should i shave my balls?

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Never shaved my balls, but have occasionally cut off the hair that grows on the first half-inch of my penis, near the base. That's because if you roll a condom all the way back, when you later remove it by rolling it back off those hairs get stuck in the rolled latex, and then it pulls on the hairs and hurts, and then you have to unroll it and try again, this time holding back those hairs with your other hand. Or you can try sliding it off near the back, but this is difficult sometimes. Is this not a problem for anyone else? (sorry if slight thread drift)

Lee626, Tuesday, 10 May 2011 15:24 (ten years ago) link

can fit this thread title nicely into a karaoke version of "My Heart Will Go On"

you're here
there's nothing to fear
and i know that i should shave my balls?

it is his "enigmatic signifier" (the table is the table), Tuesday, 10 May 2011 22:26 (ten years ago) link

no idea why this is bookmarked

― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 12:34 AM (21 hours ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

you meant to click "Suggest Ban"

you are defying the primal order of Nature

resistance does not require a firearm (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 11 May 2011 01:49 (ten years ago) link

I don't really see any point in doing this. Trim the long pubes with a shaver (Schick Quattro Titanium Trimmer ftw), shave base of cock and you're golden. Leave the balls alone unless it gets ridiculously overgrown.

AaronHz, Wednesday, 11 May 2011 15:49 (ten years ago) link

Should I shave my balls?
Does she dare shave her peach?
I shall wear my trousers rolled and walk upon the beach.

more horses after the main event (Eazy), Thursday, 12 May 2011 15:07 (ten years ago) link

The ball hair always goes away. Likewise with the base of the penis, like Lee626 said. I try to keep a nice line.

Pubes are trickier though. It takes trial and error to find what length works best for you, because it's a fine line between two very different extremes. On the positive side of this line, it's all about "Hey, nice, well-groomed, attention has been paid to this thatch, and it does make it look a little bigger, at least if you're feeling confident." But don't ever shave it all bare*, or you enter the territory of "Creepy, pre-pubescent, always makes it look smaller, and possibly a bit sad, depending on how charitable your partner is feeling."

*Note: This does not apply if you happen to have a giant cock. If that's the case, do whatever you want.

DSMOS has arrived (kenan), Thursday, 12 May 2011 15:26 (ten years ago) link

oops sorry I never know what board I am posting on unless tuomas and kenans are talking about shaving cockshafts

― les yeux sans aerosmith (underrated aerosmith albums I have loved), Friday, July 9, 2010 9:37 AM (10 months ago) Bookmark

gr8080, Thursday, 12 May 2011 18:02 (ten years ago) link

The basic rule for all shaving is to trim before you shave if you have more than stubble, or you're going to miss a lot of hairs and blunt the blade.

Christine Green Leafy Dragon Indigo, Friday, 13 May 2011 23:30 (ten years ago) link

Many people use a Seconda as a cock ring.

I read this as "Many people use an anaconda as a cock ring."

Christine Green Leafy Dragon Indigo, Friday, 13 May 2011 23:32 (ten years ago) link

I wish this thread were called "should i even shave my balls."

more horses after the main event (Eazy), Saturday, 14 May 2011 06:18 (ten years ago) link

"should kenan shave my balls" morelike

mookieproof, Saturday, 14 May 2011 06:39 (ten years ago) link

*clicks the nonexistent 'like' button on the post above*

Christine Green Leafy Dragon Indigo, Sunday, 15 May 2011 22:51 (ten years ago) link

I have to say, in any self-respecting top ten list of ilx thread titles, this one's gotta be in the top 5

nine years pass...

Haven't done this in a while for the first time in nearly 20 years? Not an aesthetic choice, just pure covid laziness. It feels like I'm smuggling a cactus in my drawers. Prickly interregnum, indeed.

peace, man, Thursday, 21 May 2020 14:56 (one year ago) link


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