Things to do at home, entertainment for everyone!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by dented, Mar 14, 2020.

  1. VerySlowHand

    VerySlowHand Tele-Holic

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    Plant things in the garden and watch them grow. Especially vegetables... you might need them in four months time. Keep well, everyone!
     
  2. Junkyard Dog

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    Not a gamer myself, but the kids in the house play games on Steam, a website which claims to be "the ultimate destination for playing games". There is no subscription required. Which games are easy, you ask? I have no idea.
     
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  3. Old Deaf Roadie

    Old Deaf Roadie Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Well, there was that time as newlyweds when we moved to Cheyenne with no money & nothing to do. About 11 months later our 1st child arrived...
     
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  4. Old Deaf Roadie

    Old Deaf Roadie Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Steam is a platform for interactive games. You will also find Microsoft simulation games there, such as their FSX flight sim.
     
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  5. rcole_sooner

    rcole_sooner Poster Extraordinaire

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    Video games and guitar for me.

    Well, I do have a few home projects ... wood flooring in a couple of closets ... and if weather permits some outside low voltage landscape lighting repairs.

    Heck, if the weather permits, I could light up our burn pit ... it is stacked high with branches from over the Winter months.
     
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  6. telleutelleme

    telleutelleme Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    They sent us home to work remotely. I have a great big stack of CD's I haven't listened to in ages (Leon Russell right now) while I work. Occasionally I jump over here to see whats going on. Enjoying it so far, the network at work is supporting hundreds working remotely and seems to be performing better than I had expected.
     
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  7. telestratosonic

    telestratosonic Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Thanks for making people here aware of all of the free stuff out there. Especially if one lives in a rural area, has mobility issues, or lacks the finances to buy books. I have the Kindle app on my iPhone 8S. As long as I'm wearing my glasses, I can read fine. From amazon.ca, the download goes to my Macbook (laptop as well).
     
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  8. thankyouguitar

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    Started a listening diary with some friends yesterday. Here's what I got so far:

    03/17/2020
    Stereolab Come and Play in the Milky Night
    Stereolab Brakhage
    Georges Lentz "Ingwe" performer Zane Banks
    Pierre Henry "Complete Corticalart"
    03/16/2020
    Jobs 2020
    Nick Boserio No Cash Value
    Lina Tullgren Always Fine
    Lina Tullgren I Am Fine
    Lina Tullgren Always Fine
    cyrus 453
    cyrus 4523
    cyrus 4523
    Tyler Hicks Guitar Solos
    marketplace
    cyrus 4523
     
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  9. maxvintage

    maxvintage Friend of Leo's

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    I've been teaching myself the "Irish flute" and I just had a skype lesson with a guy in County Cork. Learned lot.

    Mostly working from home, teaching classes and grading via online. it sucks

    Deferred home maintenance projects--no longer any excuse for most of them.

    Hikes and walks

    Lots of reading

    Hitting the rowing machine
     
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  10. Steerforth

    Steerforth Tele-Afflicted

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    You all thought that I was just joking, didn’t you? Well, my horse would like a word. The rat.

    Nobody likes a stool pigeon, you equine blabbermouth! Don’t get so shook up over some harmless fun.

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    “Have you lost your mind, old man?!?! Three inches to the left, and you and your bicycle helmet would have been looking for a flashlight!!!

    “That damn trebuchet was bad enough! I kept waiting for you to get the trigonometry wrong and one of those boulders to land on me!

    “But this! This is beyond the pale, even for you! The cannon has got to go!

    “I’m telling Mom!”
     
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  11. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Telefied Ad Free Member

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    976ED73F-DB87-4FE7-83A8-563A4440B08D.jpeg BFE46EFA-4C9F-4969-8BDF-78700A289F6A.jpeg 55A7212B-1105-4485-8AB8-B782034983DE.jpeg Today I bought five plastic tubs at Home Depot to get sorting and organizing my guitar bench parts piles.
    I count 53 pickups that are not currently in guitars, and similar excess of all sorts of parts but not the ones I need right now.
    Brought a bridge stud to GC looking for an import TOM they didn’t have and the stud was lost when I got home. After hunting everywhere I might have dropped it I remembered an Ibanez Artcore with a broken neck I hoped had the same import spec part on it and there it was out in the garage.
    So my exciting plan is to organize my guitar parts and if a new guitar or two comes out of it that’s cool too.
    Stomp box parts and fixes in the mess too.

    So can some time off create a new more organized me?
    I doubt it but it’s worth a shot.
    Do I need professional help?
     
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  12. telemnemonics

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    7B202F15-BED2-4BB0-AC62-F0A5A9E74A57.jpeg Phew, good thing I bought some strings today I was down to, uh, hold on.
    Nine sets and eight three set packs.
     
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    I sorted out my gig bags. Was worrying I can never find any picks and then found this in one of my bags. Jackpot!
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  14. trev333

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    Get all the socks out, dump them on the floor and try and find partners for them all....:twisted:

    then send out search parties to all points of the house to try and find the missing ones....:lol:
     
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  15. tfarny

    tfarny Friend of Leo's

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    Learn to be a better cook and housekeeper guy so I can support my wife who is going to be working A LOT over the next few months...:(
    Get super fit and fix up my house.
    Woodshed (see: wife working a lot)
    Start writing songs
    Garden
     
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  16. MarkieMark

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    No changes for me. But now I am wishing for a little time to do a few of the things on this list.
    I'll be in the shop working as usual unless the flow of work slows significantly.
     
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  17. keithb7

    keithb7 Friend of Leo's

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    @telemnemonics my personal hoarding anxiety just vanished! I have practically nothing here by comparison. Lol.

    I’m working from home. So my laptop is on all day. I call in to several Skype conference calls per day. I keep checking-in on my customers to ensure business keeps rolling along as easy as possible.

    The good news is, so far I think I’m still getting paid as per normal. Time will tell.

    So at this point I’m not really getting any extra time to do stale projects, or anything else around my home. Ideally I’d really like to be playing guitar, building amps, buying new gear, and working on my vintage cars all week. Yet still get get full pay from my job. Lol. Not likely going to happen.
     
  18. Pualee

    Pualee Tele-Holic

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    Actually... pretty statistically accurate statement. Midwives use snow storms and other events that lock people indoors as predictors of heavy workload in 9 months.
     
  19. dented

    dented Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    There's nothing to do! lol, thanks peeps.
     
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  20. Tonetele

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    Yeah , I think trev333 from Queensland mentioned in a post. Sounds fun.
    How do you play it and can WE play it online?
     
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