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10 January 2011 @ 10:00 pm
No, this is not a journal entry about Yume Nikki, rather, it is that I remembered that LJ existed and need a way to stay active. So, I'm going to start using this as a dream diary. It's kinda hard to do this during the week when I'm trying to get to school, so expect a post mostly on Saturday or Sunday.
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Pikohan
12 December 2010 @ 08:37 pm
What's the best music video of 2010?

Assuming DCI counts, The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps 2010 - Mad World
 
 
Pikohan
11 September 2010 @ 12:45 am
If you could have any musician or band play live - just for you and your friends - who would you pick?

The Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps
 
 
Pikohan
18 August 2010 @ 12:53 pm
Just saw mugiwarasilver and benpc91 taking this, I might as well >:D

ANIME/MANGA NERD
[x] You watch anime.
[x] You read manga.
[x] You buy/collect anime DVDs or manga volumes.
[x] You own some other form of anime/manga merchandise.
[x] You have referred to an anime character as 'hot' before. (Not hot, cute more to say)
[ ] You have cosplayed.
[ ] You have done so in public.
[ ] You have been to an anime/manga convention.
[x] You have created/joined a fanclub for an anime/manga character.
[ ] You have created/joined a hateclub for an anime/manga character.
[ ] You have squealed when you found out somebody had the same name as an anime character you knew.
[x] You enjoy drawing anime.
[ ] People you know know you as the 'anime' person.
[x] You know that it is pronounced 'mawnguh' and not 'manga' like it is spelled.

ANIME/MANGA POINTS: 8
Y'know, this list lacks something: You have cried after watching a scene in an anime

ART NERD
[x] You like art.
[ ] You actually consider yourself an artist.
[ ] When using art supplies, the brand of them matters to you.
[ ] You have a favorite brand.
[ ] You have asked for art supplies as a Christmas/birthday gift before.
[ ] You give people your drawings as gifts.
[ ] People actually ask for your drawings.
[ ] You are known as 'the art person' at your school.
[x] Instead of just 'brown' or ' pink', you'd be specific; it's 'sienna brown' or 'blush pink'.
[ ] You have taken an art class outside of school.
[ ] You have considered a career as an artist.
[x] Your school papers are always covered in doodles.
[ ] You have a favorite artist.
[ ] Your drawings have been framed.
[ ] You carry a sketchbook with you everywhere you go.

ART NERD POINTS: 3

MUSICAL NERD
[x] You play a musical instrument.
[x] You play more than one instrument.
[x] You actually really enjoy playing your instrument.
[x] You've given your instrument a name. (My cornet shall henceforth be named Chorale)
[x] You've participated in an extracurricular activity for your instrument.
[x] You are known by what you play.
[x] You listen to classical music.
[x] You are wondering whether that refers to the classical music genre or the classical music time period.
[x] You have a favorite composer.
[x] All of your friends are from your band/orchestra class. (A vast majority, at least)
[x] You write music. (Arrange is more to say)
[x] You've had discussions with your friends about music; your favorite composers/instruments/musical time periods/key/etc...
[x] You have considered a professional career with your instrument. (Teaching :D)
[x] You are never nervous playing for other people.

MUSICAL NERD POINTS: 14

VIDEO GAME NERD
[x] You play video games.
[x] You own more than 4 different video game systems. (Does exactly 4 count?)
[x] You've had debates over which system is the greatest.
[x] You play video games every day.
[x] You have played a video game for over 10 hours.
[x] You have songs from your favorite video games on your MP3 player.
[x] You love to talk about video games.
[ ] You memorize the dates for when a new game is being released.
[ ] People know you as the 'gamer' person.
[x] You spend more time on video games than you do hanging out with friends.
[ ] Your gaming system is in your room.
[ ] You have preferences when it comes to what company your game came from.
[x] You've had debates over which company is the best.
[x] You keep playing a game until you beat it.
[x] It makes you angry when you found out somebody looked up cheat codes on the internet to beat their game.

VIDEO GAME NERD POINTS: 11

COMPUTER NERD
[x] You use the computer every day.
[x] You have an account/username on some sort of social website.
[ ] You go into random internet chatrooms.
[x] You spend at least 2 hours a day on the computer.
[x] You use computer faces; : D xD xP D: ^_^ >.> and etc. (My personal favorite °A°)
[x] It is hard to go a day without using the computer.
[x] You spend time in online forums.
[x] In the forum/chatroom you use, you are known there by everyone else.
[x] You have friends you have only met online.
[ ] You have/had a girlfriend/boyfriend you have only met online.
[ ] You have actually met an online friend in person.
[x] U cn ezly rd 'txttlk.' (It takes me about 5-10 seconds)
[x] You have said 'lol' or 'omg' in speech that is not online.
[x] You can type really, really fast.

COMPUTER NERD POINTS:  11
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Pikohan
11 August 2010 @ 12:29 pm
I have not posted in forever...

Well, marching band starts next week. I got the drill, we gave each page a name (Bubblez, MOAR BUBBLEZ), and I highlighted the trumpet section on each page. West Side Story is going to be nice and I'm looking forward to a great season.
 
 
Current Mood: happyhappy
 
 
 
Pikohan
Happy Birthday xlillyflowerx 
Amazing how I missed that last year. I hope we end up sharing a class next year considering... well, we're seniors.

Also, Happy Canada Day :D
 
 
Pikohan
22 June 2010 @ 01:25 pm
WOAH  
It's been too long since I last had an entry.

So today was what I shall call one of the highlights of my Junior year: a lock-down that lasted for 2 1/2 hours. I was in the bandroom the whole time along with 7 other people. Boy that was fun.
The cause, a janitor from another school district who was fired at the start of the school year and was considered armed and dangerous. However, he was apprehended with no shots fired and nobody was injured.

Interesting~
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Pikohan
31 May 2010 @ 05:15 pm
So, today was the final performance of the 2009-2010 marching band as we marched down mainstreet in potentially lethal conditions for the Memorial Day parade.
As stated above, it was deadly. The temperature had risen to at least 33 degrees Celsius, and we were marching in full uniform. By the end, no casualties, but some near fainting.

Happy Memorial Day everyone, here's Igor Stravinsky's re-harmonized version of the Star Spangled Banner

 
 
Current Music: Refer to entry
 
 
Pikohan
29 May 2010 @ 10:40 pm
Although it wasn't really his birthday, I went to a party today in celebration of a friend of mine's 16th birthday. (Before I start this next sentence, I'm getting tired of calling the person who is now my girlfriend of two months "she/her") Even Shanna was there. She called me corny, but she was okay with my corniness xD
A fire was started in my friend's backyard firepit and that's where I stayed for the remainder of my time there. It was cool, a bunch of people just chilling out by the fire, then the honored one's mother came in with finger lights. Some of the idiots who had them threw them into the fire. Two things happened when they were thrown in

1. They caused a mini-explosion
2. Because they were made of plastic, they made the smoke emitted from the fire toxic
Idiots

Well, otherwise, it was really fun

I can't wait for this Monday's parade :D
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Pikohan
12 May 2010 @ 08:44 pm
Fanfiction: Do you love it or hate it, or are you totally indifferent? Why?
Fanfiction should only exist if it's something the author would do. For example, I consider the movie Sherlock Holmes a fanfiction; but, it followed plenty of things Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had already laid out. Holmes is a genius who likes to experiment, Watson tags along and is sometimes amazed (not exactly positively amazed all the time) by Holmes actions and words. However, unlike Doyle's stories, Holmes meets the culprit while they're committing the crime, and the criminal is executed. Later though, he supposedly arises from the dead. Unlike the typical who-done-it stories, this was a how-did-he-do-it story.