Sigh. I resisted it for a long time. I saw Connie's Tweets about Angry Birds. I saw people on Facebook mentioning Angry Birds. I paid no attention. Really - I have enough going on in my life in the real world, not to mention the virtual world - the blog doesn't write itself (although sometimes I wish it would - maybe it would do a better job...) and then of course I must know what my People are up to and Ted Casablanca always has some terrible things for me to read (although I really only pay attention to the RPattz and KStew stuff - oh! and Glee!) So I didn't really need Angry Birds.
Matt got an iPhone sometime around late September. I don't know how long after that he downloaded Angry Birds, but I started finding him with his phone in his hand all the time. I thought he had a girlfriend or something, he was almost a little secretive about it - turns out he was playing the game.
I STILL paid it no mind, until the kids - who of course we give our phones to in restaurants & such to keep them busy - started complaining that I didn't have Angry Birds. So I downloaded it, and played a game or two, but didn't really pay it much attention. Jason didn't like my phone though, because Matt's phone had all the levels unlocked. Because he'd finished them all. And was starting at the beginning trying to get 3 stars on all of them. So every now and then I'd play a level or two, and then get annoyed when I couldn't finish them. William has been a great help at moving things along, as he's our resident Gamer.
I wouldn't say I'd reached the addict point until maybe today. This weekend I came down with the cold everyone here has had, and since there wasn't anything on tv and I didn't feel like reading, I started playing AB. And it's sort of crept up on me from there. I walked on the treadmill for 45 minutes tonight, and the time went by in a FLASH! And THEN I sat at the kitchen table to cool down, with a glass of wine poured on the counter, and completely forgot it was there while I tried my best to defeat level 4-13. There's a reason I don't play video games - I think I sat there for an hour and 15 minutes until I finally took control and said enough is enough.
My name is Jen and I'm an Angry Birds Addict :)
Matt's traveling for a few days, and we're on our own here for a bit. It was awfully quiet this evening - William had some free time for Super Mario Galaxy Quest, and Jason had disappeared upstairs with Evie. I brought Sarah upstairs to get pjs on and found Evie and Jason snuggled up on her bed - he was watching her play a hamster game on her DS :)