Chase-N-Counter: A rare handheld game from 1982


Recently I won a lot of handheld games from the 80’s at a local auction. Some of the games were in rough shape while others were in fair to good condition. This game Chase-N-Counter was in good shape with minimal wear and after installing a new LR44 battery I fired it up to see if it worked.

To my surprise Chase-N-Counter  was like taking a trip in a time machine. I was 9 years old in 1982 and I remember being jealous of the kids at school that had calculators, but especially jealous of the ones that had handheld games like this.

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Who Writes Your Advertisements Waste Management?

Companies like Waste Management  still like to send direct paper mail. You know the kind.. its the mail you usually look at quick and then toss in the trash. When your wife asks you any mail today and you respond, all junk!

I received this nice advertisement from Waste Management and funny it arrived at a time when I was thinking of replacing my trash hauler. I decided to give it a quick read to see what they were offering.  The wording and stipulations in the message were so bad I laughed and thought to myself I need to share this.

I’m not a professional writer, in fact my writing is fair at best. I have always stated I write this blog with the intention that no one will ever read it. That said here is my critique on the recent Waste Management advertisement I received recently. Continue reading “Who Writes Your Advertisements Waste Management?”