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    Ladies Embrace Your Inner Guy: AIB Joe Iliff

    So ladies, who spends their weekends working on cars, watching football, chugging beer, chowing on excessive quantities of red meat and engaging in crude humor?

    We guys bared our sensitive souls now it's your turn! Fair is fair.

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    The only thing off of your list that applies to me is the crude humor part. But, I pretty much never wear skirts or dresses, unless I'm going to a wedding or something. I spend zero time on my hair in the morning and just let it air dry all curly. And I do enjoy me some Survivorman, and UFC.

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    I can be up and ready for work in five minutes. Well, I could if I didn't have a prima donna dog, who demands his lie-ins (in my bed) and hates to get up to go for his morning constitutional until we're on it, then he hates to come back.

    Most weekends I can be found killing things in World of Warcraft or watching thr rugby - so manly, they don't need armour to break each other on. But I'm thinking there is something a bit homoerotic in rolling in the mud with 32 other men, including the subs...

    Keep thinking of returning to martial arts and/or re-enactment - real (wo)men play with real weapons - but am always lacking at least one of the following: 1) time, 2) money, 3) the enthusiasm
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    Lets see. Mine may not be extreme since I am in the south. Women seem to be more helpless here so many of these things are considered very manly 'round these parts.

    -My hair is wash and go.
    -I enjoy assisting my hubby with repairs on the Jeep.
    -I can perform simple car maintenance tasks on my own (changing brakes, oil, etc.)
    -I used to be a wildland firefighter and loved it.
    -I can pull a horse trailer and back it without issues.
    -I go on horsey roadtrips alone.
    -I know how to repair plumbing fixtures.
    -I can drive a bobcat and an excavator.
    -steak rocks.
    -I love fishing and flounder gigging.

    Is that manly enough so far.
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    Quote Originally posted by graciela View post
    -I can drive a bobcat and an excavator.

    Is that manly enough so far.
    That's downright RUGGED!


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    I love watching football

    Hiding in a closet, I have been known to enjoy ZZTop

    ...and yes, I laugh at dirty jokes, drink scotch, smoke cigars, and use the f-word privately a little too often but that's not a brag

    ...but I am clueless about cars and most machinery, I am low maintenance not by choice but because I have 3 kids, and, I don't mind being out on a construction site talking the talk but I don't necessarily want to dig that trench

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    Quote Originally posted by graciela View post
    I used to be a wildland firefighter and loved it.
    That is RUGGED also.
    Having your RED CARD means you have great cardio fitness.

    from an ex Firefighter/EMT-B.
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    Yeah, that pack test is a doozie!

    Sadly, those days are gone.
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    My wife digs crude humor, but that's pretty much it off of your list. Aside from that, she's really into hiking, animals, bugs, etc. About the only thing that freaks her out are scorpions when they show up in the house.

    "Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

    - Herman Göring at the Nuremburg trials (thoughts on democracy)

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    I'm all about the college football.
    I love GOOD beer, but definitely don't chug it.
    Who doesn't love a well prepared steak? Yes, I will eat the WHOLE thing.
    I am Ms. FixIt at my house, even when I was married.
    I can do all sorts of home repairs including simple wiring, plumbing, flooring, and roofing.
    I can get ready in five minutes flat in the morning.
    I can change the oil in the car, change a tire, and do other basic maintenance.

    That said....I still like having long hair, wearing pink, and getting a pedicure.
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    Hmm i would see myself as a contradictory person...

    I love wearing dresses and skirts and pretty things and have a perchant for red lipstick at the moment... but...

    I play more sports than most males i know,
    I go to the football,cricket etc and understand what is happening, and can follow tactics etc.
    I do lose my voice sometimes i yell out so much
    I can concrete and lay pavers- dad taught me well!
    I can mow the lawn!!!
    I had a great steak on Sunday night
    I can change light bulbs
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    Quote Originally posted by graciela View post
    Lets see. Mine may not be extreme since I am in the south. Women seem to be more helpless here so many of these things are considered very manly 'round these parts.
    Me too, from the south. Not helpless!

    I have more tools than RJ.

    I know more about computers than RJ.

    I am a FL Gators fan. That says it all.

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    And proud of it

    -- I own two 4-wheelers and love to get dirty out on them (although my friends laugh that I'll leave the house with my hair and nails done and very color coordinated and go out and play in the mud)

    -- I mow my parents lawn.

    -- I have been invited (on more than one occasion) to go with guy friends car shopping. They admit that I know more than they do, and it's one of my favorite things to do!

    -- Oooh, and I have plowed in the winter with the skidsteer, but I will admit I'd rather be inside by the fire instead.

    -- I give directions north/south/east/west and rarely will ask for directions -- since I seldom get really lost!

    [Changing lightbulbs don't count, do they? Come on, girls, we should be ashamed if we can't handle that!]
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    Here's the voice of Mrs Boiker's inner-man: "sports, sports, sports, sports, sports, sports, sports"
    Dude, I'm cheesing so hard right now.

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    I can curse and be crude with the best of the saliors.
    I Love a great steak.
    I love a great beer but never chug.
    I can knock back a shot.

    I am fair at plumbing. I am good at fix it. I have tools.

    I can mow.
    I love fire.
    Give me pruning shears, and a saws all and volunteer trees are no more. Same with pruning bushes, once I get started, I prune heavily.

    I am not much of a sports fan but have gotten a bit more interested in NASCAR just because it is on every week at my house.
    It is all a matter of perspective!!!

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    Quote Originally posted by graciela View post
    Lets see. Mine may not be extreme since I am in the south. Women seem to be more helpless here so many of these things are considered very manly 'round these parts.

    -My hair is wash and go.
    -I enjoy assisting my hubby with repairs on the Jeep.
    -I can perform simple car maintenance tasks on my own (changing brakes, oil, etc.)
    -I used to be a wildland firefighter and loved it.
    -I can pull a horse trailer and back it without issues.
    -I go on horsey roadtrips alone.
    -I know how to repair plumbing fixtures.
    -I can drive a bobcat and an excavator.
    -steak rocks.
    -I love fishing and flounder gigging.

    Is that manly enough so far.
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    is urging me to be myself but never follow someone else
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