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    Default Proof that you spend too much time thinking about straight razor shaving?

    Today I was changing the oil on my wife's truck and got oil on my face. My first thought was, "wow, that might provide a very smooth shave!".
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    I have found myself looking at people with different face types to me and wondering where the challenging bits to shave would be.
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    I like shaving when i'm shaving. Other than that I try to put it to the back of my mind.

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    @edhewitt - god, so true! When I'm watching movies and people have beards, I'm constantly thinking about the best angles for shaving.
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    Remember the TV series "Rome"?

    In a nutshell, Julius Cesar shaved - which was not that common then - and he apparently shaved with olive oil.

    As a consequence, I didn't raid my wife's kitchen cabinet, but I tried various massage oils.
    Well, it can be done, but it was not something that I did pursue for long.


    A wandering (wet-shaver's) mind is a dangerous thing....




    BTW:
    If 5W-40 gives you better mileage, will 5W-40 gives you better shaves too as "YMMV"???

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    @beluga... awesome.

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    Straight razor shaving, what's that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MajorEthanolic View Post
    Today I was changing the oil on my wife's truck and got oil on my face. My first thought was, "wow, that might provide a very smooth shave!".
    My cousin Cletus beat you to it long ago. Used motor oil has just the right mix of ingredients to give you the best shave possible-according to him.
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    I was at a level crossing a few weeks ago, while waiting for the train to pass it occurred to me that the gate looked just like the profile drawing of a hollow ground blade. I took a pic with the intention of posting a new thread "things that look like a razor" but decided it might appear I'm insane.........here is the pic

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    What's that new cologne that you are wearing? Vavoline.
    I think I'd worry a bit about cancer using used motor oil though. There are lot of organic nasties in that stuff.

    @beluga
    The early romans actually did shave as a way of distinguishing themselves from the greeks.

    Not to mention the fact that southern Italy in the summer time with a beard would just be unbearable (IMO).
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