"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
"Honestly, this is not a gaming issue, but a people issue. The problem is people that treat others based on their gender, rather then seeing them as just another person. Over the years, I've been part of several gaming groups that had females in…"
"Hi just wanted to mention that "Lapp" is a bit of a slanderous term and you may consider using "Sami" instead. "Lapp" refers to Lappland which spans the Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. But all of those…"
"Im a INFJ but have also come out INTJ which means that my thinking vs. feeling is well-balanced. My N is way strong, so I am very intuitive but not very sensing. Once there was a huge fire half a block away from where I was sitting…"
"Gender and attraction is complicated. I know a young, attractive gay man who is just like you describe in having no skills or traditional masculine virtues but is well provided for as the boyfriend of an older, wealthy lover. The dynamics you…"