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I like the vidya games. I've been playing since I was about 2 or 3 years old. Ms. Pac-Man and Donkey Kong were my first loves. I had a top 10 score on Ms. Pac-Man at our local arcade when I was 3, a feat that angered my then teenage brother to no end.

I remember us having an Atari 5200. The only game I remember really playing on it though was Donkey Kong. Maybe Frogger too? I dunno.

Anyways, I wanted an NES really bad when I was around 7 or 8. My parents cheaped out though, and got me an Atari 7800 for Christmas. My mom's reasoning was that games were cheaper, and I'd be able to afford more of the 7800's offering on my meager allowance. The thing was, the 7800 wasn't a bad system in and of itself, but it sucked to hear all my friends rave about the Legend of Zelda while I was stuck playing Food Fight. That I got at Roses for $10. Damn...

Anyway, I saved up my allowance, got a hefty round of birthday donations, and bought the NES my damn self. That's when video games really started to kick ass for me, and eat up my life. Super Mario Bros 3, the CastleVania's, Contra, Mega Man... the NES was (and still is) my favorite system... like, ever.

Anyways, outside of gaming, I work on network administration type stuff, but my job is boring and I don't want to talk about it. I'm Roman Catholic, and I love doing stuff with my parish. I like helping others, and I really try to keep Jesus's words "Whatever you did for the least of these, you did for me" as my credo.

What else... I'm getting married in June to the love of my life, we have 3 cats together. From smallest to largest, Falkor, Gracie, and Snape. Snape is an epic creature. I think he weighs more than the other 2 cats combined.

All right, I'm done typing n-
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