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73 Questions - Getting To Know One Another

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Just copying Spork's blog post here: https://thegoodlimbo.com/2019/06/30/73-questions/ Thought it would be good to share here too. =)

Everyone jump in with your answers! (Warning: it is long...)



1. What is your usual Starbucks order?
I don't ever go to coffee shops, but if I did it would be hot chocolate.

2. What does your workstation look like right now?
I don't really have a work station... but as of now it looks like my sofa.

3. All time favourite food?
Pasta. Lasagne, carbonara, spaghetti... and of course the garlic bread that has to go with it.

4. Favourite author?
I'm not a huge reader so I will say J. K. Rowling.

5. What do you think of open relationships?
Each to their own... as long as no one gets hurt.

6. What is your favourite video game?
I don't play and have never really played video games. If anything, Lego Harry Potter or Lego Star Wars. Wait, do Pokémon Go and Wizards Unite count???

7. Guilty pleasure treat?
Sticky toffee pudding. So. Much. Sugar.

8. Favourite movie?
Eeek, don't think I can pick one. Harry Potter, anything Marvel or Star Wars... Finding Nemo, Mary Poppins!

9. Favourite book?
Er, Harry Potter or The Hobbit.

10. Twitter or Instagram?
Neither but I probably look at things on Twitter more.

11. Desktop or laptop?
Laptop.

12. Best advice you’ve ever received?
There's no point doing something if it doesn't make you happy.

13. What project are you working on right now?
The garden is always an ongoing project, I suppose.

14. Favourite colour?
It depends. Anything but yellow, red or pale pink really.

15. Did you get good grades at school?
Yes I did. In learning terms I didn't find school difficult at all.

16. Dream job?
Lindt Master Chocolatier... or a Red Arrows pilot.

17. Played any sports?
I did gymnastics for years.

18. Do you have a degree?
I have a Foundation Degree. I wouldn't have survived another two years part time study to do the full degree.

19. Nationality?
British

20. What is your favourite kind of blog post to do?
I don't blog.

21. What do you like to collect?
Plants!

22. Describe yourself in three words.
Nerdy, dedicated, awkward.

23. If you were a rapper what would your rapper name be?
No idea!

24. Who was the last person you DMed?
Pass.

25. What’s on the top of your wish list right now?
A clean and tidy house. =(

26. Hogwarts house?
Hufflepuff!

27. How many tattoos do you have?
None. I'd like one but not sure I trust someone else enough to put something that permanent on my body and get it just right.

28. What are you most grateful for this year?
My cat. <3

29. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this month?
Very good appraisal review at work and subsequently a very nice bonus. =)

30. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you today?
Lunch and/or the rain!

31. What’s the best thing ever?
Pizza.

32. Favourite season?
Spring, when everything outside is starting to come to life again, or autumn when it cools down after summer.

33. Favourite holiday?
Disney World, Florida.

34. Which fictional character do you relate to most?
Moaning Myrtle?

35. Do you like surprises?
No.

36. What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever had?
Can't answer that, I don't think I've had any worth noting.

37. What’s a surprise that made you cry?
As above.

38. What’s the best surprise you’ve ever given anyone?
I don't think I've ever given anyone a surprise.

39. Do you like muffins?
Of course!

40. Do you cook often?
No, I find it really hard to find the motivation to do it.

41. What’s your favourite dessert?
Chocolate fudge brownie.

42. Is there a dessert you don’t like?
Tiramisu.

43. Cake or pie?
Cake!

44. What’s your least favourite food?
Cucumber...

45. What’s your favourite condiment?
Mayonnaise. =D

46. It’s 4am on a Saturday night, what would you eat?
Giant bag of crisps! Doritos or Bugles, mmmm.

47. If you could teach a college class what would it be called?
"How Not To Teach" ?

48. Best animated film?
The Little Mermaid.

49. What has a guy done or said to impress you?
Nothing. I'm hard to impress.

50. Best thing to do on a first date?
Something interactive.

51. Worst thing to do on a first date?
All the usual embarrassing things, I suppose.

52. What’s the funniest pick up line a guy could use on a girl?
No idea. Can't think of any that are actually funny rather than cringey.

53. Best comic book character?
Spiderman.

54. What are three things that are always in your purse?
Jelly babies, debit card, more jelly babies.

55. Favourite drink?
Water.

56. If you could play a historical character who would it be?
Merlin?

57. Kittens or puppies?
Kittens! No... puppies! Kittens. Both.

58. Favourite sushi roll?
None/never tried.

59. What kind of lipstick do you use?
None.

60. What kind of foundation do you use?
None.

61. Blow dry or air dry?
Blow dry or all sorts of frizziness happens.

62. Who is your fashion icon?
Myself (lol)

63. Favourite Disney character?
Genie, Sebastian, Tigger, Eeyore!

64. What are you doing tomorrow?
Nothing except a bit of dog walking.

65. Movie you laughed the hardest through?
I really don't know. Dude, Where's My Car, maybe.

66. Movie that made you cry?
The Green Mile.

67. If you could sing a duet with someone who would it be?
Someone loud so they could drown me out.

68. If your life was a song what would the title be?
"Lullaby" (because it would be a very dull song)

69. What’s your favourite animal?
In general, giraffe or manatee.

70. Favourite illustrator?
I can only think of Quentin Blake.

71. Person you want to have coffee with?
No one!

72. What’s a country you wish to visit?
Somewhere with a rainforest so I can see wild orchids or maybe somewhere Scandinavian to see the northern lights.

73. Best way to decompress?
Music, yoga or cat cuddling. =)
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Thanks for sharing NP! I'm having pizza tonight and I'm also a big fan of eating many crisps. Hopefully some others will join in too!
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Hope so. =)
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1. What is your usual Starbucks order?
Pumpkin Spiced Latte!!! It's a glass of pudding!

2. What does your workstation look like right now?
You mean my boardgame table?!

3. All time favourite food?
Two poached eggs, on a thick loaf with butter and black pepper.

4. Favourite author?
Nobody specific but I like Robert Jordan, Roald Dahl and Terry Prachett

5. What do you think of open relationships?
Relationships are none of my business. You all do what you want. As will I.

6. What is your favourite video game?
Planet Coaster. Probably due to be Planet Zoo. I really like the Quantic Dream games.

7. Guilty pleasure treat?
I dunno about guilty... I have lots of pleasures... Can I be Lewd?

8. Favourite movie?
Muppets Christmas Carol, Hook, It's such a beautiful day.

9. Favourite book?
The Stormlight Archive and Matilda

10. Twitter or Instagram?
I post some boardgame shots on instagram but I don't know why or what it does.

11. Desktop or laptop?
Desktop

12. Best advice you’ve ever received?
In reality it is a complicated mixture of advice surrounding self esteem, without it I would probably be dead but also: POKEMON YOUNGSTER JOEY SAYS SHORTS ARE SO COMFY AND WHY WOULD ANYONE NOT WANT TO BE COMFORTABLE AND I THINK ABOUT THAT A LOT!!!

13. What project are you working on right now?
Nothing. And now I am sad.

14. Favourite colour?
More of a pallet, I like the Moroccan pallet.

15. Did you get good grades at school?
Yes, considering.

16. Dream job?
Something to do with Trauma care for children and young adults.

17. Played any sports?
Rugby and Discus, did both up to South West level.

18. Do you have a degree?
A degree of patience.

19. Nationality?
British

20. What is your favourite kind of blog post to do?
You mean to read? To reeead right?!?!

21. What do you like to collect?
BOARD GAMES!

22. Describe yourself in three words.
A container. (As in good at containing situations)
Nerd (I have too many cool hobbies to deny it)
Overweight ( I know it's negative but it is true and I do think about it a lot)

23. If you were a rapper what would your rapper name be?
Bennie West....nah Rug (doesn't Bennie West sound legit though)

24. Who was the last person you DMed?
Muir, I messged her with "NOICE!"

25. What’s on the top of your wish list right now?
Sort my life out? I guess that includes, but is not limited to: Move back to Stroud, Get my self mentally well enough to work again and get fit.

26. Hogwarts house?
A proud Hufflepuff! Wearing my house colours now!

27. How many tattoos do you have?
None, I have plans but I need disposable money for that.

28. What are you most grateful for this year?
My Daughter

29. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this month?
Time with my daughter in general.

30. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you today?
Nothing I can think of.

31. What’s the best thing ever?
Life. Just general existence I guess.

32. Favourite season?
Autumn, I love the deep colours, I love the temperature, the holidays are cheaper... If the prime minister responds to my personal letters then my favourite season/month will be Christmas.

33. Favourite holiday?
Christmas! (if you meant holiday holiday mebbe download 2007 or Ireland)

34. Which fictional character do you relate to most?
I used to relate to Matilda but I was young. I don't think I do if I am honest.

35. Do you like surprises?
The only suprises I like are jokes/one-liners.

36. What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever had?
biggest...eesh too heavy to think about.

37. What’s a surprise that made you cry?
As above.

38. What’s the best surprise you’ve ever given anyone?
Probably nothing good.

39. Do you like muffins?
Not really. They are fine. Not much.

40. Do you cook often?
I love to cook. It is a beautiful thing to experience when you enjoy it.

41. What’s your favourite dessert?
Cheese board

42. Is there a dessert you don’t like?
Caramel anything.

43. Cake or pie?
Cake

44. What’s your least favourite food?
Over boiled vegetables...mushy peas with sugar!!!

45. What’s your favourite condiment?
Mayo

46. It’s 4am on a Saturday night, what would you eat?
LEWD!

47. If you could teach a college class what would it be called?
How to not be embarrassed about who you are.

48. Best animated film?
It's such a beautiful day.
If you mean cartoons and anime I would say it's a tie between The little Prince and Song of the Sea.

49. What has a guy done or said to impress you?
Whenever somebody is thoughtful or insightful.

50. Best thing to do on a first date?
I have never done dates. I don't think I like the idea of them. Maybe a long walk in the woods or up a hill...maybe getting drunk and listening to crap music...MAYBE A BOARDGAME! I dunno...LEWD?

51. Worst thing to do on a first date?
Call it a date? Go on a specific date? Clubbing?

52. What’s the funniest pick up line a guy could use on a girl?
Hey girl, are you a presuming cause when you presuming you make a pres out of u and ming?!

53. Best comic book character?
Spiderman or Deadpool

54. What are three things that are always in your purse?
We get pockets... I know. It's not fair. Phone, Keys and YOUR DEMISE! IT'S TIME TO D-D-D-D-D-D-Duaaalllll!!!!

55. Favourite drink?
Orange Juice, closely followed by a whisky Mac.

56. If you could play a historical character who would it be?
Somebody serious and maybe psycho.

57. Kittens or puppies?
Kittens.

58. Favourite sushi roll?
Some sort of smoked fish.

59. What kind of lipstick do you use?
I've used black.

60. What kind of foundation do you use?
None.

61. Blow dry or air dry?
Air because I don't own nor need one.

62. Who is your fashion icon?
Just wear what you want okay!

63. Favourite Disney character?
Disney steal everything they make...none of them are theirs haha

64. What are you doing tomorrow?
Prob'ly nothin'

65. Movie you laughed the hardest through?
Hot Fuzz, some of the Monty Python movies. I guess I prefer movies non-comedy. I like stand up and stuff.

66. Movie that made you cry?
Loads of them have.

67. If you could sing a duet with someone who would it be?
I would rather listen to someone else I would love to hear Ruth Gordon and Jack Moat sing. (local artists)

68. If your life was a song what would the title be?
"Who Knows"

69. What’s your favourite animal?
I like Meerkats and Capybara

70. Favourite illustrator?
Ian O'toole

71. Person you want to have coffee with?
Too sad.

72. What’s a country you wish to visit?
Everywhere, I really want to get to a place in my life where I can actually travel.

73. Best way to decompress?
So many good ways, music, poetry, a vista and alcohol. ALL OF THOSE TOGETHER?
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Rug wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:47 pm
26. Hogwarts house?
A proud Hufflepuff! Wearing my house colours now!

*high five* This is the most important question, I think.
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Joe, I enjoy your use of cheeseboard for dessert and also LEWD! :P
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Cheese is just the best.

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1. What is your usual Starbucks order?
The first thing I ask for in a Starbucks is directions to Costa!

2. What does your workstation look like right now?
I tend to have a mobile worklife and have no dedicated workstation.

3. All time favourite food?
Rare-roasted beef with all the trimmings

4. Favourite author?
Bill Bryson

5. What do you think of open relationships?
never really thought about it... relationships in general aren't really for me.

6. What is your favourite video game?
I remember enjoying Space Invaders on the Atari (some 35+ years ago!)

7. Guilty pleasure treat?
Clotted Cream ice-cream with milk chocoate flakes

8. Favourite movie?
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

9. Favourite book?
The Mother Tongue; English and how it got that way

10. Twitter or Instagram?
I have never even been to the instagram website/ app whateva.... More of a facebook person

11. Desktop or laptop?
Laptop.

12. Best advice you’ve ever received?
Chuck it in the fuck-it bucket.

13. What project are you working on right now?
Setting up English lessons for overseas workers in a local warehouse

14. Favourite colour?
Bright, smiley YELLOW!

15. Did you get good grades at school?
Yes, surprising cos I moved schools 12 times and barely bothered attending some of them.

16. Dream job?
Summer Camp USA worker - too old now, but I was a Camp Counselor for 6 summers when I was younger..... amazing experiences

17. Played any sports?
I found a photo on one of my old school fb pages that showed me as a 9 year old netball Wing Attack

18. Do you have a degree?
I have 2

19. Nationality?
British

20. What is your favourite kind of blog post to do?
I don't blog.

21. What do you like to collect?
Cash

22. Describe yourself in three words.
focused, independent, awkward

23. If you were a rapper what would your rapper name be?
I'd defo be the Sweet wRapper

24. Who was the last person you DMed?
Happywondering!

25. What’s on the top of your wish list right now?
for my house move to be sorted and over with

26. Hogwarts house?
Ravenclaw

27. How many tattoos do you have?
4

28. What are you most grateful for this year?
Surviving

29. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this month?
Started a new job

30. What’s the best thing that's happened to you today?
Friend bought me a 99

31. What’s the best thing ever?
being able to communicate and work with people without actually having to speak or see them!

32. Favourite season?
Winter...... love lighting the lamps, closing the blinds and cuddling up with a book whilst listening to the stormy weather outside

33. Favourite holiday?
Cruising the Norwegian Fjords

34. Which fictional ch aracter do you relate to most?
Carrie

35. Do you like surprises?
not really

36. What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever had?
I was surprised to find my parents had moved house without telling me whilst i was away at school

37. What’s a surprise that made you cry?
I got a lovely "thinking of you" card from a friend.

38. What’s the best surprise you’ve ever given anyone?
I turned up on my Gran's doorstep after being abroad for 4 years

39. Do you like muffins?
English - YES, American - not so much

40. Do you cook often?
Due to the age, inefficiency and exhorbitant cost of running my cooker.... I batch cook once or twice a month

41. What’s your favourite dessert?
Mint Choc Chip icecream

42. Is there a dessert you don’t like?
Tiramisu.

43. Cake or pie?
Cake!

44. What’s your least favourite food?
Celery

45. What’s your favourite condiment?
Blue cheese dressing

46. It’s 4am on a Saturday night, what would you eat?
Cereal... in my special cereal mug

47. If you could teach a college class what would it be called?
An hour of nonstop nonsense

48. Best animated film?
Mary Poppins (I know... it's only part animated... but still!)

49. What has a guy done or said to impress you?
"Sorry, I got that wrong"

50. Best thing to do on a first date?
Go home

51. Worst thing to do on a first date?
Turn up

52. What’s the funniest pick up line a guy could use on a girl?
I've never found a pick up line funny

53. Best comic book character?
Asterix

54. What are three things that are always in your purse?
tissues, phone, pen

55. Favourite drink?
Sparkling water

56. If you could play a historical character who would it be?
Elizabeth I

57. Kittens or puppies?
Kittens!

58. Favourite sushi roll?
Smoked salmon

59. What kind of lipstick do you use?
None.

60. What kind of foundation do you use?
None.

61. Blow dry or air dry?
air dry or all sorts of frizziness happens.

62. Who is your fashion icon?
ummm..... have you SEEN what I dress like? I can't blame that on anyone!

63. Favourite Disney character?
Jack Sparrow

64. What are you doing tomorrow?
Watching "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at open air theatre

65. Movie you laughed the hardest through?
Monsters Inc.

66. Movie that made you cry?
Mamma Mia - Here we go again

67. If you could sing a duet with someone who would it be?
Ben Makisi

68. If your life was a song what would the title be?
sorry, can't think of anything suitable

69. What’s your favourite animal?
Kitty

70. Favourite illustrator?
Don't know any

71. Person you want to have coffee with?
Why would I want to have coffee with anyone?

72. What’s a country you wish to visit?
Finland

73. Best way to decompress?
Animal interaction
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OH MY GOSH!

I can't believe I missed the chance to say Blue Cheese Dressing.... **dies a little inside**
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1. What is your usual Starbucks order?
Shame on me but i have never been to a starbucks. I'm like... what do they know about good coffee in the USA?????

2. What does your workstation look like right now?
I don't have a job. But my desk/dinner table looks a bit messy. Drawings and paper and pens all over it.

3. All time favourite food?
Hmmmmm.... that's hard. Something fishy i think ;)

4. Favourite author?
Bjarne Reuter. No, i don't think you've ever heard of him

5. What do you think of open relationships?
Whatever floats your boat.....

6. What is your favourite video game?
Final Fantasy IX

7. Guilty pleasure treat?
If it involves deep fried potatoe slices i'm in!!!!!!!

8. Favourite movie?
Oh dear..... i just watched Secret Life of Pets II and i found that very entertaining. Because i am the most immature 37 year old ever!!!!

9. Favourite book?
Dystopia by Dennis Jürgensen

10. Twitter or Instagram?
I hate twitter because the orange fuckwit who bosses USA around loves to use it!!!!!!!!

11. Desktop or laptop?
If i had enough space i'd probably buy a desktop. But as i don't have enough space, laptop it is. Or ipad!!!!

12. Best advice you’ve ever received?
Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things :-)

13. What project are you working on right now?
I am trying to draw a stag beetle and it's not going terribly well.....

14. Favourite colour?
RED!!!!!!

15. Did you get good grades at school?
They were okay. But i wish i had tried harder

16. Dream job?
Crazy scientist

17. Played any sports?
No, because my fitnes buddy can't make it on weekdays and can't be arsed in the weekends. True story bro!!!!!

18. Do you have a degree?
No. I did go to Uni but i ended up at the local psychiatric hospital instead.....

19. Nationality?
Danish

20. What is your favourite kind of blog post to do?
If i had a blog i would blog about all sorts of geeky stuff

21. What do you like to collect?
Pets :D

22. Describe yourself in three words:
Weird, awkward, odd

23. If you were a rapper what would your rapper name be?
It would be Boaty McBoatface

24. Who was the last person you DMed?
No one

25. What’s on the top of your wish list right now?
My own personal island

26. Hogwarts house?
Gryffindor

27. How many tattoos do you have?
6

28. What are you most grateful for this year?
I made it to the Rammstein concert

29. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this month?
I bought tickets for my next Rammstein concert

30. What’s the best thing that's happened to you today?
I finished cleaning my shelves.....?????

31. What’s the best thing ever?
Cuddling animals

32. Favourite season?
Autumn!!!!

33. Favourite holiday?
My trip to London many, many years ago

34. Which fictional ch aracter do you relate to most?
Septimus Heap

35. Do you like surprises?
YES :D

36. What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever had?
When i discovered the artistic installation my friend had placed outside my flat door when i turned 30

37. What’s a surprise that made you cry?
Getting a puppy when i was 11

38. What’s the best surprise you’ve ever given anyone?
I honestly can't remember a good surprise i've been the sole Mastermind of

39. Do you like muffins?
Yes!!!! It's cake, cake is GOOOOOOOOD

40. Do you cook often?
I like to cook but it often overwhelms me so i cook in batches once or twice a week

41. What’s your favourite dessert?
Banana split

42. Is there a dessert you don’t like?
When they give you that ONE piece of terrible chocolate with your coffee in coffeeshops i am so disappointed by the quality of it. Every damn time!!!!

43. Cake or pie?
Is that a trick question!!!???!!! CAKE!!!

44. What’s your least favourite food?
I hate vegetables that have been boiled for too long

45. What’s your favourite condiment?
Oh noes!!! A word i don't know the meaning of :-(

46. It’s 4am on a Saturday night, what would you eat?
Are you kidding me???? I'd be long asleep at 4 am

47. If you could teach a college class what would it be called?
How to write a very long and boring book about a very long and boring subject

48. Best animated film?
I can't pick just one!!!!

49. What has a guy done or said to impress you?
Lol

50. Best thing to do on a first date?
Not throw up....????

51. Worst thing to do on a first date?
Throw up!!!!

52. What’s the funniest pick up line a guy could use on a girl?
I hate pick up lines

53. Best comic book character?
Calvin and Hobbes

54. What are three things that are always in your purse?
My debit card, coins and usually also an umbracco key

55. Favourite drink?
Coffee

56. If you could play a historical character who would it be?
Don't make me stand in the spotlight, please!!!!

57. Kittens or puppies?
PUPPIES :D

58. Favourite sushi roll?
Mmmmmm.... sushi

59. What kind of lipstick do you use?
Just lipbalm for me

60. What kind of foundation do you use?
I hate that crap!!!!

61. Blow dry or air dry?
This is too hard to answer. Both have perks!!!!!

62. Who is your fashion icon?
I am soooooo envious of all the outfits i see Marilyn manson wear on stage

63. Favourite Disney character?
Darth Vader >:-)

64. What are you doing tomorrow?
The cleaning adventure continues tomorrow

65. Movie you laughed the hardest through?
Monty Python and the quest for the Holy grail

66. Movie that made you cry?
Marley and me

67. If you could sing a duet with someone who would it be?
Marilyn manson

68. If your life was a song what would the title be?
I can't be arsed

69. What’s your favourite animal?
Cows!!!!!

70. Favourite illustrator?
My friend Susi

71. Person you want to have coffee with?
I lost a good friend 4 years ago. If it was possible i'd like to have just one cup of coffee with her again

72. What’s a country you wish to visit?
Iceland

73. Best way to decompress?
Smooching my birdies
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