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Adam Burbey's Discussions

The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ricky Oct 2, 2013. 117 Replies

A group known as the "League of Tears" is growing and gaining speed. Their aim; to encourage men to cry....at almost ANYTHING.I understand that there are times for men to cry (every man has his own…Continue

Tags: men who cry

Spare the rod, spoil the child

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Gentile Mar 26, 2011. 135 Replies

My fiancé and I were debating how we would punish our children in the future for bad behavior. I said I'd punish in the same manner as I was punished, with the hand. My father spanked or swatted me.…Continue

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Guys night!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Mar 18, 2011. 14 Replies

I'm sure this has been discussed, maybe I missed it.. Either way, what do you like to do on guy night? Everyone of us has had one, whethe it's just you at home, or you and your buddies going out and…Continue

Tags: guys night out, guys night in

Is it unmanly to go home sick?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Dec 13, 2010. 28 Replies

My father went 17 years without calling in sick. He set a company record. I use him as a bell standard for work ethic and dedication...however Ive had to call in sick. For a flu, explosive bowel…Continue

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Chris Lazarus replied to Adam Burbey's discussion Irish heritage body modification in the group Ireland and the Irish Diaspora
"I've got a 8" long Celtic Cross on my left arm that I had done while honeymooning in Dublin.  "
Mar 28
Adam Burbey replied to Native Son's discussion Building/rebuilding fitness after illness. in the group Exercise
"The key is to find a decent work level, and add to it each time.if 10 minutes of running was just hard enough, add 1 minute to it, then add more next time. If 20 push ups was hard, try 22 next time, then 24.. Same with stretching, but stretch each…"
Dec 31, 2013
Adam Burbey replied to Native Son's discussion Building/rebuilding fitness after illness. in the group Exercise
"I'd start light with walking. Make it a point to walk 10-20 minutes at a time maybe 2 times a day, 3 if possible. Work up to it of course. Stretch for 10 minutes after you've completed each walk. Slowly build up to running and longer…"
Dec 31, 2013
Ricky replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I think it's interesting what brings the tears - I can certainly relate to crying over losing animals or family members - I have lost both my dad and my older brother. I have cried when a romantic relationship dissolved. Is it really…"
Oct 2, 2013
Andrew replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I remember that we had two cats growing up.  One of them died while I was away serving an LDS mission.  I felt quite distraught.  The second, we decided to euthanize when he started to show signs of a bladder infection.  My dad…"
Oct 2, 2013
Andrew replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"Personally I think that crying at anything might be taking it too far.  Being in touch with all of my feelings, sadness, anger, fear, and happiness is very healthy and makes me more well rounded.  All in all, there is a time for setting my…"
Oct 2, 2013
UlyssesSGrant replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I have personally witnessed groups of men weeping, snotting and wailing......it involved pepper spray."
Oct 2, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"Eh. I'm about 80/20 against/for this. I come from a family where all the men are very expressive- huggers, jokers, not afraid to show emotion if the situation calls for  it. To an extent, i can be that way (although my job and other life…"
Oct 1, 2013
Ricky replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I think I cry more than the average guy I think - Part of that is that I cry when I'm angry - I remember beating my brother head against the concrete with tears streaming down my face.  From then on if I ever started to cry my brother left…"
Oct 1, 2013
Adam Burbey is now friends with Daniel Bull and J MO
Jun 25, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Steven C.'s group Exercise
"Kettle bells are pretty cool. I do t use them myself, but the absolute strongest guy I have ever met ONLY used them and body weight workouts...this guy was 5'8" 145 lbs and could deadlift 400."
Mar 27, 2012
Adam Burbey and JP are now friends
Mar 27, 2012
Adam Burbey and Beauregard Sparticus are now friends
Mar 1, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"Good info and advice. So yo would day grow the audiece."
Feb 18, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"I don't see a problem with that. We write what we know. I've been an mma fighter and bjj player for about 5 yrs. Seeing such, I write heavy detail in combat scenes. Critiques have said my action is to detail heavy and doesn't seem…"
Feb 18, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"I think prime characters being killed is great. Especially if you flesh out tertiary characters, then the death has impact emotionally, an allows a side character to replace if desired."
Feb 17, 2012

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Interests
Working out, drinking good beer in good bars or taverns, eating good food with good people, reading, and general manly activities.

I'm also very much into MMA, have been for about 4 years
Books
Anything by Christopher Moore
the Great Gatsby
Sherlock Holmes Novels

and I'm currently beginning the 100 books men need to read list
Movies
Any and all
Music
Flogging Molly
Dropkick Murphys

anything really
Quote
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

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At 6:46pm on September 30, 2011, Bede, the Venerable said…

Adam, thanks for the friend add.

 

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At 2:30pm on August 28, 2011, Ray Baker said…
Hello Adam...  Thanks for joining the group...  Hope you will enjoy being a member of our group.
At 8:10pm on August 27, 2011, Rodrigo Guardia said…
thank you for adding to my friend list.
At 10:22am on January 25, 2011, Slacker said…

Cleaned up some comments from our disagreement on Moore to reduce clutter in the forum.

 

Didn't want you to think I was deleting posts for no reason.

 
 
 

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i.am.will replied to Braeden's discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"Man, I don't fit in anywhere in that model.  Born in Germany of American parents, raised in France, lived in Northern Virginia, Arizona, Vermont. Became Canadian.  Spent much time Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Honduras.   If…"
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Sir replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"More on the Trump phenomenon. Noonan:  Trump's popularity crosses ethnic lines and party lines, and we should have seen it coming:  he's a phenomenon of the divide between the elite and the common people.  (And, yes, I see…"
1 hour ago
Liam Strain replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion "I like guns" in the group The Great Debate
"And different methodologies and measurements used in building those sets."
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Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Garcia-Quintana as a name for a white supremacist doesn't surprise me. Especially since he considers himself to be a Hidalgo instead of an Indio. From what I've heard, the old-time upper class "Spaniards" in the Americas (los…"
1 hour ago
Native Son replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion "I like guns" in the group The Great Debate
"Make that, with one outlier, Western European first world nations."
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Native Son replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion "I like guns" in the group The Great Debate
"Unfortunately, the wikipedia article is what my workplace calls a "data dump."  It's a lot of unconnected, but similar figures, with no direct correlation between national data sets, and differing individual data sources within…"
2 hours ago
Tim replied to Greg S's discussion Brett McKay's pull-up routine in the group Exercise
"I've been doing pull ups consistently for a year and a half now. I started with doing barely 5-6, now I can do about 20 or so (body weight). For me, doing weighted pull ups (using a barbell plate fixed to a weight belt secured around my waist)…"
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