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#16 Growled

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:57

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


Sometimes. It's just that my job is so demanding that I am burnt out by the weekend. I need some rest.


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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:08

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.


Yeah. I save it all up during the week, and really go to town on weekends. Funny thing is, no obvious alcoholism in my family, although according to my mother, her dad hit the bottle pretty hard. I never knew him, but I guess I got his genes.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:17

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


My gun list.

Pistol: Smith & Wesson Sigma (.40 caliber) (modified trigger)
Self/Home Defense Rifle: Windham Weaponry HBC AR-15 (5.56mm / .223 Remington)
Hunting Rifle: Savage Model 110 (30-06)
Shotgun: Harrington and Richardson Topper Model, break action (12 gauge, can fire 3" magnum or regular 2 3/4" shells)

My wife also carries a Springfield XD sub-compact in .40 cal.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:32

Mostly Greek to me. Makes me wonder why I asked the question to begin with. But i DO understand the therapeutic effects of pumping off a few rounds at a target.

What I use, however, is a .22 target pistol. I would seriously love to try the S&W. That must have one hell of a kick.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:43

Mostly Greek to me. Makes me wonder why I asked the question to begin with. But i DO understand the therapeutic effects of pumping off a few rounds at a target.

What I use, however, is a .22 target pistol. I would seriously love to try the S&W. That must have one hell of a kick.


Got tons of videos on them on my YouTube channel, :-P
http://www.youtube.c...gw&feature=plcp

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:35

I work..... and I derp.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:56

Catch up with my gaming. Usually during the week i only get a couple of hours each evening. Weekends though i can do marathon sessions.
The odd time may go out. I don't really drink (about 4-5 a year). I'm not a fan of the "club" scene my mates are in to. I don't like the music :laugh:

Every other weekend i do RC car racing as well.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:00

Going to mall with family, browse web (Phone, tablet, laptop). and, If there is a good show on TV, then watch.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:07

In recent months, my weekends have consisted of having a few drinks with friends on Friday night, then sleeping as much as I can on Saturday and Sunday while catching up with TV and video games. When it gets to the weekend I'm knackered and just need some downtime to prepare me for the next week.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:12

Smoke a lot of weed.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:58

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.



Same here, Computers is my hobby too so making money from it is a bonus, kinda like going to the pub and them paying me to drink :p

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 13:00

In recent months, my weekends have consisted of having a few drinks with friends on Friday night, then sleeping as much as I can on Saturday and Sunday while catching up with TV and video games. When it gets to the weekend I'm knackered and just need some downtime to prepare me for the next week.


Do you go shopping?

#28 Nick H.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 13:04

Do you go shopping?

Not particularly. Shopping doesn't interest me, if I need to get something then I go in to the shop, buy it and get out. Normally though that kind of shopping is for a film or video game, so I prefer to use Amazon.co.uk. Partially because I can be guaranteed that the media is in English and not French, and secondly because then I can browse to my heart's content.

Now if you're talking about food shopping, I do that during the week. That is certainly not pleasant, not something that I would consider to be relaxing. Hence doing it during the week and not on the weekend when it's all about me. :D

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 13:40

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.


thats life unfortunately, socialising now means drinking.. although there's nothing wrong with a drink on a weekend, helps wind down after a week at work. I'll drink every weekend without fail, sometimes it's 1 or 2 with the takeaway, sometimes it's a few more, other times it will be a full blown binge.. all in moderation, don't need to get tanked every weekend. The rare few times i've not had a drink on a weekend they have been boring and depressing.. sad i know.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 13:44

I go clubbing/drinking with mates :)