Monday, February 6, 2012

Winnerwinner & Wong Fu Productions!

I'm battling the mother of all sore throats right now & am spewing out phlegm the colour of ripe bananas but besides this little issue, I've been doing absolutely brilliantly!

This, of course, is in part, due to the brilliant company I've had the pleasure to be with throughout the month.

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We celebrated Jocelyn's birthday and I tried my hand at a little DIY for her present.

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Jo has this thing where she'd write down meaningful quotes on this absolutely hideous (hohoho) foolscap paper cover and I decided to make her a custom little notebook for her to carry around.

MUST USE IT WAN, OKAY!?

Besides the pleasurable company and great food, it's been such a happy last week with emails rushing in one after another with good news. For starters, remember that Avril Lavigne concert I was raving about?

I decided to join a contest to win tickets and guess what?

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SO HAPPY HEEHEE!

After much deliberation and many days of analyzing the consequences, I decided to share the video here. After all, since we've already put in the effort to film it, might as well share it, no?

That wasn't the only good news though!

Within that same week, I got another email that brought along a pretty cool new experience. Having submitted an application for some online mini-series a few months back, I was pleasantly surprised to be invited as a shortlisted candidate for the auditions.

And so, I went.

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It was definitely different from the school auditions I've been to. For starters, the whole audition was done in front of a camera and as the space was wide open, whoever was there to audition could watch the others. It required a lot of improvisation as the casting director kept wanting to see me being 'more cute' and kept giving scenarios where I had to react in the way I imagined the character to react in.

I doubt I'd get the role considering the experience of the others but nonetheless, it was such a brilliant opportunity and something I can finally tick off my bucket list. Winking smile 

But, wait.

There's more.

I received another email  bearing good news.

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For those cave-dwellers who have no clue who Wong Fu Productions are, they're basically American-Asians who have been making waves all around the world with their videos on YouTube. Heck, even LeeHom worked with them!

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But because Taylor's Lakeside is an impossibly difficult place to find, my sister and I arrived an hour late to the event. :(

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Since we were only there for an hour, we decided to brave the long queue to meet the boys in person, hug them, and get their autograph.

Thank God we had these wonderfully beautiful people to keep us company. Smile with tongue out

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This is Chloe Lee.

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And Ysabella Lee.

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And Darren Ashley.

The crowd was insane!

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I think we overwhelmed Phillip and Wes a little with all the screaming and shrieking and all around fandom.

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Unfortunately, Ted didn't come down to Malaysia so we couldn't see him. Sad smile

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Meeting them in real life is such a surreal experience. Having watched them in their videos for years and years, when you finally get to see them standing there right in front of you, it just feels really unnatural.

Whilst waiting in the really really long almost 2-hour line to meet Wong Fu, we took a picture with the emcee of the day, Jin from Hitz.fm.

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He was really nice about it although he kept getting interrupted by random people when he was trying to buy his Chatime.

Finally, the line got shorter and shorter..

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And they wrapped their cute artistic talented arms around Chloe and Ysa!

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They hugged me too but all I got was a picture of Phil touching my arm.

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But I guess this one will do. T.T

Allow me to relieve this fan-tastic moment (HOHOHO)

Me: Can I hug you?
Phillip: Sure, of course!

And then I proceeded to squeeze his slightly squishy tummy. Heh.

The hug with Wes, on the other hand, was a little more awkward.

He stuck out his hand, I reached in for a hug. As I changed mine into a shake, he turned his shake into a hug. We stared at each other for a millisecond, laughed together, then hugged.

Ahh, he laughed with me. Then hugged me. While laughing slightly. Ahem.

Sadly, because we had some ticketing issue (where we actually weren't supposed to meet them cause our ticket wasn't the Wong Fu For Lyfe one), my sister didn't get to go up and hug them. Sad smile 

But at least we got this..

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And thus, that was the week of fun and victory. Thank you, Nuffnang for the opportunity!

I am now very inspired to join every single online contest available! If I win at least half of them, I'll have free events to go to every month! #cheaptothemax

PS: If you like reading about concerts, celebrities, and events, then you should head down to thetwotimers.blogspot.com because the bloggers there have an absolute knack at meeting celebrities and getting pictures with them! Pay them a visit and join me in throwing envious looks in their direction.

10 comments:

  1. How lucky can you get?! Ahahaha :D Niceee

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    1. Ahaha I hope this streak continues!! :D

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  2. Whoahhhh. You got to hug them! Damn how I wished I was a girl when I saw them. Haha. Btw, congrats on your avril lavigne contest! I'll watch it when I get home

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    1. Ahaha, what you didn't hug them ah?! But but but you like.. Spent so much time with them some more! Okay, fiine a bit gay la but still! :P

      Haha, thanks Hon Wye! :D

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  3. if I'm not mistaken, Celine's currently taking A-levels in Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar, right?

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    1. Yep that's right! :) do you know her?

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    2. well, not really. but I saw her on the first day around KTJ. a bit blur(might because of it's her first time at a boarding school). anyway, I think she's cool.

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    3. Hahaha blur? Sounds like her, alright! :P

      Say hi to her for me on my behalf if you do happen to see her! :)

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  4. WOW OMG WHAT A LUCKY MONTH FOR YOU!! You're like one of the best friends because January was a lucky day for her too! I never had consecutive good luck... Just never experienced it XD hahaha!

    LOL THAT VIDEO IS SOO CUUTEE!! YOU DEFINITELY DESERVED THE WIN!!! hahahaha! That's your sister right? OMG YOU GUYS LOOK SOO CUUTEE!! hahaha

    I have yet to audition at a real um... production or anything but it's definitely in my bucket list! I will sometime before I die! hahaha

    Wong Foo Productions?? WAIT I'VE SEEN ONE OF THEM VIDEOS! Just not that much though, more of a fan of Nigahiga and Kevjumba LOL XD What's their new group called again... haven't been watching that much so gack, need to catch up! It's great that you finally saw your idols up close! My other best friend was able to meet Super Junior in person (the korean band? she loves them!) during the presscon. I still have yet to shake hands with my idols (OH GOSH I DO HOPE I CAN STALK/MEET THEM AND HUG EM!)

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  5. WAIT AND I KNEW THAT WAS CHATIME THE MINUTE I SAW PURPLE AND PINK! I LOVE THEIR TARO MILK TEA! THE BEST1!

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