There once was a girl who never got on Facebook. Then the girl’s friends said, ooooh try the games. You must try the games. They are really fun. Secretly the girl thought that playing the games seemed kind of silly. After all, aren’t there more productive things to do with her already limited free time? But to humor her friends, the girl tried the games. The girl got started and couldn’t stop playing Candy Crush. It was almost like that time the girl started playing solitaire on the computer and couldn’t stop until she won. Except this was worse.
The problem this time was, the girl could see what level her friends were playing on the game. She wanted to be there, too. So she played more and more in order to catch up. She even paid good money for extra lives because she wouldn’t patiently wait for the lives to be renewed. She shooed her children away like flies when they asked to be fed dinner. Hours whiled away, seeming like minutes, while the girl laid on the couch and played her little fingers raw.
Just when the girl thought she could handle this new obsession, her friend remarked that she is on level 124. A whole hundred levels more?! The girl stayed up until the wee hours of the morning trying to conquer the game. She even dreamt about the game, seeing striped candies in her sleep. Realizing that she got in over her head with this thing, she decided to back off. She waved the white flag of surrender, hoping to reclaim some semblance of normal life. Then she heard about Bejeweled Blitz. Uh oh.
PS. She is stuck on level 33 if anyone has any tips.