Many in the world are unfairly skilled at piano, or fishing, or programming, or other hobbies that can be used to create great things and enrich people’s lives. I am good at the video game Threes.

This morning on a red-eye home from Seattle, I finally got a 6144 tile, beating my previous Threes high score of 265,836 and securing the #94 spot on the all-time leaderboard. (I suspect that a few of the 93 above me are bots.) Here is what my final board looked like:


Video games are silly.

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