Also if you have family or significant others or whatever, just ignore them in this hypothetical world. You're a lone wolf with time to kill.
Also if you have family or significant others or whatever, just ignore them in this hypothetical world. You're a lone wolf with time to kill.
- I have been losing A LOT of hair.. to me it is a noticeable amount by how I'm constantly picking off my own hair from my clothes & how when i comb my hair with fingers in the shower, I feel like I pull out CLUMPS :(
Anyone read any books by Ra Salvatore?
- My bf is obssessed with them and I may read one.. some book about a character named Drzzzt?
If you could be on any trashy reality show, which one would you be on?
- Probably Housewives of Orange County. IDK why!
Tobey Maguire isn't going to be in the next Spiderman. Which of these actors would you next like to see as Spidey?
I just learned this. My ears hurt. :(
What's something new that you learned today?
ps. she's 12 so something not too vulgar please :)
WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON CONCEPTUAL ART?
On that note, if you've said something (somewhat intentionally) in reference to a group of people and a few members get offended and flip at you, how do you damage control? Do you bother? Do you just say, 'suck it, you bitches.'?
(as for me, clearly getting into a fight with one of them over ridiculousness was THE RIGHT ANSWER)
Also, what's your favourite shot? Interpret how you wish.
are you right or left handed?
[edit:] do you have a mac or a pc?
Clarification: To my parents and brothers, and my gramma. They all do it back. We all find cutting the cheese hilarious.
How many different terms for passing gas can you come up with?
Would you intervene in a physical fight between two strangers? Under what circumstances?
And in a somewhat related question, who is your favorite redhead?
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when they took it back did it just magically erase the damage done?
Tabitha's Salon Takeover
You can tell Dr. Briteflite.
It keeps trying to connect to another network that I don't want it to. I don't understand... it's not in my saved networks or anything so wtf?
What is the point of GIFs?
I can't add them to my facebook and have a cool moving profile pic. I tried. It didn't work. It makes me sad. GIFs don't work properly on most sites, so what's the point?
Also, what is the point of trolling?
Trolls: is your life so sad and pathetic you must pick on others online (I mean you can't even do it to their face)?!
It's one of those times when your shitty car has broken down, and you take it to your regular mechanic at Dealership H. He quotes you $3,200.00 for everything. You think this sounds a little high, so you consult another mechanic at Dealership G. Dealership G can do everything H can do for $1750, including labor. You call those bastards as Dealership H back and tell them that, and they say they can match down to that price.
Teal Deer: your regular mechanic (Dealership H) quotes you $3,200 for repairs. An alternate mechanic (Dealership G) quotes you $1,750. Your regular mechanic can suddenly match that price.
Who do you pursue repairs with?
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Should I pitch a fit and insist that she get rid of it or just accept that it's her problem and not mine? Would it be fair to make her get rid of the ferret and let the other roommate keep the cat?
To expand my mind and my horizons.
What are some worth-while Wiki topics?
links would be appreciated...because I am lazy
Who turns to you in a crisis?
When was the last time you needed someone?
Should it be Sherlock Holmes or Men Who Stare at Goats???
EDIT-O-MATIC: I'm thinking of making a movie called: Men Who Stare at Boobs. It would be starring me. Good idea? y/y? (. Y . )
who is the funniest woman alive?
If so, give me an example of one please.
I am giving myself one right now and faaaaailing.
Today is going to be a long day. :(
srs and non srs answers, of course. non srs preferably, since they will help me laugh.
I'm a solid 6 or 7. Eight if you're drunk
When I'm anticipating an important message on AIM I somtimes send myself a message before I go out. Then when I get back, I see an open window and get excited. Then when I read it, i see the words "I JUST GAVE YOU A SAD" and then I have a sad :(
Do you prefer to get books from the library or just buy them?
I prefer to buy them, they make good conversation pieces/decorations after I finish them.
What era would you like to have grown up in?
60's or 70's
What do you think about Kathy Lee Gifford?
From what I've seen, she's a bit of a rude host on today.
Was it amazing?
I've wanted to see it for a really long time but I have no one to go with =[ You can get tickets for $25 2 hours before the show starts. Should I just go by myself?
When I was 20....my dad grounded me for two weeks, one summer when I was home, for staying out all night, and not bothering to check in. His reasoning was he paid for my school (no loans), he paid for my rent, food, car, fun, etc....therefore, he was still allowed to ground me. And I totally agreed. Still do.
i was a good kid. the only time i got in trouble is when i just got my license and my mom saw me driving my friend home. i was still in the 6 months or whatever it is that only adults and family members are allowed in the car after getting your license. at first i was "grounded for a month" because "THAT WAS AGAINST THE LAW" but then she decided i just couldn't drive for 2 weeks after talking to her friend at work. then she realized i had a job that she didn't want to drive me to so i just couldn't drive to friends' houses.
What's that thing called? Is there a more specific term than "speaker"?
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Do you think it's odd that women aren't allowed to take pictures of the dresses b/c they may be a company making knock offs of the dresses, but they show the dresses on national television?
After I got home from the first day of my Intro to Theatre class, I Googled my professor because he was young and cute. I found his Facebook, and when I looked on his page discovered that he's engaged to one of my best friends from years ago who I'd mostly fallen out of touch with.
ETA: Me(I'm 20), my boyfriend(he's 21), and my mom are all moving into a new house together. Does this sound dysfunctional to you? Who do you live with?
Which would you rather have happen to you?
Have you ever had to use it?
If you don't pack, have you ever considered it?
Can clinical depression ever be caused by purely external factors?
And they're getting bolder, exploring more parts of the house (outside of the kitchen).
They range from really big adults, to tiny-just-left-the-nest babies.
They're cute, but dammit, so gross.
We've already caught at least nine, but there are plenty more.
Anyway. The only food source they had was dog food. Our one dog eats half of his food, then munches on it later on. Our other dog inhales hers in ten seconds. So we've started putting his uneaten food on the rolling dishwasher, where the mice can't reach it.
Nothing in our cupboard has been chewed by mice, and there's no evidence of them in the bread box, either.
So what are these mice eating?
Can mice live (and breed) on non-food items?
Are they eating drywall or something?
Is my house going to collapse from mousy-chewed walls and beams?
What do you do for a living?
1. One roll where the top four rolls win a coin. Winning one disqualifies you from winning another.
2. Four rolls where top roll wins each time, and if you win you don't get to roll again.
Either way, 12 players, 4 coins, 4 winners.
Some people insist that four rolls gives you better odds of winning. My friend keeps insisting that the odds are better with separate rolls. Common sense tells me that you have a 1/3 chance of winning either way, and that odds can't improve for EVERYONE in the group with the same number of coins and the same number of players.
He asked his calc teacher. At first the teacher agreed with me but then he kept badgering him and got him to agree that since the odds are 1/12, 1/11, 1/10, 1/9 for four separate rolls, it's better odds of winning. The exact thing happens when you do one roll with 4 chances to win of course but whatever.
Please give me ways to get it through his thick skull and make him stop talking about it because it is hurting my head. Common sense isn't enough evidence of course so be as mathy as desired.
For those who may actually be able to answer, how do I explain it to him in a way that will make him shut up?
p.s. This is not a homework question.
Let's say they make roughly the same amount of money for simplicity sake.
How could/should they handle "fun" spending?
Obviously there's "shared fun" spending which isn't an issue (seeing movies together, going out to dinner, etc), but how do they handle "individual fun" spending, like the guy wants to buy a new gaming computer or the girl wants weekly manicures (for example)?
How do you and your SO handle fun spending?
What do clouds wear under their shorts?
Will you share with me your favorite corny/groan-worthy jokes? I LOVE THEM
- stationary bike
- that weird treadmill with two tracks that move independently and make it like you're walking up a hill
The problem right now is her parents. She had told them last week that she is considering, and is more than likely to withdraw from school. They didn't take her seriously at all. They gave me the feeling that they didn't believe my friend had the guts to quit. But I know that the degree is downright torturing her.
How can she break out this news to her conservative asian parents and have them take her seriously?
ETA: My friend is going to find a job and work. After she earns enough money she'd want to pursue a career in props design, which was something she's been wanting to do since high school, but her parents didn't allow.
Don't know/don't care: What is your favorite junk food? I've been seriously obsessed with this caramel popcorn. Mmmm, so good.
Mistaken identity aside, of course. I mean someone who straight up lies & says a person raped them?
Some kind of note on their permanent record?
Do you think it should change based on whether the accused is formally charged? Sentenced to jail time?
Examples: Steve Urkel -"Did I do that?"; Barney Stinson-"Suit up!", "Legendary!" etc.; Church Lady -"Well, isn't that special?"
I loved beyond a reasonable doubt.. until the last five minutes. wtf. I hate when writers try to throw in a "shocking" ending for no reason.
edit: and best ending to a very terrible movie?
best ending in general?
Ask a q with two choices, other people decide which one they'd prefer.
My dog just stole my peice of cake, and it had chocolate icing. It was about an average sized peice and...she just ate the icing. I ate the cake part before she stole it!
She's about 30 lbs. TY :)
PROS: Time w/ higher ups. Free meal. Opportunity to network.
CONS: I don't want to go. Its a long drive. I have other plans (not exciting plans, but plans nevertheless).
Should I go?
Does your work have shit like this? Do you attend work functions outside of business hours?
Ladies: which body do you have for the rest of your life?
Men: which body to you have sex with for the rest of your life?
Please note: I couldn't save this as a JPG, but the belly moves around in circles in the first one if that affects your answer.
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What writing related websites would you expect to see on it, that aren't?
What's something controversial I could post on a creativity forum (about any sort of creativity, writing, art, etc), that would get lots of hits but is relevant to the topic at hand?
Where did you get your livejournal layout?
I am buying a ticket to go visit my BFF in Hawaii in May. She strongly suggests I bring "comfortable walking shoes, but not Converse" which, unfortunately, are the only comfortable walking shoes I currently own. I have running shoes, but they look pretty stupid with regular clothes. I'm considering buying hiking boots, but I'm afraid that might be a little overkill.
If it changes anything, she lives in Hilo, but we'll be spending half my time there in Kona.
Will you tell me about a very comfortable pair of walking shoes? Pictures are encouraged.
dk/dc/don't wear comfortable shoes: Will you show me your favorite userpic? Why is it your favorite?
She has been dating her bf for 4 years and a few years back he cheated on her with an online friend of his. The guy confessed his mistake to her and generally seemed apologetic even cutting contact with his online friend to salvage his real life relationship. Now I guess, she found out that he hasn't cut contact with this online girl and has continued to lie about talking to her. As far as the girl knows, her bf and his online buddy have not met, however they do live relatively close so it is always a possibility the guy lied about that as well. I personally think it's time to dump him but our other friend contends an online relationship isn't really cheating and she should give him another chance. What do you think TQC?
My favorite answer so far from my poll of people I know has been "Industrial Espionage. Minus the Industry."
Swedish furniture for all!
(this is purely hypothetical, btw - my puppy is staying put!)
What do you think of conventions in general?
I'm going to Fanime again this May and I'm super excited. :) A large part is just because I love road trips with friends (last year's trip to San Jose for it was a lot of fun). I've also been to Otakon (yay!) and YaoiCon (so awful, ugh).
Last night I was in on my laptop in bed and a spider came down from the ceiling. I almost froze but miraculously trapped it in a tissue. I was so shaken up about it I had to wake up my dad and he just held me for awhile. He is the best.
Which I guess gives me another question, who loves you the most in this world? What have they done to show you this?
Will he ever just shut the fuck up?
my SO's little brother's wall posts keep coming up on my mini feed and he always signs out saying "have a good one" - and it doesn't make sense! his wall posts are like "hey i haven't seen you for so long!! cheers, have a good one." what is he even referring to?! he's not talking about any ~special events~ or ~holidays~ or anything. >:(
Example: $5 a day. $25 a week.
Charging by the day = They come to school 4/5 days a week and pay $20 at the end of the week
Charging by the week = They come to school 4/5 days a week but still have to pay the full week
I'm asking this because I'm struggling with the decision. At first everyone agreed to charging by the week seeing as I go to school an hour early every day (different degree programs) and stay longer than I have to if I get out early. I was even sick one day and drove them over anyway and went back to get them when they were done. I also figure I've been so accommodating that it shouldn't be much to ask the payment be on time (a month late sometimes). We all get paid the same day and I find myself waiting for certain peoples money longer than others. This is frustrating to no end because I feel like I'm being used.
It is now Wednesday and there is no sign of my roommate, who, for all intents and purposes, was coming back this semester. [She took everything with her, apparently, including her fridge which we're supposed to leave in the dorm.]
My fellow TQCers, I can start moving my stuff into the [larger] closet she had now, yes?
ETA: I have asked an RA about this. And her response was to just assume that she's not coming back.
Do you have it and can you either link to it or c/p the text?
Googling gives me nada as I dont remember any key words from the email but just the gist.
Is this doable on a weekly basis?
Would you drop a class if you had to read two novels a week, or am I being a wuss?
Can you rec some good british music?
I'm looking for something fun like Jamie T & The Streets.
Mine go right over left.
Will you mix up the letters of a word so we can guess what it is? How about tryneuivsi?
Do you sing along with the radio when you're in the car?
What about Crest Whitestrips? Or does anyone know about the whitening stuff they sell at Sephora? Is there any kind of toothpaste that actually, noticeably works?
I love my SO very much and find him incredibly attractive. I thought it might have been my birth control but I've been off for a month now to see if that's it, but it's only helped a little. I stopped smoking weed (that's a long story) and I acquired this problem sometime around then, although I'm not sure if that's legit. My SO and I are around each other constantly, so could it be that there's no real time for me to feel like I'm being deprived? I've had a lot of stress lately trying to figure out where I'm going in life, maybe that's a distraction?
Is it a combination of these things? Am I really all out of libido at 18? Do I just suck?
I used to be horny all the time. Now he feels that my inability to get in the mood nearly as often means that I don't find him attractive anymore. That's definitely not the case and I don't want him thinking that way.
Don't know/don't care: what are you doing over the long weekend (if you have one)? If you have to work or go to school on Monday, what do you plan to accomplish this weekend?
 Will you tell me your favorite myths?
What is the appropriate revenge and or response to these people? They're making me want to beat the shit out of them.
So I have this slight dilemma, and since you know all, I figured I would ask here.
Basically my school schedule requires me to be at school from 10-7 a few days a week. I wake up early & eat my breakfast, then I usually eat a few apples or bananas around 1, but by 5ish I'm STARVING & want real food... & I don't want to eat a lot when I get home because then I feel sick all night.
My school has a precent decent cafe, so I can grab food from there, but it's expensive.
I don't have access to a fridge but I can use a microwave.
SO, TQC, What are some decent snack/dinner things I can buy/make and bring with me to school so I don't disturb the class with my growling tummy?
what are you dreading?
what baked good do you love the most?
Spring is coming up soon, and every year, without fail, the cedar pollen destroys me. No matter what shots or pills I get, I am literally laid out for a week, needing someone to come make me soup and make sure I dont fall over while walking to the bathroom.
It really hurt my grades last year, and I kinda want to notify the profs, but am kinda hesitant to do so, only because Im scared it might sound weird, going 'hey Im gonna be sick for a week sometime in April'. Im scared it would sound like Im planning a vacation and skipping, but I may just be paranoid. I could, of course, provide a doctor's note.
Im not sure why Im so worried about this, just wanted to know how others would handle it.
she didn't text me, call me or send me a message on facebook. i also ran into her coming home as she and her boyfriend were going out.
she intentionally didn't invite me, didn't she?
GUYS, IT'S COOL. i can handle it. i don't think she has a legit reason(pretty sure it's because our cats got into a fight and mine dropped her's like a bag of dirt) but i hardly see her so i really don't care that much.
If so, what were your symptoms at the very beginning of the pregnancy?
If not, Are you a hugger? Recently, I've found people who hate them! wtf?
Also I want to take her to the town next to ours for dinner and shopping on her birthday but we have to do it on my day off. Should I tell her now to get a day off or should I what? IDK
For me it's "time heals all wounds" because holy fuck, no it doesn't!
Is $9.50 too much to ask for if I work at Barnes and Noble in Massachusetts and have been working there for a few months/no problems all positive feedback from my bosses and have 2+ yrs related experience?
Do you think belly dancing is sexy?
How about smoking?
What's your favorite David Bowie song? ("I don't like David Bowie" is not an acceptable answer.)
Is it expesnive or fairly cheap?
Why do you collect those items?
Do the rest of you like doing things the old fashioned way? If so, what?
There are lots of links for donating to agencies for the Haiti disaster; are there any links that any of you have seen for volunteering to actually go down there and help?
Thanks in advance! :)
I personally like ThouShaltNot's melodramatic "White Beyond" and just about anything by Angelspit.
Do you have one? What kind do you recommend?
Also what's that one Firefox add-on that's the awesomest ever?
I recently installed it at my home and now I'm reading all of the animal rights blogs who think saying "No" is abuse, and it's still managing to make me feel guilty.
Should I feel guilty, TQC?
Where can I find quality rainboots? Ive tried Target and Rue 21 to no avail.
Should I just give up and buy the damn uggs? I hear they are warm (unlike rainboots) and comfy. But damn it I hate they are ugly. alternatives?
eta: maybe Im not thinking uggs. My friend suggested some pair and I thought they were, but Im not very brand savvy.
would you eat top ramen today, that has an expiration date of 09/27/07?
do you think that could really make someone sick, if it does "go bad"?
what's the worst physical pain you've ever been in?
Anyone know what 525,600 is in Roman numerals? All internet converters I can find only go up to 4999.
There's always DXXV DC, but that techincally isn't right. Anybody have any ideas?
How should I go about finding a new general practitioner? I don't really like my current one and my mom said it would be rude for me to ask her to refer me to someone else.
*You can only pick a body part if you promise to memorialize it in a plaster cast.
Have you ever been really depressed when someone you didn't know died?
What do you do to keep yourself motivated and energized on a daily basis? In the winter, I roll out of bed and go to work all groggy because I have no motivation to wake up early and take care of my things in the morning.
Will you post a picture of your tattoo?
If you don't have one can you post a picture of one that you want?
GIVEN: I am not able to affect the decision making of nearly all of those people.
How do I not let this bother me at all (other than being completely apathetic and unfeeling toward my fellow humans)?
What can you tell me to convince me that it's ethically acceptable for me to turn a blind eye to all this?
How am I supposed to feel empowered when the Givens stated above make me feel powerless?
Most people seem completely not bothered by almost everything that doesn't directly affect them personally. This concept has always seemed both unfathomable to me and even somewhat unethical. As long as I can remember my feeling has been "if I know it exists, it affects me". Say something to convince me otherwise.
I love g&ts (4oz Canada Dry tonic water, 3oz Bombay Sapphire gin, wedge of lime). Tonight though I'm drinking a Chinese cocktail, which Mr. Boston describes thus:
1 tbsp. Grenadine
1 1/2 oz. Jamaican Rum
1 dash Bitters
1 tsp. Maraschino Liqueur
1 tsp. Triple Sec
Shake in ice & strain into cocktail glass
It is very sweet and delicious. And it is very red.
Alternatively: what's your favorite beer?
I haven't had much experience with beer myself but I'm going to say Blue Moon. Mmmm, orange. :3
What book have you read and was disappointed in the movie?
One of my favorite books is White Oleander and I was really disappointed in the movie.
A Little Princess, Frances Hodgson Burnett
"If Nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that--warm things, kind things, sweet things--help and comfort and laughter--and sometimes gay, kind laughter is the best help of all."
Did your mind get blown?
Well, a friend of mine told me this earlier and here's what he said basically:
Bush admin = greedy humans who attack Na'vi for their riches.
Human with a disability = Obama being part black/part white, was seen as a con from people of both races.
Jake using Avatar body = Obama being accepted as "1 of us", either from the white population because he light skinned and doesn't talk black (just about any bs stereotypes you heard that makes him "acceptable")
Jake marrying the future queen = Obama marrying Michele. Makes his black side stand out. Him marrying a black woman of dark skintone is kind of a big deal.
Have you ever used ChaCha? What do you think about it?
Only 7% of cancer deaths are due to breast cancer. It's not the most common cancer or the most deadly. What about other cancers? Why is breast cancer need awareness more than skin, lung, pancreatic, whatever cancer?
People who can sign: Do you ever think in sign?