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I Was Wrong Ever to Leave You, Bar Soap

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by typefitter, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. typefitter

    typefitter Well-Known Member

    Friends, an important announcement: I have seen through the lies of BIG BODY WASH and returned to the simple pleasures of bar soap. Half of all body wash goes down the drain without even thinking of touching human skin. It requires conveyance in plastic bottles, when the world is already awash in plastic. It's overpriced and overscented. Body wash is to cleanliness what Peach Schnapps is to drinking: a stain on human history, an embarrassment to our better selves.

    Since my return to bar soap, I feel cleaner. I feel manlier. I waste less. I spend less. There is no downside.

    We've been talking about what we've given up. To what have you returned?
  2. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    You weren’t using a shower puff with the body wash?
  3. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

  4. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Came across something one time that was combo bodywash/shampoo. But you're right - bar soap is a better value. I use one of those bath mitts and stick a bar in there so I don't lose any small fragments. Works fine.
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2019
  5. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Or a hand towel? Old socks do the job too.
  6. typefitter

    typefitter Well-Known Member

    Are you Jim Tomsula?
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  7. typefitter

    typefitter Well-Known Member

    No. No, I was not using a shower puff.
  8. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    Well, there's your problem. All but eliminates the waste AND helps exfoliate.
  9. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Saving @YankeeFan the trouble of quoting your homophobia.
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  10. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    I'm not Casey Affleck in "Good Will Hunting," either.
  11. typefitter

    typefitter Well-Known Member

    This is like finding out you've been using the wrong utensil for years. Nobody told me about the puff. WHY GODDAMMIT I'M A GOOD PERSON.
  12. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    Just remember to change it out every 1-2 months. It can get gross, bacteria-wise, and starts to smell.
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