glowing_dragon: (French Toast)
The color of the French Toast icon is yellow, and so is the background of Mayor Pusher's house! QUIRKY!


Lucas and Boney go upstairs at Mayor Pusher's house in Chapter 4 of MOTHER 3. They meet this guy. "Well, if you'll excuse me. *hurry* *hurry* *haste* *haste* "




Lucas and Boney go see the train station in Chapter 4 of MOTHER 3 after getting the Carrier Pigeon from Wess, and before running on the tracks to have Mr. T rescue them and give them the Railway Map. "These flowers are well taken care of."




From my UNCLE JOHN'S ACTUAL AND FACTUAL Bathroom Reader #31: Sealy Fourdrinier?! How do you go from HENRY to SEALY?!

glowing_dragon: (Bert and Ernie)
From Sara H. and Tumblr: Things that English speakers know about English word order, but don't know we know! I definitely sent this to Corey on Discord as soon as I saw it posted on my wall on Facebook!

BurntCopper posts a photo. "Adjectives in English absolutely have to be in this order: Opinion-size-age-shape-color-origin-material-purpose Noun. So you can have a lovely little old rectangular green French silver whittling knife. But if you mess with that word order in the slightest, you'll sound like a maniac. It's an odd thing that every English speaker uses that list, but almost none of us could write it out. And as size comes before color, green great dragons can't exist."

WindyCityTeacher: "Whoa! What?!"

Ice-Light-Red: "That is profound. I noticed this by accident when asked about adjectives by a Japanese student. She translated something from Japanese like BROWN BIG CAT, and I corrected her. When she asked me why, I bluescreened."

glowing_dragon: (Bert and Ernie)
I called Dr. Wise's office at 11:15 because I'd run out of the Prolensa and Simbrinza eyedrops, and I'm starting to really feel a difference. I had to rest today because my eyes felt really weird like they did right after surgery. Luckily, I could pick them up this afternoon (being a Friday) before they closed at 4. I got there at 2:10 or so, and even got them to open ALL the ridiculously tiny eyedrops bottles x4 for me! PHEW!

On my way home, I just missed a Brighouse train from Yaletown-Roundhouse (where I FINALLY found the elevator to bypass the stairs), so I took a Waterfront train to stay on there so I could go to Broadway Station. I went to No Frills where I was confused by the self-checkout machine, which is nothing new. At least I got help! Bought three pounds of Parkay margarine (which I haven't bought since April 25, 2018?!) and President's Choice Kettle-Cooked Jalapeno chips. I stopped by the pharmacy next door after getting off a 401 at 3:40, and also refilled my birth control pills prescription. Everything is done - YAY!

Then Eric Ho FINALLY emailed me back to say that he's glad my eye surgery and recovery are going well, and we can get together around February 26 or a little later. Does he not know what an expiry date or deadline for the Boston Pizza Online offer is?! I want my free Bandera Pizza Bread, dammit! I'll just splurge and order delivery tonight since I somehow have more extra money in my bank account... I don't trust him to not come over before the offer expires. I eventually settled on a medium BBQ chicken pizza (which I haven't had since September 2016), a medium Meateor pizza for 50% off (which I haven't had since the last time I had pizza in August 2018 for Chinese Eric's birthday), and my free Bandera Pizza Bread with dips and cheese. There goes $57!


Boston Pizza BBQ Chicken pizza: Signature pizza sauce, pizza mozzarella, cheddar, fresh mushrooms, and BBQ chicken!




Miss Vickie's Jalapeno chips!




Hickory Sticks!




President's Choice Kettle-Cooked Jalapeno chips!




Here's a News 1130 poll from Ed Woo as of November 22, 2011. (old since it is 2019 now, I know) Should Canadians have the right to be married to more than one person at a time? 58% say YES, while 42% say NO. WHAT IN THE EVERLOVING HELL?!




From Julie M. and JUDGE JUDY: Buffie Deibler?!

glowing_dragon: (Bubble Tea)
I showered and did laundry today.


From Julie: Ayla?! That just reminds me of Ayla in CHRONO TRIGGER... this is NOT a human name!




From Julie: Murice?! That should be MAURICE! BAD SPELLING!




From Julie: Nadirah?! That should be Nadira! BAD SPELLING! Nadirah is Shauna's mother, and says the lie detector test will prove that 18-year-old Murice is cheating on her daughter.




From Julie M. and DR. PHIL: Bevee?! Like Beverage and Beverly?!




From Julie: Barbara Goodrum?! I would like some good rum, too! Hahaha!

glowing_dragon: (French Toast)
From Julie: Tawnya?! What was wrong with Tonya, Tonia, Tanya, or Tania?! BAD SPELLING!




From Julie: Dareca?!




From Eve: We Are All Canucks!




A Johnny Canuck logo with a V and a toque!

glowing_dragon: (Vancouver Canucks hockey!)
The Canucks played Nashville at 7 tonight, and won 5-3! ELIAS PETTERSEN HAD A GOAL ON A PENALTY SHOT! I showered today.


Trivia Card 1, which is yellow! "A card with an obscure trivia question on it. Try using it on human enemies." The question was "What was the slogan for EARTHBOUND?" The correct answer to Trivia Card 1 is "This game stinks!"




Trivia Card 2, which is blue! "A card with an obscure trivia question on it. Try using it on human enemies." The question is something about food. The correct answer to Trivia Card 2 is "Croquette roll."




Trivia Card 3, which is green! "A card with an obscure trivia question on it. Try using it on human enemies." It's likely that the question was "Who were the developers of the MOTHER series?" The correct answer to Trivia Card 3 is "Ape."




Trivia Card 4, which is purple! "A card with an obscure trivia question on it. Try using it on human enemies." There is a likelihood that the question was "What great event took place in the 1800s?" since half of the answers took place in the 1800s. The Civil War took place from 1861 to 1865, the Industrial Revolution took place from 1750 to 1850, and the Battle of the Alamo took place from February 23 to March 6, 1836. The correct answer to Trivia Card 4 is "the Civil War."




From Julie: Eat salad, they say. It's healthy. You know what never gets recalled? Cake. I am sticking to cake. (Yes, because romaine lettuce was recalled here on November 20 because of E. Coli!)

glowing_dragon: (Poop)
From Julie: Poop pillows, poop Christmas ornaments, poop piledriver, and a poopee cushion!




From Janina: Where's the toilet paper on this island surrounded by water in the middle of nowhere?

glowing_dragon: (Consumer Whore)
It's been an interesting year in the Vancouver area. I've been doing this Holiday_Wishes thing for fourteen years! Email me at flamsterina @ gmail.com for my address, please. I enjoy seeing what the community can do!


1. Christmas cards and postcards: Yay for mail from around the world which isn't bills or junk!

2. Instant tea and coffee from around the world. I like new flavors!

3. Stickers for me and my nephews!

4. Bookmarks since I read a lot!

5. Dragons! I'm a dragon in the Chinese zodiac.

6. Books about the quirkiness of our world!

7. Chocolate or candy from all over the world!

8. Gift cards to places like London Drugs, Save-On, and Safeway!

9. Random surprises!

10. A winter coat would be nice. I wear size Large.
glowing_dragon: (Poop)
Mom wanted me to go to the restaurant for Jon's birthday dinner at Kingsway and Joyce by myself, spend the night at their place, and then they'd take me home tomorrow. FUCK THAT SHIT is what I say! Vanessa totally agreed! I also finally got Jimmy to talk to me, but apparently everything is up to ME. Yeah, it's not a NEVER and ALWAYS thing...


From Julie: Tamara is fine, but Zenovia and Kareem?!




From Julie: Zenovia!




From Julie: K'von?!




From Julie: Terrell is whatever, but Lakeema?!




From Julie: Kaden is whatever, but Amoryana?!

glowing_dragon: (Devilish Smile)
The Canucks played the Kings at 7 tonight, and won 4-2! FINALLY, NO EIGHT-GAME LOSING STREAK!


Lucas and Boney are talking to Mapson in Chapter 4 of MOTHER 3. "I can talk about non-map stuff too, you know. Old man Wess is definitely going to go bald."




Lucas and Boney are talking to Mapson in Chapter 4 of MOTHER 3. "Yes, there's no doubt about it. Bald. Definitely."




Once Lucas and Boney have seen Jackie and Bronson at the train station in Chapter 4, they go back to the Tazmily square and see Fassad talking to Wess. "Please be careful not to trip, get hurt, or go bald on your way home."




Then the Pigmask puts a net over Wess, with Jill / Alle / Lisa / Brenda looking on! Wess: "Cease this violence! I'm no bug! I'm an old man!"




Alle, right after this: "They're not above using violence against senior citizens, I see."




Lucas and Boney visit Wess at the nursing home Old Man's Paradise afterwards. His dove says, "Coo, coooo. (That's a fancy shirt you have.)"

glowing_dragon: (Vancouver Canucks hockey!)
The Canucks played the Ducks at 7 tonight, and lost 4-3. *sigh* I'm getting sick of losing...


Flint and Alec are in the square at Tazmily Village in Chapter 1 of MOTHER 3. Hinawa gave these Tazmily gerberas to the villagers as a gift.




In Chapter 1 of MOTHER 3, Flint and Alec are at the Yado Inn. "Jackie's Yado Inn - We won't over-pamper you here."

glowing_dragon: (OMFG Yay!)
I'm an aunt again, to Nephew #5, Beckett! I also FINALLY got a call from Rachel at The Caring Place (at 5:15) to say that I could have a spot for counselling (from my intake interview with Jocelyn in January 2017), so we set up ongoing appointments for Fridays at 2:30. WOO!


Babucarr Fatty?!




From Julie: Ay'Ren?! What was wrong with Aydin or Aaron?!




From Julie: Sir Romeo?! I can see Romeo if you're Italian or love romance, but SIR ROMEO?! Oh, he's the baby daddy...




From Julie: Sir Royal?! Wow. Not just Sir and not just Royal, but both at once?!

glowing_dragon: (No Netspeak!)
From Classy's Discord server: An At-At saying "Pew Pew! Guess what day it is?" STAR WARS DAY!




From Reddit and r/namenerds: Bamboo Flute Blanchard and his relatives! Crystal M, Leaf (male...), Cypress (female), Malikite, Ocala (male), Aloha (male... passed away, it looks like :( ), Ginger, Ethan, Rain (male), Lotus, Gandhi, Mountain, Maliah True, Deva (male)...




From DIABOLICAL: Rex Savory?! Yummy, yummy!




From Julie: Theric?! Just name him Eric...

glowing_dragon: (Vancouver Canucks hockey!)
COFFEE TIME! The Canucks played the Flames at 5 today, and lost 6-1. We lost Brock Boeser, too!


From Operation Starstorm: Here's a Starman Super in EARTHBOUND saying, "No, you can't have the Sword of Kings."




These onions are definitely not apples!




FRUIT CHAN directed a Chinese movie called DURIAN DURIAN?!

glowing_dragon: (Bert and Ernie)
I showered today. Corey said that the lady who lives at the old address probably isn't going to forward stuff anymore, so I'll just send new cards tomorrow while I'm out anyway. Jon wants me to go over an hour earlier tomorrow, but they're probably going to SERVANTS for dinner, too.


From Julie: Mynae?! I bet she's black!




From Sarah G., Postize, and Tumblr: "Fun Fact! The reason that the plural of "goose" is "geese" but the plural of "moose" is not "meese" is because 'goose" derives from an ancient Germanic word undergoing strong declension, in the pattern of "foot / feet" and "tooth / teeth," wherein "oo" is mutated to "ee." However, "moose" is a Native American word added to the English lexicon only about 400 years ago, and lacks the etymological reason to be pluralized in that way." "Oh, baby. Keep talking dirty to me."




Flint and Thomas come across Paul near the entrance to Tazmily Village in MOTHER 3. " *cough* *cough* Just hearing there was a *cough* fire has me *cough* *hack* coughing uncontrollably."




From Lancer on Youtube: Flint and Thomas come across this picnic table in MOTHER 3 near the entrance to Sunshine Forest. "Is this a bench? A table? Or possibly a bed?" Hahaha!

glowing_dragon: (Default)
From Julie: Nobody liked caroling with Yoda! "A merry Christmas we wish you... a merry Christmas we wish you..."




From Eve and Buzzfeed Canada: If the same person holds two consecutive doors for you, is it common courtesy to say "thank you" both times? This is the most Canadian discussion I've ever seen on the Internet.




From Reddit: A Canucks Nativity scene! Left to right: Hank, Danny, Edler, Linden, Benning, One true saviour in Brock Boeser, Bo Horvat!

glowing_dragon: (Crazy-Eyed Bear)
Julie said that she got my stuff today, so of course I had to chase people down and go into that Eastern Conference chat to see if Jimmy got his stuff, sent when I was feeling fine about our friendship or whatever. He had, and merely thanked me.


DO NOT TELL ME WHAT TO DO! )


From Not Always Right: Phi-Anh Young?! She's not even Vietnamese, so she can't have this name! :P




In EARTHBOUND TENTH ANNIVERSARY HACK, Ness / Paula / Jeff / Poo go to the Onett police station to bust Zeth out of jail for the New Syndicate. They see this police officer. "Zzzzz... (This officer appears to be asleep.)"




In EARTHBOUND TENTH ANNIVERSARY HACK, Ness / Paula / Jeff / Poo go to the Onett police station to bust Zeth out of jail for the New Syndicate. They go see Zeth and come back to the lobby. For no apparent reason, a screwdriver is lying on the ground.




In EARTHBOUND TENTH ANNIVERSARY HACK, Ness / Paula / Jeff / Poo go to the Onett police station to bust Zeth out of jail for the New Syndicate. They don't need the screwdriver after all. Zeth says, "Wait, the door was unlocked?"




In EARTHBOUND TENTH ANNIVERSARY HACK, Ness / Paula / Jeff / Poo go back to the Onett Town Hall. They meet their New Syndicate contact, who gives the party a Pirate Cutlass because they busted Zeth out of jail at the police station. "A fearsome pirate sword. Three parts swash, two parts buckle."

glowing_dragon: (LJ Drama)
Chrystal emailed me this morning to say that she'll actually be out of town for the next two weeks and would love to meet up with me after getting back on the 20th, so that still totally works for me even if she understandably can't do the 14th! Vanessa came by from Langley before her Richmond appointments so we could exchange stuff. I gave her a Christmas card / Eric Ho's Jersey Milk chocolate bar / Advent calendar so I could get some of her homemade chocolate peanut Eat More bars since she can't have too much sugar these days. She got here at 12:20, and we spent half an hour chatting because I got back in at 12:50. Talked about Jason, his mom, his cousin, amniotic fluid, karma, Jon and Harmony's current living situation, Ayler, the stigma around girls, Krista thinking that everyone is out to get her / ignoring the signs of abuse from her exes Andrew and Ryan (DON'T WAIT AROUND FOR THEM TO CHANGE EVEN IF THEY WANT TO!), autism, a Steveston mail truck not looking out for her, that Eastern Conference hockey chat, Jimmy and his "must not be fatter than me" dealbreaker, (water) weight, January plans, maternity leave, Richmond drivers, my periods, her NOT making any more Thanksgiving dinners for SOME PEOPLE, and it being cold today. Good to catch up at least!


From Reddit on June 25, 2016: "We've been dating for a long time - FOUR MONTHS!" Oh, 19-year-olds... Sarcasam_Is_King can't even spell "sarcasm" correctly!




From Reddit on March 18, 2016: When people use expressions like "you go, girl" to her, WandMirk probably shouldn't take it so personally. She says she's not a girl even if her body doesn't produce most hormones. It says something that I misread her username as WANDA MIRK. Special snowflake right there! Not because of her body, but because of how she reacts to a normal expression.

glowing_dragon: (Crazy-Eyed Bear)
WHAT THE FUCK?! I DISCOVERED REDRUM AGAIN! Jesus Christ...


From Julie: Black Friday death count as of 2013! Four deaths and 75 injuries!




From Not Always Right: Meghan Bender?!




From Not Always Right: Michael Staake?! Is that like burning someone at the stake? Yum, steak!




From Not Always Right: Maeve Hightower?! That's a cool last name, actually!

glowing_dragon: (LJ Drama)
I noticed that Eric Ho had tried calling me yesterday when I was out, so I called him back at 11:50 AM. He answered the phone, and said that he just wanted to let me know - AFTER THE FACT! - that he'd tried sending me an email on Saturday to say that he couldn't make it, and had noticed that I'd called him at 6:40 that evening. Ah yes, his email problems had cropped up again! He wanted to get together this Saturday for the Calgary game at 7 instead, so he'll call me after he gets off work that day. Sure, why not? That sounds good!


From Not Always Romantic on September 2, 2016: Why would you ever text your EX in a GUSHY manner?!




This is in the Disqus comments to "Married To The Merry Murderesses" on Not Always Romantic on June 15, 2017. Nope takes things way too personally when people are (not) fine with her poly lifestyle choice!




From Reddit on July 13, 2017: CodyDarkStalker is poly and has two husbands, and also thinks meat is gross and doesn't allow it in the house! That poor omnivore in that special snowflake household...

glowing_dragon: (Vancouver Canucks hockey!)
COFFEE TIME! Christon sent me an Evite to a potluck-style Sunday birthday dinner for him and Jeremy, which I automatically RSVPed to without checking the date. Now I have, and it's October 1 - no hockey conflicts! Maybe I'll just pick up a cake from Buy-Low for the Gwei-Loh right before dinner. The Canucks had Pre-Season Game #4 against the Kings today in SHANGHAI at 4:30 AM, and lost 5-2.


After Walse Tower (AKA Bill and Ben's Playhouse) sinks in FINAL FANTASY V SPOOF, Syldra comes in to save the day for Bartz / Lenna / Galuf / Faris! Only her name is Beano in the spoof, and he seemingly comes from another planet... "No, Bartz! Beano wasn't trying to eat us! He... saved us!"




Bartz, Lenna, Galuf, and Faris make it back to Castle Walse in FINAL FANTASY V SPOOF. This castle guard says, "During the king's battle with HeavyP, a man was violently expelled from the creature's ass."




Bartz, Lenna, Galuf, and Faris make it back to Castle Walse in FINAL FANTASY V SPOOF. This castle guard says, "He was apparently in there for about 50 years, living as a sort of human tapeworm."




Bartz, Lenna, Galuf, and Faris make it back to Castle Walse in FINAL FANTASY V SPOOF, where the king has killed himself after the events in Bill and Ben's Playhouse. The party comes across this soldier in bed. "I've been living in a monster's intestines for 50 years. Go figure. I can finally eat real food again."

glowing_dragon: (Devilish Smile)
UGH! I just had to kill at least one more insect crawling on my computer desk!


Zakiya / Tarwaskia / Andre' / Savieon / JaQuan / Dana' / Centil / Shawnika / Tarnesha / LaTonya / Romeikie / Shamell / Candra?! Ah, ghetto names...

glowing_dragon: (Crazy-Eyed Bear)
Since I was up at 8:20 AM, it was COFFEE TIME BY DEFAULT! Later, Lucas thought that I was bullying Maddie because I've taken to using the word "sriracha" around her since her Discord screen name is "Maddie the Jirachi." Not my fault that they sound similar! They're both special snowflake teenagers! So then he banned me from his Discord server partly because he thinks that my bringing up the age difference is "pretentious" - hey, it's definitely not my fault that their 18-year-old brains haven't fully developed yet! Later, Alexandra FINALLY broke up with him for not telling her what was going on with him, and I let her know that he seemed controlling and narcissistic as well. I showered tonight.


From FreeThought Blogs on May 30, 2017: "How many intersections can you cram in one feminist? Trans, queer, leather girl, poly, sex-positive, survivor, political anarchist, and of course, atheist." THOSE ARE NOT INTERSECTIONS! I see no street signs or traffic lights in that description!




From Affinity Magazine on April 17, 2017: Misgendering transgender people is NOT violence or psychological abuse! Just ask the people who endure(d) REAL violence or psychological abuse!

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