Archive for November, 2007

Carcassonne for free on Xbox 360 Live! Arcade

Carcassonne for free on Xbox 360 Live! Arcade

From today until Friday, you can download the Xbox 360 version of Carcassonne for FREE. I think most of my friends already have this, but if you don’t, please please download it! It’s fun, and I could always use some more folks to play with online. Tags: 360, carcassonne, xbox

Posted in: games, link and run
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BOND!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BOND!!

Happy birthday to my oldest buddy from Richmond. Whether we were neck-deep in “monkey = Virginia” placeholder JavaScript code written by HoJo or shooting terrorists together over Xbox Live!, you’ve always been a great friend to me. Happy birthday, buddy, and many more. No tags for this post.

Posted in: gibberish
How to get an annual subscription to Xbox Live! 360 on the cheap(er)

How to get an annual subscription to Xbox Live! 360 on the cheap(er)

One of the best things about the Xbox 360 is the Live! service. The free “Silver” level allows you to do a lot, like send and receive voice/text messages, buy and play games via the Xbox Live Arcade, and try out demo versions of games before you buy. One thing the Silver level does not […]

Posted in: games
Xbox 360 Messenger kit chat pad review

Xbox 360 Messenger kit chat pad review

The Xbox 360 Chat Pad is a solution looking for a problem. It’s inexpensive, it’s nifty, but … what the hell do you need it for?

Posted in: games, review, technology
ThinkGeek stainless steel insulated caffeine molecule travel mug review

ThinkGeek stainless steel insulated caffeine molecule travel mug review

Thick on style, thin on quality, the ThinkGeek stainless steel caffeine travel mug disappoints.

Posted in: review
Pecking Order game review

Pecking Order game review

While Tanga has been letting me down a lot lately with their once-a-day deals, every once in awhile a game will come up at a sufficiently low price that I can only shrug and say, “Why not?” Such was the case with “Pecking Order,” which I knew literally nothing about except that it was made […]

Posted in: games, review
Syd in the City

Syd in the City

My college girlfriend Sunshine and I adopted Sydney the Australian shepherd when we were seniors in college. I grew up on a farm with eleven dogs, and missed having a pup around, especially one that I could raise as my own. Fast forward eleven years (surely not! holy shit!). Sunshine is married to a nice […]

I guess I have been riding a fair amount.

I guess I have been riding a fair amount.

So, I was checking out my motorcycle today and noticed this on the back tire: Tags: fz6

Posted in: motorcycling
Scorpio birthdays, first wave … DIIIIIVE!!

Scorpio birthdays, first wave … DIIIIIVE!!

I have a TON of Scorpio friends, for some reason I get along really well with them despite being a typical Leo. Happy Birthday to Lady Jaye, FishSprout, and Markie — who all have their birthdays today!! No tags for this post.

Posted in: gibberish
That tree done blowed up real good (Combat shotgunning, Part Three)

That tree done blowed up real good (Combat shotgunning, Part Three)

Warning: this is a long entry. With an interesting drive and my first day of the Suarez shotgun gunfighting course under my belt, Markie and I struck out to find our hotel room. We were both pretty tired, and we decided to check into the hotel, grab some shut-eye, and look for a place to […]

Posted in: guns, preparedness