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Heavy Metal Covers 1 – WFH Music Bingo Blog Series

Alright music bingo fans, we’re back with a second genre!

Heavy Metal Cover Music Bingo

This playlist is built from heavy metal covers done by the one and only, Leo Moracchioli from Frog Leap Studios. For those that know him, you’re already jazzed up for this. If you don’t, you’re really in for a treat. Leo is THE BEST metal cover musician on the planet. Period. He does a bunch of current popular music reduxed in metal, so you’ve got to check this out regardless.

If you enjoy what he does, consider buying one of his albums digitally.

Frog Leap Studios:

These cards are in PDF format to provide the ability to “Strike Through Text”, so a player can just open the PDF and strike through the text of each song played.

In Preview on a Mac, with the PDF open, click Tools->Annotate-Strike Through Text:

Here’s the playlist and cards for the game…

Heavy Metal Cover Music Bingo Playlist:

Enjoy! …more to follow later in the week!!!

Personally, I can’t wait to see some Zoom screenshots of folks rockin’ out to Leo’s metal version of, Shake It Off. LOLz \m/

Hit me up in the comments or on Twitter @erikhinderer, if you’ve got a genre you’d like to hear.

80s Music Bingo Game – WFH Music Bingo Blog Series

Greetings and Salutations!

Given the current WFH pandemic situation, my family wanted to share a little fun we have at home with “Music Bingo”.

The game works just like traditional bingo, but with song titles. The DJ cues up the playlist on random and the game goes until someone wins with the traditional bingo rules of five in a row in any direction. We don’t do the four corners, as it’s a bit to easy and ends sooner than we’d like, but if you want a faster game, you can add four corners to the win criteria too. After the first winner wins, keep playing until you get two or three winners and then move on to the next genre.

With that said, here’s the first edition for the 80s:

80s Music Bingo Playlist:

80s Music Bingo Cards:

Enjoy and we’ll post another genre shortly!

-The Hinderer Family

With a new year comes new goals and a new role

I’ve got big news and it’s just too much for a 280 character Tweet.

With a new year, comes new goals and a new role as I start into the next decade.

I spent the fair majority of 2019 collaborating in presales support for account teams, given the amount of new technologies in the SDN space at VMware and how they aligned with my technical pursuits. I took a real liking to assisting in client solutions design and helping to unify an overall technical vision for enterprises with multiple organizations. Working hand in hand with those account teams provided me with some of the best experiences that I’ve had in my career and from that, I guess you could say, that I developed a desire to be an actual part of it.

So, over the next days and weeks, I’ll be transitioning into my new role as a VMware NSX Network and Security, Solutions Engineer for the US Globals team. The opportunity to work with VMware’s largest clients towards their current and future SDN visions is an amazing chance to participate in some of the most complex and challenging designs being built today, so I dove at it.

I’m very excited to join such an amazing group of individuals and a team with a reputation as some of the best. It’s been extremely difficult to be quiet about this, with how excited I am to take on this challenge and now that I get to write about it, there’s an overwhelming sense of gratitude to those who believe in me and to the many people whom I’ve worked with in and via the VMware TAM and NSX TAM teams over the years.

Since I have the character space to do so, I want to thank some people directly who have been instrumental in helping me get to where I am.

First and foremost, I want to thank my wife for being the independent, brilliant and dynamic woman that she is. Without her, I would be nowhere.

My son Jonas and daughter Sofia who many of you have heard, seen or met via my various social posts are the driving force behind it all and truly make me be the best that I can be. They’ll never know how thankful I am.

To my VMware TAM coworkers, previous and current, thank you all for being amazing human beings. This culture of talented and compassionate people was created and is kept alive by all of your efforts, which I’m very proud to have been a part of.

To the the #vCommunity at large, thank you all. There are way too many to thank and I’m not bragging about my follower stats. Know that I love you all and that our community is a very special place, full of very special people. Yes… All kinds of special. /me grins

Lastly, thank you to VMware for being the kind of company that promotes an environment of career growth, in which I can find and use new passions to grow.

After a few days of thinking about how I reached out and how naturally they reached back, it’s given me a nonstop smile. And as the sun sets slowly in the west, I sit here thinking about how lucky I am to be in a place like this, at a time like this.