What do you do when and/or if…..[[[extra change]]]

So out to eat at a restaurant Saturday; busy restaurant and multiple people handled various parts of our meal. When it came time to pay our initial waiter (who didn’t serve us but did keep our drinks refilled and checked on us) brought our bills. My bill was $14.80 so I put a 20 in the billfold (?) and he took them to make our payment…or whatever.

Cut to someone else brings them back to us…I paid with cash so was expecting change…opened the billfold and noticed ones…which was funny because I had made a joke about needing change for the tip but I didn’t want to ask for change ((also I had ones in my wallet..really it was I’d rather it had been 15.18 because than there would be no issue of a 5 being brought back as my change))..anywho the aside aside…I opened it up and was like..’haha funny i was saying what i was saying’…but then…. 1,2,3,4,5…and two 5′s… I was brought back 15 bucks for my $14.18 bill….when I gave him a twenty….

So….what’s the proper course of action in that case? What I did was ultimately not correct I think…now that it’s lingered for a couple of days…but what I didn’t do was at least correct…

Before I reveal my action that I could be chastised for….I have to point out due to the combination of busy as all get out..and a different person brought back the change than who took the payment ((and the fact that at least three others had helped us in one way or another))..waiting around for someone to return to point out ‘HEY you brought me back way more change than you should have…or you shorted me 5 bucks if you were breaking my twenty’ ((which by the way had I got 20 back for my 20.that would have at least made sense….15 via two fives and five ones makes zero sense in any way shape or form given my bill was only 14 bucks))…wasn’t going to happen…so perhaps already you could say HEY. NO!. But on the flip side of that…I could have walked out the restaurant with fifteen bucks…or even ten bucks…and felt not all too guilty about it…..or not…as clearly that’s not what I did because…I guess I’m not a thief?

Per the above…my initial thought was ‘what the what?!’…..latter thoughts have been…maybe the waiter didn’t eat his allotted free or discounted meal from the restaurant that day and passed on the savings to me..but didn’t tell me he did..lol…5 bucks would have essentially been half the price of my nachos I had ordered ((I had a drink too..but I know based on my limited restaurant experience that employees rarely have to pay for non alcoholic drinks…so that could easily be written off….except for of course the fact that I got a bill that had my shit itemized at full prices..haha))…or whomever actually rang up the purchase applied their discount…because that’s something that happens in restaurants..ha..hahaha….because too of course I’m such an awesome customer…..

*break for hysterics from people that know that’s not commonplace if any at all place….also not likely allowed…*

Long story short, if that’s possible after I’ve dragged it out so much above,  …I went the route of taking my change..or as close as it should have been. I took six bucks and left the other nine. My concern before coming to that final action and lack of other actions was…. ‘dude is going to think I really liked him or something leaving a nine dollar tip for fourteen….’ and….’shit well now I’m ripping them off eighteen cents’…..

What didn’t really hit me until maybe the next morning….it COULD have ended up looking like not only did I not leave any tip at all…I took eighteen cents out of someone’s pocket. I don’t feel to bad because I COULD have took ten left five and really been in the wrong..but not feel too guilty for taking advantage of a mistake that was more confusing than anything…but then I think my rational had ended up being…well if I leave a few bucks that would have been my tip on top of the change..it could have/would have looked like I was tipping more than my food and drink cost to begin with….

^^those worries all irrelevant as chances are that math wouldn’t have been done….oh….i got a 110% tip….wow….;;;; based on the fact the guy that brought our bill and took our bill wasn’t the guy who brought my change…

[[[[the logical deciding argument was someone would end up short at the till...but the money that would be seen as the tip wouldn't necessarily be the logical fill to that void......but then...seeing as I don't know wtf happened that led to me getting change in excess of my bill for an amount of cash that was roughly six more than said bill.....the first time I've ever experienced that..and thus why i just spewed so many words about what essentially boils down too:::: my bill was 14.18....I gave 20...got 15 back.....what do you do in that situation? :::::]]]]]

So anywho. What would you do? If you’ve had that happen. What DID you do? Was I in the wrong? Should I have pocketed an extra fiver bucks? Should I have left all the change? Should I have taken two and left the rest as if I were paying my bill and tip? Should I care one way or another about what I did? Am I over-analyzing something that isn’t/wasn’t that big of a deal? Should I return to that restaurant and see if it happens again ? (haha I keed). What in YOUR opinion is the proper course of action in that case? And if that includes flagging someone down..what is the proper course of action if you’re in a time bind that prevents that action from being an option?

I’m sure I won’t get any answers but I do know at least one of my followers has much more experience working for restaurants than me and thus has many opinions on customer etiquette or what  have you…in any case any wait staff folks care to tell me what an asshole I am feel free….or any that care to tell me my choice was okay that’d be even better…

Thanks :D

[[[[[also should note the other two people with me I'm sure left a tip so though it could be seen like I didn't tip in one light it's not like no tip was left...it just may have been a bit less than x %...

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Metallica Through The never ;;;; a relatively short review by my standards.

Less a flick than a concert film..and even then not quite that either….hybird concert with a bit of a story thrown in film. High on my must see list….probably would have been a better experience in an Imax theater and on that note….timeless enough that it could easily return and play an Imax theater. ((like how Imax used to just be about big reel pictures of edutainment variety…concert films could work for repeat showings….there’s surely lots of money to be made for everyone involved if through the never were to come back to Imax screens at some point however of course too now….lots of films are released in Imax format..BUT…concert films I think are closer to the edutainment than feature films that weren’t created primarily FOR imax))…Now rant aside; There’s not much in the way of acting to critique…there’s not much in the way of story….there’s almost a plot…but mostly what’s here to enjoy is the all mighty Metallica doing their thing rocking their music. If you hate Metallica this ain’t for you…however IF you love or appreciate great live music…this MIGHT be for you. Metallica is one of those bands that if I’m asked who are the best or who isn’t he best live band you’ve seen….they don’t immediately pop into my mind BUT..the one time I did see them in concert….they played close to two hours and it was pure awesome from opening to close. So Metallica IS one of the greatest live experiences…and they don’t disappoint in/on Through The Never. There’s even great music to be heard and viewed through the credits so if you’re not the type who sticks around for credits…well I Kind of hate you but in any case even if you’re not a fan of rock music..as long as you’re a fan of music at all you will enjoy what you hear during the closing credits. On that previous note IF you appreciate music for music’s sake…you can’t hate everything that Metallica has released. There’s some depth to quite a few songs…Personally I don’t give a shit if you do or don’t like or respect their music…but if you are one of those “it’s all crap” type people in regards to their catalog you know nothing about music. (((unlike say nickelback where 98% of it IS purely crap..haha…))) My rant that I just barely scratched the surface of aside… Through The never is an acceptable to great concert film with a sub par to average…to acceptable attempt at a storyline included…for those reasons it’s more entertaining if you’re into the music but even if you’re not it’s at it’s worst just average….. mostly because I’m not still quite how I feel for the long term… 3.75-4.2 Fire inducing rocking *’s out of 5.   (((averages to 3.975…sounds about right were someone to randomly ask me a year from now to rate it 1-5 without seeing whatever I rated it)))

Dvd blurb/quotes BONUS content

There’s only two and there on the back…and as you’ll read…nothing really to tear apart…but as I’m perhaps dedicated to my new “bit”…here you go.

“Easily the best of its kind”;;; seeing as it’s kind of sort of the FIRST of its kind….can’t argue with that. Unless maybe The Wall or Tommy could be classified similarly? I think they both have live concert footage with a story tossed around? Although it literally is the first of its kind as far as to how it was made..so..yeah.

“One of the great concert films”… uhm….okay I guess so? It’s quality…Live Aus Berlin might be still what I mark as the best concert film there is…compared to it as far as the music/performance/concert itself….yep…it’s right up there too.

Boy wasn’t that exciting? Debating whether or not when/if I do this do I provide the source of the quotations if they are given too? Legally am I obligated to do so? I mean for all you know I COULD make up quotes, claim they’re on the dvd/case, and then mock said made up quotes…I AM that creative but I’m also a bit too lazy to go that far….but as always opinions/suggestions and legal knowledge if you’ve got it are appreciated…..

Oh and just for shits and giggles disc 1 of the two disc set is a solid 4*’s. Disc 2 as of this typing I’ve not watched but looks like good stuff there within.

 

[[[bonus bonus thought or something...Is it "Imax" "IMAX" "imax"...or what? And/or does it really matter?]]]

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“What’s your malfunction?”

Surprisingly I’m not asked this on a daily basis…but non surprisingly I don’t really interact with many to any people on a regular daily basis either. I was in the shower randomly thinking about…the fact that I clearly must suffer from an antisocial disorder…or personality disorder….or something in me is mentally broken…

I don’t think I’m crazy..and I’m not looking to diagnoses to make excuses BUT….

My interest in other peoples social lives…..slim to none.

My empathy for those same people…I don’t care.

However ironically or non…I don’t mind hearing or learning about their lives….I just don’t care about the interpersonal things I think/guess/reckon…

I can’t stand other people quite often…while at the same time I don’t have any issues with most people….I do enjoy talking shit about them if they have something that is easy to talk shit about however…

I love movies, music, professional wrestling….and other things probably due to the sense of community when engaged in the heat of the passions…..In layman’s terms I enjoy the social aspect of things but NOT of the other people who enjoy the same things when those things are no longer the subject at hand…

Likely that paints me a dullard to a certain bit of society….It’s been a while but a while ago when that while ago was the present….a handful of people, not just one or two….more like five, told me “you’re too into music”…. I thought they were nuts….even now I think to say that to someone…is nuts…. One can’t be “too into music”….but I digress to babble on…

by the way enjoy the random paragraph/stanza/thought breaks that aren’t really neccesary when the follow up covers the same territory….that’s just what I do because I choose too..do…

sooo…

yeah….

I’ve just abruptly went boom…bada boom….no mas babbling to spew….and yet always there is…..

I clearly lack direction or a reason behind any direction….but let’s review…

I don’t like you and I don’t care about the people in your life….as long as your talking about something I care about we’re cool…as long as you don’t try to get all up in my life we probably cool….we’re not really friends and never really will be….but don’t take that personally….ha…hahaha…hahahahahahah….

All your base are belong to me!..

ALL
YOUR
BASE
ARE
BELONG
TO
MEEEEEEEEE!!!!!

*imagine me stomping off into the night raving like a lunatic and enjoy the visual that’s in my own head…

“Would you like to know more”?

[[[[[ not that anyone would read this and a. think I'm trying to tell them off. b. take it personally and 3. but really the pre-point...not that anyone is reading this anyway...BUT should someone read this and that someone be someone I know....it wasn't in regards too or aboot you...nor was it inspired by anyone....as a matter of fact now if you thought it was about you...you'd be even more likely to believe that since I'm telling you it's not..........but then I'm not quite enough of, and really not even moderately or minorly, a megalomaniac so I don't believe someone would read any of the above and take it as a fuck off to them....but and however...just in case that were to occur.....did you not get the point that it's all about me me me meeeee and my shit so I would never care enough about another person to passive aggressively tell them to fuck off?.....ha...hahaha..hahahahahaha..........

But seriously...my babbling brought about due to no one but myne self....and the reflection of....what's the simple explanation as to why I'm a non socially interactive person when it doesn't benefit me.....or something....uhm hmm....toodles bitches =D ]]]]]

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“Big Brother”…obsession? ((((a lot of words saying a lot of nothing and my insight into things I’ve for the most part only speculated…uhm hmm))))

[[[[see also...I've gone and talked to a camera set up by the local CBS affiliate, I've submitted a video online, and now I've experienced small group lightly interrogated by someone from casting....so what is factual...clearly that...and I don't even go to much specifically into any of those things...and I'm writing THIS after I've finished writing all you see below..haha...but previous posts have gone into detail in regards to talking to the camera set up by the local CBS affiliate....submitting online is pretty self explanatory but I might have wrote something about that...and lastly....I don't go into much detail about my specific experience however there's speculation of others experiences and/or I may too have also written about that previously...before actually getting to experience it...if not..or even if so...it's possible it could be written about at some point in the future...it's possible too it may not be...more so in actuality whether or not it will be posted because OF COURSE I'll write about it...it just may not see the light of blog...uhm hmm...enjoy below..or don't...if you read only this you got 90% more from this than what you will below...bah ha ha...hahaha....hahahahahahhahah....and ha..and double ha....leave it to me to write a prescript after writing the ***Spoiler alert*** postscript/footnote.....and pointing out said fact I've done so ;-D ]]]]]

I’ve written about my thoughts and/or experiences and/or whatnot about big brother previously. Some of that has been posted here..some elsewhere..some not at all..but since this is my blog it bears repeating and ..I do what I want :D

It’s unclear if my passion for the show shines through in my video submissions or most recently at an event featuring actual casting people…It is clear to at least some of the people who were in line around me…they could see it..or hear it..lol… It’s also clear that some of the douchehats in line wanted noting to do with my funny reminiscence of when I convinced someone waiting in line beside me that big brother LOVES casting sociopaths or psychopaths so much to the degree of when his time came to say his spiel to the camera..he yelled about how nuts and crazy and how he doesn’t care about anyone but himself ((i had also said something about..or went deeper into sociopaths or psychopaths only care about themselves and I always mix those two up..but point being..IF I didn’t influence him…quite a bit of irony there))

Now..one might say…that up above…that’s giving away my story..that someone could read and steal…or for example while waiting in line bsing with dude talking about strategies….one could think that I gave something away….to the point where the group I was in all said they’d vote me out first when asked…the reasoning from a couple of them was because ‘we know all your plans’…but really..I think it’s fear of the superfan….CLEARLY fear of the superfan…. When I do eventually ((never say never…ha)) find myself in the big brother house…chances are I wouldn’t come out guns blazing….but there’s a balance you can’t come in and lay back to much..at least not in the beginning…..there within you COULD claim you know exactly how I’d play the game….but really Iiii don’t even know how I’d REALLY play the game…and per the example just given..I touched upon quite a few things….maybe even said I’d float while pulling strings…or I’d make a final whatever alliance ((((it’s all about the trilogy of course…that I’m fine with expressing and sharing…while though i showed the person I was bsing with my overly drawn ridiculously long thought out mathematical equation/diagram/chart of what my master plan would be..unless he has super memory and got a clear look…which he seemed to barely glance at it….and EVEN If he did….it’s an idea so ridiculous it would never actually work…..but there within lies the brilliance too…itinit?))))

In case we haven’t noticed I’m bouncing around a bit..or not quite centered on a direction or point….but as I notice..and know….chances someone is reading all, most, or any of this is quite slim…sure you asshats LIKE my post in an attempt to make me like your shit back..or follow you back..or…whatever…but as NO ONE ever leaves a fucking comment when specifically I’ve asked for that in the past in previous entries……clearly you’re not really reading…so fuck you very much :D….tangent non adverted but tanget fin…and now back to your regularly non scheduled rambling…

where were we? My passion for the show shines through to people that aren’t the people that can get me on the show; In spite or despite my ‘you never know who could be someone’ point of view…..and the fact that I tell that to people..thus calling myself out ((((but hey…respect a bit ain’t it? IF they are someone..and I reveal to that someone that IS someone.that I think anyone could be someone…..would it really be something that could be cast against me? I don’t think so..but then I’m not casting the show….of course if I were….I’d think I’m pretty damn worthy….haha))))

point we were getting to earlier but I didn’t actually say….”Controversy creates cash”…. better everyone would vote for me than none of them……or maybe not..but…thinking as a viewer…I’d like to see people that quickly could get a group against them….because within that anti holds power…yeah all of them would vote me out first..but not if I was HOH and they didn’t have that choice….that question “who would you vote out first”..is a redonkulous leap anyway as the only time I can remember someone being sent packing without getting a chance to save themselves with the veto…was when Dan sent Jodi packing…People do get backdoored but the pace of things in big brother….I could be public enemy number one in week one..but easily slip back (((based on how often it happens…as not only I yell at the tv “these people are fucking stupid”)) to low priority……and then that’s how floaters on survivor and big brother get way further than they ever should……superfan you’re a target….because non superfan that was recruited suddenly wants to be on the show more than you do (I do)….ooooh that brings me to….

The amount of churn I’ve seen…..Oh so many people wether recruited or pushed or proded into applying for Big Brother (or survivor..or amazing race..or you know most any reality show)…Yep I’m just saying me personally….two years ago as far as I could tell via social networking and who I saw in Puyallup…me and 3 other people came back two years later (((and for me it was year 3….I’m assuming for them too….but…i digress to progress and ….)))….Sure it could have been 12 or 20…but at the same time it looked like only about 150 people showed up anyway…..survivor got easily ten times that…..or maybe five…lol…amazing race too….3-5 times as many….It takes a special kind of crazy to want to do Big Brother I reckon……but anywho and in any-case….too based on social network creeping (((not really creeping so much as seeking….game is always on….ALWAYS)))….there’s not to many people I’ve come across at the same level of “passion” for the game of big brother……100 people could roll out of the cracks and prove me wrong…but let’s go with I’ve seen proof of around a dozen……then there’s maybe another half dozen who ACT like they are…but they say nothing about big brother except for a two week campaign where they suddenly are superfans……yep…you’re not..you’re just fucking poseurs………..;;;;;bringing me back to my initial point in this paragraph… And I have to say too I’m fine with people who aren’t superfans getting a shot…duh…I’m not so fine with asshats that were recruited and there interest is based on and peaked solely by the $$$$ and possible celebrity ((((see also a posting on Craigslist I stumbled upon where the focus WAS completely on the money over anything else….’do you want to win half a million dollars? would you like to be on tv…’…smh)))…..back to where i was headed…it’s understandable and possible…highly plausible some of the passionate people made it to the semi final round a few times and got sick of not getting on….but in my world that’s also..not quite acceptable…were I to be a semifinalist multiple times….there probably would be a point where I said the fuck with this BUT if there was nothing stopping me from continuing to do so…..I think I’d keep going…

way off point….this probably won’t even be posted….bah hahahahaha…but if you’re reading it clearly has been…

Pooooooint was being…..the one try and no dice folks….I guess I get that….but they also piss me off when for that one try they are all gung ho..and than a year later..ZERO interest displayed by them for the product….Clearly “oh that’d be fun to try out..even though I don’t really give a shit one way or another..but I could really use the money and exposure….” people. Granted you could say I’m guilty of that to an extent…I went to a survivor casting call and proceeded to say I’m not all that into survivor….but there was an arch at work there…and that arch is developing nicely…and in doing thus….creating a story arch or background..or storyline that could help get me on something….. Big brother is my priority…amazing race would be fun….survivor I’d do just to do….so take that as you will…or won’t….

I’ve grown weary of spewing words through or via and by way of my fingers…. I over-think EVERYTHING…sometimes incidentally sometimes on purpose….the over thinking I’ve put and experienced in regards to Big Brother is probably in of itself quite crazy. There’s a good chance someone who was a douche..maybe someone who knows and who was being real with me…..chance one all or both of those people could poo poo my destiny. Nobody REALLY seems to be all that behind me or…believe that much in the possibility I could get on Big Brother. I do though and that’s kind of all that really matters at the end of the day….but then there’s a fine line between passion and obsession itinit? Like if I got to whatever point and I was told “you should just stop because you’ll never be on this show”….but then a story from a survivor contestant suggests he was told just that but he eventually made it (((also a few others allegedly the same thing)))…..beating them over the head until they are sick or annoyed of you “BAD” and yet but then…..can also work in your favor…I’m not nearly as crazy or obsessive as those people who try to start a twitter campaign or facebook campaign to get on a show….allegedly that doesn’t and would never work anyway/either/too but….there’s a fine line between getting noticed and getting blacklisted I reckon….. I’m to lazy to cross that line into inappropriate levels…at the end of the day they want who they want and I am who I am…..if they don’t want what I got…..”their loss not mine’….hahahaha….

above also I was going to go down a road of…fan fic levels of things…..the way my getting on the show would play out….the greatest bit of which given my current almost occupation…in how I would receive my key…… In lesser terms…..fantasies of getting a phone call that says…no need for quarter final interrogation we’re flying you to L.A. for the semi final finals..or is that finals? It’s unclear if you go a to b to c to do…or abc….but in some cases people went directly to the last round (? or still would be semi final….as final means you’re on the show…unless one thinks in terms of “final casting round”…in which case that’s of course what I mean)

In any case…I want to get the fly to Los Angeles experience….and on that note I see far to many people over the social networks boasting about “I was a semi finalist last year..blah blah blah blah”….most often times boasting to the head of casting…and I’m like…uhhhh….what? (((okay less often than more that’s the case…but you get the point…or you don’t..in which case all hope for your understanding is lost anyway)))….

As per my over-thinking….I often wonder but most often as I’m in the process of typing….do my big brother themed blogs do more to hurt me than they do to help me? I’m sure it’s probably neither but were I told by someone from casting that my babbling is counterproductive to the cause…..I’d likely stop posting them…lol….but as I don’t say HEY KASSTING LOOK AT MY BLOG SEE HOW PASSIONATE I AM…the chance of them seeing them is even slimmer than the chance you’re reading this now ((((unless of course they were…or you are…in which case….well..there you go))))… Marketplace of opinions itinit? Back to that thought..were I told ‘you’ll never make it’…I’d PROBABLY eventually say the hell with this..but then again…maybe not….back to the previous pile of words and I always wonder and oft think……if you made it to semi finals last year….don’t you know better than to brag (or that in doing so) about how last year you made it to semi finals? Robin all the time says don’t post shit about casting..don’t post shit about casting…. ((and yet…look at meeee….but I’ve not signed any non disclosure nor have I experienced anything that I was told not to talk about…so….there you go…..also more detailed postings and information than the nonsense I post exists out there…mostly I post speculation….))…and yet people post A LOT more than they probably should…..”I was a final finalist last year”….well thanks for sharing asshat and now by doing so you’ve taken yourself from the hmmm this person was almost good for us last year but this year….they spilt the beans…..those are some of those people I think might not really give a shit anyway…clearly…..in spite of my weariness I’ve managed to type 3 or 4ish more stanzas…I will virtually “stfu” now but leave with one closing thought and that’s back on the “i was a semi finalist”…..I think most of those people claiming that in very public forums/social networking/whatever… they actually only got to step two of 4 or 5….they got to talk to a camera or they got a bigger question packet ((if they still do that…back in the day the online application had a 25-50 question portion of the app…now they let you submit a video and a pic or two online answering barely anything….clearly at some point more questions are asked…maybe none of it is written now….clearly this is my speculation but….sources out there suggest recently still the step 2.5 or 3 has a bit of that..on that see my postscript..of footnote..or whatever))….where was I going….I wonder/guess/think that 85% of those “I was a semi finalist” people are full of shit….or exaggerating the truth…..or don’t give a shit….or maybe are even plants…lol….disinformation for the win……ANYWHO….

“would you like to know more” if you read my footnote/postscript…than you clearly do (or then….yep I still fuck up then and than…but there are cases, I argue anyway, by definition of terms….either or could work)

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this is the postscript….bazinga…As far as my understanding goes of the casting process for 2 of the 3 CBS shows goes….and of course there are variations but let’s pretend you’re johnny standard that isn’t recruited….and goes through the entire process…uhmkay.

1. Apply. (duH)
2. Step 2 featuring in person locally with casting people, or talking to a camera but via the casting people, phone interview, and/or Skype interview.
3. You’re flown to L.A.
4. You either make it through however many days there are to get through and become part of the final pool of 1 and a half to twice as many housguetss as there actually will be or you’re sent home before getting that far.
4b. You go back home and wait for that “you made It” call..or for them to show up and give you your key….or more so it seems…..you wait for them to arrange a heavily edited and totally phony promo of you receiving your key….lol (((or in the case of the coaches season…you’re slip letting you know you’ve got “a chance at receiving your key’…or wtfever it was it said))
5. Welcome to the big brother house….

okay..so..see my point from earlier… 4 could be considered “semi finals” but if you’re sent home on day one…..I wouldn’t consider it that…really like quarter finals..but then…..i don’t know. Is it possible I know too much about the casting process? Is it more likely I’m totally wrong about the casting process? Am I revealing anything that isn’t already out there? (nope I’m not)….I’ve thus far in my life made it only as far as…step 1ish….since the casting call/event/whatever Saturday included people from casting….that’s a little more maybe like 1b…. face time with people who decide or have input into deciding who’s going to be on the show clearly is a step above simply submitting a video..at least I think so…it sure as hell was/is/will be in perpetuity through my eyes at least…because I KNOW I was heard…even if I wasn’t heard….I know at least I’m not on a laptop screen to some intern ((((as I always imagine it the first level of casting is actually interns watching the thousands of submissions first))) who has the volume on 2….and whom is programed to tune out after 35 seconds……and then…pbthh…..;;;;I don’t doubt the dedication of casting folks for “reality” tv shows…buuuut. Clearly not many people are setting eyes on thousands of tapes for 3 minutes at a time. To believe that would be foolish…if in fact there is someone who watches EVERY SINGLE VIDEO..and watches EVERY SINGE SECOND of every video…kudos…..but I don’t believe that’s happening….and the fact that the casting call with casting people (((for multiple shows based on what I’ve read more so than experienced of course)))…merely take a group and barely take any info from you….and they’re not taping you…..well there you go. So on that note…i feel it’s ALWAYS important to give a shout out to the interns, mail clerks, and other part time employees that might be first seeing your video….if I’m wrong I’m an asshole and as soon as that shout out comes they probably press stop or skip or next….or whatever…..but if I’m right..even a little bit..it’s gota work in my favor…..right?

D:

toodles.

[[[[Bonus thought....that could be recovered in a future post about more specifically my experience(s) Saturday...but if that doesn't happen...again I feel like I likely influenced someone to say something they may not have already planned on saying....I was talking about how if you're a gay black man you likely have a few bonus points in your favor....of course you still have to have some flavour to add to your favor..but none the less...I digress...one of my group said "I'm a triple minority"....and well..there you go. It's probably possible she wouldn't have said that had she overheard things I was saying....It's a pretty no shit thing imo but 3 of 5 in my group weren't superfans..."triple minority" was one of those three ((((actually I was the only full on gung ho "I'M A SUPERFAN"...the other dude was like..well 'i guess given the choices I must be a superfan')))). So I'm just saying...my bullshitting while waiting could "hurt" my chances..but I think it potentially gives me fuel to my fire and storyline/arch. I influence others spouting what as far as they know is correct information...those who listen I could easily spread disinformation....and in that....or by my saying that one could ASSUME they know what my strategy in the game would be BUUUT...best laid plans mean NOTHING at all in the Big Brother house. Fake strategies are strategic in their own right...and that's all I've got for the bonus thought at this time]]]]

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Don Jon: a short(ish) half assed “review”…(((with bonus insight through my eyes))) Annnd BONUS bonus I review quotes on the dvd….

But before I get into that…remember my best, worst, and other of 2013 list? It might show up by the end of this month…none of you and no one out there cares…but I do..so i MUST follow through…haha….anywho…

Don Jon.

I watch most everything to begin with…I enjoy JGL. This was one of those I definitely want to and will see flicks…buuut….It definitely leaves a lot to at least something to be desired. The character of Don Jon is a douchebag that loves porn. Nay He’s addicted to porn. In my world stating that COULD be considered mildly spoiley as the trailers I saw nor the dvd case call him an addict….but 45 seconds into the movie or so…he all but admits to that fact. (((as far as I saw suggested he just realllly likes his porn)))….actually on the previous words spilled….the movie could be seen as “does this dude love porn or does he have a problem”….At the end of the day who gives a fuck? I mean really? If you’re a meathead doucefuck you might be brought to tears as you realize you struggle the same as the character does…If you’re me you’ll enjoy the flick just enough not to bash it while gaining nothing at all from it. Does it inform us? Nope. Does it entertain? That depends on the person but as I just said it’s just entertaining enough not to blast. Scarlett Johansson plays a bitch. Juliane Moore shows up as a woman with issues..see postscript for what could be considered a spoiler but only if you’re really stupid…..okay so more so my OPINION of something that happens actualyl touches upon something less obvious that I could also have made up…uhm hmm..intrigued yet? Proably not. If you like bad accents, doucebags, and dumb slutty “but I’m a good girl” bitches you’ll likely love the shit out of Don Jon but if you’re anything like me….you’ll be left saying…well okay than….  3 pornoriffic *’s out of 5.    [[[well acted I guess? Something was clearly written. Made me chuckle a few times. Left me saying 'well there you go'. In spite of my calling Jon a meathead douchefuck I don't/didn't hate the character..but those kinds of people and me...peas in a pod we aren't.]]]

 

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just to make this longer…per the “”‘s on the dvd

“Hilarious”…nope…it made me chuckle..but there were no tears or bellyaches from the laughs delivered…nor was it really a laugh riot….most people..or Joe and Jane movie goer probably going to be more disgusted than they are going to be laughing…but this movie’s not for them BUT…they could inadvertently watch it….so…yeah

“Edgy”…….hmm..well see my postcript/spoiler rant up above…unless “Edgy” means a guy watching porn and wacking it is edgy…but if not..maybe I’m not alone in seeing much more than was intended to be seen…or something….

“Genuine” …that comes from variety…lol….anywho….genuine douchebags that exist in the actual world? Okay…. It’s like everything that’s bad about the jersey shore in the characters….uhm hmm….

“Smart”…. from entertainment weekly…i subscribe to ew ((though I get it free every year because I’m fucking magical))….I quite enjoy the magazine…although I think their movie reviews are mostly shit….their music reviews pretty shit..and…hmm…why do I love ew? (((pop culture awareness more than source of quality reading material..thanks for asking)))..Anywho; “Smart” not a word I would use to describe Don Jon…clearly ((it is clear isn’t it?))…

so..that’s right… Hilarious, edgy, genuine, AND smart. I’m not thinking hard about it..and nothing immediately jumps to mind…but are there movies that are simultaneously all four of those things? Granted four sources for those four words….(((ooh and one more that was covered up to follow this bit of words))….. Dogtooth I think is those four things though…now that I thought about it for a moment…maybe not all that geniuine..but it’s pretty effing hilarious, edgy, and smart…so see Dogtooth instead of don Jon if you have to pick one or the other…hahahahaha….but no seriously…see Dogtooth if you haven’t…than tell me how fucked in the head I am…and then read the spoilery/postscript above about Don Jon and understand the world I exist in. Uhmkay…i’ll wait.

Yeah so as I said one more word, it was covered up, “sexy”…there is t&a and lots of fucking…I guess that’s sexy….or Scarlett Johansson as long as she’s not talking is sexy…uhm hmm….

:D

[[[[I of course know no one is reading...but if you did....how do you feel about bonus review content as I dispute or argue with quotes on the dvd case? It was good for me...not all dvds have them to rip on/argue with [rare occasions agree]…I’ve actually went off on quotations and/or blurbs within my reviews before…but I think as supplemental review information it’s even better….and thus even if you or someone else thinks it’s a horrible idea….look for it to become a reoccurring feature of my “reviews”…hahahahaha…thanks for reading….or not……..and ooooh how about a teaser?

On the cover of Jobs “Terrifically Entertaining”….the number of things wrong with that quote is quite amazing….uhm hmm….on that note…if i post a review about jobs….more will likely be said of the quotes on the dvd case than of the movie…hahahahhaha….. I watched it because I was hoping it would be terrible….I may or may not have been disappointed…I may or may not have tweeted something about it….hmmm ]]]]]

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Legacy…

What is you’re legacy?

That is the question at hand…or perhaps maybe and of course…what is MY legacy…but if someone reads this…the question is posed to you as well.

Everyone wants a legacy. Even those who claim they don’t. Those who do for others and care less about themselves…you’re either consciously and in denial or subconsciously trying to create and leave a legacy…

The shocking sudden death of Jim Hellwig/ “warrior” a.k.a. the ultimate warrior on Tuesday got me to thinking….really any time someone dies who had a decent to long life…or even a short life where they accomplished much and influenced or inspired…entertained..or something else masses of people….it makes me wonder. On the flip side of that coin..any time someone so young or so just right in the prime of their life that hasn’t quite accomplished anything amazing or notable but is on their way dies..and I wonder why…

Why am i still here? What have I accomplished? What have I brought to the Earth, world, friends, family, and/or strangers? One could interpret that/this as a “why am I here” hypothetical question…but it’s not. It’s more so why am I here but others aren’t?

If I were to die today, tomorrow, next week, next month, or sometime in the next year…what would I leave behind? A bunch of physical belongings…a bit of intellectual musings…nothing I can think of that would reflect or be my legacy. Perhaps maybe this blog could be…but then there’s not all that much I’ve posted here; Had not MySpace stolen all the users blogs and held them captive…I’d have that legacy (as I posted quite a more than just a few blogs over on MySpace)..but were I to keel over and die…as it stands (ironically as I keel) right now…my legacy would basically be nothing.

Now that previous statement could imply depression or one not thinking they are worth something. Quite the contrary…I am awesome…but in death…I would just be that….dead. In life I’m accomplishing a whole hell of a lot of nothing…my drive is attaining even the lowest level of d list celebrity….even saying that though that’s not true….I’d just like to have a few hundred people that hang on every word…that kiss my ass for who I am…that….wait no actually that’s not true either. I don’t really give to much shit about other people….I don’t really want them to care about me…I would like them to care about what I write or have to say however….and thus perhaps an epitome of irony….and probably not even remotely at all ironic….this here would be my legacy….

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Shocking I’ve not really explored much of anything here within. People die and it used to effect me but now days….after 35 seconds of mourning..probably even less than that…. “r.I.p.” and I’ve moved on. I’ve been fortunate or unfortunate enough not to ‘lose’ too many people that were all that close to me….On the family side to that equation I’ve only lost an aunt, uncle, and grandpa…all of whom which an argument could be made that they had a good run ((in the case of my uncle perhaps the least true …but my grandpa was old and my aunt…wasn’t in the greatest place or situation for the value of life she was living….))…. What exactly is the point I’m making? I’ve reached an unhealthy level of jaded….someone dies…it’s probably sad for someone…someone dies that’s important somehow to my life…I can’t and/or don’t linger or dwell on it…but it does however fuck with my head sometimes….per the case I was making….why does someone with a family…young kids….tons of friends….and a legacy or something that contributes to an eventual legacy…die so randomly..but I, whom contributes a whole lot of nothing….who doesn’t have a family to support…who doesn’t really have any friends, how do I continue? Or why? My legacy seems to be growing to an advanced age and being a grumpy ornery…pissed off old man screaming at those “Damn kids” to get the hell off of my lawn…. I guess that’s not all that awful of a legacy at the end of the day…better to be hated than ignored… better to be annoying than receive indifference….better to have lived and made others miserable than lived and had no influence on others….

Itinit?

[[[[[[ I only briefly touched upon but the death of "warrior" really was the why to the thought process for this blog...that didn't really even come out anywhere near what was written in my head. He was 54...so one could argue it wasn't all that sudden....except of how literally sudden it went down. The scarier or more ironic part was his first appearance on Monday night raw the night before...his first return to wwe at the hall of fame a few days earlier...but and especially his first and sadly last appearance in a wwe ring on Monday night....the speech he gave/words he said/promo he cut.... "the warrior spirit will live on'.... it's a little bit eerie is my point. He said thank you and goodbye then less than 24 hours later...he died....sadder he has two young children that will live without their father.... an ideal / perfect example of "life is precious" or anything else that conveys that thought. Here today...easily gone tomorrow...but in his case and as well as others...the timing sometimes is ridiculous...ridiculous in it couldn't have been scripted better (or worse)..... "I'm sorry for what I did"..."I thank you all for your support"...."I'm here to announce...."...and then boom...you're dead;;;; I still didn't really go all that much into the inspiration....I will pointlessly add I think I was mere inches away from the ultimate warrior when he made an "in store appearance" back in the day...that was back before I was a full on wrestling fan and he just so happened to be where we were that day...or we didn't go because he was going to be there but we went there..and...hey look it's wwf superstar the ultimate warrior....although I feel like that happened too with randy savage..maybe it happened with both...maybe not...In any case I remember it happening...and there's evidence that exists that solidifies the fact it happened....I was near the warrior energy/aura....back on point with the subject header chosen....look up a few ultimate warrior promos on YouTube..especially if you've never done so and weren't there when they happened to witness them.....the legacy of batshit crazy promos...followed by even more bat shittier crazy behaviour.....that is the legacy.....or a part of the legacy...those who didn't follow him after he was no longer with the wwf....might not know the story of how he legally changed his name to "warrior" in an attempt to battle against vince McMahon for the rights over usage of the name.....crazy but maybe brilliantly so.....many probably don't know he returned to wrestling for a brief moment a few years back to become a world champion one more time.....hell many people that are currently fans of professional wrestling probably don't know much about his legacy..but they know he has one....and as all over the place as I went...or was....and am....that's probably my point...such a fitting tribute written really in an attempt at putting myself over....plenty of people have experienced and would/could attest that the ultimate warrior promos have nothing on some of the bizarre "weird" shit that has come out of my mouth....but the difference being.....I wasn't cutting a promo for millions of fans....thus what I said won't forever be remembered by masses....it will only be eventually forgotten by maybe a few......thus bringing us full cycle....

"would you like to know more"? }}}}}}

(((((((((((((((((((((((( funny enough...someone posted something on facebook about writing a paper on the film "would you like to know more" came from....one of the dumbass commenter's  [[plural of people who comment? spellcheck is failing me..thanks]]responded with “do you want to know more’ or something that was the incorrect quote…I ALMOST posted something to correct them….I AM totally that asshole..but for some reason I didn’t….maybe because I’d rather someone be incorrect than know the right thing and steal my thunder..hahaha..hahahahahaha….hahahahhahahhahaa…..but for reals… misquotes are awesome….especially when someone smugly says something to your face..and you know they’re wrong..thus you judge them an idiot..and feel even better by NOT calling them out on it…because you enjoy the fact that others will think them an idiot for getting it wrong…….when in reality most people probably won’t even realize they are wrong…but…in any case..yeah…..there you go ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

[[[[[bonus...no one ever calls me out on my use of "itinit"...by all reasonable logic that's not a word...it's just my version of innit..because it really sounds more like 'it-in-it'..so phonetically..you know...you might also notice my choice of behaviour over behavior..I think I just think British..or Canadian....itinit? :D ....see also flavour and colour....good times]]]]]

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Stream of conciousness….(this was written as)

Subject header is kind of what twitter is for itinit? So on that note before I ramble on follow me @originaljahwoo if you’d like..if not…I don’t particularly care either;;; chances are I probably won’t follow you back unless I see some shared bond between us..or if you happen to read this and decide to follow..let me know that’s why and I’ll likely follow back..

uhmkay…so moving on…

I’ve probably bitched about this or written about this in the past but…if not…((surely I did on myspace if not here…still want my blogs back myspace stole from me and everyone else who posted blogs on myspace))….I’ve come to realize…nay…I realized a long while back; never depend on anyone but yourself for anything. That way when someone fails you it’s only you that fails you…

And really there you have it…I could bitch and moan and complain for thousands of words quite possibly..and likely…but my irritation level is high today.;! Also it’d be great if when someone was asked a question and they clearly were leaning towards no that they would just say no chance in hell; then there would be no disappointment to be found…but again see above and that’s what happens if you depend or put faith in other people. Thus why I started going to concerts, movies, and various other events by myself. I learned with live music events in particular pretty quickly to not have faith in someone else…that led to lots of cases of me buying pairs of tickets just in case someone else wanted to go with..but then after losing/wasting enough money I came to the conclusion of ‘you know what; fuck em’….because if they really wanted to go they’d buy their own ticket…and if they really really really wanted to go they’d be able to find a ticket;;; Only one case maybe two ever where there was an event I wanted to go to and I hadn’t acquired a ticket before it sold out and in most cases by NOT buying ahead of time I ended up saving half the price of the ticket or more ((((particuarly proud of hundred dollar plus tickets I got for 20 bucks….one case of that was for ac/dc….one case where I was unable to get a ticket…was for the black eyed peas…ironic when you think about what one generally terms as quality and talented musicans…or not..but I’m sure most people think black eyed peas? bahhh ha hahahahahahaha….but then the same could be said about ac/dc couldn’t it?)))))

 

Anywho; there I went and made my point a paragraph longer than I needed to. If I’m an anti social, self centered, and whatever other negative toned adjective one could label someone it’s the fault of society or at least the members of society that constantly fucked me over in my life…..at the end of the day you can’t be disappointed in others you can only REALLY be disappointed in yourself and that’s the moral of today’s rant.

{{{{I’m less pissed than I might be implying…but I’m greatly annoyed and/or agitated as stated already…I could have “stayed in bed” rather than waking up in anticipation of MAYBE going to do something that was going on today…I also COULD have gotten myself there but it was one of those things that would have been more of a hassle than what the reward was worth..although I might have been well rewarded for my effort….maybe a 50/50 chance but in any case…I wasted ‘half the day’ sitting and waiting…so that was a nice big ol fuck off passively…oh and also because the person or persons that the annoyance stemmed from, as suggested above, didn’t give me a straight no or probably not..and then engaged in actions that made it look more like a yes than a no….so on that I didn’t go into above..but sometimes people cause themselves to be pestered by being so wishy washy when asked a question about something….I MIGHT be guilty of that sometimes but I think I’m pretty straight forward about things…sure I’m a smartass more times than not BUT I don’t answer with an ‘uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh’ when asked things that are important enough, at least to me or imo, to require a straight forward answer;;;; so there you go. Feel free to disagree or agree or argue or whatever with me..but as I know there’s likely nobody reading….Is typing words on a blog any less insane or inane than “talking to yourself”? …..}}}}

fin~

[[[[[oh bonus content..or thought..like last year I worked on a best and worst and whatever movies of the last year list..unlike last year I actually compiled quite a list this year....the hope was by Oscar time I would have posted it {{{on that I took notes on the Oscars and was going to post a 'the Oscars through my eyes' blog about a week after the fact..hahah}}}...but anywho....unlike last year I WILL (probably) be posting that...so get excited for a 100,000 words of my opinions of last in movies...but if it doesn't get posted...blame society ;-D ]]]]] [[[[[[no really...I've put a lot of work into it...maybe over an hour..HA....i basically have the rough draft..best..worst..over rated...over hated...I just need to compile it into something more comprehensible and that can be posted as a blog...but if i don't...per the content up above...no one can be disappointed in me...but than no one is really expecting it anyway...so..we all win don't we?]]]]]]

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