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You’re such an “animal”

My sister and I have always had a weird/funny relationship. To be fair, I’m sure everyone says this about their sister and or siblings. When we were little, she used to ask me to put on a ‘funny show,’ where I’d sing, dance, make up a story and act it out, dress up strangely, etc. I’m still 90% certain that I’m going to make it in Hollywood… just waiting to be discovered ๐Ÿ˜‰

What makes my sister so funny is that nobody can come up with silly games like her. She has the best insults in the world, such as:ย “You’re a lopsided Oreo!” andย “Stop being a pig, you llama!” I’d tell you more, but I don’t want to give away her secrets ๐Ÿ˜‰ One of the games she came up with when we were little was the Animal Game. Honestly, I’m still not sure if that’s the official name, but the sake of this blog, I will name it thus. The rules of the game are simple: insult each other by calling them different animals. However, if I call you a snake, you cannot then call me a python as I’ve covered snakes. Likewise, if she calls me a fish, I cannot call her a tuna.

The level of insult of each animal changes in each game. For instance, in one game, anteater can be the biggest insult, yet the biggest source of laughter in the next. There is no real consistency; you have to play according to the setting. The game ends when one of us repeats an animal and loses. Seriously, it’s the funnest game, and we’ve gone super hardcore. My sister has sat with a dictionary next to her and texted me the first 20 animals she found that began with “W.”ย I in turn had to text back the same number of animals plus one, but having it in text made it easier to be sure I wasn’t repeating any animal. While our verbal games can go on upwards on 5 minutes, our last texting game went on for a good hour, haha. What can I say? We’re special ๐Ÿ™‚

So, in honor of my sister who rarely ever reads this, I give to you the best animal pictures that I was able to find in 15 minutes:)

So what obscure animals can you think of?ย 

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Flawless Victory

“Flawless Victory.”

Let’s just say that if you know where that phrase comes from, you are my hero for the next ten minutes.

I had the pleasure of seeing this movie for the first time in my life the other night, and I can honestly say that my childhood was awesome. While I never mastered any video games, due to them not being allowed in my house, I remember the arcades that had Mortal Kombat would always be full (and have a line). Every kid of my generation knew that theme song, the players, and the different moves.ย 

It was amazing to revisit that time of my childhood. I know that many people watch movies from the 80’s and 90’s and scoff at the visual effects and such, but I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. In fact, some of my favorite movies ever are from those time periods. Now judge me if you dare ๐Ÿ™‚

MORTAL KOMBAT!