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    It's that time again - In memory

    As for reacquiring, I will not be reacquiring any of these as I am working through everything Ihave. I would not buy the Figaro again. Mediocre at best, but not as good as Proraso, Cella or numerous other soft italian soaps.
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    It's that time again - In memory

    Hmm. A chunk of Cella, a tube of AdP cream, Palmolive stick and a palmolive tube, Proraso green and red aftershave splashes, a tub of Figaro gold, a pot of wholly kaw fougere. That's what i can remember though I believe there may be more. Having just finished the Figaro yesterday, I am going...
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    🐗 Decemboar. Yup. It’s a thing! 🐗

    Man I really wonder what type of boar brushes you guys are using. None of my boars (over a dozen) eat lather. In fact, they get flingin' lather all over the bathroom. Maybe its boars that are not broken in???? One of the great mysteries of life I guess....
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    🐗 Decemboar. Yup. It’s a thing! 🐗

    Semogue Owner's Club Taj Butterscoth this morning..mmm.
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    Top Tier UN-scented Soap Suggestions

    I will second Mystic Water Sensitive. I think it is the best performing of all of her soaps, which all perform very well.
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    🐗 Decemboar. Yup. It’s a thing! 🐗

    No matter what anyone says, in my notsohumble opinion, boar brushes are the best. Also, in the wild, a boar beats a badger every time. Today was a 610 for me as well, which lathered up my Figaro Gold like a wild man. Now granted, I use boar 98% of every month so...
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    what attracts you ?

    Price, performance and scent. The trinity.....
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    Mitchells Woolfat🤔

    Its a good soap. The post shave feel is nice, but for me, I don't find the actual shave with it anything extraordinary. It's good, but I don't think it is a top tier product. To me, it is a GREAT smelling soap. While I do have some moderately hard water where I live, I have not had any...
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    Made my own strop.

    That’s a good idea.
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    My Guess... 3017

    I lied to you all. I started the tube of Barbon but then after the first use, opened up a tub of Figaro Monsieur. I only got through one day with a cream. It’s not a bad cream. I was just really jonesing to use one of the TFS soaps I have and I will tell you, it doesn’t disappoint. It’s a...
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    What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

    No photo today. Razor: Gillette tech pre war Blade: feather Soap: Figaro Monsieur Brush: Semogue Owners Club Taj Butterscotch. AS: Aqua Velva EDT: Aramis. 10/10. All I can say is wow wow wowMy first time using the tech. It is a marvelous little thing. As i was shaving I didn’t even think...
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    Car shopping

    You might be able to find a Kia Forte GT used in that range. It’s a fun little car to zoom around in. And, the modern Kia’s aren’t like the ones of yesteryear. Reliable, comfortable, and up to date.
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    No wrong way to shave

    It's shaving. It ain't that complicated.
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    My Guess... 3017

    Started new victim today. No wasting time in between. My first shave revealed a very good performing cream with a nice fresh, barbershop like fragrance. It is less powdery than a U.S barbershop but a great real nice scent with many of the same notes. I like it.
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    What Was Your Cream Today?

    First use with this cream today. A really nice shave.
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    What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

    Rockwell 6s Whipped Dog silver tip badger Barbon Shave Cream Aqua Velva Aramis. 8.5 /10. Good shave. Blade was on its fourth day for me (which includes both face and head) so it was getting a little tuggy. First use of cream after I kicked the Cella. The cream is a nice product. A...
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    Who should be the next Jeopardy Host

    Morgan Freeman.
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    Contest - $50.00 gift card to the winner!

    I was of course a paperboy for many years. However, my first real job with a paycheck was at 13 or 14, working in a fish fry. It was terrible. I went in Thursdays and Fridays after school breaded fish after fish after fish and all of the other breaded and battered fried items that are...
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    My Guess... 3017

    We had a good run Cella! Today, as I lathered the last bits in cup I smashed it into, it slipped out and down the drain before I could catch it. I could have gotten another shave, maybe two. I got some great shaves since starting that chunk on September 22ndish. I thought it would last...
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    What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

    Razor: Rockwell 6S/4 Blade: Feather (3) Brush: Rudy Vey 1305 with 1305 Knot Sopa: Cella EEP AS: I am today's Aqua Velva man EDT: Proraso Wood and Spice Alas, the small amount of Cella I had smashed into the cup fell out during my lathering. It was not a lot, enough for one, MAYBE two shaves...
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