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Old 01-22-2009, 02:26 AM
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Out of random curiosity, when you crazy people aren't hammering on the Miata or e-thugging, what else do you do?

I'm obsessed with building electronics, Amateur Radio, Obviously Photography, bikes.. Drinking myself into a coma.. Is there more to life?
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I race.

(read: i am poor and I have no other hobbies)
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I spend most of my time drinking, listening to music, and studying. In that order.

But I guess those don't count as hobbies.
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I have a Japanese arcade machine called the Konami Windy for emulation. Also will start playing Street Fighter 4 competitively when it comes out in Feb.

I still skateboard sometimes and used to break dance in HS.

Is music a hobby? Northern soul, Brit pop, punk (the Jam), No.Cal underground hip hop, 90s early 2k hip hop
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this makes me realize how completely wrapped up in cars I am.

I need to skateboard more. When its not frigidly cold outside I try to skateboard a lot until I bust my *** hard, then I lay off it for a week or two.

gah, what the hell else do I do? I mean yeah I like electronics, but the last thing I built was my megasquirt

Edit: oh yeah I also like heavy drinking
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i sell electronics nowadays, i use to drink a lot. lived on campus in east tennessee, itll happen.

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yeah, its overkill. i could have my turbo kit for whats sitting on this table :(. i've got a 360 and a canon bag with a rebel xsi tucked away somewhere back there. thankfully i haven't bought a computer part in months now!

hoping to get back into photography and graphics once im "done" with my car. was at one point but it kinda died off lol.
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Old 01-22-2009, 05:19 AM
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I dont really have any real hobbies I guess. I game a bit, deal with electronics (build computers, and fix peoples ****), a bit of photography, driving to kill time. Thats pretty much only on the weekends, since I work so damn much!
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1st and foremost, motorsports. There is nothing I love more than getting on the track where nothing else matters.
2nd, I spend 2-hours in the gym 5-days per week, the other two are for food and wine. I'm a god.
I3rd, came from the wine business, so I still search for awesome, affordable bottles and just booked my next wine-trip to Washington for April. Right now my collection is around 50 bottles, but more on the way.
3.5th, I'm also a "foodie" so I'm always looking for a cool ethnic restaurant or driving 4-hours to get BBQ at some mystery placed that may or may not change my life.
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hookers and blow
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Used to build computers a lot since my dad owns a computer business. Also used to setup a ton of gaming websites. Still help setup and administrate/moderate forums.

When time allows and enough people gather, I'll play paintball or airsoft. Nothing like shooting your friends to relieve some stress. lol

Other than that, it's all about the car. Or the girlfriend.
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hookers and blow
My favorite things EVER...especially together
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1. Motorcycles (Riding/Repairing)
2. Miata
3. Designing/Building Stuff
4. Home Remodeling
5. Home Media Server
6. Music (I horde music)
7. Cooking
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I work 9 - 6, 5 days a week so that doesnt leave much time to do anything. Before I was working on the car every single weekend and sometimes weekday nights, but now that its done its hard to find stuff to do.

I go to the gym 4 - 5 times a week, during my lunch hour at work.
I play the Saxophone.
I train my GF at the gym on Sunday mornings.
I recently upgraded my computer so I am playing every computer game I missed in the last 3 years.
I fix my friends cars, and anything else that does/doesnt need fixing.
I watch a lot of movies.
I recently bought a used D70, so im trying to get into photography.

flier129, I applaud your taste in computer audio. I have the same set in 4.2.
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Sex; Drugs; Rock N Roll; and Racing

(OK, scratch the Drugs and Rock N Roll and everything is in the right order)
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1> Girlfriend owns my life
2> Gym
3> Wine tours, Beer tours..etc.
4> PS3.
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When I'm not turning a wrench at the shop or pouring concrete I'm always doing something. The miata is probably at the top of the list. Next would be my new love for longboarding, hoping to sign up for some competitions this spring. I haven't in a while, but I love rockin out on my friends PA system. He's the drummer and they keep all the **** at his house. Great way to relieve stress. And last would be boxing. I used to punch alot growing up and boxing became a outlet to still hit and not get in trouble. But since ******* up my wrists at work I haven't boxed since....

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Home remodeling, golf and fiddling with the Megasquirt
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It's like 20 degrees here with snow on the ground, but when the snow is gone I like to ride dirtbikes. I am a die hard motorhead and I love to wrench on the Miata, but I am also building a chopper from a '78 Triumph Bonneville 750. Also doing a restoration on a 1950 *****'s jeep. I also have a 1969 Chevy Blazer that is probably going to sit around for another decade. I like to play with my dogs in the yard, workout, do remodeling on my house. When my fiance is around I spend all my time with her cause I am pussywhipped, but she goes with me to the drag strip. She doesn't care if I buy another car or go to the bar or strip club with my friends while she is at work, so what more can I ask for. I also drink like a fish. It goes in seasons though, like right now while it's freakin freezing out I don't really drink. In the spring, summer, and fall I am a raging alcoholic, on a saturday afternoon especially. I'm talkin 30 pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon just to mow my grass and change my oil.
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Im in a motorsports transition period.

I currently spend alot of time working on the house or yard (with 3 dogs that's alot of **** to shovel), grilling, or offroading.
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