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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by nic101, Jun 1, 2010.


  1. nic101

    nic101 PetForums VIP

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    Again, im really boring/hobbyless lol.

    i do photography as a small business/hobby, have my dog which has turned from comp dog to pet, and go horse riding every now and again as im too tight to fork out £20 every week :eek: (and i think its arip off)!

    Im buying another horse in 2 years (when i graduate uni) but for now i really need a hobby, but what?

    Im open to all sports/or just sitting down stuff :D (im 21 btw and not into knitting or ewt :lol: ) but im really stumped for ideas

    Id like to meet more people, and know when i get my horse i will... but for now... (oh and im NOT looking to meet anyone special...!)

    suggestions below..... (rep for the gooduns :D )
     
  2. lifeizsweet

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    How about a running club? or darts

    darts is pretty much my only hobby, which i can play for free down the local boozer, meet loads of people there!
     
  3. jon bda

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    Mountain biking?, cross country or mad downhill, the choice is yours!!!.
    :D
     
  4. Valanita

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    I quite enjoyed doing Pottery/ceramics at evening classes. We had men in our class too.:thumbup:
     
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    Darts, yes, I played darts as well in a league for many years.
     
  6. westie~ma

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    I play tennis :)

    If you have indoor courts near you then you'll be ok for all year round. If you want to be sociable doubles is the best, its brilliant banter when played with friends who like a good game but don't take themselves too seriously.

    Sometimes when I'm at a loose end I'll nip over to the club and get the ball machine out and hit balls, its great stress relief too :thumbup:
     
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    always wanted to do tennis. I have a club near me but im too shy to ring up :lol: (which isnt like me)!

    i should get some lessons or some help and that would be fun :)

    great ideas everyone keep them coming :D
     
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    I have a ton of hobbies so I'll just list them to give you some ideas.

    Japanese Language,
    Knitting (although not for you lol)
    Reading,
    Creative writing,
    painting,
    drawing,
    computer games,
    cooking

    Maybe a few ideas in there for you?
     
  9. xxwelshcrazyxx

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    What about going to evening classes to learn how to decorate birthday/wedding cakes, they also do Sugar Craft classes too so you can make your flowers to go onto the cakes. You could make money doing your own cakes then:thumbup:
     
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    Aerobics classes :) Mine is £4 for an hour.
     
  11. lifeizsweet

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    i love that idea!!! I must see if somewhere near me offers this!
     
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    I used to play table tennis for a local club, its sociable, inexspensive,fun, keeps you fit and quickens your reactions.:thumbup:
     
  13. westie~ma

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    Do it!!! You won't regret it. I know its scary at first, I was roped in with a friend to go .. thought I would hate it cos I'd be useless but now I'm completely hooked and play twice a week most weeks.

    Book some lessons with the professional at the club, ours charge £20-£25 per hour. If you've got halfway decent hand/eye coordination you'll only need a few to kick start you. Our club does womens mornings on certain days, these sessions are cheaper cos you're in a group, maybe of differing standard but being with slightly better players is good to bring your game on. Join in cos that way you'll meet peeps who want to play.

    Our club also does clubnights where men and women play, the professional organizes the doubles partners and mixes and matches everyone's standards so its fun. I can't get to the evening sessions cos of the kids but I'm hoping to go soon cos now my youngest is old enough to go to the gym I can ship her off to there while I play in the tennis section.

    ETA forgot to say, if its a British Tennis affiliated club and you join you should be eligible for Wimbledon tickets through the club
     
  14. nic101

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    thanks for the ideas all they are really helping :D

    welsh thats a fab idea :D i burn everything but that could improve me!! :D

    bullet - great idea too :) i am a tad slow sometimes tbh :lol: :D
     
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    Get someone else to cook the cake and you decorate it, Make a right packet of money doing them. EVERY wants a birthday cake or wedding cake.:thumbup:
     
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    Wine tasting, chocolate tasting;)
     
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    They do classes near me but they are always full, wedding cakes and birthday cakes is what EVERYONE wants, especially novelty cakes too.:thumbup:
     
  18. JJAK

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    Take up kick boxing :D

    it helps enormously with your riding, means you can put your leg on alot more without actually having to anything.

    or yoga...great for weightloss, great for stress relief lol, im only 19 and i think im starting to sound like a 90 year old!!
     
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    Postcrossing! :D
     
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    LARP? Dress up, camp in a muddy field, and hit people with latex weapons? No special skills needed, just a good sense of humour.
     
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