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check, check, check [Jan. 21st, 2008|09:19 am]
Greg
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Stuff we did this weekend that's worth mentioning:

- Saw "Juno". Good movie - the first scene had me worried that the whole thing was going to be very snappy and sound like it was written by writers who thought they were awesome, but it calmed down after that. Also, Michael Cera + Jason Bateman == win.

- Saw "Cloverfield". Also a good movie. I will avoid spoilers but I'd recommend it if you like horrorish movies. Kept me awake for a little while last night :-)

- Bought new music! In order of how much I expect to like them:
- Radiohead - "In Rainbows". Yeah, I should have gotten this a while ago but I was busy or something. Anyway, I've only heard the one track but it was pretty good and, come on, it's Radiohead!
- Arcade Fire - "Neon Bible". I listened to this on mediator and looved it.
- Nine Inch Nails - "Year Zero". I heard some samples and wasn't terribly impressed, but I like the concept so I'll give it a shot.
- White Stripes - "Icky Thump". I liked the samples I heard, so who knows.
- The Magnetic Fields - "Distortion". "California Girls" is a really catchy song but I dunno about the rest of the album. We'll see...

- Took down the Christmas tree in 10 minutes.

- Gave notice to our apartment that we're leaving.

- Went to the NI-sponsored hockey game, which was fun. The Ice Bats won!

- Bought a hot tub! We just stopped by to look at them but the '07 models were on clearance and the guy sold us the floor model for substantially cheaper than the "regular price". Anyway, we spent about what we wanted to spend so it's fine.

- Put pictures and videos of David's brother's wedding up. This was the first event that I used my Flip Video at (besides house-hunting) and let me tell you - editing the videos and such is a real pain. I gotta find a better way...(and fix the thumbnails at some point)
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[User Picture]From: onefishclappin
2008-01-21 03:53 pm (UTC)
oooo - HOT TUB! Now I'm excited about your new house :) (I'm assuming that you don't have to store it for the next 2 months, right??)
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[User Picture]From: gregstoll
2008-01-21 04:00 pm (UTC)
Nah, they'll store it in the warehouse until we're ready. So, good times :-)
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[User Picture]From: onefishclappin
2008-01-21 04:13 pm (UTC)
Good plan :) I can just see a hottub in your living room or spare bedroom for the next 6 weeks. (Yes, I'm being silly. I'm in a mood.)
Any ideas re. gamenight for this week? I'm feeling ancy to see people...
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[User Picture]From: gregstoll
2008-01-21 04:17 pm (UTC)
:-P

Yeah, I think we were gonna host. Let me consult and I'll send out something...
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[User Picture]From: djedi
2008-01-21 04:26 pm (UTC)
You also forgot gained 3 levels on my warlock; cleaned the apartment and put away all holiday decorations; watched our 3 netflix...and that's mostly it I guess.
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[User Picture]From: gregstoll
2008-01-21 04:29 pm (UTC)
Technically we only watched 2.75 netflix!
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