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April 13, 2012


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I am sixteen, going on seventeen...

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 5:05 AM

Actually, that is a lie. I turned seventeen on Wednesday.

Thanks muchly for all the birthday messages! A total of five people sent me the Arrogant Worms Happy Birthday song, which is a new record! (In case you're unaware, this is the song I send to everybody on their birthday.)

Anyway, I've had a very eventful three weeks, but after each day I kept wondering, "Is this journal-worthy? Hm... nah, I won't bother." That included a two-day engineering course, receiving a Gold Award at the National Concert Band festivals (as part of an ensemble, of course), and four days' work experience at Rolls-Royce. The past two days, however... I feel I'm obliged to write about them, no?
I'm seventeen now! Raaagh! :iconweekenddanceplz:

Here follows a list of awesome things that happened (that may or may not be related):

:bulletblue: I got Batman! DanananananananananananananananaBATMAN
:bulletblue: I used the money my Grandma gave me to buy Breakout Rocka 8-)
:bulletblue: I recruited a Feebas on Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue. Awww yeah.
:bulletblue: Razziary made me an awesome Pokéball present:…
:bulletblue: Mum got me a French Horn keyring and a book of Andrew Lloyd Webber pieces, arranged for horn. I spent Wednesday morning blasting these out full pelt.
:bulletblue: I realised that I have two more days' holiday than I'd previously thought. Yessssssss.
:bulletblue: My sister got me a mug with Mario characters on it :D This has earned a place in my Facebook profile picture. That is how cool it is.
:bulletblue: She also got me a tiny blue rabbit plush thing, with a brown moustache. I've named him Mudkip.
:bulletblue: Razziary and another friend (remember The Flute Player From Orchestra from a while back? Yes, her) took me out to see the film Mirror Mirror, which is essentially a Snow White spoof that was much more entertaining than I would've expected =P And by that I mean that it showed a man pretending to be a dog and other people wearing ships as hats, but also had seven actual dwarves (one of whom was Asian!) and puppet monsters. Yeaaah!
:bulletblue: The website is selling a T-shirt with this on it. I'm going to see if I can convince my Dad to let me borrow some cash...
:bulletblue: As a present to myself, I downloaded the Mario Coin sound and made it play whenever I get a text on my phone. 'Tis awesome.

In other news, I may be doing my first attempt at a YouTube MOC review sometime soon. I think I'll start off with the four miniMOCs I have; they're the least likely to fall apart on-camera, right?

That's all from me. Have a nice belated Easter!

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imaNINJA2 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
sounds like an epic b-day
Sagitari-Seiza-1213 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow…Sounds like you had an eventful birthday, Aiden. Glad to hear you had fun. ^_^
wolfbossx Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Tell me Aiden, what is your favorite colour to work with? Also happy, well everything really xD
Rahiden Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oooh, tough question. I've narrowed it down to white and silver. White appears more often than it should on my MOCs, mostly because I can't not use it (white unicorn, white Yanmega wings, Yin on Niyyan, icey Avalanche, white-bellied swordfish...?). Silver, meanwhile, has all the awesome shapes which I can use (notice how Cheetah, Seahorse, Hummingbird and Cancer all focus on using silver pieces in abstract ways?). That said, I haven't really used it as a main colour in ages, so maybe white is the new silver!

What about yours? :XD:
wolfbossx Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Probably black, so many shapes, SO MUCH VERSATILITY! And it goes with most colours.
Rahiden Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I almost said black before, but it's so hard to photograph on its own... ;__;
KuroEtShiro Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012

Just joshing around! XD
Rahiden Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It was too pixellated to mention ;D
AgelessAgera Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Student General Artist
Happy belated birthday
LockmanCapulet Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*reads bullet points* Sounds fun! Glad you had a good one! And I can't wait for your videos!
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