Saturday, December 20, 2008

The christmas post.

The fourth post for this month and probably the last one till the year comes to a close. Why? Cause my uni, being the lovely uni it is, only gave us one day off for christmas. Whereas it was at least a week for Raya, one "unofficial" week for CNY, and at least 3 days for Deepavali. I hate being stuck in such a rut. But hey, Christmas is about forgiving, so i forgive you, my dear uni, and to a certain extent, for having finals in early january as well.

You know christmas is kinda like fried chicken. You love it to the bits, even if you deny it publicly, you still yearn and crave for it. Why? You love it cause it's oh-so-delicious. You hate it cause it's superbly dangerous to your health. Kapish? No? Metaphors are hard to understand so let me explain.

The great things about christmas, the people, the food and the atmosphere, all comes at a price, for most of us, the price is rather steep. House cleaning for a week, the labourous setting up, and de-stetting down a fir tree, the endless hours labouring away in the kitchen. Not to mention the utter insane job of hosting so many people, and telling them that one funny Christmas story you have about Uncle Ted for the umpteenth time.

The largest poison is, the presents. You see, people have this notion that if you know and care about them, you should know what to get them for christmas - which is very untrue. Lol. So yea, while we love the presents that we recieve, deep down inside, you'd be cursing to as why the hell they bought you that ugly sweater - it's sunny all year in Malaysia!

Despite all me bitching about Christmas, i love it. I honestly do. There's no two ways around it. So gear up people, (maybe you can catch those fake christmas snow in Midv if you hurry). And dont forget the pressies. Me parents will be away for christmas anyway, and my bro will theoratically only be done with his finals on christmas eve.

Me? I've got quizzes on 23rd and 24th, plus an assignment to pass up on the 26th. Hahaha. I consider that my present to my lecturers, me being a good kid and all (please, no sarcasm is needed). *evil laugh*

And here's Merry Christmas to all of you, and a happy New Year.

(p.s. if someone asks you to taste some eggnog, please do gently decline the offer)


Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Not The Post That You Want To Read

Christmas is around the corner. Lovely lights, green fir trees and brightly wrapped presents under it. What else could be better aye? *grins* the roast chicken in the oven, the untold number of dishes on the table, and of course, the liquor and the companionship that you enjoy:)

And then there's the point where you sorta bought the wrong size shirt for Dad, the wrong colour socks for Mom, the wrong video game for Bro, and the wrong colour iPod for the Sis. But no matter, they'll love you for it, and give you the wrong watch design that you have been craving.

So be happy alright? It's not all that bad. I'm not asking you to be contented or stay in that rut that you are finding yourself in or anything. But for once a year, perhaps there is a little bit more to be happy about. Maybe there is a silver lining.

Reminds me of a story.

There's this kid called Daourt. You see, he's just a normal kid, like you and me. He loves the holidays and he loves the people around him. He loves food, and he loves getting presents. You should have little bit more faith in people like him.

He's been bounced around from foster home to foster home, loving people - but never getting anything in return. Blew every cent he earns on the people that are around him, but they will never thank him, they curse him for the lousy crap he'd gotten them.

He loves food, but he never really gets anything decent, maybe a few scraps every now and then, but hey, he's thankful for everything. The part where he loves getting presents? Yea, that's true, there's a small detail missing, he's never gotten one.

Faith. The very stuff that they teach in religion and in virtues and denounce in terrorist camps. The very foundation of the relationship in this world is based on that. I hate to see that a kid, with no proper education, no love in his life, no guidance, no spark - would dare to gamble on the human race more than anyone who has ever had a hug in their lives.

So why not? Take that little step, take that little leap. Go hug someone. *as long as it isn't me, i'm good with it*


And oh oh, it's my turn to take good care of Prickly this time. You can see the joy on his face when he's riding the train for the first time:)

Cheers people!

P.S. Did i mention that i find green tea strangely addictive? Not the sushi king kind, the one that you make yourself. Oh well:)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Grin, and your teeth might fall out

I learned a few things in uni last week, which might interest you. Well, maybe not as much, but hey, complain all you want:) Be my guest.

In Time Series Analysis,

"Your St is a smoothed error"
Yup, very true. Just not mine, i checked. *grins*

In Tax Planning,

"Some services can be taxed, some services cannot be taxed"
"Only half of entertainment charges can be exempted from tax"
"I like people who have long job titles, say Miss so and so, accountant, consultant, manager executive and others. It's always the others that interests me"

All courtesy of my lecturer:)

In Monte Carlo Simulation Techniques,

"Rainbows are made from refractions of light"
"The tides are due to the gravity of the moon"
"My son got 5a's in his UPSR"
All of which, is not related to Monte Carlo. Lovely.

On a different note, i actually found the Annual Eurasian Bazaar held at the Eurasian Association in downtown KL on last Sunday. I took photos (of food mainly), but the TmNet doesn't permit me to upload any pictures at this time (or any other time for that matter).

So with the lack of photos, i now owe you roughly 82719 number of words. But i know how much you loathe people rambling on, so i shall spare you (and myself) the trouble. *grins*

Lastly, urm, a few people to add to the december birthday list. Mus-Id (i tak tahu spell your full name), and Steph Liew Couzie, and Keith!(that is how you have to say his name), and LAM, and Mein Mein. Yup.

And oh, i'm getting the hang of putting together a relationship network with using unknown variables, linking these networks with others and also finding out the cause-effect relationships that is caused by certain events or rifts in the relationships. Yup, you heard me, Mus, Steve, Mashyur and Andrew. ( =

Anyways, that's it for now. And oh to Fabes, please don't refer to yourself as Fabes, let us do that. It makes you sound gay. Call me when you crash land in Malaysia aight?


Monday, December 1, 2008

Grrr roar?

That's what a certain friend of mine always says when she's frust, for no good reason either. She can rot in her pork filled fantasies, i don't mind:)

Anyway, there's a whole load of angry people in the world today. Shootings in Mumbai, people killing others because they snore, a WalMart employee being trampled to death during the Black Friday thingie (ok, that's more out of sales mass panic).

The point is, everyone's got a lot of things to be angry about. I'm angry about a few things. Actually, i'm angry about less than 5 things in the world, but i do get a little bit more than average-ly annoyed with everything else. *grins*

Take for instance, people who don't use coasters. I mean, what's up with that? Honestly, if you're sitting on me table, and you pour yourself a cold drink and leave it on my 12361872year old oak hand crafted table, i will hunt you down, and make you water a damned oak for 126371823 years. Yup. Maybe the Big Guy can give you a pass to come down (or come up) to water the oak:)

Reminds me of a story. About this little ogre who lived on a stone. He loved the stone so much, that he named it Gilberaline. His name was Gilbert, so you know the drill. Anyway, one day the stone fell ill, and our dear ogre was at a loss for what to do. (I would be the same too). So he gathered up some flat growing fungus, and placed it all over Gilberaline, and she got better! That's why we have moss all over stones today, thanks to dear old Gilbert.

*no, there is a point to this story. i just can't think of one right now*

The other thing that gets me a wee bit over the top is when people tell you that this certain coffee has a slight taste of choco/vanilla/whatever in it when you brew it. The problem is, when you brew it and taste nothing but coffee, they tell you it's because you're brewing it all wrong. which brings me to another story.

This story is mainly about a tiny snail near the ocean. You see, dear old Ashcrumbs always loved the ocean, and well, it's kinda hard if you have this huge calcium house over your back all the time. So Jiump, the starfish, help him escape from the house that his parents put him in. And who would have known, Ashcrumbs was an excellent swimmer, and ta-da, he is now known as Zazzy, the eel:)

Moral of the story is that, unagi is eel, so when you order unagi sushi, it's eel sushi. And you're eating one of Zazzy's babies' babies' babies' babies'...... babies' baby. So shame on you.

Basically what i mean to say was, if you're angry, and there's no secret little teddy in the closet that can calm you down, feel free to bite down a pillow. Hey, at least you will still have all your teeth. And oh, try to tickle a bulldog. It definitely works. You'd either be in an awful lot of pain, or too tired from running to be angry.

So Cheers people!
be good:)

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Tick Tack Toe

So one day, there was this guy who went ski-ing. On his way down, he, being the amateur ski-er that he is, disregarded this huge pile of snow in front of him, thinking that he would just be able to slush it over, like in the cartoons ya know. But like in the cartoons, there was this huge gigantic rock embedded into the snow and was only lightly covered by snow.


Our ski-er hurt his ankle and accidentally twisted his shoulder while falling down, which is a whole load of ouchie. But you see, our man is a fighter (which is why everyone reading this now is rooting for him). He gets up on his hurt ankle and tries to ski his way down again.

Slowly and slowly - step by excruciating step he went.

He rested at this oak tree, and being the stupid hero that we all love, a whole load of snow fell on his head and shoulders (which caused another ouchie). Now our ski-er is cold, broken and some might say, in a whole load of trouble.

But hey, the inn in just another 2 miles downhill!

So on and on he goes, trying to manouver his way aroud the slalom made out of branches and more hidden rocks, and also a yeti(which he didn't notice). In the process of this highly painful and draining trip, he got thirsty, so he ate some snow - which gave him instant brain freeze.

*Don't we just love heroes who have no common sense?*

Anyway, all of the sudden, the inn was in sight. And he summons up every bit of bravado he has in his tiny little stash of "hero-powers-vault" and charges to the inn, pushing aside a seal, a penguin and a polar bear (which he didn't see either).

Though, he did stop by the wolly mammoth - apparently he has a thing for furry animals, so he gave the mammoth a hug and a kiss before he went on.

He finally reached the door, and went straight to the bar, and ordered hot choco, and there was a kind doctor who was attending to his wounds & injuries. The inn keeper was so amazed by his resolution, that he set him up in the sultan-suite for the night.

All well, ends well.
The end.

The moral of this story is, don't ever order your steak well done, that would mean you're an imbecile and your steak knife will most probably fly into your date's soup.

And also, don't drink hot choco in one go while it's pipping hot. You will see how much our ski-er will suffer in the suite, simply because he burnt his tongue and could not speak. (Did i not mention that the inn keeper's gay?)

And lastly, since you have the time to read this lovely story of mine, why not spare a few other minutes to help the needy people around you. It will make your day, and their's.


P.S. if you don't do good, you'd be like this dollar-head selfish nut who gets eaten by a crocodile.
[Via VillageOfJoy]

Be GOOD!! or be EATEN!!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Weekend getaway

The weekend came and went nicely. The end.

And oh, for Chee Wei's knowledge, i had chicken/pork curry on saturday and bak kut teh on sunday. This is a pic of the curry thing, i forgot about the bak kut teh though. lol.

If you are wondering what is inside that silver plate thing, it's the leftover pork filling (for the pang susie)

And oh, me, mie and mom baked "pang susie" on saturday for goay's bday. (note: goay is one of two people in the world whom which i refer to with their middle name, the other's "Kok", from Liow Kok Hong, heads still turn after years of yelling "KOK!!" in public)

You see, "Pang Susie" or rather, for the chinese people - "Susie Peng", or for the english-only people, susie's kuih. (*grins*) It is a pastry of sorts, by the eurasians, has a filling of spiced pork, with an outer layer of mashed sweet potato&flour&brandy. So yea, for those muslims, it's a double whammy of "haram-ness", it would be triple "haram" if you did yoga after eating it:)

To fabian. I'm not missing. You are. Have you called your parents lately? *takes cue from all those balik kampung advertisments* To Kumi - stop failing. i'm serious.

To everyone else, happy birthday to you. Eelyn, if you're reading this, happy bday to you, and dont be flattered, i only remembered cause your bday is close to me mom's:) And yew jin also. And ywei also. And Aunty Wen Shuan.

And that is all folks!

P.S. I didn't disappear:)


Saturday, November 15, 2008

The one where you can't complain

Ok. Short post - cause i'm feeling guilty for not blogging. There's this site which has a number of vanity plates on show. I know which one's for who. [Via Vanity Plates]

Chee Wei's and Choon Keet's most likely vanity plates:) Hot Member.

Kok Hong & Steve. Slackers, and they aren't shy to admit it. =P

Hui Mei//Astrid//Anne. Yup. You are drama:)


This is for me. lol.

Ini...Laura and Shea (Kthxbye! Peeps!)

BITCH! MOVE! This applies to all of us la, mainly jas, who loves the immortal words

Cheers people:)

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Eh, again ar?

Yup. Second post in two consecutive days. Weird aye? Not as weird as most things but if you insist that it's one of the world's 12842 wonders, then i will not stop you. (oh, remember that Nobel Peace thing that i want, yes, you can nominate me too) *grins*

And, B.Obama won. No real surprises there, but i had the butterflies in me head the whole time. Like how the first Malaysian Idol competition was held, and J.Victor was the oh-so-obvious winner, but had the jitters, so i sent in like 20 votes for her, mom forced me to send another ten. But in this case, i could do nothing but watch, and hope something happens. Lol.

Anyway, unto normal life as usual now. No more campaigning, no more hearing how much of a maverick McCain is. No more politiking-about, unless it's about who is going to be Najib's number two. But I'm no good at local politics, so i'd leave that to Chee Wei, if he ever updates his damned blog. Or Taufik, if he ever decides that being a imaginary manager of Manyoo is too small to fit his ginourmous talent for writing. (don't tell him i said that, he'd kembang terus)

Taufik Kembang :)

Anyway, i wanna talk about the pasar malam. Yup, the night market - the royal place of all things delicious and pretty, and yet - you will never ask yourself, "Where do they get these stuff?". Basically cause you know the answer, it's from china.

Actually, things are different now in the age of globalization. Examples are as you can read, =P

1. Of course, finding something that is not made in china, especially toys.

2. Not finding a chinese person in any country in the world.

3. Malaysians not staring at an accident (ok, that's just cause i was pist at stupid jam just now)

4. Finding a rubber latex glove not made in Malaysia (We do control 70% of the world's output, or more. So there is no CSI without Malaysia! Hah!)

Not like that will ever happen...right? And oh oh,

And also....loads of puppies suffer because of us. Poor puppies:(

5. You know Top Gear UK? Well, there is an equivalent Aussie version, Top Gear Australia. And you know the "Star in a reasonably priced car" segment on the show? Well, Top Gear Aussie has one too. It's called "Bog Standard Car". Where's the punchline you ask? Well, this my friends, is the "Standard Car".

An official photo from the show, with a SATRIA NEO!
I'm proud. At least we can make standard cars:) Lol.

Anyways, enough about this, i've got a acar nyonya recipe to ask me mom. And no you can't have it, without prior approval from mom - which means, she has got to get to know you first. *grins* good news is, if you come over to get to know mom, you get free food. Now who said that goodness comes with a price tag?

And to those who had good results, well kudos to you. For those who didn't do too well, there's always supp. Call me if you need tutoring, i'd be sure to strap the book to your face for a week:)


Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Who's the grandpa now?

The thing is, i'm aging, and it's happening real fast. Lol. This has not been helped by Jas' weird actions which has, by her own words, labeled herself as a "Si Lai", or a housewife of sorts:) *grins* Anyways, it's the last week of hols, and i dare say it's been a lovely one, doing nothing spectacular.

How is that good? Well, i didn't risk breaking my leg or an arm (again!), although i did had a minor black out (my first one *beams*),after a little fall involving a very blur-just-awoken Richard and the immoveable cabinet outside the bathroom. So me, faint, blood on floor and right foot = getting pampered by mom. Awww. hahahaha.

Actually, i've got so much to say, but not much organization in how i wanna say them. But tomorrow, we will all know the answer to the question posed 2 years ago. Who will be the next President of the USA? Will it be Palin-McCain, or Obama-Biden? Either one will be monumental, but the thing is...i'm kinda hoping for Obama to clinch it. This is the first time i've whined about this, so bear with me.

1. It would be gound-breaking! Honestly. And do you know how many people would be aiming to knock Obama out once he's in office? It would make an excellent action movie. *grins*

2. He's got funk. Loads of it. Probably will reach 70 and still look like one of em' Rolling Stones:)

3. He loves his grand-mom. So there's my vote right there.

4. He's from Hawaii! Honestly, i always wanted a Hawaiian President. Imagine if our PM is from Redang. *grins*

5. He dresses sharply. I like a sharp dresser.

6. Biden takes the train home every night. If any one of our ministers did that, my eyes would pop out, and i'd scream bloody murder. Well, maybe.

Ok, now that's all ridiculous right? The real stuff starts now.

1. Taxes. Obama's taxes = 1/2 of McCain's taxes.
This is easy math, less tax = more American spending = better economy. (I mean, you do know that americans are the biggest spenders in the world right?)

2. Obama wants the troops back from Afgan, McCain still wants them there. For me, i just want it to stop.

3. McCain is 70 with numerous health situations. Obama is looking rather fit. So if McCain wins, and something puts him out for a period of time, guess who will be President? Palin of course:)

4. Obama is better around computers than McCain. His social-networking-campaigning website, is phenomenal, so he gets my vote, just by being internet-savvy. And oh, McCain claimed to have created the blackberry. Sure:D

5. It only right for a party who screwed up, and bore witness to an afgan war, the credit crunch, and some say the high price of fuel, - to step down and let the other party take the reins, if it doesn't work out, you can still take it back later, i think.

6. McCain + Palin attacked Obama's integrity, i mean, that's just short-handed, and not respected at all. Grow up, what are you? 8?

lol. Anyways, if you think what i have said is slander, there are far more slanderous things being said all over:) Go Obama!

Obama is Superman. Right enough. =P


Tuesday, October 28, 2008

It was a dark and stormy night

You know how Snoopy always sits on his dog-house and has his typewriter out and tries to write something? "It was a dark and stormy night" is always the scene i remember best:) I love it. Quotes are something that people can always relate to, and believe it or not, the funniest quotes in the world comes from one of the brightest minds in the world, never mind that he is German.

Like this one

"When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours - that's relativity."
-Albert Einstein- ( =

OK, since Halloween is just around the corner, i thought that it would be fun to have a few pieces of furniture to spice up your house for those pesky visitors:)

[Via Mental_Floss1, Mental_Floss2] (more at the links)

I'm pretty sure i saw this one at One U once. hehehe. Way to go for a knife stand:)

A shower curtain like that will definitely get you shot.

The hanged man lamp. It's so cute! in a weird and psychotic way. I want one:)

Anyways, little known fact. Pretzels is actually a true and through Christian-motive-food thingie. It was made to represent kids who have their arms folded in prayer. Weird huh? Anyways, Pretzel bakers have a coat-of-arms given to them by the Viennese King - it was said that pretzel bakers working in some basement were alerted to the digging sounds of the Turks that were invading the city. So they told the army, and the attack was thwarted. So they got a coat-of-arms. Lovely! I want one too, with machine guns, nukes and lightsabers adorning the symbol. Damned.

You only get to wear this coat-of-arms if you bake pretzels for a living:)

Anyways, that's it. I think i have blogged far more than i ever harve during the course of my holidays. Weird. Anyways, i have a foot injury to tend to. Did i mention Beckham's coming to AC Milan? I can't imagine why. Let me put it down for you.

There are a few footballing skills that are associated with a midfield player (which Beckham is). And here's the list of people who can do it a gazillion times better than Beckham.

Shooting - He is far worse than Kaka, Ronaldinho, Seedorf and Pirlo.
Dribbling - Same list as above.
Tackling - Gattuso and Ambrosini (and some say Seedorf!)
Crossing - Er....Milan don't play crosses so much.
Passing - Pirlo, hands down. and Kaka. And Ronaldinho, heck the whole team is better.

And for David's Forte, Freekicks.

There's Kaka
(former World Player of The Year, Brazil and Milan's saviour)

(Also former World Player of The Year, King of "How the F*** did he do that?!")

(is said to be a Vampire, and also the freekick genius of Italy and Milan, regarded as Italy's not-so-secret weapon of mass destruction.)

(Of Dutch-Surinamese, a rumoured country of ninja like football players who love to sneak in behind players. Hell, even 98% of the world has never seen Suriname before! even during his non-prime periods, his freekick is sublime)

(There is only two reasons why people know Ukraine, because of it's past and because of Shevchenko. Lol.)

So Beckham, you can train with Milan, we would also appreciate the loads of jerseys that you will help sell to fund your stay in Italy, and i hope you have a lovely experience being chased down by Gattuso - and not pee in your shorts.

Davide!! I told you not to leave your towel hanging on my locker door!! GRRRR!!!

Forza Beckham! ( =


Friday, October 24, 2008


Yup. (Pronounced Pon-tEh). That is what this dish is called:) *or so i think la, i forgot. =P* the thing is that people complain *some or most of the time* that i don't bring them makan my sort of traditional food. So lo and behold! Mom cooked one today:) it's this lovely dish, that consists of god knows how many spices, either chicken or pork or beef or all of them, and potatoes. The dish itself is sourish a bit, full of taste:) and a lot of other tastes. The mushroom is juicy, and the potatoes are sweet and the meat is savoury. Isk, hard to explain la.

Apart from that, the day begins again! I was at Swensen's today, and it has changed! The one in ss2 i mean. From a cramped looking run-down place to a lovely sakai-ed up restaurant (i mean that in a good way)

This is the upstairs part of the swensens la. I went to the restroom...then took a look around and see no one, then i took photo. No it is not a vanity shot. And i'm no posing. Just so happen got cicak on the wall, then i looked up.

FYI, i dont know who that guy in the corner is. lol. Oh well, the interior looks nice right? Exactly like a Secret Recipe rip-off. But hey, even Jag XKF is a knock-off from Aston, it's never a bad thing to imitate others:)

Ini, bukan i ambik. Bukan i posing syok sendiri. Not like a certain choco-eating closet monster:)

Gold Rush wor, Butterscotch and Choco. Lovely, took me too long to makan though, busy talking nonsense. lol.

Anyways, unto non-photo thingies. You know how i de-nounce the bands that have recently been made popular, dashboard confessional, plain white tees, death cab by cutie, and secondhand serenade. I was a huge huge fan, until they became popular. And when they went mainstream, i was like...."JUDAS!!". But deep down inside, i am like "You go guys:) you deserved it". Now, *crosses fingers for Armor For Sleep, if they are still alive*

The thing is that, today i nampak cerita about Manolo Blahnik in the papers and i was like... hehehe. I first heard about them in a Jay-Z song. Also, i heard Jimmy Choo's in a rap song. And Burberry? Yup, another Jay-Z song. It seems like these rappers have the know-in of the most luxurious stuff on the planet. Too bad they haven't discovered Char Kuey Teow.

Talking about Char Kuey Teow, my fav stall got featured in Star Metro the other day:) :) hahahahha. See! i'm not the only one who thinks it's delicious. Oh well, too bad most of you guys are missing out on it. *poor you*

Have you seen the latest slew of Digi adverts lately? (i kinda like the Harith's for Celcom), which takes me to the people working for these telco companies. Who la i kenal in this places? For one, Jaspattay's Gan is in Digi, i know the crazy-raving-ranting-queen of Maxis is Astrid. And Celcom... tak tahu. lol *Kan Shea ade intern kat sana kan?* Anyways, it's the company that makes up the employees of the company. *entah apa i blabbering now*

Laura doesn't count for Digi. And since Laura doesn't count, Tharan also cannot count, only because he's just Laura's umbrella boy:) Awww. Nice job either way:)

*Psst, i heard Kumi's selling Muruku's for Diwali, though it may not get through customs as Kumi's cooking is rather special, but you can try!!*

For me? Going no where, doing nothing:) Gotta love the hols, don't you? Anyways, Happy Holidays and Happy Diwali. Eat more Lemang. I mean..Muruku (just make sure it's not from Kumi though *grins*)


Thursday, October 23, 2008

i know i said i wouldn't, but then again

Well, hello all. I'm sitting at the local watering-hole of my area with Mie, and she's studying for her mid term leaving me to fend for myself. And i'm bored. It's ok i guess. I've exhausted my list of bookmarks already, and trust me, it's a long one. Though i have no intentions of reading Perez Hilton's due to fear of brain damage and such. So yea, all the tech, footie, biz, finance, and nonsenses have i drained up and locked into my head.

So...let me inform you of a little thingie that i do when i do have the time, i watch tv shows. Maybe a little bit more than most people. Just let me list down the shows available in my profile, in an alphabetical order no less:)

1. American Chopper
2. American Idol
3. Bones
4. CSI Vegas
5. CSI Miami
7. Cold Case
8. Criminal Minds
9. Dirty Jobs
10. Dr. Who (2005)
11. Eleventh Hour
12. Eureka!
13. Fifth Gear
14. Flashpoint
15. Fringe
16. Future Weapons
17. Hell's Kitchen
18. Heroes
19. House
20. Knight Rider
21. The Mentalist
22. Merlin (UK)
23. The Middleman
24. Monk
25. Mythbusters
26. NCIS
27. Numb3r's.
28. Sanctuary
29. So You Think You Can Dance (USA)
30. Star Wars: Clone Wars
31. SuperNatural.
32. Top Gear (UK)
33. Without A Trace.
(34 & 35, New Amsterdam, Reaper - they ended season 1, not sure if they are returning).

Well, recommendations then. If you like funnies, always go for The Middleman & Eureka (no, i'm not going to give a sypnosis) and etc etc etc. isk. go watch yourselves. and dont do anything illegal along the way:)

my fav by order currently:

1. House.
2. Bones.
3. Eureka.
4. Sanctuary.
6. Dr. Who (2005)
7. Top Gear (UK)

The rest, all the same:) hahahahaha. What tv shows do you watch? Or are you one of them people who think that tv shows corrupt the mind? I've learnt loads from tv shows that i didn't know previously, how to to tell if someone is bull-shitting to you - for instance..that tv shows corrupt the mind :D

Oh well, that's about it anyways (and i didn't count the mini-series that i watch too!) Have to pick dad from office in a bit, he just got back from conference/meeting thingie in my hometown. *crosses fingers for light traffic*

*and oh, for those who will complain that this isn't a proper post, it's not. it's a half-timed-baked rant*

Cheers people!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Here it comes again.


When my aunt called my mom to tell her that Maybank is going bankrupt cause there is an abnormally long queue in one of the ATM in Malacca, mom inevitably turned to me and said, "Really ar?". I was like "No, don't worry, the Treasury has a insurance plan thingie to cover all deposits under RM60k in our local banks...etc etc etc". Mom looked at me in disbelief, and i told her to hand over the phone and me told aunt "Look aunty, there's no way that Maybank is going bankrupt, and unless you've got a hundred K in your bank, don't sweat it. Really. And please stop listening to people spreading rumours around."

I'm not the one who is a stickler for enforcing the law, in fact, i do spout nonsense every now and then, but it's all for plain fun, and never for to put people in full "Paranoid-Conspiracy-Theory" mode. Really, sometimes i think everything's just blown out of proportion, in a very very bad way. It's just crazy to see that a long queue at an ATM would have brought forth such a crazy deduction about the demise of the nation's largest banking institution. Not that i'm saying that they are invincible, but you aren't going to jump off a cliff based on that.

The other part.

See, i am holiday. Which is always lovely:) and my perception of holiday is doing nothing. at all. ever. *grins* But at the moment i'm still suffering from post-exam-stress, so i feel like a little badger hooked on uppers, with no way to vent it all out. So here goes. It's an extra long post, that should be able to last you(whoever that reads this site) for 3 weeks. So don't complain. If you wanna ask me for something for you to read here's a link that should keep you occupied for the next few hundred years. [READ!]

Anyways, i recently found out that Yahoo! Search has been de-throned from Prime Minister to Secretary of the State. Of course, you all know that SearchEngineLand is ruled by Google, what you don't know is that Google's little protege, YouTube, is now officially the second most used search engine. So, we use Google to search for our assignments, and YouTube to search for how to tranform our cars into green little machines (and no, it doesn't involve a lot of paint)

I didn't mention this, but since most of my mates' blogposts are usually 3 lined (with one picture) or one picture with one line (or none) and i have decided to go for it. So did you notice the centered bolded topic? yup. "The other part" is actually for week two of my absense. Now unto the 3 one:)


Cause i'm too lazy to upload any. I'm basically more interested to type out my entire blog post without the use of graphic imagery,. *actually i malas nak upload photo*

Anyways, here's a shot for you. To put your mind at ease.

Yup. This serene photo taken from inside a facility, where you sit on *fake* leather couches, with astro to keep you company while waiting for your turn. It's fantastic! Really. There's even a place for you to go online and check up on whatever you fancy. So simply take a number and a police officer will be with you soon. Yes, a police officer:) (It's CyberJaya's Police Station btw)

This is lovely isn't it? to have a police station that looks so lovely that it subdues the criminals? Well, it didn't help that all three of the guys who went to file a report over a broken car window and a missing road tax sticker have not spoken malay in 4 years (minimum). In the end we managed to get the report filed, even cracked a joke with the constable on duty. Luckily we didn't get into an accident and only had the window broken. If not the report would be something like

"Itu lelaki hentam saya dari belakang, mengakibatkan kesakitan yang amat sakit. Lepas itu, ada darah di merata-rata. Kawan-kawan saya pun kena, semua berdarah. Sakit-sakit seluruh badan, tak boleh duduk atau tidur sebab sakit teruk. Kereta saya pun kena. Exhaust pipe saya dia hentam sampai terkeluar dari kereta saya. Dia pula tak ada apa apa, boleh ketawa and dia kata "OH MY GOD! THANK YOU!". Driver itu teruk betul, and tak peduli langsung tentang keadaan saya dan rakan-rakan saya"

Or something like that, that's why i encourage PDRM to allow us to file our report in English as well. So that things doesn't get mis-intepreted. Not that i can't speak BM, or write in it, or am not proud to use it, but if you're going to describe a traumatic event, it's best to do it in your first language. Honest. Really. Pretty please?

Extra Extra!

See, in New York, they have loads of time. Now that the Government has decided to bail them out, so there's not much to be done but wait for the money to fall into place. So they organized a game. Grand prize USD 500, plus bragging rights. The game? Streetwars. Here's a description

"When StreetWars started on Sept. 7, each of the 250-plus contestants was handed a black envelope marked “Shadow Government,” with the name, home address, workplace, e-mail address, cellphone number and photograph of a player to kill by squirting. After each kill, the shooter acquires the dead rival’s target and begins stalking this new person, all the while looking over a shoulder for whoever is hunting him. It is permissible to shoot in self-defense"

Yup, you guessed it. WaterGuns are used to "kill" people. In fact this game has recieved such nation-wide recognition that, i quote,

“We had a 76-year-old grandmother in San Francisco,” said Mr. Aliquo, who lives in Long Island City, Queens, and now is the events director at, a Web site that distributes daily e-mailed lists of events in various cities. “She got two kills.”

WTFBBQOMFG!! A grandmom? Lol. I would never expect a grandmom to pull out a water-gun and "kill" me. Damned. Read all about it here [NYTIMES]

Now for the finale (maybe).

I would like to wish all of you people, a Happy Raya, Happy Deepavali and happy eating. Just for your info, Deepavali is not a national holiday in Labuan and also in Sarawak. So don't plan anything for your holidays there. Honest. It's not going to be pretty.

And i'm up for anything. You may nominate me for the Nobel Prize if you want too. Really. If a guy can get a Nobel Prize for telling you that people act stupidly when they are investing, i should get a Nobel for telling you that you're an idiot. Period.

And oh, if you're bored and was not impressed with the earlier link, there are a few websites i can point your interest to. Here's one, two blog posts on name cards. I love them! really. Have a look, here's a sample. [LarryFire Part 1, LarryFire Part 2]

That is lovely. Honest:)

Now unto the other site. You know how sometimes you get stupid signs or warnings on your boxes and such, well there's whole tonne of nonsense in this site [DarrenBareFoot] Here's a sample.

And then there's this site that lists 70 amazing houses from around the world. Which as jaw-dropping. Like this one from their Condo and Townhouse department. Awesome [WebUrbanist]

Well. Basically that is all. Please try to not read it at one go. Because if you do, you might find your shoes that you have been soaking in the washroom to be miraculously cleaned and dried in the morning:)

And oh, i so want this license plate for my future car:) [Via RoyalPingdom] There's more too in the link:)

Cheers people!

Happy hols too:)

Thursday, October 9, 2008

What's with the wordings?

A name. A string of alphabets made up by people whom you didn't recognize at the time of your birth to identify you with. The thing that sorta sparked me off is that, there are a few names that would immediately jump to the country which they are in.

Take Lee (or Li), you would jump to China. You are right, mostly because it is one of the top surnames in China. But when you take Tan (i don't know the equivalent in Mandarin), it would most definitely come from Penang, or close by, i think. the problem starts when you have a country that has been colonized and occupied by so many different countries you'd be startled by them.

Take for instance, Philippines. Their more common names are mainly spanish in origin, with Reyes, Torres, and Ramos (yes, they all sound so so familiar, it's because these guys have been representing Spain at one point of their career). You would think, wow.

And Raul is a name for a hunky long haired bare chested Spanish dude.
Pierre is some uber-romantic French guy who loves his croissants.
And probably Joe has worked with the Navy Seals and eats raw fish.
And oh oh, Maldini would sound like God. In some ways:)

So i jumped on this new site, World Names Profiler, and tried to see where my surname would originate from. They haven't indexed the world fully yet (which means their title is so undeserved), but take a look at this.

I thought my surname was Dutch or Portugese in origin, see see, i might as well be a Canadian. Hrmm. Oh well. nvm that. Unto cars then.

I love cars which i can't afford. But no matter, cause they're pretty to look at anyway, like the Maserati Gran Turismo (yes, i can go on forever, but it really really really is pretty!). Anyways, at the recent French car show, there were a tonne of new concept cars that you would love to see:) like i did, with one particularly catching design.

No it's not the new lambo estoque (4-door lambo is just weird), but it is the last name you'd ever heard me mention, the Citroen GT Concept. Love it!!!!! Ok, so i've watched way too many cartoons and probably re-watched the new season of Knight Rider a bit too many times, but seriously, this is lovely:) [Via Jalopnik]

Hahaha. And oh, there's this theory floating around, men who can't do math actually love math a lot. Yup. Math is like women, you love them a whole lot, but you will never understand them, or know what they want. Me and math, we broke up a few days ago, but we'll make nice soon:)

And oh, for those who are still studying with me (yes, i know who you are) this is a little encouragement for you for your exams:)


Tuesday, September 30, 2008

It's that weird feeling again

You know, the one on Mondays where you sit down at your usual desk and wonder "Why?" and probably give out a sigh along with the words "I hate Mondays". You see, i don't exactly hate Mondays, I see Sundays as the start of the week (till i had to revert my decision that Mondays are the starting day of the week for some person's sake).

Yesterday (Monday of course you nitwits), was a little bit more fun to me, not because it's the start of me studying for my finals, or that i have to come back to a ill-forgotten, god-forsaken rut of a place which you might recognize through the name "Cyberjaya". No. It had only one silver lining, and boy, was it a glittery one:)

You know how rivalries go? Like Pepsi managed to garner a sucker punch to Coca-cola by signing Henry to do their adverts? Or like how Maxis always gets the better concerts in town at the expense of DiGi (and a certain other telco). Or like how TmNet flexes its muscles and gets 70% of the broadband customers from all its rivals? Well, that's the same with a football derby. And this one's special, this one is between Golden Balls AC Milan vs. The Special One's Inter Milan.

It was a classic. Like how Jack Bauer would have braved the entire day, stop a few nuclear warhead from flying off to Russia, and still not go to the restroom to relieve himself. As epic as possibly the first discovery of dinosaur bones in your backyard, and then having that newly found lizard named after you, something like FabesIsASakaisaurus, or steveBodohsaurus.

And last but not least, it's as sweet as those cupcakes you say you love so much. Or those non-revolving sushi bars that you say are lovely. Or even that mamak's nasi lemak ayam that you declare as the nectar of heaven. I wouldn't know that (and i don't eat cupcakes, or love jap food that much). But what i do know is that-what happened was sweet, no matter the bitterness endured before it happened.

What makes it more special was that first time ride on the carousel (which someone almost misplaced) and the 23rd ice-cream flavour made by your favourite ice-cream maker. The scringe on your face when you hear that the pork-chop has vanilla sauce on it, only to realize, that "Hey, it actually tastes good!". The special feeling, almost akin to the empty roads of KL during Hari Raya, where you're the King of the Road, and speed all you want, park where you want - the cops are on hols:)

So what i'm trying to say is that.

Milan won 1-0. Inter lost.
2 red cards to Inter.
And Ronaldinho scored (with his head!!)
And Ka-Pa-Ro is back in business.

I hate you Milan, for making my hopes swell. If you don't win the next match, there's be no more post-match lasagna for you.

The Ka-Pa-Ro (Pato left, Ronaldinho, Kaka), then Seedorf (who played lovely in defensive mid) and Ambrosini


Maaf kepada Encik Zahir dan Encik Batin.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Olympics is over. YAY!

For me that is, but the Paralympics is still on (in case you didn't know). Anyways, here's my fav picture of the Olympics - it reminds us that, even if you are a fictitious character, shit still happens [Via 713 Avenue]

Anyways, i have been missing a month! Wow. Damned. Only had time do a quick post after my assignments were done, though i still have one more to go + a mid term + a lab test(no, not the one where you dissect lab mice, that's just not ethical.)

But unlike some people, who posted a stupid road sign, and some lengthy monologue about how he's supposed to save the world, i'm determined to give you a proper post. Afterall, i did went missing. So here goes.

1. Random fact of the year.
Roughly 20 people die a year due to shark attacks
Roughly 50 people die due to bees attacks.

Roughly 100 people die each year because they choke on their ballpoint pens.
Roughly 20 people a year die trying to shake a vending machine to get free stuff.
So....yup. We did it to ourselves really.

maybe they tried to get one of these from the vending machine.

2. Controversy of the month.
Nope, not the political stuff, that one you can see on CheeWei's blog. I'm talking about Lewis Hamilton. Yes the boy who is too young too drink but is driving a car on speeds that we can only dream off. He really should retain his win, but oh well, doesn't matter. Massa's moving up. I like Massa. ( = unlike the plenty of Miss Gimme Kimi fangirls out there. (Yes, i'm talking about you Jaspattay! and Mei! and Girls!)

Probably kimi and schuiee when they are older:)

3. The Burning Man
It's this thingie that's held each year, with the contributors/exhibitionists putting out their creative works of art on show. There's a catch though, the exhibits have gotta be melded out of metal, and they have got to incoporate some sort of flame thrower:) I love it! Here's a pic, and a link to the 13 most coolest pieces of art ever! [Via MatadorNights]

Mutopia is the name of this one:)

Aptly named "Big Rig". It's mind-bending!

4. Emblems
You know those cool emblems that usually have a skull and bones that are patched on that oh so lucky fighter jet pilot you see in the movies? well, this is by far, the most meaningful emblem. Ever! More here [Via Wired]

5. That's all Folks!
No really. That is all:)


Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Look what i found!

Today, after exams, i surfed the web, in search of inner peace and a tranquil state of mind, and i found

1. The Pirate Bay changed it's name to commemorate the Beijing Olympics, It's now called "Beijing Bay"! (it's more like they are being chased down by the internet fed to take down the olympic torrents.)

anyways, here's the link to the site, and a pic of the new logo:)
And oh remember, Malaysia is hosting one of Pirate Bay's servers:)

2. WE ARE ALL BILLIONAIRES! In Zimbabwe that is. With the inflation rate now 2,000,000% (yea, whine about the 7.7% in Malaysia), the Gov there has now printed new bills to make "carrying around" your loose change a wee bit easier.

Meaning RM1.00 = 112,286,007,700 Zimbabwean Dollars. Here's a 100 Billion dollar bill. No Kidding. [Source CNN]

3. Ever wanted to have a manga (jap graphic novel) style picture of yourself? No? Doesn't matter, here's a link to YourFaceManga, and here's a sample!

Probably not so same, but close enough for a nut. ( =

That's about it.