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Re: Yeti

Jesse: I agree the noise is something else again with these games...but
I kind of figure I'd better get some kind of "in" with these kids if I
have any hope of staying in the loop of their teenaged lives...a really
difficult thing to pull off these days. And good for you for being able
to make yourself tolerate something so hard for you just to have your
kids and their friends at your house instead of out somewhere else doing
goodness only knows what...

Blessings in Christ's mercy,


Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of this world!

 --- On Thu 03/06, Jesse Bell < silverhawk@flash.net > wrote:
From: Jesse Bell [mailto: silverhawk@flash.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 08:57:34 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yeti

I can play the games...and I'm pretty good at it. I just don't like
the<br>violence and noise level. When my son and the twins were home and
in<br>high school, they had "Halo" parties at our house and these kids
would<br>bring their own televisions, video games, x-boxs....and they
would set<br>up in different rooms and do tournaments. After awhile I
just had to get<br>out of there...the noise is just too much for me. The
sound of bombs and<br>guns shooting just made me a wreck. I'm a
"peacemonger" and that kind of<br>noise is like fingernails on a
chalkboard. Now they are into Guitar<br>Hero...wow....again with the
noise. And I like MUSIC...it's just...not<br>THAT kind of music.<br><br>
<br><br>Melody <mhobertm@excite.com> wrote:<br> Pam: Frankly compared to
kids nowadays, any adult lacks the necessary<br>hand-eye coordination to
be good at these games. Doesn't surprise me<br>that the military was
able to blow that satellite out of orbit with such<br>devastating

precision...they probably had some 21 year old kid who grew<br>up
playing video games operating the missile system. BTW, to most of
the<br>teenage boys around our town, I am *the* coolest mom ever because
I know<br>how to play the game Halo...awesome awesome game about the
Marines and<br>alien invaders...lots of blowing stuff up which turns out
to be<br>important to teenaged boys...go figure! And yesterday I took my
laptop<br>into the computer store for a checkup and the college kid at
the counter<br>nearly fell over when he found out that the Age of Empire
games on my<br>system were my games and not my kids'. Gave me a good
laugh...who knew<br>*old* people played cool video games,
right?<br><br><br><br>Blessings in Christ's mercy,<br><br>Melody
<br><br>Work for the Lord: the pay isn't much but the retirement is out
of this world!<br><br>--- On Wed 03/05, Pam Evans <
gardenqueen@gmail.com > wrote:<br>From: Pam Evans [mailto:

gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 20:27:33 -0600<br>Subject:
Re: [CHAT] Yeti<br><br>My hand-eye coordination isn't the best so I
never got interested in<br>all<br>that. Probably because my vision is so
bad. But give me a good<br>book and<br>I'm lost to the world for hours!
Until the cat jumps up in<br>my lap and looks<br>at me like - hello,
time for petting and brushing<br>now.<br><br>On 3/5/08, Melody
wrote:<br>><br>> Not<br>kidding...I have a terrible time with video
games...I could easily<br>><br>spend days playing one that captures my
interest to the exclusion<br>of<br>> pretty much everything else...ask
my kids sometime how bad I am<br>when it<br>> comes to anything related
to the Legend of Zelda games or<br>the Mario<br>> Brother
games...<br>><br>><br>><br>><br>><br>> Blessings<br>in Christ's
mercy,<br>><br>> Melody<br>><br>> Work for the Lord: the pay<br>isn't
much but the retirement is out of this<br>> world!<br>><br>> ---<br>On
Wed 03/05, Pam Evans <

gardenqueen@gmail.com > wrote:<br>> From: Pam<br>Evans [mailto:
gardenqueen@gmail.com]<br>> To:<br><br>gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date:
Wed, 5 Mar 2008 17:58:30 -0600<br>><br>Subject: Re: [CHAT]
Yeti<br>><br>> LOL Melody - you're killin'<br>me.<br><br>On 3/5/08,
Melody<br>> wrote:<br>><br>><br>Judy: Timing and sheer<br>>
persistence...plus an addictive personality!<br>:-)<br>><br>> Blessings
in<br>> Christ's mercy,<br>><br>><br>Melody<br>><br>> Work for the Lord:
the pay<br>> isn't much but the<br>retirement is out of this<br>>
world!<br>><br>> ---<br>> On Tue 03/04,<br>Judy Browning <
judylee@lewiston.com > wrote:<br>> From:<br>> Judy<br>Browning [mailto:
judylee@lewiston.com]<br>> To:<br>><br>gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date:
Tue, 4 Mar 2008 08:58:18 -0800<br>><br>><br>Subject: Re: [CHAT]
Yeti<br>><br>> 308.3 my best so far, what's<br>your<br>> secret ;
)<br>----- Original Message<br>> ----- <br>From:<br>"Melody "<br>>
<br>To:<br>><br><br>Sent: Monday,<br>> March 03, 2008

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