Mark
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  • Belton, TX
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Mark replied to Liam's discussion Calisthenics in the group Exercise
"Look up videos on youtube! There are a lot of good body weight videos out there; you just have to find them. Here is a body weight chest workout that I did a couple of days ago that killed me. I did just regular push ups. I did about 6 sets with 20…"
Jan 5
Mark joined Steven C.'s group
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Exercise

Exercise is a crucial part of maintaining a manly physique. Join up to share ideas, get support and discuss plans with other men.See More
Jan 5
Mark replied to Justin's discussion She's too friendly
"If you like her then ask her out, and if you do not turn out to like her then just leave her alone or stay friends"
Jan 5
Mark updated their profile
Jan 5
Chuck Knight replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"She's wrong.  Her set of clippers only had guards that go up to a #5, but that's not true for all.  After #12, some even start in with letters. http://www.amazon.com/Wahl-Clipper-Attachments-Guide-Combs/dp/B000FL6HEC   And,…"
Jan 21, 2013
Mark replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"Sorry, I forgot to check back in on this post. At Supercuts, they used to use clippers on my hair, but it always cut too short, and I was using number 5 clippers. I asked the lady if she could go longer, but she said that clippers only went to…"
Jan 21, 2013
Nolan Poulson replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"@ B.A. thanks for the insight.  I agree and I think you nailed it with the fact that it takes conversation.  My barber does scissor over comb on top and clippers on the sides, with clippers over comb to blend it. "
Jan 16, 2013
B.A. Poskin replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"It appears that I am a bit tardy for this discussion, but I feel the need to reply. I am replying as a professional and barber. 1) All barbers, as well as hairstylists, should be trained in the art of using both shears and clippers. A barber will…"
Jan 16, 2013
Nolan Poulson replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"Mark, It sounds like to me there are two problems here.  *Disclaimer - this is based only on what your post stated.*  Clippers are used as stated by the others to remove bulk this is true.  You need to understand that scissors can…"
Dec 17, 2012
Chuck Knight replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"And, understand, there are many tools you can use to remove hair.  Here's the most manly option I can think of, even more manly than a straight razor. "
Dec 15, 2012
Chuck Knight replied to Mark's discussion Questions about the Barbershop in the group The Barbershop
"Just out of curiosity, why were you so insistent he use scissors?  I mean, the idea is to make your hair shorter than it is.  Why does it matter, so much to you, which tool he uses to accomplish that?   Clippers are generally used to…"
Dec 15, 2012
Mark added a discussion to the group The Barbershop
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Questions about the Barbershop

I read the Art of Manliness article about reviving the barbershop. After I was done reading it, I went to the barbershop in my town, and the barber had me sit down and asked me what I wanted. I told him that I would like my hair scissored; the barber immediately grabbed his clippers and was about to run them through my my hair when I had him stop. I asked him that I wanted scissors, and his whole attitude changed toward me. He rudely told me that he only used clippers, and he grabbed me out of…See More
Dec 15, 2012
Mark joined Nolan Poulson's group
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The Barbershop

It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group.  My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found  to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop.  See More
Dec 15, 2012
Mark replied to Daniel's discussion Recommendations for Historical Fiction Books?
"G.A. Henty has written a lot of historical fiction from all eras in history. His books are great, and I would suggest that you look into them. His books fall under the more adventurous category than detective side."
Dec 15, 2012
Mark is now a member of Art of Manliness
Oct 8, 2012

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Interests
I like to play football, basketball, and track. I am an athlete. I like to hang out with my friends a lot. I like to fish and shoot guns.
Books
Any of G.A. Henty's books. War books. The Bible.
Movies
The Batman movies. War movies. I like any Denzel Washington or Morgan Freeman movies. I do not like movies that contain a lot of gross humor or jokes.
Music
I listen to a lot of country. But I like the chill beat of John Mayer also.

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