Here’s what’s going on Talk Among Yourselves, our reader-written blog: On the eve of surgery, DanimalCart thinks about how video games have made past hospitals infinitely more bearable. There's also two globe-trotting SnackTAYku International post, too. Zarnyx checks in from Trinidad, home of doubles and, from Venezuela, Nach chronicles a search for a perfect empanada. And PyramidHeadcrab wants to know how you'd dole out RPG stats for yourself.

And you can always go join the voices talking about video games and life in TAY Classic and in the TAY: Open Forum.