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I'm getting tired of what my hobbies are. They include playing guitar, phone games, runescape and making music. I just am not feeling it anymore with these hobbies, and I want to do something else.

How is HAM radio? Making an internet radio station maybe? maybe something outdoors? I don't know.

What kinds of hobbies do you have? I need a new thing to do for fun. Please help


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I avatarfag



i fix and tinker with electronics for fun. motherboards/gpus/amplifiers/TVs etc

every now and then i'll take a broken but high end laptop, fix it up and upgrade it and sell it for much more than what i got it for (usually nothing) which funds future endeavors



I literally come home after wagecucking, make dinner, sit and wallow in front of 8ch bored and then go to sleep every day. Literally every day is the same and I'm trapped in a time loop now.


Martial arts is pretty fun.

You can also try some sort of handicraft.

Remixing and sampling music is a music related hobby that is probably a bit different from what you have been doing before. Even dip your toe into dj stuff.



Get into blacksmithing and forge your own swords


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>I literally come home after wage cucking

fuck that sucks, I'm worried might have that happen to me. Any plans to escape this time loop?


I just watch old movies, play old games, and work on music. I'm also considering learning how to tailor my own clothes so I can save money and stop being so picky about what I wear.



You can't. You die if you work, eventually in body, but always in mind and spirit. NEETs are unaccredited scholars.


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I'm really into comics. Superhero comics, and I'd argue DC in particular, have the deepest and richest mythologies ever written. Given that I'm on this vietnamese cave painting imageboard, it's probably obvious that I am desperate for escapism. These worlds are so rich that it is easy to escape and never run out of material to continue getting lost in. Granted, Marvel is 100% shit these last few years, and DC isn't far behind, but there's still a good 75 years of good material. More than anyone could ever possibly read. It feels almost as rich as real life. Now see the thing is, when you start, the natural instinct is to start at the beginning and try to read everything, so you know every detail. This is not feasible. But did you start viewing real life at the beginning? No. You pieced together history as you went along. Eventually you get to the point where you can enjoy comics the same way. You do want to start with something that makes sense for newbies, but eventually it gets to the point where you understand enough that you can pick up whatever and it makes enough sense, slotting into whatever part of history that it goes into, even if you don't know every detail of every event that ever happened throughout history.

Now see this isn't to say that autistic continuity isn't a problem. It's a double edged sword. It's great when you understand enough to enjoy it, but it is also so autistic that a new reader can't just pick up a book and understand what's going on without knowing decades of backstory. This is unfortunately the case with the majority of comics going back to the late '80s or so. Before that, they generally remembered the principle that every comic is somebody's first comic, so even stories which were heavy on continuity presented themselves in a way that was accessible to new readers. The ultimate example of this is The Crisis on Infinite Earths, which was literally the end of DC Comics' original continuity, made for their 50th anniversary. The biggest crossover ever (probably even to this day), involving practically every character ever created to that point. Still remarkably easy to understand for newbies, compared to almost anything afterwards. In fact, I'd argue it's not a bad jumping on point, because it gives you a lot of ideas of characters you might like to explore further. Alternatively, if you have any characters or series that you're already interested in, from adaptations or whatever, it's usually relatively simple to just pick up one of their origin stories or some of their big famous stories. (Like Batman's origin isn't really a big deal, but there are plenty of other great stories that make sense for newbies.) Alternatively, I know /co/ used to be good for recs for newfags. But I haven't been on /co/ since they got completely taken over by tumblr in like 2012. Even 8/co/ doesn't seem much better. If you ever ask here, though, I'm always here and have an autistic encyclopedic knowledge of this stuff. Always happy to give recommendations. Just say a character or series, or creator if you know any, and maybe if you mention what kind of styles you like (more wacky stuff from the '60s, edgy stuff from the '90s, etc. You can compare it to movie/cartoon styles if you like.)

So the thing is, once you start, it can become very addicting, because they'll reference a story, and then you'll want to go back and read that story. Or you'll see a character guest star or cameo, and you'll want to go read more of them. Or you'll just want to read the stories that came before and after in the series you're reading. And you will never, ever run out. What this means is that this is a very expensive hobby if you try to do it without pirating. Learn how to pirate, especially when you're new, so you can try a ton of things until you find what you like. I'm at the point where I can go to a used bookstore and pick up some old collections for cheap (single issues are almost always a scam), and going by the series and the writer/artist, I can generally guess if I'll like it, so I do have a big physical collection now, but to start off, learn to pirate. When I got into it 10 years ago, you had to download a comic reader (lots of programs for this) and comics came in .cbr or .cbz files, which are really just rars and zips of jpgs and pngs of the pages, but made for the readers so it's easier to read. The readers let you zoom and such easily. Theoretically you can just unrar/unzip the files and read them however you want I guess.

Pic related. Hal Jordan seems like he'd be a /b2/ard. Token conservative, galactic pedophile, one time universe destroying supervillain. One of us.


chess idk if you will find it funny. but dude, i love it ! makes my mind go away alittle from this faggot crippled society


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shame how modern comics are super cucked the only western comic ive read that was alright at first but went super shit in the end, it was Fables.


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I'm really not that into comics, but I have all the Flash Gordon strip compilations from the Alex Raymond years. They're shallow, but I enjoy them for the art and the old-fashioned science fantasy worldbuilding.

I did read old comic books like Superman and Archie as a kid, and also some Britbong imports like The Beano (which taught me that the Bongistani version of Dennis the Menace is far superior to the U.S. ones).

I'd like to buy a complete Calvin and Hobbes collection in book form eventually, since that's the only other comic I'm really into.


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Fables is literally Zionist propaganda. Granted, people have read that into many superhero comics, but Fables is very explicit about it. I'd recommend trying some other things that interest you. I was personally talking about capeshit and their ridiculously complex mythologies, but there are plenty of non-capeshit and non DC/Marvel things that are great. Lots of people are more into those and look down on capeshit. I don't look down on either, but the non-capeshit stuff got taken over by SJWs even earlier than the capeshit stuff. If you want something that's standalone and not full capeshit, is respected and considered "real literature," but is actually good and not just pretentious shit, try Watchmen. Can't go wrong with Watchmen. It does have more impact if you're really aware of capeshit tropes, but frankly, due to movies, most people are aware of most of the concepts its deconstructing. There's a reason this is considered the best comic ever so often. I'd recommend it to anybody. Not that it's my personal favorite, but it is very good.


If I were to try to recommend capeshit that was similar to Flash Gordon, I'd say check out Adam Strange. Pretty much DC trying to do Flash Gordon in the '60s. There are Adam Strange stories after, of course, but his most famous ones are from the '60s and maybe early '70s.

If you like comedy stuff, things more like comic strips, I'd recommend Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew, from DC, and Peter Porker: The Spectacular Spider-Ham, from Marvel. Basically them trying to do "funny animal" comic strip style takes on their famous characters, but eventually they end up getting twisted into the continuity as well. Maybe you're not into the continuity stuff, I don't know. But that's a big part of the escapism that I like.

Speaking of comics whose British versions are far better than the US versions, check out the original Transformers comics from Marvel. Due to British comics being published on a different schedule, they needed twice as much material to fill the British version of the comic. So they hired other creators to do "filler" stories that slot between the American stories, but the filler stories were so good that the main guy who did them got promoted to the main book, and long story short, he ended up being the one to establish pretty much all the essential Transformers lore beyond the initial characters and concepts from the first few issues. The cartoons and movies don't do justice to these original comics, except for Beast Wars, which is technically a sequel to the comics and not the cartoon. The later comics also mostly suck, especially the latest continuity. But the original 80 issues from Marvel, plus the Marvel UK "filler" which is actually better than the main stuff, is legitimately some of the best sci-fi/fantasy I've ever read. Highly recommended.

Pic related. The first time Optimus Prime ever died, before the movie came out. He killed himself because Megatron beat him at a video game. It makes sense in context. Sorta.


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listen to podcasts



i do that actually



There's shitloads of video games that aren't motherfucking runescape; the first that comes to mind, and probably one of the closest visually, is Ultima 6, but also i'd suggest any of a number of 90s JRPGs that i won't bother to name since you can probably find a list somewhere. Outside of that i find myself absorbing every shitty isekai manga i stumble across, most of which are adaptations of web novels that i'll never read because endless text on computer is something i can't stand anymore. If i wern't doing that i'd probably be reading actual, physical books, ideally anything classic but also i'd like to expand my collection of PG Wodehouse and maybe get deeper into Heinlein. If none of those were options, shit, i dunno; walking around outside somewhere, maybe, possibly flip through TV channels or watch otherwise classic movies. You could try to be a drawfag and make lots of porn; that's always in demand.


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Forgot to mention, but Superman is totally my favorite. The philosophical depth that comes with being the first superhero, plus his name coming from Nietzsche and having all sorts of implications, results in some very meaningful stories. Of course they're spaced among many that are just regular sci-fi, but those are good too. Since you mentioned Superman specifically, I'll say check out his various origin stories. Yes, there are a bunch and they're all sorta canon (long story), but they're also all good, and all easy for newbies to understand. The main ones I'd recommend are Superman #1 from 1939 (just a single issue, an expanded version of the earlier origin from Action Comics #1). I mention this specifically because you seem to be into old stuff. Not everyone gets it, but I enjoy a lot of stuff from the '30s and '40s. (Though Namor and The Human Torch from Marvel were the best at the time.) Later Superman origin stories include Man of Steel from 1986, Superman: Birthright from around 2003, Superman: Secret Origin from around 2009, and Superman and the Men of Steel from 2011. There might be one more since. They're rebooting too damn often for me lately and I can't keep up. I'd recommend Man of Steel above others, both because it's the first reboot, but also because the point is that it covers his whole history to that point, and I like how it does six separate but related stories. They're all good.

Other ones I like that are either very classic or just easy to understand but still good include The Death and Return of Superman, Superman: Peace on Earth, Superman: Secret Identity (not actually canon, but like what if he existed in the real world), Superman: Red Son (alternate universe where his spaceship lands in Soviet Russia), and Lex Luthor: Man of Steel. Admittedly, a lot of my favorite Superman stories are hardcore into autistic continuity (Like Superman Beyond 3D), but these are good places to start.

Also, note that when I talk about reboots, none of them are true reboots, but it's hard to explain how things semi-reset but actually everything ever is canon, even the things that get overwritten by other things. You'll get it eventually.

Also, why not just get into tv shows? Lots of long running ones that could keep you occupied forever. Since I'm talking about comics, I have to recommend the DC Animated Universe, which in some ways is better than the comics, and much easier to understand. The live action universe sucks though except for a couple seasons. Smallville was alright and that has like 220 hour long episodes, but the levels of homoeroticism are off the charts.

Just get into anime like everyone else here. Start with casual shit. Dragon Ball is great and has like 700 episodes at this point. Start at the beginning and if you stop liking what you see then just stop watching, because generally the newer stuff is worse, but the first two or three hundred episodes are great.

>Pics used to illustrate interesting continuity in comics. Future President Lex Luthor once went back in time (which he can do quite easily, once by using some cans of orange juice and a few lightbulb filaments) and accidentally prevented past-Superman, Superboy, who had also gone back in time but left from an earlier period, from stopping the assassination of President Lincoln. But it turns out it's okay because later it turned out that Lincoln was actually Brainiac all along, and John Wilkes Booth was actually adult Superman, traveling back in time again from further in the future, after having been turned into a Metallo.





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miniature railways are a great choice if you're looking to really cement your virginity



Is that code for fapping?


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Teen Pickup



>making music

What programs do you have for this? I'm looking for something that I can lay down some backing chords and notes (like midi programs back in the day) without needing to plug anything into the 'puter.



no, it's code for self-harm by cutting your penis with a razor blade


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hobby horse dressage. it's what all the coolest adults are into now



From best to worst: Ableton, Logic, Cubase, Protools


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The 'Nam is pretty good, but not at all modern.


also to op

>playing guitar

try picking up the bass (possibly a fretless), it feels so much more expressive to play imo


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what about Froot Loops?


You should become an artist. A performance artist. You need to satisfy deep, dark desires.


Archery is pretty cool.


>How is HAM radio

Autistic as shit, expensive to get into and there's a lot of convoluted laws around it. Don't get yourself arrested by broadcasting pirate radio.


Just go hiking, explore nature, learn to set up a tent, make a fire, and how to not get your shit fucked by a bear or something and you'll have a lovely time.


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Painting is the best. Also art forms expands the brain. >>247545 I love the smell of woodcarving, pyrography not so much.


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mountain biking, skateboarding, drift skating, inline/ice skating, snowboarding, skiing, surfing, climbing, etc. some are regional but you get the idea.

woodworking is always a good one, as metal can be a lot more expensive to get into.


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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu



what's even the point? are you just supposed to talk to other HAM operators about whatever?


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> toppings to put on cheese pizza

> traps are gay/not gay

> waifu claiming




that's stupid enough in text form. I can't even imagine doing it in voice



Sounds really retarded. Why are there so many doopy ass laws around it anyway?


I've been thinking about making an Internet radio station but I'm too lazy to step out of my comfort zone and try new things.


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It sounds fine if you use a robotic voice. XD




Maybe scuba diving, caving or even paragliding? That way you could explore far different environments than the boring everyday world. Scuba and aviation sports could be rather expensive, though.


I garden, pretty fun


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Guns are a fun hobby. Also aviation if you're interested in it, and have a little bit of money you're willing to spend



What's special about old movies?


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They weren't as SJW yet.



My roommate is an aviator. It's funny to listen to him talk about his instructors. They'll lament that aviation as a hobby is dying and complain about weekend warriors in the same breath.



Oh, oh I know. Become the /b2/ pedophile serial killer. Stamp /b2/ into the chest of the body so we know it's you.


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You could learn another language.



> learn another language

I hear Latin is making a big comeback


Get really mad at shit that doesn't actually matter and tell nobodies about it on Twitter, Reddit, etc.



It’s shit


Is a ham radio expensive?


as a hobby i am currently learning how to impregnate random women

wish me luck!



It's a thing that exists so laws have to ruin it.


Learn to program and make autistic porn games with stolen artwork. So long as you don't distribute, you're golden.



I write and edit

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