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Voxumo in History

Posted by Voxumo , in Random stuff Sep 09 2014 · 48 views

You know, sometimes it can be scary, or it can be interesting, when you search your name or nicknames on the internet. Recently I decided I would search my nickname, Voxumo, using google and I came upon this.
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You will notice i highlighted the two instances of the word voxumo. After trying to translate parts of it, it turned out to be Italian and the instances where voxumo is used is referring to a city or town. It is written as though author is telling someone about how a beheading took place in the city/town of voxumo.

The actual translation is something like this

Paolo di s anni, figlio di paolo saniuro, fu decapito nella citta di voxumo. Ma la forella Marta, come fi puo dire, che haueffe collo, e pur l'hebbe per effer recilo, di vn' anno decollata nella medefima citta di voxumo.
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Paul's year-old son paolo saniuro, was beheaded in the town of voxumo. But Forella Marta, as fi can say that haueffe neck, and even the Hebbe for effer recilo, vn of 'year took off in the fame city voxumo.

Some words were apparently unable to be translated as you can tell, but still it is interesting to see the context in which it was used. The book in which I found this can be found here, and the actual title of the book, which was published in 1653 translates to The East India business subject to the Gospel. It should be noted that trying to find a place called Voxumo, turns up no results.

So all in all, it is neat what you discover about a name one the internet sometimes, afterall I had no idea about this when i started using the name Voxumo.


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Makutafest Vahi

Posted by Voxumo , in Bionicle stuff, Bzpower stuff Aug 22 2014 · 141 views
Vahi, Swert, Makuta, Bionicle
Makutafest Vahi Well I recently got Swert's Vahi in the mail last tuesday, and after some building I can say it is officially together. The Entry image shows it's comparison in size with the regular set vahi.

I want to say thanks to swert again for creating such an awesome piece of bionicle memorable, and being willing to part with it.

I did infact attempt to wear it, and now i remember why no images of myself exist, except this one now.


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Anticipation

Posted by Voxumo , in Bzpower stuff, Gaming Jul 08 2014 · 87 views
Bionifight, Voltex
You know recently I have been thinking about a certain game that was hosted a while ago, bionifight. I don't know what has spurred this sudden excitement but I am really looking forward to Voltex's sequel to his Award-winning Bionifight Ultimate game.

Perhaps I am just suffering from withdrawals?


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Nostalgia: Digimon world

Posted by Voxumo , in Gaming, Life and many other things Jun 12 2014 · 82 views

Nostalgia: Digimon world It was sometime in 2001, I was 8 and recently gotten a new game for my Playstation; Digimon World. It would become the first game I was mad at.
 
While I sincerely enjoyed this game I will always remember the frustration I had with it. I could never bloody figure out to transform/evolve/etc my digimon's form. See apparently my mother bought the game pre-owned and it never came with it's instructions. Given that at the time we didn't have a computer I could just look it up on the web, nor would i likely had even known how to given I was only 8 and had never worked a computer ever. So alot of my game experience was spent having my digimon die and be reborn... again and again and again. Now somehow I was able to get it past the baby stage and to the rookie stage... but beyond that never and even then i am not really sure how i did it. I think my mind was assuming it was like pokemon where do a certain amount of stuff/training and it will evolve naturally. 
 
To this day I wish I could find the game and just play it so that i could finally know what the heck I was doing. I did spend alot of the game fishing though. I could fish up a storm! But ask me to battle.... well I was not your man.
 
OOH! And for the longest time I could not freakin remember the title of the game. Only today did i rediscover it by searching 'Digimon games for the playstation 1'. So at least now I can reference it instead of looking like a complete cool dude. Still look like a partial one but at least not a complete one.
 
So yeah that brought up some nostalgia. First bad experience with a video game.
 
*ponders* I still don't know what happened to that game


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Clumsy Cat

Posted by Voxumo , in Life and many other things May 27 2014 · 160 views

Clumsy Cat So not more than 5 minutes ago my cat, gir, was laying on the edge of my bed sleeping peacefully. Apparently he decides to wake up and stretch while rolling over. Long story short he managed to roll right over the edge, though there was a brief moment where he clung to the sheet with wide eyes before falling to the ground... I have never laughed so hard at my cat. Then when he gets back up he still has this dazed kind of look on his face.
 
Mind you this the first time he has ever been that clumsy in four years


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Moved

Posted by Voxumo , in Life and many other things Apr 20 2014 · 113 views

Well finally got moved into my new place.. after a year of no hot water and having to boil water when i wanted to take a shower I am finally in a place with running hot water.. far bigger than my last place and life is generally good. Still have alot of boxes to unpack but right now i am sore from all the lifting and what not I have had to do.


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Bionicle Hitman VI: Final Hour!

Posted by Voxumo , in Bzpower stuff Apr 16 2014 · 89 views
game, Hitman
So Shadow Flaredrick is running a Hitman game and we need people. Come and Sign up folks. You won't be disappointed.
 
Bionicle Hitman VI: Final Hour! Guns, Explosions, and hoardes of enemies that no one can count!
 
And for a limited time if you sign up now I will promise not to use the Icepick of Doom! Once in a lifetime offer


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YAY!

Posted by Voxumo , in Random stuff Apr 13 2014 · 109 views

I am so bloody excited for may.. Attack on Titan is coming to toonami.. So bloody excited


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Acetone and Spray Paint

Posted by Voxumo , in Random stuff Apr 04 2014 · 93 views

*Smirks* 
Pure acetone will remove spray paint from bionicle pieces. However give or take 2004 and back pieces it will also cause the soft plastic to literally dissolve.
 
Spray-painted a bunch of masks and other pieces a long time ago.. about 2011. Been trying to figure out what I could use to remove the spray paint. Tried many things including bleach but surprisingly 100% acetone will remove it with a bit of elbow grease. It is kind of neat for the spray paint actually like shrivels up and then it just kind of slides off.
 
So yeah little fun fact for you folks. Oh and 2005 on pieces it does not seem to ruin the actual plastic.


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The Art I Do

Posted by Voxumo , in Art Apr 04 2014 · 70 views

Well I decide I might as well share some of the most common art I do over on DeviantArt
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As you can see I do mostly recolors and fusions of pokemon sprites.. Frankly my favorites of my work is the Dark Scizor, The Pidgeot, Arcune(The Arcanine and Suicune fusion) and the Volcasaurs. The Volcasaurs were among the most difficult due to I had to create those flames from scratch.
 
Also here are some of my more recent pieces
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Ho-Oh and Flareon fusion. Was a piece someone on DeviantArt requested.
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Ferrotang, a Ferrothorn and Metang fusion
 
So yeah this is alot of the art I do. Surprised I hadn't posted this earlier
 
 






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One Of My Fav Poems

FIRE AND ICE
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great,
And would suffice.
BY ROBERT FROST