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Pick up the nearest book to you.
Turn to page 45.
The first sentence describes your sex life in 2012.


A verb is a word that expresses an action, state, or condition.


--This isn't sounding too hopeful.
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I came home from Gencon to laundry, exhaustion and a flavor text assignment, which mostly explains my recent lack of posting. Until I get around to a real post, here's a meme I swiped from [personal profile] yhlee:

If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
— Alfred Hitchcock


When I write a story, what do you immediately look for?
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It warms my heart to see a LotR reference. Even if it is in the Corrections notices of the New York Times.
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My Yahoo email page has this little box that displays headlines of various catagories (World, Sports, Entertainment, etc) and I have mine set to local. And so it was this morning that I was treated to: This is a test headline (Lexington Clipper Herald. I was amused.

Naturally I had to click to find out what it led to! I was suspecting a blank page, but instead there was a whole big chunk of Lorem ipsum text, which I am storing behind the cut in case I someday I need some. You never know.
This is a test LJ cut )
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What can I say?

I'll have a real entry soon, but I just had to giggle over this.
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From [livejournal.com profile] yhlee, a meme!

Were I a summonable creature, what kind of ritual would you craft to summon me?
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Brightly shone the moon that night,
Though the Nancy was cruel.

Good King Wenceslas
from the Christmas Song Generator.

Get your own song :
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I found this via [livejournal.com profile] yhlee:

On the twelfth day of Christmas, daidoji_gisei sent to me...
Twelve helen_keebles drumming
Eleven cassandra_es writing
Ten roses a-cooking
Nine physics baking
Eight swords a-sewing
Seven flowers a-walking
Six rpgs a-gardening
Five bo-o-o-ooks
Four words
Three catholic mystics
Two textile arts
...and a science in a jewelry.
Get your own Twelve Days:
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Awesome science macro is awesome!


Yo, Sir Issac Newton...

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I give you your chance to lie convincingly to me:
THE TESTIMONIALS OF AWESOME MEME! // ME!!
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Nancy Sauer's Dewey Decimal Section:

896 African literatures

Nancy Sauer = 4143591158 = 414+359+115+8 = 896


Class:
800 Literature


Contains:
Literature, criticism, analysis of classic writing and mythology.



What it says about you:
You're a global, worldly person who wants to make a big impact with your actions. You have a lot to tell people and you're good at making unique observations about everyday experiences. You can notice and remember details that other people think aren't important.












Find your Dewey Decimal Section at Spacefem.com

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Found via [livejournal.com profile] yhlee. I have my doubts on this one...



Your results:
You are Jean-Luc Picard
Jean-Luc Picard
65%
Geordi LaForge
65%
Spock
57%
Leonard McCoy (Bones)
55%
An Expendable Character (Redshirt)
55%
Beverly Crusher
50%
Data
47%
James T. Kirk (Captain)
45%
Will Riker
45%
Mr. Sulu
40%
Deanna Troi
40%
Uhura
35%
Worf
35%
Mr. Scott
30%
Chekov
20%
A lover of Shakespeare and other
fine literature. You have a decisive mind
and a firm hand in dealing with others.


Click here to take the Star Trek Personality Test

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I have stunning news.

For reasons currently mysterious to me, the Chamber of Commerce of York, Nebraska is obsessed with marshmallow Peeps. I cannot explain it. But if you go here on their website you can find not only the Adopt-A-Peep order form, but the rules for the Nebraska Peep Show II. From the pdf of the rules:

Enter your most creative work of art using Marshmallow PEEPS. You could win a medal, a Chamber Check and bragging rights. There are several categories and a chance for the public to pick your entry as the PEEPles Choice Winner!


I'll admit the LotP poster on the webpage is cute, but---PEEPles Choice? The pun, it burns!

On the other hand, I swell with pride to know that I live in a state that isn't afraid to hold an art show in a beer garden.

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By way of [livejournal.com profile] yhlee:

- Describe me in one word--just one single word. Positive or negative.

- Leave your word in a comment, before looking at what words others have used.

- Copy and paste the meme to your journal to find out how people describe you when limited to one word. [Totally optional!]
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I haven't done a silly internet quiz for awhile, and saw this at [livejournal.com profile] rpriske's. So here it is.




Your results:
You are Dr. Doom

Dr. Doom
60%
Mr. Freeze
58%
Lex Luthor
55%
Magneto
47%
The Joker
45%
Poison Ivy
43%
Apocalypse
40%
Green Goblin
40%
Dark Phoenix
33%
Two-Face
32%
Venom
30%
Riddler
30%
Mystique
28%
Kingpin
26%
Juggernaut
24%
Catwoman
12%
Blessed with smarts and power but burdened by vanity.


Click here to take the Super Villain Personality Test

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Today Mason ("Daigotsu Usharo" on various L5R forums) sent me a link to a fake L5R card he's shopped up. I'm not sure what made me laugh more--the card, or his supporting text. But I was eating lunch at my desk when I saw it, and my peals of laughter brought a number of my coworkers to my desk, wanting to know what was so funny.


Sadly, Shawn probably won't let me canonize Daigotsu Usharo's House of Peacocks. Even if it *is* no sillier than Yoritomo Buntaro.

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This is not being a good week for me. My sleep is still off-kilter from training, I have encountered a number of problems during the times I have made it into work during the day, my electric space heater is missing, and it's been rainy and gloomy for days. Also, I'm not going to the tournament in KC after all. And then there is that other thing that I'm not going to talk about.

However, life has not been all bad. First, and most delightfully, [livejournal.com profile] koshindou posted these drawings on his deviantArt account. The two characters are from the Exalted game he ran for our room last Gencon, and looking at them makes me want to giggle. And play Exalted, but that's not going to happen any time soon so moving along...

Also, today I discovered that I could get Girl Genius as an rss feed to my LJ. Bwaaahaha! I am somewhat behind in the story, having been following it via the published books, but I'm sure I'll catch up somehow. (In the interests of full disclosure, I must admit that though I like Agatha just fine, my heart belongs to Klaus Wulfenbach. This may or may not be influenced by my desire for my own personal army of Jaegermonsters.)

And finally, [livejournal.com profile] yhlee pointed out this nifty little personality-via-art quiz. I cannot give its conclusion much credence--no one at work thinks that I "do not like to argue"--but I still found it interesting. Read more... )
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I saw this meme on [livejournal.com profile] rpriske's LJ and decided to oblige him.

If you're on my friends list, I want to know 36 things about you. I don't care if we never talk, or if we already know everything about each other. Short and sweet is fine ... you're on my list, so I want to know you better!

01) Are you currently in a serious relationship?
02) What was your dream growing up?
03) What talent do you wish you had?
04) If I bought you a drink what would it be?
05) Favorite vegetable?
06) What was the last book you read?
07) What zodiac sign are you?
08) Any Tattoos and/or Piercings? Explain where.
09) Worst Habit?
10) If you saw me walking down the street would you offer me a ride?
11) What is your favorite sport?
12) Do you have a Pessimistic or Optimistic attitude?
13) What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
14) Worst thing to ever happen to you?
15) Tell me one weird fact about you.
16) Do you have any pets?
17) What if I showed up at your house unexpectedly?
18) What was your first impression of me?
19) Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
20) If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
21) Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
22) What color eyes do you have?
23) Ever been arrested?
24) Bottle or can soda?
25) If you won $10,000 today, what would you do with it?
27) What's your favorite place to hang out at?
28) Do you believe in ghosts?
29) Favorite thing to do in your spare time?
30) Do you swear a lot?
31) Biggest pet peeve?
32) In one word, how would you describe yourself?
33) Do you believe/appreciate romance?
34) Favourite and least favourite food?
35) Do you believe in God?
36) Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?

And for the curious, my answers:Read more... )
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So, daidoji_gisei, your LiveJournal reveals...



You are... 0% unique and 31% herdlike (partly because you, like everyone else, enjoy writing). When it comes to friends you are normal. In terms of the way you relate to people, you are wary of trusting strangers. Your writing style (based on a recent public entry) is conventional.

Your overall weirdness is: 8

(The average level of weirdness is: 28.
You are weirder than 11% of other LJers.)

Find out what your weirdness level is!









I'm raising my eyebrows a little at this one. For one thing, I'm going to be catty and observe that since I actually *write*, I'm somewhat different than most of the 'herd'. And the whole weirdness angle... Look, I was weird decades before it was cool. I've moved on with my life, and I'm not looking back.



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