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I have returned!

How ironic... I spend days in Vegas, and I spend more time playing Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix and DDR MAX than I spent doing anything else, including gambling.  Well, I s'pose I slept a bit more often than I played DDR... but you get the idea.  ;)  I got back Monday night, but I've been so busy with work, moving preparations, and other shtuff that I haven't even had the chance to post a new entry here.  I guess it's about time that I did so tonight, eh?  :)

I didn't gamble much, so I didn't really win anything... but the good news about that is that I didn't lose any money either.  *grin*  What was really cool is that our hotel room got comped, so I didn't owe a cent for spending three nights in the Mirage!  It sure was at a great location, too.  I got pictures with my digital camera... I'll have to download those, then upload 'em to my Web server and link 'em when I get the chance.  They'll probably be in my next post, unless I decide to edit this one to add them or something.

Damn, I'm hungry... I feel like I did last night after my very first swing/salsa lesson.  This really cool guy who I met at a local bar/lounge (awesome place called the Fourth Street Tavern... there's live music there every night) offered to teach me and some other people, so I took him up on it.  It's kind of ironic when a person realizes how easy it is to dance freestyle... it's completely different to learn steps to a dance.  In a way, it's kind'a like first learning how to play DDR... but much more difficult for a ton of reasons.  Leading a partner alone takes a completely different level of focus... but couple that with quick rhythmic (and very specific) steps, and you've got quite a challenge on your hands.

Hmmm... I should go into the oddities of Vegas more when I post those pictures of Caesar's Palace and other various stuffage on the strip.  Such a different world... there are no laws against open containers so you can drink anywhere you want and even take it with you, smoking cigarettes inside restaurants... I dunno, it's just so different.  I still get amazed thinking about it, even though it wasn't my first time there.  I feel like I'd enjoy living there, but I know better than to actually do such a thing.  There are better places to move, anyhow... I'd rather move to New York, but of course I have my reasons for that.  ;)

I'll have to post some of those DDR songs I've recently become obsessed with soon.  I absolutely adore dancing to Vincent de Moor's remix of Ghosts, the Perfect Sphere remix of So Deep in DDR MAX, and DJ AC-DC's cover of the Never Ending Story theme.  I had just recently watched that movie again, a couple weeks before I headed to Vegas... so I was determined to figure out how to pass it.  I finally did, along with Ghosts, towards the end of my trip.  I also played Era for a while until I figured it out, too.  So Deep sort'a came naturally after I had worked on those.  Woot, I can pass most any 6-step difficulty song now!  I feel so special!!  *lol*  Ah well, I still suck... but just you wait, I'll be passing 8s some day!  :)

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starsickle
Jan. 25th, 2002 02:31 pm (UTC)
I like metriod remixes
I'm listening to Metalroid...an OC remix...it's very good. it reminds me on how dakr the game was...it was very unconventional during those days....the dark space theme...the music. really....I liked metriod.

Metriod 3 was good too. I Like Metriod.

not enough of the game though...I'd like to see a more expansive game.

And I want to be a developer for Front Mission 4.
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