Amanda and I are expecting in April. We’re having a little girl. We’re going to be entering an exciting new part of our lives and I can’t wait!
Dorkly.com is one of the many geek/dork/nerd blogs I subscribe to and actually read. Well today they posted up an article titled 7 Real Life Items and Their Stats that hits home for me. Yes, I own a several toy lightsabers and one of the expensive ForceFX sabers. This is what caught my attention:
Ok, big deal. Its a Zelda shirt. Well the Zelda shirt in the picture is the first video game shirt I ever bought and it started my awesome video game t-shirt collecting. I own like 4 Zelda shirts, a Zelda track jacket and a Hyrule hoodie so I must have +302 nerd cred. I don’t care about the -10 girlfriend… I’m married and she buys me the stuff!
Another shirt from Think Geek! The I Void Warranties shirt is probably one of my favorite shirts I’ve collected. I’ve gotten a lot of laughs from this shirt. I think it’s because it’s so very true for me. I’m rocking out at B&E Paintball today and I felt it was appropriate to wear this!
I’m not one to appreciate warranties at home. I greatly value them in the professional world however. As a kid, I ripped apart any and all mechanical or electronic toys I had. I had boxes full of motors, circuit boards and batteries. I learned at my first IT job that laptops were generally only as good as their warranty. My brother and I had warranty issues on both of our first “new” computers.
Warranties are definitely a double edged sword. Get a 5 year warranty on a laptop and throw it down the stairs 4 years into it. You could get a new laptop of same value then for “free”, but guess who pays for it? All the other customers that purchase from that brand.
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