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Interview This Week...Advice from Teachers Welcome

Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd Serveto May 29, 2013. 8 Replies

Hello all,I wasn't sure if I should start this as a new thread or add to an old thread that I had posted a year ago.  In the old thread, I told about my experience as a secondary education major in a…Continue

Tags: teaching, interview

Dances Every Man Should Know

Started this discussion. Last reply by IThinkThereforeImMan Feb 2, 2016. 19 Replies

Good evening, gentlemen,I'm not very good at following Internet memes (which is probably a good thing), but after the initial Harlem Shake craze died down, I finally decided to find out what the hype…Continue

Tags: feet, left, two, dancing, dance

What Can You Tell Me About this Knife?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Buck76 Nov 13, 2012. 6 Replies

Greetings,A few days ago while my dad was taking my sister across the state to have her lymph nodes tested, he picked up a hunting knife for my 30th birthday.  I've never owned anything other than a…Continue

Tags: knife, hunting

Heart Problems and Exercise

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Oct 2, 2012. 13 Replies

Good evening gents,I'm looking for some insight/advice for a heart condition that my dad has suffered from for years.  My dad has small vessel coronary disease, a.k.a. Cardiac Syndrome X, which is a…Continue

 

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IThinkThereforeImMan replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"The Hopak (aka Cossack)"
Feb 2, 2016
Sergey Novinet replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"I think that man should know the dances that are suitable for entertainment in night clubs so that you could dance with the woman you like and not be the shame of your dancing) The other dances, IMO, are for your desire - if you like them - you…"
Feb 2, 2016
Regular Joe replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
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Jan 27, 2016
Michael D. Denny replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"Let me give you a one liner you can kinda use as a guide or measuring tool. If you're dancing looks like screwing, you suck at both."
Jan 26, 2016
Arne Christiansen replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"Well two I think you should know are east coast and west coast swing. But to add one more the ChA-CHA, can dance that to most music."
Jan 26, 2016
Paul Sappington replied to StaggerLee's discussion An Ignorant Man's Prayer Question in the group Christian Men
"I grew up in the Pentecostal tradition where prayer is never scripted (at least not that I've ever seen).  Many evangelical traditions, which include Pentecostals and Baptists, view prayer as an active conversation with God, and we speak…"
Apr 20, 2015
Paul Sappington replied to D.J.'s discussion Feeling Unaccomplished
"Chris is absolutely right about this one.  You need to decide for yourself what it is that YOU want to do, and then do that.  The reality is that if you start pursuing a whole bunch of jobs/activities that you feel indifferent about or…"
Apr 2, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Oh, I'll have to watch it again."
Feb 3, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"The Heath bar kind is sooo good."
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Sounds like kind of like Hellboy. Dark Horse never really appealed to me, sorry."
Jan 28, 2014
Nate Thallas replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"To each their own. I don't really care for hero movies anyway. I only liked Spawn because Clown made me laugh. But, as the saying goes, that's why they make chocolate and vanilla. And Guinness Heath Chip. Mmmmm...."
Jan 28, 2014
Nate Thallas replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Excuse me a minute, whilst I pick my jaw up off the floor... Spawn was another comic book by Dark Horse comics. A man dies in a fire and goes to hell. Mephisto brings him back as a satanic super-soldier to bring about hell on earth. He refuses,…"
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Do you know how are they going to do Winter Soldier? Bucky wasn't in the first one."
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"What's Spawn about?"
Jan 28, 2014
Nate Thallas replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Because it was a crappy movie. Took some tender oral care from Melanie to even get me to watch it the second time. Give me Spawn any day. Now there was a hero movie!"
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Unpatriotic swine! How can you live with yourself??"
Jan 28, 2014

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Interests
martial arts, cooking, reading, chess, backgammon
Books
The Bible, The Art of War, The Cross and the Switchblade
Movies
The Karate Kid, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Passion of the Christ
Quote
Daniel-san (upon seeing a poster for a karate school with the instructor breaking a log): "Can you break a log like that?"
Mr. Miyagi: "Don't know. Never been attacked by tree."
---The Karate Kid, Part II

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A Beginner's Guide to the Nunchaku

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 12:40am 3 Comments

Note:  This post is a tutorial on a weapon used in the martial arts, and practice with such weapon is a high risk activity.  This post is for information and educational purposes only, and the reader assumes the risk inherent in attempting to engage in this activity.  Neither the author nor…

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Sometimes a man feels he needs to express things visually that aren't all that attractive. Respect for our thoughts and ideas are hard to come by in our current "politically correct" world. No need to be polite here. Show us what you got. It could be a drawing, painting, political cartoon, caricature -- any kind of art -- by you or someone else.See More
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Carl S replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Any Highly Recommended Parenting Books?
"Forget the books. Set an example by being the kind of man you would want your sister to end up with. And set the expectations (politely) for the live-in about how he needs to act in the home. Some rent, yard work, clean the bathrooms, etc. Not try…"
29 minutes ago
Tony L replied to Andrew's discussion Fishing
"I live in the Land of 10,000 lakes and grew up here fishing a number of them.  Unfortunately, geography and the type of fish you're looking to catch plays a large role into how to fish.  I don't have any experience in Nevada, so…"
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Sir replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"Humor.  It is a difficult concept.  It is not logical."
6 hours ago
J. Exalto replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"I'm well aware that this dynamic can exist between two men as well, I just thought that most of the guys here wouldn't have any insight on that situation, which I found equally confusing. I've never wanted anything like a male-female…"
6 hours ago
J. Exalto replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"Thank you for the insight.  I'm realizing that I value traditionally masculine attributes much more than traditionally feminine attributes like being supportive and nurturing, which never even occurred to me as something to view positively…"
6 hours ago
Forge replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"Heh, on gaming nights hosted at my place I'm usually the one cooking dinner for everyone. I'll say it also helps when you ARE on your own ground and can lay it down if you need to."
6 hours ago
Heath Edward O'Donnell replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"Absolutely. But if the common ground is degrading to a woman, it's time to change tactics. I once, while drunk, delivered a hypnotic slasher smile staredown to a guy during a similar incident at a bar. Ended fairly quickly. Did not get girls…"
6 hours ago

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