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This oughtta be entertaining.

1) using band names, spell out your first name:
C: Cocteau Twins
O: Operation Ivy
L: Love & Rockets
U: Untouchables
B: Bauhaus
R: Roxy Music
A: Aztec Camera

2) have you ever had a song written about you?
Nope

3) what song makes you cry?
Several do- often, Kate Bush's 'Hello, Earth'

4) what song makes you happy?
A lot! Aztec Camera's 'Oblivious'

5) what do you like to listen to before bed?
I tend to nod off to Bach's Cello Suites

6) name a song by coal chamber:
Headstones and the Walking Dead.

7) who was/were your idol/s when you were younger?
David Bowie seemed to be The Shit. I used to wonder why I grew up to be so messed up.

8) first album you ever bought?
Bowie's 'Heroes' First one I ever got was the soundtrack to the Beatles' film 'Yellow Submarine', though

9) name a song that reminds you of someone and why:
Songs seldom remind me of people. Game Theory's album 'The Big Shot Chronicles' reminds me of Vancouver, though: I'd bought the album the day before going to the 1986 world expo.


++appearance
height: 6'2"
hair color: brown
skin color: white with pink
eye color: brown
piercings: 1: ear
tattoos: None yet

++right now
what color pants are you wearing?: khaki dockers
what song are you listening to?: Swamp, Talking Heads
what taste is in your mouth: vanilla coke
what's the weather like: Cold. but sunny.
how are you? a bit achey

++do you
get motion sickness?: No
have a bad habit?: several
get along with your parents? ...usually
like to drive?: yes

++favorites
tv show: hrmn. Probably Buffy
conditioner: People still use conditioner?
book: Little, Big -- John Crowley
magazine: I'm not a magazine reader
non-alcoholic drink: vanilla coke
alcoholic drink: Currently, Glenlivet scotch
thing to do on the weekend: Sleep in
band or group or singer or rapper: Bowie
current obsession: hmn. Novel writing, probably

++have you
broken the law: I can't talk about that as the statute of limitations hasn't ended, were I to have broken the law, which of course I haven't.
run way from home: yes
snuck out of the house: yes
ever gone skinny dipping: yes
made a prank phone call: Duh.
ever tipped over a porta potty: Nope
used your parents credit card before: yeah, but with their foreknowledge
skipped school before: Oh my heavens yes
fell asleep in the shower/bath: No.
been in a school play: Many.
let a friend cry on your shoulder: Often

++love
boyfriend: in a sense?
girlfriend: nope.
sexuality: Gay
children: None
current crush: probably Christian Bale or Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
been in love?: yes
had a hard time getting over someone: Yeah. Oh yeah.
been hurt?: yeah
your greatest regret: 2 months in London do not trade for 2 months to say goodbye to someone
gone out with someone you only knew for three days: define 'gone out with'? Is this 'dated'? then no. Is this 'called with the suggestion of going to a movie and / or dinner and / or what have you'? Then yes.

++random
do you have a job: yes.
your cd player has in it right now: the 'Once In A Lifetime' Talking Heads box set
if you were a crayon, what color would you be?: indigo blue.Oh wait, that's a colored pencil
what makes you happy?: I forget, currently
who makes you happiest?: Myself
what's the next cd you're gonna get?: hrmn. Amazon suggests it'll be a Stranglers' album.
who do you consider good friends?: A few poeple.
what do you like to do?: read

+++when/what was the last
time you cried?: Christmas Day
you got a real letter?: oh heavens, at least 5 years.
you got e-mail: today.
thing you purchased: vanilla coke (wow, what a theme)
tv program you watched: Comic Book special on the History Channel
movie you saw at the theater: Return of the King

++your thoughts on
abortion: A regrettable choice to have to make- but a choice that sometimes has to be made.
teenage smoking: would that I could go back to my teens and slap myself around a bit.
spice girls: ...how 1997
dreams: often intriguing to see how one strings stuff together unconsciously. Though I think I need to stop letting David Lynch direct mine.

Nope, my mistake.

Making Flippy Floppy

Nothing can come between us
Nothing gets you down
Nothing strikes your fancy
Nothing turns you on
Somebody is waiting in the hallway
Somebody is crawling down the stairs
Set someone free, break someone's heart
Stand up help us out

Ev'rything is divided
Nothing is complete
Ev'rything looks impressive
Do not be deceived
You don't have to wait for more instructions
No one makes a monkey out of me
We lie on our backs, feet in the air
Rest and relaxation, rocket to my brain

Snap into position
Bounce till you ache
Step out of line
And you end up in jail
Bring me a doctor
I have a hole in my head
But they are just people
And I'm not afraid
Doctor Doctor
We have nothing in our pockets
We'd continue
But we have nothing left to offer
Faces pressed against the window
Hey, they're just my friends
Check this out don't be slick
Break our backs it goes like this . . .

We are born without eyesight
We are born without sin
And our mama protects us
From the cold and the rain
We're in no hurry
sugar and spice
We sing in the darkness
We open our eyes (open up)

I can't believe it
When people are strange
Our president's crazy
Did you hear what he said
Business and pleasure
Lie right to your face
Divide it in sections
And then give it away

There are no big secrets
Don't believe what you read
We have great big bodies
We got great big heads
Run-a-run-a-run it all together
Check it out - still don't make no sense
Makin' flippy floppy
Tryin to do my best
Lock the door
We kill the beast
Kill it!
  • Yellow Submarine was my first album purchase (vinyl, circa 1979/80).

    And I'm with you on Little, Big.
  • Sitter took me shopping after my 6th birthday, and I spent my birthday money on Heroes. It wouldn't've happened otherwise. ;)
  • Little, Big was extremely good, but right now I'm going to have to say my favorite is The Blue Sword (Robin McKinley).
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