Happy New Year 2009.... My 2008 short review

This year is a great year for me. Traveling around Sabah is one of it. Been to KL too may times too.

Been blogging for 1 year plus now. Getting lots of money from it too. If you don't believe, just look at my previous post. Apart of it, I make acquaintance with quite a lot of people that I know from blog such as, Kay Kastum.

And the one that really fulfilling my dream is, owning a small business.

But 2009, I want to make a difference. I wanted something different. Something that are not inane just like what I face for the past year.

Something that challenge my physical and mental but really (word edited for surprise effect) and not required to get a CDL training. And that would be in 12 week time until I really made up my mind.

So, so long 2008, I really have a good time with you.

Welcome 2009, we shall see it together the changes.

p/s : I shall start my gym session next week ><.

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Merry Christmas....

As today is Boxing day, I unwrapped all my present and I really love my present this year. All of this are courtesy from ....... MY OWN BLOG! Hahahha... told you that blogging is very cool things if you know how to earn from it.

I bought myself a limited edition Fallout 3. It comes with a limited edition bobblehead and also limited edition lunch box. Also included an art book and "Making of Fallout 3" DVD. The bobblehead is very cute.

Then this morning my order from UK arrived. Fallout 1, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics.

Actually I already get my very early Christmas present but I forgot to blog it. Few month ago I bought myself something that I always wanted to get before I started blogging. Now, after 1 year plus blogging, I get myself ......

Even though it is a second hand book, but I really satisfied with it. Another add to my Beatles collection.

Last but not least....

p/s : I should contact Flanegan about the video cards that I suppose to buy from him.

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Vacancy still open for handphone technician

The vacancy still open as I mention for the last 3 month ago.

Anyone know someone who looking for a job as a handphone repair technician? My technician just quit few days ago and now I'm looking someone to replace him.

There is no salary will be offered but the pay will be based on 50% of the total repair. Or simply called commission. All the parts will be borne by us and this will be deducted from the total amount that will be calculated. We prefer local and has at least 1 year of experience. Socso and KWSP will be paid according to the commission.

There will be 3 month of probation period and the performance will be monitored. There are more perks will be added but just contact me using this blog and we can arrange the interview at my phone shop.

Just for the info, last month my technician can get around RM900 (nett salary) and if he consistent with his job, I can see that he can reach around RM1500.

Location at Asia City, Kota Kinabalu.
Still looking and so far no one qualify. Come on... this is not a open jobs in Dallas. It is in KK!!

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Only if you want to go to Westgate

If you planned to go to Westgate, be sure that you go to their official website and booked your reservation there.

If I got the moolah to go there, sure enough I will book it now. Christmas are just around the corner and I should go to holiday with my wife. Not only that, on the 15th December will be our 3rd anniversary and I still didn't have any plan to celebrate it.

Thinking about going to Kundasang and stay there for one night. Dei, memang susah ni kalau kurang ongkos mo berjalan....

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My brother little baby...

Who said that you can't get something from your passion. Please don't think negative. My brother didn't have any human baby. He just received his newly bought baby lens.

Weight approximately 1KG, giving me hard times to "cradle" it for a steady shot. Not sure if I can pop in some diet pill to make it lighter a bit :D

I think this is not a baby. This is MONSTER! He already make lots of people jealous not only using it, but buying it. He bought it for RM3100. Almost enough to buy another Sony A700.

But this is a superb lens. This is proved when he took a picture of the moon last night.

(Picture credit to JoeyRLee)

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My another random christmas wish list

Yay... punya lah banyak wish list...

I dream of getting a sport car of my own soon after I got my own house. A RED Ferrari. It won't hurt since this is just a dream. Or wish list. Even though getting a Ferrari parts would be pain at my behind.

(Red Ferrari photo from Our Little Life)

Then I want a good running business that can sustain my life, my family and extended to 5 generation. Hehehe... memang sot sudah.

All that I want is just a good life and good health. Not only me, to my wife and my family and to all people that I know and love.

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My random christmas wish list

As if I can get it lah kan...

I want a house. Two stories house. At corner lot. I want to have Moen faucet installed. Green grass with white picket fence. Hahah.. gila punya wish list.. Hope I can get it before I reach 30 years old.

(Photo credit to Tee Ayy)

I want an LCD TV. Not too big. 32 inch should be okay. Samsung brand. So that I can have better view with my newly installed Astro. And I want to seriously play my Wii.
I want to enroll myself in diving class. So that I can dive and enjoy all the beautiful thing under the wave. But I think diving could be expensive.

So I want to learn skydiving. I want to overcome my fear. Same to diving, this is EXPENSIVE!

Am I getting crazy here?

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I want to get a real nice holiday

I've been posting this title at my Facebook for about 3 weeks already. But still I don't have any financial to do it. All my money already been invested to the shop. (For those who still don't know about it, both me and my wife are running a reload coupon shop at Asia City. )

I do have an opportunity to get a short holiday but I have to reject it since the day that they plan to go to Labuan collide with our Company Dinner. Since this is the first time in my entire employment, I think I should go. So bye bye Labuan. I'm not going to visit you this year. Who know I might get an opportunity to go to Disney vacations next time.

See you later , Labuan.

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How to get rid of feral rat...

I don't know if Kay Kastum already accomplished his mission to eradicate all his 'new' enemy of the house but I found that this website has some good information on how to get rid of them.

Rodent are the worst enemy when they already in big group. Or should I say big family. They are not just a nuisance but they can cost you a lots in damaging item. Electrical appliances for such instance, they are not only can cause damage but can start an electrical fire. And that does include tankless water heater.

So now these are some of what I get from them...

Do not give food and shelter to these most unwanted guests!

* The time to act is before the signs (droppings) of a rat or mouse.
* Stack fire wood 18 inches off the ground and away from all buildings.
* Birdhouses and seed should be on poles and in trays rats can't get.
* Keep garbage can lids closed tightly.
* Plant bushes so they will stay at least 3 feet from your house.
* Keep yards and alleys clean. Take junk to the dump!
* If you feed them, they will stay. Pick up fruit and vegetables in your yard.
* Do not compost any animal products (fish, meat, chicken, cheese, butter). Keep lids tight.
* Use only rodent resistant composters.
* In basements keep any food in closed containers that rats can't chew through.
* Cover all openings to your house. Rats can get into very small places.
* Do not leave your pet food outside. If your pet doesn't eat it, the rats will.
* Roof rats get into your house from tree branches that hang over the roof. Keep trees cut back and cover any openings in the eves.

Simple right? And this is how we can kill them...
The best trap is the large, simple, cheap wooden "snap trap." They are sold in hardware stores. To use the trap:

* Bait it with pieces of apple, potato, raw bacon or with peanut butter spread on a cotton ball.
* Attach it firmly to the ground or solid place to keep the rat from dragging the trap away.
* Place the trap near where you have found the droppings. Make sure the trap is safe from people, children, pets or animals who could get hurt from it.

Not sure if we can get the trap as they recommend. But I think they do give a good tips.

* Place the trap near where you have found the droppings. Make sure the trap is safe from people, children, pets or animals who could get hurt from it.

Source find via islandcounty.net

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Fallout 3

I'm addicted to this game now. I've played the first one and the second and there is no reason that I must skip this one.

Fallout 3 takes place in a post-apocalyptic United States. The main character lives in Vault 101, a fallout shelter in the Washington, D.C. area, with his father. One day, the player awakens to find that his father has ventured outside of the vault for unknown reasons. The vault overseer is suspicious that the character is involved somehow with his disappearance, so the player decides to venture into the wasteland to search for his father.
This is the most anticipated game for the year. And so am I.

Fallout 3 is an open-ended RPG with an emphasis on character customization, decision-making and tactical combat. As the game advances, the player can choose to improves various character attributes. These range from strength to intelligence to weapon skill, and also include Skills and Perks, or bonus attributes. Since the choices the player makes throughout the game are so integral to the gameplay, there are over 1,700 versions of the final cutscene, determined by the character's actions.

The game can be viewed from both a third and first-person perspective.1 Combat makes use of both melee weapons and science-fiction-style guns, like a handheld nuclear bomb launcher. Fighting takes place in real-time, but the game can be paused using the VATS system, which allows the player to select different body parts to attack. The effectiveness of each possible attack is displayed on the interface. All actions cost action points, lending an RPG aspect to the gameplay.

There is also a Karma system in Fallout 3 that measures the choices the player makes and adjusts the way non-player characters respond to him.
I was attracted to this game simply because they use jazz songs in their game and I am addicted to Mad Max movie. Yes, sex also one thing in the game. I did found a sexy lingerie item inside the game.

Want to know more? Visit Fallout 3 official website.

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A very nice weekend

No work and nothing to do except playing computer game the whole day. Went out to breakfast and back then start playing game until 9 pm.

While playing Fallout 3 (the game that I'm playing now), I do some laundry too.

But one good thing happen today. My cat has just given birth to four kitten. I did help Memel giving birth. This happen around 6 pm and little bit of blood involved.

Now we are happy and I am in headache thinking of how am I going to buy swing sets for them :)

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EPF Calculation

I found this on my Friendster. Not sure if the calculation are right or not.

It is advisable to maintain the contribution at 11% for our benefit.!!!!!

English Translation :

Assume monthly basic salary is RM4000.

- If your monthly EPF contribution is 11% ( RM440 ), taxable income = RM3560, income tax payable = RM77.

- If your monthly EPF contribution is 8% ( RM320 ), taxable income = RM3680, income tax payable = RM109.

Conclusion : If you choose to contribute 8%, you will end up paying more income tax to the government,
which will make the government richer. Finance Minister Najib said this measure is meant to boost up the slow-down market, but from this example wee see that the money does not go into the market. Instead the money goes direct into the government's pocket through the greater amount of income tax that we will have to pay. Obviously this measure does not help the market at all.

If this is true, then the gomen really sucks big time. They think that we the 'rakyat' don't know about their evil scheme? With that much money, I better spend it to buy self defense products instead of giving them.

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My 375th post and counting

It's so hard to believe that I can make this post. I was tempted to close down this blog but with the good small income that I get every month really keeps me going.

I already renew my domain for another 2 year and I think I should keep up the posting. I can't remember how much already I earn form this blog but I do hope that it can continue for a long time.

Mind you that I renew my domain not from my own wallet. I use the income from this blog to renew it. Even I do get things from eBay without hurting my wallet. But I not gonna buy a Hydroxycut to slim down though.

Well, congratulation to me for getting this far.

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I win again..

I did it again when Julian giving out contest with a mysterious prize to be won. I accidentally meet him chatting with a lady at Tanamera Coffee Shop at Lintas Square and when I saw his post about the familiar "Dilarang Khencing" sign I couldn't resist to give the answer.

(Credit to Julian, his blog site are embedded at the photo)

But when he REALLY give SURPRISING mysterious prize (he give a free size lady underwear the last one I know) I really afraid that he will give me 'tampui' (as we call the late night pee bucket). Ahh... good that I won a free drinks any way. Would be good if I won a ac compressor :p

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