Sebastian Blanchard
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Skills all Men should have

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hampton Kennedy Dec 6, 2012. 11 Replies

What skills do you think every man should be required to have?1.  Build a proper Fire2.  At least basic carpentry3.  Basic home wiring4.  Chainsaw use and sharpening5.  Basic plumbing6.  knot…Continue

Differences in "Gentlmanly" depending on locale....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Nov 26, 2012. 4 Replies

I consider myself to definitely be a "man" and also to be a "gentleman" but I see men who make these same claims who have vastly different ideas about what the definitions of the terms are.  Amongst…Continue

Hello all!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Niles Nov 27, 2012. 1 Reply

Hello!  I found this website a few days ago and think it definitely is a needed place.  A little about myself:  My I am 40 years old.  I born and reared in SOuth Mississippi where I currently reside…Continue


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Sebastian Blanchard replied to Chris C.'s discussion I know it's none of my business, but...
"I think this type sitiuation is what makes me wish I had lived in an earlier time.  Don't get me wrong I understand that there were useless folks then too but I know that it also was not unusual for men of the community to pay a visit…"
Dec 5, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Regular Joe's discussion Night At The Pub / Bar: Button- Down Shirts VS Rugby Shirts
"I personally hate them.  They scream D-Bag to me about like Ed Hardy and Affliction T-Shirts just different style folks.  Polo shirts are sort of the de rigeur casual going out but kinda dressed up jeans look in the south.  If the…"
Dec 5, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Jay's discussion Manly Things (no duplicates, please)
"401.  Having the ability to have an hour long conversation without gossipping about another person.  (My wife made this observation one day after a buddy of mine had left.  She said she wished women had the capacity to do the same…"
Dec 2, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Tim-o-Tato's discussion Need Manly advice in a tough spot
"Remember that you don't forgive just for her benefit.  I think forgiveness is something you do for YOU.  Living with it in the pit of your stomach is doing you harm.  I haven't been in your exact situation though I have…"
Dec 2, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Jeff Rose's discussion What's the most miles you ever had on your car?
"232K on my 02 Duramax still going strong.  180k on my 88 Bronco.  150k+ on my 85 GMC but it has a new crate engine.  Had 350k on a 85 Toyota truck when I gave it to my nephew."
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Christopher Teague's discussion The Dream Car You Might Actually Own.
"Early-mid 60's Caddy or Lincoln convertible."
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Stein's discussion Being called by your last name
"I don't guess it matters to me.  I go by my middle name and do find it odd when I am called by my first name (usually in work related times when folks don't know me and my first name appears on emails, legal stuff etc.)  As some…"
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Ben's discussion Dealing with disappointment
"Get busy and move on"
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"I make beer, build stuff, hunt, fish, work on cars.  I farm and raise cattle on a small scale but not sur eif it is a hobby or a side job..."
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to James Head's discussion Manliness. Doe's it matter?
"Explain.  Do you feel it is not important to strive to be as close to perfection as possible?  I am not saying that it is attainable but it is certainly my goal.  I try to be an example to men in both my community and my family. …"
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Robert Brown's discussion man up, whats the most awesome thing you have ever done?
"Not sure how awesome any of these were but: Fought and regained well control on a gas well blowout Rode a couple bulls Was a volunteer firefighter, got in some pretty heated situations BAcked a friend in a pretty wicked barroom brawl with a few…"
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to James Head's discussion Manliness. Doe's it matter?
"I find blaming society is a cop out.  If anything, todays world calls for more true men.  Those who bemoan their state in life and how its "impossible to be a man in todays world" have not just allowed themselves to be castrated…"
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Louis S's discussion Packin' Heat (Or, why do you carry a handgun?)
"I grew up around firearms.  I was taught to use and respect them as a dangerous tool just like a chainsaw, etc.  I have carried at times and at other times have not.  I never had the need for a firearm when carrying but once when I…"
Nov 29, 2013
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Hampton Kennedy's discussion Do's and Dont's for a first date
"I assume you are going on this date in an an automobile. If so, walk her to her car door and open it for her. Surprised by how few folks I see doing this anymore."
Dec 13, 2012
Sebastian Blanchard replied to Ian Brett Cooper's discussion When did cars lose their sense of manliness?
"I just sold my wife's mustang and bought an 85 gmc 4wd six inch lift and 35s. Lol. But I digress... Last cool cars IMO were 70s trans ams"
Dec 12, 2012
Hampton Kennedy replied to Sebastian Blanchard's discussion Skills all Men should have
"This is a fantastic list, basically spot on. I might add using a map/compass also and some cooking skills. Writing a personal letter is always a good skill to have as well.But I love this list man!"
Dec 6, 2012

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful

“Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being,…See More
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Jack Bauer replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"Ideally not. Best I can tell, your complaint is that men -- particularly Asian or Korean men -- aren't into dark-skinned women. You say your parents immigrated to the U.S., so it doesn't sound like you live in Asia. You call yourself a…"
4 hours ago
Drew Wood replied to Chris J.'s discussion Taking a nature walk...barechested in the group The Shirtless Man
"That is a great feeling, especially on a warm Spring day!"
6 hours ago
Kit the Odd replied to Sir's discussion Class in the group The Great Debate
"I'll have to think about this some more, but one things comes to mind right off. The volatility of the classes makes for some of the mismatches you mention.  Purely income-wise I grew up probably somewhere between middle-class and…"
10 hours ago
Apollyon replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"Nope. 1. You seem to have self-loathing, low self esteem, and bad self image. 2. You live in Korea? Asian countries can be tough to deal with if you are not Asian. However, I can tell you many other countries in the world DO in fact like black…"
10 hours ago
Tyler West replied to N. R.'s discussion Any Wildland Firefighters out there?
"Hey man, Just saw this and figured Id reply. I was a BLM/Forest Service firefighter for four years, two on engines and last two on a hotshot crew. The biggest thing honestly is calling and or visiting fire captains to show your interest. Some of…"
10 hours ago
Kit the Odd replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"I'm not sure what I could say to help, although I'd like to.  It sounds like you are dealing with some specific problems that feel like general ones.  I don't know what your experiences are, but they sound…"
10 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to Valentin's discussion Hello from Paris (France)
"Welcome. I hope you enjoy being here. Feel free to chime in anywhere."
12 hours ago

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