October 2nd, 2007
What were your symptoms?
How much water did you drink?
How are you feeling emotionally?
How about physically?
What are you looking forward to?
What gets you excited?
Do you have a set time when you fall asleep? When?
Are talking squirrels awesome?
The song American Tune by Paul Simon totally caught me off-guard just a second ago, and I'm totally unsure as to why. Normally for me though it's other Paul Simon-related songs and opera.
Is it easy to replace screens yourself or should I pay to have it replaced?
Where's the cheapest and most legit place to buy LCD screens?
I live in West Virginia in the US, if either of those details change anything.
For my graphic design class I had to design a Chinese food box like it would hold something else, so i picked cupcakes. the box is designed to look like a gooey layer cake when you cut it, with lots of pink icing and blue sprinkles. I think it's a good idea, but is it actually a good enough idea to get a good grade?
Do you like cheesy romance novels?
Whats for breakfast?
I just found my earing thats usually in my cartilage, in my ear lobe! how'd it get there?!
I need to write an ad for craigslist for freelance graphic design, can you help me write a creative ad?
do you like space?
(whatever you want that to mean)
2. What about if you are out sick for one thing, but then feel awful the next day for entirely different reasons? Do you pretend like it's all part of the same problem or tell your boss/coworkers that you're just having issues all over the place?
3. Since I forgot to ask yesterday, what did you all get up to over the weekend?
4. So what's ailing you today?
Edit: And I just somehow got my foot stuck in my chair (how, I don't know) and face planted into the extra desk in my office. Am I subconsciously trying to kill myself?
Can anyone tell me how to transfer my buddylist? I have aim 6 if that makes any difference.
What's something you'd love to have?
1.Do you normally write it as 2/10/2007 or 10/2/2007?
2.Who the hell came up with the second version?
3.Have you ever mixed up dates because of this?
I write it as 2/10/2007. I didn't know that there was two versions until 9/11 came about. And I had to use this program for an assignment and it kept giving me error until I realized I did the dates wrooong. Well, excuze mee. /rant
4.Talking about dates, have you ever eaten dates?
It's sweet and soft. Can be kind of expensive sometimes...
What will your story be about?
Will you tell me a very very very short story?
My 4 year old niece just gave me a giant acorn. What was the last gift someone gave you?
Am I bad for finally breaking down and looking up Vanessa Hudgens' nude pic? :(
Why do people use the argument of adoption against abortion? Besides, you know, it being another option besides abortion.
1.) How heavy of a free weight should I buy? (I heard heavier weights/less repetition is best)
2.) Any other equipment I could have at home that would help?
3.) What is your routine?
4.) Is the glass half empty of half full?
if not, how do you like your coffee?
if you don't drink coffee, do you brush your teeth after every time you eat?
who hates their phone and/or phone company?
I just really want to smack a bitch. What should I do instead?
How often do you do it (you know, look at random people's userinfos)?
I think that as women we know that there are some creeps out there who frequently fantasize about victimizing women. We also know that there are some relatively borderline guys that under normal circumstances and social controls are harmless but if given the temptation might cross over the line and victimize a woman. We also know that the criminal justice system has not been able to completely prevent such victimization from happening- it reacts after the fact.
I think that knowing that, and knowing that we, on average as women, tend to have less upper body and overall muscle strength then men, we find ourselves in the more vulnerable position when it comes to potential victimization.
I think that it sucks and is completely unfair that men can seemingly take more risks in their behavior -wear whatever they want regardless of what attention it draws, walk through certain neighborhoods at night, drink to excess in mixed company, go out 1 on 1 with a complete stranger of the opposite sex in a car- and not suffer the same consequences that a woman who does the same thing may. It's unfair that men have a natural, physical advantage when it comes to domination and violence and victimization. But it is reality.
I think to protest this unfairness by boldly pretending we are not in the more vulnerable position is stupid and ill-advised. Women should be taught that, through no fault of our own, we may be more at risk then men, and therefore we should take some precautions. Of course we should also be taught that all our advanced precautions cannot ensure 100% protection from victimization and also that we cannot spin life into a weaving of total paranoia. But we can and should take simple precautions that have been shown to lessen the chance of becoming a victim.
Will you feel better about yourself as a woman if you thumbed your nose at any "antiquated" precautions to prove equality of the sexes and it led to you being in a situation with a man who *could* physically dominate you if he wanted to and he did so? Are we really so up on our high horse of "well we SHOULD be able to do x y z just like men, its not fair, etc" that we will refuse to warn women on principle of ways they can take an active role to lower their risk of being raped? Which is really more important to you- preventing rape, or protesting the unfairness of physical characteristics between the sexes?
Can you show me a picture of this place?
What is the most spiritual place for you? pics?
my answers are in the comments!:D
Do you have a good recipe for stuffed cabbage?
How would you decorate your home if money weren't too much of an issue?
(- There are so many fireplace stores online to choose from that I'm having trouble figuring out which one is best.
- I do have a good recipe for stuffed cabbage, but it seems to be very different from the ones I find online.
- My home is decorated in a kind of Victorian-inspired eclectic style and I think I'd do it the same way even if money weren't a factor.)
1. Having a completely positive outlook on life, believing that people are good and life will treat you well and always seeing the positive sides of things?
2. Having a negative outlook on life, believing that people are selfish and dishonest and never getting your hopes up in case you're disappointed?
You can't choose something in the middle!!
1. Have you ever been in a similar situation?
2. What did/would you say to the person to make them go away?
3. I am a freak magnet, aren't I?
4. What was your worst date ever? Or what was the strangest thing that ever happened to you on a date?
*my response in the answers
I blame my sudden excitement for NaNoWriMo...
You have the following items:
2 paper clips
Empty soda bottle
Black Sharpie marker
What do you make out of these items, and why? You can also use anything you have on you such clothes, shoes, eye glasses, and jewelry, but nothing extra that you would keep in your pockets and such.
EDIT: How do you make your item(s)?
2. What's your favorite song right now?
3. What's one thing that can ruin an otherwise good song for you?
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You're having a dinner party, with 3 television characters and 3 movie characters - who are they, what do you serve and who serves you (if anyone)?
Any tips on not barfing during my oral argument tonight? How do you keep from getting so nervous you get sick to your stomach? Normally I take dramamine, but I need to be quick on the answers so I don't want to do that.
What's something that always reminds you of your childhood?
I just got a bunch of oil delivered last week, so that's not the problem... I've also tried just turning the thermostat up, no dice. I've also pushed the "push to reset" button. There doesn't seem to be any other options that are obvious (to me, anyway). I kind of want to fix this myself without having to call my landlord (I harassed them a ton when I first moved in about a bunch of crap). Is there anything I'm missing? It's a Honeywell furnace, if that matters (I tried checking their website and it didn't seem to be much help, and I couldn't find a # for them in the phone book)
2. Do you detest any foods that others consider to be "normal"?
I can't stand onions or peppers (the sweet ones, the hot ones are alright).
Story: My daughter loved kindergarten. She loved her teacher and was excited to go to school each day. When she'd learn something new she felt proud of herself. Now she's in the first grade and her teacher is all about rules. She's gruff. She has a no-discussions policy regarding the breaking of her rules. The other day she accused my daughter of deliberately breaking the tips off her pencils. When my daughter told her she didn't mean to do it, her teacher said, "I don't like it when children lie to me." My daughter is left handed and tends to break pencil tips more due to the angle that she holds her pencil. My daughter cried for a half hour last night because her teacher called her a liar. Recently she has started asking if she can stay home from school. She used to have such positive feelings about it. It's very sad to me.
Question: I have requested that her teacher give me a call today so I can discuss this with her. How would you phrase all of this so as not to alienate her and to get her to work with me to make my daughter enjoy school again?
2. Do you have vanity plates?
3. Does it bother you when you can't figure them out?
the icon communities that I found are bewildering, so I would like to see TQC's favorite icon communities!
Where do YOU get your happy icons from?
I tend to use the word awesome way too much online and IRL I use the word like constantly.
Can you help me get it back? Can I set my computer to how it was half an hour ago? I know my sister used to do that a lot.
Please help. It was in ArcSoft PhotoStudio if that helps.
ARGH! *runs 'round setting hair on fire*
Again, I need to go TODAY. This is seriously urgent. It's a couple miles away and I have no other way of getting there (including bus or other friends). I'm really pissed.
Any ideas for how to get back at him?
Edit: I got mad at him and he's now sending me text message after text message of "god why are you such a little bitch?" How should I react to this? I want to turn off my phone but I'm waiting for a friend to call.
Who was it? How was it?
Also, I have Bejewled 2 for a trial, is it worth buying?
I'm out with some friends from work. One is a straight guy who knows I like him, though its never been formally addressed, he still knows. So we're sitting at a table and joking around when the straight guy decides to say "Um, I like GIRLS." in response to something someone (not me) said. I took this as a indirect way of him telling me I was gross and he'd never like me back. I also took it as rude, immature, insensitive (he knew i liked him, i mean really) and totally unnecessary. Am I right in my analysis of the situation?
(Pot induced or just in general.)
2. I bought a comforter on clearance at Target the other day. I really love it and I looked everywhere for the pillow shams that matched. I couldn't find them in the store but I did find them online. I went ahead and placed and order for 3 pillow shams but they're being back ordered until the middle of November. With the comforter being on clearance, do you think I'll really get my shams or will Target probably just cancel my order?
3. I have a 3 year old and I'm trying to come up with a Halloween costume. The only thing that I've thought of that's remotely interesting is to dress her up as a tourist with a hawaiian shirt, a straw hat, shorts, sunglasses and a camera and fanny pack. Is that cute or stupid?
3a. What would you dress up and adorable 3 year old girl for Halloween?
I was getting lunch after class today, and the "couple" in front of me gave me the creeps. He was 40-something, from behind she looked 20-something, and he had his hand around her waist (wedding band on his finger), and his hand trails down and grabs her ass. She kind of looked around to see if anyone noticed, and she catches my eye for a second. she looked dead inside, like no emotion whatsoever, and i notice that she's hella younger than i thought. they go sit down and wait for their food, i see the manager talking to another manager about how it creeped him out too, but it was clear they weren't gonna do anything. so i get my food, and look at the girl again. her dad or whatever creep she was with had gone to get a refill, so she looked at me for longer than a second and it was just so emotionless. i smiled at her, to gauge her reaction, and she didn't even give me a "what the hell are you smiling at" smirk, a confused look, or a smile back. there was NOTHING there. it just scared the shit out of me, so I went to my car and called 411 and called the police department, and told them that i felt like something was very wrong there. they said they'd check it out, but i'm still skjghskdgjh about it.
did i do the right thing? what if it was her dad? dsjkgsdgs i just don't know.
So whattya say, TQC?
EDIT oops I kept putting off deciding and then realized I'd missed the Stress Reduction class already. Oh well, Fem Alliance it is!
can someone figure out what percent 25,240 is of 251,262?
what's the last thing that made you gag? i'm watching the Man United game and Ronaldo's head is bleeding everywhere.
2) What made you smile today?
3) What did not make you smile today?
*It cannot be from sex, unless I suffer from sexsomnia.
-If you own some kind of guitar, whether acoustic, electric or bass, will you show me a pic?
-Are you any good?
-Not too bad.
-( Collapse )(Yes, I know it's a cheap bass, but I love my baby.)
-Decent. Getting better.
I say the seeds.
I'm looking for a baby themed font in particular.
ETA: I used Google to look for some but the ones I found were not free. Even though I put "free fonts" in the search engine.
It turns out the witness I had never called the insurance companies. And, for some reason, the insurance companies will not accept the voicemails of her admitting complete fault (and even going as far as to BRIBE me- "I will pay for your damages, plus extra, if you don't report it"). I don't understand why my insurance company won't listen to the voicemails. Can anyone think of any reasons? How likely is it that I will lose this case? (Again, it is now completely my word against her's)
I'm so stressed over this.
Sorry for me posting so many serious questions lately. I'll get back to the amusing ones soon
LOL or EWWW?
What is your "friending" preference? Do you just randomly add people or do you comment first? Do you expect people to comment before they add you? Will you add just anyone or are you picky about who you add?
OH GREAT TQC, TELL ME WHAT IT TAKES TO BE YOUR FRIEND.
I never dress cause I never do anything.
And to make it more interesting, post a picture of you or someone you know in a Halloween costume.
Bonus points for BABIES in costume.
Dogs in costume are automatic fail. but post them if you must.
What's going to happen to me?
2. Lately, I've been waking up in the middle of the night for an hour or so. This is really killing me during the day. I'd rather not drink caffeine all day. Do you have suggestions for staying awake all day?
3. I'd like to change my user name. The one I want is already taken, but the person that has it hasn't updated since 2004. Do LJs expire if you don't update for a certain amount of time?
Has anyone here ever juggled all three at the same time and maintained good grades?
2. Would you have been able to survive the Holocaust? Would you have ended up on the trains or would you try to seek political asylum? What do you think the chance would be that you would have been selected for the gas chamber right off the train? Do you think through your body language or mental powers you'd be able to avoid that fate?
3. How do you think you would fare if you had been born in Darfur? How about Rwanda? Do you think you'd be able to walk across Africa with no learned survival techniques, no supplies and..well...survive?
4. Are there any members here who have experienced war first hand as a civilian and not as a soldier? How do you think you would have been during the Bosnian war as a civilian? What would you have done if you were in Tiananmen Square on 6/4/89? Would you have been there?
I'm just curious.
Do you have any other ideas?
What are some watercolor pointers/tips/tricks for beginners?
How are they suppose to fit? If you stick your arms out in front of you, should the sleeves come up to about midway from the wrist to the elbow? or is that too small? But when the arms are down, it looks fine.
What's your playing style? Does the expansion set help out that style or does it add a new dimension overall?
I'm generally a pacifist who proselytizes mercilessly. My focus is on economic and cultural expansion. I haven't done so well playing aggressively... I keep trying to do things that worked in Civ 3 with not so good results.
Only eat once a day, you eat constantly?
Eat only healthy food, pizza and cookies?
I'm just curious to how much of what kinds of foods you lovely people eat.
Why do I constantly obsess about my weight and the shitty food I eat but can't seem to get my good eating habits back on track?
Ugh I suck.
how frequently do you exercise?
what's the nastiest thing you've seen in the gym locker room?
bangs: yes or no?
what did abraham lincoln keep under his hat?
2. If you own a MySpace, do you delete the friends that constantly post those dumb ass chain bulletins, or do you tolerate their stupidity?
3. Are you physically in pain right now?
4. How about emotionally?
5. Do I have to go to class? :(
2. Banana pudding. Y/N?
3. Is it raining where you are?
I'm a seventeen year old girl, how do I meet a non-lame guy with a liscense to be friends with?
I'm stuck in the white trash/wannabe ghetto suburbs of Detroit, and the only way I am allowed to go to Detroit is if I have a guy friend to take me. My parents are over protective.... and I want to go to concerts!
What about 6-months?
I like tights/leggings with shorts. I hate everything baggy and shapeless. I also hate short skinny jeans.
Do you love the chicken bakes from Costco?
What is up with Che Guevara shirts?
Has anyone here ever volunteered with the U.S. Peace Corps and if so, could you tell me where you went and all about it?
How long should I give him before I give up and have sex?
[EDIT] It's 7:30; I've completed my studying for the day aaaand I'm thinkin' it's business time...
If so, how many people?
I was at these following places so where do you think I lost it?
A) Libarian's desk on campus
B) La Bou
C) Noah's Bagels
D) Baskin Robbins
How much will it cost for a new driver's license? (I live in California)
What has been the worse?
So far, I've liked Pokemon Pearl the best, and I tried playing AniMates last night and it was horrid.
1.) For any of you out there who do photography or know anything about cameras, what is the best type of camera for, I don't know how to put this exactly, but like real photography? Not like oh I'm going to go take pictures of my friends, but like portrait, black and white, nature, etc. You know what I mean? But anyway, a good brand, a good type in general, basically any information you have about cameras.
2.) I need new jeans, badly! I have trouble finding them cause I'm short. Any places you know of that sell short-person jeans?
I thought I had more questions...I thought wrong.
2) How do you treat your colds?
Britney Spears just lost custody of her kids, her career's pretty much done, she's no longer a sex symbol and everybody thinks she's a trainwreck, heading for a wall. God forbid, and seriously, I hope it doesn't happen, but let's say she kills herself, either voluntarily or just through careless living. In 5 years, when we look back on her, what will her legacy be? Not how you will see her, but how will the world see her?
How do you feel about Kevin Federline now?
At this point, if Britney posed for Playboy, would you check it out?
Am I really that big of a dork?
Will you have
Have any of your professors ever taken your entire class out to coffee (and paid) on the last day of class? Two of mine have. They rock.
Which word processor has the best autoformat for outline type notes? (again, mac PLZ)
I had microsoft test drive but I deleted it because I didn't want to pay for dat shit yo.
MEEEEEEEEEEE, that's who!
What (if anything) is on the back of your bedroom door? Will you show me a picture of it?
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2) Why are the Virtual Console games better than the Wii's games?
1) I'm currently loving on Breath of Fire II. BoF was one of my first games ever, so I'm happy to get back into it. I really want them to release BoF for the Virtual Console now, though.
2) Because Nintendo has, in the last few years, switched to a strict kids-game only policy. Substanceless, temporarily amusing party games are sometimes allowed. But no *real* games. Twilight Princess was an accident, and 300 people lost their jobs because of it.
will you post your favourite photo you have on your computer?
@. I just bought a couple of yards of this lovely stretchy, light jersey in each colour. What should I make? Maybe a nice hoodie or a nightie?
7. Why is it not easy being green?
~. Have you ever heard of Rusty Warren?
ETA: This is a serious question I was thinking about after reading this website. Please don't take this question as drama-mongering. I just want to know your (serious) opinions. If all you have to say is rude shit, then that's not helpful to anyone.
What are you excited about?
ETA: I have to change what I'm excited about. I just got a notification that I have to pick up a package, and I wasn't expecting one, so I think my boyfriend sent me an early birthday present!!!!!
do you pick your nose? adjust your bra? scratch your balls? both? fart really loud? I do all of the above. except for the ball scratching thing because I don't have any.
What do you think about gastric bypass surgery? is it a great idea, or a lazy cop out?
I think that if you've tried everything & you are in some serious medical danger zone, it's a good procedure to have done.
Okay, maybe I am looking for ideas. I mean, you guys are pretty creative.
Have you ever not friended someone who added you or unfriended someone because they were friends with someone you didn't like?
(I understand if no one does, but I figured it was worth a shot :) )
To make this post have more substance, what prompt did you use for your college application essay and what did you write about?
If you live with you SO, what kind of sheets/comforter do you have? Describe what it looks like.
Who picked them out? Are they more masculine, feminine, or in between?
Do you have a pic?
2. What should I dress up as for halloween?
3. Would you rather be called "cute" or "hot"? Why?
YES. I'm trying to balance my senior ChE classes (i.e. 7 major assignments due this week), a grant proposal that's due Friday, grad school application crap (sorting out references, deciding what programs to apply to, etc.), and my currently semi-long distance marriage all while warding off a cold and trying to remember to eat and get enough sleep. I have no idea why I'm wasting my life away on the internet, to be honest :(
2. Should I seriously just drop out of school and join the circus? If I do, who should I audition to be? The bearded lady? Someone else?
I'm seriously considering it, though idk if I could grow that great of a beard....
What's the last book you read?
2. What, if anything, is cluttering up your car right now?
3. Did you/do you/will you live on campus for college?
4. If not, how far of a commute is it?
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what is a clever way that i can get her to tell me what her home address is without totally giving it away that i want her address so send her something?
What about Arabic?
EDIT: Going out and and getting (renting from library) Rosetta Stone tomorrow. Thanks :-)
who comes up with all these glamorus names for such mundane items?
for instance, my laundry detergent is called "Tahitian Breeze"
does the air smell better in Tahiti?
do any of you wanna go there with me to find out?
Did you slack off, or get motivated and work your butt off (if the latter, how)?
Did you end up going to university, college, or whatever else there is?
What are the Stero types you have been called?
Why do you think they called you that?
I tried The Google already. We're trying to look at many options and choose the best one, and I know thequestionclub is smarter than two heads.
What time are you normally on it?
Where do you live?
I'm generally on 10-11 at night. But at 11 it's like a ghost town, so I sometimes get offline earlier.
I live in California.
Also, for those that watched "House" tonight: Did House tell NASA about the girl's condition? I didn't understand the ending- my Mom was talking too damn much :-(
I know that season 3 is starting on cable, and I'm dying to know what happens! If you've been watching it, can you give me a recap?
If not Phoenix, then where in Arizona would you recommend?
What position are your feet/legs in right now?
"i'd like those 5 minutes (or 30 minutes, hour, etc) of my life back."
what was the last thing that made you feel that way?
Did anyone see this show? If so, I'd like to know exactly what she said as I go to KSU. It's a little freaky. (I know, I know, it's Sylvia Brown, but we're curious)
Now, I realize nobody ever does on some level, but does anybody else feel paralized by self-conciousness or insecurity?
If you are confident or just normal what do you suggest doing?
chasingdawn: DO NOT MAKE ME DEFEND MY STATE
Which is better, New Jersey or being shot to death?
A) Put my part-timer at the very top?
B) Put my full-timer at the very top with my part-timer right under it?
C) Don't list the part-timer at all?
Or, am I completely off the mark altogether?
How is everyone doing tonight?
Anything interesting happen here since Friday? (lol)
I'm really embarassed to admit this, but.. one time I was in the car with some friends. we were driving from New Jersey to Manhattan. I don't know WHAT the HELL I was thinking, but I randomly asked "hey.. what time do they turn on all the city lights?" I guess somewhere in the back of my mind I imagined a big giant switch that someone hit to light up the Manhattan skyline. hahaha. yeah they looked at me like I was crazy. but I'm not from there so I played it off pretty well.
2] What's the weirdest thing you have ever consumed?
3] Do you have any sort of beauty regimen?
I really want to get a tattoo on my foot but I'm seriously afraid it's gonna hurt.
2. There's a guy at my church...He's the guy that hands out the little worship folders so I see him every Sunday. I know his name, I know that he's (somewhat) recently divorced...And that he's got a fantastic smile.
So. How do I strike up a conversation with him? I feel stupid asking this considering the fact that I'm 26 years old but... I'm a bit of a chicken.
I wish it were acceptable to just hand him a "I like you. Do you like me? Circle Yes or No" note. :(
3. What are you doing (besides reading TQC) right now?
I'm watching Food Network and trying to decide if I want a snack.