Jarid
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Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Dallas Mar 14. 47 Replies

Just lookinug for your general opinion on tattoos. For them or against them, favorite tattoos, coolest ones youve seen, which of your own means the most to you, what do you think looks good vs what…Continue

Thoughts, tips, and suggestions for a new cigar smoker

Started Feb 3 0 Replies

I smoked my first cigar on my 18th birthday. ive had a few over the years (im 21 going on 22 now) but i didnt really get into till i got to Afghanistan. It is definitely something I enjoy doing and…Continue

Manliest dress for a hard days work in the out doors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pale Horse Feb 1. 6 Replies

Opinions? Im going to have to say the vast majority of the time i gravitate towards jeans work boots a leather belt and a flannel with the sleeves rolled. Thats what my grandpa always wore and i…Continue

What is your choice of concealed carry weapon?

Started this discussion. Last reply by derhussl Feb 6. 83 Replies

Mine is the Walther PPS 40. If you dont agree with a the right to have a CCW feel free to say so, but dont attempt to start a second ammendment argument because ive grown tired of it and wont bite.…Continue

 

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Jarid replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"usually tattoos are just a part of the people I'm around. Being in the military means almost everyone has tattoos. The only time that the topic is brought up, is when someone wants an artist or asks about it. Volunteering info about tattoos…"
Mar 14
Cassidy replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"I vacillate between being ambivalent towards tattoos and being anti-ink for one simple reason: There is nothing more torturous than being held captive in a conversation where some inked dude wants to recount in endless detail the story and…"
Mar 14
Jarid replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"exactly. Maybe back in the day it was taboo to have a tattoo. Society has changed. They're more acceptable and a lot more people have them. When i see someone at a formal event with a tattoo showing it just makes me more relaxed around that…"
Mar 14
Chuck Knight replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"I may not have the ink, but I have a big head-start on the beard.  :D"
Mar 4
Thomas Davey replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"I personally like them, but I don't have any of my own, yet... Unless you are from the land or culture, tribal tattoos just look ridiculous in my opinion, but they work if you are of that heritage and it means something to you. A lot gets said…"
Mar 4
Jarid replied to Jarid's discussion Advice for good home gym
"that actually looks pretty awesome. Thanks for the reply and ill look into it. Definitely is what im looking for"
Feb 15
Mark Taylor replied to Jarid's discussion Advice for good home gym
"Jarid, After reaching the same conclusion about preferring to work out at home instead of joining a gym, I did tons of research into equipment for my home gym.  I ultimately purchased the power rack from Texas Strength Systems.  It is…"
Feb 15
william replied to Jarid's discussion Advice for good home gym
"My gym is basic and only contains a squat rack, barbell, dumbbell handles, weights, sandbag, and a heavybag.   But, I started very basic and worked my way up.  First I purchased some used adjustable dumbbell handles and weights and…"
Feb 15
John Muir replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"exactly. ditto. "
Feb 14
Sean O' replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
Feb 14
Pale Horse replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"    My great grandfather had a tatoo on his forearm, probably from the Second World War. My mother and I have discussed it before, and we think it says "Betty" (not his wife's name, btw). Notice "think" being the…"
Feb 14
Goldy Goldbach replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"I love tattoos, and have several. Here's my personal tattoo rules. 1) They have to have meaning. If you get something 'because it looks cool' you'll end up hating it. It doesn't matter what it is or how it looks, as long as…"
Feb 14
John Pound replied to Jarid's discussion Advice for good home gym
"Yes Shane I appreciate your comments. There was a time in my life that I was in a similar situation myself with VERY limited time due to family and work commitments. I'm very much a family man with children and have a very busy life too so I…"
Feb 14
John Pound replied to Jarid's discussion Advice for good home gym
"The home gym is a great idea particularly with a busy job and family. I converted my garage to a gym and can always get a good workout at any convenient time. These are the contents of my home gym and I doubt whether anyone would need more: A York…"
Feb 14
Jarid replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"if you have a pheonix centered on your back its impossible to not spend time on the spine. He wont do it all at once but the same amount of time will be spent on it regardless."
Feb 13
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to Jarid's discussion Tattoos Tattoos Tattoos!
"But if you go to a good enough artist,  he wont send much time on the spine."
Feb 13

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Hunting, Fishing, Skiing, Shooting, Reading, Working out.
Books
The Killer Angels, Gates of Fire, Enders Game, Starship Troopers, Any Vince Flynn novel, Harry potter, The Great Gatsby, Huck Finn
Movies
Anchorman, Shooter, Lone Survivor, A Few Good Men, Pitch Perfect, Underworld, The Great Gatsby, Tombstone, Kevin Hart, Kat Williams, The Bourne Trillogy, The Oceans Trillogy, Sons of Anarchy
Music
Rap, Country, Rock, Pretty much anything
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"In the absence of orders, figure out what they would have been, and do that."
"The worst plan, ennacted quickly and violently is better than the best plan never actioned on." Both are quotes from my CO, a man who got shot in the face in Iraq and continued to lead.

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At 11:42pm on February 5, 2014, Andrew D, USA Ret said…

Well, it is a well-known fact that soldiers and marines are versatile in the field, capable of miracles with 100-mile-an-hour tape and a string. I guess youse Gyrenes are just a bit more practiced at it!

At 11:26pm on February 5, 2014, Andrew D, USA Ret said…

Yep.  Also, If it's still broke, get a bigger hammer! That, especially, with tanks.

At 11:24pm on February 5, 2014, Andrew D, USA Ret said…

"US Army Armored Corps, 1975 - 1997. I was at Fort Hood from 1975-1978: 2/5 Cav, 1st Cav Division. I don't imagine I would recognize the place after all these years; but, then again, some things never change."

At 2:01pm on February 5, 2014, Andrew D, USA Ret said…

Hello Jarid.  Thanks for the request.  Military guys are always friends of mine. 

 
 
 

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