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Meme not only stolen, but written by the incomparable [livejournal.com profile] quaquav so you know it's good stuff.

memeage here )

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There are 239 movies on this list. SUPPOSEDLY if you've seen over 85 movies, you have no life. Copy & paste this list, then, put x's next to the movies you've seen, add them up, change the header adding your number, and click post at the bottom. Have fun!

meme here )
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You know the drill: post the first line of your first entry of each month of 2008. Stolen from [livejournal.com profile] artemiswinter.

January: Whoo!
New Years was lovely despite having to work yesterday and today.

February: Frustrated Explorers
Have Important Things To Do, but I'm going to do a short meme to procrastinate.

March: Meme's Away!
1. Are you taller than your best friend?
No. I'm rarely taller than anyone. <--same here

April: Pop Culture Geek Out
Shawn got me the complete Gilmore Girls dvd collection for Xmas and I've been slowly (or quickly depending on your perspective) watching them in order, usually while I knit.

May: So Long Scrubs
Haven't posted in awhile, so figured I would do so.

June: Girlfriends
My best gals and I have been planning to have an uber girly day where we go see S&TC and then get cosmos afterward

July: Zoids and Richies
I just saw Pretty In Pink last night for the first time in years.

August: I Heart My Neti Pot
Stayed home from work today.

Sept: Party
Just realized I never did post about our party on Saturday.

Oct: To Do List
- take picture of computer we want to sell on craigslist

Nov: "I Wasn't Going For Elegant, HEIDI"
My Kenley costume was a success!

Dec: Oh Noes!
You Are 49% Likely to Survive Another Great Depression


Okay, my next resolution is to think up more interesting first lines at the beginning of each month this year. *yawn*

memeage

Dec. 9th, 2008 11:20 am
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Today is my short day (8-2) and the books looked pretty dead, so I called in sick. Think I can accomplish more by cleaning the apt and doing laundry than sitting around the spa.

And now, a meme!

questions from heathergalaxy )

And now another one yanked from [livejournal.com profile] helloflamingo

flickr meme )

Shawn had to go to jury duty selection (we're hoping his crazy looking steampunk beard keeps him from getting picked) and texted me about Blago. He says its an interesting day to be in a courtroom. Don't think anyone is going to be sad to see the man go.
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In 2008, antiquehighheel resolves to...
Find a better morrissey.
Stop dancing with ziola.
Drink four glasses of skincare every day.
Tell my family about peter hedges.
Go to rasputina every Sunday.
Backup my bjork regularly.






Get your own New Year's Resolutions:


The four glasses of skincare a day made me laugh out loud.

oh noes!

Dec. 1st, 2008 10:01 pm
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You Are 49% Likely to Survive Another Great Depression



Your habits are pretty on par with the average person.

Unfortunately, this means your chances aren't good in another Great Depression.



Start saving your money now. Living in debt isn't doing you any favors.

Also figure out how to live a little more cheaply. Every little bit you can trim will help.



Oh come on. Just cuz I don't garden and don't own a gun? Though I should probably stock up on the canned goods...

Other than that, I had a lovely Thanksgiving vacation. Will post more about it tomorrow. Right now my brain is soggy from working a long day.
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via [livejournal.com profile] mamichan

turn to the right! )

buffy meme

Sep. 17th, 2008 02:11 pm
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Stolen from [livejournal.com profile] heathergalaxy.

When you see this, post another Buffy quote in your LJ. Let's see how long this can go on.

"In my world people wear chains and we ride them like ponies!" -Vampire Willow
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Thanks [livejournal.com profile] crowjoy

Reply to this post and i'll respond with at least 3 things i like/love/adore/admire about you. Then post to your own journal to spread the love-plague.

ripper

Sep. 26th, 2007 09:43 pm
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You scored as Rupert Giles, You're very wise. Though you've only recently begun thinking about yourself, you're always there to help. Everyone around you holds you in high regard. You've always pulled through.

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Tara Maclay

58%

Xander Harris

58%

Rupert Giles

58%

Anya

54%

Willow Rosenberg

54%

Dawn Summers

46%

Spike

42%

Buffy Summers

38%

Which Buffy The Vampire Slayer Character Are You Most Like!?
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Time: 3:43PM
Name: jessica
Sisters: 0
Brothers: 0
Shoe size: 6 1/2
Height: 5'2"
What are you wearing? jeans and comfy baby t
Favorite Number? 13
Favorite Drink? vodka 7
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Breakfast: eggs benedict with fresh tomato instead of sausage

***********Have You Ever*****************

Broken a bone: no unless you count small rib fractures from coughing too much
Been in a police car: nope
Been on a boat? yep
Swam in the ocean?: yep
Surfed: nope
Fallen asleep in school: hell yeah
Cried when someone died: of course
Saved emails? I'm a big saver

--------------------------Ever Had- -------------------------------

Chicken pox: Yes
Sore throat: Yes

Stitches: Yes
Broken nose: no

-------------------Do You-----------------------------------

Like cake? sometimes, but I'm not into sweets
Like school? I liked it when I got to college
------------------------Questions----------------------------------------

Who was the last person you danced with? Jennifer (as in "go out dancing with" since I don't usually dance "with" people

Who makes you smile? Lots of people

--------------------------Who------------------------

Who did you last yell at? stupid person on the phone for a cab because she wanted an exact address and I could only give her an intersection. She said, "Maam, that doesn't help me at all!" Why is it a cab driver is fine with being told an intersection, but I have to give the person who isn't driving an exact address? Grr!

-------------------Questions---------------------------

What are you listening to right now? traffic
Hated someone in your family? no, my family rocks
Diamond or pearl? black pearls

----------------------------Today did you------------------------------

1. Talk to someone you like? yes
2. Get sick? no
3. Sing? not yet
4. Talked to an ex? god no
5. Miss someone? yes

--------------------------Last person who---------------------------

6. Was in your bed besides you? shawn
7. Talked to on the phone? mom
8. Made you cry? I don't cry that easy
9. Went to the movies with? shawn
10. You went to the mall with? myself

-------------------------Have you been to------------------------------

11. Been to Europe: Yes
12. Been to Asia: no
13. Been to Russia: no
15. Been to Mexico: no
16. Been to Canada: yes
17. Been to Africa: no

----------------Random-----------------------

18. Do you like someone at the moment: yes
19. What books are you reading right now? I'm in between books, but I just finished "Nameless Witch," which was a lot of fun.

20. Best feeling in the world? when a creative project comes together and you know it's going to turn out just right

21. Future kids name: n/a
22. Do you sleep with a stuffed animal? no, two live ones
23. What's under your bed? dust, things I've lost and a box of yarn
25. Who do you really hate? don't hate anybody
26. Hows your life right now? life is good

27. Whats your favorite colors? red, purple
28. Are you lonely right now? nope

-------------REVEAL A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF-------------
NOW....

Is your hair up: nope
Is your phone right beside you: no
Do you wish you were somewhere else? not really
Do you have plans for tonight? watch the first episode of Avatar.
Are you wearing makeup? nope
Who was the last person that called you? my mum
Anything you regret? nothing comes to mind right now, but there are things in everyone's life that they'd probably do different if they had the chance.

Ever stuck gum under a desk? ew
Ever spit at someone? no
Ever kicked something living? not in anger, more like nudging out of the way
Ever had your nails done? yes
Ever thrown up because you cried so hard? no
Had any plans last week? renegade craft fair!
Was last week interesting? yes
Have you cussed? fuck yeah

-------------SPILL YOUR GUTS-------------

First thing you did this morning? let the cats out of the second bedroom
Last thing you ate? tofu hotdog
What's something you look forward to most in the next 6 weeks? Halloween!

Do you think someone is thinking about you right now? not really
Do you wish on stars? no, I wish when it's 11:11PM
Does it work? sometimes...I try wishing for acheivable things like finding good parking or that the place I'm hanging out at to be cool.
When was the last time you cried? not sure
Do you like your handwriting? it's legible enough
Are you a friendly person? yes, but I put up walls if I don't know you at first
Are you keeping a secret from the world? no
Whose bed did you sleep in last night? my own
What color shirt are you wearing? rose
What is the color of your bedsheets? purple
What were you doing at 11 last night? on the laptop
Last person you talked to? shawn
Ever cried on your friends shoulder? I'll cry on Shawn's
Are you normally a happy person? for the most part

Is your self-esteem low? usually it's at a decent level, but my job has been messing with it lately
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You Are 44% Girly



You're a little girly, a little boyish, and probably a whole lot indie.

You have your own unique style, and it pretty much defies gender lines.

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1. What is the soundtrack for this LJ?

outside street noise

2. What's bothering you right now?

feeling a little overwhelmed and depressed, but in a hormonal way, not an actual depression.

3. Do you close the door when you are sleeping?

Yes, once we put our cats in the other room.

4. What is in your wallet?

various wallet-type stuff

5. Wallpaper on your computer's desktop?

closeup of a white flower against a black background

6. Background on your cell phone?

a pretty sushi plate

7. Next time you will kiss someone?

Tonight when I see Shawn.

8. Where was your default picture taken?

I'm guessing in a studio when Clara Bow was silently filming.

9. Eyes:

hazel

10. Life:

busy

11. House:

very lived in

12. Doing this weekend?

possibly some drinking and dancing, and lots of reading (not all at the same time).

13. Wearing?

a red nightie from H&M (yes, I'm aware it's almost 1PM, what of it?)

14. Who was the last person to send you a text message?

Jennifer

15. If you could have one thing right now what would it be?

pizza! Or a really good vegetarian sandwich.

16. Listening to?

nothing right now

17. Ever kissed someone named John?

no...oh wait, yes I did! But it was just a New Years kiss.

18. What do you smell like?

just my own natural scent right now. I'm about to shower it all off in a minute.

19. Eating?

Probably going to get a veggie wrap before work. Don't feel like making anything right now.

20. Favorite thing on your bed:

cats

21. Do you believe in a soul mate?

For the most part I'm too snarky to believe in such a thing, but I know that's what Shawn is.

22. What do you wear to bed?

Usually a tshirt

23. Do you remember your dreams?

Lately I've been having crazy dreams and remembering bits and pieces. I think hot weather makes me dream harder.

24. Do you burn easily in the sun?

If I'm actively trying to get "color" then I will fry up. I haven't done that since I was 13, though. Mostly I stay pasty no matter what.

25. Have you ever been gambling?

no, nothing about it seems fun to me

26. What's something you wish you could understand better?

Meh. Ask again later, too ambivilant to care.

27. What did you do last weekend?

Got a tattoo!

28. Who do you miss?

Miss Josh a lot, but I'll be seeing him soon.

29. Who is the last girl you hugged?

Probably Amy. A "goodbye, see you soon, thanks for getting a tattoo with me" hug.

30. Orange or apple juice?

Neither. I like those green juices that are made of every type of vegetable but still taste like mangoes.

31. Who was the last person you went somewhere with?

Shawn to Star of India on Sunday to see lots of people

32. What was the last text message you sent?

"text or call Diane, she's freaking out"

33. Have you kissed anyone on your friendslist?

just Shawn

34. Last time you ate a homegrown tomato?

years ago!

36. What was the last thing you drank?

coffee

37. Whose house did you go to last night?

Um, no ones. Am I supposed to go to someone's house every night?

38. Who was the last person you visited in the hospital?

My cat Puck when he was in kitty emergency. Yes it counts.

39. Do you like someone right now?

Yes, and love him too.

40. What do you wear more, slacks, jeans, or sweatpants?

Jeans. I don't even know what "slacks" are.

41. What is the last movie you watched? With who?

Ratatouille with Jackie.

42. Name 3 drinks you regularly drink:

water, coffee and liquor

43. What are you excited about?

Vacation! Bachelorette party! Wedding! Then more vacation!

44. Do you want someone you can't have?

Nope, I have someone I want all the time.

45. Who was last to slap your butt?

Rebekah at work. She likes to slap butts.

46. Where was the last place you went?

Mario Tricoci.

47. What's on your mind right now?

wedding stuff, esthetician license stuff, work stuff, etc

48. Have you cried recently?

I'm saving it all up for reading Harry Potter this weekend.

49. When you think of your crush, who is it?

When I think of my "crush"? What am I, 14?

50. Is taking a shower a daily habit?

Yep, and I'm going to indulge in my daily habit right now.
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Tried doing this earlier, but I was still too sleepy. Let's see if I can do it now.



The game is SCATTERGORIES…it's harder than it looks! Here are the rules: Use the 1st letter of your name to answer each of the following. They MUST be real places, names, things…NOTHING made up! If you can't think of anything, skip it. Try to use different answers if the person before you had the same 1st initial. You CAN'T use your name for the boy/girl name question.

Your Name: Jessica

1. Famous Singer/Band: Jarvis Cocker

2. 4 letter word: jade

3. Street: jenkins

4. Color: no colors start with j

5. Gifts/Presents: jasmine perfume

6. Vehicle: jaguar

7. Things in a Souvenir Shop: jet (toy)

8. Boy Name: Jack

9. Girl Name: Jezabel

10. Movie Title: James and the Giant Peach

11. Drink: juice

12. Occupation: juggler

13. Celebrity: John Malkovich

14. Magazine: Jane

15. U.S. City: Jersey City. Which is an actual city and not a state. Ahem.

16. Pro Sports Teams: Jets, New York

18. Reason for Being Late for Work: jam (as in traffic)

19. Something You Throw Away: junk

20. Things You Shout: jerk

21. Cartoon Character: Jane Jetson
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I was tagged...twice...by the fabulous Ms. [livejournal.com profile] pollyhyper. Actually, she tagged both of my journals, so I'll be reposting this in [livejournal.com profile] jescatling as well. Unless I decide to make that all specifically craft-related, but that might take too much effort.

The rules: Each person tagged gives 7 random facts about themselves. Those tagged need to write in their blogs the 7 facts, as well as the rules of the game. You need to tag 7 others and list their names on your blog. You have to leave those you plan on tagging a note in their comments so they know that they have been tagged and to read your blog.

1. I just got my lower legs lasered. It was my first treatment and it hurthurthurt! Laser is usually described as a rubber band snap, to which I reply that it's more like a rubber band snap ON FIRE! But it's pain that doesn't linger and my legs actually feel fine now. The person working on me told me that it only hurts like that the first couple times, then it gets better. Looking forward to that.

2. I was born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. We moved to Chicago when I was four. I used to spend my early days in my grandmothers Italian bakery, eating all the cookies and cannolis that I wanted. Cannolis still don't taste the same out here.

3. I think that animals are cuter than babies.

4. I'm terrible at cleaning. I clean a lot at my job, but my house is usually a cluttered wreck because I'd rather read a book or knit or nap with my cats.

5. Shawn actually broke me up with the guy I was dating before him. I had been dating this guy, J., who I brought to one of Amy's parties. Shawn and I had met a couple times before this, and emailed each other a lot, so of course we started babbling like crazy. After that party, J. started acting very weird and stand offish, and I could tell he wasn't into me anymore, but he wouldn't say why, he just called me less. I finally asked him what was up, and he told me that at the party he saw the way I talked with Shawn and realized I never talked to him the same way. Not in a flirty way, just in the way that we're both so freakishly alike. Shawn and I started dating a couple months later.

4. One of the best parts of my job are the facial extractions. Ew! But strangely satisfying...

5. Part of the reason I finally stopped eating meat is because my grandmother had colon cancer and it was horrible. If I end up with some kind of cancer, I just don't want to have that kind.

6. But I haven't stopped eating all meat. I still eat fish, so I'm more of a flexitarian or pescatarian or whatever. I can't help it...fish is so good! If sushi is wrong (and it probably is) then I don't want to be right!

7. At work today they gave us a "Skin Saver" drink that was from a skincare book. It was delicious, made with green tea, berries and club soda for fizziness. Extremely good for you. Yet I couldn't help wondering how well it would mix with vodka.

I'm going to be a rebel and not tag anyone. But steal away!
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Housekeeping A to Z

aprons - y/n?
Nope. My grandmother always forced me (and sometimes my friends!) to wear old fashioned floral aprons from 1943 while eating so we wouldn't get messy. Terribly scarring. No aprons for me.

baking - y/n?
nope. I like cooking better, but that might be because I don't have too much of a sweet tooth anymore. [livejournal.com profile] hologram_golem is actually pretty good at baking, and then I feel bad because I can't eat more than a sliver of his pecan pies.

clothesline - y/n?
No. I wouldn't mind one. I like the idea of conserving energy and using the sun to dry clothes. But would I actually take the time to hang wet clothes and then take them down? Uh uh.

donuts - ever made them?
no. Maybe I should encourage [livejournal.com profile] hologram_golem to learn.

everyday - one homemaking thing you do everyday?
Cooking.

freezer - do you have a separate deep freezer?
no, but that would be pretty cool.

garbage disposal - y/n
no...Chicago apts don't have garbage disposals, which is why our alleys are full of rats.

handbook - y/n?
Huh? There's a handbook? Why didn't I ever get one?

ironing - love it or hate it?
Don't mind it, but I never really bother with it. A quick spin in the dryer will take out any wrinkles.

junk drawer - where is it?
In the kitchen.

kitchen - design and decorating?
It's pretty all over the place. There are bizarre masks hanging on the walls, kitschy calenders, homemade magnets, etc. When we own a place, maybe I'll try going for a vintagey kitchen theme.

love - what is your favorite part of homemaking?
If you can't tell already, it's cooking. Love to cook, hate to clean.

mop - y/n?
I do more mopping now that I have my sexy omop.

nylons - wash them by hand or in the washer?
I won't wear anything that can't go in the washer.

oven - do you use the window or open it to check?
Open it.

pizza - what do you put on yours?
all sorts of veggies and then load it with shredded cheese.

quiet - what do you do during the day when you get a quiet moment?
read or knit

recipe card box?
nope...cookbooks and a folder full of printed out recipes from the net.

style of house?
2 bedroom flat with crazy painted walls, a suit of armor and a Nefertiti sarcophagus.

tablecloths and napkins - y/n?
What, paper towels aren't good enough?

under the kitchen sink
Cleaning supplies.

vacuum - how many times a week?
a few times a week for our hardwood floors. We have a couple rugs that I'm considering ditching because we just don't have a strong enough vacuum for them.

wash - how many loads do you do a week?
Lights, darks and reds. I don't wear much color besides red.

x’es - do you keep a list of things to do and cross them off?
Oh please. If I sat down to write a list, I would lose all motivation to do anything.

yard - who does what?
We rent. Someone else does the yard. We've tried gardening before, but we have the brownest of thumbs.

zzz’s - what is your last homemaking task for the day?
If anything, it will be filling up the dishwasher. I love my dishwasher.
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...even though I mostly chose the pattern because it was red.

Your Brain's Pattern

You have a dreamy mind, full of fancy and fantasy.
You have the ability to stay forever entertained with your thoughts.
People may say you're hard to read, but that's because you're so internally focused.
But when you do share what you're thinking, people are impressed with your imagination.

*snicker*

Mar. 29th, 2007 11:23 pm
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Jealous, Explorer-Snatching, Scientist-Injuring Creature of Anger


Get Your Monster Name

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...a self-absorbed, dependent, extroverted leader. Uh huh. And I'm 100% adventurious!

The Everything Test

There are many different types of tests on the internet today. Personality tests, purity tests, stereotype tests, political tests. But now, there is one test to rule them all.

Traditionally, online tests would ask certain questions about your musical tastes or clothing for a stereotype, your experiences for a purity test, or deep questions for a personality test.We're turning that upside down - all the questions affect all the results, and we've got some innovative results too! Enjoy :-)

Personality
You are more logical than emotional, more concerned about self than concerned about others, more atheist than religious, more dependent than loner, more lazy than workaholic, more traditional than rebel, more artistic mind than engineering mind, more idealist than cynical, more leader than follower, and more extroverted than introverted.

As for specific personality traits, you are adventurious (100%), adventurous (90%), romantic (71%), intellectual (67%).

Stereotypes
Emo Kid78%
Young Professional76%
Punk Rock73%
 
Life Experience
Sex27%
Substances49%
Travel38%

Politics
Your political views would best be described as Socialist, whom you agree with around 100% of the time.
  Socioeconomic
Your attitude toward life best associates you with Upper Middle Class. You make more than 0% of those who have taken this test, and 31% less than the U.S. average.

If your life was a movie, it would be rated PG-13.
By the way, your hottness rank is 71%, hotter than 96% of other test takers.

TAKE THE TEST
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40 off the wall questions...

1) what side of a heart do you draw first?
Right side

2) Can you dive without plugging your nose?
Probably not anymore. It's been years since I've been swimming, let alone diving.

3) What color is your Phone?
the landline is black...my cell phone is red.

4) Do you have any regrets?
I regret not knowing what to do with my life sooner. But that's everybody, isn't it?

5) Who would you want to be tied to for 24 hours?
Shawn. That's easy. Might even be kind of fun ;)

6) Where are you?
home

7) How do you feel about carrots?
I'm a fan.

8) How many chairs at the dining room table?
Five. One too many actually. One always hangs apart.

9) Which is the best Spice Girl?
Ginger. She broke up the band.

10) Do you know what time it is?
1:20AM

12) What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator?
Hit the "in case of emergency" button.

13) What's your favorite kind of gum?
I don't like gum.

14) T or F: All's fair in love and war?
What does that even mean? It sounds like something out of a bad soap opera.

16) Do you use words that you don't know the meaning to?
Yes, but I think I know the meaning, so it counts.

17) Do you like to sleep?
As much as I possibly can.

18) Do you know which US states don't use Daylight Savings?
Parts of Indiana. Lucky Hoosiers.

19) Do you know the song Total Eclipse of the Heart?
Turn around Bright Eyes!

20) Do you want a bright yellow '06 mustang?
If I can sell it and pay off my debts then yes, yes I do!

21) What's something you've always wanted?
A roomfull of kittens!

22) Do you have hairy legs?
Nope. A little stubbly, maybe.

24) Would you rather swim in the ocean or a lake?
Ocean. Because that would be I was on the coast somewhere.

25) Do you wear a lot of black?
hell yeah

26) Describe your hair.
Black (with some little silvers at the roots), naturally curly, but usually straight since it's winter and I don't like to go outside with wet hair.

27) Boardwalk & Park Place, or Mediterranean Ave. & Baltic Ave.?
Um...boardwalk?

28) Are you an adult?
I'm the new hybrid juvenile adult that the hip papers keep writing about.

29) Who is/are your best friend(s)?
I'm a lucky girl who has a few best friends. Amy, Michelle, and of course Shawn.

30) Do you have a tan?
Ew! No!

31) Are you a television addict?
I'm more of a DVD addict.

32) Do you enjoy spending time with your Dad?
Yes, although I'm a bad daughter who sees her parents maybe once a month.

33) Are you a sugar freak?
No, I'm a salt freak. I'll turn my nose up if you offer me cake, but I'll devour a bag of potato chips in one sitting.

34) What is your favorite movie?
The Princess Bride.

35) What sign are you?
Virgo

36) Where do you wish you were right now?
San Diego.

37) Who did you copy this from?
[livejournal.com profile] baa_sheep

38) How do you know them?
it's a secret! (okay, it's digs!)

39) What brand of shirt are you wearing?
threadless "emo bear" shirt

40) What are your plans for the weekend?
Apparently I'm going to a roller derby match. Whoo!

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