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Poll #196624 dread poll.

how old are your dreads?

less than 1 month.
6(7.2%)
a few months.
40(48.2%)
more than 1 year.
17(20.5%)
more than 2 years.
8(9.6%)
more than 3 years.
2(2.4%)
more than 5 years.
1(1.2%)
more than 10 years.
2(2.4%)
i don't have dreads yet.
2(2.4%)
i don't have dreads any more.
5(6.0%)

how did you get them?

'backcombing' method.
47(56.0%)
'natural' method.
10(11.9%)
'tearing strands' method.
13(15.5%)
'rubbing' method.
3(3.6%)
using wax.
5(6.0%)
'crocheting' method.
1(1.2%)
other. (see comment.)
5(6.0%)

do you use...

rubber bands?
6(8.5%)
dread-/beeswax?
9(12.7%)
any other dread products?
2(2.8%)
threads?
3(4.2%)
saltwater?
4(5.6%)
(self-made) accelerators? (specify in comment)
1(1.4%)

washing is...

good for dreads.
65(79.3%)
totally evil.
14(17.1%)

how do you manage to fix the roots?

threads.
3(3.7%)
rubberbands.
3(3.7%)
not at all.
17(20.7%)
(circular) rubbing.
21(25.6%)
crocheting/sewing.
5(6.1%)

what about the tips?

palm rolling/rubbing.
28(33.3%)
leaving them alone.
23(27.4%)
crocheting.
0(0.0%)
sewing.
2(2.4%)
wax.
0(0.0%)
glue.
0(0.0%)
threads/rubber bands.
3(3.6%)

why did you get them?

religious reasons.
0(0.0%)
i'm against. (protest/provoking.)
0(0.0%)
political reasons.
1(1.2%)
style reasons.
3(3.6%)
i don't know, they just exist...
17(20.2%)
practical reasons.
7(8.3%)
lifestyle reasons.
9(10.7%)
i want to be different.
2(2.4%)

your ultimate dread hint? (to improve their look, etc.)



i'm just bored... and curious. =)
sorry for any spelling/grammar mistakes.
additions/completions are also welcome.
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