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Old Jul 21, 07, 5:46 pm   #1
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Do you take home hotel soap?

I haven't purchased soap in approximately 6 years, because I have a neverending supply of hotel soap. I use only the "face bar" when staying at the hotel, and take home the "shower bar." I view it as a sort of triumph if I stay at a place like Embassy Suites with extra sinks in the room and I'm able to collect extra soap.

My wife makes fun of me over this.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 5:50 pm   #2
  
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Basically my wife doesn't allow me coming home without "presents" from the hotel. Soap, shampoo and the nice fluffy slippers are among theh favorites
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Old Jul 21, 07, 5:51 pm   #3
  
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I have yet to purchase a single bar of soap in 4 years of college :-)

The Le Meridien Barcelona had these amazing loofa-esque soap that I 'used' during my stay there a few summers ago.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 5:54 pm   #4
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I collect them and give to homeless people.

Really, I do.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 6:08 pm   #5
  
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I have about 3 full AA amenity kit bags full of soap, shamppo, lotion, conditioner, etc. that I keep meaning to drop off at my local women's shelter
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Old Jul 21, 07, 6:11 pm   #6
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The Crabtree and Evelyn soap upset the sensor at SFO but you'll be relieved to know the swab showed no explosive capability.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 6:15 pm   #7
  
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I copy my parents and bring home hotel soap also but it does not stop there I also bring home the hotel stationary and pens and one time only when I was 16 a down comforter from the four seasons.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 6:59 pm   #8
  
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one time only when I was 16 a down comforter from the four seasons.
How did you get that in your suitcase?!?
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:00 pm   #9
  
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Heck yeah! The little bars are great for when you go camping too!

When my collection gets too big, most of it gets donated to a shelter.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:09 pm   #10
  
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Not the soap, but I do bring home shampoo and conditioner when I don't crack the bottle at the hotel.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:14 pm   #11
  
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Yes

Not only have I not bought soap in years...but I donate most of it to the homeless shelter...
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:16 pm   #12
  
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I will take everyone I can get my hands on that won't incur a fee. Hotel shampoos/soaps are great for future travel...and, I can't remember the last time I actually bought shampoo or soap at a store.
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:16 pm   #13
  
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I don't use the soap in the room (need to use Dove, because of my eczema). But, I do bring home the shampoo and conditioner. Works well in our guest bathroom...
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:18 pm   #14
  
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Absolutely all the time. Soap, shampoo, conditioner et al. Particularly loved the La Source Crabtree & Evelyn amenities at the Hilton Metropole in London. 2 pound tip to the housekeeper and a short note ensured that i had a two month supply of the stuff!
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Old Jul 21, 07, 7:24 pm   #15
  
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For the people who take the soap home - are any of you women? (not trying to make sexist generalizations, but am genuinely curious)

I'm scared to use hotel shampoo or conditioner for fear it will dry my hair out. And i don't use their face bars for similar reasons. The only hotel amenities that I actually use are the bath soap and, on occasion, the sewing kit.

Do the other ladies of FT also tote way too many skin care products on their travels or am I the only one?
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