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Tomorrow is my last day before spring break! (collapses) Thank goodness. I desperately need to adjust my sleeping habits, and that will be a good place to start. I've been utterly exhausted lately, and I can only attribute it to my habit of getting four-five hours of sleep a night. If you are used to me being available Monday-Friday online, be aware that my schedule is going to be perma-Saturday for a week. I have gtalk on my phone, however, so feel free to poke me there if you like.

Girl!Steve moseys along at 30k. I have revisions that I'm going to make before it's done (much of the reverse pre-plot will have to be cut/condensed, damn it), but my very next scene is due to be Cap Specials and shiny, and then the wrap up. Gail/Stevie is continuing to make me sniffle and cry, however. It's a good thing that's done with. I had to fix my mascara yesterday because of that. *sigh*

I have purchased my spot at [livejournal.com profile] wincon! I still have plane tickets to purchase and hotel accommodations to consider. (Seriously, everyone, this year can we get this done early? It's nerve wracking.) Expect a post on that later, which will mostly be urging those of you who are not WinConners to look around and come geek out with us. I would say that we don't bite, but honestly, I think the only reason I came away without hickeys is sheer bad luck and wasted Patrone. Not making that mistake again.

Okay, enough srs bsns.

The MP3 Shuffle! Stolen from [livejournal.com profile] eowyn_rain. Some of these are such gimmes. Also, I swear that my player has more music than this seems.

Step 1: Put your iPod MP3 Player on shuffle.
Step 2: Post the first line from the first 30 songs that play, no matter how embarrassing the song.
Step 3: Let everyone guess what song and artist the lines come from.


01) Beauty queen of only eighteen by [livejournal.com profile] whimzii
02) If you were gay, that'd be okay
03) All the stars may shine bright
04) Hey there Little Red Riding Hood
05) All the same, take me away
06) Prison gates won't open up for me by [livejournal.com profile] caer_swan
07) I see nothing in your eyes
08) When the sun sets over cherry blossom skies
09) If you want this, if you want this
10) I want you to know that I'm happy for you [livejournal.com profile] velithya
11) I had a dream of the wide open prairie
12) What's the time? It's gotta be close to midnight by [livejournal.com profile] whimzii
13) A dream is like a river, ever changing as it flows
14) Left a good job in the city by [livejournal.com profile] whimzii
15) Just take those old records off the shelf
16) She walks to school with the lunch she packed
17) High is the moon tonight
18) Robert Johnson went to the crossroad
19) Look at me, I will never pass for a perfect bride by [livejournal.com profile] whimzii
20) I learned how to write it when I first started school
21) When you hit rock bottom you've got two ways to go
22) Totemo ureshii katta yo kimi ga waraii kaketeta
23) This time, this place, misused mistakes
24) Walk blindly to the light and reach out for his hand
25) Billy was a small town loner
26) Sono hitomi fukaku umetsukusu tameiki no rasuto nuuzu
27) I can hear the highway calling
28) Blame the winds of chance that blew
29) She turned fifteen with Great Expectations
30) I've been up and down, sideways, crossways

Date: 2010-03-04 07:49 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Default)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
*paws sadly at WinCon*

I fear the American border controls, so I am limited to UK cons. Looks awesome, though!

Yay Spring Break, though.

Date: 2010-03-04 07:51 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Default)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
I should clarify that I am aware places other than the US and UK have cons, but I only speak English and Australia is Too Far and distressingly full of poison.

Date: 2010-03-04 08:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
If you're at all interested, you should chat with [livejournal.com profile] velithya. She's from Australia and has gone to WinCon a couple of times. (She's going again this year, yay!) She could give you some information on US customs and whatnot. Alas, the only experience I have with border issues are being menaced by border agents when traveling in the American Southwest, which I can only assume are different from airports and such.

Date: 2010-03-04 08:21 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Default)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
They will arrest me for being a Commie, or something, I know it. Everyone knows the Brits killed Stephen Hawking with their socialized medicine.

Date: 2010-03-04 08:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
Nah, everyone knows we don't openly arrest people for being commies any more. We just stalk them and tap their phonelines.

Date: 2010-03-04 08:34 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Default)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
Oh, that's cool, I never talk on the phone. The other day my phone rang and I couldn't remember how to answer it, I felt very foolish.

Date: 2010-03-04 08:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
See? You're practically safe!

Date: 2010-03-08 02:32 pm (UTC)
velithya: (sketch!me :D)
From: [personal profile] velithya
should have refreshed the comments earlier. You rang? :D

(also I assume 'distressingly full of poison' is a reference to all our poisonous animals ;P)

Date: 2010-03-08 10:32 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Default)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
Have you ever been arrested by American customs and subjected to invasive searches before being thrown into a dungeon.

From what I've heard, Australia is, like, carved out of a giant block of strychnine and inhabited almost entirely by ambulatory fangs dripping with lethal venoms. Which they shoot at you.

Date: 2010-03-08 11:26 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] velithya
Never! In fact I have never even been delayed! I have been to the US three times now and each time the border people were perfectly polite, checked my documentation etc, and then I was on my way in just a few minutes. :) I mean, I know you heard all these horror stories and all the rest but that certainly hasn't been my experience. Not even the first time when they asked me how I met the friends I was planning on meeting and I said 'on the internet' ;P

Naww that's not true! Most of the poisonous animals cluster around the perfectly safe and inhabitable vehicles and houses, waiting for you to set unshod foot outside ;)

Okay for reals now, unless you are going outback or whatever Australia is pretty urban just like anywhere else. The closest you gotta watch out for are a few spiders, which afaik tends to be pretty much like anywhere else!

Date: 2010-03-04 08:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dieewigenacht.livejournal.com
MEME!

God I love Memes!
But nah, I only know the first two songs...Let's try this.

Date: 2010-03-04 08:33 pm (UTC)

Date: 2010-03-05 02:20 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] whimzii.livejournal.com
1. Maroon 5 "She Will Be Loved"
12. Rent "Out Tonight"
14. a bazillion bands "Proud Mary"
19. MULAN "Reflection"

Aaaand that's all I know. xD Spring Break apparently equals memes on LJ.

"bad luck and wasted Patrone" Okay, seriously, that sounds like a story! If Wincon weren't so close to Dragon*Con, I could probably go. It seems really fun from the lj's description.

Date: 2010-03-05 04:59 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
\o/ All four!

Yeah, there's a lot of memes going around lately.

Last year at WinCon, I spent more on alcohol than I did on my hotel stay. :D But because of the altitude sickness (I'm from sea level and the con was in Denver), I didn't drink nearly as much as I thought I would. Sometimes, I was almost sober. D:

I've never been to a big con, but WinCon is awesome. I have the best time there, and its very cozy and just fantastic.

Date: 2010-03-05 04:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caer-swan.livejournal.com
6 - Nickelback Saving Me.

That's all I have! ;•; Still love me?

Date: 2010-03-05 05:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
Awh. (hugs) I still love you! ♥

Date: 2010-03-06 05:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caer-swan.livejournal.com
Have you friended DRUNKHULK on twitter yet? You kinda should.

Date: 2010-03-06 05:49 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
I've not even heard of DRUNKHULK, and yet I suspect I may already be fascinated. Is DRUNKHULK exactly what it says on the tin?

Date: 2010-03-06 04:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caer-swan.livejournal.com
YES. ALL THE TWEETS ARE IN CAPS TOO SO I LOVE IT JUST FOR THAT.

Cracks me right up.

Date: 2010-03-08 02:35 pm (UTC)
velithya: (Default)
From: [personal profile] velithya
The only one I know is #6 and someone already got it! Well. Unless #10 is alanis morrisette you oughta know, but I'm not sure if the opening line is right!

Date: 2010-03-08 09:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
It is Alanis!

I think that there is a lesson to be learned from this meme. I have really obscure tastes to most of my flist.

Date: 2010-03-08 11:28 pm (UTC)
velithya: (Default)
From: [personal profile] velithya
Well actually I knew number 1 too, but someone had already got that one of course.

I was hoping I might be able to guess the Japanese ones but I couldn't make them fit a tune in my head, and the only one I can reliably recognise (and remember almost all of the words to) is the NGE themesong, so ^^;

Date: 2010-03-09 03:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tsukinofaerii.livejournal.com
Well, number one is well-known. (So are many of the rest too, but apparently my flist does not listen to country!)

They are both, ironically, anime songs, so if you didn't know the show you're unlikely to recognize them. Of all the jpop and jrock I have on my mp3 player, both ended up being geeky.;;;

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