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Wish I Could go to BrickFair

Posted by Ballom , Jul 29 2014 · 64 views
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Maaaaan I wish I could go to BrickFair so badly. It looks like it'll be so much fun this year. And I really regret how shy and overall antisocial I was two years ago. There were all of these awesome BZPower folks there who I barely talked to, partly from being really shy and partly from being irritable due to my injury at the time, and I wish I had another opportunity to get to know the people present (and make less dreadful impressions), especially as I joined Flickr around two years ago and have met a bunch more awesome folks through there. Of course, I'm not particularly less shy now, but any difference would be good enough.

Well, I hope in a few years I might be in a position to attend the convention again, at least, at which point hopefully I'll have overcome more of my shyness.

~B~



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Regarding Bionicle's Supposed Return

Posted by Ballom , Jul 02 2014 · 327 views
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Throwing this in a blog entry because B6 just closed the topic. Regarding this: I would be greatly more inclined (read: still not inclined in the slightest) to believe the claims of the topic if the name Bionicle were actually spelled correctly in the title.

Edit: On further sources of information, Ballom updates the status of the rumors to ... plausible. News at eleven.

~B~



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I made a MOC!

Posted by Ballom , Jun 25 2014 · 115 views
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I made a thing for a contest! You should go check it out!


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^ Link! ^

I also posted another two things that I made for my eighth anniversary here. Only one of them is in the thumbnail, so check out the topic for the other and larger shinier pictures!


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^ Link! ^

:br:

~B~



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BBCC History

Posted by Ballom , Jun 17 2014 · 194 views
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So I was just thinking about past BBCCs on BZP, and I ended up digging up an old version of the topic on the Wayback Machine. That nostalgia, man. Too bad the list isn't complete, and a lot of MOCs aren't archived, leaving many dead links. Still, good to look back on.

That got me thinking about how currently BZP doesn't have a history topic for the new forums and the contests we've had here. Someone should compile the list of results for those contests. Given that I have some free time, I was thinking that I might try. If I get all of this put together, hopefully a staff member would be willing to post it as a new pinned topic. I suppose Tufi would be the person to contact about that?

Anyway, food for thought. It would be nice to have a history topic in the BBC forum again.

~B~



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Only Mostly Dead

Posted by Ballom , Jun 10 2014 · 116 views
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*Blow away cobwebs*
 
Well, that school college-type thing kind of wrapped itself up for a bit, and I thought I'd visit good old BZP, and see how things are going around here. I wonder when I last blogged, I think to myself. Twice in the last year, apparently. TWICE. A good indicator of my activity level on BZP recently: abysmally low. Let's try to fix that, then!
 
Sooo, yep. I'm making an effort to actually do stuff on BZP this summer. Although I have a job later, that shouldn't be too much of an impediment. And I have really been meaning to MOC more, and blog more, and finish that story in Epics which I haven't posted in since October 2012. (Nudge nudge, wink wink. A review or two never hurts motivation to continue.  ;)) The new BBC Contest should be fun to enter too.
 
So I'm really actually back this time! I promise! I'm only partly kinda dead, sometimes. Maybe.
 
In other news, I've still been playing Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (after a full year, still at it, as G rank is long), along with just finishing up Kirby Triple Deluxe, and continuing Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze now that I have access to my Wii U again. There's also Wind Waker HD and Pokemon X/Y that I still need to finish someday, but for now the others are winning out.
 
~B~







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Proto History

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3 May 2008 | Dimensioneer | Premier Membership renewed

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If I May Quote Myself

In blog entry "An Analogy -- Life is like a Rubik's Cube: sometimes you need to screw everything up to get it all right."
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In response to Seran's WIP image of his Boxor MOC
Although this may be a completely wild guess, I do believe that is a picture.

In blog entry "Dlakii"
Oh my. I didn't know that they made metal sporks.

In "Is there ever a time when you can't post?"
No, since I can always to to GD and post a couple hundred times. XD

In response to "I've forgotten how to blog"
Click "Add entry". Then enter a moronic title. Then click on the text section, mash your keyboard with your fists for as long as you wish, and post it. Congratulations, you now can blog better than the majority of BZP.

In response to "How often do you accidentally post in the wrong topic?
Never. I have these magical devices called eyes and this thing called a brain which prevent that. They're quite handy.

In "The weakest element"
Xenon, or perhaps Radon and Argon. Really, a Toa of Noble Gas can't control much at all, due to how few things they bond with. Xenon hexafluoride is all that immediately comes to mind, in fact.

In "Hardest thing to MOC"
Fluffy pink tutus. Mainly because of the slight handicap of pink Bionicle pieces not existing.

In "Talking to staff members"
Talking to staff members? Well, I'm generally okay with it as long as I have my pepper spray nearby.

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In "Mask powers"
Hurr durr.

In "What did you do during the downtime"
I sat in a shadowy corner in a fetal position for five days, rocking back and forth in a crazed manner.

In "How do you imagine yourself on BZP?"
I am a Nidoking, obviously. How these stubby little claws are capable of typing on a keyboard I'll never know. :P

In blog entry "Bascula"
Hooray, I'm a geek.

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