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a hobby

Postby demoralized » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:15 am

I am in need of some new hobbies

I've done google searches and nothing stands out as something that I would like to try (nothing sparks an abundance of interest more than anything else)

I could really use a social hobby; one that I can talk about with others and participate with others

I could also use a cheap hobby; I don't want to spend a boatload of money to enjoy myself

I could use a more masculine hobby; sports sounds nice but I wouldn't know how to go about finding an adult sport league; Being honest with myself, I tend to take working out more individually rather than socially (personal work outs - I don't want too much of a competitive nature)

I could use an mentally stimulating hobby; I've grown up enjoying video games, and my life has been a bit stagnant here recently - I would definitely entertain suggestions of PC and/or console games. Something that can keep me 'on edge' so to speak as I play

I could use something that gets me out of the house; I spent too much time indoors and would really appreciate reasons to get out. I want to avoid spending money on collecting things (although spending time doing so might be an approach I'd entertain). I don't want too many things that collect dust so to speak

While I haven't been a big reader in the past, I have been increasingly reading as I grow older; while I don't want a book list to be rapid fired to me; I tend to have enjoyed non-fiction - If there are avid readers that could suggest a useful, purposeful, mind-blowing, or personalized book to me.. that could be nice. Knowing myself, its a stretch that I'll actually get around to reading it - I could use a good sale here. FWIW I enjoyed reading the first two-thirds of Thus Spoke Zarathustra - never got around to finishing it

Picking a hobby for myself is a bit daunting - I want an organically grown genuine interest, yet, a discipline/forcing function is what I would expect to work towards this end

Shooting in the dark - anyone try karate?

Anyway I am hoping for some ideas
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Re: a hobby

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:46 am

Play Pokemon go.
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Re: a hobby

Postby demoralized » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:25 pm

Mr Reasonable wrote:Play Pokemon go.


i caught a squirtle

need to find an excuse to get to a pokestop
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Re: a hobby

Postby Mr Reasonable » Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:08 am

The excuse is that you need to catch them all. A lot of college bitches love Pokemon go, so hit the nearest campus and start walking around your city with strange women. Its super easy.
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Re: a hobby

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Re: a hobby

Postby Mr Reasonable » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:28 am

You could just decide you're only going to eat the most bad ass food, become a food snob and hang out with other food snobs at nice places drinking good drinks and making fun of people who eat things like rice, or beans, or who go to McDonald's.
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Re: a hobby

Postby demoralized » Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:18 am

i enjoy the convenience of mcdonalds too much for that.

in addition to ilp, does anyone have any other good general-purpose forums/message boards? Forums like these? Looking for some additional places to spend my time online
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Re: a hobby

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Re: a hobby

Postby tentative » Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:38 am

CURIOSITY: A hobby starts with that. What makes this work? Why doesn't it work? What happens if...? You pick up the end of a string and see where it goes. It may branch off into who knows what? That is exploration of our curiosity. If you're not curious about something, then sit on your butt and wait till you are.
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Re: a hobby

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:21 am

demoralized wrote:i enjoy the convenience of mcdonalds too much for that.

in addition to ilp, does anyone have any other good general-purpose forums/message boards? Forums like these? Looking for some additional places to spend my time online



You can argue with people in the comment sections of YouTube videos.
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Re: a hobby

Postby demoralized » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:19 am

Mr Reasonable wrote:
demoralized wrote:i enjoy the convenience of mcdonalds too much for that.

in addition to ilp, does anyone have any other good general-purpose forums/message boards? Forums like these? Looking for some additional places to spend my time online



You can argue with people in the comment sections of YouTube videos.

maybe i'll give that a go
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Re: a hobby

Postby MagsJ » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:44 pm

demoralized wrote:
Mr Reasonable wrote:
demoralized wrote:i enjoy the convenience of mcdonalds too much for that.

in addition to ilp, does anyone have any other good general-purpose forums/message boards? Forums like these? Looking for some additional places to spend my time online



You can argue with people in the comment sections of YouTube videos.

maybe i'll give that a go

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