One Hundred Question Survey. Proof of My Boredom.

Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4.
"Modern Psychological Theory, as every introductory textbook makes clear, has roots in John Locke and other Enlightenment thinkers."

Stretch your left arm out as far as you can, What can you touch?
My bed.

Before you started this survey, what were you doing?
Reading Wikileaks editorials.

What is the last thing you watched on TV?
On TV, as in television with commercial breaks? uh... whatever game was playing on Thanksgiving.

Without looking, guess what time it is

Now look at the clock. What is the actual time?
That was pretty badass.

With the exception of the computer, what can you hear?
My cat washing himself.

When did you last step outside? What were you doing?
Around a half hour ago? I was shaking out a rug.

Did you dream last night?

Do you remember your dreams?
I generally retain something of my dreams, yes.

When did you last laugh?
An hour ago.

Do you remember why / at what?
My brother and I were making jokes about Smaug and Bilbo.

What is on the walls of the room you are in?
A lot of things; posters and tin suns and moons, a Marvel calander, and an old black and white photograph.

Seen anything weird lately?
I found a dead spider on my kitchen floor this morning...? I thought it was a tomato stem at first, so it was weird to pick it up and have it be a huge dead spider. Kind of sad, too.

What do you think of this quiz?
It passes the time.

What is the last film you saw?
I watched "The Desolation of Smaug" last night.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
There are places I want to go, but I have yet to find a place I'd like to stay.

If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy?
A new house, a new car, passports, and then take my family on vacation.

Tell me something about you that most people don't know.
I occasionally wish that I were an extrovert.

If you could change one thing about the world, regardless of guilt or politics, what would you do?
I would erase uninformed belief. That seems to cover a multitude of social and political evils.

Do you like to dance?

Would you ever consider living abroad?
Yes. I aspire to eventually live abroad.

Does your name make any interesting anagrams?
Not particularly, no.

Who made the last incoming call on your phone?
My eldest brother.

What is the last thing you downloaded onto your computer?
Media files from my phone.

Last time you swam in a pool?
I... can't swim.

Type of music you like most?
Eh, indie/folk?

Type of music you dislike most?
Disney-esque singers who don't write their own songs, and go on huge manufactured tours, and sell merch in Walmart.

Are you listening to music right now?
No, not at the moment.

What color is your bedroom carpet?
Cream? or is it beige?

If you could change something about your home, without worry about expense or mess, what would you do?

What was the last thing you bought?
I bought folders and binder paper yesterday.

Have you ever ridden on a motorbike?
Eh, does a kids motorbike count if it was "inhanced"?

Would you go bungee jumping or sky diving?
I probably would, yeah. It's not something I feel I absolutely must do, but if the opportunity arose, I would probably take it.

Do you have a garden?
Not me personally, no.

Do you really know all the words to your national anthem?
No, and I don't pretend to.

What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning?
"I don't have to move till my alarm goes off. What is that beeping sound?"

If you could eat lunch with one famous person, who would it be?
Julian Assange.
I admire him enormously, it would be a privledge. Also, I have a lot to ask.

Who sent the last text message you received?
My mom.

Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
I hate shopping. Probably a bookstore?

What time is bed time?
Generally, around 10.

Have you ever been in a beauty pageant?
*snorts* No!

How many tattoos do you have?

If you don't have any, have you ever thought of getting one?
I have.

What did you do for your last birthday?
I had family over, and a family friend was staying with us, so... hung out, I guess.

Do you carry a donor card?
No, I don't.

Who was the last person you ate dinner with?
My brother, last night.

Is the glass half empty or half full?
Half it's capacity.

What's the farthest-away place you've been?
South Dakota.

When's the last time you ate a homegrown tomato?
Last summer.

Have you ever won a trophy?

Are you a good cook?
I'm told that I am, though my culinary confidence is quite low.

Do you know how to pump your own gas?
Actually, yes.

If you could meet any one person (from history or currently alive), who would it be?
Oh god, I'm going to sound like a fanboy... eh, um... Julian Assange.

Have you ever had to wear a uniform to school?
I have been homeschooled, so, no.

Do you touch-type?
Like on-screen keyboard? No, I hate the autocorrect/auto-assume-I'm-going-to-type-something-I-wasn't-going-to-type.

What's under your bed?
A multitude of terrors, I assure you.
CDs, DVDs, computers, various electrical devices, nastalgia box, art supplies, and a keyboard.

Do you believe in love at first sight?
I don't believe that a person can be as devoted as truly loving someone without knowing a single thing about them, so no, I think that's rather fanciful.
Although, I believe that people can have a frightfully strong attraction very quickly.

Think fast, what do you like right now?
The prospect of reheating leftovers :)

Where were you on Valentine's day?
Valentine's Day? oh! watching the 3rd series of Sherlock. It arrived on Valentine's Day.

What time do you get up?
Between 4am and 5am.

What was the name of your first pet?
My first ever pet was a guinea pig named La Paz

Who is the second to last person to call you?
Let me look.
My mom.

Is there anything going on this weekend?
Studying, studying.... probably some reading.

How are you feeling right now?
Kind of tired.

What do you think about the most?
What motivates human behavior.

What time do you get up in the morning?
Didn't I answer this question? Between 4am and 5am.

If you had A Big Win in the Lottery, how long would you wait to tell people?
It would be a toss up between telling my mom immediately after I've confirmed that it wasn't a mistake, or cashing it in, and presenting the money all theatrically.

Who would you tell first?
My mom.

What is the last movie that you saw at the cinema?
The Wolverine.

Do you sing in the shower?
No. Do people actually do that? I thought it was just something in films...

Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
I know I've answered this question before. See above.

What do you do most when you are bored?
This. or I tend to read a lot.

What do you do for a living?
I have yet to enter my field, so nothing.

Do you love your job?
I'm currently unemployed.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
I alternated between an archaeologist, and an artist. Actually, more accurately put; when I didn't want to be an artist, I wanted to be Indiana Jones.

If you could have any job, what would you want to do/be?
Evolutionary Psychologist, or a Social Anthropologist.

Which came first the chicken or the egg?
The chicken.

How many keys on your key ring?
4 or 5.

Where would you retire to?
I would rather I didn't retire.

What kind of car do you drive?
I don't have a car.

What are your best physical features?
Oh boy. Uh, well I value different things than I am praised for.
I'm told I have sharp cheekbones, interesting eyes, and an attractive smile.
I like that I have broad muscular shoulders, and my height.

What are your best characteristics?
I have a sharp sense of humor.

If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation where would you go?
I would visit the Outer Hebrides Islands, specifically for the Callanish standing stones, the storms, and the solititude.

What kind of books do you like to read?
Classics, and works by science authors on human nature, and evolution.

Where would you want to retire to?
I swear, I told you this before.

What is your favorite time of the day?
Generally the evening, when the sun starts to set.

Where did you grow up?
A couple of different places.

How far away from your birthplace do you live now?
Over one thousand miles.

What are you reading now?
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker

Are you a morning person or a night owl?
Kind of neither...

Can you touch your nose with your tongue?
Eh, no.

Can you close your eyes and raise your eyebrows?

Do you have pets?
I do. I have four cats.

How many rings before you answer the phone?
Eh, usually two. I try to get to the phone quickly... if I plan on answering it, that is.

What is your best childhood memory?
I don't have a precise memory.

What are some of the different jobs that you have had in your life?
I have worked at a marina, a diner, and a health food store.

Any new and exciting things that you would like to share?
My mom is contemplating getting a dog. I love dogs :)

What is most important in life?
I'm not sure. I suppose a sense of balance.

What Inspires you?
Progress. Scientific progess, social progress, individual progress. Just the concept that there is a direction, and a purpose to this chaos we define as life.
June 8th, 2014 at 10:30pm