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post #21 of 54
*Pick up some tech-related hobby - Security, electronics, programming...
*Find an old HDD and install some high-tech level Linux distro
*Build the perfect potato cannon/mouse trap/rocket/???
*Take up 3D modelling
*Listen to the lectures MIT posts online, if you're interested

...Now to take my own advice...

Edit: Reproduce this. Post pics.
Edited by Error 404 - 2/27/10 at 2:02pm
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post #22 of 54
Thread Starter 
photography isn't an option cause my camera is pretty crappy, and I'm saving up for an audio system next. I think i'm going to try music creation, and if I can find a cheap website domain to buy, then I'm going to try website creation. Maybe create a hardware review site..? We'll see what the future holds. In the meantime, I still appreciate suggestions
    
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post #23 of 54
If you really have a Norco you could sell it on pinkbike.com and just build your own from the frame up like a cool cat.

Edit: I have a park tool stand for sale
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post #24 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMOCO View Post
play with yourself
Something like this takes a lot of skill though.
post #25 of 54
Dismantle electronics, and try rebuilding them again.
Learn to use linux
create a webpage, stick it on a server (or an old computer preferably running some version of linux) and connect to it via LAN (and make sure it works properly for when you can buy a domain)
Or analyse the meaning and emotion of loads of music (metal and jazz is particulary good to do this with), you may even come out of that with a new found respect for music of all types.
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post #26 of 54
Learn Linux.
Learn to love Linux.
^^^ The above has kept me busy for years.

As far as the web stuff... You don't need an old computer with linux. I would recommend running a LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) stack, but you can download a program (open source) called WAMP (Windows Apache MySQL PHP) and then learn to build a website using Drupal. And you can do this all from the comfort of your Windows 7 environment.
post #27 of 54
What about getting into programming?
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post #28 of 54
You're in HS and you are bored when you are *NOT in school?

You're doing it wrong.
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become a case modder
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post #30 of 54
Start folding!!
    
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