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Chuck Knight's Discussions

How to handle difficult people

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucius Artorius Castus Feb 15. 29 Replies

Since the entire thread disappeared a moment ago, I figured I would help out by recreating it. So, just to document the original thread, here it is in all its glory, as originally created by user…Continue

Severe haircuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Jan 1, 2013. 24 Replies

Short military-style haircuts seem to be particularly popular right now, and they do look good on a lot of guys, but there are some of us like our hair to be not just short, but somewhat severe.  I,…Continue

Growing and styling a beard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Dale Rogers Sep 25, 2012. 8 Replies

Tonight, I was chatting with one of my favorite barbers, and he keeps trying to convince me to shave my head in the spring.  Claims I'll love it...and it's at least possible that he's right,…Continue

What new skills have you learned, recently?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Oct 18, 2012. 35 Replies

Manliness is a journey, a journey of self discovery and self improvement.  And, learning new skills is an integral part of that journey. So, what new skills has each of us learned, recently? I've…Continue

 

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Chuck Knight replied to Gary J's discussion Beard trends through history in the group Men with Beards
"But facial hair in some fashion has always remained attractive and desirable for men until the 20th century. We can blame the Great War for that one. Gas masks do not seal over beards, and "manly men" soldiers suddenly became clean…"
yesterday
Chuck Knight replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"I still wish you well in your training.  And I look forward to your progress pics."
Tuesday
Chuck Knight replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Bodybuilding is not about being healthy, Josh.  It is exceedingly difficult, takes a massive toll on your body, and wears you out prematurely.   Having said that, I applaud his obvious dedication and focus.   You asked, once, if any…"
Tuesday
Chuck Knight replied to Sonny's discussion The end of stereotypes in ads for male ?
"We all have insecurities.  Every single one of us has strengths and weaknesses."
Tuesday
Chuck Knight replied to Sonny's discussion The end of stereotypes in ads for male ?
"Models are clothing hangers with faces.  The advertisers want the clothing to be shown in a way that makes a purchase desirable.   It's just that simple.   Clothing will always be hung on "beautiful" people.  Even…"
Tuesday
Chuck Knight replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"And, you are absolutely correct about that, Matt.  But the difference between your post and Josh's post, is that he deals in absolutes.   You agree with that particular world view.  Good for you!  Good for him, too.…"
Tuesday
Chuck Knight replied to Ian Wilson's discussion expectations to conform; is this offensive? in the group Out to Build Bridges
"I would assume it stems from the fact that we are each free to make our own decisions.  But, also, that those decisions have consequences.   Neil conforms.  He looks dapper.  His appearance is consistent with general societal…"
Tuesday
Chuck Knight joined Ian Wilson's group
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Out to Build Bridges

This is a GSRM (Gender Sexual Romantic Minorities or LGBTQ+) group.  But And straight men and cis-men are encouraged to join as well.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate…See More
Tuesday
Chuck Knight replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Meesa thinkin yousa bein purposely forgetful.  ;)"
Tuesday
Chuck Knight commented on Russell Booth's group Republican Men
"If you find the submarine clock, Margie, let me know.  I said, earlier, that I collect Russian watches, and while not a watch, it is still a Russian timepiece."
Monday
Chuck Knight replied to Christopher Sun's discussion Men and Bedding. WTF
"As did I.  It definitely appealed to a specific market, but it was not in bad taste."
Monday
Chuck Knight replied to Christopher Sun's discussion Men and Bedding. WTF
"There are extremely few designs for bedding, to begin with.  The primary variations will involve pattern.  And, relatively few patterns are considered inherently masculine...plaid, stripes, various camos, maybe a large scale paisley, and…"
Monday
Chuck Knight replied to Jason's discussion Odd Question about friendship boundaries
"You are not a homewrecker, obviously.  But you *are* a romantic rival, in her way of thinking.   And, as such, you are a threat, whether you realize it or not.  The situation would be analogous to him having a best girl-friend who she…"
Monday
Chuck Knight commented on Steve Dallas's photo
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Look at my money

"Is that your family tartan?  Obviously you're also of noble descent."
Sunday
Chuck Knight replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"My impression of Michael is that he is a sincerely nice guy who is trying to understand the dynamics of this community.  Let's face it, it's quite different than most online forums.   And, he is a teacher.  He is accustomed…"
Sunday
Chuck Knight replied to Jason's discussion Odd Question about friendship boundaries
"So, he's not just your buddy, he's your best friend.  Yeah, this just gets better.   Yeah, I predict that her days are numbered.  This will not end well. "
Sunday

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At 2:53am on April 7, 2014, MiCHAEL J K. said…

wow some men do not know when they are being mean on here

I am not here to pick a fight, but I will not just stand there and be talked to like that.   It is not for others to tell me who is being mean to me.  If I felt hurt I felt hurt.   A lot of men were telling others how to do what to do and if their feelings were valid.   They also do not see the value in the softer side a being male.  It will take some time to understand the men who seemed rude and mean, but I do not need help seeing if someone is saying something hurtful.    I choose not to be like that it is my choice.  Reaching out is good.  Making fun of others is not okay.  I know there are people of all kinds here.  It is okay.  I have the right to be myself just like anyone.  Just because some people do not care for the way I am does not call for the way I was treated on the comment tread.  I was told the men were not mad by someone well it sure did not seem it was out of love.  I like what I see here and will continue to comment on things, but will not be told what to do or how to do something.  Or listen to other tell me who and what I am or who I can support or not.  I am a strong man of integrity who cares about people.   There are better ways to use words to help other, and tearing people down is not the way.  A comment about being a teen or crying as weak, well that is one way to see men.   Being kind and loving is also part of being a man.   I have not use for mean comments.

I am trying not to respond back with mean comments.  Many people would see the comments made in that thread as mean.

Even you told some of them to lay off.  I thank you for that.  I really like the site and think it is good.  Thanks for all the nice things you said.  Sometimes people cannot see the forest through the trees.  

At 9:19pm on April 6, 2014, MiCHAEL J K. said…

HI Just got here like a week ago.  I do not need you to add me but just wanted to understand more what is going on.

I wish I did not say anything and never saw the post.

I am hearing things from one side and the other about the men in the comments.

At 4:52pm on March 8, 2014, Walter B. Pewen said…

And in reference to my inconsistency-well I've been there to back up other gay men and women in my lifetime when they needed it.  Sorry to say, sometimes their trauma made it impossible at the time to accept any help-they just wanted the scene to blow over...

At 4:48pm on March 8, 2014, Walter B. Pewen said…

Chuck: 

Sorry you feel I disappointed you in your reading that I was sort of not following my own political beliefs. 

Also, maybe please reference my further comments re guys who take on serious manual jobs and 'flamers' so to speak.  It might reference to you where I'm coming from about being out on the job and in particular workplaces that are to say the least, real homophobic.

At 12:56pm on February 14, 2014, Pale Horse said…

He is censoring the other half.

At 3:20pm on February 12, 2014, John White said…

its sad that you are afraid of those who have different beliefs.

At 2:01am on February 8, 2014, Chuck Knight said…

Thanks, Will.  It's bigger, now.  That was taken in January.

At 1:48am on February 8, 2014, Will said…

That is one righteous beard.

At 7:15pm on December 26, 2013, Davis said…

Chuck,

Compliments on your level-headed thinking, clear and concise comments, and direct but respectful delivery. Continue, Sir.

Davis

At 1:28am on December 21, 2013, Andrew D, USA Ret said…

Hello Chuck,

Glad to be among your many friends.  

 
 
 

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