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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by shorttimer, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. shorttimer

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    Reading these threads it just amazes me how addicting this hobby has become. Does anybody else see it the same way? I can't say I've read one thread where the person said they were giving up after losing or crashing one. It is always out and getting a new drone. Even if they send it in for repair many people buy one just so they can satisfy their addiction until they get their original one back. They even buy them while they are looking for the lost one. They buy a new one when they don't know if the one they sent to DJI will be covered under warranty or not. It is amazing I think that we are enthralled like we are with this hobby. But it is rather comical at times how they just rush out and get another.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. LanaRain

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    My dad does this exact thing with everything , Drones , race cars , dirt bikes , computers , music studio stuff. He's got me into this hobby as well.
     
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    Wait until you have no money left!! :(
     
  4. shorttimer

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    Sounds like you have a great mentor in your father.
     
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  5. With The Birds

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    No different to any hobby in that respect. I just sometines wish i had just one...
     
  6. yankee65

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    I don't know which more expensive this or saltwater aquarium


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  7. tripleh3lix

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    Thank god for credit cards.. LOL. Horrible, I know.
     
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    I just keep spending money on hobbies I have no time to enjoy....
     
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    I have just returned to remote flying after a break of 16 years. YES.......it was addictive back then even.
     
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    I spend my money on Beer, Women, Jeeps and Drones...the rest of it I waste!
     
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    Lmao, good one!