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Personal logo Endless Grubs Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 4:32 p.m. PST

I was wondering what other interests hobbyists have that they spend money and/or time on i.e. fishing, hunting, woodworking, re-enacting, collecting stamps, etc etc.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 4:37 p.m. PST

Scuba diving. I also like to visit museums and historical sites, but that might be called an interest as opposed to a hobby.

magical monstrous steve06 Nov 2019 4:44 p.m. PST

Grousing on internet forums.

Chalfant06 Nov 2019 4:55 p.m. PST

BJJ and Judo.

Like to read too, but many gamers do.


coopman06 Nov 2019 4:58 p.m. PST

Amateur astronomy.
Casual bicycle riding in my neighborhood.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 5:08 p.m. PST

Cycling, reading history and hiking

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 5:09 p.m. PST

Fossil hunting and travel

Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 5:09 p.m. PST

Reading history, historic novels, and shooting.

USAFpilot06 Nov 2019 5:14 p.m. PST

Playing tennis and reading.

Personal logo Dentatus Sponsoring Member of TMP Fezian06 Nov 2019 5:28 p.m. PST

Is reading a hobby? I need it to stay sane.

Recreational shooting. Less real firearms since the public range was shut down and more high end pellet guns these days.

(I'm a member of a private indoor range but it's not the same.)

Personal logo Silurian Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 5:49 p.m. PST

Fossil hunting

Wargamer Blue06 Nov 2019 5:55 p.m. PST

Model Railway
Scale Models, mostly ships

Fitzovich06 Nov 2019 6:02 p.m. PST



Helping at one of four local Historic Preservation Societies.

14th NJ Vol Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 6:11 p.m. PST

None, I'm not well rounded.

KSmyth06 Nov 2019 6:17 p.m. PST

I listen to a lot of music and curate my collection of 1,500 vinyl records. It sucks up a lot of game money, but I have enough lead (and plastic) to keep me busy the rest of my days.

manyslayer06 Nov 2019 6:32 p.m. PST

Board games, role-playing games. I guess I don't wander too far.

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 6:58 p.m. PST

Board games, RPG's, PC based Strategy games… like manyslayer, I know my place.

Glengarry506 Nov 2019 6:59 p.m. PST

Depends what you call a hobby and what is making art.
Comic books
Assemblage art (ironically)
My brother is the stamp collector in the family.

21eRegt06 Nov 2019 7:08 p.m. PST

Reenacting the 18th and early 19th centuries. Fishing, but not catching. Reading when I get motivated.

rmaker06 Nov 2019 8:35 p.m. PST

Knitting. Running the score table for my college gymnastics team. Reading.

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2019 10:14 p.m. PST

Reading and hiking.


BrianW06 Nov 2019 11:42 p.m. PST

Reading, and fencing. I like to fence epee and saber.

JimSelzer07 Nov 2019 12:26 a.m. PST

television ( I am addicted to the Curse of Oak Island)
good beer
strip clubs

shaun from s and s models07 Nov 2019 2:25 a.m. PST

motorcycle trials, 4x4 events, dancing

myxemail07 Nov 2019 3:14 a.m. PST

Model railroading

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Nov 2019 5:57 a.m. PST


robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2019 7:08 a.m. PST

Reading and starting to learn to draw. But it's a little hard to put things into discrete categories. The reading generates scenarios--or I play scenarios to see the options in the history--and the drawing was taken up to produce better scenario maps.

mjkerner07 Nov 2019 8:02 a.m. PST

Camping (in the mountains out west whenever possible)

Reading history

Horizontal tango (in days past, lol)

jefritrout07 Nov 2019 9:39 a.m. PST


Up until two years ago when my I tore up my knee
Softball and

Now it is just hiking.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2019 10:10 a.m. PST


Cerdic07 Nov 2019 12:32 p.m. PST

Extreme Ironing
Metal Detecting
Motor Racing
Cheese Making
Pig Breeding
Classic Car Restoration
Rap Battling


International Man Of Mystery!

(some of the above are actually real…)

Legion 407 Nov 2019 1:14 p.m. PST

It's Classified …

14Bore07 Nov 2019 1:25 p.m. PST

Not much these days, reading about history, gardening

huron72507 Nov 2019 3:28 p.m. PST

-Working out – in almost the best shape of my life at 55.
-Sports Cards & Dice gamer
-Shooting guns (used to hunt but don't want to kill anything anymore so now just shoot paper targets)
-Started to dabble in water color painting.
-Chasing tail!

Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2019 7:50 p.m. PST

Herpetology, concentrating on the Western Hemisphere members of order Crocodilia, in particular Alligator mississippiensis, the American alligator. I do most of this in the national park where I used to work, so I get to interact with visitors on occasion, which usually turns into me giving The Alligator Lecture. The visitors seem to enjoy it but the alligators have not commented on it yet.

I also read a lot.


Syrinx007 Nov 2019 8:20 p.m. PST

Reading is my number one hobby. Gaming and painting are secondary. Cooking is a new pursuit in the last few years though not sure it is a hobby per se.

Borderguy19007 Nov 2019 9:59 p.m. PST

Scuba diving, model railroading, reading, board gaming, boating, shooting, writing, blogging, triathlons.

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2019 4:33 p.m. PST

Nope. Miniature war gaming is the only hobby. The rest of the time is taken up with work and family.

Legion 409 Nov 2019 9:39 p.m. PST

Is eating considered a hobby ?

PVT64114 Nov 2019 1:42 p.m. PST

Living History, computer gaming.

UshCha20 Nov 2019 3:58 p.m. PST

Cycling steadily about 60 to 80 miles a week.

Rules writing

WORKING part time, geek work all the fun of real work but no management hassle.

Slot cars,

14Bore23 Nov 2019 2:02 p.m. PST

Have done some wood carving, have a idea for a project but haven't carved anything in years.

dapeters25 Nov 2019 11:04 a.m. PST

Camping, hiking, boating, okay fine, craft beer (and maybe not in that order.)

Old Wolfman26 Nov 2019 7:47 a.m. PST

ACW reenacting,playing guitar,writing genre fiction or at least trying to,collecting stuff.

The Angry Piper04 Dec 2019 8:52 a.m. PST

Bagpiping, video gaming, writing, reading, straight razor restoration (and shaving) and tabletop rpgs.

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