Love the kitties!

September 22, 2008 at 11:04 pm (Random) (, , , , , , , , , , )

About a year ago my fiance and I adopted 2 Russian Blue kittens from the Black & Orange Cat Foundation. They’re a really cool shelter system that helps spay and neuter stray cats as well as finding them good homes. I found our 2 kitties listed on a website called Petfinder and we ended up adopting them a week later. My life would be a lot more boring without Yuna and Lulu because they’re constantly trying to see what I’m up to. Yuna loves to snuggle with me and always wants on my lap, especially when I’m trying to do my homework. Both of them also love to play fetch and Lulu will keep bringing toys to you until she gets too tired to move.

I got an email from the Black & Orange Cat Foundation today asking for help to win this contest; so I thought it’d be a great chance to get them some attention πŸ™‚ . The people who run the foundation are really nice and they love to see how their cats are doing. They really deserve it so please vote for them. A lot of their expenses come out of their own pockets so they could really use the help. Also, this picture looks a lot like Yuna but I usually don’t catch her with her tongue sticking out; that’s Lulu’s area of specialty πŸ˜€ lol.

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Thank goodness for Panera

September 20, 2008 at 11:36 am (Food, Random, TV) (, , , , , , , , )

Ok so our internet and cable is completely out so here I am at Panera. Boo no internet (also Panera is lame because it wouldn’t serve me soup 15 mins before lunch despite the fact that the soup was ready when we picked up our food πŸ˜› ). We think the line is down behind our garage but currently we’re not sure. Hopefully it gets sorted out today but who knows. Until then I must find something to occupy myself instead of the WoW filled day I had originally planned 😦 . Until I can post, enjoy the picture of Gir missing his cupcake as much as I miss the internet.

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Happy National Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 19, 2008 at 11:24 am (Pirates, Random) (, , , )

`Tis National talk like a swashbuckler tide. Aye! I`ll be pretty busy today gettin’ ready t’ go aft t’ school. Thar might be a post later once I be done wi’ everythin’. Enjoy this nifty Gentleman o’ fortune Translator until then πŸ˜€ . Enjoy the pics as well!

This is a funny shirt I found at Pirates Cove. I also found this really cool sign there.

For all of you dirty Pirates out there, here’s Soapy Jones’ Locker. Get yours for only $9.49 lol πŸ˜€ .

That’s it for now I’ll hopefully post later πŸ˜€ .

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Disney is so “creative” sometimes

September 18, 2008 at 12:24 pm (Movie, Pirates, Random) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Disney is making an adventure movie set in space. Everyone is thinking it’s going to be a Tomorrowland/Space Mountain movie or a rip-off of Star Wars. Oh yeah and it’s starring The Rock. Now, Disney is of course denying any rumors that it’s based off of Space Mountain or any part of their park. But come on, what else could it be? They’ve already ripped off of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride (which was good because they actually got talented actors) and the Haunted Mansion ride (which was one of the stupidest movies I’ve seen). I’ve also heard rumors that Meet the Robinsons was supposed to be their version of Tomorrowland and that it was a good movie (seeing as how I still haven’t seen it I wouldn’t know….sad really). So maybe it will be “creative” but I’ll only say that if turns out to be good.

Personally I hope they don’t try and rip-off a whole section of their park into a movie because then when little kids run to Disney to see Tomorrowland, they’re going to be really confused. Both Pirates and the Haunted Mansion weren’t really like their ride counterparts and I’m sure some obnoxious little kids kept waiting for Jack Sparrow to pop up even though he never would. Personally, I was happy when I rode both the Haunted Mansion and Pirates rides and found out that neither of them had changed even after the movies were released. I was shocked that Disney didn’t try to mutate the original rides into something new (and if they try to do that to Space Mountain somebody is getting hurt). Disney had better realize that Pirates was only good because of the story, script, and actors they chose to play the parts (not just because people were nastalgic because that obviously didn’t help them with the horrendous Haunted Mansion movie). So hopefully they are telling the truth and they don’t just try to make some sappy space movie based off of their park with The Rock as some little kid’s “funny” dad that ends up saving the day. After all, they did make Wall-E really good with hardly any speaking roles, so they could do it again right?

P.S. after posting this picture, I’m having withdrawals from the ride 😦 .

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Matthew McConaughey would rather Hulk-out

September 17, 2008 at 10:55 am (Movie, Random, Superheroes) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Best Friends Forever!

Best Friends Forever!

It seems like every day I’m finding out about another superhero movie in the making and who is rumored to be playing the lead role. Apparently Matthew McConaughey had no idea that he was rumored to be playing Captain America (supposedly Leonardo DiCaprio was rumored for this spot too πŸ˜› but as far as I know Marvel has only denied Will Smith). Well, neither did I until just now haha. I don’t think Captain America is in love with himself enough to be played by McConaughey personally. In love with America, yes; but not with himself. I also think Captain America with a southern accent would be silly. I guess it would make sense for him to be from the south since he’s insanely patriotic though.

MTV decided to question McConaughey about the rumors as if that would help to clarify matters for the rest of us. You can read how seemingly “clueless” they thought Matthew was when they asked him about it here (lol I never thought someone would be surprised by McConaughey being clueless about anything). Anyway, when MTV asked what he thought about playing Captain A. (lol) he said that he thought that was a “super cool nameβ€” Captain America.”-comicbookmovie.com. He also said that he wasn’t that big of a comic book fan as a kid (shocker!) and that he’d rather play the Hulk (Please we do not need a 3rd Hulk especially not a McConaughey version). Lol could you imagine if McConaughey did sign on and him and Hugh Jackman had to team up seeing as Captain America and Wolverine used to be best buds? I would have to laugh through the whole movie (especially if they were in love with each other as much as they were in the old cartoons πŸ˜€ ).

In other news, my power supply was almost returned to me last night. I literally missed it by less than 5 minutes. I saw the UPS truck driving away on the main road leading from my house. Then I showed up home to see that little brown sticker denying me my power supply without a signature 😦 . Boo I say! Anyway, I should hopefully have my desktop fixed by tonight and maybe I’ll post my happiness if it’s working properly. (Hope you enjoy the pic Matt πŸ˜€ .)

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I’m going to Northrend for X-mas!

September 16, 2008 at 10:17 am (Random, Technology, Video Games) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Yesterday Blizzard announced that the Wrath of the Lich king is coming out November 13, 2008. I can’t believe it’s actually coming out this year after how much the Burning Crusade was drawn out. I thought it wasn’t true when I first saw the news on a Digg article. It seems like Blizzard has been getting its butt in gear for the Christmas season though (no doubt hoping for huge sales as X-mas pressies). I do wish they would’ve bumped it to the beginning of December so I wouldn’t have to worry at all about classes, but no it’s got to come out a month before I’m finished. Oh well at least I’m done the 11th. I feel sorry for those saps that go until the 18th haha. This gives me something good to look forward to in terms of things coming out near Christmas seeing as how Harry Potter got bumped forward 😦 .

I wish it cost less than $39.99 for the normal edition too, but it’s still cool to have it coming out this early. The collector’s edition is of course more expensive at $69.99. I’m not going to shell out that kinda cash for the expansion but for those of you that want to go ahead. It contains an art book, behind the scenes dvd, a soundtrack, an exclusive in-game pet, 2 starter decks for the WoW card set March of the Legion which include 2 exclusive cards (only available in the collector’s edition) and a mousepad featuring the continent of Northrend.

I’ve already mentioned some of the game’s new features. The biggest of the news is probably the new Death Knight class which I’ve already mentioned. Now there’s also going to be a non-inventory space to keep your vanity pets and mounts (basically you get to learn these items instead) which makes the Locks and the Pallys not have an advantage from casting their mounts anymore. The same thing goes for PvP and raiding tokens which makes me want to ask Blizzard why it took them so long. There’s also going to be a Battleground that’s not instanced (so that should be a “fun” place to hang out lol πŸ™‚ ). Hopefully it’s in Northrend so nooblets don’t have to worry about being constantly ganked by players in transit. Also, people’s addons will be slightly cut because of the built-in threat meter. This should be helpful to people oblivious of such things.

There’s going to be new instances as well as a fixed-up version of Naxxramas designed for 10 and 25 people. I think that’s really cool since I never got to go to Naxx (that and the fact that it sucks to get more than 25 people to raid anything). I’m excited about having another undead/winter zone too. I also hope that getting exalted with the Netherwing will lead to getting one of those icey dragons as a mount πŸ˜€ . One of the bad things is no new playable races. There will be lots of new NPC races that you can talk to though, so I guess that’s something. Enough of my rambling, there is a lot more that’s being added that I didn’t mention so go look and drool at it πŸ˜› .

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WordPress is broken so standby for posts

September 15, 2008 at 1:55 pm (Random, Superheroes) (, , , , , , )

Whoa WordPress is broken at least it is on IE. Standby for more posts until it fixes itself so I can see whether or not it broke all of my posts or if it just looks that way. Until then enjoy this really huge Avengers picture πŸ˜€ .

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Celebrities jumping on the Superhero bandwagon

September 15, 2008 at 11:47 am (Movie, Random, Superheroes) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

If you thought the rumors of Will Smith as Captain America were weird, I’ve got some surprises for you. First on the list is the fact that Brendan Fraser was supposedly almost Superman in Superman Returns. You can read part of Brendan’s interview here and the playable interview is here. He says a lot about how he was really excited to be Superman and how all the rest of the people who tried out for it were supposedly nobodies from soap operas and other such things. He also says that he saw the script written by J.J. Abrams and that it was amazing. Abrams was responsible for producing Cloverfield which was a decent movie but I wouldn’t say it was amazing script wise. Anyway Brendan could’ve played Superman but I don’t think he could’ve been serious about it. The emo script of Superman Returns would’ve been even weirder with Brendan Fraser as Superman. He acts pretty silly in most of his roles so he would’ve had to chill out and that’s probably one reason he turned it down (if he was offered it in the first place). Also I think a bigger nerd should’ve played the part.

The 2nd thing on the list of superhero insanity is David Boreanaz playing the Green Lantern. If I needed any more reason to hate the Green Lantern, than this is definitely it. I don’t know what WB was thinking on this one (other than the fact that a million teenage girls will go to see it in hopes of seeing him shirtless). Why not pair an obnoxious superhero with a bad soap opera level of acting (nothing could go wrong right)? Also, despite the fact that recently in most the Green Lantern stories he’s been black, they’re using someone who’s decidedly not black (I bet you Will Smith is mad πŸ˜› ). I guess I have to give David the fact that he’s already played the Green Lantern. All I know is that I’m definitely not going to see that movie haha.

Who me?  I'm not being totally obvious, no not at all!

Who me? I'm not being totally obvious, no not at all!

Ok last on the list is the fact that there’s a rumor going around that Eva Longoria wants to be in the Avengers. This is because she was photographed leaving the offices of Marvel Comics with an Avengers comic and business card held in her hand. The photos look really staged as if maybe she wanted people to see her (but a celebrity would never try to get undeserved attention, no of course not). Anyway people are speculating that she wants to be the Wasp seeing as that’s the only original female Avengers character. I haven’t heard anything about this movie so I’m betting nobody is even trying to make it yet, although I’m sure concepts for a female superhero movie are being thought about (seriously what do geeks love more than a superhero, one with boobs). I could totally see her as a Wasp in real life, you know being annoyingly buzzy trying to get you to watch Desperate Housewives. People are forgetting the other Avengers females that have popped up sporadically throughout the years though. It’s actually a pretty long list and here it is just for you. These are only the confirmed members; there are still more that have questionable membership.

What do you mean you want someone who can act?

What do you mean you want someone who can act?

Wasp
Scarlet Witch
Black Widow
Mantis
Moondragon
Ms. Marvel/Warbird
Tigra
She-Hulk
Pulsar
Starfox
Mockingbird
Firebird
Spider-Woman
Invisible Woman
Sersi
Crystal
Firestar
Silverclaw

Personally I think Eva would better be suited to play the Black Widow, you know the superheroine most known for her man-eating powers lol. I’m sure Eva would love to seduce Robert Downey Jr. πŸ™‚ . Also, I’d just like to point out how many females on the list have either bug or bird related names (not to mention those with female attributions). Seriously comic writers need to be more creative when naming their characters (I must say, I do like the name Sersi though πŸ˜€ ).

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Uhm, what’s your definition of shocking?

September 12, 2008 at 12:21 pm (Random) (, , , , , , , , )

People magazine is calling Jessica Alba’s new ad for registering to vote “shocking” (maybe that’s just because every other voting ad is boring πŸ˜› ). They’re saying that it looks like Alba is being restrained by bondage gear in these pictures (even though Christina Aguilera’s picture shows her with a laced up mouth). Personally, it looks like black tape to me. I don’t find that as too “shocking” (especially because people have seen more nudity from her at awards shows). Maybe People magazine needs to get their heads out of the gutter. Apparently they turn to that straight away when there’s the tiniest bit of nudity involved (even though you can’t see anything but her shoulders and barely any chest). Besides if you look at all of the other pictures of actors and actresses supporting the campaign this ad looks tame in comparison. Seriously this fish hooks picture is really gross. Oh, but getting back to the point, the campaign is called Declare Yourself, and I think it’s cool that Jessica is encouraging people to vote (even if it involves wearing nothing but black tape πŸ˜€ ).

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Nap Time

September 12, 2008 at 10:02 am (Random) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

I found some really cool and strange pillows that I thought I’d share. First off is this strange horse head pillow if you want to go Godfather style on anyone. It’s actually kind of cute if you ignore the fact that it’s a chopped off head of a horse πŸ™‚ . You can buy it in the US for $45 and it’s already stuffed or you can pay $35 and stuff it yourself. If I wanted this pillow for any weird reason, I would buy the stuffable one so I could make it as firm or squishy as I wanted πŸ˜€ .

Next on the list are these awesome Transformer pillows. You can choose either Autobot or Decepticon pillows for your roboty nap needs. These pillows are $20 at Thinkgeek but I think they’re either out of stock now or not selling them anymore 😦 . Hopefully they come back soon.

Thinkgeek also offers these nifty beating heart pillows. Every time you turn on the pillow it’s supposed to have a unique rhythm of heartbearts specifically to calm you down so you can nap easier. It’s supposed to help out with stress too πŸ™‚ . I kinda wonder how hard the beating mechanism is inside. I would hope there’s enough fluff around it for you to be able to snuggle with the pillow comfortably because from the pictures it looks pretty solid.

Sofa Garden has some really interesting pillows available but they are pretty expensive. For instance, one of their Cigar pillows is $99.99. They also have a whole line of pillows that are breakfast related items. My favorite are the sushi related pillows. You can buy small rolls for $49.99 each and large rolls for $79.99 each (which means I can’t ever have one because I wouldn’t spend that much on a pillow). My favorite is the salmon sushi roll because the little red stripes just make it so fun πŸ˜€ .

Last on the list are these blood puddle pillows. They vary in size and shape so that’s pretty cool. It makes sense because you would expect a puddle of blood to be pretty random. I actually saw these and thought that they should make fuzzy green mold pillows since the fuzziness looks a little weird for blood. Also I really love the cute little Husky snuggling with it lol. I could see my cats kneading these pillow with evil looks in their eyes too haha πŸ˜€ . Hrmm I’m not sure if you can actually buy these pillows or if they’re just a creation from this artist. Either way, they’re really cool and highly appropriate for Halloween.

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