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wotd: phantasmagoria

phantasmagoria\fan-taz-muh-GOR-ee-uh\, noun;
1.A shifting series or succession of things seen or imagined, as in a dream.
2.Any constantly changing scene.
Because of this damned recession I haven't made any major purchases for months, and I've spent little on entertainment that didn't somehow serve a double purpose, like eating out (you always gotta feed your body!). I just bought tickets for Video Games Live. Of course Jack doesn't want to go but I fully expect a phantasmagoria of heart-pounding game scenes, breath-stealing music, and eyepopping laser lights. I can't wait.

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Kcookski said…
ooh! i want a full report! wanted to lug the kids, but it was too pricey for all of 'em and they kinda don't like it when i pick favorites. wth? :)

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