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by ichabod
Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Hats for the little guys
Replies: 31
Views: 3377

even after nigh on 20 years of living in the USA phewwwwwwwww....thought i was the only culturally baseball cap inept person here :lol: :lol: clive p.s. off topic, but while i have 'soccer eyes', a trivia question. When an English football team walks out onto the field, sometimes (all the time) the...
by ichabod
Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Hats for the little guys
Replies: 31
Views: 3377

A second vote for the mad bomber, I love mine, my daughter has a fabulous purple one. I'm not what most would consider a little guy (6'4"), and despite being a head shaver I'm not much of a hat wearer. I carry a little sunscreen stick in my pocket during the summer months. I prefer a summer hat, if ...
by ichabod
Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: November with a "Mo"
Replies: 12
Views: 1828

Based on the blokes I know who are doing it, it's more about having a 'tache for a laugh as much as anything. The awareness raising comes along for the ride. I'd argue that something is better than nothing, no matter what the origins. (In fact a quick look on wikipedia bears out my thinking. The ori...
by ichabod
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Facial hair vote
Replies: 12
Views: 1933

Gramps! Number one on any list. . .
by ichabod
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Facial hair vote
Replies: 12
Views: 1933

Sam Elliot, surely? (And Zach Galifianakis just looks homeless to me. . . are there any stats about facial hair and crime? We all know facial hair is a sign of weakness, but I strongly suspect more crimes are committed by men with full shaggy nasty beards than by those without*). http://i14.photobuc...
by ichabod
Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: November with a "Mo"
Replies: 12
Views: 1828

Well my Halloween "Breaking Bad" goatee turned into a Fu Manchu for Movember (breaking the rules really, so sue me), which garnered all sorts of reactions from laughter (every time I look in the mirror) to positivity. I'm this far in, I think I may aim for some sort of fabulous handlebar for DeHandl...
by ichabod
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Straight shave in "Skyfall"
Replies: 20
Views: 5094

Personally I own several straight razors but only a couple of Aston Martins.*


(*While the straight razors are full size, the Aston Martins are 1/32 scale and run on a slot car track - including a DB5 with an ejector seat).
by ichabod
Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Wool Pants and Suspenders
Replies: 26
Views: 3418

Yeesss....'old'..., no doubt about it. That and really getting into the heritage of your adopted land....you know...a very 'Canadian lumberjack' sort of rig. And why not I say! ( and, don't tell, but this past summer was the first time in over 25 years that I stooped to wearing shorts here....norma...
by ichabod
Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Straight shave in "Skyfall"
Replies: 20
Views: 5094

Yep - Daniel Craig and the current Bond films are a refreshing return to type, a long time coming for those of us who refused to suffer through Pierce Bl**dy Brosnan and Timothy Bleedin' Dalton. The shave scene was decently done, and the technique on display was at least watchable, compared to so ma...
by ichabod
Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rinsing Between Passes
Replies: 31
Views: 5460

I always rinse between passes now. Back when I began this whole wet shaving thing the idea of rinsing between passes was new to me, and it made a difference (a positive one) to my shave and to the way my face felt after shaving. If I remember right (it's been a while, around the time of this origina...
by ichabod
Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Car question: Repair or replace
Replies: 23
Views: 2364

I loved my Audi allroad. Based on my experience, however, I would caution anyone buying an Audi to either dump it before it passes 50,000 miles or do the Audi Certified warranty extension (to 100,000 miles). I chose not to get my allroad certified, and in one 12 month period I paid out $14,000 (four...
by ichabod
Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Skunks Under Our Back Shed
Replies: 36
Views: 3474

Not nearly run down enough to qualify for the name Shed in my world, Wendell. "Beautifully appointed, classically styled storage empire". Anyway, in terms of skunks, there are good and bad. I'd rather find these two under there: http://www.soccerfootball.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/cisse-and-ba...
by ichabod
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Heading back to our roots
Replies: 12
Views: 1085

Speaking as someone who has a similar experience to Chris, I agree. When you go back, it's all somehow different. Even in the relatively brief period of living in Tampa, I'd come back to Denver (which I consider home) two years on and find myself driving around familiar areas of the city but not qui...
by ichabod
Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Question for the one pass shavers.
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

I'll sometimes do a one pass shave later in the day, if I discover we're going out and I decided to be lazy in the morning. I shave my head (so under rule 50 could go with a goatee, but don't) with a Fusion, and my face with either a Progress/Tesco combo or a W&B barber use. I've always thought that...
by ichabod
Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:16 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Neil Armstrong, first to set foot on the moon, has died.
Replies: 11
Views: 840

I remember the moon landing, and the splashdown afterwards (my dad took that big "SPLASHDOWN" headline from the newspaper and stuck it on the toilet door. . .). I was 5 at the time, and it's one of the few things I recall from my early childhood, so much of an impression it made on me. I still have,...
by ichabod
Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Lance Gives Up His Fight .... with USADA
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

I'm sorry, but Lance Armstrong is, without a shadow of a doubt, guilty of doping. That's why he threw up his hands. The various arguments that people put out in his defense are repetitions of his own press releases. Lance was a hero of mine. I have read every book, every piece of evidence, every leg...
by ichabod
Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: 100ml of Skin Food, nine months later.
Replies: 23
Views: 4892

I find that the 200ml size is harder to be so parsimonious with, due to the sheer volume of liquid eager to make its way to my hand. As such, I'll be very surprised if the 200ml lasts twice as long as the 100ml.
(And, of course, I can't fly anywhere until I finish it and get a 100ml :lol: )
by ichabod
Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Vitamix Anyone?
Replies: 39
Views: 3837

Wow Gordon, congratulations!

All part of life's rich blend, you might say. . .
by ichabod
Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Olympic Opening Ceremony
Replies: 27
Views: 2043

You didn't hear about the US / Canada woman's semi-final???? Or are you pulling my leg intentionally. :shock: Forgot all about it because I didn't see it, and only saw about three lines of minute by minute text on it. Won by a header in Fergie time, is about all I know. Fergie time of possibly extr...
by ichabod
Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Olympic Opening Ceremony
Replies: 27
Views: 2043

I enjoyed what I watched very much -- with the exception of the final result of the best footy match I have seen in a very long time. England put on a great show --- and replicated the same feeling we Canadians experienced in Vancouver 2 years ago. These kinds of well-run and successful events can ...