Friday, April 30, 2004

OH HELL YEAH




Clayface

My face is peeling. Again, damn you, sun.

It's been so miserably hot in my room (it's upstairs) that I've been prancing around just in my undies. Now I'm sure no one wants to picture me prancing, let alone in my damn undies, but this is my blog dammit, I DO WHAT I WANT!

/cartman

They updated Counterstrike again. What is it now, 1.7? I dunno. I played for a little bit and got my ass handed to me by a bunch of 14 year-olds (probably). I blame it on the patch.

I haven't played FFXI in quite a while. I've been trying to get myself to play again, but I just keep making up excuses like "I'm too tired" and "I have other things to do." Then I sit and watch TV for a couple of hours. Then I play some other games. Then I sleep. In between those activities I spend some time prancing like a fairy. In my undies.

We had the bitchiest customer at our store yesterday. She had a coupon that said "up to $200 off MSRP for phones when you sign up for another year." The thing is, it's not really a coupon. We give that much off for phones when people sign up anyway, so it's really just an ad to get people into the store. Who would pay $400 for a cell phone? Not too many people. So we take off up to $200 for people that sign up for a year or two. That's how you get free phones. This lady wanted to use her "coupon" after getting a discount for signing up. Confused? Here's the breakdown: she wanted a $400 camera phone. We would give it to her for $169 plus tax (and a $50 mail in rebate, so it's actually $119). She then wanted the "coupon" to go towards that already-reduced price and basically get it for free! When the "coupon" itself says IN CLEAR PRINT that it's for MSRP ($400). She out of her mind? She raised hell in the store. She called customer service and raised hell with them. All the while championing Verizon as the better company (she had two phones - one with Cingular and one with Verizon -- what the fuck is that?). After about an hour of hellraising, she left while muttering something about canceling her service with us and going with Verizon.

Why do I still work there? 'Cause I'm a masochist.

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Sunday, April 25, 2004

Flaming Tornado Kick of Doom


Today was the annual picnic day for our church. It was scorching, hotter than it usually is this time of the year. I didn't really do much this time around -- barely ate lunch, played a grand total of one game of basketball...yet I still got my neck, nose, and pretty much all of my face burned. Damn you sun, damn you.

Bunch of us went to In-N-Out afterwards for dinner. It was so damn good. I can't believe I used to hate their burgers. No, really, I did. I only started liking it when Adrian and I did our midnight snack runs while we were living in Anaheim. Ahh...

After dinner we went to Joe's apartment to watch ONG-BAK. Since he doesn't have a DVD player I had take my PS2 to play it. Too bad it didn't work. (PS2 sucks at playing DVD's) I went back and forth couple of times, switching the PS2 with my X-Box. (good thing Joe lives so damn close -- he's about 30 seconds away, walking) I love showing off movies that people don't know about, especially when it's an asskicker like ONG-BAK. I knew it would be a hit with the guys, but damn, they acted like it was the best movie they had ever seen! The movie turned us all into screaming primates. We shouted, gasped, and cheered for every elbow and knee (and sometimes both) that connected with bone-crunching sound effects. This was probably my 6th time watching the movie, but I was still into it with the rest of the guys. God I love this movie.

Friday, April 23, 2004

1000 Words




DC: I like you, Drew. I like you a lot.
AH: Aaaaiiiieeeeee! Get away!
YK: Don't do that! He's mine!
MC: Why is this guy wearing Shaq's jersey? He's even shorter than my sister!
EC: Oooh I love this game! It's so PHYSICAL!
SD: Don't get any ideas Eric.
DK: Wow. Spencer's dad speaks better English than me...and he's so buff...

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Cat's Cradle


"Fort Jesus?"
"The training camp for our soldiers."
"It's named after Jesus Christ?"
"Sure. Why not?"

I liked it. I liked it a lot.




I peed about 17 times today. I'm not even exaggerating. The scary thing is, the day ain't over yet.

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Is that a pair of scissors in your pelvis...




...or are you just happy to see me?

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

HI HI


I was just checking my emails when I came across this one. I don't know whether to laugh or cry.

Hey sexy. Its daniella. You can come check out some of my pics at. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/awesome_daniella/ If you sign up you can see more. I also have a link to my naughty ones inside. It only cost 1$ to see those and it justs make sure your an adult. I hope to chat with you soon. Love , Daniella XOOXOXOXOXO

Monday, April 19, 2004

Naruto - Episodes 78 & 79


After about 10 episodes of dragging out the same battles a la DRAGONBALL Z, something actually happened in the latest episodes. Hip hip hooray! But where the hell is Rock Lee?!!

Donny's long-promised EM Newsletter (I mean, 'Gazette') came out yesterday. I think we tried something like this before in youth group, but it didn't last too long. Time will tell whether or not history repeats itself. So far, so good though. Donny's the perfect person to be in charge of this thing. There was a movie review by Jenny and a book review by Julie. And Charlotte's Book Club was in there too. Now we just need an article about some environment issues by Grace and a Hip-Hop review by The Wench and it'll be set.

$795 for a 1 bd/1 br apartment right next to church. Not bad.

Sunday, April 18, 2004

Volume 2


EDIT: 4/19/04 - 12:07am

(rant)

I saw it on opening night with a group of friends. I liked it, but I prefer the first movie, which doesn't really make sense because it's all supposed to be just one big movie anyway. You don't hear people say, "You know, I really liked the first half of GIGLI. The second half just didn't have enough J. Lo." Actually no one would say that because no one saw that damn movie. It sucked. But I disgress.

People expecting kickass action and tons of blood and gore will go home disappointed after seeing VOL. 2. The first movie moved at a lightning pace with hardly any breaks. Tarantino slowed it down and told the story behind the characters in this volume. He finally shows why Bill shoots The Bride. He shows how The Bride got to be such an ass-kicker. He shows how Elle Driver lost her eye. All that good stuff. Vol. 2 also goes back to the vintage Tarantino from his old flicks: Long, drawn-out dialgue. Cool, quirky characters. Pai Mei rules. Budd rules. Elle rules. Even Bill rules, kinda. That fight inside Budd's trailer? Freaking beautiful my friend. Training with Pai Mei? Freaking awesome. Tarantino obviously has seen a lot of kung fu flicks. I do think that Bill had one too many speeches (I particularly didn't really care for his "Superman" speech), noteworthy especially because David Carradine speaks...really...slow. And the final fight was a bit of a letdown. I knew how Bill would die. And the fight itself was damn short. After all that buildup...bah. Minor complaints. I loved everything else.

Quentin, I beg you. Next time you make a 4-hour movie and think it's "too long" and that "mainstream audience wouldn't be patient enough to sit through my movie," DON'T FREAKING CUT IT IN HALF. Hate to break this to ya, but, your flicks are NOT mainstream. RESERVOIR DOGS? Too violent. Too much cussing. PULP FICTION? Too talky. Too much drugs. And ass-rape. People don't dig ass-rape. (Well, not everyone.) Face it bud, only movie geeks and fanboys salivate over your what you'll do next. Just keep making movies for us, and forget about pleasing the masses of asses. I hear you're gonna join and edit the two volumes together, like it was intended in the first place, and release it later on. That's cool. I, like the sheep that I am, will go and gladly pay another $8. You're making me poor, man.

(/rant)




I will be moving soon. Adrian and I agreed to room together again and will be looking for a place in Fullerton. I'm excited, he's excited, The Wench isn't.

I want to see this movie right now.

Bye bye hair.

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Volume 1


I was going to pass on purchasing the DVD since I know they're going to come out with a specialextremeultimatedynamitelimitedplatinumubercollector's edition in a not-so-distant future. But dammit, this is KILL BILL we're talking about, and I just have to see it again before I watch Volume 2 on Friday. So I gave in and bought it. Yes, I am a sheep.

To be part-time, or not to be part-time. That is the question.

Saturday, April 10, 2004

Half & Half


fortune cookie #1: You will overcome difficult times. W00t! Bring on the difficult times!

fortune cookie #2: Good news will come to you from afar. Hmm...it could only be from Korea, unless "afar" means Huntington Beach. Those wacky Chinese buffoons.

Withheld


I have a missed call from someone (private, anonymous) at 6:26 in the morning.

What the freak.

Friday, April 09, 2004

The Friday Five


1. What do you do for a living?
I sell cell phones for the minions of hell (PCS Station - bunch of Chinese buffoons who were born solely to make my life miserable) who are affiliated with Cingular.

2. What do you like most about your job?
Let's see: It's close to home. I don't have to "work" much because there's a lot of downtime. I'm on the computer all day.

3. What do you like least about your job?
Let's see: A lot of downtime. I'm on the computer all day.

Most of our customers are fucktards. They complain about the stupidest things. "My phone doesn't work." I guess that big ass crack on your screen has nothing to do with it. They complain about their 78-page bill after they go over by a thousand minutes. "I think something's wrong with my bill. Can you do something with it?" Sure, I can drop it on your head and crack your skull open. Then I can play with the sand that comes out of your skull and pretend I'm at the beach. Oh, but the best customers are the ones that come in struttin' like they own the fucking place, drop the phone in front of me like it's a diseased albino baby, and demand to fix their phone because they run a business with that phone and they need to be treated royally because they've been with Cingular for 15 kajabiliion years. Then they leave all huffin' and puffin' and proclaim their hatred for Cingular when I tell them I can't help them 'cause I'm not a fucking technician.

Our so-called "manager" is a selfish bitch that doesn't act like a manager at all. She took all of last week off because her boyfriend (who is also a manager, at a different store) was sick and she had to "take care of him." And the days when she actually comes in to the store, she's gone for hours -- supposedly doing "business stuff." AND SHE GETS PAID MORE THAN ANY OF US.

There's more, but I'll just end it here.

4. When you have a bad day at work it's usually because _____...
See previous question.

5. What other career(s) are you interested in?
Anything in the film industry -- direct, write, produce, mic, lighting guy for a porno, anything.
I would like to work at a videostore, just for a few months.
Same for a gamestore.

Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Tuesday, April 06, 2004

Ride


That's the start, the middle, and the end
Aren't you glad the universe pretends
If I don't get this message home
Once again I'm gonna head alone

Ride with me
Ride with me
Ride with me home
Ride with me
Ride with me
Ride with me unless you

Thought a lot, ignored the right to be
Lie me down because we like to see
The colors through your loaded mind
Fuck the world and liberate our time

Ride with me
Ride with me
Ride with me home
Ride with me
Ride with me
Ride with me home

I'm not waiting alone
I'm not waiting alone

Ride with me
Ride with me
Ride with me home
Ride with me
Ride with me
Ride with me home

Sunday, April 04, 2004

Big Red


"I can promise you two things. One, I'll always look this good. Two, I'm never gonna give up on ya. Never."

Awesome.



What's with all these bands sounding all 80's all of a sudden? (Don't pay any attention to the fact that I used the word "all" not once, not twice, but thrice in that sentence. I never said I was a talented writer.) If that sounds like a complaint, you're mistaken. I love 80's music. Bring it on.

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