Crosbied!

Jun. 25th, 2012 10:02 pm
rinnia: (grin)
I've been collecting hockey cards lately (don't judge me; hockey is awesome) and it's led to the invention of a fantastic pranking game. Read more... )

Crosbied!

Jun. 25th, 2012 10:02 pm
rinnia: (Default)
I've been collecting hockey cards lately (don't judge me; hockey is awesome) and it's led to the invention of a fantastic pranking game. Read more... )
rinnia: (sports!)
Woke up so sore that I didn't take the dogs for their morning walk until 4pm. Ugh. A handful of advil and some Korean instant coffee later, though, I'm feeling pretty good.

Anyway, on to the main point of this post - SPORTS. I read this fic that's widely recced and I didn't really like it, but I was intrigued by the people those character archetypes were representing, so I read a primer on them and (even though it was kind of skewed and tinhatty) liked it. I watched the funny videos, then the highlight videos, then just some normal game videos, because I remembered that I love hockey. I grew up in Alaska and my dad took me to college hockey games almost every weekend. Just like that, it all came back - I was throwing out terminology and looking up stats and telling Jaime to watch the players, not the puck. The puck is too hard to follow if you're not reeeeeally used to it, and besides, it's just a puck. It slides around. The players are what make it happen.

This is getting too rambly. Point is I LOVE HOCKEY. I forgot that at some point, probably because I'd never really gotten into NHL stuff, as I didn't have a specific team I loved (outside of that college one from when I was little - GO SEAWOLVES!), one to get all fanatical over and call MY team. Well, now I do. I can't ever regret reading that crummy fic, because it brought back my pucking sport into my life and it introduced me to what would become my team.

In summation, BLACKHAWKS! FUCK YEAH!

I was tooling about their NHL gear site last night, as my Junpei hat's getting a bit worn so I'm looking to get a new lazy day cap, when the Toys & Games category caught my eye. Being a mental eight-year-old, I had to take a look. I was scrolling down, chuckling to myself and thinking, "I wish they had dolls. Like, a doofy looking Kaner plush that OH MY GOD THEY DO."

Seriously. They do.

Once I'd gotten the laughter under control ("Bleacher Creatures", snerk), I sighed. "Tempting, but I could never get him. It just wouldn't be right unless there was also HOLY SHIT THEY HAVE TAZER TOO."

Now I just need to come up with a way to convince Jaime that we must purchase those monstrosities and a baseball cap - can't forget why I was shopping in the first place. They're way cheaper than a jersey! It's a steal! I only wish there was a Sharpy doll too. Not to go with Kaner and Tazer; just for me. <3
rinnia: (sports!)
Woke up so sore that I didn't take the dogs for their morning walk until 4pm. Ugh. A handful of advil and some Korean instant coffee later, though, I'm feeling pretty good.

Anyway, on to the main point of this post - SPORTS. I read this fic that's widely recced and I didn't really like it, but I was intrigued by the people those character archetypes were representing, so I read a primer on them and (even though it was kind of skewed and tinhatty) liked it. I watched the funny videos, then the highlight videos, then just some normal game videos, because I remembered that I love hockey. I grew up in Alaska and my dad took me to college hockey games almost every weekend. Just like that, it all came back - I was throwing out terminology and looking up stats and telling Jaime to watch the players, not the puck. The puck is too hard to follow if you're not reeeeeally used to it, and besides, it's just a puck. It slides around. The players are what make it happen.

This is getting too rambly. Point is I LOVE HOCKEY. I forgot that at some point, probably because I'd never really gotten into NHL stuff, as I didn't have a specific team I loved (outside of that college one from when I was little - GO SEAWOLVES!), one to get all fanatical over and call MY team. Well, now I do. I can't ever regret reading that crummy fic, because it brought back my pucking sport into my life and it introduced me to what would become my team.

In summation, BLACKHAWKS! FUCK YEAH!

I was tooling about their NHL gear site last night, as my Junpei hat's getting a bit worn so I'm looking to get a new lazy day cap, when the Toys & Games category caught my eye. Being a mental eight-year-old, I had to take a look. I was scrolling down, chuckling to myself and thinking, "I wish they had dolls. Like, a doofy looking Kaner plush that OH MY GOD THEY DO."

Seriously. They do.

Once I'd gotten the laughter under control ("Bleacher Creatures", snerk), I sighed. "Tempting, but I could never get him. It just wouldn't be right unless there was also HOLY SHIT THEY HAVE TAZER TOO."

Now I just need to come up with a way to convince Jaime that we must purchase those monstrosities and a baseball cap - can't forget why I was shopping in the first place. They're way cheaper than a jersey! It's a steal! I only wish there was a Sharpy doll too. Not to go with Kaner and Tazer; just for me. <3
rinnia: (hood)
Me: I've settled on my drag name: Alex Icon.
Jaime: Cool.
Me: And you can learn my lingo by reading the Alexicon.
Jaime: Don't ruin the joke.
Me: Just wanted to make sure you got it...
Jaime: Yeah, I'm not stupid. Hey, I have a drag name too.
Me: What?
Jaime: Chad Michaels.
Me: No.
Jaime: No, it's Willam.
Me: You can't just steal other people's names.
Jaime: I'm Willam Needles.
rinnia: (Default)
Me: I've settled on my drag name: Alex Icon.
Jaime: Cool.
Me: And you can learn my lingo by reading the Alexicon.
Jaime: Don't ruin the joke.
Me: Just wanted to make sure you got it...
Jaime: Yeah, I'm not stupid. Hey, I have a drag name too.
Me: What?
Jaime: Chad Michaels.
Me: No.
Jaime: No, it's Willam.
Me: You can't just steal other people's names.
Jaime: I'm Willam Needles.
rinnia: (what is this i don't even)
From: carole "REDACTED"@gmail.com via ninja.sd.dreamhost.com 11:54 AM (40 minutes ago)
To: alex
Subject: Im rinoa

Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by carole (REDACTED@gmail.com) on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 08:54:52
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message: I'm certain this is not the first time you have heard this... Email me back we will discuss it!!
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Wow. I'm not going to reply directly to her, as I don't want to egg on a crazy, but...
1) Believe it or not, this is the first time I've heard this. I have no idea who the hell you are.
2) I don't claim to be Rinoa. Yes, my e-mail is rinoaheartilly, but my alias is Alex Smith.
3) You're not doing a good job being Rinoa, Carole.
4) You are not Rinoa. She is a fictional character. No one is Rinoa.
5) WTF is there to discuss?!
rinnia: (what is this i don't even)
From: carole "REDACTED"@gmail.com via ninja.sd.dreamhost.com 11:54 AM (40 minutes ago)
To: alex
Subject: Im rinoa

Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by carole (REDACTED@gmail.com) on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 08:54:52
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message: I'm certain this is not the first time you have heard this... Email me back we will discuss it!!
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Wow. I'm not going to reply directly to her, as I don't want to egg on a crazy, but...
1) Believe it or not, this is the first time I've heard this. I have no idea who the hell you are.
2) I don't claim to be Rinoa. Yes, my e-mail is rinoaheartilly, but my alias is Alex Smith.
3) You're not doing a good job being Rinoa, Carole.
4) You are not Rinoa. She is a fictional character. No one is Rinoa.
5) WTF is there to discuss?!

Hey girl.

Dec. 11th, 2011 12:19 pm
rinnia: (laugh)
I don't particularly like Ryan Gosling (his eyes are too close together), but Handmade Ryan Gosling is pretty incredible.

P.S. You guys? GO PROMPT ME. PLEASE.

Hey girl.

Dec. 11th, 2011 12:19 pm
rinnia: (laugh)
I don't particularly like Ryan Gosling (his eyes are too close together), but Handmade Ryan Gosling is pretty incredible.

P.S. You guys? GO PROMPT ME. PLEASE.
rinnia: (princess k approves)
The Persona 4 anime is killing me with its awesome. Namely, stuff like this:

Sound familiar?
rinnia: (princess k approves)
The Persona 4 anime is killing me with its awesome. Namely, stuff like this:

Sound familiar?
rinnia: (laugh)
Whoa whoa whoa, other people (present company excluded) don't ship Klaine?! Joy!

Highlight of the thread:

hi kurt, i'm your out and proud gay mentor, let me flirt with you for 3 episodes :D

wait, never mind, i'm in love with this closeted guy at the mall, let me sing him a pop song that references sex toys at his workplace

oh hey, i kissed a girl while drunk off my ass and now i think i'm bisexual, oh wait no kissing girls is gross when i'm sober

hey kurt, i know i told you on valentine's day that i don't want to screw up our relationship but do you know you're about as sexy as a dog taking a shit?

oh wait never mind kurt i totally love you now that you dressed in black and sang a song for a dead bird....

.... but i can't dance with you at your prom because i suddenly have school-dance-related ptsd even though it makes no sense combined with my previous behavior!

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