Unboxing the Massdrop Jessica GMK Plum Custom Keycap Set & GMK Carbon Add-On Keycap Kit

I haven’t posted a video on my YouTube channel in an extraordinarily long time – over three years, to be exact. Back in early 2015, I actually made my final “annual Buffalo Wild Wings winter trip” vlog, but for whatever reason forgot to upload it, and still haven’t since then (I sort of feel like it’s not really that relevant of a video anymore).

One of my promotional obligations at my workplace involved me unboxing and reviewing a product from one of our sponsors, so I decided to take this opportunity to “revive” my channel by turning this into a video for my channel.

… No, my channel is not actually “revived,” because I won’t be doing this on a regular basis. But here’s the video.

As I mention in the video, the story behind this product is that I wanted Massdrop to send me one keycap with their logo on it, so if my keyboard were to ever appear in a video or a stream, it would essentially act as next-level product placement. But, instead of one keycap, Massdrop decided to send me 186 keycaps.

In the video, I unpackage the keycaps and show what they look like, investigate the double-shot plastic and explain how that ensures quality and longevity, then proceed to install the Massdrop logo keycap onto my Escape key (after filing down the sharp edges off-camera, because that matters on a bezelless keyboard).

 

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The saga continues

Remember Toasty, the dog who doesn’t know how to use a bed, but is an expert at sleeping everywhere except in his bed?

Well, the saga continues … but at least now it’s continuing on couches and carpet, instead of on hardwood.

Toasty still doesn't use his bed

Toasty still doesn't use his bed

Toasty still doesn't use his bed

Toasty still doesn't use his bed

 

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I accidentally bought a warped piece of foam from S-Lifeeling

For reasons that will be revealed later, I wanted to purchase a toast-shaped bed. I found one on Amazon that looked nice and plush, and ordered it. This is what arrived:

This "toast bed" ended up just being a warped piece of foam

This "toast bed" ended up just being a warped piece of foam

In response to what I received, I left a two-star review on the product page on Amazon, showing the public exactly what I received in the mail, and explaining that this isn’t actually really a bed, but rather, a warped piece of foam the size of a pillow.

Then, something very interesting happened.

The merchant, S-Lifeeling, reached out to me. But, not to apologize for a terrible product or to give me a voucher for a different product … but rather, to let me know that I needed to wait two days for the foam to decompress. The funny part was that the day on which they sent me that message was the two-day mark, and the crumpled foam looked exactly the same.

It doesn’t end there. Earlier today, they proceeded to message me on Facebook, requesting that I change my negative review to a five-star one. I promptly requested a refund via Amazon, packaged the product, changed my two-star review to a one-star review, and decided to share my story here too.

If you’re interested in reading my review, you can find it at https://smile.amazon.com/review/R2BP8QY34P9O4G.

 

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HCT Americas Spring Playoffs

Today, I went to this thing: https://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/fireside-gatherings/33412

HCT Americas 2017 Spring Playoffs at Buffalo Wild Wings

A whole lot of people were complaining on social media about how this Hearthstone event was taking place at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, and how distracting it would be … but it actually ended up just fine. I got to meet up with some of my buddies from Tempo Storm, and even got to enjoy a nice … wait, what even is this?

HCT Americas 2017 Spring Playoffs at Buffalo Wild Wings

If you guessed “mold,” you would be correct. This was my first time trying blue cheese, and I was a little bit confused when I received my burger and it smelled distinctly moldy. The only reason I ordered it is because I had never had it before, and I like trying new items on the menu … but I didn’t exactly look it up first to see what I would be getting.

In other news, one of my co-workers with whom I met up at the event has nearly THIRTY THREE THOUSAND unread emails. It was so mind-boggling to me, as I always use my inbox as a to-do list and archive emails after I’m done addressing them, that I snapped a photo of her Mail app.

HCT Americas 2017 Spring Playoffs at Buffalo Wild Wings

And finally, remember how, back during our Fireside Festival, I saw Hyped, a professional Overwatch player for Immortals, and proceeded to take a photograph together with him so I could tweet at Baemax (his girlfriend) and say “hey look who I found”?

Well, I got to do it again today, except in reverse.

HCT Americas 2017 Spring Playoffs at Buffalo Wild Wings

 

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Chuck E. Cheese’s has the most expensive pizza ever

T-Mobile Tuesdays gave me a free pizza from Chuck E. Cheese’s today.

Chuck E. Cheese's pizza

The price of that thing? Apparently US$7. And just because it fills the whole photograph doesn’t mean it’s big … I just snapped it from very close to capture the detail and get a higher-quality photograph. It’s actually about the diameter equal to when I stretch out my thumb and middle finger as far as they can go.

I obviously didn’t want to eat in at Chuck E. Cheese’s because of all the children, so I placed an order to go. Unfortunately, I had to sit and wait inside Chuck E. Cheese’s for them to actually finish making the pizza anyway, so I got to suspiciously be an adult inside a children’s play place. … Or so I thought.

Luckily, I’m not the only one who has T-Mobile as a carrier, and I also wasn’t the only one who wanted to take advantage of their free pizza from T-Mobile Tuesdays. While I was waiting for my pizza, I managed to find a corner of the place where there were a ton of adults just sitting at tables enjoying their free pizza … lol

 

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