Other hobbies/interests?

Talk about things that are not necessarily related to music or the guitar.
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Andrew Fryer
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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Andrew Fryer » Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:00 pm

I tried chess in my twenties but didn't get anywhere with it and didn't like it.
I much prefer bridge, cribbage, dominoes and backgammon.
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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Debussychopin » Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:49 pm

I play piano. Basically it is my main instrument, and guitar would be considered my 'other' hobby , for now. Maybe it'll change later. Piano is a beast of an instrument let me tell you.

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Andrew Pohlman » Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:27 pm

Sushi, sake, and beer - making and brewing the same. In fact, my son and I just had a sushi practice session and made inside-out rolls of various types, and I served home-brewed sake aged 1 full year+. I have a red ale ready to drink now.

If you live in the SF Bay Area, we can meet to examine each other's guitar(s) and sip homebrew!
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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Debussychopin » Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:59 pm

A good halibut nigiri is the bomb. Soooo good. A good beer or sake w delectable sushi is a fantastic experience, making me hungry.

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Andrew Fryer » Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:03 am

Debussychopin wrote:A good halibut nigiri is the bomb
As long as it hasn't been hidden on the poopdeck.
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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby zefrogster » Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:37 am

Martial arts (Tai Chi, Systema), sailing/boatbuilding, brewing fine craft beers, riding motorbikes.
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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby dng » Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:34 pm

photography - the old style kind

film and fiber paper, developer and fixer, enlarger...

oh yeah black and white..

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby UnstoppableGuitar » Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:34 am

I suspect I have too many (well maybe not too many!), besides CG, they are:
- computer programming;
- Electronics and,
- beekeeping.
I like them all but the two main are computer programming and classical guitar. I use to think that if I want to take CG seriuously I'll have to drop CP. Maybe one day I'll take that decision...
Ah, and them I have my work and my family - yes definitely I have too many hobbies!
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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby DenisJ_III » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:37 am

dng wrote:photography - the old style kind

film and fiber paper, developer and fixer, enlarger...

oh yeah black and white..

:D


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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Laudiesdad69 » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:05 pm

Competitive handgun shooting. I had to give that one up. It got too expensive. I needed the money to fund my number one hobby, the guitar. I still collect antique toys. In a few years, when my wife is of retirement age, i will sell my collection.

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby spanishguitarmusic » Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:49 am

Reading,surfing the internet (everything related to classical guitar, this forum), watching television, listening to classical guitar music.

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby henders » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:09 am

bacsidoan wrote:No runners so far. I guess I'll be the first. My running is like my CG playing: Slow but durable.


Slow running is the best running. I run just fast enough to get the heart rate and my breathing up and no faster. I can go for my miles. And I only go on dirt. It's a good thing.

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby bacsidoan » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:37 am

henders wrote:
bacsidoan wrote:No runners so far. I guess I'll be the first. My running is like my CG playing: Slow but durable.


Slow running is the best running. I run just fast enough to get the heart rate and my breathing up and no faster. I can go for my miles. And I only go on dirt. It's a good thing.


Good to hear from a fellow slow runner. Best and most convenient natural exercise in my book. Like you, I refuse to run on a treadmill.

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Re: Other hobbies/interests?

Postby Justfun » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:28 am

yours truly.

done that!
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