Monday, August 3, 2015

The TIE Fighter and the Tattoo

Last weekend, in a fit of madness, I agreed to play Star Wars Trivial Pursuit with my husband a.k.a the biggest Star Wars fan on the planet. I knew I had absolutely no hope whatsoever of winning. I played because a) it made my husband happy and if you're married you're supposed to do things for your spouse that make them happy yada yada yada and b) it helps me practice in case we play this game with friends, so I don't look ignorant.
While we were playing, this happened....

Me: How many triangular pieces make up a solar panel on the wing of a TIE fighter *may not be the exact wording of the question, but the number of panels was the important part*
Nate: Six!!
Me....................where is Nicaragua?
Nate..........................................................................shut up.

I couldn't help but laugh out loud. It was too funny that he knew the number of triangular sections on a solar panel on a TIE fighter, but wasn't sure where an actual country was. The amount of Star Wars knowledge inside my husbands head is astounding, nay scary. I would argue that random Star Wars knowledge may be taking up the space where actual facts could live, but I know better. My husband would accuse me of being part of the rebel alliance, I would roll my eyes, he would start quoting Darth Vader or Darth Sideous at me, and the whole game night would have gotten completely out of hand.

On another nerdy note, I took my husband on Friday to get his very first tattoo, which was Star Wars themed of course. He got the Galactic Imperial symbol on his left upper arm, and it looks really good.

He's already planning his next tattoo. I told him that tattoos were addictive, but he didn't believe me.