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Quick review of the season premier of The Walking Dead Season 5

This season is probably going to be the best season in the history of the Walking Dead series. I always thought that the third season was the best, I guess I was wrong. The season finale of the fourth season ended with a very nice cliffhanger, and it’s where the first episode of the fifth season took place.

Will there be spoilers in this review? A bit, but I’ll try to keep it to a minimum.

If you guys have read moviepilot.com’s post about this season of The Walking Dead, then you might know the things that I am about to say.

1. Are they cannibals? -Yes

2. Are they ever going to make it out of Terminus? -Yes

3. Is anyone going to die? – A whole lot of people will die.

4. Anyone in particular? – You’ll have to find out.

5. Is anything going to happen to Judith? -No.

6. Where is Beth? -No one knows yet.

7. Garrett?- He got shot. But still alive, as shown in previous teasers

I just love the season premier. From the very start of the episode till the ending, it will leave you breathless. The episode is so action-packed, and yet, it will still leave you with questions yet to be answered.

And before I get to say anything else, I’ll end it right here. Otherwise, “I might screw up with the wrong people”.

If you want to find out more about the episode, go watch it yourselves! or you can just go to Wikipedia and read the synopsis yourself.

Also, wait until the end of the credits. A fan favorite will be making a comeback.

A review of the Ye!! BTS710 Bluetooth Speaker

Do you like to listen to music? Of course you do! Who doesn’t, right?! Well then, this review is just the thing for you! Presenting the, Ye!! BTS710 Bluetooth Speaker!

Whether you’re with your friends or if you’re alone at home, heck, even if you’re taking a bath, this speaker is the best companion for you!

Do you know what’s so cool about this speaker?

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•It’s Water resistant – It does NOT mean you can submerge this underwater. It’s water RESISTANT, NOT water proof!

•It’s Dust resistant – I don’t even think I have to explain what that means.

•It’s Impact resistant – If you’re a butterfinger like me, then a speaker like this suits you just fine. I don’t know how much this guy can withstand, but I’m definitely sure it can survive falling from the table to the floor.

•And, It doubles as a speaker phone! – So for all you guys who are too lazy or too busy to answer phone calls, this function is a must for you!

The Ye!! BTS710 Bluetooth speaker comes with:

1.) The Speaker itself

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2.) A Micro USB to USB and 3.5 mm splitter cable

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3.) A Hand strap

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4.) And last but not the least, a User Manual

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Specifications:

•Model No: BTS710

•Output Power: 5

•Battery Capacity: 2,200 mAH

•Input Voltage: DC 5V 1A

•Charge Time: 3-4 Hours
-There are two LED lights at the back of the speaker.
-When charging, the LED light will turn red.
*-When the battery is fully charged, the light will turn green.

•Playback Time:
Upto 6 hours on Bluetooth
Upto 10 hours on Line-in

•Operating Distance: Upto 33 feet (10 metres)

•Bluetooth Version:
•Bluetooth 3.0 with EDR
•Dimensions: 76 x 76 x 75 mm
•Net Weight: 257 g
•NFC tap-to-pair function

Here are more pics of the speaker:

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Thank you for taking the time to read this review! Don’t worry! There are more reviews coming your way!

Also, if you want to know what the speaker sounds like, you can listen to it below.

Price: 1,950 PHP/ 43.99 USD

Leaked photos of the new BATMOBILE!

Have you guys seen Batfleck’s new Batmobile?! Some of you may have seen it from the first photo of Ben Affleck as Batman, but none of you have seen the whole thing yet!

Presenting, the new Batmobile!

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I’m sorry if the pictures are a bit blurry, but I just got these images from http://moviepilot.com/posts/2014/09/10/the-batmobile-leaked-photos-from-batman-vs-superman-2261071?lt_source=external,manual#!bSzXCg

I honestly think, in my opinion, that this is way better than Nolan’s Tumbler from his Dark Knight Trilogy. It’s not that I don’t like Nolan’s take on the Batmobile, I just think this looks more badass. I mean, C’mon! The canopy splits into two! That’s gotta be cool, right?! It’s not as sleek as Tim Burton’s Batmobile from the 1989 Batman film starring Michael Keaton, but it still looks dope! You can’t have a Batmobile without its edgy look, right? Oh well, I think I’ve said enough, you be the judge of it.

Do you agree with me that this looks better than the Tumbler? Let me know by commenting below!

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge… In Bohol!

Last Friday, August 22, 2014, we headed to Bohol to visit the Bellevue Bohol Resort that my parents and some other bloggers, were invited to blog about. We did do a lot within the span of hardly 3 days, but I am not going to talk about every single thing that we did during our trip, just a brief summary of it.

On our first day, as we arrived in Bohol, we headed straight for the resort, which was 30 minutes away from the airport. When we arrived at The Bellevue Resort, we were greeted by the staff, we were brought to our room where we unpacked our stuff and tried to relax for a while before heading out to the beach that was right beside the resort. At the beach, I, along with my dad and sister, played a few rounds of Frisbee while my mom went around the place to take pictures for blogging purposes. Did I mention that we arrived here in Bohol at around 3 in the afternoon? That means we only had a short amount of time to hangout at the beach before the sun went down. And the sun did go down in no time, but we did have enough time to have fun in the sand. After frolicking under the sun, we eventually had to go back to our room to freshen up before we headed out again to have dinner that was prepared for us by the people at the resort.

Dinner. It was good. Not the best, but definitely not the worst. Surprisingly, their Adobo pizza was good! I didn’t think it was even possible to put Adobo and pizza together! For the other dishes like the Clam Chowder, US Tenderloin on Tomato Risotto, Banana Blossom Salad and Kinilaw na Tanigue served with Fresh Garden Greens and Balsamic Reduction, they were good as well. After dinner, we went back to our rooms, cleaned ourselves up, and went to sleep.

We had to wake up at 4 am in the morning the next day in order for us to catch the Dolphins and to go snorkeling. Since the trip to Balicasag Island took about 30-45 minutes, we had breakfast on the boat. Upon arrival at our destination, we put on our sunblock lotion, grabbed our goggles and mouthpieces and dove into the water. At first, I wasn’t that scared of the water, but I started to panic when I saw the drop underwater and that I couldn’t see anything beyond that anymore, and at that point, I just had to swim back to the boat. I never went back in the water again. After we had finished snorkeling, we headed straight for the sandbar. We stayed there for like an hour or so before heading back to the resort.

As we arrived back at the resort, we said goodbye to the other bloggers that were with us on the boat trip because we would be separating from them for a while to do a little sightseeing of our own. We went out to see the Chocolate hills, the tarsiers, some of the churches that were ruined by the earthquake a couple of months back, and bought a few souvenirs to bring with us back to Manila. After our sightseeing around Bohol, we arrived back at the resort in time for the buffet dinner that was also prepared for us by the staff of Bellevue. The dinner was just as good as the dinner that was prepared for us the previous night. After dinner, a friend of my parents said that we would be doing the, “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” the next morning, right before leaving the resort. When I heard that I was also part of the challenge, I was like, “Even I’m part of  it??”, I didn’t want to get wet so early in the morning! So off to bed we went.

Morning came quickly, we washed our faces, met up with the other bloggers over breakfast, did a little chitchatting, and since we were already going to get ourselves wet later on, I excused myself from the table to go back out to the beach and to have fun for a while before having to leave the resort. The friends of my parents also went to the beach to have some fun as well. The time came when we were told that we were going to do the challenge already, but I’m not going to tell you what happened, you’ll just have to watch the video below of us doing it!

And because I just had to nominate someone, I nominated my friend, Renzo Serrano!

Also! For all you guys and gals who would like to donate and help fund for helping find a cure for ALS, you can donate at alsa.org or at als.net. You do not have to do the Ice Bucket Challenge in order to donate. Any amount will do.

Back to the trip.

After doing the challenge, we went back to our rooms, packed our stuff, left the resort, and headed straight to the airport for our flight back to Manila.

The short vacation was very fun, although, since it was just in a span of roughly 3 days, it was really tiring since our schedule was very jam-packed. But it was very fun indeed.

If I was asked to go back to Bohol, I wouldn’t think twice about going back. I recommend that you guys visit Bohol. It is a must for tourists.

Here are some of the pics from our trip! (Some of the pictures are from thetummytraveler.ph)

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Circle of Life acapella in a subway!

I am not even going to put a really long description of what I think of this video. Please do watch it yourself. All I can say is that…THIS IS VERY AWESOME!

What do you guys think of it? If you were in that subway train, would you get irritated once they started singing, or would you just try to enjoy the moment? Let me know by telling me in the comments below! Enjoy!

SDCC Avengers: Age of Ultron concept art banner!

Hey guys! Sorry if it took so long for me to post this but here it is! These are the last two concept art from Age of Ultron!

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Thor!!!

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Hulk!!!

And the one we have all been waiting for… The complete concept art banner of AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON!!!

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Very awesome if I may say! So many Ultron drones! So much mayhem! Much wow! Damn it! I can’t wait till next year!!!!

Minimate madness!

Lego? With articulation like action figures? Is there such a thing? Of course! They’re called Minimates!

Minimates are from Diamond Select, they are only 2 inches tall, but what they lack in height, they make up for it with accessories, amazing details, and 14 points of articulation!!! These toys…ehem… Figures, pack a punch! Who knew that these figures that stood 2 inches tall could have so much to offer!

These action figures come in many variations, including characters from: Marvel, Star Trek, Street Fighter, Tekken, Tomb Raider, Ratchet and Clank, Battle Beasts, Ghost Busters, and many more! (I would love to include DC, but they already discontinued their line, but some stores still sell them, though they are a tad more expensive than the regular Minimates.)

And just like Lego, you can also customize your own figure by swapping pieces from other Minimates! Yes! You can mix and match! Cool, right? DUH!!!

I love Lego, and no other toy can ever compete with Lego and win, but in terms of articulation and being able to pose them in different positions, Minimates will win over Lego by a landslide.

The Minimates you see below are from my own personal collection, and these are only a few of what I have.

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As a tip to future Minimate collectors, start by buying loose figures, they are way cheaper than the boxed ones or join groups on Facebook that are dedicated to buying and selling Minimates so that you can find very cheap figures.

Tell me what you think of Minimates by commenting below!

A simple review of Guardians of The Galaxy

I just watched Guardians of The Galaxy last night with my dad, and it was spectacular!

If you’ve read my first post about GOTG, then you should know that I wasn’t entirely excited when I found out that they were making a movie of the comic book characters. That is, until I saw the trailer and got pumped up for the film, and last night, I was able to find out why Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 90% rating.

From the characters, to the character of each character, the story, and everything else, it was just perfect.

I won’t really talk about everything that happened in the movie. Why? Because you should go out, watch the movie, and find out for yourself.

The movie was action-packed, full of humor, had a bit of sadness, and it was also full of the epic “I AM GROOT” line. If there was anything else I wanted Marvel to have included in the movie, it would have been Rocket’s “Blam! murdered you!” line.

If you love Batista in WWE, you are really going to love his character Drax in this film. Batista really pulled off his role in this movie with flying colors.

It is really a feel good movie. Even the soundtrack, which was so retro, was so cool that it gave the movie a different feel to it. The actors and actresses were well casted, everyone fit their role perfectly!

And speaking of roles and characters, I’m going to reveal one spoiler from the movie (which some of you already know)… Thanos was in the movie, and not just in his hologram form but also in the flesh. We all know that Josh Brolin was going to portray the mad titan, but when I saw Thanos, I was like, “That can’t be Josh Brolin, it doesn’t look like him.” to me, it was like Thanos was real and that he wasn’t portrayed by anyone else. Him being there makes the movie really worth watching.

I’ll end this post right here before I get to type more spoilers, but if you want to know what happened in the movie, head on over to Wikipedia. 

If some of you are not sure if whether you’re going to watch it or not, please do watch it. It is worth your time. I promise you that,