Friday, August 31, 2007

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Halo 3 Paid Off

It's official: I now have paid for Halo 3 in full. $136.49. Hooray!

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Halo 3 is Gold

Discs of magical goodness are being pressed and packaged starting today. 27 days......

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Car Accident

I was turning right from Eastridge Rd onto Three Chopt. There is a turning lane thing with a yield sign. I slowed to yield (did NOT slam on my brakes) and got rear-ended by a blue Ford Focus. Her little plastic bumper was fine, but the steel back of my car was mashed pretty bad. It's a really big dent and a scratched bumper. Woo hoo. I'll try and have pics up tomorrow.

Monday, August 27, 2007

What Happened to Linkin Park?

I was just listening to some Reanimation and Hybrid Theory. Those are REALLY really good albums. So was Meteora, but I can't find it. Ever since the J-Z load of crap it's been downhill. Minutes to Midnight is an embarresment to old school LP fans like me. Where did all the politicality come from? Since when do they curse? I thought it was nice that they could sound good and be one of few bands that don't curse...not so much anymore. "Bleed it Out" is ok, but just for the first 30 seconds. "What I've Done" is also ok, but could they please knock it off with the tree-hugging meat-is-murder bullcrap? What happened?

Upcoming Games

If you know me at all, Halo 3 is (and has been) the #1 thing on my mind since Halo 2 turned out to be the suckfest that it is. September 25 CANNOT come fast enough. Also, Halo Wars, though an interesting concept (what the original concept for the 1st Halo was) I find that I'm not as excited about it as I should be, as anything with Halo branding usually gets me really pumped. Maybe it's just because I cannot play and RTS on anything but a PC. Anyways, Half-Life 2: Orange Box comes out soon. HL2, Ep 1, Ep 2, Team Fortress 2, and PORTAL all in one box for $60. THAT my friends, is value. Especially since my computer cannot run those games, and HL 2 on xbox loaded every 15 seconds, I am fairly excited about this, especially Portal.
P.S. Dog is amazing.
Assassin's Creed: looks freaking amazing. By the same people that spawned Splinter Cell (1-3 are some of the best games ever) now with an assassin in the old Middle-East, who's main meathod of transportation is Parkour...sweet.
And last but not least
Mass Effect. Same people that did KOTOR (freakin sweet game) now with more customizing, more places to go, and is almost maybe a little bit part shooter....a shooter rpg sci-fi....rawk.

Now the only thing is: where the F*** am I supposed to get money for all these...especially after spending $130 on Halo 3 AND I need a laptop....oh well.

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

I just read/watched a review on IGN on Prime 3. See NOW there is actually a good game on that little toy (a.k.a. Wii) for people play videogames. Prime 3 and Super Smash Bros. I might just have to borrow Corey's Wii.....

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Trucking Mishap

Saturday nights are the college guy's meeting/hang out night. We were supposed to meet at one guy's house, who is out of town but is being house-sat by another friend. We were just gonna grill some burgers and chill out, all good right? Well one guy and I were there waiting for the two leaders when we got a call saying that they had borrowed (out-of-town-friend's) Dodge Ram 1500 to help someone move, and decided to go mudding. Well they had gotten stuck and we had to go pull them out. The only thing we had to pull them with was (out-of-town-friend's) brand new $45,000+ Ram 2500 Cummins. And, since it's a manual transmition, I had to drive (because people are dumb and can't drive a manual). Now, you might be thinking "oh, big deal". Well considering I'm used to driving a little Chevy Lumina and the only manual I've driven is a Subaru Forrester, AND it's not my truck....yeah....hyperventillation. So we manage to get the giant truck to the place where they were stuck. Very narrow dirt road bordered by trees. So after getting them free, I had to back the truck out of the woods. BACKWARDS. In my friend's brand new (very expensive) baby. So today we took the truck to Wawa and power-washed the mud off it and had to tell (getting-back-in-town-owner-of-the-trucks) what happened.

In short...never the f*ck again. EVER.

Friday, August 24, 2007

Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem

With the ending in the first AvP I would certainly hope for a sequal. It looks like it's returning the franchise(s) back to their sweet horror roots. If you look closely in the trailer (link below) you can see the "Hybrid" in several shots. I'm so excited about this, and you should be too.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Letter from Ju

I got a letter from Mitchell today. He said he was doing ok at training, just that there's alot of yelling (duh). Apparently he failed his physical requirements again so he is going to be in PT until he can pass. He better get on it or else he won't be back till December.

Monday, August 20, 2007


I'm going in to Sam Ash tomorrow for a "formal" interview. If they pay well I will probably end up selling band instruments there. If that falls through I will probably end up working at A&N with my friend, which would be kind of cool. Yay for money.
MacBook- $1000
Microsoft Office for Mac - $125
Case for MacBook - $30
Tattoo - $80
Rest of Halo 3 owed - $40

Ugh >_<

Lucky to Be Alive

Last Friday, I got a call from a friend in Norfolk who told me his boss was giving away a 1984 Mazda RX-7 for free, and he wanted to know if I was interested. Obviously I was thrilled and we immediately set about making plans to get the car from Norfolk to Richmond. That night, he called back and told me that his dad had already promised the car to another person. Needless to say I was not in the best of moods. The next day, on their way back to Richmond, three of the car's tires blew simultaniously at 70mph on the highway. My friend was driving and he hit a guard rail, tipped the car up vertically, slammed back down, and rolled backwards for 50 yards. The car is totalled, all windows broken. He crawled out through the sunroof and he is perfectly fine. Had I gotten the car, I would have been driving rather than him. I doubt I could have controled the accident as well as he and I would have most likely been severely injured if not killed. Everything happens for a reason.

1st Day at J. Sarge

I just had my first day at J Sargeant Reynolds Community College. I'm psyched. It's pretty chill, which I think might get me into trouble later on once things get close to due dates. The whole "chillax" vibe is not conductive to working. Not so much. I haven't had to take notes by hand for six years, as my high school provided laptops, and now I feel naked without one. Hopefully I'll get a job this week and I can be able to make payments on a MacBook. Yum....Apple.