Monthly archives: April, 2008

GTA Midnight Launch

Grand Theft Auto 4 launched last night at midnight.  I closed the store at 9 with several other staffers coming in to work the store for the next couple hours to make sure that everything was ready for the flocks of people that were sure to be waiting the moment that the door was opened. …

Mario Kart

My store recently hosted a Mario Kart tournament to promote the (then) upcoming release of Mario Kart Wii.  We had over 20 people sign up and promise that there would be no reason that they wouldn’t show. About half the people who signed up came.  Sadly this still makes it one of the largest turnouts …

Leave them outside

Thought that some of you might enjoy some hi-jinx from my job: People seem to think that on the trip between the car and the door to the store I work at that they stop being pet owners/parents and all of the responsibility is firmly placed on my shoulders.  This is not true. This does …

New Neighbors

I got home from work the other day and noticed that we had new friends just hanging out at the apartment.   They just hung out at the apartment for the better part of the night.  I don’t know if they were staying here until the weather cleared up from the snow/sleet/insane rain or if …

The best naps are at Grandmother’s

There is something to be said about visiting Grandmother’s house.  Not only is it the greatest single place in the universe, it is also located in a neighborhood that hasn’t changed in roughly 25 years of my life.   The last “giant” change that took place was a stop sign was put in place of a …