Donnerstag, 19. April 2007

$%&/ Kettenbriefe

Habe gestern einen dieser dämlichen Kettenbriefe bekommen, die einem - würde jeder sie tatsächlich weiterschicken - nicht nur regelmäßig die mailbox verstopfen, sondern auch wertvolle Arbeitszeit stehlen.
Glücklicherweise scheinen mich meine Freunde so gut zu kennen, dass sie ahnen, zu welchem Zeitpunkt ich mich über wirklich jedes Hilfsmittel zur Prokrastination freuen würde.
Um aber nicht wieder 15 oder 150 spam-artige mails weiterzusenden, erfolgt die Antwort eben hier. Auf geht's!

Welcome to the 2007 edition of Getting to Know Your Friends. What you are supposed to do is copy (not forward) this entire e-mail and paste it onto a new e-mail that you'll send. Change all the answers so they apply to you, and then send this to your friends including the person who sent it to you.
The theory is that you will learn a lot of little things about your friends, that you might not have known

1. What time did you get up this morning?
well. the first alarm clock rang at 8.10. And again 8.15, 8.20 etc. By the time my second alarm clock started buzzing it was 8.45. I think I got up shortly after the 9.00 radio news...

2. Diamonds or pearls?
Ha! Definitely Pearls. On the other hand, if anybody feels compelled to give me diamonds, I am sure I would wear them. Feel free to try!

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
The Queen. I think.

4. What is your favorite TV show?
Difficult. Right now "House", probably.

5. What do you usually have for breakfast?
4 Tablespoons of plain rolled oats, with some raisins, nuts and cinnamon, fresh fruit of my choice, and half a cup of skim milk. In winter I might blitz it in the microwave. Sometimes I also manage a cup of Earl Grey tea with milk.

7. What is your middle name?
I have two middle names. Just in case. One is my grandmother (father's side), one my mother's sister who died shortly before I was born.

8. What food do you dislike?
Okra. Natto beans. Not too crazy about most cheeses either.

9. What is your favorite CD at the moment?
I don't think I ever had one. But I am listening to Carla Bruni a lot lately.

10. What kind of car do you drive?
I ride my bicycle. Sometimes friends let me drive their car.

11. Favorite sandwich? I
Grilled ciabatta with portobello mushroom and feta. Or red pesto with smoked trout. Or honey mustard with lean ham. Name it. I like food.

12. What characteristic do you despise?

13. Favorite item of clothing?
that varies. right now I love this very green cotton v-neck sweater.

14. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?
I agree with the friend who sent this questionnaire to me. Although I'd like to add, I would take a boat to St Petersburg. For the rest, I quote "To St. Petersburg, from there to Moscow by train and then taking the Transsiberian to Beijing". Let's go together! We can pack lots of books so that we don't have to talk to each other all the time. And maybe, if there is time, move on to Shanghai and Japan?

5.What color is your bathroom?
white. there is some wood panelling (not my doing) and a very ugly linoleum floor.

16. Favorite brand of clothing?
don't know. can't afford brands. Make my own stuff.

17. Where would you retire to?
to my home and family. wouldn't they just hate me for that? :-)

18. What was your most recent memorable birthday?
the last one, which was among the best birthdays ever.

19. Favorite sport to watch?
I don't watch sport. But gymnastics is fascinating, if only for their body control. Not enough to watch it though.

20. Furthest place you are sending this to?
not sending it, blogging it - for all the world to read.

21. Who do you least expect to send this back to you?
don't expect any - but feel free to comment!

22. Person you expect to send it back first

23. Favorite saying?
no favorite - it all depends on situation after all

24. What is your Birthday?
May 31

25. Are you a morning person or a night person?
very definitely a night person - if you let me.

26. What is your shoe size?

27. Pets?
wish I had a cat again...

28. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share with us?
Maybe I found someone who maybe wants to give me more funding for my dissertation!

29. What did you want to be when you were little?

30. How are you today?
was quite shaken in the morning, but stable now.

31. What is your favorite candy?
At the moment I am rather salty - salted almonds. wasabi peas. If it has to be sweet: I cannot resist dry cookies with chocolate coating. Dark chocolate.

32. What is your favorite flower ?
Never know flowers by name. Anything bright, plain and good-smelling.

33. What day on the calendar you are looking forward to?
As in: can't wait, count the days? wouldn't know.

34. What is your full name?
My friends do know.

35. What are you listening to right now ?
My colleague typing (and thus shaming me. I am sure he actually works...)

36. What was the last thing you ate?
some roasted nuts. which reminds me: there must be a banana somewhere.

37. Do you wish on stars?
Oh yes.

38. If you were a crayon, what color would you be ?
a blueish green

39. What is the weather right now?
Sunny but rather chilly

40. Last person you spoke to on the phone
my best friend's boy friend

41. Do you like the person who sent this to you?
:-) I do.

42. Favorite soft drink?
water. herbal/fruit tea

43. Favorite restaurant?
rather a café: Swingdiele.

44. Hair color?
blond enough

45. Siblings?
three twin brothers

46. Favorite day of the year?
Indian summer

47. What was your favorite toy as a child
books. give me books. any books.

48. Summer or winter?

49. Hugs or kisses?
Do I have to choose? Hugs

50. Chocolate or Vanilla ?
dark chocolate

51. Do you want your friends to email you back?
If I write to them - yes. That's the whole point normally, isn't it?

52. When was the last time you cried?
If you have to know: 11.50 am

53. What is under your bed?
probably dust balls. Do you think I should check?

54. Who is the friend you have had the longest?
There are friends you know for a long time and there are friends you know well...

55. What did you do last night?
had dinner with a friend

56. Favorite smell?
fresh bread or cake

57. What are you afraid of?
where should I start? - ach well: stairs. my future.

58. Plain, buttered, or salted Popcorn?
no butter. salt. and an appropriate movie.

59. How many keys on your key ring?
eight - two of them unidentified.

60. How many years at your current job?
just over two years

61. Favorite day of the week?
they are all alike. But thursdays are usually bad.

62. How many towns have you lived in?
six, if I only count more than three months

63. Do you make friends easily?
yes. It's much more difficult to keep them though, but I give my best.

64. How many people will you be sending this to?
no more, I hope

65. What is your pet peeve?
an economic mindset

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