Mo the Surfer262,393 (176,013)USA

Z-Brush, thou art my bane!!!

Mo the Surfer has won 7,448 Achievements and 1 Challenge in 256 games and 4 apps

Registered on 25 Jul 10 | Last visited Today | Last scanned today at 19:28 by TA Scanner 3

Art Major!!!!
Mo the Surfer

Latest Blog Post

When I game, I like to sit on the which was given to me by a friend. It's a second hand, I think third, and it feels like it. It's broken down in the middle and the sides aren't much better. But it's a couch and beggars can't be choosers. Being that I am still putting my life back together after a particularly nasty and unforeseen divorce, puts me squarely in the beggar category.

When I am sitting on my very broken down couch I also like to put my feet up on a small footstool which was also given to me by the same friend. It is also in rough shape, but it works, so I am not complaining. I am just not sure if he is really my friend by giving me this set or he may have been using me as a clearinghouse for his unwanted and probably unsellable furniture.

Back to me sitting comfortably on my very rough couch and stool; this is where I am comfortable. In the summer, I am wearing shorts or just lounging about in my boxers, and a t-shirt. Hey, it's my house and I live alone so why not be comfortable? During the winter months, I tend to wear flannel pajama bottoms, thick socks and a cozy sweatshirt. The controller rests nicely in my hands which are in my lap and my attention is squarely focused on the flat panel tv mounted on the wall and a steaming cup of coffee is close at hand.

Lately though, I have found that I can not cross my legs while they are resting on the stool. As a matter of fact, I can't even rest my feet on the stool. My feet, ankles and heals all hurt. A lot.

I am normally a person that goes about barefoot for most of the warmer months. Being that I live in the greater Sacramento area, this is most of the year. In the colder months, I wear the normal footwear just like everyone else. Not too long ago, I was dating a gal who talked me into wearing flip flop sandals about instead of walking barefoot everywhere. After stepping on a few unseen small rocks while taking out the garbage after dark, I had to least during the hours after dark. In the daylight I could pick my way around such hazards without much trouble.

She and I were out shopping in Folsom one very sunny afternoon and the shop we were visiting had a closeout on a number of sandals, so she bought me a pair. I was grateful but I put them aside telling her that I would indeed start wearing them. Well, after a while, the relationship ended and the gifted sandals lay forgotten in my closet. Months later, searching for something else completely unrelated I ran across my new and unworn sandals. I shrugged and started wearing them around the apartment complex on my way to gather the post, walk to the hot tub or pool and also to take out the garbage.

This is when my current predicament started of not being able to put my feet up while gaming. These very cheap closeout sandals were comfortable but they also had a very high arch on them causing my feet to shift my normal walking and support patterns. Basically, no wonder they were so cheap. A week later, I am still having issues with my feet and ankles, but I am on the mend.

I am giving consideration of a new pair of sandals but this time I will be warily buying flats. I like my long evening sessions of Elder Scrolls Online, Halo, Minecraft or whatever game I would like to spend time with. But I do not like the fact that a simple pair of junky cheap closeout sandals has interrupted my game time and forcing my longer times to be cut far short of my preference.

In short, watch what you wear on your feet. It could effect your gaming habits. It certainly did mine.
Posted by Mo the Surfer on 29 April 17 at 18:03 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.

Friend feed

PetrifiedForza Horizon 3
Petrified won 24 Achievements in Forza Horizon 3 for 595 points
CangemiBlack & White BushidoCangemi completed the game Black & White Bushido and is the 538th gamer on the site to complete it
CangemiBlack & White Bushido
Cangemi won 2 Achievements in Black & White Bushido for 175 points
LSC MrSandmanPure ChessCheck achievementLSC MrSandman won the Check achievement in Pure Chess for 51 points
LSC MrSandmanPure ChessLSC MrSandman started the game Pure Chess
LSC MrSandmanMinecraft
LSC MrSandman won 3 Achievements in Minecraft for 33 points
LSC MrSandmanMinecraftLSC MrSandman started the game Minecraft
PetrifiedFallout Shelter
Petrified won 2 Achievements in Fallout Shelter for 157 points
LSC MrSandmanACA NEOGEO SAMURAI SHODOWN IILSC MrSandman completed the game ACA NEOGEO SAMURAI SHODOWN II and is the 113th gamer on the site to complete it
PetrifiedRocket LeagueDropshotPetrified started the Dropshot DLC for Rocket League
XandlerCostume Quest 2Xandler completed the game Costume Quest 2 and is the 9,352nd gamer on the site to complete it
XandlerCostume Quest 2
Xandler won 3 Achievements in Costume Quest 2 for 209 points
GodLike499Halo 3
GodLike499 won 2 Achievements in Halo 3 for 97 points
GodLike499Halo 3Road Rage achievementGodLike499 won the Road Rage achievement in Halo 3 for 43 points
GodLike499Halo 3Post Mortem achievementGodLike499 won the Post Mortem achievement in Halo 3 for 54 points
Smeddum07NBA LIVE 18Smeddum07 started the game NBA LIVE 18
GodLike499Halo 4
GodLike499 won 4 Achievements in Halo 4 for 203 points
GodLike499Halo 4Shocking achievementGodLike499 won the Shocking achievement in Halo 4 for 23 points
GodLike499Halo 4Scrapyard achievementGodLike499 won the Scrapyard achievement in Halo 4 for 59 points
GodLike499Halo 4Sight Seeing achievementGodLike499 won the Sight Seeing achievement in Halo 4 for 37 points
GodLike499Halo 4Bullseye PackGodLike499 started the Bullseye Pack DLC for Halo 4
Site Leaderboard Location Pos Gamers %ile
TrueAchievement in All Games 16,174 370,215 4.37
Achievements Completion %age in All Games 15,535 370,215 4.20
Achievements Completion %age in All Games 7,622 47,783 15.95
TrueAchievement in All Games USA 4,468 41,550 10.75
TrueAchievement in All Games California 397 3,883 10.22
User Leaderboard Created by Access Pos Gamers %ile
Achievement Hounds Podcast AHP Elite Dawg Public 288 614 46.91 leaderboard Reverend M3TA Public 82 184 44.57
Manly men Silver Salvo Public 62 116 53.45
Xbox America Kalibxrr Public 32 82 39.02 Active Members Unnamed Saint Request 11 20 55.00

RSS feed Recent Achievements

The Path of Knowledge in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
Complete "The Path of Knowledge" in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
  • Unlocked by 15,169 tracked gamers (24% - TA Ratio = 2.05) 63,363  
Hero of the Daggerfall Covenant in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
Complete all Daggerfall Covenant achievements in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
  • Unlocked by 4,279 tracked gamers (5% - TA Ratio = 4.53) 87,927  
The Temple of Miraak in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
Complete "The Temple of Miraak" in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
  • Unlocked by 18,234 tracked gamers (29% - TA Ratio = 1.87) 63,363  

Mo the Surfer's Recent Games

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition272 (190)

4.8 from 2215 votes

14 achievements out of 75 won | 63,363 tracked gamers have this game | Last played 19 Sep 17

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited2,717 (540)

3.9 from 2494 votes

26 achievements out of 87 won | 87,927 tracked gamers have this game | Last played 18 Sep 17

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition2,741 (1,325)

4.4 from 9038 votes

62 achievements out of 87 won | 144,425 tracked gamers have this game | Last played 29 Jun 17 | Given 5 stars by Mo the Surfer