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Mike Brooks replied to Nathaniel's discussion Question About When to Wear a Bow Tie in the group Manly Bow Tie Wearers
"I would be a little reluctant to wear a bow tie to a college or place of higher learning. They are traditionally worn by professors and senior academics and a "techie" wearing one may draw comment. As for black bow ties, I prefer to wear…"
Jan 6, 2015
Mike Brooks replied to Liam D. Kingsley's discussion When You Just Don't Know How to React in the group Sartorialists
"I can understand your flabbergastedness (is that a word?). Obviously the people involved were not as well versed in the sartorial arts as we here at AoM. However I would like to think I would take the high ground and give him the compliment that it…"
May 28, 2013
Mike Brooks replied to B.A. Poskin's discussion Tie a tight bow tie. in the group Manly Bow Tie Wearers
"Don't sweat it! I do the same and used to get annoyed by it. Eventually I realised that everybody ties them differently, which is part of why they are so individual. Now I embrace my way of doing it.  It's all good If you want to…"
Apr 10, 2013
Mike Brooks replied to Brian Splash's discussion Appropriate or disrespectful
"You aren't teenagers any more. Maybe you could ask your brother about the ring, he may know what happened to it or may even have it himself. It belongs to the family as a whole, maybe you cold come to some arrangement? Just a thought"
Nov 19, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Bobby B.'s discussion Frenemy / Friend -Bully
""Also they give me crap when I hang out with people they don't seem to like" He obviously has other friendships. Develop those and forget the other loser(s)"
Sep 28, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Matt's discussion Do the Clothes make the Man?
"Being able to do a job is only part of the equation. Being at work is like a long job inteview, in this case for your next promotion. A big part of any job inteview is the question "Will he fit in with us?" If you dress in a way that the…"
Sep 21, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Mars Attacks's discussion Confusing Female is Confusing
"hahaha No, can't say it's from experience. Just common sense really"
Sep 19, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Mars Attacks's discussion Confusing Female is Confusing
"The pleasure of having your dick sucked would be fully offset by the disgust of having a penis in your mouth  :)"
Sep 19, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Nathan Stewart's discussion Differences in sexual appetite
"It's been a while now, has there been an improvement?"
Sep 16, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to jmz1212's discussion What matches? in the group Manly Hats!
"I like the Homburg, and one day I may even buy one. In fact one is next on my wish list They are a more formal hat than the fedora and look very smart as evening wear, especially with an overcoat. During the day I would stick with the fedora or…"
Sep 7, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Marcus Ian Douglas's discussion Hat etiquette in the group Manly Hats!
"Lobby, on; library, off Hats can be worn in a lobby or a lift. Once out of the lift, the hat comes off in the corridor or office. If in doubt, remove the hat"
Sep 7, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Chuck Knight's discussion Getting used to wearing a hat in the group Manly Hats!
"+1"
Sep 7, 2012
Mike Brooks joined Bill Teeple's group
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Manly Hats!

The hat, distinguished by having a brim all the way around, is manly. Let's talk about hats.
Sep 7, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Justin Cook's discussion I am i prideful or realistic.
"I know this isn't the main point, however don't look at it as a handout. The money will enable you to complete your education, earn an income and pay the money back ten-fold in tax. "
Sep 5, 2012
Mike Brooks replied to Alex's discussion Scumbag Neighboors.
"hahahaha  Nice one "
Sep 3, 2012
Mike Brooks liked Chris O.'s group Manly Bow Tie Wearers
Jul 30, 2012

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Blues, jazz, big band
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“Suits are full of joy. They're the sartorial equivalent of a baby's smile.”
- Barney Stinson

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Mike Flynn replied to Mike Flynn's discussion How best to illuminate political ignorance? in the group The Great Debate
"Thank you sir! I appreciate the luck, I am sure I will need it."
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Mìchael H. replied to Mike Flynn's discussion How best to illuminate political ignorance? in the group The Great Debate
"This is definitely the right place for political discussions. Good luck to you on your quest. "
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Mike Flynn replied to Mike Flynn's discussion How best to illuminate political ignorance? in the group The Great Debate
"Good Advice, never saw this article before so I will be sure to give it a good read over. Hopefully I put this question in the right place. I also hope I am not the only one who gets that sick to your stomach feeling when the politicians start up…"
1 hour ago
Mìchael H. replied to Mike Flynn's discussion How best to illuminate political ignorance? in the group The Great Debate
"I was politically ignorant myself, still am in some ways I guess, but after the last presidential election I've been trying to change all that, and now I feel more comfortable and confident in my beliefs.  I recommend that figure out what…"
1 hour ago
Ron replied to Michael Presto's discussion Knife talk.
"Yea, I do as well. I carry the Kershaw for multi-purpose along with a small Gerber in the watch pocket. Oddly enough, the Gerber has seen use in more places than any other knife I've carried!"
1 hour ago
Liam Strain replied to Regular Joe's discussion What Are Respectable Watch Brands
"Everyone's desires are different. The watches I buy, I buy in part because I appreciate the design, engineering and machining. I don't much care what other people think about my choices. "
1 hour ago
Chuck Knight replied to Regular Joe's discussion What Are Respectable Watch Brands
"Respectable to whom? And for what purpose? If you're the average used car salesman, it's Timex, Casio, or Rolex. That's just about it. If you're a connoisseur, Vacheron Constantin, Urwerk, Lange, and similar brands carry far…"
2 hours ago
Mike Flynn added a discussion to the group The Great Debate
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How best to illuminate political ignorance?

The upcoming election has got me thinking alot about what it means to vote. I dont know about others, but I think that is a big responsibility. There are so many things the politicians like to toss this way or that way, I can never tell who is telling the truth or not... or worse, how to check it. I have sadly grown up in Political ignorance. I do not think of myself as a simple person... but I feel that the news and media are not really there to make us, or at least me, make the right…See More
2 hours ago

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