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Wong Keen Hing aka Justin

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Sunday, July 31, 2005
Ambiguity, literally

I attempted The Star's Word Puzzle Contest. Just complete the sentences and fill in the blanks with right letters; how hard can it be?

Oh yeah? Try this:

A trident is a spear that has three ___
Fill the blanks: P??N?S
Prongs or points?

Not that hard? How about this:

A new project sometimes ___ well as a result of good publicity
Fill in the blanks: ?OES
Goes or does?

Here comes the clincher:

An ___ proposal for solving a problem is no help at all
Fill in the blanks: IN?P?
Inapt or inept?
Note: Inapt = inept

You can't get any more ambiguous than that.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/31/2005 10:39:00 PM

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To eat a Siamese banana

The other day I ate two perfectly conjoined bananas in the same skin. Logically, it took me twice as long to finish it. End of story.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/31/2005 05:14:00 PM

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Friday, July 29, 2005
Borange@M&M's Battle of the Bands 2005

Borange has suceeded to the finals
5th August 2005,
Sunway Pyramid,
7pm onwards

More info

Be there or be ²

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/29/2005 11:34:00 PM

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Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Oxymoron: my driving skills

Ever since I had my license, the car which I use to transport myself anywhere belongs to my mum. In short, I have been driving my mum's car: a Hyundai Accent. It seems that I am not ready for my dad's car: a Hyundai Sonata, which is too big and bulky for me to handle. Fine then, I'll settle for my mum's.

My capability of maneuvering a car has been picking up gradually for the past few months. When I said gradually, I meant slowly. When I said slowly, I meant that I'll never learn. Every single time I drive my mum somewhere, she had to hold that safety handle at least once. Never once did she not complain about how I handle speedbumps, cornerings, and everything under the sun. Gee, I don't even need the radio anymore.

I need all the practice I can get! But there was plenty a time when my brother hogged the car, and it was for work purposes. If I don't get to drive, my P license will be a mere wallet decoration. There is a teaching value in experience, therefore it is essentially fundamental (or is it fundamentally essential? Ah, screw it) for me to gain some.

My lack of experience did shove its ugly ass in my face. The other day, I scratched my mum's car badly (View the full story). That incident sort of hinted to me that maybe, just maybe, I am not that careful after all.

But recently, I did not encounter any accidents despite the distance I travelled, which is further than I ever did, and various complications. I did, however, have some close-calls. Somehow, in some way, I manage to return home with no physical evidence of misconduct on the car.

Then I recall something my ever-wise dad told me when I kept saying that nothing bad happened to me (Not counting that scratching affair):
"It was not your ability to drive well that prevented those accidents. Rather, it was that of the other drivers."

He didn't exactly say that but that was what he meant, I just rephrased it. It implied that I am still a long way from being a good driver. I could not disagree, but I still could get myself out of tight spots (Again, not counting that scratching affair).

Bottomline: I am just plain lucky on the road I guess...

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/27/2005 11:43:00 PM

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Think YOU are good at bass?

Check this video out...

Minorthang

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/27/2005 12:36:00 AM

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Monday, July 25, 2005
To capture a still object


The other day, I sat in Ernest's car and happened to pass by the pride of KL. A 5 megapixel camera sat waiting for my delicate grip. The traffic light ahead has been red for awhile now. There was no time to lose.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/25/2005 11:07:00 PM

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Sunday, July 24, 2005
Gorillaz WMP Skin


Are you a fan of Gorillaz? Download the Gorillaz Windows Media Player Skin.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/24/2005 08:18:00 PM

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Tales from beyond

I was chatting on MSN the other day with a friend of mine from Australia, and I find the sense of humour down under rather amusing..

Wye Li: did i tell wat happened during the premiere of star wars?
Justin: what happened
Wye Li: well, while my buddies and i are in line, sum random dressed as darth vader had a duel with another dressed as luke

Wye Li: then sumone in the crowd shouted - hey luke mate, kick his ass, he fucked your mom

Justin: HAHAhahahahA
Justin: hahahahaha
Justin: dont you just love those guai los
Wye Li: mate, it gets better
Wye Li: my fren tried to sneak inside the cinema..the guard stopped him, so he tried doing the jedi mind trick - u will let me in
Justin: LOLX
Wye Li: n then we tried to cause a riot by clapping our hands while shouting - WHOOOOO!! THE DOORS ARE OPEN
Wye Li: heheheeh
Wye Li: then inthe cinema, 2 drunk guys walked in, looked around, one looked tothe other n said - mate, lets go, there aint to chiqs in this one
Justin: Hahahahahaha
Justin: my god
Wye Li: haha
Wye Li: have i told u bout the strip show?
Justin: nope
Wye Li: haha..well...basically, we did a strip show for the girls school
Wye Li: well...15 of us
Wye Li: stripped in the hall, till their undies
Wye Li: hhahahahaha
Wye Li: talk about girls going hysterical
Wye Li: well, actually, they stripped till their pants, n then left the stage
Wye Li: one of them remained, n continued stripping
Wye Li: then the others came back on stage in nothing but undies, then they danced
Justin: hahahah
Justin: some country weii...
Justin: no such thing in Msia
Wye Li: i know
Wye Li: then they came back on stage with tight fitting girl swim suits, n did aerobics
Wye Li: n then, they came back in girl school uniforms n did a skit
Wye Li: hahaha
Wye Li: it's basically a night of cross dressing
Justin: wahahahah
Justin: did the girls do anything?
Wye Li: nah...think they organised a debate last month...yr 12 bs yr 12...the topic, boys are more superior than girls
Wye Li: wished i watched it!
Wye Li: DAMN!
Wye Li: oh...they did this - around the world in 70 days thing....to raise moeny for tsunami
Wye Li: this coming tuesday, there's the battle of the bands, boy school vs girl school, vs another school, celebrities are coming
Wye Li: heehehehhe
Justin: wow...
Justin: they actually went around the world?
Wye Li: nah...dont know wat it's about
Wye Li: none of my buddies went
Wye Li: next is the mock assembly!
Wye Li: we get to hold a parody of the school asssembly
Wye Li: cant wait
Wye Li: basically, we dress up as teachers n pay the crap out of them
Wye Li: n the muck up day....where we are not bounded by school rules
Wye Li: heheheheeh
Wye Li: apparently a few years ago, a group stole the head master's car, dismantled, n assembled it back in the staff room
Wye Li: n last last year (think i told u this one), they brought sheeps to ggraze the schoo's grass
Wye Li: last year, they sprayed - sex is good on the main quad
Justin: wahlauuuuuu
Justin: your skool is the best larr!!!!
Wye Li: dei, u have not heard other schools yet
Wye Li: last year, this school had a group, they brought a potty bowl tot he girl school, shat on it, n cemented it to the ground
Wye Li: at night of course
Wye Li: n they took a road kill n placed it on the main gate
Wye Li: another group from another shcool made traps in the locker rooms
Justin: wah... what kind of traps
Wye Li: water bombs n stuff lah
Wye Li: n rotten meat
Wye Li: last year, the yr 12s had a race...they used anything they could find to make a vehicle, n raced it
Wye Li: like putting a chair on a skateboard, n steering it (dont ask)
Justin: hahahaaha

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/24/2005 08:02:00 PM

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Friday, July 22, 2005
Star Wars spinoffs

I know I've written this article already, but I've switched to a new blog plus I found more spinoffs.. so here goes. Click on the image to go to the official website.

#1 - How it Should Have Ended: Star Wars Episode IV



This is among the few short cartoon clips depicting how some movies should end, according to the two guys handling the project. So far all the clips are just there to make some laughs, not to make a statement. Its short and sweet, see it for yourself.

#2 - Grocery Store Wars


Enter Cuke Skywalker (a cucumber), who was taught by Obi-Wan Cannoli (a cannoli) about the ways of the Farm (the force), and ulimately face Darth Tater (a potato). This is just a short public message film using grocery items as puppets. Its complete with flying vessels and laser guns! There is no real storyline, only an urge to the viewers to go against chemical filled non-organic products in real life. A good way to support their cause, considering how the names are cleverly altered and the rebel struggle somewhat similar to theirs. Its worth the 8MB download, so watch it.

#3 - Star Wars Episode III - A lost Hope


A Lost Hope is an intentionally hilarious parody of Star Wars Eps 3. Considering that it is only meant to poke fun, a good deal of greenscreen effects was used in its production. Having watched some of Sequential Pictures' other parodies, I say that this is their best work yet. In fact, this could very well be the best Star Wars parody on the internet, to date. It is good to have something laughable out of this episode; I absolutely love their version of how Anakin turned to the dark side. No space battles here, but Anakin's whiny alternate self makes up for it. I downloaded the large Hi-Res version for keeps. Give it a try.

#4 - Thumb Wars - The Phantom Cuticle


This is one of the few short films created entirely using thumbs as characters. Bottomline: it is as silly as it looks. The scale of this creation is large enough to sell on DVD, so you can set your expectations a little higher, on the comedic side at least. Unlike 'A Lost Hope', 'Thumb Wars' has a beginning, a middle and an ending. Its not available for download from the website so may I suggest a certain software? *hint hint*

#5 - Star Wars: Revelations


Now this is the real deal. Star Wars: Revelations is a story that fits right in between episodes III and IV. Created for die-hard fans by even die-harder fans, this here is an ambitious project considering that no money was to be made. It was the Star Wars spirit of the production team that made them willing to lend their time, their collector's edition costumes, their CGI talent and just about everything you see in the movie. For a movie that was not funded by anyone, the result is nothing short of remarkable. It doesn't matter if it lacks good direction and a good plot (which it does), Revelations is a noteworthy symbol of the love of Star Wars. If only they had stretch the story a little longer than the 47 minutes in it. Savour the best part of the movie: free for download.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/22/2005 10:34:00 PM

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I have seen revelations...it sucked...although you cant deny the hard work and effort that went into it, it would have probably been more appealing if the cast were actually abit better looking..i remember there were a couple of FAT jedis..now whats master Yoda gonna say bout that... at
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Thursday, July 21, 2005
My Hero: Dr. Michio Kaku

Call me a bonified nerd, but there is one living person in this world that I admire more than others. That person is theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku. This guy actually specializes in stuff that can only be plausible in theory, hence the title. Things like alternate universes, hyperspace, other dimensions and even time travel? That's his area of study, no kidding.

I find his articles fascinating; I haven't read them all yet but I especially like the time travel paradox and thinking beyond the three dimensions (Hyperspace). See the full article list here. Sitting on a whole bunch of ideas about the universe and what is beyond that is pretty awe-inducing and thought-provoking. It frees my mind of the little things in this little world, the bigger picture just got bigger.

I remember the time when I got so inspired, I wanted to be what he is and more, to discover things that will leave mankind dumbfounded and awestruck. However, that feeling didn't last very long, I was just a kid. One thing that I will do though, it is to save up and buy his latest book: Parallel Worlds. The title itself makes me think.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/21/2005 10:02:00 PM

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Wednesday, July 20, 2005
Of CPUs and UFOs

I finally upgraded my room PC today. Dota-ing is now easier, my start-ups are faster and my TV shows I downloaded are much smoother. Before this I had to endure a painful Pentium III 733 MHz processor; that's about twice as slow as an average household computer. The amount of lag-time accumulated while I multitask is unimaginable. However, I now have to put up with my Graphics Card fan noise; which will bother me when I sleep. Oh, did I mention that I leave my PC on all night for downloads? You should see my collection of burnt CDs. Its growing and growing and growing..

Got to watch War of the Worlds today. I'm lazy to write a review right now, so... let met just mention that its stunning cinematopraphy makes up for the lack of character development and plot. Sorry to say, this is not a movie to remember. Next time Earth gets invaded by aliens, just yell 'Don't worry, the *spoiler contained word* will save us!'

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/20/2005 10:54:00 PM

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Play 20 Questions with Darth Vader

Check out this cool mind-reading flash site I found.

www.sithsense.com

Darth Vader will guess exactly what object you have in mind after asking 20 questions. However, it took him 23 questions to guess my object.. that means I have outdone the Sith Lord himself!! And I'll never reveal what object that was!! Muahahahahahahaha.......

Okay fine it was 'Island'..

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/20/2005 12:34:00 AM

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Monday, July 18, 2005
Today's Tech Tip - Windows Key Shortcuts

Do you notice a button with a Windows logo on the bottom left of your keyboard? Unless you're using a Mac or suffering from severe attention disorder, it should be there. If you didn't know, it can do more than just opening up the Start Menu. For example, Windows Key + E will instantly open up My Computer and Windows Key + D will show you the desktop.

Here is the full list of Windows Key shortcuts

Here is the full list of keyboard shortcuts

Oops, I just made your life easier.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/18/2005 09:29:00 PM

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Chandler Bing's Wisdom

"Have you ever wondered which is worse: going through labour or getting kicked in the nuts? its interesting because no one will ever know because no one can experience both."

- Chandler Bing, in the final episode of Season 10 of Friends

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/18/2005 09:15:00 PM

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Sunday, July 17, 2005
The Adventures of Richard and Rashid - #2

This is the continuing series entitled 'The Adventures of Richard and Rashid', the story of a British commissioner, Richard O' Reily, who sailed to Malaya to educate an accidental Public Affairs Minister, Rashid bin Razak, in order to establish relations between the two worlds in the 18th Century.

Two months after they first met...

Richard: Well then, let's carry on with your lessons, right after I sip this delightful cup of tea. *Slurp* Ah, amourous aroma. By the way, this is called.. tea. Can you say 'tea'?

Rashid : Teh.

Richard: No, no, no... Tea.

Rashid : Teh.

Richard: Teeeeaaaaaaaa.....

Rashid : Teh.

Richard: Grrr... Oh, nevermind. Shall we begin with today's word? It's patriotism. Can you say patriotism?

Rashid : Patriotisme.

Richard: No, not patriotismay.. Its Pa-trio-ti-sm.

Rashid : Patriotisme.

Richard: Pa-trio-ti-sm.

Rashid : Patriotisme.

Richard: PA-TRIO-TI-SM

Rashid : Patriotisme.

Richard: GAAAAAAAAA!!!


Tune in next time for more... 'The Adventures of Richard and Rashid'

View previous episode
View next episode

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/17/2005 10:19:00 PM

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Friday, July 15, 2005
Today's Tech Tip - Removing Windows Messenger

If you use MSN Messenger on Windows XP, you may have run into problems with the ever-annoying Windows Messenger. Everytime you log on to the internet, it automatically signs in to MSN without your approval and its a bad thing because it is not the latest version. Kiss that green ass goodbye, you're about to remove it forever.

Step 1: Click on Start>>Run...
Step 2: Type "RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\inf\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove" without the quotation marks

Voila! You no longer have to put up with people thinking you're signed in when you think you're not. View the full article here. Enjoy.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/15/2005 11:46:00 PM

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Thursday, July 14, 2005
Fantastic? Sure..

Got to see Fantastic 4 today, which is the premiere, by the way. For some reason, we appeared at Mid Valley to find many available tickets for this movie, even on the premiere. Weird, isn't it. Anyway, I have watched the entire film in its full audio and visual quality in a cinema without distraction; on the afternoon of the first day of screening with college buddies, right after the final paper of exams. It was the perfect environment to catch a movie for the adolescent such as myself; and I am ready to pass judgement. The verdict: do NOT watch this movie.

It was pretty much as bad as I pictured it, seeing how they project the look and the feel of the movie. As I write this, I try not to include any spoilers. But now that I think about it, there is nothing to spoil. The plot was shallow, the conflict was not compelling enough, and the climax did not work. Plus, it ended much sooner than I thought it would. The visuals are good, though.

The very weakness of the whole production is that it is based on an old comic book. It is hence very difficult to create a good plot and storyline out of it. The whole point is just four people with superpowers kicking bad guy ass. I could tell that they did try their best to make a good story and all, but it just did not work. That is why Spiderman 1 & 2 are excellent movies. I also blame the comic book for its corniness, especially the part where they received their powers. Listening to The Thing talk makes me feel like I'm watching a cartoon. Luckily they stayed away from using cheese-flavoured lines like "It is I, Mr. Fantastic, here to save the day!" or "A-ha! We meet again, Doctor Doom."

If you still want to watch it, go ahead. But do it as a social outing. For me, it is one of those movies that I would download from BitTorrent and watch it in my room. Oh, and please buy some popcorn to keep yourself entertained.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/14/2005 10:14:00 PM

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Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The Star Wars Kid

It is only recently that I immersed myself into the phenomenon that happened two years ago, the phenomenon that is The Star Wars Kid. An innocent dork from Quebec makes a fateful mistake: not properly hiding his video of himself swinging a golf ball retriever a la Darth Maul. Thanks to his schoolmates, Ghyslain the dork is the most popular kid in the internet. If you put it that way, it doesn't sound so bad, does it? Oh, did I say popular? I meant a tad too ridiculed. Read his profile here.


When I started downloading the various versions of SWK clips, or clones, I cannot help but to laugh at the work of comedic video-editing geniuses out there. My favourite was the one where some guy dresses himself in a king kong suit and re-enacted the entire scene; that is swinging a golf ball retriever a la The Star Wars Kid and he did a fantastic job looking like a complete retard. The others are spoofs that vary from The Hulk to Braveheart to Titanic to Pokemon and the list goes on. See the full list at www.jedimaster.net. However, the best one ever is the clip done by I've Had It Productions. See it at www.starwarskidbb.com and click on Clip 2. Pretty impressive...

The moral of the story is: if you ever videotape yourself doing something downright silly, please save your work in a CD and hide it under your bed.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/13/2005 07:18:00 PM

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Tuesday, July 12, 2005
The Curse of the Chicken Pox

Here's an essay I found lying around. It was done as SPM-level English homework and the topic in question was about the time I got bedridden. It's all fiction, by the way.

Here by the bedside I lay, watching the hours pass me by. On the table rests the many books that I have already read. Arranged on the little shelf in my room lies my collection of DVDs that I have already watched. As I stare at the plain ceiling, my hand clutches a phone that I know will never ring. I am a victim of the unmerciful existence of boredom itself.

Idling at home is definitely not my idea of spending my mid-term holidays. If it weren't for the curse that has befallen me that is the chicken pox, I would have made better use of my time. Alas, my sorry self is now confined within these four walls, deprived of contact with the outside world. Having known that I would have to put up with such a life for another week is driving me insane.

Isolation, however, is only half of my troubles. This wretched condition comes with a side effect so evil that only the devil himself can inflict: the endless itching. Resisting it is a feat achieved only by superhumans, but giving in will only bring more of it and will eventually scar my body. No man, however sinful, deserves such an experience.

Trying to sleep is also another difficult matter. Through the dark nights, I tossed and turn and used every technique known to mankind to make myself fall asleep. But the horrible itch had made all my efforts vain. Hour after hour, I slip in and out of consciousness, only to find myself as good as a dead man late the next morning.

To make matters worse, I have none to blame for this predicament except my very own self. It was only last week when I made a decision that became my undoing. Even though I was advised against it, I insisted on visiting a friend of mine who was suffering from the chicken pox. Due to close contact and my vaccination that refused to work, I am now put into misery by my own foolishness.

Deep inside me brews a volcano that will erupt should the circumstances persist. Laying here motionless on my bed, I could explode without warning. How I yearn to let it all out, to extinguish the flame without by channeling it out through my breath. But no, I could not. My dying but indestructible sense of self consciousness and pieces of my dignity forbids me to do so.

No amount of pleasure could dispel this cruel fate. No amount of console can make me feel that it could have been worse. Nothing can be done to erase my memory of this period of time that has been stolen from me. Soon, I will awaken a new man with a stronger will. For this is the day when I solemnly swear that I will forever be an enemy of the chicken pox.


Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/12/2005 04:14:00 PM

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Monday, July 11, 2005
Application for The Sun's upcoming Campus Pullout

I recently had the opportunity to apply for a job to write articles for The Sun Newspaper's future campus-themed pullout. My application required a 400-word essay describing my most boring lecture as creatively as I can. Here goes nothing...

Regardless of meaning, silence and darkness are one. An endless abyss envelops this world immeasurable by space and time. Nothingness became the very essence of what seems to be existence. No room for emotion, cognition, or anything for that can take form, not even abstract. A void spark ignites, turning into something that can only be described as a split second. Out of nowhere, without warning, a form of perception arises. Is it I. I have found myself. Time starts to flow as I collect the pieces of what I assume amount to my consciousness. For every piece I embrace, the next one avails itself more willingly as the flow of time picks up the pace. The unfathomable shroud that once invaded my mind gradually clears, releasing my senses from its deathly grip. I realize now that I am a living being: a thinking and breathing organism.

It is the sense of touch, among the others, that establishes contact to my brain first. It occurs to me at this point that my entire body is relaxed. I feel my first breath of air through the shafts of my nostrils, without me having to will it deliberately. It is refreshing and empowering; I can feel my entire body already. Even the functioning level of my mind accelerates toward its normal rate. My thoughts begin to arrange themselves, in proper order and logic. Then,
my memories return, bit by bit, depth by depth. I remember my name now, though it is not significant at this time. Now that I am aware of myself, I must proceed to be aware of my surroundings.

I can finally muster enough strength to lift my head that tilts backward. I take in another breath of air with my mouth, feeling my shoulders and chest rise as it happens. As I open my eyes, I instinctively set myself upright. This is when I notice that I am sitting on a chair. By the time I manage to sit up, my eyes begin to adjust to the bright light. Though it was passive all the while, it is only now that I could hear somebody talking. I recognize the voice, though I still could not identify it. I looked around to find myself in a lecture hall at my college. The person talking is the calculus professor, mumbling about things that I can never understand.


How boring.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/11/2005 12:27:00 AM

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Saturday, July 09, 2005
The Country DotCom Awards 2005

Hello everybody and welcome to 'The Country DotCom Awards 2005', the show where the best of the best *nameofcountry*.com domains are hereby awarded their category wins. Now, the internet is full of websites to promote tourism and such but as for this show, I only allow the name of the country in the domain name, nothing more. For example, I do not accept www.lifeinjapan.com or www.travelitaly.com, whereas www.japan.com & www.italy.com qualifies. Also, I do not accept .net, .org, .co.uk and the lot; only .com. However, if the domain name leads to another website but maintain its relevance, I consider it qualified. Without further adue, let's move on to our first category.

The Most Up-To-Date
www.canada.com
Canada.com is the one page that has constantly updated information as it serves as a hub for its local newspapers and television channels, unlike any other country dotcoms. On another note, I found an efficient news website that offers plenty of timely news articles on that particular country; that is when I typed in countries like malawi.com, togo.com or kazakhstan.com. But all of them are actually pages from a media conglomerate, World News Network's website. Hence, it does not qualify. Canada.com takes the win.

The Most Informative
www.china.com
Here, I am judging the English version; you have to click on the 'English' button. China.com contains info from news to history, even real estate and dating. Following closely behind is japan.com as the runner-up.

The Best Design
www.morocco.com
Believe or not, Morocco.com grabs this one, after much consideration, of course. Runner-ups are Bosnia.com and Newzealand.com

The Best Look and Feel
www.seychelles.com
This one comes a surprise to me as I almost overlooked this country. The entire website is flash-based but maintains its user-friendliness and simplicity. It even comes with serene beach sounds.

The Best Strictly Tourism
www.england.com
This one judges country dotcoms that has tourism info only. As England.com and Britain.com both led me to Londontown.com, I made it the winner for its sheer usefulness despite its limitation to just London. Runner ups include Australia.com and France.com

The Most Ambitious
www.arabia.com
Let's ignore the non-English version here. Arabia.com attempts to reach a younger audience, as it contains sections for Cars, Mobile, and even Entertainment. No other country dotcoms offer such information in that area.

The Best Intro Page
www.malta.com
Actually, Malta.com is the only country dotcom I can find with an intro page. However, it gives a flash video clip of a beautiful beach, enough make it unchallengable.

The Best Logo
www.malta.com
Malta.com's logo is so good, it is the only reason I made this category. It even has a cool tagline: 'Past Present Future Perfect'. How cool is that? See it for yourself.

Well thats it for the positive awards. I would want to give negative ones but I'll do special mentions instead.

Mongolia.com

At the bottom of the page, I found two links: one 'Pregnancy' and the other 'Pregnant'. I don't get it either.

India.com
My user-friendliness rating: -6. It does not give you any information whatsoever unless you are a registered user. The front page is bare, for goodness sakes.

Germany.com
Looks like some guy managed to grab the domain name before the government or some company does. The result is depressing.

Malawi.com

I never knew that stating the obvious can be so formal.

Well, that's all for today. This is the best proof I can muster to date to show you that I have nothing better to do.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/09/2005 11:02:00 AM

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Wednesday, July 06, 2005
Hating MA125 (Statistics)

At exactly 9:06 am today I received a message from Aaron Paul and it went exactly like this.

'Hey man i thought you me and Ephraim can do revision together.. Cause we can use all the help..'

Naturally, I would think that it would be a good idea to have a group study before the exams come, which in our case, will take place next week. Then it dawned on me that it is Aaron and Ephraim we're talking about. I can already guess how it's gonna be like. How? Well, let's just say that we got far without getting far. Shall we have a look?

9:06 am
The message was received and replied, concluding that Aaron is to pick Ephraim and I at 10:30 and study at HELP UC.

10:43 am
Aaron arrived and drove us to HELP's main building. First stop: McDonald's. RM2.50 burgers (RM2.64 after tax) became breakfast for the day. Fair enough, everybody needs breakfast. Gotta have something to give us energy, facing a long studious day ahead. Who am I kidding..

12:09 pm
We took the HELP bus and headed to the ADP building. We were to study at the KPD building, Block E, Exhibition Area. Well, that's usually where ADP students get their work done so it's plausible. Upon arrival, we found a grand total of one student studying there, with most of the lights switched off and air-conditioning completely off. Then came a revelation from my belly: the aromatic artifact of genocide will be released from its place of refuge (if you know what I mean). As soon as I exited the restroom, I found Aaron & Ephraim throwing paper planes on fire out the balcony. Exams are only a week away... so why not?

12:50 p.m
We finally sat down at level 1 and took out our books. Yes! A little bit of study is good for health. Alas, Ephraim did not last very long. He got distracted the very moment he opened his stats book. Aaron, on the other hand, managed to fare a little better. But it seems like fate has his games to play.

1:55 pm
"Let's go Uptown" says Aaron.
You should've seen how quick Ephraim got up and stuffed his whacked up stats book in his bag. Before I know it, I ended up in Uptown.. stuffing a stick of delicious chicken satay into my mouth. Well, a lunch break doesn't hurt, ain't it?
"Hey, this satay damn nice lar," says I. *Gotta study gotta study gotta study dammit!!!*

3:13 pm
I got to check out Aaron's place. Let's just say that it is not exactly furnished extravagantly. Aaron's room is in actual fact a storeroom located next to the kitchen. On the other hand, it had all the essentials and a computer in it, a cosy room it was. Plus he gets a bathroom for himself just two steps away.

3:35 pm
We sat around the dining table to continue our so-called revision. Seeing how we (And by 'we' I meant excluding me, in this case) get bored in our seats and get tempted by the heavenly computer with broadband access sitting nearby, Aaron proposes a deal.
"Okay, lets study kao kao for like one hour, then we hang out, okay?"
I don't see how such a thing can actually work, considering that we already goofed off so much. Fine then, whatever makes you study.
"We study until... 4:15, okay?"
Right... is that even one hour?

3:37 pm





4:08 pm



I have nothing more to say

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/06/2005 08:30:00 PM

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haha,let's just see the results :) at
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Tuesday, July 05, 2005
The Adventures of Richard and Rashid - #1

I am now launching a new series entitled 'The Adventures of Richard and Rashid', the story of a British commissioner, Richard O' Reily, who sailed to Malaya to educate an accidental Public Affairs Minister, Rashid bin Razak, in order to establish relations between the two worlds in the 18th Century.

Along the inner walls of a British settlement at Perak...

Richard : Ah, you must be Rashid. I am Richard and I'm here to teach you English. (As Richard stretched his hand for a shake, Razak stared at it with his mouth ajar) Um, well then I guess we must learn each other's formalities as well. *Ahem* Moving on, I think that it is essential that we agree on a single form of writing to create a common ground of communication thus beginning to break the language barrier between English and... Malay.

Rashid : Eh?

Richard : Therefore, I strongly suggest that we use the English alphabet so that I can form written Malay words and you can effectively pick up the English language. Wouldn't you agree?

Rashid : Apa?

Richard : Well, it is decided then! The English alphabet it is! Splendid. I shall begin by teaching you the very fundamentals of our marvelous language. Now, don't worry, it's as easy as ABC. That's because, it IS ABC! *Chuckles* I never get bored of that one..

Rashid : Tak faham sial..

Richard : Sigh... I remember the time when my old buddy and I went drinking at Southampton, a clown of a fellow, he is. Yadda yadda yadda yadda...

Rashid : *Aduhai, entah mengapa orang putih ini suka bercakap-cakap dengan diri sendiri. Tak masuk akal langsung la.. Lagipun perut saya lapar ni..*

Richard : (Babbles on endlessly)

To be continued...

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Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/05/2005 01:11:00 PM

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i think R&R shouldn't take place in the 18th century.. ^.^.. it'd be relevant even on today's date.. at
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EN101 Group A 2005 Photos

Attention students from HELP College ADP Department EN101 Group A 2005, the 'graduation' photos featuring the delightful Miss Lalitha is out. This is the link:

http://www.wongkeenhing.com/gallery/public/helpcollege

Please spread the word, and if you have anymore photos from that day please send them to me via MSN.

Enjoy.

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/05/2005 01:03:00 PM

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Monday, July 04, 2005
The beginning of a new era

It's official. I have packed my bags and moved to this Blogspot account. I haven't actually felt at home just yet, but I will have a house warming party pretty soon. As for my old house address, www.wongkeenhing.com, I intend to keep it, along with my old content in that server. However, my main content will mostly be here. So adjust your bookmarks!

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/04/2005 12:53:00 PM

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Friday, July 01, 2005
Testing

I am considering the use of a blog service to make my life so very much easier. I am currently blogging at www.wongkeenhing.com. I will make an announcement as soon as I make the actual switch. Till next time~

Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/01/2005 02:31:00 PM

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Categories - Writings/essays

Short story: Songfest
Tomorrow I will find another day
Dubai, a developing desert
As the haze dissipates...
The curse of the chicken pox
Application for The Sun's upcoming Campus Pullout

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Categories - Cool Stuff

How to make a Justin Wong
3 funny ad
Exercise your music muscle
Blog button maker
Feeling lucky with failure
Coldplay X&Y Album Art Generator
Your blog Beng-ified!
Think YOU are good at bass?
Gorillaz WMP Skin
Play 20 Questions with Darth Vader

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Categories - Day-long stories

When I say day-long stories, I mean descriptions of what happened on that day.

Adolescent Labour
Fright Night 2005
College Icon 2005 Finals
Jobless at court

One post to rule them all
College Icon 2005 Semifinals
Night Safari at Zoo Negara
Hating MA125 (Statistics)

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Categories - Blog

Narnia outing
The 100th post bonanza!
So ends the semester
25 November 2005
The Amazing Race for Asia
Pure wicked coincidence
Week 12
My Japanese subculture is
My Harry Potter alter ego is....
Feeling lucky with failure
Creative Commons announces its 1st annual Fall Fundraising Campaign
Back from nowhere 2
Popeye ad
Tujuh Perkara
Coldplay X&Y album art generator
Your blog Beng-ified!
Have you ever noticed?
Dust
Another reason the get Firefox
Back from nowhere
As the haze dissipates
Enter: August 2005
Ambiguity, literally
Think YOU are good at bass?
Gorillaz WMP skin
My hero: Dr. Michio Kaku
Of CPUs and UFOs
Play 20 Questions with Darth Vader
Chandler Bing's wisdom
Fantastic? Sure..
The Star Wars Kid
EN101 Group A 2005 Photos
The beginning of a new era

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Categories - Pictures

To live in South Park
To Mortal Kombat in South Park
5 Cekap 2004: Down memory lane
Week 12
To be a fan of Yoruichi from Bleach
A day in the life of Maria, Justin and Fira
To scan your own face
To build a highway on your lawn

To kill a cockroach in style
To shrink a Pringle
To breathe a cloud of smoke
To eat a Siamese banana
To capture a still object

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Categories - Articles

One number per identity
Movie review: Casshern
Dubai, a developing desert
Paul McCartney's Band on the Run
Mysteries of the not-so explained - the MSN nick
Star Wars spinoffs
The Country DotCom Awards 2005

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Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 7/01/2005 12:00:00 AM

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Categories - Humour

Malaysian Race referrals
A Day in the Life of Maria, Justin and Fira
How To Be A Malaysian Idol
Harry Gonner and the Half-Nerd Prince
Kenny Sia vs. Xiaxue

Tales from beyond
Hating MA125 (Statistics)
The Adventures of Richard and Rashid

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