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Why do neo-nazis have their hair cut so short? Or even shave it?

I know, they are called skinheads, but I was wondering what's up with that? Does it have a meaning?


Asked by BeachMom81 at 4:58 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I am not sure, but I think it came out of a need for a way to stand out at first sight... Things like tattoos and whatnot are to easy to cover, or not be seen, but the shaved head thing was (and still is) hard to miss, especially in prison, which I believe is where it started...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:04 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • why do you have such an obsession with neo nazi's? They aren't even a major concern anymore....

    Answer by hobbitswife04 at 5:10 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Neo-nazis are still a problem and I feel for whoever thinks they're not!

    Answer by delilahsmom1177 at 5:40 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • LMAO hobbit I was just thinking the SAME thing! I have no idea why they shave their heads.

    Answer by momof030404 at 5:14 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • lol I'm not obsessed. The program I watched just raised a few questions for me.

    Comment by BeachMom81 (original poster) at 5:16 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Not sure where anyone said they werent a problem......I dnt think they are any more prvelent then the black panthers are the KKK tho.  Ther ewill always be fringe crazies all the way around.


    Answer by momof030404 at 6:27 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Same reason gang members wear certain colors. It's an identifying factor for a gang. And they really aren't a problem.

    Answer by soflashelley at 6:40 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • So you can see their tats.............

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:09 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Because they are idiots.

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 8:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I thought it was because they considered themselves para-military, but I also think Stacy is right as well.

    Answer by soyousay at 9:14 PM on Oct. 4, 2010