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    Geeks and Hobbies.

    My hobbies are a mixture of uber geek and not so geeky.

    Sea Fishing, Shooting, Remote control Planes and Helis (with youtube vids), computer games, Dog walking and training, kids.

    Mainly the planes and learning to avoid the ground with helicopters at the moment. Though the guns come a close second.

    So what do you guys do to let off steam, and yes certain IT equipment has made a brief last appearance at the business end of a .45 BP pistol before you ask.

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    Mine are as follows -

    - Car Mechanics
    - Playing guitar
    - Collecting WW2 Weapons
    - Tropical fish keeping
    - Drinking

    Rob

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    Mine are pretty geeky, computer games, anything archaeological, travelling and anything involving my daughter

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICT_GUY View Post
    My hobbies are a mixture of uber geek and not so geeky.

    Sea Fishing, Shooting, Remote control Planes and Helis (with youtube vids), computer games, Dog walking and training, kids.

    Mainly the planes and learning to avoid the ground with helicopters at the moment. Though the guns come a close second.

    So what do you guys do to let off steam, and yes certain IT equipment has made a brief last appearance at the business end of a .45 BP pistol before you ask.

    I hope it wasn't the unintelligent keyboard interface device!

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    studying MCSE
    Walking
    Mixed martial arts
    kite surfing
    drinking
    training (alot)
    karaoke (every sunday with out fail)
    fixing my mothers dyson
    badminton (watching my GF boobs bounce up and down hehehe makes me laugh)

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    Web development, amateur radio , play tenor horn in 2 brass bands and beginning to get into photography.
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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    Web development, amateur radio and I play tenor horn in 2 brass bands.

    band geek

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    Lol. Been doing it for 10 years - that makes me feel old

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    Bonsai trees, making Dolls House Furniture for my mrs/daughter, walking, swimming, converting all my old vinyl onto my pc and presently teaching myself to make bangles and stuff out of old solid silver cutlery as my mrs loves 'em.(she doesn't know yet as i hide in my shed along with several bottles of red )

    Stu

    *Oh and watching my two older lads in thier band when i am up to listening to that screaming stuff *

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    rocking out...


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    Quote Originally Posted by chalkwellstu View Post
    Bonsai trees

    I actually have been thinking lately of maybe getting into that

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    Shooting, electronics, wii, spending time with wife and daughters, watching motor racing.

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    My life outside school largely seems to revolve around rugby and hockey matches for my children!

    However in my 'free time' (?) Family History, Sudoku, Gardening, Cycling and Theatre visits

    I ran a Guide unit for 11 years, but had to give it up recently as I simply ran out of time for me.
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    Classical music (play French Horn in local orchestra) (no, not the same as a tenor horn)
    Husband and children
    Exercise (classes and running)
    Walking the dog
    Reading (usually while walking the dog!)
    Watching my husband NOT get his remote control helicopter to fly straight!
    making jewellery

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    Medieval archery, http://www.companionsofthelongbow.co.uk/
    That also involves some re-enactment
    Football supporter - Season ticket holder at Cheltenham Town, also support Liverpool.
    Xbox - PES, Forza, COD4
    I was at one point involved in internet radio, and wouldn't mind having another go, but its all a bit too costly.



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