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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

my 2014 yr in summary

the year 2014 is almost over now, so this is a great time to reflect on its results.
in pictures.


this is the Month  where I started joining the Friday GT of my friends from SX8 army.
met a lot of new friends with the same interest and helped each other source out parts
its the month where I discovered that my ECU is damaged, and finally fixed through
a friend.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Rizal day

This is again the time of year for the Filipino Community to plan and make 
preparations  for our annual Rizal Day celebration, which will be held on  
Dec.30, 2017.  this day is a special day for us, for honoring our national hero,  
Aside from  commemorating the martyrdom of Rizal in Bagumbayan, it remind us 
that everyone can be a hero, because all our philippine heroes are not perfect, they 
live a normal eveyrday life, a colorful romantic lovelife, sometimes drunk, cheerful
and most of all I tell you, the romantic loverboy in his time.

Friday, December 26, 2014

firecrackers , fireworks, new years eve.

On New Year's Eve, the last day of the calendar year, many people around the
world cast their minds back on the events of the previous year, usually linking
them with New Year’s resolutions and new plans for the future. At the turn of
the year, they often also practise certain New Year's Eve customs and traditions.

Out with the bad, in with the good: the significance of New Year's Eve customs

Monday, December 22, 2014

the last Royal Postal Heritage Tour of 2014:INTRAMUROS

yesterday was the last day of the Royal Postal Heritage tour and auction by Filipinas
Stamp Collectors Club, I was at Philpost for the auction and after attending the auction
with 2 hours left til sundown, I went with a friend to Intramuros for some more history.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

christmas and gift giving

the organizers had just concluded the 3 day toy convention, wherin  parents flock to
the 2 halls opf Megatrade to visit their  favorite toy booth, to buy presents for themselves
mostly. and for their children and god children. GIFTS. they are associated w/ Christmas.
today is Dec the 15th. salary day. perfect for that Christmas shopping and traffic agony.

its 10 days to go before Christmas its the season of gift giving , Christmas parties, going
to the Mall, kids to the toystore, your  amusement parks and resorts and swimming.

for companies, its the start of the merry making gift giving, monito monita, kris kringle
exchange gifts. I thought before , whoever  invented gift giving during this time of the
year will be the richest inventor dead.

Friday, December 12, 2014

3 days of Christmas toycon 2014

the Christmas Toy Convention is upon us, kids, adult, young at heart, collectors flock
Megatrade yesterday for the first  day of Christmas Toy con.

December 12, its the first day of the Christmas Toycon for this yr, 2014.  this will be more
of a photoblog page. There is a lot of merchandise on sale at megatrade halls 1 and 2, From
customized t-shirts to a photoshop tablet drawing session,  name it, the christmas toycon
has got it. FUNKO POP distributed by Bigboys is also there, these Conventions is a
good venue for online sellers to get a chance to do meet ups with their clients, this time, the
halls of megatrade will be a venue for toy club and hobbyist christmas party.

and dont forget to drop by RETRO TOYS for that childhood dream toy you
would always ask your parents to buy but cannot afford. its time to buy it

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

christmas toycon starts tomorow

Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention, popularly known to us geeks as ToyCon will  start tomorow

Its 13 days before Christmas and to celebrate that,  Asian Comics, Toys and Hobbies
Collective Inc, the organizers Toys and Collectibles Fair is back for its 9th year!
Its more than just a toy convention there is also a Christmas party venue for
all hobbyist, collectors.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

deadly storms of December

from the years after 2008, we have seen typhoons that can only be seen in holywood
perfect super storm movies. the weather patterns are different now, before christmas,
before the year ends,  we are always visited by the last batch of deadly super typhoons.
I never heared of signal no. 4 when I was growing up. this is new to me. but after
Haiyan(2013), the pictures from socialmedia gave a different meaning to the term
supertyphoons, now, I know the extent of damage a 200+kph gust can bring. and
the new term called Storm Surge.

Monday, December 1, 2014

is winning really everything? the Autoliker

Please forgive me for my rant. I recently blogged about a wonderful contest that
gives car enthusiast a chance to win a new washover this Christmas. this is a
great chance for everyone. once selected, you only need to get the most number
of likes, and celebrate using the likes you harvested. simple & fun.  if the LIKES
are really human clicks...........

my friend Veejay Del Rosario from a group which am a member of
called FEROZA-PH recently joined a contest wherein the winner  will
get a fresh coat of paint,- Sponsored. similar to the popular PIMPMYRIDE show
of mtv.  the rules of the contest is simple, get the most number of likes and
shares in 4 days and win 25,000 worth of  paint products , bragging rights
and a feature in their website. cool? yes sure is!

my friend is leading for the first few days, me and my friends campaigned for him,
you see, in this group, we are all family, we all go out of our way to help a friend
in whatever way we can. and we are having good progress! but late at night
in the last few hours into the contest, we lost not by a hundred likes, but by
3000 likes! however, we lead  in the number of genuine shares. and we have
1300+ genuine likes! no question about it, by the rules, Veejay is the winner.
in my book, he is my winner, with more than 1300 likes and more than 500 shares
but the judges decision is based  on the number of most likes , and he ranked third.

what happened here?
my answer.

Bonifacio day in Monumento

this is actually a late post, since today is the first day of December, the countdown to
the 12 days of  Christmas,  this should be posted yesterday the 151st birthday born
(11.30.1863) of our Supremo and first President, Andres Bonifacio y de Castro.

some history:
the only existing photo taken on his wedding day

born in Nov. 30, 1863 Catalina De Castro (Bonifacio's mother) and Santiago
Bonifacio (Bonifacio's father) decided to name their son Andres to St. Andrew who is
celebrating his feast day the same date that Bonifacio was born.