"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
"Virtually all businessmen have something to sell and some are better at it than others. It is exactly the same with politicians.
The primary rule of selling is very simple: Find out what the potential customers want and give it to…"
"At bottom, the reasons the GOP Establishment was and is surprised by the Fonald are quite simple:
First, Trump is first and foremost a salesman. He's of the "could sell ice boxes to Eskimos" breed of salesman, able to weave a…"
"Sure, I have a few.
What formed your realization?
You're "coming out." What's the significance to others in your life, do you think?
...and what's the significance to you?
Welcome! I suppose I'm one who can…"
"Hmm. Cronyism and nationalist populism. Sounds like a description of the electoral campaigns of '92, '96, and '00.
1892, 1896, and 1900 that is.
"Mr. Bryan. Paging Mr. William Jennings Bryan to the podium.""
"It's probably too late for Bernie in California. The Sanders campaign hasn't had much (one office) of a state organization in place until last week. Meanwhile the Clinton campaign was organized, up, and running months before she formally…"
Hey everyone! I'm a 23 year old (cis) man from the UK. I'm both asexual and aromantic, as I only realised a couple of months ago. I'm currently at uni studying education, but I want to go into psychology rather than teaching. Currently I'm only out as aro-ace to my friends on Reddit, not to my friends at uni. Any questions?See More