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Friday Fun: What do you do when you have free time?


What do you do when you have some free time?  Me, I usually don't have any free time, but when I do, it usually involves water.

  • Kayaking
  • Paddle board
  • Lounging on a boat
  • Watercolor painting (stretching it)....
  • and, taking photos of the water. 



Brant Schroeder Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

I spend my time in the mountains of the inland northwest.  


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@Brant Schroeder I am sooooo jealous.  I must go there.

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Jimmy Seddon Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

Ohh wow! That is an amazing view @Brant Schroeder!  I can see why you want to spend time there!

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Brant Schroeder Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

This is actually a very popular photo of the Tetons.  I like to hike here in the summer and ski in the winter.

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Clark Everson Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

that view woah

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This is fascinating! 

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OMG, it's absolutely fantastic! 😃😃😃

John Funk Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

I like to read or play board games with my family and friends. 

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I love to read.  And, board games are the Christmas gifts for our family members this year.  Just bought Taco vs Burrito.  Sounds like fun.

Clark Everson Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

When not hurt, I run. Lots of game nights with friends. Been playing more video games recently and cooking almost daily, as I love to cook.

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Running sounds good.  I have had 3 foot surgeries so my running days are in my past.  Still miss it, though.

Kishan Sharma Community Leader Oct 29, 2021

I just play games on my playstation 😂

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Thanks @Marjorie  for this thread! There are different activities for free time depending on my mood. 

I love to play board games, card games or playing in console  games with family or friends. I also love cooking new dishes. In some days, I love to go for a walk and take photos depending on the weather outside(this is one my activities mostly in summer).

Love to hear from @Marjorie  and others too.

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I used to play football - although I should probably call it soccer to avoid confusion - for a very long time. But that very last time when I was on my way to score a goal, thinking there was no one anywhere even close to catching up with me, convinced that I was running so fast towards the goal and still got tackled by 2 guys before I even reached the penalty area ...

Well, I guess I realised that it was time to get rid of those shoes.

During covid I started playing the piano. Some say it is good for coordination and enhancing connections in the brain. Apart from that, I find it very rewarding to see that my two hands are actually capable of doing different things at the same time.

Early this year I also picked up playing tennis again. I signed up for a short training series first and was lucky to get to know a guy who is at a similar level. So we're playing on a weekly basis now, which is great fun!

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Fabian Lim Community Leader Oct 30, 2021

Soccer, guitar and peloton.

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Ollie Guan Community Leader Oct 30, 2021

Lying on the sofa to watch TV and eat various snacks, although I know this is not good for health 😂

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STEM activities with kids :  programmable drones, ozobots 

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Very interesting!  Do you have pictures of the drones?

Dave Liao Community Leader Oct 31, 2021

Work on my personal Jira instance? And play with cats. 😻

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Jimmy Seddon Community Leader Oct 31, 2021

Great question @Marjorie!

I'm terrible at finding ways to take free time and fill it with something else.  Right now, outside of work, I'm:

  • On the Atlassian Community (a lot)!
  • I'm playing Dungeons & Dragons virtually with the same group of friends since the beginning of the pandemic.
  • I'm also playing video games for charity, specifically I'm participating in Extra Life in support of Sick Kids Hospital.  And, when I'm not streaming my game play, I'm posting on social media to get people to support me through donations or participating in Extra Life Community discord server.

@Jimmy Seddon Wow!  That is admirable work/play.

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Jack Brickey Community Leader Oct 31, 2021

I have so many hobbies/interests …


  • hiking
  • camping
  • Fishing: kayak, surf, deep sea
  • swimming, body surfing in the ocean
  • Enjoying wildlife
  • walking my dogs
  • grilling


  • cooking
  • gaming
  • reading
  • movies
  • board games, puzzles
  • Answering Atlassian Community questions 
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Slob on the couch... who has free time!!!!

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I has kid.

What is this "free time" of which you speak?  This reminds me of recipes where people spread the legends of so-called "leftover wine".

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA  yes, true.  And, leftover wine LOLOL.

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Oh, @Marjorie

It's hard to answer after those pictures! 😁

Living in a city without an ocean and mountains, I do many activities more urban, missing being surrounded by nature.

But usually, I ride my biking indoors; I like to check Atlassian Community, read a book, play my guitar and sing, stay with my hubby watching TV Series, or with my parents on the weekends to drink a coffee, practice my yoga, walk with Benjamin, my brother pet.

However, I miss staying at the beach or near the mountains, breathing more natural and fresh air from nature.

Nevertheless, I believe that we're so privileged, all of us.

So, thank you for this topic. You bring me good feelings of gratitude.



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In my free time, I do one of these things:

  • Reading (usually books about space - fictional and non-fictional) 📚🌌
  • Taking a walk (I'm lucky enough to only need two minutes to get to the next park.) 🚶‍♂️🌳
  • Playing online games on my tablet (something like Junes Journey) 🎮🕹
  • Writing fan fictions (Science fiction - Here we are again: IN SPACE!) 📜🚀
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During my free time I either write a poetry or just my emotions down and share it on my page at Instagram to share it with the world or listen to music. 

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Hieuy Mac Atlassian Team Nov 18, 2021

Airsoft! It's good cardio haha.

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like this one here:

- what are do doing?

- nothing

- you did this yesterday

- didn't finish it


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M Amine Community Leader Dec 01, 2021

walk, watch tv, listen to podcasts/radio ...etc

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