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#1 tatertot

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:25 PM

It takes too long, there are too many cheaters, and I'm not smart enough to play.

Any suggestions on a new hobby to spend my newfound 16 hours a week and thousands of dollars of disposable income on?

P.S. Wife already said no to hookers and blow.

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#2 eagle1997

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:34 PM

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I suggest becoming a cowboy.
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#3 BrianMcG

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:34 PM

Road Cycling.

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:39 PM

You could begin to knit and go to the Bingo.    Worked for my grandmother.
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#5 tatertot

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:39 PM

View Posteagle1997, on 23 May 2018 - 07:34 PM, said:

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I suggest becoming a cowboy.

Wife said no to hookers and blow ... Oh, you didn't mean a Dallas Cowboy.

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#6 tatertot

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:43 PM

View PostBrianMcG, on 23 May 2018 - 07:34 PM, said:

Road Cycling.

Interesting you say that ... The last time I quit golf was 13 years ago, and I bought an expensive mountain bike (Specialized?) to start a new hobby then.

Which reminds me, anybody want to buy an expensive mountain bike, only ridden once, 13 years ago?
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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:50 PM

Can i have your adams drivers?

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 07:53 PM

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:00 PM

range rat?
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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:04 PM

Run for a political office.


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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:07 PM

Here you go: https://cessnaflight....com/Index.aspx

Only thing I’ve found that comes close to the golf obsession...expensive, engrossing and awesome all at once!

Edited by stryper, 23 May 2018 - 08:08 PM.

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:15 PM

You might not have enough capital, but seeming;y a lot had gone into golf related business.
Invent a "never miss putter" ?   Putter is the least costly in start up , if you could hook up ( sorry ) with business has CNC milling or raw forging ability.  You might even be able to spin off the putter line by selling head cover and accessories with unbelievable mark up.
Cheap way is to learn how to repair golf clubs.  All the essential equipment will not run you over $10 G.  You could always add more gadgets to the shop later.

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:25 PM

Shooting sports can be a similar suck on your time and money.  And easy to take part in during the winter months when golf shuts down if you're in the north.

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:27 PM

Learn a musical instrument. I’d suggest the drums, a nice kit runs about the same as a set of clubs.  Drum lessons are much cheaper than golf lessons. You’d get pretty far practicing 16 hours a week.
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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:46 PM

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 09:19 PM

Triathlon

16 hours a week is plenty.

You’ll need some up front cash for equipment and like golf there’s always new technology that may or may not actually help you, but you’ll convince yourself you need it

It’s as competitive as you want to make it, and on top of that, you get nerves and adrenaline just like golf

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 09:22 PM

How about ****ting your pants? (Slow play? Eat prunes!)

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 09:23 PM

View Posttatertot, on 23 May 2018 - 07:25 PM, said:

It takes too long, there are too many cheaters, and I'm not smart enough to play.

Any suggestions on a new hobby to spend my newfound 16 hours a week and thousands of dollars of disposable income on?

P.S. Wife already said no to hookers and blow.

Become a golf instructor.

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 09:35 PM

Cowboys.com.
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Posted 23 May 2018 - 09:46 PM

Good for you. It is a waste of money if it isn't fun anymore.


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 01:05 AM

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 02:26 AM

Question 1: can i have your clubs?

Question 2: what else do you like to do for fun? What piques your curiosity? Do you have a decent amount of disposable income? I only ask because some of the things we could suggest can cost a bit of coin. Others not so much.
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Posted 24 May 2018 - 04:33 AM

Motorcycles!

I don't golf any more even though I'm in the trade, motorcycle crash injuries make it difficult. Motorcycles are in my blood though, didn't buy my first car until I was 40...

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 05:06 AM

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 05:17 AM

View Posttatertot, on 23 May 2018 - 07:43 PM, said:

The last time I quit golf was 13 years ago, and I bought an expensive mountain bike (Specialized?) to start a new hobby then.

Which reminds me, anybody want to buy an expensive mountain bike, only ridden once, 13 years ago?
Pic of bike? I have a few Specialized bikes....


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Posted 24 May 2018 - 06:24 AM

Become a professional gambler.......using the skills you acquired on the course, of course.

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Posted 24 May 2018 - 06:36 AM

$50 shipped for all your clubs??
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Posted 24 May 2018 - 06:46 AM

Weight lifting.  Get super ripped.  Great stress reliever, you can plan and prepare like golf, you have to keep up with it, supplements will cost similar amounts.
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Posted 24 May 2018 - 07:10 AM

No you're not. A WRXr with 3500+ posts is not your average golfer who can simply give up the game. You may be having a lovers quarrel with the game at the moment, but time heals all. Step away for a week or two and come back and pure a 5 iron to 2 feet and all will be right as rain.
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Posted 24 May 2018 - 07:18 AM

Get the in laws to live with you for a couple of weeks, it wont be long before you love golf again.

if not that, try an affair, be cheaper in the long run

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