let’s play some Ungame

January 6, 2009

i used to love this card* game. actually used to is inappropriate, i still love it.

*not a traditional card game. more like truth or truth without dumb questions.

• When do you get angry?

when don’t i? but i would say i’m most angry when i’m not being respected.

• If you had to move and could only take three things with you, what would you take?

laptop. childhood blanket/sheet. a sweatshirt.

• Do you ever feel lonely? When?

when something funny happens and i don’t have anyone to share it with. i cherish alone time, but there are times when i wish someone was there to share an experience with.

• What one quality do you look for most in a friend?

they see and accept your faults without constant reminder that they exist. also, they have to make me laugh (at or with, doesn’t really matter).

• What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

Get on with it.

• What does freedom mean to you?

i’ve got nothing left to lose. haha sorry, um i don’t know what freedom means because i’ve never been without it.

• Share something you fear.

being alone forever. similar to being lonely, i want to find more people to share experiences with.

• Name five famous people you would like to have for parents and why.

  1. Tina Fey– does this need explanation?
  2. Alec Baldwin– everyone wants to be called a thoughtless pig, don’t they?
  3. Tracy Morgan– he’s hysterical
  4. Frances Conroy– she just looks like such a mom
  5. Timothy Busfield– circa 1994. i’m not sure why exactly…

• If you received $5,000 as a gift, how would you spend it?

i would probably do something stupid like buy a tivo. and with the rest of it? i have no idea…

• What is your favorite sport and why?

Baseball. it’s not even what happens during the game, but between each pitch. it’s such a mental game so it’s fascinating to watch. also, i like hats.

• When as the last time you cried, and why?

Seriously? i was tearing up last night watching Gossip Girl. was it because i love Chuck and Blair? or because I thought Jack Bass was too attractive to be on screen? you decide.

• If someone could give you anything in the world for your birthday, what would you want?

a plane ticket to Prague. for me and my favs from that time in my life.

• What four things are most important in your life?

laughter. learning. music. friends.

• What kind of trophy would you like to win?

Saddest. from Motherboy XXX

• Share a time in your life when you were embarrassed.

how about every time i’m in public with my dad? yeah.

• What would you do if you had a “magic wand”?

make the entire world population not obese anymore so ppl could stfu and we can all get back to eating oreos.

• If you were lost in the woods and it got dark what would you do?

stay put? walk towards the light? i don’t know.

• How would you describe yourself to someone who does not know you?

i’m quite shy before i get to know you, but then i’m quick and funny. also, i can sit and listen to conversations without contributing for hours.

• Talk about birthdays.

one year we had a pinata at my brother’s party and i got whacked in the face.

• Make a statement about beauty.

whatever you hate about yourself, someone probably loves.

• Tell about the neatest birthday present you ever received.

i got this pretty sweet 101 Dalmatians outfit from my uncle. i wore it all the time.

• What do you like to do in your spare time?

listen to music, read stuff online, watch dvds, read trashy teen fiction, watch tv, cook.

• What do you dislike most about yourself?

that i catch myself caring about what people think about me and my actions. it’s really hard to stop caring.

• What is one of your hobbies?
• What do you like to day-dream about?

Chuck Bass. my life when i have a real job. how i’m going to decorate.

• If you were told you have only one week to live, how would you spend it?

on an airplane seeing as much of the world as i can. also, joining the mile high club with hope of catching every std in existence. also, i guess i would max out my credit cards. why not?

• Tell about something beautiful.

i love my backyard. it’s a quarry. when the sun is setting, it’s so picturesque, even with the supermarket in the background.

• What seems to complicate your life?

people who don’t see things in the same way.

• What would you do if you found $1,000 in a vacant lot?

keep it. and buy coffee?

• What is the worst thing parents can do to children?

pressure them into things they don’t want. scare them into fearing them. not listen to their needs, or not taking them seriously.

• Talk about one of your bad habits.

i regularly leave dishes in the sink when i know better.

• What really turns you off?

gosh i don’t know if i have any major deal breakers. a lot of things people hate kind of turn me on… oh! duh! people who don’t take care of themselves.

• What do you think about when you can’t fall asleep?

i walk down a long staircase in my head. also, tense each muscle group individually until my body is heavy. works like a charm

• What is something you can do well?

drive? uhh i have nice handwriting when i concentrate. otherwise i’m really not spectacular at anything, seriously. and i’m ok with it.

• Share a time when you had hurt feelings.

i’ll be vague, but when i’m not respected my feelings are very hurt.

• If you could change your age, what age would you rather be?

23. i want to be at the point in my life where i’m finished completely with school, have a job, a home, a different life. an independent life.

• If someone were to write a book about you, what would the title be?

‘forever is tomorrow is today’ or ‘available.’

• What talents do you have (don’t be modest)?

i can blow bubbles off of my tongue. beat that!

• What do you like most about yourself?

i would say my sense of humor and ability to dish it out.

• How do you feel when someone laughs at you?

at or with? at? i’m probably laughing too.

• Tell about a time when you felt proud of yourself.

amazingly, i have never been turned down for anything i’ve ever applied/interviewed for. (yet… and now that i keep saying it, it’s bound to happen). so i guess i’m proud of that… going for the right things even if they can be a risk.

• Say something about policemen.

oink oink. donuts. that’s all i’ve got.

• What is your favorite food?

falafel. cous cous. potatoes prepared almost any way.

• Describe the best teacher you’ve ever had.

was serious about the subject, but never made the students feel stupid for not knowing something. really focused on progression in learning.

• What do you look when you get angry?

red. god i’m such a tomato 90% of the time anyway.

• Say something about jokes.

can i tell you my favorite instead? first, i love dead baby jokes, so take that for what it’s worth. ok here goes: what do you call a dead baby on a doorstep?…. mat. hahahahahahaha gets me every time.

• When you are alone and no one else can see or hear you, what do you like to do?

sing and dance, obvs. but seriously, my iTunes is almost always on and if i’m alone you bet your bippy i’m singing along.

• If you could become invisible, where would you like to go?

your room. hah um i dont think it would necessarily be a ton of private places, just places in which i could be but wasn’t for some reason.

• What do you think your friends say about you when you’re not around?

she’s always humming… and she’s kind of harsh. or ‘that bitch is crazy’ because depending on who you are, you probably think so.

• What kind of animal would you like to be and where would you like to live?

a giraffe b/c i want to know what it’s like to see the world from up high. i guess that means Africa? but i think i would rather be in a European zoo.

• What is your favorite room in your house and why?

i love our kitchen. i love to cook, everyone gathers there, there’s a steady supply of coke zero. what’s not to love?

• Give three words to describe how you are feeling right now.

in pain (shoulders). anxious. excited.

• Describe your best friend.

takes their life seriously. very knowledgeable. knows their faults and embraces their strengths.

hah kidding, i dont know anyone like that, but that’s someone i would want to be friends with.

• What would you like to do to become famous?

start a rock band and break up a marriage. in that order.

• What TV or movie star would you like to invite to your birthday party?

i would invite Ed Westwick because he’s British, chicks dig him, and his band can play. also i am curious to see how anyone fits into pants that tight.

• What do you think the ideal age is? Why?

27. you’re almost 30, but still able to enjoy your 20s. by this time you can either be settled down or just beginning that process. you probably have a steady job and life to go along with it. also, you can start lying about your age because you’ll probably look the same age for awhile.

• Tell about someone you respect and why.

they worked very hard for what they have. they love deeply. family is important to them (something i wish i had)

• Who or what makes you feel guilty?

i have a hard time feeling guilt. you can call me a bitch, but i’m a pretty firm believer in working for what you have. i don’t believe that “everything happens for a reason” or it’s “god’s plan.” to me, those are excuses. you bring your own fortune.

but i do feel guilty when sea creatures are caught in 6-pack rings.

• What advice would you give a younger brother or sister about life?

it’s not always pretty. sometimes you won’t understand why. it’s up to you to change it.

• What was the most difficult thing you have ever said to someone you loved?

i don’t deserve to be treated this way.

• Tell about a time you hurt someone.

i probably hurt people all the time. i know i hurt my grandma when i don’t keep in contact like she thinks i should. can’t win them all…

• What is something you’d like to accomplish before you die?

i would like to be publicly recognized for something. doesn’t matter how or what, but i want strangers to be proud of me. (wow that sounds incredibly vain, but i mean it in a genuine way)

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