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  1. stories

    So after so many years in retail, I've come aross lots of funny stories of people, places and things.

    Most of these stories take place while I was working at a supercenter in the midwest called Meijer.

    1. The rain check.

    So Meijer had on sale Charmin toilet paper and a great price. We had ran out of Charmin late in the day and were just waiting for the truck to show up with more. An older lady came up to a grocery worker and asked if we had any more Charmin ...
  2. Television: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet

    It's been about three months since the move, and three months without any sort of television service. And I can safely say I don't miss it one bit.

    (Well, maybe one bit; Dexter is rather good, and I'm not sure how we'll swing watching the new season without a Showtime subscription. Le sigh.)

    Turns out we didn't really pay for television service so we could watch it; we watched television because we paid for it. The shows we follow are on Hulu - barring Dexter, of course. ...
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  3. In Which We Have A Busy Week...

    Wow, this has been an exciting week for me! Crazy busy (hey, this is becoming habit) so I'm going to touch lightly on what I can.

    Tinker's Damn (Steampunk Card Game)
    Monday, I sent off the prototype of Tinker's Damn for review by my first game company. This is thrilling, not just because the game is finally ready to show others, but because I wowed the owner/lead game designer enough with the inquiry letter to lead him to ask to see the prototype. I know that (like being published
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  4. Talking to Sharks...

    Recently, I've had the pleasure of doing some game-creation work for Lone Shark Games, a fantastic collective of game-makers, event planners and all around fun-makers.
    You may have encountered their work at Gen Con's Guardian 6 events or Puzzle Hunts.
    Or, if you work for a cool enough company, it's possible they may have organized or invented games for one of your events.
    You may have played "[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Playroom-Entertainment-Unspeakable-Words-Game/dp/B000UC8BPE"]Unspeakable ...

    Updated 09-15-2009 at 07:15 PM by JessHartley

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  5. DnD....and iphone?

    So, I've been playing DnD for years and i always have crazy Ideas popping into my head for adventure hooks, puzzles, encounters, etc. and i recently bought a little notebook to scribble said ideas into. Now, i don't own an iphone, I'm a PC guy, as in I actually know how to use a computer; that being said, I recently looked into upgrading my cellphone. Other than a few minor drawbacks (and being an apple product) the iphone looks like a pretty cool little gadget. i can add all my ideas as well as ...
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