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One Helluva Man's Best Friend

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael D. Denny Mar 10. 2 Replies

Morning Gents,I found this story of a man and his incredible canine companion, and thought you'd all appreciate the manly little saga.…Continue

Books Involving Relationships

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Williams Feb 28. 9 Replies

Hello Gents,I want to gain insight into relationships, but my own experience is limited to flings which never pass 3 months.  I know the how of being a gentleman, good relationship partner, and all…Continue

Manly Multivitamins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dec 17, 2013. 25 Replies

I'm curious about dietary supplements and cheap ways to eat my daily worth of calories in an effort to save some cash at the grocery store.I've never bothered looking into multivitamin pills and…Continue

 

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Matt T. replied to Niko's discussion Greetings from Germany
"As I understand it (I live in the U.S.A.), Germany has a military but does not deploy it beyond the national territory."
Nov 1
Matt T. replied to Niko's discussion Greetings from Germany
"Welcome Niko, and hope you find some useful and enlightening discussion here."
Nov 1
Matt T. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Voter Scrutiny-- What's the Hangup? in the group The Great Debate
"Carrying around with you, yes, I see that's a ludicrous and insanely irresponsible decision. "an ID that used the SS number as verification to get it" is referring to standard licences (e.g. driver's), right? What I'm…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Voter Scrutiny-- What's the Hangup? in the group The Great Debate
"I see your point there.  As someone who's never dealt with S.S. aside from paying in (and not expecting to get much of anything out), the number's always been more of a general, federal ID method than a purpose-specific eligibility…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Well, I've had enough experience to know he's darn near megalomania.  What I meant (and should have stated more clearly) was I didn't go through the ~400 posts in this thread before mine to see what had/hadn't been said.…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Voter Scrutiny-- What's the Hangup? in the group The Great Debate
"Honest question: What is your issue with attaching Photos to SS# cards?  The numbers are attached to our lives already, and I figured using the # someone could surely find a photograph of whoever it's assigned to. I do see how carrying…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"I haven't had that much experience posting with Josh, so I'll have to take your word on this.  Stinks to hear such quashing of opposing opinions, but 'tis the power of the internet."
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Well call me crazy then, cause the stuff he's saying about choosing to live in a positive viewpoint is exactly how I go about my days too. Exactly true that anyone's opinions about how to live life are only really important to themselves,…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Another way of saying it: Success/happiness comes from internal perception rather than external success.  If you want to achieve peace & joy, learn to view the world through a naturally happy perspective. I believe Josh is either making a…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"It's always my pleasure to discuss different views and learn new ways of facing life. My philosophic studies haven't gone much east of Greece, so I'm significantly lacking in an understanding of Chinese/Asian culture &…"
Apr 14
Matt T. commented on Christopher W.'s group Storm Spotters
"Interesting group idea.  I'm a casual weather observer, though fairly knowledge from my sailing experience.  What's your background in meteorology, Christopher?"
Apr 14
Matt T. joined Christopher W.'s group
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Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Perception is absolutely a source of misunderstanding and conflict in these kinds of discussions, which is why I'm trying to clarify my concept of your points. I agree absolutely that what I mentioned was based in external conditions, and see…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"I threw around whether or not I wanted to comment on this for a while, but finally decided it was worth extending the thread if some intelligent discussion could come out of it. And yes, probably more of a tGD topic, but not much we can do…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"So then am I correct in understanding you espouse an anarchist type lifestyle where each man is in complete control of his life and independent of crutches/restrictions/obligations of society (i.e. the Noble Savage). If the journey of life is the…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh100LuBu's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"A few questions to hopefully help flesh out your stance for us, Josh: If a man does not completely believe something, why does he choose to continue following it and defending it?  If he's brainwashed into believing, it seems there should…"
Apr 13

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Interests
Sailing (pleasure cruiser), Piano, Irish Culture, Amateur Astronomy, Trombone, Amateur Writing
Books
Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brien
Sherlock Holmes series by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
Movies
War Horse
Ip Man
Star Wars series
Master and Comander: The Far Side of the World
Gladiator
How to Train Your Dragon
Bruce Almighty
The Incredibles
Ratatouille
Iron Man
Music
Oscar Peterson
The Dubliners
Jimmy Buffet
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Vince Guaraldi Trio
The High Kings
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Quote
"Always do right. This will gratify some and astonish the rest." - Mark Twain

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At 8:05am on October 16, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Greetings Matt. Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.

 
 
 

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John Muir replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"The one that we are talking about. Is the part you don't understand that people were killed or how Yeltsin was involved in those people being killed? Lots of times for the sake of brevity the actions of people are ascribed to the leader under…"
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Tom Baker replied to Tom Baker's discussion Social class and masculinities
"It is from a bigger survey called the 'Great British class survey'. It's a way of updating the old tripartite class structure of lower, middle and upper. Well it's not that going to gigs etc is masculine these are related to…"
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Danisatan replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"And then while we died in their old fucking colony, they left NATO. Ungrateful french fucks."
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Shane replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"Ho Chi Minh was one of our most hard line allies during WW2, putting his life and the welfare of his troops in danger for ours. To the point he modeled his Declaration of Independence and constitution after ours. When finally confronted and asked…"
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Pale Horse replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"No, it's not the name. It's that they haven't abandoned the name. Let's say we were the "Indian-killing States of America" and our flag was an Indians face with a sword going through it. Both the name and the standard…"
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Will replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"It may not, but if not, what an indictment of the President! But your examples don't seem relevant to that.  Cuba is better for women and infidels than Saudi or ISIS-controlled Iraq, and if your prejudices are strong enough, better than…"
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Pale Horse replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"Stalin technically wasn't a true communist either."
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Will replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"It's hard to see what fear Obama overcame to lift the embargo.  It's not as if lifting it will have, well, any consequences on him whatsoever. And there is nothing wrong with being a pussy.  Ask anyone with a heart and a…"
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