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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J. R. Thompson posted a discussion

Introduction

Hello everyone,My name is Josh. Although I am a new member, I have been reading and watching AoM for years.About me: I'm 18 years old, I live in the mountains of Virginia, I'm an Eagle Scout, I love doing anything outdoors related but I also enjoy things like cooking and reading good books (and great websites like AoM). I'm just starting college with the goal of graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering. I have two favorite quotes:"Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the…See More
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Josh100LuBu - How To Sashay (HD)

"I see this as a fine basis for a Britcom.  Hunting for birds (it looks like) with the cane made me LOL. Compare to Mrs. Bucket (Keeping Up Appearances), or To the Manor Born, or the defunct Web "advice columnist" Sir Charles…"
44 minutes ago
J. R. Thompson joined oracle989's group
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Fishermen

Love to fish? Come on in! Share tips, tricks, or just your best fish tales.
45 minutes ago
Benjamin Poltz replied to Benjamin Poltz's discussion A quick introduction about me
"Thank you. The tux was for a friends wedding."
48 minutes ago
Carl Monster replied to John Muir's discussion Balance
"Search the main site for balance and a good strength/balance article comes up. I do some of the exercises for my assistance work."
48 minutes ago
P. Stevenson replied to M Pumpernickel's discussion Can owning a cat be manly?
"Didn't even think that owning a particular type of a pet could be manly or not, you own a pet that you would like. That's all)"
1 hour ago
P. Stevenson replied to Rob --'s discussion 22 year old wanting a style change?
"Dear Rob,i think that it would be better for us to give advice if you provide your photos here)In general, i would just say that you probably need to go to the gym to keep you fit, maybe start a diet? and get a modern haircut :)"
1 hour ago

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