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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:Ive decided I want to start learning to do new things, can anyone make any suggestions? I know a few things im going to get more into, swimming being one, Im allready spinning poi, gonna go back and bring my french back up to a half decent level at least...but what else can I do? Looking for a job so after I'ge got one (interview very soon, fingers crossed!) I can afford to do things that cost, I dont mind spending money on things im not really a saver :P



Does anyone have any interesting things they want to share/show off to the world? ubbrollsmile

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Fine_Rabid_Dog


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Location: They seek him here, they seek ...

Total posts: 10530
Posted:Clay Pigeon Shooting. Take that up. Its awesome.

And surfing... biggrin

*can't really believe you used lol in a subject line*


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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

Clique Infiltrator, Cunning Linguist and Master Debator
Location: Edinburgh burgh burrrrrr

Total posts: 4217
Posted:Well I dabble in lots of things
songwriting (I am composing a cringeworthy song at the moment)
Painting, sketching, drawing,
Storywriting (although I barely finish any of them) mostly fantasy/fiction/horror/erotica (hehe)
Web design and graphic design
Most recently poi and a little staff

things i'm gonna do soon
buy some fire fans
learn to juggle
get my drivers license

things i'd like to do
become a pilot lol


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Phaerie
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Phaerie

veteran
Location: Melbourne

Total posts: 1240
Posted:learn a musical instrument?
learn something useful like sewing??
um.. some kinda other sport?
SO many possiiblities, just depends what your interests are.


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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:I use lol too much, it all started with useing msn *cough*

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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

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Location: Edinburgh burgh burrrrrr

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Posted:dont blame msn - was prob prodigits tongue lol

Always use "so's your face" and "only on Tuesdays" in as many conversations possible

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Posted:Cooking? Mixing is a good one (keeps me occupied trying!) Chat to randoms all day online.... Er, running? Make some cool outfits/bags...

Always remember... one MUST protect thy bread....

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burningoftheclavey
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

burningoftheclavey

lurking like a ninja with no camouflage..
Location: over yonder

Total posts: 926
Posted:crochet! pottery! or finding the most unusual thing you can do with a body part...... hehe

i love doing creative things, writing, composing, making beads and jewellery....oh! and i love putting 'art' in public places in spots people wont usually notice but then when they do they see it every time they walk past, like a faerie picture at the top of a building, or a chewing gum heart on a tree... should take that up man, its fun!


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Kyrian


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Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted:Things like cooking and sewing are way useful.

Things like karting, kayaking, hang gliding, parachuting and horseback riding are fun, and can have a thrill aspect when done well biggrin

Musical instruments or painting are always good outlets.

It does depend on you a bit tho... what excites you?


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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Location: Preston

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Posted:hehehehhe

*cough* erm moving on, I dunno till I do something, hmm good ideas! Thanks guys. Anyone got anything they do they wanna talk about, maybie u'll find someone who does it too that you didnt realise before.


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DrBoo
BRONZE Member since Oct 2005

DrBoo

I invented the decaffinated coffee table.
Location: Cornwall

Total posts: 453
Posted:I play the flute and the sax (the flute for a while, the sax for a few months)
I also do photography, which is loads of fun - and making pictures using photoshop.
I also make cool little wizards and gremlins out of fimo, and plan to move on clay and sculpture using wire and wood, when I have the space for a kiln and time to learn welding and carving....
I also want to join an acting thing sometime - used to do a bit of thespian stuff and directing, it'd be good to get back into it.
That just about keeps me busy for now.
Hope you find something that inspires you Brit_joe. Try everything, that's my motto - eventually you're bound to find something that gets your blood pumping
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Lemonkey


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Location: Huddersfield + Hull Uni... UK.

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Posted:Go to the gym, 4 times a week. Stamina from swimming, muscle from weight-lifting.

Willy - is bad for your health...

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kiteman


Flying high!
Location: At the beach.

Total posts: 245
Posted:I agre with boopoi. 'Mixing' get a couple of decks and learn to mix. Easyish to learn but hard to master. But if your not into dance music then you may want to try something else like kitesurfing. biggrin

If everything seems under control, your not going fast enough!

It's not the size of the wave, it's the length of the ride!

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Cantus
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road

Total posts: 15965
Posted:have you tried dating girls?

you never know you might like it tongue
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Kyrian


Dreamer
Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted:hehehe, nice push kiteman tongue

Personally I'm a bit too much of a geek for most of this discussion... (like I study languages and compilers and stuff tongue)

But I also do eventing, kayaking (can't wait to do whitewater smile), ninjitsu, ballroom dancing, (and the most tiny bit of swing), cross country skiing, rock climbing, archery, am generally trying to get into a pistol shooting class... and yeah. biggrin

Would also love to play lacrosse, hockey (floor or I suppose feild), and football, but all of those require teams... something in short supply here... most particuarly the first two.

And I play the harp. I sang for six years, but the fact is I suck.


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Sprocket
GOLD Member since Jun 2004

Sprocket

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Location: middle of the outback

Total posts: 140
Posted:So, Bri-Joe, don't study languages or compilers, you won't be able to discuss this thread anymore. wink

No, seriously, just give anything a go that you can get your hands on (I guess that includes girls redface) like creative art, music, sports, studies, technology... and see if you like it. If not you haven't lost anything, if you like it, go for it.

Good luck!


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plonka63


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Posted:stop sitting in front of a computer and go outside you will find things to do and people to interact within real time it is sort of like a chat room but u don't have to type

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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

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Posted:Written by: plonka63

stop sitting in front of a computer and go outside you will find things to do and people to interact within real time it is sort of like a chat room but u don't have to type



I must try this too!!!


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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:I hate chat rooms so much, they bore the pants off me. Its not that I never did stuff, I used to swim, run, ice skate, play the keybored, do drama classes. I just ended up having to stop doing them one by one couse stuff kept getting in the way. Havnt done any of these things in about a year, and I wanna start different stuff, oh except swimming and i'll prob start to go ice skating again, but other than that I wanna start new stuff. More challenging that way and I get more out of it.



And plonka you sound abit rude :P spank


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FoxInDocs
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

FoxInDocs

Pooh-Bah
Location: Adelaide, SA

Total posts: 1848
Posted:
bellydance.

I only know one boy bellydancer. there needs to be more of them about the place.

and it's fun, i love bellydancing it's the only thing i've ever started and not quit after the first term thing.

sewing and knitting are also fun and handy... i made my friend a black courdoury handbag this weekend for her 21st birthday, she loved it.

www.craftster.org for crafty goodness... (Warning: Almost as addictive as HoP)


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Lost83spy
BRONZE Member since Sep 2005

Lost83spy

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Location: Somewhere, out there...

Total posts: 587
Posted:Well, I've started to play drums.

I'm also artistic so I draw alot, mostly anime stuff. I'm a graphic designer so I'm always working on a design.

Things I would like to start though are:
Snow Boarding
Surfing

Dunno if that sounds interesting enough for you biggrin


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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

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Posted:Written by: Brit_Joe


Does anyone have any interesting things they want to share/show off to the world? ubbrollsmile



Yes, but not in public. devil wink


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