Tetris has a very special place in my heart. As a child, my parents wouldn't buy my brothers and sister and I a Nintendo. They wanted us do "play outside" and "enjoy our youth" and "build character." We, of course, wanted to play Punch-Out!!!, Duck Hunt, and Metroid.
Then my cousin introduced my grandmother to Tetris. She was hooked. When we asked our grandparents for an NES they basically told my mom and dad that if they didn't get us one they were bad parents. Thanks Grandma, and thanks Tetris.
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