Never Sleep with Hair-Dryers or Play Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered uncommon ambience

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Hair dryer ambience (steady) — And must I explain what a hair dryer sounds like? A shrill handheld appliance that produces a sound akin to a Tie-Fighter that just took a hit off one of those helium canisters in the balloon section at the party store.

I should ask why some folks are comforted by the sharp sounds of such an abrasive appliance.

Are folks simply nostalgic for the sounds of childhood? Where a home's authority figure squeezed out five minutes of harsh whooping heated air.

Perhaps it signaled the last moments to hide cocooned by the comforts of bed before dad threw open the door. "You're still in bed?! We're late for church, and you're reading from Zephaniah!"

Zephaniah passages... Read to the entire church. Suddenly the warm envelope of bedding grasps you harder. Confront hundreds of eyes staring at you as you "uhm" your way through a biblical inferno.

Keep on pre-church hair dryer; keep on forever.

Look, I am not judging anyone hooked on the obtuse sounds of handheld, aim-able space heaters. I would just rather you listen to a podcast that features one. Fires suck.

And really, wanted to use this space to complain that Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered has a glaring flaw (outside of too many titles). There is no police pursuit while driving in the free-roam element of the game.

The sentence that this is the game title makes me think players will drive fast and be chased by cops. (And that it is an old game dusted off for a new audience).

I can drive like a maniac unchecked through free-roam without encountering flashing red and blue lights. It is such a bummer.

Hair dryer ambience (steady) — And must I explain what a hair dryer sounds like? A shrill handheld appliance that produces a sound akin to a Tie-Fighter that just took a hit off one of those helium canisters in the balloon section at the party store.

I should ask why some folks are comforted by the sharp sounds of such an abrasive appliance.

Are folks simply nostalgic for the sounds of childhood? Where a home's authority figure squeezed out five minutes of harsh whooping heated air.

Perhaps it signaled the last moments to hide cocooned by the comforts of bed before dad threw open the door. "You're still in bed?! We're late for church, and you're reading from Zephaniah!"

Zephaniah passages... Read to the entire church. Suddenly the warm envelope of bedding grasps you harder. Confront hundreds of eyes staring at you as you "uhm" your way through a biblical inferno.

Keep on pre-church hair dryer; keep on forever.

Look, I am not judging anyone hooked on the obtuse sounds of handheld, aim-able space heaters. I would just rather you listen to a podcast that features one. Fires suck.

And really, wanted to use this space to complain that Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered has a glaring flaw (outside of too many titles). There is no police pursuit while driving in the free-roam element of the game.

The sentence that this is the game title makes me think players will drive fast and be chased by cops. (And that it is an old game dusted off for a new audience).

I can drive like a maniac unchecked through free-roam without encountering flashing red and blue lights. It is such a bummer.

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