Author has written 5 stories for Naruto.
Hi!!! I LOVE Anime!! It's my life!
I guess I'll start with what I see a lot of people do
Likes: Anime, purple, sweets, manga, random nice people, anything romance-y, Samurai Champloo, Naruto, Azumanga Diaoh, Skip Beat, Vampire Knight, reading, xxxHolic, School Rumble, Yurara no Tsuki, Bleach, J-Pop (any Japanese music even some Korean), Japan, sleeping, my friends, Kanye West, not being a closed-minded person, music (in general)... I can't think of anything else so far, but I'm sure there's more.
Dislikes: Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, racists, the stupid people on Youtube, rude people, closed-minded people, Sakura }( (from Naruto, in case you didn't know... I seriously can't stand her!), fanfics that are hard to follow, fanfics that are hard to follow cause of super bad grammar!, Yaoi, Yuri... probably more, but I don't feel like thinking about it more. I'm kinda suprised there's more likes than dislikes...
My fav. pairings! XD
My not fav. pairing...
If you can't tell, I only listed the ones I'll actually read on here. I mostly read Naruto stuff though.
Also I have a friend name Rikutanze (her fanfiction name). She's more of a (aurgggghhh...) Sakura fan (we're polar opposites, jk. But it feels that way). I've been pitching her some ideas that I'm not gonna write cause I'm super lazy. She said that she would possible write it. Go check out her stories if you want. You should if you like Sakura... cause she loves Sakura and it's sickening. I can't believe she hates Sasuke, but because she loves me she made Hinata and Sasuke a couple. _
Updates and stuff...
ALL OF MY STORIES ARE GONNA BE ON HOLD FOR A WHILE!!! MY MOM TURNED OFF OUR INTERNET SO WE COULD HAVE DIRECTV SO... NO MORE UPDATES FOR A REALLY LONG TIME. SO VERY SORRY. FORGIVE ME. YOU MIGHT HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL MY SCHOOL STARTS AGAIN.
Here's a little interesting stuff about me... I guess...lol
Alright look, i love a good racist joke every now and then, but only if it doesn't offend or hurt anyone. I put this here to help stop hurtful and stupid sterotypes. The bold ones apply to me.
I'm SKINNY, so I MUST be anorexic.
Ninety-five percent of the kids out there are concerned with being popular and fitting in. If you're part of the five percent who aren't, copy this, put it in your profile, and add your name to the list. AnimeKittyCafe, Hyperactivley Bored, Gem W, Bara-Minamino, Yavie Aelinel, Crazy Billie Joe Loving Freak, Shadow929, SweetNCrazieSugarmuffin,The Komodo Dragon Phoenix, Bust_A_Groover, Takahane, Fire Thief, Sarah303,Thank you people who are nice, AfterDarkHours, GaaraCutie, Poetperson93, BleedingSaro, WolfChibi-Chan, Zuki Uchiha,Oodama Rasengan, Shadow Predator, Masaki Jamie, Hinakunoichi, Storm0Wolf, Oh My Glob
If you have never drank, smoked, or been to rehab, copy this to your profile.
If you love anime, copy this to your profile.
If you're against racism, prejuice, discrimination, or even stereotype, copy and paste this to your profile
if your one of those girls that would want a ticket to fast and furious instead of hanna montanna copt this on to your profile
if you have friends that are from the middle east or of that origin and treat them like every one else copy this one to your profile
if your one of the 15 percent of teens that don't live on their cell phone...you know the drill ( that's because we're on our computers reading fanfiction or manga)
If you or your best friend is insane, copy this into your profile.
If you have ever run into a door, copy this into your profile.
If you have ever pushed on a door that said pull or vise versa copy this into your profile.
If you have ever felt the undeniable urge to slam your head into something, weather it is another person or not copy this into your profile.
If you hate those irritating mosquitoes giving you mosquito bites copy this in your profile.
If you hate those obnoxious snobby people, PLEASE copy this into your profile.
If you hate back stabbers, PLEASE copy this into your profile.
98 percent of teenagers do or has tried smoking pot. If you're one of the 2 percent who hasn't, copy & paste this in your profile
If you are aware that so many people nowadays pretend to be someone they're not, copy this on your profile.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level.
Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young.
Children: You spend the first 2 years of their life teaching
Always forgive your enemies - Nothing annoys them so much.
The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think
When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep -- not screaming, like the passengers in his car.
What do you call a dog with no legs? Don't matter what you call him, he ain't gonna come.
If you can't live without me, why aren't you dead yet?
Friends or best friends
FRIENDS: Would bail you out of jail
BEST FRIENDS: Would be sitting next to you saying, "DAMN that was fun."
FRIENDS: Never seen you cry
BEST FRIENDS: Won't tell anyone else you cry...just laugh about it when you're not down anymore
FRIENDS: Ask you to write down you number
BEST FRIENDS: Has you on speed dial
FRIENDS: Borrows your stuff and gives it back a few days later
BEST FRIENDS: Loses your stuff and tells you, "My bad...here's a tissue."
FRIENDS: Only know a few things about you
BEST FRIENDS: Could write a very embarrassing biography about your life
If you hear voices of the characters in your head...copy and paste this on your profile
If you ever read past two in the morning, copy and paste this to your profile.
If you have a ridiculously long profile, copy and paste this onto your profile to make it longer.
A black man walks into a cafe one early morning and noticed that he was the only black man there. As he sat down, he noticed a white man behind him.
Copy this onto your site and help stop racism!
Now For Random Quizzes!
1. ONE OF YOUR SCARS, HOW DID YOU GET IT? I was playing Killer in the Dark (it's like hide and seek... except in the dark), I got bored and left and I couldn't see and I feel on a rock that left a scar in the middle of my leg.
2. WHAT IS ON THE WALLS IN YOUR ROOM? Some posters. On my door is my collage of anime that I cut out. It's my pride and joy.
3. DO YOU SNORE, GRIND YOUR TEETH, OR TALK IN YOUR SLEEP? I talk. I woke up one morning say "That's my turkey!" lol
4. WHAT TYPE OF MUSIC DO YOU LISTEN TO? Anything that sounds good.
5. DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME YOU WERE BORN? 6:09 pm
6. WHAT DO YOU WANT MORE THAN ANYTHING RIGHT? Too much for comfort...
7. WHAT DO YOU MISS? Some friends that aren't my friends anymore. Most who aren't became preps... weird.
8. WHAT IS YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION(S)? My anime collage
9. HOW TALL ARE YOU? Tall enough to make short jokes
10. DO YOU GET CLAUSTROPHOBIC? Not really...
11. DO YOU GET SCARED IN THE DARK? Sometimes. My cat attacks my feet at night.
12. THE LAST PERSON TO MAKE YOU CRY? My brother, because he got in a car-wreck, with me in it. It freaked me out.
13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PERFUME FOR A GIRL? Kiwi-something... I forgot.
14. WHAT KIND OF HAIR/EYE COLOR DO YOU LIKE ON THE OPPOSITE SEX? Doesn't matter.
15. WHERE CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF BEING PROPOSED TO? I don't know. I feel like it's going to be random and totally weird...
16. COFFEE OR ENERGY DRINK? Neither, but I guess if I had to choose, energy drink.
17. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING? Cheese
18. IF YOU CAN EAT ANYTHING RIGHT NOW, WHAT WOULD IT BE? Fudge Round
21. WHAT WAS THE FIRST MEANINGFUL GIFT YOU'VE EVER RECEIVED? Nothing really...
22. DO YOU LIKE ANYBODY? Yea...
23. ARE YOU DOUBLE JOINTED? Yes in my knees
24. FAVORITE CLOTHING BRAND? Nothing really
26. DO YOU HAVE A PET RIGHT NOW? Yes, a cat.
27. WHAT KIND IS IT? idk
28. WOULD YOU FALL IN LOVE KNOWING THAT THE PERSON IS LEAVING? Probably, knowing me...
29. WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO TELL SOMEONE HOW MUCH THEY MEAN TO YOU? Being mean
30. SAY A NUMBER FROM ONE TO A HUNDRED: 68
31. BLONDS OR BRUNETTES? Brunettes
32. WHAT IS THE ONE NUMBER YOU CALL MOST OFTEN? No ones... People usually call me if anything
33. WHAT ANNOYS YOU MOST? Girls who act stupid cause they think it's cute.
34. HAVE YOU BEEN OUT OF THE USA? No, I wish
35. YOUR WEAKNESSES? I dunno...
36. MET ANYONE FAMOUS? Pat Summerall
37. FIRST JOB? Mowing
38. EVER DONE A PRANK CALL? Yes to one of my old friends
41.WHAT WERE YOU DOING BEFORE FILLING THIS OUT? Playing in a basketball game
40. HAVE YOU EVER HAD SURGERY? Yes
42. WHAT DO YOU GET COMPLIMENTED ABOUT MOST? My body shape.
43. HAVE YOU EVER HAD BRACES? No, I have almost perfect teeth
44. WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY? Something anime
45. HOW MANY KIDS DO YOU WANT? A girl and a boy, so two
46. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No
47. DO YOU WISH ON STARS? Not really, I don't believe in that
49. WHAT KIND OF SHAMPOO DO YOU USE? Changes all the time
50. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? It's okay
51. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Bolonga
52. ANY BAD HABITS? I bite my lip when I’m nervous
53 WHAT CD ARE YOU MOST EMBARRASSED TO HAVE ON YOUR SHELF? The Disney music one, sadly I still like the music
54. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Maybe...
56. DO LOOKS MATTER? No, but personalities do.
57. HOW DO YOU RELEASE ANGER? I talk about it or punch something
58. WHERE IS YOUR SECOND HOME? Don't have one
60. WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A CHILD? This blue dog that looked like Blues Clues
61. HOW MANY NUMBERS ARE IN YOUR CELL PHONE? Not a lot. I don't talk much anyway
62. WERE YOU A FAN OF BARNEY AS A KID? Not really, I liked Sesame Street
63. DO YOU USE SARCASM? Not really, only on my friends
64. MASHED POTATOES OR MACARONI AND CHEESE? Mashed Patatoes, I love it with ketchup (I know, weird)
65. WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A GUY/GIRL? They have to be funny. I good guy who is just as loose mouthed as I am (I don't cuss but I am rather smart with my replies)
66. WHAT ARE YOUR NICKNAMES? They don't matter (mostly cause I hate them)
67. WHATS YOUR FAVORITE BAND/SINGER? Kanye West
68. WHATS YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW? The Boondocks
70. WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? Vanilla with carmel drizzled on it.
71. DO YOU HAVE ALL YOUR FINGERS AND TOES? Yeah...
72. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU WORKED OUT? Yesterday for basketball
73. DID YOU NOTICE THAT THERE WAS NO #69? Haha, no
74. WHATS THE FASTEST YOU HAVE GONE IN A CAR? I dunno
75. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? I don't care
76. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO? My baby brother abusing me.
77. LAST THING YOU DRANK? Apple Juice
78. LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? My dad
79. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE IN THE OPPOSITE/SAME SEX? Their looks
80. FAVORITE THOUGHT PROVOKING SONG? Road to Zion (Damian Marley ft. Nas)
81. FAVORITE THING TO HATE? Stupid People
82. FAVORITE MONTH OF THE YEAR? September. It's the month when things start to get cool, but not cold
83. FAVORITE ZODIAC SIGN? I don't care, but I guess libra, because I am one
85. WHAT IS YOUR HAIR COLOR? Light Brown
86. EYE COLOR? Lightish Brown
89. FAVORITE FAST FOOD RESTAURANT? McDonald's
90. YOU LIKE SUSHI? Yes, not the fake ones at Chinese all you can eat restaurant's, the real ones.
91. LAST THING YOU WATCHED? Hoodwinked
92. FAVORITE DAY OF THE YEAR? I dunno, The first day of Summer
93. PLAY ANY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS? Piano, but I don't know very much
94. REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT? I don't think about that stuff
95. KISSES OR HUGS? HUGS =D
96. RELATIONSHIPS OR ONE NIGHT STANDS? Relationships, because I don’t want AIDs.
97. WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU BOUGHT? A DVD - Samurai Champloo
98. WHAT KIND OF CAR DO YOU HAVE? I can’t drive
99. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING? Romeo & Juliet for school
100. DESCRIBE YOUR LOVE LIFE: Nothing...
Best Freakin Quotes Ever:
If at first you don’t succeed...Cheat. Repeat until caught. Then lie.
Whoever said nothing is impossible, never tried slamming a revolving door...
"FEAR: Fuck Everything And Run."
"Heck is a place for people who don't believe in Gosh" -Unknown
"Earth is the insane Asylum of the Universe -Unknown
"Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon..." - Unknown (Haha i actually said that to my teacher and she laughed so hard we didn't finish the lesson!)
"Know your limits, not so that you can honor them, but so that you can smash them to pieces and reach for magnificence." - Cherie Carter-Scott (I love doing that)
"We will either find a way or make one." - Hannibal
"Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts." - Henry Rollins
I am the girl kicked out of her home because I confided in my mother that I am a lesbian.
Repost if u believe in gay rights25 REASONS I OWE MY MOTHER
1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE.
2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
3 . My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL.
4. My mother taught me LOGIC.
5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC.
6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
7. My mother taught me IRONY.
8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
9. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM.
10. My mother taught me about STAMINA.
11. My mother taught me about WEATHER.
12. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY.
13. My mother taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE.
14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
15. My mother taught me about ENVY.
16. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION .
17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING.
18. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
19. My mother taught me ESP.
20. My mother taught me HUMOR.
21. My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT.
22. My mother taught me GENETICS.
23. My mother taught me about my ROOTS.
24. My mother taught me WISDOM.
25. My mother taught me about JUSTICE.
Mommy...Johnny brought a gun to school,
He told his friends that it was cool,
And when he pulled the trigger back,
It shot with a great, huge crack.
Mommy, I was a good girl, I did what I was told,
I went to school, I got straight A's, I even got the gold!
When I went to school that day,
I never said good-bye.
I'm sorry that I had to go, But Mommy, please don't cry.
When Johnny shot the gun, he hit me and another,
And all because Johnny, got the gun from his brother.
Mommy, please tell Daddy; That I love him very much,
And please tell Zack; my boyfriend; That it wasn't just a crush.
And tell my little sister; That she is the only one now,
And tell my dear sweet grandmother; I'll be waiting for her now
And tell my wonderful friends; That they always were the best
Mommy, I'm not the first, I'm no better than the rest
Mommy, tell my teachers; I won't show up for class,
And never to forget this, And please don't let this pass
Mommy, why'd it have to be me? No one, though. deserves this.
But mommy, it's not fair, I left without a kiss.
And Mommy tell the doctors; I know that they really did try
I think I even saw one doctor, trying not to cry.
Mommy, I'm slowly dying, with a bullet in my chest,
But Mommy please remember, I'm in heaven with the rest
When I heard that great, big crack, I ran as fast as I could
please listen to me if you would,
I wanted to go to college, I wanted to try things that were new
I guess I'm not going with Daddy, On that trip to the new zoo
I wanted to get married, I wanted to have a kid,
I wanted to be an actress, I really wanted to live.
But Mommy I must go now, The time is getting late,
Mommy, tell my Zack, I'm sorry to cancel the date.
I love you Mommy, I always have, I know you know its true
And Mommy all I need to say is, "Mommy, I love you"
In Memory of The Columbine & Virginia Tech Students Who Were Lost
YOU KNOW YOU'RE AN AUTHOR IF...
You talk to yourself a lot. (Alot meaning all the time...)
You talk to yourself about talking to yourself. (e.g. 'Why do I constantly ask my self random things?')
When you talk to yourself you often talk to yourself like you're talking to someone else. (e.g. 'Have you ever noticed that deliver could mean someone's liver?')
After uttering a profound piece of wisdom like that above, you stare at the cookie in your hand with awe and say, "Wow,this stuff is great for sugar highs...'
You live off of sugar and caffeine (the two greatest things ever discovered!)
You'll check your e-mail every day of the week and then disappear off the face of the earth.
You're e-mails tend to be pages long and incredibly random.
When replying to an e-mail, you'll never actually address the point of it.
You tend to collect Bic Stics off the ground like picking pennies off the ground.
No matter where you are in a room you never have to get up to find a pen/pencil and paper.
The letters on your keyboard are wearing off.
Your friends and family think that you have carpal tunnel syndrome.
People think you have A.D.H.D.
You think it'd be cool to have A.D.H.D.
You constantly start talking in third person, present or past tense.
You start thinking about making lists like this and start giggling for no "apparent" reason
Your friends stopped looking at you funny when you laugh for no apparent reason a loooooong time ago.
And FINALLY, the one way to tell if you're a good writer: You failed English 101. Yeah this one is the strangest one but the most true...
If you have ever been so wrapped up thinking about anime, anime fan art, or anime fanfictions that you zoned out and came back to reality 5 minutes or more later with no idea of what's going on, copy and paste this to your profile and add your name to the list Athame Kunoichi, Sugarmonkey778, A Ninja Named Frank, Banryuwielder244, angelic memories, philippinocherryblossom, Nyanonymous, craZy_goth_friendZ, jinxedpixie, SkywardShadow, Gaaras1Girl, Hail-Knight, ShinoAndMe, KariandNole, Shiroi Maroboshi!!, VampireWolfGirl,AKATSUKICHIBI789, IceCrystal7, Aurora1495,neko-sasuke123, Oh My Glob
If you're under the age of 11 or 12...you shouldn't even read this,
Just because you were born in '97 doesn't mean you're a 90's kid.
It's not like you could remember the original Simpsons.
You're a 90's kid if:
You remember watching:
You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE!"
You just cant resist finishing this . . . "Iiin west Philadelphia born and raised . . ."
You remember when it was actually worth getting up early
You remember reading "Goosebumps&qu ot;
You still get the urge to say "NOT" after (almost) every sentence . . . not
When everything was settled by:
when kick ball was a daily activity.
when we used to obey our parents
You used to listen to the radio all day long just to record your FAVORITE song of ALL time on a tape.
You remember when Super Nintendos and Sega Genisis became popular.
You remember The Original Game Boy.
You always wanted to send in a tape to America's Funniest Home Videos . . . but never taped anything funny.
You remember watching:
You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.
You remember watching:
You remember Ring Pops.
If you remember when every thing was "da BOMB!"
You remember boom boxes .vs. cd players.
Making those little paper fortune cookie things, and then predicting your life with them.
You played and/or collected "Pogs" :)
You had at least one Tamagotchi, GigaPet, or Nano and brought it everywhere.
one word. . . . . . . .trolls.
Windows 95 was the best.
You watched the original cartoons of
All your school supplies were "Lisa Frank" brand.
You collected those Beanie Babies.
Lambchop's song never ended.
Silver dollars, which were cool to have.
Everyone watched the WB.
If you even know what an original walkman is.
You know the Macarena by heart.
"Talk to the hand" . . . enough said
You went to McDonald's to play in the playplace.
You remember playing on merry go rounds at the playground.
Before the MySpace frenzy . . .
When gas was 0.95 a gallon.
Before we realized all this would eventually disappear...
If you believe in Jesus Christ put this in your profile and don't just ignore this, because in the Bible it says if you deny me, I will deny you in front of my Father in the gates of Heaven.
I feel honored to serve such a leader who loves us. If you believe in God and Jesus Christ is his Son. Then copy and paste this in your profile. If you ignore him, in the Holy Bible, Jesus says "If you deny me before man, I will deny you before my Father in Heaven..."
Your One and Only Wish
1. Write the name of a person of the opposite sex.
2. Which is your favorite color out of red, black, blue, green, yellow?
3. Your first initial?
4. Your month of birth?
5. Which color do you like more, black or white?
6. Name of a person of the same sex as yours.
7. Your favorite number?
8. Do you like California or Florida more?
9. Do you like the lake or the ocean more?
10. Write down a wish (a realistic one).
Are you done?
If so, scroll down
1. You are completely in love with this person.
2. If you choose:
Red: You are alert and your life is full of love.
Black: You are conservative and aggressive.
Green: Your soul is relaxed and you are laid back.
Blue: You are spontaneous and love kisses and affection from the ones you
Yellow: You are a very happy person and give good advice to those who are
3. If your initial is:
A-K: You have a lot of love and friendships in your life.
L-R: You try to enjoy life to the maximum and your love life is soon to
S-Z: You like to help others and your future love life looks very good.
4. If you were born in:
Jan.-Mar.: The year will go very well for you and you will discover that you
fall in love with someone totally unexpected.
Apr.-June: You will have a strong love relationship that will not last long but
the memories will last forever.
July-Sept.: You will have a great year and will experience a major life
changing experience for the good.
Oct.-Dec.: Your love life will not be too great, but eventually you will find your
5. If you choose...
Black: Your life will take on a different direction, it will seem hard at the time
but will be the best thing for you, and you will be glad for the change.
White: You will have a friend who completely confides in you and would do
anything for you, but you may not realize it.
6. This person is your best friend.
7. This is how many close friends you have in a lifetime.
8. If you choose...
9. If you choose...
10. This wish will come true only if you RE-POST THIS BULLETIN in one hour and it will come true before your next birthday!
Are you Crazy?!
(X) You have yelled at a non-living things (Computer, DVD player, car,etc.)
(X) You have ran into glass/screen doors
(X) You have jumped out of a moving vehicle.
(X) You have thought of something funny and laughed, and then people gave you weird looks.
(X) You have run into a tree/bush.
(X) You have been called a blond.
() You know that it IS possible to lick your elbow.
() You just tried to lick your elbow. (OUCH!)
() You never knew that the Alphabet and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star had the same melody.
() You just sang them to make sure.
(X) You have tripped on your own feet and fallen.
(X) You have choked on your own spit.
(X) You have seen the Matrix and still don't get it.
() You type with three fingers or less.
() You have accidentally caught something on fire.
(X) You tried to drink out of a straw, but it went into your nose.
(X) You have caught yourself drooling
(X) You have fallen asleep in class.
(X) Sometimes you just stop thinking.
(X) Sometimes when you are telling a story you forget what you are talking about.
() People often shake their heads and walk away from you.
() You are often told to use your ‘inside voice’.
(X) You use your fingers to do simple math.
(X) You have eaten a bug accidentally
() You are taking this test when you should be doing something more important.
(X) You have put your clothes on backwards or inside out, and didn't realize it.
(X) You've looked all over for something and realized it was in your hand/pocket the whole time.
(X) You have posted bulletins because you are scared that what they say will happen if you don’t.
(X) You break a lot of things.
(X) You tilt your head when you're confused.
(X) You have fallen out of your chair before.
(X) When you’re lying in bed, you try to find pictures in the texture on the ceiling.
(X) The word "um" is used frequently.
() You don't know what "um" means.
(X) You say "what" and "huh" a lot.
() You plan to use a calculator to multiply your score for this bulletin.
NOW, take your total, and multiply it by 4
SCORE= 100 (wow...)