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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Year-in-review: TV Time

It seems like the 2021 trend in social media year-in-review stats was various cards that you scroll through on your tablet or phone. This one is from the app TV Time that I use to mark my TV viewing.  I suspect that the numbers are off since I marked some TV series as watched just to get them off my pending list (things like Diners, Driven-ins and Dives that seem to be going to revisit old spots
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Blair Witch | Done

Digging into the "Finished some time ago" pile, this game was completed on 7/25/2020. This was a gamepass game that I wanted to try to finish before my gamepass expired.Coming into this game I knew of the Blair Witch Project. I remember the trailers and all the hubbub in the late 90s, but I have never seen the actual films.  The shaky cam in the previews didn't appeal to me.So why play this game? 
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Back to the Future: the game | Done!

I've been debating which game(s) to move onto next on the xbox now that Assassin's Creed Syndicate is (mostly) done.  I realized the other day that the "free" games that we get on xbox live gold aren't really totally free.  You can claim games for free when they are available, and you can enjoy them, for free, so long as you have an active xbox live gold membership.  Considering that
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Stripping away the nerd-cred

A recent comic I came across this past weekend. It made me laugh a bit, but it also made  me wonder: when did we turn a page as a society where we broadcast our every move... How did this happen? (not an "oh the horror!" type of question, just curious)
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Assassin's Creed (the movie) | a brief review

Last week I headed off to the movie theaters to see the new Assassin's Creed movie, which I have been waiting for with great excitement for a while (now, if only the Splinter Cell movie were to come out soon!). We also went during the day when there were only about 10 of us in the movie theater (seems like a waste, but I did like having more room to spread out, and if I laughed out-loud it wouldn't
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In-flight entertainment...

OK...yes...I am still talking about Spain even though I've been back for two weeks now ;-)ID4: 2I am catching up on some things that I wanted to blog about while I was away - namely in-flight entertainment.  Heading over to Europe is usually sleep-time on the plane, so I don't get to see a ton of movies, but coming back we're going back in time (so to speak) and that allows for some additional
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Meanwhile Thor was being a normal mortal...

What Thor was doing during the events of Captain America: Civil War.  LOL.  :-) This came by way of faceboook...
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8-BIT CINEMA // Show Reel by David Dutton

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Star Trek Beyond thoughts

Last week I went to see the new Star Trek movie in the theater, called Star Trek Beyond. Oh yeah - spoilers ahead - you've been warned :-)So anyway, prior to going to see it I heard from some that it was so-so and I heard from others that loved it.  I was prepared to be disappointed but I actually liked this film a lot!  The saddest part of the film was watching Anton Yelchin on screen as
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Bill and Ted meet Pokemon

A little cross-over humor from last week's video game comics :-)  Bill & Ted meet bulbasaur and squirtle ;-)
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