Meme was stolen from Jerry. Bandwagon and all that.
[X] I am shorter than 5'4. (5'2", but I've long since come to terms with that)[ ] I think I'm ugly sometimes. (Not so much ugly as not attractive.)[ ] I have many scars.
[ ] I tan easily. (Unless you count monitor-tan?)[X] I wish my hair was a different color. (I've always liked auburn and gold-red.)[ ] I have friends who have never seen my natural hair color.
[ ] I have a tattoo.
[X] I am self-conscious about my appearance.
[X] I have/I've had braces. (Through almost all of junior high.)[X] I wear glasses.
[ ] I would get plastic surgery if it were 100% safe, free of cost, and scar-free. [& pain free]
[ ] I've been told I'm attractive by a complete stranger.
[ ] I have more than 2 piercings.
[ ] I have piercings in places besides my ears.
[ ] I have freckles.
[ ] I've sworn at my parents.
[X] I've run away from home. (In elementary school.)[ ] I've been kicked out of the house.
[X] My biological parents are together.
[ ] I have a sibling less than one year old.
[X] I want to have kids someday. (Maybe.)[ ] I've had children.
[ ] I've lost a child.
[X] I'm in school.
[ ] I have a job.
[X] I've fallen asleep at work/school. (Morning classes... zzzz...)[X] I almost always do my homework. (Such a procrastinator, though.)[ ] I've missed a week or more of school.
[ ] I've been on the Honor Roll within the last 2 years.
[ ] I failed more than 1 class last year.
[X] I've stolen something from my job. (Notepads from Microsoft.)[ ] I've been fired.
[X] I've slipped out a "lol" in a spoken conversation.
[X] Disney movies still make me cry. (Movies make me cry in general.)[ ] I've peed from laughing.
[X] I've snorted while laughing. (My family mocks whenever someone does it.)[X] I've laughed so hard I've cried.
[ ] I've glued my hand to something
[ ] I've laughed till some kind of beverage came out of my nose.
[ ] I've had my pants rip in public
[ ] I was born with a disease/impairment.
[ ] I've gotten stitches/staples.
[ ] I've broken a bone. (Only "strained" — not even sprained. But they still gave me a cast. Because they're lame.)[ ] I've had my tonsils removed.
[X] I've sat in a doctors office/emergency room with a friend. (I've been to the emergency room twice for myself: caffeine overdose and dog bite.)[ ] I've had my wisdom teeth removed. (But I probably should have...)[ ] I had a serious surgery.
[X] I've had chicken pox. (Very mild case, but my mom took me home early from camping anyhow.)
[X] I've driven over 200 miles in one day. (3-day drive from the Bay Area to Seattle, and then the same trip in reverse.)[X] I've been on a plane.
[X] I've been to Canada. (Summer 2005, for a weekend. With Forrest.)[X] I've been to Mexico. (This winter break. Oaxaca. Woo!)[ ] I've been to Niagara Falls.
[ ] I've been to Japan. (Would like to go, though.)[ ] I've celebrated Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
[X] I've been to Europe. (Spain, twice during high school.)[ ] I've been to Africa. (Not so interested in going there.)
[ ] I've gotten lost in my city.
[X] I've seen a shooting star.
[X] I've wished on a shooting star.
[X] I've seen a meteor shower. (Leonids in the Sierra Nevadas. We order a pizza from the aliens out there, but they still haven't delivered. So my advice: don't support your local extraterrestrial businesses, they don't deserve it.)[X] I've gone out in public in my pajamas. (Safeway runs with Dad. Hehe!)[X] I've pushed all the buttons on an elevator. (And I've been in an elevator withe no bottons. ...And no windows, and no doors...)[X] I've kicked a guy where it hurts. (Not really intentionally, though.)[X] I've been to a casino. (Never spent any of my own money there.)[ ] I've been skydiving. (And I have no desire to.)[ ] I've gone skinny dipping.
[X] I've played spin the bottle. (7th grade parties. Hehe, how cute.)[ ] I've drank a whole gallon of milk in one hour.
[ ] I've crashed a car. (Been a passenger in two minor accidents.)[X] I've been skiing. (Cross-country, once, on crappy thin snow.)[ ] I've been in a play.
[X] I've met someone in person from the internet. (DRML people, at DragonCon.)[ ] I've caught a snowflake on my tongue.
[ ] I've seen the Northern Lights.
[X] I've sat on a roof top at night. (My Islay apartment.)[ ] I've played chicken.
[X] I've played a prank on someone.
[X] I've ridden in a taxi. (NY City, eep. And Oaxaca, even scarier. Is true.)[X] I've seen the Rocky Horror Picture Show. (DragonCon with Lisa, and the Cal Poly theatre.)[X] I've eaten Sushi. (To my mom's horror, of course.)[ ] I've been snowboarding.
[ ] I'm single.
[X] I'm in a relationship.
[ ] I'm engaged.
[ ] I'm married
[ ] I've gone on a blind date.
[X] I've been the dumpee more than the dumper. (3:2 2:3 (misread the question the first). The two were in junior high.)[X] I miss someone right now. (Olya! Family!)[ ] I have a fear of abandonment.
[ ] I've gotten divorced.
[X] I've had feelings for someone who didn't have them back. (Countless crushes.)[X] I've told someone I loved them when I didn't. (In a probably-misguided attempt not to hurt him even more.)[ ] I've told someone I didn't love them when I did.
[X] I've kept something from a past relationship. (Such a hoarder, especially of sentimental things. Still have notes from my first boyfriend, back in 8th grade.)
[ ] I've had a crush on someone of the same sex.
[X] I've had a crush on a teacher. (7th grade. Was silly.)[X] I am a cuddler.
[X] I've been kissed in the rain.
[X] I've hugged a stranger.
[ ] I have kissed a stranger
[X] I've done something I promised someone else I wouldn't
[X] I've done something I promised myself I wouldn't.
[X] I've snuck out of my house.
[ ] I have lied to my parents about where I am. (Probably did so in junior high or high school, but I don't recall any particular instances.)[ ] I am keeping a secret from the world.
[X] I've cheated while playing a game. (Swindled my sisters in a poker game for Halloween candy when we were little.)[ ] I've cheated on a test. (And I've refused to help others who've asked for answers.)[X] I've run a red light. (Not intentionally. Oops.)[ ] I've been suspended from school.
[X] I've witnessed a crime. (Minor prank-y things.)[ ] I've been in a fist fight.
[ ] I've been arrested.
[X] I've consumed alcohol.
[ ] I regularly drink.
[X] I've passed out from drinking. (When I was 8 and had too much vanilla extract.)[ ] I have passed out drunk at least once in the past 6 months.
[ ] I've smoked weed.
[ ] I've taken painkillers when I didn't need them.
[ ] I've eaten shrooms.
[ ] I've popped E.
[ ] I've inhaled Nitrous.
[ ] I've done hard drugs.
[X] I have cough drops when I'm not sick. (Cherry's so tasty.)[ ] I can't swallow pills. (Used to not be able to. Can dry-swallow now.)[X] I can swallow about 5 pills at a time no problem.
[ ] I have been diagnosed with clinical depression.
[ ] I shut others out when I'm depressed.
[ ] I take anti-depressants.
[ ] I'm anorexic or bulimic.
[X] I've slept an entire day when I didn't need it. (Mmmm, cozy bed...)[ ] I've hurt myself on purpose.
[ ] I'm addicted to self harm.
[X] I've woken up crying. (Nasty nasty nightmare...)
Death and Suicide
[X] I'm afraid of dying. (But I try not to dwell on it.)[X] I hate funerals. (More from my personal philosophy not fitting with most "standard" funerals.)[ ] I've seen someone dying.
[ ] Someone close to me has attempted suicide. (I know of an acquaintance.)[ ] Someone close to me has committed suicide.
[ ] I've planned my own suicide.
[ ] I've attempted suicide.
[ ] I've written a eulogy for myself.
[ ] I own over 5 rap CDs.
[X] I own an iPod or MP3 player. (Bought with Christmas money when they were new.)[ ] I have an unhealthy obsession with anime/manga.
[ ] I own multiple designer purses, costing over $100 a piece.
[ ] I own something from Hot Topic.
[ ] I own something from Pac Sun.
[ ] I collect comic books.
[X] I own something from The Gap. (A black scarf purchased with an ancient gift certificate.)[X] I own something I got on e-bay. (A number of things, actually.)[ ] I own something from Abercrombie.
[ ] I can sing well. (I don't sing in front of people.)[ ] I've stolen a tray from a fast food restaurant. (No. Now, forks, on the other hand...)[ ] I open up to others easily.
[ ] I watch the news.
[ ] I don't kill bugs. (Die, evil bug!)[ ] I hate hearing songs that sacrifice meaning for the sake of being able to rhyme. (Meh. There are more important things for me to hate.)[ ] I curse regularly.
[ ] I sing in the shower.
[ ] I am a morning person. (I like being awake for mornings, but I don't like waking up in the morning.)[ ] I paid for my cell phone ring tone.
[ ] I'm a snob about grammar. (Descriptivists rule! But I know grammar and know its place...)[ ] I am a sports fanatic. (Very apathetic.)[X] I twirl my hair. (Occasionally.)[ ] I have "x"s in my screen name
[X] I love being neat. (But I rarely succeed. Source of much frustration.)[X] I love Spam. (Only when sliced thin and cooked crispy.)[ ] I've copied more than 30 CD's in a day.
[ ] I bake well.
[X] My favorite color is either white, yellow, pink, red or blue. (Blue.)[X] I've worn pajamas to school. (For Pajama Day.)[ ] I like Martha Stewart.
[X] I know how to shoot a gun.
[ ] I am in love with love.
[ ] I am guilty of tYpInG lIkE tHiS.
[X] I laugh at my own jokes.
[ ] I eat fast food weekly.
[ ] I believe in ghosts.
[X] I am online 24/7, even as an away message.
[ ] I've not turned anything in and still got an A in a certain class. (Just about, though.)[X] I can't sleep if there is a spider in the room. (It must die!)[ ] I am really ticklish. (Sometimes.)[ ] I love white chocolate. (Ick.)[X] I bite my nails.
[X] I play video games. (But not often or religiously. SNES is the high point of video games, excepting Myst.)[X] I'm good at remembering faces.
[ ] I'm good at remembering names
[ ] I'm good at remembering dates.
[X] I have no idea what I want to do for the rest of my life. (But I'm optimistic that it'll work out anyhow.)[X] all of those are answered honestly.
I'm a programmer and conlanger. I use this blog mainly to record the daily happenings in my life, but I occasionally post about other topics; see the categories list for an idea of what I sometimes write about.