rule 1: always post the rules
rule 2: answer the questions the person who tagged you asked, and write 11 new ones
rule 3: tag 11 people and link them to the post.
rule 4: actually tell them you tagged them
1. Favorite book or book series?
Seriously, anyone who doesn’t know the answer to this question doesn’t know me well enough to even care. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy. All five books. And my heart aches at the fact that there aren’t more. Beyond that, (since that’s a pretty boring answer if you know me) I recently reread the Series of Unfortunate Events books and was pleasantly surprised at how much I still enjoyed them. They’re the kinds of books I would love to read to my kids if I ever had any, although I’m not sure what the best age would be to do so.
2. What kind of weather do you prefer?
I actually quite like the weather we’ve had the past few days. Sort of gloomy and cloudy and stuff, rainy every now and then. The kind of day over which a meandering trumpet solo would play in a movie or something. (I’d like to represent the trombone here, because I mean, c’mon, you could get downright lugubrious with that nonsense. But we all know it would be a trumpet. As long as it’s not a sax I’ll be fine.) And then the nights when all that built up tension is released in a great thunderstorm like the clouds are finally dealing with the shit that had them acting that way. Those are pretty nice. Of course I do like nice pretty days like we’ve also had recently, when you could draw smiley faces on the clouds and find yourself in a mario level. I’m just not a fan of how hot the sun gets, although I guess it’s worth it when it shines in all those pretty ways which I’m not even going to try to describe, because this is only the second question and it’s already ridiculous.
3. What’s your ideal time to wake up?
10:00 in the morning. Still early enough to be called morning, but it almost feels like cheating.
4. Would you rather give up french fries or ice cream?
French fries. The quality of french fries is wildly variable. Sure, sometimes you get that one that’s perfectly golden and crispy on the outside with the potato-y goodness on the inside that makes your eyes roll back in your head. But just as often if not more so, you get those ones that are brown and soggy, or the ones that look like they’re going to be great but are actually just salty, oily, potato bits. No I would much rather have ice cream. Dependable in it’s tastiness. You only stop liking ice cream when you’ve eaten too much. At which point you stop for a while. Weeks, months even. And then when you go back, that first spoon is actual heaven.
5. Do you have any tattoos? Or an interest in someday getting any?
Not really, no. I can’t think of anything that I care enough about to want it permanently etched into my skin. Possibly the day will come when I have an idea for one too glorious not to get, but I don’t think that day is coming anytime soon.
6. What size sock do you wear? (no-shows to knee-highs)
Ankle, I guess. Weird question. I used to only wear those ones that went pretty far up you calves. Crew I think they’re called. But that was just because I didn’t know other sock sizes existed and my mom bought all my close.
7. What color do you dress in the most?
Blue. The best color. I doubt it’s the color I look best in, but it’s a color I enjoy being surrounded by.
8. What’s your favorite restaurant?
Dude, I don’t know. That’s another weird question. There’s a place in Chicago I ate at once, called Ed Debevic’s where the staff is rude to you or something. I was there on a band trip in high school with like probably a hundred other kids. Our server said she didn’t like the idea of entertaining us all, and we should entertain her. So she made one of us sing to her. All my friends in the booth I was sitting at pushed me out, and I could only think of one song, so I sang a few bars of “Staying Alive” in that ridiculous falsetto before she made me stop. So, there’s a pretty memorable restaurant, I guess.
9. Which is your favorite Doctor Who incarnations?
Eleven. People give his run a bunch of shit because they don’t like Steven Moffat for reasons that I’ve recently started to notice as well. But Matt Smith did some truly magical things with his portrayal and I loved him. Excited see Capaldi though.
10. Favorite pet aside from cat or dog?
I’ve never had a pet other than a cat or dog. I’ve recently been thinking a lot about getting a bunny though.
11. Did you ever have braces?
No. Probably needed them pretty badly though. If I were more self-conscious I probably wouldn’t smile nearly as much as I always do. But it’s pretty exhausting constantly worrying about how you look to people who aren’t you, especially if it means you can’t smile. And I figure if someone doesn’t like the way I look when I’m not paying attention to the way I look, then what happens when we’re hanging out and I’m enjoying myself so much that I slip up and show them a genuine grin? Or if I get close enough to someone that we’re really intimate and there is no way to self-monitor. What if I’m asleep and they look at me, drooling and sweating and whatever other junk I do when I’m asleep, and they think “ew” instead of “aww”? Do I even want to be near someone who doesn’t like the way I look when I smile? Or more importantly, do I want to have anything to do with the person who likes me when I’m too self-conscious to ever show them a real smile?
Well, that got kinda deep. Anyway, time for my questions.
1. Favorite video game? (I usually think these kinds of questions are dumb. I don’t even have a single answer to this one, but maybe some of you have a game the way I have a book.)
2. When’s the last time you danced?
3. What’s something you love (book, movie, breed of insect, whatever), that you can’t seem to get anyone else into? (The Team Ico games for me.)
4. Is there a place you can think of where you’ve had more fun than anywhere else?
5. Is there someone you wish you could say something to but can’t?
7. What was the most you’ve ever laughed?
8. Listening to anything right now? What?
9. Best or worst memory? You choose.
10. What’s your go to activity for hanging with friends?
11. What’s the most _____ thing you’ve ever done? (stupid, brave, exciting, unfortunate, whatever you want)
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