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Subject: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 08/01/10 at 7:44 pm

I am just curious, of hand off, because it seems the definition, varies from person to person.

Hopefully, I'm not steering a hornet's nest on this one.

I was by the way thinking of this, while listening to a song, by one of my favorite music artists, Joe Jackson.


Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Foo Bar on 08/02/10 at 8:04 pm

Be attractive.
Don't be unattractive.

And according to the commercials...

http://i.imgur.com/wcJve.jpg

...be on a cake.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/02/10 at 10:56 pm

http://img.listal.com/image/68562/500full-john-wayne.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: danootaandme on 08/03/10 at 4:45 am

Sometimes it is easier to say what is not a man than what is.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: CatwomanofV on 08/03/10 at 10:36 am

My mother once told me that if a man has to worry about his masculinity, then he has something to worry about. If he doesn't worry about it, there is nothing for him to worry about. This is one of the few times where my mother is SOOOOOO right. My first husband used to always say, "I'm the man. I'm the man." I finally asked him, "Why do you keep telling me that you are the man? Are you afraid that I'm going to forget?" He stopped saying it after that. (Yeah, he worried about masculinity and yeah, he had to. He was NOT a REAL man. He was a little boy.)

I really hate the saying, "I hate to see a grown man cry." To me, crying shows that you are sensitive, have empathy, & not trying to cover anything up. When I was first dating Carlos, we were watching a movie and I was fighting back the tears because I didn't want him to think that I so stupid for crying at a stupid movie. I looked over at him and the tears were streaming down his cheeks. I knew right then and there that he was a REAL man. And he doesn't worry about his masculinity because he doesn't have anything to worry about.



Cat

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/03/10 at 5:34 pm

http://www.thehotjoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/stuartsmalley.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Foo Bar on 08/04/10 at 10:14 pm

My first husband used to always say, "I'm the man. I'm the man."


With the caveat that Bob and Tom would be funnier without the dubbed laughter...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7Y0I91rubg

Any guy who can't sing it and genuinely laugh at his own shortcomings, has hereby revoked his own man card.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: 80sfan on 08/04/10 at 10:51 pm

Someone who isn't afraid to be himself.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/04/10 at 10:52 pm

I'm gonna Google search "real man" and post the first image that comes up:



Oooh!  Better turn those filters on!
(You didn't see any filters?  Neither did I!)

http://www.esquire.com/cm/esquire/images/best-dressed-intro-0908-lg.jpg
Actually, this is the first one.  Not so bad.  The second one is captioned "A Real Man -- Yeah I'd Hit That!"
Zee for yourzevezes!
:D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/04/10 at 10:54 pm

I don't know who all them guys are but if you wore that hat outfit to high school, your nickname would be "Duckie"!
:D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: 2015 on 08/04/10 at 11:56 pm

I am a man, but I've never really been highly concerned about what a man is, or what makes a man. I'm just myself!

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: CatwomanofV on 08/05/10 at 12:13 pm


With the caveat that Bob and Tom would be funnier without the dubbed laughter...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7Y0I91rubg

Any guy who can't sing it and genuinely laugh at his own shortcomings, has hereby revoked his own man card.



That actually sounds like my brother.  :D ;D ;D ;D




Cat

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/06/10 at 12:36 am

http://media.comicmix.com/media/2008/10/31/hank-hill.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: 80sfan on 08/06/10 at 10:23 am


http://www.thehotjoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/stuartsmalley.jpg


;D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/06/10 at 1:56 pm

http://ocanada.com.au/shop/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/H/u/HuntsManwichSloppyJoe_Lge.png

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 08/07/10 at 2:05 pm


http://ocanada.com.au/shop/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/H/u/HuntsManwichSloppyJoe_Lge.png


;D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Foo Bar on 08/08/10 at 1:22 am

A man has a woman who is his best friend, and comforts him in times of trouble.
A man has a woman who laughs at his jokes, and is cool at parties.
A man has a woman who is generous in bed, devoted to his pleasure and takes her own pleasure with him alone.
A man has a woman who challenges him, and makes him strive to be a better person.
But most of all, a man makes sure that those four women never meet.

 - with apologies to the anonymous author of the original quote.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/08/10 at 1:59 am

It takes a real man to keep being nice to his mama even though she is annoying as hell and is starting to go around the bend!
;)

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: 80sfan on 08/13/10 at 5:18 pm

One word; Elvis.  ;)

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/15/10 at 2:14 am


One word; Elvis.  ;)


Elvis loved his mama!  He recorded his first song intended as a birthday present for his mother!
:)

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: 80sfan on 08/15/10 at 2:37 am


Elvis loved his mama!  He recorded his first song intended as a birthday present for his mother!
:)


Yeah, but who cares about that when you see the way he makes those girls swoon?!  :D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: danootaandme on 08/15/10 at 6:01 am


One word; Elvis.  ;)


I love Elvis, but, he kinda dropped the ball in the real man department.  Wasn't all his fault given with the people who surrounded him.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/16/10 at 2:46 am


I love Elvis, but, he kinda dropped the ball in the real man department.  Wasn't all his fault given with the people who surrounded him.


He used to rent an entire cinema and show private viewings of "Dr. Strangelove" for his friends.  He also loved Quaaludes!  Couldn't get enough 'ludes.  That's why they're not such a problem today.  Elvis et e'm all!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/08/pukeface.gif

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: whistledog on 08/16/10 at 9:03 am


So what really constitutes a real man?


Someone who mistakes their finger as a real gun :D

http://members.fortunecity.co.uk/avrilbowles1/realmen.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/16/10 at 9:49 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJTb130GR0E


;D

Dan

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/16/10 at 11:46 am

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_nozRGV7oj-M/SsZJ7ZMbieI/AAAAAAAABX8/MYzupT-9A2s/s400/Campbells_Soup_1969_Advertisement_Vintage_Ad_1960s.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 08/17/10 at 7:57 pm

This is the song, that lead me to create the thread in the first place.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41FNXkY9VZY

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/17/10 at 9:23 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTSxAMPXJ80




Dan

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/18/10 at 12:09 am

http://www.mr-bens.co.uk/images/www.mr-bens.co.uk/big/fd-frank-n-furter.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: CatwomanofV on 08/18/10 at 12:56 pm


http://www.mr-bens.co.uk/images/www.mr-bens.co.uk/big/fd-frank-n-furter.jpg



http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y234/nwmetal/sort/carlosnfurter.jpg




Cat

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 08/18/10 at 3:33 pm


Someone who mistakes their finger as a real gun :D

http://members.fortunecity.co.uk/avrilbowles1/realmen.jpg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9KyBdPeKHg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/18/10 at 4:38 pm

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_AG0NMLjCoX4/S3i8j0aY3DI/AAAAAAAAHAk/qAYmeBe2BTU/s400/lee+marvin.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/18/10 at 7:42 pm



http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y234/nwmetal/sort/carlosnfurter.jpg




Cat


I'm a sweet transvestite from Traaaansexual Transylvania...

http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/imageBank/p/pete-burns122.jpg

Pete Burns from Dead Or Alive

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: CatwomanofV on 08/19/10 at 3:50 pm


I'm a sweet transvestite from Traaaansexual Transylvania...

http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/imageBank/p/pete-burns122.jpg

Pete Burns from Dead Or Alive




I'm assuming you recognized who this is.  ;D ;D ;D ;D




http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y234/nwmetal/sort/carlosnfurter.jpg




Cat

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/19/10 at 7:44 pm

Yo.

This is what it's all about, right here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxBbXJDJico&feature=related



Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/20/10 at 12:31 am

American real man versus Canadian real man.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4tHcYWS7TE

:D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/20/10 at 12:37 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijioI5wQ4hM

Jerry Lewis - That Old Black Magic


:D


Dan

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Midas on 08/22/10 at 1:48 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HSj-2shbqY

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Bobby on 08/22/10 at 3:39 pm


http://www.thehotjoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/stuartsmalley.jpg


Ha ha, then we are all in trouble.  ;D

What constitutes a real man? Probably someone who is mature, calm, confident, takes charge and acts on his beliefs.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/24/10 at 1:27 am

Stanley Kowalski:

Hey, STELLA!!!!"

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/24/10 at 8:24 pm

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9d/RichardWagner.jpg

I see similarities between Richard Wagner and John Wayne!
:D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Ashkicksass on 08/27/10 at 9:20 pm


Yo.

This is what it's all about, right here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxBbXJDJico&feature=related






*sigh*

I was totally gonna post a pic of Deano.  My first love...

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/27/10 at 9:41 pm

The good Lord gives us a few real men once in a while, but we always find a reason to kill them, so why should God give us more?

http://www.thequoteblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/gandhi.jpg

http://www.scanph.org/files/martin-luther-king2.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Foo Bar on 08/28/10 at 9:05 pm


The good Lord gives us a few real men once in a while, but we always find a reason to kill them, so why should God give us more?


http://www.smbc-comics.com/comics/20081124.gif

God's own damn fault for showing up on the half of the planet that had to wait 1500 years before discovering the other half of the planet that knew about chocolate.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/28/10 at 9:40 pm

But it took Europeans to figure out how to make chocolate not taste like crap!
:)

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: danootaandme on 08/29/10 at 4:22 am

MANdela

Now this is a MAN


http://www.cnn.com/video/world/2010/02/10/mabuse.mandela.image.cnn.640x360.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Ashkicksass on 08/29/10 at 6:51 pm


The good Lord gives us a few real men once in a while, but we always find a reason to kill them, so why should God give us more?

http://www.thequoteblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/gandhi.jpg

http://www.scanph.org/files/martin-luther-king2.jpg


Like.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Ashkicksass on 08/29/10 at 6:51 pm


http://www.smbc-comics.com/comics/20081124.gif

God's own damn fault for showing up on the half of the planet that had to wait 1500 years before discovering the other half of the planet that knew about chocolate.


Like.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Ashkicksass on 08/29/10 at 6:51 pm


MANdela

Now this is a MAN


http://www.cnn.com/video/world/2010/02/10/mabuse.mandela.image.cnn.640x360.jpg


Like.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/29/10 at 7:20 pm

http://cdn.picapp.com/ftp/Images/e/a/4/e/Clint_Eastwood_9b52.jpg?adImageId=5592928&imageId=2606016

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/29/10 at 7:55 pm

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5f/ReaganBerlinWall.jpg

"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"




Dan

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/30/10 at 2:10 am


http://cdn.picapp.com/ftp/Images/e/a/4/e/Clint_Eastwood_9b52.jpg?adImageId=5592928&imageId=2606016


Oh, Ed, you sounded just like Dirty Harry just then!
Thanks, Grace!

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/30/10 at 2:13 am

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/bilde?Site=PR&Date=20080911&Category=SHARPMAG0205&ArtNo=809110308&Ref=AR&maxH=230&maxW=370&border=0&Q=80

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: danootaandme on 08/31/10 at 4:02 pm


http://cdn.picapp.com/ftp/Images/e/a/4/e/Clint_Eastwood_9b52.jpg?adImageId=5592928&imageId=2606016


He is so good, I can't look at him without....well...y'now    :o ::)  Of course seven kids by five women.  Where was I!?

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/31/10 at 7:17 pm


He is so good, I can't look at him without....well...y'now    :o ::)  Of course seven kids by five women.  Where was I!?


I notice he has that effect on the ladies!
;)

Big handsome guy -- a little dangerous -- but a crusader for good.

But he's an old man now, which means, which meeeeaaans, he can't outrun you anymore!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/10/sunny.gif

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/31/10 at 7:29 pm


I notice he has that effect on the ladies!
;)

Big handsome guy -- a little dangerous -- but a crusader for good.

But he's an old man now, which means, which meeeeaaans, he can't outrun you anymore!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/10/sunny.gif


Clint may be old, but for the love of God...stay off his lawn!!!  :o :o :o

http://www.mannythemovieguy.com/images/gran_torino.jpg

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/31/10 at 7:41 pm


Clint may be old, but for the love of God...stay off his lawn!!!  :o :o :o

http://www.mannythemovieguy.com/images/gran_torino.jpg



I told you keep your dog from crapping up my lawn.  I told you once, I told you twice, and then I told the dog!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/04/dogrun.gif

http://www.toffsworld.com/art_artists_painters/images/andy_warhol_self_portrait.jpg

aNdY WaRhOl
:D

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: Bobby on 09/10/10 at 7:20 pm


American real man versus Canadian real man.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4tHcYWS7TE

:D


Ah yes, this is from Summerslam 1991. The Big Boss Man (bloke in blue) vs The Mountie (bloke in red) in a jailhouse match. The loser would spend the night in jail and I think this is the only time a match like this has occurred. Unfortunately, this PPV was awful and would have been disastrous if it wasn't for the most excellent Intercontinental Title match between Bret 'Hitman' Hart (Canadian real man) vs Mr Perfect (American real man), lol.

Subject: Re: So what really constitutes a real man?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 09/10/10 at 9:42 pm


Ah yes, this is from Summerslam 1991. The Big Boss Man (bloke in blue) vs The Mountie (bloke in red) in a jailhouse match. The loser would spend the night in jail and I think this is the only time a match like this has occurred. Unfortunately, this PPV was awful and would have been disastrous if it wasn't for the most excellent Intercontinental Title match between Bret 'Hitman' Hart (Canadian real man) vs Mr Perfect (American real man), lol.


I thought pro-wrestling was a lot more entertaining when it seemed like the wrestlers were brawling social outcasts with skeevy managers!  That era died out by the mid-'90s.  Everything became high budget and slick.  The exchange of insults and threats developed emotional subtexts like a nighttime soap opera.  I tuned it out.
:D


Anyway,


They say a real man shows his feelings.  The distinction is a real man knows when to let it out and when to keep a lid on it.
(Double entendre incidental, but I'll let it tag along!)
;)

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