Tweets of Horror

@robdaviaugamer LIVING VICARIOUSLY THROUGH YOU SO HARD RIGHT NOW— Matthew Baldwin (@matthewbaldwin) May 27, 2012 Over the Memorial Day weekend, Rob Daviau ran an epic game of Tomb of Horrors. Lest the names ring no bells: "Rob Daviau" was previously mentioned on this blog as designer of the excellent Risk: Legacy, while "Tomb of Horrors" is the legendary (and notoriously

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E-Sheep

I've been entering CAPTCHAs on a website and receiving nothing but errors. My assumption, after the third failure, was that the CAPTCHA system was screwy. But now, after 10, I'm in the midst of a full-blown existential crisis. Like, maybe I can't read CAPTCHAs. Maybe this is a Rachael-in-Blade-Runner scenario. Hahaha, but that's ridiculous. I mean, some of you have

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Going On A Bender

My yoga card for the local gym has four punches left on it, and expires in as many days. And thus the stage is set for a showdown between my frugality and inflexibility. This card, which I bought a little under a year ago, was my second. The first was purchased after a consultation with a weight trainer who, after

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Tradition

This morning at Starbucks I ordered a latte grande with a shot of vanilla. I was pleased that I remembered to say "grande"; I usually say "big" and then receive an impromptu lecture on Starbucks sizing nomenclature. I did not, however, remember to specify the potency, and so hastily added, "a double". The achingly young barista smiled and chirpily replied,

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Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets

A few years ago I joined a book club. Not one of those new-fangled Internet discussions groups, but a real-life, old-school book club, where participants gather monthly, eat pita chips, and grudgingly confess to not finishing the novel. Occasionally the other members are even so foolish as to let me pick the book. Such was the case with this month's

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