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Bobbin, gogo or bobble -- what do YOU call a hair tie?

We’re settling the debate once and for all.

WE ALL WEAR them.

We all fall asleep with them on our wrists and inexplicably lose every single one that comes into our possession. (Seriously, where do they go?!?!)

But we as a society have yet to come up with one official name for them.

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SERIOUSLY, WHAT IS THAT? CAN WE DECIDE ALRADY?

Some people are firmly #TeamBobbin

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While others are of the ‘gogo’ persuasion

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The gogo vs. bobbin rivalry is strong

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Others, meanwhile, refer to it as a hair tie

It’s universally understood, in fairness.

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Then there’s ‘bobble’

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And a smaller contingent, still, refer to it as a scrunchie

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We personally believe that this is a scrunchie.

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But different strokes for different folks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Anyway, we’re asking you…

What do you call it?


Poll Results:

Bobbin (1989)
Bobble (1181)
Gogo (1123)
Hair tie (451)
Other (149)
Scrunchie (55)






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