I ordered a $7 remote for my PS3 from Ebay. It's just a simple remote, and a USB IR receiver you plug in to your PS3. I plugged it in and navigated around with the remote just fine. Next I "learned" the functionality on my Sony RM-VL600 and now I can control my PS3 with a real remote.
The official PS3 remote is blue tooth, which makes it useless for "learning" on another more advanced remote. The solution is a $7 Chinese knock off. Good one Sony.
I really should post on LiveJournal more often.
Toys R Us has Dragon Quest IX on sale for $35, and they give you a $15 gift card. I couldn't pass up a deal like that, so last night I packed two kids into a warm car and drove into Clackamas to hit up Toys R Us. The baby was especially grumpy, for no discernible reason, but we emerged victorious. Gabe got some congratulatory Legos, and I got Dragon Quest IX.
I played Dragon Quest VIII on the PS2 and loved it! The half an hour or so I played of the new one, make it look very similar to the PS2 game. I'm stoked to play another Dragon Quest game. It's a game I can play with Gabe, as the cartoony graphics should keep him interested.
(02:12:28 PM) Scott Baker: I can't be on call this weekend :(
(02:12:36 PM) Dietz, Jason: Why?
(02:13:37 PM) Scott Baker: I'm too distraught
(02:14:56 PM) Dietz, Jason: Over what?
(02:15:02 PM) Scott Baker: ARE YOU SERIOUS
(02:15:04 PM) Scott Baker: Don't mock me
(02:15:04 PM) Dietz, Jason: Gary Coleman?
(02:15:08 PM) Scott Baker: I'm hurting here
(02:15:15 PM) Scott Baker: YES GARY EFFING COLEMAN!
(02:15:18 PM) Scott Baker: he was my light
(02:15:18 PM) Dietz, Jason: Dude.
(02:15:23 PM) Dietz, Jason: What do you think Gary would want?
(02:15:29 PM) Dietz, Jason: He taught us how to laugh, not cry.
(02:15:51 PM) Dietz, Jason: If he were here right now he'd hold his head up high and say "What'chu talken bout, Scott?"
(02:15:57 PM) Scott Baker: Yes he would
(02:16:03 PM) Dietz, Jason: You owe it to him to be on call this weekend.
(02:16:14 PM) Scott Baker: So true... you really put things in perspective