Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Meme Time

Might as well answer this quiz, as taken from Byzantium's Shores.

Have you ever . . .

1. Smoked cigarettes - Not a one.

2. Smoked a cigar - Or a one of these, either.

3. Broken a CD - Um, sure. Plenty.

4. Crashed a friend's car - A friend's? No. Mine? Several.

5. Stolen a car  - Nope.

6. Been in love - Only once. Still am, in fact.

7. Been dumped - Yep. By the same female referenced above, in point of fact. A feyearsls later we rectified the situation.

8. Shoplifted - Not that I can recall.

9. Been fired - Can't say that I have. (Cue frantic knocking of wood).

10. Been in a fist fight - Eight grade. A classmate thought I had taken his hackysack after a lunchtime session. In the locker room after lunch, as we were changing for gym, he pushed me, demanding his hackysack. I sprung up and pushed him back. Fists were raised. Nervous and unsure of what to do in a fight, I began to loudly sing the theme to Rocky. I lost.

11. Snuck out of your house - Nope. 'Rents were pretty easygoing and I was a pretty easygoing kid, so that wasn't really an issue.

12. Had feelings for someone who didn't have them back - Of course. Starting in sixth grade.

13. Been arrested - Just the odd traffic ticket.

14. Made out with a stranger - Nope.

15. Gone on a blind date - Yes, kind of. Went to a college dance with a girl who was reputed to "like me" whom I didn't know. Didn't go well.

16. Lied to a friend - Of course.

17. Had a crush on a teacher - No big ones, but plenty of idle ones.

18. Skipped school - Not a once. I was an obedient little geek.

19. Slept with a co-worker - No.

20. Seen someone die - No. Be nice to keep that streak going for a good, long time, no?

21. Been on a plane - Several times, but not frequent-flyer level. Back to NY from London was the longest. That was an uncomfortable flight.

22. Thrown up in a bar - No. Oddly enough, I hung out in a bar a lot as a kid (8-12 years old), when my Dad owned one. As an adult I have hardly ever stepped into one, teetotaler that I am.

23. Taken painkillers - Mild stuff after a knee scope.

24. Love someone or miss someone right now - I miss my two girls every day I'm not with them.

25. Laid on your back and watched cloud shapes go by - Has anyone not?

26. Made a snow angel - Ditto.

27. Played dress up - Apart from acting in plays, no.

28. Cheated while playing a game - I'm sure.

29. Been lonely - Is there a human being on this planet who hasn't been lonely?!?!

30. Fallen asleep at work/school - No.

31. Used a fake id - Teetotalers find much less need for such a beast.

32. Felt an earthquake - No.

33. Touched a snake - Yes.

34. Ran a red light - Left on a red once. Ticket.

35. Been suspended from school - No.

36. Had detention - No.

37. Been in a car accident - Several.

38. Hated the way you look - Often.

39. Witnessed a crime - Some fistfights. That's technically a crime, yes?

.40. Pole danced -Hee, hee. No.

41. Been lost - Yes.

42. Been to the opposite side of the country - Nope. An East Coaster, I've only been as far as New Orleans.

43. Felt like dying - Not literally. But close.

44. Cried yourself to sleep - Yes.

45. Played cops and robbers - Or some variation thereof.

46. Sang karaoke - Only once. And badly. But I've sung on stage many a time. Odd that.

47. Done something you told yourself you wouldn't - ?

48. Laughed till some kind of beverage came out of your nose - A few times. Not a pleasant feeling.

49. Caught a snowflake on your tongue - Yes.

50. Kissed in the rain - Yes. Very nice.

51. Sing in the shower - Not recently, but yes.

52. Made love in a park - No, alas.

53. Had a dream that you married someone - No.

54. Glued your hand to something - No.

55. Got your tongue stuck to a flag pole - No.

56. Worn the opposite sex's clothes - No.

57. Had an orgasm - Yes. Yes.

58. Sat on a roof top - Yes. I sit on my rooftop every X-Mas to hang the lights. Feels much sturdier than the ladder.

59. Didn't take a shower for a week - Not quite a week, I don't think.

60. Ever too scared to watch scary movies alone - No.

61. Played chicken - No.

62. Been pushed into a pool with all your clothes on - No.

63. Been told you're hot by a complete stranger - No. Not once. Imagine it!

64. Broken a bone - Hairline fracture of the nose. See #10.

65. Been easily amused - Every day.

66. Laugh so hard you cry - No - that particular phenomenon doesn't seem to affect me.

67. Mooned/flashed someone - No.

68. Cheated on a test - I don't think so.

69. Forgotten someone's name - All the time. People at work, extended family members of the wife, long-ago classmates.

70. Slept naked - Sure.

71. Gone skinny dipping in a pool- No, alas.

Been kicked out of your house - No.

73. Blacked out from drinking - No. Teetotaler, remember?

74. Played a prank on someone - Small stuff.

75. Gone to a late night movie - Yes, but not post-midnight.

76. Made love to anything not human - Ew. Just ew.

77. Failed a class - Calculus Four and a Chemistry class - Molecular Binding maybe?

78. Choked on something you're not supposed to eat - No.

79. Played an instrument for more than 10 hours - No.

80. Cheated on a significant gf/bf - Not even on an isignificant one.

81. Ate a whole package of Oreos - Not a whole package, but certainly far too many to be seemly.

82. Thrown strange objects - By some perspectives, a discus could be considered a strange object.

83. Felt like killing someone - Yes, but never enough to, say, have to check myself to prevent the impulse from becoming real.

84. Thought about running away - No.

85. Ran away - See above.

86. Did drugs - No.

87. Had detention and not attend it - No.

88. Yelled at parents - Plenty 'o times.

89. Made parent cry - Plenty o' times.

90. Cried over someone - And the hat trick.

91. Owned more than 5 puppies - No.

92. Dated someone more than once - Yes. See numbers six and seven.

93. Have a dog - A few as a kid.

94. Have a cat - Technically, they were my sisters.'

95. Own an instrument - A digital piano and a guitar.

96. Been in a band - No. Choirs, no bands.

97. Had more than 25 sodas in one day - I hope not.

98. Made out with a member of the same sex - Nope.

99. Shot a gun - No.

100. Been online for more than 5 hours straight - All the time, at work.

Until Whenever

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