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Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Victor P. May 14, 2013. 14 Replies

Hey AOM Community,I need your help. I am in the process of updating my humble abode from broke-young-adult-where-function-supersedes-form- to…Continue

Tags: hangings, decoration, man, cave, Wall

What have been your biggest regrets to date?

Started this discussion. Last reply by William W. How Mar 5, 2013. 5 Replies

The excellent thing about this site is that it provides a valuable source of advice from and for all men. Whether I agree or disagree with your opinions, all are welcomed.Let me ask you: What has…Continue

Tags: goal, laziness, complacency, Regret

Who are your Historical Role Models?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cy Per Feb 11, 2013. 34 Replies

Since I first discovered this site when I was a teenager, I have made an effort to strive to be the best Man I could be. Part of that means learning as I go along, but another part is by taking…Continue

Tags: Men, Hero, Great, Model, Role

 

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Victor P. replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"Since my last post, I've rearranged my way of thinking. I've been buying and acquiring different things to decorate my house, primarily things that make me feel at peace. I have two jobs that take up much of my time so the few times that I…"
May 14, 2013
Native Son replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"Shane is absolutely correct. It's what YOU want & feel comfortable with.  You should note the Man Cave "requirements" are radically different depending on one's personal family and housing circumstances.  One…"
May 12, 2013
Nick H replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
May 12, 2013
Beowulf87 replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"I don't have a true man cave as I'm split between two rooms...a library, and then my living "quarters" if you will.  Library: filled with books, fossils, animal bones and skins, military objects, science stuff, etc. …"
May 10, 2013
Borneo Pomfretti replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"Two of my favorites. One a photograph (I originally spotted it in a crappy little bodega in Argentina...or it might have been Ecuador... and later tracked it down) and one a painting.  The photograph:…"
Apr 30, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"I'm not all that big on the concept of 'man-caves' anyway.  Its my house ... why am I settling for one room?  Seems like an awful lot of territory to give up.  I don't mind the idea of decorating a study or…"
Apr 18, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"Same here.  Instead of a man cave in the basement we have a GirlCave for my girls. I see a ManCave as a place for men who actually have other male friends to use as a hangout together, away from the wife/kids. I don't have anyone to do…"
Apr 18, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"Ain't that the truth.  It wasn't the marriage so much as the kids, though.  Phase of life, I guess.  Difficult to justify setting aside a whole room just for me, and leave the kids without a playroom.  There will be a…"
Apr 18, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"The purpose of a 'man cave' is to personalize it.  Don't go buy stuff just to 'decorate' it with meaningless crap that happens to look manly.  It shouldn't be decorated with generic junk ... but with stuff…"
Apr 18, 2013
Sam I. replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"  I'm a big fan of those reproduction tin ammunition company signs, you can find them at most sporting goods stores. "
Apr 18, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to Victor P.'s discussion Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?
"If you are frugal, why bother with a liquor cabinet? I bought mine because at the time I had some money to spend on an awesome antique and I liked it as a decoration. But to be honest, using a spare cabinet in the kitchen is far more practical…"
Apr 18, 2013
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Pictures/Decorations for my Man Cave. Ideas?

Hey AOM Community,I need your help. I am in the process of updating my humble abode from broke-young-adult-where-function-supersedes-form- to less-broke-young-adult-who-wants-a-good-looking-place-to-live. As such, I am getting rid of my bare walls and old decorations from my college days (good-bye Beer poster, we're had some laughs) and trying to upgrade my living space. That means new (actually, mostly gently-used) furniture and more decorations on my walls. However, I am still a Man and…See More
Apr 17, 2013
William W. How replied to Victor P.'s discussion What have been your biggest regrets to date?
"The elders thing can be really hard. My parents are well-educated professionals, as am I, but they were married and had children and owned a house at younger ages than I will. I definitely feel like I'm competing, in some sense, not just with…"
Mar 5, 2013
Victor P. replied to Victor P.'s discussion What have been your biggest regrets to date?
"You make a valid point, William. One thing I am noticing is that a lot of people my age are going through with this, these "mid-twenties crisis" where they might be questioning the path they're taking and over-analyzing things. I…"
Mar 5, 2013
William W. How replied to Victor P.'s discussion What have been your biggest regrets to date?
"24 is awfully young to be living in the past. I've made big career- and romance-related mistakes, but I only regret the ones that were morally wrong, not the ones that were the result of necessarily incomplete information. The other experiences…"
Mar 5, 2013
Victor P. replied to Victor P.'s discussion What have been your biggest regrets to date?
"Not True, I'd appreciate any advice I can get. Its funny how that works out. I used to think that age makes a person wiser or smarter when in reality its just experience. Some, hell I'd say most people get more experience as they age but…"
Mar 5, 2013

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