Monday, March 02, 2009

65? Things to Cure Your Boring Questions

This is another annoying little copy, paste and fill in your own answers which you do because you are OCD about these things and won't let any of these go by. Then, send it on to all the other copy/paste OCDpeople and see if this go around to about 1,000,000 people on Facebook. Really go for it. Yes/No answers are boring....really go for it and fill in all the boring details. Then, pass it around and see where it goes!

1. Do you have a floor where you live? Could we start with a more inane question?

2. Have you ever had a zit? Ok, here's a more inane question.

3. What food do you eat just because it is good for you? None. I only eat foods that are good for me because they taste good.

4. What is your favorite number? 9

5. Have you ever known anyone named Sprocket? No but I knew someone nicknamed Sprout. That's how she was introduced to me. We were both adults.

6. What kind of tires are on your car/truck. Studded snow tires.

7. Have you ever thought about North Dakota? Sure, especially when they were talking about renaming it.

8.If you were an ocean, which ocean would you be? Did Barbara Walters write these questions?

9. Have you ever wished you had hair on your forehead? What kind of question is that? Is this some secret code for bald guys?

10. Do you get upset when you see a car with bumper stickers? only when they're stupid bumper stickers. and upset is a bit too strong a word. I more get condescending.

11. Is there a jar of mayonaisse in your fridge? I honestly don't know. I'd have to go look. Ok, I'll look. Wait here. Yep, two. Kraft Real Mayo and Kroger Classic Mayo. (Yes, I really went and looked. I'm geeky like that.)

12. Looking at the hands on a clock, what time of day do you think the hands look best or most "bitchen"? 7:25, 'cause it looks like it's running.

13. Do you prefer a comb or a brush for your hair? Brush. I can't remember the last time I used a comb in my hair.

14. What is the hottest temperature you have experienced? I have no idea. There was the time it was 105 degrees when I was hiking on the North Kaibab Trail in the Grand Canyon. If that wasn't the hottest, it probably felt like it since I was twelve miles into a fourteen mile hike and there was clearly no turning back.

15. Is there a time in your life when you don't care if you did it over again or not? Many.

16. What have been some of your most NON-embarrassing moments? Is that just a backwards way of saying moments you're proud of? Let's not get all braggy.

17. What hand do you use to click the TV remote control? I don't have a TV remote. But when I use one, I go righty.

18. Would you ever consider living in a foreign city? Yes. But it would be hard to leave where I am now.

19. Is there an "A" in your name? Only in my first name, which I don't use.

20. What would you be if you could have any job in the world that you would hate? Oh come on, there's just so many jobs I would hate.

45 things to cure (cause?) someone's boredom . . . someone with too much time on their hands.

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? The Virgin Mary? I do have an older cousin with my exact name but I wasn't really named after her.

2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? At a movie, but I can't remember which one.

3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Eh. My printing's much better.

4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Roast beef.

5. DO YOU HAVE KIDS? I say I have three (my daughter, my husband and my dog)

6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Yeah, I'm pretty cool but I can be a bit standoffish. I can also be kinda socially awkward so I'd have to be patient with me.

7. DO YOU USE SARCASM? Never. (get it?)

8. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS? Yes, big honking ones.

9. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? I bungee jumped out of a hot air balloon in South Carolina when I was pregnant (I didn't know I was pregnant).

10. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Do I have to pick one? Kix, Life, Nature Valley Oats and Honey or Corn Pops if I'm eating it out of the box. Cheerios or Cap'n Crunch if I'm eating it with milk.

11. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? Most of my shoes don't tie. My sneakers do and I try to take them off without untieing them but I usually fail.

12. WHAT DO YOU SEE IF YOU LOOK OUTSIDE YOUR KITCHEN WINDOW? My neighbors walking to and fro. Aspen Mountain and Shadow Mountain.

13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM? Haagen Daz Coffee. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Vanilla.

14. WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE? Their grooming.

15. RED OR PINK? Red. Wait, pink. No, red. Although when I was in high school, I hated pink and swore that I would never wear pink. I got over that quickly.

16. WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? My social ineptitude.

17. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST? can't say.

18. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO COMPLETE THIS LIST? Only if they want to. In fact, I don't even want them to read mine if they find these annoying.

19. WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? Black pants, no shoes.

20. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? nothing.

21. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? Can't choose. I have a really hard time picking favorites.

22.FAVORITE SMELL? You're not listening. (see #22). coffee, popcorn, eucalyptus, pine forest. Not all at the same time.

23. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? My mom.

24. FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH? Winter X Games was a lot of fun.

25. HAIR COLOR? Light brown/grey.

26. EYE COLOR? Brown

27. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS? For 31 years until I got Lasix two summers ago. What an awesome thing!

28. FAVORITE FOOD? What's with all the favorites? right now i'd really like some cheese fondue.

29. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? Happy Endings

30. LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED? The Dark Knight.

31. WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING? Red.

32. SUMMER OR WINTER? Yes.

33. HUGS OR KISSES? Hugs

34. FAVORITE DESSERT? chocolate mousse. raspberry sorbet. creme brulee. apple pie.

35. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW? Jonathan Alter's The Defining Moment

36. WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? I have a laptop so no mousepad.

37. WHAT DID YOU WATCH ON TV LAST NIGHT? No TV.

38. FAVORITE SOUND(S)? I love the noon whistle in downtown Aspen. I love the cannon at the Smuggler Mine when they set it off early morning every 4th of July. I love hearing the muffled booms from the avalanche bombs on Aspen Mountain. I love the roar of the Roaring Fork River at the Grottos.

39. ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES? The Beatles

40. WHAT IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? Beijing, China

41. DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT? Annoying my daughter?

42. WHERE WERE YOU BORN? Columbus Hospital in Chicago, IL

43. HOW DID YOU MEET YOUR SPOUSE/SIGNIFICANT OTHER? At a birthday party. It's actually a better story than that but it's kinda long so you can skip it if you want. We first saw each other at a birthday party for Cindy, a friend of his. I was just tagging along with a co-worker of mine. We didn't technically meet that day but he did meet Rachel. Two days later, I was actually introduced to him at another friend's, Annie. It was the 4th of July so we watched the fireworks together. (Yes, there were fireworks when we met.) Earlier that day, at the same friend's, I had also met a co-worker/friend/neighbor of Steve's, Jay. Jay asked Annie for my phone number so Annie asked me and I said yes (I found out later that my co-worker was beside herself about that because Jay had quite the reputation). Annie also talked Steve into volunteering to teach Rachel to ride her bike. Jay and Steve had no idea that they had both met me on the same day. Steve came over on Thursday for dinner and to teach Rachel but Rachel decided not to come home after summer camp that day (she was 8). Turns out, she had snuck in the back door of the apartment, gotten her bathing suit and snuck back out to go swimming at one of the lodge pools with a tourist child she had met on the way home. Steve , not knowing if he should be worried, offered to go look for her. I said no, 'cause I knew she'd be home eventually. And she was. Only 2 hours late. The next day, Jay called me to go to a movie. I was digging all the attention. Smart man that he was, he also invited Rachel. But things got kinda wierd when he called me to say that "they" were on their way. They??? He was bringing Steve!? and another friend. Huh? So, Steve, Jay, Ned, Rachel and I went to see The Kid. Jay did say that he'd take me out to dinner soon, just him and me. Two days later, I go to a benefit that both Jay and Steve were going to be at and Jay tells me that Steve's interested in me so he's going to back off and that I should call him if it didn't work out with Steve. I was kinda annoyed. I mean, if I had two guys interested in me, shouldn't I get to choose? But, it was a very gentlemanly thing for Jay to do and it all worked out for the best anyhow.

44. IS THE CUP HALF FULL OR HALF EMPTY? Half full

45. IF YOU COULD SIT DOWN TO DINNER WITH FIVE PEOPLE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE? That's a tough one but it's a great question to ask at the dinner table. Some pretty spirited conversations can result.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

Being an engineer's daughter and have an engineer for a brother, the glass is too big! duh!, Lisa J. Class of 1980, I thought the year we graduated grade school was cool too.