Howard's Hobbies

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  1. bluedevil30

    bluedevil30 Well-Known Member

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    How much money has Howard wasted on his personal hobbies ... grilling, chess, guitar, photography, painting etc.?

    I'm thinking $250,000 at least on stuff that's collecting dust.
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    Didnt he buy an 10K bike, that he never rode? Because by the time it arrived, he was done with biking.
     
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    He gave up all his hobbies because he wasn't the best at any of them and therefore, was not able to monetize his efforts to a large degree. How ridiculously sad. He really doesn't know how to have fun just for the sake of having fun. In fact, you could put "fun" on the tip of a BBC, and he still wouldn't be able to assimilate it.
     
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    I think Howard and Ralph rode over to Jackie's one time.
    Then came back on the air the following week and goofed on jackie's shacks.
     
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    In Jackies voice, "the jettyyyyyyyyyyyyy."
     
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    "Jackie lives in a shanty town"

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    It would be a lot worse if he spent his money on exotic cars, private jets and yachts.
     
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    He was into guitar?

    That can spiral into the most expensive hobby quickly. I know many people that don't have f you money that have blown 50K and up.

    He got some nice ones as gifts so who knows.
     
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    He took up guitar after chess and photography but before painting water colors as thank you gifts.

    Faggot.
     
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    It's hard to guess how much dough he wasted on something like his photography fad because the quality of the final product gives us no frame of reference. Most of what we've seen from him could have been shot on an iPhone. But we know he dropped $6K on a top of the line Nikon DSLR. If he just went with the 24-70/2.8 and 70-210/2.8 pro zooms, you're looking at another $6K there. Although I find it hard to believe he was able to resist the urge to sprinkle a few prime lenses in there as well. And we heard him talk repeatedly about how important lighting is, so God only knows what all that set him back. Just the battery packs alone for some of those portable lighting systems are in the thousands of dollars. And then you have all the computer hardware and software requirements.

    But as with most aspects of Howard's life, I bet he spent as much on professional help as he did on all the physical equipment combined. That dope of a teacher he was following probably fleeced him real good. If he had any idea Wiggy spent $10K to have a TV mounted on the wall, you can bet on it.
     
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