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15 People Who Have the Strangest Hobbies

 Collecting leaves, knitting, tennis - almost everyone had a time in their lives where they were intensely into a hobby, or maybe it’s even a lifelong endeavor. The passing year, many people discovered hidden passions or talents during the lockdown, which is one positive thing that came out of this complicated situation. 

Some people’s hobbies, however, are a bit more unusual than others. The following photo collection proves just that and includes some of the most eccentric pastimes we ever heard of. At the end of the day, if it makes you feel good and doesn’t hurt anyone else, we definitely encourage practicing what you love!

1. "I'm 17 years old and just finished building this 14.7" f/2.89 Newtonian reflector telescope. Despite its stubby size it collects roughly 2500 times more light than the human eye and is bigger than the scope at my local observatory."Strange and Unusual Hobbies, Newtonian reflector telescope

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2. This is German retiree Paul Sperber, aged 78. He has been building a model city out of paper for almost 65 years.Strange and Unusual Hobbies, paper model city

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3. Hand painted strollerStrange and Unusual Hobbies, Hand decorated stroller

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4. "My dad used to get so mad every time my mom would come home with a new coffee mug (she likes to collect them) and her new boyfriend literally built her a wall to display her collection."Strange and Unusual Hobbies, coffee mug shelf

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Related: The 20 Most Impressive and Random Collections People Keep

5. Breeding butterfliesStrange and Unusual Hobbies, Breeding butterflies

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6. Building metal miniaturesStrange and Unusual Hobbies, metal miniatures

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7. "New favorite hobby: photoshopping my cat into movie posters and setting them as my fiance's phone background."Strange and Unusual Hobbies, cat photoshop

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Related: 10 Nostalgic Hobbies Revived During Quarantine - DIY

8. "My mom started a new hobby it's jello art and completely edible."Strange and Unusual Hobbies jello art

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9. This beautifully detailed model ship tooל 2 years to assemble - 900 details and hundreds of threads and knots!Strange and Unusual Hobbies model ship

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10. This hobby doesn't need explainingStrange and Unusual Hobbies, perfect dog moments

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11. Homemade lampsStrange and Unusual Hobbies lamps

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12. "Loved miniatures since childhood, have recently taken it on as a regular hobby."Strange and Unusual Hobbies miniature painting

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13. Steampunk jewelry - features mostly metal components: soldered, riveted, stacked, bolted, or wiredStrange and Unusual Hobbies Steampunk jewelry

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14. "I collect rocks that look like eggs"Strange and Unusual Hobbies rocks that look like eggs

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15. Handbuilt guitarStrange and Unusual Hobbies guitar

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