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I love to write stories. In fact, I have a lot of projects at my PC (some of them are even printed)..

A friend of my mom wanted to read one of them, called (in english) "Lost Souls". She said she couldn't believe it was writed by me. I wish I could post them here, but I'm not a good translator... I can translate the titles, however:

"Lost Souls" - My first project.

"Deathmatch: Survival Game"

"City of Darkness"

"The Dark Lady"

"Chronos"

"Deathmatch 2: Crimes and Punishments" (Also called "Deathmatch 3". To be honest, I cancelled the original second version because it was very poorly written.

"Chronos 2: Digital Distortion" - In progress.

Last edited by Alex_The_Hedgehog - on 29 August 2019

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Jaicee said:

In all seriousness, I suppose I may seem silly a lot of the time, but it's usually a front for pain. My life is pain. That's it. It's been mostly poverty, rape, violence, poverty, drugs, the suicide attempt, depression, anxiety, alienation from family, friends dying, my mom dying, loneliness and awkwardness in general, ugliness, my love-hate relationship to my community writ large, certain physical struggles I don't like detailing, poverty...nothing but fun. I want there to be a meaning to life so I have a reason to go on living. I look for some kind of meaning in most everything, accordingly.

Okay, the pity party is over now. You asked though. Also, I like roller skating. As a grown adult.

Sounds like you've had it pretty rough, Jaicee. If you ever just need someone to vent to I'll listen. You'll always have a home here. I know our little internet gaming community isn't much, but there's plenty of people who value your presence here on the forums, myself included.



Bofferbrauer2 said:
abronn627 said:

In all seriousness, probably between 2 or 3, depending on my work schedule. I can feel the headache if I don’t get my morning coffee.

I’ve stopped drinking Coke or any equivalent drink last year, lost 7kg since then.

I actually gained about 12 kg when I stopped with the coke. The reason is that I drank it not only because of thirst, but also because it sated my hunger to a degree. Without it, I was much more hungry and had much bigger meals (and also started eating in between meals), especially early on. A similar thing happened before when I tried to switch to diet coke, but not as extreme, only about 5 kg. I still need to drink something sugary from time to time for my appetite not to become overbearing, though now it's mostly fresh juices which I thin down a bit with sparkling water, especially apple juice.

I used to drink 1 soda can per day, but then I moved countries and they don't have my soda of choice. Plenty of Cola here, but it is quite expensive anyways.

Anyways I am always mindful of Protein> Sugar, so even if I gain weight it is healthy weight and not just Sugar carbs.



super_etecoon said:
I got banned by ioi at E3 one time for not dancing at one of the after parties, but he was too drunk to type correctly so my ban is listed as Land of Dancing. I think all of the rest of the E3 staff got banned too...for similar reasons.

Woah, just how far back with this site do you go? I knew your account is over a decade old, but are you saying you worked for the site?



Here is another very personal one. My username is my last name



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Immersiveunreality said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

I actually gained about 12 kg when I stopped with the coke. The reason is that I drank it not only because of thirst, but also because it sated my hunger to a degree. Without it, I was much more hungry and had much bigger meals (and also started eating in between meals), especially early on. A similar thing happened before when I tried to switch to diet coke, but not as extreme, only about 5 kg. I still need to drink something sugary from time to time for my appetite not to become overbearing, though now it's mostly fresh juices which I thin down a bit with sparkling water, especially apple juice.

If you spend weeks on a diet you could notice that appetite decreases when you stop consuming it.

Sugar is just fast satisfaction that makes you long for more at short notice,it's really a sort of addiction that takes time to beat.

I need about 20% more energy every day due to have a somewhat faster metabolism. It doesn't matter what form those extra 20% come from, but soda was the most readily available. I wasn't overweight or anything before, but now that I stopped, I am. And I can't diet right now since my mother-in-law would force-feed me if I tried.

Also, due to food poisoning, I once had 2 weeks where I barely could eat at all. In those 2 weeks I lost over 20 kg and would have become dangerously underweight if my body didn't kick it out if't system soon enough

numberwang said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

I actually gained about 12 kg when I stopped with the coke. The reason is that I drank it not only because of thirst, but also because it sated my hunger to a degree. Without it, I was much more hungry and had much bigger meals (and also started eating in between meals), especially early on. A similar thing happened before when I tried to switch to diet coke, but not as extreme, only about 5 kg. I still need to drink something sugary from time to time for my appetite not to become overbearing, though now it's mostly fresh juices which I thin down a bit with sparkling water, especially apple juice.

You are probably pre-diabetic because of that ubiquitous sugar, like a lot of people on the Western diet.

Over the last year I have cut out most of the sugar and replaced it with animal fat and protein (at least 50% of my calories) and I am never hungry anymore. I go most days with just one big fatty meal and fast for 23hours until the next day. Without all that insulin in your body, you will feel more satiated and be able to lose body fat much easier.

According to my last check-up, nope. I actually had slightly lower levels of insuline than normal, while with pre-diabetes it would have been elevated.

I sometimes also did just one meal a day, especially during summer (too hot to cook anyway), but as noted above, I couldn't do anything like that right now.

Farsala said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

I actually gained about 12 kg when I stopped with the coke. The reason is that I drank it not only because of thirst, but also because it sated my hunger to a degree. Without it, I was much more hungry and had much bigger meals (and also started eating in between meals), especially early on. A similar thing happened before when I tried to switch to diet coke, but not as extreme, only about 5 kg. I still need to drink something sugary from time to time for my appetite not to become overbearing, though now it's mostly fresh juices which I thin down a bit with sparkling water, especially apple juice.

I used to drink 1 soda can per day, but then I moved countries and they don't have my soda of choice. Plenty of Cola here, but it is quite expensive anyways.

Anyways I am always mindful of Protein> Sugar, so even if I gain weight it is healthy weight and not just Sugar carbs.

Most of my food intake was protein and fiber, so meat and vegetables. Soda was for a long time my only notable source of sugar or carb outside of some bread. Now I am in the Philippines and they have rice with everything, so tons of carb that I can't really avoid. 



Bofferbrauer2 said:
Immersiveunreality said:

If you spend weeks on a diet you could notice that appetite decreases when you stop consuming it.

Sugar is just fast satisfaction that makes you long for more at short notice,it's really a sort of addiction that takes time to beat.

I need about 20% more energy every day due to have a somewhat faster metabolism. It doesn't matter what form those extra 20% come from, but soda was the most readily available. I wasn't overweight or anything before, but now that I stopped, I am. And I can't diet right now since my mother-in-law would force-feed me if I tried.

Also, due to food poisoning, I once had 2 weeks where I barely could eat at all. In those 2 weeks I lost over 20 kg and would have become dangerously underweight if my body didn't kick it out if't system soon enough

numberwang said:

You are probably pre-diabetic because of that ubiquitous sugar, like a lot of people on the Western diet.

Over the last year I have cut out most of the sugar and replaced it with animal fat and protein (at least 50% of my calories) and I am never hungry anymore. I go most days with just one big fatty meal and fast for 23hours until the next day. Without all that insulin in your body, you will feel more satiated and be able to lose body fat much easier.

According to my last check-up, nope. I actually had slightly lower levels of insuline than normal, while with pre-diabetes it would have been elevated.

I sometimes also did just one meal a day, especially during summer (too hot to cook anyway), but as noted above, I couldn't do anything like that right now.

Farsala said:

I used to drink 1 soda can per day, but then I moved countries and they don't have my soda of choice. Plenty of Cola here, but it is quite expensive anyways.

Anyways I am always mindful of Protein> Sugar, so even if I gain weight it is healthy weight and not just Sugar carbs.

Most of my food intake was protein and fiber, so meat and vegetables. Soda was for a long time my only notable source of sugar or carb outside of some bread. Now I am in the Philippines and they have rice with everything, so tons of carb that I can't really avoid. 

Soda and Bread definitely have a ton of sugar though. 1 can of soda per day caps my sugar intake by a large magnitude, so if you had 2 liters, it is simply an insane amount of sugar.

Carbs aren't bad as long as it isn't too much sugar. Rice has to be decently healthy, otherwise all asians would be fat or unhealthy eh.



I suffer from depression that I did not get diagnosed for many years which led me to believe my erratic mental activity was actually normal behavior. I was 24 when someone told me that I should see a doctor because that, "funk" I was in was extreme and absolutely abnormal.



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HylianSwordsman said:
super_etecoon said:
I got banned by ioi at E3 one time for not dancing at one of the after parties, but he was too drunk to type correctly so my ban is listed as Land of Dancing. I think all of the rest of the E3 staff got banned too...for similar reasons.

Woah, just how far back with this site do you go? I knew your account is over a decade old, but are you saying you worked for the site?

Haha...nope.  But I was part of a team of VGC users (real staff and volunteer writers) that went to E3 courtesy of VGC and we conducted interviews of developers, went to conferences, and demoed hundreds of games.  It was the Kinect/Move reveal E3, so certainly a weird time for the industry.  So much fun getting to meet the other members from VGC and hang out.  The highlight of the show for me was the entire Nintendo conference.  New Super Mario Bros Wii and Metroid: Other M were shown and Matt Cassamassina from IGN (one of the best) was just a few seats away from me.  Oh, and at the Ubisoft conference James Cameron spent forever talking about his new, as yet to be released movie, Avatar.



I'm terrified of dancing in public after an incident when I was young and went to a club. I danced so badly that the lady who asked me to dance just "danced away" from me and disappeared into the crowd.

At my wedding I was supposed to dance with my wife. Luckily the DJ's equipment malfunctioned. I acted disappointed but that freak accident may have saved my marriage!



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