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Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Let's Play DotA Online (Updated Jun 2008)

Waaaa.... I'm sooo happpy now!!!! I could register to Indogamers.com. Now I can play DotA online there with all players in Indonesia :). So now it's not a problem to go alone to game center, if there's no opponent in local network, I could just join the game there :)).

Yay!!!! I'll give you my tips on how to do it by yourself:

Here's how:
1. First install the WarCraft III Frozen Throne from CD.

2. Install the latest patch (currently it's version 1.21a):

3. Install the crack No-CD for version 1.21a:

4. Download the latest DotA map from: http://www.getdota.com/. Put it on WarCraft III\Maps\Download\ folder.

5. Run Frozen Throne, you should see 1.21 at the lower right of the main screen. You should be able to play DotA single-player mode by now.

6. Then it's time to connect to IndoGamers Battle.Net server:
a. First register yourself at IndoGamers Battle.Net server. Too bad now to register you have to donate 50,000 rupiahs to them (see: http://www.indogamers.com/f446/penjelasan_tentang_donasi-51541/ on the procedures). Choose your Battle.Net id and password.

b. Download the launcher to connect to Battle.Net at:
(Extract the files to your WarCraft installation folder)

c. Run BNGatewayEditor.exe
- Click "WarCraft3" tab
- Click "Add Gateway"
- Name: Indogamers Public, Zone: 7, IP: public.indogamers.us
- Name: Indogamers Junior (to play with noobs), Zone: 7, IP: junior.indogamers.us
- Click "Indogamers Public". Click "Set to Chosen Gateway".

e. Then run "w3l.exe" on your WarCraft folder.

f. Click "Battle.Net" at the main menu, now you'll be connected to Indogamers :)

See you there!!

- http://www.dotaportal.com/
- http://www.indogamers.com/

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Jungian Personality Test

I've just take a test from: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes1.htm.

Here's my result:
* Your Type is: INTP (Introverted Intuitive Thinking Perceiving)
* Strength of the preferences %: 89 50 1 33
* Qualitative analysis of your type formula: You are:
- very expressed introvert
- moderately expressed intuitive personality
- slightly expressed thinking personality
- moderately expressed perceiving personality

You're on a quest for logical purity...you're motivated to examine universal truths and principles...always asking "Why?" and "Why not?"...can focus with great intensity on your interests...you appreciate elegance and efficiency in thought processes and demand it in your communication...

You might appear low key in appearance and approach, you're hard as nails when challenging a truth...you don't like to deal with the obvious...at your best when developing unusual or complex ideas...you can be an under- achieving but very capable student...if you don't like a rule, you're quick to challenge it and find flaws in it -- this could make you somewhat of a rebel...if you like the rule, though, you have a respect for it and go along with it...

A relentless learner in areas that hold your interest...you might seem "lost in thought" to others...you tend to connect unrelated thoughts...you would rather be the architect of a plan than the implementer of it...you need a private, quiet workplace that allows for flexible independence... would rather organize ideas than people....

You tend to stay away from traditional leadership roles, and would rather lead with your ideas...you don't get emotionally involved, but rather tend to follow logical reasoning.....leisure has two dimensions to you: first, you like to concentrate and reflect on conceptual matters -- second, you like to take risks in the external world (like skydiving?)...

You like to read, think, watch TV, play with computers... sometimes you'd rather do these types of things than hang around other people...you don't necessarily like "best sellers" or "must see" movies because you don't trust people's opinion on what's "popular" and would rather make a value judgment for yourself....

Love, for you, has three distinct phases: falling in, staying in, and getting out. falling in love is a loss of rationality for you, and you fall HARD...an all or nothing phenomenon....

The "staying in love" phase is where you start to evaluate the relation- ship's structure and form. You may withdraw at this point because you're moving toward your most customary inward style and nature. A lot of the open affection stops....the giddy state changes... The "falling out of love" part (which doesn't always happen) results from an analysis of the real expectations of the realationship and needs of the relationship. Often an undefined line is crossed that neither of you knew about in advance. However, if you end it, you'll keep the relationship going as a friend in some capacity if you have a reason....

Pitfalls: don't focus too much on the inconsistencies of others...try being friendly and showing appreciation of others...being competent is very important to you, and you could be too hard on yourself....don't let your emotions take control -- you could have outbursts or appear hypersensitive...

The Thinker
As an INTP, your primary mode of living is focused internally, where you deal with things rationally and logically. Your secondary mode is external, where you take things in primarily via your intuition.

INTPs live in the world of theoretical possibilities. They see everything in terms of how it could be improved, or what it could be turned into. They live primarily inside their own minds, having the ability to analyze difficult problems, identify patterns, and come up with logical explanations. They seek clarity in everything, and are therefore driven to build knowledge. They are the "absent-minded professors", who highly value intelligence and the ability to apply logic to theories to find solutions. They typically are so strongly driven to turn problems into logical explanations, that they live much of their lives within their own heads, and may not place as much importance or value on the external world. Their natural drive to turn theories into concrete understanding may turn into a feeling of personal responsibility to solve theoretical problems, and help society move towards a higher understanding.

INTPs value knowledge above all else. Their minds are constantly working to generate new theories, or to prove or disprove existing theories. They approach problems and theories with enthusiasm and skepticism, ignoring existing rules and opinions and defining their own approach to the resolution. They seek patterns and logical explanations for anything that interests them. They're usually extremely bright, and able to be objectively critical in their analysis. They love new ideas, and become very excited over abstractions and theories. They love to discuss these concepts with others. They may seem "dreamy" and distant to others, because they spend a lot of time inside their minds musing over theories. They hate to work on routine things - they would much prefer to build complex theoretical solutions, and leave the implementation of the system to others. They are intensely interested in theory, and will put forth tremendous amounts of time and energy into finding a solution to a problem with has piqued their interest.

INTPs do not like to lead or control people. They're very tolerant and flexible in most situations, unless one of their firmly held beliefs has been violated or challenged, in which case they may take a very rigid stance. The INTP is likely to be very shy when it comes to meeting new people. On the other hand, the INTP is very self-confident and gregarious around people they know well, or when discussing theories which they fully understand.

The INTP has no understanding or value for decisions made on the basis of personal subjectivity or feelings. They strive constantly to achieve logical conclusions to problems, and don't understand the importance or relevance of applying subjective emotional considerations to decisions. For this reason, INTPs are usually not in-tune with how people are feeling, and are not naturally well-equiped to meet the emotional needs of others.

The INTP may have a problem with self-aggrandizement and social rebellion, which will interfere with their creative potential. Since their Feeling side is their least developed trait, the INTP may have difficulty giving the warmth and support that is sometimes necessary in intimate relationships. If the INTP doesn't realize the value of attending to other people's feelings, he or she may become overly critical and sarcastic with others. If the INTP is not able to find a place for themself which supports the use of their strongest abilities, they may become generally negative and cynical. If the INTP has not developed their Sensing side sufficiently, they may become unaware of their environment, and exhibit weakness in performing maintenance-type tasks, such as bill-paying and dressing appropriately.

For the INTP, it is extremely important that ideas and facts are expressed correctly and succinctly. They are likely to express themselves in what they believe to be absolute truths. Sometimes, their well thought-out understanding of an idea is not easily understandable by others, but the INTP is not naturally likely to tailor the truth so as to explain it in an understandable way to others. The INTP may be prone to abandoning a project once they have figured it out, moving on to the next thing. It's important that the INTP place importance on expressing their developed theories in understandable ways. In the end, an amazing discovery means nothing if you are the only person who understands it.

The INTP is usually very independent, unconventional, and original. They are not likely to place much value on traditional goals such as popularity and security. They usually have complex characters, and may tend to be restless and temperamental. They are strongly ingenious, and have unconventional thought patterns which allows them to analyze ideas in new ways. Consequently, a lot of scientific breakthroughs in the world have been made by the INTP.

The INTP is at his best when he can work on his theories independently. When given an environment which supports his creative genius and possible eccentricity, the INTP can accomplish truly remarkable things. These are the pioneers of new thoughts in our society.

Whether you're a young adult trying to find your place in the world, or a not-so-young adult trying to find out if you're moving along the right path, it's important to understand yourself and the personality traits which will impact your likeliness to succeed or fail at various careers. It's equally important to understand what is really important to you. When armed with an understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, and an awareness of what you truly value, you are in an excellent position to pick a career which you will find rewarding.

INTPs generally have the following traits:
- Love theory and abstract ideas
- Truth Seekers - they want to understand things by analyzing underlying principles and structures
- Value knowledge and competence above all else
- Have very high standards for performance, which they apply to themselves
- Independent and original, possibly eccentric
- Work best alone, and value autonomy
- Have no desire to lead or follow
- Dislike mundane detail
- Not particularly interested in the practical application of their work
- Creative and insightful
- Future-oriented
- Usually brilliant and ingenius
- Trust their own insights and opinions above others
- Live primarily inside their own minds, and may appear to be detached and uninvolved with other people

INTPs have a special gift with generating and analyzing theories and possibilities to prove or disprove them. They have a great deal of insight and are creative thinkers, which allows them to quickly grasp complex abstract thoughts. They also have exceptional logical and rational reasoning skills, which allows them to thoroughly analyze theories to discover the Truth about them. Since the INTP is driven to seek clarity in the world, we have a happy match of desire and ability in this personality type. INTPs will be happiest in careers which allow them a great deal of autonomy in which they can work primarily alone on developing and analyzing complex theories and abstractions, with the goal of their work being the discovery of a truth, rather than the discovery of a practical application.

What does Success mean to an INTP?
People with the INTP personality type are global thinkers. They see everything as one giant Entity that is connected, and seek knowledge about that Entity. They constantly seek the Truth, and have ultimate respect for the Truth. It is not easy for the INTP to reach a conclusion about the Truth. Their auxiliary function of Extraverted Intuition allows them to absorb the many complexities in our world, and they are driven to consider each of these complexities before reaching a conclusion. Once they have reached a conclusion, or discovered a Truth, they are *very* particular about the way that Truth is expressed and understood. They want to know that the principles of their understanding have been understood correctly, and demand absolute precision and correctness from others when describing these principles. They also apply these standards to themselves when communicating their knowledge. If they take the time to develop their communication so that it meets their own approval, they can be extremely good educational writers.

In addition to their immense respect for metaphysical principles, facts, and Truths, the INTP highly respects logic and the way that the mind works logically when seeking to master some subject or situation. They get great pleasure from engaging in logical acts that require quick, spatial reasoning, such as mind games, or time-based IQ tests. The INTP shines in this realm. Introverted Thinking is an "action-based" kind of logic. In the case of the INTP (as opposed to ISTP), the action may or may not occur in a physical place outside of the INTP's mind, but it is experienced with lightning speed in the current moment, based on current objects, using subjectively understood "actions" of reason.

The INTP is happiest in situations in which they can use logic regularly in an effort to uncover Truths about the Entity. Their ability to be effective in these efforts, as well as their ability to deal with people and feel comfortable with their place in the world, will be in large part dependent on the development of Extraverted Intuition. Although they have more simple needs from interpersonal relationships than most other types have, it's very important that they keep up their extraverted relationships, rather than going it alone. INTPs who isolate themselves rarely feel happy or successful. The INTP's feeling of success depends upon their opportunities to exercise their active mind, their opportunities to seek and find Truth, and the condition of their relationships and extraverted life.

INTP Potential Strengths
As an INTP, you have gifts that are specific to your personality type that aren't natural strengths for other types. By recognizing your special gifts and encouraging their growth and development, you will more readily see your place in the world, and be more content with your role.

Nearly all INTPs will recognize the following characteristics in themselves. They should embrace and nourish these strengths:
- They have a natural ability to focus and get "into the zone" when working on a problem. They can absorb their minds completely with an issue, and work it through with amazing speed and accuracy. This ability makes them outstanding trouble-shooters. Since their logical abilities are dependent on their experiences, their abilities will increase with time. INTPs with experience are often seen as the "gurus" of their professions.
- Their respect for precision in communication lends them the ability to accurately convey their ideas and discoveries in full.
- They are usually quite intelligent and can grasp difficult concepts.
- They are often jovial and good-natured, with a good sense of humor.
- They are not overly demanding in personal relationships, and have simple daily needs. They are often easy and enjoyable to live with.

INTPs who have developed their Extraverted Intuition to the extent that they regularly take in information in an objective fashion, rather than strictly to feed Introverted Thinking, will enjoy these very special gifts:
- They may be exceptionally intelligent, and make ground-breaking discoveries.
- With a well-developed understanding of their environment and the ability to act very quickly, they may good athletes.
- They're typically able to communicate their ideas more concisely than the average INTP without sacrificing accuracy.
- They understand the benefits of close relationships, and understand how to support and enhance these relationships.
- They see the value of principles that are not strictly logical
- They have attractive and compelling personalities, and are well-liked and accepted by most people.

INTP Potential Problem Areas
With any gift of strength, there is an associated weakness. Without "bad", there would be no "good". Without "difficult", there would be no "easy". We value our strengths, but we often curse and ignore our weaknesses. To grow as a person and get what we want out of life, we must not only capitalize upon our strengths, but also face our weaknesses and deal with them. That means taking a hard look at our personality type's potential problem areas.

Most of the weaker characteristics that are found in INTPs are due to their dominant function of Introverted Thinking overtaking the personality to the point that all of the other functions exist merely to serve the purposes of Introverted Thinking. In such cases, an INTP may show some or all of the following weaknesses in varying degrees:
- The INTP gets "stuck in a rut" and only does those things that are known and comfortable to the INTP.
- The INTP resists and rejects anything that doesn't support their own experiential understanding of the world. If they perceive that something is not logical, they reject it as unimportant.
- They reject people who think or live differently than themselves.
- They may be extremely caustic and insulting to others.
- They may become isolated from society.
- They may become overly paranoid about social organizations and institutions trying to control them.
- They may unknowingly or uncaringly hurt people's feelings.
- They may be completely unaware of how to express their inner world to others in a meaningful way.
- They may be completely unaware of the type of communication that is often desireable and (to some degree) expected in an intimate relationship. If they are aware of the kinds of things that are appropriate to say and do to foster emotional bonding, they may be unable to appreciate the value of such actions. They may feel too vulnerable to express themselves in this fashion, and so reject the entire idea.
- If pushed beyond their comfort level to form commitments or emotional bonds, they may reject a relationship entirely.
- Under stress, they may show intense emotions that seem disproportionate to the situation.
- They may not recognize basic social principles, such as appropriate dress and general behavior.

Explanation of Problems
Nearly all of the problematic characteristics described above can be attributed in various degrees to the common INTP problem of only taking in information that relates to or supports their own life experience. The INTP is driven to work with and understand his or her world by applying logic (an immediate, spatial, "fuzzy" logic) to the current situation. Although they generally seek to uncover truths, they don't always have a goal in mind to achieve from the logical process. The act or process of using logic is rewarding to the INTP. In their zeal for the satisfaction that comes from mastering a problem or situation, INTPs often selectively choose to put themselves in situations in which they have the opportunity to exercise these skills. That's certainly not a problem. Most personality types choose to do the things that they're best at most often. Such is the nature of capitalizing upon our strengths. The problem rears its ugly head when the goal of the INTP becomes to achieve their personal satisfaction at all costs.

It is healthy to choose your paths and goals in life so that they coincide with what you find rewarding, and what you're really good at. However, it sometimes happens that we take this approach a bit too far and sacrifice an accurate and objective understanding of the world for a more narrow vision that is easier and comfortable for us to deal with. The INTP affects this problem when they stop taking in information in a truly objective sense, and instead only take in information that can be worked through logically.

The dominant function of the INTP is Introverted Thinking. This function is supported closely and importantly by the auxiliary function of Extraverted Intuition. Extraverted Intuition perceives the world and sends information into the psyche, where it is processed by Introverted Thinking. An INTP who uses their Extraverted Intuition function in a diminished way is one who perceives information for the sole purpose of feeding Introverted Thinking, rather than taking everything in objectively. They are less concerned with understanding something for the sake of understanding than they are with feeding a piece of data into their Thinking function. Information that is not logical is dismissed as unimportant. They may reject information that is not consistent with their logical view of themselves, or with their understanding of a situation. Well-developed Extraverted Intuition perceives situations with depth and global understanding. It recognizes possibilities. Introverted Thinking makes conclusions. If an INTP's psyche is serving the purposes of Introverted Thinking above all else, then logical conclusions become more important than possibilities. In such cases, the INTP picks and chooses information from Extraverted Intuition that is interesting to them from the perspective of reaching logical conclusions. This keeps the INTP focused on reaching logical conclusions, but it prevents them from taking in any information that doesn't work well with their logical functioning. This includes things like love, emotions, social expectations, etc. These things are very important to many people in the world, and cannot be discarded from consideration if one hopes to really understand other people and the society that we live in. When the INTP dismisses the importance of data that can't be handled by their Thinking function, they are dismissing the importance of ideas that are central to half of the personality types' way of life (approximately half of the human population uses Feeling primarily for decision making). An INTP who wants to understand people and wants to recognize value in both logical and nonlogical ideas will strive to take in as much information as possible about the world for the purposes of improving their understanding,

The INTP who suffers from diminished use of Extraverted Intuition is likely to be very cutting and derisive towards people who express disagreement with the INTP. Without a sufficiently diverse perception of the Extraverted world, the INTP is unlikely to understand the principles of human interaction, and is unlikely to recognize the tremendous value of getting along with others and having good relationships.

The INTP's inferior (fourth) function is Extraverted Feeling. This means that the INTP is not naturally in tune with how other people are feeling, or with social expectations. In fact, the INTP is likely to reject the importance of social rituals, rules, and expectations. This is a natural weak point for the INTP, which no doubt causes strife to the INTP and their love partner. This weakness can be overcome by developing their Extraverted Intuition to the point that they can perceive Feeling type expectations in the external world. They don't have to use Extraverted Feeling to understand how to act in situations. They can perceive the expected behavior from their Extraverted Intuition function. However, if they are restricting their incoming data to only those things that support their existing way of life, then they are not learning from Extraverted Intuition at all. They are not growing their understanding of social and intimate behaviors - rather, they are reducing the importance of this type of understanding to their own life. In these situations, INTPs shy away from very close personal relationships, and feel more vulnerable and less sure of themselves in situations that involve expressing their emotions. In extreme cases, they reject social interaction entirely. They tend to dislike everyone, and interact with the world with the primary purpose of getting rid of the offending person. Most INTPs will have bad days during which they don't much feel like dealing with people. The problem occurs when every day becomes a bad day.

INTP Relationships
INTPs live rich worlds inside their minds, which are full of imagination and excitement. Consequently, they sometimes find the external world pales in comparison. This may result in a lack of motivation to form and maintain relationships. INTPs are not likely to have a very large circle of significant relationships in their lives. They're much more likely to have a few very close relationships, which they hold in great esteem and with great affection. Since the INTP's primary focus and attention is turned inwards, aimed towards seeking clarity from abstract ideas, they are not naturally tuned into others' emotional feelings and needs. They tend to be difficult to get to know well, and hold back parts of themselves until the other person has proven themselves "worthy" of hearing the INTP's thoughts. Holding Knowledge and Brain Power above all else in importance, the INTP will choose to be around people who they consider to be intelligent. Once the INTP has committed themself to a relationship, they tend to be very faithful and loyal, and form affectionate attachments which are pure and straight-forward. The INTP has no interest or understanding of game-playing with regards to relationships. However, if something happens which the INTP considers irreconciliable, they will leave the relationship and not look back.

INTP Relationship Strengths:
- They feel love and affection for those close to them which is almost childlike in its purity
- Generally laid-back and easy-going, willing to defer to their mates
- Approach things which interest them very enthusiastically
- Richly imaginative and creative
- Do not feel personally threatened by conflict or criticism
- Usually are not demanding, with simple daily needs

INTP Relationship Weaknesses:
- Not naturally in tune with others' feelings; slow to respond to emotional needs
- Not naturally good at expressing their own feelings and emotions
- Tend to be suspicious and distrusting of others
- Not usually good at practical matters, such as money management, unless their work involves these concerns
- They have difficulty leaving bad relationships
- Tend to "blow off" conflict situations by ignoring them, or else they "blow up" in heated anger

INTPs as Lovers
INTPs approach their intimate relationships quite seriously - as they approach most things in life. They take their vows and commitments seriously, and are usually faithful and loyal. They are usually pretty easy to live with and be around, because they have simple daily needs and are not overly demanding of their partners in almost any respect. While the INTP's internal life is highly theoretical and complex, their external life in comparison is usually quite simple. They like to keep the complexities of their external world to a minimum, so that they can focus their brain power on working through their theories internally. This makes them very straight-forward, honest lovers, with a love that is quite pure in its simple, uncomplicated nature.

Although they choose to keep things straight-forward in their relationships, this does not mean that the INTP is lacking in depth of feeling or passion. The INTP is very creative person, who has vivid imaginations. They can be very excitable and passionate about their love relationships. Sometimes, they have a problem reconciling the exciting visions of their internal worlds with the actuality of their external circumstances.

Sexually, the INTP usually approaches intimacy with enthusiasm and excitement. Some INTPs play down entirely the need for sexual relations in their lives, but most use their rich imaginations and child-like enthusiasm to make the most of the moment. The INTP will usually be experiencing the moment with vivid intensity inside their own minds, although this may or may not be apparent to their partner.

The largest area of potential strife in an INTP's intimate relationship is their slowness in understanding and meeting their partner's emotional needs. The INTP may be extremely dedicated to the relationship, and deeply in love with their partner, but may have no understanding of their mate's emotional life, and may not express their own feelings often or well. When the INTP does express themselves, it's likely to be in their own way at their own time, rather than in response to their partner's needs. If this is an issue which has caused serious problems in a relationship, the INTP should work on becoming more aware of their partner's feelings, and their partner should work on not requiring explicit positive affirmation to feel loved by the INTP.

INTPs do not like to deal with messy complications, such as interpersonal conflict, and so they may fall into the habit of ignoring conflict when it occurs. If they feel they must face the conflict, they're likely to approach it from an analytical perspective. This may aggravate the conflict situation, if their partner simply wants to feel that they are supported and loved. Most people (and especially those with the Feeling preference) simply want to be encouraged, affirmed and supported when they are upset. The INTP should practice meeting these needs in conflict situations.

Although two well-developed individuals of any type can enjoy a healthy relationship, the INTP's natural partner is the ENTJ, or the ESTJ. The INTP's dominant function of Introverted Thinking is best matched with a partner whose personality is dominated by Extraverted Thinking. The INTP/ENTJ match is ideal, because these types shared Intuition as a common way of perceiving the world, but INTP/ESTJ is also a good match. How did we arrive at this?

INTPs as Parents
INTPs love and respect Knowledge, and want to pass their jewels of thought down to their children. Their greatest goal and satisfaction as a parent is seeing their children grow into independent, rational adults.

INTP parents are likely to encourage their children to grow as individuals, rather than attempt to fit them into a preconceived mold. They will stress autonomy through the children's growth. They're likely to respect their children's opinions and wishes, and allow their children to have a voice and presence in the family.

The INTP parents are likely to be pretty laid-back and flexible with their children, sometimes to the point of being relatively "hands-off" with regards to the day-to-day issues. They're likely to count on their spouse for providing structure and schedules. Since the INTP themself does not live in an overly structured or organized manner, they're not likely to expect or create this environment for their children. If their spouse is not someone with the "J" preference, their children may suffer from a lack of boundaries. This is something the INTP should pay special attention to. Growing children don't know Right from Wrong, and so benefit from having their parents define these boundaries for them.

In spite of their relatively unstructured approach to parenting, INTPs take their role as parent very seriously, and are likely to put forth much effort into doing what they feel will be most effective in helping their children grow into independent, wise adults. INTPs enjoy parenting, and get a lot of fun out of their children. They're also likely to be very proud and loyal parents.

INTPs may have a problem meeting the emotional needs of their children. Although they generally are deeply caring and supportive individuals, the INTP does not always pick up on emotional clues. A troubled child of an unaware INTP parent may have to result to drastic "attention-getting" tactics to get their parent to understand their emotional difficulties. If you find yourself in this situation, you may find that expressing some of your own emotions will do wonders for your child, yourself, and your relationship. Although it may not be possible for you to suddenly be "tuned in" on what your children are feeling, at least you can let them know that you care.

Children of INTP parents generally remember them respectfully and affectionately as loyal, fair, and tolerant parents, who care for them a great deal, although they don't often show it.

INTPs as Friends
INTPs are likely to have friends who share their interests and pursuits. Since the INTP loves theories, ideas, and concepts, they are not likely to have much patience or understanding for people with the Sensing preference, who are not usually comfortable with abstract conceptualizing.

- http://www.haleonline.com/psych/intp.htm
- http://www.personalitypage.com/INTP.html
- http://www.personalitypage.com/INTP_car.html
- http://www.personalitypage.com/INTP_per.html
- http://www.personalitypage.com/INTP_rel.html

Thursday, November 17, 2005


Hi, back again at the lovely office *yeah, right*. I've just spent two weeks off having holiday in Medan, and then Banda Aceh with my family. The first and second days in the office were very busy, my manager had me to visit two clients to solve their backup problems (talking about believe-it-it's-a-horse ism *sigh*). At last today I could have my little bit time off, and I want to write my experiences during the past two weeks.

Happy Id Fitri!! I got up at 06.30 AM, waken up by my folks (hehe it's nice to be back to the old days), took a bath, then went with my dad to pray in the field near our house. After that we ate lontong with rendang (that's meat with spicy recipe), tauco (that's vegetables with sour spicy taste, my mom's best cook), emping (bah... how to explain this in english), sambalado teri kacang. My dad often said that the Id Fitri breakfast is the main event of us being together here hehe...

Shortly after this, we were visited by relatives: my aunt from my dad's side. She brought us some food. Then my cousins, my sisters, and I went around our residentials while I replied all the incoming sms in the car.

I was currently practicing "Congratulations", the theme song from Ah My Goddess anime, in our old piano. It's quite hard, since it has four mole *sigh*. I had to spend three hours to practice it.

And during the holiday, everyone of us had to do some chores because our maid was going home. So my old sister responsible to heat the food, my little sister washing the dishes (she often complaint because there's soooo many dishes need to be cleaned haha), my mom cook the food, and I cleaning the house (but often my old sister do it in the morning) *haha.. guilty*.

By the way, do you know that we have a cat now? I just knew it in my second day here because my little sister told me. She's only 3 months old, white with black dots fur, and very quiet. That's why I didn't know it in my first days here. And since my little sister is afraid of her, then she had to be prisoned all her life from birth *poor little thing*. I insisted to let her out, and she showed some strange attitudes, like chasing people's feet, eat the grass, scared when car passing our house, and running to her cage when scared. Maybe that's because she's never been outside her cage for so long. Then I washed her with my dad. I didn't know the proper way to wash a cat, so we just spray her with a hose. She soaked to her bone and shiverred violently (hey I don't know how to bath a cat), and since that day she's very afraid when I hold her *sigh*.

I also watched the Ghibli Collection DVD. Yesterday I watched "Tottaro My Neighbor". Tottaro is a an imaginary animal that lived in a very old and big tree in the forest. It's like a mix of a cat and a panda. It's soooo big but very cute. My old (and big) sister wanted her to be called Tottaro, but my little sister called her "Mokmok" instead (it's a Batak word) hahaha...

Every afternoon, my dad and I walked around our complex. Since it's rainy season, the cold wind blew made the trees around us to wiggle. The dark clouds ahead us told that it will be rain soon. It's so fresh that you can smell the wind and taste the grass in the air.

The second day of Id Fitri. Not much happened in this day. I woke up at 08.30 AM for breakfast. Again we had to eat the same food as yesterday. It's my mom's rule, whenever there's a food available, we all have to eat them first before the new one being cooked. So I'll have to eat this for at least until tomorrow hiks :(. Then I went with my dad testing our new car that had been drowned by tsunami. The body was still in very good condition, but the electronics part had damaged somewhere. The problem was the engine was heating up very soon as the air con, or tape, or light switched on. The mechanics was unable to repair it.

Then I slept all evening. It's very nice to wrap up in blanket, under very cool air con, with heavy rain outside, hoahemmm... I woke up at 8 PM to have dinner with my family. Then I watched some anime with my sister. It's Full Metal Panic Fummoffu, the funny version of FMP. I laughed like mad vampire. At 10 PM we ate tape with ketupat. Where's Katty (the cat)? I didn't hear her voice tonight. Oh well, maybe she's sleeping at her cage right now :).

Saturday. I went shopping with my parents and my old sister. We went to Makro. The prices were quite cheaper there, but we have to buy in unthinkable large quantities, like three large shampoo wrapped in one, twelve margarine packed in one, etc. After about two hours of shopping, when we'd like to check out, the clerk said that they don't have any free plastic or box to wrap the items we intended to buy. My mother was very angry at them and told us to leave the place without buying anything *sigh*. Then we went to Carrefour. Unlike Makro, it's a very convenient place for family shopping, lots of free wrapping available, the fish could be cleaned, etc. But we had to spend another two hours here to buy everything again. What a waste of time :(.

Sunday 10 PM. After I fed the cat, my little sister asked me the song from Simple Plan. Just yesterday she asked the song from Cold Play. My little sister was currently crazy about broken heart thingies, like a song from Chrisye "Gita Cinta" *omg, what a very oldies song*, Simple Plan - Speed of the Sound, and tragic-ending movies like City of Angels or Kiminozo. I just hope her feelings won't distract her from her UMPTN exam just in the next couple of months.

I woke up at 05.30 AM. Then I took a bath, prepared my clothings and packed it in my bag, then I made noodles in the microwave for my sister and I (I've done it so many times in the past when there's an "outage", it's our secret word for playing games at the office, so I got quite used to it *wkwkwk*). At 06.15 AM, my parents, my little sister, and I went to Banda Aceh by car. The traffics were quite light, so at 09.30 we were at Langsa, a small town near the border of North Sumatera and Aceh. My mom chose us the best places for us to eat during the trip, she knew a lot of interesting places after her many visits during her work as legislative. So we ate soto there. At 1.45 PM we had lunch "sate matang" at Matanggol (previously I thought the name "matang" suggested that the satay is served well, but it turns out that it's actually a name of place hehehe). Then at 2.45 PM we drank "tebu" ice and "lemang" in "Gelungku Dua". Eventhough my parents said that the GAM (Aceh separatists movement) was having kind of peace with the government at the moment, and there's a lot of patrolling military vehicles passed us (since today is the schedule of the Vice President's visit in Banda Aceh), it supposed to be safer. But still I was feeling kind of scared a bit. I often felt unsecure, like there's hidden rifle was pointed at me, so I rushed them to hurry.

At last, we arrived safely at my parent's place at 6.15 PM (exactly 12 hours in the trip). It's a health dept. government housing, located next to RS. Zainoel Abidin, the public hospital there. The stone gate was fell down after being hit by the tsunami. The first thing we did was cleaning up the house. My sister got the job to sweep the floor and I to mop it. It took two exhausting hours to clean it, oh my god the dust was so thick, my sister said our house could have dust fairies in it. I guessed she watched too many Tottaro movie.

I went with my dad and my sister to see the tanker (a very huge ship) that "parked" in the middle of residential quite far away from the ocean. It was placed there lifted by the tsunami. The tanker must have passed above all of those houses along its way, because the houses surrounding it were not damaged!! God I was beginning to realize the massive force of the December 2004's tsunami.

In the afternoon, my mom took us to see the Andalas cement factory that was destroyed during the tsunami. She told us that 400 men were died there. The factory was located at the beach, so it would take a very heavy damage. Along the way, we saw so many peoples' homes were destroyed, and there's ruins everywhere.

In the morning, my dad took us to the east side of Aceh in Syah Kuala to see another view of tsunami destruction. It's the time when I felt that human is very small and hopeless to overcome such a massive force like this. But I could also see in this place that humanity is still exist in this planet, that peoples from all over the world came to help these suffered and poor peoples with no politics or economy motives, just the willingness to help another human beings.

In the afternoon, my mom got sick, so we stayed home. I cooked nasi goreng with the help of my sister. At night, I chatted with my dad and my sister until midnight. It's my last night here in Banda Aceh.

My parents took us to the bus station at 6.15 PM. It took 10 hours to Medan from Banda Aceh. In the middle of the night, my sister got scared when she thought she heard there's someone growling at the back, while there's only toilet behind us. A couple hours later it turned out that someone was sleeping at the floor right behind our seat *fyuuuh, thanks god it's not a ghost*.

We arrived in Medan at 6 AM. I called my sister to pick us up at the bus station. I got sick. After having some noodles for breakfast, I went to sleep. My body was like pinched by thousands of needles. Waken up in the afternoon to have lunce, then I gave the cat her food, rice with fish and some soup mixed together. I also gave her the milk which she gulped in just a few seconds. She turned out not having any meal for the last 24 hours because our maid felt since there's no fish available so she can't be fed, kind of stupid maid huh?! Feeling not well, I went to sleep for another 7 hours, then had dinner on 8.30 PM with my sisters. In the night, I practised "Yoru No Uta" (Sakura Card Captor theme) and "Congratulations" (Ah My Goddess theme) in our old piano. Yay, I could play them now :).

It's time to go back to Jakarta. Back to the old routine jobs: go to office everyday, and nexus at weekend ;).

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Cowok Ganteng vs Cowok Jelek

Kalo Cowok Ganteng pendiam
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Wow,cool banget..
Kalo Cowok Jelek pendiam
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ih kuper..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng begaya gaul
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Funky bo..
Kalo Cowok Jelek begaya gaul
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ih norak..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng jomblo
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti dia perfeksionis
Kalo Cowok Jelek jomblo
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Sudah jelas..kagak laku!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng ganti2 cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Wajar,khan dikerubutin cewe2 cantik
Kalo Cowok Jelek ganti2 cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti sering diputusin cewenya

Kalo Cowok Ganteng dpt cewe cantik
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Klop..serasi banget
Kalo Cowok Jelek dpt cewe cantik
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti main dukun..atau cewenya matre

Kalo Cowok Ganteng ditolak cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Jangan sedih,khan masi ada aku...
Kalo Cowok Jelek ditolak cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: (Diam,tapi telunjuknya me liuk2 dari atas kebwh)

Kalo Cowok Ganteng diputusin cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Rugi tuh cewe..tapi rejeki buat cewe yg lain
Kali Cowok Jelek diputusin cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Akhirnya terbuka juga mata hati cewe itu...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng ngaku pacarnya Dian Sastro
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Percaya...masuk akal..
Kalo Cowok Jelek ngaku pacarnya Dian Sastro
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Tolong,beli kaca yang gede....!!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng suka merawat wajah
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Itu memelihara asset namanya..
Kalo Cowok Jelek suka merawat wajah
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Buang-buang waktu aja...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng ngaku Indo campuran
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Emang mirip-mirip bule sih..
Kalo Cowok Jelek ngaku Indo campuran
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Campuran bemo sama becak,kali..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng penyayang binatang
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Perasaannya halus...penuh cinta kasih
Kalo Cowok Jelek penyayang binatang
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Sesama keluarga emang hrs saling menyayangi...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng gak selesai study
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Jadi artis aja...
Kalo Cowok Jelek gak selesai study
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Mao jadi apa lo?

Kalo Cowok Ganteng jadi atasan
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Cocok..tampangnya aja intelek
Kalo Cowok Jelek jadi atasan
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ga pantes,muka jongos...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng jago main gitar
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Most talented boy..
Kalo Cowok Jelek jago main gitar
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti tukang ngamen..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng bawa BMW
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Matching...keren luar dalem
Kalo Cowok Jelek bawa BMW
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Punya majikan ya...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng main film
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti peran utama..kaya Nicolas Saputra
Kalo Cowok Jelek main film
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti peran penjahat atau setan difilm horor

Kalo Cowok Ganteng tajir
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Sempurna..siapa si yg nggak mau?
Kalo Cowok Jelek tajir
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Kami hanya mau uangmu...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng jadi biker
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Kaya Valentino Rossi ya..
Kalo Cowok Jelek jadi biker
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti sekalian ngojek..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng kulitnya gelap
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Si hitam Manis..
Kalo Cowok Jelek kulitnya gelap
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Si Dakochan....

Kalo Cowok Ganteng gondrong
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Macho..Rocker Style!
Kalo Cowok Jelek gondrong
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Buat nutupin muka..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng suaranya bagus
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Jadi penyanyi aja...
Kalo Cowok Jelek suaranya bagus
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Kenapa ga jadi kenek aja..??

Kalo Cowok Ganteng bodynya berotot
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Wiii gila,sixpack!...seksi bo!
Kalo Cowok Jelek bodynya berotot
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Biar orang ga mratiin tampangnya,tuh..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng males difoto
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti takut fotonya kesebar-sebar
Kalo Cowok Jelek males difoto
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Nggak tega liat hasil cetakannya ya?..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng minjem duit
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Mungkin blm ngambil ATM...
Kalo Cowok Jelek minjem duit
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Dasar cekak! Singkron sama mukanya

Kalo Cowok Ganteng keringetan
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti abis olahraga..sporty boo!
Kalo Cowok Jelek keringetan
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Abis ngangkut beras di mana?

Kalo Cowok Ganteng naik MOGE
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ow..Lorenzo Lamas,bikin lemas..
Kalo Cowok Jelek naik MOGE
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Awas,mandragade lewat..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng jadi selebritis
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Kalo ngga model ya bintang film..
Kalo Cowok Jelek jadi selebritis
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pasti pelawak atau penyanyi dangdut...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng menyendiri
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Gak mau jadi pusat perhatian
Kalo Cowok Jelek menyendiri
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Minder kali...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng humoris
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Orangnya asyik ya...
Kalo Cowok Jelek humoris
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Cari perhatian tuh..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng belagu
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Maklum beken...
Kalo Cowok Jelek belagu
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Muke lu jauh...!!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng romantis
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ooh..so sweet..
Kalo Cowok Jelek romantis
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Urgh..you make me sick!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng pake kacamata item
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Kereen...jadi inget film Matrix
Kalo Cowok Jelek pake kacamata item
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Cocok..tinggal kasi tongkat aja..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng minta kissing
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Boleeh..tapi yg soft ya...
Kalo Cowok Jelek minta kissing
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ih jijayy..sama pispot aja sana!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng berbuat jahat
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Nobody's perfect
Kalo Cowok Jelek berbuat jahat
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Pantes..tampangnya aja kriminil..!!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng nuangin air kegls cewe
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Ini baru cowo gentleman..
Kalo Cowok Jelek nuangin air kegls cewe..
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Naluri pembantu,emang gitu..

Kalo Cowok Ganteng nolongin cewe yg diganggu preman
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Wuih jantan..kaya difilm-film action
Kalo Cowok Jelek nolongin cewe yg diganggu preman
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Premannya pasti temen dia...

Kalo Cowok Ganteng bersedih hati
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Let me be your shoulder to cry on
Kalo Cowok Jelek bersedih hati
Cewek-Cewek Bilang: Cengeng amat!! Lelaki bukan sih..?!

Kalo Cowok Ganteng baca email ini
Langsung ngaca sambil senyum2 kecil,lalu berkata 'Life is Beautifull'
Kalo Cowok Jelek baca email ini
Frustasi,ngambil tali jemuran,trus tereak se keras2nya

Source: Haris W.