During my military days, one of the things our uniforms were judged on was our "gig line". That is the line formed by the shirt, belt buckle, and the fly of one's pants. Maybe it's me, but I'm…Continue
"Yep, I'm active duty but I think that it's the little things like the gig line that seperate the men from the boys. To me it's the same as a dimple in the tie knot or making sure your shoes are laced in the same way. Some people might…"
"Yep, I do.
I'm still active duty, and have to dress up in civilian formal/business wear for work; also do it for the occasional non-work thing too. The gig line matters! I'll also spend a half hour tying & re-tying my tie to make sure…"
"Never heard of the term (it wasn't in the Preppy Handbook, lol) but it sounds like a good general guide; something to make sure of when waiting for that interview or entering the sign-in line at the benefit Gala."
"I work in a "dress down" office environment but still wear a tie everyday. (Hey. After 40 years of office work experience I cannot change. besides, it hard to keep a Work" attitude when you're dressed like your going to the…"
"First, congrats on your decision. It's not always an easy one, especially when you're trying to lose weight. On top of that, you're a relatively short guy (I'm 5'8" myself, so I know what I'm speaking…"
"And next, "the Citadel Hug" for keeping one's shirt front looking sharp...
I never heard a specific term for this, possibly because it's always been so obvious that the placket, belt buckle, and fly needed to line up, or you…"
"I have no military experience, but I am a tad bit obsessive-compulsive. Because of this, I need to ensure most things are in line. This includes the positioning of my watch on my wrist, my knife clipped in my pocket, the slip-joint in my back…"
""Even having a baby can't make you anything other than a sperm or egg donor (and I know of too many of those), anything else has to come from inside you."
Very true. While I credit my son's birth with my own…"
"I enlisted in the Navy at the age of 18, because I was a complete screw up. I was about to get kicked out of college for not showing up to class, and figured the military would help me grow up. Well, it didn't really.
Hello all,I'd like to preface this by stating AOM has been a part of my life for over a year now. I've been a silent member for quite some time. It's the reason I wet shave, the reason I began my own family traditions and has had input in many other odds and ends that make their way into my daily life/routine/way of thinking.That being said, I recently turned 30 years old in October. I have a beautiful wife that I married in 2010 and together created our beautiful daughter who will be 2 in…See More
It seems to me that the US is a collateral winner in an oil war that ultimatly is going to create an even bigger problem we'll end up dealing with somehow.My theory is that Saudi Arabia is continuing to produce oil to drive down prices with a few goals in mind:Deliver a death blow to the Russians, or at least weaken them enough that they can no longer support Assad in SyriaKeep Iran from standing up and gaining powerSmother the Kurdish oil industry in it's cradle Keep Iraq unstable (Because…See More
"In general you should work to make your name honorable and respectable because it is yours, not the other way around. Do some research on your names and family, find some people that you share them with that you can respect.
"I can't tell if this is a serious question or not. It seems kind of absurd.
"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her..." Ephesians 5:25
There are plenty more scriptures advocating…"
"so what you're saying is that Yazidis, who are not Muslims, are Satanists, and Obama, who is a muslim, is also a satanist. So Obama the muslim satanist is supporting communism in order to get the non-satanist muslims who hate communists to kill…"