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being quite sure that the making of a cake cannot be that hard, and that we can most definitely beat midnitesaboteur's attempt.

Thus!

Master Chef opal and Master Chef Andrej present: how to make a chocolate brownie sponge biscuit cake.Collapse )

and that, my friends, is how you make a cake
 
 
opaltiger
19 March 2008 @ 11:35 pm
you know lyric theme meme. cannot be bothered to post instructions.

1. Zato je osmi dan Bog ustvaril rock Osmi dan, Pankrti (sbdz)
2. Pressure, pushing down on me - Under Pressure, Queen feat. David Bowie (or vice versa) (Harlequin)
3. Always stays the same, nothing ever changes English Summer Rain, Placebo (sbdz)
4. We're floating in the moonlit sky Walking in the Air - Nightwish (Harlequin)
5. I need you so much closer Transatlanticism, Death Cab For Cutie (sbdz)
6. You can tell from the scars on my arms
7. The mermaids they will sing to you Turn The Page, Blind Guardian (altmer)
8. Who is it who gave you back your crown? Who Is It, Björk (sbdz)
9. We got fun and games Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses (NWT)
10. I saw her today at a reception, a glass of wine in her hand You Can't Always Get What You Want - Rolling Stones (Midnight)
11. Year after year, running over the same old ground Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd (altmer)
12. Have you heard of my religion? Church of Hot Addiction - Cobra Starship (Midnight)
13. Rebel rebel, you've torn your dress Rebel Rebel - David Bowie (NWT)
14. Where is the line with you Where Is The Line, Björk (sbdz)
15. We're not living in America, but we're not sorry Living in America, The Sounds (sbdz)
16. One zero zero zero zero zero zero ways to be cruel A Million Ways, OK Go (sbdz)
17. When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead
18. And now you'd better stop, and rebuild all your ruins Immigrant Song, Led Zeppelin (sbdz)
19. Calling out around the world, are you ready for a brand new beat Dancing in the Street, David Bowie and Mick Jagger (sbdz)
20. Save a penny for the ferryman Planet Hell - Nightwish (Harlequin)
21. Would you believe in a night like this
22. Naša reč slovanska živo klije
23. I love the sound of you walking away Walk Away, Franz Ferdinand (sbdz)
24. I know 'cause I've seen it
25. Leben. Leben heißt Leben. Leben heißt Leben, Laibach (sbdz)
26. I'm waiting in my cold cell when the bell begins to chime Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden (Harlequin)
27. Maiden elf calling with her cunning soap Wishmaster - Nightwish (NWT)
28. Ticking away, the moments that make up a dull day Time, Pink Floyd (altmer)
29. And all that's to come, and everything under the sun is in tune, but the sun is eclipsed by the moon Eclipse, Pink Floyd (altmer)
30. Every day when I wake up, I thank the Lord I'm Welsh International Velvet - Catatonia (Harlequin)

EXTRA BONUS GUYS: Nobody knew, what kind of magic spell to use Dance, Magic Dance - David Bowie (Harlequin)

k go
 
 
opaltiger
05 March 2007 @ 01:13 am
Writeup of my trip to Dutchland yay~

So on Sunday evening I get the bright idea of watching three movies in a row followed by the Oscars. For those out of the loop, I live in Europe. The Oscars started at 2am here. I got to sleep at 7am or so. Next day, got up at three. This is relevant because my flight was on Tuesday.

Yeah, I'm not so smart sometimes.

Anyway! Somehow I get up on Tuesday, get ready, last minute frantic packing, etc. Have lots of homebaked cookies with me. Bribe friend with some for lift to airport. Wait there for ages because I am paranoid like that. Almost not get let on plane because of age, lame. Triumph in the end. Play some DS while I wait for the flight to board. Flight boring and uneventful, except that we apparently passed right over Rotterdam. Dammit, why can't planes stop along the way. D:

Arrive in London Stansted ten minutes ahead of schedule, twenty mintue delay in getting off the plane. Yay. I have an hour and thirty-five minutes to catch the plane to Amsterdam. Manage to do so because of abandoned security and delays, even though baggage retrieval took like... nearly an hour.

Arrive in Amsterdam after a forty-five minute flight. Discover that Schiphol is actually cool and awesome and not lame as I seem to remember. Get out in fifteen minutes, buy ticket to Utrecht Centraal, get on train about thirty seconds before it leaves, I'm set.

Wait at train station in Utrecht because sister late. Pfft. Go to her campus, eat cookies, doritos, and salsa. Watch SG-1. Begin to remember why exactly I embarked on a nine-hour trip to get here.

Fall asleep at... 5? Oh well. Were going to go to Amsterdam on Wednesday, pfft. Postponed to Saturday after we get up at 3pm or something. Yay. Go into town, where I finally get around to buying Unweaving the Rainbow for Butterfree but naturally get to the post office a minute too late. Decide to send it the next day. Go to coffee shop (as in, cafe. Not pot, really!) Wander around a bit, then head off to dinner in a Thai restaurant. Woot, trip is becomming totally worth it! Head back to campus for gummy candy, Labyrinth (which would usually deserve a post all to itself; Bowie as Goblin King omg), and more cookies. Late night again oh noes. :(

TRY to get up at 12 the next day, fail miserably. Altmer is arriving by train at 1:56, so am worried. Turns out okay, even have time for quick shower. Head off to the train station, pick up Altmer, buy God of War in random game shop, head back to campus for... cookies. Yeah. Spend an afternoon talking about various things. Feels like meeting with a friend I haven't seen in years, hmm. Sister leaves at five for some lame meeting, then Altmer leaves half an hour later so I am left all alone. :( With T1 internet. Hah.

On Friday, nearly get up at 11! But fall asleep thinking am up, and get up at 1. I suck. Oh well. Go into town to pick up Yoshi's Island DS, send off Unweaving the Rainbow. Have a panini with leaves. Heh. Eat leaves. Come back early as sister has class at 4. Do geography homework. Sister comes back, quick SGA episode, then off to dinner with sister's friend. Dinner is an adventure, involving many trips to and fro the two units to get supplies. I stun everyone with my cooking and prepare Feta cheese in marinade. Sister + friend have couscous adventures. Laugh. Dinner quite delightful, especially since cookies not all gone. More Stargate after dinner yay~

Try to wake up on Saturday to go to Amsterdam. Am tired. Decide to ignore Amsterdam, as have been there twice before. Instead, laze around trawling youtube, watching more Stargate (omg SGA 3x17 and 3x20 wah :( ). In evening, sister goes out to gig. I do Technology project bah. Sister returns, watch more Stargate yay.

Wake up today at EIGHT AM JESUS FUCKING CHRIST and somehow have a shower, pack, etc. Get to train station at 9:30, have breakfast. Train to Rotterdam leaves at 10:17. Get on. Arrive in Rotterdam 11. Train for Brussels leaves 11:24. Arrive in Brussels 1:15. Train for Charleroi leaves 1:45. Arrive in Charleroi 2:30. Bus for airport leaves 2:50. Arrive in airport 3:10.

...yeah, that wasn't fun. Spend time waiting at airport, play Mario Kart DS. Own some more staff times (read: one.). Check in, navigate weird Belgian airport, wait for boarding. Board. Flight uneventful. Get out alright, get home. Am dead. Finish Tech. project.

Maybe I will write more tomorrow. Am tired now.

But I must mention that I have now beaten SEVEN staff times on MKDS. Another three or so are within my reach!

Oh shit school tomorrow!
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Current Mood: melancholymelancholy
Current Music: Living in America - The Sounds
 
 
opaltiger
23 January 2006 @ 06:56 pm
Try this one out; it's not nearly as easy as you may think. ETA: The sex scene song was blatantly stolen from my sister's version of the meme. She made me add this bit!

Life Soundtrack
Opening Credits:Johann Strauss - Sprach Zarathustra
Getting Out of Bed:Sinead O'Connor - Healing Room
Ordinary Day:Franz Ferdinand - Dark of the Matinee
First Kiss:Laibach - Opus Dei
First Date:Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama Out
Falling in Love:Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To
First Love:Marylin Manson - Tainted Love
Fighting with Significant Other:Green Day - Platypus
Breaking Up:Franz Ferdinand - Walk Away
Heart Broken:Green Day - Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Getting Back Together:Train - Drops of Jupiter
Rainy Day Spent Inside:The Dresden Dolls - Coin Operated Boy
Regretting A Mistake:Green Day - Minority
Day Alone Thinking:Placebo - Pure Morning
Hating Someone:Puddle of Mudd - She Fucking Hates Me
Secret Crush:Chris Isaak - Speak of the Devil
Long Drive Alone:Catatonia - Shore Leave
Confused About Life:Green Day - Brain Stew
Hanging Out With Friends:Hair - Hare Krishna
Learning Something New:Black Eyed Peas - My Humps
Mental Breakdown:System of a Down - Chop Suey!
Wondering About Future:Good Charlotte - The Clique
Laying In A Field at Midnight:Placebo - Passive Agressive
Leaving Home:Pink - Family Portrait
Losing Hope:Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - 15 Feet Of Pure White Snow
Missing Someone:Garbage - Cup Of Coffee
Letting Go:Monsieur Camembert - Cliches
Feeling Like You Don't Belong:My Chemical Romance - You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison
Make You Feel Better:Sinead O'Connor - Daddy I'm Fine
Flashback:John Williams - Duel of the Fates
Deep In Thought:Unknown - Yuna and Tidus' Theme (FFX piano version)
Party Scene:Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Sex Scene:Puscifer - Rev 22:20
Marriage:Unknown - Wind Waker Title Theme
Growing Old:Green Day - Good Riddance
Reflecting On Your Life:Queen - We Are The Champions
Death Scene:Jade - 1000 no Kotoba
Closing Credits:John Williams - Across the Stars
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opaltiger
12 September 2005 @ 11:05 pm
okay. so. Ten songs from shuffle - one line from each. Can you guess what it is? =O

1. I can even take him in the bath...
2. So if you're lonely you know I'm here waiting for you...
3. If you leave it alone it might just happen...
4. Life. Life is life. Life. Life is life. (+10k points for this one)
5. Where is Mona? She's long gone...
6. Strange infantuations seem to grace the evening tide... (extra points for the right version. ;))
7. The winter green, the juniper...
8. "Walking down the line that divides me somewhere in my mind..." (omg easy) Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Green Day - AK
9. How can we dance when our love is turning?
10. There are twenty years to go... and twenty ways to know...

good luck! =D

Extra bonus: "Making love became a waging of war."
 
 
opaltiger
06 September 2005 @ 08:53 pm
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The Random Question Meme!Collapse )

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