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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.

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Robert Brown replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I like NIck Sullivan's opinion on the matter: " Most men don't wear jewelry, so a watch is all we've got to play with. Yes, it's a (slightly) functional accessory, but it's also a badge of status and an…"
Dec 8
Peter Arkson replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I still wear a watch.  I much prefer it to lugging around a cell phone all the time. "
Dec 8
Regular Joe replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Watched Office Space last night and noticed the main character's watch:  It's actually kindof nice in a classic, simplistic way. "
Dec 8
Rob 'Oswald' B replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I wear a wristwatch for multiple reasons.  One of which, is that due to my line of work, I can literally navigate by sunlight with my analog (hour and minute hand) watches.  I cannot tell you how nerdy it is, but I've gotten my way…"
Dec 6
Rusty Rogers replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Quick, Native Son!!! Kill it!  Kill it before it runs up the wall, across the ceiling, and falls into your open shirt!!!"
Dec 5
Native Son replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Man, this thread has legs!"
Dec 5
Mark replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I'm eighteen years old, and I wear watches. I feel naked when I don't wear one. I wear watches for both fashion and function. The watches I have though are not loud or bright colored. I have an all black watch that I wear with athletic…"
Dec 4
Ken Warnshuis replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I always wear a watch. It is more water and shock resistant than a phone, and I don't have to fish it out of my pocket and wake it up to tell the time."
Dec 2
Regular Joe replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I just found out that Braun makes watches. If you like the sleek, modern look (but don't want to pay a fortune to a big Euro designer brand then these might be up your alley! http://www.braun-clocks.com/watches "
Dec 2
Jon Mortensen replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I have a simple Fossil watch, bought it for a deal, had it for three years. I wear it every day. Use it most at work, in the bush, and whenever I am too lazy to reach into my pocket. Which is quite often. Why pull out a phone when i have the time on…"
Dec 1
Michael J. K. replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I have a watch I wear it when I remember to."
Dec 1
Adam replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I wear a watch when I wear a suit.  I guess it feels like a necessary accessory.  But, I do not use it to know the time.  I'm too accustomed to looking at my cell phone. "
Nov 19
Regular Joe replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
""But since men are somewhat limited when it comes to shiny accessories . . . " ". . . I think a watch is a pretty great way to add some bling . . . " It's eagle o'clock, son!"
Nov 19
Shawn G replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I wear one every day. For work and rougher activities I wear a Casio G-Shock, and for everything else a Citizen Eco Drive military style watch. I don't really use my cell phone to check the time, not to mention it's not always appropriate…"
Nov 13
Hannah Carroll replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"So often I'll fall into the trap of checking my cell for the time, only to become distracted by emails/pictures etc which is pretty rude when there's company. I have to wear a watch for my job, which involves drawing blood for lab analysis…"
Nov 13
16710 replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"Fewer and fewer old timers all the time. Still there's some good watch talk on the different forums."
Nov 12

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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?
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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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