Hello everyone, and welcome to the Open Forum, which is hosted by Kotaku's reader-run blog, TAY. This is a place to talk about life, video games, or anything else, so feel free to hop in and join in the topic discussion, or comment about anything. Then, when you're done, feel free to peruse the articles on TAY and TAYClassic. Is this your first time on TAY or the Open Forum? Then check out this handy TAYTorial!
Need some help knowing what to check out around here? Have a few suggestions on me:
The Persona Series: A Compendium by Aestevalis
Gamer Disaster by Etched Champ
On to the topic! I was looking for something to play the other day, and while perusing my piles* of games, I noticed an empty spot between my tall bookshelves. What was there before?, I wondered. And about 5 minutes later I remembered it was my Wii Balance Board. About an hour later I remembered I had given it to my mother about a year ago. Then I shrugged and forgot about it.
Today I'm thinking that was a little weird. To just dismiss a peripheral and game that I spent money on like it was nothing. Although I'm thinking that's weird, I still don't miss it. And that's also how The Last of Us entered my house. A friend let us barrow it and then didn't want it back.
So have you ever loaned something and never wanted it back? Or got something because someone else never wanted it back?
If you don't want to talk about this, feel free to talk about anything!
*Piles may be an overstatement. Please don't hold me to that.