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A Bit of Trivia About Me

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life Sep 27 2012 · 116 views

If you go on Google and search "ibrowvoltex", every single result on the first page is me! :D

That said, there's some stupid google site that I didn't even know they gave me. Stupid Google connected-ness. >.>

EDITEDITEDIT

I looked through the total of four pages - aside from only two results that were in some asian dialect I couldn't understand, every single result was relating to me (thanks Zakaro, your banner turned up several times). Guess I'm 100% unique on the internet! Woot woot!


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Those of You With the Photoshop Skills

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life Sep 21 2012 · 116 views

If you are having them and willing to aid me in creating a logo, could you comment here/pm me if you want to help?
Mostly I just need you to crop something and turn it mostly transparent, two things I am horrendous at. And by horrendous, I mean I can't crop Bionicle or Hero Factory because I am just terrible that way.


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Photoshop CS6

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life Sep 15 2012 · 79 views

I just downloaded the 30 day trial last night, to see if I like it more than Photoshop Elements (sort of guaranteed already, considering you can open layer sets).

Question is: will I want to upgrade to CS6 permanently once the month is up?


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Embarrassing Is When...

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life Aug 30 2012 · 144 views

You're out doing a paper route, having a great time because it's early evening and just beginning to get dark, the weather is wonderful, and you know you'll be getting rid of the route in two weeks.

Then some eleven or twelve year old girl takes one good look at you, decides you're cute, and decides to follow you for 20 minutes, eventually asking you out to some club or something that you've never heard of after living in this town for three years.

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iBrow On: Voltex

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life, BZPower Aug 27 2012 · 121 views

I've been asked where "Voltex" came from. What it is, how I came up with it, why do I use it, and so forth. So here's a short blog entry detailing it.

I was recently away for a month at a Leader in Training program at a camp I go to. At this camp, each LIT and staff member is given a special "camp name", one that nobody has ever -or will ever- have. It has to do with legacy, and leaving your mark. That said, "Voltex" is mine.

I am a storyteller, as should be evident by my rank title. I also ran a session on storytelling while I was there, and so they related me to Shakespeare. From Shakespeare they went to Benvolio from Romeo & Juliet, which I shortened to Volio. However, Volio doesn't quite have the ring to it I was looking for.

I worked with some friends, shifting the letters around, and came to Vortex. It wasa perfect, but unfortunately someone had already taken the name. I went cheap and shortened it to Tex, working in a Red vs. Blue reference, but to no avail- Tex was taken as well.

I pondered for a day and then decided to combine Volio and Vortex- that's how I got Voltex.

And there you have it.


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I'm Back

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life, BZPower Aug 25 2012 · 114 views

With that said, name change has taken place. Explanations later if I feel like it, but rest assured you'll probably be calling me Voltex for a long time.

iBrow Voltex. Has a ring to it, eh?

-iBrow/Voltex


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Today is Awesome

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life, BZPower Aug 12 2012 · 149 views

Just as a note, I'm not actually on right now- this entry has been typed July 28th, 2012 before I left for a month. =P However, that doesn't change the fact that today is my birthday.

So I'm now 16, so woop dee doo I suppose. Time to drive and such. However, I thought I'd put a shout out here to a few other awesome people that have today listed as their birthday:
  • Kanohi Volitak - I've never actually seen this member, but the Volitak is easily my favourite Kanohi, so kudos to whoever this is.
  • Emperor Kraggh/Merida - Your reviews are pretty awesome, and I enjoy reading them (obviously). Keep them coming.
  • The_Professor - Never seen this person either, but a cool display name.
...you know, when I first looked at the list a few weeks ago I thought there were more. Oh well, two unknown members have now been given the spotlight momentarily by yours truly. Happy birthday you two. And to Emperor Kraggh.

Anyway, see you all in 2 weeks!! =D


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My Computer Returns

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life, BZP Library Jul 28 2012 · 105 views

...just in time for me to leave for a month. Wonderful. Anyway, I might be able to update Tahu vs. Tahu tonight, and How to Be a Hero if I'm lucky.

Expect Bionifight 5 stuff when I return, however. Priority one when I get home will be to make a banner for this game.

-ibrow
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Hello From The Past!

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life Jul 11 2012 · 87 views

Currently I am probably toiling under the hot, unforgiving sun at a volunteer camp while you all enjoy BZPower. B-)

If not, I'm probably outside toiling in the constant downpour, wondering how this terriblle weather is even possible.

If that all fails, I'm probably sleeping, which these days seems to do absolutely nothing in making me not tired.

I return soon!


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The Nightly Ibrow

Posted by Voltex Oblige , in Life Jul 03 2012 · 98 views

Just kidding I'm not actually gonna start doing these. My summer is too busy for that stuff. B-)