04-28-2012, 09:37 PM
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I have been posting/asking questions on this forum for a few weeks now and I just realized that I never introduced myself.
I am new to the DE shaving world. To be completely honest, I switched because I was tired of paying so much for those multi-blade cartridges.
Little did I know that traditional DE shaving would soon become an obsession of mine. Not only I am getting the best shaves that I have ever had, I also LOVE researching and testing out new products and techniques. I may end up spending more than I would have with cartridges (brushes, soaps, creams, razors etc) but I don't care. The new found love for shaving is worth every penny.
My wife laughs at me when I try to talk to her about shaving but she like that I found a "hobby".
Anyway, I am now a DE shaver for life. Maybe once I hone in on my skills with a safety razor, I will get the courage to try a straight razor. That may be some time down the road but it is something I want to try.
I really enjoy reading everyone's posts. This is a great forum. I am very glad that forums like this exists for my new found obsession!

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 04-28-2012, 09:49 PM
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We're glad you're here! Welcome to The Shave Nook!

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 04-28-2012, 09:51 PM
  • bullgoose
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  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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Hello Ronnie and welcome to the Nook. I am glad that you found us here.

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 04-28-2012, 09:53 PM
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Welcome to the Shave Nook, sir!

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 04-28-2012, 10:04 PM
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Hello and welcome.

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 04-28-2012, 10:07 PM
  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Welcome to The Shave Nook. We are glad you are here and hope you will enjoy your stay.

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 04-28-2012, 11:17 PM
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Hello from a fellow Utahn. Welcome to the NOOK.

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 04-29-2012, 03:30 AM
  • Howler
  • A calamophile and vintage razor lover
  • Fort Smith AR
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Hello and welcome to the Nook.

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 04-29-2012, 04:13 AM
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Welcome and glad you joined us at The Shave Nook.

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 04-29-2012, 04:20 AM
  • Teiste
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  • Salt Lake City,UT
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Another greeting from Utah!

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 04-29-2012, 05:49 AM
  • Snuff
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  • Belgium
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(04-28-2012, 09:37 PM)ronniesoup Wrote: I am new to the DE shaving world. Maybe once I hone in on my skills with a safety razor, I will get the courage to try a straight razor.

Welcome here. When you're just starting out is the most exciting because there is so much to learn, explore, try out ....

A straight razor shaves fantastic, it requires more practice before you get really good at it but it's definitely something worth trying!

And remember, you'll save a lot of money on the cartridges ;-)

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 04-29-2012, 08:00 AM
  • TexBilly
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Hi Ronnie. Welcome and thanks for checking in!

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 04-29-2012, 09:29 AM
  • freddy
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Welcome to The Shave Nook, Ronnie, and enjoy your stay. Smile

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 04-29-2012, 10:31 AM
  • gijames
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  • TN, USA
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Welcome Aboard the Nook!

...and thanks for the *formal* intro!


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 04-29-2012, 11:17 AM
  • tgutc
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Welcome to the Nook!

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 04-29-2012, 12:56 PM
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Another Utah welcome!

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 04-29-2012, 01:41 PM
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It's great to have you in the Nook!

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 04-29-2012, 05:33 PM
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 04-30-2012, 01:57 AM
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Hello and welcome!

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 04-30-2012, 09:30 AM
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Hi neighbor. There's some decent selection of stuff available locally. I'll be glad to pass on what I've found if you're interested.

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