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100-things meme
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I wasn't going to do this one, but then nyxie did it based on stimps's, and that makes it interesting.

Here's the deal:

1. Copy this whole list into your journal.
2. Bold the things that you have in common with me.
3. Whatever you don't bold, replace with things about you.

01. I only have a handful of close friends, and i'm happy with that.
02. I am a coffee freak. I love coffee -- the smell, the taste, the flavour.
03. I studied jazz double bass before getting my Sociology degree and becoming a sysadmin.
04. I am a LiveJournal regular.
05. I volunteer for LiveJournal's support team.
06. People think I know things when I'm really just good at finding things out.
07. I hate when people type in all caps online.
08. I also hate people who TypE LyKe D1s.
09. I am not fond of using Prince Language (2 B U etc!!)
10. I don't really have favorite colors.
11. I tried going vegetarian once, but the sausages won.
12. My drinks of choice to learn in-depth are Scotch and beer.
13. Since I don't live alone anymore, I barely have time to read non-academic stuff anymore, and I miss it.
14. I read both non-fiction and fiction but a great deal more non-.
15. I'm really enjoying living with someone who likes to bake.
16. I love cats.
17. I don't believe in God. but that doesn't mean I'm an atheist.
18. I have a lot to learn.
19. I wish I liked the way I look.
20. I have my email open all the time and generally sit down at the computer to check it 5+ times a day.
21. I enjoy cooking, but it's very far from second nature for me.
22. I think most people find me a bit odd; I'm certainly not your stereotypical 25 year old female.
23. I've never been much of a traveller. I want to see Ireland, and go across Canada by car or motorcycle, and maybe see Japan, but exotic locales just don't excite me much.
24. I do not clean up as much as I should, but I don't really mind doing it (except for the bathroom).
25. I don't always finish things I start.
26. I giggle. A lot.
27. I like an even mixture of spontaneity and planning.
28. I'm a weird person.
29. The pretty part of my website and the place where I put content</b> doesn't overlap very much.
30. I like most animals, and they like me back.
31. I have a lot of email addresses, but only really *use* one or two.
32. I like to spend most of my time with my sweeties.
33. I smoked a pipe for a while. I expect I'll start up again when I'm older, but in moderation.
34. I'm completely addicted to caffeine.
35. I expected to go back to school at some point, but I'd have a hard time giving up financial stability.
36. The personal value of money for me comes in having to earn it.
37. I am overly paranoid sometimes yet too of trusting others sometimes.
38. I am childfree.
39. I really love green tea.
40. I feel way younger now at 28 than I did at, say, 21 or 22.
41. I have a nasty temper sometimes.
42. I like people who are a bit out of the ordinary.
43. I'm not a huge movies person but there are a few I like.
44. Having a favorite movie is, for me, as absurd as having a favorite book or colour. Too many to choose from, and I'd get sick of a favorite quickly.
45. I don't wear skirts very often.
46. I like wearing comfy clothes like sweaters and tshirts.
47. I never quite know what to do with my hair.
48. I eat too much candy.
49. I love tropical fish and have a tank of them.
50. I love wandering around stores without necessarily buying anything.
51. Silence, music, and bustle all have their advantages.
52. I'm not a big mid-summer person. I deal with cold a lot better than heat.
53. I love the autumn.
54. I like to sleep in on the weekends.
55. I like being alone sometimes.
56. I'm not all that organized as far as papers/space goes, but I'm very good at organizing my time.
57. I enjoy gift shopping, even when it's hard to find something for someone.
58. I have a hard time exercising for exercise's sake. I need it to be incidental to something else. It isn't very often in my life.
59. I don't get much paper mail.
60. I try to be optimistic,but I'm a little cynical.
61. I am too sarcastic sometimes.
62. I don't like crowds.
63. I overreact about things sometimes.
64. I admire patience, dedication, and realism.
65. I used to attend a Zendo, but stopped when I moved to Ottawa. I'm not sure whether or not I'm comfortable with this.
66. I love to eat good food!
67. I like Hello Kitty.
68. I like cute clothes and wish I had more money to buy them with.
69. I think GWBush is a very bad president, and possibly the worst, but I can always imagine things getting even... um... worser.
70. I generally miss my family and look forward to seeing them.
71. I like our government (note: I am Canadian.)
72. I like variety sometimes, but I cherish my regular habits, too.
73. I am online way too much.
74. I know a lot of stuff that I never intended to learn. My day job consists primarily of this sort of thing.
75. I do not want to have children.
76. I try not to judge people for thinking differently than I do, but sometimes I'm not very generous.
77. I love to read.
78. I like cheese a LOT.
79. I can imagine living outside a major city, but don't want to.
80. I wear minimal makeup.
81. Some of the shoes have been put away.
82. I'm more apathetic than I am anti-television, but do not have a cable hookup.
83. I like video games well enough but don't play them much.
84. Favorite foods? In with movies, books, colours.
85. On some issues, I'm very firm in my beliefs.
86. I am male.
87. I don't understand why anyone in their right mind would oppose gay civil marriage.
88. If I were American, I would probably be considered a libertarian.
89. I eat too much 'junk food'.
90. I type with my fingers on the 'correct' keys and probably type at somewhere between 80 and 100 words a minute when I'm not trying to think about it.
91. I have some mental illnesses, but I'm self-managing well.
92. Honesty and Loyalty are two very important qualities in people.
93. I hate being in a rush but I feel like I am a lot of the time.
94. I have body-image problems.
95. I think intelligence is sexy, and glasses don't hurt either.
96. I met my partner over LiveJournal and IRC and I don't see any problem with that.
97. I would like to meet more LJ folks.
98. I am often too rational.
99. I am very much in love.
100. I could use a very large latte/coffee right now.


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You're such a smartass on #22.

And I suppose I'm an atheist if we go by the dictionary definition, but if we're going by the general 'non spiritual, doesn't believe in anything' stereotype about atheists, I'm not and you aren't either. ;)

And you don't wear skirts *very often*? Well, I suppose we'll need to get you into one to see how cute you look, huh?

hee.

Yeah, you had me scratching my head on the atheist one. :-)

And I think I'd look cute in one of these!

Ok then. I dare you to buy one. And wear it every day for a week, everywhere you go. Work, cafes, shopping, around the house....

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I've got the #31 problem. I hate actually sitting there for a couple minutes trying to decide on which address to subscribe to a list to.

Lists are easy -- rich+something to do with the list name@lafferty.ca. :-)

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