Nick DeChane
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Name's Nick, nice to meet you.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Alex May 7. 4 Replies

Good (time of day that you're reading this), My name's Nick DeChane; I'm a 22 year old college student at RIT and I'm a partially trained Marine Corps officer candidate. I come from a rural town in…Continue

 

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Dave Alex replied to Nick DeChane's discussion Name's Nick, nice to meet you.
"Welcome from another new guy here. Sounds like you're starting off on a great foundation. Sorry to hear of the loss of your Grandmother, I know I was close to mine and it really leaves a vacancy in your life."
May 7
Salt Dragon replied to Nick DeChane's discussion Name's Nick, nice to meet you.
"Good morning Nick! Thanks for your introduction.  Sounds like you have a fascinating family of origin with excellent male and female role models.  Please accept my sympathy in the loss of your grandmother.  I am sure she will continue…"
May 7
Nick DeChane replied to Michael D. Denny's discussion Urinating Outdoors
"I grew up in the country, so to me it was always a normal thing. When my brothers, cousins and I were younger we would have contests to see who could pee the farthest. Just beware when it's windy out!"
Apr 26
Nick DeChane replied to Specs's discussion Real Men.
"I disagree with number seven. Men are aggressive by nature and while it isn't always needed, it's a valid way for men to settle problems. To quote Navy SEAL Ryan Job, "Despite what your momma told you, violence does solve…"
Apr 26
Todd McFarland replied to Nick DeChane's discussion Name's Nick, nice to meet you.
"Welcome!  Sounds like your mother was a great woman, with high aspirations for her son."
Apr 23
Nick DeChane replied to Conor's discussion I need help moving on, it's been six weeks now.
"Get out and do some fun activities with other people, even if you don't feel like it. Friends are your best tool, use them to help keep you accountable. It's easy to slip back into what you know and have a past with. I'm sure your…"
Apr 20
Nick DeChane replied to Carl Byrd's discussion Vacation ideas for a young family?
"I come from a large family (10 kids including me) and my parents always brought us on camping trips, even the younger kids enjoyed those. I'd recommend checking out Lake George up near the Adirondacks. There's a touristy side and a more…"
Apr 20
Sir replied to Nick DeChane's discussion Name's Nick, nice to meet you.
"Welcome aboard!  Start a discussion at any time."
Apr 20
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The Armed Forces

This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
Apr 20
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Christian Men

Regardless of the specifics, we can all agree on one thing. Jesus Christ was the perfect Man who died and rose again for us such that we could have fellowship with Him
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Men Who Want to make a Difference

This groupe is for those men who want to do something with their live (besides being a couch potato). Despite opinions they take charge and make the difference, even if that means they must make a sacrafice.See More
Apr 20
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The Great Debate

"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
Apr 20
Nick DeChane posted a discussion

Name's Nick, nice to meet you.

Good (time of day that you're reading this), My name's Nick DeChane; I'm a 22 year old college student at RIT and I'm a partially trained Marine Corps officer candidate. I come from a rural town in Western New York. I grew up there with my six sisters and three brothers, I'm the third oldest. I've read AoM for awhile, but didn't join until about a month ago. I wanted to get more involved in the AoM community and to start that off I'm reading all the posts in the archive from the beginning until…See More
Apr 20
Nick DeChane updated their profile
Apr 20
Nick DeChane is now a member of Art of Manliness
Mar 20

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Interests
United States of America
United States Marine Corps
Psychology
Anything outdoors
Wood working
Books
Brent Weeks is my favorite author; followed closely by Richard Kadrey, Cinda Williams Chima, Ted Dekker, and Lt. Col. Dave Grossman.
Movies
The Gladiator is my all time favorite, nothing beats it. I love law abiding citizen as well. Hot Rod is my favorite comedy and I can quote the majority of Scott Pilgrim vs the world. I also have a decent knowledge of chick flicks because of my six sisters.
Music
Country and hard rock are my favorite genre's, but I'll listen to most other music as well. Justin Moore's my favorite country singer and Five Finger Death Punch is my favorite hard rock band.
Quote
"Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby, you can be the director of the opponent's fate."
- Sun Tzu

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His Holiness, Pope Francis, has a warning sign posted outside his office door.It begins "VIETATO LAMENTARSI"In English, "WHINERS PROHIBITED."The sign ends with “To get the best out of yourself, concentrate on your potential and not on your limitations. Stop complaining and take steps to improve your life.” The same advice, in a far, far blunter form, is found in a book."Shut Up, Stop Whining, and Get A Life: A Kick Butt Approach to a Better Life."--Larry Winget, 2004See More
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Native Son replied to Native Son's discussion Political and Personal Advice from Rome. in the group The Great Debate
"A minor point for information.  The same basic advice, in a far, far blunter form is available in a book. "Shut Up, Stop Whining, And Get A Life: A Kick Butt Approach to a Better Life"              …"
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Gentleman Engineer replied to Specs's discussion I need some work advice.
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David F. replied to Specs's discussion I need some work advice.
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