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I just ordered the green PSP + Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker pack, as well as Dissidia, Crisis Core, and FFT. I feel slightly guilty because I bought them all new, and who buys games new? Besides me, apparently. I believe I'll be holding off on Cata until the summer, and I'll be holding off on a PS3 until PS4 comes out. Alas.

So while I was in Bosnia, I really wanted to pick up a Dzeko Wolfsburg jersey, except they only carried his Bosnia NT kit, which makes sense, but I didn't want a Bosnia kit. But bizarrely enough, there was a random little store that had a RM Özil jersey on display, so I got one of those. The shopkeep was delighted with me--apparently, the Özil kits had just arrived the day before, and I was the first to buy one. He gave me free whistles. Go me, I guess.

Anyway, ganked from [ profile] savepureness.

Day 01 – A book series you wish had gone on longer OR a book series you wish would just freaking end already (or both!)

Mike Carey's Felix Castor series (starting with The Devil You Know) needs to go on for longer. It's terribly similar to the Dresden Files; Felix Castor's an exorcist in an AU London where the dead, zombies, weres, ghosts, etc, walk the earth, and he just needs to eke out a living busting ghosts. And then there's some demons. My favorite character's a vain, paranoid zombie that's an ace hacker and collects jazz records in his abandoned movie-theater turned fortress. He's kinda cool, though I do like everyone.

The series is not technically over as far as I know, since they never specify how many books are within the series, and the fifth book's ending definitely leaves plenty of room for more story-telling. I'm pretty sure he was only contracted for five books though, so I don't see any more coming in the future.

Day 02 – A book or series you wish more people were reading and talking about
Day 03 – The best book you’ve read in the last 12 months
Day 04 – Your favorite book or series ever
Day 05 – A book or series you hate
Day 06 – Favorite book of your favorite series OR your favorite book of all time
Day 07 – Least favorite plot device employed by way too many books you actually enjoyed otherwise
Day 08 – A book everyone should read at least once
Day 09 – Best scene ever
Day 10 – A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving
Day 11 – A book that disappointed you
Day 12 – A book or series of books you’ve read more than five times
Day 13 – Favorite childhood book OR current favorite YA book (or both!)
Day 14 – Favorite character in a book (of any sex or gender)
Day 15 – Your “comfort” book
Day 16 – Favorite poem or collection of poetry
Day 17 – Favorite story or collection of stories (short stories, novellas, novelettes, etc.)
Day 18 – Favorite beginning scene in a book
Day 19 – Favorite book cover (bonus points for posting an image!)
Day 20 – Favorite kiss
Day 21 – Favorite romantic/sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships)
Day 22 – Favorite non-sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships)
Day 23 – Most annoying character ever
Day 24 – Best quote from a novel
Day 25 – Any five books from your “to be read” stack
Day 26 – OMG WTF? OR most irritating/awful/annoying book ending
Day 27 – If a book contains ______, you will always read it (and a book or books that contain it)!
Day 28 – First favorite book or series obsession
Day 29 – Saddest character death OR best/most satisfying character death (or both!)
Day 30 – What book are you reading right now?

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Date: 2010-11-02 03:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I buy games new! Actually I only buy games new =P on the other hand...I don't buy many games anymore. I wish I could return to my childhood and those afternoons playing Sims, Age of Empires or things alike...*getsslightlydepressed*

Anyway, I may steal this meme. But, being me, I'll do it all in a row as I don't have time (nor patience lol) to do it everyday =P

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Date: 2010-11-02 04:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Aww, no more videogames? Maybe you're growing up. :P I've fallen behind a lot on the times since I only have a PS2 and DS (and a computer), but I can't imagine my life completely without gaming. The geek runs too deep in me, sadly. If you've got the money to burn, a lot of handheld games now are designed to not suck your entire afternoon into a dark abyss of lost time. You know, mission-based, bite-sized snippets of gameplay and stuff.

It's a cool meme! I've seen musical/movie/tv-show versions of it, but those didn't interest me so much because they'd be completed dominated by Kunze (musical) or scifi (movies/tv-shows), so my answers would get really boring. You should do it. I'd love to see your answers!

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Date: 2010-11-03 12:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I actually bought a Wii a couple of moths ago but the enthusiasm died 2 weeks after it lol
I actually liked to play a lot but there was a time where no decent games were released so i slowed down, then I went to Law School and I lost my free time. And now with the Masters Degree I forsee even less time =\

Indeed. Last meme I did I ended up writting "Rebecca" in half the answers LOL

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Date: 2010-11-02 04:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I know what I would reply to some questions ... the meme really sounds nice. Looking forward to your other answers.


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