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I'm bored, what to do?
« on: April 17, 2009, 10:25:47 AM »
I'm bored, really bored. I've played my games, watched tv and now I do not know what to do?

Sometimes I like to play with a new piece of software, some fancy website with cool services, you name it.

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2009, 10:29:14 AM »
Go outside.   ;D

If that's not an option, what kind of games to you like to play? What kind of web stuff do you find interesting? When you do a google search, what to you most often search for? Is there anything you'd like to learn about that you 'never got around to'?

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2009, 10:30:55 AM »
We do not allow boredom on this site.

How about checking out the Self-teaching Programming School section of the forum, and begin learning how to program:
http://www.donationc...index.php?board=77.0

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2009, 10:31:27 AM »
Or design your own board game!

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2009, 10:34:01 AM »
Go outside.   ;D

If that's not an option, what kind of games to you like to play? What kind of web stuff do you find interesting? When you do a google search, what to you most often search for? Is there anything you'd like to learn about that you 'never got around to'?

I seriously called all my friends I thought I'd enjoy to hang out with. I didn't know that I had that many (jk). I like games like PES (soccer game), i really liked portal, I like trackmania (for 30 minutes or something). I find handy stuff on the web and software interesting. I always google stuff impulsive, like I want to know something and then I google it.
I never got around to code stuff (ahk or php), there is a project in my head that I want to do, but then I always see it like: omg that is way too much work for me.

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2009, 10:34:25 AM »
Or design your own board game!
Haha I rather learn how to code something. I can design stuff (html/css), but there is nothing to do atm... I really wish I could help someone by doing him a favour...
« Last Edit: April 17, 2009, 10:36:58 AM by Coeluh »

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2009, 10:46:52 AM »
actually a dc member recently wrote a php fun thing, and needs help making a web page for it.. if you are interested, join the chat channel and i'll fill you in.  :up:

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2009, 10:52:17 AM »
actually a dc member recently wrote a php fun thing, and needs help making a web page for it.. if you are interested, join the chat channel and i'll fill you in.  :up:
I'm in!
« Last Edit: April 17, 2009, 10:53:54 AM by Coeluh »

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2009, 10:55:30 AM »
2Coeluh
I can always recall few self-created games from my childhood if you want it but they might be little disturbing :)

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2009, 10:57:37 AM »
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I can always recall few self-created games from my childhood if you want it but they might be little disturbing :)
Go on... ;)

I can handle it, I guess, as long as you are not going to rickroll me or something like that


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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2009, 11:11:02 AM »
Improved BattleShips RTS

Requirements: pen, 2 pins, 2 paper sheets, 2 people (not needed so much but it's less fun)

Rules:

  • each person has an army of 50 stick soldiers, so he/she has to draw them on his paper;
  • each turn one of these people takes foe's sheet and pins it through 10 times (paper should be reversed, there are no radars or fog is too thick);
  • after two turns you take your army and estimate damages; according to rules you can assume that soldier is killed on hit or give a chance to the wicked and agree that with leg thrown away he can still fight :)
  • repeat until victory;

Notes:
  • You should discuss rules before game!
  • You can have red pencil to maximize graphics for bleeding out army.
  • With bigger plates of paper you can even draw big guns and use nails for them.

Following numbers have been estimated: 50, 10.

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2009, 11:17:14 AM »
Improved BattleShips RTS

That is pretty cool!

But you might want to play that with a thick stack of newspaper under your battlefield or you will ruin the finish on your furniture.

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2009, 11:25:23 AM »
Improved BattleShips RTS

Requirements: pen, 2 pins, 2 paper sheets, 2 people (not needed so much but it's less fun)

Rules:

  • each person has an army of 50 stick soldiers, so he/she has to draw them on his paper;
  • each turn one of these people takes foe's sheet and pins it through 10 times (paper should be reversed, there are no radars or fog is too thick);
  • after two turns you take your army and estimate damages; according to rules you can assume that soldier is killed on hit or give a chance to the wicked and agree that with leg thrown away he can still fight :)
  • repeat until victory;

Notes:
  • You should discuss rules before game!
  • You can have red pencil to maximize graphics for bleeding out army.
  • With bigger plates of paper you can even draw big guns and use nails for them.

Following numbers have been estimated: 50, 10.
Well if someone was around here I guess I would not be bored.

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2009, 12:17:03 PM »
But you might want to play that with a thick stack of newspaper under your battlefield or you will ruin the finish on your furniture.
Newspaper? I was playing it with paper in hands or lying down on soft bed.

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Premium Version proposed better single player with small plastic soldiers and elastic wrap (mostly created with scissors and broken inner tubes). Unfortunately, it was not so popular as Standard.

BTW Sometimes we had small variations like using pencil with eraser. Each few rounds soldiers were moving :)

But the best of all (lot of cannon fodder) was playing with both armies on one paper sheet. Combined with moving forces and covered eyes, of course.

Ehh… Who wants to be a kid again, hands up  :Thmbsup:
« Last Edit: April 17, 2009, 12:21:26 PM by fenixproductions »

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2009, 01:29:35 PM »
Haha, I've found a awesome t-shirt webshop, with loads of designs, bought 4 and now I'm ready to play some pes (not addicted)

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2009, 10:35:41 PM »
Volunteer?

There's lots of worthwhile causes that could use your help and would be more than happy to help you channel some of that energy.

Just a thought. :)

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2009, 10:40:58 PM »
Or design your own board game!
Haha I rather learn how to code something. I can design stuff (html/css), but there is nothing to do atm... I really wish I could help someone by doing him a favour...

you can alleviate your boredom by helping me design a website layout for my coding snacks.. :P

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2009, 05:36:38 AM »
Or design your own board game!
Haha I rather learn how to code something. I can design stuff (html/css), but there is nothing to do atm... I really wish I could help someone by doing him a favour...
It says forbidden now.
you can alleviate your boredom by helping me design a website layout for my coding snacks.. :P

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2009, 05:49:33 AM »
hmm, pasted the wrong link. i meant this one here..

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2009, 05:54:55 AM »
hmm, pasted the wrong link. i meant this one here..
Well first I was going to help mouser...

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2009, 06:07:12 AM »
hmm, pasted the wrong link. i meant this one here..
Well first I was going to help mouser...

no problem, i was just pulling your leg..

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #22 on: April 18, 2009, 06:12:35 AM »
hmm, pasted the wrong link. i meant this one here..
Well first I was going to help mouser...
Well I'm pretty sure you thought: "Come on, maybe he is that crazy?"
no problem, i was just pulling your leg..

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #23 on: April 18, 2009, 06:21:22 AM »
hmm, pasted the wrong link. i meant this one here..
Well first I was going to help mouser...
no problem, i was just pulling your leg..
Well I'm pretty sure you thought: "Come on, maybe he is that crazy?"

maybe but i'm pretty sure that the last few exchanges would have cured you of your boredom..

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Re: I'm bored, what to do?
« Reply #24 on: April 18, 2009, 08:33:45 AM »
hmm, pasted the wrong link. i meant this one here..
Well first I was going to help mouser...
no problem, i was just pulling your leg..
Well I'm pretty sure you thought: "Come on, maybe he is that crazy?"

maybe but i'm pretty sure that the last few exchanges would have cured you of your boredom..
Haha true. And I've final exams coming up in 4 weeks, I could prepare for that, kinda important ;)