Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Mark webber used to drive for Malaysian team

This past weekend, I was perusing the formula one results.  Usually I'm not so interested, so I have no idea about the happenings of the F1 standings.  So I look it up, and to my surprise Mark Webber is there leading the pack.

KL Minardi car in 2002

Well, just one of those things with hindsight and maybe a bit more money, KL Minardi could be where Redbull is now.  Malaysia would have the glory.  They had the driver in Mark Webber, and KL Minardi was bought over by Redbull a couple of years back.  Same company except bought over by new owners, same driver. Too bad Malaysia decided to pull out.... now we have Lotus...lol,

Mark Webber

Saturday, May 15, 2010

BMW 5 series F10 2010 launch in PJ/Shah Alam

The new 5 series is here.  Check out some of the photos.

Back view:

View from the back corner

View from the back

Side view:

Front view:


Inside in the daylight.

Interior in the showroom

Overall, a pretty hot car.  The exterior is sort of a cross between the 6 series front and the 7 series back.  The bonnet has that shark like look, with the flat top and flat nose. The interior could be more luxurious.  Any plastic knocking sounds is generally not very good but compared to the previous generation, the interior is an upgrade.  I still like the interior of the E39 the best.

Whale Shark

In my opinion, the outside is original, classy, has the look of something quite interesting.  The Mercedes' arcing lines of the S class has lost a bit of its novelty ever since everyone started copying them, namely VW and Honda.  Lost in translation in the photos are the subtle curves which makes the five series bonnet similar to Jaguar's.  The front is good looking, the sides are good looking, the back is hot as well.

I think its a home-run.  It's competitor, new Mercedes E-Class, really messed up this generation. The E-Class looks like a cross between the S-Class (good) and a Toyota Camry (bad!).

So whats the price?  about RM400k right now.  Alright!  BMW is getting more affordable (Better than 450k).

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Gsix (g6), @ The Gardens, Midvalley

Just checked out this club, Gsix at the gardens.  After reading a caption from TimeOUT, a KL nightlife magazine, saying it was the best club in years, I was excited.

So I went early on wed night and checked it out.  Now, let me start with the positives.  There was no cover for guys on wed night, and there was a full crowd by 10 or so.  That is a plus.  Lots of places take too long to fill up to be happening.  I much prefer to go early, leave early if the crowd gets there early.  There are also some hot ladies walking around.  Especially, coming from Penang, this is like a godsend.

Now, here is the negative, NO DANCE FLOOR.  No dance floor so where are we guys supposed to go talk to ladies ...wtf.  honestly.  Second, the crowd is a bit lala, canto crowd.   Third, the layout is horrendous, stemming from NO DANCE FLOOR, to the huge oversize donut booths which take up more space than they are worth, and the figure 8 layout which is kinda odd.  There is this kind of a band stage doubling as a dance floor, but generally it is kinda dumb with a big tv screen behind the floor.  It's way too bright.

Even a crap dance floor will do

There is a small makeshift gathering spot in front of the stage where there is a little space for people to dance and move around. But a lot of people cut through there to get to wherever they want to go, so the makeshift spot is kinda crappy with people constantly bumping into you.  Although, it is not as bad as the Phuture dance floor.  Then again, at least Phuture has a dance floor instead of a stupid stage.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Certified Pre owned ferrari? lol.....

Saw this article from the star. 

Awesome a certified pre-owned Ferrari is like a new one!...not quite.  The thing is....anyone who owns a Ferrari won't be driving it to the store.  They are gonna drive that into the ground :)  So just don't get fooled by a certified, cheaper pre-owned ferrari.  Just assume the previous owner abused the crap out of the car and be prepared for parts cost afterward.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Bought my blackberry!

I bought the curve 8520 from Celcom. 

Not bad for a thousand ringgit.  By far, this is the best money I've spent for a phone in my life.  It's one of those devices which will definitely improve your connectivity to everything. 

On the surface, email, messaging, facebook doesn't seem much compared to the iphone.  But the value is unquantifiable.  The system blackberry has put together is far above anything out there, iphone included.  It's messenger service is basically free messaging which everyone on Blackberry abuses.  Basic economics tells us a good that is free will be abused by everyone.  This is why sms is not as successful.  People get charged for the service.  Not only that, the people who use blackberry respond quite rapidly compared to other messaging services. 

The BB community is very close knit.  They are quick to include you if you have a blackberry.  Consider it a club.  This is another unquantifiable attribute that is one of the blackberry's biggest selling point.  Iphone doesn't really have a community, and most of them are techies, rather than the common people such as you and me.

The blackberry is also wickedly fast.  Sometimes the iphone gets bogged down in nonsense.

The qwerty keyboard is also much easier to write messages than a numeric keypad.  This keyboard is also really instrumental in fast messaging.

For you guys that are interested in improving ur social life especially with girls, it's a simple choice, a lot of girls use Blackberry.  My friend at maxis who sees thousands of customers verified this with me that a most of the BB owners are girls.  I can easily give up youtube and browsing on the iphone for the blackberry.