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#41
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Thanks for a great laugh and for the reminder that it is time I gave myself a pedicure -- in private!
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#42
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I have love this thread. Thanks to who ever started it.
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#43
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At your MIL's age - she found enough hairs to shave??
Ain't that the truth! However the missing hair on the legs mysteriously seems to show up on the chin and lip !! YIKES!
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Ears for me, lol.


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#46
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Originally posted by draftxhorselover
Ok, we'll switch gross subjects ... like those who don't wash after using the toilet or those who cough into their hands...
Or sneezing into their hands... or worse yet, just sneezing into empty space; not even making an attempt to contain it!
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#47
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That's gross.....pull my finger.....


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#49
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Originally posted by Rala
Ain't that the truth! However the missing hair on the legs mysteriously seems to show up on the chin and lip !! YIKES!
Laughed Out Loud at this post because it's so true!
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#50
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1/ A: Do not risk a breach of etiquette. Clip ashore at least interesting port of call.

2/ A: Down your stateroom sink. Don't worry about every last whisker, though. There are always a few left around the top no matter how hard you try.
#51
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Originally posted by Robb
I totally agree with the poster who said to use a baggie and take them home. I have been saving my nail clippings (both finger and toe) for decades and would hate to lose any while on a cruise. At home I store them in a crystal vase that in my dining room china cabinet. I think they are quite lovely and they are definitely items of conversation when we have guests for dinner. Just my opinion.......................
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#52
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I am not sure if this constitutes thread hijacking but as long as we are on a long discussion about disposing of used body parts - what are we to do with nose boggers?

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#53
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Originally posted by donaldsc
I am not sure if this constitutes thread hijacking but as long as we are on a long discussion about disposing of used body parts - what are we to do with nose boggers?

DON
I'v seen people recycle (eat) them.
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#54
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Originally posted by JVilleGal
Any one else finding this entire thread gross and disgusting?


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I absolutely hate the sound of nail clipping! Nails on a chalkboard, no problem. The sound of nail clipping drives me batty. I have to file mine.
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#55
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Originally posted by Turtles06
For sure! But I will pass along the answer (to the first question) from our experience a couple of years ago (on an NCL ship) -- my wife and I were having a very relaxing morning on a couple of loungers up on a high deck facing the ocean. So beautiful and peaceful. But then along came a woman in her twenties or so; she sat down on a lounger next to my wife, pulled out a nail clipper, and began clipping her toenails. Clip, clop, clip, clop, right onto the deck. GROSS! My wife politely asked this woman to please do her personal grooming in her cabin. To which this woman replied, "I'm on a cruise, I'm free to do whatever I want, wherever I want." She then pulled out a pedicure kit and started applying stinky nail polish remover, and my wife a bit more sternly made it clear to her that this was not the place for her pedicure. The woman finally got up and moved away.
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#57
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Originally posted by kevingastreich
I absolutely hate the sound of nail clipping! Nails on a chalkboard, no problem. The sound of nail clipping drives me batty. I have to file mine.
I was on the NY subway last week and a gentleman decided it was good time to clip his nails.
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#58
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Originally posted by Copper10-8
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#59
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Originally posted by navybankerteacher
Wow! Are we running out of problems?

But since the topic has been broached, you can separate whisker fragments from shaving gel. Just save the whole mass, put it in s tub or large vat to dilute the gel completely, then skim off the floating whiskers, then carefully drain the liquid so you can later pick up
The heavier ones which sank,

Wow, I thought my husband was the only one who took the time at hoe to separate his whisker fragments from the shaving gel! Cool....
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This is hysterical... thanks for the laugh on a Monday night!!!...
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