A few changes happened to me recently.
I transferred to a new department and a new project. Only God knows how glad I was to be the chosen one. My previous team insisted me to stay since they are short of resources but yea, decision had been made and I prefer not to stay. Seriyes aku tak sampai hati tinggalkan team aku but aku dah tak larat kerja macam nak gila.. pukul 2,3 pagi kena bangun tengok server.. pastu bangun lagi kul 4,5 pagi.. penah aku tak tidur langsung sampai pinggang pun sakit sebab mengadap laptop je. I thanked God cause I had very kind-hearted bosses. During this severe time, I had to report to four bosses since I was doing tasks for two teams. Memang exhausted gila.
Pernah satu hari, IEP buat hal.. masa tu lebih kurang pukul 4 pagi.. Tak pernah2 dia buat problem macam tu sekali. Because of the error, aku terlepas timeline for poldoc generation. It was behind schedule about 3 hours. I called my ex-vendor since he was the one who developed the whole system. Dia cam dah pening, tak pernah encountered such issue.
Him : Cannot be what... (his favourite phrase)
Me : Erm..
Him : It never happened before.. Why ah...
Me : Oh my God.. I feel like crying. (I was so damn exhausted)
Him : No.. no.. Not yet. Don't.
Nak tergelak aku bila dia try nak calm down aku but macam kelakar sebab aku boleh sense kepanikan dia.
This project I just joined uses the same applications as I used before, plus it is more simplified. Yeah well, Streamserve is not widely used in Malaysia. Aku pun tak tahu kenapa. Dah banyak staff cuba diserap masuk team aku, tapi semua macam tak boleh cope and they just couldn't stop complaining because the system is so complicated. Ikutkan Streamserve bukan satu application yang complicated tapi sebab whole structure of our project is the most complicated one in Malaysia (using Streamserve).
The structure they use in my new team is a bit funny. I don't know why they use such method tapi as long as boleh jalan, lantaklah. Plus, this project has gone live for more than 2 years. It's more stable compared to my previous project (launched early 2009).
But they still haven't assigned me tasks yet so I really can't say. Bila tengok Functional Spec diorang, banyak benda aku nak tanya sebab method yang berbeza, aku tak paham, tapi this one guy yang selama ni handle Streamserve kat projek ni cakap, "You're expert than me." Terus aku nak pengsan.
Ikutkan programming bukan bidang aku sangat. I don't like to write. Aku suka baca. Macam baca buku cerita, kita follow every code apa code tu buat. So at least takdelah aku tension sangat kerja ni. Bila part write tu, aku menyampah betul.
Anyway besides my work, aku akan pindah rumah baru. Rumah sekarang ni okay. Aku duduk single room so memang privacy. Tapi aku paling tak boleh lah orang yang tak independant langsung ni. Semua harap aku buat. Dah lah aku kerja tunggang langgang. Apa alasan kau yang sampai kau langsung tak reti buat apa-apa? Aku tak sampai hati nak fire, tapi hari tu aku mengamuk jugak lah dalam SMS. Tapi aku pun hairan dengan diri sendiri. Dalam pada marah-marah tu, tolong jugak. Tak sampai hati.
Tak kira kita duduk dekat dengan famili atau tidak, kenalah tau sikit-sikit macamana nak survive on your own. When you're too dependant, orang rimas. Nak buat ini tak tahu, nak buat itu tak tahu. Sebab tu laki kondem perempuan. "Perempuan apa pun tak reti!" Padahal banyak je orang perempuan yang boleh berdikari. Tapi rata-rata?
I'm not saying I'm good in everything. Seriously no. Aku bukan lah seorang yang boleh hidup sorang-sorang. Tapi aku cuba. Itu yang gi Singapore sesorang, bila sakit gi hospital sesorang, gi baik kete sesorang. Mak aku pun dah bising. Aku rasa sebenarnya bila hidup single ni, kita lebih jadi berdikari. Tapi ada officemate aku sorang ni, dia dah ada tunang tapi dia lagi independant. Gi bercuti oversea selamba je redah sesorang. Dah banyak negara dia pergi pulak tu. Memang terbaik lah. Aku tak berani.
I don't know how long I'll be staying at my new home. Aku rasa macam tak lama. I've my own plans. Aku dah discuss elok-elok dengan parents aku, diorang pun dah bagi restu dan sokongan. Alhamdulillah. Ada rezeki, tak ke mana. Aku berharap apa yang aku plan ni dipermudahkan Allah. Amin.
Aku happy gila hari ni pasal semalam Barcelona beat Manure in Champions League final. HAHAHA. Freaking happy like Speedy Gonzalez! Yaribaaa yaribaaaa~~!! Bila teringat je, aku takleh tahan gelak.. Kuang kuang kuang!
Mase on the way gi ofis, dengar news pasal ni, then the DJ mentioned about the two goals by Eto'o and Messi.. Pastu dia cakap, "And for Manchester? They've got... nothing."
Puas hati aku.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Control, Concentration and Conquest.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Didn't anyone tell you you're supposed to break my heart?
Oh please tell me what I really want in my life..
Oh no, it's not even three decades yet, I feel so bored.
Please tell me what I really need..
Besides breathing.. and yelling.. and yawning.. and sleeping.. and working.. and praying.. and hoping... and crying..
I NEED TO KNOW WHAT I NEED TO HAVE.
Give me clues. At least.
Feeling sick to people who are too dependant.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Make it wet.
Sini nak promote sikit.
Barangsiapa yang tengah mencari hobi baru, atau tengah takde life, atau terasa dah boring pergi gym, atau teringin nak main air, atau dahaga lantas ingin menelan air satu kolam,
atau terasa nak cuci mata atau sememangnya berminat nak belajar swimming, boleh lah contact nombor di atas.
Beliau adalah swimming coach aku sendiri.. tapi aku dah tamat kelas la. Kira sungai Amazon tu ibarat longkang depan umah makcik sedara kita-kita je. Haha.. takde lah. Tipu sangat tu.
Anyway dia ni swimming coach yang best.. yang salu kena buli dengan aku. Hehe. No seriously, he's a good coach. Tak garang, very friendly, boleh buat member.. Dia baru pas belanja dinner ni so cucuk lebih sikit. Hehe.
Ragu-ragu kerana anda memang hampeh dalam swimming? No worries. I started from zero. Float pun tak reti. Tapi sekarang aku siap terjun junam masuk pool paling dalam kat Pullman tu hehe.
How soon you can swim once you take the classes? Ramai orang tanya soalan ni. Eager sangat. Atau dalam erti kata yang bombastik sikit, very enthusiastic. Eycehh. But to be frank, it depends on the individual. Coach aku cakap, average kelas ke-5 mesti dah boleh breast stroke. Aku kelas ke-2. Kelas ke-5 aku dah terjun tempat dalam. Hehe. (Saje kasik panas)
How about the fees? Kalau nak compare kelas-kelas renang yang lain, biasanya RM250-280 untuk lapan kelas. Tapi dengan coach aku ni, RM230 sahaja untuk sepuluh kelas.
Eh, kalau pas sepuluh kelas, tak stroke-stroke lg breast ni, camne? Dia akan extend lagi satu dua kelas.. tiada bayaran tambahan. Tapi seriously by kelas kelima korang dah boleh punya.
Apa qualification coach ni? Entah-entah jaguh renang kampung je? Aku pun tak ingat detail dia sangat pasal term2 kejadah dia guna untuk certification dia tu aku tak leh nak ingat pulak. Tapi dia ada international life saving punya cert ok. Itu life saving, belum campur cert renang dia.. cert diving dia.. cert nikah dia.. err.. Yang best nya, coach ni tak lokek ilmu. Kalau korang tanya apa-apa skill yang takde dalam syllabus, dia akan ajar gak. Contoh: nak buat turn bila sambung lap, nak dive, etc. Tapi jangan tanya camna nak buat synchronized swimming. Kang pengsan tengok coach tu demo. Hahaa. (Cikgu, saya harap blog ni cikgu tak bace..hihi..)
Kat celah mana pulakk nak belajar swimming ni? Celah semak. Hehe. Dekat Pullman Putrajaya Lake Side, Precinct 6. Dekat-dekat PICC tu. Yang ada taman air rekreasi.. taman rekreasi air.. rekreasi taman air.... Pasni dah tau nak skodeng aku kat mana. *tepuk dahi*
Ok lah, kalau rasa ada lagi nak clarify, boleh telefon nombor di atas. Kalau segan, telefon aku je. 012-2359397.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
You now have number 2 at the front!
Monday, May 18, 2009
For no particular reason.
But it has nothing to do with the photo below except for one word, HOT.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
I'm currently at my hometown, enjoying my weekend plus my two days leaves I'm taking for tomorrow and Tuesday.
So here's what I'm gonna do. I'm going to post some photos on random stuff/activities I once wished I would share with you guys yet since time is never my friend, so I didn't get the chance to publish them.
So yeah, my blog is going to be heavy to load. You've been warned.
My last outstation to Singapore
My last visit to Singapore was during Christmas so on the Christmas Day itself, I decided to visit some places alone. Singapore has a good public transport which is MRT, you can travel around Singapore without having to worry on anything. Plus, I've taken a few maps from a tourist centre at Orchard Road. Then my officemate heard my plan so she insisted to come along.
We went to a few places including Little India, Dhobby Ghaut, Harbourfront and Arab Street. I can't really name them all since it's been quite a long time.
1. Me at the Arab Street. I didn't buy anything here since I can find most of the stuff being sold at Jalan Masjid India with much lower prices.
2. This is Vivo City, the largest shopping mall in Singapore. I walked half of the building only. It was just too tiring. My favourite mall is Wheelock Place at Orchard Road.
3. The Xmas trees were everywhere! This is just one of them.
4. There's an exhibition mall for Discovery Channel if I'm not mistaken but it was closed. So yea, I could only take my photos in front of the entrance. Haha.
5. Outside Vivo City. Behind me is the famous Sentosa Island. Uh how I wished I could go there!
There were a few more places I went to, but I don't feel like sharing the photos here. Anyway, I went home feeling satisfied and damn exhausted.
My favourite place to eat.
Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa
This was the day I broke my promise not to eat Nasi Lemak at nights.
My favourite book store ever! Uh, I so love this place.
1. On the way to KLCC.
2. Lunch time. Yummy~
3. I sat here about half an hour just to decide which Pratchett's book should I buy. There were just too many!
4. We dropped by at Central Market to find postcards for my postcrossing activities and just look at how many I purchased. Yea, I went a bit nuts. I even bought a huge poster of Deco. Hahah.
5. The books I bought from Kino. Mind you, they cost me more than RM100. The Graveyard Book is awesome!!
sHa dearie, when's our next visit?
Just to share, this is my former workplace. The keychains are all given by friends. I moved to a new desk last few months and I'm gonna move again as I've been assigned to a new project. No more outstation to Singapore. Yeay!
My desk was a bit messy during the time the project was going to go live and one of my colleagues who always had his desk messy came to me to discuss on something. Then at last, he said..
Lim : Hmm..congrats.
Me : Because..?
Lim : You've followed me. (with his mouth pointing to all the papers scattered on my desk)
Me : Ah..thanks.
Friday, May 15, 2009
Life in the slow lane.
I was a Maxis user for seven years. Prior to that I have tried other lines which I can't even remember the names since they no longer exist.
The most expensive simcard I've ever bought belonged to Maxis which cost me RM200. Those days, simcards were freaking expensive and Maxis was the most wanted yet the most unaffordable one. But I lost it since I lost my handphone. I still remember the number though, 0122374912.
Then I bought another Maxis number which I've been using for years until now. I can say I was a loyal customer. I never complained. I barely cursed Maxis.
Eventhough I kept hearing other people denouncing Maxis, I continued using it. There was never a tiny bit of remorse or intention to change my line.
Then more and more people advised me to change to Celcom. Lower rates, they claimed. Better coverage, they said. I still said no, until my brother bought a new Celcom number. He still uses his Maxis at the same time.
I asked how's Celcom? He told me things I've heard.
After giving a thought, I said why not? Maybe it's time for me to change. I never heard much compliments from Maxis users after all.
So using the exact same number, I moved to Celcom.
Maybe because I had been a Maxis user for a very long time, I felt a slight guilt. Especially when I received a text message from Maxis once I changed my line saying, "We acknowledge your request to move. Thank you for being with Maxis and we hope to serve you again in the future."
I had difficulties to get used to Celcom. Even now. When I went to Celcom center to change my line, the guy who assisted me advised me on nothing. Fill up the forms, make a photocopy of your IC, wait for a few days for your new simcard to be activated, you're done, go home. I did ask a few questions. A lot actually, anything that crossed into my mind. But I didn't ask about the service; how Celcom serves me. What are the good things they offer.
No one advised me what's the code to dial just to check my bill and payment. I haven't found out on how to set my caller ringtone, I don't know what Celcom offers the best compared to other lines. I went to its website and there are only craps. Maybe I didn't dig much further, but hey a good website is supposed to assist you by only a few clicks. I just can't stop comparing it with Maxis. I am not saying Maxis website is bloody good though. I am able to tell whether it's a good website or not in a technical view so don't snort. That's just a tiny part of my degree.
I asked a few friends whether Celcom has a speed code I can dial so I can check my current outstanding because Maxis has. I could check my outstanding, my unbilled amount, my last payment and my bill due date whenever I want. It's free. I asked them whether Celcom has the same application. Most of them said, "Dunno." My brother gave me one string of numbers to dial, and he said you'd get charged per message you receive. Thinking there's no option for me, so I tried. Yet I never received that message he was talking about and I've no idea whether I was being charged or not.
Friends, please advise me if there's any FREE option I can use. Calling call centre is my last option. Mind you, I've been calling call centres like it's the reason I was born. Just for the record, TMNet has the lousiest call centre ever. Oh, don't make me start.
Last week, my first Celcom bill arrived and I was not happy at all. First, I forgot for all this time, I hate blue. And how come they claimed Celcom has lower rates when my bill is much higher than my previous Maxis bills when it is not even a month time yet? The bill states the charges on my usage starting from 20th April until 27th. That is like eight days, and here comes the bill? Just because it's end of the month already? And I have to pay RM80!! I see two monthly fees, for that particular eight days plus another duration which is from 28th April until 27th May. What the fuck? What is today's date? What date I received the fucking bill last week? And I just don't fucking get it why my bill is up to RM80. The total monthly charges is RM66.67 and that does not include my call charges. So what the fuck the fixed monthly fees are for?
I started to use Celcom since 20th April and now I've to pay for two monthly fees. What the fuck is wrong with Celcom? Why can't they use billing date? Say like 20th April until 20th May, then send out the bill?
Maybe I'm a new user so I have no idea what I'm talking about. If someone can advise me nicely, please do.
I'm going to wait for my next bill to come and then I will find a way to have Maxis to serve me back. But yeah, my expectation is high this time for my upcoming bill as I know I'm gonna get charged a lot higher since I made like 50 calls per day for the past few weeks including to Singapore. So yeah Celcom, you better charge me wisely.
You don't make me proud like other Celcom users. Not at all.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
I do postcrossing.
**A postcards exchange project that invites everyone to send and receive postcards from random places in the world.
One of the postcards that I like the most came from Barcelona. It's one of my favourite places as I'm a fan of Barcelona FC. Plus, you should know how beautiful the place is. I mean, who does not know Spain?
But when I received this particular postcard from US, I was utterly confused.
But yeah, finally I realized we have a lot of online translations we can google for.
Looking at his photo, he looks quite charming so I looked into his profile and he put a smile on my face. "Sorry girls, I'm gay."
Don't be. I love gays.