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What do you do to kill time?

Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 7:36am

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ssj john

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I dunno if there is a topic like this.....no I didn't search so nobody suggest it.

What do you do to kill time while video is importing/exporting/rendering etc?
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 7:38am

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i just go and sit and watch TV and check on the rendering ocasonially biggrin
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 7:50am

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...surf the internet for mindless hours?
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 7:56am

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Surf the net, watch TV, catch a quick online game with the 360, get some coffee.
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 7:57am

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watch movies and write screenplays
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 10:28am

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Write my book, read a book, read a magazine, read the Internet, draw a picture.
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 10:57am

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Sit and stare at the render for about 5 minutes lol, Watch a movie, go to town, and surf the internet
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 12:45pm

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Being a homeowner, there is generally and endless "honey-do" list of things that need attending around the house and property should I find myself burdened with free time.

I also have a Nintendo DS with some portable games that can suck up hours of time if I let it. (Don't let your kids get started playing Soduko. It's more addictive than crack.)
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 12:50pm

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Usually rendering is done overnight , so I go to bed , or sometimes ill set it to do it whilst Im at work .
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 1:36pm

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These past few weeks I've been working on a movie all day every day, so i can't leave it to render while I'm at school, or at night, becuase i have to start the next shot right away to finish my entire movie on time.

So generally I'm playing guitar, looking up song tabs, watching tv, listening to music, listening to music while staring at the screen...
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 1:59pm

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If im not working/doing movie stuff or hanging with the girlfriend i play Everquest 2 (game) or just waist time on myspace or something... ya know... crap
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 5:49pm

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Umm... FXhome. Duh.

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Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 6:03pm

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ssj, you live in Utah right? I forgot that our state's #1 pass time is doing meth. so there's always that.
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 6:12pm

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Mastue... errr.

I normally turn my 360 on or make a phonecall if I really have to kill time, though normally I plan my work so that Rendering is done largely at night so I'll either be asleep or traversing wooded areas looking for victims.

Or I might do Meth, there is always that.

-Hybrid.
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 6:29pm

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Generally I work on a project or play WC3. Read if I something interesting to read.

Tarn wrote:

read the Internet
That's a lot of reading to do. eek
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 11:25pm

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I sometimes work on the movie while its rendering or skateboard.
Posted: Wed, 9th Aug 2006, 11:30pm

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ssj john wrote:

What do you do to kill time
I use my battle axe, personally:


Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 12:15am

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BackOfTheHearse wrote:

ssj john wrote:

What do you do to kill time
I use my battle axe, personally:

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Funny, I had first thought the title of this thread was "What do you do to kill me?" as opposed to "kill time?"

blink
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 12:21am

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I thought the exact same thing. it would seem we're all so paranoid that we see "kill time" as "kill me" at a quick glance.
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 12:22am

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....."Don't kill time or time will kill you" - Muse



So true.
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 2:35am

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I really just surf the web to kill time.
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 3:17am

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Bryce007 wrote:

....."Don't kill time or time will kill you" - Muse
So true.
Surely you mean...

Muse - Knights of Cydonia wrote:

"Don't waste your time or your time will waste you"
razz
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 3:22am

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I play guitar, record music, and listen to it.

Ryan
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 3:37am

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Indeed Hybrid..But I had to adapt it to fit the topics wording...
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 3:58am

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hang out with friends... read, paint, film, edit, surf the internet, BIKE (road and mountain and even BMX), work on my bikes, write, music, eat and sleep. thats a usual summer day smile and hang out with my dog for a while every day. i also run daily






http://www.jhprod.com/Swatch_Eng.shtml


check that out for "killing time" wink

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Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 3:59am

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I usually just go to forums, read web comics, occasionally watch a few episodes of TV shows I have on my computer. Or watch a movie... sometimes I mess around in Blender and try to make some sort of render that's decent looking.
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 6:49am

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What else is it here for? razz
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 11:48am

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I suppose I also sometimes just walk around my house for no apperent reason, hoping to find something somewhat interesting in the next (I never do sad ).

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Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 12:36pm

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I usually go to http://www.killsometime.com.

Who would of thought! razz
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 1:51pm

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Listen to music, play music, listen to the music you're playing....... The possibilities are endless.
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 5:27pm

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i leave my computer so i use the least amount of RAM needed so my vids render faster. then i just play my DS lite or my modded xbox. or i just go swimming or surfing
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 5:51pm

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Please tell me that when you aren't sure, you pop a mentos and smile at the camera
Posted: Thu, 10th Aug 2006, 6:39pm

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I play golf.

No seriously I do.
Posted: Sat, 12th Aug 2006, 2:10pm

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SGB wrote:

I thought the exact same thing. it would seem we're all so paranoid that we see "kill time" as "kill me" at a quick glance.
That's what my brother thought too. I guess ssj john will have a lot of people thinking up ways to kill him. biggrin
Posted: Sat, 12th Aug 2006, 2:51pm

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Bryce007 wrote:

Indeed Hybrid..But I had to adapt it to fit the topics wording...
Sounds like you're an ideal candidate for a career in politics. biggrin
Posted: Sat, 12th Aug 2006, 3:02pm

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Hybrid-Halo wrote:

Bryce007 wrote:

Indeed Hybrid..But I had to adapt it to fit the topics wording...
Sounds like you're an ideal candidate for a career in politics. biggrin
I don't think that would be a good idea wink

But for me... Playin' pinball biggrin (the standard edition that comes with Windows: SPACE CADET !!!)
Posted: Sat, 19th Aug 2006, 11:32pm

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to kill time, i perfer using some rope, strangle it, tie it to my roof, beat it sensless like a pinata, and then shoot it for target practice.
Posted: Sun, 20th Aug 2006, 12:04am

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I prefer forcing it to rotoscope lightsabers...

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Posted: Mon, 21st Aug 2006, 8:39pm

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Jabooza Clog Booza wrote:

I prefer forcing it to rotoscope lightsabers...
I think that may very well be the worst possible way the die.

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Posted: Mon, 21st Aug 2006, 9:13pm

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And whats that matter with that?