Sunday, February 28, 2010

Last post of February is tagged

It was a rare occasion last Friday that Nicholas finally agreed to meet after months of his reluctance. When Nicholas hinted his initiative, my first response was a big big yes. I think it should be the same to Pikey haha. How could we say no? Metaphorically it is the rise of the sun in the north. My hands are wet and my heart palpitates when meeting new friend. Now to meet 5 other people altogether was... OMG I almost tfk ffk that day. Never had I been to a group meeting but I braced and greeted Pikey, Bernard, Nicholas, William and Cheryl. I must also say that my smile upon greeting was a nervous one. Their comment was "Jino is cool". How true is it? All I did was remain quiet and static. Anyway, thanks Pikey for yong tau foo and thanks Cheryl for the drinks. Thanks to Nicholas for being quiet with me and thanks Bernard for not speaking up too. And thanks William for everything else lol.

To reply Eric's courtesy in tagging me, I would do gladly reveal some facts about myself. Some facts about me which you might already know or have not realized. I don't mind being tagged but to tag others is my least favourite hobby. So if anyone is interested, follow the tag as you please.
  1. I am a DBKL among my friends. The leftover garlic in sayur goreng, the sauce on the plate, ice, bones... I lick almost every plate clean, literally. Most of my friends beh tahan me. It's an old habit and doesn't look nice especially in front of new friends. What I want to stress is I don't waste food.
  2. I hate sea. There was once in Lang Tengah when everyone was snorkeling, the waves sent me far away from everyone, from the ship. And being a non-swimmer, I shouted for help. It was so embarrassing and dangerous that I swear I will not go to pool or sea anymore. Besides, sea is so unpredictable. To that, it claims so many lives even the pro-swimmer. More importantly, I don't have good body to show so swimming is my least favourite sport.
  3. I never deny I am hamsap. I am a pervert. I have high sex drive. I just don't show it. I love sleeping naked and waking up when I am warm and the sheets are cool. Only if I have the chance to do it.
  4. If you are interested to know of why my main email has the name Lenard, I will tell you here. Don't guess, it's not part of my IC. It was because during my driving school lesson in 2005, I thought of getting a cool English name for myself. In the class, there was a lengzai name Lenard, so I took his name and make it mine. After creating the email, only I realized that I should spell Leonard instead of Lenard. However, no one ever calls me by this name.
  5. And then why Jino? This name was accidentally created in the early secondary school. My middle name JINQ on name tag was mistaken as JINO when read from far. At that time everyone was new to the school, so calling out wrong name was understood. This mistake slowly became a disease and spread so fast, everyone calls me Jino and not my real name. I was pissed at first but soon realized that the name can actually cleared many other complications. Therefore the name lasted to now, total up to 11 years.
  6. Then mana datang Ultraman? Let me answer this too. Initially I like Doraemon so much that my friends gave me Doraemon plushies and keychains and poster during my birthday. But during 2008 Valentine's, Edwin gave me my first Ultraman. I asked why and he replied "'Coz you like Ultraman, right?". I was confused but I managed to come out with a reply "Err ya lor". Haha that day onwards I received more Ultraman, thus I transformed from a cat robot to Ultraman.
  7. I have chilli intolerance. Not to the extent that I will lay in hospital when I digest a chilli. I suffer diarrhea from eating chilli. Speaking of diarrhea, I cannot take KFC too. A piece of chicken or burger is enough to increase 5 times my normal toilet visit.
  8. No matter what you guys think about me, you cannot change the fact that I do not believe in God. I respect your religions so please do not question my free-thinking. I can be very sensitive when you try to influence me. And also, I don't like to go temple.
  9. I entered schools which do not offer Chinese class. Therefore I do not have formal Chinese education and that makes me a banana. But I am fortunate that my family speaks Mandarin, my Teochew relatives speak Hakka, my primary school friends speak Malay and Cantonese with me, my VI friends speak English and my uni friends communicate in Mandarin. Thanks to them, I can speak diverse languages, quite fluently if I may say. At several occasions I learn to recognize Chinese characters from song lyrics, especially Rynn's.
  10. I don't fancy alcoholic beverages because I know I have low tolerance of alcohol. I am easily drunk and then start to spit out secrets. Please don't force me drinking.
  11. I don't have a sweet tooth. I hate sweets such as mentos. But if you have sugus, I don't mind having one. Only sugus please. Although I don't like sweet food, desserts are acceptable. As a side note, I don't like snacks. I cannot afford big tummy so I must control my diet!
  12. Edwin likes to countdown. In contrary, I do not like countdown. The main reason is because the place will be overly crowded. I will sweat. Whole body will turn sticky. If the oxygen level drops, I can faint there. My ears cannot take the boom boom blasting sound as my ears are half spoiled already. I really hate countdown not because I don't like to countdown but is because I don't like countdown. Whatever.
  13. I am a poor student. Unlike most people in my age who has already gone working, I am still here studying my degree. That also explains why I am so poor and cannot afford shopping. If there's something I am proud of, it will be my desktop and my camera. I bought them with my hard earn money. Hence, they are my baby no. 1 and no. 4. Imagine I sayang them more than my mum.
  14. Not sure if it's related to my nature or not, but I don't tend to hang around with girls. Maybe because I originated from a boy school when I reached my puberty that causes this. Till now, most of my close friends are male. Hey, boys are cool!
  15. Yesterday was so special that I actually rise to the top for the first in my life. Usually Edwin will make me sink to the bottom. Guess that now versatility should take place XD
  16. I don't fancy drama. Be it Chinese or English dramas, I don't like to sit down for so long and rush all dramas in a night. I am not the type who can sit still and enjoy movie. However, I like watching movies in cinema.
  17. I have bad brain. I am absent minded. Edwin told me he had fried rice for dinner 3 minutes ago. 3 minutes later I asked when will he take his dinner. 10 minutes earlier he said he's in Tesco. 10 minutes later I asked why is his house so noisy. No wonder he's so pissed off  >.<
  18. I can sleep on any bed. So don't invite me to your bed or I will sleep on it. In another word, I am a pig. I love sleeping!
  19. My house has no mirror. I hate toilets with mirror. 'Coz with mirrors around I get to see how ugly I am. And I hate to think that I am ugly although it is an undeniable fact.
  20. I love cold water bath. I bathe minimum 3 times a day. If I have nowhere to go, I bathe 5 times a day. I know I waste a lot of water but with the weather these days, bathing is the only way I cool myself. No doubt cold water is refreshing. You should try it more often.
  21. I am very kiamsiap. 'Coz I am very poor. I can be calculative when it comes to money. I seldom treat anyone so make sure to nod your head when I say I want to belanja you.
  22. I've never been out of Malaysia. The furthest I've been were Layang-Layang, Genting and Langkawi. My first oversea vacation should either be Singapore or Canada. Don't ask why. Instinct.
  23. I bite fingernails. Another old habit of mine. I don't have nice fingers so can you please not look at mine?
  24. Extra: What does it mean by the quote "A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot"? If you think it's obscene, think about this: If the quote is extracted from Pochahontas, how obscene do you think it can be?
I realized I can be very negative at times. I can be ignorant. But old dog doesn't learn new trick. That's me. Boring facts? Yea I am a boring guy but if you want to know more about me, MSN me la.

[Jino] - A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

And then CNY

As if practical reports are not enough, now this. I hate event-based blogging which is similar to writing report. It restricts my creativity so much, I don't feel to write anymore. But I have to write to keep tract of what I've been up to.

Reunion night
All the time, it is a tradition every family member has to meet in my grandparents' house for reunion, although we meet almost every week. This day is very special because children like me are not allowed to speak in adults' talk. Besides, tv is prohibited. Everyone must stay in the house and 'enjoy' the day. Being distanced from my brother and cousins, I wanted to sleep badly but no bed was prepared. While my cousins brought along their DiGi broadband to SDO in Vaio and branded mini notebooks, I was left with only my phone to endure the night. To make situation worse, Edwin's phone battery died and no way he could recharge it without a charger. Fortunately, few out of the ordinaries, namely Jeff Chuah, Christ Lee and Gregory Wong, were willing to spend their precious time and credit to sms me. Their messages indirectly replaced the boredom and here I would like to thank them for their kindness.

First day
Again it is a tradition to meet everyone in grandparents' house and collect angpao. Yada yada... Few hours later, we watched 大兵小将 in Midvalley. After movie I walked to Isetan just to realize that it was closed while Robinson sold the jockstrap at higher price. Yes jockstrap. I plan to start collecting underwear, though the idea might sound crazy to everyone. Damn why must Isetan closed on this day? We didn't take long to defeat the crowds and traffic, and headed to grandparents' house again to spend the rest of the day. Again I thanks Jeff and Greg for their smses. I will rot if otherwise.

Second day
Headed down to Pavilion with friends for 2 movies consecutively, 锦衣卫 and 花田喜事. Tut Tut, the assassin in 锦衣卫 can use Shihoin Yoruichi's trademark move, Utsusemi! So gaya! While hanging around  Parkson before the movie started, I spotted the same underwear I saw in Isetan. This time with additional 10% discount. Sadly, my wallet wasn't thick enough to purchase it.

Third day
Planned to settle some business in Damansara Damai but realized that no office was going to open on public holiday. All because we were so confused with the dates. As a change of plan, we fixed ourselves impromptu 蘇乞兒 in Pavilion with mother-in-law. Following the movie was a visit to Edwin's aunt's house. Due to some reasons, I don't want to do relative visit with him anymore.

Fourth day
After dropped by Damansara Damai, it's a visit to Edwin's godmum's house. Honestly, so many people and I know none of them. In the end we slipped out the house and lepak in Leisure Mall. I really swear I will never do relative visit with him again. Don't force me. I should have visited Simon, not his relative.

Fifth day
The original plan was to stay at home but a plan is a plan. Sometimes a plan are not meant to be followed. My mum's ass was so itchy she couldn't stay at home. So, we watched 72家租客 in TGV Sunway, and dinner in Ole-Ole Bali. There, gone my only resting day at home during CNY, with her.

Sixth day
Finally, a simple hangout with Edwin, just the 2 of us. Yay! We had 大日子 and Valentine's Day in Pavilion. Almost cried in 大日子. At the time I was about to pay the jockstrap in Parkson Pavilion, I realized. I realized there's few colours available. Blue, red and black but they don't have my favourite white. Haiz...

Including Percy Jackson the day before reunion dinner, count the pictures and that's the sum of movies I watched in a week of CNY. Normal, or a lot? Tiring but the most productive CNY in recent years.

p/s: I am still in holiday mood despite the resume of classes. So angpao via e-banking and pos laju is welcomed.

[Jino] - A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Valentine's Day 2010

Quite a lengthy one today. Deal with it.

Part of being a good lover is the ability to take care of every detail meticulously, no matter how trivial it might seem. A good lover does not require so much an extensive as a varied romance. The difference between love and romance is quality and only great men (such as us, or only me?) can afford a simple love. Anyone can be romantic from time to time, but a good lover is something we have to be at all times while taking confident strides.

February 12 2010

The 12th of February was a Friday like no other. While most people were enjoying their back-to-hometown journeys, or sleeping in, some were required to wake up early to witness the great day of romance. It is  an undeniable fact that the romantic season and the day Valentine go hand in hand.

Mind you, you can go crazy just by driving around Midvalley looking for parking these days. While Premier parking in The Gardens offers ample availability, shortened and air-conditioned walkways to the mall, security guards on patrol to watch over the cars, which at the least is 2 thumbs up as compared to Zone A, B C, U, it is compensated by the high parking charges. It can go double or worse, triple than normal. Given choice, we won't want to park in Premier but luck was not on our side as we had no choice. We endured the high rate, hence the new experience T.T

We were next troubled with movie tickets. Theoretically speaking, GSC have lines and lines forming already in the late morning. To pass through will consume too much of time, we definitely had not much. While scratching the head to figure this out, we were greeted by GSC Signature. Unlike other cinemas, this place is quiet and grand outwardly. 60 bucks for Gold Class was out of question, which is why we headed to the Premier counter. Unexpectedly and to my disappointment, Premier Class offers less movie options. We wanted 大日子 so badly but wish not granted. Premier, yet again, that being said means extra charges for extra features. Honestly I wasn't aware of the couple seats in Premier Class till today. Pay more to feel more. See? Yet another new experience.

As for lunch, we were seated in an isolated corner of Sushi Zanmai where we had every chance to feed each other. Not to mention it's a strategic spot for sight-seeing tours of the chef and some lengzai patrons across the tables. The dishes were rated A, if not A+. Do I need to describe how much I like the food here? Hopefully not. Nice experience again, to him. Speaking of Japanese food, Jogoya is rubbish and not worth comparing.

The GSC Signature were wisely designed for couples, if you ask me to comment. Divided into many separated couple seats, the people occupied the seats, in youngs and olds. Being the only couple of the same gender in the hall, we attracted quite an attention ourselves. When Edwin retreated to washroom in the middle of Percy Jackson, there was this particular lengzai who sat behind us I kept looking at. I prefer the guy behind more than Percy. There's no reason to resist a lengzai, right? It's a nature in us. Ouch! Later kena cubit >.<

The outing more or less ended after the movie. Edwin gave me a present - 4 leaf clover. Huh? His ex's favourite, and he gave to me. Hmm... Can anyone teach me how to think properly? Anyway he is better than me - I have nothing for him in return.

Not done yet, the day briefly ended with a dinner with mother-in-law in Pudu, then yumcha with my ex, XB in Wangsa Maju. The night ended with xxx. A great deal of time had passed and all that fun came with a price - lack of sleep.

Sadly this is all I have to share. This year's Valentine was a simple yet undoubtedly momentous. This year was especially special to me since I was not required to come out a single cent out of my wallet.

Last but not least, I shall allow the pictures to do the talking.

Read yourself
One of the lengzai chefs

2 Ocha and Choco Banana Parfait

Toro Salmon, Nama Hotate, Chuka Idako, Inari Kanimayo

 Soft Shell Crab Maki, Negitoro and Salmon Ikura Temaki


Agedashi Tofu

Taken in Zanmai

Taken in Signature

 Valentine present?

Oh yea before I forget. Back in The Gardens there is something I would like to get for myself at the entrance of Isetan Men's Department. Be it a Valentine's or CNY present, a reward is a complete motivation. There's a slim chance I will use it 'coz I don't like it but as a collection it may look kinky ^^. Probably will post in my next post XD.

Happy Valentine's Day to all couples in the world. Worry not. Singles will also receive my hug, literally.

[Jino] - A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot

Monday, February 8, 2010

That loneliness was totally uncalled for

The previous Saturday was fine. My mum was about to head off to Midvalley for Woohoo 大日子 with my brother when she asked if I want to join them. What for? I have no purpose there and I am sure they know how to enjoy without me. Imagine paying movie for less a head, paying lunch for less a head, car burden less a head. The more the merrier does not apply 'coz I am a minority. 

Anyway, I had plans in my head for myself.

From the day I addressed you as my bf, there was no once I enter a cinema without you. Never without holding your hand. But on the fine Saturday morning, 11.50 a.m., I marched into hall 7 of Pavilion GSC. For first, my hands were empty. 

Before the Avatar started, I took some glances around. On the right of B05 were a pair of couple, aged in their late 20s and dressed in couple shirts. While 2 seats away from my left was a cute young school boy with his mum.

Our hands never let loose. I can feel the tightened grip of your hand in some scenes.  Especially the horror movies. Your hands kept me warm when I was cold. Occasionally I looked at you, just to learn that you were staring at me too. Your smile, can be very sweet and cute at times gave me no reason to not lay my lips on yours. I sometimes tried to flee open your zippers but you insisted to do it at home. Hmm... But these were lacking on the fine Saturday morning.

Watching movie alone in different status: single and attached; gave 2 different experience to me. I've tried both. Avatar was a nice movie. Too nice to be true I would say. Only if you were here, the day would be better. We would drop by Krispy Kreme. You have your weird weird donuts while I have my standard Original Glazed. Somewhere in a corner of Pavilion, we would recall the scene where we argued till I cried and then laugh like an idiot. All because you entered my phone pin number wrongly for 3 times. It was so trivial but we put up a good fight. Not to forget eye candies session. Our tastes never meet. All your lengzais are Grade C in my list.

Simply said, I am a spoilt brat who is too used to holding hands in the mall. To be fed when dining. To your voice. And the manly odour when you sweat. The excitement when you see cute little children. You are so extraordinary to me that I won't want to try with others.

While I always stress to the singles of how wonderful and lucky they are to remain single for longer time, here I totally fail to feel the pleasure of being a one-day-single boy. I am saturated with your bliss of relationship, to certain extent I don't remember how to enjoy singleship. With the passage of time, you have become part of me. Separation kills. Yes, I am slowly killed by the distance.

I miss you so much, words are not able to describe all.

[Jino] - A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot

Saturday, February 6, 2010

CNY and Valentine's

We are distanced for almost a month but it sure felt like a year had passed. There's a saying "in the blink of an eye," this and that happen. But why? After thousand times blinking I am still here and he's there? With that said, I blinked another thousand times and nothing has changed. None of us bugged an inch.

I damn miss the smell.
Miss the touch.
Miss the smile.
Miss the eyes.
Miss the lips.
And not to forget to miss the xxx...

Both of us have a week off from classes and that was so assuring we're gonna meet. But with your packed schedules, it makes me wonder just how long can we spend the time together in that week? 3 days? 2? Or a day?

I cannot be selfish at this moment. You have your responsibility as a son. So do I. Family reunion is a must in CNY. How boring.

However, that rule only applies on the first day of CNY. In another words, I will be free on the 2nd day onwards. /hint: still waiting for anyone to fill up the slots and date me out.

That aside, I still have no plan for Valentine's. He's supposed to take the turn and plan this year. Ain't too sure if he has a plan ahead but hopefully he has none yet. 'Coz my underwear are as old as 2 years old. Do you hear me? Not that I like to wear but as collection, it's a sound idea, isn't it?

[Jino] - A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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I don't remember when was the last I feel what I currently feel right now. Is this my first time to emo, which explains why I couldn't cope this well? Or is it my inability to clear things up?
  • My mum and I were not in talking terms. I passively layan her whenever she talked to me.
  • But few days ago, my tongue slipped. After remaining quiet in the house for 3 days, my heart softened. I started to talk to her again.
  • Here I thought things are back to normal.
  • Yesterday she mentioned it again. I felt so down and called it a day at 8 p.m. without dinner.
  • Today when I came home early from classes, she showed me a disgusted face. Yea, she might felt uneasy with my presence at home 'coz my return had disturbed the baby's sleep.
  • So? I am not suppose to come home after class, yea?
  • I know. I will stay in library. Stay in uni. Anywhere but not home.
  • Fine. I took my bath and fell asleep after some cry.
  • 3 hours later my phone rang and woke the baby up. Angrily she threw my phone at me and asked me to shut it up.
  • I walked out the room for a second bath. She saw my red eyes but could not come out with anything.
  • "Did someone extort you for money?" is what she could ask.
  • "No" is my answer. Short and simple.
  • I ripped open a Lot10 Sour+ from Kok Fai and popped it into my mouth. Shockingly the taste was awfully plain. Then I reached my hands on susu pekat and tasted it. I tasted a pinch of salt directly with my tongue.
  • Oh no. Tasteless.
  • The dinner just now was rather fast and quiet. I took cili padi to confirm the lost of taste bud.
  • This might due to some kind of mental disorder. I know I will be fine once I cool down. I am in deep shit if I don't fix this.
  • Or rather, on the positive side, everything tastes the same and I won't have a picky tongue anymore.
  • Nevertheless, the root of the problem is not solved.
  • Clear the mist is not my specialty. I will only make it more cloudy.
  • I wish I can go out of this house. Stay at someone's house or talk to someone. Or cry at someone and get some comfort.
  • I can't. 'Coz I don't have anyone nearby.
  • And I still have to uphold certain responsibilities as a son and as a lover.
  • Previously, I intoxicated myself with the abundant thesis workloads.
  • What do I have left now?
  • An umang-umang has a choice to leave its shell as it likes. I don't. Not now.
  • If I have a laptop, I will not choose to write at home.
  • The risk of being caught crying at home is high.
  • I know I won't cry outside.
  • And DiGi broadband is bullying me.
I have accumulating blogs to read from weeks but I could not gather myself to do what I like. I am disordered. I want to shout. I want to bite.

Not in a mood to write good things like I usually do. Bad content, bad choice of words. Forgive me. I don't have place to pour out my feelings. I am sad at the same time hate myself is over sensitive? MSN is not a good choice 'coz I have unstable connection.

I cannot wait for next Friday to come. He is coming back. I have a lot to tell him. The problem is how long more can I stay conscious?

[Jino] - A man's not a man unless he knows how to shoot