What can i do during the day i have so much free time

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by jamespoo, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. jamespoo
    OP

    jamespoo GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    6
    Mar 4, 2011
    New Zealand
    Auckland
    i work weekends sometimes 1 day might be 2 from 9am till 4:30pm then the rest of my time is free and some of the time is spent playing games online doing house work if needed and doing online surveys and tasks on many sites to make some extra money they pay ok for how long it takes to complete them and they pay in usd so converted to nzd i make decent money i also sometimes make youtube videos sometimes i may do a few other things like go movies once and a while checkout second hand stores ect but that is about it

    i just been doing this for the last 5/6 years i need a change before i stir crazy
     
  2. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAPerm

    Member
    9
    Nov 30, 2008
    United States
    Aptos, California
    Take up art or learn to play a musical instrument.
     
    shaunj66 and Quantumcat like this.
  3. Quantumcat

    Quantumcat Dead and alive

    Moderator
    20
    GBAtemp Patron
    Quantumcat is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    Nov 23, 2014
    Australia
    Canberra, Australia
    Go to university, or get a job
     
  4. MythicalData

    MythicalData GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    6
    May 11, 2017
    United States
    Try making stuff (like a mod or level) for some of your fav games. It's fun to do (usually) and it helps you learn other skills (like 3d modeling, coding, art, engines, etc...) while keeping within your interests
     
  5. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

    Former Staff
    18
    Apr 4, 2006
    Croatia
    Zagreb
    Make your own musical instrument, like this guy.
     
  6. leafeon34

    leafeon34 Expecto Patronum!

    Suspended
    10
    Sep 30, 2014
    United Kingdom
    AzkaBANNED.
    Read some books, learn a foreign language, get fit or one of the suggestions above.
     
  7. H1B1Esquire

    H1B1Esquire RxTools, the ultimate CFW machine.

    Member
    9
    Nov 2, 2016
    United States
    Earth, bro-dude.
    Get a girlfriend. ...or a BF, if you...want that.
    Get an exotic animal as a pet.
    Learn a new language.
    Utilize your skills to benefit others.
    Grow plants.
    Get drunk.
    Jack off with your other hand.
    Do something you didn't know you could do by trying something new; i.e. learn a new recipe, substitute certain ingredients and see if it's palpable.
    Read a book about something you didn't know about.
    Watch a movie in a theater.
    Exercise until you vomit.
    Call your old friends.
    Get a better college degree.
    Help people in your community.
    Write a song.
    Make a diary.
    Clean your everything.
    Write a company a letter of appreciation for ______ that you enjoy.
    Make new friends.
    Volunteer your time at a shelter or _____.
    Sing karaoke.
    Eat some vitamins.
    Go for an adventurous bike ride.
    Become a master of ________.
    Go to jail?
    Check craigslist to see what you can link together; i.e. cross-reference the "wanted" and "free" sections to see if you can make money or just help people out.
    Praise me for all these new ideas.
    Do nothing.
    Netflix and netflix.
    Make a website.
    Leave flowers on graves.
    Learn to cut your own hair.
    Join my crew.


    A very fun one: actually read the Christian bible.....it's fucking crazy.
     
    zxr750j and r5xscn like this.
  8. alexander1970

    alexander1970 GBA Fan

    Member
    10
    Nov 8, 2018
    Austria
    Austria
    Please be grateful you HAVE free time and a LIFE for that.:)

    Many people on this world........:(
     
  9. r5xscn

    r5xscn GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    5
    Apr 8, 2014
    Antarctica
    On earth, somewhere
    Add periods and commas to your post, capitalize your first letter in the sentence.
    Seriously tho, if you are bored because of your free time, try to learn something from library or internet. Or just simply study at University.

    I read the Christian bible, loved it, but somehow I am not comfortable going to a church lol.
     
    Last edited by r5xscn, Aug 1, 2019
    H1B1Esquire likes this.
  10. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    23
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    I similarly found myself without much to officially do most of the time.

    I usually find myself wandering around seeing what I can see. If you are indeed in kiwiland then you have just a few things to go see (and I doubt I here I would even accept "but I live here so" like I might for many others), especially if you can take a few days to go do it.

    I like to build things, fix things and create things. Many of these can be sold on for some profit, done on your own time and probably do better than surveys, certainly going to be more stimulating. The profit will maybe not be enough to justify it as a full time job but should be able to do things for extra pocket money.

    I also like to learn things. Usually things that further allow me to build, fix and create things but your choice here.
     
  11. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks

    Moderator
    23
    GBAtemp Patron
    DinohScene is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    Oct 11, 2011
    Antarctica
    Восторг
    Get a job.
    You'll make some money as well!
     
    Quantumcat likes this.
  12. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    23
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Do I have to report your account as hijacked by an old man?

    GOT so song

     
    Minox and DinohScene like this.
  13. subtextz

    subtextz Member

    Newcomer
    1
    Jul 25, 2019
    New Zealand
    Hit the gym and lift heavy things while listening to audiobooks or podcasts (Hardcore History, Joe Rogan etc). Maybe some yoga or meditation? Get a good cast iron pan and learn how to cook a steak properly and eat it too.
     
  14. Stwert

    Stwert GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    6
    GBAtemp Patron
    Stwert is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    Jan 6, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Scotland
    Find your passion and, well, do that. No-one can really tell you what to do. Sure we could make hundreds of suggestions, but the only way you’ll enjoy spending your time doing something, is to do something which makes you happy.
     
  15. DANTENDO

    DANTENDO I Won year sub Edge mag 1996 hot topic digitiser

    Member
    6
    Mar 10, 2019
    United Kingdom
    Go youtube and search all the 1980s music hits and one hit wonders
     
  16. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

    Member
    10
    Oct 21, 2005
    Belgium
    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    Get a second job in the week
    Go out and explore the world
    Study foreign languages or whatever you can use later on
    Build a house
    Think about a company you can start to earn billions of money
    Go hunt for Gold in your backyard (i mean the rest of Australia) with a descent metal detector
    Go dig for Opal
    Try out every rom for any retro system

    Build your own submarine and go dive to places nobody ever has gone before
    Make evil plans to become the first world leader of the United Countries of Earth (U.C.E.)
    Build your own space fleet and claim all planets under your leadership (Explore like Captain Kirk but rule like Darth Vader)

    ehehe :D keep on dreaming about all stuff said above :D, the last 3 options i posted, that's on my bucked list (hahaha....)
     
    Last edited by DjoeN, Aug 12, 2019
  17. Ericthegreat

    Ericthegreat Not New Member

    Member
    10
    Nov 8, 2008
    United States
    Vana'diel
    Dunno where you work, have you considered software engineering/computer science?