Monday, July 15, 2013

Weekend review 7/13/13 - 7/14/13.

 Once again it's time for (drum roll) the weekend review! This weekend was the Marysville's Junk in the Trunk and the Rodz On 3rd car show. We went last year too. I didn't take any pictures at the car show but there was an extremely sweet 1964 Chevrolet C10 truck there. Link is not for the truck at the show. I should have taken a picture of the truck. I'm disappointed in myself now, but oh well. Earlier in the week, had a sweet deal for the Alien Anthology on Blu-ray. Side note I thought four movies of a series was called a quadrilogy or a tetralogy? When did that change? I found the old dvd cover of the Alien Quadrilogy here. I was right that, it used to be called that. Okay rant over, Ha ha.

 I couldn't pass this deal up. I had to screen grab the deal and sweet talk Melissa, to let me get it. Ha ha.

The end result of me begging. Sweet Blu-ray goodness of Alien Anthology in all it's glory.
 First we went to the Junk in the Trunk sale. I got really sunburned but my sweet deal below made it worth it. 

This whole bundle for 40 bucks. Sweet! Star Wars The Complete Saga on Blu-ray. Transformers 1 and 2 on Blu-ray
 So we had to get some lunch and we went home. I popped in Transformers. Nothing could be sweeter.

Nerdgasm. (Side note food is not burnt. The filter made it dark.)

 Later on I was looking at my other score from the show and guess what I found? The Revenge Of The Fallen case had Dark Of The Moon in it instead of Revenge Of The Fallen. What in the hell is that? Now I'm catching crap from people saying, "Ben, why didn't you look in the cases before you bought them?" I will say, "I was caught up in the moment." Oh well whatever. I basically got it for free. Regular price on Amazon is 89  bucks for the Star Wars Complete Saga on Blu-ray and Transformers 1 and 2 is about 27 bucks together.

 You might be thinking well what's wrong with Dark of the Moon on Blu-ray? I will say I already own it and I was trying to complete the trilogy. Oh and the cardboard cover was labeled 2 disc special edition and it was just a single movie. Major fail. Saturday night we went to our neighbors house for a party. We came home from the party I popped in A Good Day to Die Hard. I liked the movie but I thought it was way over the top and unbelievable for the realism aspect. The first die Hard movies were still kind of believable but borderline. I actually had came up with my version of Die Hard 5. Not tooting my own horn or anything but I thought my idea was really good. I'm wondering if they are going to try and continue the series with John McClain's son as the role? It was cool that the same girl from Live Free Or Die Hard played his daughter in this one too.

 Sunday I had to grown up stuff and blah, blah, blah. It was a very sweet weekend and I can't wait for another one like this. I hope you had a great weekend. Buyer beware of mislabeled Blu-ray movies. Check the disc's out before you buy. Ha ha. Till next time. 

Sunday, July 7, 2013

2 year blog anniversary.

 So this is my 2 year blog anniversary. I can't believe it has been 2 years already. You're like Ben, wait, why didn't you do anything for for your 1 year anniversary? And I will say I never thought about it. But now since I am, I'm going to go through some mandatory memory lane stuff like old posts, stats and all that good stuff.

 Let's dive in. My very first post ever: Why do I let what my friends do bother me?. The summary of this post is competition between friends, always trying to outdo others and shrugging it off. We haven't been friends with those people in quite a few years now. I do not miss them one bit. They were toxic, belittling and negative. That post helped me think out my feelings and helped me move on. It did take awhile to move on but I did.

 My next milestone? A viewer comment. I have actually only gotten comments on like two posts. Oh well. The blog post with the first comment is: Why do assholes prevail? Oh and by the way this post has gotten 121 views up until this writing. That is crazy to me. I normally have like 4 views and two of those are mine because I forgot to uncheck "Don't track your own views." Ha ha. This was my first time I felt like someone read my blog and it either helped them or it was helping me? Don't know for sure but it was indeed a milestone.

 It's weird going back over some of these posts. I don't even know where to begin with memory lane on my blog. Well let's skip forward another year.

 Well I didn't even mark the year anniversary on my actual start date in 2012. So I will show you the closest posts to that date. First one up 4th of July 2012 which was posted on 7-5-12. I actually took some pretty cool pictures on that blog. I have an amazing picture of the moon. The next blog post Cellphone pic Thursday 7-12-12. Not too bad of a picture taken with an iPhone 3GS. My highest page visit in my blog history happened in 2012. It was for my friend that passed away. I don't really count that as a post worth bragging about so I will pick the next highest blog views in history. My post on the Starbuck's 2012 edition ornaments it has 289 views. I only had one comment on my blog for 2012 besides for my friend's post it was for Rain storm 6-23-12.

One of my most favorite blogs was when I talked about my Special Edition movies and games. You can check Limited Edition post 1. And Limited Edition post 2.  For a while I was doing some weekend review blogs. This was my first ever weekend review. You can check that out here weekend review 1. I need to get back into the swing of things and start doing my weekend reviews. My very first Mars Rover Curiosity post.

 Well I think that was a pretty good walk down blogging lane for me. And that I don't have anything else to add to this blog. So I will leave it on a good note. I hope you enjoyed this as much as I did. Well till next time.

Friday, July 5, 2013

4th of July 2013.

 So this year I actually had 4th of July off of work. I got to barbecue. I had a great day. It was one of the best 4th's Melissa and I have had in awhile. We also went to get see Despicable Me 2. It was a good movie, but I feel not as good as the first one. The minions saved the movie in my opinion. All around a great day. I hope you had a great one too. Till Next time.

Course one: kabobs.

#bbq #4thofjuly #rageagainstthemachine #nofilter by @_b_e_n_c_

Course two: Burgers and hotdogs.

One of the better firework pictures I took. 

This is actually a missed shot of a fire work, but the whole time I was thinking:
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

#4thofjuly #fireworks by @_b_e_n_c_