Mark Elliott
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  • Woodland, WA
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Mark Elliott replied to Anthony McKenzie's discussion Self-Reliance / Independence
"Avoid debt, except for your home mortgage.  Pay that off as soon as possible too.  (10 years beats 30 years.)  Look at every bill every month and think of how to make it smaller.  Drive a good used car that's both reliable…"
Jun 30
Mark Elliott updated their profile
Jun 30
Mark Elliott replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"The very first job any man had was the tend a garden.  It was called "The Garden of Eden.""
Jun 30
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Jun 30
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 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 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 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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Rick Shelton replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
"I would agree with you on much of this excepting the fact that by faith the Muslims are supposed to make a Hajj at least once in their lives.  It's one of the five pillars of Islam.  This means that if ISIS controlled the three holy…"
14 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
"That doesn't mean much.  I've seen 'reporters' ask every day Americans how many natural satellites the earth has and they couldn't answer the question correctly."
19 minutes ago
Shane replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
">national igloo I see what you did there."
21 minutes ago
Carl Monster replied to Alex L's discussion Learn how to cook
"After I was booted from the college dining hall upon gradution *sob* I discovered these: These were about 2 dollars a serving and guaranteed you a balanced meal. It also offered a reprive from the burden of shopping to stock a kitchen, cooking, and…"
24 minutes ago
John Muir replied to Zachary Stucki's discussion How do we inform more people about ISIS?
"Iran is fighting ISIS. In fact, in a bizarre turn of events, they are sharing bases with US advisors. Sunni Saudi Arabia hates and fears ISIS because ISIS has declared themselves to be a caliphate, so that means they must ultimately desire to…"
34 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"Completely new context for the 'tuck rule'. JB"
49 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"I like that plan.  Good distance practice ... with the added benefit of probably re-single-sexing the unisex bathrooms. JB"
1 hour ago
Nick H replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"Or the seat"
1 hour ago

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