Posted by: malia | July 3, 2013

5000 questions: part 7 & 8

Part Seven

601. Do you have a lust for life?
not really.

602. Do you want to get more out of life?
sometimes.

603. Would you want to learn to:

Convert to Buddhism? half my family is buddhist, so i don’t think i’d have to learn to do it.

Cure a hangover? i guess so, in case the person i’m with needs it–i don’t think i’d ever use it on myself.

Lie persuasively? hmm. i guess it could be useful, but guilt-inducing.

604. What character from a movie is most like you?
i feel like i already answered this one?

605. Are you comfortable with the idea of your own death?
no.

606. How do you feel about arranged marriages?
i have no particularly strong feelings.

607. What do you hate that everyone else seems to like?
most reality shows, including talent shows like american idol and the voice.

608. What do you like that others seem to hate?
staying home.

609. If you had to be named after a month, which month would you pick?
i actually knew a family where all the kids (5 of them!) were all named after the month they were born in. so following that, i’d be september. i could go by temmie.

610. Is time more like a highway or a meadow to you?
a highway.

611. What is your favorite movie?
i feel like i’ve answered this one before, too. or was that just in another survey?

612. Which would you choose to be back in the day: a warrior, an alchemist, a minstrel, a bard, an oracle, a peasant, or a merchant?
hmm. maybe a minstrel. i don’t think i could do the singing, but maybe i’d do the background musical accompaniment? i think being an alchemist would intrigue me, though.

613. What is your favorite song lyric?
all right, i know i answered this one already.

614. What will you never run out of?
junk.

615. If you could force someone to fall madly in love with you, (anyone you choose) would you do it?
no.

616. Have you ever seen the Disney movie The Black Cauldron?
no.

617. Have you ever read The Black Cauldron by Alexander Lloyd (or any of his other books in the Prydain Chronicles)?
no.

618. Have you ever written a paper the night before it was due?
oh, i’d do that all the time.

How about the day it was due?
i probably did.

619. Is there a movie you have watched so many times that you can quote it line for line?
yes.

620. What is your favorite season?
summer.

621. Do you mind being described as cute?
no, because i never am.

622. What is the tackiest object in your home?
tacky glue? heh.

623. What do you think people are most ignorant towards?
cultures.

624. What is it that makes you an interesting person?
i’m trying to figure that out myself!

625. What makes other people interesting to you?
their perspectives.

626. How open to suggestion are you?
pretty open. depends on the suggestion.

627. Is Michael Jackson black or white?
he’s not going to spend his life being a color.

628. Are you often lonely?
sometimes.

629. What’s the most unusual pet you’ve ever had?
i guess one of the pets i have now is considered unusual, but it’s really not.

630. Have you ever threatened an authority figure?
no.

631. If you had to choose would you rather make all your decisions henceforth with your head only or with your heart only?
head.

632. How imaginative are you?
not very.

633. Do you like the Counting Crows?
they’re okay.

634. If you took this survey from the diary (5000 Q Survey V2.0) did you note me so I could read it?
no.

635. Are you more tense or laid back?
laid back.

636. Does your happiness depend on anyone else, or are you happy no matter what any one says or does?
i guess it does depend on others.

637. What do you think of the idea of putting the bible into the format of a fashion magazine to attract the interest of teenagers?
what?

638. How often do you drink to get drunk?
never.

639. Would you consider yourself to be diplomatic?
no.

640. Do you think that most of the classes you have taken were taught in such a way as to make plain the relevance of the subject matter in your everyday life?
no.

641. Do you remember Crystal Pepsi?
yes.

642. When was the last time you spent a night away from home?
well, it will be tonight, but before that, a couple of months ago, i think.

643. Some people say that there is no such thing as a stupid question. Is that true?
well, sometimes i think it when the answer is so obvious.

644. What is the most interesting TV channel?
i used to love food network.

645. Name one song you could live without hearing ever again:
sweary words ones.

646. Do your pets understand you when you talk?
not my current bunch.

647. What are three things you HAVE NOT done that might surprise people?
i don’t think that there are things that would surprise people. i’m pretty predictable.

648. Have you ever had a secret admirer?
no.

649. Have you been to a museum this year?
yes.

650. Do you ever watch porn?
yes.

651. Do you think that it would be a good idea if people served in the army, navy or air force for a while before they were allowed to vote?
no.

652. If you were required to do this to vote, would you?
no.

653. Do people often give you weird looks?
yes.

654. Do like Japanese cooking?
yes.

655. Do you care for stray animals?
i have one. and every time i go to petco and see the up for adoption strays, i want to take them all home.

656. Which animated movies have you seen and what did you think of them:

A Charlie Brown Christmas i’ve seen this and like always i feel sorry for charlie brown.

A Garfield Halloween i haven’t seen this.

The Secret of Nimh i’ve seen this but i don’t remember much of it.

The Last Unicorn i didn’t see this.

The original Lord of the Rings cartoons i didn’t see this.

657. Are you ambidextrous (equally good at using both hands)?
no.

658. Do you always say; “bless you” after someone sneezes, or do you hesitate?
i sometimes hesitate.

659. If you and your friends could go away for 2 days over Halloween weekend where would you go?
a hotel somewhere quiet.

660. Which of these animated movies have you seen and what did you think of them:

Watership Down i don’t think i saw this? i read the book, though.

As the Wind Blows i didn’t see this.

Grave of the Fireflies i didn’t see this.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas i didn’t see this.

Spirited Away i didn’t see this.

661. Do you feel that society is male dominated, female dominated, or neutral?
male

662. What words offend you?
swear words.

663. They’re just words. Can you get over it?
no.

664. Have you ever looked into different religions?
i’ve studied them for a class.

665. Which ones have you looked into?
the major ones.

666. What do you think of Satanism as a religion?
i guess it could be.

667. Do you like it better when your classes are taught sitting in rows or sitting in a circle?
rows.

668. Have you ever read your own tarot cards?
no.

669. Which ones do you like better, the three old star wars movies or the 2 new ones?
i haven’t seen the newer ones.

670. If you scream in outer space does it make a sound?
if there’s air?

671. If you saw The Queen of the Damned did you want to be a vampire/Goth afterwards?
i didn’t see it.

672. If you saw SLC Punk did you want to be punk afterwards?
i didn’t see it.

673. What is your favorite zombie movie?
i don’t have one.

674. Best kids birthday party: ceramics, chuck-e-cheese, roller rink, bowling, sleep over, movie theater
hmm. chuck e cheese.

675. What were your parties like when you were a kid?
they were always at home, with all the relatives over.

676. Best teen (about 15-16) birthday party: ceramics, chuck-e-cheese, roller rink, bowling, sleep over, movie theater, house party, catered in a hall, restaurant, family trip, concert
maybe a restaurant?

677. What are/were your 15-16 year old parties like?
the same.

678. Best 18th birthday party: ceramics, chuck-e-cheese, roller rink, bowling, sleep over, movie theater, house party, catered in a hall, restaurant, family trip, concert, club, pool hall, college party
restaurant.

679. If you are 18 what was your party like?
the same.

680. Best 21st birthday party: ceramics, chuck-e-cheese, roller rink, bowling, sleep over, movie theater, house party, catered in a hall, restaurant, family trip, concert, club, pool hall, college party, bar, Atlantic city/Las Vegas trip
i guess the best would be a trip somewhere, but in reality, a restaurant.

681. If you saw The Craft were you interested in wicca/paganism/magic afterwards?
i didn’t see it.

682. What are your top 3 priorities?
this summer, it’s just clean, clean, clean! i want to be in a purging mood and get rid of everything that’s not needed.

683. If you saw fight club did you want to get into a fistfight afterwards?
i didn’t see it.

684. What is your favorite smell?
pīkake.

685. Give everything below a humor rating (1 = laugh your ass off, 2 = lol, 3 = smile, 4 = lame, 5 = not funny, 6 = offensive):

People falling 5

Rape jokes 6

Sarcastic comments 3

Blonde jokes 5

Dirty jokes 3

God/religion jokes 5

Long-ass jokes 3

Death jokes 5

Pain/sickness jokes 5

Animals doing cute stuff 3

Bodily functions 4

Knock jokes 4

Ethnic jokes 5

Puns 3

Ironic situations 3

685. If you saw Cruel Intentions did you want to have lots of meaningless sex afterwards?
i didn’t see it.

686. Do you get at least three hugs per day?
when i’m at work.

687. What should someone never say to you/call you if they want to remain on your good side?
don’t put down anything that’s important to me.

688. If you saw Trainspotting did you want to do drugs afterwards?
i didn’t see it.

689. Do movies have a great influence on you?
no.

690. Do you have a favorite reality TV show?
i loved the mole, but i guess it’s more game showy. hmm. are game shows reality tv? if so, i may have to go back and change a few answers.

691. Are there certain roles that people are pressured to play in society or can they basically do whatever they want?
there are roles.

692. How does the 2004 Dawn of the Dead remake compare to the original movie?
i didn’t see either of them.

693. Have you ever held a magnifying glass over an insect to burn it?
no.

694. Have you ever pulled the wings off a fly, butterfly or any other insect?
no.

695. What would you think of a guy (if you’re into guys) or a girl (if you’re into girls) who wanted to take you to the park to feed the birds and look at the turtles and fish in the water on a date?
aww.

696. Do you use public pools?
yes.

697. Do you use public bathrooms?
yes.

698. Do you use public showers?
at the beach.

699. How old will you be in 17 years?
decrepit.

700. Would it effect you at all if you knew that a very large meteor was headed towards earth that would impact in 17 years?
effect?

Part Eight

701. What is your favorite mixed drink?
i don’t have one.

702. When answering these questions are you often pulled in different directions, as if committing to one answer eliminates the possibility for all others?
sometimes.

703. Chicken Mesala, Pasta Primavera, Veal Cutlet Parmesan or Linguini with Clam Sauce?
clam sauce.

704. If you were alone in your friend’s house/room/apartment would you look in their drawers and notebooks?
no.

705. What would you really like to do but you don’t because you are afraid of getting caught?
no. i just think that’s private. i don’t go invading other people’s privacy, because i wouldn’t like it done to me.

706. Of the following, which word best describes you–responsible, spontaneous, tactful, uninhbited:
i guess responsible.

707. Which band would you most likely check out?

The Smiths (indi-pop 80’s-90’s)
The Lords of Acid (acid/house/dance 90’s)
Front 242 (80’s-90’s industrial/dance)

i guess the smiths.

708. How can one put an end to procrastination, as a bad habit?
i’m the wrong person to ask, but i think just do it.

709. What feature would you want on your car that is not currently offered?
i don’t know.

710. What kind of poetry speaks to you?
poetry confuses me.

711. What is your favorite store that is open 24 hours?
walmart.

712. Do you find that sleep is just so much sleepier when you are supposed to be doing something else?
no.

713. Do you also find that the books you chose are so much more luscious when you have a stack of actual assignments that you Should be reading?
no.

714. If you have had the chance to compare the original 5000 Question Survey to this edited version, what is your opinion?
i haven’t had the chance.

715. What’s the most creative answer you can think of for ‘what is black and white and red all over’?
oh i’m not very creative. i just think of the old ones, a newspaper, and a skunk with diaper rash.

716. Why do people slow down on the highway when they pass a cop car pulling someone else over?
it reminds them to slow down so they’re not next.

717. Are they afraid that the cop will STOP pulling over whoever he is pulling over and pull them over instead?
no, but there might be another one around the corner. they like to hang out together.

718. It’s daddy’s birthday. What do you get him?
my dad is hard to shop for because he gets what he wants right when it comes out. i just give him $ so he can get whatever he wants.

719. What’s your 5,000 question survey nickname?
i don’t have a nickname.

Look at the word next to the 2nd letter of your first name

A anything but
B bubalicious
C captivating
D deadly
E erotic
F funky
G greasy
H heaps of
I indie
J jelly
K kinetic
L lasher
M Mr. (or Mrs.)
N neglected
O ogre-like
P parading
Q quacking
R Rico
S stinky
T the one and only
U uber
V Velcro
W wishing for
X x-tra
Y yearning for
Z zoobalee

Now take the first letter of your last name.

A aardvarks
B baboo
C creme pie
D drag queen
E eggbert
F flex
G god
H hell
I Isabelle
J juice
K kisses
L lightning
M mannish boys
N nice
O octopi
P porcupines
Q q-bert
R rainbows
S suave
T tushy
U underwear
V valor
W weenie
X xtc
Y yohimbe
Z zipper

Put the two words together for your nickname.

720. You know that shaky feeling that you get when it’s all coming to a climax, and everyone involved is breaking into the good kind of cold sweat, working as individuals and at the same time as a single force of energy, and it all meshes together, and for a brief moment, you’re holding your breath and tingling all over, and after it’s done you’re on an explosive and dizzying high for the rest of the night?

What does that feeling come from?
adrenaline.

721. How many of your teachers can you imagine drinking or doing drugs on the weekends?
yikes.

722. Do you like Alice in Wonderland or Through the Looking Glass?
i guess it’s okay.

723. Write a question and answer it here.
why do you continue with this? i don’t know.

724. Who is your favorite playwright?
i don’t know.

725. What movie has come out recently that you couldn’t have less interest in?
most of them.

726. What would the worst movie ever be about?
me.

727. Do you like truffles?
i don’t think i’ve ever had one.

Do you like Turkish delight?
ditto.

728. Can you tell the difference between a transvestite and a real woman?
no.

729. What’s funnier, plants or fire extinguishers?
fire extinguishers?

730. For question 720 did you write down sex?
no.

You pervert, I was thinking of musical theater.
huh. i was thinking of some kind of project that everyone is rushing to finish by the deadline.

731. Which is better, leopard print or plaid?
leopard print.

732. What would you consider ordinary?
me.

733. What is out of the ordinary?
lots of things.

734. Do you ever watch COPS?
no.

735. Is there always room for j – e – l – l – o?
no.

736. If you had your own TV show, what kind of show would you make it?
i don’t know, but it’d be boring.

737. Do you know how heavy things like airplanes stay in the air?
no.

738. When do you act the most dramatic?
i’m not a good actor.

739. Are you one of those people who have, “see photo id,” written on the back of their credit cards?
no.

740. It’s mom’s birthday. What do you get her?
i give her money.

741. What celebrity has pretty much disappeared leaving you wondering ‘where are they now’?
quite a few! i’m always looking them up when i think that i haven’t seen someone in a while.

742. Would you get angry if you and your girl/boyfriend saw the preview for a movie and talked about seeing it together and then they saw it with one of their friends while you were busy?
hmm. no, but i might be pouty.

743. How many people do you think will finish this whooooooole survey?
a few.

744. Have you ever written a message, sealed it in a bottle and thrown it into a river/lake ocean?
no.

745. If you haven’t would you want to?
no.

746. If you ever did what would you write?
save me.

747. What do you wish you could always be protected from?
danger.

748. What small thing annoys you so much it should be a crime?
taking advantage of the system.

749. Would you rather watch a video of fish in a tank, or the Yule log on TV?
fish in a tank.

750. Is it better to be loved or feared?
loved.

751. What causes you to panic?
observations.

752. Do you believe that you have a strong personality?
no.

753. When Jesus saves souls…does he trade them in for valuable prizes?
no.

754. What resolutions would you make if it were new years?
get rid of the excess.

755. Why wait?
that’s what i think–why wait for the new year?

756. Do you feel like time is on your side or working against you?
against me.

757. What do you do for yourself when you are down to put a little joy back into your life?
listen to music.

758. How much Tolkien have you read?
not much.

759. These are the songs on the radio. Which are you most likely to listen to:

Time Bomb by Rancid
Dead Man’s party by Oingo Boingo
The Sun Always Shines on TV by A-ha
50 Ways to leave Your Lover by Paul Simon
Run by collective Soul

i only know “50 ways…” out of all of them.

760. Do you believe that Jesus existed as a real person?
yes.

761. Do you believe he was the son of god?
isn’t everyone?

762. How do you feel about organized religion?
no feelings one way or the other.

763. What sentence have you heard lately, that would sound pretty odd out of context?
wouldn’t most things sound pretty odd out of context?

763. If you had to choose one image to be a symbol of our times, what would you pick?
an iphone.

764. Name a group of people: men.

765. How many of them does it take to screw in a light bulb?
1.

766. Do you like the movie The Labyrinth with David Bowie and some muppets?
i barely remember it.

767. Do you like the movie The Dark Crystal?
i barely remember this one, too.

768. Metallica or Guns N’ Roses?
hmm. guns ‘n’ roses.

769. Do you follow the Chinese zodiac?
what do you mean?

770. Do you like reggae music?
some.

771. What makes your life worth it every day?
son.

772. Do you seize each day and sink your teeth into it?
no.

773. I’ve heard people say that Jim Morrison never yawned because he was just so full of life. How often do you yawn?
when i’m sleepy.

774. Who decides what behavior is ‘crazy’ or ‘sane’?
yourself.

775. Who are the most inspiring artists, musicians, poets, and writers?
those that inspire.

776. Did anything historically significant happen in the year you were born?
i don’t think so? probably, though.

777. Besides blowing out birthday candles when do you make wishes?
upon a star.

778. Are you self-sufficient?
for the most part.

779. Is it better to be wanted or needed?
i’d like to feel wanted at times.

780. What do you feel is an appropriate age to lose one’s virginity at?
whenever the person is ready.

781. Do you feel that the appropriate age for girls and for boys is different?
it shouldn’t be.

782. Are you a hard person to get to know?
in person.

783. What is the craziest thing you have ever done out of anger?
stomp.

784. What’s the MOST annoying sound you can think of?
squeaky styrofoam. or erasing when there’s no eraser on the pencil.

785. What’s the silliest vegetable you can think of?
hmm i can’t think of one.

786. Do you believe in love at first sight?
sure.

787. Name one thing you have referred to in the past as “better than sex”:
i don’t think i’ve ever used that phrase.

788. What do you see when you turn out the light?
shadows.

789. Do you like jazz, blues and/or swing music?
it’s okay.

790. Do you prefer gold or silver jewelry?
silver.

791. In what ways do you want your children to be like you?
to be independent.

792. In what ways would you want your children to be different from you?
to be more social.

793. What was the scariest movie you’ve ever seen?
i don’t like scary movies.

794. What was the funniest movie you’ve ever seen?
i don’t know?

795. What was the worst movie you’ve ever seen?
i don’t know.

796. Are you a good massage-giver?
no.

797. What is one question that no one can ever truthfully answer ‘yes’ to?
what are you doing?

798. Is there more to this world than human beings can perceive?
yes.

799. If matter is neither created nor destroyed then is it possible that you are made up of molecules that once made up Ghandi or Jesus or Einstein?
i guess so.

800. Are you often sarcastic?
no.

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Responses

  1. I didn’t care much for The Secret of NIMH, but I read the book it’s based on, Mrs. Frisbe and the Rats of NIMH and it was really, really good.

    • i can’t remember which i did first–read the book or see the movie–but i just remember that they were both different, from even changing the name (brisby) to some situations.

  2. I think for #719 you were supposed to make your survey nickname based on the chart.


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