8442 – Meme-a-leem-deem.

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I miss somebody right now.  (My pop, My bro, and a few old friends I never see anymore.) I don’t watch much TV these days.  (Well, I do watch a few shows on the CPU, though. 4 shows total.) I own lots of books.  (Many, of all sorts – Popcorn to Depp Thought)
× I wear glasses or contact lenses.  (I did wear reading glasses for a while, but I got better.) I love to play video games.  (Depends on the game, and my state of mind.) I’ve tried marijuana.  (Haven’t smoked in a long time, but yup, I’ve tried it.)
I’ve watched porn movies.  (I’m not sure I know of anyone over 18 who hasn’t seen one.) × I have been the psycho-ex in a past relationship.  (Nope.) I believe honesty is usually the best policy.  (Usually.)
I curse sometimes.  (But not so much as I used to.) × I have changed a lot mentally over the last year.  (Not too much. I have changed a lot over the last Decade, however.) × I carry my knife/razor everywhere with me.  (Used to, not anymore.)

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I have broken someone’s bones. × I have a secret that I am ashamed to reveal.  (Like I’d reveal it here, if I did!) × I hate the rain(I love the rain.)
I’m paranoid at times.  (Not as much as I used to be, but I do get unreasonably supicious of folks on occasion.) I would get plastic surgery if it were 100% safe, free of cost, and scar-free.  (Maybe to remove some scars.) I need/want money right now.  (I can always use a few more bucks, even if it’s just to save more for a rainy day.)
I love sushi.  (Love is a bit strong. I enoy it.) × I talk really, really fast.  (Generally my mode of speach is a bit slow.) I have fresh breath in the morning.  (After Brushing, of course.)
I have long hair.  (But for how long?) × I have lost money in Las Vegas. I have at least one sibling.
× I was born in a country outside of the U.S. I have worn fake hair/fingernails/eyelashes in the past.  (Clown wig!) × I couldn’t survive without Caller I.D.  (I do like knowing who’s calling ahead of time, though.)
I like the way that I look.  (Always room for improvement, of course.) × I have lied to a good friend in the last 6 months.  (Not that I can recall.) × I am usually pessimistic(Nah. I can be a cynic at times, however.)
× I have a lot of mood swings. I think prostitution should be legalized.  (I don’t think I’d use one, but it’d be a good way to help improve some of the issues therein.) I slept with a roommate.  (Well, the roommate was a girlfriend.)
I have a hidden talent.  (Good at caregiving) × I’m always hyper no matter how much sugar I have.  (I’m fairly laid back, with only small bouts of hyperactivity.) × I have a lot of friends(I have a lot of friendly aquaintences… only a few good friends.)
I have pecked someone of the same sex.  (Kissing Grampa’s Cheek counts, right?) × I enjoy talking on the phone.   (Wildly variable, usually not, but if it’s someone I enjoy, I’m all for it.) × I practically live in sweatpants or PJ pants.  (Nah, I wish.)
× I love to shop and/or window shop(Meh. I like to waqlk and look at things, not always in windows, though.) I’m obsessed with my Xanga or Livejournal.  (at least one entry a day fo about 6 years. yeah, I guess so.) × I’m completely embarrassed to be seen with my mother(Not a bit.)
I have a mobile phone.  (Yes, and it’s a work-shackle.) × I have passed out drunk in the past 6 months.  (I don’t think I’ve done that in six years. or sixteen.) I’ve rejected someone before.  (Sure. I try to be welcoming at first, until they give me a vibe otherwise, though.)
I currently like/love someone.  (I have strong feelings, for sure.) × I have no idea what I want to do for the rest of my life.  (I know what I *want* to do. *Will I do it?* Hope so.) × I want to have children in the future.  (Depends on my mate. I’m getting to the point where it seems unlikely to happen.)
I have changed a diaper before.  (I’d guess I’ve changed scores, if not hundreds of diapers.) × I’ve called the cops on a friend before.  (Nope. I have called them on neighbors.) × I’m not allergic to anything.  (Cripes, I’m extra bonus allergic to a lot of stuff.)
I have a lot to learn.  (Who the devil doesn’t?) × I am shy around the opposite sex.  (Wildly variable. Shields go up or down depending on percieved feedback and interest in the other person.) I’m online 24/7, even as an away message.  (Generally, that’s because Newtcam is posting.)
× I have at least 5 away messages saved.  (nope) I have tried alcohol or drugs before.  (both.) × I have made a move on a friend’s significant other or crush in the past.  (Nope.. that’s a no-no in a big way.)
× I own the “South Park” movie.  (I have in the past, but I gave it away to someone.) I have avoided assignments at work/school to be on Xanga or Livejournal.  (I’ve avoided some assignments to stare at a blank wall and imagine patterns, too.) I enjoy some country music.  (Almost all music has *something* of value to it.)
× I would die for my best friends(I seriously doubt it. It depends on the scenario.) × I’m obsessive, and often a perfectionist(obsessive, maybe at times. Perfectionist, rarely at best.) × I have used my sexuality to advance my career.  (*snort*)
I think Halloween is awesome because you get free candy.  (duh. FREE. CANDY. Plus cute girls dressed up like cats. And Zombie tales!) × I have dated a close friend’s ex(nope, that’s a no-no for me, too.) I am happy at this moment.  (Pretty much, yup. with a side of gofy and a minor mean streak)
× I’m obsessed with guys(Nah, not really.) × Democrat(Party Of No Ideas) × Republican(Party Of Bad Ideas)
× I don’t even know what I am(I’m a biped!) × I am punk rockish.  (Not really, but I enjoy some of the music.) × I go for older guys/girls, not younger.  (I go for people I go for.)
× I study for tests most of the time.  (Not if I’ve absorbed the goods already.) I tie my shoelaces differently from anyone I’ve ever met.  (I’ve never really compared methods) × I can work on a car(I can change the oil and water!)
I love my job(s).  (I love some parts of it.) I am comfortable with who I am right now.  (I can use some changes, but I’m mostly good.) × I have more than just my ears pierced(I don’t even have my ears pierced!)
I walk barefoot wherever I can.  (Abso-friggin-lutely.) I have jumped off a bridge.  (It was a low bridge, over a deep lake.) I love sea turtles.  (Yay! Turtles!)
× I spend ridiculous amounts of money on makeup(Nope.) I plan on achieving a major goal/dream.  (paying for my home in full is a pretty major goal, right?) × I am proficient on a musical instrument(I can play tunes on a few… proficient, not so much any more.)
× I hate office jobs(Hate is a strong word. I don’t much like ’em though.) × I went to college out of state.  (FAU, University of Miami, PBCC.) × I am adopted(Not that I know of! If I am, I look a lot like my adoptive folks.)
× I am a pyro.   (no, but fire is pretty.) × I have thrown up from crying too much.  (No, but I have thrown up from pain/shock.) I have been intentionally hurt by people that I loved.  (yup, and that sucks.)
× I fall for the worst people.  (No, I like pretty keen people. No Nazis or bunny-boilers or that sort.) × I adore bright colours(Adore is a strong word… I tend tp prefer earth tones.) × I usually like covers better than originals.   (Nope. I do dig mash-ups a lot.)
× I hate chain theme restaurants like Applebees and TGIFridays(That’s a silly thing to hate. Sort of “I HATE BROWN SHOES!”) I can pick up things with my toes.  (especially my right foot. (I’m left handed.)) × I can’t whistle(I can, but I’m bad at staying on key.)
I have ridden/owned a horse.  (Ridden yes, owned no.) × I still have every journal I’ve ever written in.  (I wish. A lot of my stuff from when I was a kid is gone.) I talk in my sleep.  (once in a blue moon.)
× I’ve often thought that I was born in the wrong century(not often. I’ve often thought I was born in the wrong genre, however.) × I try to forget things by drowning them out with loads of distractions.  (not deliberately. I am often distracted.) × I wear a toe ring(nope… currently no jewelry.)
× I have a tattoo(I have some nifty scars!) × I can’t stand at LEAST one person that I work with.  (“can’t stand” is too harsh. Actively dislike… closer.) × I am a caffeine junkie.  (nope.. I can do without soda and not get headaches.)
× I am completely tree-huggy spiritual, and I’m not ashamed at all.  (Not spiritually, but I am a litle on the granola side.) × If I knew I would get away with it, I would commit at least one murder(no thank you.) × I will collect anything, and the more nonsensical, the better.  (not anything, but I do like toys and little trophies of visits, etc. ticket stubs.)
× I enjoy a nice glass of wine with dinner.  (very seldomly. not a habit. once a year or two?) I’m an artist.  (extremely subjective. I like to doodle and take pictures, and write, and make people feel things.) × I am ambidextrous(Lefty.)
× I sleep with so many stuffed animals, I can hardly fit on my bed.  (Just me, Newt, and covers!) × If it weren’t for having to see other people naked, I’d live in a nudist colony(Nah. I prefer light coverage to none.) × I have terrible teeth(my teeth are pretty strong and straight.)
× I hate my toes(I think my toes are toes… not hateful. I have no foot-fear or fetish.) I did this meme even though I wasn’t tagged by the person who took it before me. × I have more friends on the internet than in real life.  (I have more friendly aquaintences on the internet. More hard-core friends in the flesh.)
I have lived in either three different states or countries.  (States, yes. MA, VA, DC, FL, ME, to name a few.) × I am extremely flexible(Mentally, yes. Physically, not so much. I assume they mean physically.) I love hugs more than kisses.  (Depends who’s delivering. Hugs are more plentiful, and more comforting to me in general.)
× I want to own my own business(Not so much, anymore. Too much work for too little return, I think. I’m up to rethinknig it every so often, though.) × I smoke(gak. Nope. I don’t mind smokers much, though. pet peeve – PEOPLE WHO FLICK BUTTS ON THE SIDEWALK.) I spend way too much time on the computer than on anything else.  (I do.)
Nobody has ever said I’m normal.  (Not to my recollection.) Sad movies, games, and the like can cause a trickle of tears every now and then.  (sure I’m a mush.) × I am proficient in the use of many types of firearms and combat weapons.  (Proficient? I have more than a few hours invested in them, but it’s been a long time.)
× I like the way women look in stylized men’s suits.  (Depends on the women.) I don’t like it when people are unpleased or seem unpleased with me.  (you mean displeased, I assume.) I have been described as a dreamer or likely to have my head up in the clouds.  (Some folks have called me that.)
I have played strip poker with someone else before. × I have had emotional problems for which I have sought professional help.  (nope.) × I believe in ghosts and the paranormal.  (nope. Cool concept, but highly unlikely to be true.)
× I can’t stand being alone(I’m cool, if I have Newt) × I have at least one obsession at any given time.  (not really… I do have interests and themes, though.) × I weigh myself, pee/poo, and then weigh myself again.  (nah.)
× I consistently spend way too much money on obsessions-of-the-moment.  (nah.) × I’m a judgmental asshole(I’ve been one at times, but it’s not my standard mode.) × I’m a HUGE drama-queen(heck no.)
I have travelled on more than one continent.  (yup! 3 so far! Europe, North America, South America.) × I sometimes wish my father would just disappear.  (He’s long dead.) × I need people to tell me I’m good at something in order to feel that I am.  (not a bit… success can be self-evident.)
× I am a Libertarian(Nope. I care about helping my fellow man.) I can speak more than one language.  (Pig latin and Gibberish!) I can fall asleep even if the whole room is as noisy as it can be.  (if I’m tired enough, I can totally shut down.)
I would rather read than watch TV.  (usually so. Internet doubly so.) × I like reading fact more than fiction.  (Depends on the delivery. I tend ot like stories more than dry facts.) I have pulled an all-nighter on an assignment I was given a month to do.  (In high school, sure.)
I have no piercings.  (wasn’t this asked earlier?) I have spent the night in a train station or other public place.  (On the Beach!) × I have been so upset over my physical gender that I cried.  (Nope. I ‘m fine with my sex organs.)
× I once spent Christmas completely alone because there was a miscommunication on which parent was supposed to have me that night.  (Not a miscommunication, just didn’t want to do anything with anyone.) × There have been times when I have wondered “Why was I born?” and may/may not have cried over it.  (Nah.) I like most animals better than most people.  (I certainly give them more leeway.)
× I own a collection of retro games consoles(I used to have a few, but not any more.) × The thought of physical exercise makes me shiver.  (Shiver? Nope. Say “Ugh, I guess I should”, yup.) I have hit someone with a dead fish.  (On more than one occasion. Usually bait.)
× I am compulsively honest(I’m pretty honest. Compulsively? Not sure.) × I was born with a congenital birth defect that has never been repaired.  (not that I know of.) × I have danced topless in front of dozens of complete strangers.  (Maybe at a beach party? Doubtful.)
× I have gone from wishing I was a girl to revelling in being a boy to feeling like a girl again in the span of five minutes, and not cared a whit for my actual sex(erm, not that I can remember.) × I am unashamedly bisexual, and have different motivations for my desires for different genders.  (Nope. Strictly Hetero. .) × I sometimes won’t sleep a whole night or eat a whole day because I forget to.  (Can’t say as I’ve ever forgotten to sleep.)
× I find it impossible to get to sleep without some kind of music on.  (I can sleep pretty easily.) × I dislike milk(eh.) × I obsessively wash my hands.  (Nope, but I try to make sure to do so after being in the latrine or before eating.)
I always carry something significant around with me.  (A few things. Newt whisker. Pictures of people I care for.) × Sometimes I’d rather wear a wig in day-to-day life than use my own hair.  (Never really occurred to me, but it could be fun in a lex luthor sort of way.) I’ve pushed myself to become more self-aware and thereby more aware of others.  (I do try to pick up on things.)
× Even though I live on my own I still cry sometimes because I miss my mother(uh, no.) × I hand wrote all the HTML tags in this document.  (no, this quiz was pre-formatted.) I’ve liked something which a majority of people claimed was either bad or weird.  (I suspect everyone is guilty of this on some level.)
× I have been clinically dead for a brief period of time. × Instead of feeling sympathy/empathy with people and their problems, I simply become annoyed.  (depends on the person. if they’re a professional victim, I get tired pretty quick.) × I participate/have participated in auto drag races and won.  (nope… I’ve seen ’em in person)
× I do not ‘get’ most comedy acts. I don’t think strippers are money-greedy or slutty for dancing.  (Well, they’re not dancing for the heck of it… so it’s not greedy. It’s only slutty if they do “more than dance”.) × I don’t like to chew gum(no preference. I like gum if I want a minty snack, and it’s handy.)
× I am obsessed with history/historical things and can’t wait for someone to build a time machine so I can be the first to use it.  (I doubt a time machine will ever get built. Maybe a “time viewer” that lets you look back somehow? I’d be interested in seeing it.) × I can never remember for the life of me where I parked the car(I walk, no worries!) × I had the TEEN ANGST thing going for at least 2-3 years.  (Aw, Heck no.)
I wish people would be more empathic and honest with each other.  (couldn’t hurt.) × I play Dungeons and Dragons weekly.  (I did at one point, but it’s been a long time.) × I love to sing(to myself of Newt, sure. If I’ve sung to a person over the phone, I like ’em a *lot*.)
× I want to live in my mother’s basement when I grow up.  (no, and I’m in florida. no basement.) I have a custom-built computer. × I want to create a certain someone’s babies, even though there’s a 0% possiblity of ever achieving it.
× I would be in a relationship with one of my pets if they were human.  (Newt’s my son. That’d be the only relationship there!) I’ve gone skinny-dipping.  (Sure) I’ve performed in three plays.  (I’ve been in more than three, back in school.)
I enjoy burritos.  (Leetle Burros!) × I’m Irish and loving it.  (I like the Irish!) I have a thing for redheads.  (Rawr.)
× I am a twin(Nope. Though I once claimed to be in the 3rd grade.) × Most of the times, I’d rather do something intellectual instead of doing something generically ‘fun’.  (Monkey beats Robot this time.) × Once I set out to finish something, I always stay at it until it is completed before I move on to something else.  (Usually I have to multitask.)
× I wish there were a way to erase past mistakes.  (sometimes, but not right now.) × I sleep more than 12 hours a day.  (Nope! I’m about 6-8 hours.) × I wish I could be prouder of what I’ve accomplished, but it’s never enough.  (I’m pretty ok with where I’ve gone and what l’ve done thus far.)
× I need more time to myself.  (I’ve got just the right amount of that.) × I wish I was more open-minded(I think It’s open to a reasonable degree.) × I hope that I go really prematurely grey.  (Already have, a bit!`)
I download songs from the internet.  (frequently) × I’ve just reenacted chapter 58 of Death Note with my best friend.  (no idea what that is.) × I say random things to freak people out.  (I like to be silly, but not scary.)
× I’m still a little mad about the ending of Death Note(Still don’t know it.) × I love playing Truth or Dare(Meh, I prefer Pirates!!) × I love listening to slow music, but I hate singing to it.  (I’m about even.)
Music helps me remember that I am not alone.  (It can remind me of being alone, too.) Playing my favorite sport makes me temporarily forget my problems.  (Chase Newt?) I think this survey is particularly long.  (Yeah, I’m pretty tuckered out, now.)
× I prefer my LJ friends to my real-life ones.  (some of my LJ friends are Real-life ones!) × I can only hate someone that I love.  (Nope, I can’t say as I love anyone that I hate.) × I’ve ordered an extra two shots of espresso to an Americano at Starbucks(Iced Chai!)


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