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21 November 2003 @ 01:34 pm
Haven't Done A 'Friday Five' In A While  
1. List five things you'd like to accomplish by the end of the year.
~~ Get a job
~~ Catch up on my graphic work
~~ Finish Stovokor's website
...c'mon, it's only a month and change, that's plenty

2. List five people you've lost contact with that you'd like to hear from again.
~~ How about 'anyone'? Will 'anyone' do?

3. List five things you'd like to learn how to do.
~~ Draw
~~ Fix my mistakes
...I'm always learning something...those are the only ones that pop into my head

4. List five things you'd do if you won the lottery (no limit).
~~ Hire a professional killer
~~ Build my castle
~~ Move, to either Scotland or Australia
~~ Go see a few people who are actually still friends
~~ Put together a band...AGAIN

5. List five things you do that help you relax.
~~ Sex
~~ Violent video games
~~ Reading
~~ Art
~~ Sex (yes, it's on here twice, but I can apparently no longer list 'gaming')
Current Music: Styx - The Grand Illusion
fear & loathing on capitol hillgonzo_md on November 21st, 2003 01:55 pm (UTC)
speaking of sex and gaming, my ex gave me head while i was playing CounterStrike really late one night.

needless to say, her efforts to get me into bed prevailed.
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Rollarchmage on November 21st, 2003 02:09 pm (UTC)
Amazing how that wins out over video gaming. ;)

(Though, by gaming, I was referring to true paper-and-dice gaming.)
NO, RLYpornrockangel on November 21st, 2003 02:17 pm (UTC)
and why can't you list gaming anymore?
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Rollarchmage on November 21st, 2003 02:26 pm (UTC)
Well, see, I used to be such a game addict. Hell, there was a time that I was gaming 6 nights a week. Even after that, though, i still had at LEAST one weekly game going, and usually at least two. I've been gaming (again, I'm talking D&D etc. here, not computer games) since I was 8, and I love it. It is, without question, my favorite thing in the world to do.

However, since I moved to the West Coast, my gaming life has run up against a brick wall. Either I cannot find anyone to game with, or when I do all they play is live-action Vampire. I have a few friends that game regularly, but for whatever reasons I cannot get on on those games (scheduling or such).

SO, in essence I went from constant gaming for something like 20 years, to complete shutdown. While in Seattle, I managed to get ONE game together, running 'Kult' for a few friends for about a month and a half, but then I moved to Portland. I had another chance to start gaming, but 3/4 of my players had to move away suddenly.

Needless to say, this hurts. Especially anytime I see someone I know post about gaming. I'm not mad at them or hold it against them, it's just knowing what it used to mean to me...and sadly still would.
NO, RLYpornrockangel on November 21st, 2003 02:56 pm (UTC)
yeah, when you first said gaming, paper/dice type was not the first to spring to mind.

no communities or anything that can help? that sucks...something you really enjoy doing, but needs other people, and no one available :|
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Rollarchmage on November 21st, 2003 02:58 pm (UTC)
Exactly. I've tried aking...and I get nowhere. *sigh*
Shadowspawnchaosqueen on November 21st, 2003 03:13 pm (UTC)
i offered to hook you up with peeps in seattle but you said you had to know them and be comfortable. and now.. well your not in my area. Sorry babe.
thndrchldthndrchld on November 21st, 2003 10:44 pm (UTC)
It hurts me to read you say that. Okay, I have TRIED to play this game, with no success, so maybe I am missing something crucial here...but with the tech age we live in, why aren't people video confrence/chat room gaming? Gone are the logistics/drive time issues. You could play with you old friends almost live, and they can't eat your chips or steal your last beer. Yeah, it might take longer, but then.....the play's the thing.
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Rollarchmage on November 22nd, 2003 09:18 am (UTC)
Re: wow
I've known some poeple who do...and I've even done it a couple times in the past. You know, it's nowhere NEAR the same. Not even close.