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Quotes on a Friday (Part 3)

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Project 365 - Photo #120

Friday lunch at Jalan Gasing with Patrica & Windy. :)

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Humor: IPRON MAN 2 featuring Robert Donnie Junior

This is truly hilarious.

Ip Man 2 + Iron Man 2

Robert Downey Junior + Donnie Yen

Kung Fu Master. Comic Book Hero. The Perfect Boyfriend

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The Thin Line

Think.

Being nice to someone who dislikes you doesn't mean you're fake. It simply means you're mature enough to tolerate their immaturity of disliking people according to their yardsticks.

Think twice.

Being nice to someone you dislike doesn't mean you're fake. It means you're mature enough to tolerate your dislike towards them.

That's how thin the line is.
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Project 365 - Photo #119

I love tomatoes cooked with eggs. Add that with spinach and rice. Perfect for lunch. :)

Posted via email from joycescapade :: posterous

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Project 365 - Photo #118

Tuna with instant noodles is comfort food. :)

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Project 365 - Photo #117


This summarizes today's workload.


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The Sorting Hat Says Slytherin!

The Sorting Hat says, "I belong in Slytherin."



Said Slytherin, "We'll teach just those whose ancestry is purest."

Slytherin students are typically cunning and hungry for power. Important members include Draco Malfoy (Harry's nemesis), Professor Severus Snape (head of Slytherin), and Lord Voldemort.

Take the most scientific Harry Potter Quiz ever created.

"Or perhaps in Slytherin,
You'll make your real friends,
Those cunning folk use any means,
To achieve their ends."
- The Sorting Hat -

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Project 365 - Photo #116

An office block building in progress.

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Movie: Pokemon - Lucario & the Mystery of Mew

Yes, I watched a Pokemon cartoon, or anime if you want to call it that way. :P

For those who know me well, I'm a staunch unbeliever of any anime series. To me, they are either too childish to my taste or I can't fathom the need to watch things that may cause retarded-ness. Sorry about that and in fact, Pokemon is banned from my viewing list for that very reason. :)

Anyway, much to my surprise and to be fair, "Pokemon - Lucario & the Mystery of Mew" is not bad! Let's read its synopsis.

The world of Pokemon has many legends, but the people of Cameron Palace believe in one very special tale: The Legend of the Aura Guardian. Long ago, a hero, Sir Aaron and his Pokemon, Lucario saved the world from destruction - but can it be true?

Ash and his friends find out for themselves when Lucario is awakened and Pikachu disappears! With Lucario's help, Ash sets out on a journey to find Pikachu, a journey that leads him to a mystical tree called The Tree of Beginning and the Legendary Pokemon, Mew!

The future of a world and the fate of Ash and Pikachu will depend on the power of friendship between humans and Pokemon!

Considering the amount of positive vibes from the movie, i.e. friendship, loyalty, trust, and a rather touching ending, I'd say that watching this anime is a stress-free way to end a rather packed weekend due to attending #BarCampKL. :)
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Project 365 - Photo #115

Took shots of "Lightsaber Wielding Like A Pro" session at #BarCampKL, SEGi College, USJ, Malaysia.

More photos at my Facebook
album.

Follow-up video can be found here. Have fun watching. ;)

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New Droid Family Photo :)

My sister commented that my droid family photo needs to be updated due to the addition of the latest astromech droid, R5-X2. So, David took this photo and I posted it up. :)

More photos on my Facebook album.
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Project 365 - Photo #114

#BarCampKL at SEGi COLLEGE, Malaysia - 24-25 April 2010.

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Project 365 - Photo #113

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Quotes on a Friday (Part 2)

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Project 365 - Photo #112

Lunch at Louisiana (Block D-1-01, Jln SS7/13A, Plaza Kelana Jaya). This is Hawaiian Chicken Fried Rice. Set lunch includes soup of the day + salad + dessert + hot tea / iced lemon tea. Pay the price for the main course.

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Happy Earth Day 2010!

Happy Earth Day 2010 from Google.

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Project 365 - Photo #111

Cucuk sanggul. I like it.

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Typo-jokes!

Disclaimer: From an email.

They're back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for church ladies with typewriters. These sentences (with all the BLOOPERS) actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced in church services:


1. The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes snacks and meals.

2. The sermon this morning: 'Jesus Walks on the Water.' The sermon tonight: 'Searching for Jesus.'


3. Ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It's a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands.


4. Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our community. Smile at someone who is hard to love. Say 'Hell' to someone who doesn't care much about you.


5. Don't let worry kill you off - let the Church help.


6. Miss Charlene Mason sang 'I will not pass this way again', giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.


7. For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs.


8. Next Thursday there will be tryouts for the choir. They need all the help they can get.


9. Irving Benson and Jessie Carter were married on October 24 in the church. So ends a friendship that began in their school days.


10. A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow.


11. At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be 'What Is Hell?' Come early and listen to our choir practice.


12. Eight new choir robes are currently needed due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones.


13. Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children.


14. Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you will want remembered.


15. The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment, and gracious hostility.


16. Potluck supper Sunday at 5PM – Prayer and medication to follow.


17. The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon.


18. This evening at 7PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the Church. Bring a blanket and come prepared to sin.


19. Ladies Bible Study will be held Thursday morning at 10AM. All ladies are invited to lunch in the Fellowship Hall after the B. S. is done.


20. The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the Congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday.


21. Low Self Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7PM. Please use the back door.


22. The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the Church basement Friday at 7PM. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy.


23. Weight Watchers will meet at 7PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance.


24. The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new campaign slogan last Sunday: 'I Upped My Pledge so up yours.'

Have fun reading!!!
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Droid-diction in progress

Original link

Yes, David, one day... :D

Droid-diction trails: Facebook Album | Blog

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Project 365 - Photo #110

Spongebob & Patrick.

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Weekend DVD 2: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

I didn't get to watch this movie at the cinema. So, it's good to catch it on a DVD over the weekend.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a series of fantasy novels. This movie, The Lightning Thief is adapted from the first novel.

Here's a short synopsis: Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt. Unaware of his status as a demigod living in the 21st century, Percy soon finds himself caught between angry and battling Olympian gods, especially with Hades who abducted his mother.

Left without choice, Percy and his friends embark on a cross-country adventure to catch the true lightning thief, save his mom, and unravel a mystery more powerful than the gods themselves.

Compared to Clash of the Titans, this movie definitely has a better storyline and not as crappy. I'd say it's amusing and entertaining, a no-brainer. It'd be good if you're somewhat familiar with the names of the Olympian gods (Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Athena, Aphrodite, Hermes, etc) and the mythical creatures (Minotaur, Centaur, Medusa, Hydra, etc).

Verdict: Get a copy and watch it if you haven't done so. :)
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Project 365 - Photo #109

Magnolia's Good Night Low Fat Milk - Sterilised recombined milk mixed with honey and chamomile.

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Weekend DVD 1: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

My recent fascination with Star Wars is the reason my boyfriend suggested "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" as our weekend movie after returning home from a fruitful visit to Grafitti Toys at Berjaya Times Square. :P

I've a good time "scavenging" through rows of Star Wars item, checking out droids, and of course, buying them. Hehehe.

Anyway, back to the movie. With my minimal knowledge of the proper Star Wars timeline and its characters, coupled with the fact that I've never watched any George Lucas' Star Wars live action movie, I don't face any trouble understanding this movie because there's no pre-conceived ideas of how a Star Wars movie would be like. :P

If you still remember, the story goes like this: As the Clone Wars sweep through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace. More and more systems are falling prey to the forces of the dark side as the Galactic Republic slips further and further under the sway of the Separatists and their never-ending droid army.

Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan learner Ahsoka Tano find themselves on a mission with far-reaching consequences, one that brings them face-to-face with crime lord Jabba the Hutt. But Count Dooku and his sinister agents, including the nefarious Asajj Ventress, will stop at nothing to ensure that Anakin and Ahsoka fail at their quest. Meanwhile, on the front lines of the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Master Yoda lead the massive clone army in a valiant effort to resist the forces of the dark side...

I enjoyed watching this movie, mainly because I can watch a lot of droids in action, i.e. battle droids, super battle droids, dwarf spider droids, droidekas, R2-D2, Obi-Wan's R4-something, etc. Well, it's always great to share the same interest with a loved one. :)
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Project 365 - Photo #108

New astromech droid! It's an R5-X2 and it belongs to Jabba the Hutt. This interactive fella comes with a little remote control.

Bought from Graffiti Toys, Berjaya Times Square.

More photos on my Facebook album.

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Project 365 - Photo #107

Tumbler from Toyota Vios Facelift event.

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Project 365 - Photo #106

See these "stumps" of vege, which are good to feed tortoises in your bowl of mee. :)


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Quotes on a Friday (Part 1)

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Movie: Shutter Island (2010)

Someone is missing.

Verdict: Intriguing & thought-provoking!

1954, Shutter Island - U.S. Marshal Edward "Teddy" Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) investigates the case of a murderer who has disappeared and escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. Worse, she might be hiding somewhere on the remote island.

A word of caution: Don't be fooled by this simple synopsis. :)

This movie is in fact a very brilliant psychological thriller that challenges you psychologically and demands your attention to discern reality from delusion. As the movie rolls on, you will be thinking, "Is this how the mind of those who are psychologically impaired or criminally insane work?"

The idea of "manipulating" what-could-possibly-happen-if-you're-a-psycho-case scenario into a movie is not something new. I've seen this approach in some Korean movies. However, kudos to the director,
Martin Scorsese who has successfully "tricked" us with elements of suspense and unpredictability throughout the entire movie, from the beginning till the end. Get ready for a good and unexpected twist-ending.

Leonardo DiCaprio proves that he's not just a pretty face. His performance in this movie deserves our attention.

To be honest,
this is not your typical weekend movie for mere entertainment. Brace yourself for a compelling, heart-gripping, and thought-provoking movie. No tissues needed but you'll leave the cinema hall in bewilderment. Am I exaggerating? Perhaps. But the verdict is yours to make. :)
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Must-watch Movies (April 2010 onwards)

Shutter Island
1954, Shutter Island - U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) investigates the case of a murderer who has disappeared and escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. Worse, she might be hiding somewhere on the r
emote island.
Watched.



Ip Man 2
Following the Japanese occupation in China, Ip Man (Donnie Yen) moves to Hong Kong and sets up a martial art
s school to teach Wing Chun. He's challenged by other kungfu masters, including Master Hung (Sammo Hung) who masters in Hung Quan. Twister, a ruthless and arrogant boxing champion from United Kingdom causes the painful death of Master Hung and challenges Chinese kungfu masters for a public combat. Ip Man takes up his challenge for the sake of regaining the dignity of and respect for Chinese kungfu.
Watched.

Iron Man 2
With the entire world now aware of hi
s dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention and status, the narcissistic Stark, along with his loyal assistant Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and pal James "Rhodey" Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, must forge new alliances -- and confront powerful enemies. Watch out for the evil Whiplash (Mickey Rourke) and sultry undercover SHIELD spy (Scarlett Johansson).
Watched.

A Nightmare on Elm Street
A group of suburban teenagers share on
e common bond: they are all being stalked by Freddy Krueger (Jackie Earle Haley), a horribly disfigured killer who hunts them in their dreams. As long as they stay awake, the can protect one another... but then they sleep, there is no escape.
Watched.

The Bounty Hunter
Milo Boy
d (Gerard Butler), a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter is thrilled when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly (Jennifer Aniston). He thinks all that's ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole.
Watched.


The Karate Kid
Dre Parker (Jaden S
mith) and his mother, Sherry (Taraji P. Henson) are transferred to China. Dre's bullied by the class bully, Cheng. Without anyone to turn to, he meets Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), the maintenance man who is secretly a kungfu master. Han teaches Dre that kungfu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calmness.
Watched.


Knight and Day
June Havens' (Cameron Diaz) seemingly harmless blind date
suddenly turns her life upside-down when a super spy, Roy Miller (Tom Cruise) takes her on a violent worldwide journey to protect a powerful battery that holds the key to an infinite power source.
Watched.



Inception
Dom
Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved.
Watched.


The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage) is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath (Alfred Molina). Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel), a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness. It'll take all the courage Dave can muster to survive his training, save the city, and get the girl as he becomes The Sorcerer's Apprentice.
Watched.

Salt
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt
(Angelina Jolie) swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"
Watched.

The Last Airbender
Water. Earth. Fire. Air. In the old days, there was peace between the four nations of the world. The Avatar -- Master of all four elements -- kept peace between the the Water Tribes, the Earth Kingdom, the Fire Nation, and the Air Nomads. Only the Avatar has the ability to Bend (manipulate) all four elements, but one day, he vanished. Then the Fire Nation attacked, forcing a war on the other three nations for 100 years. Now, for the good of the world, it's up to 12-year-old Aang (Noah Ringer), the new Avatar and the last of the Air Nomads (Airbenders), to return peace and balance by putting an end to the war and mastering all four elements.
Watched.


The Expendables
A group of mercenaries led by Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) is hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator. Once the mission begins, the team find themselves caught in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal. With their mission thwarted and an innocent life in danger, the men struggle with an even tougher challenge one that threatens to destroy thi
s band of brothers.
Watched.


Resident Evil: Afterlife
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Milla Jovovich) continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead guides them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.

Tron Legacy
Following the 1982 original, this re-update is a 3-D cyber adventure set in a digital world where Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin's loyal confidante (Olivia Wilde), both father and son embark on a life-or-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.
Watched.
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