How should we judge a government?

In Malaysia, if you don't watch television or read newspapers, you are uninformed; but if you do, you are misinformed!

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing." - Malcolm X

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience - Mark Twain
Never argue with an idiot, otherwise people won't know which one of you is the idiot.
Since light travels faster than sound, some people appears bright - until you hear them speak.

Why we should be against censorship in a court of law: Publicity is the very soul of justice … it keeps the judge himself, while trying, under trial. - Jeremy Bentham

"Our government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other. " - Ronald Reagan


Government fed by the people

Government fed by the people

Career options

Career options
I suggest government... because nobody has ever been caught.

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

When there's too much dirt...

When there's too much dirt...
We need better tools... to cover up mega corruptions.

Prevent bullying now!

Prevent bullying now!
If you're not going to speak up, how is the world supposed to know you exist? “Orang boleh pandai setinggi langit, tapi selama ia tidak menulis, ia akan hilang di dalam masyarakat dan dari sejarah.” - Ananta Prameodya Toer (Your intellect may soar to the sky but if you do not write, you will be lost from society and to history.)

Monday, June 25, 2012

Does 'Da-Bo-Luo' sounds like Diablo to you?

Seems a diabolical way to get past Chinese censorship because popular video game, Diablo III is known as Big Pineapple 3 in China!


"In the Spring of 2012, Blizzard launched their much awaited installment in the Diablo series,Diablo III, to global audiences. Unfortunately, heavy censorship policies left Chinese fans out in the cold–games entering China need approval from the Ministry of Culture. Approval from the Ministry can take anywhere from months to years and, for fans who had been waiting for the next Diablo installment since 2000, the wait was unbearable.

As a result, licenses for Diablo III started popping up on Chinese gaming sites listed as “Big Pineapple 3″. While to non-native speakers, that seems like some sort of absurd code word, those familiar with Mandarin Chinese will immediately see the mechanism at work–the words “Big Pineapple” when spoken aloud in Mandarin sound like “Da-Bo-Luo”, the English pronunciation of the game’s title.
There’s no word on whether or not the Ministry of Culture is investigating the gaming community’s sudden obession with fruit-based games."

Source:
http://www.howtogeek.com/trivia/what-popular-video-game-is-called-big-pineapple-in-order-to-dodge-chinese-censorship/
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