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Booze List V2

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BOOZE + STUFF

ITEM

ESTIMATED PRICE

BUYER

700 mL Smirnoff Red Label

$29

Larry

700 mL Johnny Walker Red Label Scotch

$30

Larry

Bacardi Black

$32

Miles

700 mL Bacardi Superior

$32

Gavin

1L Jose Cuervo Tequila

$63

Larry

350 mL Jagermeister

$32

Miles

Continental Blue Curacao Liquer

$20

Larry

700 mL Baileys

$30

Gavin

30 Pack Coke Cans x2

$23 Each

Daniel

30 Pack Sprite

$23

Daniel

Club Soda 2L x2

$2.50 Each

Con

“Shitload” of Lime

$5.00 worth

Con

Lime Cordial

$3.00

Con

4 Pack Energy Drink(V/Mother) x6

$8.50 Each

Con

Orange Juice

$2.50

Con

Milk 2L x2

$3.50 Each

Gavin

Total = $410.50

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November 16, 2008 at 10:30 pm

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Official Shopping List for teh schoolage.

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GROCERIES

ATTENTION: We also need as many plastic/paper cups, paper plates and garbage bags as possible! If you have any that you can bring, let Gavin or Con know!

ITEM

ESTIMATED PRICE

BUYER

Burrito Kit 495 g x2

$6.53

Larry

Maggi 2 Minute Noodles Chicken 10 Pack x1

$8.56

Daniel

Maggi 2 Minute Noodles Beef 10 Pack x1

$8.56

Daniel

Campbell’s Pasta Sauce Beef Bolognese 425 g x3

$2.67

Daniel

Coles Smart Buy Pasta Spaghetti No. 1 500g x4

$0.64

Daniel

You’ll love Coles beef Burgers 650g x2

$5.99

Con

You’ll love Coles Sausages Pork 560g x2

$3.00

Con

Carrots Loose Each Aprx 150g x2

$0.30

Con

Bega Cheese Tasty Grated 700g x1

$8.71

Steven

Cucumber Continental 1 each x1

$1.48

Con

You’ll love Coles Tomatoes 6 pack x1

$2.98

Con

Lettuce Iceberg 1 each x2

$2.48

Con

Ingham Chicken Breast Tenders 400g x3

$7.62

Gavin

Coles Smart Buy Corn Flakes 500g x1

$2.39

Steven

Coles Smart Buy Wheat Biscuits 1kg x1

$2.82

Steven

Coles Bread Rolls Hamburger 6 Pack x4

$2.93

Steven

Buttercup Wonder White Low GI Bread 700g x3

$3.99

Steven

Farmpride Eggs 12 Pack 600g x2

$4.24

Steven

6 Pack Sausage Rolls x3

$5.90

Daniel

4 Pack Meat Pies x4

$6.58

Daniel

Total = $181.72

CON: WE ARE MISSING COLD MEATS FOR SANDWICHES!

SNACKS AND DRINKS

ITEM

ESTIMATED PRICE

BUYER

Chocolate Block 150g x10

$3.39 Each

Gavin

Various Lolly Packs (Snakes Alive etc) 460g x10

$5.42 Each

Gavin

Solo Lemon 12 Pack x1

$11.98

Miles

Sprite Lemonade 15 Pack x1

$15.60

Miles

Coca Cola 24 Pack x2

$22.52 Each

Miles

Doritos Corn Chips Original 200g x1

$2.00

Gavin

Doritos Corn Chips Nacho Cheese 200g x1

$2.00

Gavin

Doritos Corn Chips Cheese Supreme 200g x1

$2.00

Gavin

Smith’s Crinkle Cut Potato Chips Original 200g x4

$3.90

Gavin

Smiths Crinkle Cut Potato Chips Cheese and Onion 200g x2

$3.90

Gavin

Total = $190.12

These items are just what we are taking with us to the beach, basically the meals and the “bare essentials”. If we need other stuff or need to replenish our supplies, we can make a trek into town! If you have any personal stuff that you want that isn’t on this list, you are welcome to bring it for yourself.

Please note that the prices will most definitely be different than from here. This is just to get an idea of pricing. Buyers, you MUST keep the receipts of what you buy! These items, along with booze, means we’re looking at a bit over $100 each. Not bad! LAZ: Please note that the Coke on this list is considered separate to the coke we’ll use for mixing.

TY Gavin for the list which absolutely kicks the shit out of my messy piece of shit :P

Just as a side note, this is probably what we’re looking at:

Rough total (booze + food) ~ $820; depending on specials + cost of booze.

So amongst 7 or 8 people that’s about $117-102 from each person. As Gavin said, it’s really not that much considering how much you pay to go on holidays, trips and shit etc.


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November 9, 2008 at 2:00 pm

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Official Booze List for The Schoolage.

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Just a brief indication of what I’m planning to get for the 6 days and how much money will need to be pooled from each person – all your money (and booze) are belong to us.

Also typed up a quick guide for cocktail mixing even though I should be studying.

Vote in the poll at the bottom and feel free to add suggestions etc.

Vodka & Scotch (Whiskey):

  • 700 mL Smirnoff Red Label — $29
  • 700 mL Johnny Walker Red Label Scotch —$30

Rum & Beer:

  • Changed to Bacardi Black—- $32
  • 700 mL Bacardi Superior — $32
  • ****** maybe not *******Heineken 24-pack or 5L Keg — $47/$35

Tequila & Spirit & Liquer & Irish Cream:

  • 1L Jose Cuervo Tequila — $63
  • 350 mL Jagermeister — $32
  • Continental Blue Curacao Liquer — $20
  • 700 mL Baileys — $30

Other shit for mixing :

  • 2x 30 Pack of Coke — $23 each
  • 30 pack of Sprite — $23
  • 2x 2L Club Soda (Schweppes) — $2.50 each
  • Shitload of lime — $5.00 worth approx.
  • Lime Cordial — $3
  • 3x 4 Packs of Red Bull — $50 approx.
  • 3x 4 packs of V
  • Orange Juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee
  • HEAPS OF FUCKING ONION RINGS!

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Approx. Total = $460

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Quick Cocktails Guide:

Tequila Shots:

Ingredients: Jose Cuervo Tequila, Salt, Lime

Method:

  1. Rub rim of the glass with lime
  2. Spread salt on rim
  3. Drop lime into tequila
  4. Massive profits

Long Island Ice Tea”

Ingredients: Tequila, Vodka, Lime Cordial, Cola, shaker

Margerita:

Ingredients: Jose Cuervo Tequila, Club Soda or/and Sprite, Lime

Bacardi Caipirinha:

Ingredients: Bacardi Superior, Sugar, Lime, shaker

Method:

  1. Cut one half of lime into wedges or cubes and place in shaker
  2. Add teaspoon of sugar and mix
  3. Add ice and Bacardi rum and shake
  4. Profits

Blue Lagoon (for teh weak):

Ingredients: Blue Caracao, Smirnoff Red Label, Sprite

Bacardi + Soda (for teh uber weak):

Ingredients: Bacardi Superior, Club Soda, Lime

Others (pretty self explanitory):

  • Johnny Walker Red Label + Coke
  • Captain Morgan + Cola
  • Jagermeister + Red Bull = JAGER-BOMBS!
  • Smirnoff Red Label + Club Soda + Lime
  • Baileys + Milk or Coffee

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November 3, 2008 at 6:50 pm

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Top Anime of 2008

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Anime is awesome once again!

Ok so the title of the post is a bit misleading, since not all these anime were released in ’08. I’ve been following two series this year, Code Geass and Gurren Lagann, and there’s no doubt that they’re the best series I’ve seen in a long time (since Vision of Escaflowne in fact). Also did a marathon on another anime series called Akagi, purely in an effort to help with my detailed study. More below.

1. Code Geass:

The main character is bestowed with a power (“Geass”) which gives him the ability to control the actions of anyone he commands with the power. He uses this power to try and liberate Japan of ‘Brittania”, a large nation which has taken over the majority of the world.

If you like the ‘highly intellectual teenager trying to dominate the world’ type anime (Death Note), then look no further. It’s also got mechs called “Knigtmares”, MECHS! It’s gotta be awesome!

Plenty of twists and turns for those who love to watch anime which makes them think.

2. Gurren Lagann:

A GAINAX (Neon Genesis: Evangelion, FLCL…) production featuring bad ass mechs and even more bad ass characters. In the future, the surface of Earth is obliterated and humans are forced to a mysterious existance under the Earth’s surface. The story is based around two characters, Simon and Kamina, and their aspirations to get to the surface and “pierce the heavens”.

A motivating and uplifting anime to get you going for the end of year exams.

3. Akagi:

It’s hard to fit ‘action packed’, ‘thriller’ and ‘Mahjong’ into one sentence, but this anime does just that. It’s a  dark and atmospheric anime about the world of Mahjong gambling in Japan.

For those who know how to play Mahjong, you’ll love this. For those who have never heard of Mahjong, give this a shot anyway.

So if you’re new to anime, these are a great to get you started on the road to Otaku’ness. Others I’d recommend:

  1. Vision of Escaflowne
  2. Cowboy Bebop
  3. Full Metal Alchemist
  4. Noir
  5. Gundam SEED

You can download most of them fan-subbed from here, but support the writers and producers by buying the DVDs when they’re released in Australia!

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October 12, 2008 at 10:01 am

Idea for a title escapes me

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Just one more week until we enter SWATVAC, and our 12 years of schooling comes to an end. This week, I’ll have my last psychology and spesh SACs.

The Chinese oral is out of the way now, so it’s basically just going to be practice exams from here onwards. I’m expecting an 8/10 or above for that.

Going to make a dual post today because the other stuff is completely irrelevant to this one!

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October 12, 2008 at 9:32 am

Limit does not exist

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It seems that most people (including me) have the general misconception that when doing a practice exam, let’s say a 2 hour Methods Exam 2 paper; it takes only the 2 hours required to complete the paper. This is wrong. I finished the 2007 VCAA paper in 2 hours and a reading time of 5 mins, leaving 4-5 answers incomplete. What did this mean? It meant that I had to look at the assessment report, read over it and learn how to do the questions I left out. I followed on to finish these questions.

This total process of reviewing and correcting took 2 hours. Thus, in reality, the total process of completing the exam and understanding all the concepts took 4 hours and 5 minutes. That’s two-fold the time required to finish the paper.

Sure, you could argue that correcting and reviewing can be left for the following day, but in my opinion it’s better to nail that stuff into your head while it’s fresh in your mind after manipulating it sub-consciously or consciously for 2 hours.

Moral of the story: Don’t start practice exams at 9pm!

A list of things to do before the end of year exams:

  • 36 Methods exams (1 and 2 inclusive)
  • 18 Specialist exams (1 and 2 inclusive)
  • 14 Psychology exams
  • 1 full 3 hour English exam
  • 10 Chinese SL exams
  • 10 AMFAS pieces
  • 5 Analysis pieces
  • 5 Context pieces

With a total of…
98 exams (treating each essay as an exam)

Which amounts to…
145 hours

and according to my quantum theory of connect 9000…
that’s 290 hours

Below is a visual representation of the above exams (a.k.a nerd pr0nz):

all your trees are belong to Ti-89

Best of luck to all.

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September 25, 2008 at 5:42 pm

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6 More Weeks…

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…until the English exam, and just 3 more weeks until the Chinese SL ‘kou yu’ exam.

Practice exams this week were kind of…meh. The methods MAV paper was pretty difficult, but not impossible for me. Psychology was decent, considering I haven’t put in many hours towards the subject recently. And Spesh was…well let’s not go there.

Had a great time at Crown last night with the 1 hour unlimited play for $15 at Galactic Circus…shame they locked out the Tekken 6 and SF4 machines…damn. Well the new Initial D Stage 4 was pretty sweet and Mario Kart was strangely hectic. Wasn’t expecting to bump into Kelvin and Viki (on their date?) there either. Guess we’ll try Box Hill Timeout next time.

That being said, it’s time to get my ass back into gear – especially for the upcoming two weeks which will be extremely busy. I’ll be attending TSFX lectures for pretty much every subject and then going to VATE during the first Saturday of Term 4.

I guess preparing for the oral exam should be the upmost priority for all of us doing a second language; so find a partner and get practising!

“Lost time is never found again” – Benjamin Franklin

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September 19, 2008 at 12:15 pm

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