Thursday, January 03, 2008

Wii hunt

Here's the situation
I went away on a vacation
I got to play with a Wii
And it really made me happy
So now I'm hunting one down
And I'm running all over town
But alas there isn't one to be found
As I run around and around
So pray for little old me
As I hunt a little old Wii

So yes, I'm officially on the bandwagon looking for a Wii. I've wanted one for some time, but never really had the motivation to go out and buy one. After playing my brother-in-law's, I now have motivation. It was a blast to bowl and play tennis. And I actually beat them (the in-laws) at baseball. Boxing was rough (as was dodge ball), but fun. Golf was hard as it was sensitive to how hard you swung. I could go on and on. Bottom line, I want one.

And in other news, I bought a slew of books that I'll be testing my new rating system on. Here's a little taste of what I have on deck:

The Name Of The Wind
Angels and Demons
The Sunrise Lands
The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One)
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, Book 1)
Fury (Legacy of the Force, Book 7)
True Colors (Republic Commando)
Twilight Falling (Erevis Cale Trilogy, Book 1)

I'm re-reading Name of the Wind and currently in the middle of Angels and Demons (on audio) and The Sunrise Lands. The Blade Itself, Assassin's Apprentice, and Twilight Falling are all virgin authors for me (meaning I haven't read their work before, not that they are so geeky they are still virgins). And if they suck too bad, then we'll make a virgin sacrifice with the rating system. And speaking of the rating system, well, you'll have to stay tuned to learn more. But if you're smart, you'll figure it out.

I also ordered two micro SD cards for each of our phones. Not sure how much we'll use them, but at least we can use them for something.

Work is picking up something fierce. Potty breaks are few, the calls many, and the escalated cases are growing like a patch of mold in your basement. But I'm still trying to find the time to exercise, shower, and eat during my lunch hour. And I'm trying to keep my books at home in an effort to force myself to read the Bible (for curiosity, not religion).

And my UFO project is due back Monday. I already have some things to talk about but I think I'll need to pay another visit to Dad's to get more material.


-Melissa- said...

Jared and I are probably one of the last few who has not played the Wii. It is probably a good thing too, or else we would want one. Good luck on finding one.

Paul Abbamondi said...

You get that Wii! Though they are impossible to find, I'm sure.

1979 semi-finalist said...

i had no idea the wii was so hard to get these days. adam and i have wanted one for some time now, but he played with his family over break and is in LOOOOOVE. if we had the living room space i think we'd be trying to track one down too. good luck!

ps - i must not be smart becuase i have no idea what this "new rating system" could be...

hoLLy said...

you don't know me-i'm a friend of melissa's, but my husband found a wii at best buy not too long ago. if you go at just the right time, you may have some luck! he said there were 4 just sitting there!


TK42ONE said...

Melissa - Well, me playing it is the reason for me wanting it. So don't play it unless you are prepared to buy one. But I will say, you can get a workout playing.

Paul - Yes, hard to find. But I'm determined (or stubborn - whichever you prefer).

1979 - My fear of the ceiling fan will increase a thousand fold after I get the Wii. I don't want to cut my fingers off.

Holly - Not to worry, I've seen you on Melissa's blog. And I've heard all about how those "lucky" people stumble across them. I'm just not lucky, so I have to work at looking for them.

I do have a lead and plan on being at the local retailer early Sunday morning to see if they have them.