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30 things every man should have by 30

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  1. deadday

    deadday

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    A skin care regimen. C’mon guys, healthy complexions aren’t just for metrosexuals!
    http://www.thefrisky.com/post/246-30-things-every-man-should-have-by-30/?TrackID=DCF

    A tasty signature dish he can whip up for a date. agreed
    Respect for women as equals and not just as heads attached to boobs.uhm...probably before 30...but remember, respect is earned..
    At least four good pairs of shoes: dressy, business casual, casual, exercise. hmm...where do combat boots and sandals fit into this?
    At least one friend who gives honest fashion advice. :rofl: hey man, does this shirt smell clean?
    A tailored suit.nope
    A toolbox that includes: a hammer, screwdriver, wrench, nails, work gloves.by 12 maybe?
    Enough clean underwear (no holes!) to get him through a week between laundry sessions. I shoot for a month at a time, but YMMV
    Independence from his mama. :dunno:
    The ability to ask for directions. **** no, that's why I bought a GPS unit..
    A great road map when there’s no one to ask. how's about planning the route and an alternate or two beforehand?
    A favorite cookbook.nope, I usually make it up as I go..
    A decent set of pots and pans.by the end of college or around 22
    An emergency kit in the trunk of his car. ..if they had a father in their life, this should have started around 16
    A hobby that does not include a television set or a 6-pack of beer. again..30 is a bit late here hun..
    A trusted barber or hair stylist. hey man, can you clean this up for me? FYI, don't try to cut your own hair while drunk..
    A pair of jeans that makes his butt look good.
    Jumper cables. 16
    A driver’s license. typically 16, maybe 18
    Always enough toilet paper. NEVER a man problem..
    Sheets that don’t scratch.
    A nightstand that doesn’t say “Handle with care” on the side. LMAO
    A smile he uses generously. unless he has children, that smile has long since faded by 30...
    At least one lamp that didn’t once belong in a dorm room. I still have the bedroom furniture from my parents house..and before it was mine, it was my fathers before he met mom
    Enough confidence to approach someone he finds attractive. this happens around 18..maybe early 20s for the late bloomers
    Enough sense not to use a cheesy pick-up line. (When in doubt, say “hello!”) cheesy pick-up line=smiles from the ladies...smiles=further conversation usually
    A great razor. ..or the ability to grow facial neat hair..
    The beginning of a nest egg. ..that he can then blow on the ring you want?
    A place where everyone knows his name. uh-huh..
    At least one sex move he’s received lots of positive feedback on. because you really want to hear 'well, Kate thought this was awesome!
     
  2. 8-Ball

    8-Ball Old Soul

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    I agree with you on all of them. It wouldn't look any different if it were me commenting.
     

  3. Glock-it-to-me

    Glock-it-to-me Catching liars

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    As long as Tony Lama, Nocona, and Justin count for shoes, I'm covered.
     
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    I agree with you on most of them, but no man should wear sandals, unless he is taking a shower in a gym.
     
  5. thejellster05

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    Nice..I'm 23 and still working on the set.
     
  6. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    Wrong.
     
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    i dont even drink and i think a 6 pack goes with most hobbies ..
     
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    Got most of that covered, but are you really saying that if you don't have children you cant be happy?
     
  9. tantrix

    tantrix J'aimeLouisiane

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    While the majority of that list are useless things, I don't see anything on it you couldn't have by 21. I had already moved out of my parent's house and was renting at 17, bought my first home at 22, and finished building my house last year at 28.
     
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    :upeyes::upeyes::upeyes:
     
  11. The_Drizzle

    The_Drizzle I make it rain!

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    +1, but not judging you sandal wearing guys. :aodnsb:


    Just joking.
    But also, I guess, after swimming. I would rather just go bare-foot than wear sandals though.
     
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    ..not at all...just saying that few things other than children will bring true smile back to a man...by 30 most have realized how truly pathetic, cold, and ****ed up 90% of life is and our smiles fade...hell, mine was just a memory by 22..
     
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    ...good enough for the Roman Legions, good enough for me! ;-)
     
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    vikingsoftpaw DEPLORABLE ME!

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    A skin care regimen. C’mon guys, healthy complexions aren’t just for metrosexuals!
    - Two Words Ivory Soap

    A tasty signature dish he can whip up for a date.
    - Check

    Respect for women as equals and not just as heads attached to boobs.
    - Comes only when women are old enough to realize that they can't get what they want through pooter-use

    At least four good pairs of shoes: dressy, business casual, casual, exercise.
    - Real Men only have 3 pair

    A tailored suit.
    - I have no money to waste here

    A toolbox that includes: a hammer, screwdriver, wrench, nails, work gloves.
    - Common Sense

    Independence from his mama.
    - Female significant Other has control issues?

    The ability to ask for directions.
    -BullPucky! Christopher Effing Columbus didn't need directions. I use my superior Viking Navigation Skills!

    A great road map when there’s no one to ask.
    - See Above

    An emergency kit in the trunk of his car.
    - See Tool box

    A hobby that does not include a television set or a 6-pack of beer.
    - Things that go Boom or Zoom!

    A pair of jeans that makes his butt look good.
    - Try not to set off anyone "Gaydar"

    Jumper cables.
    - ....Tool Box and Emg Kit.

    At least one lamp that didn’t once belong in a dorm room.
    - Does this include the Jack Daniels Lamp ?

    Enough confidence to approach someone he finds attractive.
    - Can we say Darwin in Action?

    The beginning of a nest egg.
    - Translated....Chickee needs to know where her next Alimony will come from...

    A place where everyone knows his name.
    - Would the local gun store count?
     
  16. mikeflys1

    mikeflys1 Pastafarian

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    1. A skin care regimen. C’mon guys, healthy complexions aren’t just for metrosexuals! I wouldnt say a "regimen" but I take care of myself
    2. A tasty signature dish he can whip up for a date. I can make pb&j like no ones business
    3. Respect for women as equals and not just as heads attached to boobs. They have heads now?
    4. At least four good pairs of shoes: dressy, business casual, casual, exercise. Yes
    5. At least one friend who gives honest fashion advice. Yes
    6. A tailored suit. Yes
    7. A toolbox that includes: a hammer, screwdriver, wrench, nails, work gloves. Of course, I <3 tools
    8. Enough clean underwear (no holes!) to get him through a week between laundry sessions. lol i think i have enough to last months
    9. Independence from his mama. Had that at about age 9
    10. The ability to ask for directions. I already know where im going
    11. A great road map when there’s no one to ask. GPS :whistling:
    12. A favorite cookbook. lol
    13. A decent set of pots and pans. Yes
    14. An emergency kit in the trunk of his car. Yes
    15. A hobby that does not include a television set or a 6-pack of beer. Honestly I dont like beer or tv :shocked:
    16. A trusted barber or hair stylist. Me
    17. A pair of jeans that makes his butt look good. Got a bunch actually ;)
    18. Jumper cables. check
    19. A driver’s license. check
    20. Always enough toilet paper. Im a fan of the post-poop shower
    21. Sheets that don’t scratch. lol i wasnt aware this was a problem
    22. A nightstand that doesn’t say “Handle with care” on the side. nightstands are for women
    23. A smile he uses generously. :supergrin:
    24. At least one lamp that didn’t once belong in a dorm room. check
    25. Enough confidence to approach someone he finds attractive. check
    26. Enough sense not to use a cheesy pick-up line. (When in doubt, say “hello!”) cheesy pick up lines can be great as long as you dont try and use them seriously
    27. A great razor. check
    28. The beginning of a nest egg. check
    29. A place where everyone knows his name. ehh no place major but yea i guess
    30. At least one sex move he’s received lots of positive feedback on. :whistling:
     
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    american lockpicker License to Il

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    Is there a shorter version of this list?
     
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    Lots of practical uses for sandals. Float trips, wading in creeks/rivers while fishing etc. Never fun to be spending a nice day walking up a river only to step on a broken bottle and slice your foot open.
     
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    The_Drizzle I make it rain!

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    I guess it depends where you live. Here in NE Ohio I have no business wearing sandals. I have been known to go wading/walking in rivers from time to time, but shoes are required around there parts. Very rocky.
     
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    Jesus Christ wore sandals...
    Other must haves: Must know and accept Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, a good wife, your own home, his own car, 2-4 children, a fulfilling job, minister the teachings of Christ to others in need, be enjoying the kingdom of heaven on earth, looking forward to growing old gracefully and eventually to death...:wavey: