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Products that do exactly what they say on the tin:

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Given the trickery and wizardy employed by most ads and commercials, I tend to be a bit cynical of most advertising claims. So it's always a nice surprise, then to find a product that does pretty much exactly what it claims it does.

AKA: In this thread, gush about products you like.

I bought some shampoo the other day that's supposed to impart "Intense Shine." I have very low-matinence hair that generally reacts about the same to anything I put into it—from moisturizing shampoo to the stuff specifically for color-treated hair (and I've never brought a bottle of dye anywhere near it). And yet, I brushed my hair this morning after washing it last night, and my hair is damn shiny! Color me shocked. And pleased. I love standing in front of a mirror and swooshing my hair back and forth. Bonus: It smells like tangerine and mangoes.

I have similar praise for the Mr. Clean "Magic Eraser." I had tons of soap scum on my bathtub! I wiped the spongey thing across it! I don't anymore! I know I shouldn't be surprised when something works, and yet, I can't help but be impressed.

So what products do you like, Tropers?

edited 17th Feb '11 11:41:30 AM by FreezairForALimitedTime

"Proto-Indo-European makes the damnedest words related. It's great. It's the Kevin Bacon of etymology." ~Madrugada
 2 lee4hmz, Thu, 17th Feb '11 11:44:13 AM from Giant Not-A-Base
Lurks too much
Seconding the Magic Eraser love there. I remember using them to clean a huge stain on my bedroom wall one or two houses ago, and they worked great. (Fun fact: They're actually blocks of a fine abrasive foam made from melamine resin; they're equivalent to 1500-2000 grit sandpaper and they will scratch your fingers if you use'em long enough.)

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 3 Inverurie Jones, Thu, 17th Feb '11 11:51:16 AM from Station 78 Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
Ronseal Quick-Drying Woodstain?
Winter is Coming

I don't always do stuff, but when I do, it's freakin' awesome.

 4 Buscemi, Thu, 17th Feb '11 12:04:26 PM from a log cabin
I Am The Walrus
Goo Gone. Makes the goo be gone.
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[up] My dad keeps a tube of both that and Shoe Goo (ironically) in his workbag at all times. One for sticking things that are supposed to be sticky, and one for unsticking what shouldn't be.
"Proto-Indo-European makes the damnedest words related. It's great. It's the Kevin Bacon of etymology." ~Madrugada
 6 Inverurie Jones, Thu, 17th Feb '11 12:46:48 PM from Station 78 Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
What happens if you mix them?
Winter is Coming

I don't always do stuff, but when I do, it's freakin' awesome.

 7 Madrugada, Thu, 17th Feb '11 12:54:45 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
It sticks to what you don't want stuck.

I've got to say CLR (Calcium, Lime, Rust remover). It really does dissolve all three of them assuming that what ever is gunked is something that you can safely soak in water.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
Glock. Really works!
 
 9 Galeros, Fri, 18th Feb '11 5:15:51 PM from A Dining Room
This apple I bought actually provides me with nutrition!

 10 wuggles, Sat, 19th Feb '11 3:08:17 PM from Miami, FL Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
I don't know what it's called, but it's this no scrub spray. You spray it and it gets rid of dirt without scrubbing. It really works.
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[up][up][up] and [up][up]: Killjoys. tongue

Around six years ago—six—I got a little boxed Cranium game from, I think, a Wendy's. It came with a little container of clay. Ordinary, Play-Doh like clay.

I still have the box, and the clay is still soft. And very pliant, too. Why can't I buy stuff like that in stores, but the stuff I got in a kid's meal stays soft forever?
"Proto-Indo-European makes the damnedest words related. It's great. It's the Kevin Bacon of etymology." ~Madrugada
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