"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
"Adult humans need fat in their diet to survive. While there are other fats that will suffice, animal fat, including milk fat, works very well.
There is a phenomenon called 'rabbit starvation', wherein people have starved to death…"
"Regular Joe, it appears the bicycling community in Ottawa is a bit different from the bicycling community in the San Francisco, CA area. Down here, we have a noticeable subset of cyclists who think riding only something with a fixed, i.e., no…"
"Because, calves, like every other infant mammal, require lots of fat in their diet to survive. OTOH, adult human mammals don't absolutely need bovine butter fat to survive.
And on the OTOOH, I fondly recall the local dairy milk where I…"
"If you really need a graph to figure out that folks only trust news media that fits their politics or personal feelings on "social justice," you are quite naive. The "crusading paper" or the "tool of the capitalists…"
"Below replies are absolutely correct. No one can advise without an idea of what you're looking at. For that matter, I've worked in offices where the idea of business casual was more casual, during business hours.…"
"Ever notice it's only gay men who somehow feel a need to bond with other men in "this way" ? What a freak show.
Look dude, just own it. Be what you are, and own it. If you can say your gay and wanna hang out with your schlong out,…"