Fruit Ninja!

June 3rd, 2010 | Fruit Maven

Ahem…

Is this thing on? Testing. Testing. 1-2-3.

Right. So…. I have had my wrist slapped ever-so politely by a few people lately about the apparent abandonment of the old fruit blog.  So I am here to make it right. I have tons and tons of excuses. But seriously, SERIOUSLY – who cares? I’m here now. Let’s hug.

I have had some fruit since we last chatted but I didn’t take pictures and I don’t think it was that memorable. There were loquats, a fancy banana that really had no name, just numbers — something like B52 banana, various standard strawberries, etc.  You haven’t missed much. But summer is coming! Let the fruit gorging begin. I’ll be back (I hope).

For today, sadly, I have no fruit. BUT… I do have a super cool fruit app-game-thing for the iphone that has been using up a good portion of my non-existent free time (basically the time it takes to fast fwd the commercials on my DVR while watching Gossip Girl).  Anyway, the app!

fruit-ninja


If you don’t have an iphone then I feel a little sad for you and I offer this link, which is really just proof that iphone lovers are insane and prepared to kill you for showing your android or whatever it is that you have. For everyone else who remains safe to walk the streets, I give you FRUIT NINJA!





The next best thing to eating fruit, is hacking it up in a virtual game while you pretend you are a ninja. Believe me, it is crazy satisfying. You get different sound effects for the different fruit textures — more of low *thwack* for a banana versus a crazy *splurt* for a watermelon. It’s awesome. Also I hate watermelons and there are a lot of those, which I find particularly gratifying.  And when your game ends you get quirky Sensei fruit facts like this one:


The largest watermelon ever grown was 262 pounds!


Yeah – I dunno. They have a thing for watermelons. So whip out your wallet, spend the 99 cents and get to it. (I don’t know them or get anything from promoting this other than to get you people off my back for a while for lack of attention.)

Feel free to brag about your high score in the comments, but know that I will totally mock and judge you behind your back for being so geeky. My high score is 191 if you were wondering. Also, my nail polish is currently red.

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  • Jay Liew Jun 6, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    What .. no Facebook ‘like’ button? ;P

  • keri Jun 9, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    hi hi! so good to see you “back on the block”!

    delicious rhubarb is back in season, and while technically not a fruit, everybody uses it as one. I hope to see some late spring “fruit” cocktails coming up! :)

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