Hello all, and welcome back to another edition of Soshified Spotlight. Apologies for the delay; there were a lot of unforseen circumstances that popped up (not that any of you noticed that we’re late, but anyway…) The second part of this month’s spotlight will feature Soy, aka Oanh, which you can find here. But for the first part of this month’s Spotlight, we’re featuring colin, or Colin. Colin is currently a high school student, originally from Cambodia, but now in Australia to further his studies. Colin loves Girls’ Generation, as is evident from his screenname. He proves his worthiness of this monkier below, along with providing other tidbits:

What is your first name?

How did you find out about Soshified and why did you decide to join?
When first I became sone, I tried to find source/site that I can follow news and other stuffs about them everyday. Then I found Soshified and decide to join. I also know it through Youtube page.

How did you come up with your screen name?
It’s my name, Colin and I love Girls’ Generation so I put as “Colin

Where are you originally from, and where do you currently reside (city and country for both)?
I’m from Cambodia and currently live in Melbourne, Australia.

How did you end up in Australia?
Well, My parents want me to have a good education and also because of a better lifestyle so we decided to move here.

If we were visiting you where you live for one day, where would you take us? Why are these places so significant?
There are many places in here that I want u guys to see, but i would take u guys to Luna Park, where we can have fun like Roller Coster and other stuffs. You will never forget once u go there.

Tell us a little about your life. What do you do full time and in your free time?
Well, I’m still a student. I spend most of my time on Girls’ Generation. In free time I like to watch korean variety shows and other shows that related to Girls’ Generation.

What are you currently studying?
I’m still studying in High School.

What are your interests outside of Girls’ Generation?
I also like listen to K-pop music from other artists. I also like to cook. it’s fun when I cook my own meal and eat it myself.

What do you like to cook? Why do you enjoy cooking?
I like to cook my own dinner and other stuffs. My parents aren’t alway with me so I have to learn to do everything by myself. I don’t know why I like it. When I was young, I liked to watch cooking program on TV. Cooking is just fun for me.

What’s the most interesting thing about you and/or that has ever happened to you?
I don’t really have any interesting thing about me.

Really? Nothing interesting about you? No quirky characteristics or habits or passions or hobbies or funny or interesting stories or experiences?
Like I said, I like to cook and listen to music. One thing that people might not know is, I hate sport. And the sport that I hate the most is Soccer. Weird yeah? I mean I like to watch people play soccer but i don’t like to play it. the only sport that I like is badminton. I’m not good at it but it’s ok!

For people who are first meeting you (like most of us), how would you describe yourself?
Friendly, Easy going, Kind and Nice. But sometime I don’t really talk much…

Tell us some things that most people don’t know about you that you think they should.
I’m really friendly, Sometime people find that i’m a bit boring, just because i don’t know what I should talk about… if you talk to me, then you will know more about me.

Is there anything big in your life that you’re working on? (This can be related to school, career, hobbies, family, friends, etc.)
I’m currently applying for jobs, hope i’ll get one soon.

What kind of job are you looking for? Why did you decide to look in this particular field? Is this something you want to pursue in the future?
I’m just looking for part-times, cause my money for soshi is not enough, LOL. I haven’t think much about getting jobs in the future yet, just focus on studying first.

How did you first become a fan of Girls’ Generation?
I knew Girls’ Generation in ages ago since their famous song, GEE. but back then, I didn’t really like to listen to K-POP, only a few songs. About last year, 2010, I heard one of my friend talked about “HOOT” MV. So I started to find out what it is. After listened to the song then I realised that they are the girls that sang Gee. so I start to watch more of their MVs and shows. One of the show that caught me into them is Horror Movie Factory. It was the first time I watch full korean shows, I still remember the part when they girls had to acted as weather reporter and Sooyoung was so funny. Then I started like them and follow them until now.

Who is your favorite member and why?
All of them are Perfect and are favourite. but I like Sooyoung a bit more. I love her personality, the way she speak, how she act and talk. Basically, I love everything from her.

What is your favorite Girls’ Generation song and MV and why?
Into the new world and Gee.
Into the new world: Even this song is a bit old, but it remind me a lot of things. The lyric is really meaningful and teach people about hope. It’s also remind me when the girls were still rookie and start their dream to be famous. I will never ever get boring from listen to this song.
Gee: Of course everyone like Gee! That was when the girls showed that cute, fresh and adorable charm. The song and beats are really catchy.

What is your favorite Girls’ Generation moment?
I love when the girls laugh. Their laugh are really cute, funny and adorable, just make want to laugh along with them.

How has Girls’ Generation impacted your life, in specific areas or even as a whole?
Well, every time I think about Girls’ Generation, I alway think of them when they were on girls go to school shows. They worked hard together, went through everything together, share their Happiness and sadness together. That’s like a message and sample for me to follow. they are encourage me to try hard, don’t lose hope and alway try my best on everything.

What do you like most about Soshified, and why? Any section in particular you’re attracted to?
I alway check the Video Download and Photo areas everyday. Calendar is one of the best thing that I can track the girls everyday. Article and Translated Goodies areas are where i can get News, Announcement, Feature Stories and other stuffs. Steaming is where i can watch live steaming shows from korea/Japan. Soshistyle is also one of the best area for me. There are also more like Artwork and Fanfic that i like to visit.

Is there anything else about you that you would like to add?
I want to say “Thank You” to all Soshified Stuffs and founder, Soy who help and created this site up for all international fans like me, can follow and get to know more about GIRLS’ GENERATION.

Huge thanks goes out to Colin for participating in Soshified Spotlight this month. As usual, you can submit nominations for future Soshified Spotlights if you’d like to participate or if you’d like to get to know a fellow member better. Instructions on how to do so can be viewed at the Soshified Spotlight Solicitation announcement.

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