NO BUY JULY 2015 or ARE YOU THE MASTER OF YOUR OWN UNIVERSE?

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by Omaney, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. Omaney

    Omaney Well-Known Member

    So here we are, another trip around Sol, it's time for No Buy July. The idea here is to pledge to suspend any purchases for the month and enjoy what you've already got. That's the rule; spend nothing, use what you have. Of course, freebies and gifts don't count, you didn't spend any money.

    This is a terrific opportunity to revisit blades you may have disliked in the past, use a soap that's been forgotten in the back of the cabinet, or to dust off that razor you haven't used in months.

    I tend to find a lot of items to either PIF or auction off during NBJ and I also find some long lost favorites.
    This is also an appropriate time to spend a little sumthin sumthin on the TSD forum by way of a donation. After all, you're saving a boatload of money in July, right?

    So, Who's in?

    Omaney
    Jayaruh
    Drygulch
    txskimo
    Mr. Shaverman
    RazorBurn123
    Dubs
    Douglas Carey OUT
    Ryan B
    Nelius22
    jimmy Mac
    david of central florida
    45 Auto
    Bama Samurai
    Hodge
    wristwatchb
    Boojum1 Fell off the wagon
    dscaver
    kurtmill
    Seabs OUT
    Rufus T.
    mrchick
    William232
    jeraldgordon Fell off the wagon
    figment714
    SHAVEWIZARD420
    Tdmsu
    Darkbulb NEVER EVEN HAD A CHANCE...Fell off the wagon
    FatherofSquirrel
    tito catson
    NCoxSTL Fell off the wagon
    Omelmad
    clint64
    Dapper-in-a-can-man
    mortician
    PLANofMAN Fell off the wagon
    Troy M
    markjnewcomb
    Slow Joe
    PatrickA51
    HolyRollah OUT
    gmaugie007
    Cap7597 Fell off the wagon
    Herm2502
    Redrock Fell off the wagon
    Dzia Dzia
    TheFiveO Bad Alibi Fell off the wagon


    LATE BLOOMERS

    TCBENNETT55 (7/5)
    brow_tines (7/6)
    Serenityoli (7/7)
    Shavington (7/7)
    Micah Jenkins (7/7)
    Metro (7/24)
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2015
  2. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
  3. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    Last year we had about 30 participants - come on, let's beat that :)
     
  4. Drygulch

    Drygulch Snowballs

    Supporting Vendor
    I'm in, as long as trades don't count!
     
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  5. Omelmad

    Omelmad My printer email address is..........

    Im not sure if I should join. I wanna buy a Caties bubbles soap from a guy in Sweden and I dont want him to sell it to someone else =P and my REAL no buy ends the first of July =P
     
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  6. txskimo

    txskimo Well-Known Member

    I haven't been buying anyways so why not.....I'm in
     
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  7. Mr. Shaverman

    Mr. Shaverman Well-Known Member

    Count me in. I'm not buying anything that I know of :)
     
  8. Rusty blade

    Rusty blade The Good Humor Man

    Count me in...I'm tough...I can handle it...;)
     
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  9. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    I'm in. I'll also be making a $5 donation to TSD in honor of NBJ.
     
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  10. Dubs

    Dubs Well-Known Member

    I'm in...so long as me purchasing TSD Barbershop soap for my cousin, then him paying me back won't count against me? It won't be for me and I won't order anything for myself. He asked me a couple of weeks ago about making a new order for him.
     
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  11. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

  12. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    So if we buy from you it's okay?
     
  13. Ryan B

    Ryan B Knight of the Soapocracy

    I'm in.
     
  14. nelius22

    nelius22 Member

    I'm in, even if I only purchase 3 times per year, or 4. Wait, it was really 5. Anyway, I'm in :)
     
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  15. jimmy Mac

    jimmy Mac Well-Known Member

    I'm in.
     
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  16. jimmy Mac

    jimmy Mac Well-Known Member

    1. Master of the Universe
      Song by Hawkwind
    2. Lyrics
      I am the center of this universe
      The wind of time is blowing through me
      And it's all moving relative to me
      It's all a figment of my mind
      In a world that I've designed
      I'm charged with cosmic energy
      Has the world gone mad or is it me?
      I am the creator of this universe
      And all that it was meant to be
      So that we might learn to see
      This foolishness that lives in us
      And stupidity that we must suss
      How to banish from our minds
      If you call this living, I must be blind
     
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  17. david of central florida

    david of central florida Rhubarb Rubber

    I'm your huckleberry,
    as of July 1 until Aug 1, no shave related purchases, I'm the master of my own domain, Lord willing.
    (unless darkbulb has a yard sale, if that happens I'm on a the next transcontinental flight)
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2015
  18. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    :happy097:
     
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  19. Drygulch

    Drygulch Snowballs

    Supporting Vendor
    Yeah, if @Darkbulb starts selling off some of his stuff, it might go from no buy July to sell stuff around the house to buy in July. (Had to tag him, because I can't see him opening this thread...)
     
  20. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    This I have to see :)
     

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