* [[ShavingIsScience RAZOR BLADES]]. O Gillette, why would anybody need five blades with only either one chin or two legs?
** In theory each additional blade shaves the tiny bit of the whisker that the one before it missed. Presumably this means that the more blades you add, the smaller the remaining bit trimmed by the last one... a literal case of cutting it fine.
** Michael [=McIntyre=] once did a bit on ''MockTheWeek'' on Gillette ending with "For that closest ever shave. In fact, this one's too close. It'll cut off your face like a potato peeler. Buy the previous Gillette razor, we couldn't get it any closer than that."
*** That said, there tends to be a noticeable difference between, say, a three-blade and five-blade razor. When you've got five-minutes before you have to catch a bus to work, and your face looks like cactus, those five-blades are a godsend. A quick once-over tends to do a passably thorough job, though you might want to bring along the aftershave with you on the commute.
** A long time ago, ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', in response to the 'two blade razors' showed a three-blade razor parody commercial. The fake ad looked completely real until the final line: "Because ... you'll believe anything!"
*** Later, they did another commercial parody about "The Platinum Mach 14" -- A razor with 14 blades.
** One-upped by a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV42I26tx2s real razor ad]]. The 15-bladed Quintippio is a parody, the actual product is an ''electric'' razor.
** ''Series/MadTV'' one-upped ''SNL'' and did a skit with the fiction Spishak Mach 20 which had 20 blades and shaved the man to the ''bone''. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F7TMlrDXtw Watch it here]].
** Here's [[http://agrumer.livejournal.com/429861.html a 9- and a 114-bladed razor]]!
** ''The Onion'' did a parody article called [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/33930 Fuck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades]] shortly after Schick introduced their four blade razor in response to the popular Mach3. This is made [[HilariousInHindsight extra hilarious]] by the fact that ''this is what Gillette actually did'' a few years later. And they added one more on the ''back''.
** Rotoshaver - an actual (electric) razor with 9 blades.
** ''Series/TheDailyShow'' spoofed the Razor Wars in an interview segment with the commentator's own 16-blade razor...it included four four-blade razors connected at the handles to a rotating motor. The skit ended with the commentator leaning his face in towards the spinning razors...
** Magazine/TheEconomist published [[http://www.grumer.org/lj_images/razors.gif this graph]] estimating the rate razor blade technology's increase into the future. We will soon have razors with infinite blades.
** [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki's]] article on technological singularities used to predict this would happen in 2015, illustrated by a picture of the Schick Infini-T. Then [[SeriousBusiness some humorless bastard got hold of the article, obviously.]]
** And once again, ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'' [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/1186.html plays with it]].
** ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' did a Star-Wars-themed razor parody about a lightsaber razor that actually took off the top layer of skin, but hey, it was cauterized! Closest shave ever!
* "Our Games Go to 11!" was the tagline of defunct publisher Working Designs, known for publishing niche Japanese RPGS in the US with expensive, high-quality packaging (often including lots of {{feelies}}).
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