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  1. Shining Raichu
    May 25th, 2016 9:14 AM
    Shining Raichu
    or did it????

    Now it has, but I am notoriously hopeless, as we both tend to be :P

    I don't remember at this stage whether I have a PM to send you or not but I think it's time for the VM renaissance anyway haha.
  2. Shining Raichu
    February 28th, 2016 7:46 AM
    Shining Raichu
    First of all lets not pretend that you have the ability to 'innocently' walk anywhere :P

    Secondly, yes that's exactly what I'd do, because your head injury would be nothing to the headache I'd have to endure by having to clean up the pyramid (lol you think we make fancy pyramid displays) of broken glass and wine while customers walk around me saying "Aw, ya dropped something, didja?" and making me wish they had head injuries severe enough that they couldn't demonstrate their perpetual need to point out the obvious.

    Oh my God I really need a break from my job though. You just got a small peak in that last paragraph at the intense vitriol I'm starting to feel toward every single one of my customers. Even the perfectly lovely ones that I have absolutely no reason to hate. I just hate them so much. I have this constant - and I do mean constant - internal monologue happening all day every day at the moment where every time a customer walks in and I hear that beep, my mind says the following, verbatim:

    "Oh you've gotta be kididng me you psyducking disgusting little junkie"

    That's how I've started thinking of them. As junkies. I don't understand the NEED for alcohol and I just really really really hate them all for not being able to stop themselves from walking their dopey psyducking asses into my shop day after day killing more brain cells than absolutely required by daily cellular function. It makes me so mad, and it has absolutely no reason to.

    I really think I need a holiday. Or a new job. Probably just the holiday though, because let's be real, I ain't gonna go searching for another job in this economic climate. Hell, I couldn't even be arsed looking for another job in a decent economic climate, if such a thing ever did exist.

    So that answers your "what's new with yu, chu" question haha. I'm not gonna read that back and correct what I'm sure are the seven hundred mistakes one makes when one loses oneself in a rant, I'm just gonna hit "Post Message" and let the chips fall where they may :P
  3. Shining Raichu
    February 25th, 2016 7:11 AM
    Shining Raichu
    A free plastic bag? Was there anything in this plastic bag or did she just feel that plastic bags are a cure-all remedy for stupidity and head injuries? Was she hoping you'd put it on your head and suffocate for destroying her display? That's something I'd do in my shop. Then again, when wine falls it's a lot messier than biscuits.
  4. Shining Raichu
    February 22nd, 2016 4:32 AM
    Shining Raichu
    After Googling to ascertain that Jammie Dodgers were actually a real thing (and I spelled that correctly, you did not :P), I will say that number 2 is the falsity! Although jumping off a 30-foot building would be a perfectly reasonable response to purposely waking up at 4am, so I'm left entirely unsure.
  5. Shining Raichu
    February 16th, 2016 10:22 PM
    Shining Raichu
    (oh and I got my Dawn French tickets :P)
  6. Shining Raichu
    February 16th, 2016 10:21 PM
    Shining Raichu
    Your pictures brought much joy to my heart! I loved the one that was us :P

    I know I promised a full run-down of the mother fight and it's been an unforgivably long time since my last message, but I just sat down with her this morning to try and sort it all out (hint: nothing got sorted out but we're moving forward) and I am so completely drained by it at the moment that I couldn't possibly think of going into the long spiel.

    I will, though. I promise you this. I will.

    Distract me with Tales of the Life and Times of Barrels the Magnificent!
  7. Shining Raichu
    January 27th, 2016 4:37 AM
    Shining Raichu
    I am very much looking forward to seeing your Scooby Doo Lego! It will be the highlight of my year thus far!

    I love your thought process. "Wow, MURICA! That's there they make the films!"

    Speaking of your film, is that somewhere available for viewing or purchasing yet? If so, I will gladly view or purchase it :P

    I do have a little bit of bad news, though. Well. "Bad news" sounds far more ominous than this is. It's more annoying news. News probably isn't even it, it's just an annoying update about my life haha.

    So essentially what happened was this: I posted a status on Facebook (you know, that thing I'm always telling you you need to get :P). It was my usual snarky stuff, nothing unusual. A friend's mother, an alcoholic, posted a couple of comments, the gist of which were "Love you Andrew, but I'd love it if you could be a bit more positive". I can cop that on the chin, it doesn't mean that much to me. If I'd wanted to, I could have destroyed her (which is a hobby of mine on Facebook) but I didn't because it was mild-mannered, it was a Saturday night so 99% chance she was drunk, and I didn't want to cause any issues between me and my friend.

    Nek minnit, my mother swoops in and starts attacking this woman, on my behalf, without my consent. It started out as a valiant defense of me but quickly degenerated into a horrifyingly immature muk-slinging match between the two of them, and then finally three hours later it was over.

    Then I get a message from my mother. "Thanks for the back up. If you don't block her I'm blocking you."

    I could go into the entire saga (and if you want, I will, but not right now as it would take an incredibly long time to type out) but long story short my mother hasn't spoken to me in what is closing in on four days now and I'm getting attacks from my sister telling my mother is 'devastated' and "close to a break down" over this petty, stupid, nothing Facebook drama.

    So I'm not caving in this time.

    Essentially the update is that my family hates me and I don't get to go to Dawn French next Wednesday because the tickets that Mum gave me for Christmas are up at her place for safekeeping :(
  8. Shining Raichu
    January 19th, 2016 8:34 AM
    Shining Raichu
    Oh my God, what have I done. I got your message on the 5th. It's now the 20th. What have I done I am so horribly sorry. I have no excuse. Grey's Anatomy has chewed up my entire life and now I am emerging from it, having lost all my friends except for Meredith Grey herself. What year is it? Is it still 2014?

    The vague, distant memory of my laryngitis had me use my withering stare on Esmerelda, unable to ask her stupid mother why she named her Esmerelda. My stare works wonders on kids; it makes them immediately behave. I'd be a great father for that reason alone.

    Why are you raising $9000 to go to America so urgently? What's in America? Other than everything. I mean what's there specifically for Barrels? Some kind of filmmaking opportunity?! Or a really expensive booty call?

    SCOOBY DOO LEGO THAT IS SO COOL! Though be honest, have you played with it more than once since Christmas Day? :P
  9. Shining Raichu
    December 29th, 2015 8:33 AM
    Shining Raichu
    Oh my god it's been nearly 3 weeks, what the **** happened? Where am I? What year is it?


    And where did I say I was sick? Yes, I was, very very very sick from the 10th til like the 22nd. I had two days off work and I NEVER take time off work for anything because I have this fear that the shop will fall apart without me.

    I had laryngitis, which I have no idea how I got but left me speechless for an entire week. I went back to work the Thursday before Christmas Eve and spent four days working with a whiteboard and "I CAN'T TALK" written across my hand for customers who tried to approach me haha. It was hilarious for a while, then it just got frustrating. But this close to Christmas it's impossible for people to not be working :(

    ANYWAY I'm all better now and even though the sickness robbed me of my Christmas season that I LOOK FORWARD TO ALL ****ING YEAR, I'm chill.

    I don't know why I'm writing every sentence in its own paragraph, but I guess that's just how I roll today. I'm also touched by your offer to biff the bacteria, but alas a combination of lemon and honey and sheer force of will biffed them for me :P

    But anyway how have you been? How was your Christmas? How is M Night Shyamalamalaman?
  10. Shining Raichu
    November 25th, 2015 7:09 AM
    Shining Raichu
    You were very perceptive to consider that I might think 90 hours was a lot, because before I even read the VM I was thinking to myself "Jesus Christ, 90 hours to put into 30 minutes! How wasteful!"

    But alas I still cannot wait. It better go up on YouTube or something like that!

    A high school acquaintance of mine was really really into film. Like REALLY into it. It was all he wanted to do with his life - even got to meet Hugh Jackman a few times! He finally released his very first feature film on March 1st, 2012. It was a comedy called "Sick" that pretty much starred his friends from high school and was shot on a budget of $10,000. The premiere was at one cinema only, one of our local ones. Still, it was actually really good and really funny. It won a couple of awards in LA and even has its own IMDb page, so that was cool! (Note, if you click on the link, pay no attention to the plot synopsis at the top, it's a complete lie lol. The one down the bottom is the real one)

    What was less cool was that he died three months later of leukaemia that he'd had on and off throughout his life. But his little brother makes films now, it's really sweet.

    So don't die in three months is essentially what I'm saying :P

    Also, I hadn't noticed the new style until you said something because my only function on this website now is to come here and talk to you haha. But yeah it is cool, kudos to those guys!
  11. Shining Raichu
    November 17th, 2015 8:42 AM
    Shining Raichu
    Do you ever get that feeling of real satisfaction when a pillow cover slips over your pillow just perfectly? That's the feeling I get when I get a message from you :D

    Even if your spelling is pretty damn bologna.

    I'm seeing Mockingjay Part 2 at a midnight session tomorrow night! That's all that's going on with me though. Have you finished your film, and when will it be available for my viewing?
  12. Shining Raichu
    November 10th, 2015 6:53 PM
    Shining Raichu
    Oh dear sweet Barrels get some sleep! They say dying is easy and comedy is hard, and now I know why, it's turned you into a snerkling fool! A fool I say! You don't even know how to spell bologna, it's like you're remedial or challenged!
  13. Barrels
    November 10th, 2015 9:40 AM

    because i have been searching for ALMOST A WHOLE HALF HOUR for that one bit in Stitch: The Movie! where experiment 625 says, 'WE'RE ALL OUTTA BALONEY,' and i don't even know why i wanted to find it in the first place except that i wanted to make you laugh but WHY, i mean why would it even make you laugh, it's utterly niche and the only reason it's making me snerkle is that it's been stuck in my head all day and ALSO I'VE ONLY HAD AN HOUR'S SLEEP IN THE LAST TWO DAYS, IT'S NOT MY FAULT STOP IT OH MY GOD THE BELLS
  14. Shining Raichu
    October 24th, 2015 7:41 AM
    Shining Raichu
    I'm sorry my silence is not retaliatory, I got super busy myself haha. Also iz my birthday :D

    But no I haven't gotten to The Office yet, I'm actually partway through Parks & Recreation so I've gotta finish what I start :P

    My life has been good I had a surprise party and I"ll tell you all about it but right now I have to go to sleep for it is back to the grind tomorrow ;;
  15. Shining Raichu
    October 16th, 2015 3:27 AM
    Shining Raichu
    eleven days

About Me

  • About Barrels
    I was born. Then I grew up. But that wasn’t fun, so I grew back down again and started catching Pokémon.

    Most people are decent - and the more friends you make, the better life gets. So if you'd like to say hi, go ahead and do that thing! ;)
    I like creating. Writing, drawing, vidding, programming… you name it, there’s a good chance I’ve failed abysmally at it. (Probably had fun though.)

    In general? Philosophising about stuff I’ll never know, reading Brian Michael Bendis, ordering things I have no need of from Amazon, arting around in Photoshop and watching old Munsters episodes. Not all at the same time.
    Three thousand miles from home
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    Favorite Pokémon
    Snorlax. Since forever. I used to dream about getting a big ol’ Snorlax-shaped beanbag.

    …Who am I kidding? I *still* dream about that.
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