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    Random question-carrying shower gear

    So, I've started working out at work and showering at work. I have an issue though with my damn shower gear leaking soap everywhere. I use one of those axe sponge things, it's impossible to rinse out completely, and the soap eats through the ziplock bags I keep my shower gear in and gets all over the inside of my gym bag and my Inzer belt. It's annoying.

    Is there a better way? Does a miniature shower bag exist that will solve my soapy problems? Should I just suck it up?
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    This is disturbing: "axe sponge things, it's impossible to rinse out completely, and the soap eats through the ziplock bags"

    May I suggest a less corrosive soap? Napalmolive, perhaps? Irish Spring Massacre? Dial M for Murder?
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    A Rubbermaid polycarbonate container with a snap lid.
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    Should it not eat through the ziploc bags?
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    Call CSI, ask them.
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    Is this about birth control?
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    Possibly.
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    Exactly as useless as I was hoping for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MillCreek View Post
    A Rubbermaid polycarbonate container with a snap lid.
    Inside a lead lined bag...
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    Quote Originally Posted by EthanYQX View Post
    Should it not eat through the ziploc bags?
    Are you using regular bags or the thicker freezer bags?
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    Replace the body scrub thingy with some shower gloves- much easier to rinse out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    Are you using regular bags or the thicker freezer bags?
    Freezer bags. It's not actually eating holes through it, it's just soaking through the plastic. I was kind of hoping one of you would know where to acquire some kind if waterproof hemp bag made by a Tibetan monk that you use for cycling tours in darkest Africa.

    Random silliness works too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EthanYQX View Post
    Exactly as useless as I was hoping for.
    If you'd posted in Commuting, I'd have written that you should merely acquire a second axe-spongy-thingy, and adopt a process where you set out the current day's device to dry in your workspace while packing up the now-dry(er) device from the day before. However, to keep additional life forms from rising out of this axe-moridal soupstone, you probably need to nuke the thing at least once a week as well. Alternating two bars of soap, while more primitive, may be more practical.
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    I don't have an office...more and more complicated....I do shower right before I go home most days, maybe I could hang it up at home or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EthanYQX View Post
    Freezer bags. It's not actually eating holes through it, it's just soaking through the plastic. I was kind of hoping one of you would know where to acquire some kind if waterproof hemp bag made by a Tibetan monk that you use for cycling tours in darkest Africa.

    Random silliness works too.
    Its not hemp or made by monks, but it should work. http://www.rei.com/product/808607/se...opy:s_kwcid%7D
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    That will definitely work, thanks CBad!

    My mom got me a little nylon shower bag for my stocking, so there's that problem solved
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    This is disturbing: "axe sponge things, it's impossible to rinse out completely, and the soap eats through the ziplock bags"

    May I suggest a less corrosive soap? Napalmolive, perhaps? Irish Spring Massacre? Dial M for Murder?
    Agreed. My goodness can you imagine what is happening to your skin if it is eating through the bag? Contrary to what you see in the commercials, women don't go crazy over you just because of the soap. You have to have raw animal magnetism like I have.
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    I use a small reusable bottle of liquid soap (insert favorite body wash) & a wash cloth carried in a ziplock bag.
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    Can recommend finding a saop that doesn't dissolve plastic? 'Cause, that can't be healthy.
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