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Discussion in 'Los Angeles DODGERS' started by irish, Apr 2, 2017.

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    Just saw " Greyhound ", on a Plex download...Tom Hanks' new one, true story about the destroyer that helped cover the 1942 convoys to supply England. They were sitting ducks for the U Boot Wolf Packs for 50 hours each Atlantic crossing, because air cover range ran out and wasn't picked up again until close enough to Ireland.
    Hard to believe over 72,000 men gave their lives in supply convoys then.
    Really well paced and exciting, and a feast for WWII naval aficionados...well done and I always welcome a true story about American competence and flat out balls.
    Worth checking out.
     
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    more than a little shocking Hanks can be involved in these projects and continue to be such a hollywood cuck
     
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    ...and wrote the screenplay for it too.
    Astute observation, Devil, and it is a rarity. It would be counterproductive, imo, to discount him considering all the iconic and influential films he's been part of. Even Hollywood isn't that stupid.
    Whether you like him or not, I think basically, talent and a higher level of professionalism rises to the top...still...once in a great while.
    Praise all dieties for that small mercy...
     
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    back in the early 90s my step daughter went to an elementary here in Chatsworth where Rita Wilson's sister was a teacher
    my wife never wanted to attend the school stuff so i was went alone w both the kids
    we had a flirty eye thing happening for a few weeks and at one point my kid said she wanted to talk to me
    definitely caught me off guard and in the short conversation i disclosed that i indeed was married to her mother
    that was the end of that lol
    found out a couple of weeks later who she was related to
    she was cute but i couldn't tell you her name and couldn't find anything on the internet
     
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    You're such a pimp.
     
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    back then i was a dedicated husband even if things weren't awesome at home
    never cheated on that girl
     
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    i played baseball with rita's brother chris
    good dude, still friends with him to this day
    same league, ron howard coached one of the teams
    and (digging deep) “murph” from those old union 76 commercials coached another team
    #shamelessnamedropper
     
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    [​IMG]
    So was Tataglia.
     
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    I truly wish I could say that about myself.
    Took me longer to grow up, much to my shame.
    " Though I belted you and flayed you, by the Living God that made you,
    You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din".
    ----- Kipling
     
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    He was...but I didn't know until tonight, it was Barzini all along...
     
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    Sometimes we are born men.
    Sometimes we have to be made.
    Once you are made the past is water.
     
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    yeah but if you're w the same woman its never going back to what it was
    i said i'd give marriage one shot and give it my best as a man and i did
    wasn't infidelity that did us in it was greed on her part and high expectations on mine
    i've forgiven her and we're good friends but man did i burst out of the gates after that
    no way i'd ever make that commitment twice
     
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    Amazing how things play out.
    Had she lived, we'd still be together.
    Went 43 years as it was, until the gods took her from me.
     
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    Lucky man.
     
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    I mean between the boys.
    I dont know about yall but im a bit of a schoolboy when it comes to cheating on women.
    I think its being a dog.
    In the worst type of way.
    I don't respect anyone.
    By which I mean that I give everyone the same respect right off the bat.
    No one gets special respect because of entitlement, bank account, charm, skills, or physical attributes. They actually lose respect quick if they ever use any of those things as a crutch.
    Which we all do.
    I am a tough critic.

    I respect any random dude as a man.
    Then with time as a bro.
    A compadre.
    You guys just dont know about the compadre stuff.
    Its been dying out for the last few decades.
    The real old style compadre thing we used to have.
    Sure you have heard about it in westerns and stuff.
    You hear people say compadre but its just a word now for most.
    It used to be so much more.
    Its got bro, patriot and paisan rolled into one.
    It translates directly as co-father but more like compatriot.
    But not just of your country and nation.
    Of another land where you are the princes.
    Sure its all a figment of the imagination.
    But that's the most powerful fuel in the world.
    It can move mountains.
    Of people, like the germanic Thing.
    All of the people who attended the thing were compadres.
    And thats how the alemanni and a bunch of other tribes of hitite, armenian, turkish, magyar and other random nordic and dutch types became the Germanic brotherhood.

    But you can lose my respect if you cheat on your woman.
    From bro to man or from man to guy.
    Guy is already a slight disrespect imo.
    The least you can be is be a man.
    And once we know your a man you are basically a bro.
    I am very judgy I know.
    But I don't like to pass sentence.
    Why I play with sliding scales.
    And you can always make it up.
    But first there's a little hell to pay.
    Someones got to make you pay it.
    Before you can get back and play.

    I have an excuse.
    I come from a long line of womanizers and bigamists who thought it cool to fuck em and slap em and humiliate them with other women in front of them.
    And I have gotten into fistfights with all of them to teach them whats right.
    Or they teach me.
    Either way I always got my ass kicked.
    So that's my particular cross to bear.
    But now my uncles and cousins are better off.
    And they no longer beat their wives and impregnate random women.
    I would also steal their booze and fuck their side pieces.
    I had to teach them a lesson.
    I am a mean bastard when its time for some schoolwork.
    Yall dont even know.
     
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    it interesting to see a man who's found his happiness because i feel genuinely good for him
    no matter what it is if it works for him and those around him its an excellent thing
    until it isn't and then it comes down to character
    i despise whiny guys who complain about what a woman did to them
    or bring young lives into the world and feel ok to let them live without the influence of a father
    a guy like that loses my respect straight away
    doesn't matter what you want after you bring a child into the world, they need your time and guidance
    which is crazy since none of us really has any idea wtf we're doing if we're honest
    but basic skills and attitude from all those lessons need to be passed on and reinforced
    i think thats one of the things we do here even if we think we know who we are and what we're doing
    a good group of guys is a check up on rational thought
    not everyone can be a good and loving man
    and that extends to everyone you will ever meet
    but my fondest memories are how it applied to my daughter and raising her
    telling her "we get what we get" and hearing her say "we get what we get right daddy? right?" for years
    or having her walk in and ask "where do we go when we die?" w tears in her eyes and asking if she wanted the truth or a fairytale
    having her come lay down and ask me as a teenager "what happens when someone breaks your heart?"
    i was there to answer those questions and that bond makes me stronger as a man
    that's why i took my marriage so seriously because i didn't have that as a kid
    i had a dad and he was a good man but he just wasn't that interested in engaging me
    also i had already spread enough seed before i made the commitment so i wasn't looking for vindication in every woman's eyes
    Irish and I grew up in an era where you walked in to clubs and plucked pussy out of the air
    if you weren't there you wouldn't understand but you didn't need to be a stud to get laid and std's were an after thought
    so i knew if i wasn't all in it would never work but in the end i found myself working way too hard to make her happy
    and like my brothers i had put her on a pedestal and bitches have their place but on a pedestal is not one of them
    so ultimately it was my fault for putting her and myself in that position
    when i understood that i knew that was always the case and it always came down to me and what i could do better in a given situation
    but i'm always up for a good adventure when it comes to the boys
    i have my limitations but fear of work or finding a solution isn't one of them
    never wanted to belong to any clubs or organizations
    came across plenty of men that engaged me and then suddenly started talking about some group that usually was an offshoot of some scientology sect
    those come down to humiliation and i'm not down w that but maybe some people need it
    i find myself more attracted to stories w strong individuals that made their own way
    not talking financial success or accumulation of stuff but a state of being free
    once you're free no one can shake you off your foundation and those guys are awesome
    because we possess fire in our hands and the only limitations are the ones we argue for
    then its just a question of what you are willing to do without compromising your integrity and your soul
    that stuff is real and absolutely comes back to you
    i meet young guys that work for me all the time and its really crazy how much they respect the things i've said in passing without thought
    sometimes they remind me years later because i fall in love w young hard working guys looking to make their way
    i don't know anything but i know that old saying we're all students and we're all teachers is the truth
    i learn it still from the look of joy in a babies eyes and its like an electrical field that's always there, its truly fascinating how the answers present themselves
    many years ago a young kid that knew very little named Jose came to work for me
    started teaching him how to use acetylene mixtures and plasma cutters and other tools and he started taking pride and growing
    as i encouraged him to try thing i didn't even know how to do he blossomed and became ready to try anything
    ff to a month ago and i'm walking up state street in SB looking in stores and thinking about things i need to do and how i need Jose for some iron work
    I hear "Mike" and turn around to see Jose and suddenly i'm embracing the very guy i was thinking about
    we are connected forever
    it doesn't equal a lottery win but that synchronicity of who we are to each other is stronger than anything i've ever known
    fortunate to have great people around me even if they aren't there everyday
    at least thats my definition of a brother or a compadre to the best of my limited ability to communicate it
     
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    46 in August for us (if she doesn't kill me first).
     
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    Wife never gave me the same old drivel reasons why men say they cheat. She was the best I ever had, on multiple level. I had succeeded in marrying her beyond my wildest dreams.
    A+ on every aspect, except maybe finances, but certainly no excuse for tomcatting.
    I know why I did it. Like absolutely...
    because I could.
     
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