Drugwars and everything else about Steem

Cheers to @djlethalskillz and we normally try to catch up with always loads to talk about. This time its really heavy about the latest crazy on the STEEM blockchain called DRUGWARS !

Having multiple people who have started playing this game and have already gained some sweet “drug money” its not a wonder why this game has grown so fast in a short period of time.

source : https://www.stateofthedapps.com/rankings

Even on State of the Dapps its now ranked no. 2 which it clocked in about 3,300 people playing this game and transaction of over 100k of STEEM.

A short trailer was also released just today and the team at Drugwars seems to have hit all the right notes at making this game go viral in the STEEM community

Having said that, its not all smooth in the DRUGWARs game as there are a few glitches here and there which I do applaud the devs to look into those matters pretty quick and try their best to resolve it.

I personally am looking forward at what else the devs have on the table to make the game even more attractive and if there are ways to gain mass adoption which seems to be a critical challenge for all games which currently sits on the STEEM blockchain.

So what are my earnings like to date ?

I’m not really pumping a lot however here are my earnings from when I started which is about 8 days ago. Total spend on buying stuff and all on Drugwars is a total of 123.52 STEEMĀ  and total which I have earned so far from this game is about 71.751 STEEM which brings it to minus 51 STEEM which I do hope to get back over the next few days then I will be positive once more.

Should you play this game ?

Of COURSE ! I don’t see why not ? You could play the really conservative way and not buy anything with steem however I do recommend at least put in a few steem to invest in your production. You really don’t have much to loose.

Here is my referral code if you are planning to try out this game. https://staging.drugwars.io/#!/ref/@bitrocker2020

Once you are in make sure you join the drugwars discord channel and join our gang of druglords called the 1MDB gang ( 1 Million Drug Biscuits ) lol … what do you think it stands for ?

we even got a cool logo

More details on this once you join the discord channel. Our members are growing extremely fast however more information in the pinned notes of Drugwars Discord

https://discord.gg/fczpx7r

I shall see you in the game ! Come and chill out with the community there… its sure is loads of fun.

Winners for Sndbox ‘s Steemhunt contest

Hey all , as you know @sndbox has daily contests everyday and featuring different types of apps which runs of the steem blockchain. Yesterday was STEEMHUNT and here are the winners

https://steemit.com/steemhunt/@sndbox/design-hunt-searching-for-creative-products-steemhunt-contest-11

For the 1st prize winner which received a 75% upvote from @sndbox is @depot69

For the 2nd prize goes to @aamirijaz which also gets a 50% upvote from @sndbox

As for 3rd prize it goes to @pialejoana which gets a 25% upvote from @sndbox

Congratulations to all the winners and really appreciate all those who participated. Thanks to @sndbox for running these contest and moving forward, there may be some changes in @sndbox do keep updated with whats going on by following @sndbox ‘s blogs.

Cheers and have a great week ahead !

Happy Valentine’s day STEEMIANS

So its that time of year once more where florists all around the world charges up to ten folds on flowers and sales of chocolates soars and restaurants just cash in promising the most romantic dinner with your loved one.

For me …. its just a simple date with my ex-girlfriend/partner for life/wife . Treasuring every moment with this amazing woman is truly something which I value.

Happy Valentine’s Day @ireenchew .. xoxo

and for all you steemians out there … may you be able to share it with your loved one. Happy Valentine’s day to you !

Cheap and great wordpress hosting with Siteground

Are you already using wordpress and find that sometimes your hosting is just slow or ever got hacked before ?

For the longest time I can remember I’ve been using SITEGROUND and it seems to be the best option for wordpress hosting especially in South East Asia.

Web Hosting

Its cheap and really really good. The signup is really simple and its plans are very affordable.

From $3.95 a month its a really good deal.

For me since I have about 20 over different domains for me and a few of my clients, I use the GoGeek plans and its more then sufficient to host all your sites.

The value added is that all sites comes with free SSL therefore you are able to just turn on SSL ( https:// ) for free.

You are able to literally subscribe, then get wordpress hosting up and running within minutes. If you do need help, do give me a ping. Start using STEEMPRESS plugins in your wordpress site straight away and keep your blogs personal !

Web Hosting

Its all red in Malaysia – Happy Chinese New Year

Going around the shopping malls in Malaysia past few weeks , you’ll see a very common sight. Almost everywhere is splashed with RED ! If that is your favourite color then your eyes will be feasting in all the variants of RED.

Gong Xi Fa Chai

Why its splashed with RED is purely because Chinese New Year is just a few days away and RED symbols prosperity.

Even all the hampers are all RED. A lot of merchants take this time to take advantage of the festivities and packing up goodies bundling it in very nice hampers

cny hampers

Well , with all the distractions and shopping going on, we must always remember that celebrating CNY is mostly about being with the family and welcome the new year with prosperity and luck for everyone.

Gong Xi Fa Cai in advance to all !

Tips of ordering food at the mamak

The Mamak is a typical Malaysian restaurant where you can get extremely yummy food for the cheapest price. But there are a few tips which I learned over the years to get real value for money.

Ordering drinks

Unlike Starbucks, where you get 3 different types of sizes and have to pay a lot more, the Mamak offers either standard cup size or the super jumbo size. I found out that there is another size if you really want to get a good deal. You call it the take away but have it in a bowl. Example… Teh O Ais. Or ice tea…just order Teh Ais Bungkus Mangkuk Ikat Tepi.

And you’ll end up like the picture above. Total price is about rm1.70 or rm2. Compared to the standard cup… You only get half the size and a difference of 40 cents at max.

Roti telur

Ordering Food

When ordering roti ! Ask for Roti Telur or whatever roti.. But to get it fresh and crispy… Ask them for “garing” . You will then get a nice crispy roti telur.

I normally like freshly made and freshly cook so I always ask them to make it with onions as by asking that, they have to make a new one because its not the standard onces they make in bulk.

So year just my lil tips of going to the Mamak… What about you ? Any interesting value for Money food tips to share.?

The Settlements Co-Working Space in Penang

It was only just last month where we held our first Penang event in 2019 and I would like to give a shoutout to the venue that provided the venue which was a really nice co-working space called The Settlements.

The Settlements Penang is located in a MSC status building. If you do not know what MSC is , in a nutshell it stands for ( Multimedia Super Corridor a Malaysian Govt initiative to provide special perks to tech companies ) However as part of the guidelines, having a company which is MSC Status, you would require to reside your office in a MSC zone / building.

https://www.mdec.my/faq/msc-malaysia

The office environment setup by The Settlements Penang is suitable for young entrepreneurs who just started their spanking new company however does not have the necessary funds to rent an entire office space yet but would like to have the perks of an office.

The Settlements Penang

You have the option in taking a room or if you are always out and about, you can just take the hot desking where you are free to come in and out as you like and if you require to have meetings, there are full facilities meeting rooms at your disposal as well.

The location of The Settlements is within driving distance to almost everywhere within the Penang area so its convenient and is satisfactory for most aspiring tech companies.

We had our first Steem Sharing Session here and I do love the colors in the presentation room that was provided. Thanks to The Settlements in allowing us to use this place and we would be having our next session here as well … unless something else comes up.

Checkout their website http://settlements.work/

Our next Steem Sharing Bootcamp would be on the 24th February 2019 at 2:30pm – 5pm

If you are coming from Kuala Lumpur … haha its almost a 5 hour journey

But if you are already in penang then here is the link to the location

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/3.0463587,101.6027739/the+settlements+penang/@4.2322415,99.885891,8z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m1!4e1!1m5!1m1!1s0x304ac3984e9c0449:0x8f3eef93ef4fcdab!2m2!1d100.3297721!2d5.4222051

Or just Waze to The Settlements Penang

More details would be coming up about the event, we are making some final adjustments before coming out with the invite links. Looking forward in seeing you all there.

NETFLIX Roman Empire – Reign of Blood

Finally managed to sit down and finish Season 1 of Netflix ‘s Docu Series ( Documentary Series ) of the ROMAN EMPIRE – Reign Of Blood. And I was surprised that I managed to go thru all of that.

Revolving around two different timeline of the reign Commodus , it gave insights to the politics within the Empire of ROME and all the challenges they faced to retain power and how decisions made by them made ROME into the most powerful empire in the world.

Season 1 focuses on Commodus the son of Marcus Aurelius who ruled the empire and expanded the Roman Empire throughout most of what we know as Europe now.

It was a mix of both Documentaries and TV Series making it one of Netflix more interesting shows to watch.

So if you do have the time and is interested of a lil bit of history during your weekends, do check this out.

Lets create the largest steempress blog network

Have you wondered why your wordpress blogs does not seem to get any visitors or views ? Or are you interested in monetizing your wordpress blogs even more and not only from STEEM blockchain ?

One of the ways would be to optimize your blogs is to have other people linking back their WordPress sites back to yours. This is a method used by numerous SEO companies .

I’m not a SEO expert however I do know that by linking all our wordpress sites together we would be able to help each other promote everyone’s wordpress blogs and perhaps be able to push more traffic to our blog sites.

By linking all our wordpress blogs together we will be able to rank our websites even better and will give us opportunity to bring more web traffic to our blog site.

If you would like to participate in this do fill up this form below. I will consistently update all on the progress and you would be able to import everyone else link to be placed in your own blog site.

All links can be in a separate PAGE or even in your footers on your blogs. With more traffic coming to your websites, you would even be able to monetize it better by using ADS Network.

https://goo.gl/forms/nDFSCNeAF9AC82hs2

If you don’t want to fill up the form, just leave the link of your STEEMPRESS site in the comments below and I’ll get it into the form. You can also just place the links of STEEMPRESS blogs which you know so I am able to take action on it

If you do not have a WordPress site yet and always wanted to start one, do leave a comment below so that we can start helping each other to create one.

Hope you all have a great weekend ahead and I’m looking forward in participation from everyone who is currently on WORDPRESS using STEEMPRESS.