Super Train Station H

Sep 01

As someone who’s carried their 3DS with them in in their pocket nearly every single time I’ve left the house since the day 3DS came out, those extra 6.6 millimeters tall and 8 millimeters wide on the New Nintendo 3DS have me cringing ever so slightly, cause in a world where I gotta carry keys, a wallet, and a smartphone, the original model Nintendo 3DS is freaking gigantic and every millimeter counts.
I’ll be honest, I like the device itself, but its timing, and its potential to divide the 3DS userbase over upgrades that don’t represent a proper “generational leap” concerns me.
And part of me feels like, if this New 3DS was the 3DS that was launched back in 2011, maybe it might have actually been worth its overinflated launch price of 250 dollars.
I’d just really like to know what exactly is the technical margin by which by which the New 3DS is capable of running games like Xenoblade Chornicles while the old 3DS is incapable of doing so.
Because based on what we’ve already seen the 3DS to be capable of, if its really THAT thin a performance gap between 3DS and New 3DS being able or unable to run Xenoblade, I’ve got to fault Nintendo for not giving 3DS better specs three years ago, because a lot of games and system features could have been better, and more ambitious and creative games could have been possible on 3DS
I mean, could the 3DS Pokémon games have ACTUALLY been in 3D and have 3D battle scenes that don’t drop to the framerate of a darn flipbook if the 3DS had these specs from the beginning?
So ultimately I like the New 3DS, I just question its viability as a device given the circumstances of its announcement, and wish Nintendo gave me the opportunity to get this system at Union Square Best Buy back in 2011.
I’m no longer at a time in my life where I can responsibly spend hundreds of dollars to replace a toy I already own that isn’t broken, for a mere marginal upgrade.
All this really does for me is make me interested in seeing what the true successor to Nintendo 3DS will be like.

As someone who’s carried their 3DS with them in in their pocket nearly every single time I’ve left the house since the day 3DS came out, those extra 6.6 millimeters tall and 8 millimeters wide on the New Nintendo 3DS have me cringing ever so slightly, cause in a world where I gotta carry keys, a wallet, and a smartphone, the original model Nintendo 3DS is freaking gigantic and every millimeter counts.

I’ll be honest, I like the device itself, but its timing, and its potential to divide the 3DS userbase over upgrades that don’t represent a proper “generational leap” concerns me.

And part of me feels like, if this New 3DS was the 3DS that was launched back in 2011, maybe it might have actually been worth its overinflated launch price of 250 dollars.

I’d just really like to know what exactly is the technical margin by which by which the New 3DS is capable of running games like Xenoblade Chornicles while the old 3DS is incapable of doing so.

Because based on what we’ve already seen the 3DS to be capable of, if its really THAT thin a performance gap between 3DS and New 3DS being able or unable to run Xenoblade, I’ve got to fault Nintendo for not giving 3DS better specs three years ago, because a lot of games and system features could have been better, and more ambitious and creative games could have been possible on 3DS

I mean, could the 3DS Pok√©mon games have ACTUALLY been in 3D and have 3D battle scenes that don’t drop to the framerate of a darn flipbook if the 3DS had these specs from the beginning?

So ultimately I like the New 3DS, I just question its viability as a device given the circumstances of its announcement, and wish Nintendo gave me the opportunity to get this system at Union Square Best Buy back in 2011.

I’m no longer at a time in my life where I can responsibly spend hundreds of dollars to replace a toy I already own that isn’t broken, for a mere marginal upgrade.

All this really does for me is make me interested in seeing what the true successor to Nintendo 3DS will be like.

Wow holy crap I’m literally pacing at how pissed the mere THOUGHT of that makes me. If someone other than the groom’s own sister had went THAT far with in threatening me for choosing not to alcohol at the wedding I might have literally ended up starting a fistfight, and it takes LOT to get me that upset over anything as my usual response is just to act like my parents just punished me for something and just sit quietly feeling awful.
I mean she “playfully” punched me on the shoulder and hissed my name like I was talking in church or something but she didn’t threaten to actually hurt me, geez.

Wow holy crap I’m literally pacing at how pissed the mere THOUGHT of that makes me. If someone other than the groom’s own sister had went THAT far with in threatening me for choosing not to alcohol at the wedding I might have literally ended up starting a fistfight, and it takes LOT to get me that upset over anything as my usual response is just to act like my parents just punished me for something and just sit quietly feeling awful.

I mean she “playfully” punched me on the shoulder and hissed my name like I was talking in church or something but she didn’t threaten to actually hurt me, geez.


Ffestiniog Railway Vintage weekend - Taliesin by Dave Thurlow Photography on Flickr.

Ffestiniog Railway Vintage weekend - Taliesin by Dave Thurlow Photography on Flickr.

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The last time Nintendo released a handheld with interchangeable faceplates, they didn’t actually release any faceplates for it.

Just saying, don’t get excited about the New Nintendo 3DS having interchangeable faceplates yet, and that this means you won’t have to buy a new system to change the look of your 3DS, because Nintendo could easily pull a GameBoy Micro and only sell the new faceplates as exclusive pack-ins for new version of the hardware.

Its still hard for me to process that I got admonished at my friend’s wedding (by the groom’s own sister no less) for toasting to him with a non-alcoholic mixed drink I ordered from the free bar instead of the champagne they had at all the tables that you were “supposed” to toast with.

Its like “how dare you disrespect my bother’s marriage by failing to consume an intoxicating beverage in honor of him you’re an adult you’re supposed to drink ALCOHOL now damnit >:(“

Oh and my dad actually got upset at me for ordering the non-alcoholic drink in the first place and told me that it was a kid’s drink and that I need to adhere to social norms and that that ordering the drink made me “uncool”.

I felt so uncomfortable there it took me like fifteen minutes to even pluck up the courage to ask for the soft drink, I thought the guy making the drinks would make fun of me or something.

I know ONE drink doesn’t instantly make you drunk but is it really THAT immature that I’d rather drink something I feel safe and comfortable drinking and that I like the taste of rather than drink something I never tried before that could possibly make me feel things that I’m not interested in or ready to feel?

And what’s more it probably pushed me even further from my own genuine interest in trying alcohol on my own terms because i can’t be comfortable with doing something if I feel like I’m being pressured or forced into it because I’m arbitrarily “supposed” to do it in order to be “mature” or to be “accepted”.

Whatever.

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Aug 31

No one even TRIED to claim the iPod yet. The deadline I put on the poster was 15 days from now, I really hope someone can prove they are the legitimate owner, but I now kinda doubt I’ll even get any emails about it.

I guess I’ll end up with a free iPod then.

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32655 [55] - Stepney with 3363 Birdcage [2012] by pix42day on Flickr.

32655 [55] - Stepney with 3363 Birdcage [2012] by pix42day on Flickr.

Antarctica

Just reminding you that it exists.

bogleech:

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You’d think you aughta be able to see through their rib cages more. 
But then again I’m the kinda kid who used to watch Star Trek when I was 5 and i’d be like “if the Enterprise is in space why aren’t the crew floating?”.
And the REAL thing is, I only made that criticism after staring at this for maybe four minutes straight.

bogleech:

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You’d think you aughta be able to see through their rib cages more.

But then again I’m the kinda kid who used to watch Star Trek when I was 5 and i’d be like “if the Enterprise is in space why aren’t the crew floating?”.

And the REAL thing is, I only made that criticism after staring at this for maybe four minutes straight.

(Source: i-alwayslikedstrangecharacters, via veederp)

Aug 30

I really hope the rightful owner of the iPod I found is able to contact me and prove it’s theirs.
I put up several of these by the way.

I really hope the rightful owner of the iPod I found is able to contact me and prove it’s theirs.

I put up several of these by the way.

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Just heard about the Ava Lynn thing.

I’m really not surprised.

But if her mom packed a plastic McDonalds fork in her lunchbox they very well might have literally called a swat team and arrested her for possession of a weapon.

I really find myself feeling like the modern school system is designed to acclimate children to the idea that life is supposed to suck.