Was it the same line of VDH both times? I know they have deluxe and select, and one is supposed to be better than the other.
To Obtain: Fat Boy, Blue Tip, injector, SCS's latest EDTs, MB's Earl Grey, Pipe Tobacco, and Ginger Lime soaps, French green clay masque, a shave stick of some sort, an injector, HBS, TGQ, Em's Place, Mark at Superlather, more EOs
To Try (since I have them): Ogallala Bay Rum shave soaps, Van der Hagen Glycerin soap, Men Zone shave cream
To Learn: To get good lather from SCS creams, to enjoy a shave from a GEM.