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Monday, March 06, 2006

Meme: Learn About "me... me..."


A version of this quiz is making the rounds. I spiced it up a little - to fit my situation, you understand.

Have you ever:

(X) Smoked a doobie
(X) Drank so much you threw up, then passed out in it
(X) Crashed into a stranger's car without getting caught
(X) Been dumped on
(X) Been laid off/fired with extreme prejudice
(X) Fired three or more cretins who were ASKING for it
(X) Quit your job with flair
(X) Been in a wrestling match with a member of the same sex (X) as a sport (X) as a lesson
(X) Snuck into your parent's house
(X) Had feelings for someone who was romantically dead
( ) Been arrested for a good reason
(X) Gone on a blind date with your future fiancé who is now your ex
(X) Lied to a friend for a good reason
(X) Skipped school without permission
( ) Seen someone die (X) Wanted to see someone in particular die
(X) Been to Canada, Mexico, Vietnam, Paris, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Alaska, Indiana, Bahamas, Korea, Japan, Hawaii, Rome, Germany, Ireland, England, etc.
(X) Thrown up from the flu in Canada, Vietnam, Africa and Italy
(X) Been on a plane as the pilot
(X) Been lost on a plane as the pilot
(X) Been on the opposite side of any country
(X) Been under the ocean in a boat designed to go under water
(X) Gone to Washington, DC, and parked in a “bad” neighborhood
(X) Swam in the middle of an ocean (more than 1,000 miles from land)
(X) Felt like dying, and then felt disappointed when it proved to be just indigestion
(X) Cried yourself to sleep; or helped others who deserved it to cry themselves to sleep
(X) Played cops and robbers with real cops and/or robbers
(X) Recently colored with crayons or precious bodily fluids
(X) Sang karaoke or played cowboys and Indians with real bows and arrows in high school, outside
(X) Paid for a meal with only coins, food stamps, or coupons
(X) Done something you told yourself you wouldn't, except during Lent
(X) Made prank phone calls at work within the same company
(X) Laughed until a beverage or a precious bodily fluid came out of your nose or eyes
( ) Caught a snowflake on your tongue and kept it there until someone else noticed
(X) Stuck your tongue or wet lips to a freezing piece of lamp post or fence post and got it stuck
( ) Put anyone's eye out with a beebee rifle or by playing with an umbrella in the house
(X) Danced in the rain without an umbrella, raincoat or Gene Kelly
(X) Written an email to Santa Claus with sender notification of receipt
(X) Been kissed under the mistletoe by a non-relative who is ( ) same (X) opposite sex
(X) Watched the sun rise with someone you care about or love or are acquainted with, but not on watch at sea in the Navy which doesn’t count
(X) Blown bubbles, or ( ) ________ [Do NOT go there!]
(X) Made a bonfire on the beach out of (X) driftwood ( ) scrap wood ( ) a usable boat up until that point anyway ( ) a flammable liquid
(X) Crashed a party in your dorm after lights out only to find out it wasn’t a party but a séance or an opium den, whichever
(X) Gone roller-skating as an adult and fell hurting your head because it hit first breaking your fall
(X ) Ice-skating ( X ) done it (X ) watched it ( ) helped the French grade it at the Olympics ( ) know what a triple salkow is

If you are brave enough, you may feel free to copy this. If you do, let me know so I can read it, and grade it.

If you are Mel Gibson, we know you are Braveheart so be gentle and do not hurt any of us. FREEDOM! There, I said it.


  • At 12:08 PM, Blogger kenju said…

    Hmmm.....the list I stole was not as detailed as this one. Good show, Greg!

  • At 1:45 PM, Blogger Greg Finnegan said…

    Kenju, yes, more than ANYONE would want to know!

  • At 12:43 AM, Blogger kenju said…

    I didn't notice this before - you are a pilot?

  • At 1:57 AM, Blogger Greg Finnegan said…

    Kenju, I have piloted several planes - Mooney, Cessna, T2B jet and T34 - with a licensed pilot. I don't have the hours yet to get my license; and there's no time anymore to devote to it, unfortunately.


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