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New Gadgets!

WOOOOOOOOO!!! I has new gadgets!

After much contemplation (since Monday only. lol), I decided to go impulse buying through our loan association privilege. I have always wanted to buy a new camera to upgrade my current digicam which I got for free 4 years ago. hehe.

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my 4-year old polaroid digicam

I won that camera, a pink 9 MP Polaroid, on a raffle draw during the awarding ceremony of our company’s sportfest event. It was a lucky draw to think that there were thousands of entries. I was not really expecting it and I was very surprised when I heard my name over the megaphone. I even saw my boss stand-up and was trying to find me in the crowd. LOL. I guess God answered my prayers that day because I really wanted to buy a camera for myself – a DSLR actually. He may not have given me exactly what I had wished for but it did serve its purpose for the past 4 years its been with me. And up to now, it’s still in good working condition despite its battered look.

I had been meaning to upgrade my camera into something high-tech. I was eyeing the Nikon D5000 and I told myself I’ll buy one after my other catalogue loans are done. Apparently, I got tempted. Ha ha.

Since summer is nearing and the chance of going out of town to beaches and/or go swimming is high, I thought of getting a waterproof camera. I realized this when I went to Hundred Islands and I kinda felt sad that I didn’t get a lot of pictures during the trip.

And so I bought the Olympus Stylus TG-630 in red (it’s my favorite color ♥).

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photo taken with the polaroid =^.^=

“A revolutionary system of waterproof seals and gaskets keeps water out so you can take pictures up to 5m underwater. A durable body with innovative shock-absorbing technology protects it from drops of up to 1.5m. Perfect for skiing, snowboarding, sledding and other winter fun, this camera is winterized to perform at below-freezing temperatures. And it is even dustproof, meaning you can spend worry-free days taking pictures at the beach with it, for instance.”

I was surprised also because it came with a free android tablet as a promo. How awesome is that? =(~.^)=

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freebie! android tablet.

So i think I got a great deal – I now have a better camera that is waterproof, meaning, I can bring it to our upcoming swimming parteh, + an adroid tablet I can bring anywhere, much more convenient than bringing my laptop and lastly it’s 1-year to pay, auto salary deduction. hehehe. Thank You S.M.! Thank You SLA!

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As for my old digicam, It’s time to award it to someone else. I’ll give it to my brother so they can use it – to at least, be able to take snapshots for memories. =^.^=

Of course, I tested my new cam at the office as soon as I got it. hihi.

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haha. hang-over photos from yesterday’s post. 🙂

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mingming…

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I has furry paws!

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my officemates – gwen, franz & timmy

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group pic! used timer. hehe.

With these new gadgets, here’s to more narcissistic photos of me! haha.

Until then!  ~(=^‥^)ノ

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My New Cat Hoodie

I finally received the hoodie I ordered thru the online shop Gurlyglamshoppe.  I accidentally found out about the page when a friend of mine tagged me in one of the photos there. I was tagged on the red hoodie with cat ears & cat pockets. He knew I love cats and I am somehow is into collecting cat stuff so he thought it was a great idea tagging me. WRONG! It was a bad idea! Because, yeah, it made me spend! LOL! The moment I saw it, well, there was no questions asked. I ordered right away. Hehehe.

It was actually my first time ordering an item online. I am usually apprehensive with transactions like these since there are a lot of “scam” stories out there.  And I’m a very easy buyer meaning, if I have the cash, I’d rather pay in full because I might spend it somewhere else.

After a few messages with the page owner, I went with the transaction paying the 50% deposit via western union.

It took a while before the items were ordered because it ran out of stock and was rescheduled to be ordered for the next batch. I didn’t mind. The seller informed me of the delay.

After I followed up last Monday, she informed me that the item is already with her. I paid the balance yesterday and I received the item today. Fast huh?

Here it is tadaaaa!

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Although, I think the color is a little off. You see I ordered the red one as in the photo below but in actual, it’s a little pinkish/fuchsia. But anyway, I still like it.

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The material is fleece so its soft to your skin. It’s relatively thick, so this would be best for the upcoming rainy season where it would be cold. I actually like it, since I have very thin skin – I easily get cold. I actually am not fond of aircons much and that may also be the reason why I have an OCD with jackets and coats. They’re a staple wear for me.

Cat ears! Love the hood.  ♥

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Cat Patch by the left side.

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I might change the handle of the zipper. It’s a little thin and I am thinking it might break easily. I’ll change it with a cat pendant or something I can find. Hehe.

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The pockets. =^.^=

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I wore it at the office. It works and it kept me warm. myaawwwrrrr…

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I’m really happy with the item and thank you Wesley for tagging me in the photo. Ha ha ha. And again thank you to the Gurlyglamshoppe for the excellent service. I’ll see what else I can buy from you. Do check out her page. There’s really cool stuff there. ♥

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Till then. meow. ~(=^‥^)ノ