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Interview meme - nil.enroll(aetheric_username, quantum_class_id)
yljatlhQo'! QIch lo'laltbebej!
Interview meme
1. i believe that nearly everyone has at least one thing which makes them smile whenever they think about it. what is your thing?
Er.. Let me come back to that one. *answers other questions* Hmmm .. I'm not getting anything. Jokes grow tired with time, although an old joke (eg a classic sketch) brought back out can be funny. I suppose there are things that make me happy in the doing, but I can't think of anything that makes me smile upon contemplating it. I guess you'll have to either clarify, or list a bunch of things to try.

2. except for a quick excursion to young harris, you've lived in the same house for as long as i've known you. have you considered living elsewhere? why and where?
Well, actually three such short excursions, plus numerous incidents of inhabiting other peoples couches for days at a time. Considered it frequently, but I haven't had the resources. (Example: If the job in Nov had lasted even another month, I'd have moved into jew_manor, rather than just being there a fair bit.) Every winter for the last few, I've plotted leaving, on foot if need be. I've the same plan this season. As to where, it doesn't matter much. London was interesting, Paris beautiful, and I haven't been west of the Mississippi. Which is to say that there are plenty of places on Earth I've never been to, and even a few to which I'd go back.

3. do you believe in an afterlife? why or why not?
No. I try not to believe in anything. Closest to afterlife I get is reincarnation, but I don't actually believe in it either. I'm a harsh rationalist, and I try not to make use of ideas I can't, er, un-scientific ideas, those which cannot be disproven. Although there are some convincing arguments that this realm is [a] Hell...

4. it took you an ungodly amount of time to get the post-high-school education that you've achieved so far. if given the chance, would you change how you've gone about it? why or why not? if yes, what would you change?
It'd be nice if any of it was worth a damn, or if I'd learned anything. I got a little better at it after the first five years or so, or so the record shows, anyway. It'd have been much better for me if I'd had a better idea for something to do coming out of high school. Of course I'd still benefit from that idea. so if you see it ..

5. have you forgiven me for stuffing leaves down the back of your shirt in the sixth grade yet?
I guess so. I can't recall the incident (although you have told me the story somewhat more recently than that). Elementary school was pretty harsh socially, and yet somehow did not prepare me for how much worse middle school was going to be. Bah. Yes, you are forgiven.

Clarifying or followup questions welcome, and not just from the instigator (lafemmedesfemme).

Meme fine print:

1 - Leave a comment, saying you want to be interviewed.
2 - I will respond; I'll ask you five questions.
3 - You'll update your journal with my five questions, and your five answers.
4 - You'll include this explanation.
5 - You'll ask other people five questions when they want to be interviewed
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sotto_voce From: sotto_voce Date: January 29th, 2004 06:57 am (UTC) (Link)

Pick me! Pick me!

Interview me, dear. I've actually never participated in this meme before.
adric From: adric Date: January 29th, 2004 02:09 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Pick me! Pick me!


Now I have to go do some reading on the meme. Content later on, hopefully.
adric From: adric Date: January 29th, 2004 09:09 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Pick me! Pick me!

  1. What is your Primary Motivator?(synonyms: What is your religion? What gets you out of bed in morning? What is the motive behind all of your actions? Why?)
  2. How did you get through college?
  3. What do you want to do, but have not done? Why not?
  4. Name a few actions you believe are always bad (evil,immoral,etc) irregardless of situation.
  5. Tell me briefly of the last books you enjoyed reading. One fiction and one non-fiction, at least please.
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