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  • sks316

    Ciel's Christmas Haul of 2019 (Spoiler: It's Decent™)

    Hello Internet, welcome to Ciel Theory
    I typically have a pretty lengthy Christmas wishlist. This year, that wasn't the case. I really had only 3 things on my wishlist.
    My older brother got an Xbox One which has been downloading games the past few days and has made my internet slow to a goddamn snail's pace, my younger brother got a Smart TV and Super Mario Maker 2, and I got a Chromebook and A Hat in Time on the Nintendo Switch. The entire family got a big fucking ping-pong table to share.
    On my wishlist, I had A Hat in Time on Switch, Super Mario Maker 2, and a Chromebook. I got them all, which is the first year that's really happened. I shit on my parents more than they deserve.
    If you're curious, the specific Chromebook I got was the (Acer did not sponsor this blog in any way shape or form, thanks a fuckin lot to everyone over at) Acer Chromebook Spin 15. I'm pretty pleased with it thus far, I haven't really experienced any lag at all when it comes to everyday computing tasks. (I used to get a fuckton of lag spikes on the old piece of shit I used to use during day-to-day browsing with just Discord and Firefox open, for comparison.) The only honest complaint I really have with it is that using the on-screen keyboard in tablet mode can be really awkward, but considering it's a laptop, I'd say that's really a rather minor complaint.
    Now I don't know what to ask for on my birthday. Maybe I'll just ask for a hug.
    I don't know what else to write here. I really only typed this because I was bored.
    [insert witty blog ending here]
  • sks316

    What's this? An AMA perhaps?

    ask me stuff i guess, try not to make it too personal

    you can also submit questions to my curiouscat dot me
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    face reveal

    It's time that you all learned the truth... This is what I really look like.

    https://sks316.github.io/face-reveal

    I know, it's shocking. Truly, nobody could imagine that I would look anything like this.​
  • sks316

    Feel free to ask me (sks316) things

    May as well, I've got nothing better to do. Just, please, try not to make it too personal.

    I also have a page on Curious Cat if you'd prefer to ask anonymously.
  • sks316

    It's that time of the year again...

    Another year has passed since I was brought into this world. Let us celebrate my creation.
    Happy birthday to me! :toot:

    I got a New3DS yesterday as an early present, and am hoping to get a Raspberry Pi later today.

    If you feel the need to get me anything, you can buy me something from my Bandcamp wishlist and send it to sks316 at mail.com. (Bet you were wishing you could copy-paste that email, huh? Well, life isn't always easy.) You can also contact me via Discord if you have another gift in mind.
  • sks316

    sks316's AMA I guess

    So there's a new blog trend that raped my notifications today, figured I may as well hop on the bandwagon. You can ask me questions here or on my Curious Cat profile. I can't guarantee an answer, especially if the question is too personal, but I'll try my best!
  • sks316

    Time for a name change.

    Hey there. You may remember my previous blog post where I came out as trans. Ever since I made that post, I've had a number of people ask me what name I would be going by, but I still hadn't figured out if I wanted to change my name or not. Thus, I would still be going by "Austin" for the time being. I've done quite a bit of thinking, and I have come to the decision that I would like to change my name.
    I would like to change my name from Austin to Ciel (pronounced see-EL). I like the name Ciel, as I feel that it fits who I am and I think the name sounds nice. I like this name, and I am sure that it is the name I would like to go by for the rest of my life. If you're willing to call me Ciel instead of Austin, I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thanks,
    Ciel (formerly Austin)
  • sks316

    Coming out...

    I've been thinking about this for some time now, and some of you may have speculated about this after I made a certain blog post. I've been afraid to make this announcement, mainly because I'm afraid of how people will react, but I guess I should just come out and say it. I am transgender. To some of you, this may come as a shock. Others, however, may not be as surprised. I may have exhibited some trans traits over time that you could have noticed. I've been researching this subject over the past year, and I felt it was finally time to come out. If you're still reading, thank you. You have no idea how much it means to know that someone cares enough to read this paragraph that probably has a few typos and grammatical errors that I missed while proofreading it.

    Thank you,
    Austin (sks316) <3

    TL;DR: I'm transgender.
  • sks316

    I'm making a bet. See you at E3.

    E3 is right around the corner, and more Pokémon leaks have surfaced. Because of this, I believe Pokémon Switch, whatever it may be, will be revealed at E3, and as such, I am making a bet: If Pokémon Switch is not revealed at E3, I will lick a Nintendo Switch cartridge, delete one of my Pokémon save files and set my avatar across all media (yes, that also means GBAtemp) to Rainbow Dash from My Little Pony IN THAT ORDER until it is announced. The image I set it to is entirely up to me. The Rainbow Dash part doesn't really bother me in any way, as I am a brony, as stated in my previous blog, however the rest of it greatly upsets me. I am a good sport though, and so if I lose, I will admit defeat. I started this bet an hour ago in the RiiConnect24 Discord server, and it just continued to grow, and I intend to hold myself to it. So, let's see what happens.

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  • sks316

    Surprisingly enough, I am a brony, and have been for quite some time.

    Some of you may have seen me hinting about this on Discord quite some time ago, or you may have not known about this at all, but I feel that it needs to be said and confirmed: I am a brony. If you somehow don't know what a brony is, allow me to sum it up for you: A brony is an older fan of the animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. This may seem strange, and that's because it is. I'm assuming nobody expected this from me, and, to be honest, when I became one a few years ago when my brother introduced me to the series, I didn't expect it either. This fandom is quite unique, and I was amazed when I found an entire online fanbase and even IRL conventions based around the show, as I thought nobody of my age and gender enjoyed something like this. Sure, the brony fandom has had its ups and downs, but at the end of the day, it's an amazingly large fandom filled with equally nice people. If you want to unfollow me or even block me after hearing this, I'm perfectly fine with that, and if you don't believe me, notify me of something I can do to prove this. If you'd like to learn more about what a "brony" is, I recommend watching "The Brony Chronicles", a documentary by community member and YouTuber Saberspark. The first part has been embedded below.

    It you'd rather have text material to read and learn about this fandom, I recommend the website Whatisabrony.com by community member and YouTuber LittleshyFiM.
    Now if you don't mind, I'm a little behind on the latest episodes of the series.

    (Any and all comments antagonizing me or hating me for enjoying MLP and essentially just being me can and will be deleted. This is your only warning. Thank you for understanding.)
  • sks316

    New profile pic time!

    I felt like the old profile pic was getting a little, well, old, so I decided it was time to change things up! This is my new profile pic:
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    In case you couldn't tell, it's Mega Mewtwo Y. I personally think it looks good. Over the next few minutes, I will be updating my social media and other profiles to reflect this change.
    While it is a very minor change in my opinion, our very own @bennyman123abc didn't seem to like it that well...
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    However, I like it, so it's staying. What's your opinion on it? Leave it in the comments! (All negative and insulting comments WILL be deleted. This is your only warning.)
    Also, Net Neutrality ended yesterday. That's a thing that happened, and nobody seemed to care...
    ...
    END OF BLOG OKAY BYE
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    I played the Wii U again after some time, and things felt really different.

    So I went back to the Wii U after not playing it for quite some time (because of the Switch, obviously), and WOW, things have changed. For one, it's only after you've played on the Nintendo Switch for a while that you feel how strange the Wii U GamePad actually feels in your hands. It actually took me a while to get it to feel comfortable in my hands, which I don't remember having to do before getting the Switch.
    The games and Wara Wara Plaza also feel really empty because of the Miiverse shutdown, which really makes me sad. The games where I felt this the most were Super Mario Maker and Mario & Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. It really shows how much of the Wii U was dedicated to social interaction through Miiverse.
    The Nintendo eShop hasn't changed much, which doesn't really surprise me too much since nearly everyone who used to develop for the Wii U has shifted their focus to the Nintendo Switch and other consoles. What I WAS surprised to see, however, was games being released on the Wii U eShop in 2018. It shows that Nintendo still hasn't stopped supporting the Wii U, though they aren't releasing first-party titles for it anymore. It just felt strange to see a new game being published for the Wii U in 2018, but then again Just Dance 2018 got released on the Nintendo Wii, so we really shouldn't be surprised. Going back to the Wii U was honestly a fun, but also a strange experience for me.
    The Wii U has quite a few games that I would love to see on the Switch, such as Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario Maker, Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed, among other amazing titles. These games are one of the primary reasons I played my Wii U again after so long. I'll definitely be keeping my Wii U so I can keep playing these titles, unlike others who are throwing theirs out, reselling them, or trading them in in favor of the Switch.
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  • sks316

    Announcing the latest in innovative cryptocurrency: Mewcoin (MEW)!

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    Announcing the latest in innovative cryptocurrency: Mewcoin (MEW)! Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Etherium (ETH), etc. have become huge jokes and the laughingstock of the internet as of late, and they have also become one of the primary targets for scams and ponzi schemes *cough* Bitconnect *cough*. This has given a bad name to the cryptocurrency scene as a whole. Mewcoin, however, wishes to change that. Mewcoin is fueled entirely through community interaction and participation (more on that later!). Mewcoin is by far the most secure cryptocurrency in the world, as all of your data is encrypted and stored on our secure servers, each of which we make regular backups of so you don't have to worry about losing your Mewcoins. Mewcoin is cross-platform, and is available on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, iOS, ToasterOS, and any other OS available! As a limited time offer, for early adopters of Mewcoin, we will be giving the first 1,000 users who sign up and use promo code GBAtemp 1,000 Mewcoins, no questions asked!

    Installation:
    1. Go to the link below and download the latest Mewcoin Wallet™ build for your platform.
    2. Run the installer.
    3. Find Mew under the truck, and catch it in a Poké Ball.
    4. Throw your toaster out the window.
    5. Get a new toaster because you just fucking threw yours out the window.
    6. Replace the window.
    7. Throw your toaster out the window again.
    8. Set the toaster on fire.
    9. ???
    10. Profit!

    What are you waiting for? Start your journey with Mewcoin today!
  • sks316

    No one's around to help.

    I was recently browsing Discord, as I usually do, and someone sent this.

    It's categorized as music according to YouTube, so I decided I'd give it a listen, and now I have it playing on loop in a Chrome tab, and have had it on loop for an hour or so. I think something's seriously wrong with me, help me.
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  • sks316

    There was an incredibly sudden hailstorm earlier...

    So, if you didn't know, I live in {CENSORED}, Oklahoma, and the weather here is known to be quite sporadic. This, however, came out of nowhere with no warning, at least to my knowledge. I'd say it was about two hours ago that we had THE. MOST. SUDDEN hailstorm that I have ever experienced. (maybe that's an overstatement...)
    It came out of nowhere, and like most hailstorms, it was really loud. Did this scare me? A little. Did this warrant a blog post? Probably not. Should I stop typing and go the fuck to bed? Probably yes.
  • sks316

    Funny story regarding Pokémon Ultra Sun...

    So, I got a copy of Pokémon Ultra Sun for Christmas, and I began playing on New Year's Eve.
    Instead of choosing a male Trainer right off the bat like I usually do, I chose to do things differently and leave it up to RNG which gender Trainer I chose.
    I assigned each even number to the male Trainer, and each odd number to the female Trainer.
    The random number generator came up with this:
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    So, I'm playing through the game as a female character. To be honest, it hasn't changed the story all that much and I'm kinda starting to get used to the NPCs calling me a "she" and a "her" instead of a "he" and a "him".
    I haven't customized her all that much yet because I'm really early into the game (haven't even done the first trial) and there aren't that many customization options yet, but here she is anyways:
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    Screenshot taken with Luma3DS Custom Firmware.
    I personally like playing this way and don't see why I haven't before. I'll definitely consider my options before blindly rushing in next time.
    So, that's it! Thanks for reading!