March 5th, 2007


(no subject)

1) What do you have on your computer desk (if you have one)?

2) What are some things that you ALWAYS have with you when you leave the house?

3) For those of you who wear makeup, what makeup do you use daily?

4) Do you use anything in your hair to style it? What is your usual hairstyle?

5) Who was your favorite teacher? When did you have them? What was it that made them so great?

6) Why am I having so much trouble finding a job? I'm doing some work for my SO's mother to get by, but I've been applying everywhere that has a help wanted sign and joined a website that alerts me whenever a job opens up in my area. Why isn't anything working for me?

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1- I'm going to bed cuz I feel ill, will you miss me? ;P
2- When I wake up, what should I do if I still feel nauseated, aside from call in to work to say I'm dying?
3- How big of a nerd would I be if I played Magic The Gathering Online? I just came across it tonight, and it looks... interesting, I guess would be the word.
4- How big of a nerd do you find YOURSELF to be in general? :)
5- Chicken, liver, meow mix?

(no subject)

1. Its 1:49am, you cant sleep, and you have your first day at a new job that morning. What do you do?

2. You haven't talked to your mother in 2 years because she left on your birthday and has yet to come back due to the fact she was cheating on her husband (your father) of 21 years.. She then calls you on your cell phone and continues to tell you that she loves you and that she wishes to see you. When you tell her no, she goes into a spiral of how much a failure you are and that your not going to make anything of yourself. She is saying this because she heard that you no longer attend the local high school due to the fact you do an alternative schooling program in which you home school yourself. How do you react?

3. How do you like your eggs?

4. What is the craziest thing you have ever found on the side of the road while taking a walk?

5. Have you ever attended a summer dance intensive camp? What was it like?

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i hate it when that happens.

Ever had a dream where you were dating someone or being very romantic with them? Even if you had never met them before?

If so, after waking up did you feel like you really did like/love them and had feelings for that person whether or not they existed?

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(no subject)

Wikipedia or Google, which do you check first? (Assuming the topic is found on both, of course.)

And, if using Wikipedia, do you always check the article's sources?

Which is more reliable?

Wedding Rings

Here's something I've been wondering for a while. In the contemporary American hetrosexual tradition (and possibly other traditions as well, but that's just the frame of reference I'm operating in), if a dude wants to marry a chick, he asks her and when he asks her he gives her an engagement ring (usually expensive, diamonds, blah blah blah). Then later, when dude and chick get married, as part of the ceremony, dude and chick give each other rings. Here are my questions:

1) Does dude give chick the same ring at the wedding he gave her for engagement, or a different ring?
2) If it's a different ring, which one does she wear? Both? On different fingers or the same finger?
3) Where does dude's ring come from? Does chick buy it for him? Does he have to buy it himself? Does it come with the ring he gets chick, like some sort of combo deal?

I realize everyone does different stuff with weddings, as they should, but I was curious about the real old school Emily Post traditional guidelines.
sleepy times

Two little blurbs in my morning news

I wake up to a number of alarms but the first one is the news and it stays on for 3 hours. Figure that the talking, over music, will help jumpstart my brain. This morning worked pretty well but only two things really stuck with me...the first of which I was regrettably not quite awake enough to register.
  • Somebody relatively famous, at the age of 33, died of a drug overdose this past weekend. I've skimmed online news services but I haven't figured out who it was yet.

  • Girl Scout cookies are being sold again but despite the assurances they've given with a new recipe, they still have just as many trans·fats in them as before.

Anybody know who the famous guy was that kicked the bucket?
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(no subject)

Is anyone else watching Amazing Race All-Stars? What do you think of this season?

I only started watching it a few seasons ago, so I never saw the first season that Charla & Mirna were on, but I don't understand why people liked them so much - they are SO annoying! Were they this bad on their original season?

walk this way

1. Which walkathons/marathons/bikeathons, etc. have you participated in, benefiting which organization? (You can include up-coming ones, too.)

2. How much money did you raise?

3. Did you train for it ahead of time?

4. If you ran in a team, who else was in the team? What was your team's name (if applicable)?
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(no subject)

1. What is your favorite variety of Cap'n Crunch? Do you pronounce it more like cap'n or captain?
Crunch Berries! I say Captain.

2. What is the smallest size of shoes you own that you actually wear? The biggest?
My smallest are my Uggs which are a size 9 because they run really big. My biggest is my cheap pair of cheap silver flats from Target which are an 11, they ran really small.

3. How far in advance do you plan your meals?
Not very. The only meal I plan in advance at all really is dinner.

4. What are you going to do today?
I'm going to the library, Target, Wegmans, and Barnes & Noble. Than I'm going to read a bunch for World Civ, start my English paper, and call my aunt back.
Give a dog a home

(no subject)

1) Do you pick your nose? Do you pick it while you are in your car when you are driving?

2) What should I do with the chicken breasts I have thawing? Healthy please.

3) How do you feel about Hanson fans?

4) Are there video cameras recording where you work?

5) What is your favorite candy?

6) What was the last thing you downloaded?


What books have had an impact on your life?

What was the best advice ever given to you?

If you went back in time to your high school years but knowing all you know now what would you do different?

What teacher had the biggest impact on you?


1) How to stop worrying and start living by Dale Carnegie
2) If you dont love yourself nobody else will (my mum)
3) I would study more and I would be more outgoing. I dont feel intimidated easily anymore.
4) Kate (drama teacher) in year 12 and Ms Akhurst (English) in year 10. Mr Davies (Maths) was good too.
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(no subject)

1. Do you think the episode of House tomorrow night will live up to the hype?
No idea, but it does look better than the last few episodes.

2. Would you consider Firefly to be science fiction?
I did, but I was informed that it actually is not.

3. What do you think some of the most important/influential movies of your generation are?
I can't even think of more than 5 movies made in the late 80s and 90s at the moment. Maybe American Beauty, Dead Poet's Society, etc.

(no subject)

For New York Residents:

1. Has anyone here transferred an out of state license to New York? How hard is it to do in here?

2. Do they send the new one through the mail? How long will it take to get here?

3. Will the DMV let me keep the actual photo id with a paper that says I have a valid one forth coming? (I'm flying and have no valid id. I need to know if I will be able to fly. I don't want to waste money on plane tickets I can't use. :-()

For Non-New Yorkers:

4. Should I buy my tickets to Puerto Rico anyway?

5. What do you think I should do there during my 9 day trip?
The Dude Abides

Wrestling ?'s + 1

1) Do (or did) you ever watch wrestling?
1b) If you used to, why did you stop watching?

2) Who is (or was) your favorite wrestler(s)?

3) Who had the coolest finishing move(s)?


4) Do you think that the Imperial Stormtroopers wore socks? (I already checked wikipedia)

(no subject)

Sorry to ask a bathroom question as my first question on TQC but, I just had this discussion with a female friend.  My question is mostly for males as I already know the correct answer for females.

When you do your thing in the bathroom what is the correct direction to wipe yourself?

a) Back to Front
b) Front to back

(no subject)

Later this week I am having a minor operation done by my GP to remove a mole on my shoulder. What is an appropriate sort of top to wear?

When I went to have the mole checked out I had to remove my button-down shirt, and I am hoping that will not be necessary for the operation.

And there's a rose, in a fisted glove.

1. Do you read a book with the jacket/cover on or do you tend to take it off?

2. What do you think of Khalil Gibran, if anything?

3. Do you dislike some people's icons?

4. If you've been pregnant, do you dislike that people want to touch your belly?

4b. Do you want to touch people's pregnant bellies? Do you ask first?

5. Do you like to pet dogs walking by, in the park, etc? 

6. Without Googling, can you name the song/band of the lyrics in the title of this post?
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I'm coming up on my golden birthday, and it also happens to be my 21st birthday ( American Citizen so it means happy drink drink time ) and I'm trying to think up ideas for a trip, and would like some imput.

1. Have you ever been on a cruise? How was it?

2. Have you ever been to Vegas? How much did you lose? Did you like it there?

3. If you have been to/on both, how would you compare the two?

4. Do you have any other ideas for a 21st birthday trip that would cost under $1,000?

I had also thought of Disney world, but since I'd be going with my mother ( Lame ) to do a belated celebration of her 50th B-day, that wouldn't really work.
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(no subject)

Do you find it annoying when someone in TQC asks a question that has only ONE correct answer.. (i.e. not an opinion type of question) and someone on the thread gives the answer.. then after that there are 38273948 more comments with the same answer? So like.. the other people on the thread don't even look to see if it's been answered, they just have to chime in to prove that they know it too and annoy the poster with 38273948 answers of the very same thing?

Yeah, a little annoying and amusing at the same time :)
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(no subject)

I know I don't have the best choices out here, but I am rather limited in funds so these are the best I can do right now. So which ones should I avoid like the plague, and which ones are decent enough?

Which airlines would you choose, out of these choices? (why in comments)

American Airlines
Northwest Airlines
Continental Airlines
British Airways
Virgin Atlantic
United Airlines

Which airlines would you NOT choose? (why in comments)

American Airlines
Northwest Airlines
Continental Airlines
British Airways
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

ETA: I apparently put Virgin Atlantic twice on the second question. Since I dunno how to edit polls, PRETEND THE LAST VIRGIN ATLANTIC IS UNITED, just like the first question, thanks.
Barack Obama

Entertainment questions!

What historically popular/successful television show do you dislike?

What historically popular/successful "classic" movie have you never seen? Do you want to see it?

Who are some underrated actors/actresses of today?

Who are some overrated actors/actresses of today?

If you could say one thing to Britney Spears, what would you say?

Should running over Paris Hilton with her overpriced SUV be seen as a public service?


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Me--State Fair

heh heh, suckers

Do you think the people who fall for the "free laptop!" schemes get what they deserve for falling for it?

What's the most out there business name you've heard?
There's a car dealership here called Dick Witham Ford. No, I'm not kidding.

Anyone else play Kingdom of Loathing? I can't seem to find a good community here on LJ.
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Guys: Are you circumcised?  If you're not and you live in a society where most men are (or vice versa) did it bother you growing up? Like during gym, showering, sex? Would you circumcise your son? Why or why not?

Ladies: Do you have a preference? Would you circumcise your son? Why or why not?

Is your father circumcised?

(no subject)

I know I should have asked this before when i posted my other question. but:

My boss just had to go in, unannnounced for heart surgery, and we want to get him something, Last time we got him a plant and balloons, What should we get him this time? no flowers.

He'll only be out a week. And the gift will be from the whole department.. 45+ people

words that suck

What word(s) can you never remember how to spell? (granted that you are a pretty good speller otherwise)

for me, its excersize (or is it exersize, excercize, etc) LOL damnit!

i also always have a hard time typing out "inconvenience" i always have to type real slow and think about it. anyone else have that problem? i hate those two words! lol
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(no subject)

ive checked out the past posts about break ups.. so dont kill me for posting this.

im wondering how you get over a break up? not that its a bad breakup.. it just sucks. once you've gotten used to that person and the little things you do with eachother [random texts, phone calls, blahblahblah], it becomes difficult to not have those things.

also, in getting into a relationship with a best friend, after the relationship is over, are you still best friends? is there a way to seperate the friendship from the romantic relationship? because that's what i'd like to do.. but im not sure if its actually possible. im working on it, but the urge to rip his face off becomes just so overwhealming, its hard to agree to go to a show with him.

i apologize if you guys are sick of this kind of thing. im just looking for outside perspective and input. my friends.. well, i dont feel like talking/asking/explaining anything to them at all.

one more question.. can women and men really be best friends? some sitcom said it's not possible.. whattaya think?

(no subject)

Do you feel that using the words "gay" or "retarded" to describe something (like an inanimate object, album, or film) is bad?

Do you feel that using the word "lame" to describe something (like an object, album, or film) is worse, as bad, or not bad at all?

Why or why not?

Some lj communities have already banned the first two words (or give warnings when community members use them in posts and comments), but some are starting to ban the last word. What do you think of that? Is that PC out of control?

(no subject)

Most effective way to lose weight?

Eat less, work out more
Anorexia seemed to work for Lara Flynn Boyle
Arrange to have wild dingos chase you to work/school every day
Hire a sumo wrestler to guard your fridge
Being tied to the Wheel of Pain from Conan the Barbarian
Eat nothing but celery, spend all your free time in a sweat room
Lopping off of expendable body parts
Join an amish community, where you'll be asked to help erect barns at 5 in the morning
Join the army, where they'll make you 'Army strong'
Just hang out with people who are fatter than you, so you just look skinnier by comparison
Wire your jaw shut
Join an orgy-prone love commune,and work off all the calories through vigorous sexual romps
There's no easy way to lose weight
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1- I'm in a very violent mood today. I'm also having my quite late monthly-bleeding-week. Coincidence?

2- What fills you with rage like nothing else?

3- Do you say awful things that you actually mean (and may act on, if applicable), or is it all just talk?

4- Last violent act/thought you've done/had?

5- If public stonings were still commonplace in your part of the world, would you participate? Would it matter the crime that the person commited?

6- Death penalty, for or against? What crime deserves lethal injection?

1- I blame lack of chocolate.
2- YOUR FACE. :O I dunno. Pain of the internal sort seems to get me going.
3- If I was a LITTLE more insane, I'd likely have killed many people by now. No drugs for meeee.
4- Throwing overly PC people in front of cars. Lulz.
5- YES. No. It'd be like a party! WITH DEATH!!
6- Everyone who does a SELFISH crime should die. Murder, child porn, etc etc.
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(no subject)

1)For those of you who have friends from the internets: If there was no such thing as the internet, who would you miss most?
2)What destination did you last take a plane to?
3)What sort of habits do you have when you're nervous/anxious/worried?
4)Have you ever blacked out after drinking? Did you ever find out what happened for the period of time you didn't remember?

lunchtime poll

1. You win five million dollars from publishers sweepstakes and the same day that big Ed guy gives you the check, aliens land on the earth and say they're going to blow up the world in a few days. What do you do?

2. CornNuts: Regular or BBQ?

3. Veronica Sawyer, Heather Duke, Heather McNamara, or Heather Chandler?

4. Do you like to suck big dicks?

5. Milk and orange juice or liquid drainero?

6. What is your favorite movie from the '80s?
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-Why are there so many females in this community?
-What do you think of genital piercings on either men or women?
-Sexually, what do you identify as?
-Despite whatever the answer to the above question was, who is someone of your sex who you find attractive in music?


-No idea.
-Kinda hot if not overdone. Wouldn't do it myself.
-For some reason, lots of women in country and rock music. Cristina Scabbia, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Skye Sweetnam, Amy Lee, etc.
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    "Before He Cheats" -Carrie Underwood
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(no subject)

I know that you can get magazines cheaper than if you fill out their subscription cards. How do you do it? I've looked at a few websites (magazines for cheap is the first I found). Does it take longer to get a subscription? Have you ever bought a subscription off ebay?

(no subject)

If I fail school this year (Due to away days as opposed to raw stupidity), Should I?

A. Go to TAFE, do the one year accelerated course.
B. Drop out, work retail until I can go to a community college.
C. Give up on life and kill myself.
D. Other?
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(no subject)

1. Do you get nervous when talking on the phone with people you don't know?  For example, when you have to call to make an appointment somewhere or something like that.

I have to make an appointment and I'm having a hard time getting myself to do it.  It's pathetic, but I get so nervous and shy talking to people on the phone like this.  Having it be  an appointment for my first visit to a gynecologist isn't making it any easier.  :(

2. Why are news programs still announcing the latest Ann Coulter remarks (the 'faggot' comment about Edwards) as if it happened ten minutes ago?  Wtf.

3. If you live in an apartment, what floor do you live on?
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Just one.

I know, it's a rarity for me to ask one question at a time. OMG.

Anyway, with all the PC-ness afoot, I'm not sure what I would be searching for. I heard some really funky music when I went up north (Northern Ontario, Caaaaaaaaaanada!) and keep meaning to download something like it, since I dunno the title/artist... BUT! I'm at a loss to what I should even be looking for.

I'm fairly certain it could be described as native chanting, or something of that sort. What would I look for though?

Native Canadians? Different Indian tribe names of the north? :( Is there even a GENRE that covers native chant music that's been techno-ized?

Haaaaaaalp! (Okay, so many question marks, I don't think it's ONE question anymore. XD)
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(no subject)

How reliable is Does anyone here use the free version for translating anything. I need to warn the construction crews (at work) about the time change on Sunday and I have a half dozen men who don't speak English very well if at all. I need to translate my note into Spanish.

(no subject)

What kind of visual aids can I use for "the main reasons for & against same-sex couples having adopting children".

How can I make it "innovative, interactive, creative"

Preferably non-laptop ideas. I do not own a laptop, so getting one to take in to class would be difficult.

This is not doing my homework, if you researched the content with references that would be doing my homework, it would also be darn handy, thank you!
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(no subject)

Best flavor of ramen/instant noodles?

chicken/one of its varieties
beef/roast beef
chicken mushroom
curry chicken

PS: hay russophile i'm seeing against me! on sunday har har. :(
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Violent crime v. Poverty

I am doing a research paper on whether or not violent crime rates are affected by an area's poverty level, focusing primarily on urban areas. I know this is a lot of questions, but it will only take a minute and I would really appreciate it if you could fill it out. Thank you so much!

EDIT: I am not using this poll as research for my paper, I am just curious.

Poll #940558 Poverty v. Violent Crime Rates

In the past 12 months, have you committed a violent crime (rape, homicide, assault, armed robbery)?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you felt unsafe in your neighborhood?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you witnessed a violent crime (rape, homicide, assault, armed robbery)?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, if you have children, have any of them been a victim of violent crime (rape, homicide, assault, armed robbery)?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, if you have children, have any of them been convicted of committing a violent crime (rape, homicide, assault, armed robbery)?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you been threatened with a weapon?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you been in fear of your life?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you been raped?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you been assaulted?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have anyone attempted to rape you?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you or anyone else in your household illegally obtained a weapon?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you carried a weapon on you for protection?

Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you filed a report with the police regarding a violent crime (rape, homicide, assault, armed robbery)?

Prefer not to say

What is your estimated household income?

$0 – $7,999
$8,000 - $15,999
$16,000 - $23,999
$24,000 - $31,999
$32,000 - $39,999
$40,000 – $47,999
$48,000 - $55,999
$56,000 - $63,999
$64,000 +
Prefer not to say

In the past 12 months, have you lived in subsidized housing?

Prefer not to say
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    "Don't Panic"
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wisdom teeth

I'm getting all 4 of my wisdom teeth removed this Friday. If you have any experience with this, please share! I'm especially curious about how long it was until you could eat normal foods and how long you were swollen (I've heard some people stay swollen for more than a month). Any tips about how to get well faster? What did you eat?
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(no subject)

In the final song in Phantom of the Opera there's one line that is repeted, "Raise up your hand to the level of your eyes."

anybody have any idea why?

where is the gnome hiding?
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(no subject)

1.Favorite show on television right now?

2.Favorite show that is cancelled/went off the air/ended in some way?

3.What's a popuar show on television right now you've never watched for any reason?

4.What's a popular show you tried watching but didn't like?

1. House
2. Frasier
3. Heroes. No time to, but I'd like to check it out.

Random Sitcom Curiosity

Can you tell the Olsen twins apart?
Apparently they're fraternal twins, but they look pretty close to indentical if you ask me. What about when they were kids on Full House?

On the show Scrubs, they're interns for a year, then residents for two more years. Then in the 4th year, Elliot and JD are "Chief Residents" even though they're not residents anymore. Can anyone explain this? Is this something that hospitals usually have or is it just a TV show thing? Wouldn't most doctors leave their teaching hospital when their residency is over?

Would you rather have a young intern doctor treat you, or a frail old doctor in his 80's?

(no subject)

When are you most in the mood?

Have you ever had a job focused around sex? (Sex line operator, porn star, exotic dancer, prostitute? Haha) What was it like? If not, would you do it?

Are those stories about Anti-Christ Britney true? I'm doubting it.

Do you get any pleasure out of everyday or boring tasks like clipping your fingernails or cleaning your ears?

(no subject)

I saw Madonna's 'Vogue' video on tv the other day and saw a shot where she was wearing dark lipstick and bit her lip, yet had nothing on her teeth and none of the lipstick came off/smudged. What kind of miracle lipstick works that good?

A person has lots of sex with multiple partners. They don't like committing to a long term relationship and sometimes have sex with people who they can't even name the next day. They always use protection, though, and get tested regularly. They know they've broken hearts, but they've always been up front about wanting no strings attached and feel no guilt for it.

If that person was a man, what would you think of him?
If that person was a woman, what would you think of her?

My drawing professor keeps telling me to put more air into my drawings, but only explains air with floaty flitty words that still don't interpret what he wants. What do you think air is in a drawing?

(no subject)

i've seen this icon a few times: it say that if you are against gay marriage because of what the bible says, then you should also be against other certain things. then there are a list of hilarious things you should shun (i think bread was one of them..?) and it cites where in the bible it's from.
does anyone have this list or icon? i'm trying to write a paper explaining why i'm for gay marriage.

hypothetically stupid

Imagine there's a marathon, and you've been training for it. You've never run a marathon before, but you start running everyday to build up our endurance, speed, etc, etc, and you keep beating personal records and you begin to stand a real chance at making it to the top ten finalists, like a true underdog story.

Then, the day before the marathon, somebody says you're disqualified, for an insane requirement you didn't know about. Like. You're not tall enough, or something. :| And even if you end up in the top ten, they won't tell you, or they won't acknowledge it in any way. (It's the kind of race even you won't know who's first and who's last because everyone's doing laps or something.)

Will you still run? Why?
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(no subject)

Is it normal for people to scream obscene propositions at people waiting at bus stops? It seems to happen to me whatever state I'm in, so I don't think it's a regional thing.
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Poll #940649 This is VERY random. :)

How is your TV on a day?

30 minutes- 3 Hours
3.5 Hours- 6 Hours
6+ Hours

Have you ever had an abortion?

I am a male

What do you think of our President? 10 being AWESOME!

Mean: 2.28 Median: 2 Std. Dev 1.86

Are you over weight? (Not in the I am vain and should loose a few pounds but like 10+ lbs over weight)

Yes- I am a little
Nope- I work out!
Yes- I am a lot overweight
Nope- I don't work out my body is just awesome

Do you smoke?

Only when drinking / partying
Yes- less than one pack a day
Yes- about 2-3 packs a day
Yes I smoke A LOT

Whats your favorite song?

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(no subject)

if you've had braces, how long did you have them for? any tips/suggestions regarding braces? i might be getting them soon :/

eta: how old were you when you had them? from the ages of ? to ?

favourite character on south park? i'm pretty sure the answers will be overwhelmingly..cartman.

eta again: or not! haha. i just keep thinking of that episode when stan or kyle punches him and he cries like a baby (maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam! maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam!) and its just adorable, innit.


Hi. I just bought my very first cell phone today. It's a Motorola RAZR. Like I said, this is my first cell phone and I'm not sure how likely or unlikely this is going to be but are there any websites that send free ringtones and or wallpapers to your cell phone? I found one but I wasn't in the right area and for all I know it might have been a scam.

Thanks in advance..
BSG - Kara Glee


I'm at my wit's end, and Google isn't working its usual magic. Neither is the AIM Help Service, so don't suggest that -- unless I'm completely blind, I couldn't find the solution. Mind you, I have a prior history of being rather technologically inept, although I think I know how to do internet and help section searches.

I've gotten another AIM screenname to use for roleplaying purposes, and I want to link it with my current screenname. The instructions I've found all say "Under MY AIM on your Buddy List menu, click Manage Linked Screennames." Sounds simple enough, right? Except for the fairly problematic fact that I can't find MY AIM on my Buddy List menu or anywhere.

As I said before, I'm no expert on technological stuff, so it is quite possible there is something glaring that I am missing. If so, feel free to snark me ruthlessly after you've pointed out the right procedure.

So, where's MY AIM? Why has it disappeared? What can I do, if anything, to get it back? Thanks.

EDIT: SOLVED thanks to colourmered08.
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(no subject)

What is the longest stretch of time you've been away from home??

If you were the boss for a day...what would YOU do?

What is the underwear thats FUN to wear?

What is your goal in life? How close are you to it?

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1. You're at the bar or a coffee shop or some random place where people can chit chat. Someone approaches you and you end up having an interesting conversation with them that lasts over an hour. They mentioned that they've been travelling, but suddenly they tell you they're running low on money and would you be wildly oppposed to the idea of them spending the night on your couch? Are there any reasons you'd be more or less inclined to say yes?

2. Have you ever been injured at a concert?

3. Have you ever listened to or heard of Les Rallizes Dénudés?

4. Do you ever draw things on MS Paint when you're bored? Do you have any MS Paint artwork you'd like to share?

5. What's your favorite picture involving crossdressing? Post it, if you can. Or just be descriptive!

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Help a girl out!

A pipe has burst in our house, so there is no heating or hot water.  This pipe is in the bathroom so I can't get in there to wash.  I don't have anywhere else to go for a wash.  Its freaking me out and making me feel itchy.  Even though I know it's being fixed tomorrow I feel squicky.

My options are:

- throw baby wipes on the bedroom floor and roll around till I feel cleaner

- stand in the freezing kitchen, wash bits of myself in cold water, then put my warm (but not-so-clean) pyjamas back on

-revel in my stinkiness

- take so much tramadol and cold medicine so that I don't care, and watch Top Gear

What should I do?  What would you do?  

Super-duper bonus question: is it ethical to put my bunnyrabbits inside cushion covers and use them as hot water bottles?
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Corporate Futures

What does everyone think about the future of Sony? Sony has been reeling for years in several areas(such as the Lithium battery recall on Vaio units, or weak mp3 sales) and have now rested all of their hopes on the ps3(and arrogant about it, too) as some sort of last stand. Will Sony be as big...or will it just be a division specializing in certain products? Or will it be gone altogether 5 years from now? With Microsoft's 360 library(and controller) improving in terms of quality, and the the return of Nintendo to try and retake the crown(to go along with their GBA and DS sales), will Sony be able to stay in the video game industry?

Oh...and no, I'm not a fanboy of Sony. I own a PS2, Xbox/360, and DS(Phoenix Wright, WOO!). I ask this because of how wide open the video game market is at the moment...and all the troubles Sony has had outside of the industry. =)
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lead me

class rings.

I'm a junior in college. (or at least that's what they're telling me.) And I don't want the "official" class ring of my school because it looks.. cheesy. And I'm not all that attached to my school anyway.

So I've been looking around online. And it looks like college rings in general, even the ones you can personalize, are really expensive. I'm not about to shell out $600 for one. But the high school ones are more affordable.

I already have a high school ring. I'd like to get another high school ring, except personalize it with either my college or my major instead of my high school. Think I could do this? I'm probably going to go through a local Balfour dealer, and no I haven't talked to them yet.

Mashed 'taters.

I'm making mashed potatoes, but I have a problem... seemingly nothing to mash them with.

So, if you didn't have a potato masher (or a hammer) around, how would you mash them? You can use ordinary kitchen utensils.
FFXII, Chain, Negalmuur, Pwn

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Because my mom and I were just discussing animals and why certain people prefer one type to another:

1. Are you a guy or a girl?

2. As a primary pet to keep, do you like dogs or cats more? (If anything else, please specify.)

3. Why do you like these animals over others? Or why do you like them in general?

4. a. Pure-breds or mutts? (This works for cats too, though I expect most answers will be for dogs.)
    b. Favorite breed?

5. Do you think gender has any effect on the type of pets/animals you prefer for house-mates?

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Just out of curiousity...

Poll #940465 Evolution or Creation

What do you believe in?

Neither/Don't care/Don't Bother
Something else
Give a dog a home

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If you're watching TV right now, what are you watching?

Are there any powdered, sugar-free drink mixes to add to bottled water that add carbonation? Is that even possible?

Magic Kingdom or Epcot?

Current must-see movie?

Do you know what I'm referencing when I say "the cheat is grounded!" or "the system is down"? (without looking at comments)

What things do Americans pay taxes on that they may never use?

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Does anyone have a link to the YouTube video of the guy recording another guy in a park, and behind them is a black homeless woman on a bench, and she's screaming at them at the top of her lungs to go somewhere else, and at the end of the video the other homeless guy on the ground yells at her, "WILL...YOU..PLEASE..SHUT..THE..FUCK..UP..I'M TRYING TO GET SOME SLEEP!!!" ??

I believe it was posted in wtf_inc a while back but I was unable to find it.


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If you had to liken you're "type" of guy/girl to a tv or movie character, who would it be?

What are you physically attracted to in a guy/girl? (are you a boobs guy? a butt guy?)

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What is that little thingy behind your two front teeth called and why is mine so aaaaangry?

What are some myspace-like sites? I figure there's more than myspace, but the only other one I've heard of is facebook. Are there any others?

Did you ever have a DeadJournal? What about a GreatestJournal? Is GreatestJournal really the greatest, or do they need to get off their high horse?

Do you have pictures of your junk loaded and ready to be posted anytime, anywhere?
epic fight - pwnd
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"I love my Church, and I'm a Catholic who was raised by intellectuals, who were very devout. What is worthy of satire is the misuse of religion for destructive or political gains. That's totally different from the Word, the blood, the body, and the Christ. His kingdom is not of this earth." - Stephen Colbert

Does anyone else think it's super cool that he follows his faith? I totally wanted to marry him after I read this, but...dang. He's already married with 3 kids. And is old enough to be my father. Dang.
dw: come along pond

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I've heard that the birth control pill Seasonale, which promises you only get your period four times a year, actually gives you REALLY long periods. What a scam, right? I'd rather get a regular period all year than four extra-long ones! So, is Loestrin similarly crappy?

ARE YOU WATCHING HEROES?! I did not understand the last episode, but maybe it's because I was multitasking.

lingerie or the blender?

If you were packing to move your whole life 2000 miles you have to pack it all at once...and you can't go back and forth between homes...and you have about 7 weeks to pack...

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Business Formal Attire.

I've tried on thousands of business suits and I hate them all. They all have darts in them in the chest, and well.. I don't have much by way of chesticles, yanno? Are there any alternatives for business formal for women? I've got a bunch of interviews and such coming up and I need to pull off snazzy.

If there aren't, what should I look for in a suit? I like plain and minimalist stuff.

Have you ever applied for a job you knew you didn't want but were desperate for gainful employment? How did you fake the interviewer into believing that you wanted the job?