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25
Aug 2019

Ep.52 The Olympics Of Trivia (Mark - Trivia Game Show Host)

(Mark - Trivia Game Show Host)

On this episode I had the honour to have Mark as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being a trivia game show host as his hobby.

Here are Mark’s social media links:
-RIddle Me that game show (Instagram) : @riddlemethatgameshow https://www.instagram.com/riddlemethatgameshow/
-RIddle Me that game show (Facebook page):https://www.facebook.com/RiddleMeThatGameShow/

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my following social media links:

Instagram @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en).

Twitter @tfyhpodcast (https://twitter.com/tfyhpodcast)

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

Time Stamp
00:28 - Intro
01:38 - Who is Mark?
03:50 - Would you say you’re the MacGyver?
04:00 - How did you get introduced to game shows?
05:33 - Is you game show “Riddle Me That Game Show” is it walk ins or regular participants?
06:58 - What are some interesting team names you heard?
08:52 - What kind of categories do you do in your gameshow?
10:43 - Do the mini games of the game show tie in to the trivia categories?
12:52 - How many style of paper airplanes can you do?
13:02 - Who are your target audience when it comes to these types of game shows?
15:19 - Do you practice your game show (mini games and trivia questions) before the game starts (to make sure everything works)?
16:44 - Do you host your game show at a bar?
18:20 - How many teams per game nights?
19:30 - Were there any funny moments that included alcohol?
21:30 - Do you prefer participating or reffing?
22:12 - how long does it take you to prepare one event?
22:56 - Do you plan on doing this more than once a week?
24:24 - Do you ever revisit old themes?
26:44 - What are some do’s and don’ts for people who participate in trivia game shows?
27:56 - Do you have a favorite trivia board game?
28:37 - What is the best part about having a game show?
29:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started a trivia game show?
30:22 - What is your current challenge?
31:32 - Would you ever consider making your trivia game show into a board game?
32:25 - Has hosting a trivia game show ever helped you relax when you are stressed?
33:55 - Has trivia game shows ever stressed you out?
34:50 - What are some misconceptions about people who host trivia game shows?
35:25 - What has running a trivia game show taught you in life?
36:29 - Do you want to present you hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
37:26 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
38:34 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
39:31 - Do you have any questions for me about trivia game shows (He asked me some trivia questions… I failed miserably).
46:17 - Outro

18
Aug 2019

Ep.51 Why Should I Believe You? (Diego - Debating)

(Diego - Debating)

On this episode I had the honour to have Diego as my guest. He shared with me his interest in debating as his hobby.

The social media links Diego wanted to share with you all:
National Foresncic Association LD: https://sites.google.com/site/nationalforensicsassociation/competition/lincoln-douglas-debate 
National Speech And Debate Asociation Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/natlforensicleague 
Personal IG: @dpaez519 (https://www.instagram.com/dpaez519/?hl=en)
Personal twitter: @DiegoPa83915828 (https://twitter.com/DiegoPa83915828)
Team's IG: @sjdcdarkhorse (https://www.instagram.com/sjdcdarkhorse/?hl=en)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my following social media links:

Instagram @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en ).

Twitter @tfyhpodcast (https://twitter.com/tfyhpodcast)

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

 

Time Stamp:
00:27 - Intro
00:50 - Who is Diego?
01:15 - How did you get introduced to debating?
02:26 - Who is a better debater between you and your sister?
04:01 - Who wins most of the time when you are your sister have a disagreement?
05:02 - What is the best part about debating?
06:00 - How do you build your confidence if you mess up?
07:41 - What is you preferred types of debates (political, economical, sports, human rights)?
08:54 - Is there a certain global environmental issue that has a high importance for you?
10:09 - What is your debating strategy?
11:25 - What is your training routine to improve your debating skills?
13:05 - Do you practice tongue twisters to improve your speech speed?
13:56 - Have you ever messed up during your speech? If it did happen, what was your recovery process?
15:06 - Talking about my friend that missed some lines during his Japanese presentation at the Japanese embassy.
16:01 - Do you have a memorable debating event?
17:53 - Do you have any events you would like to attend?
19:02 - Would you ever consider being a judge?
20:50 - What are some misconceptions about people who debate?
22:29 - What would you say debating taught you in life?
23:37 - How would you describe the debating community around you?
25:34 - Do you want to present this hobby to the world or keep it more for yourself?
28:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started debating?
29:58 - What is your current biggest challenge?
31:13 - Has debating ever helped you relax when you are feeling stressed?
33:10 - Has debating ever stressed you out?
34:18 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
37:15 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
39:39 - Do you have any questions for me about debating?
42:45 - Do you keep your old debates in your computer?
43:53 - Outro

11
Aug 2019

Ep.50 Just Go With The Flow (Lauren -Improvisation)

(Lauren - Improvisation)

On this episode I had the honour to have Lauren as my guest. She shared with me her interest in improv as her hobby.

Lauren’s social media links:
Lauren’s instagram: @laurenericson (https://www.instagram.com/laurenericson/?hl=en)
Her improv group: @toomanycooksimprov (https://www.instagram.com/toomanycooksimprov/?hl=en)

Here are some other great places Lauren suggested you can check out to learn more about improv:
Village comedy: http://villagecomedy.com/
Second City Improv: https://www.secondcity.com/courses/toronto/adult/
UCB Theatre: https://ucbtheatre.com/

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my following social media links:

Instagram @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en ).

Twitter @tfyhpodcast (https://twitter.com/tfyhpodcast)

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

Time Stamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:05 - Who is Lauren?
01:34 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
02:12 - How did you get introduced to improv?
05:05 - Do you remember your first time on stage?
06:21 - Talking about ‘’Whose Line Is It Anyways’’
07:21 - Where do you tend to prefer to perform your improv?
09:03 - Do you like doing improv with familiar people or new people?
10:16 - How do you want to grow as an improv actor?
11:29 - Do you have a character that you like to use often?
12:51 - Do you have any other memorable moments from improv?
14:22 - Talking about ‘’The Office’’ where Micheal Scott does improv. Also talking about killing a scene.
16:15 - How often do you do improv?
16:58 - What is your training routine?
18:11 - Is there one big source of inspiration?
19:16 - Do you have any celebrities you are good at mimicking?
20:49 - Do you like using props?
25:16 - Talking about ‘’Whose Line Is It Anyways’’ again.
25:53 - What is your favorite game on Whose Line Is It Anyways?
26:17 - What is the best part about improv?
27:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started improv?
28:42 - Talking about Google home improv.
30:22 - What is your current biggest challenge?
33:19 - Has improv ever stressed you out?
35:26 - What else has improv taught you in life?
36:42 - Do you have any pet peeves?
37:57 - Are there any misconceptions about people who do improv?
39:54 - Do you want to present this hobby to the world or keep it for yourself?
40:53 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
41:55 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
43:15 - Do you have any questions for me about improv?
45:34 - Outro

 

4
Aug 2019

Ep.49 Collected The Right Hand (Rob - Cardist)

(Rob - Cardist)

On this episode I had the honour to have Rob as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being a cardist as his hobby.

Here are all the links where you can check out Rob and his awesome card collection:
-Instagram: @421rob
-Website: https://www.421mediahouse.com (you can even check out his podcast which is available on all platforms). You can even check out the episode that I appeared on here: http://shoutengine.com/421Archives/time-for-your-hobby-alex-78225
-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZu6M5IkAhKr_9ZmenV36g
-Rob’s suggestions: https://www.artofplay.com/

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my following social media links:

Instagram @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en ).

Twitter @tfyhpodcast (https://twitter.com/tfyhpodcast)

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,

Time stamp:
00:27 - Intro
01:05 - Who is Rob?
01:34 - What is your Instagram?
01:58 - How did you get introduced to collecting cards?
03:40 - Do you trade your cards or keep them for yourself?
04:32 - Does magic come into card collecting?
06:14 - Do you still find cards in random places?
06:39 - Do you still own your first deck of cards that started your collection?
07:53 - Do you want to grow your collection to 100 decks?
10:18 - Do you collect a specific type of cards?
11:25 - What is the oldest deck of cards you own?
13:08 - What are your 3 favourite decks?
15:10 - Are these decks part of a series?
18:14 - Do you have a method of purchasing when you are buying new decks?
20:57 - Do you plan on putting your decks on display?
23:36 - What would you say is the best part about being a cardist?
26:19 - What was your biggest challenge when you first collected cards?
29:29 - What is your current biggest challenge?
30:41 - Has collecting cards helped you relax?
31:52 - Has collecting playing cards ever stressed you out?
32:42 - Would you ever consider making your own deck of cards?
33:42 - What are some misconceptions about people who are cardists?
34:03 - Do you have any pet peeves?
34:56 - What has being a cardist taught you in life?
37:00 - Do you have any words of advice for anyone who might be interested in collecting cards?
38:52 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
40:32 - Do you have any questions for me about collecting cards?
41:00 - Talking about placing cards on the floor or the wall.
42:42 - Did you ever consider getting business cards that look like playing cards?
44:18 - Outro

 

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