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Tips for the first time home owner.

Started this discussion. Last reply by QuackXP Feb 1. 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. 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

Lessons from Boy Scouts pay off today.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Dec 24, 2015. 13 Replies

I was out kayaking today at the local lake and as we where taught in scouts to leave a place better than you found it, so I routinely pick up trash I find floating in the lake. I was near the…Continue


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QuackXP replied to David R.'s discussion "Damaged masculinity"
"Sounds more like "the gun made me do it" BS. "
May 9
QuackXP replied to Chrissie O'Bryan's discussion What do guys want???
"My advice to both genders. Be the best version of yourself, be happy with yourself, and everything else will work its way out."
May 9
QuackXP replied to Brandon's discussion Tattoos
"Tattoos I can appreciate a well done one on another person. But I am to left brained to permanently express myself with body art. My wife has a couple of piercings on her ears and had a belly ring in her 20's. Those I did not mind. But she got…"
Apr 29
QuackXP replied to Red Garland's discussion Losing out in a competition
"First off my apologies to the OP. I should not have posted only about grammar and not in such a negative tone. I used poor judgement that day and I am sorry. Reading through your post you are at where allot of us have been in the past. Sometimes…"
Apr 28
QuackXP replied to Pale Horse's discussion Things You Hate
"Bike assholes who want all the rights of a pedestrian and a motor vehicle without following any of the rules. (I almost hit said bike asshole as I was making a legal left turn on green, when they blew a red light coming from the crossing street…"
Apr 26
QuackXP replied to superjoe's discussion What is the proper etiquette when deciding not to start a relationship after four dates? Did this girl do me wrong?
"Some background. I'm 36, married, and have been with my wife for over 10 years. So I have not dated since about 2005, well before smartphones and social media where mainstream and texting was just taking off. Most of the old rules still…"
Apr 26
QuackXP replied to John Muir's discussion How to avoid a speeding ticket
"Don't speed?"
Apr 22
QuackXP replied to Joshua C.'s discussion Advice on working in a women's world (Occupational Therapy/Healthcare)
"The grass is not always greener. I work in IT and that is %90+ male dominated. There are a few females in our IT department and none of them work on teams I work with even semi regularly. Now for work environment id probably rather work in a…"
Apr 20
QuackXP replied to Douglas Aldrich's discussion Man of the house.... only to leave?
"Given your state of mourning. I would not run down to the recruitment station. However not joining the military because you are now the patriarch of your family I don't think is a good enough reason not to. Maybe it would be different if your…"
Apr 4
QuackXP replied to Regular Joe's discussion How To Extend The Range Of An Automatic Garage Door Opener
"My vote is change the battery first. "
Mar 16
QuackXP replied to Nick Marvollo's discussion How to get her?
"So as not to repeat myself. Here is my take on "the friend zone". http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/the-friend-zone "
Mar 15
QuackXP replied to Nick Marvollo's discussion How to get her?
"I think you need to think hard about what exactly you want out of this women. Do you want to be in a fully realized romantic relationship? If yes then ask her out. Or at least let her know if she wants anything more than a platonic friendship…"
Mar 14
QuackXP replied to Dude's discussion Music that you guys like
"Genere: IndustrialBand: Nine Inch NailsSong: March of the Pigshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccY25Cb3im0 I think then is the quintessential NIN song. It is both straight up and harsh as well as complex and layered. Screaming and distortion and…"
Mar 14
QuackXP replied to Christopher Chmiel's discussion I think I made a bad impression on a girl I like
"One relationship at a time is good advice. But if your just dating there is no really not to talk go girl #2 after you have been on only one date with girl #1. Especially if you have some doubts about girl #1. But for me once things get physical or…"
Mar 11
QuackXP replied to Christopher Chmiel's discussion I think I made a bad impression on a girl I like
"I would ask her out again straight up. No apologies, no explanations. Now if you get the brush off you may want to go for the Hail Mary and explain you where nervous or just not yourself that night and want to see her again. At this point what do…"
Mar 10
QuackXP replied to Sir's discussion Not getting power to a ceiling fan
"I'm truly hoping this was sarcasm. "
Mar 6

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