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day 19 – favourite song from a game

day 19 – favourite song from a game

The Super Meat Boy soundtrack is pretty awesome, I managed to get the whole thing for free (without pirating it!) so that’s kinda cool. I really like the monologue at the start of A Reckless Disregard for Gravity too, although I can’t find a decent version of it and my copy appears to have been corrupted by GLaDOS. The original Pokemon music holds a special place in my heart too.

I think Super Meat Boy has the best game music I’ve heard in a long time.

I think I dislocated my little finger or something, I hit it as I was going downstairs and 3 days later it still hurts, doesn’t look bruised or anything, just hurts when I bend it. Annoyingness.

Got back into Dwarf Fortress (Also OpenTTD, but trains are hard) my first fortress was wiped out by the very first goblin ambush, because I hadn’t bothered to hook up the drawbridge yet. There’s now bee-hives, and birds produce eggs!

Which reminds me, I went into the garden yesterday to retrieve the kids next doors football and ended up giving them all eggs and letting them pet Hermia. Thorax is also dyed purple at the moment because Bella attacked him and pulled out some feathers, and I had a purple anti-peck spray I’d never had a chance to test out. He ran away when I was trying to catch him, but went all docile and wimpy once I’d got him in my arms. He does the chicken head-bob thing!

Oh yeah, I promised a post didn’t I.

:p Sorry I’ve been absent, college got hectic all of a sudden and then I re-discovered Minecraft and whoops, here I am. I’ll try and get back into daily postings, gonna go back and edit some of the songs I copped out on, like the one from a movie. I haven’t actually been listening to much music lately, been busy doing other things that it interferes with.


day 18 – the first song I heard from a band I love

That’s a big one. A lot of the songs I’ve got are ones Onni sent me, like the Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds one that I did a few posts back.

So I’m going for Butthole Surfers – Pepper

Saw the lyrics under somebodys avatar on SomethingAwful, followed it and ended up there. Good AudioSurf music.

Things I have done this week:

Made my AHK alarm clock even more awesome. (Variables!) It’s much easier to edit the time and stuff now, I really should try programming properly again, I’m sure I’d be good at it once I got into it, but if I don’t have something I want to make I just get distracted and forget…

We built an awesome castle on Minecraft! Here is my screenshots folder! You can’t really see the castle but it’s cool! I’ll take more pictures later.

Sent off Strawberry Magic, this CD burner is kinda iffy, maybe I shouldn’t have bought the cheapest one… Also sent Chibi a birthday present (joint with Tera) which he will install himself without wimping out. <3 Kirrus bought me Sanctum, so I got him a book. Sanctum is fun if a little short at the moment. Back to Minecraft!


day 17 – a bizarre song

Wendy’s Training Video

Slept in this morning, regretting it because I’ve had a headache all day, it was only until 12 too. Annoying, but I’ve taken ibuprofen now so hopefully it’ll kick in soon.

Found the second and third Hunger Games books in a charity shop, and ended up finishing the third one today, was good, better than I was expecting. Halfway through The Algebraist and have about 15 other books on the go too, as well as Pokemon, so I’m set for entertainment at the moment. Bought Kirrus Assasins Apprentice and Chibi a random thing I’ll leave as a surprise, so hopefully those’ll both arrive intact (Happy birthday, Chibi, it’s not your main present, sorry Tera for the guinea pig, I might just start him again because I can’t get it right…. Or send you a box of felting stuff and have you make it yourself :p)

Ibuprofen has kicked in…


day 15 – a song that describes me

I don’t think any song can “describe me” and it’s a confusing question. Describe me how? Anyway, this is Vast – My TV and You, because I like it and because I spend a lot of time staring at my screen, although I rarely watch actual TV. I did hook the computer in the living room up to the telly on Saturday though, mum was impressed!

Terence was here from Friday to Sunday, Saturday we went to Toys’r’Us, then food at Ikea and a wander around Marks and Spencers, Sunday we went to Grandma and Granddads and I played Pokemon with Jonty (And let him win a battle, eventually, after I’d neutered my team so they were 10 levels below his and 4vs6 :p)


Jenny apparently has a new Rabbit, she had to surrender the last one to the vet…

I did a trialpay thingy and got Trillian Pro for 99p via snapfish, I expect to have the contents of my “random pictures” folder arrive in the mail from Snapfish some time soon too. I ordered photos properly off them before but they arrived as much awful quality that it put me off ever doing it again. (The colour balance was all off, despite it being fine in the original pictures they were all dark and murky)

Reinstalled Trillian anyway and the thing I wanted now works but… It feels like I’m using an older version than what I was, it keeps bugging out now and tabbing windows won’t work. Oh well, I think I moved onto a beta version by accident. Typing wakeupvisi into an IM window at me now sets off my alarm, should be interesting. xD

Taking Emmy to the groomers tomorrow, she’s getting matted on her stomach. Oh and I painted the front gate when I got home from college today, it’s now stained “dark oak” I didn’t realise until I opened the tin, I thought I’d bought “fresh pine” or something, but it looks ok. Gonna go back and buy a bigger tin, do the chicken coop and the shed and the bench, any colour is better than ginger.


day 13 – a song that is a guilty pleasure

That’s a weird one.

? I have no idea…

Yeah, that’ll about do it. There’s a reason her stuff is popular, I actually like it but I’ll never admit that again.

It’s been a long day and Terence is here so I’m gonna just take a min for this before bed. Watched comic relief and tidied everything, sat in the garden and ate lunch because it was waarm, fed bits of toast to the dogs and the chickens.

It’s been a good day.

Back on track!

day 12 – favourite song from a movie

Hmm. The one that instantly springs to mind is the theme from 28 Days Later, but I don’t know, it’s just the only one I know.

Actually, after thinking on it, yeah I know what one I pick, but I’m saving it for another later day. I don’t want to repeat songs.

Does this count as a movie? It better because both it and the song are awesomeness.

Thinking of quitting die2nite, it’s just taking too much time. Probably not quitting forever, it’s fun time waster and I <3 the IRC room, but just for now. I need to concentrate on college. I did the maths resit and I think I passed it this time, I hope I did! It was in the drama theatre, which was a proper theatre! Got a peek through the door at the previous session and it was funny how dramatically lit it all looked from outside, all shrouded in shadow, but it didn't feel like that once you were in there. I gave up chocolate properly a few weeks ago, it's... A relief, surprisingly, do you realise how much snack-stuff has chocolate in? Practically all of them. Gonna see if I can make it all the way through lent without eating any, just for the hell of it! (That's happening now, right? I love how I saw somebody the other day on some stupid video call it "The lentil season") Easter is gonna be annoying though. I should give up diet coke again too, it fucks up my skin even if I just drink one can a day for a couple of days. (I didn't realise this until the first time I stopped drinking it, the difference was surprising) Anyway, I love that song.


day 11 – a song from my favorite band

This is the song that was on in the background, I like this song.

Don’t remember what I did on the 14th so that’s it for this post.

Pokemon is still fun!

day 09 – a song that changed the way I view myself

Man, I set myself all the challenges don’t I… This one took thinking about. Don’t laugh.

Good Charlotte – The Young and the Hopeless. – The Anthem

Haha, I still remember all the words. I said don’t laugh, after a few months I graduated onto Green Day, then.. Alkaline Trio, (<3) then I met Onni and he went "wtf are you listening to?" and I gave it up. But it was the first thing I listened to where I thought "Maybe I can listen to and admit to liking music, maybe I should see what else there is out there" I still don't mind Green Day, the kids next door blast it in the summer, makes me think of mowing the lawn to Warning and American Idiot on a hot summers day. Not that we have a lawn at the moment. The chicken coop is so much better up on the patio, apart from the fact the mud won't rot the wood, it's just much more accessible. Might put down some grass seed and limit the chickens to the main flower beds for a couple of weeks, it's worth a thought. Pokemon is still fun!

Day 08

day 08 – a song that you know all the words to

Cake : Comfort Eagle

Saw somebody with a couple of lyrics captioning their avatar on SA, wanted to know what it was and ended up with that.

Noticed that I could fit the chicken house onto the patio and it’d be much easier to get to and stuff, so I did that. Tied the door open with a piece of string but after I’d put them to bed the string was just loose. Emmy attempted to steal it, grabbing it, running away and then jerking to a half as the slack ran out.

Played more Pokemon and generally did very little today that I can remember.

Rewrote the list. Also, pokemon.

day 07 – a song that reminds me of a certain event:

I’m sure I did this one yesterday and I can’t think of anything other than the music for the journey to Viridian city. In fact, that whole playlist is just awesome, White is good but the music can’t compare. Here, I’ll just leave this here.

I think I’ll rewrite the list, some of them overlap and some of them don’t apply. I don’t have particular songs in mind for these yet, they just seem like good options. (Italics are ones I changed) (Spoilered because it’s kinda long) (Also, put your own songs in the comments! It’s lonely in here :( )

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day 01 – my favourite song
day 02 – favorite cover version
day 03 – a song that makes me happy
day 04 – a song that makes me sad
day 05 – a song that reminds me of someone
day 06 – a song that reminds me of somewhere
day 07 – a song that changed the way I view music
day 08 – a song that you know all the words to
day 09 – a song that changed the way I view myself
day 10 – favourite music video
day 11 – a song from my favorite band
day 12 – favourite song from a movie
day 13 – a song that is a guilty pleasure
day 14 – a song that no one would expect me to love
day 15 – a song that describes me
day 16 – a song that I used to love but now hate
day 17 – a bizarre song
day 18 – the first song I heard from a band I love
day 19 – favourite song from a game
day 20 – a song that I listen to when I’m angry
day 21 – a nostalgic song
day 22 – a song that I listen to when I’m sad
day 23 – a song that I want to play at my wedding
day 24 – a song that I want to play at my funeral
day 25 – Most played song on my itunes
day 26 – a song that’s been stuck in my head recently
day 27 – the last thing I listened to
day 28 – the song that came up when I put all my music together and hit “shuffle”
day 29 – a song from my childhood
day 30 – songs of note that didn’t make it onto the list

With that done, todays is actually day 07 – a song that changed the way I view music

This song. Explosions In The Sky – Six Days At The Bottom Of The Ocean. I was reading some music thread and somebody mentioned Explosions in the Sky and God is an Astronaut, I youtubed it and this came up, and something in my brain clicked. I just got it. Before that I couldn’t listen to anything like that, I just waited for lyrics and it annoyed me, but that song changed everything.

Downloaded and watched the first episode of The Walking Dead, I like it! Emmy also ate my pendrive and I almost bought a Protomen shirt but I’m resistin- Oh fuck it I’ll buy it. There I- Oh for fucks sake, why is it sending it to the old address, the address that shouldn’t even be on it’s records anymore. I find it hilarious that it forced me to write the contact message in all caps though.

Back to playing Pokemon!