taylors sandlewood soap

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taylors sandlewood soap

Post by scott s » Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:03 am

i am so proud of myself today, i may even run naked down the lane (no neighbours, the only ones i'd scare are the wild ponys!)
I have had a bowl of soap for about a year now, never used it, i thought cream would be easier! but after reading posts on here (squeezing brush, making an almost paste, etc etc) i had my first soap shave today, so luxurious and smooth. if it happens again for the next few days i think i may be a soap convert. so thanks chaps!! :D

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Re: taylors sandlewood soap

Post by kirkawall » Thu Nov 15, 2007 11:54 am

scott s wrote:i am so proud of myself today, i may even run naked down the lane (no neighbours, the only ones i'd scare are the wild ponys!)
I have had a bowl of soap for about a year now, never used it, i thought cream would be easier! but after reading posts on here (squeezing brush, making an almost paste, etc etc) i had my first soap shave today, so luxurious and smooth. if it happens again for the next few days i think i may be a soap convert. so thanks chaps!! :D

scott
Congrats, and welcome to the soap club!!! What did you make of the Taylor version of the sandalwood fragrance?

best,

k

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Post by scott s » Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:17 pm

i found it had a "fresher" and not quite as heavy smell as the crabtree and evelyn one that i threw away (but that could have been that it was several years old, 3/4 used, by my father, and all cracked up)! :)

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Post by drmoss_ca » Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:34 pm

I always thought Taylor's sandalwood soap smelled of Harpic.

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Post by Bargepole » Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:23 pm

drmoss_ca wrote:I always thought Taylor's sandalwood soap smelled of Harpic.

Chris
Right. I'm starting a new line. Bargepole's Traditional Englysh Soapes Made Expresselie by Gnoames In His Celebrayted Premisses. For The True Scent of England of Yore.

(1) Harpic
(2) Dettol
(3) Marmite
(4) HP Sauce
(5) Cheese 'n' Onion
(6) Beer

Start the day RIGHT.
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Post by Bargepole » Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:24 pm

And

(7) Vindaloo
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Post by rustyblade » Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:27 pm

Bargepole wrote:
drmoss_ca wrote:I always thought Taylor's sandalwood soap smelled of Harpic.

Chris
Right. I'm starting a new line. Bargepole's Traditional Englysh Soapes Made Expresselie by Gnoames In His Celebrayted Premisses. For The True Scent of England of Yore.

(1) Harpic
(2) Dettol
(3) Marmite
(4) HP Sauce
(5) Cheese 'n' Onion
(6) Beer

Start the day RIGHT.
If you make a beans on toast scent I would buy it.
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Post by Bargepole » Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:28 pm

And my new Lyne of Englyssh Creames

(1) Dog
(2) Macintosh
(3) St Bruno
(4) Bacon & Egg
(5) Drizzle

For the perfect finish, try my famous after shave lotions, "Fog" and "Parky".
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Post by Big Swifty » Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:31 pm

Michael,
I was thinking that "Stilton soup with Boddingtons" might be a nice scent .
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Post by Michael_K » Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:32 pm

What! No Mushy Peas shave cream?

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Post by Nitrox » Thu Nov 15, 2007 7:35 pm

Bargepole wrote:And my new Lyne of Englyssh Creames

(1) Dog
(2) Macintosh
(3) St Bruno
(4) Bacon & Egg
(5) Drizzle

For the perfect finish, try my famous after shave lotions, "Fog" and "Parky".
I like the 3rd one. :lol: Now where can I buy it? :wink:
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Post by scott s » Sun Nov 18, 2007 7:35 am

smells of harpic? is that the reformulated harpic? :lol: :lol:



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Post by Bargepole » Sun Nov 18, 2007 3:45 pm

scott s wrote:smells of harpic? is that the reformulated harpic?
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Well that's the toilet down the drain then. Eh? "Down the drain"? ROTFLAHOJ.*

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Post by a-cut-above » Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:48 am

drmoss_ca wrote:I always thought Taylor's sandalwood soap smelled of Harpic.

Chris
Chris,
To which "Harpic" were you referring?
1)Harpic (cleaning product), a cleaning product in Europe and other countries outside the United States.
2)Harpic (drink), a drink made with vodka, Kahlua coffee liqueur, Curaçao liqueur and lemonade

Let me guess.

:roll:
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Post by notthesharpest » Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:03 am

It smells better than Lysol, that's for sure.

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Post by Exapno » Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:17 am

Put me down for one tub of 'Marmite' and one tub of 'Dog'. Actually, is that 'wet dog' or just 'dog'?
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Post by Semprini » Mon Dec 24, 2007 1:40 pm

Bargepole wrote:Right. I'm starting a new line. Bargepole's Traditional Englysh Soapes Made Expresselie by Gnoames In His Celebrayted Premisses. For The True Scent of England of Yore.

(3) Marmite
At least you can be sure no-one will be indifferent to your product.

Don't produce it in a squeezy bottle though, that'd be just plain wrong.

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Post by bernards66 » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:26 pm

Damn! How did I miss this one?! Put me down for two cakes each of the HP and Bacon & Eggs soaps ( I'm going to melt them down and combine them into four custom scented numbers....should be superb! ). And also some Fog A/S......gotta have it! By Jove!...I LOVE olde Englysh stuff....don't I just!
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