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    Which One Gents? Trumper's Rose or Violet

    I ordered the violet and the company emailed me and told me that they were out of stock, and that I could substitute the rose for the order. After a lengthy discussion I was talked into the rose. Once I received the order I found a sample of the violet mixed in with it. I must say, for me...
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    What the heck does sandalwood smell like!?

    I Just received a bowl of TOBS sandalwood today, and it smells identical to Dial antibacterial soap. I got it from a seller on Amazon, and i'm hoping i didn't get ripped off. Does anyone else think this?
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    I'm murdering my neck. Please help!

    Krodor, Took your advice and really mapped my face/neck. I found that on the neck beside the "adams apple" my hair grew in a NorthEast pattern on right side, and NorthWesst pattern on left...During my first shaves, i was going straight down the neck which would be going ATG. I used your advice...
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    I'm murdering my neck. Please help!

    Brad, Your advice truly helped me today (as well as some small tidbits from others). I was using too much pressure, but today i gripped it with just enough force that it wouldnt fall out of my fingertips, and I let the head rest on my skin before i started to slide it across my face. I didnt add...
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    I'm murdering my neck. Please help!

    I got a new safety razor set on thursday and did my first shave. I read a lot of posts on here and watched a lot of videos. I still managed to mangle my face. This morning i decided to shave again. Im getting used to the razor, but i would like to think that even a novice would be this bad. my...
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    Hello from Ohio!

    Hello Phil! I'm also a Newark resident. Any tips on where to go for product around here? I'm new to wet shaving and haven't found any place near that carries supplies. Thanks, Gary
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    grobbins's Entry to the Hall of Fame

    Hall of Fame EntryWhat is your real name? Gary Robbins What are your nicknames/aliases? grobbins, doc Where do you live? Newark, Ohio What is your age (or) generation? 27 What are you in the real world? Student working towards a degree as a Physician Assistant What is your favorite...
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    Newbie from Ohio!

    Hello from Ohio! I'm a newbie with 1 shave under my belt (was overzealous and thought i wasn't getting a close shave, so i got some major irritation only to find that the stubble i was feeling disappeared after my pores closed. Lesson learned!) Seen this website and lurked about to get some...
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