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Facial hair removal method: Blade vs. Electric?

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Facial hair removal method: Blade vs. Electric

Postby stewie on Wed Sep 01, 2004 10:48 pm

Blade shaving makes me break out in big red blotches on my neck, and my electric shaver does a better job, is way faster, doesn't require against-the-grain effort, and has been going 5 years without a blade replacement and still makes my face baby smooth.

Electric wins, hands down.

Although: going to the barbers and getting an old dude to shave you old school style with that big-ass razor: seriously NOT CRAP.
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Postby kerble on Wed Sep 01, 2004 11:20 pm

I've been using a blade for years.

I always shave after a shower, as it is easier.

Heat the blade under hot running water as you lather. This gives you a smoother shave.



I Enjoy Blades, but only up to two blades. That three/four/twelve blade shit is wack. It doeesn't get the corners of the mouth as well because of overkill.

I don't like electrics ever since that one foil cover braun shredded, shooting little bits of metal from the shave screen into my face.
Ouch.


Blades.





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Postby Andrew L. on Wed Sep 01, 2004 11:35 pm

Blades, only blades.

I’ve got some aerodynamic Mach 3 Gillette thing. I believe it’s the second most aerodynamic razor available after the Mach 3 Turbo GT.

I dislike shaving, but I look dirty if I don’t.

Meanwhile, is it crap or not crap to diminish or trim one’s mono-brow? I sure wish that drummer from REM would have. That thing distracted me from watching the veins bulge in Michael Stipe’s temples.

A close friend once admitted that he has been carving a swath out of his brow ever since puberty. “Oh,â€
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Postby Carry Me Away on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:03 am

Yeah man, I trim my uni-brow whenever I see sprouts of deadly hair that threatens to breech the gap between the brows.

I had this nice beard and hair trimmer I used not only for the facial area....

Let's just say it multi-tasks very nicely..

My brother yoinked this a while back and I have yet to recover this holy grail of shaving apparati.

These days I'm just using a Mach 3, but Im thinking about checking out that Old Spice disposable razor that features 4 blades.

Whatever happened to the Schick Quatro?
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Postby Macho Man Angry_Dragon on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:36 am

When shaving a beard as I just did, use the electric to lessen the burden on the blade ans then use use the blade. For those interested, 3rd Blade comes out soon. I'll go see it and waste my $20. That includes popcorn and soda at a matinee showing.
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Postby kerble on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:37 am

I'm surprised you didn't say "blades totally slay/shave my face."


oh well.


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Postby Macho Man Angry_Dragon on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:42 am

kerble wrote:I'm surprised you didn't say "blades totally slay/shave my face."


oh well.


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WOW, I feel obsolete becaue I didn't use one of my fave phrases. I'm now slapping myself for this. Then I shall slay/melt my face with said rasor.
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Postby toomanyhelicopters on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:47 am

Macho Man Angry_Dragon wrote:Then I shall slay/melt my face with said rasor.


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Postby Ike on Thu Sep 02, 2004 7:51 am

Pretty recently, like, within the last several months, I had a brutal shaving-related "incident".

I grabbed the wrong razor (one that I had used twice already and had a bit of rust on it--it was in the wrong place in my bathroom--I have OCD) one morning and used it, thinking nothing of it. I nicked myself, as usual, but even that wasn't out of the ordinary. Didn't bleed much at all. The next morning I woke up and my lip and half of my face had swelled to an unbelievable size. Like someone had stuck a goddamned apricot under my skin or something.

I went to the Dr. and was diagnosed with a staph infection. I had to take antibiotics for a couple of weeks and look like a total asshead for a day or two.

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Postby Mr. Chimp on Thu Sep 02, 2004 9:08 am

Three blade razor, in the shower, no shaving cream (typically).

In a pinch, at the sink with lather, but that shit irritates my skin more than a bad shave if used too often.
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Postby Mr. Chimp on Thu Sep 02, 2004 9:09 am

Oh yeah, electric shavers never get close enough for my tastes.
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Re: Facial hair removal method: Blade vs. Electric

Postby geiginni on Thu Sep 02, 2004 9:37 am

stewie wrote:Blade shaving makes me break out in big red blotches on my neck, and my electric shaver does a better job, is way faster, doesn't require against-the-grain effort, and has been going 5 years without a blade replacement and still makes my face baby smooth.

Electric wins, hands down.

Although: going to the barbers and getting an old dude to shave you old school style with that big-ass razor: seriously NOT CRAP.


Agreed.

My stubble grows out at an angle so close to my skin, that a blade - with the grain skips over the base of the hair, and against the grain - pulls at the follicle and cuts the shit out of my face. I actually have stubble that grows out in a cowlick type whorl pattern - that is seriously fucked up.

The electric screen type protects me from cuts, and I can go against the grain to cut closer. It's not as good as a barber shave, but it works for everyday shaving....NOT CRAP
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Postby n.c. on Thu Sep 02, 2004 10:39 am

double edged single blade / soap in a dish / olde timey shaving brush. This is the best method. Canned shaving cream is for suckers.
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Postby Dylan on Thu Sep 02, 2004 11:39 am

Mr. Chimp wrote:Three blade razor, in the shower, no shaving cream (typically).

In a pinch, at the sink with lather, but that shit irritates my skin more than a bad shave if used too often.

We are shaving twinkies!
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Postby Mr. Chimp on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:07 pm

Dylan wrote:We are shaving twinkies!


At first, an interesting visual.

Then a second later, a good multi-purpose euphemism/concept.


Off the top of my head I can think of four (in addition to the original):

1. "Turn the treble down! That brittle-sounding amp could shave the hair off a twinkie."

2. "Talking politics to so-and-so is like shaving twinkies"

3. "A man needs a woman like a twinkie needs a shave"

4. "Is the bathroom available? I need to shave some twinkies."
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Postby Bradley R. Weissenberger on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:16 pm

Mr. Chimp wrote:1. "Turn the treble down! That brittle-sounding amp could shave the hair off a twinkie."

2. "Talking politics to so-and-so is like shaving twinkies"

3. "A man needs a woman like a twinkie needs a shave"

4. "Is the bathroom available? I need to shave some twinkies."

5. "On March 2, 2004, Marge Schott shaved the twinkie."

6. "All right, punk. You gonna fess up, or do I gotta shave your twinkie?"

7. "That new OutKast single is a real twinkie shaver."

8. "Barkeep! Two shaved twinkies!"
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Postby kerble on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:22 pm

Bradley R. Weissenberger wrote:
Mr. Chimp wrote:1. "Turn the treble down! That brittle-sounding amp could shave the hair off a twinkie."

2. "Talking politics to so-and-so is like shaving twinkies"

3. "A man needs a woman like a twinkie needs a shave"

4. "Is the bathroom available? I need to shave some twinkies."

5. "On March 2, 2004, Marge Schott shaved the twinkie."

6. "All right, punk. You gonna fess up, or do I gotta shave your twinkie?"

7. "That new OutKast single is a real twinkie shaver."

8. "Barkeep! Two shaved twinkies!"


9. I tried to pick up a bear at the bar, but the whole room was just full of shaved twinkies.

10. If you're going to shave the twinkie, go with the grain.

11. Doude, that totally slays/shaves my twinkie.

12. Mmmm this pie is delicious. What's that topping?
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Postby Mr. Chimp on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:28 pm

kerble wrote:
Bradley R. Weissenberger wrote:
Mr. Chimp wrote:1. "Turn the treble down! That brittle-sounding amp could shave the hair off a twinkie."

2. "Talking politics to so-and-so is like shaving twinkies"

3. "A man needs a woman like a twinkie needs a shave"

4. "Is the bathroom available? I need to shave some twinkies."

5. "On March 2, 2004, Marge Schott shaved the twinkie."

6. "All right, punk. You gonna fess up, or do I gotta shave your twinkie?"

7. "That new OutKast single is a real twinkie shaver."

8. "Barkeep! Two shaved twinkies!"


9. I tried to pick up a bear at the bar, but the whole room was just full of shaved twinkies.

10. If you're going to shave the twinkie, go with the grain.

11. Doude, that totally slays/shaves my twinkie.

12. Mmmm this pie is delicious. What's that topping?



13. "I'll shave your twinkie so hard you won't be right for a week"

14. "Damn, someone just shave the twinkie in here?"

15. "Girl, put on some clothes! You look just like a shaved twinkie!"

16. "Johnson on the half-pipe...back flip-kick into a shaved twinkie and..Oh! He's down."
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Postby stackmatic on Thu Sep 02, 2004 12:59 pm

Mr. Chimp wrote:
kerble wrote:
Bradley R. Weissenberger wrote:
Mr. Chimp wrote:1. "Turn the treble down! That brittle-sounding amp could shave the hair off a twinkie."

2. "Talking politics to so-and-so is like shaving twinkies"

3. "A man needs a woman like a twinkie needs a shave"

4. "Is the bathroom available? I need to shave some twinkies."

5. "On March 2, 2004, Marge Schott shaved the twinkie."

6. "All right, punk. You gonna fess up, or do I gotta shave your twinkie?"

7. "That new OutKast single is a real twinkie shaver."

8. "Barkeep! Two shaved twinkies!"


9. I tried to pick up a bear at the bar, but the whole room was just full of shaved twinkies.

10. If you're going to shave the twinkie, go with the grain.

11. Doude, that totally slays/shaves my twinkie.

12. Mmmm this pie is delicious. What's that topping?



13. "I'll shave your twinkie so hard you won't be right for a week"

14. "Damn, someone just shave the twinkie in here?"

15. "Girl, put on some clothes! You look just like a shaved twinkie!"

16. "Johnson on the half-pipe...back flip-kick into a shaved twinkie and..Oh! He's down."

17. Trophy muskies just can't resist the twitching, jerking, walk-the-dog action of the new Heddon Shaved Twinkie.

18. And setting down his razor, it's Justin Morneau, freshly shaved Twinkie.

19. Nice work with the sandpaper Jebediah, this length of oak is as fine as a shaved twinkie.

20. Danny Pintauro? Yep, he's as queer as a shaved twinkie.
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Postby Andrew L. on Thu Sep 02, 2004 2:38 pm

stackmatic wrote:
Mr. Chimp wrote:
kerble wrote:
Bradley R. Weissenberger wrote:
Mr. Chimp wrote:1. "Turn the treble down! That brittle-sounding amp could shave the hair off a twinkie."

2. "Talking politics to so-and-so is like shaving twinkies"

3. "A man needs a woman like a twinkie needs a shave"

4. "Is the bathroom available? I need to shave some twinkies."

5. "On March 2, 2004, Marge Schott shaved the twinkie."

6. "All right, punk. You gonna fess up, or do I gotta shave your twinkie?"

7. "That new OutKast single is a real twinkie shaver."

8. "Barkeep! Two shaved twinkies!"


9. I tried to pick up a bear at the bar, but the whole room was just full of shaved twinkies.

10. If you're going to shave the twinkie, go with the grain.

11. Doude, that totally slays/shaves my twinkie.

12. Mmmm this pie is delicious. What's that topping?



13. "I'll shave your twinkie so hard you won't be right for a week"

14. "Damn, someone just shave the twinkie in here?"

15. "Girl, put on some clothes! You look just like a shaved twinkie!"

16. "Johnson on the half-pipe...back flip-kick into a shaved twinkie and..Oh! He's down."

17. Trophy muskies just can't resist the twitching, jerking, walk-the-dog action of the new Heddon Shaved Twinkie.

18. And setting down his razor, it's Justin Morneau, freshly shaved Twinkie.

19. Nice work with the sandpaper Jebediah, this length of oak is as fine as a shaved twinkie.

20. Danny Pintauro? Yep, he's as queer as a shaved twinkie.


21. Dude 1: How’d you get that sound? Is that an e-bow? Dude 2: Nope, shaved twinkie.

22. Chiropractor: I want you to relax and take a deep breath. This might shave your twinkie.

23. That guy really chafes my twinkie!

24. Ighee, not so hard baby, you’re shaving my twinkie.

25. I feel rough—I must have really shaved the twinkie last night.

26. Employer: Son, I’ve had it with all of this shaving the twinkie—you’re outa here.

27. Lend you some money?! I couldn't afford to shave a twinkie.

28. Relax man, it's not like I shaved your twinkie.

29. That dude's straight-up. I'd shave his twinkie without hesitation.

30. That dude's totally homosexual. He shaves his twinkie.
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