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April 26, 2005

Flashback to a Mis-Spent Youth

I could have been doing my homework, so that by now I'd be writing books or important M&A proposals or that sort of crap.

I could have been chasing tail.

But no... I was sitting around like a dork rolling d20's to see which ones were "lucky."

Corey sends this painful reminder of that horrible period of my life, an old commercial for D&D.

I don't think I actually remember it. That's the psychological response known as "blocking."

Bonus: Yes, there is mention of "lightning bolt."

Let me say something about the actors shown playing the game. They're all obviously dorks. Not super-ugly or creepy-scary dorks, but plainly dorks.

I suppose they considered casting young good-looking models as the players, and then they just laughed themselves f'n' silly at the idea.

Okay, the youngest-looking girl is halfway cute. I guess that's what you call "creative license."

Okay, Okay: Some D&D chicks were/are cute.

Just none of the ones I knew.

Actually, I didn't know any.


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