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#1 Ice_Blue

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:42

Me, I just get s***faced.

IT support just takes it out of me.
Right now, just gettin started.
Happy weekend, y'all.


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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:46

My job doesn't allow me to have regular days off.
When guest show up I work and I'm done when they leave.
I can have 2 weeks of nothing or 3 months non stop work
Strange, but fun

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:48

My job doesn't allow me to have regular days off.
When guest show up I work and I'm done when they leave.
I can have 2 weeks of nothing or 3 months non stop work
Strange, but fun


What do you with the 2 weeks of nothing?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:50

I just hang out at home, watch some TV. On Friday nights I walk down town and have some drinks then walk home. Sometimes on Saturday and Sundays I also work on computers. It doesn't bother me that much I love doing it so it never feels like work. From the moment I wake up to the moment I go to bed I'm always doing something with computers.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:53

What do you with the 2 weeks of nothing?


Relax at home, walk the dogs, work in the garden
Watch movies, play with the computer

I can keep myself busy :)

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:54

I go shooting, walking in the woods, talk to people in the community on CB radio, camp out, etc.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:56

I just hang out at home, watch some TV. On Friday nights I walk down town and have some drinks then walk home. Sometimes on Saturday and Sundays I also work on computers. It doesn't bother me that much I love doing it so it never feels like work. From the moment I wake up to the moment I go to bed I'm always doing something with computers.


I get you.

My life has been computers. But don't you sometimes feel the need to just eff it all and go shrimp fishing or something? (I have no idea what shrimp fishing is)

Relax at home, walk the dogs, work in the garden
Watch movies, play with the computer

I can keep myself busy :)


At least you have dogs and a garden. That must be seriously relaxing.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:57

I get you.

My life has been computers. But don't you sometimes feel the need to just eff it all and go shrimp fishing or something? (I have no idea what shrimp fishing is)


I can spend all my free time playing with pc's, but then again my job doesn't involve pc's at all anymore.
Back when I still did consulting, I would barely touch my pc at night or in the weekend. That was time to hang out with friend, go dancing and do general stupid stuff.

Now my job involves being social much more so I can be a bit anti social in my free time :)

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:05

I go shooting, walking in the woods, talk to people in the community on CB radio, camp out, etc.


Shooting? Shooting what? Sorry, butI cannot imagine being relaxed by discharging firearms.
But, to each his own, I suppose.

@ Warwagon: don't you ever get sick of it?

@ Warwagon: don't you ever get sick of it?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:05

Shooting? Shooting what? Sorry, butI cannot imagine being relaxed by discharging firearms.
But, to each his own, I suppose.


I don't shoot "every" weekend, but I do enjoy target practicing from time to time. Other times I go hunting for whatever is in season at the time. Today I actually got around to building me a target rack so I can stop propping pop cans up on a pile of dirt or trying to find a dead tree to tack my targets to. I'm actually quite a gun enthusiast. I own them for hunting and, should the need ever arise, self and home defense, and that doesn't just apply to humans. We have mountain lions, wild boar, bobcats, possums, and all sorts of critters that can be dangerous to pets and livestock.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:29

Oh That! target practise! That I wouldn't mind. What hardware do you carry?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:36

I hang out with my wife mostly. We either hang out with family or we go to the movies or shop or something. There is always something to do. Occasionally I slum around with some of my buddies, just like old times. My life is probably boring to most people but I like my weekends to be low key.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:40

Ever since I quit drinking three months ago, absolutely nothing. That is all anyone ever wants to do. It is rather depressing, for them, not for me. People aren't kidding when they say you find out who is really your friend, or just "drinking buddies," after you quit.

I'm fine just sitting here browsing around, waiting for NFL Sunday. That is about all my week adds up to, watching football on Sunday.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:47

Ever since I quit drinking three months ago, absolutely nothing. That is all anyone ever wants to do. It is rather depressing, for them, not for me. People aren't kidding when they say you find out who is really your friend, or just "drinking buddies," after you quit.

I'm fine just sitting here browsing around, waiting for NFL Sunday. That is about all my week adds up to, watching football on Sunday.


Why'd you quit?

I hang out with my wife mostly. We either hang out with family or we go to the movies or shop or something. There is always something to do. Occasionally I slum around with some of my buddies, just like old times. My life is probably boring to most people but I like my weekends to be low key.


Much the same here. Do you miss, sometimes, the old cameraderie?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:48

Why'd you quit?


Short answer, it was consuming me. For the past 8 years I have drank nearly every weekend, in that time. It wasn't something I even realized until someone pointed it out to me, and I realized that is the only reason I looked forward to the weekends was to drink.

Alcoholism runs in the family, so it just seemed like a good time to completely stop, and save myself in the long run.