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McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2

Sick Day

Im sick today. I dont have access to log in, but I've got a metric ton of time to kill in the rack.

what do you guys do when you're under the weather, but can't aventure off to Azeroth?


kingdome74
Let's Go Orange
Premium
join:2002-03-27
Syracuse, NY
kudos:5
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS
Tear into Mahjong or Spider Solitaire. Or read a book. Or get a bottle of ginger brandy which is my family cure for, well, anything.
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Cptbeatstix

join:2011-12-21
Carrollton, TX
reply to McBrain
This is what laptops are designed for.


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
i are using the netbook...but i dont even think i can download mindcraft on here.

Cptbeatstix

join:2011-12-21
Carrollton, TX
reply to McBrain
Netbook = "Oh hey, I'm trying to be a computer!"


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
yeah the shit was $200, i expect almost nothing from it but firefox, itunes, and skype...itll probably in the garbage shortly after touching down in tokyo.


Goldheart

join:2002-06-09
Ballston Spa, NY
kudos:1
reply to McBrain
I read a book or play single player strategy games.

Right now I am playing Kings Bounty: Warriors of the North.


DasGoat

@sbcglobal.net
reply to McBrain
I can play Heroes of Might and Magic 3 on my netbook. If you like chess it's an awesome game.


Krisnatharok
Caveat Emptor
Premium
join:2009-02-11
Earth Orbit
kudos:12
reply to McBrain
Baldurs Gate rerelease?


s1deout
Geek4Life
Premium
join:2003-12-10
Troy, OH
kudos:2
reply to McBrain
World of Tanks!!!!

Nothing better than blowing $hit up while driving a tank that can destroy buildings and stuff in the country side.


DarkLogix
Texan and Proud
Premium
join:2008-10-23
Baytown, TX
kudos:3
reply to McBrain
Send it my way I'll pay shipping

I'm sure I could find a better use for it than garbage.
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»Death Star Petition


Carpie

join:2012-10-19
united state
kudos:5
reply to McBrain
Sleep

BG5150

join:2008-08-14
New York, NY
reply to McBrain
Download some lore books. Get some tea or wine and just sit and read under a blanket.

Read something more worthwhile. I just finished The rise of Theodore Roosevelt. I've just started a bunch of back issues of The Atlantic that came with my subscription. More recent reading material: American Psycho, Starting Strength, Of Human Bondage, Civil War (vol. 3) and Freakonomics

Clean the house.

Play some online chess. Or backgammon.

Balance your checkbook.

Yoga.

Static stretches.

Build a model.

Paint some figurines.

Plan next years fantasy football draft. Or this year's baseball draft.

Meditate.
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There are no stupid questions; only stupid people.

Two wrongs don't make a right, but three rights make a left.


Eumaeus

join:2009-12-10
Yorktown, VA
reply to McBrain
SNES emulator and classic Final Fantasy. World of Tanks is fun but would chuckle if a netbook tried to play.


Skittles
Premium
join:2011-03-31
reply to McBrain
Ipad games are trivial but a lot are fun.

Reading is always the best option for me, currently reading:
Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris (it's not what you may think). If you are familiar with Christopher Hitchens you probably know Sam Harris.

Other than that practice whatever your talented at (art, music, etc.)


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
reply to McBrain
This is what I ended up doing...

Watchec the Lorax with my son then took 20mg of Ambien and slept like a log until it was dinner time. I had some grub with the fam then watched some twitch until I passed back out at 7:30.

For the record, I've seen that movie roughly 65 times since Christmas. The good news is that he is starting to lose interest in it. He now gets up and starts playing right around the time the Onceler is floating towards the waterfall, instead of sitting indian-style without moving throughout the entire film.
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McBrain#1430

Name's Ash...Housewares.


Carpie

join:2012-10-19
united state
kudos:5
Sounds like I won that bet. Pay up boys.


Skittles
Premium
join:2011-03-31
reply to Skittles
said by Skittles:

If you are familiar with Christopher Hitchens ..

I forgot to add; if your not familiar with him you're doing it wrong.


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
said by Skittles:

said by Skittles:

If you are familiar with Christopher Hitchens ..

I forgot to add; if your not familiar with him you're doing it wrong.

I know what I'm doing on my ~30 hr trip to Okinawa...

The. Missionary. Position.
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McBrain#1430

Name's Ash...Housewares.


Skittles
Premium
join:2011-03-31
said by McBrain:

said by Skittles:

said by Skittles:

If you are familiar with Christopher Hitchens ..

I forgot to add; if your not familiar with him you're doing it wrong.

I know what I'm doing on my ~30 hr trip to Okinawa...

The. Missionary. Position.

You have 30hr in Okinawa and you come up with Missionary Position?......you're still doing it wrong.


DarkLogix
Texan and Proud
Premium
join:2008-10-23
Baytown, TX
kudos:3
He said trip to not 30hr in.

Get better plane tickets maybe.


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
reply to Skittles
said by Skittles:

You have 30hr in Okinawa and you come up with Missionary Position?......you're still doing it wrong.

I've got 24 months in Okinawa...when said 24 months is over, I will have spent 4 and a half of the past 8 years there.

I've got roughly 30 hours on a plane/in an airport to get there (over 50 if you count the added day of crossing the international date line). And I can't do jack about the plane tickets...gotta fly commercial from New Bern to Seattle via Charlotte then Philadelphia. Then wait for about 8 hours in Seattle to board my AMC flight to Kadena AFB in Okinawa. The lay overs are minimal until Seattle, I'll probably get drunk as shit there before my trans-pacific flight.
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McBrain#1430

Name's Ash...Housewares.


Skittles
Premium
join:2011-03-31
damn...I guess you may be doing it right afterall.


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
Yup, will be the FIFTH time I've made this flight. It's not too bad if you get decent seats. I prefer the aisle so I can stretch my legs.

This will also be the first time I've gone straight from the US to Okinawa. The previous four trips had an hour bus ride in Tokyo between Narita and Heneda airports. Then a 4ish hour flight from Tokyo to Naha on ANA (All Nippon Airlines) with what seemed like no air conditioning and a bunch of Okinawans who smell funny.

I think this one might be the best trip yet, even with the layovers. Especially considering it was 53 hours from take off to my wife's car last time.
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McBrain#1430

Name's Ash...Housewares.


DarkLogix
Texan and Proud
Premium
join:2008-10-23
Baytown, TX
kudos:3
I'd try harder to get a better travel agent.

Though I wasn't happy with my flight to Aberdeen or to Bergen

Houston to Amsterdam to Aberdeen, UK
Houston to Amsterdam to Bergen, Norway

each was about 12~13 hours.

Japan sounds like a nice place, no bad I don't speak the language.
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McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
Military arranges the flights. Best I can do is try to get a seating upgrade once I get to my gate.

When I travel home for leave I will be making my own arrangements and the trip shouldn't be as troubling.


Skittles
Premium
join:2011-03-31
reply to DarkLogix
Japan is nice, my wife is Okinawan.


McBrain
BRB Face Melting

join:2010-05-06
Kalimdor
kudos:2
said by Skittles:

Japan is nice, my wife is Okinawan.

Yeah, Okinawans are super nice and hard working. 90% of them would give a stranger the shirt off their backs.

They also live forever...their life expectancy is like 5+ years longer than the rest of the world's.
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McBrain#1430

Name's Ash...Housewares.