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Hello from Norway

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Nov 14, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi there! I am a 46 year old man from Norway who has been struck by the realization that there are more boys than men out there, even at my age! I was also struck by the realization that my own…Continue

 

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Saxon replied to Sean's discussion So, what do you sing? in the group Manly Singers
"Like you, I am a baritenor, with emphasis on the tenor. My singing range is C#2-E5, but my comfort range is narrower (currently roughly G2-G4). I like the "singing" styles of singing, the styles that focus upon the actual art of song. That…"
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Crooners

If you are a fan of swing, big band, jazz, ragtime, or any other type of music from the Swing Era, you've come to the right place. Take a seat and share with us.See More
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Manly Singers

A gathering place for men who take part in the manly art of singing whether they sing in church choirs, barbershop quartets, or just enjoy singing for the sake of singing
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Saxon joined Nathan T Jeung's group
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Singer-Songwriters

Musicians. Writers. Poets. Collaborators.Share songs, inspirations, tips, and techniques with other singer-songwriters or people who are just interested in the process of how a song is created.See More
Friday
Saxon replied to Jay Maxwell's discussion post your suit and discuss those of others in the group Suits
"Your suit is a bit difficult to see properly, Jay, both because it's dark and because the picture is backlit. From what I see, it looks like a good fit with sliiiiightly too much material in front of the shoulders, and perhaps a somewhat…"
Friday
Saxon replied to Jay Maxwell's discussion post your suit and discuss those of others in the group Suits
"It looks good, but now I am curious: what kind of performance?"
Friday
Saxon replied to Jay Maxwell's discussion post your suit and discuss those of others in the group Suits
"Yes indeed. They know how to balance fitting with that little room to move. It fits really nice. As for chest and shoulders: One thing, though, is that I pulled my shoulders slightly back when measuring, which means the suit is the perfect fit…"
Friday
Saxon replied to Jay Maxwell's discussion post your suit and discuss those of others in the group Suits
"My wedding suit, from Davies&Son, Savile Row in London. "
Dec 15
Saxon replied to Shawn's discussion Has Taylor of Old Bond Street sandalwood changed? in the group Real Shaving
"I read something about the formulas of at least some of the Bond Street firms changing so as not to use animal fats. I do‘nt remember if that included Taylor, but maybe this shows that they have changed?"
Dec 1
Saxon replied to Matthew Perry's discussion Where to start a collection? in the group Fountain Pens
"Having tried out a few hundred fountain pens, I was left unimpressed by MontBlanc. They are simply not writing tools, but rather fashion accessories that look better in your shirt pocket than in your hand. "
Jul 24
Saxon replied to Matthew Perry's discussion Where to start a collection? in the group Fountain Pens
"You can't go wrong with a Cross pen. I would also recommend a rather odd one out, the Lamy Persona. Lamy isn't your typical high-end pen maker, rather the opposite in fact, but they made this one exquisite gem which I would recommend very…"
Jul 24
Saxon replied to Izzy's discussion What board game are you playing right now? in the group Analog Gaming Society!
"Live play at KGS seems to be better for developing, but I rarely have time for live play, so it's more turn based. I've been stuck in the 10-12 kyu range for some years now, though, so that might be telling."
Apr 29
Saxon replied to Izzy's discussion What board game are you playing right now? in the group Analog Gaming Society!
"Best place (imho) is http://www.dragongoserver.net/"
Apr 28
Saxon replied to Izzy's discussion What board game are you playing right now? in the group Analog Gaming Society!
"Go. Also known as Wei Qi or Baduk. The oldest still popular board game."
Apr 25
Saxon replied to Marvin's discussion What would be considered physically weak? in the group Exercise
"There are several different schools of training, and definitions of "strong", but I am pretty old school and think you should focus on basic, functional strength. Could you survive a week of old-fashioned farm work? Then you are…"
Apr 22
Saxon replied to Douglas Aldrich's discussion Trouble with straight razor in the group Real Shaving
"4k is OK for a kitchen knife, but not sufficient for a face razor. 8k-12k-16k-maybe even 30k would be far better. You should also finish up by stropping it. Do also check your shaving technique. Axe salesmen of old managed to shave with the axes…"
Feb 25

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Sumner25 replied to Sumner25's discussion Exercise for bad disk in the group Exercise
"Thanks, this looks great. I'll give them a try."
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Shane replied to Sumner25's discussion Exercise for bad disk in the group Exercise
"Dr. Stuart McGill's Big Three."
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Exercise for bad disk

Hi, there,I have what I believe is a stressed disk in my lower back. It is aggravated by lifting up straight in front. Carrying boxes, picking up things from the floor, and similar motions are anywhere from challenging to impossible when it is acting up. Anybody have suggestions for a workout regimen to strengthen my core without stressing my spine? Burpees, for example, seem to make things worse. I think a stronger core would take some of the load from my spine and keep the pain to a…See More
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Exercise

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This is a group for traditional Catholic men to share their experiences, ask questions and help each other keep the faith.
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Chatmonkey replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Young 'boy', Looking for guidance.
"You are exactly right Ge. Despite my cheap living conditions currently, living expense is something that I have in the past made the mistake of indulging in as I tell myself 'i'll eventually have enough to cover it'. I always want to…"
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Gentleman Engineer replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Young 'boy', Looking for guidance.
"One would likely discern the expenses of residence within Toronto to exceed that of Regina."
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Pale Horse replied to Pope Paul's discussion 10 Rules to Being a Gentleman in 2015
"Yes."
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