October 30, 2001

Oh yeah, I should mention,

Oh yeah, I should mention, I won't be around the first three days of November. My family turned my planned trip to Lucca Comics (one day only, the first of November) into a short family trip. ^^; We'll spend the first day at Lucca Comics (though I have no idea what my parents will do, since they don't really like anime and manga... just wander around? ^^;), then the other two days visit Lucca and Pisa. We should be back on Sunday afternoon/evening.

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October 28, 2001

LOL @ Undead Tech Support.

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October 27, 2001

\o/ Success!

\o/ Success!

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Oh yay, the forums are

Oh yay, the forums are back.

...for some reason, I'm suddenly craving Nutella. Let's see if I can sneak in the kitchen and get some without my mom noticing.

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To: all idiots who are

To: all idiots who are looking for somebody to chat and decide to message me on ICQ
From: me
Listen up.
If I'm in Away, N/A, or DND mode, it means I'm away or busy doing other things. It means I will not reply to your messages. So don't message me.
The fact that I'm female does not, I repeat, does NOT mean I am ready to fall into the arms of the first loser who messages me in ICQ. Messages like "Hi, my lover to be, how are you?" are not acceptable.
If you want me to authorize you to add me to your contact list, you have to give me a valid reason. "I want somebody to talk with", "I am looking for a girlfriend", "please let me add you", "hello sweet girl" are NOT valid reasons. Neither is "you're cute" (unless you're one of my friends. ;). Generally, I will NOT let you add me to your contact list unless I know you from somewhere.

And people wonder why I'm always in invisible mode.

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Ah crap, what am I

Ah crap, what am I to do when the TTLG forums are majorly fucked up? *glowers at father who suggested "tidying your room"* I guess I'll just go and attempt to write some semblance of a plot outline for the Nanowrimo. Currently all I have are two characters and a setting. *grins* Yes, I know I'm nuts, thank you for noticing.

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October 26, 2001

<Medlar> I just made a

<Medlar> I just made a big mistake!
<Fat-Burrick> You trashed the car?!
<Gray> He joined #thief
<Dr_Octogon> slept with the neigbours wife?
<Medlar> I showed my wife the training mission in Thief!
<Gray> Aw, crap. And you only have one computer?
<Medlar> I aint been able to get on the puter all evening:(
<sailoreagle> lol
<BigDave> lol

Hee hee.

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God, I love my friends.

God, I love my friends.

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Fonts, fonts everywhere, and not

Fonts, fonts everywhere, and not a font that fits... goddamnit, I have 750+ fonts on my harddisk and none fits the layout perfectly. Right, that's it, I'm going font hunting again.

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Found a font... sort of.

Found a font... sort of. I'm still not 100% sure it looks good, despite what my mom says (yes, I make her look at my layouts and tell me if they look good or not. ^^;) That font with that image is a little too... tacky. Eh well, it will have to do if I can't find anything better. Layout should be up tomorrow or Sunday.

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You know what's incredibly annoying?

You know what's incredibly annoying? When you have a new layout ready, and you can't find a decent font for the title. Raargh.

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Search request of the day:

Search request of the day: ...and why are you asking me? More importantly, why do you want to know? It's not like it's an extremely useful piece of info.

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October 25, 2001

For all my non-enlightened friends

For all my non-enlightened friends who are wondering what a "glomp" is: (found here, yes I still lurk on that board)

A proper glomp goes as so!

01: See the object of affection.
02: Shout it's name as loud as you can. Always accentuate the vowels, and remember!: from your throat, not your gut!
03: Run at top speed towards said object of affection. 100+ miles and hour is a minimum.
04: One nanosecond before hitting object of affection, open arms.
05: Crash.
06: Squeeze.
07: Gush the most mush-filled phrase you can.

That's about it from what I've seen. Cited examples are Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) and Miaka Yuuki (Fushigi Yuugi).

A similar thing I usually do is the pouncetacklehug. ;D (Though some people *cough* you know who you are *cough* still try to dodge. ;)

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Great new layout, Zeruel.

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Oh god, sp4f.. That was

Oh god, sp4f..
That was really fucking stupid. ><

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o/~ "Come Mister Taliban, turn

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October 24, 2001

Your Viking Name is... Grķa

Your Viking Name is...
Grķa Bonesmasher
(Well, actually, that wouldn't really be your name -- since you're female, your name would be something like "Grķa Björnsdottir". But this is the twenty-first century, and you want to be known for who you are, not for who your father was, right? Right.)

Your Viking Personality: You're a fearsome Viking, but you aren't completely uncivilized. The other Vikings make fun of you for that. You have a thirst for battle, and tend to strike first and think later. You're not a "berserker", but you're among the toughest sane Vikings around.

You would have a very tough time making a long sea voyage in a Viking longboat. Other Vikings tolerate your presence, though they're not quite sure if they can trust you to fight dirty.

You have a fairly pragmatic attitude towards life, and tend not to expend effort in areas where it would be wasted. Other people tend to think of you as manipulative and conniving.

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Ah hell, can't resist. *signs

Ah hell, can't resist. *signs up* Expect me to partially disappear for the month of November. ^^;

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October 23, 2001

Okay. Feel free to call

Okay. Feel free to call me a freak now, I know I'm freaking out myself. You might remember, if you read this blog regularly, how I talked about having a song memory. Well, there's this song, "All Souls Night" (by Loreena McKennit). I've heard that song only once, in an English class, a long time ago - must be five years ago now. I did not remember anything of it. Two minutes ago, I stumbled on a webpage which uses some lyrics from that song on the layout. And now I've got the goddamn song stuck in my head, melody, words and all. I could sing it out to you.

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Fragments, my much neglected storyblog,

Fragments, my much neglected storyblog, has been updated.

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This picture, NnM-chan? *grins* Nutella

This picture, NnM-chan? *grins*

Nutella = food of the gods. XD Which reminds me... I should go and buy some soon.

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October 22, 2001

Something Awful's guide to instant

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For my reference... Anipike European

For my reference... Anipike European mirror site.

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One of the highlights of

One of the highlights of working for a magazine (well, work experience, but :p) is the letters from freaks. *sniggers*

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*stares* Oh... dear... God. Stop

*stares* Oh... dear... God.

Stop the world, I want to get off.

(Link via Technomancy, which I should really add to the links on the sidebar. If the article doesn't work - it isn't working as I'm posting this - it is reposted here.)

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Oh dear... The Lord of

Oh dear... The Lord of the Rings roleplay blog. (Successfully making Tolkien turn in his grave since the First Age.)

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XO Phone call. Person on

XO Phone call. Person on the phone was a total asshole. He wanted to speak with one of the guys I work with, and when I politely told him he wasn't here at the moment and if he'd called half an hour or so later he should be back, he yelled at me like it was my fault. XO And then he ordered me to take a message, which was "call me at [phone number] this evening". Only he spoke so fast I could barely write down what he was saying, and if I was quiet for a single second because I was trying to write the message down, he would yell in the phone, "HELLO?? ARE YOU THERE??" XO I hate people like that. I'm phonephobic already, I don't need assholes to try and mess me up more.

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My magic fairy name: (link

My magic fairy name: (link via Sakura-san)

With my usual internet nickname: Feather Elfweb
Behaviour: A cheerful sprite.
Seen When: Only in the mist of an early morning.
Habitat: In high places where the clouds meet the earth.

With my real name: Bramble Snowweb
Behaviour: A cleanser of the soul and a peace-bringer.
Seen When: Only in the mist of an early morning.
Habitat: In leafy dells and bluebell glades.

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October 20, 2001

Pretty new layout, sp4f! A

Pretty new layout, sp4f! A few suggestions if you don't mind... :)
i. Put a black or dark grey border around the images on the sidebar. One pixel should be enough.
ii. I think the links would look better with no underline.
iii. ARCHIVES! Please. :)
iv. There are a few misspellings in the sidebar, and a couple missing links (the photos in your profile).
v. There are a few misspellings in the main image.

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October 19, 2001

O_O Fuck, look at the

O_O Fuck, look at the time! I was thinking of leaving work exp at noon today (it's Friday, nobody works in the afternoon) so I could take the 12:45 train, be home in 45 minutes, eat and then enjoy the adsl connection until it was time for my voice lesson (which is at 4:30pm so I have to leave at 4), but I started reading some interesting things online and now there's no way in hell I'll be able to take that train. ^^;; Now I'll be home at 2:30pm... ;_;

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More for my reference than

More for my reference than anything.. mestierediscrivere.com.

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This is really tempting. (Link

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October 18, 2001

ADSL!!! Oh yeah. XD XD

ADSL!!!

Oh yeah. XD XD XD

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You know what I hate

You know what I hate on webpages? (Yes, I know there are a load of things I hate. Sue me. :p)
Some of these are more personal annoyances than anything... but eh, what the hell:

i. Horizontal layouts. GodDAMNit, they're annoying. I despise horizontal scrolling. Especially if they're blog layouts, so I have to scroll to the right AND up and down to read the entries.

ii. A certain shade of pink/purple/whatever. Whatever the goddamn color is called, I hate hate hate hate HATE it. Now if it was used tastefully, I wouldn't mind as much. But when an ENTIRE layout is done with that color... *winces* I just stumbled on a site like that, and my eyes hurt. x.x
More in general: COLOR COORDINATION, PEOPLE. Try to have a little respect for other people's eyes when choosing the color scheme for your layout. Dark green on hot pink is bad bad bad. So is red on highlighter green. So is very light blue on white. So is anything that is difficult to read.

iii. Design over content. Yes, yes I know, I'm semi-guilty of this myself, I make new layouts for my sites and never update the content... *sheepish grin* But hey, I'm lazy. And I don't have much spare time, and layouts are quicker to do for me than content updates. Plus, I know I should update my sites' content more. But I see people who say something like, "I was thinking of opening a new site, but I decided to make a new layout instead, because hey, who cares about content?" ><

iv. Related to the previous annoyance, but this is specific to blogs. Now, I - and I'm sure many others do the same - link from their blog the other blogs they like to read. I seriously can't understand people who link blogs because "they look good". If the person writing the blog has the personality and mental capacity of a vegetable, and all they can do is say "OMG LOLOLOL mwah I luv yah" and stuff like that, then the beauty of the layout is worthless. It's like meeting a gorgeous person and realizing that they are incredibly stupid.

v. When I open a webpage (keep in mind, I have a FAST connection) and I look at the status bar and see... "37 (or some other high number) objects remaining". And I minimize that window and go visit some other websites or chat with friends on IRC, and after five minutes I come back and it STILL hasn't loaded. Talk about image heavy. I don't care how beautiful a webpage is supposed to be, if after five minutes it hasn't loaded on my fast connection, I close the window and never come back. It's especially bad when it's a blog. You don't need 300K of images on a bloody blog. ><

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Timewasters Inc. updated. I should

Timewasters Inc. updated. I should really move that off blogspot and list it on my collective, but eh, I'm lazy. :p

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October 17, 2001

Aw, sp4f... I really had

Aw, sp4f... I really had no choice, it was adsl or continuing to pay by the minute to be online and facing the Bimonthly Phone Bills From Hell(TM).

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People need to learn that

People need to learn that when I'm in Away mode in ICQ, it means I'm away - it doesn't mean I want some random person I don't even know to message me. But no, I get two in two minutes - both guys, both in their twenties, both looking for a "nice Italian girl" (their words, not mine) to talk with. No, thanks. Guess why I'm always in Invisible mode?

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Okay, the adsl was installed,

Okay, the adsl was installed, though it still doesn't work because they need to activate the connection from the provider or something and they can only do that tomorrow morning.. *shrugs*
Though we will probably have to change modem, because daddy dear is stupid and apparently chose the wrong modem. --;; Oh, the modem works fine - but with that kind of modem, the connection can't be shared - and since we have three computers, and of course my father wants his precious computer to have the l33t connection too...
Sometimes I really wish he'd listen to me. --;; I'd told him to get the OTHER modem if he wanted the connection to be shared, but of course he didn't listen. His attitude is always "I'm right, you're wrong, no matter what you say", even if I've proven multiple times that I know more about computers than he does. --;; He wouldn't even KNOW that adsl existed or what it is if it wasn't for me, ffs.
Oh well. For tomorrow evening when I get back home from work exp, the adsl connection should be working - if not, it'll be my father's fault for not listening to me, as always.

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*does the happy dance of

*does the happy dance of joy* In about four hours I'll have the adsl connection. XD XD XD The adsl guys called early this morning to say that they could come install it today (thank God I was still home, had they called 5 minutes later there wouldn't have been anybody home). They wanted to come in the morning, but there isn't anybody home this morning, so I told them to come in the early afternoon, around 1:30 or 2pm, since my mom and brother would be home.
And since I don't trust my mom and brother to know much about computers, and my dad wouldn't be home, I asked if I could leave early from work experience (leaving at noon instead of leaving at 5pm) so I could take a train which allowed me to be home at 1:15pm or so. And they said I could.
\o/ w00t! XD

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October 16, 2001

An amusing thing... Some of

An amusing thing... Some of the people who write articles for the magazine I'm having work experience at have the tendency to try and format their own articles, choosing fonts etc. and even going as far as sending some fonts (in the Windows font format, of course) along with the article saying something like, "I would like the title of the article to be written in this font". There are, however, two things they don't realize.
One, how in hell are we supposed to have obscure fonts that they downloaded off the net? 99% of the time, the articles show up as if they were uniformly written in Times New Roman, simply because the sender used some obscure fonts we don't have.
Two, how exactly are we supposed to use the fonts they send us for the article layout, anyway? The graphic department, of course, uses Macs. *l*
And don't think we didn't try to tell them that the fonts can't be used. We got responses varying from "But a font is a font! You can see it on all computers!" to "Uh, Macintosh? What is that, a console?" When people just don't get it, the best thing to do is just give up explaining and say something like "It looks better with the other font" or "The font you used clashed with the style of the magazine, so we chose another one".

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You know what I hate

You know what I hate on webpages? (Except non-underlined links of the same color as the text, smartass. ;p)
Well, many many things. But listing them all would take much too long. Here are some bad trends I saw today while visiting random webpages:

i. Colored scrollbars used wrong. I don't need to have my eyes hurt by a bad color clash between the color of the scrollbar and the color of the layout, thank you. But the worst thing has to be when the scrollbar - all of it, uniformly - is the same color as the background. Especially in frames. Yes, I can scroll using the arrows on my keyboard - but it kinda defeats the point of having a scrollbar, doesn't it?
ii. Unneeded popups. Popups are apparently the "trendy" thing now - especially those new chromeless popups. Now, I understand using a popup for, say, a frame layout which otherwise would deform at high resolutions or not show up decently in 800x600 or something like that (ie. a layout that's larger than the browser window at 800x600 is). But when I see in popups layouts that could've been done without problems without the damn popup... does a table layout need a popup? No, not really. But I guess popups are "cool", and so they get used even where they aren't necessary.

Oh, and am I the only one to find it amusing that there are a lot of cliques all based on the concept of "originality" and/or "no copycats"? Really, I've seen maybe 20 or 30 of them. People, make an original clique, since you're so concerned about originality.

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Remember I talked about that

Remember I talked about that guy who wanted to be a tiger? Well, it appears there's always more than one nutcase of each kind. Meet Lizardman.

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HUNGER. I'd better go eat

HUNGER.
I'd better go eat soon, but I wanna finish what I'm doing first.

Random thought of the day: life would be much easier if it had a search function and an undo function.

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If you have problems falling

If you have problems falling asleep... well, try this. ;) (Cute, isn't it?)

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Burundi detains feathered "spy".

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The science behind the song

The science behind the song stuck in your head. (Yes, old link for those who visit the ttlg forums, but I only got around to posting it now.)

"The first case of Stuck Tune Syndrome is lost to history. If ancient Romans had "Parvus Orbis Est" (Latin for "It's a Small World") chirping incessantly in their heads, they were kind enough not to mention it."
Hehe. Oh yes, thought I should mention. It's perfectly possible to get classical music stuck in your head. I should know, it happens to me all the time. --; Once I even had the whole first act of La Traviata stuck in my head. ^^;;;

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*growls* Why the fuck doesn't

*growls* Why the fuck doesn't hotmail work from here? It worked last time I tried... it works from home so it's not hotmail's server... >< Goddamnit, I need to check my mail!

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October 15, 2001

I got the new Laura

I got the new Laura Pausini cd... it's a "Best of", but it has two new songs and enough new versions of songs I like to be very worth the money I spent for it. On the bad side, my cd player broke a couple days ago, so until I get a new one / get it repaired I can only listen to the cd while on the computer, which is fairly annoying since I spend most of my day away from the computer and I need music! --;;
Train journey to get back home was fairly nice. I was in this smallish compartment of the train, on my own, nobody else there, and suddenly this guy comes in and starts smoking. Now, it was forbidden to smoke on that train, there was a "please don't smoke" sign right on the wall of that compartment, and the compartment was something like 3x3x3 meters so what did the moron want to do, asphyxiate me?? So I asked him to please not smoke, as I don't like the smell of smoke and smoking was forbidden anyway... and you know what the guy told me? "Shut up little girl, if you don't like it, then leave", and he blew smoke in my face. ><
Anyway, I looked to my right, into the other compartments, and saw the conductor in there. So I got my bag and got up, saying "oh fine", and the guy of course smirked in satisfaction, thinking he'd won. And I went to the conductor and said, "there's this guy there who's smoking, and told me to go away when I asked him not to because it's forbidden and I don't like it". *smirks* And he went to where the guy was and fined the bastard. XD It was very entertaining.

Conductor: "You do know there's a fine for smoking where it's forbidden, right?"
Asshole: "Uh... look I'll put the cigarette away. Okay?"
Conductor: "Why didn't you do it when this girl asked you?"
Asshole: "Erm..."
Conductor: "I'm gonna fine you no matter what you say or do, you know."

XD XD XD

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^^; What, is Italian considered

^^; What, is Italian considered l33t in the anime community nowadays?
Anyway, I also posted this in a comment on your blog, but here goes...
^^ Italian is my first language, so I thought I'd help.
Well, the lyrics and the other Italian words are mostly fine. I suppose that with "il disegno" on the sidebar you meant "the layout"? Technically it means "the drawing", but there really is no Italian word which decently translates "layout" when it's related to webpages, so it's fine. ^^ The others are "the girl" ("la ragazza"), "the music" ("la musica"), "the groups" ("i gruppi") and "the exit" ("l'uscita"), which are what I assume you wanted to say, so they're fine.
As for the lyrics, the only thing that sounds wrong is "dilette" which should be "diletta".
Oh, and a BabelFish is a tiny yellow fish in the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" books. You put it in your ear and it makes you able to understand people speaking in other languages as if they were speaking in your language.

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Remind me not to read

Remind me not to read MSTings of Utena fanfics while pretending to be searching for info on the internet at work experience. Too hard to keep a straight face. XD

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October 14, 2001

Heh, discussing grammar and pronouns

Heh, discussing grammar and pronouns and verb tenses of various languages (Italian, Romanian, German) as opposed to English tonight in #thief. We freaked out a couple of newbies, too. *snickers*

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Yes, yes... what the hell

Yes, yes... what the hell am I doing still online at 2am? Yeah, that's what I was wondering, too. It's rarely that I get the chance to do it, and my parents will probably yell at me, but I didn't want to go to sleep before a certain situation had been resolved.
I should really go to sleep now, but there's an interesting conversation about BG2... ah hell. I'll never go to bed at this rate. ^^;

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October 13, 2001

You all might be wondering

You all might be wondering why I haven't posted much this week. Well, weirdly enough, being sick takes the will to post out of me. XP I have more free time, but I spend it playing videogames (yay for BG1), watching anime (yay for Utena) and reading manga (yay for Kenshin and One Piece) rather than spend it on the net. Of course, when the adsl connection finally arrives, it will be much different. I'll play videogames and idle on IRC. ;D

Anyway. Yes, I'm feeling better now. My nose is still partially clogged up, and my hearing's still not back to normal, but at least my throat is no longer hurting (so I can sing, yay XD) and I'm not constantly tired. w00t. So probably I will be posting normally again from now on. Aren't you all happy? ;D

About the layout theft thing... Well, that layout is definitely copied from these two. Ugh.
I have to say, I admire Alexa's patience. ^^ If it had happened to me, I know I wouldn't have been so patient... hell, when it happened to me (though the layout theft was more blatant), I just went and yelled at the copier. ^^; It did solve the situation (she apologized and changed her layout), but... ^^;; I have no patience at all, as people who know me know.

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October 11, 2001

Still feeling sick. Ugh. The

Still feeling sick. Ugh. The worst thing - apart from the fact that my hearing's screwed up so I can't hear anything and my throat hurts like hell so I can't even sing ;_; - is that I'm feeling constantly tired. It's not lack of sleep - some days, when I'm not sick, I sleep maybe four or five hours, and I'm not sleepy at all. These days, I sleep 10 hours or so and I'm tired. --;;

In other news, my brother's started studying the piano. God help us all.

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October 10, 2001

My Hobbit name is Ruby

My Hobbit name is Ruby Bolger. Hehe.

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October 09, 2001

Mmkay. Should be fine now.

Mmkay. Should be fine now. *glowers at blogger*

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Uh, blogger? My archives please?

Uh, blogger? My archives please? Kindly list them on the fucking sidebar like you're supposed to?

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Oh look, blogger's publishing now.

Oh look, blogger's publishing now. Guess yelling at it worked. <3

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Oh yes. *pouncetacklehugs Iggles* The

Oh yes. *pouncetacklehugs Iggles* The book arrived. :D Thankyouthankyouthankyou THANK YOU! :D

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Whaddayamean "sorry, publishing is temporarily

Whaddayamean "sorry, publishing is temporarily unavailable"?? >< *kicks blogger*

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Meh. Still sick. At least

Meh. Still sick. At least I got time to watch the second Utena video. (I'd bought it a freakin month ago. *grumbles* No time to watch anime unless I'm sick.) One down, two to go.
Anyway, I definitely hate those stupid shadow girls or whatever they're called. Annoying as hell. Nanami's a riot though XD

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Digital Nightfall: (12:45 PM) Too

Digital Nightfall: (12:45 PM) Too bad it's not like in an MMORPG ... where everyone's stats are floating about their head ... oh look, it's a level 13 asshole!
Hee hee. It hurt my throat to laugh like that, but I needed it. XD

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Have I ever said how

Have I ever said how much I hate being sick? ><

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October 08, 2001

Augh. I have a temperature.

Augh. I have a temperature. -_- Bleah. I hope I will be better soon.

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Gah. I apparently have a

Gah. I apparently have a baaaaad cold. >< Woke up feeling icky this morning... I was hoping it would go away, but no luck. So, right now, I'm feeling like shit. Stuffy nose, sore throat, and the worst thing is, I can't hear very well. -_- This always happens to me when I have a cold, my hearing gets screwed up. Especially on the phone. -_-;; Luckily colds usually last only a day or two for me... so in a couple days I should be fine again.
In the meantime.. gah, I need sleep. I probably won't stay online past 11pm today. Heh, it takes a bad cold to make me go to sleep when I'm supposed to.

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Fork-you.com. ("There is no spoon.")

Fork-you.com. ("There is no spoon.")

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Hungry hungry hungry hungry hungry.

Hungry hungry hungry hungry hungry. HUNGRY! Get the idea I'm hungry yet? Yay for you.

Apparently, if I was a robot, I'd be R2D2. Woo.

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--;; I really hate it

--;; I really hate it when people make the links on a layout the same color as the text, remove the underline, change the cursors so there's no difference between cursor on text and cursor on links AND stick something in the status bar so you CAN'T FIND THE LINKS. --; What's the point? Oh sure, I'll just go around clicking blindly everywhere on the page hoping to find a link. XP Bleah.

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^^; Well, this is a

^^; Well, this is a first. I missed the train because I was talking with my mom and didn't look at the time. ^^;;;

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October 06, 2001

Survey time! Found all over

Survey time!
Found all over the place:

1. Do you like having your picture taken?
*shrugs* I don't like it, I don't hate it. Indifferent, I guess.

2. Have you ever done a photo shoot, professional or non?
Sort of.

3. If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go and why? Expense paid?
All expenses paid? Japan. *_*

4. Who would you take with you on this little adventure?
My friends.

5. What would you say is the most daring thing to do in a lifetime?
Being different from the crowd.

6. Would you ever do that?
I'm trying. :p

7. Have you ever done crossword puzzles?
Yes.

8. Ever actually completed one?
Yes.

9. Pick up the closest book and write a sentence at random from it:
"Omose Kallignotos Ionidi mepot'ekeines exein mete philon kressona mete philen." :p

10. Do the same with a lyric from either a cd or the radio.
"Now I thought love was only true in fairy tales / meant for someone else but not for me / love was out to get me, that's the way it seemed / disappointment haunted all my dreams"

11. Have you ever tried to analyze your own dreams?
Not really.

12. Would you put up posters in your room?
I already have some.

13. Can you sing?
Yes.

14. Do you ever sing to yourself while doing everyday tasks?
All the time, as long as I'm alone.

15. What's your favorite color of post-it note?
I don't really use them.

16. How many cassette tapes do you own?
I'd have to count, and I can't be bothered.

17. How many cd's do you own?
Ditto.

18. Ever bought a cd for just one song?
Once.

19. What would your perfect day consist of?
Sleep late, eat, play some games, read read read, eat some more, go online and talk with my friends, go to bed at about 3 am. :p

20. Have you ever lied to get off the phone or out of talking to someone on line?
Couple times. Who hasn't?

21. Have you ever written a survey?
Tried to. Got bored halfway through.

22. How about a song?
Um, when I was 6. ^^;

23. Or maybe a poem? If so share it or one of them:
Yes, several. No, HELL NO.

24. Is your vcr flashing 12:00 all the time?
No.

25. Do you read your horoscope?
Occasionally, for amusement.

26. If so, do you base your day on it?
No.

27. Would you rather chew gum or use mouthwash and why?
I chew gum all the time, I don't really like mouthwash. There's your answer.

28. Do you floss?
Sometimes.

29. Are you addicted to napster like me?
No. Audiogalaxy, some mp3 sites, and my own personal pirated song server. *grins at FB*

30. How many times a year about are you sick?
Couple.

31. Ever been in an airplane?
Yes.

32. If so where were you flying to?
Which time?

33. What radio station to you listen to most?
I don't listen to the radio.

34. What color are your shoes?
Blue, black, brown, yes I'm boring shut up. :p

35. Was fuzzy wuzzy a bear?
Eh?

36. Do you know how to play dominos?
Er, sorta.

37. Or do you think I just mean pizza by that?
Nah. :p

38. Speaking of pizza, what's your favorite kind? (toppings and/or place to get it from):
Uh, pizza margherita, the pizza place near my house.

39. What color are your eyes?
Brown(-green).

40. How many surveys have you filled out this lifetime?
Way too many. They're fun though.

41. Describe your bedroom, include all details:
Lots of stuff. Can't be bothered to describe.

42. Name one person your life is made better by:
My best friend.

43. Would you or have you ever shaven your head?
No.

44. How about someone else's?
No.

45. Can you do math with ease?
Yes, but I hate it.

46. What size is your computer screen?
19".

47. If you could only talk to one person online who would that be?
Only one? ;_; Then it would have to be the only one of my best online friends I don't have the phone number of.

48. Name your favorite type of music and why:
Opera music. Because I grew up with it and I've always loved it.

49. Are you a vegetarian?
No.

50. How about an aspiring actor/actress?
No.

51. What famous person dead or alive would you interview if you had the chance?
Dunno.

52. Which movie can you watch and say the lines along with the actors?
Men In Black. ^^;

53. Name one your passions in life:
Writing.

54. What's your least favorite time of day?
Early morning, if I have to get up.

55. Who's your favorite member in a band, singer, guitar, bass, drummer, and why?
Darren Hayes of Savage Garden (*wavies to NnM-chan*), because he's got a nice voice.

56. Do you use hairspray or gel?
No.

57. Describe your favorite meal:
Pizza! XD

58. What color is the inside of your head when you close your eyes?
Black with white streaks.

59. Ever listen to classical music?
Yes.

60. Have you ever said lol in real life without thinking about it?
^^; Yes, once.

61. Do you find you use internet language when writing notes irl?
Sometimes, yes.

62. What songs would be on your ideal cd?
I'm too lazy to list them.

63. Say one thing you've learned today:
That I'm lucky because I have great friends.

64. What is the best present you've ever given someone else?
I dunno.

65. What is the best present someone else has ever given to you?
Their friendship.

66. So hey, what's your full name?
None of your business. :p

67. Describe yourself while drunk:
I don't get drunk.

68. How big are the windows in your house?
Normal sized, I guess.

69. Do you wear a watch?
Yes.

70. What's the kinkiest thing you've ever done with someone else?
Uh, um.. NEXT QUESTION!

71. What's the largest age difference between you and someone you've dated?
2 years.

72. How many mirrors do you have?
In my room? None.

73. Write one sentence stating what you want people to say about you after you've passed on:
We loved her.

74. Have you ever sailed?
No.

75. How fast can you run?
Uh, not very fast.

76. What do you believe in?
Friendship.

77. How long does it take you to get ready to go out?
Five mins or so.

78. Do you shower daily? If not how often?
Every couple days, except in the summer when it's hot.

79. What one thing would you change in your life if you had the power to do so?
Dunno. I like my life as it is.

80. Describe the ideal superpower and what you would do if you had it:
Dunno, there are many I'd like to have. Flying, or telepathy. And I really dunno what I'd do with them.. *shrugs*

81. Are candles romantic or a fire hazard?
Could be both.

82. Name something you've done in the last 24hrs no matter how big or small:
Laughed at something one of my friends said.

83. Do you wear necklaces, bracelets, anklets, earrings, rings?
Yes.

84. What colors are you wearing right now?
Blue jeans with a light blue belt and a white shirt.

85. How often do you change the sheets on your bed?
Once a week.

86. Have you ever gotten lost? If so explain:
No.

87. What's on your computer desk?
Uh.. stuff. ^^;

89. When you are talking do you ever use your hands to do quotation marks in the air when saying certain words?
Sometimes, yes.

90. Which landmark would you climb if you could?
Dunno.

91. Do you own or have you read, or thought of reading any self-help books?
No.

92. Ever seriously questioned your sanity?
^^; No.

93.Can you breakdance?
No.

94. What's in your fridge right now?
Food.

95. How many people do you live with?
Three other people, and two cats.

96. Have you or would you ever do anything more than kiss in a public area?
^^;

97. What is the strangest thing you've ever done?
I have no idea.

98. Name an instrument you've never played but would like to:
The flute.

99. Have you ever been on TV or the radio?
No.

100. What is the worst thing anyone could ever do to you?
Get close to me, and then rip me apart emotionally. Happened once, I'll get absolutely murderous if it happens again. ><

101. Are you a fast typer?
Yes.

102. How high have you counted before getting bored?
I don't count to boredom.

103.Describe how you sleep.
Curled up on my right side, preferrably with one of my cats curled up against my stomach and the other curled up behind my knees.

104. Are you straight, bi, gay?
Straight.

105. Do you ever do something else while on the computer? If so what?
I write.

106. What is the most expensive item you own?
Sailormoon Infinity artbook, probably, since I don't really own this computer here.

107. How about the least expensive?
Dunno. Could be books, except I buy waaaay too many books so ^^;

108. What's your favorite card game to play?
Solitaire.

109. What do you do online?
Visit websites, blog, forum, talk with friends, download stuff.

110. Name some stores you've bought clothes in before:
Can't remember.

111. Have you ever read a book and not understood it? If so which one?
No.

112. Have you ever watched a movie and not understood it? If so which one?
Not really.

113. Do people pick up your slang language more than you pick up theirs?
Sometimes.

114. Are you easily influenced by other people, or current trends?
No.

115. What makes you unique in your own opinion?
The fact that I'm me and nobody else can be me? :p

116. Name your worst quality:
Sometimes I can't put in words what I feel. And I have a short temper. And I suck at cheering up people. And sometimes I can come off as too boastful.

117. Name your best:
I care for people, and I'm friendly and helpful (if you don't piss me off).

118. What would you like to do with your life?
Be happy.

119. Do you blowdry your hair?
No.

120. How many clocks are in your room?
One.

121. Are they all set on the same time?
Yes.

122. Have you ever intentionally set a clock ahead or behind the actual time?
Yes.

123. What do you think about when you first wake up in the morning?
"I don't want to get up.. it's coooold..."

125. Do you bite your nails?
No.

126. Would you ever leave little notes to your gf/bf?
*shrugs* It would depend on the situation.

127. Ever been to a farm?
Yes.

128. Tell me about your dream last night:
For what I can remember, I was searching for a blue-red flower that was supposed to be a remedy for some sort of rare poison. ^^;

129. Ever seen a shooting star?
Yes.

130. Say one thing about yourself you've never told anyone:
:p Not going to happen.

131. Do your days fly by or seem to last forever?
It depends on the day.

132. Have you ever stayed in a fancy high class rich hotel?
Once.

133. Have you ever stayed in a rent-by-the-hour motel?
No.

134. What in your opinion is the best advertising slogan out there?
Uh, I dunno.

135. When they start sending rockets to the moon for us civilians, will you be on the list to go?
No.

136. How are you feeling right now?
Not too bad.

137. Have you ever written anything on your skin?
Yes.

138. If so what?
Reminders. Notes for tests and exams O:)

139. Which website do you frequent most often?
TTLG.com.

140. What color is most of your clothes?
Blue! XD

141. Do you own any plants?
Yes. Only I'm no good at taking care of them. ^^;

142. Are things as bad as they seem?
Only rarely.

143. Describe the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you:
Trusted me.

144. Ever looked directly at the sun?
Couple times.

145. Have you ever made a pin hole camera to watch the eclipse?
No.

146. What's your favorite cereal?
Corn flakes.

147. Who do you miss?
Nobody, right now.

148. Name something you just can't forget no matter how hard you try:
I don't really want to talk about that.

149. Describe the worst fight you've ever been in whether physical or verbal:
That's kinda private, I'm not going to plaster it on the net for everybody to see.

150. Say something else about yourself you've never told anyone before:
:p No.

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October 05, 2001

XD XD XD XD *muchly

XD XD XD XD *muchly amused* Nothing better than #thief as a cure for boredom. XD XD XD

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October 04, 2001

"Sorry for the kicie.net thing.

"Sorry for the kicie.net thing. I still don't like her though." Well, I can't be liked by everybody, can I? :p

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Yay for being stuck on

Yay for being stuck on a computer with a minuscule monitor which can only support 256 colors and with a keyboard with some non-functioning keys (namely the left ctrl). -_- Eh well, at least this one has an internet connection.

I'm feeling sick. I wanna go home. If I'm not feeling better in half an hour, I'll ask the other guys in the office if I can leave. It's not like I have anything to do this afternoon, anyway.

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I was looking at my

I was looking at my tracker stats, and, well, eep. I get an average of 45-50 visitors a day, and while it is not much compared to some other blogs, it's still quite a lot. (Considering my collective gets an average of 7-10 visitors a day. -.-) I'm also quite close to 10K visitors, and the tracker's been up only for seven months or so! O_O Is my blog that interesting to read?
(Yes, that's an invitation to you visitors to use the l33t comment feature on this post and tell me why you find me interesting to read. :p)

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Yes, yes, I didn't post

Yes, yes, I didn't post the image like I said I would. So sue me, I was too tired to bother yesterday. :p
Mou.. I should really get some more sleep. -_- But I want to stay awake and talk with my friends! ;_; If only I didn't have to wake up so early in the morning.

Anyway.
Listen here, kid, before flinging around accusations and encouraging people to flame my guestbook, you should learn to read. Go look at my post again. Did I say your site is shit? No. I said it was shit before, but it's better now. Then I listed some things that were still bad. And then I said I didn't like the content of your site - which is, as I stated, my opinion, and I have a right to my opinion.
But you have no right to insult me ("she has a heart and a brain the size of a molecule", pft. Can't you come up with some better insults, anyway?), nor to tell people to go and flame my guestbook.
Oh, incidentally, you might want to check your jpg compression factor. Your blues are bleeding.

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October 03, 2001

*snickers* Oh, this is precious.

*snickers* Oh, this is precious. I just got one of those wonderful advertising emails:

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The best thing had to be the image on the email though. On the left a large magnet, with two electricity bolt thingies that connected it to a screenshot of the mainpage of my site. On the right of the screenshot, an animated .gif of several little men that flied across the screen to "stick" on the right side of the screenshot, as if indeed drawn by a magnet. *snickers again* Something tells me they weren't exactly going for a humoristic effect, but that's what they got.

I'll post the pic later, when I get home.

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October 01, 2001

What is with perfect strangers

What is with perfect strangers trying to strike up a conversation with me on the train?? >< Ffs, this is the second time in a row it has happened to me: first Friday, and then today. Do I look particularly friendly? Nice? Interesting / weird because I have a book in English with me?
And why is it that this always happens when I'm busy trying to read, listen to music, write something, or whatever? Can't they see I'm busy? ><
I think I need to practice my Glare O' Death(TM) more. ŦŦ

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And what exactly is wrong

And what exactly is wrong with being happy, sp4f? :p You can't be mopey and depressed all your life.

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Found from Miya's blog: #

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^^; In case I needed

^^; In case I needed to be reminded how computer illitterate this guy I work with is...

i. He doesn't know the existence of the backspace key. To delete something, he either uses "cut" or the canc key.
ii. He doesn't know the existence of keyboard shortcuts.
iii. He doesn't know the existence of right-clicking with the mouse.
iv. He doesn't know how to rename / move / delete files and folders.
v. He types with two fingers.
vi. He doesn't know what the capslock key does.
vii. He can't distinguish between the ctrl, alt and shift keys.

And I keep having to explain to him how to do things all over again.

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XO Incidentally. I really don't

XO Incidentally. I really don't like being forced to leave friends I'm talking with (and without giving them time to say goodbye, either) because my stupid parents are being anal about bedtime hours. XO Especially not when I'm talking with a friend I rarely have the occasion to talk with, and I really like talking with him. XO

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*snickers* Oh lookie, dislike for

*snickers* Oh lookie, dislike for anime roleplay blogs. *snickers some more* A crusade to save pitas from the anime weblogs. Something tells me that guy has waaaay too much free time on his hands. He isn't going to last long anyway. XP

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