Wednesday, April 1, 2009

About DGreater1

First things first…

I’m Rizaldo M. Ibarra, born November 7, 1982. A simple minded realistic/idealist Filipino. My hobbies are ever changing but right now, my world concentrates on WORK and a little bit of time for Touhou and CLANNAD. My aim is to become a successful NEET! Okay, don’t get me wrong… I’m not talking about the NEET that has a negative connotation but a NEET that is really successful. Just because you’re a NEET doesn’t mean you’re in the lowest pits. Anyway, if you don’t know what I mean, figure it out yourself. I have a simple Youtube channel about Touhou. You can see that I’m a Japanese to English translator but actually, I’m not that confident about my skill (very slow and needs dictionary all the time to do translations).

DGreater1 is actually a nickname I found around 1998. Its history is very simple as you can see. Around that time, I usually play arcade games, PC games (Half-Life: Counter-Strike, Warcraft II, Starcraft, Red Alert II, etc.) I've been playing against strong opponents in PC games and I have random game names I use. One day, I saw a Counter-Strike game player that has a nick "DGreat1". He seems to be a good player so I decided to watch him. After some few minutes, another player joined by the name of "DGreatest1". and pounded that "DGreat1" player, making himself TOP on the ranking. As I was about to leave after seeing some of the game, someone invited me to play. I used some random nick that time and pounded "DGreat1" and "DGreatest1" who are on the same team. Thrash talks begun after a while but they couldn't deny the fact that I'm really pounding the two. And so we continued playing in a riot. As the game got more intense, one of my team mate suddenly said "Are they really GREAT? You seem to be GREATER than them". I suddenly got an idea from that comment so I changed my nick to "DGreater1" and then made a comment "DGreat1 has bowed down to the DGreatest1 but, DGreater1 has appeared." Everyone laughed out their ass at my comment. Later on, I thought that the DGreater1 nick seems to be a unique name so I used it every time up until now.

Anyway, enough with my Unique Nick and move to some weirder topic.

I'm sure Filipino people are familiar with my name and will think "Wow, Rizal and Ibarra together, that sure is a connection."

Hahahaha! If you think that's the only connection, you'd be freaking surprise if I tell you that I'm the second son in my family and my birthday is 7th of 11. You don't get it? Trivia Time!

Dr Jose Rizal - National Hero of the Philippines

Dr Jose Protacio Rizal was born in the town of Calamba, Laguna on 19th June 1861. The second son and the seventh among the eleven children of Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonso.

Let me also add... Crisostomo Ibarra is actually my UNCLE! Hahaha! I'm not kidding! I'm freaking serious here!
I'm just about the same size as him 5'2~3"
Some say I kinda look like him. (when my hair is in standard style)
I like making stories. (unfinished stories hahahaha!)
I understand at least three languages due to the nature of wanting to understand that language.
I'm a Makabayan=Patriot (probably?)
A Realistic Idealist
If I die at the age of 35 then that would be a FU#!@NG FUNNY COINCIDENCE! Okay, let's hope that doesn't happen.

Anyway, I hope that gives you a little idea who I am.


I’m not really sure why I did this (made a blog) but I think it’s probably because I want to do or experience something new. I’m not really sure if I’ll maintain this “something new” but if I do, I’ll probably post things I do IRL or here in the Net (even though I don’t really have much time to do this). Anyway, I’m completely new to this thing but for now, I think I’ll try to figure how to do this thing and see if I’ll be able to persevere. Also, sorry about my cranky English.

1 comment:

  1. Another amusing thing, your sister has been married to a guy whose family name is Rizaldo. So it was Rizaldo-Ibarra Nuptial.

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