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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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Liam Strain replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Comparing? no. Su"
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Xenias Latin replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"I guess there are several reasons why the insults get to me. First, I am a very kind person and people have respected me for that so I am not overly use to be insulting in public. The insults are often aimed as who I think I am as a person- a rule…"
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Jay D replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Are you comparing getting molested by a squirrel every day on the way to work with having a coworker throwing insults at you everyday? This is something that just doesnt have to stand in a normal work enviroment. If someone of your staff comes to…"
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Xenias Latin replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"HaHaHa, the squirrel visualization is hilarious. I have already had first a heart to heart and then the telling of enough. Still doesn't stop and I don't feel confident in my own social prowess to insult my coworker back. Yes, the insults…"
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Jay D replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"Sounds a bit like a "stick up my ass" issue. Who gives a fuck about demonstrating teenangers in one school? Half of the people demonstrating there are dudes who thought "Hey Bro, lets go demonstrate about that…"
25 minutes ago
Liam Strain replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"You've already explained a lot of reasons why you shouldn't take it personally. Do you honestly care what this person thinks about you? Obviously I don't know the nature of the insults, but are they actually hurtful? or is it more the…"
32 minutes ago
Jay D replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Gonna go with this. Not taking it personally doesnt seem like the best solution when it is personal."
36 minutes ago
Specs replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Two options come to mind.... Option 1, is when your manager threatens you with HR simply say fantastic let's go to HR and then you can explain to your HR and people above your manager why this nonsense is happening at work and why your manager…"
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