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How much do you spend on hobbies?

Discussion in 'SMB' started by the boot, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. Paddy O'Dors

    Paddy O'Dors Striker

    Running - as and when I need new kit, nearly always Adidas as we have a outlet shop nearby. Pay for the odd 10k run (usually about £15)
    Cycling - get a new bike every couple of years through C2W (usually near the 1k limit) plus maintenance
    Following the England cricket team abroad - just been to Sri Lanka which cost about £900 all in (happens about every 3 years)

    Cannit be arsed to work it out weekly/monthly
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  2. Jimmer13

    Jimmer13 Midfield

    Aye, but if your a fisherman and not an angler earthworms taste now't like fish especially in a nice egg ommlete if which I am sure many have partaken during survival training. The pitter patter of DMS boots never worked for me mind! :lol::lol::lol:
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  3. the boot

    the boot Midfield

    Manky deed squirrel for our 15 minutes on survival.
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  4. Would love to watch England in an Ashes series over in Australia.
    Mate did all 5 tests as a retirement present to himself a few years ago and said it was worth every penny.
  5. Quinninho

    Quinninho Midfield

    X 2 :confused:
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  6. Paddy O'Dors

    Paddy O'Dors Striker

    Deffo to do for me: Cape Town, Wellington
    Would like to do: Port of Spain, Eden Gardens
    Not fussed: Any of the Crims venues

    Don't think I could do two months in Oz mind.
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  7. obrienobrien

    obrienobrien Midfield

  8. Blyth_Pirate

    Blyth_Pirate Central Defender

    Couple of guys I know managed to bag a stray Jack Russell on Dartmoor by means of a deadfall trap. Shared the meat and made a Davy Crockett stylee hat out of it's skin. Got a photo of it somewhere, I'll see if I can find it and upload it. Woof.
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  9. the boot

    the boot Midfield

    Yous lot do a beast of a survival coarse iirc. I remember watching a programme about it. One of the lads on the coarse found a kids back rode it to a farmhouse and blagged some sarnies.
  10. Blyth_Pirate

    Blyth_Pirate Central Defender

    Aye mate, it's canny savage. The DS are utter ***** as well during this phase.
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  11. Duracel Funny

    Duracel Funny Striker

    Cycling for me and I lose track of the money I’ve spent on it
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  12. Jimmer13

    Jimmer13 Midfield

    Agreed the twats!
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  13. the boot

    the boot Midfield

    You ex marine too mate?
  14. Used to spend a fortune on base powder mixes and flavouring for my Barbel paste and boilies. One season I pre-baited a swim every week with the bait I made.
    Started the season on fire regularly catching 7 decent Barbel in a session.
    The best 14 in a morning with 2 doubles and most over 8lb.
    Otters have fucked up this stretch on the Thames.
    Need to get the time to get back into it as I miss it.
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  15. the boot

    the boot Midfield

    Some nice barbel in the wear Durham way but nowt like that. David seaman loves his barbel fishing iirc. But I would imagine they get to fish some nice swims. Also you’ve hit a bit of a cord with your post. Fishing has got to be one of the most time consuming hobbies. Even sea fishing it’s rig tying, bait digging, looking after your bait, checking marks out. Casting practice. Not so much on feeding swims but when I was at the top of my game it’s all I did.
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  16. It’s the time mate.
    The one hobby I will do more of as soon as I can give up work.
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  17. Jimmer13

    Jimmer13 Midfield

    No...para! for my sins!

    Got a mate here now who can get me white Rag! Has followed the beds for years as they move. He get's King Rag off a mate on the the dredgers and digs White rag to tip off his rigs. I have never known him not to catch even on a quiet day.

    I used to get white rag on Whitburn Beach.....years ago but god knows where the beds are now!
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2018
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  18. the boot

    the boot Midfield

    The white worm is still kicking about down Whitburn. Massive tides inside the two poles against the steel. Not many. Also camels island is canny but small. I’d kill for whites Atm.
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  19. rokerman

    rokerman Striker

    Wild camping - far too much.

    Everyone should have a hobby. Great for the mind.
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  20. Teed

    Teed Striker

    Not much now, I have almost everything I need.

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