other: I actually think your curls will be tighter than the pics, so they will look different. But you could take in the pics for reference as to style and length. Do your curls get tighter or looser when they are shorter?

I'm thinking your curls will look more like this, judging by your pictures (curl-wise):
http://gallery.hairboutique.com/details.asp?ID=3802

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