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rthomas
08-22-2011, 12:19 AM
I am no good at judging peoples' ages; I'll go out on a limb and say he's an adult.

Of course in the 1920's it wasn't yet called a "Hitler" moustache, it was called a toothbrush or postage stamp and even Charlie Chaplin had one at that time.

tomalophicon
08-22-2011, 12:23 AM
I am no good at judging peoples' ages; I'll go out on a limb and say he's an adult.

Of course in the 1920's it wasn't yet called a "Hitler" moustache, it was called a toothbrush or postage stamp and even Charlie Chaplin had one at that time.

Not to mention E. Weston.

2F/2F
08-22-2011, 12:32 AM
I guess at youngest 30, and at oldest 40. Some help, huh? :D

He doesn't look anything like Adolf Hitler, though. That was not an uncommon mustache at the time...but Hitler ruined it. When I wore one for a few days, people freaked out BIG TIME.

tomalophicon
08-22-2011, 12:54 AM
I guess at youngest 30, and at oldest 40. Some help, huh? :D

He doesn't look anything like Adolf Hitler, though. That was not an uncommon mustache at the time...but Hitler ruined it. When I wore one for a few days, people freaked out BIG TIME.

Were they worried you would ask them to poop on you? :D:munch:

Poisson Du Jour
08-22-2011, 05:13 AM
42. The aged gracefully in those days...

sfj
08-22-2011, 01:19 PM
Before I looked at any responses, I guessed 35-40. Sounds like there's a fair consensus.

Diapositivo
08-22-2011, 02:34 PM
By the way, what are the three wooden legs that seem to peep out from the gown of the first person to the left? I suppose people had only two legs also at the time. A spare photographic tripod? A stool which was not used? A tripod for a pot of flowers?

(A small mistake in the composition for sure, but who is without sin?).

moose10101
08-22-2011, 03:52 PM
I'll guess 23; he's sitting next to Mom & Dad, who are both in their early 40's.

moose10101
08-23-2011, 08:45 AM
I'll guess 23; he's sitting next to Mom & Dad, who are both in their early 40's.

Forgot to add: the people in back are his siblings, not his kids.

2F/2F
08-23-2011, 06:30 PM
Were they worried you would ask them to poop on you? :D:munch:

Please tell me this is a GG Allin reference...

tomalophicon
08-23-2011, 06:46 PM
Please tell me this is a GG Allin reference...

NO way! Hitler was doing it before him... Or should I say, receiving it.

pbromaghin
08-23-2011, 06:50 PM
Please tell me this is a GG Allin reference...

During the war the OSS commissioned an American shrink, Walter Langer, to do an analysis of Hitler. He spent several months amassing every shred of info he could find and interviewing every person outside of Axis territory who had ever met the man. He then used all this info as essentially the patient on the couch and wrote a report. It was finally declassified and pubished as "The Mind of Adolph Hitler" in 1972.

According to Langer, being urinated and deficated in the face was one of Hitler's sexual turnons. Langer does predict that the most likely end to Hitler was pretty much what happened. I read it about 20 years ago. It's a fascinating book.

Oh, look what I found...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mind_of_Adolf_Hitler

2F/2F
08-23-2011, 06:55 PM
I had no idea! "According to Langer" does go a long way though. Who knows?

tomalophicon
08-23-2011, 07:43 PM
There's no real proof I don't think. Though it's a story good for a laugh.

2F/2F
08-23-2011, 07:48 PM
The only connection I could make between shit and a toothbrush mustache was GG's brother Merle, who is famous for sporting a big overgrown one...hence the question, which must have seemed a bit off the wall.

fmajor
08-26-2011, 02:17 AM
Forgot to add: the people in back are his siblings, not his kids.

Yea, he's definitely in his early-mid twenty's. Mom on his left, then Dad furthest on left (classic 'rose between 2 thorns' pose).