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LeeJ07

Mass shooting reported at a video game tournament in Florida. Multiple fatalities and the shooter is dead.https://www.cnet.com/news/mass-shooting-reported-at-video-game-tournament-in-florida/
Aug 26 2018 03:45 PM
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LeeJ07

Got my hands on a couple of used Xbox 360s this week, but there's no controllers. If anybody here has one extra, I'd be willing to pay a reasonable amount for it. (Gamestop and Ebay are too expensive, I've already discovered.)
Aug 21 2018 12:24 PM
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    kamakazi20012
    I have four, two wired and two wireless. But only one works, the rest are shot. I agree, these controllers are crazily priced and you never know if you're going to get a good one. Will keep any eye out, though. My wired one was $15 from GameStop if that would be an option?
    Aug 25 2018 09:35 PM
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    LeeJ07
    My local Gamestop only has wireless ones, and they're asking $26.99 to $29.99, which is crazy for a controller.
    Aug 26 2018 09:58 AM
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LeeJ07

Sadly, the only working CRT television I had here completely stopped working. No more Duck Hunt for the forseeable future.
Apr 25 2018 08:23 PM
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    kamakazi20012
    Keep an eye out on local Goodwill and other stores. While they can't take them you might find free ones sitting around their donation areas. Check Salvation Army as well. Also, do a search for free TVs on Craigslist in your area. That is how I found my little 20" Santo CRT flat screen.
    Apr 26 2018 03:42 AM
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    kamakazi20012
    The 20" Apex I had died a while back and I didn't know of a hidden feature it had. It could switch between 50 & 60 Hz as needed. So, now, most of the ST games I have and one 2600 game do not work on the Sanyo model I have now. The 2600 game is Secret Quest.
    Jun 26 2018 11:59 PM
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LeeJ07

Finally got a Nintendo Switch!!!
Mar 23 2018 09:29 PM
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    RickR
    Sweet!
    Mar 23 2018 09:43 PM
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    LeeJ07
    Took advantage of the Toys R Us liquidation sale.
    Mar 23 2018 09:54 PM
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    LeeJ07
    I got no games, though :P
    Mar 23 2018 09:55 PM
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LeeJ07

Decided to dip my toes into the world of import gaming. Just bought myself a Bandai Wonderswan Color on Ebay.
Dec 23 2017 09:02 PM
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    RickR
    I have no idea what that is, but the name is cool.

    Dec 23 2017 10:47 PM
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    LeeJ07
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/WonderSwan
    Dec 25 2017 10:45 PM
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    kamakazi20012
    Also, on YouTube look up Kelsey Lewin. She is a Wonderswan goddess.
    Mar 09 2018 07:14 AM
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LeeJ07

Today is my Birthday.
Nov 07 2017 02:22 PM
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    RickR
    Happy birthday!!!!!
    Nov 07 2017 07:14 PM
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    greenween
    Happy Birthday Lee!
    Nov 08 2017 12:34 AM
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    Zontar
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEE!
    Nov 09 2017 10:56 PM
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LeeJ07

According to his Facebook profile, today is Steve Woita's birthday!
Oct 19 2017 01:29 PM
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    Gemini Gamer
    Yay!
    Oct 20 2017 01:43 PM
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LeeJ07

So I was taking a look at my Dreamcast again, and it hit for me the first time that it must be a launch model. The sticker says August 1999, and it has a 0 in a circle, which I learned makes it a Rev 0. Peek in the casing shows it to have a metal fan casing. This thing is pretty rare, aren't I correct?
Oct 16 2017 02:39 AM
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LeeJ07

It was bound to happen... I finally experienced the annoyance of battery backup going dead in one of my games. :(
Sep 29 2017 01:11 PM
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LeeJ07

I'm on a mission to download every single 3DS Virtual Console game to my 3DS. I have reached 42. Will I succeed? Only time will tell...
Aug 03 2017 03:41 AM
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    kamakazi20012
    Have you reached 43 yet?
    Aug 27 2017 09:52 PM
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LeeJ07

About three or four more weeks till our new house comes in. I'm getting impatient to reorganize my games again.
Jul 29 2017 07:19 PM
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    RickR
    Ah the joys of making plans.
    Jul 29 2017 09:55 PM
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LeeJ07

Finally dragged out my PS2 again, after making sure it was totally dried out, only to discover the only controller I have seems to have totally crapped out. Which is just great. I guess I'm back on the market for a PS2 controller, and in the meantime, no PS2 games. :(
Jul 09 2017 05:11 PM
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    LeeJ07
    Dang, I wish I did, but I only have one Gamecube controller. I'll just have to troll Ebay or the local game store when I have time, but either of those options will likely cost more than I'd really like to pay. Sadly, PS2 controllers pretty much never show up at the thrift stores around here.
    Jul 11 2017 11:42 AM
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    LeeJ07
    I'm guessing my PS2 controller got wet or somehow damaged back when the tree fell on the house, I don't know, but none of the four action switches on the right side work anymore. Bizarrely, the d-pad and analog stick on the left side work just fine.
    Jul 11 2017 11:45 AM
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    kamakazi20012
    I have tons of PS controllers but not sure how many PS2 controllers I have. I'll look and may have a 3rd party model. Hmm...can you take things apart comfortably? You might try taking the PS2 controller apart and cleaning the carbon contacts on the button pads and the flex circuit inside. That might work.
    Jul 14 2017 10:30 PM
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LeeJ07

Been doing a little shopping online, snatched up a couple games for relatively cheap. I'll post pics when I can.
Jun 28 2017 07:00 PM
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LeeJ07

Got my room mostly cleaned out now. It looks like I dodged a bullet and most of my videogame collection was unscathed. A lot of my Wii and PC games boxes need to dry out, though.
Jun 11 2017 04:00 PM
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    Rowsdower70
    Great news, Lee!
    Jun 12 2017 05:58 PM
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LeeJ07

Well, the tree has finally been removed from the house. What a week.
Jun 03 2017 11:17 PM
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    Rowsdower70
    Hurricane Rita dropped a huge pine tree on our house. It was a lot of work from us pulling up wet carpet and padding before the contractors ever got there.
    Jun 04 2017 09:30 AM