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Comment with "Come at me, bro!"  Um, or whatever you feel like saying.  
• I'll respond by asking you five questions so I can get to know you better.
• Update your journal with the answers to the questions.
• Include this explanation in the post and offer to ask other people questions.

[ profile] plaid_slytherin asked me:

1. How close did you come to being what you wanted to do when you grew up?

Well, I'm still in college, so I guess I still haven't become anything as such.  When I was a little kid, I wanted to be an artist, then a teacher, then a dolphin trainer, then a writer.  Right now, I'm thinking science writing.  I'm majoring in creative writing, so we'll see where that goes....

2. What's the worst thing you've ever eaten?

Nothing particularly awful comes to mind.  I really don't like gnocchi, so maybe that? 
3. How do you prefer to travel (plane, train, automobile, etc.)?

Hmm.  By car, I suppose.  I also quite like riding my bicycle to go places.  
4. What is your all-time favorite fic (any fandom)?

This is a hard one.  Probably the best fic I've ever read is "Stories We Tell Our Children," by [ profile] calapine .  [ profile] such_heights  has a lovely podfic of it, as well.  

5. If you had to move to another town, where would you pick to move?

Well, I've never been to Portland, but I have this idea that it is some kind of indie hippie hipster veg-friendly bicycle-crazy book-loving town.   I'd love to live there if that's true, but it gets a lot of rain, which wouldn't agree with my allergies.  

Date: 2011-06-09 03:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Come at me, bro! >:|

Am I doing this right? Should I find the original post...?

Date: 2011-06-09 04:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Nope, you're doing it right!

1. What was your very first fandom and how did you get into it?
2. If you were an animal, what animal would you be and why?
3. What kind of weather do you like best?
4. If you could only watch 5 movies for the rest of your life, what would they be?
5. What is your favorite song?

Date: 2011-06-09 04:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. What was your very first fandom and how did you get into it?
Harry Potter. It's been almost ten years, so I'm a little fuzzy on the details, but I think I found fanfiction through Mugglenet Interactive (they had these "books" you could buy/sell for forum money?), which ultimately led me to discover, where I posted some truly horrific fanfiction, and from there I met other authors who guided me into the more interactive areas of fandom.

2. If you were an animal, what animal would you be and why?
I would totes be a cat. They lurk around all day, get fed, purr, and nobody ever tells them to clean up after themselves.

3. What kind of weather do you like best?
I like it when it's very warm and rainy.

4. If you could only watch 5 movies for the rest of your life, what would they be?
Star Wars: A New Hope
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi
The Fifth Element

5. What is your favorite song?
Oh, now that is a hard one. At this particular moment, I'm going to have to go with Blinding by Florence and the Machine--it makes me think of River and River/Doctor leik woah. /not obsessed at all.

Date: 2011-06-09 03:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Interesting answers! Sorry, I guess I didn't explain very well, though--you're supposed to post your answers on your journal, along with the directions at the top, in order to perpetuate the meme.

Date: 2011-06-09 03:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Ahaaaaa. I see. XD

sorry :p

Date: 2011-06-09 03:21 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
That's what I get for doing memes at like 1am :/

Date: 2011-06-09 03:43 pm (UTC)

Date: 2011-06-09 04:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Come at me, bro! :D

Date: 2011-06-09 04:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. What do you like best about yourself?
2. If you could have tea with three Doctor Who characters, which three would you choose and why?
3. How long could you go without watching any television?
4. Who are your main heroes/role models?
5. What is your happiest memory?

Date: 2011-06-09 04:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Come at me, bro! :)

Date: 2011-06-09 03:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. If you could draw/paint/etc. like any famous artist, which artist would you choose?
2. What is your favorite holiday?
3. What is the best fanvid you've ever seen?
4. If you could be best friends with any fictional character, who would it be?
5. What is the funniest thing you've ever done?

Date: 2011-06-09 05:23 am (UTC)
promethia_tenk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] promethia_tenk
OOoo, I'm liking your questions! Come at me!

Date: 2011-06-09 03:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. If you wrote a novel, what would it be about?
2. What is your best talent?
3. If you could invite four fictional characters to your birthday party, which four would you choose and why?
4. What is the strangest thing you've ever eaten?
5. What place that you've been to before would you most like to revisit and why?

Date: 2011-06-09 05:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Over here! :)

Date: 2011-06-09 03:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. What's the weirdest dream you've ever had?
2. If you could have dinner with three historical figures, who would they be?
4. What are your five most favorite names (for fictional characters, hypothetical children, wishing to rename yourself, whatever)?
5. I've been trying, but I can't resist a Monty Python reference. As the guy who guards the bridge would say, "What is your quest?"

Date: 2011-06-09 06:00 am (UTC)
owlboy: (Default)
From: [personal profile] owlboy
The worst thing I ever ate was fish maw. It feels like eating boiled tongue. Horrible.


Date: 2011-06-09 03:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Eww, that sounds awful.

Your gif is fantastic!

1. The Doctor crash lands in your kitchen. What do you do (other than the obvious "jump into the TARDIS")?
2. What is your proudest achievement?
3. Who was your biggest hero as a kid, and do you still admire that person now?
4. If you could have any skill without needing to practice, what would you choose and why?
5. If you could see any planet in our solar system up close, which would you choose and why?

Date: 2011-06-09 10:44 pm (UTC)
owlboy: (Default)
From: [personal profile] owlboy
1. Jump his bones immediately.

2. hmmm... Finishing art school or going vegan. I never complete ANYTHING so art school was a p big deal.

3. Carl Sagan or David Attenborough. Yes.

4. Be an amazing writer

5. Do stars count? VY Canis Majoris

Date: 2011-06-09 11:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Oops! I think I was confusing, because people keep posting here. But you're actually supposed to post the meme directions and your answers to your own journal, in order to perpetuate it.

Your answers are really interesting! I enjoyed reading them. And congrats on art school--so that's why you're so good at drawing. :)

Date: 2011-06-09 06:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
*waves* Over here. :)

Date: 2011-06-09 03:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. What was your first OTP?
2. If you could have tea with your favorite author, who would it be and what would you talk about?
3. If you could talk to animals, which animal would you converse with first and why?
4. What is the silliest thing you've ever done?
5. What is/was your favorite subject in school?

Date: 2011-06-13 03:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
1. Mulder and Scully. Ten year old me lived for them.

2. Fitzgerald, and I'd just want to sit there listening to his stories about Paris in the 20's all day, completely starstuck and not able to say a word.

3. My dog, to ask why she keeps chewing on my bannisters. :)

4. Hmm, probably getting 'asked' to leave Wal-mart for having a lightsaber/bouncy ball fight in the toy aisle. Yeah.

5. History, hands down.

Date: 2011-06-13 03:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Sorry, I guess it wasn't clear--you're supposed to post your answers to your own journal, along with the directions. It keeps the meme going that way! :)

I love all your answers, though. Mulder and Scully are fantastic! And haha, your Wal-Mart fight sounds epic. :D

Date: 2011-06-13 05:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Pfft, blonde moment. Sorry.

It was, actually, unless you were the poor janitor who had to clean it up. (Totally not my fault though.;) )

Date: 2011-06-13 05:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
No worries, a lot of people got confused. :)

Date: 2011-06-09 09:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Come at me bro? That makes me do shifty eyes, just thinking it. :D Stories We Tell Our Children is rather lovely. :DDDD

Date: 2011-06-09 03:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Haha, doesn't it feel awkward?

1. If you had a superpower, what would it be?
2. What's the bravest thing you've ever done?
3. What is the best movie you've seen this year and why did you like it?
4. What is your favorite book of all time?
5. What is the coolest thing you've ever made?

Date: 2011-06-10 04:55 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Ooohh, questions! This sounds fun. :)

Date: 2011-06-10 06:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Hey! I haven't seen you around in a while! :)

1. What is your favorite board game?
2. Who's the best superhero and why is he/she so great?
3. What is your favorite vegetable?
4. Name your top 3 fandoms.
5. If you could time travel, where would you go first?

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