Here's a thread on curly bobs: Curly Bobs Unite! What's to like about it.
There are a lot of us who wear them. I'm going on three years with an inverted bob. It's the first time since I've worn my hair curly (about 25 years) that I feel that I have a style, so I know what you mean.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08
HGs: Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; DM MiraCurls Curling Gelly; UFD Curly Magic; Shescentit LIs; Sevi conditioners; Botanical Spirits Puree, CJ Repair Me