6 actual keys (2 for the store, 2 for the apartment in MI, 1 for the house, 1 for my car), plus an assortment of crap
What curse word do you use the most?
No fucking idea what the fuck you're talking about. I don't fucking curse
Do you own an iPod?
On my list of things to buy. Getting sick of lugging all those CDs around with me
What time is your alarm clock set for?
10.30ish... gotta love starting work at noon at the earliest
How many suitcases do you own?
2... and a lot of big bags
Do you wear flip-flops even when it's cold outside?
Don't wear flip-flops... once they make 18-hole steeltoe flip-flops I will consider them
Where do you buy your groceries from?
Groceries? You mean as in cooking? Good one :P I buy candy from the 8-twelve minimart across from work, and usually get some ice cream from Wa-Wa's, but that's it for groceries
Would you rather take the picture or be in the picture?
Depends on the picture. If it involves a hot girl in some stage of undress (wish I could take more pics like that) I want to be in the picture. If it involves artists on stage, I want to take it, and then take pics with them later.
What was the last movie you watched?
In the theater? V for Vendetta. At home the Frighteners
Do any of your friends have children?
They all seem to be spawning lately :P
If you won the lottery, what's the first thing you would buy?
More lottery tickets (been there, but it was scratch-tickets :P) Serious? Depends on how much money. Probably an iPod, a bunch of CDs, DVDs and shirts from the store. If it was a more substantial win, I would buy some real estate :P
Has anyone ever called you lazy?
Sure, but I couldn't be bothered to pay attention
Do you ever take medication to help you fall asleep faster?
The last time I took medication was when I had to have a root canal... I took four of the 20 vicodin they gave me over a period of a few weeks. Do I sound like I take medications for something like falling asleep?
What CD is currently in your CD player?
In the computer at work a CD with Lunascape remixes. In my Discman Ayria's Debris. Once I am done screening the Lunascape the CD player at work will get Debris, The Birthday Massacre's Violet, Tanzwut Live (2CD) and probably the new Dresden Dolls.
Do you prefer regular or chocolate milk?
Has anyone told you a secret this week?
I could tell you, but then the answer would certainly be yes
When was the last time someone hit on you?
A week from last Saturday... I think I really pissed off her boyfriend(?) too, because I hit back... hard :P
What did you have for dinner?
Nothing yet. I won't have dinner today, since I will head to the club after work
Do you wear hoodies often?
Only if they're black :P I got 2 CXS and 1 Queers hoodie, with a Corvus Corax and Birthday Massacre hoodie high on my list.
Can you whistle?
Not very well :P
Have you ever participated in a protest?
Yeah, when I was in 7th grade we protested Desert Storm. It was ridiculous. We all gathered with the teachers and marched once around City Hall. When I graduated HS we staged a more subtle protest against some city policies and I was the key person. Humiliating City Hall on our senior formal was awesome, especially with several of my fellow students writing the newspaper articles about it :P
Who was the last person to call you?
Do you think people talk about you behind your back?
Think? I know they do... but the day of reckoning cometh, oh yeah it shall
What area code are you in right now?
Did you watch cartoons as a child?
Yeah, but I really loved the Fraggles, which aren't cartoony :P
How big is your local mall?
I honestly haven't gone there yet. I just moved a few weeks ago, and the Barnes&Nobles are next to the mall, not in it.
How many siblings do you have?
I had two younger brothers, named Christian and Matthias, both of whom crossed the Rainbow Bridge into Valhalla when I was a child
Are you shy around the opposite sex?
Depends. Usually not, unless I want to ask them out :P
What is your biggest regret?
Several girls I wanted to ask out and never did. And not exactly regret, but I still wish I had checked on the guy I saw lying in the streets in front of an Italian restaurant in Emmerich 7 years ago :P
Have you ever had Jamba Juice?
Had the what?
When was the last time you laughed so hard your sides hurt?
During the Benny Hill sequence in V for Vendetta... and I usually chuckle rather loudly when I watch Scrubs or read Chopping Block
What movie do you know every line to?
I don't know any movie in its entirety... I can quote massively from RHPS, Snatch, Kill Bill, From Dusk Till Dawn, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Usual Suspects and a bunch of others
Do you own any band t-shirts?
Quite a few CXS, one or two Blind Guardian, Bauhaus, Asleep By Dawn + Dracula's Ball (not exactly band shirts, but they belong in here), VNV Nation, Bella Morte, Wolfsheim, The Queers, several Rasputina, M'era Luna 03 and 05 (04 got lost), and probably a few more I can't think of right now
When was your last plane ride?
Philadelphia - Grand Rapids, coming back from the job interview
Do you have a desktop computer or a laptop?
I have both, but only the laptop moved with me so far
Which do you make: wishes or plans?
Wishes only come true if you plan on making it so
Are you always trying to learn new things?
Not always, but often
Do you shower on a daily basis?
*grins* Not always... if I know that I am not leaving the house all day, I might skip it.
Are you currently wanting any piercings or tattoos?
tattoos yes, piercings no
Do you believe that the guy should pay on the first date?
I know I usually offer at least :P
Can you skip rocks?
I could as a kid, haven't tried in a while
Have you ever been to Jamaica?
Nope, and there are other places in the Carribean I'd prefer to visit
What to snack on at the movie theatres?
Occasionally popcorn, but prices are ridiculous
Who was your favorite teacher?
In high school Mr. Holzer, my English teacher in grades 5, 6, and 11.2
In college either Joe (Postmodern Thought, awesome guy) Steve, or Tim (Interpersonal Communication, two of the greatest deception researchers)
Have you ever dated someone out of your race?
What is the weather like?
Snowy and Sunny... which is kinda fucked up
Would you ever date someone covered in tattoos?
Sure... always loved licking painted skin
Do you have an online journal?
When I feel like it
What was your favorite class in high school?
Do you enjoy traveling via airplanes?
Not really... but I haven't found anything better yet :P
What personality trait is a must-have in the opposite sex?
Sanity :P A sense of humor, independence, and I need to be able to trust her
Have you ever been attracted to someone physically unattractive?
More than once. I also have been not attracted by physically attractive people... which happens much more often actually :P
When was the last time you slept on the floor?
In 2001 when my friend Leesa came to visit and stayed in my dorm room illegally for three weeks :P We actually switched back and forth, she made me sleep in the bed every other night :P
What is your favorite alcoholic drink?
Black Label Johnny Walker mixed 2:3 with Drambuie. I also like Pastis, Ouzo, Jaegermeister and some other shit. But I usually don't drink much or often
Does your closest Starbucks have a drive-thru?
I wouldn't know. I only go to Starbucks once in a blue moon
Do you like your living arrangement?
Yeah. I have a great roommate, with whom I get along great. Once the hardly seen third roommate moves out, I will get her (bigger) room
What is your mother's hometown?
Bantorf (Lower Saxony, Germany) though now living in Bergkamen (North Rhine Westphalia, Germany)
How many hours of sleep do you need to function?
For an extended period of time? Five to six. I can run on 2 hours or less for maybe three days, but then I crash :P
Do you eat breakfast daily?
I gave up breakfast when I was in the Army :P
What was the last thing to scare you?
Waking up on monday at 11.30 thinking that I was going to be late to work... on my day off :P I also have a recurring dream where I think I am waking up and my teeth pop out, one by one. Very fucking creepy
Are your days full and fast-paced?
Not always, but some of them are
Did you ever get in trouble for talking in class?
Sure... though more often for correcting the teacher :P
What is your favorite fruit?
Strawberries and pineapples (even better if mixed)
Do you pay attention to calories on the back of packages?
I might look at them for fun, but I usually don't care
How old will you be turning on your next birthday?
Are you picky about spelling and grammar?
Waht do bee speelign? Andt me not knows abuot noh gramarr
Do you believe in life on other planets?
Yeah. I also believe that they visited this planet, took one look at us, and declared us an interstellar quarantine zone. Either that, or they come here to look at the freaks, like the bearded lady and the dogboy at carnival sideshows :P
Have you ever been to Six Flags?
Who was the last person to piss you off?
I tend not to get pissed at people... no point :P Though rude people usually annoy me a bit
Do you believe that God has a gender?
Do you believe that God is definable by human terms?
What was the last thing you ate?
Your girlfriend :P Oh, you meant foodwise... some candy. Real food: pizza
Do you get along better with the same or opposite sex?
I get along with cool people regardless of sex... or gender :P
What did you dress up as for your first Halloween?
My first Halloween in the States I did not really dress up as much. Just some weird clashing shit, saying I was a Spirit of Chaos :P I sometimes dress up as my Evil Twin, last year I was a priest. If you know me you will appreciate the irony... I tried to get girls to confess their sins to me and accept the penance I'd give them >:) The year before that I was a Necromancer, and I would have won the party's prize for scariest costume... if it hadn't been for Dave dressing up as Paris Hilton...
How did your parents pick your name?
I have no idea
Do you like mustard?
not by itself, but it is good on burgers and chili dogs... but why the fuck do colonials errr Americans put it on pretzels?
What do you tell yourself when times get hard?
When the going gets tough, the tough hide under the table.
What does not kill us, better fucking make sure it is no longer around when we get better
Would you ever sky dive?
Wanted to, but no time... nobody to go with me... no opportunity so far
Do you sleep on your side, tummy, or back?
I twist, toss and turn... it also depends on whether I fall asleep alone :P
What character from a movie most reminds you of yourself?
John Cusack in High Fidelity... except I'm not as much of an asshole to women :P So I guess his coworker, Dick, is a better match for me :P
Have you ever bid for something on ebay?
Yes. I bought one of the limited edition Queensryche Operation Livecrime sets, and had it shipped to Germany. Bloody thing cost me 80+ bucks... a year later they rereleased it on DVD *growls*
What do you think of Angelina Jolie being pregnant?
It's not mine. Other than that, she can knock herself out/up/whatever
Do you enjoy giving hugs?
yeah, pretty much
Would you consider yourself to be fashionable?
Fashion is a way for other people to tell us what to look like, act like, think like. I am a rock in the river of fashion... it flows past me, occasionally moving me a little, but it neither carries me with it, nor do I waste energy swimming against the current :P
Do you own a digital camera?
Nope... I used to borrow my dad's when I went to concerts/festivals, and I will probably inherit it in a few months
If someone you had no interest in dating expressed interest in dating you, how would you feel?
I'd let them down gently... after using them to satisfy my base needs of course (jk)
What celebrities have you been compared to?
Over the years? David Duchovny (when I had hair), Seth Green (no idea what the guy was thinking), Andre Agassi (when I trimmed my hair short), the drummer of the Barenaked Ladies, the guy from Insomniac
Who is your favorite Star Wars character?
Grand Admiral Thrawn... the guy was a military genius, and he would have pulled it off, if it hadn't been for those pesky kids... Mara Jade is pretty damn cool too. Of characters from the 2 1/2 real movies, Han Solo, from the 3 1/2 fake/bad ones again Han Solo (2nd half of Jedi) or Mace Windu
Does it annoy you when someone says they'll call but never do?
If I think they will call yeah, if I don't really expect a call then no
What books, if any, have made you cry?
Nothing lately, but when I was younger I had a very strong emotional reaction to Uncle Tom's Cabin and a vampire novel called Vampire of the Mists.
Do you think you're attractive?
I shall leave that to others to decide
What are you allergic to?
Are you a jealous person?
I can be possessive/jealous, but not insanely so. I am not the controlling type, I just don't like being ignored in favor of somebody else if I am the one with the girl
What's your opinion on sex without emotional commitment?
Not really my thing... I need to have some emotional bond to the person (not necessary love, but at least mutual caring and respect) I have had friends with benefits, but the focus there is on the friend, not the benefits
Do you ever feel guilty after eating meat?
Why would I? I don't like the way animals are bred for slaughter, but I like meat. And I don't like the whole macho thing that comes with hunting
If you were born the opposite sex, what would your name have been?
I wouldn't know... whatever my parents would have chosen... it's not like I can influence that now, is it?