2013 Achievements

Oh it was a pretty exhaustive list!

  • Met Up Dharma Down.
  • Drank Absynth the first time.
  • Successfully drank more than two shots of Bacardi 151.
  • Treated a group of people a bucket of beer and I do not know them, on my 21st birthday.
  • Wrote a bad ass c++ server code and deployed it sucessfully.
  • Met Basti, Mon Legaspi, Beast and Manuel Legarda of Wolfgang!
  • Met Bamboo MaƱalac.
  • First time to be drunk on Easter Sunday.
  • Partied at the Distillery + Seventh High club at BGC.
  • Eaten a Greek Gyro.
  • First time to treat my whole set of college friends an awesome dinner.
  • 2 days before flight to US I got drunk with my friends and completely forgot what happened last night (think about the Hangover)
  • Resigned on my job the first time.
  • First time to fly.
  • Made it to Japan.
  • Made it to US.
  • Left my glasses back at the Philippines and my wallet went MIA.
  • First time I ordered online.
  • Sparked a new interest on original British TV series Doctor Who and Sherlock.
  • Won 3 Months Xbox Live Gold from a Microsoft Raffle.
  • Ultimately finished the following games:
    • GTA V- in 3 weeks
    • Tomb Raider 2013 - in 3 days
    • Bioshock Infinite - in 5 days
    • Battlefield 3 - in 4 days
    • Call of Duty: Ghosts - in 1 day,
  • Learned new programming skills:
    • SSH
    • Vim
    • Node.JS
    • XAML (finally!)
  • Created a radio transmitter, a WiFi Access point and a mini web server on my Raspberry Pi
  • Got 2 badass beginner audiophile headphones from Sennheiser.
  • Made my first Windows Phone App and sucessfully published it.
  • Driven a car for the first time!
  • Got my first credit card.
  • Some items on my wishlist fulfilled:
    • Luke Skywalker The Black Series Action Figure
    • Oakley Shades and Specs
    • Tyvek Wallet
    • HTC 8x
  • Haven't cut my hair for more than 4 months!
  • No shave in 2 months!
  • Never got ill for the last 9 months!
  • I bought my bro and my mom the Nokia Lumia 520s!
  • This was the year I started losing pounds instead of gaining them from 195lbs -> 183lbs!!

Things to do on this coming 2014:

  • Join the United States Air Force (or be a guy who watches over a data center 24/7 if all else fails)
  • Get a Microsoft Surface? Because I just want one.
  • Buy a new gaming computer.

It's not that much but I'm proud that I have such unique achievements, haha!
So let's wrap up 2013 and greet 2014 a happy new year!!