Personal meme

I’ve seen various incantations of this “learn more about your friends” meme going around. Here are some of the responses.

  1. Do you wish upon stars? No, they’re too hot.
  2. What colour pants are you wearing?
    Very faded, near white jeans. They’re a bit snug because of the cyclist thighs-that-can-break-walnuts thing I have going on. Oh, if I weren’t such a two-liter
  3. What are you listening to right now? KMTT’s On The Mountain 11, currently on Marc Broussard’s “Home”
  4. What was the last thing you ate? Licorice Altoids
  5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? Sharp. Probably red.
  6. How is the weather now? Hard to tell, because it’s dark, but classic northwe’t. Wunderground says it’s still wet, windy and 43°F.
  7. Favorite drink? XXX root beer (as I’ve mentioned before)
  8. Favorite sport? Doing: cycling or badminton. Watching: women’s beach volleyball for the obvoius superficial reasons.
  9. Do you wear contacts? No. The concept freaks me out. My vision is currently very good, though I’m going to need a table and a wireless keyboard when I run out of desk for my computer.
  10. Favorite month? October. Pumpkins are in season.
  11. What was the last movie you saw? If Netflix counts, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. In the theater, Serenity, which is the only theater movie I’ve been to in the last few years.
  12. What was your favorite toy as a child? 120-in-1 electronic kit. (Erector set and Legos a close second.)
  13. What did you do last night? Watched the final installment of the first season of _24_.
  14. How many states have you lived in? Cities? 5 and 6, respectively.
  15. Favorite Disney character? Sneezy.
  16. What are you most afraid of?
    Big, juicy flying cockroaches with opposable thumbs and a pissy attitude.
  17. When is your birthday? Soon. Why do you ask?

But enough about me, post yours!

16 thoughts on “Personal meme”

  1. 1. Do you wish upon stars? No – I wish on Powerball.
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? They’re some kind of off-color khaki, Old Navy cargo pants. Olive, perhaps?
    3. What are you listening to right now? Nothing. However, iTunes and a(n) Konfabulator album-info widget are currently dealing with The White Album on mute.
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Vegetarian lettuce wraps, last night.
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? French. (Sorry. Navy blue, well-worn.)
    6. How is the weather now? It looks sunny and lovely thru the angled blinds but I haven’t been out yet to see for myself.
    7. Favorite drink? Milk.
    8. Favorite sport? Baseball. (Any form of Pool/billiards, if ‘game’ is included in ‘sport’.)
    9. Do you wear contacts? Absotively not. Whenever anything gets too close to my eyes, they lock shut like Europe in lunchtime.
    10. Favorite month? Dunno. I’ve always liked January for its winterness, but I get a big bang out of December’s holidayness (which seems weird for a non-believer). One of those.
    11. What was the last movie you saw? Something New, last night.
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? My attention span lasts, maybe, 20 minutes. I had no favorite toy – or perhaps tons of them. GI Joes and Hot Wheels, tho, gave me lots of fun.
    13. What did you do last night? Watched the Super Bowl, then went to a movie.
    14. How many states have you lived in? Cities? 3 states: Nebraska, Texas, Oregon. 4 cities: Omaha, Houston, Corvallis, Portland. In those orders.
    15. Favorite Disney character? I was never much of a Disney fan. So… how ’bout the angry broom in that famous Mickey Mouse bit of Fantasia?
    16. What are you most afraid of? The Supreme Court.
    17. When is your birthday? January 24th.

  2. 1. Do you wish upon stars? No
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? Old blue jeans
    3. What are you listening to right now? My laptop fan and cars driving by on the street
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Cheese, crackers, hummus, and an apple.
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? blue green
    6. How is the weather now? Calm winds and no rain for a change.
    7. Favorite drink? Either iced green tea or Lime Talking Rain
    8. Favorite sport? To do – cycling. To watch – pro soccer
    9. Do you wear contacts? No, I wear glasses.
    10. Favorite month? March, love those snow sunshowers.
    11. What was the last movie you saw? Failsafe, last week
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? Maybe Hot Wheels.
    13. What did you do last night? Had dinner at my father’s house after watching the superbowl.
    14. How many states have you lived in? 5
    Cities? 7
    15. Favorite Disney character? Donald Duck
    16. What are you most afraid of? True believers of all varieties.
    17. When is your birthday? March 11th

  3. 1. Do you wish upon stars? Only stars upon thars
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? Blue jeans
    3. What are you listening to right now? The washer
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Potato chips
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? Cinnamon
    6. How is the weather now? NOT raining
    7. Favorite drink? Milk
    8. Favorite sport? Do – cycling; Watch – pro wrestling (high drama it’s not, guilty pleasure it is)
    9. Do you wear contacts? No.
    10. Favorite month? March; it’s spring, when young minds turn to thoughts of … love
    11. What was the last movie you saw? Grosse Point Blank
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? Big Wheel
    13. What did you do last night? Worked
    14. How many states have you lived in? 3 Cities? 3
    15. Favorite Disney character? Luxo Junior (now that they own Pixar 🙂
    16. What are you most afraid of? Flying supreme court justices who believe in scorpions?
    17. When is your birthday? June 3rd.

  4. 1. Do you wish upon stars? Stars? I can’t see past the clouds 😉
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? Black “cargo” pants
    3. What are you listening to right now? The whirl of a network switch
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Instant Apple-Cinnamon oatmeal
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? teal
    6. How is the weather now? Dark and cold (at least it was when I rode to work an hour ago)
    7. Favorite drink? Toss up between Mr. Pibb and Cherry Coke
    8. Favorite sport? Do – Cycling; Watch – Pro cycling, Baseball
    9. Do you wear contacts? No way! Glasses forever (unless I get talked into Lasik)
    10. Favorite month? July (it’s warm and the Tour de France takes place)
    11. What was the last movie you saw? (In the theater) The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? Star Wars action figures
    13. What did you do last night? Rode 30 minutes on my trainer while watching the 1997 Tour de France on VHS (while waiting for last night’s episode of “24” to come on)
    14. How many states have you lived in? Cities? 3 states – Louisiana, South Carolina, Washington. 4 cities – Central, SC; Baton Rouge, LA; Bellevue, WA; Kirkland, WA
    15. Favorite Disney character? Stitch
    16. What are you most afraid of? The current U.S. Government
    17. When is your birthday? August

  5. 1. Do you wish upon stars? No but the look nice.
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? Blue Jeans.
    3. What are you listening to right now? Conference call.
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Leftover Pizza I made during Super Bowl XL.
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? Blue.
    6. How is the weather now? Sunny and Chilly in Georgia.
    7. Favorite drink? Dr. Pepper, Vanilla, and Cherry Coke
    8. Favorite sport? Playing: softball, racquet ball, Watching: Baseball
    9. Do you wear contacts? None.
    10. Favorite month? December b/c of the holidays.
    11. What was the last movie you saw? (In the theater) Starwars Episode III. Movies are getting to be unoriginal.
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? Toss up between Legos, G.I. Joe, and G1 Transformers.
    13. What did you do last night? Played Halo 2 on Legendary difficulty again.
    14. How many states have you lived in? Cities? 3 states – South Carolina, Georgia, Washington. 5 cities – Simpsonville, SC; Columbia, SC; Lithonia, GA; Cumming, GA; Renton, WA
    15. Favorite Disney character? Donald Duck
    16. What are you most afraid of? Liberalism and Conservatism. Too much of either is bad.
    17. When is your birthday? You need my birthday? It is after St Patrick’s and before Easter.

  6. 1. Do you wish upon stars? Are we talking A-list, B-list, C-list, or Kathy Griffin here?
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? Blue jeans with a whole in one knee and one in the making on the other.
    3. What are you listening to right now? The Broadway cast recording of Jesus Christ Superstar
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Cinnamon raisin mini bagel; and it was about as good as it sounds
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? Blue, definitely classic blue.
    6. How is the weather now? Cold as hell and deceptively sunny.
    7. Favorite drink? Iced tea
    8. Favorite sport? Doing: The random Sunday bike ride doesn’t really qualify as doing, does it? Watching: Baseball, live, on TV, doesn’t matter.
    9. Do you wear contacts? Not any more. I’ll probably need those cute little reading glasses in about 5 years.
    10. Favorite month? It’s a toss-up between July (warm and sunny) and October (warmish and full of potential)
    11. What was the last movie you saw? Theater: Underworld: Evolution (don’t bother); Netflix: Man of The House
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? Legos, but I was always missing a piece.
    13. What did you do last night? Dinner, played with the iPod, early to bed.
    14. How many states have you lived in? Cities? 3 and 2 respectively (though technically DC is not a state)
    15. Favorite Disney character? Disney originated or Disney coopted?
    16. What are you most afraid of? Failure.
    17. When is your birthday? Sometime between January 1 and December 31st

  7. 1. Do you wish upon stars? Yes, but only the shooting kind.
    2. What colour pants are you wearing? Blue jeans.
    3. What are you listening to right now? Iron and Wine.
    4. What was the last thing you ate? Baklava.
    5. If you were a crayon, what would you be? Aquamarine.
    6. How is the weather now? Very cold in the wind, and not a cloud in sight.
    7. Favorite drink? Beer, the variety varies with the weather and my fickle tastes.
    8. Favorite sport? Doing: Cycling Watching: Baseball, live, on TV, College, MLB, Amature, doesn’t matter.
    9. Do you wear contacts? Only when I ride, glasses the rest of the time.
    10. Favorite month? August for my anniversary and the weather.
    11. What was the last movie you saw? Crash
    12. What was your favorite toy as a child? Castle Legos
    13. What did you do last night? Watched CSI, read Neil Gaimen’s American Gods, went to bed.
    14. How many states have you lived in? Cities? 2 and 5, but only if you count Lake Forest Park as a city vs Bothell vs Seattle.
    15. Favorite Disney character? I feel a kinship with Goofy.
    16. What are you most afraid of? So many things that I just don’t think about it at all.
    17. When is your birthday? March 29th.

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