It's hard to say who may have coined the term "man cave," but it certainly hit the mainstream back in 1993 when John Gray published his book "Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus." The basic idea was a simple enough one — a man needs a sanctuary. A place that is wholly his and not influenced by the women in his life. Now, whether or not that's really something a man needs is immaterial. Designing your own room just with the things you love in it is cool, no matter who you are or why you're doing it. If it's a man cave, so be it. It's fun, and that's what really matters when it comes to doing something like this.
When you have a family or a significant other, then it's true you should compromise on your living space so it appeals to both of you. But if a room is only your room, then you go all out and make it your room. Whether you have one for real or you just dream of it now's your chance to design the best of the best. Lay out your preference, and we'll even be able to tell what your favorite NBA team is. Give it a try!
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Is it even a man cave if there's no TV inside? Pick your TV size.
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If you get a craving to watch every Rambo movie in sequence, how do you play to watch them?
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What's underfoot in this man cave?
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It never hurts to have some bar games handy in a man cave. Pick your favorite.
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You know what's manly? Neon signage. What's yours going to say?
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Are you keeping this joint spic and span or what?
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Will there be a cooking space in the man cave?
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This is all about relaxation. How are you kicking back?
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Is the man cave for you alone or are you having friends in to hang out?
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Are you planning on doing any man cave gaming?
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Will you have a bar?
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Is this an intellectual sort of man cave with books?
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How extensive is your DVD/Blu-ray collection?
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Most people don't spend a lot of time thinking about coffee tables, but now's your chance. Pick one!
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Movie memorabilia can really spruce up a man cave. What movies seem best?
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What is a man cave without man's best friend? Is the dog welcome in here?
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Are there windows for some natural light or are you taking the cave part of this literally?
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So clearly you're watching some basketball in here. Any other sports?
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What's the coolest piece of sports memorabilia to have in a man cave?
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Do you need a private bathroom in the man cave?
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Do you care about having a coordinated color scheme?
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Does a man cave need a computer setup?
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If you have the guys over one night, what are you likely to be doing?
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You probably have your seat, but where is everyone else going to be sitting?
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What's your man cave beverage of choice?
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Man caves don't grow on trees. What's the best room to convert into one?
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Any hunting trophies in the man cave?
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They call it a man cave, but you're letting women in, right?
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How are you keeping cool in the man cave on a hot summer day?
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Every cave has an access point. How are you getting in?
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