Robert D
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Robert D replied to Paul's discussion Best concert you've been to
"On Wednesday, I saw Billy Joel in Madison Square Garden. The man can put on a show. The audience was on its feet almost the entire time and am not at all surprised that all the shows are sold out."
Jul 5
Robert D replied to Michael B.'s discussion Interesting Ancestors?
"On my father's side, I'm descended from dirt farming peasants from the Netherlands, and starving peasants from Ireland. On my Mother's side, dirt farming peasants from Russia, so poor, they had meat when the chicken died (Note:…"
Jun 16
Robert D replied to Charles Sugar's discussion Setting up goals, and not achieving them
"Unless you write it down, its not a goal, just a dream or a wish. Have a specific and clearly defined endpoint, not something vague. "I want to get in shape" is not a goal. "I want to lose 15 lbs by a certain date" is. Write this…"
Jun 3
Robert D replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Farming is manly, and gardening is just farming on a very small scale. Yes, it is manly."
Mar 29
Robert D replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The sad state of American journalism..
"I use the BBC as well. American news is just awful. This is what happens when ratings become more important than the quality of content. Its all spectacle rather than substance. News agencies would probably get better ratings if they actually…"
Mar 24
Robert D replied to Glen Rose's discussion Animal Attacks
"I was never attacked or threatened by an animal, though a squirrel did look at me menacingly once... Anyway, as far as I know, when attacked by wolves, mountain lions, or coyotes, it is probably a predatory response, so fight it off as much as…"
Feb 19
Robert D replied to Motus's discussion Ditching dead weight friends
"I've never had an experience like this, but I think that anyone that anyone who treats a "friend" like they treat you are not friends. Leave them. It may be painful, but it will be worth it in the long run. Let then wallow in their…"
Feb 11
Robert D replied to Belmin Bratic's discussion What is a manly song for a ringtone?
"Sabaton, Amon Amarth, or Manowar. Either that, or just leave it on the default ringer. Its a signal that you have a phone call, not an indication of your lifestyle."
Nov 2, 2013
Robert D replied to Patrick DeVaughn's discussion Top Manliest albums or musicians?
"Anything by Sabaton. They're a Swedish metal band that sings about history. Their subjects include D-Day, the siege of Stalingrad, the Somme, the 101st at Bastogne, Vietnam, the battle of Winza, The Thirty Years War, among many others.  "
Sep 16, 2013
Robert D replied to Irishman's discussion Interesting YouTube Channels for Men
"Scooby1961. He gives no BS fitness advice, based on decades of personal experience. http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1XHNZDn3btv7454Pkz7THg Chad Howse. He's been featured on AOM before, and always insightful. Check out his blog…"
Sep 11, 2013
Robert D replied to Chu Kim's discussion Brains, Brawn, or Bandsaw?
"A littel bit of everything. To quote one of my favorite authors: "A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone,…"
Sep 2, 2013
Robert D replied to Todd Knight's discussion what type of man are you?
"Given these choices, Bond, for the occasional one liners and the ability to defend myself. I have virtually no ability with tools or anything like that, so not like Macgyver  at all"
Sep 2, 2013
Robert D replied to D.J.'s discussion I'm rebuilding my iTunes library
"Sabaton Ex Dio Amon Amarth Bruce Springsteen Rolling Stones Pink floyd Queen Manowar REM Billy Joel Aerosmith Led Zepplin Black Sabbath Guns n' Roses "
Jul 30, 2013
Robert D replied to Ciarán Morrissey's discussion Education
"Undergraduate: Major in History, a minor in Anthropology (mostly by accident). I don't regret it, but given today's job market, I wish I choose something else if I had the opportunity. Graduate: I am a dissertation away from having a…"
Jun 18, 2013
Robert D replied to Ben's discussion Favourite music genre's?
"Classical- Beethoven, Vivaldi and Wagner are among my favorites Metal- Sabaton is my all time favorite band, they sing about war and history. As a history buff and a metal fan, I can't help but love…"
May 5, 2013
Robert D replied to C.C. Dolph's discussion What do you do well?
"Memorize things, usually completely useless facts Cook Write research papers (I've done enough of them)"
Apr 21, 2013

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Interests
Weight lifting, martial arts, history, cooking
Books
Song of Ice and Fire Series
Dresden Files
Codex Alera
Starship Troopers
Lord of the Rings
Dune
Movies
Lord of the Rings
Inception
Master and Commander
Dark Knight Saga
300
Zulu
Music
Sabaton
Manowar
Beethoven
Amon Amarath
Two Steps from Hell
Quote
"I reject your reality and substitute my own."
-Adam Savage

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