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Old 10-30-2014, 01:59 PM
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Men, how do you shave hair around your genitals?

I shave once a week.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:21 PM
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Cool story, bro.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:28 PM
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I shave once a week.
"How" or "how often"?
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:31 PM
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I do not shave around my genitals and will strike anyone other than my wife who suggests that I do so.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:48 PM
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I do not shave around my own, or anyone else's, genitals.

References available on request.

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Old 10-30-2014, 02:56 PM
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I do not shave around my genitals, I do not shave around anyone else's, and I regard it as a highly unfortunate practice.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:57 PM
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I do not shave around <snip> anyone else's, genitals.
What if it were an emergency? What if shaving Jennifer Lawrence's pussy was the only way to stop the chupacabra apocalypse, and nobody else was around? What THEN, hotshot?
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:57 PM
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Are you like asking if their genitals are so big that they get in the way while shaving?
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:58 PM
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Then goodbye world.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:58 PM
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As I understand it, too late. As in, already shaved. I heard there were pictures...
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:59 PM
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I've trimmed with scissors, but gave it up as not being worth the effort.

There are electric body-hair trimmers specificially made for this purpose -- the ads are hilarious -- there was a thread about this here some years ago.
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Old 10-30-2014, 02:59 PM
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I do not shave around my genitals and will strike anyone other than my wife who suggests that I do so.
Where do you put your genitals while you shave?
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:01 PM
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Where do you put your genitals while you shave?
I thought we had an agreement. You would not make horrible puns, and I would not dispatch 4,585,754,691,476 fire ants to eat you alive.

Ah well.
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:08 PM
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What if it were an emergency? What if shaving Jennifer Lawrence's pussy was the only way to stop the chupacabra apocalypse, and nobody else was around? What THEN, hotshot?
I am the chupacabra apocalypse, and when my time comes, every pubis will be unshaven.
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Where do you put your genitals while you shave?
One ball in each armpit, and my schlong draped over one arm. Doesn't everyone?

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Old 10-30-2014, 03:14 PM
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The wanton shaving of genitalia is destroying the habitat of pubic lice and putting them on the endangered species list. Nowadays, if I want crabs, I go to Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Save the public lice!

I vote no shaving.
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:41 PM
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In the spirit of giving an honest answer to a legitimate question - if it's been a while since I last shaved I use my hair clipper with a short (1/16") guide to get the bulk of the job done.

Then it's pretty much like my regular shaving routine - take a nice hot shower and lather up to get the hairs ready for shaving, I use soap as my "shaving cream" and a good razor (a regular Gillette Excel or similar). Work carefully, pull the skin taut, rinse razor clean of accumulated hair and soap frequently. It's not difficult.
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:46 PM
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Snip-snip here, snip-snip there, and a couple of tra-la-las.
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Old 10-30-2014, 03:51 PM
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Snip-snip here, snip-snip there, and a couple of tra-la-las.
I don't often LOL but this one did it for me.

I use an electric razor designed for the purpose without any attachments; it's not absolutely perfectly smooth but close enough. As with my facial hair (mentioned in the other shaving thread) my pubic hair is rather sparse and easy to shave.

I don't keep myself shorn by any means, I'll shave every once in a while because I like the way it feels, and then I let it grow out again.
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Old 10-30-2014, 04:13 PM
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Typically, I'm totally natural, but I did have a vasectomy in September, so I have some experience in that category.

I just used a can of cheap-ass shaving cream that we had for our son to play with in the bath, and a disposable razor. Lathered up the ol' sack, and had at it. As long as you stretch it taut, you won't get any razor burn or nicks; the hardest part was making sure I'd got everything.

(I actually shaved the sack entirely bald as a joke for my wife to find)
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Old 10-30-2014, 04:16 PM
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I am the chupacabra apocalypse
"A chupacabra shaves his genitals and gets apocalypsed and you think that of me? No."

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Old 10-30-2014, 05:05 PM
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(I actually shaved the sack entirely bald as a joke for my wife to find)
I am NOT playing hide and seek with you!
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:53 PM
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What if it were an emergency? What if shaving Jennifer Lawrence's pussy was the only way to stop the chupacabra apocalypse, and nobody else was around? What THEN, hotshot?
Why don't you start a poll?
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Old 10-30-2014, 06:11 PM
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Only time it happened I had a nurse do it.
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Old 10-30-2014, 07:36 PM
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I have Kiff for that.[/ZB]
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Old 10-30-2014, 07:45 PM
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Men, how do you shave hair around your genitals?
Very, very carefully.
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Old 10-30-2014, 08:02 PM
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What a peculiar topic to discuss.
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:19 PM
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:35 PM
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It's really not a big deal. It's not hard to do, you don't cut into your balls if you [I]do[I] happen to get a little nick; it's just shaving. Albeit in a sensitive area. But it's not like you are punching yourself in the balls with your electric razor. You're just delicately going over the skin that surrounds them.
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:39 PM
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I keep the whole area clipped pretty short with a beard trimmer, when it occurs to me. I used to shave the scrotum in the shower, in addition, which isn't as tricky as you might imagine.

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Old 10-30-2014, 09:43 PM
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Sickle.
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Old 10-30-2014, 10:17 PM
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I do not shave around <snip> anyone else's, genitals.
What if it were an emergency? What if shaving Jennifer Lawrence's pussy was the only way to stop the chupacabra apocalypse, and nobody else was around? What THEN, hotshot?
The "<snip>" implies use of a pair of scissors & not a razor.
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Old 10-30-2014, 10:48 PM
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Where do you put your genitals while you shave?
Maybe it's OK if they just cover their eye.
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Old 10-30-2014, 11:23 PM
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If you don't want to risk a cut, you could always just pluck it like a chicken.
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Old 10-30-2014, 11:49 PM
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What a peculiar topic to discuss.
Agreed. MaverocK, I am freaked out by your opinions and wish to unsubscribe from your newsletter.

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Old 10-30-2014, 11:51 PM
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Unless surgery is imminent, nobody should be shaving their bits...please, people!
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:12 AM
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If you don't want to risk a cut, you could always just pluck it like a chicken.
I've done that. It's actually not very painful at all -- a lot less so than plucking nose hairs, for instance. Kinda fun if you're listening to a podcast at a computer and need something to do with your hands; it's satisfying in much the same way peeling Elmer's glue off your palms is.

The librarians don't seem to care for it, though.
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:13 AM
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Men, how do you shave hair around your genitals?
Carefully.

ETA: Curse you, Battle Pope! <shakes fist>

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Old 10-31-2014, 12:42 AM
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Why not just get a spray-on bottle of some caustic glop and dissolve all that hair away?

ETA: Like, maybe that spray-on oven cleaner stuff would do the job.

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Old 10-31-2014, 01:11 AM
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I'm covered with a thick, luxurious pelt from head to toe. Shaving my genitals would create an unnatural looking wasteland. That's why I avoid manscaping of any form below the neck.
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Old 10-31-2014, 01:13 AM
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I don't get the pube shaving obsession of today, for either sex. It makes you look freaky, and it hurts like hell when growing back in and limits sex.

I think it started in porn because it made it easier to see the uh action, and easier for the actors to clean up after.
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Old 10-31-2014, 02:01 AM
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I think it started in porn because it made it easier to see the uh action, and easier for the actors to clean up after.
Yes, I think that's exactly right. Then real life started to be based from porn, and that's when the world started to get very weird and spin out of control.
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Old 10-31-2014, 06:56 AM
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:57 AM
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Whoa whoa whoa....you mean...you don't wax?

The thrill of scalding hot wax on your...what? It doesn't have to be scalding?
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:38 AM
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Unless surgery is imminent, nobody should be shaving their bits...please, people!
Yeah, I did it once for an operation. I am now acutely aware that shaved male public regions look fucking ridiculous.
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:54 AM
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Count me in with "no big deal". I shave around the balls and groin weekly or so to prevent chafing (and the butt crack to prevent dingleberries, tangled hair and stench), and once every month or two I take clippers and mow the rest down to a reasonable length so I don't have a giant unkempt bush down there obscuring the important parts.

I could understand how that would look weird if I were hairy all over. But I am mostly hairless and having a giant 70s fro in the middle of all that skin is a little awkward looking. But mostly I do it for comfort. Less hair, less tangling, less smell, smooth sailing.
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Old 10-31-2014, 09:51 AM
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As per the other poll - shaving soap and a straight-razor after taking most of the hair down using scissors. I only had to do it once (a few times during that once) for medical reasons and it worked fine.
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:20 PM
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I just used a can of cheap-ass shaving cream
Cheap ass-shaving cream.

(obligatory xkcd)
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:45 PM
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I shave once a week.
I can't believe that teacher didn't go for you.
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:56 PM
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If you don't want to risk a cut, you could always just pluck it like a chicken.
You have feathers? Kinky.

Of course, you know that befoe one plucks a chicken, one always lops the head off...

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Old 10-31-2014, 12:57 PM
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<shrug, why not>
I use a Venus razor (yeah, the one for women) b/c i put a verrrry fine slice in my scrote when i used a Mach 3 many years ago
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