hi hello! i just joined this forum, so here goes =] 1. How and why did you start playing Tetris? Can you also please specify how long you have been playing Tetris and if you consider yourself a great player? i started playing tetris because i got an NDS, and my boyfriend would kick my butt in tetris all the time. after a couple games, i decided i would never lose a tetris game to him ever since, and i haven't! and that would be the start of my playing tetris.. this happened back in april/may 2009. although, i did take a break for most of my senior year in high school because i've been busy with college and what not, but with graduation nearing, i am starting to get back into it again ;D ... i don't consider myself a great player, but at least pretty decent (endless high score: 1,174,222) 2. What Tetris games do you play and how much do you play daily on average? i mostly play endless and the online arena battle on tetrisfriends.com or multiplayer wifi on my NDS. i probably spend about an hour or two on tetris every day.. 3. What other games besides Tetris (if any ) keep you busy? call of duty! 4. Any other block/puzzle game you recommend I should look into? Tetris variants are also welcome. i wish i knew too ;( .. i'm getting tetris party on the wii for reals in the summer though. should be fun.