Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude

Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude
Where Great Intelligence Goes To Be Insulted

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Defining Our Terms

 



Good lord - that is not a man-cave! Who made this meme? That is a rec-room. The 'man-cave' is strewn with tools, and projects in various stages of completion. Nails and sawdust. Tools.  Presiding over the mess and mayhem will be a surly stubfart like M, Phil or Yours Truly, staggering and lurching about in a state of either confusion or rage.

In the rec-room, YOU are entertained. In the Man Cave - you entertain yourself.

8 comments:

  1. and man-caves have guns on the wall, maybe an rpg or two, knives, swords even. that pic is the toddler's playroom.

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  2. Here's a good example of what it should look like.
    https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-7IEoZUOCg1c/VbOy31n7FUI/AAAAAAAAGfg/it6V95pCA78/s1600/P1090015.JPG

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  3. "In the rec-room, YOU are entertained. In the Man Cave - you entertain yourself." The last part, you got it wrong. "In the man cave, you are THE entertainment. Just read Phil. I'll just do this little thing.... followed by 5 extra problems due to the "little thing". It's a wonder Phil has any hair for his very hot niece to cut.

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  4. Well, if you're entertained by adults playing with a ball.

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  5. Yeah; mine is a workshop off to the side of the barn. Some dust, some dirt, boxes of parts, fan belts hanging on the wall, and always that whiff of diesel and gasoline...

    ...Oh yeah; and that aforementioned row of white gas Coleman lanterns hanging from the ceiling...

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  6. I knew Phil back in the old days. He was unfailingly polite and courteous, he never raised his voice, and treated everyone with respect. Then one day he went into the shop with come boxes of stuff from Harbour Freight… and something happened to him. Did you know he is only 23 years old? It’s true, I know this for a fact. Bad things can happen in the shop. REALLY bad things.

    Frankenstein came to life in the hobby shop. The first computers were assembled in the garage. The Killdozer was a product of the hobby shop too. M shares his with Quasimodo and it has it’s own Ice Tomb. He used to be a nice guy too.

    The more I think of it…they should sell the kids action figures of us.

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  7. I have my Grouch Cave in the basement . It is equipped with saws and drill press and grinders and vices of one type or another a air compressor and other sundry bits and tools , but I wouldn't mind a nicly appointed study with a billiard table and dart board and room for my books (lots of books) with a modest bar

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  8. yawl are describing WORK shops. man caves are for RELAXING, not working. must have a bar, beer in the frig, dead animals and/or guns on the wall, maybe even a skull or two. camo net hanging from the ceiling? why not. yeah, i have my WORK shop but its for work.

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