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Do people think it's a big problem if the name of the soap (e.g. Signature) isn't actually printed on the tin, but only on the back label? It would reduce my costs and give me a lot more flexibility to leave it off.
How about Premiere as a name? It might make people think of football. Men like to think about football. :)
 
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As a former number 14, Touchdown would score points with me. And since I'm guessing that most sales will be online rather than impulse buys in a retail outlet the name being on the base rather than the top shouldn't really affect the eye appeal factor I'd have thought.

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I think Touchdown would work, it has a nice victorious feel which would work well on both sides of the pond. What do you think Carl? Or would you prefer Touchdownio?:)
As regards the name of the soap not being on the tin, in an ideal world it would be. But the costs of printing are high, and much higher if having half the number of tins done to two different designs. Also the printer is telling me that the price is 35% higher than last year!! Also much more flexible to be able to use the tin for any soap.
 

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I'm sure I'm not alone in keeping all my soaps in identical tins for stacking purposes so I'm not one to cavil at the printing. I would go as far as to suggest that offering a weighed quantity in a plastic (or greaseproof paper) bag with a paper label might meet the needs of a fair number of customers. Perhaps at a small discount to reward eco-friendliness.

Might 'Touchdown' be too athletic for the quintessentially feminine take on a masculine product? Or is this just sexist claptrap?
 
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Touchdown works fine with me!

Save on costs by all means, Sharon - as long as the name is in there somewhere. I need names to be able to locate the soap I want to use in the large - high, precariously so - pile of your soaps that I own. Mind, as of now, maybe I only need the one on the top.

Second shave with The Beef today - TI brush, Digress XL on 2.5, new G Black blade, so certain people know - and I have to say at the outset I was totally wrong yesterday - or maybe only part wrong. This soap is not a Wow! soap, it is a Triple Wow! soap. I don't like it I love it!

I normally find the Digress to be bitey and the Black to be weeper tricky with only a hint of pressure but today I got a beautiful, close, comfortable shave, very easy and relaxed, again a BBS result without trying. Lovely face feel during and after. I used Osage Rub today and got a pleasant tingle along with the blast and then finished with Opus because I was feeling pampered. Your soap is a pampering shave soap, Sharon!

My search for The Soap is done! I think it is to be called Touchdown!
 

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Sixth and final shave with the untweeked Tallow soap. I tried more water initially and the slickness drops noticeably so after the first pass I reloaded the brush and all was well with the world. A great shave. However, I could see this untweeked formula getting a poor rep on forums if users add to much water so it's a good job a tweeked formula appears to address this issue.

How about just calling it Tallow?

NSS Signature - Scent
NSS Tallow - Scent
 
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Hey Sharon don't know if it's just with me or if it's experience based and I know you said be critical. Well having had a few uses with the tweaked sample I find it to be an excellent soap. It is excellent for cushion especially, slickness is very very good, but if I'm being honest it isn't as slick as some other curent tallow options. YMMV of course.

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Do people think it's a big problem if the name of the soap (e.g. Signature) isn't actually printed on the tin, but only on the back label?
No problem here, I'd still be buying it. :)

How about Premiere as a name? It might make people think of football. Men like to think about football. :)
Thankfully not all men like football, some of us rather watch paint drying. ;)

But seriously call it what you desire.

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Bejaysus @Nishy, you're a hard man to please.:) But very, very good slickness is not so bad. There is a further tweek I can make that might improve it some. In the absence of a national surge of support for Soapy McSoapface, I will pick one of the others suggested. @p.b I thought you didn't like bovine food connotations to your soap. Seems like you've come full circle.
@Fish I'm so with you on the football/paint drying thing.
 
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Bejaysus @Nishy, you're a hard man to please.:) But very, very good slickness is not so bad. There is a further tweek I can make that might improve it some. In the absence of a national surge of support for Soapy McSoapface, I will pick one of the others suggested. @p.b I thought you didn't like bovine food connotations to your soap. Seems like you've come full circle.
@Fish I'm so with you on the football/paint drying thing.
Thanks Sharon, soapy mcsoap face would want it this way :)
Its that post shave or in between passes, face wash, that gives me better indication on slickness. I got slickness here don't get me wrong but have experienced more. That is just OTT talk though.

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