Problems With Blog // Diablo III

Hey everyone, I know a lot of people are having trouble accessing my blog these past two weeks. I’m trying to figure out what the problem is, but I’m having trouble with that. It suddenly happened out of nowhere when I haven’t touched any of the coding, etc. for the past two weeks so I’m pretty sure it’s not from me tinkering with the coding?? I know I keep mentioning I’m going to try a reinstalling wordpress again on my Twitter but I’m been really hesitant about it. I don’t know if I backed up correctly and if I’ll lose any of my stuff in the process. So if you’re experiencing any difficulty with my blog right now please hang tight ::nervous::.

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My time lately has been dedicated to Diablo 3 with my friends LOL! We started on Friday night, I bet we’re going to be level 20 by the end of today or something HAHA. It’s so bad because once we get addicted to a game there’s really no stopping us. Our boyfriends are just probably facepalming themselves right now ::swirl::. I think most guys started playing it the day it came out so now that they’re over the game, we started playing ::^^::. I wasn’t going to play, honestly, because my brother told me it’s not my type of game. After playing it though I don’t see why he says that. It’s sort of like the 3D MMORPGs my friends and I play.

My friend and I bought it online and we were raging because after we killed the first significant boss (the Skeleton King) it said we have to pay since we were on Starter’s Edition. I was searching online and it said we might have to wait up to 72 hours before that disappears and we can go on playing the game. We were thinking we might as well have just went to the store to buy the physical copy instead ::GAHH::.

Found some people saying if we changed our passwords it’ll work. It did ::heart2::.

I think I’ve played a fair amount of MMORPGs:

Starting from the in-browser game RuneScape LOL…don’t play that.

MapleStory which became a game full of spoiled kids. You just can’t beat those people in the game when they’re full of cash shop stuff. I think it almost became a requirement to have something from the Cash Shop or else nobody really wants you in their party when you have nothing cool to offer.

La Tale. I still enjoy this came even though it’s 2D haha. Met a good friend on this game too!

Iris Online. First 3D MMORPG for me and my friends. I was hesitant to try because I only use my laptop. The desktop is used by my brother and rest of family. I wasn’t sure if my laptop could handle 3D games LOL. Initially I was kind of having a hard time with the camera angle. After just playing 2D games it was a bit weird. When I got used to it though I wished all 3D games had it. The problem with this game is that after a while the frequency of new quests drops dramatically. You’re left with the daily quests from your lower levels which barely give enough XP for your current level. That and grinding so it really kills the fun. I don’t even know how many levels we had to grind through after we hit about level 28.

Ragnarok. It’s weird how the games seem to be going up in quality and then we played Ragnarok LOL! The reason for that is because my besties all played this game back then and I guess it provided a nice memory for them. We played on a private server. It’s weird though because they let you move the camera but only barely. I was so used to being able to move the camera on IO that RO really irritated me when it came to this. We actually decided to play on the real game when they announced that it was F2P (Free to Play). We couldn’t handle the real game because it felt really boring (at least for me it was) so we stopped pretty early.

Dragon Nest. This was pretty fun because it was another ‘significant’ change in the games I played. Although I wasn’t that good at it, it was still interesting. Usually in these games you aim at the monster and just stay in place pretty much while your character kills the monster. This one you have a more control. You’re expected to be able to dodge the monsters’ attacks. You’re expected to know what attacks to use to get the best combos and kill the monster most efficiently. You’re expected to do more than just click on a monster and press random attacks. It does get a bit repetitive after too because you’re expected to go through the same dungeons a couple times although at different difficulties. On top of that the level cap was pretty low so almost everyone could reach it in a relatively small amount of time. It became sort of a race for people to get to max level so they can just farm for rare items to either sell back out for lots of gold or make their armour godly. Jobs are also gender-locked on this game.

Diablo 3. I haven’t played the other ones, but I have to say, my friend and I are not really THAT impressed for a game that costs $60! I was surprised when I couldn’t change the camera angle on this aside from pressing Z to zoom into my character ::blink::. There’s no customization for the character really. I guess because it’s mainly a game for guys it’s not a huge factor, but come on LOL! It was interesting how you have only two main attacks on this game. I’m so used to having a bunch to switch between. I guess the trade-off was the cool down time on those attacks in other games.

Also, there’s something about this game that I don’t really enjoy which is clicking to walk. I’m guessing because you can’t change your camera angle, there’s no need to use the keyboard to walk. The only gave that made me do that was Ragnarok and I was complaining the whole time. I’m so used to using WASD to move I keep pressing it during gameplay.

I always play archers/mages in games and for some reason they’re always the nicer looking female characters LOL. It’s bad when it’s like that because it makes my bestie Ashleigh want to play since she picks characters based on looks HAHA. Her playing style learns more to a tank, but tanks are usually real butch looking. Her worst nightmare LOL. Okay I’ll stop all this dorky game talk.

Just wanted to mention that my friends made a blog. Well, Ashleigh always ran a tumblr, but she has decided to make a real blog so please check hers out! Her domain name used to be linked to her tumblr, but it now goes to her personal blog. She updates frequently! My friend Connie also made one, but she doesn’t update frequently LOL. Check out her blog anyway ::^^::.

Glymm June 2012

My guess was wrong about Glymm just using the makeup bags just for May! In our June box we once again receive a makeup bag instead of the box. This month I got blue. I’m wondering what I’m supposed to do with the makeup bags though if they continue to use them. I don’t really have a need for a big amount of them. In an effort to be more green they also stopped providing a card to let us know about the products we receive. Instead, we receive one that’s the size of a business card encouraging us to go onto their website to find out more about the products for the month.



I’m feeling like I got ripped off this month, honestly. I’ll let you all see what I mean.

LA Fresh // Acetone-Free Nail Polish Remover

[[ This acetone-free nail polish remover is packed with aloe, glycerin and vitamin E to moisturize and natural Rosemary Horsetail Extract to keep your nails strong. As the smell of natural Tuscan orange fills the air, you’ll be elated to know that this product is free of harmful chemicals and uses the least amount of water possible – also, no need to rinse. ]]
Full Size: 18 pads/$9.99 || Received: 2 pads/$1.11

Review
It claims to be able to remove polish off of all 10 fingers with just one pad so I was interested in trying that out. I had a bit of chipping for my polish but it wasn’t anything too big. I wanted to test it out when there was still a lot of polish still left on my nails.

I was pleasantly surprised. It really was able to take off all the polish from my all my nails and it probably could’ve taken it off another 10 fingers even after! It had a nice orange smell which is great since I hate the smell the nail polish remover. With all the stuff they put into it my nails weren’t dried out like they usually are after I use normal nail polish remover! I think my nails were starting to be in bad condition since I changed colours every week and it began breaking a lot and peeling. Using this though my nails seemed to be fine after!

5/5

Clark’s Botanicals // Intense Radiance Mask

[[ This botanically-based formula will deliver an instantly brighter-looking complexion that’s visibly smoother and more luminous. It’s even suitable for problematic, combination and aging skin. ]]
Full Size: 50ml/$72.00 || Received: ?? doesn’t tell us amount.

Salvador Dali // ItisDream

[[ This scent has a fruity-floral-woody composition. Flowers symbolize a gentle feminity, fruits denote joy and a sparkling energy while the woody notes represent sensuality and deep emotions. The scent opens with fresh notes of grapefruit, black currant and apple. The heart features pink floral accords of rose, magnolia and hyacinth, while white cedar, amber and musk linger in the background. ]]
Full Size: 60ml/$54.00 || Received: ?? doesn’t tell us amount.

Vitamin & Sea // Perfect Skin Solution

[[ Each ingredient plays a crucial role in keeping your skin looking perfect: carrot seed to fight acne, jasmine and geranium to immediately smooth, soften and even skin tone, rosewood and evening primrose to greatly reduce fine lines and other signs of ageing , vitamin E to repair damaged cells and avocado oil to protect your skin from everyday environmental toxins. It even works for the most sensitive skin types. ]]
Full Size: 45ml/$68.00 || Received: ?? doesn’t tell us amount. Guessing around 1.5ml or so.

Belvada // Duo Lipstick – Harmony (Intense Red)

[[ Not only will your lips feel their finest with this soothing formula, but they will look just as good with long-lasting color. This eye-catching and plush applicator makes for a conversation piece, while its purpose is super convenient. You can bring any combination of colors with you to achieve the ultimate lip experience. ]]
Full Size: 3.4g/$20.00 || Received: 3.4g/$20.00 (FULL SIZE)

Review
Check out the full review here!

Never heard of any of these brands aside from LA Fresh. Seems kind of weird for including a polish remover when there’s no polish in this box. I feel like because they included so many samples that have such a small amount it really looks like I’m getting ripped off this box. Especially how last box I was saying how they really look like they were improving.

Will edit this entry with my review as I try the products. If you would like to subscribe to Glymm, please consider using my link ::heart2::.

Spring/Summer 2012 Korean Shopping Sites Haul

This took me a while to get up haha. I wasn’t sure if I should just show the clothes like I did for my winter haul or if I should put it on to show everyone. Since I had some free time today I thought I would wear them to show how they look instead! But first let’s see what I got!





I got a pair of shorts from Uniqlo for home wear. Very comfy! Quite cute haha. Also tried out some basics from the Korean sites. It’s really hard for me to find tanks and shirts here that are high enough so I don’t show the world my chest. Most clothing here are for people with a bigger chest so on me it’s too big. They were all good in that area but the tanks are REALLY long. They could be a skanky dress instead of a tank.. LOL. The shirt is awesome. Exactly what I was looking for and it’s sooo soft. Feels expensive haha ::heart2::.


Got 4 blouses. At first when I tried on the lace collar top, I was pretty disappointed. It looked really weird on me. I tried it again today in the outfit below and now I like it a lot haha. The collar with all the bling has a button at the neck and I find it a bit difficult to button by myself. It’s still doable but it takes some time. Kind of wish it was a zipper instead or something so there isn’t a keyhole space at the neck. Originally I had bought a skirt to go along with it but it went out of stock ::tear::. I’m not really sure how I should pair it now. If it looks weird below, I apologize LOL.



I didn’t notice that the black and beige pair of shorts were so shiny until I took them out of the packaging ::swirl::. Not so into shiny material for pants. I forgot to pair them with an outfit to show you guys how it looks too ::GAHH::.




Striped Home Shorts // Uniqlo
Tanks & Basic V-Neck Tee // DaniLove
Black Blouse & Mint Blouse // HadesClub
Lace Collar Blouse // A-riShop
Bling Collar Blouse // AnAppleTree
Light Blue Ripped Shorts & Long Pocket Shorts // DaniLove
Beige Shorts & Black Shorts // HadesClub
Black Ripped Shorts // A-riShop

New Seasonal Luxebox Subscription

I just wanted to do a quick update to talk about the new LuxeBox subscription. A lot of customers are really angry right now about what Loose Button has done.

The company had an increase in subscribers I think around January or February resulting in the creation of a wait list for LuxeBox. In April a wave of invitations were sent out to people that were on the wait list. If I’m not mistaken, I think they only offered up a minimum of 3 months for their subscriptions, so you can’t pick to get charged just monthly. That is one reason why many new subscribers are angry about what happened recently.

After receiving one box (May), LB put up a picture on their Facebook showing a preview of what’s to come. It was a picture of the 4 seasons. I think most of us thought we were getting 4 special boxes a month that had to do with the weather. Nobody thought of what was to come.

Last week we got an email telling us about an “exciting change” to our Loose Button membership. Loose Button decided to change from a monthly service to only sending out 4 boxes in a year with items that fit accordingly to the season. The cost is now $26/3 months. So we went from getting 4 items a month for $12 to 7-8 items every 3 month for $26.

Those of us that were on a quarterly plan that just started last month were supposed to still receive two more boxes since we already got May’s box. Loose Button gave us the choice of either upgrading to the new plan, get one last monthly box (June) or cancel our membership. If we chose to upgrade to the new plan, our next box will be in August instead (Fall Box) and it will be charged just the $12 that we were originally paying for the June one. What about our last box? We are still left with the $12 we already paid for July, right? The $12 gets converted into a credit which can be used to partially pay for the next box….

Everyone is angry because it seems that LB already had this planned. So why did they open up spots for us to buy the 3 month subscription?? It looks really bad on their part. It’s as if they did this to lure us into their new $26 plan. For those that want to still receive their June box instead of upgrading, they will have to pay full price for the Fall Box later.

I upgraded, but I have to say it wasn’t really willingly. As with the others that have upgraded, we’re going to watch wearily as to what LB is going to do in the future. I regret even signing up with LuxeBox now, honestly. Unless they blow us away with their fall box, I think we might see the end of a company what with the huge wave of people cancelling when LB brought in this new system.

Anyway, in other beauty box news on my site, Just wanted to mention again that I will be editing the unboxing posts with the reviews instead of creating a new entry for them. I just updated a couple of the ones I got in May for the items I have tried so check them out. Glymm. LuxeBox. GlossyBox.