I am CJ from Fairfield and have been a follower of AoM for about 6 months and finally decided to join the community. Originally from Malden, MA, I am an avid Boston sports fan and get up to the area…Continue
"Was going to suggest this one... Honestly, of all the Bond films, the Daniel Craig version, where he specifies the ingredients and method of making it make it so much more sexy if thats the right word to use.
I also enjoy Hot Fuzz's…"
"Enjoy the ride! I have three girls 10, 5 and 3 and wouldn't change it for the world. There is something about being a guy and looking down into a daughter's eyes as she looks up at you. Best advice...be the man you want her to end up…"
"Everybody but my mother, sister, wife and kids calls me by my last name. It started in high school and really picked up through college and beyond. Even my inlaws and wife's extended family call me by my last name. I agree with Stein...I think…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
So, I confess I'm a bit of a barfly. I'm always looking for a good pub, lively club or just a damn good watering hole. I'm also a lifelong fan of the movies so I figured I'd mix two passions together and ask WHAT IS THE BEST DRINK ORDER (or scene) IN FILM?I'll offer up one to get things started...In Ocean's Eleven, Danny Ocean (George Clooney) meets up with old flame, Tess (Julia Roberts) in a casino bar and when asked what he'll have to drink (using his thumb and pointer) he replies " I'll…See More
"I recommend putting up a visible indicator that makes it obvious that the discussion was pro-actively locked by moderators and the reason for said locking. Otherwise it just looks like a rapey discussion that's sitting there, inactive but…"
"Absolutely. I've been watching this play out on other forums in the gaming community, particularly the Board Game Geek facebook page, in which the vitriol against questioning or discussing the culture's activities is so hot that admins are…"
""Sure, particular individuals are making the gaming community unwelcoming for women but why is it that they are able to do so without being shut down by their peers?"
Exactly. When women who aren't fans of Sport X attend an event out…"
"Lumberjoe is making a good point. To add to it: If you treat a societal or community issue as an individual "problem person" issue, you miss all the ways in which that society or community reinforce the dysfunctional norms. Sure,…"
""But that isn't a problem with gaming culture, it's a problem with the people."
That's kind of a chicken & egg dilemma though. Sure, it's a problem that individuals have but if individuals with the same problem are…"