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7th-Aug-2009 02:48 am - Writer's Block: I May Be Crazy
What does this Rorschach blot look like to you?


It's 2 Eevee hanging off of a Bronzong. A small Bronzong.
20th-Jan-2009 09:55 am - Brief internet hiatus!?
Although I never update, this is probably the easiest way to tell people who speak to me online often that I'll be away from the internet for the best part of this week. Until I get something a little closer to home I'm having to stay with some rather generous friends whilst I work the job I'm just starting today. They hath no interwebs, so apart from weekends back here, I'll be offline until I get a job closer.

Hopefully SEGA want me ^_^
I thought I should remind everyone of the good old days, where dubbing was uhh... questionable. Saiyans are apparently professional whistlers.



And yeah, I should update properly one day.
5th-Nov-2008 04:31 am - Good Job America!
toast


Was good to watch, even though it swung Obamas way so quickly. Watching McCain congratulate him now in his stepdown speech I can only think 2 things. Firstly, why the hell don't British candidates for Prime Minister talk anything like that at all? Secondly... damn he sounds like Dr Evil.

Now for bed.
21st-Oct-2008 10:14 pm - London Expo in a few days time!
Not sure how many people here on my friends list shall be going for fun, but for those of you who are I wish to tell you a little about the tournaments that shall be running on the DDR:UK stand over the weekend!

Saturday!


DDR:UK DDR Championships

For the second year running October brings about the Finals of the DDR:UK Championships! People have been qualifying for the events around the country all year, and the top 16 are left to face off for the title of UK Champion. If you're a fan of the game, I'd recommend watching at least some of the matches on the saturday! They're also being played on a shiney new SuperNOVA 2 machine, which should being some more excitement to the proceedings!

Soulcalibur 4 Tournamenthttp://www.livejournal.com/update.bml
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With some really cool official prizes to win generously donated by Ubisoft, there shall be a free to enter Soulcalibur 4 tournament running on the saturday for those of you not taking part in the DDR tournament! Have a look in the link for pics and rules, and look out for Paal on the day if you're interested in entering!


Sunday!


Rock Band Tournament!

In the words of the not-so-late tournament host, Mr Shadowman:

Get your friends, Get rocking, and Bloody win hard! Enter the MCM Expo's only Tournament to contain:
Singing
Rocking
Kicking children
Slugging puppies
And what's more your band could walk away with some damn fine prizes, Including an Omega Pedal, Custom Guitars and a Very Special Microphone. So What the hell are you waiting for!? GET IN THERE!


That's right! And we all know how much we want to kick the expo kiddies! So you'd better bloody well enter if you know what's good for ya! Go the the link for moar info.

Smash Brothers Tournament(s)

At 11am, 1pm and 3pm, myself and GAINAX will be hosting a variety of SSBB tournaments! These will be (in order and cut for length:

Rules under the cut!Collapse )


So I say again. Come to the expo and have fun with us! :D
20th-Oct-2008 09:27 pm - Meme time!
Mosey put up a meme so I'm gonna have to go and do it!

Go to urban​dicti​onary​.​​​com and type in your answer​ to each quest​ion in the search​ box, then write​ the FIRST​ definition it gives​ you.

1. Your Name: Michael

1. A term used to describe a girl pretending to be a man online in order to pick up gays.

2. Transgender
- 1. I might set up an Michael today, loving those camwhores right now.

- 2. That girl would be so pissed off if she knew I was an Michael.

- 3. Man, he got Michael'd bad, I had to get out of there before it went to far.
Oh shit I've been caught out!

Your age: 22

The age after 21 where you realize you still have another 3 years to get your shit together
Only 3 years? I can get shit sorted later than that!

3. One Of Your Friends: Nathan

1. A large penis that can't fit into a girl's vagina.

2. A boner-like penis that is dificult to hide in a horny situation.
- 1. Damn dude, you couldn't fit your Nathan into her vagina.. is it really that big?

- 2. Yeah, there was this hot chick I saw in a porno at the store... it totally gave me a Nathan.
Sorry man, had to do it :p

4. What You Should Be Doing: Lounging

Sitting on a bean bag chair, naked, eating cheetos
- Phone rings
- Man 1: hello
- Man 2: what are you doing?
- Man 1: just lounging.
- Man 2: me too.
Replace cheetos with roasted pumpkin nuts and you're right!

5. Your Favourite Colour: Purple

The texture of Kenneth Mitchel's skin tone,
- You a purple ass nigga
Nigga!

6. Your Birthplace: Isle of Wight

Known by many as the Isle of Shite. "People" from this godforsaken island are seen as inbred weirdos by most. They have a cool glass making factory.
- a) Welcome to the island
- b) my sister is also my aunt and is married to my first cousin, and they have 6 children. If you take all their childrens body parts then you'll get 1 and a half full humans
I think they'll find we have TWO glassmaking factories >:(

7. Last Person You Talked To: Kazz

what you call a douche bag who calls himself many differnt things. including nerd cruncher, african american, jewish, and a few others. he is a little white boy who thinks he is black.
- Man: Kazz your my little bitch
- Kazz: I aint be nO oNeS be-otch
- Man: I hope you like a cock meat sandwitch
- Kazz: Do iT cuM wIt Da cReaM FiLlin
- Man: It sure does. Now start eating you little bitch
- Kazz: Man i loVes dEM coCk Meat SaNDwitChes
So Kazz... Cock meat sandwiches! >:3

8. Last Thing You Had To Drink: Cranberry Juice

Blood. Called cranberry juice because it's the the red liquid you get at a cocktail party if it goes on too long.
When I visited your mom, I got so into our cocktail party that I lost track of time and stayed until she started giving me cranberry juice.
... riiiiiight

9. Your Nickname: Afro

one of the coolest hairstyles known to man
*must never under any circumstances be worn by caucasians...it's called an "afro" for a reason.
- "Blake wishes he could have an afro...too bad he's a cracker."
I can't help it ;_;
21st-Sep-2008 05:16 pm - Argh!
My laptop charger has finally given up the ghost! It was working fine, and then a piece of wire fell off and I've been unable to locate it. now I can't charge my laptop till I find somewhere that does on of these fucking rare as shit chargers, so if you want me you'll have to text me or contact me by phone for a while!

Sucks >.
10th-Sep-2008 12:39 pm(no subject)
Oh shit, Spore is corrupting childrens miiiiiiinds!

Yesterday I found out about a new game called Spore when my son asked me to buy it for him. It looked innocent enough at first and has “E for Everyone” ESRB rating. But don’t be mislead, apparently “everyone” means everyone they want to teach evolution to.

This entire game is propaganda aimed directly at our children to teach them evolution instead of creationism, or “intelligent design” if you go for stupid PC terms.

The object of the game is to evolve from a “spore” into demon-like intelligent space creatures that violently take over the galaxy.


Ahh maniacal christians...
29th-Aug-2008 07:32 pm - 15 hours and counting...
That's right! A lot of you who haven't spoken to me in a little while might not know, but I'm moving out tomorrow! Moving in with the wonderful Kazz and looking damn forward to it. It's not that I don't like my curent housemates... I just never see them, and they get on my nerves ;)

So 90% of my stuff is in boxes. Again. And I seem to have much more of it than last time... I'm gonna have to being culling stuff I own. There's lots I've seen already that I want to throw out but I'm gonna wait till I move so I can just leave it boxed!

Sigh... so boring to pack though. Gonna go to Scott and Sams pub tonight for the Karaoke and to say goodbye to the guys! Gonna be strange not living near a load of my friends anymore. And also strange not to have a local DDR machine :o

So... Karaoke. Wish me luck, I'll tell you all how it went when I've settled!
22nd-Jul-2008 09:03 am - Duke Nukem Trilogy - Their E3 trailer


SO WHO'S READY FOR DUKE NUKEM!!!

Seriously, what's wrong with a lot of game companies today?
15th-Jul-2008 06:32 pm - Nintendo @ E3
Well, as a hardcore Nintedo Gamer, and longtime fanboy I must say their press conference was pretty damn disappointing in terms of stuff for the hardcore gamer. But along those same lines, who expected Nintendo to focus a huge amount of their efforts on the hardcore gamer when the Wii was released? It's a gimmicky console from the word go, and the controller is basically made for party games (imagine going through Final Fantasy 7 and having to swing the Wiimote around like a loon for 50 hours of gameplay!).

Still, there were some highlights to the rather bland set.

- Animal Crossing Wii
- WiiSpeak (Microphone for the Wii, as if you couldn't guess!)
- GTA ChinaTown for the DS
- True control for the wiimote via a new addon that actually gives the user 1:1 control.
- COD:WAW. Online multiplayer? :3
- "The Reginator!"

... Yeah. Talking about sales, and how you've netting a huge casual market for your console unfortunately seems to leave little time for big announcements. No new changes to the Wii Home, no HDD addon or other solution to the storage problem, no news on new Zelda/Kid Icarus/Mario, hell not even anything on new channels or innovative uses for Miis. The list is quite large, and although E3 isn't over yet, you'd have thought that if they'd have had anything big they'd have shown it in their main goddamn conference. Imagine if Microsoft hadn't mentioned the fact their getting FFXIII in the conference yesterday, and instead tacked it on at the end of a later panel tomorrow.

And also, whilst I'm annoyed at them I'll say that although yeah I'm glad we have Wii speak and proper motion control, WHY WAS IT NOT THERE AT RELEASE! Comon, making a microphone a big part of your main E3 conference speech? Really Nintendo? Is this the kind of innovation I've followed you for 13 years for?

Other than Wii Sports Resort, a huge part of their focus was on Wii Music. Being a music game faggot I'm possibly giving a slightly jaded opinion here, but when I could go and buy Rock Band and have a full drumkit, microphone, and 2 Guitar controllers which I can use to play literally hundreds of popular musical tracks from the last 30 years... Why would I buy a game which involves holding the wiimote in vaguely instrument shaped ways and pressing buttons when and as you wish?

GODDAMN YOU NINTENDO! I'm glad I have a 360 as well as my Wii :( -pets the poor neglected console-
14th-Jul-2008 08:42 pm - I love Japan
Final Fantasy XIII on Xbox360?

Thankyou Japan! <3<3<3
8th-Jul-2008 05:00 pm - Another update in the life of Mike
So, at this moment in time I'm sitting here during a quiet period at work and writing a goddamn LJ post :o What a change! A lot has happened since my last one... so let's keep everyone up to date :)

- I gots a new job! Betfred decided to close the good ol' Southsea branch, and as such I was forced to look for another job. A week out of work, and Scott said he needed someone behind the bar at his pub. RESULT! So, now I'm working at The Mermaid Pub, New Road, Portsmouth. Anyone in the area should come around for a drink once in a while and say hi. We're friendly, and alcoholic! :D

- I'm no longer a single man. Most people already know this so I don't need to say too much, but I'm now going out with the rather awesomeo Kazz! Things are going well with us which brings me to my next point...

- I'll be moving away from Portsmouth around September! Moving in with Kazz, infact! Will make me more central to all the people I know, and will put me in an area where I'm more likely to find the kind of work I'd like. Although it does mean I'd move away from all the awesome people in Portsmouth... Still, I'd come visit :3

Yup. All that time and those are the 3 main things XD Well, that's kind of a lie. There's also been events such as the London Expo, Walk the Wight (that was epic! I raised just over £100 and couldn't walk for 2 days after! Now I just need to collect the monies >_>), and the upcoming DDR Tournaments, but not as many people are interested in those I'm sure.

Also, now that I've finished at Betfred I'm not working nearly as many hours as I used to be, and they're a lot later too. So I have a lot more time... Friends who I've not really seen a whole lot and really should have (you know who you are! :p)... I have free tiem nao :o
16th-May-2008 08:01 pm - Walk the Wight 2008
'tis that time of year again! The Isle of Wight yearly charity walk happens, and thousands of people travel from Bembridge to Alum Bay for charity!

Walk the Wight website, see what it's all about!

But yeah. The charity is The Earl Mountbatten Hospice. I'll be doing the walk this year (although I'll be running it, because I'm of course oh so fit!), and was wondering if anyone would like to sponsor me? 26.5 miles of running, hopefully on a hot day, and I have an official sponsorship form and everything! Doesn't have to be much, but anything is appreciated ^_^ (I'm asking here on Livejournal because I don't see a lot of my friends in real life all too often due to distance, and I only got it through a while ago!)

So yeah! If you fancy throwing a few quid towards me to pass onto this Isle of Wight based patient care charity, leave me a comment and I'll poke you by email or something :)

Plus y'know, Karma will love you :o
29th-Apr-2008 12:35 am - And so it begins...
3 cans Relentless
2 cans Red Bull
1 Pack Pro Plus
1 2l Bottle of water
2 Tuna sandwiches
1 apple
2 packs Lucazade tablets
Box of Haribo Giant strawbs


9 hours till work. Let's go GTAIV, see what you've got!
28th-Apr-2008 06:32 pm - oh noes, an update!
Why not... after all, it's been a while :o

Well, main news to note is I rekon I should be looking for a new job! I'm totally used to working 55 hours a week in my current shop and raking in about £1100 a month after tax, and why not? It's awesome! Seems that the lease on our shop expires on June 1st though, and won't be renewed! Now whilst I won't be put out of a job because of it, there's not enough spaces in the local Betfred shops to accomodate the 3 of us that will be losing out current shop and keep decent hours for everyone. I'll almost certainly be dropping to a paultry 27 hour week, at a lower rate of pay than usual. I figure each month pre-tax will then net me just over £700, which when my monthly rent is £400, ain't good! So the job hunt begins again. Yays!

On another recent note, GTAIV is released today! Never have I been more excited at the prospect of stealing cars and banging hookers! ...Well, that could be a lie. But either way, midnight launch = all night gaming? I think so! Night night all, I'm off for 4 hours sleep :o

Shall try and update when I have t3h game though!
23rd-Feb-2008 09:08 pm - Random Entry
GAINAX's house has the most epic entertainment setup ever. When you're watching a film and the 7.1 surround sound simulates and earthquake every time someone fires a shotgun you know you're watching it how it was intended!
2nd-Feb-2008 02:21 am - I made this into a fad last year...
My Valentinr - wildfireskunk
Get your own valentinr

Let's see if I can peer pressure everyone into adding this this year too! One man peer pressure group. w00000!
1st-Feb-2008 11:56 pm - ATEI gets!
Ah Payday.... is there any other greater day in the month? Didn't get paid as much as I thought I would (damn you tax!), but my next payday falls on minami friday. And Between January 25th and February 18th (24 days) I'm working 21 of them! I think I'm gonna be hitting the dealers room pretty hard this year! Probably still not the bar though as it's just not value for money :( *plans to buy skittles in a bit... lots of skittles...* MOSEY! Giveth me some bank account details and you will get Minamicon room money gets! Any confirmingation from Paal yet? Orgies always need to stick to the formula M = F+1 to work perfectly!

And Mike, how are you getting to 'nami? I'll be taking the train from here I rekons, since it drops you out just behind the hotel (and I won't need to take the hand-destroying walk from the ferry like you did last time ;p). You're free to come and stay the night before and come with, or even a few nights before. I have the whole week off!

Attention all UK DDR Players!

DDR:UK Championship information is up on DDR:UK as of the other day. That's updated rules, seeding song to be used, and locations and dates of the qualifiers! The actual venues will be announced in a few more days, I'm just sorting those out at the moment. Any questions about it can be asked here, or more ideally on the forums :)

On a somewhat DDR related subject, ATEI was on the other week and I attended that with the other DDR:UK staffages. For those of you not in the know, ATEI is one of the worlds largest and most popular trade shows for arcades. Held in Earls Court over 3 days, the place was packed to bursting full of new games, pushers, and redemption machines on the top floor, and a few casinos worth of gambling machines (touchscreen terminals, video slots, normal slots, roulette, cards, etc etc) on the bottom floor.

A bit about ATEI, and the music games that were on show there. With pictures!Collapse )

Wow.... long entry. And now I'm hungry, so mI'll say this is the end! ...for now! *cackle*
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