Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Question 38


1. How tall are you?

2. What is your middle name?

3. What is your favorite breed of dog?

4. What is your favorite meal to have for dinner?

5. What is the most scary movie you have ever seen?

6. Do you make a wish when you see 11:11 on a digital clock?

7. Which holiday is your favorite?

8. When someone asks you if you like their new haircut and you don't, do you lie or tell them the truth?

9. Are you SCUBA certified?

10. Are you a strong swimmer?

UPDATE: Quote for today ...

"So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains and we never even know we have the key." - Eagles


At 10:28 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Punky!
How to choose just one? most large dogs - golden retrieiver if I can only chose one.
Spaghetti's always good.
At 8 yrs old - Haunting of Hill House. As an adult, Saving Private Ryan.
Nope. Never heard of that one. Should I start?
Why not lie?
No. Regrets.
Nope. Glug.


At 10:40 AM , Blogger Higgy said...

1. 6'3"
2. Squire (which was my wife's maiden surname, and also her middle name)
3. Golden Retriever
4. Steak and kidney pie, with chips and peas.
5. Hellraiser, I think - I don't like scary movies.
6. Nope.
7. Christmas.
8. I usually lie - it depends on the person asking.
9. Nope, but I want to be. Have to lose some weight first.
10. Yes.

At 11:06 AM , Anonymous ASK said...

These are basic?
1. 5'7"
2. Brian
3. Chow
4. crawfish gumbo
5. movies have never been scary to me - but Jaws disturbed me the most
6. No
7. consecutive numbers day.
7. Okay, Christmas.
8. Yes. (depends on who it is)
9. No
10. No

At 11:24 AM , Blogger Tamara said...

1. 5'5"
2. Who wants to know?
3. Labrador mix: mutts!
4. Potatoes & Kielbasa
5. "Munich"
6. Should I???
7. Easter
8. Truth if I like them; grunt of acknowledgement if I don't
9. No
10. Not yet

At 11:40 AM , Blogger punky said...

1. 5'6''
2. R. - that's what it says on my birth certificate.
3. Great Pyrenees.
4. Mac and cheese. Extra cheesy.
5. Exorcist.
6. Yes ... and every day I always seem to look up at exactly 11:11 without meaning to.
7. Thanksgiving
8. I find something I like about it and share that, even if it isn't the best cut for that person.
9. Nope.
10. Very.

At 12:32 PM , Anonymous ASK said...

I saw The Exorcist at a drive in with my mom when I was a little kid. I remember thinking the head spinning and projectile vomiting were cool, and wishing I could do that.

At 1:09 PM , Blogger Sarah O. said...

1. 5'8"
2. Farrington - my maiden name
3. Chocolate lab. I love mine.
4. I'm eating steak while I can.
5. Wizard of Oz, when I was little.
6. No, never heard of that one.
7. Wow. It used to be Christmas.
8. If I lie, they can always see the truth in my eyes.
9. No but I've thought about it.
10. No, which is probably why #9 is a no.

At 4:41 PM , Anonymous kingw said...

1. 6'
2. David
3. Beagle
4. Pot Roast
5. Wiz of Oz as a kid (scary mokeys) As an adult Sixth sense gave me chills
6. No, I look for owl eyes 10:01
7. July 4, always fun with friends
8. I tell the truth, if they don't want to know they should not ask.
9. No
10. No, good floater though.

At 5:10 PM , Anonymous boo augustus said...

why do i get the feeling that punky's blog is nothing more than a pre-screening survey used to select the small group of people that will be secreted away in the government's super-top secret survival bunker so that we can re-poplulate the earth after it's hit by a giant comet or asteroid or hemorrhoid or whatever? so punky, how am i doing? am i making the cut?

1. 6'3" remember, you'll need tall people to change light bulbs, grab stuff off of high shelves, etc.

2. lee. as in "Robert Lee Carson, III." named after my father and grandfather, respectively. my grandfather was named after General Robert E. Lee. his grandfather surrended at appomatox courthourse with Lee. it might be nice to have some people around after the destruction who remember bits of history and our connection to it.

3. i prefer non-shedding, hypo-allergenic breeds like poodles, shitz zhu and llhasa apsos, but i am comfortable around larger working dogs. and remember, the standard poodle actually started off as a german hunting dog (it's not really french).

4. i make a mean meat lasagna on special occassions.

5. the exorcist (but the legend of boggy creek (about a bigfoot creature in arkansas) also freaked me out).

6. if instructed to do so i will. what about at 12:34, anything happen then? incidentally, this morning was 01:02:03:04:05:06 if you were paying attention (that's 1:02:03 a.m., april 5, 2006. it won't occur until may 4, 2006 in europe. see, you need me because i pay attention to interesting details.

7. halloween, but i'm really judging on the basis of the slightly warmer fuzzy that the peanuts halloween television special (it's the great pumpkin charlie brown) gives me. christmas is an important religious event, but as a cultural holiday i think it may be getting out of hand.

8. tell the truth.

9. no, but i am willing to learn. decent when it comes to snorkeling.

10. yes. plus, i had to pass a swim test to graduate from college.

At 5:30 PM , Blogger Graz said...

1. 6'2" unless I'm in heels that evening.

2. Michael...although it has been "Mud" a few times.

3. Collie or boxer. BTW, Punky, my friends have one of those polar bear looking Great Pyrenees....I swear a person could ride her.

4. The braciole my dad makes.

5. Serpent and the Rainbow.

6. No, I had never heard of it, but I know I will probably start now.

7. Thanksgiving

8. Truth, but I will try to phrase it in a way that isn't hurtful.

9. I'm P.A.D.I. certified.

10. Absolutely. I was a Water Survival Instructor once apon a time.

At 11:10 PM , Anonymous Bismuth said...

1. 5'10.5"
2. Ronald (don't laugh!)
3. I guess schnausers are cool... not really a dog person though.
4. Steak, homemade mashed taters (or loaded baked potato), corn on the cob, salad w/buttermilk ranch, milk and homemade chocolate chip cookies
5. What About Bob
6. Am I supposed to?
7. Despite the increasing commercial stink, I'm still gonna go with Christmas. Easter is close behind.
8. I don't have enough fashion sense to recognize a bad haircut
9. nope
10. not particularly

At 4:57 AM , Blogger Kafaleni said...

Bis.. how can you eat like that and stay so slim? If I didn't love you, I think I'd hate you right now... but onwards & upwards.. I tried to post my answer before but Blogger wouldn't let me through, so I'm trying again..

At 4:58 AM , Blogger Kafaleni said...

wOOt! okay.. this is copied & pasted from a couple or three hours ago..

Whew, there's a lot of questions! I reckon we're being screened to see who gets to go to the next level of enlightenment.
BTW Punky, if it's 11:11 every time you look up, your clock's broken or the battery's flat.

1. 5'5 & a bit" (the bit is very important when your sister is 5'10" and wears stilettos and your brother is 6'4")
2. Maree
3. Springer Spaniel (no brains, but a huge heart)
4. This changes often.. a regular favourite is pumpkin & roasted vegetable pasta dish
5. Silence of the Lambs.. I'm not big on horror or psychological thrillers, unless I'm reading a book.. I have no problem with the book form, but the movies creep me out
6. No, but given that you do it daily, can you tell us if it works? Because I could start..
7. Show Weekend (long holiday weekend) in the third week of November.. there's a wonderful Agricultural & Pastoral show which half the city and all the tourists go to, the weather's fantastic and there's a real sense of community and joy there. Also there's lots of cute baby animals!!
8. Depends on how well I know them. If I know them well, I'll tell them the truth. Otherwise, I'll fob them off with something like "Well, it's not for me, but if you're happy, that's great!"(Yes, I know that's a horrible thing to do, but I hate confrontation..)
9. nope
10. Enough so that I won't drown, but not really.

At 7:28 AM , Blogger punky said...

The most disturbing movie I have ever seen is SEVEN.

Hated that movie. I apprecaite that it was well done and all ... whatever. Hated it.

Kaf - I'll check the batteries on my clock. Wise ass.

At 7:29 AM , Blogger punky said...

i after a except after c?


At 9:55 AM , Anonymous insomniac said...

1. about 5'10" but I have bad posture...

2. Lewin, a simplified version of my grandfather's Lieuen, i have no idea where that came from...

3. don't really like dogs, i've been barked at by all kinds, so I'll go with dachshund, because it's hard to take them seriously

4. beef stroganoff

5. like Kaf, Silence of the Lambs

6. no but I do when it's 12:34

7. Thanksgiving

8. lie, but i'm the last person someone would go to for hair advice

9. no

10. no

At 1:43 PM , Anonymous southerngirl said...

1. 5'5"
2. Ann
3. Springer spaniel, like Kaf, cuz my favorite dog I ever had was one.
4. boiled crawfish, or homemade fettucine
5. Halloween, in high school. It was 8 days before Halloween, and in the movie the kids were singing "8 more days till Halloween..."
6. yes, sometimes, ever since I was little.
7. Thanksgiving
8. I'd probably be truthful, but maybe not. ;)
9. No
10. No, but thankfully my kids are.

At 1:49 PM , Anonymous Jeff Meyerson said...

Darn, I'm always LTTG on a new question. OK, I'll answer before reading the other comments:

1. 6'1"
2. Howard
3. Golden retriever
4. specific food or type of food? almost anything Italian
5. Roman Polanski's Repulsion scared the living crap out of me, so of course I saw it twice.
6. no wish; never heard of that one
7. Thanksgiving; last year it fell on my birthday and it's always close
8. I try and be diplomatic, generally, and say "it's fine" or "it's OK" even if it isn't.
9. SCUBA certified? No, but someday.
10. No. I can swim but haven't in many years. I can swim and stay afloat but I wouldn't call myself a strong swimmer.

And I'm not even "Already Gone".

And I could have done so many things, baby
If I could only stop my mind from wondrin' what
I left behind and from worrying 'bout this wasted time

At 2:36 PM , Anonymous ASK said...

Gee, Boo - on my clock didn't take so long, it happened again the same afternoon (01:02:03:04:05:06) - since I am not in the military (anymore).
We'll also need people with a firm grasp of the obvious.

At 5:02 PM , Blogger Mad Scientist said...

1) 5'7"

2) Lynn

3) Ozzie dog (no not australian that is the name of Weasel's Mutt- he (the dog not weasel) is mostly border collie.

4) Southern food - sweet taters, corn on the cob and fried chicken or BBQ ribs. Yummm!

5) Seven an Signs

6) Never heard of this practice before

7) Easter followed by Thanksgiving

8) diplomatic answer usually if it is on my sister straight up truth.

9) YES PADI, but I haven't been since 2004

10) Yes-I'm not a fast swimmer, but I can go for a long time. I love the water

At 9:14 PM , Anonymous Bismuth said...

Kaf - I only wish I could eat like that all the time. Although I do have a fairly enviable metabolism ;)

At 1:34 PM , Blogger Mike Weasel said...

1. 6'3"
2. Paul
3. I like all kinds although I'm not as fond of the tiny neurotic lapdogs.
4. Something pasta-ish. If I ever form a religion, communion will be taken with a shell noodle and marinara sauce.
5. For some reason, the first time I saw Blade Runner, I found it really scary. I guess I really got into it.
6. Um... no.
7. Halloween. I like playing dress up.
8. "Whoa... lost a fight with a lawnmower, huh?"
9. No, although I've been told I'm certifiable. I assume this is what they're talking about.
10. No, I suck.

ldchpbsq - shorthand for a lettuce, dill (pickle), cheese, peanut butter, square-cut sandwich

At 10:31 PM , Blogger Kafaleni said...

Mike.. if you suck while swimming, you're in trouble.

At 7:43 PM , Blogger Trillian DBB said...

LTTG but what the heck
1. 5'8"
2. Hagman
3. I'm a cat person, but my Aunt has a beautiful husky
4. any kind of homey comfort food like pot roast and mashed potatoes
5. I saw parts of Invasion of the Body Snatchers when I was a kid and it gave me nightmares. I don't get scared by movies anymore though.
6. never heard of doing that
7. Thanksgiving - it's a chance to be with my family without any strings or complications.
8. I tell the truth
9. no
10. fairly strong


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