Archive for December, 2006

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Dec
06

Protected: Inner Void

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20
Dec
06

Help-A-Buddy

Hey, guys. Would you happen to know my friend and relative, Patrick? If not, well, this might remind you. He was the guy I sent a GM once about, asking for prayers (as he had bone cancer). As you can see, I used ‘had’ because as of now, the cancer’s gone (but he has chemotherapy sessions until February, just to make sure that it’s really gone). Why am I posting this? Well, it’s because I saw his YM stat yesterday, which said something along the lines of “I AM NOT GOING TO SPEND XMAS IN THIS BORING HOSPITAL!!!” Perfectly understandable, right? I mean, I wouldn’t want to spend my Christmas in a hospital either, so I hope that Patrick gets to go home for Christmas. Who knows–if you guys hope too, he’ll get an early break from the hospital. 😀

19
Dec
06

Shuffling Through Life

Taken from Manang. People who have no calling in life, check this out. XD

So, here’s how it works:
1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Windows Media Player, iPod, etc.)
2. Put it on shuffle
3. Press play
4. For every term, type the song that’s playing
5. When you go to a new question, press the next
button Continue reading ‘Shuffling Through Life’

17
Dec
06

A Diff’rent Kind Of Pressure

Some of you guys might be wondering why I was gone for almost the whole Saturday. Well, the thing is, I went to Anilao, Batangas for scuba diving purposes. So I got up at 4:30 AM to attend the Simbang Gabi, then went back home and got ready for the 3-4 long hour trip to Anilao. We left at around 7 AM, and got there roughly at 11 AM, since my companions on this trip (my parents, my lola and my tito/ninong who was to go scuba diving with me today) stopped over at McDonald’s to catch a bite. I didn’t really notice, since I was catching up on sleep for most of the trip (I was woken up half an hour before we got there, because I had to have my breakfast and a small interval before I went scuba diving). Continue reading ‘A Diff’rent Kind Of Pressure’

15
Dec
06

Latin 101

Since I’m out of ideas as to what to post, but feel like posting something funny, I’ll post this article from Uncle John’s 4-Ply Bathroom Reader. It starts here.

So you thought Latin was dead? Latin For All Occasions, by Henry Beard, brings it back to life. Here are some excerpts: Continue reading ‘Latin 101’

14
Dec
06

The Fine Art of Pugilism

Due to my dad’s insistence that I get some form of physical exercise, I ended up having to take boxing lessons over the Christmas vacation. So, I found myself at Elorde Boxing Gym (the one near Ortigas Home Depot) with my tito, who started taking lessons first, and told my dad about them. I’ve had two boxing lessons so far (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays), and I’ll give a short rundown of each time I went to the gym. Continue reading ‘The Fine Art of Pugilism’

11
Dec
06

60 Questions, and nothing more

1) How old do you wish you were?: Ageless. Seriously? I’ll stick to thirteen, thanks.

2) Where were you when 9/11 happened?: Probably at home. Since my memory sucks, it’s hard to be sure.

3) What do you do when vending machines steal your money?: Kick the machine in anger.

4) Do you consider yourself kind?: Generally, no, but I have occasional periods of kindness.

5) If you HAD to get a tattoo, where would it be?: Right shoulder.

6) If you could be fluent in any other language, what would it be?: Latin. Knowing a language few others speak interests me.

7) Do you know your neighbours?: Not at all, except for the fact that some of our neighbors are Korean. 😛

8) What do you consider a holiday?: Any day where there’s nothing I have to do.

9) Do you follow your horoscope?: ‘Course not.

10) Would you move for the person you loved?: Prob’ly.

11) Are you touchy feely?: I can go either way. XD

12) Do you believe that opposites attract?: Well, no. I started to doubt that after watching movies that agreed with it.

13) Dream job?: Video game designer.

14) Favorite channel(s)?: None. I rarely watch TV. Discovery Channel, if ever (American Chopper is a valuable source of humor and entertainment).

15) Favorite place to go on weekends?: Anyplace is fine with me, even just in front of my computer.

16) Showers or Baths?: I get by with both.

17) Do you paint your nails?: Absolutely not.

18) Do you trust people easily?: Yeah, which is closely related to my being gullible.

19) What are your phobias?: Since a phobia is defined as an “irrational fear”, none. All my fears are based on reasons.

20) Do you want kids?: More than one, less than six.

21) Do you keep a handwritten journal?: Eh? No. I can’t be bothered to put in effort for something like that.

22) Where would you rather be right now?: Right where I am now suits me just fine.

23) Heavy or light sleeper?: Insanely heavy. It’s a miracle I get to school on time.

24) Are you paranoid?: Nope. More of the opposite

25) Are you impatient?: Very much so.

26) Who can you relate to?: Geeks, nerds and tech-heads.

27) How do you feel about interracial couples?: Apathetic.

28) Have you been burned by love?: Guess not, though it’s probably too early to tell.

29) What’s your main ring tone on your cell?: Akin Ka Na Lang, by Itchyworms.

30) What were you doing after midnight last night?: Reading, as usual.

31) What did the last text on your mobile phone say? “Should i get that mp3 player? XD” – Conrad

32) Whose bed did you sleep in last night?: Mine.

33) What color shirt are you wearing?: White.

35) Name three things you have on you at all times: Hair, mental stability (wait, not all the time), glasses

36) What color are your bed sheets?: Depends.

37) How much cash do you have on you right now?: None, in any denomination you care to name.

38) What is your favorite part of the chicken?: Leg, it’s easy to chew.

39) What’s your favorite town/city?: Can’t say, I’m apathetic about that too.

40) I can’t wait till: I get a Wii.

41) Who got you to join myspace?: Not on it.

42) What did you have for dinner last night?: Fish and Payless Beef Mami

43) How tall are you barefoot?: Anywhere from 5 ft. to 6 ft., I don’t really care.

44) Have you ever smoked heroin?: In my wildest fantasies.

45) Do you own a gun?: Pellet.

46) What do you prefer to drink in the morning?: Dunno, usually it’s just water.

47) What is your favourite weapon to lure in the opposite sex?: I am unarmed.

48) Do you have A.D.D.?: *wanders off and eats some junk food*

49) What time did you wake up today?: 7 AM.

50) Current worry?: That I’ll end up cramming all the stuff I have to do over vacation.

51) Current hate?: Internet getting cut off intermittently.

52) Favorite place to be?: Right here. No place like home.

53) Where would you like to travel?: Anywhere I haven’t been yet. Barring dangerous places to be, of course.

54) Where do you think you’ll be in 10 yrs?: Studying in college, hopefully in MIT.

55) What songs do you sing in the shower?: Whatever pops up in my head at the time.

56) What was the last thing that made you laugh?: Reading Izo’s answers to these questions.

57) Worst injury you’ve ever had?: Not sure, I guess splinters, big scratches, burns and sprains are all tied. Wait–there was that one time where I was in a wheelchair for a week.

58) Does someone have a crush on you?: Uh, I think so.

59) What’s your favorite candy?: Too many to just put one.

60) What song is stuck in your head?: “Pretty The World” by Matt Nathanson




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