June 12th, 2006

Ceci n'est pas une personne.

I act (29) years old

From the always entertaining entropyerika:

How old do you act?
Put an x on all the things you can do and find out how old you act!!:)

[] I know how to make a pot of coffee
[x] I can do my own laundry
[x] I can cook for myself
[x] I do my chores after being told once
[x] I always do my homework/work
[x] I actually enjoy intellectual conversations
[x] I think politics are exciting
[] My parents and grand-parents have better things to say than my peers


[x] I show up for school/work every day unless I'm sick
[] I always carry a pen in my pocket/purse
[] I've never gotten a ticket
[] I watch talk shows and point out the incredibility of it all
[x] I know what incredibility means without looking it up
[] I drink black coffee

total: 2

[x] I know how to run the dish washer..and/or do the dishes
[] I can count in more than one language
[x] When I say I'm going to do something, I do it.
[] I mow the lawn
[] wash the car
[x] I can make adults laugh... without being stupid
[] I remember to water my plants
[x] I study when I have to
[x] I pay attention at school/work
[x] I remember to feed my pets.
[x] I'm generally organized
[x] I know the meaning of capital punishment

total: 8

[x] I can spell experience without looking it up
[x] I clean up my own messes
[] The first thing I do when I wake up is get coffee
[x] I can go to the store with out getting something I don't need
[x] I understand jokes the first time they are said
[x] I listen to my elders
[x] I can type fast, because I type every day

total: 6

[x] My choice in clothing is acceptable in an office or something like that
[x] I can watch politics and laugh
[x] I have realized that the weather forecast changes every hour
[x] I can look at someone hot and not think of sex
[x] I have realized that no one will take you seriously unless you are over the age of 25 and have a job
[x] I can read a book and actually finish it
[] People have said that I act older than I am
[x] I can be sent on an errand and not get side tracked

total: 7

Now add up how many x's you have and put "I act ( ) years old" in the bulletin title and repost it.
Ceci n'est pas une personne.

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Another one from entropyerika:

Your Autobiography

Part 1: The Birth of You

Were you a planned baby?: I suspect so.

Were you the first?: I's the prototype!

Who was present at your birth? Mom, Dad, Doctor, nurses, and me.

Were your parents married when you were born?: Yes, and still are.

What is your birthdate?: April 24, 1972

Part 2: The Family

How would you describe your family? My Mom is an urban liberal Republican and my Dad is a rural conservative democrate.

Are your parents married? Divorced? Seperated?: Married.

If you have siblings are you oldest, middle, or youngest?: I am the oldest with one younger sister.

What are your siblings names? Elizabeth, but we all call her Libby.

Which parent do/did you get along with best?: I get along with both, but it's easier talking with my Mom.

What do you fight about? My money management "skills".

Do you have step parents?: Nope.

Part 3: The Friends

Do you have more than one best friend? Yes

Who are your best friends? John and Louise

What do you like to do when you are together? Talk, hang out, get inebriated and watch TV/movies.

Do you share the same interests?: Some. We're each geeks in our own unique ways.

Which friend can you tell anything to? Most. I'm generally a pretty open book.

Part 4: Your Personality

How high/low is your self esteem? Depends. Lately, it's kind of so-so, but that will pass.

Do you get depressed about things easily? Easily? Now. Weirdly, my emotional state seems fairly isolated form reality. A lot of shit can be happening and I'll feel great. And sometimes everything can be coming up roses, and I feel like shit.

Are you happy? Most of the time.

Do you live life to the fullest? If "fullest" means enjoying things at my pace, and plenty of cat naps, then sure...

Part 5: Appearance

Are you comfortable with the way you look? I think I need a change. I'm not sure what that change is, but I'm sure it will come to me.

What would you change about your appearance? Lose weight, eye surgery to ditch the glasses, a new wardrobe, and a new hair do.

Do you have any piercings? Nope.

Describe your hair? Short.

What make-up do you wear? I'm au natural

How do you dress? Jeans/shorts, t-shirts/short-sleeve-button-down, hiking boots or sandals.

Part 6: The Past

Were you a strange child?: I was the quiet loner who sat in the back of the room reading fantasy books when he should have been studying.

What did you use to love that you no longer do? Play with my Legos

Do you have the same friends? Nope. Nope.

Was there anything in your past that was traumatizing? Other than the usual loner kid stories at school, no.

Part 7: The Future

What is your ambition? Happiness for myself and those around me.

Are you scared of growing old? Not so much growing old, but acting my age scares me.

Do you want to get married?: Someday, when the partner is right. No rush, though.

Part 8: The Outdoors

Do you prefer indoors or outdoors? Usually outdoors.

What is your favorite season? Summer or winter. Basically sun or snow. No rain.

Favorite weather? Sunny or snowy.

Do you like walking in the rain? Depends... Do I have a rain coat?

Part 9: Food

Are you a vegetarian?: Nope.

What is your favorite food? Rich foods.

What food makes you want to gag? Natto

What is your favorite dessert? Ice Cream and/or fruit pie.

What is your favorite restaurant? ????

Are you a fussy eater? Nope.

Part 10: Relationships and Love

Are you single or taken? Single.

If taken who is the lucky guy/girl? I'll let you know when it happens.

Do you think love is the best feeling? It's like heroin. The best feeling ever, till it's gone, and withdrawl sucks.

Do you believe in love at first sight? I believe in connection at first sight. There are some people you just feel comfortable with and can talk to. When that happens, I know that's someone I want to spend more time with.

Part 11: Experiences

What was one of your greatest experiences? Either Burning Man or one of my trips to Peru.

What was one of your worst? When I was dumped shortly before my fiance and I were set to be married.

Have you ever thought you were going to die? Yes.

Have you ever suffered from depression? No. I enjoyed every minute of it.