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I Probably Should Be Sleeping.

1. What time is it?: 9:42PM
2. Full name: If you don't know, ask someone who does.
3. What are you most afraid of?: Never starting a real career.
4. What is the most recent film you have seen in a theatre?: Failure to Launch
5. Have you ever seen a ghost?: Maybe.
6. Place of birth: State College, PA
7. Favorite New food: Chicken Fajitas, I think.
8. Ever been to Alaska: No
9. Ever been toilet papering rolling: What kind of a redneck question is that?
10. Loved someone so much it made you cry: I've had that song stuck in my head for about a week...
11. Been in a car accident: Both in and out of a car.
12. Croutons or bacon bits: On a good day, both.
13. Favorite day of the week: Wednesday or Thursday.
14. Favorite Restaurant: My new favorite is the Texas Roadhouse.
15. Favorite Flower: Um, tulips, lilies or roses...
16. Favorite sport to watch: baseball
17. Favorite Drink: White Russian
18. Favorite ice cream: B & J's New York Superfudge Chunk.
19. Disney or Warner Brothers: Generally speaking, WB.
20. Favorite fast food restaurant: Taco Bell, I guess.
21. What color is your bedroom carpet?: Hardwood floor.
22 How many times you failed your driver's test?: You don't read this blog, do you?
23. Before this one, from whom did you get your last e-mail: This wasn't an e-mail but my last one was from a certain woman...
24. What do you do most often when you are bored?: Watch TV, surf the web, read and, of course, do surveys such as this.
25. Bedtime: this week it'll be sometime between 7:30 and 8:00am...
26. Who will respond to this e-mail the quickest?: as I said, not an e-mail so no one will...
27. Who is the person you sent this to that is least likely to respond?: Hello? Pay attention!
28. Who is the person that you are most curious to see their responses?: virtually anyone's.
29. Favorite T.V. show: Currently either Lost or Smallville
30. Last person you went to dinner with: My parents.
31. Ford or Chevy?: Couldn't care less.
32. What are you listening to right now?: the computer hum.
33. What are your favorite colors?: Blue and maybe orange
34. How many tattoos do you have?: None. Zip. Nada.
35. How many pets do you have?: My kitty, Susie.
36. Which came first the chicken or the egg?: As dinosaurs laid them, the egg.
37. What would you like to accomplish before you die?: A published novel and a career in something.
38. How many people are you sending this e-mail to?: Not an e-mail. Do you have ADHD?

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