Hi, I’m Manu, a biking web developer. I’ve been writing on here since June 2002 about a bunch of different topics. My favorite posts are tagged with ✪.

Why “plothole.net”? As defined on wikipedia,

a plot hole, plothole or plot error is a gap or inconsistency in a storyline that goes against the flow of logic established by the story’s plot. Such inconsistencies include such things as illogical or impossible events, and statements or events that contradict earlier events in the storyline.

This definition suits my life pretty well.

Thanks for reading!

Tetris 99

Tetris 99 came out a couple of days ago and I thought I could finally use my Nintendo Switch Online trial period of 7 days to give it a shot. I was honestly expecting to get nuked, like in any online game, but I scored 8th after my 3rd game. So I foolishly set myself a 1st place goal, to be achieved in that 1 week trial period. The best I did was 2nd place:

Top 10 is hardcore

I spent a lot of time, in NES and Game Boy Tetris, a bit over a year ago to learn to rotate tetrominos both ways. Somehow, this skill got totally lost while playing Tetris 99. I also can’t do T-Spins, and I’m not convinced they would help much. My problem is more with the super high speed dropping of tetrominos.