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Reloading, playing with my dogs.
Haven’t done it much since my trip to Arizona last June but hiking, hunting, camping.

We just bought a camper before this whole Covid-19 thing started. Hoping to get back into taking some trips and relaxing. Do some more hiking and fishing again.
 

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I picked up a replacement frame for my 1972 corvette a few weeks ago and I'll start with sandblasting the new frame, fully welding the seams, and gusseting key areas and then send it off for powder coating. I've been collecting parts for about a year now and am leaning towards the "resto-mod" route. Once the frame is powder coated, it'll get set on coil-overs before I start to take the car a part in prep for the old body to go on the new frame. She's going to look vintage but be fully modern under the fiberglass.new frame.jpgcoil overs.jpg
 

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I'm a trombonist in a community concert band and a community jazz band, both unfortunately on hiatus at the moment due to the coronaclosures.
 
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Studying for my journeyman's plumbers test, playing lots of guitar, and working on a Kawasaki 3010 mule that I will attempt to clean the carb, and of course a lot of dry fire practice and ammo sorting [smile]
 

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Firearms , motorcycles, new trucks and ex wives, all way too expensive on a working mans salary. Still trying to hook up my Nintendo to my big screen I'll get back to you on that one.
 

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Motorcycles, dirtbikes, hiking, seeing how long I can do the elliptical while listening to the the whole album South of Heaven by Slayer, and shitposting on NES.

I did panic buy an X Box 1 X thinking that eventually I will be housebound.

Have we met? Pretty much my exact response except for the xbox. I have a PS4 that I haven't touched in a while. I'd also like to add to this pile of stuff, hacking on guitar and bass and giving myself little crafty projects that require power tools.
 

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Have we met? Pretty much my exact response except for the xbox. I have a PS4 that I haven't touched in a while. I'd also like to add to this pile of stuff, hacking on guitar and bass and giving myself little crafty projects that require power tools.
I got the XBox thinking that eventually we will be given stay at home orders for 2 weeks, I mean National Guard patrolling the streets making sure people are not outside to try and stop the spread type of stay at home order...I think I tried playing the XBox about 30 minutes and I have had it for over a week now lol
 

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I got the XBox thinking that eventually we will be given stay at home orders for 2 weeks, I mean National Guard patrolling the streets making sure people are not outside to try and stop the spread type of stay at home order...I think I tried playing the XBox about 30 minutes and I have had it for over a week now lol
Pick up Fallout 4 or Resident Evil Biohazard. Both are good and both should be cheap at this point. I really liked Fallout once I got a little into it. The Survival guide book helps a lot too. What I really liked is it took place in Boston so there were a lot of landmarks I knew. It is a time sink so if you are stuck it will help pass the time quickly.
 
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I'm trying to continue my back healing process and pseudo teaching myself Muay Thai in my basement. Also, finishing up editing a book. I almost want to dump editing and start the second one. One of the sub-themes from the first was around a "doctored" Xofouza shipment, and a Flu scare... Then this crap happened. Hell.. Book 2, COULD literally be the whole Wuhan BSL wet market explosion and modern day events. (It may still be.)

Oh; and I bought Borderlands 3. Haven't played to much of it yet.
 

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Cleaning out my closets I found a box of old PC video games. Just put together a computer running Windows XP. Loaded all the game on it and hooked it up to the TV.
Been a long time since I played Unreal Tournament!
Anything good? I've been downloading some games I played as a kid to help pass the time. Was a big Starcraft fan back in the day.
 

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Pick up Fallout 4 or Resident Evil Biohazard. Both are good and both should be cheap at this point. I really liked Fallout once I got a little into it. The Survival guide book helps a lot too. What I really liked is it took place in Boston so there were a lot of landmarks I knew. It is a time sink so if you are stuck it will help pass the time quickly.
Not really good at FPS on the console, I used to kick ass FPS with a mouse and keyboard on the PC.

I still have some games from when I bought an Xbox1 last year after I ripped up my knee on my KTM thinking I was going to be really bored out of work for a year..I have SX, MX, Isle of Man and other MC and racing games lol. I returned the console within 30 days and got my cash back, it was $500 last year..Ill keep this one, was only $300.
 

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Warmer months I like to hike, camp, backpack. Colder months I sit around waiting for it to get warmer haha.
 

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Wow.
This thread is great, but has really made me see how badly I suck at life.
I have lots of things that I find interesting, but I either can't afford or don't have the aptitude to actually DO any of them.
Heck...even regarding guns. I got a license years ago, because I thought it was something the wife and I might enjoy doing together.
To this day, neither one of us has ever fired a shot!
This year, for the first time, I got myself a fishing license. I thought I might enjoy giving that a try. Realistically, I'm sure that will go about the same as the shooting thing.
It's been said (by me) that my only real ability is turning food into poo.
That, and hoarding stuff. I used to try to call it "collecting", but I've had to face reality in recent years.
The virus hasn't given me any extra time to try pursuing anything, as I've been deemed essential.
I'm a motivational speaker.

Barry
 

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"The hardest hobby you'll ever love..."
This reminds me of a talk I was privileged to attend. Neil Armstrong, after he fulfilled his obligatory press conferences and speeches as the first man on the moon, stopped giving interviews and such. Even though he was sent many requests over the years, he turned them all down. However, one man, was relentless and asked him, via written letter, every month for several years. It was his first public event where he spoke/answered questions in probably 25-30 years. He had resigned from NASA in 1971 and thus was no longer obligated to make public appearances.

This was conducted as a live interview format. One of the questions was basically "as you were headed to the moon, to attempt a feat never attempted before and would be historic if accomplished, and you looked back at earth, what did you think about?"
Armstrong: "Women." The audience applauded and laughed.

Later in the interview near the end the following question was asked (Armstrong was roughly 72/73 IIRC) "As you look up at the moon these days, given everything you accomplished, and everything that has happened since, what do you think about?"
Armstrong: "Women." The audience about fell out of our chairs at this point! He was quite a card. Many of his answers were light hearted and somewhat comical and his delivery, was DEAD ON.
 

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Running - going to run my first marathon this year
Backpacking - though on a bit of a hold for now but plan to thru hike the AT in 2022
Reading - varied subjects but anything related to other hobbies, history, historical fiction as well
Research for converting a school bus to a full time motor home as we are planning on going mobile next year
Genealogy research but right now there are more pressing matters
 
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