May 4th, 2003


New Avatar

I decided I needed an avatar, and went scouring the net looking for one. Two seconds later (hey, what can I say, I'm either easily pleased, or very good at finding what I want quickly) I had found a picture I thought was suitable.

Now to add my name on to it. I knew what I wanted, but not the specifics of how. I pottered around in Photoshop for a bit, before I noticed someone saying in one of my regular haunts that they were having trouble coming up with new ideas for stuff to do in Photoshop. I asked him if he were any good with avatars, and he told me he didn't know what they were. So I linked him to a google search of the words 'free avatars', which came up with some nice hits. Once he got the idea, I told him what I wanted, sent him the picture I'd found and he said he'd be happy to whip something up. After a quick font search, and some mucking around, this is what he came up with for me:

I couldn't have done it better, and I think it's an awesome pic! So thankyou very much, bitingfrenzy, you've made my day! :)
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    None, have guests over.

Putting words in her mouth

My sister asked me if I could help her type up her PD/Health/PE assignment for school. I'm much quicker at typing than she is, so I didn't mind helping her out. I opened up WinVNC (VNC = Virtual Network Computing - allows you to remotely control one computer from another) and accessed the computer she was working on - my mum's, on the other side of my room. She began dictating and I typed everything out.

Then we got to one of her closing paragraphs. It refers to her diet, and what she eats.

I am very aware of what I put in me.

Well. I started chuckling, which set her off laughing, which started me laughing. Eventually we calmed down and I suggested she change it to "I am very aware of what I eat".

The paragraph continued. For the sake of continuity, I'll leave the original version in.

I am very aware of what I put in me, and how much energy I am using.

And off I went again, which set her off, which just made me laugh even more. This time the laugher was tear inducing. I couldn't even look at my sister, I had my head in my hands, doubled over in my seat with laughter. It was at least 2 or 3 minutes before I could calm myself sufficiently to continue typing.

I am very aware of what I put in me, and how much energy I am using. I try to balance this out.

I don't know how I finished typing that last part, I was shaking with laughter even before I was done. It was at least another 3 minutes before I could finish typing up her document. My gut is aching from laughter, but it's a great feeling. :D
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    Nirvana - Scentless Aprentice

Dante's Inferno Test

devilmiyu would appreciate this one... if she believed in/took tests, of course. I'm quite happy with where I ranked. :)

The Dante's Inferno Test has banished you to the Fourth Level of Hell!
Here is how you matched up against all the levels:
Purgatory (Repenting Believers)Very Low
Level 1 - Limbo (Virtuous Non-Believers)Very Low
Level 2 (Lustful)Very High
Level 3 (Gluttonous)High
Level 4 (Prodigal and Avaricious)Very High
Level 5 (Wrathful and Gloomy)High
Level 6 - The City of Dis (Heretics)Moderate
Level 7 (Violent)High
Level 8- the Malebolge (Fraudulent, Malicious, Panderers)Very High
Level 9 - Cocytus (Treacherous)Low

Take the Dante Inferno Hell Test

The devil, you say?
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    Everclear - So Much For The Afterglow