"Theres a lot of women I'd never want to see without a top on, and I never understood why a lot of women get offended by it. I think the real problem is that the Europeans are correct in their thinking that the USA is simply a nation full of…"
"No, No,No Brad,lol We dont want to see any women w/o a top! Who wants to see some woman's flabby tits blowing in the breeze? Or worse yet, some woman w/ mosquito bits:) Keep those babes covered up!
"Yep. The usual complaint is- why can guys go shirtless and women can't? Because it's all about equality. Of course, they don't notice that we have to wear long pants, shoes and socks, and a dress shirt (and often a jacket) to work…"
"I think it would be easier if every ad in magazine or tv we see doesn't have some guy running around with ripped muscles and an 8 pack. However I agree with you, we need to get the balls and men need to start going shirtless.
I was at a…"
"@Carl. I dont think there is a need. But sometimes it depends on the situation and the company you are with. For example if I am at an activity with people who are prudish or women I dont take off my shirt. When Im with just a group of guys like in…"
"This is interesting. Two and a half years ago i started rock climbing; mainly indoor bouldering but now also a lot of outdoors roped climbing (toproping, solo toproping and lead (sports). A climbing club I climb at introduced a no…"
Hi there Bruce. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"Careful with that. I, at one point, studied Russian on my own (well, my BJJ partner at the time was Russian, so he helped). I thought it would help me with other slavic languages. After all, they all have the cyrillic alphabet. I was wrong. Some…"
"Good point. I typed it out at work :).
When I said mainstream, I meant the cheap, commonly accepted beers: bud, miller, coors-the standby. As to liquor store beers-I am all set with ANY of those.
As to my drinks of choice though, I will, more often…"
"My guess is Washington has higher taxes that even out the labor costs. On the Cal/Ore border, it's about equal, too. A bit lower in Cal. Of course, in my neighborhood, gas prices can vary by 20% from corner to corner, so…"