Msnbc writes: "When a freak snowstorm paralyzed much of the Seattle area over the Christmas holidays, I did not organize my closets. I did not clean out my refrigerator. I did not wash the dog.
I did, however, sink about 25 hours into "Word Twist," a wickedly addictive Facebook game.
Yes, the "winter storm event" that shuttered businesses and foiled travel plans across the Pacific Northwest turned many people into grouchy Grinches. But for me, the surprise "staycation" was a great time to discover new games - and rediscover others I'd forgotten."