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Shaving legs for the first time

Old 10-04-11, 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by RTDub View Post
My daughter (18) hijacked my Gilette Fusion 5 blader because she says the wimmins razors aren't as good. Got me a deal on eBay a few years back on an 84 pack of blades for $80. Kids - first college, then my razor blades.
I believe it. I'm just way too cheap to buy the good razors. The whole "ignorance is bliss" thing.
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Old 10-04-11, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by HokuLoa View Post
BTW folks, if shaving is a pain and waxing is a REAL pain consider "sugaring." It is easy, cheap (just sugar, H20, lemon juice), and much less painful than waxing. The results last much longer than shaving and keeps you much smoother.
Shaving, waxing, sugaring...good Lord. Do you guys paint your toenails also?
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Shaving, waxing, sugaring...good Lord. Do you guys paint your toenails also?
you seem particularly interested in this thread given your assertion that you will never shave your legs
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Old 10-04-11, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by therhodeo View Post
Speaking of mens vs. womens razors I've noticed something. My wife's razors don't rust like mine do. Anyone else found this?
She probably just keeps them cleaner.
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Shaving, waxing, sugaring...good Lord. Do you guys paint your toenails also?
Naw, that'd be going too far. I just keep it at a pedicure and a clear coat.....
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Old 10-05-11, 01:58 AM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
you seem particularly interested in this thread given your assertion that you will never shave your legs
*tee hee*
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Old 10-05-11, 07:10 AM
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Originally Posted by therhodeo View Post
Speaking of mens vs. womens razors I've noticed something. My wife's razors don't rust like mine do. Anyone else found this?
Strop your blades before you use them. It will remove the tiny bits of rust.
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Old 10-05-11, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Shaving, waxing, sugaring...good Lord. Do you guys paint your toenails also?


I won't be shaving my legs, ever. My legs are freaking hairy and I can't imagine staying on top of that. It's bad enough to use the beard trimmer twice a week and shave my face now and then.

If my legs say "FRED" to some roadies, tough ****. I'll prove myself in the saddle. (Or not! ) But either way, drag from leghair is utterly irrelevant to my performance.
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Old 10-05-11, 08:42 AM
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I find that shaving becomes more essential for me when it gets colder. Mainly because tights pull the frickin hairs and are really uncomfortable. I also use embrocation all the time for cross training and racing and good luck ever getting it off w/ hair (plus it wouldn't work all that well as far as rubbing it in either). Plus it's helpful for self massage. I use the new Bodygroom thing which is way better than the old one. The old one barely cut, but this one is a pro.
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
WTF does tennis and massages have to do with each other?
Umm when you get them on your legs?
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Originally Posted by savvy523 View Post
Umm when you get them on your legs?
You get a massage after you play tennis?
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Old 10-05-11, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
you seem particularly interested in this thread given your assertion that you will never shave your legs
Someone has to stand up for traditional manliness. It always crack me up the reasons that guys come up with for wanting silky-smooth legs. The "Rite of Passage" reason has to be the dumbest of all. I always participate in the leg-shaving threads.
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Old 10-05-11, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Someone has to stand up for traditional manliness.
And Truth, Justice and the American Way!
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Old 10-05-11, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Someone has to stand up for traditional manliness. It always crack me up the reasons that guys come up with for wanting silky-smooth legs. The "Rite of Passage" reason has to be the dumbest of all. I always participate in the leg-shaving threads.
sorry to break it to you, but riding your bicycle around in spandex isn't manly. might as well take it to the next level.
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Originally Posted by rdubbz View Post
sorry to break it to you, but riding your bicycle around in spandex isn't manly. might as well take it to the next level.
I look at that as wearing the proper equipment for the activity. Like wearing eye protection while playing racquetball or wearing running shoes while jogging. No need to compound the sillyness by shaving your legs because it's easier to apply sunscreen or you just want to "fit in".
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Originally Posted by rdubbz View Post
sorry to break it to you, but riding your bicycle around in spandex isn't manly. might as well take it to the next level.
Beefcake the Mighty...wasn't he in GWAR?
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Beefcake the Mighty...wasn't he in GWAR?
that's right, and guess what's underneath all that bloody armor? shaved legs ;-)
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that's right, and guess what's underneath all that bloody armor? shaved legs ;-)
I saw them in concert in Seattle in 1991.
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I saw them in concert in Seattle in 1991.
some of the greatest shows I've seen.
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this thread is the biggest crock of sh1t...worthless...5 pages of scrolling and no before and after pics...are you guys too scared to post the guads and be judged?
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Originally Posted by DropDeadFred View Post
this thread is the biggest crock of sh1t...worthless...5 pages of scrolling and no before and after pics...are you guys too scared to post the guads and be judged?
Now you want to see and judge shaved men's legs?
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Originally Posted by DropDeadFred View Post
this thread is the biggest crock of sh1t...worthless...5 pages of scrolling and no before and after pics...are you guys too scared to post the guads and be judged?
In fear of anybody actually obliging you, I think I'll avoid returning to this thread.
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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Someone has to stand up for traditional manliness.
Real hombres can do anything they want. It's the pansies that have to worry.

Meet my lunchbox. My favorite shirt has a pink piggie on it. Curiously, no one gives me guff.

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Originally Posted by pgjackson View Post
Now you want to see and judge shaved men's legs?
Don't Ask, Don't Tell was repealed!
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