Posted by psgels on 17 May 2014 with categories: Random Posts

I’m not sure how many people still follow what I write because the updates have become so sparse, but from may 31st till June 9th, I’m going on a holiday to America and I’ll be visiting San Francisco and New York, so if any of you happen to live there and want to meet up: just go ahead and drop a comment. :)

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  1. Grace says:

    Ahh, awesome! You will love it. :) I’m in LA unfortunately, but those are some great cities to visit.

    • Grace says:

      Editing this to add that you should come down to Los Angeles, which is an AMAZING city so long as you can rent a car. :) The Mexican here food is to die for

  2. K-Off says:

    Visting coast to coast, huh? I highly recommend you visit some jazz and comedy clubs in New York, and visit fisherman’s wharf in San Francisco. Best seafood ever.

  3. Tom says:

    2 of the worst places in America.

    • K-Off says:

      You must be a conservative, eh? You can literally walk all day in SF and NY without seeing a conservative even once.

    • m says:

      I think you meant to write two of the most desirable locations to live in the country, that also happen to be two of the best places to go for food and the arts. I mean if I were going to pick places to go for a vacation I’d also include some places with natural splendor, but even Europeans don’t receive so much holiday time that I should be spending it for them.

    • Jalapeno Bagel says:

      I agree with the others, some of the best eats of the country there. Perhaps not the most American of cities, but they’re definitely representative of the melting pot the US is. Not to mention our general scenic tourist spots suck.

  4. jcb says:

    Yah, New Orleans, Austin, Albuquerque and Las Vegas would be better. Maybe Seattle too. Or Portland. And I would drive and visit all the national parks along the way.

  5. Rayzakk says:

    Couldn’t pay me enough to go to San Fransicko.

  6. Firechick says:

    I don’t live near those areas. Sorry. New York is two states away from where I live. Ugh!

  7. tanuki says:

    I Live in BK. Hit me back on the e-mail if you wanna.

  8. fauntleroy says:

    I live in the SF area if you’d like to meet up.

  9. LovelyAngel says:

    I don’t live in either locale, although San Francisco is my favorite city to visit, and I went there last autumn for vacation. I’m very content to live in Portland (Oregon), though, and rarely have the desire to travel.

    I’m commenting merely to let you know that I still follow your blog, regardless of the frequency of your posts. (^_^)

  10. omo says:

    Somewhat a long time reader of this blog, so I’m interested if you swing by Manhattan (I work there).

  11. Happio says:

    Around manhattan/Brooklyn NYc. Free to meet up (send me an email) :D

  12. Forcystus says:

    I live close to NYC, about 40 minutes. I’ve been following your blog for a few years. I use it as a reference when new seasons start to weed out the bad from the good. You are usually spot on with your reviews so its a big help when I am trying to find something good to watch.

    So when you visit new york let me know, id be interested. Cheers.

  13. Tassia says:

    I’ve been following your blog for 3.5 years and would take a bus to NYC to meet you if I could afford to at the moment.

  14. UmbrellaMan says:

    I do live in the Bay Area, however, I myself will be on vacation. Besides doing the obvious touristy things in San Fran, e.g. Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, Pier 39, Alcatraz, the Embarcadero, Chinatown, you need to take the time to drive up (if you have a car available to you) to visit Twin Peaks for a breath taking panoramic of San Francisco (and on a clear day Oakland as well): http://sfrecpark.org/destination/twin-peaks/. Well worth the trip. Plus, I recommend the burgers from The Burger Meister, the one in the Castro district is my fave: http://www.burgermeistersf.com. Additionally, if you are into theatre, both NY and SF have great shows. Enjoy your vacation, and remember that SF has very strange weather, and the Bay Area in general has been having some seriously odd weather for this time of year too. So it wouldn’t be unheard of if one day it is foggy and freezing (and I use this term liberally, remember I am from the Bay, so anything colder than 62*F is f*ucking freezing) and the next sunny and 92 out.

  15. Bam says:

    I’m in San Fransisco, you should tag along and check out the music scene and the nightlife with us ;-)

  16. sudachi says:

    Great to hear you’ll be visiting the US! I discovered your blog back in 2010 when I lived in Louisville but here in SF now. Would be fun to meet up if you’re getting some folks together to say hello or chat about anime. Maybe a beer(or Melon Soda ;) in Japantown? Not sure what dates you’re in town but just a heads up there’s a Studio Ghibli festival running through 6/8 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: http://www.ybca.org/studio-ghibli

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  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:34 PM)
    Hmmm, my current laptop doesn’t have anything major wrong with it and can last a few months. Like you said it might be good to wait.
    Know any good site that will help me keep an eye on things on new laptop affairs? Or else just let me know if a impressive beast comes out.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:31 PM)
    I was aware that this thing might be heavy but weight isn’t really an issue. Nor is using it around other people as I had no intention of doing so. I need the portabilty in order to keep it on hand when going to and from my parents and my house. Highly doubt I would need it in a place with a lot of people. Chances are I would just chat with people instead or play a DS.
    I figured it would be outdated by years end. Really I just need a laptop that will last me a good few years.
  • Raggers
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:28 PM)
    I really need to go now but I can look at this stuff in more detail later. Just be aware that 2015/2016 will see some major changes to hardware and software – DX12 will need next-gen cards for full support most likely, VR will mean they are optimised for low-latency…
    There is a lot of new stuff coming, and you will miss out if you buy now.
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    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:24 PM)
    I don’t know how long your current solution will last, but I expect there to be serious developments in the next product cycle or two. GPUs will (finally) shrink to the next node, bringing huge power savings and boosting performance significantly. Skylake will come out with some very interesting features, and 3D memory should be highly beneficial for performance.
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    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:20 PM)
    Price isn’t really a concern with your budget, but a TOTL gaming laptop has major compromises. I don’t really feel comfortable helping unless you are aware of this – you will unlikely be able to use it in any circumstances where there are other people nearby unless they are all using headphones, you’ll need headphones, and it’ll be very bulky and heavy.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:16 PM)
    Pretty much anything on steam.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:16 PM)
    Well go ahead, if price was not a factor what should I go for?
  • Raggers
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:15 PM)
    What kind of games are we talking about?
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    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:15 PM)
    Oh, ninja’d.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Mar 31. 2015 02:14 PM)
    About 2700 euro is the highest I can go at the moment. Though if I wait another month I can go beyond 3000.

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