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Old 09-30-10, 02:26 AM   #1
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I have decided...

that the best way to unwind after work is to throw on The Roots, take a hot shower, and drink a cold beer. How do you guys unwind after a long day?

I have also decided that my dyslexia struck again...
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Old 09-30-10, 02:28 AM   #2
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I watch local news with a cup of tea.
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I usually just dump myself on the couch for a good ten minute...then I get up for some snack and turn on some music.

After a long ride though, cup 2% and a banana/apple is usually what I have.
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shower, cold beer, adult time with my girlfriend, and fall asleep with the TV on

how any day regardless of stress level should end.
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Cool shower, colder beer, and even colder temperature as I fall asleep.
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I can get down with all of that, except for two things: i hate drinking milk (love cheese and ice cream and shakes and stuff, i just hate milk. i love eggnog though. i cant explain it.) and im usually too tired for adult time. 20 mile round trip ride and 12 hours in a kitchen will do that to ya. Dr banzai, what kind of tea? im partial to darjeeling and lady grey personally, but rooibos has been good to me lately.
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News, bikeforums, SSFG, A&S, then adult time...generally solo.
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I usually try to knock that out before I leave work, makes for less stressful commute home.
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i dediced too...

ok in all seriousness. These days, starcraft 2
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let the dogs out and sit on the back porch with a snack some fruit or something to drink
clean up the house some if needed
decide what to make for dinner and prep
random crap time (clean my bike, mess with gf's bike while she's at work, go for a ride, clean my car, etc)
start making dinner, gf gets off work at 8
eat, movie, dessert
study time
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How do you guys unwind after a long day?
An hour and a half ride home on the bike. Maybe more if I have the time.
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With a bike ride duhhhh

A lot of times one of my friends or my sis will try and drag me out to a bar or something, though I'd rather just go for a long ride and spend the rest of the night munching and reading/watching tv/playing video games
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alcohol, lots and lots of it.
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I watch local news with a cup of tea.
I intensionally don't ever watch the news so I can live more relaxed. Otherwise I enjoy some form of a drink, tea being a common choice but last night was wine.
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Take a shower, smoke a bowl, and lurk bikeforums... wtf
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mmm starcraft... I haven't played sc2 yet, but I had a nasty addisction to the firsst one for a while. Then I discovered blizzards finest creation... WoW. Motobecarnage, I'm jealous of your routine.
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cold beer. all else is gravy.
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JimmyTango, you've heard the John Legend x Roots collabo project?
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Skip the shower, grab a PBR, a settle down with a Vonnegut book I probably won't read more than 5 pages of.
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With a bike ride duhhhh

A lot of times one of my friends or my sis will try and drag me out to a bar or something,
I plan to combine both shortly. I new watering hole opens this evening and I plan to check it out on my homeward ride.
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sit outside and read, then homework, then whatever i want and feel like
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I intensionally don't ever watch the news so I can live more relaxed. Otherwise I enjoy some form of a drink, tea being a common choice but last night was wine.
When we were visiting home this summer we were subjected to the TV news cycle with the volume turned up. My mom's addicted. And apparently hard of hearing these days.
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mmm starcraft... I haven't played sc2 yet, but I had a nasty addisction to the firsst one for a while. Then I discovered blizzards finest creation... WoW.
whaaat. To me, WoW is nothing like Blizzard's other games. I much prefer the original warcraft, which is starcraft but with orcs.
sc2 is great, except for the fact that u get stuck only being able to play with ppl in ur country's region sucks. Waiting for diablo3.
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whaaat. To me, WoW is nothing like Blizzard's other games. I much prefer the original warcraft, which is starcraft but with orcs.
sc2 is great, except for the fact that u get stuck only being able to play with ppl in ur country's region sucks. Waiting for diablo3.
Mmmmm Diablo 3. I've spent too many goddamn hours on D2...gotten to level 94. I don't need another game to ruin the next ten years of my life.
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