May 26th, 2008
An important, worthy task which you are forced to do (by your parents, teacher, job, etc.)
An unnecessary, just-for-the-hell-of-it task which you decided to take up of your own will?
For me, it's the second one. Always.
what are really super annoying ways i can wake them up after they fall asleep? all i can come up with is soundboard stuff. though i kind of just want to dump a bowl of water on his head.
So far on the list are
Left Behind Series
Little House on the Prairie
Anne of Green Gables
Will you please share some annoying room/house/dormmate stories?
Would you take a bath with her?
If you had a magical eraser to take away one mistake you've made, what would it be?
And pls don't say have no regrets, or that things are the way they are for a reason--it's magic!
Who is your favourite Marx Brother?
Is it automatic Fail to pick Zeppo? I say yes.
EDIT: Would you say this is the worst collection of shit I've ever used for a would you wear it poll?
Can anyone learn to skateboard?
Do you know how?
What do you think THIS is?!
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Google isn't helping me, and I need the chords for 'I Cross My Heart' by George Strait for a tattoo.
My four-month-old son woke up 45 minutes ago. I already fed him, but he's wide awake now. We have to be at some parade at 8:00 today/tomorrow/whatever you want to call it and I haven't slept since last night (but my husband did let me sleep until 10 today since he was off) Do I...
I thought taking the train would be cheaper than driving, but it seems like it might not be. I have no idea how much it would cost to drive down there, or how to find a cheap train ticket. Does Greyhound go that far?
ALSO, completely unrelated:
Tell me your travel horror stories. Like, lost your passport, got in trouble with the mob, car broke down, got lost, mugged, attacked, scammed, etc. Gipsies, anyone?
What color should I paint it?
Me: I'm sitting in a clear photo zone since I'm right next to two huge sliding doors, they'd catch me without sleep for nearly 15 hours. I've been on the computer for just as long so I don't look my best from STARING at the computer for so long. Plus, I'm wearing not so flattering outfit since I'm in my pajama's. And my hair is a mess as well.
What are you doing on this nice Monday holiday?
Me: I'm trying to finish as many assignments as I can for school and then it's off to a theater rehearsal. I wish I could just sleep instead though.
2. Where do you live?
3. What was the last thing you ate?
But in all seriousness she's really bad at looking for things in her car. How do I convince her to let me take a look?
What if, by some odd, cosmic chance, they're not in there? What do I do then?! Where would my game go between getting out of her car and going into my house?
I enjoy: Prince, Madonna, Nas, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani and the Black Eyed Peas.
While all of those are quite mainstream and very popular, at my school, no one seems to like any of those artists and i'm considered a freak of nature because I do....
One more thing, how much should I tip a piercer when he charges $40? I'm thinking like $5-$8?
I'm also thinking about getting a MacBook. The screen is a little bit smaller than what I prefer, but the larger MacBook Pro is quite a bit more expensive. What I like about the idea is that I'd still be able to do the things I already do, and the OS is resistant to viruses (though not as immune as some people believe, according to my readings). I am also trying to figure out if it's more reliable, less likely to become outdated, more likely to last, etc.
I've been asking for feedback from friends. I use a Mac at work and have used them at school, and I never noticed many problems; but some people on my friends list said they misbehave as much as Windows and they are harder to fix when something goes wrong.
I also thought about Linux, but I doubt that I'd be able to get it to work with all of my tasks/files. I used to use Linux, and I found it difficult to fix when something went wrong, which something often did. I guess I'm just not enough of a geek. :P
So what do you guys think? Would you go with an XP laptop or a MacBook? Any experiences or opinions to share?
I can sell them at my parents garage sale I suppose for maybe $1? but i also have a bunch of tapes that are recordings of TV show/movies what do I do with those?
Yesterday I spent most of my time outside. There had to be at least ten of us at any given time. I wake up this morning with bug bites EVERYWHERE. Nobody else got bitten.
Why do the bugs love my blood so much and what can I do to STOP THIS HORRIBLE ITCHING?
ETA: Anti itch cream is an obvious answer I know, but any in particular that have worked for you?
I'm going out to dinner with my boyfriend, my roommate, and my best friend to celebrate. We're going to get sushi.
I kind of want a birthday cake tomorrow, but I feel like it would be really rude to ask my friends to buy me one. I was thinking of buying one myself.
The thing is, I don't have a car, and so I would have to ask either my roommate or my boyfriend to drive me to the nearest bakery, and that just seems awkward. I get the idea that if I did that, they would think I'm trying to drop a hint that THEY should pay for my birthday cake, when that's not my intention at all. I just really want cake tomorrow. :)
It also seems kind of awkward that I'm buying my own birthday cake.
I was thinking of making my own birthday cake (I love to bake), but that seems kind of weird, too. I also don't have all the ingredients for the cake, and I would again have to ask my roommate or my boyfriend to give me a ride to the grocery store to...buy ingredients for my cake. Which again kind of seems like the same situation as when they would drive me to to the bakery.
Should I ask my friends to buy me a birthday cake, buy my own, or make my own? Or maybe another idea?
And if you don't care: what kind of booze should I buy tomorrow?
Is sake any good?
Do you have an interest in seeing it?
If not, why not?
How did they come out?
A friend of mine was assigned to photo-stalk myself and my love interest.
"Coin Operated Boy" -Dresdan Dolls : Y/N?
If you have, HOW MUCH DID IT SUCK? My ears feel like they have been attacked.
2. When do you think it'll get better?
3. Are you ready for a new president? :D
4. Is it just me or does Bath and Body Works always seem to be having a big sale?
More specifically, how do you keep yourself from thinking about things that bother you when you have to write about things that remind you of what is bothering you? (Yes. It is worded awkwardly)
To everyone else laughing at the questions above- what is your favorite color? What are you listening to right now?
What if it was an engagement ring? Would you say something?
I sent an e-mail to a colleague asking her about her experiences in a position I'll be taking on later this year. She replied she was busy with finals, but would reply asap. This was like 2 weeks ago, lol.
I spent all day yesterday being upset and bored out of my mind. Then, this morning, I think "Oh, it's around that time of year, when is the Indy 500?" because I love it and watch it every year and it was YESTERDAY. Plus, I've been rooting for Scott Dixon for like five years and he won. I am so angry with myself.
Did you watch the Indy 500? Do you normally?
2. What is your middle name?
3. I just put lotion on my butt and almost slid of my stool. Ha!
When was the last time you laughed out loud at yourself?
Edit, added question #3
I could really use a teleportation device. It would make moving so much easier.
i think it's between golf and car racing. they are both just soooooo boring.
you can answer this question with a previous job if it would better apply.
Who else is coming!? Gonna be in Detroit soon.
2. How do you feel about those leashes people have for their children (You see them a lot at theme parks.)?
3. What is the weather like right now where you live?
4. When was the last time you saw a real rainbow?
If you had kids, would you ever be a SAHM/SAHD?
Are you in love right now?
very much so
How can you tell when you're in love with someone?
When I feel I can be 100% myself around him without being judged. When I can't stand being away from him for more than 30 seconds at a time. When I find that I'm always laughing when I'm around him. When I get butterflies every single time I look at him, without fail.
What are your favorite things that happen in the summer?
Do you swim or sunbath at the pool?
Hamburger or Hot dogs?
Ice Tea , Lemonade or Kool-Aid?
Which is your favorite cellphone brand for verizon? Blackberry, LG, or Motorola? I'm specifically looking at used Blackberry 7750s/7250s, a Motorola Q, or the older LG Envy. Recommendations are welcome.
I don't know why, but Shia LaBeouf irritates the crap out of me.
What should I get her as a present to say thank you?
She specifically said "NO FLOWERS", because they die.
The computer is old and whiny and I honestly do need a new one... so what kind should I get, TQC?
What is the coolest thing about your computer? What's your favorite program you have installed on it?
i was wondering if anyone could recommend another program for opening pdf files. please?
does anyone have any recommendations for an acne treatment, that could possibly help with acne scars and black heads also? i was thinking proactiv but i hear such mixed reviews for it that i'm not sure.
edit: bonus question, any makeup recommendations for acne-y skin??
the high chair i paid $120, the bedding $200 and the walker $90.
they are all in box, never been used and from a smoke free home.
what should i sell them for?
2. Will you tell us a story about the picture?
Once upon a time there was a girl named Seja, she loved turtles. She loved turtles so much that she was the most annoying person on the internet posting pictures of turtles.
Worse still, I bought a 64 oz. Big Gulp at 7-11 -- and the fucker is huge.
When was the last time you indulged in a guilty pleasure of yours? What was it?
Can you think of any films/tv series I could watch on that tiny screen that would not drive me to insanity?
The only thing I can think of would be stand up.
What would you do in this situation?
How did you do the first time you went driving?
Do you say anything?
Are you sensitive? Too sensitive?
edit: i went with navy. thanks everyone.
Am I preggers?
Serious and non-serious accepted, serious kind of desired.
Also, what do you consider "young" to have a child?
Do you think a dress with leggings and high heels will be fine?
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2. I quit smoking cigarettes for a whopping twelve days, but I really want one right now. Should I give in to my cigarette craving, or continue to live my life without them?
3. Do you find people who smoke unattractive because they smoke?
4. What is your favorite smell?
5. Ice skating or roller blading?
He was super itty bitty. I'm talking about the size of the head of a pin, maybe a tad bigger. It was circular and red.
IS THIS A BABY FUCKING BEDBUG? WHAT THE FUCK IS IT? WILL IT KILL ME?
Also, I haven't smoked in 2 weeks. You proud?
2) Have you ever been to Disney? If so, how many times?
3) If you make icons or anything else, where do you get your pictures from?
(I lost my Tiffany&Co. bracelet. Ugh.)
The new question is: Pretend you're running for office. What would your opponents use against you in attack ads?
Do you think it might be a tumor? What do you think it is?
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2. Name three pet peeves you have
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(mine) 1. mooncup UK! love it.
2. dumb names (mispelled names such as Ashleigh or Krystinah / girls with boy names, boys with girl names / completely made-up names that have never existed before... and for good reason)
certain words/phrases (ending a sentence with "so", using "like" to excess (13 times in 60 seconds? you've got to be kidding me!), replying, "I know, right?!", to anything.
adult-children- if you are out of high school and 18+ years old... it's time to be on your own! this means getting a job, getting your own place, and paying ALL of your own bills! (if you can't do all of these things, then, at the very least, don't EVER bitch about your parents and how they annoy you or won't lend/give you money)
Today, as I was driving past the local cemetary, I noticed a family having a BBQ on a grave site. And the kids were playing soccer over other graves.
Do you think that is an acceptable way to celebrate Memorial Day? Would you be offended if the kids were running over your dead relatives graves?
What should I get when I go grocery shopping? Bonus points if it'll make a good cold lunch for me to take to work (no microwave).
Also, what's everyone's favorite brand of deodorant? Mine is just not standing up to this warmer weather!
One time I was on this medicine, and it turned my pee neon orange. It would actually stain the bowl, so I would have to scrub it every time I went pee, so as to not gross out my roommate. Or make her think I put Tang in the toilet.
If I don't try to get some kind of a resume-worthy internship/job for this summer, will I be completely screwed when it comes to job searching next year?
What's something you did today that you had never done before?
1. if you have an ebay account how much do they charge you if you sell something for $600? what if you don't sell it and the time expires?
2. if you have a paypal account (premier/business) which is better? and how do you deal with the 500$ limit on a personal account? is the 2.9% + 0.30 worth it?
thanks in advance.
What's holding you back from doing it?
What's the most useless advice anyone ever gave you?
Suffice to say it is most unpleasant.
However, you have established non-contractual contacts without various members of other organizations who would be all but thrilled to assist you in ending your contract. The only problem presented, however, is that there are a few of the non-contractual organization contacts are using this as a means to acquire you and your known business savvy--as well as any possible drugs you might gather prior to your leaving your current employment. It rather puts a hinder on selling sausages, yes?
Understanding all of these things, do you:
1 - Use your contacts with the Dark Magic Society to end your contract with the Cartel via a large, fire-breathing dragon-type monster?
2 - Simply use your combat skills and end the life of your partner and the contract through those means?
3 - Accept the terms of the Prostitutioner's Guild and allow them to end the contract for you, also taking a position as Prostitute's Guard?
4 - Accept the terms of the presented by a collection of Maintenance Workers who double as Thieves and allow them to end the contract for you, also taking a position as a Scout for the organization?
5 - Decide that all possible alternatives are too depressing, as you will never sell your sausages, and slit your wrists in the moonlight?
6 - Bludgeon your business partner to death with a large salami?
(You should. Yum)
What's the weirdest thing you have within 10 ft. of you?
You have been on a couple of dates with a guy a little younger than you. You get on OK, but it's not particularly exciting, and the age difference is a little apparent.
A friend is trying to set you up with a friend of her boyfriends, a bit older. You're quite interested, and will be on a group holiday with him in a month.
What would you do?
Carry on with the first guy and see if it gets better, or leave it for now and wait to see what happens with the second guy?
Do you think one could buy those cheaper cans online? Where?
(I know this is totally a long shot. I just need some blue paint and can't get to a
ETA: What got you pumped lately?
I just found out that the 10 CD changer in my car works, and I figured out how to work it all on my own!
i'm getting sick of pudding, jello and ice cream. and my mouth is still sore from getting my wisdom teeth out on friday.
What was the last thing to go wrong in your life? (doesn't have to be major)
Are you a picture person? Will you post a picture that you just really like, regardless of what it is or when it was taken?
I'm 17 if it makes a difference. Other than drink lots of coffee and find Kurt Cobain's death place I have few ideas (possibly because my main place of research has just been Wikipedia).
how important are shoes on the first date?
I bought a (supposed) BNWT Tokidoki bag last year from an ebayer for $200 + $15 s&h, cut the tags off and stuck it in my storage trunk without really looking it over since the outside appeared fine. My ferret got cancer. To replenish the vet fund, I sold this bag on ebay BNWOT and a buyer elected to buy-it-now for $199.99 + $10 s&h. I stuck the tags in it for her (I had saved them) and sent it on it's way, but didn't inspect it before wrapping it up and shipping it off.
She gets it and swears it's got signs of being used, including ink spots on the inside but nothing on the outside. I apologise, tell her I never carried it, but never checked it either, and ask what I can do to fix it. She wants me to refund like $70-80. I don't know why she would lie and she has good feedback, but I think that's really steep. Obviously I wouldn't put the tags in there and not at least TRY to cover signs of use if I had lied, and I have 100% feedback.
I've been sitting on this all weekend and need to figure out what to do. I don't want to screw her, but I feel I could have gotten more than $130 even if I HAD known about the condition (if it's true) and listed it appropriately but now I don't have that chance.
Would you date someone who had "fuck me" tattooed inside their bottom lip?
I just bought a car. When will the panic and anxiety and excitement and nausea and fright stop?
Since breast milk is such a cure all for everything, according to LJ parenting communities, do you think it would cure cancer if it was added to the medications?
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For those who don't watch House...
How high is your electric bill usually each month? Which month is it the worst?
We live on the third floor and my husband thinks it's perfectly okay as long as it's before the courtesy quiet hours or whatever, but I think it's rude because it has to be incredibly loud. Am I being overly cautious? I'm always super-careful about not being loud, stomping, dropping stuff, etc. because we once had the upstairs neighbors from hell, so I know what it's like. But I guess since it's not after 10pm, it's acceptable? idk.
Do you have back dimples?
If so, what would your name be if you had been born the other sex?
Yes. I would have been named Elizabeth.
My answer- I got a sun conure bird just like I wanted. :D
What is the best food to make with a couple ears of fresh sweetcorn?
Needless to say, bitch is paying for the repairs.
Basically, my car door doesn't close anymore. When I try to push it closed, it springs back. And when I press my body weight against it, it will finally shut... but not all the way. It's always at that awkward half way point.
I'm going to a repair shop tomorrow for an estimate. Any idea how much this will be, though? If it matters, it's a 2007 Dodge Caliber.
(Btw, the arguement was really dumb. They said Hilary Clinton didn't deserve to be president because she couldn't please her husband, causing him to cheat on her. And when I said that was really ignorant, their ass went crazy)
Why do the airline and gasoline companies hate me so much?
How could I come up with a fast couple hundred to help supplement my meager bank account? Serious (i.e. work overtime) and non-serious (i.e. sell organs on eBay) answers welcome.
What was the dumbest thing someone ever got mad at you for?
This chick in one of my classes got incredibly pissed at me because I mentioned that there were aliens involved in Indy IV. HOMGWTFSPOILERZZZZ!!!1!!! Because Indiana Jones is srs businez. Good thing she doesn't read the paper then, she'd be suing the Star for "ruining something she'd been anticipating for 10 years."
If you wear contacts, do you like the crazy ones with pictures and shit on the lenses?
If you have no need for glasses but like to use contacts for costumes or just because they look cool, what is a good, cheap brand?
Also, a while ago I asked if I should shave my head (I will), and I explained my reason for having the current cut was for FanimeCon. This is for those of you who wanted the cosplay pictures.
My library won't take anything hardcover...so where can I donate books in the Long Island (New York) area... Manhattan is out because I'm not carrying these books everywhere.
If you don't care about my book dilemma:
What do you usually order from your favorite fast food place?
Which do you think should NOT be rated that highly?
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If you don't wear glasses, sunglasses will do.
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What is a book that you will never get sick of?
What's a food you absolutely despise?
When was the last time things just felt right?
Do you think that they might be up for that? Do you think that monks/nuns would care about some girl just writing a paper?
Are you planning to do anything to make the world more beautiful?
Do you know to what children's book I am referring?
My sister switched users and left her music playing. It's looping over and over, and I don't know how to get it to stop. It is the Music & Lyrics soundtrack. Is there any way I can close the program (Rhapsody) without logging on her name?
What do you think 'works well' in the U.S. Health Care System?
What doesn't work well?
I'm doing a project for video, and I need those kinds of songs.
I have Best Days by graham colton. But I need more songs. Because my slide show is 13 minutes so far...
2. Will you post a picture that relates to how your feeling?
Mine in comments.
2. What do you think of saunas? I don't really get the concept of them. How are they good for you?
3. Did you ever throw up on the bus or at lunch as a kid? Is it still mortifying?
Does anyone happen to know a commercial... where .. ah i can't remember what happens, but some guys in business suits are talking, then all of a sudden one of them says something and the other one summons chuck norris.. and norris comes in to punch him, then walks out???
Oddly enough I really need the answer as to what commercial this is
Do you go to the beach a lot?
If so, where do you go? If not, why not?
i sent my resume/cover letter already when i applied for the job but i’m bringing a portfolio and was thinking, maybe i’ll leave her my new cover letter? lol
do you think i should bother rewriting my cover letter? will she notice? thanks!
and a better question, what is your favorite breakfast food?
2. Did you get a favor at your prom? Like, some sort of thing to remember it?
3. What kind of disorders do you have?
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When was the last time you went to the zoo?
What's your M.O?
I'm trying to decide.
The brakes on my new old car sometimes get really, really sensitive. The slightest touch makes the entire car shudder to a complete halt. Sometimes it sounds like something's dragging when I'm braking lightly. Other times, nothing is wrong.
What is it?
I'll be the first to admit that I'm not the most well-versed person when it comes to etiquette, so I come to you...
My husband and I are about to buy our first house. We move in somewhere around the 17th of June. Would it be inappropriate for us to throw a housewarming party for ourselves? Is that something that somebody else should throw for us (along the lines of a baby shower or a bridal shower)? Or is it perfectly okay for us to throw one for ourselves? We don't want to be tacky about it or to make it look like we're begging people to bring us housewarming gifts, especially since we just got married a year ago and got a ton of great gifts then... but we do have a few friends who have talked about buying us some housewarming gifts (like a grill, for instance, which is something we could sure use!). We are by no means trying to be gift-mongers... but hey, if people want to buy us stuff, we want to give them the chance, y'know? :P
So, what's the right way to do this?
ETA: Completely unrelated, but...
For those of you who smoke hookah, what's your favorite flavor? My husband and I are chilling out with some passion fruit & tutti frutti mixed together, with raspberry vodka & water in the bottom. Yumm!
Do you ever mix flavors? What's your favorite mix?
so what was your favorite looney tunes cartoon as a kid?
have you seen it as adult?
does it stand up?
for me, it is duck amuck. it is even better now, in my opinion.
EDIT: i can't believe i forgot rabbit seasoning!
What is the worst thing about summer?
I get this vague error message when I try to download it. If I click on details, I get a window with three tabs ("launched file" "exception" and "wrapped exception"), each of which contains lists of Java, which I can't comprehend.
Does anyone know what's wrong and how to fix the problem?
The guy I'm going out with told me he was married and has a son. Then he tells me he will always care about someone else no matter what (not the ex-wife) even though they've never been together. They're both incredibly long and complicated stories. We are in a LDR (England and Canada) and I will be back in Canada in less than 3 weeks.
Why the fuck do I still like him? Should I DTMFA? Am I crazy for considering NOT doing that?
AAAAAUUUUGH. I have a final exam in 2 days. How can I make myself concentrate?
I haven't tried just asking. I'm shy.
I know I want to go a traditional college for an associates degree [2 years] and I want to major in Arts and Humanities. When I google career paths I get kind of confused mainly because this degree is so broad. I want to know specifically what kinds of jobs I can get besides teaching and management. Any clues? I REALLY do not want to teach. Would it be better for me to get a 4 year degree? I know that a lot of people start out with this major and then after taking several classes decide on a more focused major later on.
Also, I was going to a technical school for graphic design last year for 4 months [hated it] and dropped out of course. I owe them about $7,316 and it's a loan so of course there's interest. My plan was to pay off the loan and THEN go to another college because I'd hate to have to combine that loan with the loans I will be needing for the new college, you know? That just feels like too much debt to me. Then again I can always make a payment plan, right? It will take me a LONG ass time to pay that loan off and I'd really rather not wait too long to start another college...considering how the tuition costs go up every year. :/ Should I wait it out and pay off the money I already owe or combine the loans together and worry about it after I graduate?
OR (better phrased)
How does one act 'girly'?
I have diaherra, I took some pepto bismol, but what else should I do?
I know a girl and she's super hot and I get all nervous when I see her. I'm married to a man and have had no previous interest in girls aside from a couple drunken nights, lol.