What is a Gentleman?

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  1. schmee

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    A gentleman really wouldn't ask that question :lol:
     
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    I've heard the same said of bagpipes, which is perhaps more appropriate.
     
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    Here’s two!
     
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    I will wade into the fray. Firstly, a gentleman is one who knows the appropriate response to almost any social situation. Secondly, a gentleman should conduct himself in an honorable manner.
     
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    Grab a banana and split?
    Or just disa pear?
     
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    That's your problem, not mine. ;)
     
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    I was always taught that a proper gentleman removes the dishes from the kitchen sink before he pees in it.
     
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    A gentleman is someone who actually took his Boy Scout training to heart and kept it there, even after he became a grown man
     
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    A gentleman is one whose conduct proceeds from good will and whose self control is equal to all emergencies; who
    does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority; who
    is himself humbled if necessity compels him to humble another; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or boast
    of his own possessions or achievements; who speaks with frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed
    follows his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others, rather than his own.
     
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    Hello there ladies and gentlemen
    Hello there ladies and gents
    Are you ready to rock
    Are you ready or no
    Hello there ladies and gentlemen
    Hello there ladies and gents
    Are you ready to rock
    Are you ready or no
    Would you like to do a number with me
    Would you like to do a number with me
    Would you like to do a number with me
    Would you like to do a number with me
    Hello there ladies and gentlemen
    Hello there ladies and gents
    Are you ready to rock
    Are you ready or no
    Would you like to do a number with me
    Would you like to do a number with me
    Would you like to
    Would you like to
    Well come on

    Sorry, that is the first thing that came to mind.
     
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    I was a Cub Scout, and later, a Boy Scout.
    I did not attain any particular ranking or collect many merit badges, but I definitely still observe the credo, “Be prepared”.
    I apply it to my work.
    I don’t apply it to every aspect of my life, but I am prepared for the failure of my music gear, and my bandmate’s gear.
    My parents taught me consideration of others.
    They insisted on it.
    I honor them by adhering to their example.
     
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    It's quite sad that high-profile role models of this ilk are a vanishing species ... our society seems to have migrated to worship something else. :(
     
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    Never tells...
     
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