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  1. ValencianNails

    TPTW (thought provoking thread of the week) - Check this one out!!!

    OK, hopefully I've got your attention :wink2: Time for MY thought provoking thread of the week (or TPTW for short) and one which invites replies from every single member of the site... yes, that includes YOU! :wink2: How do you keep a website community (like Salon Geek) alive? How do you...
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    Happy Birthday GMG (aka The Geek)!

    Happy Birthday Sam (Grand Master Geek) Hope you have a fantastic day :green: x :hug: x
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    Apprenticeship: Does this sound 'right' to you?

    Hey guys, need your help and advice with something please :D My daughter is coming to the end of her first year apprenticeship; she has been advised (along with the others at the same stage as her) that they have a choice to make regarding their 3rd year (for NVQ 3). The choices are: 1)...
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    Happy Birthday Fiona (naturalnails)

    Happy Birthday Fiona Hope you have a wonderful day and are spoilt rotten :D :hug: xxx :hug:
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    My Blackberry Is Not Working - LOL

    YouTube - My Blackberry Is Not Working! - The One Ronnie, Preview - BBC One :lol:
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    Do you use the Salon Geek app?

    You know... I look at "Who's Online" at various times of the day (and night!) and see LOTS of members using the Salon Geek app. Just wondered (as you do! lol) how many of us use it? It's great when you're "on the go" and need to check in to satisfy the addiction of SG :wink2:
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    Shellac Nail Art - How much are you charging?

    I took some inspiration from the new Shellac nail art video on the CND website and did the attached design. How much do you charge for Shellac nail art per nail?
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    Happy Birthday Samantha (Mrs Geek)!!!

    Happy Birthday Samantha (aka Sweet Heart!) Hope you have a fabulous day and are spoilt rotten, you deserve it :green: Much love :hug: :Love: xxx
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    Introducing our new Geek Guides!

    Hi Geeks Here at, the team are always on the hunt for ways to make the community a more enjoyable place to hang. Especially for Newbies. Although each of us were at one time or another one, sometimes it is all to easy to forget what it was like to be a Newbie. The veterans...
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    Salon Geek Greeter - We're looking for helpers :)

    Hey Geeks The mod team have been chatting about having 'Greeters' to help new members settle in and show them around the site if they need help. Basically it is just like being someone's new Geeky friend, pointing them in the right direction and helping out with links, starting new threads...
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    TPTW - Why do so many techs under-price their work?

    TPTW (click the link to learn more :wink2:) We see it time and time again on the forums, technicians under-pricing their work when they really should be charging more. Why does this happen? Is it a confidence thing? (ie, some thinking their work isn't good enough to charge more) Is...
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    TPTW - Your thoughts on regulating the nail industry!

    TPTW (click the link to learn more :wink2:) What are your thoughts on regulating the nail industry in the UK? I say in the UK because a massive percentage of technicians on SG are British, however, if the industry isn't regulated where you live please feel free to jump in and add your 10 cents...
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    Thought provoking thread week, the 1st one of 2011

    So... here we are in a brand new year... how about we have another TPTW (thought provoking thread week). The idea is: Try your hardest to think of a subject that provokes ideas, inspiration, discussion, friendly debate etc I don't want to only hear from the 'oldies' on the site, but newer...
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    Cruise ship diary!

    My friend sent me this... just had to share :wink2: DEAR DIARY - DAY 1 All packed for the cruise ship -- all my nicest dresses, swimsuits, short sets. Really, really exciting. Our local Red Hat chapter decided on this "all-girls" trip. ~~~ DEAR DIARY - DAY 2 Entire day at...
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    Wife from Hell?

    A police officer pulls over a speeding car. The officer says, 'I clocked you at 80 miles per hour, sir.' The driver says, 'Gee, officer, I had it on cruise control at 60; perhaps your radar gun needs calibrating. ' Not looking up from her knitting the wife says: 'Now don't be silly...
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    Consumer queries on the Professional Hair forums

    . This needs saying desperately... We've bumped up the thread, but to no avail. PLEASE If you are looking for advice as a NON PROFESSIONAL Especially on the hair forum! then your thread NEEDS to be...
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    Shellac ~ What have you done with yours?

    I did some L+P on myself yesterday and polished them with Shellac (Fedora) this morning. I was being ever so careful with my finished hand while polishing the other one, totally forgetting that I don't have to worry about it any more. Within half an hour of Shellacking them I'd typed a few...
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    Nail tech needed, Wexford, Ireland

    I'm looking for a nail tech in the Wexford town area of Southern Ireland, one of my clients is moving there at the weekend, she'll be looking for her first appointment in 2 weeks time. She has Brisa (buff off gel) NNO's and coloured gel polish, if any of you can help please let me know. Thanks...
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    The truth about emails I love the last thing he says :lol:
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    Oval/Almond polished gel nails

    This is a quick tutorial to show you how to do oval/almond shaped gel nails. (Sorry the pics are a bit small, they were done using my daughter's camera phone as my camera had run out of battery :o)! For these nails I'm using Creative products from start to finish... let's assume that...