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What's Your Rock?

Started this discussion. Last reply by manInTheMaking Feb 8, 2016. 9 Replies

The title is odd but fitting, let me explain if I can...What I'm asking is what, who or where do you gain your inner strength from?  What makes you the man that you are and why?I ask this because I…Continue

Local Culrure and Interaction with Strangers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Jul 3, 2015. 11 Replies

It seems like the community here is pretty spread out geographically.  As I used to travel a lot, even domestically, it seems each area, city, town etc...had its own culture and way of doing…Continue

Physical Acuity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Jul 7, 2015. 18 Replies

I'm not sure if this should be posted here or in sports and health but here goes. My daughter is almost 3 years old and I think she is falling behind the other kids with regard to physical ability. …Continue

Where do you draw the line?

Started this discussion. Last reply by manInTheMaking Jun 22, 2015. 3 Replies

In any of you have read my previous post on my Stepfather you'll be asking yourself...how did my parents screw me up?Well this poses the question where do you draw the line?  What I mean is at what…Continue

 

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Aaron F Kendrick replied to manInTheMaking's discussion Question(s) Regarding Conservative Ideology in the group The Great Debate
"Smaller government is supposed to be the goal of conservatives.  However, the definition of conservatives has changed.  Conservatives are now considered to be exemplified by Leslie Graham and John McCain.  So, I am not sure what…"
Aug 31, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
"This is politics there are no mole hills only insurmountable mountains my friends."
Jul 21, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to John Castiglia's discussion At a crossroads with a friendship
"Sounds like you have a few choices: 1. Remain this guy's friend as is and act like nothing happened.  Probably not the best idea as he was dishonest which was rooted in some underlying issue and will likely rear its ugly head again either…"
Jul 21, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Mongoose's discussion Am I Normal Male Brain?
"Its not you.  Its physically impossible for the human brain to multi task so don't sweat it.  We simply put tasks on hold while completing another at a very rapid pace, similar to computer processing.  Some of us are better than…"
Jul 15, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Parker Tasman's discussion Transgender Men
"Yeah I noticed that after I submitted my post. "
Jul 15, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"Life is way too precious.  I'd rather be happy than Rich.  More time with life offers greater opportunity. "
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Steve M's discussion Equitable Restrooms: are Men losing their urinals?
"Urinals are gross."
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Pale Horse's discussion Unpopular Political and Religious Opinions in the group The Great Debate
"As a liberal I think Obamacare is a problem. As a liberal I am against outsourcing jobs.  I'm beginning to wonder if I'm still liberal. "
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Parker Tasman's discussion Transgender Men
"Personally I feel that one's sexual preference and/or identity is none of my business.  What you do with your partner has zero to do with me and my life.  I'm not offended, disgusted nor deterred.  I sleep perfectly fine at…"
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to James Smith's discussion Life advice please
"Stop swimming around in your head.  Find a hobby and build confidence doing all the things you are not good at until you get some skills in those areas.  I know doesn't sound like it makes sense...  I had a huge confidence…"
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to O'Neal's discussion Addressing Bad Hygiene?
"I hate to state the obvious man but if its not a fecal smell...well it could just be how she smells.  She may not lather up with you in the shower with her because she feels self conscience about doing so.  Doesn't mean she…"
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Old Nick's discussion Making turns. Input or advice welcome.
"Why not cut back to playing with them once a month and offload a lot of the promotional duties?  that should free up time for you to pursue your passions and still retain your relationships.  Those guys i'm sure are feeling the same…"
Jul 14, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Andy Lawson's discussion Suggestions at the Gym
"- From today forth you will live, act, eat and be healthy.  This needs to be a statement you believe.  Changing your life and the way you live it needs to be a permanent decree not a temporary until you reach your goal statement.  The…"
Jul 13, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to David R.'s discussion How women dress
"Personal preference but at the end of the day its not about what looks pleasing on who but whether its appropriate to dress a certain way at all in a professional environment.  That is really up to the place of business to determine through…"
Jul 13, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to David R.'s discussion How women dress
"The world has gotten way to complicated.  At the end of the day you go to work to work, so appropriate dress as well as interaction is expected.  I think that's the bottom line. As a parting note...Life will always provide…"
Jul 13, 2016
manInTheMaking replied to Vendetta's discussion Marriage Advice
"- Dont hinge your feelings on her mood - Be fair and be honest - Be true to who you are - Always put your family first but recognize your needs and voice what they are to ensure they are met.  In kind make sure to meet hers as well.  Yes…"
Jul 13, 2016

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Anything by Vince Flynn - R.I.P. My favorite is American Assassin
Movies
Give me your serious, your funny, your stupid and everything in between. The stupid stuff has to be witty, none of the Scary movie parody crap, or gratuitous nudity. Example of stupid but witty (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
Music
Everything but country music, pop and 80's glam rock (that means you poison). Prefer heavier tunes like Stone Sour or more melodic stuff like Tantric or Days of the New.
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"I'm Awesome" - Jason Ellis

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At 9:28am on February 16, 2016, Mongoose said…

The song, "St. Elmo's Fire" is a good anthem for your profile name.

 
 
 

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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…"
2 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!"
4 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…"
8 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…"
8 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…"
8 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…"
8 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."
10 hours ago
Sir replied to Ameretta's discussion Should I kill Myself Because I am a black woman?
"Isn't it obvious?  She's gone to an almost all-male, mostly white, board, to see if she gets honored or trashed.  Because she is in such distress that she, well, makes that post.  I'd say she's been trashed enough.…"
11 hours ago

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