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How to answer questions like "what do you do as hobbies?" when I don't actually have any hobbies?

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  • 4
    "I enjoy idle conversations"

    "Developing is my hobby"
  • 10
    "Thank you for the wonderful question." *walks away*
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    I make stuff up that I used to like at some point in my past..
  • 3
    I just say video games, regardless of how long ago it is I last played anything. It's always a safe bet 🙃
  • 4
    "to be honest, I don't have anything people would consider a hobby. I work, and when I come home, I pull down my pants and watch some TV or play some video games"
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    Get a hobby -fail--> say stuff you used to do -> dev is a hobby
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    If programming isn't a hobby for you other than a job... Ya ain't the real deal, son.
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    Development
    Games
    Learning
    Reading
    Hiking
    Cooking
    Writing porn
    Sourcing better produce
    Making fun of people
    Family
    Music
    Gardening
    Coding
  • 0
    Do you any more context on where you're being asked this? Like during an interview process or in your social life?
  • 0
    @Root Porn writing, sounds fun. Is yours published somewhere? I hope it's based on the intricacies of prototype-based inheritance, because that's my fetish.
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    @ihatecomputers 😅
    Nope. Never published anything. It's too saucy.
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    @Root Sometimes the world just isn't ready 🤔

    This reminds me of the movie Henry Fool...

    "It's a philosophy. A poetics. A politics, if you will. A literature of protest. A novel of ideas. A pornographic magazine of truly comic book proportions. It is, in the end, whatever the hell I want it to be. And when I'm through with it it's going to blow a hole this wide straight through the world's own idea of itself."
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    @telephantasm To be honest most people don't accept the answer "programming"...

    "Programming is not a hobby. I'm asking you if you do anything fun like basketball or playing violin."
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    @davidmaamoaix no nothing of the sort, I just code or play video games all night. My balls are quite sweaty by 10
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    @davidmaamoaix that's not true.

    That's been pretty much my answer in every interview I've had:

    "Actually, my biggest hobby is programming, I love it so much that I made it my career".
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