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How would you use 2 extra hours each week?

If we take it as read that most of us have more things to do each day than we have hours to do them, consider this hypothetical: if you had two extra hours each week to use as you liked, how would you use them?

No time travel, assumed lottery wins, or unassisted human flight allowed; put simply, to what use would you apply an extra 120 minutes every week?

Me? I think I'd firewall the time to work toward a new skill. I've wanted to learn Ruby on Rails and basic Cantonese for a while now, so I think I'd use it for one of those. I definitely wouldn't use it to watch TV. I hope.


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Wow, what wouldn't I do for 2 extra hours each week.

I already take language classes, so to me the time I spend in the classroom and doing homework wouldn't count in these extra time. If I had the extra hours I would like to be able to take back my hobbies, do more exercise, doing some order in my collections and different belongings...




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