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  1. Alien Workshop

    Alien Workshop Site Soldier

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    I searched for a hobby thread and couldn't find one... and if there is one, it's probably old and most of the posts in it are from people who aren't even members anymore.

    Anyway, aside from gaming what else does everyone like to do? Pics of you doing said hobbies would be cool too unless pics aren't applicable to the hobby or they are inappropriate (had to include that for Barc0de :p)


    First, I really like building, customizing, and overclocking computers. As can be seen in this thread:

    http://www.assemblergames.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20302

    I take it pretty seriously :p

    The other is mountain biking. I just got done with a little 15 mile ride today and it was a blast.

    Here's a pic from my ride today:


    The rocks in the water were pretty rough and caused me to swerve into that limb. I manged to get over the limb, but my foot slipped off the pedal and went into the water, which was really cold :lol:

    -edit-

    Decided to include the pic of my foot actually going in the water!
     
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  2. alphagamer

    alphagamer What is this? *BRRZZ*.. Ouch!

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    i play the guitar and drums. and the occasional songs on piano.

    anyone remember snakeboards? i love to ride them in the summer ^^

    sometimes i go skiing, but its f*****g pricey, so i do it rarely.

    as for other tech hobbies, i love repairing stuff, fixing broken beamers etc.

    and language learning, when i have some time left.
     
  3. Nitro734

    Nitro734 Peppy Member

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    Photography.

    Here are a few samples of my recent work.

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    And here's one from Video Games Live from last month :)
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  4. skavenger216

    skavenger216 Familiar Face

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    Me?? Well i play guitar, bass, keyboards and drums. I ride freestyle BMX, mostly park and some street, although my bike is out of commission right now:-(. Besides that nothing much other than playing and watching hockey and basketball ( Im way better at hockey than b-ball though).
     
  5. Mr. Casual

    Mr. Casual Champion of the Forum

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    Hmm, well I don't do it much anymore, but I like collecting action figures and stuff.

    I guess one of my main hobbies is goofing around on the computer. I like to organize stuff. I guess that counts as a hobby. Not just physical stuff, but stuff on my PC as well.
     
  6. Tchoin

    Tchoin Site Patron

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    Wow Nitro, those are some awesome pics! Care to share more with us?

    Besides gaming, I enjoy programming stuff in PHP & mySQL, sometimes for money, but most of the time for personal use. I also play the guitar and bass, and a little bit keyboards, though it's been a while since I last jammed.
    And my favorite hobby besides gaming is practicing martial arts, I train K-1 and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on a daily basis, and have done for a couple of years now. It really helps to unplug from the day to day stress, and to stay healthy and in shape.
     
  7. Bibliophile

    Bibliophile Rising Member

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    - Reading (non-fiction only) (Gee, with a name like Bibliophile, whoda thought that?)
    - Collecting books (non-fiction only) (Gee, again)
    - Writing
    - Chess
    - Texas Hold'em (no money or gambling involved)
    - Paintball
    - Mixed Martial Arts
    - Working Out
    - Swimming
    - Foreign Languages
    - And my most recent hobby, skydiving:

    Pics:
    My First Jump (Tandem)
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    Video of my First Jump


    My Second Jump (AFF Level 1)
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    Video of my Second Jump
     
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  8. marshallh

    marshallh N64 Coder

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    Working on my car
    picture:
    http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/8021/img0350fixfu9.jpg

    programming N64 games
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    Web design, graphic design.

    Here's a 2d vector drawing I did a week ago in Illustrator

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    And a 3D model I did a few months ago. Just like my car except with a blue paint job and better rims :D

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Nitro734

    Nitro734 Peppy Member

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    You got it, here's a few more.

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    If you want more, just ask. :)
     
  10. nanoseq

    nanoseq Spirited Member

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    I make electro industrial/rhythmic noise music (http://www.myspace.com/keiautomata), collect old Apple stuff, tinker with electronic stuff, draw, and shop a lot.

    And raves. I love raves.
     
  11. madhatter256

    madhatter256 Illustrious Member

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    Nice music you have there...

    As for me:

    -Modding/building/overclocking PCs
    -Reading
    -Sketching (suck at it, but I'm getting there)
    -Jogging
    -Hiking
    -Camping
    -Fishing
     
  12. Atari26003

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    i was into photography,
    I enjoy it though im nowhere near that good as him up there.

    I Bike, street bike a lot.
    i have not found any other callings then games truly speaking.
    :katamari:
     
  13. Calpis

    Calpis Champion of the Forum

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    -Making things do stuff (electrical engineering)
    -Artsy accompaniment to EE projects
    -Winning arguments (people love to disagree with me)
    -Trying to be a foodie
     
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  14. PhreQuencYViii

    PhreQuencYViii Champion of the Forum

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    Hmm, I like drawing, playing Guitar, music stuff, cartoons, comic books, etc. I'm pretty hilarious too. I'd say music is the biggest thing I'm into next to games. I use to draw a lot and do a lot of art stuff but I just don't care anymore.
     
  15. Gaming

    Gaming Spirited Member

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    I really want to go into photography but I don't know what camera to use, I'm 100% noob, I wanna know everything there is to know lighting,set up,zooming,lens, etc.
     
  16. Nitro734

    Nitro734 Peppy Member

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    My interest in photography started less than two years ago, and I'm been taught primarily by what I could find on the internet. There are a lot of good photography podcasts out there, ad a lot of basic tutorials to help you understand the Aperture/Shutter Speed/ISO relationship for exposure and other things.

    All of my photos when I started, sucked. In fact, most of them aren't that great now, but I just learn to take more bad ones in hoped that I get the good ones :). I started with a Canon Digital Rebel series camera (mine was the XTi, otherwise known as the 400D) and grew from there.

    Photography is expensive though, and by now I have about $10,000 in photography gear. Just a warning for those that have an interest in the hobby. It can be addictive, and a money-pit :p
     
  17. Parris

    Parris I'm only here to observe...

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    I'm a guitar player, although I also often sit doing MIDI material with soft synths etc.


    Also I have recently started getting into photography & video. Actually, more the video side than photography. Here is my brother in character doing some story telling. Don't ask!

    We've replaced the Panasonic HDD with a Canon XL1s, which is a far better video camera.

    [​IMG]

    Lastly, I snowboard again, after a break for over a decade.
     
  18. 3do

    3do Segata Sanshiro!

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    I'm mostly into building,using and repairing PC's which i've always loved doing for as long as i can remember and although my PC is not particularly the best its good enough for the moment without needing too many upgrades for it.

    I also currently have a guitar (electric) but so far i've not really learned anything to do with it just because i've not found a decent tutorial that i can follow easily and i've just not been that bothered with it.
     
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  19. PhreQuencYViii

    PhreQuencYViii Champion of the Forum

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    Forgot to say, I actually used to do a lot of outdoors stuff when I lived on the other side of the US. Around here there is nothing, but we used to go hiking and whatnot. Great canyons and stuff. Computers are fun too.
     
  20. RyanGamerGoneGrazy

    RyanGamerGoneGrazy Clubbies Are Minis Too!

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    I just got into photography, picked up an olympus e420 super cheap,so i will fart around with that. Other than that, I've gotten into RC racing, both nitro and electric. I'm also still building model railroad stuff, and of course i could not forget my Mini. I also dabble in graphic and web design, although web design has more become my occupation more than anything. I also dabble a bit with architecture and CAD, but mostly CAD



    Ryan
     

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