08-08-2015, 03:53 PM
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Or, as we shave geeks call Manhattan, "the Home of Pasteur Pharmacy." 

I've been using a DE for about 15 or 20 years. As a kid I could not wait to shave, I even had a toy DE razor. That urge never left me. After going through my teens and twenties using an Atra, and variations on it, I switched to a Gillette DE I found at the drug store for about ten bucks. In those days if you wanted anything beyond Barbasol (which, I maintain, is fine if you can handle the artificial stink) you had to go to the Body Shoppe or one of the fancy pharmacies with a lot of old ladies with poodles standing around waiting for their prescriptions. There you could find what are now the classics. Proraso. Trumper. TOBS. DR Harris. Buying a ten or twenty dollar tub of shaving cream felt decadent, but I did it, and loved it, for the most part. Now, many years and razors and blades and soaps and creams and balms and aftershaves and brushes later, I am startled and delighted by how this weird hobby has caught on. I say weird but I am pleased that those of us who love it have transformed a chore into a highlight.

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 08-08-2015, 04:24 PM
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Welcome to TSN.


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 08-08-2015, 04:26 PM
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Welcome to the nook. I love New York!

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 08-08-2015, 04:30 PM
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Welcome to TSN!

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 08-08-2015, 04:30 PM
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Welcome!

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 08-08-2015, 04:30 PM
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  • evnpar
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  • Portland, Oregon
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Hello,

I shaved with a DE for 51 years, and have been using an SE or SR for the past two years, and a few others on this forum have been at it longer than I. Welcome to The Shave Nook.

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 08-08-2015, 04:30 PM
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  • DLP
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  • Missouri
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Welcome to TSN.

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 08-08-2015, 05:16 PM
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Hello! Welcome to the Shave Nook. Smile

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 08-08-2015, 07:31 PM
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  • racebmx
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  • Charleston, South Carolina
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Hello and welcome!

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 08-08-2015, 07:33 PM
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Welcome to TSN.,Enjoy!!!


Lorenzo

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 08-08-2015, 08:47 PM
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Welcome to The Shave Nook!  Smile

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 08-08-2015, 11:05 PM
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Welcome to TSN.

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 08-09-2015, 12:05 AM
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Hello, welcome to: The Shave Nook "  Relax & Enjoy.


Charles  U.K

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 08-09-2015, 12:45 AM
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Welcome to The Shave Nook!  [Image: smile.gif]

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 08-09-2015, 02:55 AM
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Welcome to TSN!

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 08-09-2015, 06:03 AM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Welcome to TSN.

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 08-10-2015, 04:48 AM
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  • Agravic
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  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Welcome to The Shave Nook.

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 08-11-2015, 01:01 PM
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  • chrisbd
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  • Hampshire, England
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Welcome to TSN. Agreed, amazing how a chore can become a delight.

Regards,
Chris

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 08-17-2015, 02:46 AM
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Welcome to the Nook Biggrin

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 08-17-2015, 12:06 PM
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  • Bony
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  • New York , USA
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Welcome to TSN from fellow Pasteur fen!

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