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25 FREE Ways to Appear More Attractive

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Bauer Jun 27, 2016. 12 Replies

June 22, 2016 By JoeMake eye contact.Pay someone a genuine compliment.Try the special every once in a while.Floss.Dance. Even if you…Continue

Tips for the first time home owner.

Started this discussion. Last reply by QuackXP Feb 1, 2016. 10 Replies

My wife and I are buying our first house and because we waited a bit longer in our life, hopefully our last house.Our budget dictated that we could buy a house with the Layout, Location, and Lot we…Continue

Knife Sharpening

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tarquin Anstruther Jan 25, 2016. 11 Replies

So I have been carrying around an EDC long enough that I can tell its just not sharp anymore. I also recently got a fixed blade knife for camping  that I would like to maintain.A friend of mine had…Continue

45 Minute Full Body Workouts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Jul 13, 2015. 38 Replies

I'm trying to get into better shape. I've been able to carve out 45 minutes a day dedicated to exorcise. My goal is to exorcise 6 days a week with a day of rest alternating cardio and weight…Continue

 

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QuackXP replied to O'Neal's discussion Engagement Rings?
"I got a much better deal at a local jeweler vs the big box store. They also worked with me picking out the setting and they had a few stones sent in for me to review before they set it."
Nov 11, 2016
QuackXP replied to Native Son's discussion "Closed on Thanksgiving Day"
"I'm glad to see more places will be closed on thanksgiving day and are pushing back against black Friday creeping into Thanksgiving day."
Nov 11, 2016
QuackXP replied to Shane Dyck's discussion Sawing some Logs: how to get better sleep
"If your anything like me not getting to sleep is less about being tired and more about your mind. For me if I cannot let my mind wander it will focus on one topic and I will not get to sleep. For me taking some kind of break from my normal day and…"
Oct 17, 2016
QuackXP replied to Native Son's discussion "Shadow Work"
"I agree, when I need a cashiers check for a large purchase, or an depositing a large check or making any significant cash deposit or withdraw I prefer the paper trail and security of a teller transaction. But when I just need $100 for spending money…"
Oct 17, 2016
QuackXP replied to Native Son's discussion "Shadow Work"
"There was an AOM article about this a while back. http://www.artofmanliness.com/2015/08/31/shadow-work-and-the-rise-of-middle-class-serfdom/ The small things I don't necessarily agree with. I'm more worried about my time rather than the…"
Oct 17, 2016
QuackXP replied to Travis Prater's discussion A question regarding mailboxes...
"When I lived in an apartment we had individual mailboxes to receive mail and one community one to send mail. While the send mail one was not secure. Anyone could open it and take anything they wanted out. I rarely sent mail but when I did it was…"
Oct 3, 2016
QuackXP replied to Antonio Herrera Martin's discussion Is it wrong to be outdated?
"I think if your intent is genuine and sincere I doubt you will have a problem. But if your just running some script on "how to be a gentleman" everyone will see through that quickly and you could see some negative reaction to…"
Sep 13, 2016
QuackXP replied to James's discussion When can a kid pick his own damn hairstyle?!
"Not a parent. But I don't recall ever being told I had to have a certain haircut. My aunt was a hairdresser and I remember being asked about what I wanted. Now if I at 7 wanted a purple spiked mohawk that probably would not have been…"
Aug 29, 2016
QuackXP replied to Hesse's discussion First date: success not optional but mandatory
"Take it from someone who though that the only way my life could be complete is if I meet someone, get married, have kids, etc, etc, etc. If your putting all this pressure of the rest of your life in the first date you are doomed to fail. The first…"
Aug 26, 2016
QuackXP replied to Blair Brown's discussion Is coloring your hair unmanly?
"I would never do it as I personally consider it vain and therefore unmanly. I would, in good nature, give a friend shit for it. Because that is what friends are for. I would not however hold it against someones character. But full disclosure.…"
Aug 24, 2016
QuackXP replied to Specs's discussion PC Build.
"I've always uses this site as a resource for gaming builds.  http://techreport.com/system/"
Aug 15, 2016
QuackXP replied to Specs's discussion Women use Men for free food.
"Maybe. After college and getting a real job when I could afford dinner dates. I would take blind dates out to dinner. I quickly realized this could get expensive fast  given the amount of first dates that do not work out. Maybe some of these…"
Aug 3, 2016
QuackXP replied to David R.'s discussion Republican Convention Logo
"The Rock and Roll HOF is the most well known attraction in the city. You always hear about it when Cleveland is trying to promote itself. Cleveland also has a world class orchestra, but that seems to not be as well known. Out of all the Rustbelt…"
Jul 21, 2016
Jack Bauer replied to QuackXP's discussion 25 FREE Ways to Appear More Attractive
"Swiping a debit card as 'credit' (meaning hit the 'credit' button instead of the 'debit' button on the payment machine) offers the same protection as an actual credit card, without the debt. I don't borrow…"
Jun 27, 2016
QuackXP replied to QuackXP's discussion 25 FREE Ways to Appear More Attractive
"I prefer CC. It's more convenient. Most CC have better protection against fraud than using a debit card. Although its hard to have fraud issues with cash. I have two. One is a cash back that I use for day-to-day and pay off the statement…"
Jun 27, 2016
Jack Bauer replied to QuackXP's discussion 25 FREE Ways to Appear More Attractive
"If I lose my wallet, I'd probably lose the cash.  Which is why it's only a couple hundred bucks.  Mostly, it's for peace of mind.  Enough to cover a minor emergency ... but not so much that it'd make a difference…"
Jun 26, 2016

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Brave New World, Snow Crash, Without Remorse.
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""It's definitely arguable that secular consumer capitalism is more sexist and oppressive to women than Islam or other religions in many regards." That's an interesting opinion. My opinion is that secular consumer capitalism can…"
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