Michael M.
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Michael M. replied to Mike D's discussion so i want to ask this waitress out....
"Don't worry too much about dress. Just don't look like a slob. Try to talk to her just like anyone else, but as always be charming and playful. If she's having fun talking to you or serving you at the restaurant, there's a good…"
Jul 14, 2013
Michael M. replied to Louis S's discussion Packin' Heat (Or, why do you carry a handgun?)
"Simply put, free acting individuals have dominion over their own lives. Ultimately, I can't rely on anybody to keep me alive in a hostile environment but myself.  The world is a hostile environment with hostile individuals, so there is an…"
Jul 14, 2013
Michael M. replied to Ajay Chahar's discussion Smoking
"Nicotine is a highly addictive drug and I personally think there's nothing manly or proper about being an addict. A lot of casual smokers smoke far more than they admit to, and a lot of people that don't smoke but a few cigs a day or week…"
Nov 24, 2012
Michael M. replied to Benjamin's discussion What gun should we get for home defense?
"My recommendation: a pistol grip pump shotgun, such as the Benelli Supernova. The pistol grip makes the shotgun a bit easier to control, and feels more natural shooting from the hip. It makes the shotgun handle more like an assault rifle, and…"
Nov 24, 2012
Michael M. replied to Matt's discussion Swiss Army Knife
"I do carry the mini Swiss Army in my front pocket, but I also conceal a rather horrifying pair of fighting knives on my belt. The Mini Swiss has all I need for utility: nail file, scissors, tweezers, a toothpick, and a small blade for the simplest…"
Oct 29, 2012
Michael M. replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Out of the Clarks lineup, I highly recommend their mid-rise Desert Boot. It is a classic and conservative design that looks good with just about anything and is extremely versatile. I have a dark brown pair that I wear sometimes with business casual…"
Oct 29, 2012
Michael M. replied to RM's discussion Any ideas of jobs/opportunities to travel (with US or abroad) and meet and interact with a lot of people from different backgrounds
"Consider Healthcare IT consulting. The field is expanding and the companies that hire HIT contractors take good care of their people (wages in $40+/hr range, paid travel and expenses). The work itself is not particularly exciting, but you get to…"
Oct 29, 2012
Michael M. replied to Ayden Dijkstra's discussion What's your manly morning routine?
"My routine is fairly basic. The time I wake up is largely based on what time I have to be at work.I usually get up with the intention of giving myself an hour to get ready. If I don't have to work, I sleep in. I do love to sleep. The first…"
Oct 29, 2012
Michael M. replied to Justin Cook's discussion Got any cool ancestors
"I'm a descendant of John Sevier. He was a General in the American Revolution and the first governor of Tennessee. Probably the most interesting member of my past, but I hope to look a bit further back one of these days and see what else I can…"
Aug 19, 2012
Michael M. replied to Peter D Field Sr's discussion BMW 645 CI 2004 Neiman Marcus. ( Needless Mark-Up) One of Fifty with 10,555 miles
"Nice ride. I've spent a considerable amount of time behind the wheel of a 645 convertible. The exhaust bellows like an elegant beast and the car is one of Germany's most beautiful designs I've seen. Belated congratulations on a good…"
May 12, 2012
Michael M. replied to James Chu's discussion Your favorite gun? (Besides the ones stuck to your arms ;))
"I am also partial to the 1911, having spent some dollars on a Sig Sauer 3.25" 1911, pictured below. "
May 12, 2012
Michael M. replied to Tyler Wayne Perdue's discussion Tipping issue
"I provide automotive valet at my local sea port for passengers arriving and departing for cruises.  The individuals that are returning typically know it is customary to tip their valet upon receipt of their vehicle, and most will do so, but…"
Apr 17, 2012
Michael M. replied to Eddie's discussion Commando or Briefs
"Underwear has practical applications. If I'm doing anything athletic, I'm gonna need to wear some (black) briefs to prevent the boys from flapping around like a couple of paddle balls on a string. When I'm just chilling or going about…"
Nov 7, 2011
Michael M. replied to David F.'s discussion New Study Estimates Neonatal Circumcision Death Rate Higher Than Suffocation and Auto Accidents
"About 100 babies die per year from it. I don't see that as a healthcare problem at all. More people probably die per year from government mandated vaccinations."
Nov 7, 2011
Michael M. replied to Umar Mansuri's discussion Self-defense
"I have very little actual fighting experience, but I'm good at staying out of and avoiding dangerous situations. This is the best advice I can give: Maintain constant awareness of your environment. Be paranoid, even. It is my nature to…"
Nov 7, 2011
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Nov 7, 2011

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Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
"Rick--new response because of nesting.  For example the simple argument of "All horned animals are unicorns, a cow has horns, therefore a cow is a unicorn" is a logically valid argument and stands up to scrutiny of the rules of…"
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"When Jesus was praying, was he praying to Himself? Here's my first real attempt at a video blog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfznQ-SSXlo"
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J. D. replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
"My parents taught me much the same thing; that Thanksgiving was more about reflecting on blessings/good fortunes (whatever) than sports or food.  This year, I have a lot to be grateful for, such as the good  health of myself, my wife, and…"
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Regular Joe replied to Shane's discussion Secret Lives of Men in the group The Great Debate
""Have you?"  Not in real life but I know that there are some that exist, though they might now use those exact words. Ex: http://www.christiandomesticdiscipline.com/   What I have encountered, however, are…"
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Rusty Rogers replied to Zachary Warner's discussion Manly Hobbies
"I knit, cook, and garden. All of which are mentally healthy."
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Rusty Rogers replied to Zachary Warner's discussion Manly Hobbies
"Baking bread is a manly hobby:  consider the fact that, traditionally, baking was a male occupation. Also, women LOVE a man who can cook."
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