jenioctavia: (Haruhi Slumps)
Crap! I missed a day! Here's a two in one. Also hoping everyone had a good Fourth!

Day 9: A childhood memory T.V. theme tune

Rocko's Modern Life. I STILL love this show, as dated as it is now.

Day 10: A song from one of your favorite albums

It feels a bit like I'm cheating since Alcehmy Vol 1 by Poets of the Fall is technically a greatest hits, BUT they did include two new songs. And while Can You Hear Me is just wonderful, the lyrics to No End, No Beginning just strike me so much deeper. I think its the "I'm secretly grateful you're sharing this moment with me" that hits me the hardest.

Mmm Poets.

nothing witty here tonight )
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8. A song you used to love but now hate

Urg. That's difficult for me because there's so little that I actually "hate", and generally it takes me hating it from the start.

... I think this is kind of cheating because I can't honestly remember if I DID like it or not, but... in my defense, I was like. Four. I probably did like it until all the name jokes started cropping up.

867-5309 (Jenny) - Tommy Tutone

The 80's were a strange time... )
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6. A novelty song

Nya Nyan Dance - UTAUloids

I STILL LOVE THIS VERSION BEST. Nyan Cat can go choke on a rainbow. Chibi UTAUloids are much cuter. Especially Tei-chan.

crappin' rainbows over here )
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4. A song you can remember your parents listening to

Pretty Maids All in a Row - The Eagles

One of my dad's favorite albums when I was growing up was the Eagles: Hell Freezes Over album. There are so many songs I could pick just from that band alone, and most people probably at the very least know Hotel California (which was featured on the album as it was their reunion tour) but as much as I love that song... honestly my favorite is a toss up between New York Minute and Pretty Maids All in a Row.

And since I actually used this once in an RP setting as one character singing it to another in a lullaby... I'uno, this one just speaks to me a little more than New York Minute did when I was a kid.

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Day 3! Wee!

3. A song that reminds you of a night out

I'm On a Boat - The Lonely Island

Okay, stay with me here. Just close your eyes and picture this.

A tiny 5'4" blonde girl in glasses, in a karaoke booth in Seattle, Washington, singing this.

It happened.

A couple of years ago [ profile] mellonemrys  and I went up to Seattle to visit my sister, Koto and go to a small anime convention called ChibiChibiCon. The first night there Koto rented a karaoke booth for us in downtown, which included getting us and our various friends and cohorts alcohol. About halfway through the night Koto saw that "I'm On A Boat" was on there and, giggling the entire way, put it in for her turn. And she did it. The whole song. Swears and everything. It was BEAUTIFUL.

The best thing?

The machine glitched and played it TWICE. By the end we were all in to it. It was ridiculous and so much fun.

did you know that "meme" comes from the phrase "memetic mutation"? )
jenioctavia: (Riiiiiiiight....)
2.  A song from the first album you ever bought.

Ahahaha... ohman... this. This going to date me.

The first album I ever bought... you ready for this? Are you?

The first album I ever bought myself with my own money was..

The soundtrack to SpaceJam.

Yup. I was thirteen. I WANTED the soundtrack to Dangerous Minds but it had that damn parental warning on it and I couldn't get it, so I settled for one of my other favorite movies which was, at the time, SpaceJam. Crazy, right?

Anyway... it wasn't a BAD album perse but it wasn't the best music either. Of course I think EVERYONE who was around during that time remembers how Fly Like An Eagle (remade by Seal) and I Believe I Can Fly were on the radio CONSTANTLY because of it. So... I'll spare those songs and pick something else.

I honestly liked the Monstar's Theme (Hit 'em High) a lot. It's one of the few off the album I still listen to besides the title song and Fly Like An Eagle. Plus the video isn't horrible! And yes I have it on iTunes now. :P I'm a dork.


Meme (How many people are gonna post a Rickroll on day 100?) )
jenioctavia: (Haruhi Slumps)
I know I said I was going to finish those entries about what happened to my mom a while ago, but my desire to write lengthy things kind of went the wayside when school started. But yay I'm back at LCC!

Anyway, I will continue some day, but for now, lets have a meme.

Jacked from [ profile] dandywonderous 

Day 1 - A song you know all the lyrics to

Ohgod I know so many... I think right now the ones I know the best are Poets of the Fall songs (which will probably get put on here a lot) just because I listen to them CONSTANTLY. And "Stay" is still among my top favorites by them (though "No End, No Beginning" is edging its way up there. God that one is beautiful.)

Aaand I can't find a lyrics video, so I'll just link to the official site for lyrics.

"Stay" Lyrics

Meme details! )
jenioctavia: (Bow twitch)
Person Wallpaper Meme!

01. Anyone who looks at this entry has to post this meme and their current wallpaper at their Live Journal.
02. Explain in five sentences why you're using that wallpaper!
03. Don't change your wallpaper before doing it! The point is to see what you had on!

Mmm pretty boys... )
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It's midnight, it totally counts as day two. Also spoilers for Season 8/9 of CSI in this one.

2. Your least favorite character )
jenioctavia: (Greg's Giggle)
Figured I'd give this a shot, because honestly, how often do I even update?

Took me forever to figure out WHAT series I should do (since Vocaloid has no story, xxxHoLic is rather limited on the character front, Myst is too complicated, and I seem to lack opinions on characters when it comes to Avatar: The Last Airbender and Fullmetal Alchemist. That or I just haven't thought about it much) until I realized, oh, it's staring me in the face as in my huge collection of CSI DVDs, the manga, the Behind the Scenes book and three of the novels. Yeah, they're all sitting on my bookshelf. Durr.

Anyway. Let's get this party started I guess?
Day 1: Favorite Character )
jenioctavia: (Riiiiiiiight....)
Ganked from Silver
➊ If you're on my friends list, I want to know 35 things about you. I don't care if we never talk, or if we already know everything about each other. Short and sweet is fine.
➋ Comment here with your answers and/or repost the questionnaire on your own journal.

01) Are you currently in a serious relationship?
02) What was your dream growing up?
03) What talent do you wish you had?
04) If I bought you a drink what would it be?
05) Favourite vegetable?
06) What was the last book you read?
07) What zodiac sign are you?
08) Any Tattoos and/or Piercings? Explain where.
09) Worst Habit?
10) If you saw me walking down the street would you offer me a ride?
11) What is your favourite sport?
12) Do you have a Pessimistic or Optimistic attitude?
13) What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
14) Worst thing to ever happen to you?
15) Tell me one weird fact about you.
16) Do you have any pets?
17) What if I showed up at your house unexpectedly?
18) What was your first impression of me?
19) Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
20) If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
21) Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
22) What colour eyes do you have?
23) Ever been arrested?
24) Bottle or can soda?
25) If you won $10,000 today, what would you do with it?
26) What's your favourite place to hang out at?
27) Do you believe in ghosts?
28) Favourite thing to do in your spare time?
29) Do you swear a lot?
30) Biggest pet peeve?
31) In one word, how would you describe yourself?
32) Do you believe/appreciate romance?
33) Favourite and least favourite food?
34) Do you believe in God?
35) Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?
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jenioctavia: (Holding very tight)
Isn't there some... rule of thumb that injuries, specifically muscle-and-tendon related injuries, always hurt worse the second and third day?

I think I'm on that right now. I was able to hobble around last night without much trouble, which was good for going to the bathroom and getting a drink. But today at about 11 am FedEX was knocking at the door and throwing Roxie in to a fit. Even injured I'm faster than Mom when it comes to walking so I hobbled to the door to answer it (it was her monthly retirement check, which they're SUPPOSED to direct deposit in to her account, fuckers) and went back to bed after.

I got up to go to the bathroom around 2 and ow ohgod. It's way stiffer and sorer than yesterday. Dx

I'm... staying in bed today as much as humanly possible. *s-sob*

Also, have a meme:

mysoundtrackmeme ♫
♪ my thread
jenioctavia: (Doctor Puppet Pals)
jenioctavia: (Family)
Reply to this with the line "I take your life forever, you take my life forever" and I'll give you five questions. Post this in your journal with your own line (WHICH LIZ NEVER MENTIONED. :| )

jenioctavia: (Bitchplease)
This term is going to kill me, I swear.

I won't go in to major details, but long and short of it is that I've been having trouble keeping up in some of my classes. I think I've mostly worked everything out at this point.

What's really going to kill me though?

That damn school. I've gotten sick, STAYED sick for weeks. And today? I fell flat on my face on the sidewalk. My leg and arm are all banged up and my hands got torn up, too.

This is where Greggo's "I'm having a really bad year" icon would be nice to have in my personal journal. For now, I'll just settle with "Bitch, please" because it speaks to how I feel ANYWAY.

... have a meme.

[Stolen from EVERYONE]

Pick a fandom, any fandom I'm in. I will tell you:
1. One True Pairing Ship:
2. Canon Ship:
3. "If this happens I'll stab my eyes out with a spork" Ship:
4. "You are one sick puppy" Ship:
5. "I dabble a little" Ship:
6. "It's like a car crash" Ship:
7. "Tickles my fancy but not sold just yet" Ship:
8. "Makes no canon sense but why the heck not" Ship:
9. "Everyone else loves it but I just don't feel it" Ship:
jenioctavia: (Pretty Panties)
-List your 20 favorite characters from you 20 favorite canons.
-Spot the patterns in other people's choices.
-Bonus points for drawing conclusions about the person's personality based on those choices.

1. CSI - Tie between Greg and Nick. Cathrine comes in a close second.
2. FMA - Roy Mustang. Olivia, again, comes in as a close second
3. Vocaloid - Haku Yowane, hands down.
4. Gorillaz - always been a tie between 2D and Noodle
5. Dr. Who - Madame de Pompador. .. what? She would have been an awesome companion!
6. Myst - Atrus, Aitrus, Ti'Ana all tied because ohgod what stories they have
7. Stargate SG-1 - Dr. Daniel Jackson
8. Gundam Wing - Duo Maxwell
9. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon - Princess Moon, Dark Mercury (tied, again. I just love them as villains)
10. Transformers 07/09 - Sam Witwicky, but a huge tie for second is Bumblebee, Mikaela, Leo and Simmons
11. Spirited Away - Kohaku
12. Avatar the Last Airbender - Prince Zuko
13. Odd Thomas series - Odd Thomas
14. Meloncholy of Haruhi Suzumiya - Itsuki Koizumi
15. Torchwood - Toshiko Sato
16. Ouran High School Host Club - Takashi Morinozuka
17. Princess Tutu - Fakir
18. Dramacon - Matt Green
19. Penguins of Madagascar - Private
20. Ashes to Ashes - Alex Drake

I see no pattern. :|
jenioctavia: (EPIC WIBBLE)

yes I did it >_<

jenioctavia: (EPIC WIBBLE)
Come on guys, you know you want to. 8D

→ why I decided to play this character
→ my favorite scene or bit of interaction concerning this character to date
→ my favorite original aspect about this character (world-building for ocs or head-canon for fcs)
→ the last thing they did "off screen"
→ what their last words would be if they died tomorrow
→ what the next thing I'm doing for them is (narrative, post, shelving, whatever)

» I will tell you what character of yours I'd like to play mine against
» you may ask me a free question if you so desire

(P.S. Finally replaced my old monitor. This new one is so awesome its down right SEXY. Pictures to come.)


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