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Jaybird

Jaybird is Birdmojo on Xbox Live and Jaybirdmojo on Playstation's network. He's been playing consoles since the Atari 2600 and it was Zork that taught him how to touch-type. If you've got a song for Wednesday, a commercial for Saturday, a recommendation for Tuesday, an essay for Monday, or, heck, just a handful a questions, fire off an email to AskJaybird-at-gmail.com

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  1. Avatar J@m3z Aitch says:

    I don’t get the picture. Were you one of those poor kids whose overly protective mothers make them wear bike helmets when they’re walking around the block?Report

  2. Avatar Rufus F. says:

    I love walking. All I can say for sure about it is that there is a life stage in which you have to leave behind Converse All Stars forever. Clearly, the Ramones did not do a lot of walking.Report

    • Avatar Chris in reply to Rufus F. says:

      Ugh, I miss my All Stars. Now it’s Sketchers and sandals for me. Sandals are pretty much a necessity for summer walking here.Report

      • Avatar zic in reply to Chris says:

        Have you tried skate shoes? (Skate board shoes, that is.)Report

        • Avatar zic in reply to zic says:

          I learned from the younger sprout, who would literally burn through clothing doing the stuff he did: clothes made for riding sports — snowboard or skateboard — are made tough and last. I objected to the expense, and discovered it was actually cheaper. Plus they often had some built-in protective function and very cool hidden pockets.

          As he grew and went from the men’s S to M to L to XL over his teen years, I inherited the many of the outgrowns; and they still hold up.Report

    • Avatar Stillwater in reply to Rufus F. says:

      Heh. I wore AllStars from all the way thru High School. Loved ’em. Then I discovered comfortable shoes.Report

  3. Avatar Jaybird says:

    So I picked up Civ IV.

    The last time I played Civilization, it didn’t have a number after it.

    What should I do to start with? Extra large? Extra small? Ice Age? Tropical?Report