"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
"So, even if it's 3-4 trillion, that's over a 30-40 year span... 100 billion out of the GDP per year sucks, but thats including estimated growth hits. Not out of pocket costs as we usually understand them. I still argue that as…"
So, lately I've been having some trouble. It's not like I have any clinical issues (either mentally or physically) and I do have a pretty privileged life with a lot of promise to it. My problems are all internal and for the most part always have been.I'm lazy and anxious, but I don't feel like it's just as simple as that. I'm doing really bad in college, which is just causing me a bunch of stress. Lots of assignments I haven't done. Lately I've planned on having productive days and waking…See More
"Well here's another factor. The article says the numbers are hopeful next year will see fewer migrants, but on the side officials are saying the migrants will reach the tens of millions. And that's not the only article I read predicting…"