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Jul. 24th, 2016

I missed my LJ anniversary yesterday!

15 years, dears. 5 years at chibicelchan and almost 10 here.

NEXT YEAR

I WILL HAVE SPENT

HALF OF MY LIFE

ON LIVEJOURNAL


WOW.
I had a successful geek moment. I was reading the novelization of Relics, and in it, one of the characters in 2294 was talking about how he never wanted to be on a Constitution-Class starship like his friends.

And I'm like... they didn't still use Constitution-class ships in 2294. There's no way.

So I pop over to Memory Alpha and BAM, I'm right! 2250s-2270s. And the weird possible refit from the 2270s or 80s a la the new ent from TMP. (And MAYBE the enterprise-A, I don't know)

So I GUESS maybe the guy is in his 40s or something and wanted to be on a constitution class ship as a kid. But I DON'T KNOW. The way it was worded... eeeennnh.

Other stuff in the book is great, at the beginning Scotty is literally reading a book called "The Laws of Physics". LOL GET IT.


I guess the long and short of it is that if you're actually knowledgeable about Trek, reading shit is fun. 

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Chekov was barely in any of the promos. Chekov's poster was one of the last ones to come out.

Me, joking to my dad: "They're gonna kill him off, just watch. To show how dire the situation is, they're gonna kill Chekov."

Anton Yelchin died today.

FUCK!

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I made all my old entries private, just because I was too lazy to go through one by one and individually mess with each and every of the thousands of entries. Ehhhhhhh laziness.

IF there was an older entry that I made private and you want to see it, lemme know! <3 
"Donald Trump's ideas aren't just different, they're dangerously incoherent. They're not even really ideas, just a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds and outright lies. He is not just unprepared, he is temperamentally unfit to hold an office that requires knowledge, stability and immense responsibility"
Survey:

"From which company would you buy a self-driving car?"

My answer:

"Knight Industries."


Only Richard Basehart can make my dreams come true. ;o;

A curious reverie

Dammit, I had such a lovely dream about VTTBOTS that I don't know how I will document it without losing some of the awesomeness... but document it I must.

Party BoatCollapse )

Anyhoo. I strongly strongly doubt that I'll ever write this as a proper fic because the terminology alone would end it right there. But I'm really pleased that at least in my subconscious, everyone stays mostly in character! That's never happened before.

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Mar. 28th, 2016

Tomodachi Life threw me a party, awwwww. And Diane said, "You're 31? No way! You look so much younger!"

THANK YOU BLOCK OF PIXELS. 😭

THAT's what I forgot!

I missed my 14th LJ anniversary! I began my old account on July 23, 2001, this one in late 2006. Of course I consider July 23 to be the big anniversary date because all I did was switch accounts.

Fewer people are using LJ than were last year (er... probably) and a lot of days I can't even remember to post. But LJ is still my home and I'll stay here until they kick me out. <3

"Frank the goat appreciates your call."

Puffball Mushroom

My dad wanted to go out and take a picture of a strange plant in the yard. He brought in his camera and showed it to me, exclaiming, "That's no moon!"

IT SURE LOOKED LIKE THE MOON. A huge round, white thing that looks like a golfball.

"What is it?!? Are you sure it's not a bug's nest?! What IS it?!?!?"

"A puffball."

Googled it. Sure enough, it's a Puffball Mushroom. They can grow to immense size and are highly prized by mushroom... enthusiasts. Who knows how we got one growing in our yard.

MASHOOM