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    The First Cut is the Deepest! Magpie's Avatar
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    My old house had one of those! 30 years later, my brother and I decided to (finally) update the bathroom. completely ripped out the walls. You know how many razors were back there? NONE! It was a direct drop down to the foundation level from the second floor! I suppose one day, a complete rebuild of the basement may reveal a huge pile of rust.

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    He's probably dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crotalus View Post
    I've lived in my old house for over 30 years but I didn't notice something until yesterday.

    In my medicine cabinet I noticed a sticker in the back of it. I looked closer and there was a small slot below it. The sticker says "Razor Blades".

    You just dump the old blades inside the WALL? What the hell?
    Yeah, I remodeled a bathroom with one of those slots. There was a whole wad of rusted blades behind the wall. There was lots of room for more. The wifey won't let me cut a slot in our medicine chest. Too bad.
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    my house ( built in 1970 ) had that in the medicine cabinate as well, trippy but clever!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crotalus View Post
    I've lived in my old house for over 30 years but I didn't notice something until yesterday.

    In my medicine cabinet I noticed a sticker in the back of it. I looked closer and there was a small slot below it. The sticker says "Razor Blades".

    You just dump the old blades inside the WALL? What the hell?
    That is the ultimate in blade banks! It was the solution that our grandfathers came up with to dispose of used blades. You'll die before you fill that space in your wall. Most people discover 100's of rusted blades when they do a down to the studs bathroom remodel. Enjoy it while you have it.
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    realistically the slot in the medicine cabinet is probably the safest place for a razor blade .. one day we will hear on the news how a remodeller found some rare coin worth millions in a pile of razor blades that some kid pushed in there ...lol
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    Knowing my luck the medicine cabinet wall would be the only wall that still had the old knob & tube wiring and the stack of worn blades would short the wires out and burn my house down.

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