Dec. 24, 22: Routine, Pizza Events, Quest, TV, and Games


[It’s Sunday, but between the snow storm and being Christmas morning, I’m kind of looking for any excuse not to do the grocery shopping today…thinking I’m alright for at least a couple days, but I’m also not too happy about the prospect of hiding out indoors all day again and wasting my life in front of the TV…I guess I can get a little exercise taking care of the snow, but that’s not really anything productive; really need to accomplish something on the website, I know that would make me feel better about myself…🤔]

Aww, man! Looking back now (actually I was kind of aware of it at the time as well), today was pretty much a complete waste of a day…going to be a real chore trying to get my thousand words out of this one! 😱

When I got back home from taking Wenche to the airport last night it was already starting to push towards bedtime and I just got myself ready and watched some SuperStore. I was pretty wrecked all day and fell asleep relatively early, about nine o’clock or so.

Woke up when Wenche sent me a message that the plane was delayed and she didn’t end up leaving until like nine hours after I dropped her off. 🤬 Round about three thirty or so The Howlening began and the cat kept digging his claws into me. I got up and opened the basement door so he could go down to use the potty (didn’t think to leave it open), and that did buy me some time, but he started back in at four and then again at four thirty, by which point I was just up (although I still felt super tired).

I did, at least for the most part, let the email aggravation of the last two days go…it did pop into my head a couple times, but I didn’t make myself as agitated this time; not precisely sure why I let it bother me so much in the first place…guess it was a blind-side sucker punch that I thought was pretty unfair, and the exam he wrote was actually quite crappy (so it’s kind of insulting to have him demand I give it exactly as is and on paper while lording “lead faculty”), by anyway I’m working myself up again and it’s stupid.

Not much interesting to note about the usual morning routine, just got on with it early like the last several days. Chatted a bit on Discord, did some curation, checked the crypto markets, checked on Solairitas, shifted tokens, the uz. I did swap for some HBD, but more on that in the Astral Revelations section below.

We’re supposedly in the middle of a “blizzard” and the furnace has been running really hard (but happy that it’s doing it’s thing even if I know it’s going to cost a pretty penny) but other than the wind me bitter cold, we didn’t really get much snow, only like an inch or so. The wind has been whipping, though, which makes being outside for even a couple of minutes a risk for frostbite 🥶 so I wasn’t trying to earn any hardcore points by trying to go for a walk in it today.

Got my post done and published and shared and was dragging so wicked hard it wasn’t even funny. I went to lay down and try to get caught up on some sleep, but there were events happening over on Pizza server…

All day there was Snowsgiving with all kinds giveaways and airdrops from members of the community (super nice) and we had our usual Gartic which was super hard today and we didn’t get the record and then dCrops pack opening (I won two new cards! 🤑) and Trivia. I stayed for the first two, but I did actually crash out for a while and missed Trivia. 😭

Besides going in and fighting myself out of the predicament I’d gotten myself into on Into the Radius (and then getting killed a couple times again and quitting), I basically spent the whole rest of the day watching movies.

I just watched some comedy movies, nothing really exciting, one with John Hader about ghost hunters that was alright…oh, wait, I watched The Immaculate Room. That was pretty good, actually! It’s a psychological thriller about two people locked in a white room together for fifty days for five million dollars; pretty intense indeed! 😲

At one point I did take a “break” and did the dishes that were piled in the sink, but that was the extent of my productivity. Oh, and I made myself a burrito for dinner with some leftover steak 🥩 in the fridge if that counts.

Put on the last episodes of Superstore 😭 and fell asleep quite late considering how tired I’ve been.

[Wow! I cant believe I managed a somewhat decent post today…was worried since all I did was lay in bed and watch movies all day and mess around online, but hey, I’ll take it.]

The site was under maintenance when I went in to check on my dShitty. No crime or crises for once today, but it doesn’t seem to make any difference anyway since I only got the two SIM, same as yesterday.



Well, CryptoBrewmaster became CryptoSuckmaster and then ultimately CryptoFuckmaster…dCity became dShitty…is Rising Star next?! I guess it’s not really that they’re breaking their promises or anything, just designed in such a way to become insanely slow and boring.

Got drunks on top of drunks, so whatever, nothing I can do about it and I’ll just slog missions as I do. 🤬


My Splinterlands rental income actually went up by twenty cents today to $1.3. Still a bit frustrating that I’m only earning like seventy percent of my potential, but I guess it’s not like every card is like maxed out or anything, so some just probably aren’t that desirable.

Can’t say it’s not disappointing (now less than half of what it was when I started a couple weeks ago), but I also can’t say I miss the frustration of playing it, and a dollar thirty is probably worth a lot more than what I would have gotten from chests anyway.


I claimed my SPS interest and paid the rental fee and intended to move the liquid I’d saved out, as well as the DEC, to get the AR starter pack, but I did have enough HIVE saved to swap to HBD in preparation and so I procrastinated on it for now.


I guess now I’m going to recycle the same BUDS balance picture; don’t ask me why I even bother. 🤷



Still cruising around ninety a day over here, but I also don’t really have any plans to sell any any time soon, so it’s basically just “money”…I did pull out like eighty cents or something, so I have made something from it, though.



Not sure if it’s because I claimed super early yesterday (probably), but my stake rewards were slightly higher today. Still no mining rewards (as expected), but I did get quite a few Christmas drops during the day and was able to stake up a couple hundred more. 🤑



Got the announcement in Discord today that reservation spots were open for Astral Revelations and I committed to ten HBD for a starter pack. I like the new swap function on the market (although I did get a bit of slippage) and got the swap.hive withdrawn, swapped out, and set for Monday. 👍

Average Last 7 Days: 10,250

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10k per Day Streak: 76


Longest Streak: 204


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Distance on hikers: 67.07 km

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Longest Streak: 53

#TripleTen Tally: 118
#TripleTen Streak: 0
Longest Streak: 7

#DoubleDay Tally: 236
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Highest Floors: 120

Highest Daily Steps: 41,528

Zombies evaded: 0/0

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Health: 84%
Satisfaction: 59%
Energy: 65%
Productivity: 60%




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