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About me… nicked from Facebook…

The Basics
Hair Color:  What hair ?
Eye Color:  Hazel
Height: five ten
Profession: dosser
Relationship Status: single
Religious Views: Manchester City
What’s Your Sign?: The White Rose
Any Siblings?: yes
Shoe size: nine
Where were you born?: Yorkshire
Innie or Outie: shake it all aboutie
Righty or Lefty?: ambi
What month were you born in?:  April
Oldest, middle, youngest or only child: middle

Do You?
Have Any Pets: yes
Have Any Children: not that I know of
Smoke: not for a long time
Drink: only to excess
Exercise: regularly
Spend Your Life On Facebook: not really
Play On A Sports Team: no
Belong To Any Organizations: yes
Love Your Job: it’s okay
Like To Cook: not really
Play An Instrument: badly
Sing: badly… though I was good before my voice broke
Dance: only when I’ve drunk to excess
Speak Multiple Languages: only when I’ve drunk to excess !
Ice Skate: now and again
Swim: now and again
Paint: only decorating
Write: not creatively
Ski: no
Juggle: only when I’ve drunk to excess !
Do you wish you lived somewhere else?: where else would I want to live ?
Do you like roller coasters?: absolutely love them
Enjoy spending time with your Mother?: as long as she has her hearing aids in and I don’t have to keep shouting !
Ever think about the price of gasoline?: I know the price at every garage around here
Sleep with a fan on?: don’t have a fan
Have a good handle on spelling?: I am part of the spelling and grammar police
Ever type “kik” instead of “lol?: I never type lol either – I hate text speak
Know how to play chess?: yes, used to play for my school
Ever miss being a little kid?: I still am a little kid
Want to get married?: All the ceremonial fuss is irrelevant to me

Favourites
Favourite Colour: Purple
Favourite Car: Lancia Stratos
Favourite Movie: Star Trek 2- The Wrath Of Khan
Favourite Hobby: too many to have a favourite
Favourite Song/Singer: Song – Freebird… Singer- Neil Young
Favourite Book/Author: Book – Lord Of The Rings… Author – David Gemmell
Favourite School Subject: Disliked all school
Favourite Vacation Destination: Snowdonia
Favourite Food: Fish & Chips
Favourite Restaurant: not interested enough in food to have one
Favourite Animal: Dragon
Favourite Store: Charity Shops
Favourite Celebrity : no interest at all in celebrity
Favourite Childhood Friend: that would have been Martin
Favourite Childhood Memory: train rides
Favourite Baby Name: my mate Mr Sharples was going to call his first born son “Umbongo Sharples” that’s quite cool
Favourite Person In Your Life: Erica Jane
Favourite Facebook Application : Status Update
Favourite Possession: Camera
Favourite Fast Food Restaurant: The Wooden Hut Fish & Chip Shop
Favourite Comedian: Eddie Izzard
Favourite Holiday: Easter
Favourite Number: I am not a number I’m a free man
Favourite Hard Candy: The Counting Crow’s album is much better than Madonna’s
Favourite Month: July
Favourite Flower: The White Rose of Yorkshire
Favourite Ice Cream: Banoffee
Favourite Smell: very poor sense of smell so I have no favourite
Favourite Drink: Pernod
Favourite Cartoon Character: Don’t like cartoons really
Favourite kind of pants: I think I’ll pass on answering that one 🙂

Have You Ever
Stolen Anything: shoplifted
Been Drunk Before Noon:  only from the night before
Had Sex In A Public Place:  more than once
Got Caught Telling A Lie:  who ? me ? Never !
Got A Speeding Ticket:  several
Been Arrested:  been questioned by the Police, but not arrested
Littered:  dropped sweet wrapper – yes, fly tipped – no
Fantasized About A Co-Worker: only the cute ones
Cheated On A Test:  yes
Cheated In A Relationship: yes
Failed A Class:  yes – warning – don’t get high on Hash before an exam 🙂
Screened Your Phone Calls:  I have people to do that for me
Eaten Food Off The Floor: eaten things that fell on the floor, never used the floor as a plate
Stuck Gum Under A Desk:  never got into gum chewing habit
Wished You Were Someone Else: no
Cried During A Movie: only with laughter
Had A One Night Stand: not with anyone who wasn’t already a friend
Had to pull over on the side of the road to puke?: I’ve opened the door at a Red light and thrown up
Had your heart broken?:  no
Had a good feeling about something?:  oh yes
Had a near death experience: been hit by cars a couple of times, but not near death
Swam in freezing water:  some swimming pools seem like it !
Jumped off a house:  house – no, school roof – yes
Been attacked?:  well there was this girl….
Bungee jumped:  no and I wouldn’t
White water rafted:  no but I would
Pulled an all nighter?: working / studying – no, partying – yes
Surfed:  the web
Lied about your age:  forgotten it a time or two
Broken a bone?:  just a phalanx (finger bone)

Misc.
Describe Yourself In One Word: Yes
Biggest Fear: Finding my marbles
Biggest Mistake:  not being bothered
Your Proudest Accomplishment:  not being bored
#1 Priority In Your Life:  finding new things to interest me
Dream Job:  not working
Causes You Believe In:  Live and let live
Special Talents:  Ask the ladies 🙂
Where Are You Right Now:  where I am supposed to be
Where Would You Rather Be:  quite content being here
Famous Person You Want To Meet:  not bothered about meeting anyone famous
Place To Visit Before You Die: the edge of the world
Song Played At Your Funeral:  not interested in my funeral
What are you listening to right now:  Sunshine on Mars by Threshold
What makes you happy: anything that captures my interest
What did you do yesterday:  went to work and to the pub quiz with my friends
Won any awards?:  several
Are you a good driver?:  almost every driver thinks they are above average at driving
Gotten any speeding tickets?: several, but that doesn’t make me a bad driver
Are you double jointed?:  no
Last time you showered?: I last had a bath in October 2005… does that count ?
What’s the last dream you remember?: was complicated and not particularly interesting
What side of the bed do you sleep on?: in the middle
Do you dress up on Halloween?: No
Are you outgoing or introverted?: sometimes
Do you ever wish you were famous?: Like to do something that lives on after me, but don’t want to be a celebrity
Have you ever done anything illegal?: many things
Where will you be 12 hours from now?: about 5 feet away from where I am now
Is it easy for others to make you feel awkward?: if it is I wouldn’t let it show
Do you know what you are going to wear tomorrow?: style – yes, actual garments – no
Is it easy for people to make you smile?: yes
Does anyone hate you for no reason?: I don’t know that anyone hates me
Can you make yourself cry?: no, I need onions to do it
How many hours of sleep did you get last night?: about 6, as usual
Is your life simple or complicated?: sometimes
Are you taller than 5’4″?: if I stand on a chair
What was your last place of employment?: the only job I left through choice
What color are your socks?: black, red and purple

This or That ?
Chocolate or Vanilla: Chocolate
Big Mac or Whopper: Don’t eat dead cow
Coke or Pepsi : Coke Zero
Beer or Wine: Neither
Coffee or Tea: either
Apple Juice or O.J.: Apple Juice – preferably fermented… Cider ! ! !
Facebook or MySpace: Facebook
Summer or Winter: Either
Windows or Mac: Windows
Cats or Dogs: Cats
Boxers or Briefs: briefs
Rain or Shine : shine
Chips or Popcorn: crisps
Salty or Sweet: savoury
Plane or Boat: boat
Morning or Night: night
Movie or Play: movie
Walk or Drive: depends how far I’ve got to go !
Money or Love: love
Breakfast or Dinner: either
Forgiveness or Revenge: Revenge
Paint or Wallpaper: Paint
House or Apartment: house
Truth or Dare: either
Contacts or Glasses: Glasses
Root beer or Dr. Pepper: never tried either
Mud or Jell-O wrestling: ? ? ?
Skiing or Boarding: not interested
Silver or Gold: Silver is a nicer colour
Diamond or pearl: pearls
Sunset or Sunrise: sunset (sunrise is usually too early !)
Phone or in person: hate phones
Indoor or Outdoor:  depends on the weather

Personal
Have you laughed until you cried: yes
Have you found out who your true friends were: not needed to
Met someone who changed you: no
Kissed anyone on your friends list: several
What were you doing at midnight last night: driving home from the pub
Name something you CANNOT wait for: I can wait
Have you ever talked to a person named Tom: Yes
What are you listening to right now: the fan on the PC
What is one thing you wish you could change about your life: nothing really
Last time you saw your father : the day he died
Most visited webpage: ebay
Do people think you’re weird?: some I expect
Are any of your friends mad at you?: not that I know of
What’s one new thing you’d like to try?: renovating a house
Would you get married before 19?: I wouldn’t have done cos I was at University
Can you crack your neck?: not by choice
Are you a bully? O_o: I can be a bit
Do you type fast?: not really
Do you get mad easily?: no
Do you like getting hyper?: too laid back for that
Do you like making kids cry?: I like making them laugh
Who’s your best friend?: Erica Jane
What is the longest relationship you were in?: 4 years or so

Firsts
First surgery : not had any
First piercing : not had any
First best friend : I guess that would be Colin
First sport you joined : badminton club
First pet : cat
First vacation : I went to the Isle of Man when I was 4, that’s the first I remember
First concert : Slade, We’ll bring the house down tour 1978
First crush : that would have been Nicole
Very FIRST memory? : visiting our mostly built new house when I was two and a half and their being a yellow dumper truck in the garage
First person you had a fight with?: my brother I expect
First time you rode a bike?: I was about 7
First car: Renault 9
First person you slow danced with: Dawn I think
If your house was on fire, first thing you’d grab?: the cat or camera if the cat was already safe
First Movie You Saw: at the cinema… James Bond in Diamonds Are Forever
First time you were afraid: don’t remember
First song you remember listening to: Morningtown Ride by The Seekers
First thing you’d do with 5 million dollars: buy a new car
First thing you notice when you look in the mirror?: my eyes

As Of Now ?
Your ex and You: close friends !
I am listening to: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Maybe I should: make a cup of tea
I love: Rock ‘n’ Roll, put another coin in the jukebox baby
My best friend(s): Erica Jane
I don’t understand: almost all foreign languages
I have lost my respect for: someone I once held dear
The meaning of my display name is: I have several, some have meanings, some are random words
I will always be: neither a leader nor a follower
Love seems to: come when you least expect it
I never ever want to lose: my mobility
I get annoyed when: people are thick
Do you like parties?: yes
Today I: went to work, went to the gym
I wish: I didn’t have to work
Are you neat or sloppy?: both
What kind of clothes do you like?: sloppy ones
Are you mad at someone?: not me
What do you do in your spare time: play on the PC mainly
Do you have any medical problems?: no
What kind of car do you have/want?: one that’s reliable and economic.. like the fiesta I have
Do you like to read? What?: yes – science fiction
Do you cook?: not much
Would you do drugs?: nothing stronger than hash
Have you ever written a song?: several
Do you like poetry?: no
Have you written poetry?: a couple of times
Have you dated someone older than you?: yes
How much older?: 18 months