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PANDAQUEEN
25th Sep 2015, 11:48 PM
Well, I know that you are simmers and gamers at the core, but do you have a hobby outside The Sims and if so, what is it?

I happen to work on the 1:6 scale, building sets, dressing sets and manipulating my dolls for my movie I want to submit to a company that sees potential in Chuckimation, an animation art form 20 years old.

Noa1500
26th Sep 2015, 12:01 AM
Reading I guess? I know that as a kid I didn't really like it, it was efforty and all, by the time I was 10 I was reading a book a day or something. Strangely I'm slower at reading than I used to be.
Do listening to music for hours and coming up with stuff for my unwritten story count as hobbies? For my story I have everything about the characters, the locations, events that happen. I've just never written them down. Kind of like Space Monkey stories in American Ultra (good movie people, might be a bit gory for some). Maybe I haven't been alive for long enough to have found any actual hobbies yet. We'll see what'll happen ;)

The scaled models sound pretty cool, like details and stuff. Kind of reminds me of much I loved going to Madurodam as a kid https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madurodam

stitch_too
26th Sep 2015, 12:52 AM
Do obsessions count?

HarVee
26th Sep 2015, 1:30 AM
For me poetry would be one of mine. I also enjoy studying religion and also anything to do with the workings of the human mind as well and can be often found reading various study materials on these matters and also reciting poetry privately ...as I don't have any audience unfortunately.

When I was younger I used to enjoy coin collecting, but as I grew older I ended up losing interest in it.
Do obsessions count?
A hobby is an activity done in ones own leisure time for enjoyment. So considering the fact that obsessions are not an activity, than by definition no they do not.

TheOriginalFive
26th Sep 2015, 2:29 AM
Reading, drawing, and playing the guitar.

HonokaAizawa
26th Sep 2015, 9:27 AM
Reading, drawing, writing, voice-acting, singing and playing soccer.

bbc100
26th Sep 2015, 2:27 PM
Reading, RC Cars, Model Trains, fixing my PC's..., there might be some other things

PANDAQUEEN
26th Sep 2015, 2:49 PM
Do obsessions count?

Do you collect paraphernalia related to the obsession? Do you cosplay?

If so, then yes.

ScaryRob
26th Sep 2015, 3:27 PM
http://i62.tinypic.com/2hmopau.jpg

simmer22
26th Sep 2015, 5:53 PM
Writing stories, nature photography, reading.

SusannaG
26th Sep 2015, 8:13 PM
Reading and knitting.

Bigsimsfan12
26th Sep 2015, 8:48 PM
Besides video games, I don't really do much... one of my hobbies is 'psychology', but seeing as I'm doing that as a degree, it's not really a hobby anymore.
Although I do enjoy reading, photography, writing and knitting, I don't know if I'd really call them hobbies, seeing as I read about once a week at most and the others less. I guess you could say fitness has become a bit of a hobby of mine, seeing as I'm trying to lose weight and it's something I spend my leisure time doing - but seeing as I don't really manage to go outside much, a lot of my fitness time is jogging using Wii fit - which is a video game.

Feelthewaltz
26th Sep 2015, 11:42 PM
My favourite hobby would definitely be reading. A day doesn't go by with out me reading at least a chapter. Other hobbies come an go. Occasionally i get really into World of Warcraft for months at a time. I like do mini projects, making cute aprons, miniature top hats. My most recent hobby is to veg out on old movies and cross stitch my favourite cartoon characters.

Mistermook
27th Sep 2015, 2:19 AM
Evil. Lots and lots of evil.

Thranduil Oropherion
27th Sep 2015, 2:46 AM
In the winter I read a lot, I could lose myself in a book for hours - I enjoy the classics so I do a huge Dickens re-read once a year. In the summer I like being in the garden growing my veggies and salad and I grow plants to attract Monarch butterflies, and love watching the caterpillars go from yellow and black squidgy 'pillars into jade green cocoons and then to butterflies - the sight of a newly born butterfly never gets old - it's a miracle of Mother Nature. I was horrified to learn last year that hedgehogs will munch butterfly cocoons if given the chance ... So I'll have to hedgehog proof my plants this year. :rolleyes: I also horsehide when I can, I'm a bit of a speed freak on a horse and miss gallops when I don't get them. I used to feed my speed habit with my motorbike in Ireland .. But I had to sell it when I moved to NZ :cry: suffice to say, the horse is probably safer than the bike ..

@ScaryRob :wtf:

http://www.modyourpanties.com/hosting/67597_150927003952outside-mmo.jpg

Gingerxyz
27th Sep 2015, 5:29 AM
You know I tried OUTSIDE, but I felt like the difficulty wasn't fairly balanced at all. Players starting stats being randomised does make gameplay more interesting, but that's not much comfort to the players who get landed with a particularly tricky set of traits. And the game really doesn't provide many opportunities for those players to get caught up. The whole thing is a bit rigged really, if you ask me.

bassoon_crazy
27th Sep 2015, 4:52 PM
The bassoon - DUH! Well, actually, when I joined here with this username I was still around one year out from actually playing the instrument, so you never know. =P

The oboe, too... And other wind instruments because I love them all!

Otherwise do I really have anything that could be called a hobby? I watch a lot of cartoons and anime, listen to music, and browse the internet a lot. So, really, playing instruments is all I've got. lol

ZenGarden
27th Sep 2015, 5:45 PM
RuPaul's Drag Race. Gentlemen, start your engines - and may the best woman win!

stuart-grey
27th Sep 2015, 6:25 PM
I waste a mountain of time on Sims 3 and message boards like this one.

My new years resolution is to finish my life time wish before I kick the bucket.

Actually, the plan was to work professionally at a place that paid for my graduate education. It was a well thought out plan, but being as young as I was, I was thinking with something other than my brain. I figure I have about 15 years of good brain function left.

How come there are no death flowers or young again potions? Even life fruits in this "The Reals" game don't work right. :rofl:

Gabrymato
28th Sep 2015, 7:41 PM
I love hiking and just taking long walks in nature, whether it's wilderness or man-made parks. I'm a walker, I guess, I never drive unless it's reeeeeally far... But at the same time I also love driving, probably because I drive very little and it's always for fun things, never commuting to work etc.

I love cooking, except my current kitchen is a 1m x 2m hole with barely any room to move, let alone cook sophisticated things. Whenever I go to Ikea my heart cries because I see so much kitchenware that I can't buy. Not because I can't afford it, but because I don't have any room left to store it.
I can't have a wok, a large casserole, and kitchen utensils. The medium-sized frying pan I was so excited to buy ended up being too big for my doll-house cabinets and now the cabinet door doesn't close completely. It's tragic.

I love reading, but I love collecting books even more. I think having many books and bookshelves is the most romantic thing ever.

stuart-grey
28th Sep 2015, 8:23 PM
The medium-sized frying pan I was so excited to buy ended up being too big for my doll-house cabinets and now the cabinet door doesn't close completely. It's tragic.
yeah, what's up with that? I got stuff that won't fit in the cabinets either. Huh. People who design kitchen cabinets need to talk to the people who design kitchenware.

I love reading, but I love collecting books even more. I think having many books and bookshelves is the most romantic thing ever.

Books once were beautiful and hard bound,. Now they're paperbacks and kinda gaudy to get your eye in the bookstore, so my bookshelves look like heck. Need doors. ]

EHAshe
29th Sep 2015, 2:39 AM
Rubik's Cubes. I can solve a 2x2 through 6x6. I like solving them at school, because I always get a crowd of people standing over me, watching. I like to sing too. I sang for my school talent show, but didn't crack the top 3. :| I'll sing Green Day in my room until get sick of it.

That's pretty much all. Wow, I seem like a lonely person. I should probably get a girlfriend huh? :lol:

HarVee
29th Sep 2015, 4:09 AM
Rubik's Cubes. I can solve a 2x2 through 6x6. I like solving them at school, because I always get a crowd of people standing over me, watching. I like to sing too. I sang for my school talent show, but didn't crack the top 3. :| I'll sing Green Day in my room until get sick of it.

That's pretty much all. Wow, I seem like a lonely person. I should probably get a girlfriend huh? :lol:
Who needs a girlfriend when you have cubes? Cubes that turn and are tedious to solve.

...On second thought it seems like you already have one then.

Viktor86
29th Sep 2015, 6:06 AM
Annoying you here. :giggler: But it's actually quite boring knowing nobody to share hobbies with and when you're horrible in "creating" these people.

GnatGoSplat
1st Oct 2015, 5:16 PM
Cars. Reading about them, lusting after them, daydreaming about how to mod them. It's to the point of obsession. But not exotic cars, sports cars, muscle cars, or anything normal people like. I only like big 4-door sedans because I'm a weirdo.
Computer hardware. I love swapping out motherboards and upgrading stuff on computers. Probably more than even using them.
Electronics. Fixing things, replacing bad caps, designing and building circuits, soldering, I like doing that kind of stuff. I like modding and designing circuits for automotive projects most of all. Also like studying and buying test equipment.
Watching TV: serial TV shows, Nova, and some reality TV shows (Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother).

I would really LOVE to get into 3D Modeling, but so far to make stuff from scratch has been kind of hard and never got past remapping UVs and modifying existing meshes.