Nuffnang’s DiGi Note Out @ Friendster Cafe, Damansara Perdana

Last Saturday where Manchester United clashed with Liverpool, a bunch of bloggers were attending a night out with Digi at Friendster Cafe in Damansara Perdana..

Before the event started, we were given a bit of head-ups of what we are expecting from the night out gathering..


*The place, the theme, the seats, and the prizes*

Yes, it’s none other than the preview of Windows Love Messenger on DiGi network..

From what you can see, dinner was provided and prizes to be won..


*DiGi’s Windows Live Messenger Contact List*

All of the bloggers wrote their MSN status on the board and it definitely created the feeling of being online, even without your PC nor laptop..

That’s what the whole idea about the DiGi Night Out, where you get to online everywhere, anywhere, anytime..


*Andrew and Robb with the emoticon*

Dinner was catered by Friendster Cafe itself and the food was awesome, especially the dory and mutton..

After the dinner, the host, Jonathan, wasted no time and went straight to the highlight of the event, that is to give us a first-hand review..


*Chatting live on the mobile phone*

Well, at first I thought that DiGi’s so-called new introduction wasn’t something to shout about..

The reason I had that thought is because I’ve been chatting online via mobile phone since 2 years ago..

All these while I’ve been using Mig33 and get connected via GPRS, on my old mobile phone..The charge rate isn’t really that expensive..So what’s so great about this new service introduced by DiGi?

Here’s the turning point of my skeptical opinion upon DiGi’s Windows Live Messenger service..

What I have in Mig33, is almost similar to ebuddy.com where the user interface is very simple, yet a bit problematic..

Where as DiGi’s Windows Live Messenger, you can even nudge like how you usually irritate your frens with multiple nudges..

Some of them told me they felt the phone vibrated when it is being nudged..How true is that? Hmm..

Other than that, the user interface is also better than Mig33, in terms of design and functions..

Furthermore, DiGi is now doing a 2-months beta FREE trial where the promotion ends on 16th May 2009, a very significant date to me, for some other reason :P

From thereafter, they will charge RM3 on monthly subscription where you get to use it for unlimited usage..

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How to set up Windows Live Messenger on your DiGi network..

- SMS MSN to 2016..

- Click on the WAP link to proceed with Windows Live Messenger application download..

- Click on the “Subscribe & Download” button..

- Lastly, launch the Windows Love Messenger application and key in your User ID and Password to start chatting around..

Here’s the official TVC for this new service..

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For more info, check out DiGi MSN in their official website..

Then we proceeded with some interactive games to break the ice..


*Debate on the MSN like nobody’s business*

So Jonathan picked me and Cindy to play the so-called debate game, where we have to dispute our given personality, the Angel and Devil, respectively..

We had to make a firm stand on some relationship thingy where the Angel has to debate on how he still loves his ex-es while the Devil opposed it..

And for that, we got ourselves a 4GB Sandisk Cruzer pendrive :D


*That’s me and Cindy with the prizes*

Well Jamie seemed to be having fun playing with emoticons around..

And talk about emoticons, not long after that we proceeded to the next game where the players have to imitate an emoticon given..

It was hilarious to see them emoticoned their faces..LOL..


*Real-life emoticons*

Other than that, we got lucky draws and heaps of prizes were given out, including Oakley and Rayban sunglasses, Logitech headset, and a Webcam..


*L>R – The shorty David, the mid-range me, and the panjang Thomas*

Then the event ended and people like us started to camwhote around, as usual..


*Andrew licking my hair wtf*

Well I don’t know if he finds my hair very delectable or what but, I didn’t know he tried to do that at that time being, until I saw this picture..Sweat..


*L>R – Kate, Aaron, Thomas, Kim Ong, me*

Well, other than get connected via online or Windows Live Messenger in this case, it’s always good to come out and hang around with your friends to have a drink, chillout, or some serious football match among guys..

Nevertheless, get connected 24/7 is so cool that you still get to chat while you are outside..

Photos credit to Nigel and Andrew..

Left 4 Dead @ tbun Cyber Cafe

I couldn’t really remember my last visit in a cyber cafe..I guess it was somewhere back in 2004/2005..

If not mistaken, that was the first and only time I’ve tried playing Frozen Throne, let alone DOTA nor World of Warcraft..

Then, on New Year, 1st of January, right after our aftermath in Duta Vista, we proceeded to lunch at Jalan Ipoh, then to Wangsa Maju..

There’s this big-ass cyber cafe called tbun..


*tbun Internet Cafe*

As usual, Cyber Cafes give people some kinda dark and a bit of eerie feeling if you are not familiar with the place..

I was awed with the equipments in cyber cafe nowadays..All high-tech hardwares and all..

If compared to my time where I was playing Counter-Strike Beta 1.6 (or maybe lower) and Starcraft, everything was so low-end..

Not to mention that there’s this place called PC Partner that my friends and I used to hangout almost every Saturday and the networking suck big time..

Imagine we were playing multiplayers on Starcraft, 8 players..If you remembered, Protoss has a unit called Carrier..


*Carrier*

This Carrier releases Interceptors, a small unit that is able to attack both air and ground..If I’m not mistaken, a Carrier can build up to 20 Interceptors or at least 12..

When you have more than 4 Carriers, the number of Interceptors flying around the screen would be around 80, or at least 48 if the max unit for Interceptor is 12..

The game would just hang half-way due to lack of specs to support the graphic and all..Hence, it lags first, then hang..

Now everything in LCD monitor, good big ass headphones, and god knows what high-end processor and graphic card they are using..

So me being a noob, I wouldn’t play any strategy game like DOTA nor WoW nor Command & Conquer..

If it’s for Counter-Strike, Half-Life, or anything first-person shooter game would be nice..

Then I was introduced to Left 4 Dead, a co-operative survival horror first-person shooter game..

Since it’s a first-person shooter game, so why not..


*R>L – Aaron, Hsu Jen, and David*

So 4 of us sat down and started our L4D journey..

It’s a game full of zombies and gory walking corpses..And it’s not a bunch of ten zombies but stampedes of them!

I still remembered the first few times I played Half-Life, the experience was awesome shit! When your friend came running at you holding a cork, it is not a good scene, at all..

With Left 4 Dead, I was expecting the same shit as soon as I heard about zombies and all..And I was right!

I was excited like a noob playing the game wtf..


*Left 4 Dead*


*Zombies come running at you*

Yes, expect lots of zombie running at you..That day itself, we played for about 4-hours straight..I would say it’s quite a feat considering I’m not a gamer to begin with..

Now if any friend would ever ask me out to cyber cafe, I would only be interested in Left 4 Dead, or maybe when Starcraft 2 is out..

Otherwise, no shit I’m entering cyber cafe..

One Some Cafe @ Connaught, UCSI

Been studying in UCSI for 2 years and honestly I’m not a fan of cafe for my lunch..Some of it are overpriced and the food is so so only..

But, One Some Cafe is a bit different..Its menu are of different kind, well not really THAT different but yeah..Not bad I would say..

They have changed management during the semester break but fret not the food quality is still the same..

Read on and check out more as promotion is being offered for the new year of 2009~!!


*One Some Cafe*

One Some Cafe is just located on the first floor, above Beautrium Saloon, next to the yellow signboard mamak, Al-Barkath..


*The interior*

The interior is nice and simple..Quite ample of space..And it’s no smoking! How good is that..


*The nice drinks and the menu*

The white one is Honey Milk and the yellowish one is Honey..Both are quite nice..

It has varieties of dishes for you to choose from..Their signature cooking style to fried rice to noodles..

Noodles wise, they have claypot, varies from Tom Yam, Lou Shu Fun, and Soup..They also have XO Fried Bee Hoon Seafood Kuey Teow..

Fried rice, they offer Yong Chow, XO, Vegetarian, Thai, and Tom Yam (Siam)..

As for their signature dishes, they have Butter style, Kam Heong, Golden Salty Egg, Sweet & Sour, Ma Mik (Marmite), Lemon, Dried Chilli (Kong Pou), and Thai Style Mango..

For the signature dish you can choose chicken, fillet fish, or prawn..So yeah..It is somewhat halal here..

Oh, they also have steaks, fish fillet and chicken chop..Flavor wise, they have mushroom, black pepper, and creamy sauce..

Some snacks are offered too, like fried chicken wings, fried sausages, sotongs, prawns, spring rolls, and seafood tofu..


*Thai Fried Rice and Thai Style Mango Chicken Rice*


*Thai Style Mango Chicken Rice*


*Butter Chicken Rice and Tomyam (Siam) Fried Rice*


*Salty Egg Chicken Rice*


*French Fries*

All food are at affordable price ranging between RM5 – RM7.50 for rice and noodles..Steaks are all priced at RM9.90..Snacks are priced at RM3.90 – RM10.90..

Drinks are priced at RM1.50 – RM4, varies from smoothies to tea (Jasmine, Green Tea), and few others..

Now they are having New Year Promotion~!! Just print out the following discount voucher, flash it there, and you will get 10%..How’s that for a new year? Niceee~~

Of course, it is accountable for one receipt only..And actually it doesn’t matter if you separate it..It’s still the same anyway..LOL..

Opens at 10am – 1am on weekdays..11am – 1am on Saturday..Closed on Sunday..

The promotion valids only in January 2009..Download the voucher HERE..


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DGMB Christmas Dinner @ Desa Park City, Part 1, Kay’s Cafe

Ho ho ho! It’s year end and it is Christmas again..

This year around, I had an early Christmas dinner on Saturday, 20th December with my Definitely Gang Maybe Bang (DGMB) friends..

And so we went to this high cost housing area of Desa Park City, somewhere in the middle of Kepong and Bandar Manjalara..

Desa Park City is actually some kinda high-class community place for the residents to dine in, light shopping, and even yamcha..

The set up is very much similar to Peel Road’s Queen’s Park, a smaller version of Jaya One, KLCC park with its outdoor restaurants, etc etc, you get what I meant..

They have shops/restaurants like Secret Recipe, Kluang Station, Starbucks, etc etc..

One of them is Kay’s Cafe, a restaurants that serves what a normal cafe would serve, minus the cheese-baked rice..

It is located on the First Floor of the so-called park/city, facing the car park and playground in the backyard..

Photos credit to to David..And thanks to Joshua for suggesting and offered to reserve a table here..


*Kay’s Cafe*


*Most of the people*


*Michelle, Dillon, Hsu Jen, and David*


*Kelli, Aaron, and me*


*Collaged*

From top left, Michelle, Thomas, Pamsong..Middle row from left, Stanley, David, me..Bottom row from left, Hsu Jen, Nigel, and Kelli..

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