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Paul O'B joined t-train's group

Armchair Generals

A group for men who are interested in military history, or anything militaria.  Discuss armies of the past, great leaders, strategy, weapons, etc.See More
Paul O'B replied to John Lee Pettimore's discussion Robin Williams RIP
"Hopefully in his death, he will raise a lot of awareness for mental illness. He was always very honest about his problems. It is a terrible loss for the world. "
Aug 13
Paul O'B replied to Tyler M.'s discussion Good Work Shoes for a 12-hour Shift
"I used to be a waiter in a very busy restaurant. The only brand of shoe that didn't leave me crippled by the end of the day were Ecco."
Aug 4
Paul O'B added a discussion to the group History Buffs

Good history magazine?

Hey all. My girlfriend is getting me a subscription to a magazine for my birthday. Have you folks any suggestions for a good publication? I am thinking about getting the BBC History one, or Current WORLD Archaeology.  See More
Aug 2
Paul O'B joined William Stubler's group

AOM Buddhism

Buddhism is fascinating as a spiritual practice and as collection of rather sophisticated philosophies. There is something very manly about its emphasis on mental discipline and self awareness. I'll be posting discussions and links, enjoy!See More
Aug 1
Herb Munson left a comment for Paul O'B
"Hey there Paul, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us! "
Jul 30
Paul O'B joined Herb Munson's group

The Great Debate

"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
Jul 29
Paul O'B replied to Paul's discussion Best concert you've been to
"Very jealous!"
Jul 25
Paul O'B replied to Jack Brenner's discussion Colleague out of line?
"Or the next time he claims to be the manager to a customer, laugh in front of the customer and say you are getting the real manager!"
Jul 22
Paul O'B replied to Cthulhu's Revenge's discussion Urban Exploration
"Oh I dunno, I kind of like the misty effect in the last photo!"
Jul 19
Paul O'B replied to Cthulhu's Revenge's discussion Urban Exploration
"Really cool pics Cthulhu's Revenge!"
Jul 19
Paul O'B joined Cory's group

Teachers and Educators

A group for men in education working to better their skills, ask questions and share tips, tricks, and resources.See More
Jul 16
Paul O'B replied to Matthew Perry's discussion Dressing for work in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"Two of the best teachers I had were in their early thirties. One wore suits, one wore jeans and t-shirts. I don't think their attire had any influence on how they interacted with the students. They were (and my younger brother tells me they…"
Jul 16
Paul O'B joined Andrioux's group

Teachers' Club (for men in Education)

Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
Jul 16
Paul O'B replied to Jon C's discussion So there is this girl... (but she likes someone else)
"Agreed! Go for it. If she says no, you were kinda prepared for that anyway! If she says yes... :D"
Jul 15
Paul O'B replied to Hey Man's discussion The Official Buffalo Wings Thread - Reviews And Recipes
"Franks Original, mixed with a bit of melted garlic butter is just amazing."
Jul 13

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Reading, playing music, driving, whiskey. Not all at once;) Taekwondo blue belt and Hapkido white belt!
Anything by Colleen Mc Cullough, Morgan Llywelyn, Patrick O'Brian, CJ Sansom, John Stack, Robert Harris and just too many more to mention!
Master and Commander, Gladiator, Julius Caesar, The man who would be king
AC/DC, Muddy Waters, John Leek Hooker, Chuck Berry, Little Walter
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
Julius Caesar

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At 8:14am on July 30, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hey there Paul, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!


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David Johns replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
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18 minutes ago
David Johns replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
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Brad Williams replied to Kevin's discussion Response to intelligent design arguments in the group Gentlemen Atheists
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25 minutes ago
Tim Dienes replied to Tim Dienes's discussion Just imagine...what if in the group The Shirtless Man
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26 minutes ago
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57 minutes ago
George Henry Robbins III commented on Bruce Uall's group The Shirtless Man
"Thank you George, I try. "
1 hour ago
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"You the MAN, GHR3!"
1 hour ago
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
"It also only works among friends... if you aren't in my circle of friends (not just someone I talk to from time to time), I couldn't give a shit less how much you like the girl. If you are in my circle and violate that, I get to hit you in…"
1 hour ago

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