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Stolen from [info]autumndandelion


The Meme... XD )
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All Stolen from [ profile] autumndandelion



Here They Are... )
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Stole this from [ profile] whiteadelphi XD

Oh... and this is kind of for her. So yeah... XD


The Meme...  )
shell_mel: (Joker)
Both stolen from [ profile] autumndandelion


When you're confronted with a problem, you take it on immediately - but with your eyes wide open.

You deal with stress well. You take things as they come, and you don't panic.

In fact, you often enjoy challenging situations. Difficulty makes you feel alive.

You are alert and observant. You notice every twist and turn in the road.

- Available: Not really.
- Age: 18.75
- Annoyance: Stupidity, incompetence
- Animal: cat, dog, sheep, chicken, duck

- Band: Sonata Arctica
- Beer: Cascade
- Birthday: June 28, 1990
- Best Friend: Doesn't have a sole best friend
- Body Part on opposite sex: eyes
- Best feeling in the world: Success
- Blind or Deaf: Deaf. I don't think I could live without my sight. Not happily anyway. Too many things I love are visual. Drawing, writing... With my learning disability I would suffer so much if I were to go blind.
- Been in Love?: Yes
- Been on stage?: Yes. Done a few Drama class performances.
- Believe in Magic: Yes
- Believe in Santa: No

- Candy: anything loaded with tons of sugar.
- Car: 1988 Nissan Skyline
- Color: Purple though black and red occasionally take the spotlight
- College: University? We don't do college so currently attending the University of South Australia... UniSA 
- Comedian: Rowan Atkinson. I love him so much!
- Chocolate/Vanilla: Ice cream.
- Celebrity: *Shrugs*
- Chinese/Mexican Food: Chinese. Yummy!
- Cake or pie: Cake
- Continent to visit: Europe, UK... Want to go back to my homeland and visit the family.
- Cheese: Not a big fan of cheese unless it's melting.
- Coffee or tea: Tea - I don't drink coffee
- Crush: Gerard Way from My Chemical Romance

- Day or Night: Night
- Dancing or singing? singing
- Dessert: Anything chocolate
- Disney Show: The shows? Ummm... *Brain not working*... Probably the Suite life of Zack and Cody

- Eyes: Brown... Cow brown as my mother calls them
- Everyone's got: A heart... some are just colder than others.
- Ever failed a class?: Year 12 Maths Studies. By one point!!!!!! >.<

- First thoughts waking up: Need... more... sleep..!!!!!
- Food: Meat!!!!

- Greatest Fear: Major Pain. Emotional or Physical...I can take it but that doesn't mean I want it there.
- Goals: To figure out where I'm going in life instead of walking blindly
- Gum: Don't chew
- Get along with your parents: Most of the time. I love them to bits but occasionally they will cause my temper to flare.

- Hair Color: Brown
- Height: Average
- Happy: Right now? Pretty much.
- Holiday: Halloween - I love having an excuse to dress up and scare the crap out of people
- How do you want to die: being heroic

- Ice Cream: Chocolate!!!!
- Instrument: Guitar

- Jewelry: Magnetic bracelet
- Job: Check out chick

- Kids: none
- Kickboxing or karate: karata!!!!! Zen Do Kai style!!!

- Love: Reading, writing, dreaming...
- Letter: L... Have no idea why so don't ask.
- Laughed so hard you cried: Great moments like that last a life time.

- Magazine: K-Zone
- Milk flavor: Chocolate
- Milkshake: Chocolate
- Movies: TMNT, Daredevil, Anything with a hero in it... anything but stupid movies like 'Epic Movie'. Love Horror!!!
- Motion sickness: Not really since I was a kid but it still happens every now and again.
- McD’s or BK?: Neither? I feel sick eating their burgers. Couldn't I just get the fries?
- Music: Anything

- Number: 12

- One wish: To be special... To have something to offer the world...

- Past time: Playing ps3 and ps2!
- Perfect Pizza: Meatlovers!
- Pepsi/Coke: Coke.

- Quail: It's a bird?

- Reason to cry: Only when I'm close to breaking point and it doesn't even have to be anything big.
- Reality T.V.: Needs to die...
- Radio Station: 102.3... Like the old music/new music being thrown together.
- Roll your tongue in a circle: Yes
- Ring size: Don't know
- Restaurant: The Empire!

- Song: Can't pick just one. But my current one playing is... Restless by Within Temptation
- Shoe size: 11s...
- Salad Dressing: Prefer now... Yeah I'm plain like that
- Sushi: As long as there is no seaweed... it's nice.
- Smell: Pancakes...
- Store: Spellbound!
- Skinny dipped?: No way in hell!!!!
- In the shower?: There is water... (Has no idea where this is meant to go)
- Strawberries/Blueberries: Strawberries!
- Shows: Don't watch many these days. NCIS or House.
- Sport: AFL! Or Marshal Arts

- Tattoos?: None
- Team? Crows... AFL
- Time for bed: When I manage to stay up to the point of falling asleep on my laptop.
- Thunderstorms: Are awesome!

- Unpredictable: sometimes

- Vacation spot(s): Camping grounds

- Weakness: In my right arm. I broke it and it was never the same.
- Web site:
- Which one of your friends acts the most like you? *Shrugs* I have no idea.
- Who makes you laugh the most: My friends.
- Worst feeling: failure
- Wanted to be a model: Never
- Worst Weather?: Super cold... Can't stand the cold!

- X-Rays: My arm, jaw, CT scan... think that's it.

-Year it is now: 2009
-Yellow: Is a colour you'll never lose in a snowstorm.

- Zoo animal: Wild cats... Always have and always will admire them for their beauty.

shell_mel: (Joker)

Association Meme: Comment to this post and I will give you 5 subjects/things I associate you with. Then post this in your LJ and elaborate on the subjects given.
This one was from [personal profile] whiteadelphi
1) Sai! (I'm going to presume that we are talking about the weapon =D)

In structure the sai is rather simple. It has one long prong in the centre that extends from the handle. From this main prong are two smaller ones on either side of it. These smaller prongs are called yoku and generally tend to curve outwards, though it is not unheard of for them to be straight much like the centre prong. Then at the base of the handle is a ball. This is the knuckle of a sai. 

The sai is traditionally an Okinawan weapon where it was used mainly in defence rather than offence. However the weapon has both defensive and offensive possibilities. Normally they will be perceived as a defensive weapon due to the fact the prongs are not sharpened to a point. Though if someone were to jab one of them into your torso with everything they had... I would have to say they can definitely be offensive when the need is there.

The sai is normally a dual weapon and will come in a pair. However it is not uncommon for someone to just have one or three. The third being a spare or used for throwing. In a fight the main feature of a sai is the fact that it can trap out weapons in it's prongs. This however requires a great deal of skill but is worth it due to advantage it can create. The fact that the sai is a small weapon designed for close combat is a disadvantage against a sword, bo or any other long range weapon. But with the trapping skill this is easily turned round to become an advantage.

My interest in this weapon began when I was a little girl. Watching TMNT (of course). At this point I adopted Raphael as my favourite character and when you adopt a character... you tend to adopt his weapon too. XD Though my love for the weapon faded slightly... it was reignited by Elektra! It is my goal to learn to us the sai in real life... instead of just in rps. ^^;

I currently attend a dojo where as soon as I reach my green belt I am required to pick a weapon and study it. The weapon is not assigned to me. I get to pick!!! I may only be a white belt for now but I have spoken to my Shihan about his and he is more then happy to help find me a master when the time comes. He urges me to buy a pair and get used to them now so when I get my green belt, I'll be ready!

I do have a pair but they are not real ones. They are ones my boyfriend made for me. I love them, I really do. And I always will. But unfortunately they aren't dojo safe ones... ;_; So they stay at my place, in their own special draw. When I get my own place I plan to put them up on display. But til then my parents can't see them or they will kill him. I really do like him alive.


2) Saldechin on King William

Saldechin is a tea shop that is situated in Adelaide on King William Street. The style of the shop is based on 1920’s Shanghai tearoom. The door into the shop was an odd one. An iron gate stands at the height of probably three men and when opened it sinks into the ground. Allowing people to walk over it and enter the shop until it is time for it to be raised once more to lock the customers out. This particular feature shocked me. I’d never seen it before.

I’m going to be completely honest with you. I had forgotten that this was the name of the tea shop where whiteadelphi and I first met in real life. XD

But this is where we met. It was originally just going to be disxox and whiteadelphi meeting but I tagged along.

The funny thing about this shop... is you have to go down many stairs just to get to the bathroom. I believe it was called by my friends as ‘The Great Spiritual Journey’ or something like that anyway. By the time you come back, you’ll find yourself at one with everything.

I just have one thing to say to whiteadelphi.... Care to meet me there again sometime? =D *Really wants to see her again*

3) Meme-holic... XD

There is a circle of a dozen purple chairs in a room. But only one of the chairs is occupied. The room is eerily silent. Normally it would be a full room where the only silence that would fill the room would be on of awkwardness, as people wait for someone to speak first.

The lone person in the room sighs heavily as she looked to the doors, willing someone to come through them. Her sigh fills the room but the eeriness remains. The girl looks at the clock on the wall and frowns. There had been no ticking, the clock had stopped. Frustrated the girl begins rummaging around her bag, only stopping when she finds her mobile phone. She looks at the time. It’s 6pm... they were meant to be here at 5pm.

Another sigh escapes her, a sad sigh. She drops the mobile back into her bag. Moments pass by as she sat there in silence. No one was coming... Slowly she seemed to accept this fact. With another heavy sigh she got out of the chair, picking up her bag. Once more she glanced at the frozen clock, once more reminded that it would not show her the time.

The girl slowly walked to the door, only turning when she was out of the door. She glanced at the empty room as she pulled the door to a close. There was a sign right near the door. In her anger at the situation the girl glared at the sign before giving it a swift kick. The sign was knocked over and she stormed off.

On the sign that had received the kick was a small note. “MEME-HOLICS ANONYMOUS”

... XD

Sorry. Couldn’t help myself. I think I should add RP-holic to the list of things I’m addicted to too. But anyway... back on topic.

Hi everyone. My name is Shell Mel and I am a meme-holic. You’ll find that 70%-90% of my posts are memes or quizzes. You can chose to ignore this, comment on this or follow in my footsteps and post them too. I’m not all fussed. I rarely tag people though. Very rare that I will. If I do it’s normally due to the fact I really what that person’s view on things. But if they don’t feel like going through it with it, then that’s fine too. As I said, not fussed.

If you are annoyed that I mostly post memes and quizzes please go to the meme-holics anonymous room and I’m sure someone will be with you shortly. Xb

Also a little note as to my little section above. Sorry I was in a creative mood and as soon as I saw the word ‘meme-holic’ the image of an AA meeting sprung to mind. Also I’m trying to get back into the habit of writing. My fingers that I’ll find the attention span required to actually do it... Had several stillings just to write this meme up to here. XD

4) Fanfiction

Fanfiction? Well... I read it, write it, love it!

I have written two fictions, both TMNT. On I am ‘The Waiting Ninja’... lame I know. But I couldn’t help myself as I couldn’t have Shell Mel. One is a drabble (Mikey and Leo) and the other only has the prologue up (Raph-centric). I know... I is terrible. ;_; Though I have more ideas. Two more. One is Donnie-centric and the other has an OC. Never really liked OC’s in fanfiction but I’m going to give it a go. See what happens.

Though I will fix this. I’m getting back in contact with my beta reader and I will try and write more!

But on the reading front... I read mainly TMNT and some Teen Titans. I tend to favour Raph-centric torture fics... or just Raph-centric fics full stop. XD So if anyone knows any good fics that I might be interested in, please don’t hesitate to recommend!

5) Socialising

The definition of socialising is: the act of meeting for social purposes ( socialising)

Most of my socialising is done either through work or school. I have never been real big on socialising. This has nothing to do with the people I’m friends with or anything like that. I’m not the sort of person that has a hard time making friends, in fact I’m the opposite of that. I make them way too easily. While I am at school or work, socialising is no issue for me.

But! And there is always a but...

 When it comes to going to parties, meeting people outside of these safety zones or anything like that... I’m different. I get really nervous (like everyone does), but I get to the point where I’ll be looking for ways to back out of it. Though I rarely do back out... I go. I have fun and feel better. However the first part of the party/meeting/ whatever... I feel socially awkward. I don’t feel happy there, I’ll be looking for exits; I will be anything but the life of the party. It often takes me a while to get into the swing of things but by the end of it I am enjoying myself.

I will never be a social flower. I make friends and lose them far too easily. But that doesn’t mean I ever stop caring about them. Hence why I love the internet. Makes keeping in contact easier for me.

Now I have 2 more to do. So be on the lookout for them!
shell_mel: (Laughing)
Got this from [ profile] autumndandelion 

Pick the month you were born:
January-------I kicked
February------I loved
March--------I karate chopped
April----------I licked
May----------I jumped on
June----------I smelled
July-----------I did the Macarena With
August--------I had lunch with
September----I danced with
October-------I sang to
November-----I yelled at
December-----I ran over

Pick the day (number) you were born on:
1-------a birdbath
2-------a monster
3-------a phone
4-------a fork
5-------a snowman
6-------a gangster
7-------my mobile phone
8-------my dog
9-------my best friends' boyfriend
10-------my neighbour
11-------my science teacher
12-------a banana
13-------a fireman
14-------a stuffed animal
15-------a goat
16-------a pickle
17-------your mom
18-------a spoon
19------ - a smurf
20-------a baseball bat
21-------a ninja
22-------Chuck Norris
23-------a noodle
24-------a squirrel
25-------a football player
26-------my sister
27-------my brother
28-------an iPod
29-------a surfer
30-------a homeless guy
31-------a llama

What is the last number of the year you were born:
1--------- In my car
2 --------- On your car
3 ----------- In a hole
4 ----------- Under your bed
5 ----------- Riding a Motorcycle
6 --------- sliding down a hill
7 --------- in an elevator
8---------- at the dinner table
9 -------- In line at the bank
0 -------- in your bathroom

Pick the color of shirt you are wearing:
White---------because I'm cool like that
Black---------because that's how I roll.
Pink-----------because I'm NOT crazy.
Red-----------because the voices told me to.
Blue-----------because I'm sexy and I do what I want
Green---------because I think I need some serious help.
Purple---------because I'm AWESOME!
Gray----------because Big Bird said to and he's my leader.
Yellow--------because someone offered me 1,000,000 dollars
Orange--------because my family thinks I'm stupid anyway.
Brown---------because I can.
Other----------because I'm a Ninja!
None----------because I can't control myself!

Now type out the sentence you made, in the TITLE line.

OMG that is so cool!!! XD
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Stolen from [ profile] autumndandelion 

1. One of the earliest songs you remember listening to: Probably a Michael Jackson song. Hmmm... Probably 'Billie Jean'

2. Song by the artist you last saw live: Black Eyed Peas 'Let's Get It Started'

3. Song that you currently can't get out of your head: Phil Collins 'Another Day In Paradise'

4. Song by someone who is dead: Frank Sinatra 'High Hopes'

5. Song you discovered from a film: Evanescence 'Bring Me to life' (DareDevil)

6. Song you love to sing along to: SR-71 'Goodbye'

7. Song you totally misunderstood the first time you heard it: Meg & Dia 'Roses' - had no idea it was about drugs and that til I sat down and evaluated it for English,

8. Love song: 'Everything I Do (I Do It For You)' by Bryan Adams

9. Song that makes you nostalgic: 'Hands Held High' by Linkin Park

10. Song that makes you cry: 'Everything I Do (I Do It For You)' by Bryan Adams

11. Song that makes you laugh: 'One Week' by Barenaked Ladies

12. Song that makes you want to dance: 'Shake It' by Metro Station

13. Song with food in the title: 'American Pie' By Don McLean

14. Song that creeps you out: None

15. Really good cover song: Green Day's "Working Class Hero"

16. Song about waking up or dreaming: Can't place a song right now sorry

17. Song you only like because of the title: Ummm... I'm sorry but half the time I've never even known the title of the song that's playing so picking a song for the title doesn't happen with me.

18. Song you like from an artist that you otherwise don't like: "I kissed a girl' by Katy Perry

19. Song you hate: 'Don't Cha' By Pussycat Dolls

20. Wildcard: 'Broken' by Sonata Arctica


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