This was a running joke that my kids and I had when they were all in college, and admitted that around campus, “the weekend” actually started on Thursdays…or to be specific, Wednesday nights, when a famous U of O bar ( Taylor’s Tavern literally 22 feet off of campus) had “Dollar Beer Night.” Don’t get me wrong…my kids were all great students, who all graduated with honors, but they also knew how to pace their work, and get the most out of their play.
And who was I to argue? They all graduated Summa, or Magna Cum Laude, while I joke that I was ” In Cum Plete” as I never finished my degree after my football, musical career, and partying got in the way. My kids are WAY better at balancing work and fun than I was. I was “All In” or “All Out.” And was usually too “Grogged” to know it was Friday…(hence the Firday joke).
But, I have improved in my old age. I have learned that doing LOTS of things well, requires balance. And if something becomes obsessive after the “learning curve,” you need to adjust. Rather than do one thing obsessively, which tends to narrow one’s life, I now choose to “Live Wide.”
That has now become the standard for how I Tap. It’s the reverse of what happens when you are truly addicted and obsessed. Remember the old joke, “I”m smoking more, but enjoying it less?” If you don’t, it’s because the guy who coined that phrase croaked, due to lung cancer. But, for me, living wide requires me to, TAP LESS, to Enjoy it More….
The spies are invading Springfield! Yes, the Secret Agent update has hit our games. We’ve got hacking, drones, dossiers & a whole new prize track to work our way through!
This Event is broken up into 3 Acts, with each Act containing part of the story. To help you move along with the event you’ll get several prizes per Act. Each prize will either be something fun for Springfield or something to help you move along in the event. For the third Act you’re tasked with collecting Corporate Intel () to unlock each prize!
The seventh (and final) Act 3 Prize awarded at 70,250 is Stradivarius Cain, because sometimes even a hallucinated agent is better than no agent at all..
So let’s take a closer look at this seventh prize and just what happens when you unlock it in your Springfield…
In case you missed it…this morning ALL Premium items from the Secret Agent event (including rebated and discounted items) have returned to the store for a second shot at purchasing them. Just in case you forgot…or didn’t have the donuts..to purchase before.
The items will remain in the store until the event ends on Tuesday May 9th.
We’ve written a Should I Buy for every premium item (new and returning) that’s hit our stores during this event. We have the complete list (along with Where Did That Come From posts, and other relevant information) on our Secret Agents Event Page.
BUT because I know a bunch of you will ask again…here’s the complete list:
In our silly lil game, we sometimes see things pop in that we have no clue as to their Origin. They seem familiar, but we just can’t pinpoint from where. So that is why we decided to make a fun lil reminder out of it. To let you know just Where Did THAT Come From?