Fun Stuff: January 2005 Archives

Just a few of my favourite things, as compiled from many online lists :)

Meme � Trois

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Even though I didn't have to, I am anyway

  • Three names you go by: Karen, Kazza, Kaz.
  • Three screen names you have: Kazza, kazza_theblankone, blankone.
  • Three things you like about yourself: Relatively good memory for useless information and numbers, talent for massage, personality flaws to make me a good bofh.
  • Three things you dislike about yourself: Brain chemistry, my height (or lack thereof), personality flaws to make me unpopular.
  • Three parts of your heritage: Aussie, Scottish, German.
  • Three things that scare you: Spider (webs), loud sounds that make me jump, umm.
  • Three of you everyday essentials: Food, orange juice, internet.
  • Three things you're wearing right now: Jeans, t-shirt, glasses.
  • Three of your favorite bands/artists: Queen, David Bowie, Billy Joel.
  • Three of your favorite songs at present: Don't have any.
  • Three new things you want to try in the next 12 months: umm.
  • Three things you want in a relationship (love is a given): Fun, honesty, trust.
  • Two Truths and a Lie: Love is something you do not something you feel, only bad people go to heaven, the devil doesn't exist.
  • Three physical things about a love interest that appeal to me: Personal hygeine, eyebrows, hair.
  • Three things you just can't do: Eat wasabi, deny God, eat blue vein cheese again.
  • Three of your favorite hobbies: Lego, watching dvds, the internet.
  • Three things you want to do really badly right now: Put something cooler on, have a drink of orange juice, build my lego minifig.
  • Three careers you're considering: Pilot, astronaut, marine biologist.
  • Three places you want to go on vacation: Europe, Eastern USA/Canada, China.
  • Three kids names (either boy or girl): Arielle, Jareth, James.
  • Three things you want to do before you die: See as much of the world as possible, scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef, see a baby being born.
  • Three people who have to take this quiz now: How about Dennis, JC and Richard (who has already been told he has to :) )

Movie Meme

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As seen at JC and Bren's.

Rules:
Pick 10 movies that you enjoy.
Pick a line of dialog that you like.
As people guess the film, strike out that entry.
NO cheating

  1. x never ever marks the spot - JC and Kirk
  2. morning. morning. morning. morning. morning. morning. oh look! Howard's being eaten - Dave
  3. Mawwiage. Mawwiage is wot bwings us togeva today. - JC and Kirk
  4. This one's gonna be close
  5. Give me the child. Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, I have fought my way here to the castle beyond the goblin city, to take back the child that you have stolen. - JC and Kirk (actually I should have used "Just fear me, love me, do as I say, and I will be your *slave*" .. would you have gotten that?)
  6. Don't you two *read* ? - Kirk
  7. There's no such thing as fairies - Dennis
  8. It's not a job, it's an adventure - Dave
  9. Men and women can never be friends, because the sex part always gets in the way - JC and Kirk
  10. You can't marry someone when you're in love with someone else - Mushroom

Review meme

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As seen at Blogography and Lost Pilgrim:

The idea is you put the first sentence of the first post of each month for 2004 and see what you end up with.

  • January: Had a very nothing day today.
  • February: My brain is starting to melt down at the moment, because all the things I need to get done are all dependant on each other, such that I don't know where to start.
  • March: Where did the last 24 hours go?
  • April: To appreciate this picture you really need to stand back a bit, so up you get, stand back as far away from your computer as possible.
  • May: Had a busy cleaning day today.
  • June: I finally had a dream about Jason Isaacs last night.
  • July: Didn't really know what I'd take a photo of this week.
  • August: Feeling very unmotivated and blah at the moment.
  • September: In case anyone missed me, I've been skiing for three days :)
  • October: Been a bit slack the last couple of weeks with the Thursday Challenge.
  • November: Firstly a welcome to all my lurkers.
  • December: The temperature in Sydney hit 41�C at the airport today, and my weather pixie put on a new outfit.

    heh, that was actually kinda fun :) Although I think my year looked fairly lethargic :)

  • Go PanaVue!

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    Arches National Park, Utah

    Monument Valley, Arizona

    Monument Valley, Arizona

    Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

    Banff, Alberta

    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Crater Lake, Oregon

    Olympic National Park, Washington

    Concorde, Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington

    Made panoramas of a stack of my USA pics today. Some of them turned out fantastically!

    Had the car towed to a servo this morning, so had to get the train and bus to work. Left work early after tidying up a bunch of loose ends. Picked up the lego (thanks Dave :) ) and some milk and came home. Also got my Jason fix with Event Horizon which was on the other night. All the reviews were right, it was pretty crap, and Jason's role wasn't that great - he didn't get to sneer or whisper menacingly very much .. :)

    If you don't hear from me within 24 hours, my parachute probably didn't open and they had to scrape me off the tarmac like a lump of strawberry jam.. ;)

    Thanks to Rooster who posted this. I read this 15-20 years ago and have been looking for it ever since. But I couldn't remember enough of the specifics of it to google it (I just remembered lots of ins and outs which are kinda hard to search for :) )

    Explanation of how to play Cricket

    You have two sides, one out in the field and one in.

    Each man that's in the side that's in goes out, and when he's out he comes
    in and the next man goes in until he's out.

    When they are all out, the side that's out comes in and the side that's been
    in goes out and tries to get those coming in, out.

    Sometimes you get men still in and not out.

    When a man goes out to go in, the men who are out try to get him out, and
    when he is out he goes in and the next man in goes out and goes in.

    There are two men called umpires who stay all out all the time and they
    decide when the men who are in are out.

    When both sides have been in and all the men have out, and both sides have
    been out twice after all the men have been in, including those who are not
    out, that is the end of the game!"

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    IT geek, originally from Sydney, moved to Canberra in 2007. Married to "the sweetie", aka Stu. Prolific photographer, Lego junkie and tropical fish keeper.

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