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The Random Pathos of Keanu Reeves...

The what?

Figured I had to kick the year off with a wonderfully random post title...but bear with me...

Just had to share one of the stranger thought processes that a gaming session triggered over the weekend. I had resolved to spend the last day of the holiday break climbing my 2v2 ladder in Starcraft 2. I had been stuck at rank one or two in my bronze league since release, and I really wanted to try to climb up. So I sat down and started to play. After a couple of promising wins I started to lose. Then I lost some more, then some more. It wasn't always poor partners, and it wasn't always bad choices, there were some good games in there, but I kept losing. Soon, pretty much without realizing, I had racked up ten loses in a row...then I was determined to snap the streak, and tried harder...no good, another few losses...the harder I tried the worse it got...at which point my brain randomly started playing a word association in my head and made me think of this scene...sorry Keanu...I don't know what I was afraid of, but I don't think it was spiders...

...I did know the feeling though...

...I lost sixteen games in a row before I figured the best bet was to walk away and try again another day...
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