Yes I have decided that I’m going to change my name and run from WordPress

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Is probably the word going through your head.

But YEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!

Or rather, FUCK YES. I’m going to do it. Wait, don’t go. DON’T CLOSE THIS PAGE. Hear me out! I have decided to change my name to

LordofGeek

Also, I’m going to switch back to blogger. (blogspot) Yeah, I know that people think that blogspot is really unprofessional and things like that. But it has really really changed and I feel compelled to give it a chance. That is not the main reason though.

The main reason is that I’ve decided to get back to the coding and designing scene. Without a premium membership I just can’t do that on wordpress. I’m a geek after all. I like to half full control over the code in my own damn blog. So I’m going to learn from the start again how to make a good website.

Yes, there’s no need to remind me how much this name means. I know fully well how much this means to me. But like I’ve said before, all things come to an end. I feel that this is the time where I need to say goodbye to my past self and take a brave step forward. It will take a lot of getting use to a name that has stuck with me for 4 years.

Sigh, I’m feeling a little sentimental now.

Just trust me, this is definitely worth it. For the moment, I will continue to update both blogs at the same time, up until Monday, 10th October 2011, before I officially make the switch over.

So that you know, you have time to update your bookmarks (come on, if you don’t, now’s time to bookmark lordofgeek). Or get used to visiting that site instead of this.

I guess that it’s always the holidays that I do really crazy stuffs like these. Again, it’s probably because I have the time to do it. So yeah, go on, the next chapter in life has just opened for me. Hopefully it would for all of you too.

Let’s go!


I want to change the name of this blog

Wait wait wait, before you object. Let me explain why.

First and foremost, the word xtechbiz, has no meaning. I don’t even remember why I came up with that word.

Most of the famous/successful/good blogs have a proper name. And when I say a proper name, it doesn’t need to be something sensible. It just needs to have a meaning. Like, people would put their favourite things, or their names, or some words that make sense.

It’s usual fine if the name does not make sense, but it needs to be easy to remember. It also needs to not sound stupid. (when you say it out loud in your head)

To be brutally honest, xtechbiz fulfils none of those.

Also, the thing of having that senseless name for such a long time is starting to rub me off the wrong way. I’m fine with it as an email address or whatsoever, just, not a blog’s name.

For the first time ever, I’m going to have a poll. Please, if you’re one of the few who visits this blog regularly, just vote, it won’t take a minute. I have a couple of ideas. Of course, you could submit your own suggestions and I’ll take a look.

Vote please!

If the results is conclusive I’ll try my best to wrap up everything in 2 days (:


Collecting eclipse is cool

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Overkill is underrated

1 purple

3 yellow

5 light blue

17 green

38 blue

It all started a few years back in my secondary school, I had a friend called Micah. Now, Micah was a pretty interesting guy. He did lots of funny things but one of the most significant ones was that he always brought sweets to school. It could be mentos, chocolate, some gummy sweet, or more often than not, Eclipse.

In fact, out of all days I’ve seen him. There’s only probably a 5% chance that he didn’t have Eclipse with him. Also, he like to put it in his pocket, and if you ever carried a half eaten box of Eclipse in your pocket, you’ll be familiar with the

CLING! CLANG! CLANK!

That accompanies your every step. So during my last year, I decided that I can’t let this tradition die off. The revitalising sweets that you get during class, the rhythmic metal noise, the faggots who’ll always steal your sweets, I can’t let that fade off!

“Also, I really like the mints.”

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Happy Children’s Day

Childrens-Day

Make it black and white so it's not racist

I miss being in Primary school, or elementary school as others would put it.

My school used to have this, tradition. Everyone would each bring some snacks or sweets from home, then we’ll pool them together on a table. We’ll have games and shows and things to play with as we choose whatever snack we like from the table. “Fun” is understated when freedom and good food is available in school.

It pretty much sucks to grow up when I think about it like this. Though at my age, it’s a little confusing which age group I fall into.

“The society views me as a young adult,
but I’m legally adult,
but my mind’s still of a teen.”

Oh well. I think that children’s day should be a day where the young can have their part of fun, but the grown ups should be given a little leeway to relive their childhood. It’s a sucky notion that once you’ve lost your youth it’s forever gone.

Reality hits you hard bro

I once had an idea of writing down all my thoughts as I grow up. For example, what makes me sad, what makes me sad, how my days are like. So that I can refer to it when I grow up. Of course, that did not work out as it’s too much of a pain to do it regularly. So the natural transition is to become a blogger…? I think it would be good enough of a reference to see what I’ve written in retrospective.

Still, I do try to keep track of my thoughts.

I find that, becoming more matured, simply means better control of your emotions.

Okay, I have a sudden burst of ideas, time for a new post! Bottom line,

Happy Children’s Day everyone! Unleash the inner child.


Kamisama no Memochou Quote

Kamisama no Memochou Quote - Windows Live Writer_2011-09-29_14-20-59


One step closer to improvement

Fuck yeah I figured caption out!

I finally figured out how to put captions! Sorry I had to say it twice because I was so frustrated when I couldn’t do it last time. Since I was always using Windows Live Writer.

Now, why is it important? Isn’t it obvious? It makes it look prettier.

make up

Women are wizards and make up is their magic

“You know how much people are willing to give for pleasing aesthetics.”

Here’s to a better reading experience!

Alright, the point of this post is that, I’ve started going around reading other people’s blogs. The ones on freshly pressed (the home page of WordPress). So the quality are, higher. After reading quite a few of them. I feel a little childish somehow. The difference in writing is really worlds apart.

For example, take a look at this post about Being a (Semi-) Professional Geek.

It’s a pleasant read. I guess that there are some things that can only be learnt with age. All the blogs I’ve read are so.. matured. Reading back on mine, I can’t help but feel like, I’m not an adult yet.

I’m feeling contradicted right now.

Although I want to be as good of a writer as them,
I do not want to lose my current style of writing.

Then again, who said that I can’t be as good as them if I keep this up? I guess I’ll just have do the best I can and take writing a little more seriously.

For the moment, I’ll roll around my bed in glee for discovering the caption function.


The meaning of happiness

forced-smile

“There is no light without darkness.”

Well. That’s probably the main point of this entire post.

Few months ago, I wrote that I want to make myself happy.

What I want. - Windows Live Writer_2011-05-24_17-59-56

And it’s the holidays now! So I have some time to think about things I usually don’t have time for. As usual, it’s the strangest string of events that lead me to think about this.

  1. Going out
  2. Staying home
  3. Doing things alone (hobby)
  4. Playing games with other people
  5. Playing games alone
  6. Trying something new
  7. Sticking to things I’m used to

Something like that. Example of hobby could be drawing photography or some geeky stuffs. And trying new things can be learning hard stuffs online or drawing on a tablet, and sticking to things I’m used to can be just using pencil and paper, or just sticking to the tech stuffs I know.

So yeah, I would say that there is SOME SORT of link between all of them.

“Well, I’m doing what I want without much stress/responsibilities right now. Am I happy?”

That thought came to my mind. If I had to choose no matter what, I guess, yeah, I’m happy.

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