Happy Friday, friends!
After weeks of tech issues and all kinds of setbacks, we're finally here with a new episode for y'all! It's a fun guest episode, too. Lexi is back! Hang out and play Katamari Damacy Reroll and Animal Crossing with us!
The 3 of us have been best friends for over 10 years, so we decided to play our version of the Newlywed Game and see how well we really know each other.
Games in this episode:
Katamari Damacy REROLL | Switch eshop link
"Nintendo Switch is ready to roll... Are you?
The stop-at-nothing pushing prince is back and ready to reroll! When the King of All Cosmos accidentally destroys all the stars in the sky, he orders you, his pint-sized princely son, to put the twinkle back in the heavens above. Join the King and Prince of Cosmos on their wacky adventure to restore the stars at home or on the go – now in full HD!
The beloved roll-em-up game returns with fully updated graphics, completely recreated cutscenes and in full HD!
Players can use the Joy-Cons™ to control the katamari using the gyro controls to turn and shake the Joy-Cons to perform the Prince Dash when in Tabletop mode. Players can also play on multiplayer mode with a friend by using the two Joy-Cons on the Nintendo Switch."
Animal Crossing New Horizons | Switch eshop link
"Escape to a deserted island and create your own paradise as you explore, create, and customize in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game. Your island getaway has a wealth of natural resources that can be used to craft everything from tools to creature comforts. You can hunt down insects at the crack of dawn, decorate your paradise throughout the day, or enjoy sunset on the beach while fishing in the ocean. The time of day and season match real life, so each day on your island is a chance to check in and find new surprises all year round.
Show off your island utopia to family and friends—or pack your bags and visit theirs. Whether playing online* or with others beside you**, island living is even better when you can share it. Even without hopping on a flight, you’ll meet a cast of charming animal residents bursting with personality. Friendly faces like Tom Nook and Isabelle will lend their services and happily help you grow your budding community. Escape to your island getaway—however, whenever, and wherever you want."
[Music fades in] Hey there, welcome to our podcast where we try to figure out life together one video game at a time. I'm Karly.
And I'm Sam. Grab a snack. Grab your controller and let's hang out and play. [music fades out]
*bored tone* Hey.
Cool. You ever remember your friends hate you?
I know. We talked about that on the way here Lexi, remember?
Yeah. I remember all the time.
So anyways, we're back. Finally.
Oh, what a... what a past couple weeks it's been.
Yeah, we're recording in person sharing one mic. Sam, do you want to tell everybody? Why?
Um, yeah, so my microphone is broken. So that's been fun.
It's real sad. We've recorded two episodes that we had to trash.
Yep. Because we weren't sure if it was just if it was the microphone, or the software I was using. So there's a lot of like trial and error. The good news is that there's a warranty on my microphone. So I just have to like fill out the form and figure out how to like, you know, send it back so I can get it replaced or fixed or, or whatever the case may be. But yeah, it's been a sad couple weeks, my PC is broken. It won't turn on. So I'm just really shouldn't be allowed near any technology.
Yeah, it has been a cursed few weeks for you.
*laughing* It's been a few cursed years.
Same, same. It's it's just real sad, though. We had a few really good episodes that we were excited to put out, including one with Abe. He came back on and we had a really fun episode all about like tarot cards. And I feel like we had like a really interesting conversation about like that, and like, like big life changes and stuff, and no one will ever hear it. And that's really sad. And then Sam and I were talking about it in the episode that we recorded to replace that one about how it's such a bummer, because you can talk about the same topic again, but you can never replicate a conversation like that's just gone. And then we lost that one, too. So here we are.
So here we are. Just starting fresh. We got a new guest on our show.
Another guest episode, Lexi how have you been?
Um, you know, I've been okay. Um, my life stays pretty much the same. I go to work. And then I come home, and then I go to work again. So you know, it's fine. I'm fine. Everything's fine.
Okay. Fair enough.
I don't have any fun new life updates to share. I've been playing a lot of video games.
You love to see it. You just bought a new video game.
I did today. And before that I was playing Child of Light, which I'm still playing. It's very, very fun. It's pretty different. It's turn based combat, which is not something I'm used to so it's taking a long time to figure out how to play that but.
It is. It is fun. I like I like the artwork and I don't know, it's it's not voice acted. But the the dialogue. You read it, obviously. But it's all written in rhyming couplets. So that's kind of fun.
That in fun. And then what games did you get today?
Today, I bought Road 96, which I saw on a whim on the switch, Nintendo shop and looked really interesting. I played like 15 minutes of the demo and decided that I wanted to buy it.
Nice. I've seen that one it's been popping up on TikTok. I follow a bunch of accounts that will like show like upcoming cozy games and stuff because it's like my favorite kind of game to play.
I follow a wholesome game account too.
Nice this game coming out, have you seen it? It's called Lake?
Mhmm. I don't know if it's gonna be on switch. I know it's gonna be on Steam. But I'm like 97% sure that like the game is you're like a like a postal worker. So you're delivering mail in like a small town and like exploring and like learning about everybody.
That sounds really fun. There's a game coming out. It's either called Packing or Packing A Life that I really, really want to buy when it comes out. Similar kind of concept. It's like a puzzle based game where you are in, you know, different rooms and you're unpacking like boxes, but the, the rooms change and it like spans years and you're basically packing up and unpacking someone's life as they go to like college or as they move into an apartment or as they move into a house. And so you can like, see, like, what sort of like life changes have been made along the way, like, you know, oh, like this time two toothbrushes came, you know, just like little things like that and like learn about the person's life based on their, their belongings.
That could be really interesting.
And then it's like a puzzle game to like, unpack things and put them away in the room which just seems really fun.
Yeah. That seems really interesting. There was just like that indie direct.
For the switch.
There's so many games on that that I want.
Yeah, I really want to play Eastward, I read an article about it. My brother actually sent it to me and it kind of said it was like a, like a mash up of Zelda, I think it was, and The Last of Us. So there's like two characters that you play in and you do, like, you go on adventures, and I don't even know what all but it looks really cool. And I liked the art styles its like, like pixel graphics, sort of, but just really pretty. That looks really fun.
There's a game on that indie direct called Toem, that I really want to play. It's all black and white. The art style is like really cartoony looking black and white. But the the plot of the game is that you go around taking pictures for people and like completing quests by taking pictures.
Yeah, it seems really really cute.
There's a game on Steam. It's not a new game. I think it's been around for quite a while. It's called Eastshade and you're like a traveling painter. There's no combat in the game you basically go to like this town I guess and do like I think you do like commissions for people and like you get to like learn all about like the people who live there and like, uncover like this whole story, but you do so by like traveling around and painting.
That sounds fun.
Yeah, it's supposed to be like a really relaxing and really pretty game. There was another game on the indie direct I can't think of what it was.
Was it Islander or Islands? Because that's on my wish list.
Islanders is this one of them and that game is only like $5.
Which I'm excited about. But there was another one that I saved and I can't think of.
I saved there's the like the farming one? I can't remember what it's called. I saved, it's a farming something and then I also saved Boyfriend Dungeon from that one because right up my alley. Seems like a mix of dream daddy and Hades which -
Garden Story, that's the one. I also have Haven Park on my wish list that looks really cute. A couple other things my wish list but I can't remember what.
But uh, so I looked it up on my wish list to see could I find it and this is what it says about Garden Story, I'm not gonna read the whole thing because it's really long but "Concord, the youngest grape in the grove is now a guardian and it's their job to help restore the island." And that line alone sold me, like that's enough that sounds so freaking cute. I need it.
I would also like to play as a farming grape. Yes. My life is wildly out of control. I would like to embody this grape, thank you. *laughing*
I've actually had Garden Story on my my wish list for I think it's on Steam as well. But I've had it for quite a while. There was like this one day when I went through on Steam and just like googling, trying to find like new cozy games to play and none of them were out yet. Like none of them. I saved like 20 games, and most of them are still just pending release on Steam.
But Garden Story is one of them so I'm really excited that it's finally out. This is the last game I'll mention. It's not it's not on switch yet. I don't know if it's coming out on switch but there's a game called Bear and Breakfast for you please bear in the woods doing like a b&b.
Oh my god.
I'm so desperate to play that game.
I think you sent that to me through a tiktok but also I'm playing Animal Crossing and I just got Pascal and boy have I missed Pascal.
Aww, I'm also playing Animal Crossing. Lexi what are you playing?
I am playing Katamari. Specifically Katamari Damacy, damashii? Damacy? I don't know how to say that word, but the one for switch that I have already beat, but I just go back and play it because it's a comfort game.
Pascal is laying some wisdom on us are you guys ready for his wisdom?
"Don't let tomatoes confuse you. Are they a fruit or are they a vegetable? Doesn't matter. Just let it go, man."
Por que no los dos, Pascal.
Stick that in your skillet and let it simmer. Gosh, I love this this stoned otter.
Same. But Lexi, you should explain what Katamari is for anybody who hasn't heard of it.
Um, so Katamari is this real, real weird little game. I feel like it has sort of like a cult following, like people who know about it, KNOW about it. But basically, you play as this little character. And you have this, like, I don't know, maybe it's like magnetic or something ball that you start with. And then you have challenges where you have to, like, go around an area, and like, suck things up, or like add things to this little ball by rolling over top of them. And to make like the size grow and grow and grow and grow. And so like, right now, the level I'm playing my little like, starting point, it started out as 50 centimeters. And the goal is to get it to be 30 meters. And so I'm just like, rolling around, this like village to, like, you know, add things to my little collection. And so I started out by adding things like bananas, and like boots, and I just rolled up boats. So that's where I'm at currently. And you just like, keep going and making it bigger and bigger. And like, as you get bigger, like you can suck up bigger items. And so like, exponentially grows. It's really silly. The soundtrack is real weird. It's real on the verge for me, but I don't know, part of the charm.
I mean, sometimes it's just nice to have a game that like no thoughts had empty you can just play completely zone out.
Yeah. And like there's just no consequences, which is nice.
Yeah, like I love Zelda but I can't always play Zelda, because you have to, like, fight and do puzzles and.
Yeah, like I said, I already beat this one. But I keep going back to the levels because like, it doesn't have like a ton of replayability but it gives you like the the goal is 30 meters, but like then you could try to go back and like, you know, can I get it bigger than that? Or can I you know, beat my last record or whatever. So you could like keep replaying it's to try and like better your scores, but it's just silly. I just rolled up a cow and a whole bunch of calves. And a sumo wrestler. Nice.
Wow. Um, Sam.
I know that you don't play Animal Crossing very often anymore. So currently, I'm time traveling. And I'm going to go to a Sunday so that you can come over to my island and get some stuff for your carnival.
Oh, yay. I'm currently picking out my outfit because I like to change my outfit every time that I'm that I log in, you know, new outfit, new day, or new daily outfit.
Right, like a normal Animal Crossing player.
Yeah. So I'm just - what's super summery? What do I want to wear?
Dress for the summer firework festival.
I don't know how to dress for that. Well, maybe this okay.
But we're playing these games because we wanted something we didn't have to super focus on because Sam and Lexi came up with an idea for this episode on their drive over. Do you either of you want to explain it since it was you guys' idea?
Sure. So basically, we had the idea of coming up with questions and answering them for each other. So like...
Basically the Newlywed Game.
But friendship version.
Exactly. Exactly. So we felt like that could be fun. Like how well do we know each other? How do we you know how well do we know ourselves? Because I really had to think about some of these questions about what my answer would be.
Yeah. Okay. I'm going to run and open my gate. You can come over whenever Sam just bring like have room in your pockets.
And bring bells. Just like basically buy raffle tickets.
I have 30,000 bells. Is that enough?
It should be it's 500 a ticket. So yeah.
Okay. Cool. Let me see. All right. I'm gonna go sell some stuff. I just got changed into a really cute outfit.
Can't wait to see you.
Just rollin up some oxen.
Just Judy in her sushi outfit. Some things really never change.
It's nice to have things to rely on.
Honestly. I love that she loves it so much. I've given her crowns I've given her cute dresses. Nope, only sushi outfit.
She likes what she likes.
I love that for her. Okay, my gates are open.
Okay. Oh, I need to catch a hammerhead shark that's on my thing. Okay, let me -
How am I not big enough to roll up trees yet? I'm rolling up freakin trucks. I just rolled up an entire log cabin and you're telling me I can't have one tree? A light post, but not one tree?
Oh, there we go. Got it got the trees. I got the trees. Ooo, there's an elephant.
So who wants to go first?
I'll go first.
So though. Okay, so we're guessing?
I'll answer for Karly.
Unless that's not what you meant by not it, Karly.
No, that's fine.
Um, okay, so we have 15 questions. Sam, would you like to moderate? We can take turns moderating and asking the questions?
Yeah, sure. Okay.
I just I can't moderate because I can't look away from my screen.
Okay. That's fine.
You can have the joy of moderation.
Okay. I don't know. I don't know her *laughing*. Okay, so the first question is, what is Karly's favorite food?
Um, so Karly does not enjoy food does not enjoy eating. But my gut instinct tells me that Karly's favorite food is any form of potato. Probably mashed potatoes would be the top pick there.
Close. I think I think my favorite would be baked potato.
But I do love a good mashed potato. So like, I count that.
We should keep score.
See who wins.
Okay, one point for Lexi.
Oh, gosh, I have cockroaches. Yikes. Okay, second question. Oh, can you scroll up a little bit?
That's okay, what is Karly's favorite color?
Karly's favorite color is yellow.
Yeah. It changes all the time.
It's either yellow or like a tealy light blue.
It would either be yellow or like
A mint green.
Mhmm. Yes. As perfectly obvious by my room.
It's everywhere. I also really love baby pink.
But yeah, yellow. I'm a hoe for yellow right now.
Okay, third question. If Karly could only listen to one artist, who would it be?
I think I proposed this question and it was really bad idea cause I don't know. Um, Karly goes through like phases with music. So like sometimes she'll listen to music a lot and she'll listen to like one thing really steadily. I'm looking at you What's Going On by Korean pop group B1A4.
Um, but I don't know. I honestly don't know. I know. Like Karly like really likes dodie but I don't know if that would be your pick for like one artist forever.
I mean, it my answer for that would change like, every couple months probably.
So you can just
My answer would be Dodie.
No. It would probably do you know, Sam? I feel like you know.
My guess would be if the maine or AJR were my two guesses.
I think right now I would pick the maine.
I always forget about the maine because I don't really like the maine and I know you guys really do like the maine but I always I always forget about that.
Yeah. Okay, so your scores two for now. Still doing pretty good.
Sorry, boo boos texting me. *laughing*
What does she want?
She asked if we're recording cause you're not answering her. Okay. Why would Karly do or what would be the first thing Karly would do if she won the lottery?
Um, the first thing I feel like, I don't know. I feel like if Karly won the lottery, she would probably buy a house. But I also feel like if Karly won the lottery, she would give a lot of it away. She would donate a lot to charity. Probably a lot of like social justice charities and animal rescues. But I feel like the first thing she would do would be buy a house.
Yeah. Yeah, that's accurate.
Um, okay, what's Karly's favorite Disney Parks thing?
So I think Karly's favorite Disney park is Epcot. And I want to say that her favorite Disney park thing would be like one of the Epcot festivals like food and wine or Flower and Garden but I'm leaning more towards Flower and Garden because that has a Karly vibe to it. Pastels and spring and flowers.
Lexi really shouldn't have gone first because I don't think anyone's gonna do as well.
I mean, I honestly if I had to pick a favorite oark, it probably wouldn't be Epcot. But I think my favorite
Is it magic kingdom?
Yeah, yeah. But I think my favorite, my favorite Disney Parks thing is Flower and Garden. So like you were still right.
Okay, what is Karly's dream vacation?
I think going to Tokyo.
You can't see it. But Karly's just nodding her head.
Sorry I'm taking a drink.
No, it's okay.
It's tied. Do you know what it's tied for?
Tokyo and Ireland?
I don't know what the other one is.
Think Amazing Race.
Yeah, I really want to see the pyramids.
Yeah. We've also talked about like wanting to go to Morocco before so.
Real quick, though. Samly Game strong because we're wearing the same dress but different colors *laughing*
Oh my god we are.
That's truly amazing.
We love to see it.
You really love to see it. Okay, sorry. Um.
Did I mark down the point for that one?
No, you didn't.
Cheating me out of my point.
Okay, I'm fixing it relax. Okay, so we're on number seven.
What is Karly's favorite video game?
That I don't
You know it, go with your gut.
My gut is like in two drastically different directions. My first instinct is Animal Crossing. But also The Last Of Us came to mind as well.
No, both are wrong.
What was the first one you said? I missed it.
Because when I had never heard of Animal Crossing, Karly really knew Animal Crossing and I was like, Oh, you're gonna love Animal Crossing when it comes out. Toontown.
No, it's the Sims.
Oh, duh. That, yeah, that makes sense. That's silly. I didn't even think about that.
I didn't think of that at first either. My gut was Animal Crossing. So. Oh my god. I didn't know you had Shep.
Oh, my God.
Ooo, y'all l beat my record on Katamari.
Okay, so next question, because we established that your favorite video game was Sims. What is Karly's favorite movie?
So again, I have like a couple choices. I don't know if either of them are right. But my first very first gut instinct is Jurassic Park. I don't know that that's right. But I know Karly really loves Jurassic Park a whole bunch. I know Karly as a kid really loved Back to the Future. I don't know if that's still the favorite. But my other guest was Signs because Karly and I have talked about loving Signs a whole bunch throughout our friendship.
You know, I don't really like movies. They're not my fave. So that was that's a hard question for me. But you truly did just name all of my favorite movies. Like I don't know which one is up there as my favorite and probably Jurassic Park.
Nice. That that was the first one that I thought of, so.
There's one other favorite movie that is, that I don't watch a lot because like nobody else has ever seen it.
Oh, I was gonna say Hocus Pocus, but.
Unhn uh. Do you know what it is? We used to talk about it? It has Ashton Kutcher in it.
The butterfly effect?
I've seen it.
I've never seen it.
I think I saw it in movie theaters.
It's depressing as all hell so is anybody surprised that I love it?
I mean, I stopped watching it in the first few minutes
Does he end up in a wheelchair?
I think he might be for like, ten minutes.
One of the variations? Yeah.
Yeah, he gets like injured.
I I watched the part in the very beginning like a dog dies or something like that. And I could not watch it. I was like, no, not worth it. No, thank you.
For what it's worth. The dog does not stay dead.
I remember really liking it but I have not seen it in years.
I'm gonna go home if you want to yeet me.
I got some stuff.
Cool cool cool.
Um What is Karly's favorite thing about herself?
Good luck *laughing*
Yeah, like that's not fair. Um I don't know how to answer this, Karly is not ever like nice to herself. Rich coming from me I get it I'm gonna get it when it's my turn too but like I don't know if this was would be Karly's favorite thing about herself. But it's one of my favorite things about Karly. So we're gonna go with that is that Karly is really, really, really passionate about things that she cares about. She will fight to the death for what she cares about. And I admire that a lot about Karly. So I don't know if that's something that she would pick for herself, but it's what I would pick,
I mean, I wasn't gonna say it as nicely as that but I was I was gonna say that I I care about other people a lot, so that counts.
There you go. Point.
Also, I love you.
I love you too.
What would be what is Karly's most used emoji? And I don't know if we want to do like, what it actually is, like, on someone's phone, or like, what they use the most. Like.
I'm gonna go with what she uses the most.
Because one of them is an emoji. And it is the yellow heart emoji. But the other one is. So if people aren't familiar with line, we use line, which is like a messaging app. It's sort of like WhatsApp, or there's a couple of other variations of the same kind of thing. But we use line to talk and Karly has these stickers that are seals on line. And she, versus ever, like typing out words will use seals. And so like, I've just equated these seals with all of her emotions. There's the one that sad that looks at his laptop, that means I miss you. And there's the one that's like clapping with like little colorful stars next to it, which is excitement. So yeah, the the language of the seal stickers.
I mean, you're not wrong. Line has a million different like sticker sets, and I have exclusively used the seals and nothing else for like, seven years.
Um, if there was an emoji, though, that I use more than the yellow heart, it's the cry laughing one. I use that one a lot. There. But yeah.
What - I don't know this answer. Well, I don't think, okay, what city was Karly born in?
Um, you know, when we started talking about this list of questions, I, for the life of me cannot remember the name. At one point, oh you know, it literally just came to me and I don't think it's I don't think it's the one where you were born. But at some point, Karly lived in a town called Williamsport in Pennsylvania.
Is that where you were born?
You're probably the only one who's gonna get that point. For the record.
Nice. Well, I am the winner of this game. Because I care about my friends.
I proposed that question and I realize, I don't know for either of you.
I don't know Sams. *laughing*
But anyway, you got a point.
Um, okay, if Karly could have dinner with anyone dead or alive? Who would it be?
Um, honestly, I don't know the answer to this one. I know Karly has like a lot of people that she really looks up to, or like that, like her favorite, like famous people, I guess. Because I was like, assume that this is like a famous person not like, I don't know. I always assume it's like a famous person. Um, so I want to say Aaron Paul.
Yeah, probably. Well. See, here's the problem. I really do love Aaron Paul. But God Almighty does sometimes he drives me crazy. Because he's such like a privileged, white dude.
Yeah, I mean.
I obviously don't follow him anywhere to like, see what he posts.
I think he's better than most. But he's still just like, ehh.
Um, so if we're talking just like, famous, it would probably be him. You know, like five years ago, I would have like a whole list of people that I really wanted to meet. But I have sense like, eat the rich. Celebrities just piss me off now. So honestly, like, if I can have dinner with anybody, it would probably be like, some of my favorite streamers because they just seem really fun.
So maybe I watch this streame her name is Sasha. I think her her username is vixella. She plays a lot of sims. She's just really hysterical. I want to hang out with her. I want to play video games with her.
Nice. That's a good answer.
Um, okay, sorry. I got wrapped up in Animal Crossing. Um, what is Karly most likely to get arrested for?
I can't imagine a scenario where Karly would get arrested because she would be too nervous to do anything that would ever like get her arrested. But I can see her at like a like, political rally or like an activism rally. And like getting arrested for a cause makes a lot of sense for Karly.
Yeah, yeah, I think I'm too scared to commit like a crime just for like crime sake. But my mom and I always joke that like she's lucky that I'm disabled and cannot drive myself because I would be going to like protests and shit. And I would absolutely get wrapped up in like, and also because I'm really shy and reserved until I'm angry.
I can see Karly like screaming in a cop's face.
I would mouth off at the wrong time. Not for myself, but I can defend somebody else.
Okay, what is Karly's favorite social media app?
I think Instagram. Not that she posts a lot, but I think she spends a lot of time on Instagram and like looking at Instagram, or tiktok?
Nope, it's Twitter.
You're just very quiet on Twitter a lot. So I never know like how much time you spend on Twitter.
I feel like I'm so obnoxious on Twitter.
I feel like I go like days without seeing any tweets from you.
Okay, we all know of the group of us. I'm the one that catches up entirely on my twitter timeline.
Does Lexi have me muted? *laughing*
No! Don't, you retweeted something today and I saw it but I felt like it was the first time I'd seen your name on my timeline in a while.
I think I'm just like hypersensitive to like my own tweets. Like I constantly feel like I tweet too much. So like, I'll go to tweet a million times and then they're just all in my drafts because I'm like, I can't tweet again. People are gonna hate me. But yeah, it's Twitter. I spend the most time on Twitter. I actually like interact with people on Twitter.
JK way wrong there.
And then last but not least, what is Karly's favorite shaarmli memory?
Shaarmli is us, by the way.
I don't know. I mean, it's really, really hard to determine for someone else. I feel like we've talked about enough that I should know. But I, I don't, I'm, I'm gonna go with the week, we all spent together the first time we were all together. And in general, we spent a whole lot of time making Smashbooks which if you're not familiar, like freeform scrapbooks, where you just like glue a whole bunch of crap down to a page and keep going making the book out of it. So I'm gonna say making smash books together.
Um, you're close. It was shaarmli week.
Was it the week we surprised you?
I mean, I really,
No, I know. But I just meant if that was her answer, the one that we surprised her.
Although that was really, that was really great. Um, I honestly think it would maybe be when we went to Epcot. Because it was my first time going to Disney World, first of all, so like, I was really excited about that. But it was like the first time we all get to go together. And that day just was one of the best days we've ever had at Disney. Like, together. Everything worked out perfectly that day, which, you know, with Disney in Florida. It's a real gamble. Especially like it was like August. So like the weather is real hit or miss here. And like, everything just went really well.
It was like a. I don't know. It felt like a core memory.
Yeah, yeah, that's fair. That day was really, really great. Lots of good things happen that day. Not not to forget or not at least, I don't know what I'm trying to say. Don't forget how important umbrella man is.
Oh, umbrella, man. I hope he's doing well.
So you got 10 out of 15 right.
That's pretty good.
That's pretty good.
Okay, so Sam, do you want to go next?
Yeah, so I'd be guessing for Lexi? Yes.
Okay. So I will moderate this one.
I'm just gonna do really really poorly. I couldn't even tell you what year Lexi was born in the car. I had to second guess her age.
Alright, so what number one what is Lexi's favorite food? *laughing* Panic already.
I know. And we live together like that's the that's the scary thing to me. *laughing* Can I phone a friend?
Well that would be me and I don't know.
Well that makes me feel a little bit better. Um,
Actually, I have a guess.
I know what she does. I know. She doesn't like chicken, that I do know.
It's not that I don't like chicken. It's just that I would never pick chicken to eat.
Yeah, so she doesn't like it. I don't know, Indian food?
Can I do my guess?
Okay. All right. I don't know.
I mean, I don't know. I guess it really depends on what we're thinking is like food. Because honestly, my favorite thing that you consume is coffee. But I don't know. I don't know that that would count as food.
My favorite food is chocolate.
Okay. All right.
Which feels like it should have been very obvious.
I was just thinking my brain was going towards like favorite meal I guess or like favorite.
I mean you're not wrong. I do love Indian foods so much, but.
This one is going to be the easiest point ever.
Number 2. What is Lexi's favorite color?
It's the only one I'm gonna get right so let's celebrate that for a second.
But like a very specific shade of lavender. I feel like lavender can go a lot of ways and I like my lavender to be more on the blue side than on the pink side.
Okay. Oh my gosh, Marina on my island is singing a song about apples.
If Lexi could only listen to one artist who would it be?
Okay, here's the thing about Lexi, she hyper fixates especially when it comes to artists and music. Right now in this moment, she is currently listening and obsessing over the guy from sigor, sigor ros?
Sigor Ros, yeah.
Before it was oh my god, what's his name? Um something at last and he did the the whole like
Sleeping at last
Sleeping at last. Yeah. So I don't know if either one of those would be only like any artists that she would listen to for forever but that was her current her current fave is that guy.
Yeah, you're right you're right. I have been listening to him nonstop for like three weeks I cannot stop I never listen to Sigor Ros but his solo stuff is really really great I am enjoying it immensely um but I honestly I don't know this this questions so hard because I do just like hyper fixate on music I don't have like a one that I would listen to forever and ever and ever and ever. Couple answers came to mind potentially... no. I honestly I think it would be The Band Camino if I had to pick right now like gun to my head I'd pick The Band Camino.
I love their music so so so very much it always does me right so I think The Band Camino.
I love that.
What would like to do if she won the lottery?
Hoard it. *laughing* Save it all. Um, my go to instinct is to also buy a house. But also sometimes she says that she's doesn't feel like she's ready to buy a house so I don't know but I feel like she would buy a house.
Yeah, I would. I would buy a house for sure. I'm also one of those people like if I ever won the lottery you would never know I won the lottery you would know and like little ways, but I would never tell anyone that I won the lottery. Feels like a bad omen.
Um, but yeah, I would buy a house and then you're right. I would I would save a whole bunch of it. And I would probably like, go on on like a fun vacation.
Oh, sorry. I'm supposed to be reading the questions.
What is Lexi's favorite Disney park thing?
Um, honestly, I think it's changed.
What?! *laughing* Okay, what is it now? Cuz that was my only guess.
Yeah, I mean, space mountain, yeah, space mountains still really really really up there.
I would've guess the thing at Animal Kingdom.
The Festival of The Lion King also really really up there Jungle Cruise -really really really up there. I don't know. Space mountain. Yeah, you can have it, space mountain is fair. I don't know I like too many things at Disney.
I was gonna guess the thing with the flags at animal kingdom.
The Maharaja track animal kingdom that like four people know what that is.
Yeah. Yeah, I do love that a whole lot. Just the whole Asia section of animal kingdom.
What is Lexi's dream vacation?
Um, there's a couple that really that I think of when I think of Lexi. Um also a trip to Japan. But then also, and I don't know the name of it, but it's the the place with like the - that avatar was based off. Right?
Yeah, the the Forest Park in China.
The floating mountains.
Not not like airbender avatar, blue people avatar, but yeah, it's fine. We don't talk about that part. It's okay. But it's really cool. Mountains and China in general. So yeah, you can have a point.
Yeah. Look at me go.
I would've guessed Angkor Wat.
Angkor Wat is up there. But China, China is number one.
Okay. What is Lexi's favorite video game?
Uhh.. Toontown. *laughing*
Certainly the video game I played the longest. Yes. Um, I don't. I don't know if that's a really hard question. I don't think I have one.
I guess it's like the hyper fixation thing again, like it would change depending on what I'm playing like for a long time it was Katamari because it's all I thought about and all I wanted to do and all I wanted to play and no other game matched up but, you know, for a long time it was Animal Crossing for a long time it was Toontown. I go through Sims phases, just like everyone else does, but I don't know that I have like a favorite favorite.
Sorry, trick question. You can have a point if you would like.
I feel bad.
I'll give it to ya. Cause for a while you really like all you were doing was Toontown so it counts. What is Lexi's favorite movie?
Again, fair, because I'm really bad at picking favorites. I'm sitting here like, what's my answer going to be?
I don't know. Honestly, like my brains doing that thing of like, head empty. I don't know any movies. Like I've never seen a movie in my entire life. Um, Center Stage. *laughing*
I don't even know what that is.
It's a movie that I liked in high school a lot. My friends and I watched all the time in high school.
It's just a random movie that Lexi made me watch and I really really enjoyed it.
It's about a ballet company. I don't know.
It's not her favorite.
It's a team drama, it's not my favorite, but it's a good movie, I don't know, an early 2000s rom com.
I don't I generally don't know.
I mean, me either. Some contenders: I really, really really love Kiki's Delivery Service. I really really really love Your Name.
Oh yeah I didn't even think of those.
I really really really love Pride and Prejudice the Kiera Knightley version and then there's like the standard Disney favorites Alice in Wonderland, Princess and the Frog, but.
Yeah, my head really said no on that one.
It be like that sometimes.
I my head said no on that one. You're it's fine.
What is Lexi's favorite thing about herself?
Nothing trick question.
Yes. Correct. Give her the point.
Um hold on one second. I'm going to answer this question but I'm fishing.
Me: gives like a really thoughtful nice uplifting answer. Sam: Lexi sucks lol.
I said, you think you suck. Um, again, Lexi's very, very hard on herself. I genuinely don't know if she has a favorite thing. I would say my favorite thing about Lexi.
I'm uncomfortable, I hate this. *laughing*
Do not perceive her. Um, and maybe this will be what she says. I don't know. Just how caring she is like she will almost like neglect herself to a fault to make sure that everyone else around her is doing okay. And is okay. And she's there for really just everyone in our life.
Thanks. I appreciate that.
I was gonna say, I mean it's similar. Yeah, I definitely I agree with those things. But one of my favorite things about me is that I am pretty non judgmental when it comes to other people. For me, I *makes grossed out noises* gross, but for other people. I can, you know, talk to anyone about anything and there's there's rarely ever any judgment on my end. I mean, about like, small life choices sure, but like about the stuff that matters there's little judgement.
Okay, um, what is Lexi's most used emoji?
So I think the either the cry laughing one but in line me and Lexi have a have a favorite sticker favorite emoji where it's really just like this guy for the word cool. Um, it's literally just like
He looks like this 90s hip hop, like, I don't know, very stereotypical 90s hip hop artist.
And it just, it just is 'cool.'
With his arms crossed and like his head tilted up. *laughing*
So dumb. I don't I guess I didn't realize that I use the cry laugh emoji that often. I don't feel like I do.
I don't know, it was a guess I don't actually know.
It's not actually an emoji. But the one I use the most the thing I use the most is I have a Samsung phone. And on my keyboard I have like a like a heart key. It's like a just like an outline of a heart
And I use it all the time for everything.
That's true. You do.
Does she get a point for the cool?
I don't use it that much. It's just an inside joke.
I don't know. *laughing*
The question was what city was Lexi born in?
I have no idea.
When has that ever come up? It? Akron?
Oh, okay. Yay.
The one in Ohio, there's a few other Akrons but the one in Ohio, specifically.
For you know, my adoring fans that want to look up my birth records.
Okay, point. If Lexi could have dinner with anyone dead or alive who would it be?
Um, not to get morbid but would it be your sister?
Would it be someone famous? Can we narrow it down?
I don't know.
Because I hyper fixate on things.
Oh, wait, is it Liam O'Brien?
Close but no, I would I would pick Matt.
I would pick Matt Mercer.
I didn't even think of them. Can I change my answer? *laughing*
Nope. I mean, you did. You did say streamers.
Kinda counts. Yeah, I would. I would probably pick Matt Mercer at this point. I don't I don't know that I would.
I'm giving Sam half a point for that.
That thought always like makes me kind of uncomfortable because like I tried to like picture like, what would I talk about? And like, I don't know. I don't have anything useful to say like
You're going way down. Way too deep with that.
I know. It turns real self deprecating real fast but um Matt Mercer is who I would pick.
Okay, what is Lexi most likely to get arrested for?
Trick question. Lexi will never get arrested *laughing* because she literally cannot not follow a rule.
That's not true.
Mmm okay but it is. I think she would be get arrested for like being an accomplice or something like she would be get arrested for like just being in the wrong place at the wrong time. That would be that would be it like she would be next to Karly who's yelling at the police officer and Lexi would get arrested by default. But you wouldn't have actually done anything.
Did you have something you wanted to add before I tell you my answer?
I was gonna say have you ever seen like on like silly like sitcom shows like, people are like driving and like they're so afraid of getting in trouble for speeding that they get they drive too slow and get pulled over for that because they were so afraid? That would be Lexi.
That's hysterical. Mine was going to be highly situational. But the one that's like, actually, like one of my worst fears, and I don't know, it, whatever. It's stupid, would be getting arrested or, I don't know, get it getting in trouble for either like, accidental tax fraud. Or just because like, I don't know what I'm doing. Or skipping out on jury duty because I never checked the mail and I get called for jury duty and I don't show up and they arrest me and then I die. Those are those are actual real, real fears. Um, but more than likely, you're probably right. Like if I was going to be arrested it would be because I would like be at the wrong place at the wrong time. Or like, in defense of somebody else. Like I would like stand up for someone because I you know, thought they were right. And then I would get arrested for that.
Yeah. What is Lexi's favorite social media app?
My guess is TikTok.
Yeah, I would say yeah, that's fair. You can have the point, it's it's a tie I think at this point between TikTok and Twitter. I spend my most the most of my time on on those two.
Okay, last one, what is Lexi's favorite shaarmli memory?
Another trick question she doesn't because she hates us.
Um it's so hard like our friendship has spanned like over 10 years like a decade worth of memories like trying to like think of like a top is so difficult. Is it when we surprised Karly and you almost ruined the surprise?
You know I completely forgot about that one. But yeah, that's way better than the one I was thinking. Because we had planned for so long for that surprise. And then to fill everyone in what happened was Sam and I surprised Karly for her birthday. And we worked it all out. And we kept it like a complete surprise. And it was really great. And I'm bad at surprises anyway. Um, and then it was before we lived here. So Sam, and I like flew in for the weekend and whatever. And we kept this whole thing a surprise for so long. And then my plane landed and I very excitedly sent a text to what I thought was Sam saying, I just landed and uh then I realized after I had sent it that I sent it to the group chat and then possibly one of my favorite Sam interactions came from that because I was freaking out to just Sam. I said, oh my god what I do. And she said, quote, delete the text, delete the app, delete your life. *laughing* And then I rapidly came up with a lie to Karly about how I dreamt about flying to Florida and my texts came out of order because I was at work and I had really shitty service or something like that. And she believed it. So all's well that ends well. Yeah.
Yeah, we got by by the skin of our teeth with that one.
Oh wow, this ended up close. Lexi had 10. Sam, you ended up with 9.5.
Wow, so I have to beat 10.
Okay. Sam, do you want to ask your own questions or my reading it and answering?
Oh, I'll moderate.
All right. I'll pass my game.
All right. So Karly's answering for Sam. All right. What is Sam's favorite food?
Yes. Absolutely. She eats popcorn every single day of her life.
All right. What is Sam's favorite color?
I would guess like a light like sky blue, pastely blue.
Yeah, I was gonna say like a tealy blue. So yeah.
Yeah, that's what I would have picked too. Um, if Sam could only listen to one artist, who would it be?
Okay. I have two guesses. I don't think either of them are right. Actually, I have three guesses. So that's kind of cheating.
Nah, that's not cheating.
Twenty one pilots you've loved for a really really long time but I don't know how often you still listen to them. I also know you really love the band camino. And I know when you're sad you really love is her name. Chelsea Cutler?
Yes. Yeah, I think right now I think it would be Chelsea Cutler because she has everything, the range.
That's what I would have guessed.
We love to see it. Yeah, right now it's Chelsea Cutler, for sure.
Um, alrright. What is - Nope. What would Sam do if she won the lottery?
The opposite of Lexi. Sam's going hog wild. She would probably buy a house she would buy basically she would just spend money like crazy and travel I think. I think she would travel a lot. Quit her job. And travel.
And spend money.
Yeah, I think
But also she would buy things for everybody because she's
She would share it but I think she would spend it. She wouldn't hoard it at least not initially.
No, that's true. I think all those things. When I was younger I used to say that if I won the lottery, I would buy a plot of land and then buy a tilt-a-whirl because one of my favorite facts you can just buy tilt-a-whirls. *laughing* You can, I've looked it up before I love tilt-a-whirls they're like my favorite ride.
I don't even know that I know what a tilt-a-whirl is.
Oh my god we gotta look it up! *laughing* I don't even know how to describe it so like you get into like little like, pods like kind of think of like the Finding Nemo ride at Eocot, the kind of like egg shape. Okay, so you can fit like two to three people in each like pod on the tilt-a-whirl. And there's like probably like 10 or 12 like car pod things. And the track itself is like intentionally like bumpy and basically each pod is on a circle track so you just like spin and like different way I don't know it's just so fun.
Is it like primeval - primeval whirl?
Where like the thing spins and you go around a track that moves and they can spin?
Um kind of but like, even less less rigid than that but it's just like a circular track as well. Like it's not like a roller coaster. It like it tilt-a-whirl probably like could fit like in that piece of land like right there. For those that can't see what I'm pointing at just like a patch of land.
Yeah, I mean it's like a carnival ride, I know the name. I don't I don't think I've ever ridden one.
Yeah, but anyway, that's it's my favorite ride. I love it. I always like get the giggles on it like it's the best. So I would definitely buy that in my hoarding spree of purchasing things.
Fun fact about Sam.
There you go, you learned something new.
So do I get the point?
Yeah, I would say you get the point.
Cool. Cool. Cool.
All right. What is Sam's favorite Disney park thing?
I don't know this. I know she loves Epcot. And also likes like the festivals like food and wine drinking around the world Epcot maybe? Would it be Spaceship Earth?
Surprisingly, no, that's not what I was thinking of.
I have a guess. Can I give Sam my guess?
It's kind of a trick question is back to first first question. Disney popcorn.
*laughing* Close. But when I first heard the question, my brain first went to peoplemover.
But all of those answers are really good.
Oh god, I forot my answer was Carousel of Progress too, dangit, I love the carousel of progess. Okay sorry.
I mean a lot. I like a lot of Disney things like everything you said. I also really love country bears.
God, country bears. That would have been mine if we're being honest.
Well I already got the point you can't have it back.
But my go to was yeah was peoplemover
Alright, um, what is Sam's dream vacation?
Um, something tropical beachy. I don't I don't know if you have like a specific
I do, but I don't know if you would know.
I know you love the Cayman Islands. But you've been there before so if we're talking someplace you haven't been?
Maybe like one of those places where you can have like the hut over the water?
Yeah, I would either. I would love to go to the Maldives. I also would love
The Great Barrier Reef?
That but I would I really want to do a Galapagos Island scuba diving trip is like on my bucket list to dive in the Galapagos Islands.
I had the spirit.
You did - tropical.
I don't really know where the Galapagos Islands are.
I don't know where they are... Indian ocean? *laughs* I'm gonna google it.
Cool. Sounds legit.
[we all talk over each other here and I can't make it out perfectly] Do I get a point or a half a pont?
I would say you get a half a point, maybe.
Okay, I'll take a half a point.
Oh, they're in the Pacific Ocean.
All right. What is Sam's favorite video game?
I have like a gut instinct. But I don't know if it's right.
Go with your gut. Let's see what it is.
Cuz Sam also like flits around from games a lot. But I know she really loves The Last of Us. Part Two.
Yeah, that was gonna be my favorite.
Oh, I was gonna say something like, like one of like, you're like, growing up games like Spyro or Crash Bandicoot. Like, favorite video games, because of like the nostalgia.
I mean, I love them a lot. But I think and I, I've, I've talked about this a little bit before, but I like no game, I feel like has affected me like physically like the way that the last of us part two did. And I find that just very incredible to be able to for a game to like invoke like I was like, physically sick and uncomfortable - not physically sick, but physically uncomfortable in a lot of the scenes and even though it did that's like an It was a negative feeling. I was also just super impressed with
That the story was that good?
Yeah, yeah. And like the game mechanics.
Like there's a part where you're like, have like, you're like doing like a sky walk. And like, I'm not afraid of heights. But this game - I was very kind of scared when I was playing. I think you play you're playing as Ellie at that point, maybe.
I think so.
Doesn't matter who you're playing as. And you're just like walking across this platform. And I was like, uncomfortable. And again, I'm not even afraid of heights. So I would yeah, last was part two for sure.
Um, what is Sam's favorite movie?
I have no idea. If I had to guess I know it's wrong. But the only movie that I like I associate with Sam is Ten Inch Hero.
Oh, that's a good one but it's not my absolute favorite.
I have no idea.
I have a guess. But I don't know if it's still true. I think it used to be he's just not that into you?
Another great guess.
Or like 27 dresses.
Great guess, not my absolute favorite.
Is it PS I love you?
Is it shark tale?
*laughing* No, it is The Breakfast Club.
I've never seen it.
Oh my god. We're watching it.
I love the breakfast club.
I love The Breakfast Club. It's one of my absolute favorite.
It's a great movie. Alright, what is Sam's favorite thing about herself?
Yanno, this is a bad question for our group.
It's a bad question for all of us.
Oh, I have something.
Oh, wow miss self confidence. What's that like?
That's right. I have one thing I like about myself. So I really just take it and run. Do you want a hint?
I mean, I have I have a lot of things that I love about you. Um, you're really great friend. Like you're, you make friends easy and you have a lot of friends. And you know, you're really loyal and make sure that your friends are happy. And that's something. I think you're really funny. You have a great sense of humor, and you're very chaotic and impulsive and I know that you like your chaotic slash impulsive side.
I do but I was gonna say my smile.
Your smile, okay.
She's going more like physical features.
I was going personality.
It's the only physical thing I like about myself.
I mean I was gonna say I like my hair but then I was like oh that Karly like answered like some like really like nice deep thing. Or Sam said, I don't know.
But those are really nice things about me, thank you.
What's your favorite personality wise about yourself?
Stop being so freaking shallow.
Damn. Um, I think kind of similar to what you said, I feel like I'm, I'm very empathetic. And I think because of that, and I'm very easy going so. And I always like make friends wherever I go and I have a lot of different friends and different friend groups. It's a great thing. But I know when I was younger, like in high school, it was kind of a difficult thing because none of my friends were in the same friend group or got along so like in high school, I could never have really like parties or outings with my friends because, like everyone was in a different friend group and not everyone liked each other. So that was hard, but i but i think that's kind of similar to what you said, like I can make friends. I can make friends with a tree to be honest, I can make friends with anything almost. Except for Peri.
Yeah. My cat does hate her. Okay, I don't know if I get a point for that.
I think everyone got a point on this question. I think you should get it.
It was hard. What is Sam's most used emoji?
I would guess maybe like, either like the cry laughing or like the upside down smiley face.
Yep. It's that one.
Yeah, absolutely that one.
1. I love that one. And I think it just accurately depicts how I feel 99.9% of the time about anything.
It's a versatile one, too.
It's like moderately passive aggressive sometimes I love it so much.
Um, what city was Sam born in?
I'm not going to get it. I'm not gonna get it.
I know that you you lived in Ocean City, but you moved there. You didn't like always live there. So some, some little town in New Jersey?
Yes. And I don't think you would have ever known this. So it's a really unfair question for you, but I was born in a place called Vorhees.
I have heard you say that.
That doesn't even sound like a name.
Well, it's where I was born.
If Sam could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would it be?
I'm not gonna get the point.
What's your guess though?
Oh, God. I don't know. I mean, I don't feel like Sam like super gushes over like celebrities that often, you know, like you like them. Usually it's just you think they're hot, but you're not like, wow, I really wish I could meet them and spend time with them. I know you really wanted to meet like, twenty one pilots and talk to them. That was a big deal for you.
Do you know who it is?
Is it a celebrity?
Okay, I'm not I'm already not going to get the point. But give me a hint.
You were on the right track as far as it's someone famous and it is a musical artist.
More famous. Huh.
It's one person.
One person. Oh my god. I don't I don't know.
You're gonna, you're gonna know it and you're gonna be like, ugh duh, it's post malone.
I would love to meet post malone.
I'm mad, I should've known that but honestly
And obviously in eating dinner with post malone, you would go to Olive Garden.
Olive garden! The one in Times Square. *laughing*
I don't listen to post malone. I know literally nothing about like, I forget he exists to be honest. He's not on my radar at all.
I mean, that's fair. But he is literally always on my radar. I love him.
Your boy posty.
My boy posty. It's post malone and post samone, you know?
Um, all right. What is Sam most likely to get arrested for?
I mean, shoplifting. We had a conversation about it today.
That Sam has the impulse now to steal.
Yep. As an adult. It's something that happened to me. I just, if it's small, I just.
She just wants to yoink it.
I do. I just want to take it. Because I can I'm like, why should I have to pay for this? It's like literally cost like a cent to make. And that's on capitalism baby. *laughing* Sticking it to the man.
What is Sam's favorite social media app?
*laughing* Ew. You get minus a point.
I'm just kidding. I mean, I know Sam is on Twitter and tiktok a lot.
And finally, what is Sam's favorite shaarmli memory?
This one is hard because there's just so much to choose from. Do you have one like that immediately comes to mind? Just because I'm curious. I don't need a hint, but.
Yeah, I had one that come like comes to mind. I don't know if it's like my absolute favorite, but it is the one that came to mind first.
Okay. I don't know. I may be shaarmli week, like hanging out playing Toontown together during shaarmli week. Maybe. Maybe when you guys like moved down here. And we all hung out for the first time. I don't know.
Um, I mean, close. The one that kind of the memory that really sticks out to me is when we went to the Brevard county zoo, and we got to feed the giraffes.
Yep, that was a good one.
Okay, well I had shaarmli week.
Lexi, you win.
Yay. I'm a good friend and y'all suck.
*laughing* To be clear, Lexi got 10. Sam and I tied with 9.5.
I'm a good friend and you guys suck.
That was fun.
That was fun. It was also a lot more stressful than I anticipated.
It was pretty stressful.
I had multiple panics like halfway through, like, do I know you people at all?
I had panicks about that, but also like, do I do it myself at all?
Yeah. That too. Anyways, I love you guys.
I love you.
I love you too.
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