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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Hubert Nov 15, 2009. 6 Replies

Joining the National Guard

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Favorite Manly Poems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sir Jun 20, 2015. 220 Replies

 

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Sir replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"One of my favorite manly poems.  "Tired of speaking sweetly. " http://www.kalavati.org/Hafiz.html"
Jun 20, 2015
Araignée replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Cont. My Favorite of Omar Khayyam's Rubiat A Book of Verses underneath the Bough,A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread, - and ThouBeside me singing in the Wilderness - Oh, Wilderness were Paradise now!  Whether at Naishapur or Babylon,…"
Jun 20, 2015
Araignée replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Poetry Dump Incoming Robert Graves- A Dead Boche  To you who’d read my songs of War And only hear of blood and fame, I’ll say (you’ve heard it said before) ”War’s Hell!” and if you doubt the…"
Jun 20, 2015
Dan Byron replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"The school I work at has a "Positive Behaviour Room" (Basically an in school suspension) and the coordinator uses this as the foundation for all his lessons."
Jun 20, 2015
kb123 replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"My favorite poem! I even created a motivational wall art for the office of this poem."
Jun 9, 2015
Sir replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Violets is blue; roses is red.Buzzards is ugly and so is yo head."
Jun 2, 2015
Dave Bowick replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Gunga Din - by Rudyard Kipling YOU may talk o' gin an' beer When you're quartered safe out 'ere, An' you're sent to penny-fights an' Aldershot it; But if it comes to slaughter You will do your work on…"
Jun 1, 2015
Alan Andrews replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Like that one, Tim."
Jul 8, 2013
Jonathan Paul Riggs replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Quote by Tecumseh (As heard/seen in the movie "Act of Valor) So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your…"
Jul 5, 2013
Bofur the dwarf replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Thinking If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't It's almost a cinch you won't. If you think you'll lose, you've lost, For out in…"
Jul 5, 2013
Tim replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"A great children's poem (suitable for grown-up men as well) The Little Boy and the Old Man by Shel Silverstein Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon." Said the little old man, "I do that too." The little boy…"
Jul 5, 2013
Richard White replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"The Law of the Jungle  Rudyard Kipling Now this is the Law of the Jungle -- as old and as true as the sky;And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die. As the creeper that girdles the…"
Jul 3, 2013
Shane Browning replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"I didn't see this one posted. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening BY ROBERT FROST Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse…"
Jul 1, 2013
Alan Andrews replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Great stuff."
Jul 1, 2013
Neil H replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Riflemen Form!Alfred Lord TennysonThere is a sound of thunder afar, Storm in the south that darkens the day, Storm of battle and thunder of war, Well, if it do not roll our way. Form! form! Riflemen form! Ready, be ready to meet the storm! Riflemen,…"
Jul 1, 2013
Alan Andrews replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Service is great! "
Jul 1, 2013

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Richard Ford, Michael Lewis, Saul Bellow, Charles Frazier (Cold Mountain), Michael Ondaatje (The English Patient)
Movies
Get Shorty, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Zulu, The Godfather 1 & 2
Music
Bad Religion, John Coltrane, Blackalicious, Bruce Springsteen, Gram Parsons, Flying Burrito Brothers, Johnny Cash, Pavement, Buena Vista Social Club, Pixies, Frank Sinatra singing Antonio Carlo Jobim.

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At 10:59pm on August 12, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Hey Christian and welcome! Yeah, it's a nice mix here of serious and fun. And everyone here is really cool. Definitely an upstanding bunch of men. Look forward to seeing you around here.
At 12:51pm on August 10, 2009, Sir said…
Welcome aboard!
At 7:07pm on August 6, 2009, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the AoM Community. We're glad you're here.
 
 
 

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Sir replied to Mongoose's discussion Methinks "Manly" is a Misnomer?
"If a man decides to quit work w/o telling his wife and steal money from her purse to spend on hookers and crack, and leaves the house whenever she confronts him on it, this is not manly by the definitions I was able to find."
32 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Mongoose's discussion Methinks "Manly" is a Misnomer?
""....whatever a man decides to do is manly." That cannot be true, otherwise the word 'manly' would have no meaning. But, it has meaning. When you use the word, people know what you're talking about -- even they can't…"
1 hour ago
Nate replied to Mongoose's discussion Methinks "Manly" is a Misnomer?
"I am a man. While I believe in many traditional manly virtues like being competent, capable,strong, and ethical the fact is.... ....whatever a man decides to do is manly."
4 hours ago
Sir replied to Mongoose's discussion Methinks "Manly" is a Misnomer?
"When I googled it I found  having or denoting those good qualities traditionally associated with men, such as courage and strength. (of an activity) befitting a man, especially in a traditional…"
4 hours ago
Native Son replied to Zach.Riggs's discussion Reading
"I originally had a Sony Reader.  I liked several aspects of the Reader user interface better than my Kindle Fire.  Unfortunately, the Sony download was a ridiculous PITA. You had to buy the book online, download it onto your PC and then…"
7 hours ago
R. Max 2.0 replied to Ian M's discussion Girlfriend was flirting with one my friends - am I over-reacting?
"She's a Russian sleeper agent. The trigger is other dudes."
9 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Mongoose's discussion Methinks "Manly" is a Misnomer?
"Those were paraphrases of the dictionary definition of the term. The only way they're "kind of like" that nonsense is if you're reading them with the intent to misunderstand or dispute them. JB"
9 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Ian M's discussion Girlfriend was flirting with one my friends - am I over-reacting?
"Mark your territory. Certainly an option. JB"
10 hours ago

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