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I Stole This Because It Looked Like Fun.

Musical Magic 8 Ball
Go to your music player of choice and put it on shuffle.
Say the following questions aloud, and press play.
Use the song title as the answer to the question.

NO CHEATING.

1. How does the world see me?

"Much Too Late For Goodbyes"-Julian Lennon. Ok, that's just mean...

2. Will I have a happy life?

"If You're Gone"- Matchbox 20. So it's conditional...

3. What do my friends really think of me?

"Play Guitar"- John Mellencamp. So my friends want me to "forgot about that macho shit and learn how to play guitar."

4. Do people secretly lust after me?

"Rhapsody"- Alejandro Escoveda. Um, then no?

5. How can I make myself happy?

"Tempted"-Squeeze. I think that means to have an affair. Ok...

6. What should I do with my life?

"Wish You Were Here"- Pink Floyd. So I should pine after someone?

7. Will I ever have children?

"Peaceful Easy Feeling"- The Eagles. Does that mean I need to have sex with some woman with sparkly earrings in the desert if I want children? Or does it mean to just forget about it?

8. What is some good advice for me?

"Truly Madly Deeply"- Savage Garden. Climb a mountain and take a bath with a woman? Weird but easily done.

9. How will I be remembered?

"Maybe I'm Amazed."- Heart with Cyndi Lauper. I'm touched, maybe...

10. What is my signature dancing song?

"Dancing Days"- Led Zepplin. Probably true...

11. What do I think my current theme song is?

"As Tears Go By"- The Rolling Stones. Still? Wow...

12. What does everyone else think my current theme song is?

"Crimson and Clover"- Joan Jett. So I rock but can be monotonous. That is probably also true...

13. What song will play at my funeral?

"Cheers Theme. (Full Version)" An Irish Wake perhaps? I would hope everyone at my funeral knew my name...

14. What type of men/women do you like?

"She's Not There"- The Zombies. Apparently I want a woman who I can never find.

15. What is my day going to be like?

"Once More Around the Block"- Badly Drawn Boy. So a day of same old, same old then?

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