Archive for the ‘Rant’ Category
Nhan-Fiction Note: I wrote this in terms of opinions of how this character plays on Summoner’s Rift.
Sivir, the Battle Mistress, was the very first champion I ever won a game of “League of Legends” with, which was many, many, MANY games ago. I was still transitioning from DotA, so LoL was extremely new to me in terms of mechanics and game flow.
Sivir by LoL standards is extremely “dated,” or “classic” as I would prefer to call her. She still to this day is only 450 Influence Points to unlock, plus I would label Sivir as extremely basic for her ranged carry role.
I still am trying to sift through different champions to readjust my Fantastic 15, but I still think I should keep Sivir where she is on the list for now. Every time I play Sivir these days, I can experience a lot of nostalgia from the awe of learning LoL for my first few games, so that is always fun to relive. However, I will admit that Sivir is certainly outdated as a ranged carry in many aspects. Other carries on the current LoL roster like Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover, are better at the role than she is (and by a lot in most cases).
I believe Sivir is due some tweaks to bring her up to par as a ranged carry, but I still love this champion, regardless. Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to canines, I have a lot of things I judge for a given dog’s merit. One thing I always “joke” about (or maybe I am not) is how effective a dog would be in saving someone’s life in a fire.
On a scale of one to five , with one meaning the dog would leave you to die and five meaning the dog would heroically pull you out of the scorching inferno and revive you with their puppy breath, it’s time I gave the two dogs I live with their respective ratings.
Fresh from his grooming, there is Tramper, the Yorkie.
- He is an old puppy at 12+ years of age.
- He is a lapdog by the definition.
- Can be deceptively adorable and gives the sad-pathetic-puppy-dog eye stare with his tongue jutting out.
- Extremely loyal to “his mommy.”
- Super bossy and likes to “bully” people for treats.
- Frightened by the treadmill.
- Very yappy.
- Can hold grudges with people who bother him.
- Has a habit of bringing his kibble to the living room and dropping it on the floor to get “credit” for a treat.
- Doesn’t take crap from other animals, but is easily intimidated by a human scolding him. Read the rest of this entry »
Today’s kanji is 本当, which is read hontou (ho-n-toe). 本当 can mean truth/reality or (really).
本 is the kanji for book, as in the paperback thing you read at the library.
当 refers to “hitting,” as in you hit the wall out of frustration.
So combined together, I think of the 本当 kanji compound as “hitting the books” when you are looking to be serious. Read the rest of this entry »
PICK IT UP!
I don’t care who you think you are: no one is too good to throw away their own trash. I do not even count myself as an environmentalist or anything of that sort. I just think litterbugs are extremely lazy people. Read the rest of this entry »
“We all abide by the vibe we create for ourselves.”
What fuels your actions and thoughts? Are you being helped or hindered by your vibe?
We are all prone to letting everything affect our vibe in some fashion.
It can be a good thing. And just as easily, things can go south and turn vile at the drop of a dime.
“We all abide by the vibe we create for ourselves.”
But ultimately, you, individually, have the most influence on how your vibe shapes itself, day in and day out.
For far too long, I have allowed myself to be shackled, restrained and limited by my own vibe. I allowed my fears and negative thoughts to anchor my passions and potential in place, when in reality I am capable of so much more when I just give myself a chance.
But starting now, right this instance, I want this all to stop. No more! No longer shall I be confined and trapped by own mental barriers. This imprisonment of my spirit and zeal has run its course.
It is time I set myself free.
“We all abide by the vibe we create for ourselves.” Read the rest of this entry »
Riot has finally done it. They have flat out, officially said that pick order trumps call order in the League of Legends crap shoot that is champ select.
Will this solve everything? Nope. Will I have more to say on this? You bet. For now, here is the link to the official announcement. If you plan on solo que'ing any time soon I strongly recommend you bookmark the living crap out of the link or at least give it a good read.
Card Text: Tap all creatures target player controls. Those creatures don’t untap during that player’s next untap step.
Flavor Text: “I give them dreams so wondrous that they hesitate to return to the world of the conscious.”
A relatively simple card, Sleep has been a key reason why I can emerge victorious in my games of Magic. I particularly like how the card art shows Mr. Horse getting some quality, dreaming time as well. Read the rest of this entry »
Nhan-Fiction Note: As described in yesterday’s post, I am attempting to make each day of the week have some kind of “scheduled” post theme to go along with the other random stuff I post. For today, I will be starting the Showstopper series for Wednesday.
I watch all kinds of different shows, so I guess it is good that I talk about some of the things I like. Also, please note that some of the videos shown below do contain swearing. Just for your information.
Gordon Ramsay is my favorite celebrity chef in the world. I will always take his word when it comes to the culinary arts.
I also am a huge fan of one of his signature shows called Kitchen Nightmares. I have seen every episode for both the UK and American versions of the TV program. There is something about restaurants that appeal to me. I have always been fascinated by the inner workings of the food service industry, from how the servers take your order to how a restaurant’s kitchen service “line“ is set up to create (hopefully) tasty dishes for the customers.
The premise of Kitchen Nightmares, of course, involves Ramsay checking out a failing restaurant to analyze and devise a plan of attack at saving the business.
The show follows a consistent structure in most cases: a restaurant is drowning in debt and is in need of dire help, Ramsay comes into the restaurant and starts to pick apart the restaurant’s shortcomings (bad food, hideous decor, inept management and so forth), Ramsay has to convince the owner(s) of the failing restaurant to change, the relaunch/restaurant renovation occurs next and then everything (presumably) looks like the given restaurant is back on track toward success.
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