"I have one of these GEM micromatics. I first learned how to use a safety razor with it a few years ago. I'd say it's not the most user friendly right out of the gate. There are definitely more forgiving razors out there but…"
"I have been shaving every other day with one of three Micromatics for the past year. I have two clog-prufs and one classic. As long as I'm careful, I can avoid cuts and achieve some of the closest shaves.
In my opinion, the trick is to keep the…"
"I did a lot of reading last night, and this morning gave it another go. There are some things to learn about safety razors before just diving in, it seems. Damn this thing shaves close. No nicks or cuts, no irritation.
I have an old Gem Micromatic, exactly like the one in the third photo in the bakelite case here: http://wiki.badgerandblade.com/MicromaticI used this once a really long time ago. It was awful. Now, I wouldn't hesitate to chalk that up to bad technique or a cheap blade. But does anyone use these daily? Is there a secret I'm missing?See More
"A NAFTA-like free trade deal with one of worlds biggest economies without having to give in to silly French concessions and special clauses or having to allow Spanish pirates... I mean fishermen into our waters. I hope Canada sends a trade…"
"True, they also receive plenty of subsidies from the EU and benefit greatly from access to EU´s single market.
Many, especially US based company's are in the UK because of lax laws in the UK combined with access to EU´s single…"
"I think you should read up on the fundamentals of the EU and how it works. The EU reduced Paperwork greatly. As a EU citizen i can move to every country and start a business there as if i would be a citizen of that country. All i have to be aware of…"
"Google, Tesla and Facebook combined do have something around 50k employees and barely pay taxes. So while those are very well know marks they dont contribute as much to US industry as one might think.
But its true, the EU does have stronger…"
"OK. Some of the people who voted Leave were racist. Some were not. Are you saying that there were no racists who voted Remain?
And please explain why it matters if some of the Leave voters were racist."
"The people who voted leave are racist.
Chrisostos is the archetype of racism.
Therefore....I'm lost on any kind of distinction you're trying to make.
Do you have any proof of this idiocy? Were the Leave supporters talking about the day of…"