So... who wants to change that and kidnap/smuggle us into Brickfair?
$10 – Medusa - 2 Available
$5 – Roman Commander - 6 Available
$5 – Tomahawk Warrior - 9 Available
$5 – Skydiver - 6 Available
$7 – Paintball Player - 3 Available
$5 – Sad Clown - 1 Available
$5 – Revolutionary Soldier - 2 Available
$5 – Baseball Fielder - 4 Available
$9 – Trendsetter - 2 Available
$5 – Decorator - 5 Available
$5 – Motorcycle Mechanic - 9 Available
If you are interested, send me a PM. This is first come, first served. All prices USD. Some prices are flexible, especially if you purchase more than one minifig. However, every penny helps us out. Shipping still needs to be estimated, but should be under $1-2.
Last Updated 4:50PM EST on 7/31/2013
I have more links to add in the future too... a link to the project I've been working on for ages.
Enjoy my Miiverse and Twitter. Expect a lot of Nintendo based things on both.
Let's start with saying it was HOT HOT HOT!
Good news first!
I managed to pick up my first Lego set in ages as it was 50% off at Walmart, the box was opened and the stickers and one instruction book was missing, but overall worth it. It was set #76003 Superman: Battle of Smallville. It is hard to pass up a Lego set that is discounted so much! I also picked up one of the Series 10 Minifigs for $1 on clearance. It was the last one they had and I got a nice baseball player. I almost forgot the satisfying feel of Lego as they snapped together.
Atlus just released a game that we also decided to pick up using some Amazon credit that we have, Shin Megami Tensei IV. I played a little bit of it and the second tutorial/lesson killed me. They said it would be hard and they were NOT kidding. Of course this got Aleks and myself a $30 eShop credit and we can't figure out what game to put that towards! If anyone has opinions I would love to hear them.
Earthbound. Just Earthbound.
We also had two lovely volunteer groups at our house this past week tearing things out and helping to remove parts of the condemned house. It was hard to watch, and I didn't know there was still so much stuff left. The house no longer has floors and a lot of the insulation is gone. The good news is that it was built before they started using asbestos. If it had that removing the house would cost so much more. We have made progress with getting the permits for it (and for our house). The process is more complicated because the lots are technically too small for the houses by modern codes.
You can see all of the new images right here.
That is where the good news ends. Just when we started to get progress... our car broke down. The thermostat and its housing and cables pretty much exploded. This delay has cost us more money (that we don't have) and more time. The irony here is that we had just purchased an air conditioner for Aleks' grandfather and we were taking it home. To get ourselves and the air conditioner the three miles back home it cost us about $40. Not to mention the cost of fixing the car. Here is a picture of our car on the flatbed!
If you have unwanted Fire Bars that you want to donate/sell they will be used for evil purposes.
I gots the evil intentions as they say.
I also had a cool encounter with a Japaneses player on the Club Tortimer island, it led to the exchange of friend codes. This has led to the exchange of swapnotes that I can't fully understand. (If you can read Japanese and want to help out send me a message.)
Of course as many people know I am crossdressing in Animal Crossing, this led to an unpleasant exchange on the Island with a person who was clearly a bigot (They were also from Japan). I did not let this stop my enjoyment of the game! I blocked them and moved on! There are a lot of really cool people out there and I've interacted and had fun with a number of people from different countries.
There may be a language barrier, but I didn't let that stop me!
In other news Fire Bars!
Also there has been some Hurricane Sandy progress, only because we are being forced to progress (without funds) in tearing down Aleks' grandfather's house. The town is trying to move things forward and if we do things it is much cheaper than if the town does it. Like the difference between $10,000 and $50,000. FEMA is still being unhelpful and they are starting to close cases that have not been resolved. Also the insurance company on our house is still being stubborn and has offered less than 20% of the contractors' estimates for repairs.
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