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Shavers anybody?

  1. Oct 26, 2004 #1
    Shavers anybody???

    Can a few of you tell me whether an electric shaver is better or a normal blade shave is better ? :confused: :confused: :confused:
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  3. Oct 26, 2004 #2
    (This is a bizarre question). A razor is better, at its peak after about 4 shaves.

    My turn: which is more reliable - the weather forcast on the TV or the one on the radio?
  4. Oct 26, 2004 #3
    Takes some getting used and perfecting your technique, but the electric shaver can do good work. I prefer going to a parlor where nubile wenches pluck the whiskers individually. :tongue:
  5. Oct 26, 2004 #4
    I only use razor blades, those cheap disposables ones and the secret on how to shave with one for at least 2 months or more is; - only to shave in bathroom right after you take hot shower so your skin is nice and soft.
    This way sometimes I go on one blade for months (record 6 about months).
    By the way Gillette blade are ****ing expensive. Maybe I'm gonna have to switch to electric razors soon, or grow beard.
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    My vote goes to electric shaver. I've cut myself too many times with those disposable razors because i'm in a rush.
  7. Oct 26, 2004 #6
    Occasionally, when I have forgotten to shave (Norelco triple-header) during the day, my girlfriend will grudgingly offer to shave (disposable razor) me. How many shaves can I get out of my girlfriend before she nicks me?

    Isn't there a he-she conflict between shaving legs and face that goes back to the original discovery of the razor clam? (I'm 45 and never really used a disposable.)
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    A beard :wink:
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    In order of preference:

    1. Nubile wenches plucking the whiskers out one by one.

    2. Not shaving (means it's a weekend).

    3. A manual twin-bladed razor with the little pivot or shock absorber thing that gives a little flex.

    4. An electric razor (that still has sharp blades - they do need sharpening from time to time).

    5. A manual twin-bladed razor with a dull blade.

    6. A straight razor.

    7. A sharp knife.

    8. An old electric razor with dull blades (kind of like pulling the whiskers out one by one, but without the nubile wenches).

    9. Duct tape (it really does have 1001 uses).

    10. One of those damn cheap Bic disposable razors from McDonald's (someone actually gave me a huge 8 cubic foot box of those things from a promotion that never really took off).
  10. Oct 26, 2004 #9
    Straight razor is one scary tool :bugeye: . Ever since I watched one of those mafia movies I'm scared of straight razors like hell!
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  11. Oct 26, 2004 #10
    Razors are definately better. I only use electric for trimming up my burns and chin.
  12. Oct 26, 2004 #11
    Darn replacement heads cost half as much as the original shaver!
  13. Oct 27, 2004 #12

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    Yeah you gotta hate buying replacement heads. I have a manual 3 bladed razor, which is cool. I would be very afraid if someone offered to shave me with a cut-throat razor. Give me nubile wenches any day!

    My brother did a test for xxxxxxxx where he was given a 5-bladed razor. He said it was awesome. No matter how hard he tried he couldnt cut himself.
  14. Oct 28, 2004 #13


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    Okay, you're all dying to say it (okay, not everyone, but those of you who have lived with women), and I know you're afraid of the wrath of the women on the board if you do, so I'll say it for you...an electric shaver is better if you live with a woman prone to stealing your disposable blade razor to shave her legs. I guess it's that legs have more hair than faces, because men's beard hair always seems much coarser than women's leg hair, but men seem to get very grouchy about leg shaving ruining their razors. :biggrin:

    From the women's perspective, I've never liked electric razors for legs. The disposable triple-blade razors with aloe moisturizer strips are the best! I can even use those without shaving gel (only women can get away with this, I don't recommend it for men's faces).
  15. Oct 28, 2004 #14
    Blondes have better right, hair on their legs don't show that much.But most asian women don't have leg hairs at all.Mmmm... yummy. :tongue2:
  16. Oct 28, 2004 #15
    My god - is there ANYTHING you guys won't discuss?
  17. Oct 28, 2004 #16
    Just God - the EVERYTHING we guys can't discuss on PF.
  18. Oct 28, 2004 #17
    Not true at all from my experience. It's just that they are much more discreet about it, unlike Moonbear here who spilled the beans. :blushing: :grumpy: :tongue2:
  19. Oct 28, 2004 #18
    you guys remember simpson episode, when Homer was showing Bart how to shave? Homer must have had cut his face few times with his old razor and then he splashed his face with aftershave.. OUCH that hurts!
    That is the best feeling when shaving.I love it.
  20. Oct 29, 2004 #19
    Anybody tried that new Mach 3 M3 Power? I use the Mach 3 Turbo and that works quite well. I only shave about twice a week (I do hate shaving, now). I heard the battery powered M3 was pretty good, but I never tried it.
  21. Oct 29, 2004 #20
    I wonder what they gonna come up with next, laser shavers? Hmmm...preety good idea,don't you think?
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