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haha, I picked up an original gamegenie for my NES at the EB games in Royal Oak today. Holy crap does this back fun memories of playing games with the most outrageous cheats ever. Marios with infinite jump, invincibility, and infinite lives. Damn, was that fun. I just found a new way to cause insomnia.


hah, and I went through a stack of old milk crates containing my childhood book collection.

It consists of mostly hobbyist magazines, religious texts from at least 2 different religions that I never was a member of (for reading about them), weird dated textbooks and educational books from the early half of the 20th century ("A first electrical book for boys" is among my favorites). A 6th grade reading text I got as a gift when I was in 2nd or 3rd grade, a few books from my childhood, a book on cool things like dinosaurs, and all kinds of scientific study stuff, old manuals for programming assembly on CP/M, printouts of all kinds of amusing things like scripts to log into bbses and check my email, stuff like that. There's an actual copy of a magazine specializing in users of DOS in the pile somewhere. One of the articles debated the utility of defragmentation, talking about all the bloat in DOS 6.22.

I just thought that was awesome.