Then it hit me- I was feeling Gamer Comradery. It took me a few seconds of mental logistics to come up with Oh. March 10. Providence. Gaming. CtrlAltDel's Digital Overload LAN party. Damn it all. Even though I'm fully aware that I don't do enough PC gaming to legitimize my ass at a LAN party, I still felt all whimpery and excluded the moment I realized what it was I was missing out on. I had (smartly) decided not to register a few months back, but now there's nothing more I'd rather do than sit around in a room and play Warcraft and Halo for hours on end.
Must... Resist... Volunteering...!