31
Jan

Bro Code: Article II.

   Posted by: Big Guy   in The Bro Code

A Bro is always entitled to do something stupid, as long as the rest of his Bros are all doing it.

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Tired of paying to heat the out doors? The average house loses 30% of it’s heat out the windows, doors and cracks. According to How Stuff Works, you can seal up your place on the cheap and it’s really easy. Hmm… cheap and easy…

The article includes:

Types of Weatherstripping

How to Install Weatherstripping

Installing Spring-metal and Other Weatherstripping Types

Tubular and Foam-Filled Gasket Weatherstripping

How to Install Weatherstripping Onto Sliding Windows and Doors

Applying Spring-metal Strips

Applying pressure-sensitive Foam

Check out the full article here.

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29
Jan

First Date Strategies

   Posted by: Big Guy   in Dating & Relationships

OK, we’ve all been there. The first date. For some guys it’s easy, for others it’s a nightmare. Here’s some advice for dudes who might need a little help. Roshelei put together a pretty good article to help you go from Average Joe to Prince Charming in three easy steps. And no, you still won’t be as cool as The Fonz.

  1. Always be prepared
  2. Get ready for a conversation
  3. Jedi mind tricks. WHAT?

To learn his secrets, check out his article here.

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28
Jan

What’s In Your Glass?

   Posted by: Big Guy   in Beer & Spirits

For those of you think there are only two kinds of beer, regular and light, I’ve got some news for you…

According to Ratebeer.com there are 71 styles of beer in eight different categories. This would make for one hell of a weekend.

  • Anglo-American Ales
  • Belgian-Style Ales
  • Ciders
  • Lagers
  • Meads
  • Sake
  • Stouts & Porters
  • Wheats

Expand your palette.  Next time you’re out picking up a six,  try something different. Life is too short to drink the same mass-produced swill every weekend. Want to learn more? Check out the full list here.

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27
Jan

10 Ways to Impress Your Boss

   Posted by: Big Guy   in Career

Got a job? Good. Here are ’10 ways to impress your boss’ to make sure you keep it and maybe even get a raise or a promotion.

1. Take inititiative

2. Come prepared

3. Have an informed opinion

4. Save the company money

5. Dress up

6. Read

7. Come in early and leave late

8. Keep a clean work space

9. Highlight relevant industry innovations

10. Complete the tasks everyone forgets

Want to learn more? Get the details here. Thanks to askmen.com for the great list.

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26
Jan

Do Pushups Like The Zohan!

   Posted by: Big Guy   in Health & Fitness

OK, so maybe you will need to use your hands, at least at first. Steve Speirs put together a great training program for building upper body strength for those of us who have trouble bench-pressing an inflatable date. At the end of his six-week program, you should be able to do one hundred (that’s 100) push-ups! Check it out here. Count ’em off boys!

Oh, and no cheating. “three, four… ‘honey I’m home!’ nine hundred ninety eight, nine hundred ninety nine…” You know who you are.

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25
Jan

Supersquares!

   Posted by: Big Guy   in Sports

Well, now that the AFC and NFC champions have been decided and the Superbowl is just a couple of short weeks away, it’s time to turn our attention to the office pool. Got squares? If you figure that all squares are created equal, you’re wrong!

According to Doug Drinin, a mathematician and avid football fan, here are the scores with their overall probabilities:

Supersquares Probabilities

Best Worst
7 / 0: 4.9% 2 / 2: 0.0%
0 / 0: 4.5% 9 / 9: 0.1%
3 / 0: 4.1% 8 / 2: 0.1%
7 / 7: 3.3% 9 / 5: 0.1%
7 / 4: 3.1% 5 / 5: 0.1%

Want to learn more? Check out his post here.  Oh, and no surprises, I had the Colts vs. the Saints picked around week 5 :).

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24
Jan

Bro Code: Article I.

   Posted by: Big Guy   in The Bro Code

Bro’s before Ho’s

The bond between two men is stronger than the bond between a man and a woman because, on average, men are stronger than women. That’s just science.

~ Barney Stinson

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22
Jan

We’re Here!

   Posted by: Big Guy   in Uncategorized

Welcome to The Guyble! A place for Men. Like the He-Man Woman Haters Club, but way cooler.

“If a man speaks in the forest and there is no woman around to hear him, is he still wrong?”