Get Off My Lawn

I can't tell if he's laughing or crying.


500 plus detailed pages of glorious information.

My game guide lay open on the dining room table. This is where I like to conduct my “research.” I pore over the tome, reading glasses perched on my nose, gleaning the wonders and bounty of the Wasteland.

Cue the record needle being scratched across the vinyl.

Maureen: You wanna move your nerd shit so I can read the paper?

I shake my head sadly and make space for the paper to be laid out. In the face of adversity I will continue to study.


Earlier in the week:

Me: Oh my God, I love this game. It is massive. Just massive. It’s the kind of game I will play at least twice. Maybe even three times.

Maureen: Hopefully, though you might play it three times, I’ll only have to hear about it once.

I have to admit this was a good one. Zing, pow. I laughed.

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50 replies

  1. Without family members to call us out on our delusions of grandeur, how would we ever keep it real? Sounds like Maureen does her job thoroughly and effectively. Go Maureen!

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  2. Hahaha! Move your nerd shit! That’s good shit – but also WHAT! Move your paper, woman!

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  3. You guys Crack me up! ๐Ÿ˜

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  4. I admire her wit. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  5. I like Maureen. โ˜บโ˜บโ˜บ Nerd shit….perfect.

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  6. “Nerd shit”!!!! Hahaha!

    Sam rented me the new Star Wars game from Redbox tonight. That’s how it’s done! I’ll have to checkout Fallout 4 if it becomes available. All your talk has made me interested.

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    • I could go on for days about this game. It is awesome and massive. I’ll probably be playing it for a few months, like six maybe, so it is an amazing value for dollar. I’ve thought about getting Star Wars but I wouldn’t get around to playing it for quite some time.

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  7. Your wife is almost as mean as I am. Ah ha ha ha!

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  8. “Maureen: Hopefully, though you might play it three times, Iโ€™ll only have to hear about it once.”

    Geez, you get to talk about it once… [green with envy]

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  9. Heh. I just forwarded this to another Canadian nerd, who is lusting after a new computer simply for this game. Thing is… I understand. Nerd shit…. ๐Ÿ˜€ And btw, I just now noticed the url is get off my lawn PLEASE. Canadians are so cute.:::looks innocent::::

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  10. Poor Maureen! I think mariticide would be acceptable if my husband every took up gaming. Pretty sure a Grand Jury in Texas would let me off…

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  11. Guys, you two are such a fine couple, I love you!

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  12. lol!! “You wanna move your nerd shit so I can read the paper?” Now that’s a woman who knows what she wants!! That being said, growing up I had Nintendo power strategy guides all over the house!

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  13. Been waiting for the series on poverty. (Can you tell I don’t care for games either? =) )

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  14. Haha that’s very funny ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  15. I’m still playing Fallout 3.

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