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Chris Hamm's Discussions

Sport Jacket

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark J Dove Nov 1, 2011. 1 Reply

In the needle in a haystack category........... I have been away from the community for quite some time now (although now as I look around I struggle to remember why).  I remember back and back…Continue

The Importance of Looking a Woman In The Eyes

Started Mar 17, 2010 0 Replies

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Universal Laws

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ilya Mar 16, 2010. 9 Replies

My dad sent these too me and I thought some of you might enjoy them.  What "laws" would you add? 1. Law of Mechanical Repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch…Continue

The Official TYAWTKBWATA Thread

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Hamm Mar 15, 2010. 102 Replies

Every so often I think, "Hmm....I wonder if other guys have chest hair as straight as mine?" or "Am I the only one who finds Drew Barrymore vomit inducingly unattractive?"Whenever such thoughts cross…Continue

 

keeping the black dog at bay.

Latest Activity

Jay replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"It's not only for time. I just got a uniform ware watch and I love it. It suits me. Besides I'm trying to reduce the time I look at my phone doing petty things. Cell phone has become a new tv."
Oct 11
Brother Joseph replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I love my watch. Way easier than having to pull my phone out of my pocket."
Oct 10
Jared Burton replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I can't be without one. Even when my last one died, I wore the digital blank screen for a week before getting a replacement. I finally splurged at the Wal Mart and bought myself 2 ten dollar watches! One Velcro one, and the other nice looking…"
Oct 10
QuackXP replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Top of the list for me now is the Orient Symphony. I like the black face. "
Oct 9
QuackXP replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"That is the exact watch."
Oct 9
Regular Joe replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
""Next up on the list is something elegant with black leather strap that will go better with a suit. After that I think my collection will come to and end. " Bulova has some nice, simple, affordable dress…"
Oct 9
Regular Joe replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Orient Mako Blue -- like this? If so, nice. I'd probably but a leather band on it like this but that's just me:  "
Oct 9
QuackXP replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I wore one from adolescence until after college when I got a cell phone. A number of years later I got tired of grabbing my phone to check the time and recalled how I used to wear a watch all the time when I was younger.  I decided I wanted a…"
Oct 8
Regular Joe replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I wear one.  It's both a time-keeper and, for professional or dressy events, it's part of my attire.  In a professional setting, I find it more professional and subtle to glance at my watch than to pull out my cell to check the…"
Oct 1
Dennise replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"My husband and I both wear wrist watches. They are much more convenient for us than a phone for our primary timepieces. He wears a digital Armitron and mine is a basic analog, water  resistant Timex Indiglo. Our two older sons (20 &…"
Oct 1
Leto Atreides II replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Anyone else have to google "cornicello"?"
Oct 1
Sean O' replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I find checking my pocket inconvenient at times. You could go for an automatic, manual wind, or a Citizen Eco-Drive if you don't want to rely on batteries."
Oct 1
Specs&Beard replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I have a timex easy reader that i wear quite a bit."
Oct 1
Satanist Dan replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I would wear a watch. But I would go for a pocketwatch than a wristwatch. Can't rely on batteries, you know."
Oct 1
Daniel C. Powell replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I wear watches because I always have, its a part of me as much as wearing shoes or my cornicello. It's something I just do. I also wear it simply because I refuse to become dependent n a cell phone or something similar."
Sep 30
Chris Hamm commented on Michael J. Austin's group Michigan
"Sounds interesting....but I'm in GR.  A bit of a drive just to get beat up ;)"
Jul 2

Profile Information

Interests
Whittling, hiking, anything techie. I really love learning to do things for myself. I'm discovering life is good when it's been built with your own blood, sweat, and tears.
Books
Reentering the world of literature...
Portrait of Dorain Grey
His Dark Materials Trilogy
C.S. Lewis
Movies
I Love You Man
Patriot
Gladiator
Shaun of the Dead
Music
Anything, just depends on my mood. Being trained as a musician I find there's always something to enjoy. Overall I'd say piano and a capella vocal jazz are my favorites.
Quote
“In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” - Baba Dioum

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Chris Hamm's Blog

A Tattoo To Remind Me

Posted on March 10, 2010 at 12:43am 4 Comments

So I've been thinking of getting another tattoo and here's my thoughts. I've had issues with depression for about as long as I can remember. I've come to the conclusion that it is probably something that will never be "cured" just as an alcoholic will always be an alcoholic. I will, someday, learn to control it and not let it rule my life but there will probably always be episodes where the black dog will return from the shadows and haunt me again.…

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Real Bad Day

Posted on February 5, 2010 at 10:40pm 7 Comments

Anti-depressants not cutting it anymore. Not interacting with my kids or wife. Staring at the computer screen. Everything grey. Things have to get better.

Great Times

Posted on January 12, 2010 at 8:11pm 2 Comments

Nothing profound I just felt the need to let everyone know I had a great night with my girls. They're great kids and I'm having a moment where I realize how lucky I am.

To the Little People

Posted on December 16, 2009 at 9:44am 16 Comments

I just wanted to thank all of you who have made my rise to the 50th Manliest Manly Man on the Art of Manliness possible. I couldn't have earned my points without all the little people (although I did do most of the work myself). To thehuman, Michael Austin, Will......here I come.

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At 7:44am on March 21, 2010, Ian said…
Thanks for the birthday greeting back in Feb - I only just saw it - I am so behind!
At 6:45am on March 16, 2010, Anand Bongir said…
Thanx a million! What do i say? I did not a expect such a strong reception...!
At 12:03am on March 16, 2010, David Dickerson said…
Thanks!
At 1:49am on March 15, 2010, Sunil Setlur said…
Thanks Chris! Very thoughtful of you :)
At 7:34pm on March 2, 2010, Alan Poling said…
Thanks so much for the cake, I did notice it was missing quite a few candles however!!
At 8:29am on March 2, 2010, Gary Dumbauld said…
At 12:53am on February 25, 2010, Jeff Boshers said…
thanks for the b-day wishes as well!
At 12:53am on February 25, 2010, Jeff Boshers said…
I'm loving the bag... it's absolutely great... I take it everywhere... you breaking in the wallet good?
At 10:11pm on February 23, 2010, Chris Hamm said…
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At 1:13am on February 19, 2010, Preston said…
Well aren't we the little welcome wagon. Really made my day. Glad to be aboard and look forward to further communication.
 
 
 

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