Oh wow, did I just save myself some cash! I was going to buy a box set of DVDs at Amazon for $138. I was just about to hit the place order button when I thought to myself “why not check out Bestbuy.com”. Reason? Well, the last time I was in a Best Buy store, they had various box sets for sell under $100. So, I did a search and discovered that they were selling the exact same set for $99.99. Add in tax and shipping and it was $109, which is still less than Amazon. As much as I love Amazon, I’m not going to spend thirty extra dollars on something when I don’t have to. I can now afford to buy another box set I was looking at, which is the same price as the one I bought. If I had bought them both at Amazon (not at the same time…I’m not rich!) it would have cost $275. With Best Buy it’s only $220 (rounded up). I’m going to wait to pay off my credit card before buying the other set. One, because I like have a low credit card balance, and two, because I don’t plan on watching it until I go home for the summer anyway. So why buy something if it’s just going to sit on your desk looking pretty?
Can you believe it?! I’m updating after…a really long time!
There really isn’t much to say, or maybe there is and I just don’t feel like typing it all up.
I received and read Jan’s first novel (awww!) and yes, Jan, I did enjoy it. She all ready knows this, but for those who don’t, my favorite characters are Chiyo and Ariba (hope I spelled that right!). I like Noah well enough, but he’s not my fave or anything. But then it’s very rare for main characters to make it on my favorites list.
The more I think about it, the more it seems I will be buying vBulletin instead of upgradting to phpBB 3, assuming that project ever sees the light of day. I never thought this day would come! But I am seriously thinking about, and how to go about testing a conversion. I have a feeling the members will like it more; aside from Jan and Niklas and their “open-source!” club. 😉 I even thought of making Jan create a vBulletin skin for the forum, but that’s because I’m lazy. I hear it’s easy to do, so it’s not like she can complain! I’d make Kate do it, but she no love us anymore. 🙁
My OFB ships tomorrow!!!! w00t! Oh, and I do get spring break off so that means lots of sleep and lots of Sims. And maybe even lots of homework to catch up on. poo on that one.
Everyone’s acting like I pulled a Kaitlin or something! *shakes head*
My French teacher is the cute one from France. aww! I’m going to try and get an A in the class…which won’t be easy. But this is the last French class I have to take, so I might as well try! I have one more class today at 3:30 and it lasts an hour and 15 minutes. I hope we get out early, being the first day and all. I can’t even remember what it’s about. Besides Japan, something Japanese. Anyway.
I’ll talk about my break some other time when I feel like it. For some reason I am awfully tired. I have no idea why.
I start work tomorrow, which I am not looking forward to. I am, however, looking forward to getting paid next week. I really need to get paid. I spent way too much money in December.
So. After buring up 3 GB of bandwidth in three days, the stupid Googlebot finally downloaded the robots.txt file that told it to not do that! I cannot express how happy I am about this. If things had continued, I would have had to shut down the forum for awhile, and I didn’t want to do that. 🙁
In other news, I didn’t fall asleep until 6 AM, woke up a few hours later, and it took a couple more hours for me to realize why no one was going to work: It’s Saturday. I’m also so hungry it hurts, but that’s minor. Whitney and I got into a spat that lasted so long I actually forgot what we were arguing about. 😯 To add to that, I wasn’t even mad, so I was confused why I was arguing in the first place. We’re fine now, no worries, I just think we should avoid trying the serious talks at 4 AM.
Oh, back to bandwidth! I’m just so happy about that. Now I can work on those new layouts I’ve been planning without fear of teh Googlebot killing me. I’ve also almost decided to just do the MW revap, even if I have no idea when phpBB is going to release Olympus. I’m tried of the dark green look and upside down Moiraine. I don’t even know why I made her upside down! Anyway, I’m going to save all that work for when I get some artwork from my super nice art friends, i.e. beg.