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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!
Sep 7, 2012
Mike Brooks joined Bill Teeple's group

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

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Todd McFarland replied to Loren C's discussion Manly Hello from San Diego
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Jay D replied to Nick H's discussion Has AOM jumped the shark or is it's just cyclical in the group The Great Debate
"Since iam here, there never has been much action in any group other then TGB. I stopped spending time there, because... well i lack time and in the end it was less of a debate and more of just throwing around opinions. Right now i have to admit,…"
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Brian Wolfe replied to Nick H's discussion Has AOM jumped the shark or is it's just cyclical in the group The Great Debate
"I haven't been a member long enough to notice what you you are describing. However I did try to initiate some discussion with one of the groups I joined and realized very quickly how little activity there is. Is it typical of social media sites…"
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Eddy Kirdland replied to Tim's discussion Are You the Initiator or the Follower? in the group The Shirtless Man
"I don't think it matters.  If I'm running or working out and it's hot and it's okay to take my shirt off, I take it off whether or not anyone else has his off. "
13 hours ago
Stewart M. Davenport posted a discussion

Your favorite things about raising a boy

So today my wife and I found out that we are having a boy. This is our first child, so we are still experiencing everything for the first time, and it's a wild ride. We're very excited. I thought that since we're having a boy, I'd ask all you fathers of boys what your favorite parts of raising boys are. What do you enjoy most? On the other hand, what do you enjoy least?
13 hours ago
Edward Warden replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion Every Time You Finish A Book, Post The Title Here in the group Book Group
"I've read everything by Grisham and Grafton, and have just started Evanovich's fourth Stephanie Plum. Of the first three, "Three for the Money" was my favorite."
14 hours ago
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