Brian
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Things You Buy Once And Have Forever

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Williams Mar 18, 2013. 91 Replies

What Are Your Standards For Dating?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moquary Feb 8, 2010. 33 Replies

The Best Ancient Teachers

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Anthony Williams replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"Milo, My mom has a Chickering that's been handed down from her grandparents.  I've heard that is a good brand: is that so?  Someday we'd like to get it restored: I think the insides are okay but the wood on the outside has…"
Mar 18, 2013
C.Sandoval replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"I have a game of Stratego that for some reason has been around since I was a kid (30+ years). The box is more tape than box, but miraculously, it has all its pieces. Warms my heart to see my kids play it."
Mar 18, 2013
Ben Reynolds replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"A Randall knife."
Mar 18, 2013
Milo Morris replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"Pianos. Of all the musical instruments out there, many can last for hundreds of years. But pianos are far more hefty and durable than most. A well-made, hand-crafted grand (or baby grand) piano with regular maintenance can go 70-80 years before…"
Mar 13, 2013
John Galt replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"A good beer stein. A good clock. I have in my dining room a handmade clock that my great-grandparents brought over from Germany in 1908. It still runs, and will keep accurate time for a day or two until its ancient springs make it lose time. With a…"
Mar 13, 2013
Celtblood replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"I'm something of a collector myself, chiefly weapons (firearms, swords, knives) and pipes (nothing better than rich Danish tobacco smoked in a quality briar with a glass of good Kentucky bourbon).  Both weapons and pipes are decidedly…"
Mar 12, 2013
Ted L. replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"I am an avid DIY'er and woodworker. I also perform most of the maintenace and repair on my vehicles. That said, I tend to spend a little extra on fine tools. If cared for, they will outlast my great-grandchildren. Pics of my workshop. "
Mar 11, 2013
Sam I. replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"  A good saddle, with proper care and oiling, should make it long enough to be passed on to your kids in perfect order. Well cared for firearms can have an enormously long life as well. My grandmother gave me a trapdoor 45-70…"
Mar 11, 2013
Jirby replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"A pet turtle or parrot. "
Mar 11, 2013
TO replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"Snap On tools. :)"
Mar 10, 2013
Joshua replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"When I first started using a brush in my shaving routine (I was still using cartridge razors for a couple years before I got a DE safety razor), I bought a cheap, badger hair brush.  It was the $4-or-so brush they had at WalMart (the only brush…"
Mar 10, 2013
The Dutch Dastard replied to Brian's discussion Things You Buy Once And Have Forever
"For met it's mostly metal stuff. Clothing wears out no matter what. Good maintenance just makes it last longer. Just a couple of things I've had since forever, or sort of inherited that are way older than I.  - Couple of cuff links…"
Mar 10, 2013
Brian Splash replied to Brian's discussion What's Your Favorite Cologne?
"Your not alone @ Grant , l always have a couple on the go , some stalwarts , and others l get as gifts that are on trial ."
Sep 30, 2011
Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Brian's discussion What's Your Favorite Cologne?
"I would second that.  Would love to know what process you go through to make your own."
May 18, 2011
J.D. replied to Brian's discussion What's Your Favorite Cologne?
"I typically use Stampede.  It is somewhat difficult to find at times and somewhat expensive but I have never had a complaint and it has this scent that makes even my knees weak.  I used to wear Adidas but permanently made the change to…"
May 18, 2011
Anthony C replied to Brian's discussion What's Your Favorite Cologne?
"That's a capital idea. I would highly advise you start another thread detailing how one goes about making their own  "
May 18, 2011

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At 5:53pm on October 5, 2010, Michael said…
Happy birthday, Brian!
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Happy birthday! Hope it is a great one brian
 
 
 

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Shane replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"I've been without insurance most of my life.  It's pretty immaterial for the discussion.  I ignored everything else you said because your argument boils down to, "What's good for me must also be good for America.""
7 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"We have what is essentially free education from kindergarten, no wait pre-school, up through and out of High School and sometimes even through a four year degree for much of the population.  How is that viewed, how does that work, how many take…"
18 minutes ago
Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"Yeah, not sure if you're just choosing to ignore everything I said or what, but ok.  I don't think I said anywhere in my statement that this is good for me, it's totally awesome.  I have no preexisting conditions, I have…"
23 minutes ago
Matthew R replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"The percentage of Americans that are uninsured has decreased.  A variety of data sources show that approximately 14-18% of Americans were uninsured during the 2000s (with a peak of 16-18% during the recession) and that 10-13% of Americans are…"
28 minutes ago
Shane replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"We're discussing national policy, not what's good for Clinton."
32 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
""also require significant participation in bureaucracy in order to access such "free" education" Or participate in the ruling ideology. "
34 minutes ago
Shane replied to Mongoose's discussion Equal Access to Education for Job Preparedness
38 minutes ago
Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"I'm not saying in general.  I'm saying in my instance it was a direct correlation to the number of insured.  I have no idea what the numbers are on the country as a whole, but when you look at it on a smaller scale, the effects…"
39 minutes ago

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