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Matt J K replied to Kit's discussion Whats your hangover cure?
"Men, the healthcare guy has to step in.  Some of this advice is good, but Tylenol and alcohol don't mix.  Tylenol slows down your liver's ability to metabolize alcohol, causing it to stay in your blood stream longer, increasing…"
Aug 16
Matt J K replied to Scott Makorow's discussion Hi Everyone
"Welcome Scott!  Glad to have you aboard."
Aug 12
Matt J K replied to Stephen Charles Bond's discussion Where's your favorite Banya - Hammam - Jjimjilbang - Spa - etc.? in the group Banya Men!
"I tried a jimjilbang yesterday.  It's called Seoul Zimzilbang, in Toronto.  The wet areas are gender segregated, so the hot tub, cold tub and steam room are all nude zones.  You are given a t-shirt and shorts to wear in the…"
Jul 6
Matt J K replied to Dal's discussion physical affection/bros/athletes/bromance in the group Manly Dads
"Whoops Andrew, "My father, grandfathers, great grandfathers and on back to the beginning of human time,..." This is a bit of an overstatement.  Now, let's leave the cock grabbing out of it for bit, but consider other forms of…"
May 3
Matt J K joined Badabing's group
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Wrestling Fight Club

This group is for anyone interested in the sport of wrestling, whether you wrestled in school or are just a fan and want to learn.  People say it's a dying sport but the popularity of MMA has really brought home the importance of wrestling as a skillset that every man needs, especially anyone interested in martial arts in general.  Hopefully this can facilitate discussion and people looking for training partners in their areaSee More
Apr 27
Matt J K replied to Thomas James's discussion Paying off a large credit card debt vs. settlement? Are there pros? How bad are the cons?
"Hi Thomas. I worked in the collections industry for 7 years.  I have also had some major financial problems in the past.  I am now debt free, thank God.  Here's the inside scoop: Payment in full "is" better for your…"
Apr 17
Matt J K replied to D.J.'s discussion Feeling Unaccomplished
"Questions:  When do you feel most alive?  What makes you tick?  What is it about the world that you would like to change?  Answers to these questions may help you choose something to put your hand to that you will be really…"
Apr 2
steve smith left a comment for Matt J K
"Thank U for the friends request! Look forward to a Chat :)"
Mar 18
Art left a comment for Matt J K
"Thanks for the add, Matt"
Mar 17
Matt J K replied to Bofur the dwarf's discussion Happy Saint Patrick's Day
"Happy St. Patrick's Day to you too!  For a festive song that explains what will be happening to my body in a few hours, see this video:  (A Biologist's) St. Patrick's Day Song."
Mar 17
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urinal football

"I bet they get really pissed when you try a simple PAT from 19 yards."
Mar 10
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"i am the same way... very at home in the woods."
Mar 10
Ian Wilson commented on Matt J K's photo
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urinal football

"that's hilarious!"
Mar 10
Matt J K replied to Stephen Charles Bond's discussion Where's your favorite Banya - Hammam - Jjimjilbang - Spa - etc.? in the group Banya Men!
"I've been to two banyas.  My favourite of the two is called Steamul Sauna, in Mississauga, Ontario (west of Toronto).  They have two Russian saunas, one at 85C and one at 100C, a dry, Finnish sauna, and a Turkish steam room.…"
Mar 4

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Website
http://www.twitter.com/mattjkingdom
Interests
Jiu-Jitsu, banya, hiking, camping, canoeing (including portaging), kayaking, cycling, bridge jumping into the canal, skinny dipping, lying on a beach with lots of sunblock, working out, conversation, story telling, mindfulness meditation, premium beer, practical jokes, second breakfast, laughter, and becoming a better man.
Books
King Me, Healing the Masculine Soul, Picturing Men, Wild at Heart, The Bible, The Chronicles of Narnia or anything else by C.S. Lewis, Searching for God Knows What, Velvet Elvis, The Bait of Satan, Treasure Island, The Hobbit, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, 1984, The Time Machine, Margin, In Praise of Slow (I'm reading it so slowly I'm only halfway through after 3 years), The Rest of God. I also enjoy reference materials and dramatized audiobooks.
Movies
The Book of Eli, Gladiator, Equilibrium, The Matrix, Inception, Planet Earth, Star Trek (especially Insurrection, but all of them),

Monty Python- Holy Grail, What About Bob, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Clue, The Gods Must Be Crazy, Over the Hedge, Ice Age 3, Evan Almighty, Lord of the Rings, Chronicles of Narnia, Transformers, and I'm a sucker for pretty much any nature-related documentary.
Music
I'm very eclectic. Jazz, Rock, Inspirational, Soundtracks, Love that east coast fiddle music, oldies, latin american stuff, world music, and maybe a sprinkling of metal and hip-hop, but not too much. I can also tolerate country music in small doses.
Quote
"All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." - James Thurber

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - James Thurber

"You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling." -Eames

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At 4:04pm on March 18, 2014, steve smith said…

Thank U for the friends request! Look forward to a Chat :)

At 7:31pm on March 17, 2014, Art said…
Thanks for the add, Matt
At 10:09pm on March 2, 2014, Padre said…

Hey Matt - welcome to the group...i am always up for chatting on here, skype or google...shoot me a message if you like.

At 5:42am on February 5, 2014, Jay said…
Hey Matt--

How is the jiu jitsu going? I have been away from it now for over a year, and really want to get back to it, but hate the idea of having my ass kicked for weeks just to get back in the routine. Any inspirational thoughts on this one?

Jay
At 11:25pm on November 26, 2013, Jonathan said…

Hey Matt,

Thanks for the friend request.

I'd like to talk more as well.  What your status now and did all that effect you later or influence your direction?

I noticed you've read healing the Masculine Soul. Did you like it or did it help?

 
 
 

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The New Lexus RX SUV

"You completely missed the point on that Dave Ramsey link.  His point is that rich people's cars aren't all that special ... because rich people don't get that way by spending stupidly.  His final sentence is…"
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Marcus Baughurst replied to Luca K.'s discussion How can one be funny?
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