Friday, December 31, 2010

Upgrade to Wii Motion Plus Controllers For Less

If you're like me, you bought your Wii a year or two ago.  Even then, if you planned on playing with somebody other than yourself, you had to shell out quite a bit of extra cash for additional controllers ( in my case 3 of em! ).  It didn't make me happy, but I saw it as a one time thing, not unlike buying the Wii itself.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Hack your Wii, even if you've updated to 4.3u

There's quite a few 'how to' articles floating around the net on how to 'hack' your Wii.  There's even a few youtube "how to" videos.  But where a number of them seem to fall short are on details.  Seems like you are inevitably presented a question in the process that the article doesn't mention.  Or the article says to do X after Y happens..... but you never see Y happen.

Let me give you a little background so that you can understand a bit of what I'm explaining how to do.  But before that, you must be forewarned...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Master Geek Xmas Lights

I once was that guy.... the one that would have put a 2000W Super Trouper spotlight on top of his house for Christmas.  The one that counted just how many lights he had on the house, because more is always better when it comes to Christmas lights.

Then we had kids ;)  You might think that this would have prompted me to put more lights up.  But with kids being such a time sink, the display only dwindled.  These days I put up enough lights to look decent, the kids like it and are old enough to help.  But it's nothing like the Griswald type display that I'd like to shoot for.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Why I don't throw things away...

What are you keeping that for?

When will you ever use that again?

Isn't that junk?

Why don't I throw things away?  Because you never know when you'll need that thing-a-ma-whatsit to fix something.  The defining difference between the average person and myself is, I tend to break quite a bit of stuff.  And so I generally find myself fixing more things than most people do.