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Community Spotlight with @darrj66

Community Spotlight with @darrj66
Published on 21 August 23

Gamisodes is made of the most amazing collectors, community members, and all-around great people. Please join us for the latest Community Spotlight with @darrj66 - Collector extraordinaire!

 First Things First...

 

1) Tell us something about yourself:

 

Where are you from? And what languages to you speak?

I am from Northern Ontario, Sudbury, Canada.  I speak English and some French.

 

What is your professional background?

I am a registered nurse.

 

What are your favorite movies/genre?

No specific genres. I love them all! A good movie is a Good Movie….Back to the Future, Star Wars, Godfather 1 & 2, The Natural, Goodfellas, anything Marvel, a little movie called Diggstown, Pulp Fiction…like 159 times, Reservoir of Dogs…….so many.

 

Do you follow any sports and/or teams? Any favorites?

I love sports more than you can imagine….Football (CFL, NFL), Soccer (as I guess we call it), golf, tennis, basketball (Go Raps), hockey….Leafs and Penguins, hence the 66.

 

2)  If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, living or dead, who would that be?

Myself…I have a lot to explain, LOL


3) What's something about you that would be surprising to know?

Surprising, eh? (Canadian). I’m retired at 46.

 

4) What cause are you passionate about?

I just try and help out when I can, nothing specific.

5) What's something that you've always wanted to try, learn and/or accomplish?

Sailing. I watch the boats on the lake here and it is so calming.

 

6) When have you felt the proudest and why?

When my kids were born. They are now 18 and 21! Crazy

 

7) What is one thing you can't live without?

My kids!

 

8) If you had to eat the same meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

PIZZA!

 

9) Tell us about a favorite memory from childhood.

I don’t have many, but what comes to mind is spending Saturday nights at my grandparents place playing cards with moms, aunts, uncles, and great grandmothers. It was always funny….good times.

 

10) What would be the theme song of your life right now?

Queen, Don’t Stop Me Now   https://youtu.be/HgzGwKwLmgM

 

11) If you could visit any place in the world, where would it be?

France during the Tour de France…each stage and the finishing on the Champs de Elyses

 

12) What's the strangest thing you've ever done?

Haven’t really done anything strange. Wait….Maybe … with the job? Infected sternum post open heart… had to pack his wound twice daily as I watched his heart beat and lungs go up and down. 

Oh wait… I took someone’s eyeball out once… doctor came to harvest and I asked if I could watch… he said, “you can assist”. He did the first and said “ok you got the other” so I did the second… freaky !!!’

 

13)  After Inspector Gadget, what was your favorite cartoon as a kid?

I always watched Care Bears, Thunder Cats, He-Man and She-Ra.

 

14) What is your favorite video game?

Super Mario.

 

15) Who's your favorite comic book character?

Wolverine

 

16)  If you could pick any superpower, what would it be and why?

Time travel …I could go anywhere.

 

17) Do you have any pets?

I had a cat before named Gracie.


Tell Us About your Connection with Gamisodes and Digital Collecting

 1) What cartoons or nostalgic tv shows would you like to see on Gamisodes next?

He-Man


2) If you could decide on the next new Gamisodes Inspector Gadget collection, what would it be and why?

An off shoot…probably Penny


3) Who’s your favorite Inspector Gadget character and why?

Penny, she seems to always save the day.


4) What is your favorite episode or memory about Inspector Gadget and why?

I remember getting up every morning before school and turning the TV to channel 3 to watch Inspector Gadget while eating a bowl of cereal.


5) If you could pick the next Mission location(s), where would it/they be and why?

Toronto, of course. Probably one of the best known cities in Canada.

 

6) There are thousands of other digital collectibles and communities out there. Why did you decide on Gamisodes?

Inspector Gadget, baby. I got an early email and was attracted.


7) Is there a Gamisodes card or collectible you don’t have yet and are anxious to add it to your collection?

Any #1 Legendary, of course.


8)  What attracted you to digital collectibles vs physical?

Sign of the times.


Special shoutout to Gamisodes Ambassador @TheRealNerkle for facilitating the Spotlight!

 

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