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Poll results: Is the nose taking over our faces?

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  • Yes the beak is taking over and must be stopped at all costs

    1 5.00%
  • Our snout may be getting bigger but that's why we have plastic surgery

    3 15.00%
  • No, stop these conspiracy theories about our sniffer taking over

    6 30.00%
  • What a disturbing topic...you should be banned from Cyburbia!!

    5 25.00%
  • Couldn't care less....

    5 25.00%
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Thread: Giant Noses

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    Cyburbian The One's avatar
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    Giant Noses

    I just got out of a staff meeting. My mind wandered a little bit in the meeting and I noticed how BIG everyones nose was....is this some new genetic trend? Will humans have huge schnozzola in the future? Is smell so important that we will eventually loose our eyesight and hearing? Because I gotta tell you, it looks like that part of our face is trying to take over (Including mine.. ..)
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    Cyburbian boiker's avatar
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    I have not been assimilated.

    My wife pokes fun at my small nose.
    Dude, I'm cheesing so hard right now.

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    Cyburbian nerudite's avatar
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    The nose never stops growing (or so I've heard)... maybe you just work with a bunch of old farts (and you're an old fart yourself).

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    I think big noses are cool. I'm envious I don't have one. I wonder if there's plastic surgery for folks who wish they had a bigger nose. I think I'll give my friend Michael a call.....
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    Cyburbian Floridays's avatar
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    Noses (or "beaks," as I call them) really give a person's face its character.

    I just hope that these guys can custom-fit the product!

    When I saw the product "sketch," I must confess that I didn't immediately think of noses....
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    Cyburbian Michele Zone's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Floridays
    When I saw the product "sketch," I must confess that I didn't immediately think of noses....
    Me neither -- I thought you were going to bring up that old saw about nose size equating to other things.....

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    Hmmm....I see.....

    Quote Originally posted by Michele Zone
    Me neither -- I thought you were going to bring up that old saw about nose size equating to other things.....
    I can see that perhaps I did not make my poll inclusive enough for all Cyburbians....I'll let a mod decide whether to add that one....ha ha ha...
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    Cyburbian Michele Zone's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by The One
    I can see that perhaps I did not make my poll inclusive enough for all Cyburbians....I'll let a mod decide whether to add that one....ha ha ha...
    I am perfectly happy with my vote, thanks.

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    I inherited my mother's button nose, and her complete inability to smell much of anything. I get tired of explaining my poor sense of smell. On the other hand, if I can smell it, you know it must be a powerful aroma.
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    Cyburbian biscuit's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Michele Zone
    Me neither -- I thought you were going to bring up that old saw about nose size equating to other things.....
    Uhmmm... never heard that one. But if that's the case then I'm sending out a giant, "Thank you!" to Mom and Dad for the giant schnoz.
    Last edited by biscuit; 14 Oct 2004 at 12:50 PM.

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    Cyburbian JNL's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by nerudite
    The nose never stops growing (or so I've heard)...
    Have heard that too, but I thought it was just for men - noses and ears can become enlarged in old age, and start sprouting hairs... eww

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    Cyburbian Cardinal's avatar
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    There is no(se) conspiracy. Forget that idea. It was nothing but swamp gas. A weather balloon. Whatever.
    Anyone want to adopt a dog?

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    Cyburbian PlannerByDay's avatar
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    I think I have a slightly larger than normal nose. However, I would like to say that I like my nose and I think it has a nice shape.

    Now if the rumors are true about the nose growing, and growing, and growing for the rest of my life than I guess in about 30 years I'm in deep snot.

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    Cyburbian Trail Nazi's avatar
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    I would love a cute little nose, but I have a large nose. Better to smell you with my dearie.

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    Cyburbian Michele Zone's avatar
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    The nose and ears do keep growing, in both men and women, because they are made of cartiledge, not bone. So maybe the impression about folks having "big noses" is sorta due to folks living longer.

    Off-topic:
    biscuit, supposedly foot size equates as well, which is why you had those ridiculous long, pointy-toed shoes in Europe a few hundred years ago. They are probably both kind of silly ideas. I doubt anyone ever studied the topic scientifically, with measurements and all. And I should stop there , before this devolves into tasteless jokes about designing such a study, post-divorce of course.

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    Cyburbian sisterceleste's avatar
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    Don't forget what the Puritans thought of men having big noses...it was an indication of other large things on the body.
    You darn tootin', I like fig newtons!

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    Quote Originally posted by Michele Zone
    The nose and ears do keep growing, in both men and women, because they are made of cartiledge, not bone. So maybe the impression about folks having "big noses" is sorta due to folks living longer.
    If that's true what is she going to look like in 30 years?

    “As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and they would rather serve with their money than with their persons, the State is not far from its fall”
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    Cyburbian Michele Zone's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by giff57
    If that's true what is she going to look like in 30 years?

    Oh, it's true. Think about how Madonna's looks have changed. It is subtle but her larger nose makes her a lot less "cute" than when she was 21. Life's a beach and then you die.

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