gotta love smart people + new technology

November 9th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

true story – my roommate and i just moved to a place with central a/c and heat. neither of us have lived in a place with such fanciness in our adult lives so we were pretty excited about it. so when it first got cold, i tried adjusting the temperature and kinda failed but it looked like it kept getting reset so i just assumed he liked it cold. i know, i know, don’t assume.

so i come home one day while he’s in like a thousand layers on the couch.

it was a huge relief to find out that he thought it was super cold too because generally he likes it colder than i do.

but then comes the whole trickiness of using this system. that seems like it should be pretty simple

in the end i just resort to pressing a lot of buttons. i mean something has to happen right?

eventually we gave up and called the landlord. turns out the heater itself was actually broken and we are not complete idiots and it really is as simple as it looks.

so captain crazypants may have been the understatement of the year

October 6th, 2010 § 1 comment § permalink

because you get home to the check actually delivered via fed ex.

so you think, ok maybe captain crazypants did send it to me. with a little extra money for movers. sounds ok… maybe.
and then you open the envelope.

really, there are no words.

oh and as a sidenote: voice of reason – you are fired. EPIC FAIL.

the joys of moving

October 1st, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

especially when you move with someone can be remarkable.

now i have to admit having multiple people help is pretty awesome. but then there are moments when you are moving with someone and you would think that consolidation is a good thing.

but apparently someone doesn’t like to throw things away. so you win one battle.

but say you had to work the next day and your roommate has the day off. so you feel pretty good that y’all have gotten most everything. and crash on the couch. amidst all your boxes.

and wake up to find a microwave. hmmm but i thought there was one in the kitchen here?

oh wait, look there’s another one in the next room…

and wait for it. yes, folks, there is totally a microwave in the kitchen already.

sometimes there are no words

September 29th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

like when you move to a foreign country and try to figure out how things (by things i mean technology) work for yourself.

you buy a shiny new tv! yay!

then you try to hook it up.

and then you remember you forgot to hook the cable box to the wall jack… but wait, where is the cable?

of course, you should have known that you needed to buy that separately. because you’re psychic.


gotta love international moves

September 23rd, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

commence the morning by unlocking the deadbolt.

then go to ikea

stand in front of door with IKEA crap and the key won’t go in… note the key on the inside of the door that you forgot about.

call international locksmith … please wait 3 hours

of course locksmith 30 mins late

locksmith pops open door with cardboard (like magic)… in about 20 secs

please pay $75

punch you in the face.