araestel (araestel) wrote,

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Note to self...

Never do anything involving money on four hours of sleep.

A good firend of mine grey853 told me she picked up "Due South: Season 3" yesterday at Best Buy for $19 and considering I'd spent nearly $60 on seasons 1 & 2 from Canada and season 3 was the one I wanted the most, I jumped. She told me they opened at 11 am and I called to verify that considering I'm all the way across town from the one she shopped at and I wanted to go to the closer one. So after only 4 hours of sleep, I got myself together and went to get it.

I got to the store and waited about 10 minutes for them to open, intent on just getting what I needed and coming back home to work on icons.

Some things just aren't meant to be easy. And hey--I watched Farscape--I *know* things are never easy. Alas, I gave it a shot.

I went down the dvd isle, found the one DS package they had with a big 3 on it, and went to the checkout. Brought my ass back home and had one hell of a time getting the shrink wrap off of it. Once I did, I was looking at it as she'd mentioned David Marcino was all over the thing, but he was only in two eps in season three. Then I realized the big three was for the number of discs in the set--not the season number.

Well hell.

I already have two copies of season 2 from Canada--like I need a third! OY! So I haul my sore, tired ass back into my car and make a fucking road trip across town. Half an hour later, I'm standing in the exchange lane at Best Buy wondering once again why things are never easy.

So I get up to the counter, 15 minutes and a sore back later, and they don't want to exchange because it's open. Well duh--how about false advertising? So I explained my situation, she understood my confusion and relented "this time", to give me an exchange. Probably because they were going to make an additional $2 out of me and they realized how the cover *could* be misleading. (NOTE TO SELF: Take reading glasses when shopping)

So while I thought i'd have all this time to work on icons--now I have a whole lot less and now I need a freaking nap.

On the upside, I have an idea in my head for a story that's banging away at me--VigOrli, NOT DS. Sorry, grey853 I'll leave the DS goodness to your talented writing. I'll stick to art. LOL

And because I did it early....

Snurched from mirkwoodelfchic

// Series One - You

? Name: AraEstel (That's it and I'm sticking to it)
? Birth date: Jan. 29th, the one day guaranteed to snow wherever I am. Grrrrrrr
? Birthplace: Lexington, KY
? Current Location: My computer downstairs
? Eye Color: blue/green
? Hair Color: auburn
? Righty or Lefty: Righty
? Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

// Series Two - Describe

? The shoes you wore today: it's only 10am... I'm still barefoot!
? Your hair: curls, lots of curls
? Your eyes: blue
? Your weakness: Orlando
? Your fears: Fire
? Your favorite pizza: pepperoni and pineabble with x-tra cheese. YUMMMMMMMM
? One thing you'd like to achieve: I want to photograph Orlando

// Series Three - What Is

? Your most overused phrase on aim?: I suck
? Your thoughts first waking up: Oy! It's too early for me!
? The first feature you notice in the opposite (or same) sex: hair/eyes
? Your bedtime: around 4:00 am

// Series Four - You Prefer

? Pepsi or coke: coke
? McDonalds or Burger King: Neither but definitely NOT Burger King. It makes me hurl.
? Adidas or Nike: Nike
? Lipton or Nestea: neither. Allergic
? Chocolate or vanilla: either
? Cappuccino or coffee: Hate coffee!

// Series Five - Do You

? Cuss: frequently, virtually non-stop
? Sing well: Nope--but I know all the right words
? Take a shower everyday: it's 99 degrees here--what do you think??
? Have a crush(es): His name is Orlando...
? Want to go to college: Been there done that
? Like school: It was boring
? Want to get married: Been there done that too and have the scars to prove it
? Type properly or peck at the keys?: home keys!
? Believe in yourself: I used to. Not so much these days.
? Get motion sickness: God yes!
? Think you're attractive: PFFFT Maybe for an alien...
? Think you're a health freak: Don't make me laugh *holds sides* Surely you jest?!
? Get along with your parents: Yes - especiall with mom on anti-depresants. ;)
? Like thunderstorms: Hell yeah!!!!!

// Series Six - In the Past Month (and a half) Did You/Have You

? Drank alcohol: nope
? Smoked: nope
? Eaten an entire box of Oreos: No
? Eaten sushi: NO WAY
? Been dumped: No
? Made homemade cookies: No
? Gone skinny-dipping: nope
? Dyed your hair: No, but I am today after I get a new box.

// Series Seven - Have You Ever

? Played a game that required removal of clothing?: yep
? If so, was it mixed company: yep
? Been trashed or extremely intoxicated: yep
? Been caught doing something?: yep, by the campus police. Use your imagination. ;)
? Been called a tease: Nope

// Series Eight - The Future

? Age you hope to be married: Got married at 21--blissfully divorced. ;)
? What country would you most like to visit: Scotland

// Series Nine - Opposite Sex

? Best eye color?: brown
? Best hair color?: brown
? Short or long hair?: medium to long
? Best height : between 5'9" and 6'5 (I'm tall and would love to wear heels again)
? Best first date location: open to suggestions

// Series Ten - Number of

? Number of girls I have kissed in my life: 0
? Number of boyfriends you've had: Straight ones? Two sounds about right. I only really fall for gay men. Rats!
? Number of people I could trust with my life: 3
? Number of tattoos: none
? Number of times my name has appeared in the newspaper?: more than 30 sounds about right
? Number of scars on my body: 3 that I can think of
Tags: meme, personal

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