Sorry, but I haven't yet shared the information about myself that would typically display here. Check back later to see if that changes, or if I instead choose to remain an enigma.
...you'd know what Section 8 means. I'm currently playing the game on the 360, and without giving too much away I'm actually enjoying it more than I thought I would. I really thought I was going to be disappointed with this title, but so far so good I'm happy to say.
Section 8, btw, is the term used in the military for people that are bonkers, cookoo for cocoa puffs, bonzo, crazy, nutz, no longer in control of one's faculties, WACKO!
I have started playing Defense Grid: The Awakening, and I'm totally addicted to it. If you've never played this game, it's basically a stationary strategy game. And by that I mean that aliens will try to capture some "cores" from your computer at the end of the level. It's YOUR job to set up turrets of different abilities (flamethrowers, lasers, machine guns, mortars, time distortion, etc) to impede and eventually eliminate the thieving alien scum.
Different aliens are affected by some turrets more than others. Part of the fun is figuring out what combinations work best with each other to last the multitudes of waves. You can also pave a path for the aliens by putting turrets in their way...forcing them to go the way that you decide.
I find that I have less and less patience for people when it comes to things I think they should know already.
For example, a friend of mine just got a divorce. His wife cheated on him, and moved the other guy into the house THEY bought. So what does he do? Gives her the house, everything in it, the new car they bought, and pays HER $5000 for the wedding present her dad gave them from 5 years ago.
How does this play into the whole "things I think people should know" scenario? Because he left the utilities in HIS name, essentially allowing her to use his deposits to pay off her bills, and left his account number on the car payment information to where she posted one of her car payments of $500 using HIS account that she no longer has legal access to.
I had to go to the doctor just recently. I woke up late at night with a horrible pain in my side. It felt a little bit like someone had just kicked me in my family jewels...and the pain wasn't getting better....it was getting worse.
Finally I ended up having to go to the hospital because the pain got excruciating, and it wasn't going away on it's own.
After waiting to see a doctor, then finally getting in they diagnosed me as having a kidney stone. Prescribing pain medication for it, they sent me home. I waited for the pharmacy to open (which was a couple of hours), and got the prescription filled. Taking the pills, I waited for them to take effect. They didn't. Turned out the pills I was prescribed was the equivalent of children's aspirin.
I remember when the internet was young, and you literally pulled a phone off the hook, and DIALED UP to get connected to the net. In those days the only things on it were business bulletin boards with the occasional game you could download.
Fast forward to today, and those same modems are built into every cell phone. I had a series of calamities with my connection at home the last couple of days in which my router died (it was 8 years old!), and my ethernet adaptor died. Normally this would require me to buy a new router and adaptor and spend hours upon hours setting things up, and taking my PC a part to install a new adapter.