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Brian S's Discussions

Beards in the workplace

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruas Onid Jan 19. 52 Replies

Just wondering if any bearded guys find they have issues in their workplace. I don't but am curious to know how it is elsewhereContinue

Rolling your shirtsleeves up at the office

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Aug 17, 2012. 25 Replies

How many of you guys roll your shirtsleeves up at work? Is it just to be comfy, the stop the cuffs from fraying or to make a formal situation less formal?Continue

New Member

Started this discussion. Last reply by MarkTalbert Jul 31, 2012. 9 Replies

Hi GentlemenI am a new member. I am originally from Scotland but currently live/ work in the Middle East. Looking forward to meeting other members for chat/ discussions.Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Brian S replied to J. D.'s discussion Short rant about uptight dudes in the group The Shirtless Man
"His reaction certainly seems a bit extreme. Especially when he is at your daughter's party. The weather in England is perfect right now for going shirtless and I intend to take full advantage. Less washing of shirts for one thing but also nice…"
Jun 8
Brian S replied to Dave H's discussion Hello. How to be a man in your 20s
"Hi David, welcome to the Community. Am a Scotsman living in England currently. I work in a bank so my work week wear is a suit. Am a casual dresser at heart so mostly jeans and shirts. I am in Spain at the moment so am even more casual but even here…"
May 21
Brian S replied to Andrew Campbell's discussion Is a Tankard too much ?
"I have never used a tankard. I think it could be quite practical (without the lid) in a pub. Less likely to get knocked over and less likely to break. "
May 18
Brian S replied to Mike Rissanen's discussion Hello from Canada!
"Hey Mike, welcome aboard"
May 2
Brian S replied to Brandon's discussion Tattoos
"I want to get tatted. A shoulder. half sleeve would be good. I wear a suit to work and I roll my sleeves up but having a tatt wouldn't change how I dress ."
Apr 30
Brian S replied to Brandon's discussion Over-dressing-- How inappropriate is this?
"I would say, dress appropriately. Work is work, weekend is weekend, beach is beach."
Apr 30
Brian S updated their profile
Mar 19
Brian S replied to Raphael Friedman's discussion Ties in a non-tie world
"Am not a huge fan of ties, but, like you used to, I wear them for work. Best advice is: whatever the main colour of the shirt is, wear it with a tie where that colour is present but in a minor way. I have a checked shirt with several colours in…"
Feb 21
Brian S replied to Dean Roberts's discussion So Long Men's Barbers
"To be honest, I don't know if Barbers have to be licensed in UK. I got lucky when I moved to Birmingham and found a Turkish barbershop just 5 minutes walk away from my place. It's GBP 12 for a cut and same price for beard work. Seems about…"
Feb 14
Ruas Onid replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"I haven't seen anyone with really outrageous beard at my workplace, but not something that is forbidden. I've seen a couple of really stylish and hipster-y beards in office - I'm based off in Malaysia and in my office there are a lot…"
Jan 19
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"Depends on the state and the bird, but for the most part you probably do. It is a state by state thing, so you would want to look up the state you're visiting law, license, and birds in season. A license is generally pretty affordable and in…"
Jan 3
Brian S replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"Hi. I have contacts in N Carolina, S Carolina, N Dakota and S Dakota, also Texas...open mind about all or any of them. Haven't been to any of the first 4 but been to TX."
Jan 1
Mike M. replied to Brian S's discussion Advice in the group Riflemen
"The US is huge and there is a lot of good hunting in a lot of US states.  If you haven't planned your trip yet, which part of the country are you planning to visit?  From there, it would be easier to help you find good hunting…"
Dec 23, 2015
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
" I don't have anything against people having beards, it's fine. I was merely remarking that beards do have some disadvantages socially. What motivates me to shave is stubble honestly, I am just opening up a different view point,…"
Dec 19, 2015
David R. replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"I didn't start shaving till college, and even then it was just once a week to start, increasing very slowly.  It was the style to have sideburns back then, and I couldn't grow them. My sons must have gotten their mother's genes…"
Dec 19, 2015
David Xtra replied to Brian S's discussion Beards in the workplace
"Jeran, It will be interesting to see ten years from now, whether the current acceptability of beards continues, or recedes.  Most men wore beards before the 1800's.  Not so in the 1900's.  My personal opinion is…"
Dec 19, 2015

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Sport, football, shooting, travel, movies, Arab and oriental art, signed pictures of royalty/ dictators, books.

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At 8:03pm on October 26, 2015, john evens said…

Hi Brian, I was looking at your pics. What do you do for a living?

I have been to the UK a number of times. Its always nice there.

Hope we can chat on yahoo maybe:)

Bye 4 now John

At 7:11am on July 31, 2012, Kilted Bear said…

Brian,

Welcome to AoM. I have only been here a couple of weeks but have met some great guys and had some great talks.

At 11:57pm on July 30, 2012, Larry said…

Welcome to AoM, Brian!

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Shane replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"Because GDP is not a proper metric for economic health when running a nation. It's the same situation there as it is here. The bankers are getting rich while middle class jobs are off shored, and what isn't offshored is being soaked up by…"
47 minutes ago
Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"A few years ago The Economist did an article comparing the number of new business start ups and growth in the USA vs the EU countries and it was not good for Europe. It showed most new innovative companies (Apple, Google, Facebook, Tesla, etc) were…"
54 minutes ago
Sir replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"I'll list a few arguments, without commenting on how they match up to counterarguments. Nick's point:  EU's not doing well. UK will now be free to drop trade barriers with nations outside the EU. EU will hurt itself by putting up…"
58 minutes ago
Sir replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"Well, this was my big concern after the vote:  that the people would speak, and the government would ignore them. Good thing here is that the Lib Dems are generally way behind on voting day.  I just hope Labour and Conservative don't…"
1 hour ago
Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"Maybe untying yourself from a sinking ship?"
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"Chisosto is racist. Chisosto supported "Leave." Therefore "Leave" is racist. Aristotle would never approve."
1 hour ago
Milo Morris replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"I don't have a full-blown economic analysis to offer. But I have seen and read a number of stories about small and mid-sized UK business having a hell of a time operating at desired profits under EU regulations."
1 hour ago
Steve Dallas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"Can someone explain to me how this benefits Britain in the long run economically? In an ever shrinking world where the market knows no borders I am just left shaking my head trying to find a good reason to do this other than short term…"
2 hours ago

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