July 31st, 2001

(I've tried patience)

The first of about twenty surveys. ~g~

1. Name: Emily

2. There are three wells: love, friends, happiness. If you can drink from only two, which ones would they be? Love and friends. If they don't bring happiness then...what could?

3. Do you wish on stars? Very rarely and it never works.

4. Which finger is your favorite? I try not to make any of them feel left out.

5. What is the most disgusting food you have ever eaten?: Either avocado, aubergine or bubble & squeak.

6. Would you ever kill someone? Yes.

7. When did you last cry? Ask me again in five minutes.

8. If you were making a movie about yourself, who would play you? Drew Barrymore or Jonathan Rhys Meyers. ~ggls~
> 9. What TV show or movie title bests describes your life? Uh...Fools Rush In?
> 10. Do you like handwritting? I'm afraid I've never handwritted.
> 11. Who are you jealous of? Everyone for something.
> 12. What is your number one priority? Music. It shouldn't be, but it is.
> 13. What is your favorite lunch meat? Huh? Sorry, but I don't get that.
> 14. Do you have any bad habits?: Several. For instance, I have an obsessive need to answer stupid questionnaires.
> 16. If you were another person, would you be friends with you?: That, or I'd fancy me, or I'd have killed me long ago.
> 17. Are you a daredevil? Not really.
> 18.Do you follow or lead? I tend to start out following and end up leading.
> 19. Have you ever told a secret that you swore you wouldn't repeat?: Who hasn't?
> 20. Have you ever stolen anything? Yes.
> 21. Do looks matter? Yes they do.
> 22. Do you pray?: Very rarely. It works about as well as wishing on stars.
> 23. Have you ever met any one famous? Does mum count? ~g~
> 24. Do you think there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Yes.
> 25. Are you trendy? If it's 22 years ago, I'm pretty well there, yeah.
> 26. What do you do to vent anger? Cut, hit, and generally destroy myself and those around me.
> 27. Are you passive or aggressive? What do you think?
> 28. Who are your idols? Boy George, Nick Rhodes, my mum.
> 29. Who is your second family?: Ooh, I like that question. Probably my godmother's family.
> 31. Do you trust others easily? Far too easily.
> 32. What was your favorite toy as a child? I didn't have a favourite.
> 33. What class in school do you think is totally useless? Biology! ~g~ Sorry G...
> 34. What is the punch-line to your favorite joke? "Brown, 'cause it's the colour of my bike."
> 35. Do you like sappy love songs?: Rarely. They have to have an edge of sinisterness or general WTF-ness for me.
> 36. Do you think your sex life so far has been good?: Oh, fantastic. Three people who don't exist! It doesn't get any better. ~g~
> 38. Have you ever been on radio or television?: Yep.
> 39. Do you keep a diary? Barely.
> 40. Have you ever intentionally hurt another person? Oh, god, yes.
> 41. Do you like sarcasm? Love it.
> 42. Have you ever been in a mosh pit?: Not yet.
> 43. Do you always wear a seat belt?: Yes.
> 44. Do you feel understood most of the time? "Dear all, I am writing this quiz because I want to answer the questions myself, because they're the questions I wish people would ask me but nobody cares enough to. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaah!"
> 45. Do you drink milk? No.
> 46. Would you rather have a sore throat or an upset stomach?: Sore throat.
> 47. Have you ever thought seriously about committing suicide? Yes.
> 48. Do you know what "mung" is? Apart from a type of bean? No.
> 50. Do you keep your underwear and socks in the same drawer or in separate ones? I don't have drawers to keep clothes in.
> 51. Did you pay money to see Honey I Shrunk The Kids? No, someone paid for me, I was little.
> 52. Would you rather be hot or cold?: Cold! Cold! Cold! It's too fucking hot! Aaargh!
> 53. Could you be a vegetarian?: Never.
> 54. What word do you use when you think something is good?: Fantastic, amazing, wonderful.
> 55. What band has the funniest name?: Echo And The Bunnymen. The Troggs. Mott The Hoople. Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Titch. Lieutenant Pigeon. The Bonzo Dog Doodah Band. Need I go on?
> 56. Would you ever bungyjump?: Oh, no.
> 57. Do you untie your shoes every time you take them off? Almost never, actually.
> 58. Who is your favorite white rapper? Em or Ice or Mr C. ("Who?") Never mind.
> 59. Would you rather wear uniforms to school? Oh, god, NO!
> 60. Have you ever given money to a bum? ~snerk~ I can't hear that word without thinking of the time John described himself as one because his roots were really bad...um, no.
> 61. What are you worried about right now? ~censored for reasons of not making me weep hysterically~
> 62. Do you ever wear overalls?: RANDOM question! No.
> 63. Do you think you are strong (emotionally)? For other people, always. For myself, no.
> 64. Give one random message: "I Nearly Married A Human!" (Title of a Gary Numan song.)
> 65. Write one word that describes you: "Dahling".
> 66. If you could be anywhere else but where you are
> right now, where would it be?: In fucking Northumberland on Tom's doorstep asking what I did wrong. Ahem. Sorry. That wasn't meant to come out.
  • Current Music
    A kind of weird Gary Numan medley.
(I've tried patience)

And another...

Name: Emily

Nicknames: Em, Ems, Woolf, Weird Girl, Kheldara, Khel, the DurAnorak, etc.

Current screen names: DurAnorak.

Birthday: 19/06/84

Siblings: Two half-brothers.

City/State: Brighton/emotionally unstable.

Allergies: Enthusiasm.

Car you drive: I don't drive.

Collections: Records, postcards, coke ringpulls at the moment, and, er...stamps.

Goals/Ambitions: I wish to become Boy George. I wish to meet Nick Rhodes. I wish to be famous.

Pets/Names: Johnny.

School/Job: Roedean.

Book: What about it?

Overused phrases: "Appalling", "Eww!", "Dad, can I..."

Fave Colors: Black, purple, electric blue, silver.

Color Nail Polish: Nothing at the moment but my Revlon sparkle is the current favourite.

Drink (alcoholic): Champagne.

Flower: Rose, tonight anyway.

Food: That lemon chicken from the Thai.

Food you Hate: Avocado.

Gemstone: Amethyst.

Holiday: Hallowe'en.

Ice Cream: Ben & Jerry's anything

Place/Town: Chicago.

Fave School Subject: English.

Fave Season: Depends.

Fave Song: Don't have one. Too many to list. Whatever.

Fave TV Show: Never Mind The Buzzcocks, TOTP2.

I Love: Music, Tom, other Tom, Ben, my home, my family, air conditioning, America, Gail, Rachel, bats, erotica, thunderstorms, Jo, vampires and fanfic. In no particular order.

What do you think is a good age to get married? Never.

Do you gossip?: Fairly often.

Ever done drugs or drank alcohol?: Well, I've drunk (honestly!) alcohol but I've never overindulged, 'cause I don't like it.

Celeb people say you resemble: Nobody's ever said I look like anyone.

Celeb on your shit list and why? ROFL FUCKING TARA!!!

If you could have sex with a celebrity...who would it be?: Micko or Midge or Jools or Lucy or Sting.

Personality Type: Multiple.

Do you consider yourself to be a good listener? Yes.

Would you rather be short or tall?: Tall, like I am.

Would you rather be overly happy and poor, or overly wealthy and unhappy?: Overly wealthy and unhappy.

Would you consider your relationship with your parents bad, okay, good, or great? Bad, but better than some, so...I dunno.

Do you like to dance? Yes.

Are you too shy to ask someone out? Well, I have done it, but I am really too shy to, yeah.

What is your dream honeymoon place? Um...first place that came into my head was Edinburgh, but I don't know why.

Do you think boys or girls have it easier? Boys, definitely.

What's the hardest thing about growing up? I don't know, I'll tell you when I do.

Have you ever gone skinny dipping? Not in this universe as myself, no. ~g~

Have you ever wanted to run away? Many times.

If you dyed your hair one color, what would it be? Black.

If you could turn into any animal, real or imaginary, what would it be? A cat or a unicorn.

What's on your ceiling? Glow-in-the-dark stars.

What's your sign? Gemini.

When you see a person of the opposite sex, you notice their: Hair, clothes, expression, sexuality, in that order.

What do you look for in the opposite sex: Intelligence and a LOT of sarcastic wit.

Do you ever save your AOL conversations? No, but I save my Y!M ones.

What do you waste most of your time doing? Filling out dumb questionnaires. ~s~ And listening to music.

Would you actually be seen on a nude beach? Yes. Fully clothed. ~g~

What's under your bed? A copy of the Kama Sutra.

What's your favorite quote from a movie?
"People can't eat without forks."
"Yeah, and they can't drink without fish."
"What was that about?"
"I don't know, I got lost back at the Hulk."
-from The Wedding Singer, or

"It's a crystal, nothing more." -Bowie in Labyrinth.

Do you have any creative sides? The side facing you is probably the most creative. (What a bizarre question...)

One word to describe you: "Tired."

  • Current Music
    Down In The Park by Tubeway Army
(I've tried patience)

And yet another...

> Name: Emily
> What is the first thing that comes into your head when you hear the
> word:
> rainbow - gold
> so - like, totally rad
> happy - The Fonz
> genuflect - Torak
> prairie - The obsession I used to have with illness.
> Petrograd - Boredom in GCSE History.
> Lucien - Morpheus.
> and - so
> truth - Keats
> love - pain
> wish - star
> Comment on each of these songs (if you know them) in whatever way you
> like:
> You Oughta Know - Alanis Morissette - One of her three best songs.
> Fat Boy Slim - Fat Boy Slim - He had a song called Fat Boy Slim? I don't even remember that one...
> Virtual Insanity - Jamiroquai - Aaargh, just reminds me of Jamie Wakefield...
> I will always love you - Whitney Houston - Please, please buy me some earplugs.
> Broken Wings - Mr Mister - Beauty incarnate
> Lucy in the sky with diamonds - The Beatles - Nice to sing in harmony with.
> Whiter shade of pale - Procol Harum - Weirder lyrics than Simon Le Bon - "We skipped the light fandango"...well, quite.
> Black or white - Michael Jackson - Not one of his better songs...
> Happy Birthday - whoever - I like the Altered Images one...~g~
> O little town of Bethlehem - whoever - I did the solo at my old school. ~s~
> Memory - Andrew Lloyd Webber - Wake me when it's over.
> Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude - J.S. Bach - I hate Bach.
> Add your own favourite song of all time (or one of them if you can't
> decide):

I'll put Tiger Tiger by Duran down as my default favourite.

> Add a song that describes the mood you're in right now:

"Linger" by The Cranberries.
"You know I'm such a fool for you,
You've got me wrapped around your finger,
Do you have to let it linger?
...but it's just your attitude,
It's tearing me apart,
It's ruining every day..."

> What was Mona Lisa thinking when she was painted?

In a few hundred years, one of the world's worst actors is going to be named after this artist. Something about that strikes me as rather amusing.

> Who should have been Personality of the Millenium?

Mulder. ~g~

> Who, out of anyone in the world (friends/family, people you know, people
> you've met/haven't met...anyone) do you feel most:
> Grateful to? - Nobody.
> Happy around? - Tasha.
> In awe of? - Mum, Gemma.
> Inspired by? - Boy George.
> In love with? - Close your eyes and pick one.
> Hurt by? - Woolvett T.
> Attracted to? - Gemma, Micko Westmoreland, Alex, etc.
> Sad about? - Laura.
> Understood by? - ~blinks~ Tom. But that's not the right answer.
> Loved by? - I don't want to think about it.
> Appreciated by? - Gail.
> Appreciative of? - Pretty much everyone.
> Hatred towards? - Tara, Julie, Amanda, Courtney, Ben, Dominic.
> What's the best book you've ever read?

Book 4 which is MISSING! ~cries~

> Do you like pineapples?

Not any more.

> If you had to be the following things, which would you be and why? (eg.,
> if one of the categories was "a pizza flavour", you could put "ham and
> pineapple". Or maybe not.)
> An item of clothing - a ruffled shirt or a big cape
> A weapon - a long, thin, sharp dagger.
> An animal - a cat
> An MP - Peter Mandelson
> A famous musician - Nick Rhodes
> A tree - A silver birch or one of these trees we have down here, the ones not even my dad can identify.
> A cartoon character - Gambit from the X-Men.
> A Harry Enfield character - Am I really obnoxious enough to be any of them??
> A school textbook - I'm far too interesting.
> An alcoholic drink - Pink champagne, I'm afraid.
> Is the bit in the Beach Boys' song Surfin' USA where it goes
> "Califor-ni-a" (pronounced like Californ-eye-ay) the most brilliant
> flash of artistic genius ever or a load of complete crap?

Hi, Tash. It's complete crap.

> If you could hop on a plane with no luggage except what you've got on
> you right now, and you had to stay in the country of your destination
> for at least six months, where would you go and why?

I'd fly from Heathrow to Gatwick and get a taxi home.

> Is it right that shampoo and other product manufacturers should be
> allowed to write the ingredients of their product in Latin? (eg., Aqua,
> Sodium Laureth Sulphate, etc.)

Why not?

> Should Myra Hindley ever be released?

Never. Death penalty, please.

> How old were you/would you like to be when you lost/lose your virginity?


> What is the most beautiful "thing" (if this isn't an appropriate word
> then just imagine a different one) that has ever/that you have ever:
> Crossed your path? - George from the course, or possibly that guy in the train.
> Seen? - any one of a hundred sunsets.
> Heard? - choose one of many, but it has to be one of those synth washes.
> Read? - Gift Of The Raven.
> Done? - God knows.
> Said? - That I've ever said? I don't know. "I love you", I expect.
> Happened to you? - Meeting Woolvett all those years ago.
> Imagined? - I only tend to imagine the bad things for me.
> What do you value most in the world?
>I don't want to answer this.
> If you could choose one member of house staff and put a spell on them so
> they'd come back as a traffic warden in their next incarnation, who
> would it be and why?

Mrs. Heron. She's make a really amusing traffic warden.

> Complete the following statements:
> And the cockroach stood up on his hind legs and said - "Fuck Don Marquis! I can do this on my own!"
> Mrs Metham is a - pillock of the community.
> The Bible can't hold a candle to - its own pages, which is a pity.
> Little old ladies who want help crossing the road should - learn to fly like the rest of us.
> Ian Sandon is - not as attractive as his brother, from what I recall.
> (2x - 78y)(5x + 4y) = 10x^2 + 8xy - 390xy - 312y^2
> = 10x^2 - 312y^2 - 382xy
> [^ indicates a power, so 2^4 would be 2 to the power of 4]
according to Sarah, who knows these things.

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    Still Down In The Park