May 25th, 2007

sparkle
  • verism

Significant other's family?

Q: For those of you with a significant other, do you get along with his/her family?

A: I get along very well with my boyfriend's family, but I have different views on some things than they do. To make a long story short, they see me as kind of a black sheep and this sometimes causes problems between his family and I, and between my boyfriend and I. My boyfriend and I have been together seven years and we've never all been quite able to work through it.
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    curious curious
Floor Pie

Ice Cream

What would be your perfect ice cream sundae?

Mine would be a scoop of coffee ice cream a scoop of chocolate with Oreo cookies mixed in, chocolate syrup, whipped cream and sprinkles.
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    hot hot
kitten

movie, anyone?

I saw this movie in 2000 or 2001, and I'd like to find out the name of it. I don't remember much, except a car chase, and there was an explosive that was some sort of blue gel that I believe they were calling Elvis. That's all I remember, and I know it's vague, but if anyone has a clue what I'm talking about it would be appreciated... it's driving me nuts! I know the night I saw it, it was the first time I saw The Green Mile (which I'm watching now, ha).

Thank you!

Oh, here's a sorta funny one that winter in NY allows me to experience. Ever been listening to music/something with ear-buds and gotten static electricity in your ear? O.o
zen, rock

Looking for a piece of literature....

Alright, I tried whatwasthatbook and no one could help me, so I'm hoping someone here will have a clue. I'm looking for what I think was a short story, but I could be wrong. Here's what I can remember.

I'm pretty sure it was a short story about two people (possibly a couple) who are out driving and they see a tower or an observation platform and the man (I think) wants to go to the top and the woman stays in the car. One of them says something about "___ steps to Heaven, ____ steps to Hell." When the man(?) gets in the tower (all I remember is that it was enclosed) he looks and sees the stairs go up and go down and begins climbing up. He remarks or thinks that it seems like there are a lot more stairs than it looks like from the outside, and she sits in the car waiting for him but he never comes out.

That's what I remember, accurate or not...I hope someone can help me! Thanks in advance, everyone!!!
duck

(no subject)

So, I'm not the girliest of girls, by a long shot. I've only ever worn make up about six times, and all those times someone had to put it on me. Basically, I like how it looks, but I'm too lazy to bother most days.

Still, I figure I may as well learn now. So for all the make up-wearing members, what's your favorite brand of make up?

Do you like one brand totally, or specific things from different ones?

What kind (powder, liquid, etc.) of foundation do you use?


All my friends are crazy about Mac, but they're split down the middle in regards to the foundation. Some say it's brilliant, some say it's too heavy.
Redhead

Death by Veganism

This post actually relates to a question posted waaay back, but I figured I would bring it back up because of this article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/21/opinion/21planck.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Who here supports Veganism?

What do you think of this article?

Edit: I'm not asking whether people think the parents were idiots, I'm asking what people think of this article stating that veganism is unhealthy for newborns
angie

Cell Phone Scare

So my cell phone is seriously screwed up. I think it's because it was exposed to water for the 50th time and it's had enough, so it won't fix itself again. What it does is that there's no picture. It "turns on" and off, charges, make a noise when someone texts me, but the screen is perpetually black. It's like some part of it's "brain" doesn't realize it's on when it's on. When anyone tries to call it, it goes directly to voicemail as if it's off, when it's on.

I'm going to take it in to get it checked out but I'm currently really worried about it.... My question is:


Does anyone know if, in the event they can't or won't fix it and decide to give me a new one, if they can somehow retrieve the info in the phone?

95% of the numbers in my phone I don't know by heart, and in some cases, the likelihood of getting them from the people again is really low. I have a bunch of bought ring tones on there too that I really don't want to have to re-buy.

It doesn't seem like it's completely dead because it can still "turn on" but I don't know....

(no subject)

1. Would you rather have not completely exciting, but completely true stories to tell, or be a compulsive liar to tell more exciting stories?

2. How do you deal with compulsive liars?
...I'm pretty mellow at work, but I'm running out of patience for one of my coworkers.

3. Do you remember singing any songs in elementary school music classes? Can you tell me about them?
armpit

flag identification help

I saw a flag today and I'm having trouble finding what country/whatever else it's from. Google has not helped. I tried here but I didn't see it. It had stripes in this order:
blue
white
red
white
blue

kind of off center in the red stripe was something that looked like a crest but it was hard to see. Does anyone know what flag this could be?

Edit: The stripes were horizontal.

Edit #2: It was Costa Rica. Solved by ten_of_swords.
[dance] pink side to side

(no subject)

If you knew you had a very important key witness for a murder trial lurking about, would you keep close tabs on them and make sure they were... alive or still in the country, or not notice they were gone until almost a year after the fact?

How could that frigging HAPPEN?!

From this news story which is confusing me greatly.
dean - i'm batman

(no subject)

I'm starting to wonder if my slutty Jordan icons are giving me less credibility...

So TELL ME TQC, what do you think gives someone credibility on Livejournal?
I'm talking about icons, usernames, typing skillzzzz, e-fame.

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(no subject)

Hello TQC,

What are your favorite palindromes?

Mine are...

I'm a lasagna hog, go hang a salami.
Red rum, sir, is murder.
Evita, gentle, felt negative.
Ed, I help pink nipple hide.
Marge, let's send a sadness-telegram.

Murder for a jar of red rum.
My gym taxes sex at my gym.
Party boobytrap.
marcs sweater

drop box option

when i type something in on my computer whether it be firefox or internet explorer, a drop box will appear with other stuff i have typed in. like if i use google i will type "s" and everything that i searched in google that starts with and "s" will appear in a drop box.


how do i turn that option off?
or how do i reset it?
keyboard monkey

(no subject)

Way back in elementary school, I got to read a bunch of short stories. The title and author of one in particular is eluding me.

In the story, the protagonist discovers a serum that speeds up the rats to which he gives it. He decides to try it on himself, and realizes that after a time, the rats progressively slow down until they seemingly stop moving. The story ends with the man at a typewriter, in the process of typing the word "irony" (his finger is reaching for the "y").

Does anyone here recognize the story (title and/or author)?

(no subject)

My 3.5 year old has hand foot and mouth. Im waiting for the dr to open again as I am now very worried as she wont drink and anything. Has any one got any ideas on how to get some fluids inside her? I have tried drinks, ice lolly's ice cream etc. The blisters in her mouth nearly cover her whole mouth.
silhouette

(no subject)

When someone who has a friends only journal friends you, do you go back and read their older posts or just start up from the day they show up on your friends page?

If you go back and read, how far back do you go?
Beast mode!

I am the pirate king!

1. Why did my blinds suddenly fall off the window in the middle of the night? They haven't even been touched in months!

2. When was the last time you went into an actual bank?

3. Is there a grocery store near you that is the "Single People" grocery store, where people go to try and find love in the frozen foods?

4. What book(s) are you reading right now?
haironface;
  • __ria

(no subject)

what shape is the sky?
if nobody buys a ticket to a movie do they still show it?
do you wake up or open your eyes first?
is sign language the same in languages other than English?
if you die and you have a broken leg do they take the cast off?

(no subject)

1. In your opinion, at what point does unwanted sexual advancement become harassment?

2. Someone told me California state law is that staring longer than 7 seconds is sexual harassment. Do you think it's more important to protect the potential victim, or does this sort of this accuse innocent people of "harassment"?

(no subject)

1. When someone lends you money - are you paranoid or bothred about it in any way until you pay them back? 

2. What do you do if someone has done something really nice for you and you don't particularly like it?

As most of you know, I'm pregnant. Almost 36 weeks! A lady from work who is a graduated pastry chef made an angel food cake witha home made caramel drizzle that heats up and you pour over it. She made this for my baby shower that I had with friend and family and she also made it for the shower they are throwing me at work today. She said that she made it today so that I could actually taste it today! (I guess she noticed that I did not eat any at the first shower?) Anyways, it sounds delicious doesn't it? 

But thing is, I really do not like caramel and being pregnant, I don't like a lot of foods and my dislikes are noticably more pronounced. I don't want to insult her at all, but part of me wants to be like "Oh, I don't like caramel or angel food cake." I'm not sure why I want to say that - I guess I don't like people forcing me to eat food in any way. But anyways, that where question #2 comes from..

(no subject)

Does anyone play halo2 or any other games on xbox and/or xbox live?

 What is your favorite kind of muffin?  Which part do you like the least and the most? the top, bottom or inside?

Why is it that people have to be late or forget about their appointments with me?? If they don't come they can loose their job. Perhaps they don't understand for some reason.

Do you hover when you use a public restroom? Guys and girls...peeing or pooping.


My answers -
Yes and I also play Gears of War on xbox and xbox live.
Banana nut and I least like the bottom and the most, the inside.
Because fingerprinting SUCKS!!! I hate doing just as much, if not more, then they hate it being done!!
Not all the time, but if it's really nasty looking I will, or I won't use it.
Juliet

The joy of cooking

So last night, I tried out the fantastic recipe from jilicious, from the best appetizer question a few days ago. It was amazing, so:

1) Does anyone else have any easy, amazing recipes?

2) Where do you get your recipes from?

3) What's your favorite thing that someone else makes?

4) Favorite cooking disaster story?

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archer / pam.
  • radley

It's a LiveJournal question.... uh oh.

This isn't a technical problem, I'm just not sure where else to go. I've already emailed them about this, but I'm curious to see if it's happened to someone else. I just signed on for 2 months of a paid account (for $5 USD) ... but they just charged my credit card $5 ... THREE TIMES. What's the deal with that? What can even be done about that? Will they just not charge me for the next two billing cycles seeing as how I should be paying $15 for 6 months, not two?

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    argh.
dead zone johnny & sarah

(no subject)

For those of you with cats:

What is the longest amount of time you've left your cat on thier own? 

I have left my cat by herself for 3 days before and she was fine. But I'm going away this weekend and it'll be more like 4 days this time. Would that be okay? I just ask because while she is an adult cat (12 years) I've only actually had a cat for about 3 months now, so I'm still kind of new to taking care of cats.  I could take her with me, but she's much happier in my apartment than where I'm going for the weekend (there's a dog, they don't get along AT ALL).
Sunflower

Half-Life

I just found a complete in the box brand new Half life game for a $1 at the thrift store.

1.It’s a great game and you should install it on your computer RIGHT NOW and play all weekend, ignoring your family in the process and perhaps end up divorced and living in a basement with your only connection to the outside world being the internet.

2.You should give it to your son because he knows how to balance real life with fantasy and you don’t have a basement so he can’t end up living in his parents’ basement. And it sucks anyway.

3.Take it back to the thrift store. There was a reason it was only $1

ETA: I just wanted to know if the game was any good. Thanks anyway. I’ll ask someone at Gamestop.
santa clam

(no subject)

1)Are there any foods that every time you eat them it gives you the superpower of creating the most horrific smelly farts imaginable? If yes, what are they? If no, is there anything that just makes you fart a lot?
2)Please tell me one of your vices and one of your virtues?
3)If I walked in the front door of your house/apt/other dwelling, what would be the first thing inside that might catch my attention? If you walked into my apartment your eye would either be caught by the colorful painting of a gas station on the wall or the maniacal oversized bunny/dog barking at you.
Pong

Gifts for the Boyfriends Mom

My boyfriend's mother LOVES me to death, and it's her birthday this weekend. She personally called me to go and get drunk and sit on the back patio with her and her friends Saturday night and I'm so excited, but the problem.... what do I buy her? I have the money for a gift, so I don't want to just get a card. I don't know what she reads or likes or anything, except that she is addicted to Young and the Restless.... so... ideas?

ZOMG HIGHSCHOOL

Boyfriend and I are in a LDR (just became LD recently). He now lives with his friend in Florida and goes out to clubs pretty much every night.  I, on the other hand, have class every day at 8am so I just sleep a lot and have no social life. However, my friend is having a party on Saturday and he doesn't want me to go.

Difference between him going out every night and me going out once? I'm planning on staying at my friend's (no driving drunk kthx) and he goes home to his own bed every night.  He doesn't like it because he doesn't know who I'm "sleeping with" (myself??)

Fair? y/n

TEXT

Somehow in a matter of seconds, just now went from being excitng and awsome to being poopyyyyyyy. RWAR. I'm going to go watch something on my laptop instead of working... but can you can figure out what this number is:
sexy OH! ate sven uunn toooooooo sven unnn niin unnnnnnnnn ?
if you can... send me a text or a pic... or a text pic.. or something to make my day(inspired by the text post! )

(no subject)

1. Do you ever have recurring dreams? About what? What do you think they mean?
2. My family always drives to Nova Scotia but I'm thinking of going myself around Sept. I'd need to rent a car but I can't find the requirements for doing it. (age, can i drive outside of ns with the rented car?) Does anyone know them or where to find them?

1. I have thsi dream that I'm sleeping in the back of my car while teh car is moving & I wake up & have trouble controlling the car. I assume it is about control.
Mr. Misto
  • ascara

.. I forgot...

1. What is the most moronic movie that you have ever seen that has absolutely no right to call itself a movie in any shape or form? 

2. Why don't they release more broadway productions onto video? 

3.  If Macavity's not there, where is he?  ( Edit: Macavity is from the musical Cats. "But when you reach the scene of crime, Macavity's not there!! )

4. I think I have four invites for OtakuBooty, anybody want them? 

answers:

1. Epic Movie

2. I don't know. 

3.  I dunno, flying with Superman?

(no subject)

I'm about to go out to lunch. I'm probably going to eat Wendy's, or maybe Moe's...
or burgerking because they have green slushies...(someone just walked in with one)

What are you all going to eat for lunch?
And how long do you get for lunch?
Do you meet up with anyone?
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    hungry hungry
young folks

age just a number?

After an argument with friends. I ask.

1. What age is/was oldest person, relative to your age at the time, you've fallen for? How old were/are you?

2. What age is/was the youngest, still relative, you've fallen for? How old were/are you?

(I say "fallen for" instead of "dated" because sometimes age is a factor)

Unrelated question: *help*
3. Anyone have any suggestions for someone vomiting, feverish, and with tonsilitus? Is milk really bad? Should you really drink sprite?
Me - Valhalla

(no subject)

1) What was your...

a) Best birthday?
b) Worst birthday?
c) Best present?
d) Worst present?

2) How old are you now? (If you don't mind me asking)

3) I'm 19 today in Canada. What should I do?
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    curious curious/bored
dog

use small words

this woman's sign is full of fail.

if you could teach the world to spell, which words would you make absolutely sure that people could spell correctly?

ETA: i'm not getting comment email notifications. should i be scared of the avalanche that will inevitably occur?
nerd

(no subject)

Is your stove gas or electric?
Does your fridge open on the left or the right?
How many locks on your front door?
Does your heat come through air vents or radiators?
Do you have central air?
Do you have those stop-locks on your windows so that you can leave them open a few inches without getting robbed? I love those things.
shadowy

(no subject)

I've gone to several different sites looking for suggestions on how to speed up my internet connection, and pretty much all of them said the same thing. I deleted the cookies and temporary files and deframented the hard drive and did a disk cleanup. It goes slightly faster now, but I'm on my dad's computer, which is connected to the same wireless network, and his connection is great. Why is mine so slow and how can I speed it up?
sexy
  • ___3x5

(no subject)

What constitutes a good kiss to you?

Keep in mind that I'm not asking for advice. I brought this up last night in the TQC chat...and everyone has different preferences so I thought I would ask!

I personally like slower kisses, and I like kisses on the forehead : )
Magic

Punk rawk, paper, scissors

I have a really good idea for a poll about surviving a zombie attack, but livejournal's being a douche and I can't get past the third question or post the first 2, for it just stalls. Lucky for you guys who hate my polls and/or zombie chatter. Someone else on my flist can't make posts lately, due to a similar problem.

1. Is anyone else experiencing technical annoyance on LJ?
2. Do you know what the dealio is on these errors?
3. If it is indeed somewhat of a blog snafu pandemic circling all fourcorners of LJ (and not just the two of us), is there any report of there being a return to normalcy in the near future? Does maintenance know about it?

(no subject)

1. How much time do you spend talking to your best friend (including SOs) online?
2. How many times do you e-mail each other?
3. How much do you text each other?
4. How often do you call each other and how long do you talk on the phone?
5. How much time do you spend together outside of your homes?
6. How much time do you spend together inside your homes?

ALSO: What's something you're having trouble making a decision about? Share it!
London
  • 836am

Driving

For the drivers out there:

1. How old were you when you got your license?
2. How many hours did it take you to learn how to drive?
3. Who taught you? If you took paid lessons, how much were they?
4. Did you enjoy the learning experience? Why?

Yeah, I need to learn how to drive and I'm not looking forward to it :(

haironface;
  • __ria

(no subject)

1) do you know someone named..

a) andy?
b) amy?
c) erik?
d) melinda?

how do you know 'em?

2) how much longer do you have until you say sayonara to the work/school week and start in on your Memorial Day weekend?

Luh U.

Do you say I Love You when:

1. getting off the phone with family members?
2. getting off the phone with friends?

3. leaving family members house/ they're leaving yours?
4. leaving friends house/ they're leaving yours?

5. out of the blue when you just mean it to someone? 
6. Do you know why or what prompts you to just say 'i love you' out of the blue, if you do indeed do that?
clam

(no subject)

1)Do you use text messaging on your phone a lot?
2)Do you know someone who constantly texts you with ridiculous, trivial, and/or vague messages?
3)Are you one of those people in #2?
4)Is texting specifically FOR ridiculous, trivial, and/or vague messages?

(no subject)

1. Do you prefer to write with a pen or a pencil?

I prefer to write with a pen.


2. Have you ever had any dreams about TQC? If so, do tell.

I had a dream recently where the mods had announced plans to build a TQC amusement park.

3. Have you ever solved a Rubik's cube?

No, but it's one of my goals.

4. I'm very tired and a friend has invited me to play pool with her and a few friends. I love playing pool and it's been a while since I last played. Should I cancel and take a nap or should I go and wait until tonight to sleep?

(no subject)

Ok after going a bit uninstall happy a few minutes ago, I lost Firefox & as I went to reinstall it I discovered that there is the average version (American) & a British version.

I couldn't find any info on them, so if anyone uses the British version is it any different? Would you recommend it to an Australian?
sunflower

(no subject)

1. Are you annoyed when people are(seem they they're) unsure of themselves?

2. Have you ever thought about cheating on your current or most recent SO?

3. Have you ever cheated on a test? Did you get caught?

4. Do you like chocolate? What kind is your favorite?

5. How many times a day do you check your e-mail?

6. What kind of cups do you have? Are they colored?

7. How long would you wait in an emergency room..until going to another one? (if you were almost dying in pain)

8. Do you prefer pens or pencils?

9. What is your favorite summer food?

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de best sci fi is goofy

I actually saw it in a theater the same week it came out


That last one is the one I wish to discuss, indirectly. Today is a big day for Star Wars fans, and if you are one you should check out the special for it on the History Channel this weekend; check your local listings.

So, my question: Where exactly did you see Star Wars for the first time?
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    pissed off such influx of work stuffs
petit prince

kiss my ass!!!

1. what song is in your head?

2. if you do a random shuffle, what're the first 7 songs that come up on your music player/program? (no cheating to leave out backstreet boys)

3. are there any noises worse than the noise gmail makes when someone messages you and you don't have the window up front?
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    construction
  • 404

I was wondering...

why is it that a woman can have girlfriends and no one question her sexuality, but if a man said he had boyfriends they would?

not that I call my guy friends boyfriends... because that'd be gay and stuff!
Audrey Walking

Birthdayzilla

Today's my birthday, whoo, and my friend is completely overriding my plans. I understand that she wants to make this a good birthday, being that the majority of them have sucked, but please lay off!

Who else has had experience with a bossy friend on your birthday? What did they do?

Who else has a birthday today?

What do you think my boyfriend got me? Hookers and blow?
conor - guitar

(no subject)

I'm leaving in 1.5 hours to see Bright Eyes. I have been looking at set lists from recent shows and almost all of the songs are new ones I have never heard, except for maybe when I saw Bright Eyes in March. I have been avoiding listening to the new stuff because I'm afraid it's going to be terrible.

Should I listen to it before I go, or have it be a surprise tonight?

Gillian Welch and "Very Special Guests" are opening. Do they mean the band Very Special Guests, or actually some very special guests?

(no subject)

I appear to have failed my HSC through lack of attendance. Or else, I will be failing soon. Should I:

1. Redo my HSC through TAFE.
2. Give up on HSC, persue other education like language.
3. Get a job, work retail.
4. Kill myself.
5. Other?

(no subject)


Poll #991529 TQC Commandments

Which of the following are you guilty of doing?

making posts too frequently/too close together
5(7.4%)
trolling
1(1.5%)
asking annoying questions about relationships
10(14.7%)
asking questions about iPods/iTunes
0(0.0%)
posting things that aren't questions at all
1(1.5%)
other
7(10.3%)
none of these! I am a saint!
34(50.0%)

(no subject)

I applied for a Starbucks Barista position about 2 weeks ago, and haven't heard back yet. How long does their decision-making usually last, and will they call and tell you that you didn't get the job? Also...I'm 18.5 years old, and have never had a job...anyone know any place that offers jobs just for the summer who would be likely to hire me? I don't really have much to put under "employment references." I'm asian, if that helps...any cute little overpriced asian stores you know of? The pay might be pretty good there I think. (I live in the Bay Area, San Jose/Saratoga area.)

[Thanks to all who replied on my earlier post...I have decided to just suck it up and stay for 2 more weeks + juries, and then never look at his face again. Unless I change my mind, as I'm prone to doing...it's hard giving up a renowned pianist/piano teacher after just one year. But anyway, thanks!]
pink trees
  • telnaf

random collection

1. What are your favorite songs to listen to as you drive down the road with the sun on your face on the way to freedom? (like your "i'm invincible and life is great" song)

2. What is your favorite tv show? If it recently had a season finale, did you like that episode?

3. What is your favorite color?

4.Who is the person in your life that you trust the most?
ily
  • _teeze

(no subject)

Did you know that supposedly you can chew Stride gum with the wrapper still on it?  I guess it's made out of rice paper, and it dissolves in the mouth. 

Do you chew Stride with the wrapper?  Prefer it with the wrapper or without?

(I still haven't tried chewing it with the wrapper; I'm a wuss.)
cracker

(no subject)

Have you ever had a pinched nerve in your back? What did it feel like?

I was lifting heavy things (not with my knees. BAD ME) last Wednesday, the 16th, and since then, I've had a sharp pain in my back, and whenever I bend over, or lay a certain way, it feels like a knife twisting in my spine. My sister said it might be a pinched nerve, since all the usual remedies for muscular pain haven't helped. So, instead of running off and getting an MRI or something, I decided to ask the Internet, see if what you felt is what I feel, and maybe then I'll go to the doc.

Childbirth questions

I was babysitting my friend's 18 month old daughter and it made me wonder about pregnancy and childbirth.

If you had a C section, how long were you laid up? How long did it take for the pain to go away?

If you had a vaginal birth, did you tear a lot? Did you have an episiotomy? Did you have problems later?

If there's any other things you want to share that you feel might be informative, please share them.
....

movies!

1a. what is your favorite dance movie (besides dirty dancing... i hate it)?
1b. are there any musical movies that are about dancing?

2a. if i were to go see pirates of the caribbean 3 without seeing the first 2, how lost would i be?
2b. could you please clue me in as to what i'd need to know so that i wouldn't be completely lost?
2c. should i just go on wiki and read the plot summaries of them?
2d. do the plot summaries on wiki leave out anything important that i would need to know when watching the 3rd one?
Text - best is yet to come

(no subject)

This weekend, we're going to a white trash costume party. I'm going to Walmart in about an hour or so to buy what I am going to wear.

What should I wear to be properly white trash? I'm thinking a tube top with a bra for sure, but what else?
don, ufc, mma, frye

Job application follow up?

I have been told that the best way to get an interview after applying is to contact the potential employer and let them know that you are interested in the job. My question is...what exactly do you tell the employer to make sure they know you are someone to interview, but without sounding like a clingy jerk who's just bugging them?

Thanks
groucho

(no subject)

For the past week I've been noiticing a pain in my chest that spreads to my arm when I walk....
What could it be?
Should I just ignore it and hope it goes away?
Old friends whom I haven seen in months suddenly walk up to me and say "We'll be missing you" ...whats up with that?

Should I be concerned??
smoke

(no subject)

1)If you have a purse, what does it look like? How much did you pay for it?
2)What's the funniest shooting scene you've seen in a movie?
3)What's the funniest stabbing scene you've seen in a movie?
Paul

(no subject)

1. How do you pronounce Tidus from Final Fantasy X? Tie-dus or Tee-dus? Is there a correct way which I somehow failed to notice?

2. A sort of strange question, but if your SO threw several things at you in anger that didn't really hurt (such as an empty soda can), would you personally consider that physical abuse?

3. How well can you whistle? Why do you suppose some people can't?
tonks

Reminder Light

I have a 2000 Plymouth Neon. I recently had the oil changed and the people there forgot to reset the reminder light... How do I do it myself? I'm getting pretty pissed at it beeping at me all the time.
silhouette

(no subject)

Do you normally date people younger or older than you?

If I recently decided I only want to date men much older than I am... how would I go about attempting to form these relationships?

What about men who are much younger than I am?

What's your "relationship status"?

(no subject)

why is lemon icing so delicious?

have you ever stopped being friends with someone based mainly on a disagreement on one issue?
if so, what was the issue?

yes, sterilization rights.

(no subject)

So I made this paiting for the boyfriend. It is acrylics on a vinyl record. I plan on framing it behind glass. Do you think if I hang it in the bathroom that the steam would mess it up?
I hope not.

What was a nice surprise for you today?
Hanging up paintings and realizing I smelled like aforementioned boyfriend from a really good hug. Also, seeing a man who was wearing a rather 80's outfit, twirling a parasol and hoola hooping to his own beat. We honked and waved at him.

What's the most ridiculous song you've heard lately?
Lip Gloss by Lil Mama.
Erica, kitty

Classic Movies

I'm on a classic movie kick. I watched "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" yesterday, "the Graduate" earlier today and am getting ready to watch "Roman Holiday"


So:

1) What's a really good classic movie to watch (preferably something romantic comedy, but suspense or anything generally awesome will do)
2) Are my fiance and I the only ones who thought the Graduate was a choppy film missing half of the plot points that would have made it make sense?
3) What is your favorite Marylin Monroe movie?
4) What is your favorite classic musical?


Thanks!!
  • Current Music
    "Mrs. Robinson" - Simon & Garfunkel
jw

spanish speakers!

can't get a hold of my Argie best friend who would know the answer to this, SO! does anyone here know how you would pronounce the name Agüero? is it a hard G like Agg-ware-o or would it be something like Ah-hware-o?
genius

bowling and bumpers

What are your thoughts on adults bowling with bumpers? (the things that prevent you from having gutterballs)

EDIT: Let's assume these are sober adults who aren't bowling for the first time or taking lessons and the bumpers are in because they specificly asked for them.
  • Current Mood
    curious curious
darkbuffy

(no subject)

What was the craziest thing that happened to you at work today?

Mine was 5 guys rushing up behind me and punching me in the kidneys, all while shouting GANK! The second craziest was my 22 year-old superior showing up to a staff meeting wearing a Naruto headband.
me

(no subject)

1. Do you drink cranberry juice on a regular basis?
- If ya do, please tell me what kind, how often, and how much the brand costs that you use.

2. I've been going to the same pharmacy since I was like, 3. But tomorrow I need to pick up a prescription that wasn't available at my usual. What should I expect, going to a pharmacy for the first time as a new customer? Do they do things like a doctor's office, like make copies of your insurance card & stuff?

3. Do you steal a glance at people in cars next to you at red lights?
rainbow_brite

It puts the lotion...

1. I recently went out and bought the Jergens Natural Glow daily moisturizer with the tanning cream (fair skin tones, as I am a Casper). Has anyone else used it and does it work?
1b. Can anyone suggest another tanning/moisturizing creme that they have tried?

2. Self-tanners. Again, being a Casper, are there any that won't make me look "ZOMG!ORANGE!" or "ZOMG!FAKE AND BAKE!"?

3. St. Ives Apricot Scrub. Worth it?
3b. Any other really good (facial) scrubs that could be recommended?
Christmas'd!

(no subject)

1. Do you think this is real or a hoax? (Warning: Dead hog)
Looks suspicious to me.

2a. What was the last book you read? A Mother's Story by Gloria Vanderbilt. It was pretty heartbreaking.
2b. What book(s) are you currently reading? The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks

3. What are you watching/listening to right now?
Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN
Book of Mormon - spooky Mormon hell drea

Road trips

I recently learned that my two roommates had not been on planes until they were young teenagers. My first flight was when I was 6, from Oakland to San Diego.

I came to realize that many more people than I thought had parents different from mine. ;-) Mine refused to drive any further than Monterey, so we flew whenever we went to Southern California. Until last year when my roommates and I plus another friend went down to LA, I'd never spent more than about 3 and a half hours in a car.

So how about you? How old were you when you first flew anywhere, and how long was the flight? What's the longest amount of time you've spent in a car?

Edit: My longest flight was San Francisco to Auckland, NZ. Yeeeeikes!