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If you really like computers, try learning to program. If you have the mind for it you can do some very amazing things. Takes LOTS of time though.

Also pick up a sport, I like to go surfing on my free time. But find something you like and do that on your free time.

Just some ideas
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post #12 of 54
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Well I do play sports. I play squash and hockey, though my main/best at/favorite sport is dirt jumping on my bike, but right now there is snow on the ground. Reading books is a favorite past time of mine, but I just finished my most recent book, and I have no mney to buy new ones. I have re-read pretty much my whole library about three times.
SOldering and power tools is something that would be useful, but I personally don't see how I could "practice" my power tools skills. If I don't know how to use them at all, I don't really see it as something you 'get the hang of'. I need to be taught the basics, and my school doesn't offer a course for that.

During the summer I work at a restaurant, but thats out at my cottage. In the city, I do computer work and maintenance for family and friends, but that is slow and inconsistent. Sometimes I'll do small jobs like shoveling and mowing the lawn.
    
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see another problem is my parents are currently out of town, so I can't really go anywhere to pick stuff up. I need ideas with things I can do out of my home. I know someone is going to say have a party, but that was last night, and as a result, I am learning how to re-model a house lol.
    
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post #14 of 54
Take something apart, learn how it works, and try to put it back together. I end up doing this with everything I own.

Dismantle these:
1. a console system or the controllers
2. your computer
3. a car (find a cheap junk one)
4. stereo systems (head unit, speaker boxes, etc)

Other things you could do:
1. dumpster dive for cool junk
2. play with power tools
3. read
4. build something (anything)
5. play in the snow
6. make a high powered laser out of a DVD burner
7. clean (remodel )

If you can't do some of these things, or don't have the things required, find out how they work through youtube.
Edited by mmparkskier - 2/27/10 at 1:46pm
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post #15 of 54
Who said you can't DJ in the snow? I do it all the time. Though the ice makes you botch a landing easier and this is what happens when ice meets face:



I think I did that on my Norco one25. I don't have that rig anymore (I regret selling her) However, I got rid of my DJ helmet and wear a full face now
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post #16 of 54
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Well a console tends to run generally the same as a computer, I think? The taking apart things seems interesting, I'll maybe try taking apart my old stereo system
    
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and sick face job there hah! I'd say my worst injury could top that though. I was taking about a 2 foot kicker, and tried to do a whip in the air, but as you can guess, a 2 foot kicker simply can't provide the needed hangtime for a whip. Upon landing, my front wheel twisted and I went face first into the ground. I had dirt and gravel embedded into my face, and it took the doctors an hour and a half to get the majority of it out. I was knocked out for five minutes, and all i remember is waking up with a mouth full of gravel, then being in a hospital bed lol
    
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play with yourself
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post #19 of 54
Go for a jog or get another hobby... like mountain biking !

OR

Since you're only 15 you could try building a computer case out of legos or an erector set.

OR

I second this motion:
Quote:
play with yourself -AMOCO

Edited by epitek - 2/27/10 at 1:54pm
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take up photography? If you're good you may even make a little bit of cash out of it
    
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