Gentlemen,I have a group of friends that smoke pipes, often when we're together. However, I have taken a pledge to avoid tobacco, alcohol, etc. I do not mind them smoking around me, and I recognize…Continue
"Perhaps already mentioned but the manliest thing, if there is such a thing, would be to have enough discipline to just stop smoking and not let it impact your life or social surroundings. enjoy the company not the activity."
"The tea idea is pretty cool. I gave up alcohol this year (with the exception of a few hiccups) and I find I miss the collector's impulse I get in accumulating a nice selection of scotches or tequilas etc. Tea seems like something I could pick…"
"I like the whittling idea, although depending where this happens the shavings might be obnoxious.
I had a group that would always play a low-key card game when we sat around. Nothing very involved, just so that our hands were doing something…"
"Not to depart from the original post topic, but you've intrigued me, Brad, and I'd like to get to know more about the world of tea. How would you recommend I get my feet in the water? Go out and start buying/trying teas;…"
"Excellent response, exactly what i had in mind when i recommended it to him.
Tea is a quite manly pursuit with a rich history as you pointed out, and like any manly hobby it has more to do with how you aproach the hobby then with how society views…"
"I also suggest tea. I acquired the tea taste over here in Asia, where tea houses and tea drinking are a serious institution. Lots of people, including me, spend 5 or 6 hours at a tea house, talking, snacking, playing cards or mah jong,…"
"It is indeed important to be oneself but I just feel like forcing oneself into habits like twiddling with a yo-yo or perpetually sucking on a lollipop is the the opposite of being oneself; it's attempting to artificially ascribe quirky…"
"Excellent reply, all those points are good ones.
Although, the act of smoking a pipe is now considered eccentric. So if this fellow becomes eccentric himself, he will just fit in more with the group. I myself am a proud eccentric.
The key thing to…"
"Excellent! Another common hipster-appropriated hat fashion I've seen a great deal recently is the driving cap. I have a Tilley T3 that I wear pretty much every day, but my wife seems to think a driving cap would look great on me. When she says…"
"what kind of truth you are talking about ? you know nothing and still you are claiming to be an philosopher.
alright you simply answer to my this question that how can child will understand this thing that who is his real father ? because before…"
"It isn't my peace movement, as I said it was founded by Lamat himself. Lamatology is based upon truth, self discovery and higher conciousness. We believe that by tuning ourselves into higher frequency we are able to better understand the…"
Hey guys! Been thinking alot on the topic of the retrosexual as Brent put it. One of the dangers of guys who truly enjoy a proper hat like a fedora, flat cap, newsboy etc is that the hipster crowd has taken to wearing these hats "ironically". Nothing is more frustrating then seeing some wannabe wear a hat that is two sizes too small for his head and sits on top of his hair. So I thought I would post a few photos for guys new to the hat world about how to avoid such a thing. First the WHAT TO…See More