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Improving my relationship with my father

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Nov 26, 2012. 3 Replies

Guys.I am 27. Since my parents split up 17 years ago my relationship with my Dad has never been the same. I talk to him perhaps once a week and see him maybe twice a year. However, all the affection…Continue

A Night at the Honky Tonk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ray Apr 24, 2012. 14 Replies

Gents.I live in Liverpool, England. A great party town with plenty of places to go out, drink and just have a good time. Recently, I have been reading about Honkey Tonk bars, probably after listening…Continue

Moving City: Your Experiences

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Sharpe Feb 15, 2010. 5 Replies

Hi GuysI am 24 years old and just started a new job, 80% of which requires me to work from home. I have been living in Liverpool, England for the last 6 years and although I love it and consider it…Continue

 

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Rick Shelton replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion Improving my relationship with my father
"Been there, although my parents divorced shortly after I joined the military.  For a long time I disliked my father for what he did, even though it was both of their faults I blamed him more than my mother. I think one of the things that got us…"
Nov 26, 2012
Will replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion Improving my relationship with my father
"I also like the idea of telling him what you said here.  Of course, he may not want to; but I think it's very possible he'll be delighted."
Nov 26, 2012
Jirby replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion Improving my relationship with my father
"You could just tell him exactly what you said here. Is he local? How hard is it to see him logistically? You could always invite him on some sort of weekend trip, whether camping, or Vegas, or whatever. Be honest. Tell him you want…"
Nov 26, 2012
Peter Sharpe posted a discussion

Improving my relationship with my father

Guys.I am 27. Since my parents split up 17 years ago my relationship with my Dad has never been the same. I talk to him perhaps once a week and see him maybe twice a year. However, all the affection has gone. Our meetings are very civil but I don't see him as someone "safe" that I could share my problems with.He remarried about 8 years ago and now takes much more interest in his new extended family than the relationship he has with me and my Sister. I can understand people moving on and he did…See More
Nov 26, 2012
Connor replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"As many of the guys here said, the movies, tv shows and music videos pretty much sum up a good country bar. I live in rural ON Canada, and the country bars are all frequented by the same people, every guy who can dance is on the floor all night with…"
Apr 24, 2012
Drew replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"That's the video shot in the bar I'm a regular at! It's the Cowboy Palace Saloon, if you're curious."
Apr 24, 2012
Jack Bauer replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"That video's pretty typical for Toby Keith -- Good 'Ol Boy anthems.  If you liked it that much, you should give him a listen.   JB"
Apr 24, 2012
Peter Sharpe replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Gents Thank you for all your answers. I really liked the music video, very good! I think I will definitely have to take a trip to the Honky Tonk next time I am in the States. We get force fed a lot of garbage over here about the USA which is far…"
Apr 24, 2012
Rick Shelton replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Good music, good people.  Can be a bit rowdy though.  I used to "roadie" for my dad who played a double-neck pedal steel guitar as well as 6 string lead for a country band.  Never really had any trouble as we were…"
Apr 24, 2012
Jack Bauer replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Yep.  Mixture of that, and a Toby Keith music video ...   Trailer provided by Video Detective   Try not to be the guy with the sweater.   JB"
Apr 24, 2012
Suburban Sentinel replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"If you go to the rougher places sit far away from the pool table.  The pool cues aren't too dangerous but when those billiard balls start flying around that can get you seriously killed."
Apr 24, 2012
Jacob Stokes replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Went to quite a few while in college. One we went to regularly it was a honky tonk sort but more of a country line dance bar. Good bands a always packed.There were several close to campus that we frequented that was more of a dive bar. Had…"
Apr 24, 2012
Steve Dallas replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Be ready for casual shit talk, but once past that the places can be a lot of fun.  People will still be rather cliquish but I always found far friendlier and more open than much louder dance clubs.  Also feels far more open to asking an…"
Apr 24, 2012
Drew replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Your imagination isn't too far off. The bar I frequent is one of only two greatly legit honky tonks in my area (Los Angeles). Live music every night, no cover charge and atmosphere out the hoohah. As far as the drinks go, I'm a beer and…"
Apr 24, 2012
Mike S. replied to Peter Sharpe's discussion A Night at the Honky Tonk
"Just like any bar, depending on who's there, it can be a blast or a bust. I usually have a blast at country bars. Country girls know how to party, that's for sure."
Apr 22, 2012
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A Night at the Honkey Tonk

Gents.I live in Liverpool, England. A great party town with plenty of places to go out, drink and just have a good time. Recently, I have been reading about Honkey Tonk bars, probably after listening to too much Country and watching too much Justified.As an outsider, these places seem like an absolutely fanctasic night out.So I am asking what your experiences are, what is the atmosphere like? what are the drinks? and the women like?Clubs in the UK are quite flat. There is a strange paradox…See More
Apr 22, 2012

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Life Lessons I have Learned From Playing Cricket

Posted on May 10, 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Cricket out of Compton, a Los Angeles based organisation, are using the sport of cricket as a way to help gang members in LA turn their lives around. The organisation arranges games in the USA and International tours for players (recently they played a series of matches in Australia)

As a lifelong cricket fanatic I found this fascinating. Cricket is a very popular sport in some parts of the world, but certainly not in…

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5 Things for Beginners That Will Make you a Great Magician (And They Each Cost Less Than $10!)

Posted on January 9, 2010 at 3:17pm 1 Comment

After recently joining this site and reading the post on 45 manly skills I was pleased to see that magic was in there. I have been performing sine the age of 16 (now 24) and have experimented with many different tricks.



For guys who would like to learn a few tricks I have compiled this short list with 5 things every magician should have. The magic market is huge nowadays and could be quite intimidating for the beginner so I have compiled this list with the following in… Continue

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At 6:04pm on January 7, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Alright! Pleasure to welcome you in The Great Debate. Honor to have you there.
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Hello and welcome to the site !!!!
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Welcome to the community, Peter. Your blog idea is awesome! Looking forward to see what skills you decide to learn.
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