anonymousreply 12410/09/2013

So grossed out by the guys here who fetishize thickets down there.

Keep that shit under control. And keep your fetishes to yourself.

You only mince around here loudly proclaiming the wonder of bushes, foreskin and ripe pits here because you know what a freak you'd sound like if you did the same in real life. You know it's gross and you know you're weird and you rubber band in reaction here by treating this like some kind of nudist colony for your fixations. Get over it! Or at least keep it to yourself!

by Anonymousreply 12510/09/2013


Don't try to project YOUR infantilization and pre-pubescence fetishes and straw man fallacies on us by taking the natural,secondary sex characteristics of the adult male and trying to twist it into something deviant and unhealthy.

YOU'RE the one who has the fucked up,hysterical OCD attitude with your conflation of body hair and being unhygienic.

by Anonymousreply 12610/09/2013


by Anonymousreply 12710/09/2013

R125, you can go play in traffic.

by Anonymousreply 12810/09/2013

Bump for more pix!

by Anonymousreply 12910/11/2013

Absolutely adorable.


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by Anonymousreply 13110/12/2013

I shave it all off. Not so much for the look, but the feel. The area where the hair grows is extremely sensitive to touch. It arouses the pleasure level quite a bit. Especially when someone kisses that area. Mmmmm...

by Anonymousreply 13210/12/2013

Okay. I love hair, especially on guys and their pubic bits. I love it. I will say though that it's hot when the submissive guy is SHAVED, like tied up and forced shaved, whimpers and moans as I handle his little tiny cock and balls. And indeed, afterwards he's extra sensitive, especially when I fuck him.

Then I'd kick his ass out and wait until all of the itch hairs grow back before I'll see him again

by Anonymousreply 13310/12/2013

Hair is usually best

by Anonymousreply 13410/14/2013

[quote]I'm shaving my balls as I type this

Please, be careful!

by Anonymousreply 13510/14/2013

I like my natural blush. It makes me look demure and coquettish.

by Anonymousreply 13610/14/2013

It surely does, while that cock is in your mouth

by Anonymousreply 13710/15/2013

Wow, how twisted is R125?

by Anonymousreply 13810/15/2013

I leave my pussy willows as nature intended.

by Anonymousreply 13910/15/2013

I would never do anything to it, apart from the extensions and highlights.

by Anonymousreply 14010/15/2013

I'm gay. 37, white guy. 5'11/150 brown hair and eyes. i hate to fuck up anyones stereotype, but i've never shaved or trimmed my bush, and i knew i was gay at like 7 years old.

by Anonymousreply 14112/09/2013

Hair on your balls prevents them from sticking to your inner thighs. So unlike R10, it is better to leave your balls unshaved in the winter. Unless the bf complains about hair getting between his teeth. Love wins.

by Anonymousreply 14212/09/2013

I convinced my bf to stop shaving his balls. He used to have his ex do it and was into actually having someone else groom him. I'd rather risk hair on my teeth than do that on a regular basis. It just wasn't the correct hairstyle for his cock.

I'm all for the endless bj giving though, so he's full bush and with me.

by Anonymousreply 14312/10/2013

natural bush is so beautiful - so erotic, intense to see a man's full pubic patch; no trim/shave needed ever.

by Anonymousreply 14402/04/2014
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