So March 17th is Whiney Post Day according to Klepsacovic so here is my whine.
Mwhahahaha I get to Whine 1st ( or get to be one of the first whiners.) See international time difference has it’s advantages.
Whine #1 Why does everything interesting happen when I am asleep!
I have a list of things I could whine about, and they are not about WOW – feel free to tune out.
Beer – a pub with no Guinness on St Patrick’s day . ( They serve only Aussie beer, but their Food is awesome and well worth the hill to walk up.. )
Edit! – They had Guiness! ( in cans though.. beggers can’t be choosers.. ) and Blood Sausage
The state of the Internet censorship in Oz, and like Cassandri from Hots & Dots I worry about what it will do to my gaming, plus there is the Lack of 18+ rating on games and that stuff like Facebook shut down the Grow Up Australia – Pro-R18 Game rating group with almost 37k Members happens and really makes you wonder what the definition of democracy and free speech really is, and that I agree with Tobold that the internet is getting less “inter” as people try and control the internet to protect people from what is ‘bad’ but really what is damaging to their individual profits, and I worry that the advancement of human civilisation will become stunted as what is supposed to be a tool to share our ideas & culture, the tool that connects people world-wide will die as countries put their citizens behind electronic fences.
That Gamers for Croydon our Political party with a Gamer friendly platform are running in our SA state elections, and I really hope that they get someone in, and then consider running a candidate for our Federal election next year. However the Politician they are running against, Atkinson said ” “I assume the Gamers4Croydon campaign will involve criminal activities and dirty tricks, which is what I’ve come to expect from gamers,” and I feel he is really out of touch with Gamers, and people in general to have made such a narrow-minded statement.
That a Gamer themed bar Mana Bar is in another state – Bring one to Sydney! and traveling interstate just to go to a bar might be a little silly. But they have gamer themed cocktails…
That Books are expensive if you buy them in Australia. So I ❤ Book Depository ( Free postage!) Except they come in single white packages and if I do a bulk order I have to collect a pile of packages from the post office. That they can sell paperbacks of Australian Authors in Australian Stores for $26 Aus – and wonder why more people don’t buy books or we are looking overseas for our reading pleasures.
That I keep finding new music I like on Itunes and because I belive in paying for my music It’s putting holes in my credit card – Leafshine ! Thankyou for Introducing me to Marina and the Diamonds – so friends are being subjected to my outbursts of ” I am not a robot” Though I suspect Marina’s song Rootless would apply more to Leafshine being a druid and such. “Running with my Roots pulled up” is my favourite line from that song and every time I hear it I think of a Druid in tree form holding it’s roots running. ( Wow on brain even when listening to music /Sigh)
Other people recommending music to me is important because I do not subject myself to what counts as radio anymore.
That I don’t sing as much as I used to >< I miss my singing lessons but it became a toss-up between putting money into more productive places. I don’t miss the breathing exercises, or putting pieces of icky red wine cork in my mouth to get the space right in my jaw – it does make the sound quality a lot better though.
I can whine about my mother being on facebook – My mother Pm’s me to ask me about my Status. There are several reasons why parentals should not be on Social Media sites ( hides photos of my fishnet stockings) I had to explain said Pseudo Pop Cultural reference status update refered to.
Of course I friended my mother. I mean If I can friend some random from childhood who on her last day of school in year 3 said to me ” I’m not your friend anymore” ( yes I remember… ) I can friend my own mother and family , but they aren’t supposed to read into the mental state of my facebook statuses, It’s like people reading my blog to understand my brain. I should be grateful she didn’t comment on the post or it’s possible to have ended up on Failbooking
So what constitutes a whine? Long rambling thoughts? – Over sharing of feelings and real life stuff? Did I have enough material to whine about? I blog to perpetually whine.
1. To utter a plaintive, high-pitched, protracted sound, as in pain, fear, supplication, or complaint.2. To complain or protest in a childish fashion.3. To produce a sustained noise of relatively high pitch
Ohhh I might have to record a Whine so you can get the full effect. Whining with an Aussie Twang shall not be pleasant.
thankyou for listening Lasting