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    Thursday, September 25th, 2008
    11:44 pm
    01] Do you have the guts to answer these questions and re-post as The Controversial Survey?
    rhetorical

    [02] Would you do meth if it was legalized?
    No, I'm so lame I'm not even sure if it's a type of cocaine or what. But I'm pretty sure it's a hard drug and I respect myself too much to endanger my life just for kicks.

    [03] Abortion: Pro-Choice, or Pro-Life?
    Pro-choice. It's simply such a personal decision the state can not ethically interfere. However I am supportive of getting it done as early as possible in the pregnancy, but that would be easier if certain groups would not make it so taboo.

    [04] Do you think the world would fail with a female president?
    I don't believe gender is related to performance.

    [05] Do you believe in the death penalty?
    No. We shouldn't lower ourselves to that level. It's in the interests of human civilization to respect the prisoner's inalienable right to life, even if said prisoner has no regard for anyone else. That way we stand above them morally.

    [06] Do you wish marijuana would be legalized already?
    Yes, I don't see it as any worse than alcohol or tobacco. I don't like it myself though.

    [07] Are you for or against premarital sex?
    I'm for people making their own decisions about their sex life.

    [08] Do you believe in God?
    When you put it like that I have to say no. However, I believe in the human spirit, and that we can dedicate our lives to something greater than ourselves. That said I am certain there is no intelligent force that guides the universe, it can not logically exist.

    [09] Do you think same sex marriage should be legalized?
    Yes, it's discrimination to restrict it otherwise. I don't see it as a big deal, as far as I'm concerned being against it is the same bigoted thinking pattern that leads to being against interracial marriage. Honestly, I think marriage shouldn't even be a legal entity, since it derives from religion and should be separate from government. This is why I can't run for office :(

    [10] Do you think it's wrong that so many Hispanics are illegally moving to the USA?
    I don't think it's wrong that they want to live here. I do think it's wrong that the laws can't accommodate them and they have to sneak in. If we welcomed them in and helped them become citizens instead of deporting them it would probably solve some of the labor issues. I believe accepting immigrants is as American as any other principle.

    [11] A twelve year old girl has a baby, should she keep it?
    She makes the call, though I would probably advise against it. This is why sex ed needs to be done early.

    [12] Should the alcohol age be lowered to eighteen?
    Yes, it should be lowered to 14. If children grow up around alcohol they almost never abuse it when they grow up. Give it to them when they are still influenced by their parents who can teach them how to enjoy it responsibly.

    [13] Should the war in Iraq be called off?
    As soon as it's feasible. I wouldn't support a sudden departure, but we should phase out our operations. It's not our job to police other nations...they have a government now...let them and their oil surplus buy policemen.

    [14] Assisted suicide is illegal: do you agree?
    No, suicide is a personal choice, and assisted suicide is useful especially when someone is terminally ill.

    [15] Do you believe in spanking your children?
    Only in rare cases, and not after they are 8. Also, the spanking need only be 2-4 slaps. The act of power and discipline is more important than the pain. Very young children need to learn that things can escalate that far if they push far beyond boundaries...for example smashing all the glassware or stealing matches...extreme problems.

    [16] Would you burn an American flag for a million dollars?
    Yes, and I feel burning the American flag is a very American act. The fact that we can do it is one of the reasons we are such a great country.

    [17] Who do you think would make a better president? McCain or Obama?
    Obama.

    [18] Are you afraid others will judge you from reading some of your answers?
    I guess not.
    Monday, August 11th, 2008
    12:08 am
    olympics
    The US Men's 4x100 relay swim team came from behind to beat the French (who had guaranteed victory) by 8/100th of a second, and I went batshit crazy.
    Sunday, June 22nd, 2008
    8:50 pm

    Your result for The Fashion Style Test...

    Librarian

    32% Flamboyance, 41% Originality, 27% Deliberateness, 32% Sexiness

    [Tasteful Conventional Random Prissy]



    You don't pay too much attention to fashion and far be it from you to spend hours on designing outfits which could shock your friends. If you ever shock them it's by how little you care about the clothes you're wearing. The only thing you pay attention to is not to look ridiculous. You don't need to draw attention wherever you come but you definitely need to know you are not the object of jokes. You are happy to blend in. I'm sure this approach leaves you a lot of time and energy for more interesting things than fashion.


    The opposite style from yours is Catwalk God(ess) [Flamboyant Original Deliberate Sexy].




    All the categories: Librarian Sporty Hottie Office Master Uptown Girl/ Boy Brainy Student Movie Star Fashionista Glamorous Soul Fashion Enemy Bar Cruiser Kid Next Door Sex Bomb Hippie Kid Fashion Rebel Fashion Artist Catwalk God(ess)

    Take The Fashion Style Test at HelloQuizzy

    Friday, April 4th, 2008
    11:34 pm
    One word answers...

    1.Where is your mobile phone? launchpad
    2.Your significant other? nearby
    3.Your hair? short
    4.Your mother? Kind
    5.Your father? Generous
    6.Your favorite thing? Neebajeeba
    7.Your dream last night? forgot
    8.Your favorite drink? dew
    9.Your dream/goal? relaxed
    10.The room you're in? Office
    11.Your ex? cold
    12.Your fear? misery
    13.Where do you want to be in 6 years? promotion
    14.Where were you last night? devines
    15.What you're not? unhappy
    16.Muffins? chocolate
    17.One of your wish list items? gumption
    18.Where you grew up? orono
    19.The last thing you did? google
    20.What are you wearing? clothes
    21.Your TV? enough
    22.Your pets? Whimsy!!!
    23.Your computer? retiring
    24.Your life? purposeful
    25.Your mood? reflective
    26.Missing someone? friends
    27.Your car? works
    28.Something you're not wearing? shoes
    29.Favorite Store? borders
    30.Your summer? Humid
    31.Like someone? Love!
    32.Your favorite color? pine
    33.When is the last time you laughed? always
    34.Last time you cried? movies
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
    12:07 pm

    Which Fantasy/SciFi Character Are You?


    Samwise Gamgee



    A brave and loyal associate full of optimism, you remain true to your friends and their efforts, to whatever end.

    But in the end, it's only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer.

    Samwise is a character in the Middle-Earth universe. You can read more about him at TheOneRing.net.
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2008
    5:37 pm
    90% Mike Gravel
    85% Dennis Kucinich
    75% John Edwards
    73% Chris Dodd
    73% Joe Biden
    73% Barack Obama
    69% Bill Richardson
    68% Hillary Clinton
    37% Rudy Giuliani
    36% Ron Paul
    32% John McCain
    30% Mike Huckabee
    24% Mitt Romney
    19% Fred Thompson
    17% Tom Tancredo

    2008 Presidential Candidate Matching Quiz
    Friday, December 21st, 2007
    9:46 am
    that's so what i would do

    Josiah Allen walked on water

    Josiah Allen only fell in after looking down cartoon-style
    'What will your Headline be?' at QuizGalaxy.com

    Monday, November 19th, 2007
    6:10 pm
    Greed:Low
     
    Gluttony:Medium
     
    Wrath:Low
     
    Sloth:Medium
     
    Envy:Very Low
     
    Lust:Medium
     
    Pride:Very Low
     


    Take the Seven Deadly Sins Quiz
    Tuesday, October 30th, 2007
    7:16 pm

    Joe

    - a pinch of loyalty
    - a pound of romance
    - a dash of intelligence

    Combine all stirring until smooth.
    'What is your personality recipe?' at QuizGalaxy.com
    Sunday, September 2nd, 2007
    12:28 pm
    SEPTEMBER:
    Suave and compromising. Careful, cautious and organized. Likes to point out people's mistakes. Likes to criticize. Stubborn. Quiet but able to talk well. Calm and cool. Kind and sympathetic. Concerned and detailed. Loyal but not always honest. Does work well. Very confident. Sensitive. Good memory. Clever and knowledgeable. Loves to look for information. Must control oneself when criticizing. Able to motivate oneself. Understanding. Fun to be around. Secretive. Loves leisure and traveling. Hardly shows emotions. Tends to bottle up feelings. Very choosy, especially in relationships. Systematic.

    <lazy>See Jac's for instructions.</lazy>
    Friday, August 17th, 2007
    10:58 pm
    1.) If you were stranded on a raft in the middle of an ocean, no hope of rescue or survival, and only have a flare gun and two other people on the raft, how would you want to die?
    I'd probably prefer to die of thirst, as opposed to drowning, sharks, or a flare through the head.


    2.) Complete the sentence: "You arent _____________., "
    a coward, your bravery is on another level.

    3.) How do you think mankind came to be?
    Genetic mutations.

    4.) What two movies would you combine to create the best movie ever?
    Star wars and fight club.
    "Don't not talk about Jedi club!"

    5.) Have you sworn at somebody in the last fifteen minutes?
    fuck no. (This seems like a cliche answer, but it feels so right)

    6.) In a movie of this past year in your life, who would play you?
    Dean Haglund, but with shorter hair. He played the weird hacker on the x-files.

    7.) Who would direct it?
    Thad Napp, my college roommate :p

    8.) Who would do the music for it?
    Danny Elfman, he's an amazing composer. He did the oompa-loompa songs for the most recent charlie and the chocolate factory.

    9.) Have you kissed someone and regretted it soon thereafter?
    Never.

    10.) If there was the technology to create a hybrid of any animals, what animals would you blend?
    a horse and a eagle = pegasus = no traffic

    11.) What do you do to pass the time when nothing is going on?
    Games of all sorts.

    12.) Complete the sentence: And death ______________.
    is inevitable, so do not fear it.

    13.) In Native American mythology, there is animal that connects to your soul. What is your animal and why?

    Phoenix sinks into decay
    Phoenix rise from ashes gray

    Phoenix, hear my heart's desire.
    Fill me with renewing fire.

    Renew my body, mind and soul.
    Loving Phoenix, make me whole.

    --------------------------------
    Keeper of the Fire of Creation

    Represents death and rebirth.
    Transformation and Regeneration.
    Protector of all fire.

    This totem gives hope in the midst of despair.
    Helps you transform your life into something purer
    and brings you closer to spiritual awareness.
    Call upon the Phoenix for strength and renewed energy when facing trials of life.

    Symbolizes the Sun, dying every night to be reborn with the dawn.
    The Chinese believe that the Phoenix has been sent to Earth
    to help the development of mankind.

    14.) Look in the mirror. What word first comes to mind?
    how does my hair look?

    15.) What, besides the eyes, do you first notice about a member of the opposite sex?
    breasts... Not poetic, but just the way it is.

    16.) If you could have any physical, mental, or emotional handicap, what would it be and why?
    Narcolepsy, so I could sleep on the job.

    17.) Say a parrot walks into a bar. How do you like the sound of your voice?
    I don't really have any idea what the parrot is doing, but I often wish my voice were a little lower.

    18.) You're on a plane that is hurtling towards earth at over five-hundred miles per hour. You're sitting in the middle seat. Who sits in the aisle seat?
    Well, Jac gets the window seat, so probably someone random.

    19.) What was your childhood phobia?
    monsters at night

    20.) Have you ever received a love letter?
    No, I have only written them, to no effect.

    21.) Do you still have it?
    n/a

    22.) What is your pie-in-the-sky dream job?
    Running my own video game company.

    23.) What career are you actually going to pursue?
    I'll stick with government contractor software work for awhile probably.

    24.) If you could build your dream house anywhere in the world, where would build it?
    Oh...probably on Sugerloaf Mountain in Maine, where I learned to ski as a lad.

    25.) What kind of house would it be?
    A large log cabin.

    26.) What five people would you want at your death bed if you were to die in a month?
    Jac, mom and dad, dan...probably a friend....to hard to pick one though

    27.) Who do you want to give your eulogy?
    Big Joe I think would do a good job.

    28.) A bus full of every actor and actress breaks down in front of your house. Who do you kill first?
    I say Paris Hilton, but she doesn't qualify as an actress for me. So I'll kill J-Lo.

    29.) A bus full of every actor and actress breaks down in front of your house. Who do you ask out?
    The girl that played winnie cooper on wonder years. She's like a physicist now, so hot.

    210.) What decade in the twentieth century would you like to have lived in?
    The 90's! yay!

    31.) Who was your childhood idol?
    Dad

    32.) What question do you have to ask yourself to know if you love them?
    Could I ever willingly leave?

    33.) What, to you, is the most romantic thing anyone could say to you?
    "We're like those two trees that grow and entwine each other. They begin separate, but they end as one."

    34.) What ancient civilization do you wished you could've lived in?
    Japan

    35.) What is your favorite word? Why?
    Meow

    36.) What are your three favorite smells? Give a reason for each.
    My pillow(comfort), pine trees(home), and...um...not sure how to say it, but when you get a woman turned on...

    37.) Have you been in a fight in the last twenty four hours?
    don't think so

    38.) What do you want engraved onto your tombstone?
    From the Earth I came, to the Earth I return.

    39.) Which finger is your favorite?
    My index finger is quite handy.

    40.) If you could be a god over one thing, what would you be the god of?
    Nature.

    41.) If you could have any color eyes, what color would they be?
    I love my hazel eyes.

    42.) How do you want to die?
    quietly in my sleep, dreaming (ditto)

    43.) Describe yourself in three words
    an odd brew

    44.) What would be the first line in your suicide note?
    "There's somewhere else I need to be"

    45.) What would be the last?
    "See you there."
    Monday, May 21st, 2007
    6:37 pm
    Saturday, April 28th, 2007
    7:13 pm
    Post 6 very random facts about yourself..

    1. I'm an Eagle Scout. I rarely bring it up...not sure why. Obtained the rank when I was 16. I think I got quiet when I started sorting out the god issue, since a scout must be reverent.

    2. I hate tobacco with a passion. You really are so fuckin stupid to smoke/chew/whatever it. Some of this anger has to do with my brother's addiction during high school.

    3. Speeding gives me an amazing adrenaline rush. This is why I love skiing.

    4. I love dogs, but I will only have one if I don't have to pick up it's crap.

    5. For some reason I really don't care much for steak. I'll eat it, but a $5 cheeseburger is so much more satisfying than a $20 dollar steak.

    6. I've never been to a strip club. It just morally bothers me, which is strange since I am not opposed to porn.
    Monday, March 5th, 2007
    11:31 pm
    wierd meme
    2 words only, please!

    1. Explain what ended your last relationship?
    she left

    2. When was the last time you shaved?
    twas yesterday

    3. What were you doing this morning at 8 a.m.?
    waking up

    4. What were you doing 15 minutes ago?
    in shower

    5. Are you any good at math?
    good enough

    6. Your prom night?
    bit dissapointing

    7. Do you have any famous ancestors?
    norman invasion

    8. Have you had to take a loan out for school?
    daddy's rich

    9. Do you know the words to the song on your myspace profile?
    myspace overrated

    10. Last thing received in the mail?
    membership card

    11. How many different beverages have you had today?
    many varieties

    12. Do you ever leave messages on people's answering machine?
    fifty percent

    13. Who did you lose your CONCERT virginity to?
    dave matthews

    14. Do you draw your name in the sand when you go to the beach?
    i think

    15. What's the most painful dental procedure you've had?
    wisdom teeth

    16. What is out your back door?
    cement balcony

    17. Any plans for Friday night?
    glorious freedom

    18. Do you like what the ocean does to your hair?
    salty residue

    19. Have you ever received one of those big tins of 3 different popcorns?
    go scouts

    20. Have you ever been to a planetarium?
    ages ago

    21. Do you re-use towels after you shower?
    many times

    22. Some things you are excited about?
    getting married

    23. What is your favorite flavor of JELLO?
    lime please

    24. Are any of your great-grandparents still alive?
    goodness no

    25. Describe your keychain:
    green strap

    26. Where do you keep your change?
    moose bowl

    27. When was the last time you spoke in front of a large group of people?
    last year

    28. What kind of winter coat do you own?
    park ranger

    29. What was the weather like on your graduation day?
    which one

    30. Do you sleep with the door to your room open or closed?
    open nowadays
    Tuesday, February 27th, 2007
    7:29 pm
    Interview Meme from alynch
    If you want to be interviewed, ask in the comments and I'll give you five questions to post in your LJ.

    1) You've chosen Computer Science for a field. Name one other field you've always been interested in, but didn't pursue, and why.

    Up until senior year in high school I thought I was going into Music. I learned the saxaphone in 3rd grade and was a natural at it. Music came to me as easy as speaking english. I played in the jazz band in high school, and even won 'Director's Award' my senior year. However, I had studied music a lot...and I guess there was just this feeling that I accomplished everything I wanted to. I could do it and everybody thought I was great. I win. I didn't want to be lectured by music professors on how bad I am, that would make me miserable, and by high school I rarely even practiced anymore. I had completed the amatuer stage and was proud of myself, but knew I'd be miserable trying to be a pro.

    On the other hand, computers were a wide open world in which I knew little, but everything I knew excited me. When I played saxaphone I did it for the people listening, but the passion had faded for myself. When I program it's for my own enjoyment.

    2) How do we fix this country? 20 words or less. ;-)
    Have faith in freedom, protect those who can't protect themselves. Acknowledge we're responsible not only for ourselves but the world.

    3) What was it like growing up in Maine?
    You learn to be tough, and you learn to be careful.

    In the winter, everyone's as cold as you, so don't bitch about it. If you do, you're bitching to people who see you everyday, and it's very hard to get away from them. You all suffer together, and you can see everyone's suffering. There's too few people to get lost in the crowd, for good or ill.

    I think my ability to take hard emotional and physical hits derives from Maine, but also my difficulty expressing myself. You envy the sturdy white pine, it manages to be green no matter how cold it is, whereas other trees don't bother.

    4) Favorite kind of beer?
    Saranac Black Forest. I love dark beers, and I love 'earthy' beers, ones where you can smell the yeast.

    5) You've found someone else's wallet on the street with $100 in mixed bills in it, and ID. They live right around the corner from where you found it. Do you return it completely intact, or take a small "finders fee"?

    Completely intact. I feel I'd actually gain more that way.
    Friday, February 23rd, 2007
    6:00 pm
    Tuesday, January 30th, 2007
    9:37 pm
    Saturday, December 9th, 2006
    11:48 am






    .:-|What is your true element?|-:. -With Anime Pictures and detailed answers-




    Your element is earth: Wise, solitary, mysterious and loving. You are very wise. Your wise as in you know things others do not. You can see past the stereotypes and see the real people behind their facades, people will often come to you for help and advice. Quite solitary and somewhat shy around people because you prefer animals and plants. Animals aren't afraid to show themselves or what they are feeling and plants are fun to nurture. You are very strong in your silence, if you set your mind on something you will often times pursue it to the end. Sometimes you just want to get away, so you seek refuge in the forest where you can have time to think and try to sort out your emotions. The sound of the wind usually calms you, especially moving through the trees. Life to you is something precious and should not be taken for granted.
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    Friday, December 8th, 2006
    12:18 am
    I enjoy my new job so far, I'm learning so much, and the people are fun. I feel useful to society for the first time in awhile. So despite being in debt and sick and learning a new area and having major engine work done on my car, I'm very optimistic because I have the wonderful Jac and some old friends and am making new friends.
    Friday, November 17th, 2006
    3:38 am
    pre-handfasting insomnia...
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