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    How much current stock of blades/soap/cream do you have?

    Hundreds of blades... only 3 or 4 brands. Lots of soap and about three containers of cream
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    When/Why did Moustaches become creepy?

    When did they become creepy? ARE they creepy? I don't know. Probably its just because we tend to notice bad facial hair and forget good facial hair. If a guy turned out to be a really bad person, we remember his facial hair if he had any. And we forget it on a good guy. It really makes no...
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    Preshave and Face Lathering

    I promise not to get started on one of my rants about Pre-Shave Oil. But it works for some and not for others. I see it as totally optional and up t the individual. But I guess that could be said about a lot of the stuff we talk about here. But anyone who wants to use a Pre-shave oil just...
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    Best fragrance for a manly man?

    Want to smell like a man? Here are my suggestions... Aqua Velva -- totally traditional, barber shop kind of smell. Worn by your dad, war vets, athletes, you name it. Its simply awesome. Drawback -- it doesn't last on you (or at least, it doesn't last that long on ME) I wonder if guys...
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    are high end talcs worth it?

    There used to be Brut talc, English Leather Talc, and there probably was Old Spice Talc (although I don't recall it). Maybe the reason these scent makers don't do talc anymore is because the of fears about the product.
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    are high end talcs worth it?

    No. They are NOT worth it. Not in the least. I would get your standard Johnson & Johnsons but the scented kind, like Lavender. I would guess that it outperforms high end stuff. High end products such as the talc and deodorant of a major fragrance are often cheaper in quality than we would...
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    Will the real "Old Spice" please stand up

    I would never be able to tell the difference between the different versions as I have no recollection of the 'oroginal'. I do like the present formulation. Its not my first pick but I do sometimes buy it. Its nice in the fresh spring air or in the autumn, I find. Its not a clean enough scent...
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    Shaving Oil

    Back when I used EVOO as a preshave oil I never experienced anything like that at all. I think its a non issue because you have such a think layer of the oil and its worked in, and then on top your think lather.
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    What are some less expensive fragrances that you can no longer find and would love to have again?

    I love Crabtree & Evelyn. I can't find them too often these days. They would be low to mid priced in my view
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    Shaving Oil

    Couldn't agree more. If it works for you, go with it. And this advice applies to many things with shaving. I would also challenge the OP to try using plain old Extra Virgin Olive Oil in place of any pre-shave oil or shaving oil that he may be purchasing. It will likely work just as well if...
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    What's your casual scent?

    I have really liked wearing Brut a lot in recent years. Its soft but really masculine. Its not intense and very easy going. You can wear i to a ballgame or to work, church, or anything
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    What are some less expensive fragrances that you can no longer find and would love to have again?

    My picks -- Ralph Lauren CHAPS and Ralph Lauren CHAPS MUSK Both were very nice, more affordable RL products. Very distinctive and manly scents with loads of character. Yardley English Blazer I loved this stuff. Haven't seen it in decades! Aspen I got some of this as a gift one Christmas...
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