Posting from work, which I've been trying not to do, but now that my laptop's not turning on, I don't have a choice, so... ^^;;;;
I think that something may have burnt out; the Acer end-user
specialist in the US suggested that it might have been a voltage issue, but I checked that before leaving (and was told it was okay), and in any case, it would have died sooner then... ( Laptop problems )
I bought Need for Speed: Carbon and Test Drive Unlimited (both for Xbox 360) yesterday at Circuit City, while (fruitlessly) looking for desktops, nearly all of which weren't what I was looking for... They're both great games, and Test Drive Unlimited is really much harder than it looks, especially for the challenges like driving someone to a destination on time safely (i.e. without hitting anything or going off the road), and the rewards like clothing coupons and cash. And I'm playing it as a female character, so... ^^;;;
But I had a very delicious and quite filling spicy pork bulgogi for lunch yesterday at Crossroads mall. ^_^ It was a bit expensive ($6.83 after tax), but so worth it. *_* *still remembers it fondly*
I am so tempted to have that again for lunch today...
This morning, I watched "Dark Water", a 2001 Japanese film (with English subtitles/dub track available) that's 100 minutes long by the director of "Ringu" and "Ringu 2". It's (very briefly) about a divorced woman who's raising her 6 year-old daughter, and she's having a really hard time, and water starts dripping from her ceiling onto everything. There's a lot of suspense in the movie, but to me, it was also really interesting looking at how people cope with depression. ^^;; And the ending reminded me a lot of Silent Hill for some reason, although it was slightly different...
It's been licensed for R1 by ADV, so it shouldn't be too hard to find. I recommend watching it, though maybe not alone. ^^;;;
If I don't get a desktop, I'll be "offline" for at least 2 weeks. I can check email from work, but in terms of LJ comments/posts, I'm trying not to get into that habit...