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General Discussion / Re: Easter
« on: April 07, 2012, 12:58:38 AM »
Of course, after Church, we're going to bring the kids to an Easter Egg Hunt in the afternoon. Before that, we have to color the eggs. The one who gathers the most eggs wins a chick (young chicken).

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Ever experienced literally breaking a leg after a football game? Happened to me a month ago! Thank goodness the leg's fine now.

Oh, and speaking of unicorns:
PINK FLUFFY UNICORNS DANCING ON RAINBOWS

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General Discussion / Re: Coffee
« on: April 03, 2012, 09:48:46 PM »
If I'm not drinking tea, I would drink coffee. Whenever I go to coffee shops, I would buy anything Mocha-flavored. I usually purchase iced coffee when I go in coffee shops.

Coffee does a lot of good and bad things to me, though more on the good side... 

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General Discussion / Re: Very Serious Question
« on: April 03, 2012, 09:44:22 PM »
If you really want to help somebody, then why not donate your kidney (provided that it is compatible to the other)? In the first place, reading your post alone seems that you are prepared to take risks to save lives. You really should do what you think is good.

I had a friend who hated his brother. When his brother visited him, my friend was shocked to find out that he is going into renal failure. He was in a no-win situation at that time. To get things straight to the point, I told the brother in his presence: "He's family. If you can't count on family, who the hell can you count on?"

If I'm in your position, I'd say the same thing, as a friend.

I hope I made sense.

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General Discussion / Re: Get to know your fellow forum members
« on: April 03, 2012, 08:25:40 AM »
__General__

1. Name: W. Gabriel
2. Nicknames: I guess Star, or simply Gabriel would do fine.
3. Birthday: September 22, 1993
4. Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines
5. Zodiac Sign: Virgo
6. Male or Female:  Male
7. Occupation: Technically, I'm not yet a part of the working class. However, I work part-time as a Student Research Associate with focus in the Humanities and in some areas of the Social Sciences!
8. Residence: Home~

__Your Appearance___

9. Hair Color: Black
10. Hair Length: The sides have gone past my ears, though may not be long as you think. Quite hard to explain.
11. Eye Color: Dark brown~
12. Height:  Around 6'3, I guess. This was my height just last year.
13. Glasses: I use my specs when the font size is too small, or is vague to be seen. Though my ophthalmologist says that I have 20-20 vision.
14. Piercings: No
16. Tattoos:  No
17. Righty or Lefty: Righty!

___ Favorites___

18. Movie:
19. TV Show: Aside from the News and Documentaries, I watch Merlin, Doctor Who, E.R., House, and some old comedies like The Golden Girls, Friends, etc.
20. Color: Sky Blue
21. Food: Anything, as long as it SMELLS GOOD and TASTES GOOD.
22. Dessert: Custard, Ice Cream, and Cheese Cake!
23. Type of Music: The Classics and some Pop music. KPop and JPop too, but to an extent.
24. Song Right Now: Laura Shigihara's "Everything's Alright". It makes me teary. :(
25. Place: Places that are quiet and peaceful.
26. School Subject: English and Literature! :D
27. Animal: Chickens, Cats (esp. those with white fur and blue eyes!), and fishes
28. Book: Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus
29. Video Game: Tales of Symphonia and Quintessence - The Blighted Venom (both at equal levels)

__Random__

30. Greatest Wish: Get a Ph.D? XD Basically, I want to help others through teaching English, and things related to it.
31. Future Goals: Graduate with the degree BA in English Language Studies
32. Things you look for in a significant other: Strong Values and a True sense of Commitment
33. Pet Peeves: Creatures complaining too much, back biters, irresponsible people, and more (in which you will know sooner or later).
34. Place you'd like to visit someday: Potala Palace in Tibet, or the Angkor Wat!

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Contests and Events / Re: Secret Santa at Leeble Forest!
« on: December 13, 2011, 06:52:42 AM »
Absolutely joining this one! :D I'd like to make up for not being here often, so this is my good opportunity. :)

Things I like: Anything would do well for me, though I prefer that you can do any of the following for me:
1) Write a good literary piece which I can include in my anthology. :)
2) Photography on stars and constellations. You must be the one who took the photo!
3) Anything SKYRIM!!! =D

Can Do: The things I can do revolves around writing prose/poetry/drama/non-fic and/or photography.

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Contests and Events / Re: The Missing Pumpkins...
« on: November 05, 2011, 08:21:45 AM »
I think changing the file names would do although the contest is already on its midway, and to make things better (and more challenging), you should add a few more pumpkins at random places in the forum or add notes that say "this pumpkin is not counted".

@Merlan: I think it's very easy to remove the pumpkin images. After all, once you give them the links, you don't need to search for them anymore. :D


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Contests and Events / Re: The Missing Pumpkins...
« on: November 03, 2011, 08:48:11 PM »
Lol, I started off earlier, and I think I have found many of them already. :) I'm scanning all pages in all forums. I'm just glad my NaNo progress is fine that I can give time to this one.  :D

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Contests and Events / Re: The Missing Pumpkins...
« on: November 03, 2011, 03:00:06 AM »
I think I'll start tomorrow. I'm glad this I don't have classes this week!  :D

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Creative Works / Re: National Novel Writing Month
« on: November 01, 2011, 10:06:22 PM »
Since I have no classes until November 7th, I'm already have 20k words in two days. At this rate, I'm hoping to finish my novel until the end of the week.

Oh, I like the feeling to be called by my cousin as someone insane. =D

If anyone would like to be my writing buddy, here's my page: http://www.nanowrimo.org/en/participants/stardale

Good luck, NaNoWriters!

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Creative Works / Re: Stardale's Portfolio
« on: July 25, 2011, 11:09:43 AM »
Oh my, Jimmy the Cricket! I almost forgot to update this thread. I almost forgot that I even made this thread. :o

A View of My Own Paradise

"Now, I shall sail along the sea."

Some Green and Red Plants

A Land Under the Sun

A Far View of the Mayon Volcano

A Sailboat Voyage?

@supershigi: Thank you! I am glad that you liked them. :D

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General Discussion / Re: Academics and Careers
« on: July 25, 2011, 10:54:08 AM »
Yeah, especially we're talking about medicine and surgery here. For me, a person inclined in the linguistics and the humanities, I find such things to be so trivial. =D I don't know why. It must be the terms.

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Introductions & Farewells / Re: Standard Hello
« on: June 10, 2011, 04:40:57 AM »
Merlandese! :D Hello and welcome to supershigi's forum!

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General Discussion / Academics and Careers
« on: June 04, 2011, 04:57:59 AM »
For those in college, what degree are you currently pursuing in college and what career plans do you have once you've graduated? If you've already graduated feel free to share as well. I ask because I (and probably some other fresh graduates) will be entering a new stage in their lives and I for one would like to pursue my dreams. I also became curious of what you would like to become.

Allow me to begin.

I am now an undergraduate English Language Studies major and I am to pursue for my AB English degree in four years. After graduating, I will be taking up education units for me to be eligible to take the teachers' licensure exams. I also plan to continue my academics on a Masteral track on English Language and Literature and then move on for a PhD track focusing on either Literature, Linguistics or anything that is related to my undergraduate degree. I might do post-grad studies in other countries.

In my sophomore year, I'll be taking up one of the National Service Training Programs (requirement for graduation) in the uni, namely the Literacy Training Service in which I will be a part in providing non-formal education to those outside the metro. I will also be applying a part-time job as a tutor (preferably in English) and will also be taking the Sub-Professional Civil Service Exams.

I have many aspirations for my career, mainly to become an educator in either a High School or in college. I also plan to continue my writing hobbies and drown myself in the media.

How about you?  :D

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In-Game Discussions / Re: Favourite character
« on: June 04, 2011, 04:44:24 AM »
I think the Wooden Sign is one good minor character. XD I'm referring to the one at the Verda Grove.

For a major character, I don't really want to say who at this point. The game is still in development, and there might be many more characters to come along the way. However, I have a feeling that Hawk would be someone cool. :D I'm thinking that he might be like Balthier from FFXII, only he isn't a leading man. :p

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