Just Me

nicthegeek

is a Leo
with a very low EQ
and equally low IQ
who pretends to learn the bass and is a wannabe bassist (although age has gotten the best of this)
who used to pretend to be a webmaster till Geocities closed down
has gmail and Google+ and Google Drive and Google Calendar, well you get it
is on MSN (appearing offline)
and Facebook (too much of the time)
and Twitter (occasionally)
and on plurk (karma: 0)
and a blogger (when in the mood, about every 2 years)
loves Beyond
loves 伍佰 and China Blue too
and pretends to run a forum for him (although time and age has gotten the best of this too)
a 14 year Mayday fan and also born-again Mayday-ian
also likes to sing karaoke
and thinks of itself as a not-so-bad singer
a wannabe geek (no money, no time, Fail)
who owns some gadgets (mostly outdated)
loves Star Wars Parts IV – VI
loves Lord of The Ring (before it came out in movies)
plays D2 and has been waiting for D3 for 3 years (still waiting because my computer is too sucky)
and Guild Wars and now waiting for Guild Wars 2
and WoW (or rather used to, because it’s too expensive a hobby, and picked it up and stopped again)
and 赤壁online
and CesarIII
and Pharaoh
and Cleopatra
and Zeus
and Poseidon
and Simcity 2000 and 3000 and Simcity 4 and Simcity 2013
and Simtower
and Afterlife
and even The Sims
is also a wannabe ah lian ah beng (according to an ex-colleauge) (too old for this)
who occasionally swears in Hokkien and English
smokes trying to quit smoking
speaks beri the good Singlish, even gooder than English
is a 俗辣
who is scared of everything and everybody
who tries to be a techie blogger
but who’s articles always run out of steam before reaching the end
and who can’t keep in constant touch with the latest technology
due to being biased towards and against certain brnads
is a wannabe writer (which is a dream given up)
also a wannabe linguist since forever and wannabe polyglot since 2011
who can speak English after a fashion
and now aiming to speak with RP
barely manage Mandarin
tried out Japanese and French (and gave up after kindergaten)
and now tyring out Korean (becauase the Korean actors are all oh so gorgeous)
is, lastly, a wannabe adult
already middle-aged
but still thinks like a kid
and still has a bunch of stupid to-dos, just like a kid.

1) write a short story of at least 2500 words
2) get a job in comms or editorial or publishing or die trying Been a marketing executive since June 2007 Done!
3) get totally piss drunk at least once
4) read 失乐园 and a lot of other books
5) take up another foreign language or learn to speak the other 2 more fluently 2010 update: planning to take Korean lessons, and retake Jap? 2013: taking Korean lessons since 2011, still going strong. Planning to be a polyglot in French and hopefully Japanese, before I die!
6) buy myself flowers once a month (daisies) there are no real daisies in sg, not the ones i like anyway
7) lose 1kg a month i think i can forget about this in this lifetime 2013 update: lost many kgs due to hyperthyroid since 2007, gained back the same many after starting regular medication in 2013, so I HAVE TO LOSE THEM!
8 ) pay off all my credit cards and maintain $0 debt Still unable to manage this as of March 2010, I need to stop taking cabs! 2013: I think the weight loss is more easily attainable
9) write up my business plan 2013 update: errrrr
10) learn to grow a herb or vegetable
11) walk home from town at night
12) snorkel in langkawi or phuket
13) go back to Redang
14) visit Japan or Korea Tokyo trip coming up soon! Done!
15) try black and white photography
16) gain better EQ and be less sarcastic (except about myself) I think I’m getting there
17) plan my 5-year plan
18) read all of Shakespeare’s plays
19) camp out at Changi Beach Park for 1 weekend meh
20) not run away if I meet another celebrity i think i can forget about this in this lifetime too Update: I never ran away from 阿Paul, although I chickened out of giving him a hug, when he was giving his away for free…sigh Done!
21) Blog about the above experiences once I have achieved them.
22) Take up scuba diving classes

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/ 生命不在乎得到什麽,只在乎做過什麽 / 黃家駒 (1962-1993)

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/ 如果在乎銷售,那就是唱片的奴隸 / 伍佰老師

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/ We have had a good time … after all / Beyond

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