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I went to Midas today to get my oil changed. I was there so long,  I lost track of time. But here’s what I watched while I was waiting (in order):

  • One episode of Law & Order
  • One episode of The Closer
  • One episode of Law & Order
  • Kill Bill
  • The beginning of Kill Bill 2

I get to repeat the process next week.

This is one of those times where being single is a disadvantage. If I were dating and/or married, I would have had a ride to take me to and back. And breakfast.

  • Snooze

    That is one hell of a long wait. Some decent tv though. At least you weren’t stuck watching the Price is Right. What you need is a bike so that you can hop on your bike and go to some fun diner during endless waits like that (or maybe your Midas is off a highway). The date/wife works well only if you each have a car (really rare here in Toronto, but maybe more common down your way)

  • Thank god it wasn’t crap. Worse case scenario, though, I would have started streaming Netflix since I had my laptop. Ironically it would have most likely been Law and Order that’s in my que.

    The Midas is on a major highway and there is virtually no public transportation where I live. Unless you live in a major city here, you are screwed. 🙁

    (And, to be fair, I probably wouldn’t ride a bike anyway. I’m entirely too lazy for that. lol)

  • You don’t need to have a significant other to get a ride. You could also get them from friends.

    What were you watching this stuff on? Your phone?

  • That’s true, but the friends I would call live an inconvenient distance away. Normally I’m prepared for a wait, but not so much yesterday.

    My Midas is pretty awesome (all things considered). It has wireless (so I bring my laptop) and they have a TV (with cable) in the waiting room, as well as a DVD player. There have been times when it was just me in there and there’ll be a movie playing that is still in theaters. lol.

  • fnordboy

    “Thank god it wasn’t crap”

    But in your post you said it was The Closer, Kill Bill and Kill Bill 2. I’m confused.

  • I’d never seen The Closer before Saturday and it didn’t suck. Kill Bill is fine. It’s fun watching and looking for the movies Tarantino stole from!