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Old 11-04-19, 01:12 PM
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I'm still totally obsessed with yo-yoing.
It's been 6 months since I jumped back in now...though I haven't practiced much in the past 2 months due to an unexpected trip to go see my dad for a few weeks, then various medical issues.

But here's 2 tricks I've been creating and working on. I keep adding to the tricks as I learn new elements.





And I've gone SUPER overboard on buying yo-yos...

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I'm still totally obsessed with yo-yoing.
It's been 6 months since I jumped back in now...though I haven't practiced much in the past 2 months due to an unexpected trip to go see my dad for a few weeks, then various medical issues.

But here's 2 tricks I've been creating and working on. I keep adding to the tricks as I learn new elements.





And I've gone SUPER overboard on buying yo-yos...

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Re: What are your hobbies?

haha the thing is...is the stuff I'm working on in today's yoyo world is all pretty simple stuff. Some of the stuff people are capable of with yo-yos these days is mind bending.
It's like the stuff I'm doing might be impressive to those who have no idea what modern yoing is all about...but to those who are in the hobby, it's really nothing impressive at all.
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haha the thing is...is the stuff I'm working on in today's yoyo world is all pretty simple stuff. Some of the stuff people are capable of with yo-yos these days is mind bending.
It's like the stuff I'm doing might be impressive to those who have no idea what modern yoing is all about...but to those who are in the hobby, it's really nothing impressive at all.
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Re: What are your hobbies?

Hobbies?
Entomology (I used to catch butterflies, now I just snap them).


That leads into environmentalist (you cant have these lovely creatures without an environment).

Then musician (Ive not done that much later)
and "observer of Mind"- the faculty that observes and participates in all this.
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Re: What are your hobbies?

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Entomology (I used to catch butterflies, now I just snap them).


That leads into environmentalist (you cant have these lovely creatures without an environment).

Then musician (Ive not done that much later)
and "observer of Mind"- the faculty that observes and participates in all this.
Interesting hobbies. What do you do in your "environmentalist" hobby? I've been wanting to do some volunteer work but I frankly get bored easily so have already quit doing what I last volunteered to do. Looking for something new and with global warming being such a serious problem, that would be an area I'd like to so something in. Although I'll have to say, I feel like we are beyond the point of no return already so no matter what we do, if we don't find a way to take CO2 out of the air in a practical way, we are screwed (though I guess our other efforts can buy us more time).
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Re: What are your hobbies?

Impressive yo-yoing psycho! I thought of you a couple days ago. I was playing poker at a table with about 5 other people in virtual reality. That game has toys you can play with at the same time as when you are sitting at the table playing poker.

One toy was a yo-yo and when I saw it, I immediately thought of you. So, I picked up the virtual yo-yo and tried to do a trick with it. Failed.

That said, the biggest trick you can do with a yo-yo right now in that VR game is just roll it down, let it sit there spinning at the bottom for a while until you pull it back up (so probably not considered a trick at all). The tech just isn't there yet. It feels really realistic to roll the yo-yo up in down in VR (to me anyway, to you probably not) but the intricate figure moves you have to do with other tricks from what I see in your video, can't be done with the current controllers we have.

Maybe someday we'll all see each other in VR (I think it'll become as widespread as the internet someday) and you can teach us all how to yo-yo properly. As you can see I'm still very passionate about my VR hobby.
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Movies
NHL (go, Pens!!)
Writing
Drawing
Daydreaming
Videogames (not so much anymore)
Collecting dice (used to play RPGs; still love the dice)
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Interesting hobbies. What do you do in your "environmentalist" hobby? I've been wanting to do some volunteer work but I frankly get bored easily so have already quit doing what I last volunteered to do. Looking for something new and with global warming being such a serious problem, that would be an area I'd like to so something in. Although I'll have to say, I feel like we are beyond the point of no return already so no matter what we do, if we don't find a way to take CO2 out of the air in a practical way, we are screwed (though I guess our other efforts can buy us more time).
Mostly I focus on the intact environments that our small friends need- especially with likeminded groups on Facebook. That is quite an efficient information exchange.

With global warming I share your concern, but we are well past the point of no return.

I think that what many do not realise is that we are living in a complex bio-chemical equilibrium system. If we disturb the equilibrium too far then we are the ones who will feel the worst impact. The other species will be gad to see us go.
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The best approach to climate change would be for many people to globally unify and totally fight for their lives! Not likely right now. When human extinction looms closer, maybe. Don't know if that will be too late. I love butterflies also. Have watched insects since I was a kid. There's a lot less of the insects around now. Used to see tons of them! Do you ever watch fireflies? They are absolutely mind-blowing to watch!
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I used to do scale modeling many years ago. Planes, tanks, hot rods, sports cars.

Now I just watch modelers on YouTube...and their vastly superior skills and talent.
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Complain complain n complaining lol jk.i love powersports, photography fishing,swimming,reading,RC cars ,cars n bikes Mt bikes..boogey boarding surfing.mi.got too many irons in the fire n not enough money or time lol
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I miss fishing and hunting. Especially fishing. Haven't done either in decades.
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