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meme-watch ’05: 51 Questions

by Rob Friesel


  1. First name? Rob
  2. Were you named after anyone? Dad
  3. Do you wish on stars? I wished on Peter Sellers once but all I got was a swift kick in the groin.
  4. When did you last cry? When I wished on Peter Sellers.
  5. Do you like your handwriting? My non-disclosure doesn’t allow me to discuss ownership of my handwriting. And now I’ve said too much.
  6. What is your favorite lunch meat? Delicious.
  7. What is your birth date? November 6, 1XYZ … where Z = Y+(sqrt(X)-1)
  8. What is your most embarrassing CD? This one through Bank of America that it really really under-performing right now.
  9. If you were another person, would YOU be friends with you? Oh hell no. My reputation preceeds me.
  10. Do you have a journal? No.
  11. Do you use sarcasm a lot? I prefer to think of it as “witty but scathing insight”.
  12. What are your nicknames? Unless you know Big Roll, don’t ask…
  13. Would you bungee jump? Bungee is for moving fool!
  14. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off? I have specifically sought out shoes without laces to avoid answering this question.
  15. Do you think that you are strong? Not compared to Galacticus.
  16. What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Whisk(e)y.
  17. Shoe size? See question 14 above.
  18. Red or pink? Chartreuse!
  19. What is your least favorite thing about yourself? That I seem to be able to make time to do these but have a hard time making time for my novel writing most nights. Patron? Anyone? Bueller?
  20. Who do you miss most? Biff – – Christ’s childhood pal
  21. Do you want everyone who reads this to post it themselves? That would be such an incredible waste of human effort.
  22. What color pants and shoes are you wearing right now? I don’t wear pants.
  23. What are you listening to right now? Massive Attack “Heat Miser”
  24. Last thing you ate? Nachos
  25. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? They don’t make my color anymore – – FDA said it was toxic
  26. What is the weather right now? The contextuality of this question bothers me – – so much stasis
  27. Last person you talked to on the phone? A
  28. The first thing you notice about the opposite sex? I’ll give you a hint – – it rhymes with “orange”
  29. Do you like the person who sent this to you? Only if he gets his ass up here on Thursday
  30. Favorite drink? Whisk(e?)y
  31. Favorite sport? Anything with a stick
  32. Eye color? Glass
  33. Do you wear contacts? Not since that nasty infection
  34. Favorite food? Whisk(e?)y
  35. Last movie you watched? The Jacket
  36. Favorite Day of the year? Today is yesterday’s tomorrow
  37. Scary Movies or Happy Endings? Porn
  38. Summer or Winter? Heat Death of the Universe
  39. Hugs OR Kisses? [EXPLETIVE DELETED]
  40. What is your favorite dessert? Scotch
  41. Who is most likely to respond? A
  42. Who is least likely to respond? Me
  43. Living arrangements? I’ve fashioned a shanty out of “eye spy” ads.
  44. What books are you reading? Aside from technical tomes, it’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
  45. What’s on your mouse pad? Trackball!
  46. What did you watch on TV last night? TV doesn’t receive channels but DVDs play on it from time to time
  47. Favorite smells? Clean
  48. Favorite sounds? Clean
  49. Rolling Stones or Beatles? Boards of Canada
  50. What’s the furthest you’ve been from home? Well, if you believe in dream travels, you are infinitely distant from home while still lying in your own bed. I’m still not sure if I believe in this. They sure seem real but none of my souvenirs survive the waking-up process.
  51. Do you have a special talent? This isn’t the appropriate forum to discuss those sorts of thing.

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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