Gday Im in my 30's and reside in Auckland. I found this site by accident but love it already.I'm into Scuba (particularly wreck diving), photography, hunting, dogs and going bush (not sure what you…Continue
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"Good call. Actually college and drinking go together remarkably well. It sounds like you guys have a difference in values. Finish it up now before you both become miserable. Move on, find a nice quiet girl who doesn't drink,…"
"Cheers Ian. It certainly is a good drop.
I'm never sure if I'm making sense or not when talking to people from other countries. We mainly call it "tramping" over here but then that implies walking from point A to Point B on…"
"I'm currently one of 12 men out of 100 students training to become a Primary School Teacher in New Zealand (Elementary School in USA) and about 20 years older than the other students. It gets pretty tiring working with teenagers who think they…"
"i LOVE Laphroaig!
most Americans (the ones i know at least) know what "bush" translates to. but we'd say primitive camping. or sometimes the same thing is implied by saying "backpacking" cause you…"
This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
Gday Im in my 30's and reside in Auckland. I found this site by accident but love it already.I'm into Scuba (particularly wreck diving), photography, hunting, dogs and going bush (not sure what you call it but over here means going feral and living in the bush (forest) like a Neanderthal for a little while).I am also partial to a fine cigar and the occasional glass of Laphroaig 10 year old. CheersAzzaSee More
Regarding the lies. 99% of the time they are simply embellishments as you say. Which is fine.
There was one lie, which I get the impression was justified but feel free to put me right if not.
A guy's name came up in conversation…"
The DOJ has released a report of its investigation into the Ferguson police department.One thing that stuck out for me, were the example anecdotes which really brought home that just "not breaking the law/doing something wrong" is no protection.A few non-criminal (in that no criminal charges were filed, despite the arrests and municipal charges) examples via the NYTimes piece:In 2012, a 32-year-old black man was sitting in his car, cooling off after playing basketball in a public park in the…See More
"On the one hand, being tempted is not a sin.
On the other hand, if you're tempted now when you're in the full flush of being in love, you're going to be way more tempted later when the new wears off.
...except that you're not in…"
"Hey East London,
Everyone has their idiosyncrasies. You have them, she has them, I have them. EVERYONE has them. The thing is you have to decide if you can live with those in your partner and love them despite their little ticks. I…"