[Munich-pm] <Rant> Warning to long haired programmers in Munich
Harald.Joerg at arcor.de
Wed Jul 18 17:47:16 PDT 2012
Robin Clarke <robin at robinclarke.net> writes:
> Being long haired is a bulls-eye for the police in Bavaria. As is common
> knowledge, all the best programmers carry long hair (with some exceptions -
> Steve ;-P). Unfortunately it seems that travelling with long hair in Bavaria
> is dangerous. Please warn any programmers planning on coming to/through Munich
> airport to beware. Perhaps wrapping their hair in a turban and applying fake
> tan to their face may be a good disguise for safety these days.
This is a scary, sad story. I'm sorry to hear that.
I'm travelling quite a lot these days, and occasionally per plane, and
I can't claim that I am short haired right now. So far I've been lucky.
So, thanks for the warning.
On the other hand, I'd prefer not to use a turban (and I'll definitely
not carry a skull cap). Guys, if you really think this is good advice
then you urgently need to reduce your TV consumption. This isn't a
Anyway: I just decided that I'm not going to have a haircut. I don't
want to jeopardize my coding skills (or to change my style of life)
because policemen make mistakes.
No cheers today,
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