Mark Elliott
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Mark Elliott replied to RiotReiben's discussion Manly advice for short guys?
"Move to Mexico.  You'll be a giant."
Sep 12, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Hank Rutherford Hill's discussion Joining the military?
"The military can help you with your civilian career if your career goal aligns with the military's needs.  My stepson was a pretty good driver by the time he was 16.  He started driving delivery trucks right out of high school. …"
Sep 12, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Hank Rutherford Hill's discussion Joining the military?
"I should have clarified that point.  I only said to be prepared to be treated that way.  It has a purpose.  They have to break down the individual personality and cultural differences and replace those with a common culture that…"
Sep 9, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"First of all, it is manly to work.  It is not manly to not work.  There is honor in work.  There is dishonor in laziness.  The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
Sep 9, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Hank Rutherford Hill's discussion Joining the military?
"I was never in the military.  I grew up as a "military brat."  (And I was a real brat too.)  My dad served in the USAF and Vietnam.  My granddad served in the Army and WWI.  My great granddad served in the…"
Sep 9, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"It changes from month to month, or season to season.  I just spent about three months figuring out how to get a razor sharp edge on almost any knife.  Before that I learned how to drop a squirrel at 10 yards with a BB pistol.  Before…"
Sep 6, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Frost's discussion surviving anywhere.
"Where there's a will, there's a way.  But, knowledge is important.  Watch one episode of "Naked and Afraid" (Discovery Channel.)  Then you'll learn that the #1 physical need is clothing and shoes. …"
Sep 6, 2013
Mark Elliott is now a member of Art of Manliness
Jul 18, 2013

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Interests
playing musical instruments, shooting pistols, sharpening carbon steel knives, the US e-con-o-me, ways to do things more simply and less expensively
Books
the bible, everything written by John G. Fuller, everything written by David Hatcher Childress, apocalyptic fiction
Movies
Aliens (sci-fi & Vietnam rolled into one film), The Stand, The Deer Hunter, Apocalypse Now, Jarhead, The Day After, Threads, The Road
Music
modern worship music, nearly everything on the radio between 1970 and 1990
Quote
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" George Santayana

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John Lee Pettimore replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
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Jake Maestas replied to Raul Duron Jr.'s discussion How can I improve my leadership abilities?
"Corporal checking in here.  Similar to you, I was promoted right at my 2 year mark.  Fortunately I am active duty and had been put into leadership roles quite a bit as a Lance in the months leading up to my promotion.  Well, it payed…"
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Kit replied to Raul Duron Jr.'s discussion How can I improve my leadership abilities?
"I know nothing of the military, but i've led various research projects and assignments at uni; make sure you get to know the people, and be friendly to them. Admiration goes a lot further than fear."
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"You´re welcome, TeefsS"
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