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    Thursday, March 25th, 2010
    10:56 am
    Quiet here these days
    It's funny to notice that when I first started out on Livejournal back in ooh... 2004? That the amount of people I know using it then has almost completely drained to nothing.

    I've got the majority of the people on my friends list that I ever did, but there are barely more than a handful that actually update their journal with any regularity. A few more pop in facebook and Twitter crossfeeds but who never actually update and the rest have either closed their accounts or long ago let them run stagnant.

    Although i know that the basis of Social networking sites is to be superceeded by newer ideas and the adaptability of first MySpace then Bebo and Facebook appeal to people who want more than to simply diarise about their lives and let their friends know about fun times they've had.

    Personally I've already seen a blog or two bite the dust due to lack of interest, or readers. (not much point writing a blog if no-one reads it any more) I wonder how much longer I'll bother with LJ?

    Current Mood: thoughtful
    Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
    10:25 pm
    Good lord.


    Also I'm sorry but the end of this video made me suddenly realise the inspiration for the character of Ellen Tigh on Battlestar.

    Current Mood: cheerful
    Monday, October 12th, 2009
    12:19 am
    Oh wait I have a livejournal don't I?
    Evenin all.
    Haven't been on this in a while.

    What have I been up to recently? Not much, in fact today I did sweet bugger all. Being as I was utterly and completely hungover to all hells.
    I don't even know why as I wasn't mixing drinks and only had somewhere in the region of 8 or 9 pints on a nearly empty stomach. (maybe I'm getting old)
    So other than sleep, vomit and cringe in pain, all I managed today was about 3 episodes of South park and a few levels of the Iron man videogame that I never finished.

    Did see Zombieland over the weekend, fantastic movie. Go and see it. It's quite quite brilliant.

    Don't watch Starship troopers 2, it almost without redeeming features. The few that it does have include a talking rotting corpse, an inexplicably and repeatedly naked woman and some half-decent CGI Aliens. Apparently the 3rd one is better.... Serves me right for buying the box set on Blu-ray.


    So.... yeah, I may try to post occasionally again, maybe that's what's been missing from my brainspace recently.

    Current Mood: contemplative
    Saturday, August 22nd, 2009
    6:10 pm
    a steem pungke atvenchoor
    Ever had a day fail entirely only to turn out great? That happened to me yesterday.
    What happenedCollapse )

    Some nights are just legendary.

    Current Mood: exhausted
    Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
    11:18 am
    Of plays, laughs and Basterds
    Oh my Christ. Festival time again.

    It's halfway through by now and I'm desperately looking forwards to the end of next week when I run out of shows and can just veg out.
    Have been to see a few good things so if anyone is interested here are some things to make a point of seeing:

    Billy Budd
    Forever Young
    My Grandfather's Great War
    Normal
    Gary Little: He was only jail Gay
    How to survive the zombie apocalypse.
    Beast

    What I'm not entirely sure whether to recommend is the movie Inglourious Basterds
    Some minor spoilersCollapse )

    Also is anyone actually going to the Amanda Palmer gig on saturday as most folk seem to be hitting Absynth instead?
    Monday, June 22nd, 2009
    9:09 am
    madnessess
    You'll have 400 babies
    who are all abnormally fast.
    Who can run as fast as Kenyans
    in fact they'll be mistaken for Kenyans.
    and will be disqualified from races and deported to Kenya.

    addendum: In case you were wondering...



    Current Mood: ill
    Friday, May 29th, 2009
    6:11 pm
    Preumably it also means I have wonky shoulders
    Your results:
    You are Will Riker
    Will Riker
    65%
    Worf
    60%
    James T. Kirk (Captain)
    55%
    Uhura
    50%
    Chekov
    45%
    Mr. Sulu
    45%
    An Expendable Character (Redshirt)
    45%
    Leonard McCoy (Bones)
    40%
    Beverly Crusher
    40%
    Deanna Troi
    40%
    Mr. Scott
    35%
    Geordi LaForge
    35%
    Data
    33%
    Jean-Luc Picard
    30%
    Spock
    29%
    At times you are self-centered
    but you have many friends.
    You love many women, but the right
    woman could get you to settle down.


    Click here to take the Star Trek Personality Test



    Current Mood: amused
    Tuesday, May 5th, 2009
    10:29 am
    Haiku thing
    Stolen from andabusers

    Haiku2 for kizeesh
    and an early
    one at that considering
    how amazing the
    @
    Created by Grahame


    cold feeling my toes
    shrivel up and die in my
    shoes for reason's

    as well how does snow
    affect the subway system
    it's underground
    Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
    12:06 pm
    The daily grind: The Beast of Boredom
    It's happened again.

    It seems almost as if I have a maximum work tenure period. In any given job I've had, I reach a point after about 2 years where suddenly almost overnight I cease to care or even be able to hold a pretence at having any interest in being there.
    Maybe it's the utter lack of responsibility, or any thought or intelligence being involved. I think I may be someone who simply needs to be in charge of something very intricate and complicated or maybe just self-employed.

    Current Mood: bored
    Monday, March 30th, 2009
    11:29 pm
    Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
    11:04 pm
    awww..


    The hard part will be waiting till october.
    Lets hope it's part of the Film Festival.

    Current Mood: peaceful
    Monday, March 23rd, 2009
    12:57 am
    hrrmm...


    Yes, another Watchmen thing. But this amused me too.
    I'll have it out of my system by the time star trek comes out.

    Current Mood: tired
    Monday, March 9th, 2009
    9:59 pm
    Hurr hurr hurr


    really I will stop posting shite soon. I can only prevaricate so long...

    Current Mood: amused
    9:28 pm
    I did something like this about 5 years ago and got the same result.
    I Am A: Neutral Good Human Bard/Sorcerer (2nd/2nd Level)


    Ability Scores:

    Strength-13

    Dexterity-14

    Constitution-11

    Intelligence-17

    Wisdom-16

    Charisma-13


    Alignment:
    Neutral Good A neutral good character does the best that a good person can do. He is devoted to helping others. He works with kings and magistrates but does not feel beholden to them. Neutral good is the best alignment you can be because it means doing what is good without bias for or against order. However, neutral good can be a dangerous alignment because it advances mediocrity by limiting the actions of the truly capable.


    Race:
    Humans are the most adaptable of the common races. Short generations and a penchant for migration and conquest have made them physically diverse as well. Humans are often unorthodox in their dress, sporting unusual hairstyles, fanciful clothes, tattoos, and the like.


    Primary Class:
    Bards often serve as negotiators, messengers, scouts, and spies. They love to accompany heroes (and villains) to witness heroic (or villainous) deeds firsthand, since a bard who can tell a story from personal experience earns renown among his fellows. A bard casts arcane spells without any advance preparation, much like a sorcerer. Bards also share some specialized skills with rogues, and their knowledge of item lore is nearly unmatched. A high Charisma score allows a bard to cast high-level spells.


    Secondary Class:
    Sorcerers are arcane spellcasters who manipulate magic energy with imagination and talent rather than studious discipline. They have no books, no mentors, no theories just raw power that they direct at will. Sorcerers know fewer spells than wizards do and acquire them more slowly, but they can cast individual spells more often and have no need to prepare their incantations ahead of time. Also unlike wizards, sorcerers cannot specialize in a school of magic. Since sorcerers gain their powers without undergoing the years of rigorous study that wizards go through, they have more time to learn fighting skills and are proficient with simple weapons. Charisma is very important for sorcerers; the higher their value in this ability, the higher the spell level they can cast.


    Find out What Kind of Dungeons and Dragons Character Would You Be?, courtesy of Easydamus (e-mail)



    Current Mood: amused
    Sunday, March 8th, 2009
    9:11 am
    Ok I lied.



    Edit: Lets try that again.
    Go and see it. It's great.
    Friday, March 6th, 2009
    12:01 am
    hmmm
    Tonight has mostly been about:

    Lost.
    Ancient Rome.
    Gnocchi.
    Degloving.
    Star-gazing.
    internetz.
    more Lost.

    Also this: My final Watchmen video:

    that is all.
    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
    12:33 am
    I believe the expression Epicly Ace can be used here


    I have hope.

    Current Mood: cheerful
    Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
    9:08 am
    Evenings and weekends
    Where do they go? I swear to god I don't know.
    Saturday, February 21st, 2009
    10:59 pm
    Shock horror!
    The obligatory straight to video sequel to Donnie Darko doesn't look all that bad. who'd a thunk it?

    Current Mood: curious
    Monday, February 16th, 2009
    3:47 pm
    I ate some chips
    My god. I hadn't been to the chippy in months.
    Now I realise why. It was revolting, stodgy bland chips with a King Rib that tasted like lightly flavoured sponge wrapped in a blanket of wallpaper paste.
    I think my intestines will protest later, if not my very soul.

    In other news, I think I have a cold brewing which is not so good. Hopefully it'll pass but if not I'll be buggered if I'm working while I feel ill.

    The minutes tick by and by..........

    Current Mood: contemplative
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