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i can't wait

Posted by Stark , in Film / Shows Dec 06 2016 · 41 views

for transformers 5 to totally jump the shark when they have megatron fight evil optimus prime in the finale

and thus megatron, saviour of earth, becomes the legendary hero he was born to be


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Changing Your Name

Posted by Stark , in Life, Looking Back, BZPower Nov 21 2016 · 135 views

3 (almost 4) years ago I posted some sort of rant about changing your display name on BZPower while browsing through the old times of my blog (and maybe we can discuss my urges to delete all of 2011/2012 later).

Figured I'd do a little write up on the topic again, since my opinion has clearly changed, and did so quite awhile ago.

Back then I used to hate it when people called me anything other than ibrow (which is, somewhat ironically, something I actively dislike being called these days), even if my display name was different. The rant in that old entry wasn't huge, but it is kinda silly.

I suppose back then I found it difficult to adjust to having a new display name, but that's certainly not the case anymore. If I had to pinpoint when that changed, it was probably later on in 2013, when I finally dropped "ibrow" completely and became "Voltex" instead. A change in identity, as it were, would have made it an easier adjustment, though until very late in 2014, most of my names were still modifications of the same name (though it was "Voltex" now, rather than "ibrow").

I mentioned being bothered by people referring to me by the new display name, which is quite silly in retrospect. Not that it's a huge issue nowadays; I've been around long enough and active in enough places (plus, y'know, the shrinking memberbase) that most members I interact with refer to me as Voltex or Tex out of habit - though my aggressive responses towards being called "ibrow" in the past as I tried to remove myself from the name may have helped as well.

Of course, I spent about a year and a half with the display name "Lucina", directly going against both of these. When I was referred to as Lucina by other members it never bothered me, though it was a somewhat rare occurrence, and of course, adjusting to a different name is a non-issue. After a brief stint as "Tex" for familiarity's sake, I am now "Stark", though how long I'll remain so is anyone's guess.

I guess, like most things on BZP and elsewhere these days, my general attitude towards name changes is almost a resounding "meh". I'm not going to be particularly excited with it, though I do make an effort to stick to names that won't embarrass me when I look back at them (I think the name changes I've had in the past that I actively dislike should be quite obvious).

I am operating under a new challenge for any future name changes right now: keep it to one word.
(It's not very exciting).

So that's that, I suppose. Yet another rambling entry on the topic of name changes, which are a frequent enough subject on this blog that I could probably give them their own category (but I won't). In a way, this entry is a comparison of myself now and then, but examining how people work (and how I work/have worked) has always been fascinating to me, so in that sense, rambling on about it isn't very surprising at all.

But in the end, I do have better and more important things to do with my time, so that's all for now.


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another question

Posted by Stark , in Life Nov 16 2016 · 105 views

if you could be any fictional character, who would you be?

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i think that i would want to be iron man, just to fly around in that armor


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a question

Posted by Stark , in Life Nov 14 2016 · 116 views

if you could be someone else for a day, who would you be (and why)?

(real people only, we can have fun with characters later)


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i require some assistance

Posted by Stark , in BZPower Nov 13 2016 · 141 views

i am looking for more gifs to add to the little gif party happening on my blog

so if anyone has any to share that'd be great. just remember to keep the filesize good for bzp.

i also have a rule about not including more than one gif from a franchise/series so the following are already taken care of:
-fire emblem
-tf2
-rwby
-game of thrones
-star trek
-star wars
-undertale
-bionicle


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ask me anything

Posted by Stark , Nov 10 2016 · 280 views

been awhile since i did one i think so like, what the title says

serious and not serious welcome, we are all equals here


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music

Posted by Stark , in Video Games Nov 09 2016 · 82 views

stop it pokemon sun and moon, i don't want to like you

*goes back to listening on repeat*


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name change

Posted by Stark , in BZPower Nov 08 2016 · 76 views

just to spice things up

wanted snow, but that was taken already by some loser who joined in august 2005 and never visited the site again (no i'm not salty at all)


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Vote

Posted by Stark , in Life, Collection Nov 08 2016 · 83 views

Vote Voltex for President today

He might be Canadian
He might have no last name
He might have no credentials beyond "amateur writer"
He might send the USA's debt deeper than ever before by spending every cent of the budget on amiibo
He might use you to conquer Canada

but you know what

that's okay


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waluigi

Posted by Stark , in Collection Nov 06 2016 · 73 views

the waluigi amiibo is everything i had hoped it would be






watch, listen, remember

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