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Friday, January 3, 2014

100 ANSWERS (IN CASE YOU NEEDED TO KNOW)

I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT READERS LIKE KNOWING SOMETHING ABOUT THE AUTHORS THEY READ.  SINCE I AM NOT STALKED BY PAPARAZZI, I THOUGHT I WOULD TACKLE THESE 100 QUESTIONS AIMED AT REVEALING A LITTLE ABOUT THE PARTICULAR RESPONDENT. 
IF NOTHING ELSE, IT WAS SOMETHING TO DO WHILE EATING CHERRY VANILLA ICE CREAM.
1. ONE OF YOUR SCARS, HOW DID YOU GET IT?
    HIT ON THE HEAD WITH A BIG ROCK.  I WAS TOLD IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. 

2. WHAT IS ON THE WALLS IN YOUR ROOM?
    MOSTLY BOOKS.

3. DO YOU SNORE, GRIND YOUR TEETH, OR TALK IN YOUR SLEEP?
    YOU TELL ME.

4. WHAT TYPE OF MUSIC DO YOU LISTEN TO?
    MUSIC WITH WORDS.

5. DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME YOU WERE BORN?
    ONE IN THE MORNING

6. WHAT DO YOU WANT MORE THAN ANYTHING RIGHT NOW?
    TO KNOW WHAT QUESTION 100 WILL BE.

7. WHAT DO YOU MISS?
    THE BROOKLYN DODGERS AND HOLDING HANDS.


8. WHAT ARE YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSIONS?
    ALL THE TEETH I HAVE LEFT.

9. HOW TALL ARE YOU?
    6 FEET 3-1/2 INCHES.

10. DO YOU GET CLAUSTROPHOBIC?
      ONLY IN VERY TIGHT SPACES.

11. DO YOU GET SCARED IN THE DARK?
      NO.  IT’S WHAT I CAN SEE THAT SCARES ME SOMETIMES.

12. THE LAST PERSON TO MAKE YOU CRY?
       MR. ONION.

13. WHAT IS YOUR WORST FEAR?
       THAT I WON’T GET IT ALL DONE.

14. WHAT DOES YOUR IDEAL MATCH LOOK LIKE?
      HAPPY.

15. WHERE CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF PROPOSING AT?
       I’M DONE PROPOSING.

16. COFFEE OR ENERGY DRINK?
      COFFEE.

17. FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING?
       ITALIAN SAUSAGE FROM FAICCO'S IN GREENWICH VILLAGE.

18. IF YOU COULD EAT ANYTHING RIGHT NOW, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
      ICE CREAM (AND I AM EATING IT RIGHT NOW).

19. FAVORITE COLOR OF ALL TIME?
      BLUE (SO FAR).

20. HAVE YOU EVER EATEN A GOLDFISH?
      I HOPE NOT.



21. WHAT WAS THE FIRST MEANINGFUL GIFT YOU EVER RECEIVED?
       A SENSE OF HUMOR.

22. DO YOU HAVE A CRUSH?
       SOMETIMES.

23. ARE YOU DOUBLE JOINTED?
       NO, BUT I CAN BAT BOTH WAYS.

24. FAVORITE CLOTHING BRAND?
      THE ONE THAT FITS.

25. IF YOU COULD GO ANYWHERE ON EARTH, RIGHT NOW, WHERE WOULD IT BE?
      THE MEDITERRANEAN.

26. WHAT TIME DID YOU GO TO BED LAST NIGHT?
       TOO LATE.

27. PLAY ANY SPORTS?
       BALL.

28. WHAT'S ONE THING YOU HAVE DONE THAT YOU NEVER TOLD YOUR PARENTS?
       I SPENT THREE DAYS IN JAIL.
 
29. WHAT IS THE BEST SUBJECT TO LEARN ABOUT?
       TRUST.

30. SAY A NUMBER FROM ONE TO A HUNDRED:
      47

31. BLONDES OR BRUNETTES?
      OKAY.

32. FAVORITE QUOTE?
      YOU’RE GOING TO NEED A BIGGER BOAT.




33. FAVORITE PLACE?
      ATLANTIC COAST.

34. HAVE YOU BEEN OUT OF THE USA?
       SURE.

35. YOUR WEAKNESSES?
       CAFFEINE AND NICOTINE.

36. MET ANYONE FAMOUS?
       YES (AND INFAMOUS).

37. IF YOU COULD LEARN TO DO SOMETHING INSTANTLY, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
       PLAY PIANO.

38. EVER DONE A PRANK CALL?
       NOT YET, WHAT’S YOUR PHONE NUMBER?

39. DO YOU THINK EVERYONE OUT THERE HAS A SOULMATE?
       I DON’T BELIEVE ANYONE HAS A SOUL MATE.

40. WHAT WERE YOU DOING BEFORE YOU FILLED THIS OUT?
       PUTTING ICE CREAM INTO A BOWL.

41. HAVE YOU EVER HAD SURGERY?
       NO.

42. WHAT DO YOU GET COMPLIMENTED ABOUT MOST?
       MY WRITING.  MY WIT.  MY WITTY WRITING.

43. HAVE YOU EVER HAD BRACES?
       YES, SO WHAT?

44. WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY?
       ANOTHER YEAR.

45. HOW MANY KIDS DO YOU HAVE AND THEIR NAMES?
       I HAVE ONE, ISIS. 

46. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
       MY GRANDFATHER.


47. WHAT IS THE BIGGEST TURN OFF OF THE OPPOSITE SEX?
       TRYING TOO HARD TO BE OPPOSITE.      

48. WHAT DID YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL?
       WEEKENDS AND SUMMERS.


49. WHAT KIND OF SHAMPOO DO YOU USE?
       WHO CARES?

50. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?
       SURE.

51. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT?
       GENOA SALAMI.

52. ANY BAD HABITS?
       SOME, BUT ONLY POTENTIALLY HARMFUL TO MYSELF.

53. JEALOUS PERSON?
      HAVE BEEN (A BAD HABIT I HAVE TRIED TO BREAK).

54. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU?
       I’D GIVE IT A SHOT.

55. FAVORITE FANTASY?
       NOT CERTAIN WHAT YOU'RE ASKING, BUT I'LL SAY "THE LORD OF THE RINGS".

56. DO LOOKS MATTER?
       UNFORTUNATELY.

57. HOW DO YOU RELEASE ANGER?
       IF YOU MAKE ME ANGRY I WILL SHOW YOU.

58. WOULD YOU RATHER GAIN 58 POUNDS OR LOSE 58 POUNDS?
       NO.

59. SNOW?
       NO.

60. WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A CHILD?
       A BALL.


61. HOW MANY NUMBERS ARE IN YOUR CELL PHONE?
      MORE THAN I COULD EVER USE.

62. WERE YOU A FAN OF BARNEY AS A LITTLE KID?
       WHEN I WAS A KID, BARNEY WOULD NEVER HAVE CUT IT.

63. DO YOU USE SARCASM?
       ONLY IN THE LEAST SARCASTIC WAY.

64. MASHED POTATOES OR MACARONI AND CHEESE?
       MASHED POTATOES, UNPEELED.

65. WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A GUY?
       I AM A GUY, SO I LOOK FOR A BROTHER.

66. WHAT ARE YOUR NICKNAMES?
       BRO.  FALCO. 

67. FAVORITE SUPER POWER?
       FLYING.

68. WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW?
       BASEBALL.

69. WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO DEAL WITH YOUR ENEMIES?
       LET THEM BE.

70. WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR?
       GUESS.


71. DO YOU HAVE ALL YOUR FINGERS AND TOES?
       YES.

72. DO YOU HAVE A COMPUTER IN YOUR ROOM?
       IN ONE OF MY ROOMS.

73. PLANS FOR TONIGHT?
       TRY GETTING THROUGH THE REST OF THESE QUESTIONS.

74. WHERE DO YOU WANT TO LIVE WHEN YOU ARE OLDER?
       NEAR THE OCEAN.

75. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS?
       I HONESTLY HAVE NO OPINION.

76. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO?
       GENESIS. A TRICK OF THE TAIL.

77. LAST THING YOU DRANK?
       COFFEE.

78. LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE?
       MY SISTER.



79. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE IN THE OPPOSITE SEX?
       HEIGHT.

80. WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?
       IT’S ALL SPARE TIME.

81. FAVORITE THING TO HATE?
       DALLAS COWBOYS OR ATLANTA BRAVES.

82. FAVORITE SEASON OF THE YEAR?
       SUMMER.

83. WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE TYPE OF CANDY?
       CHOCOLATE.

84. HAVE YOU EVER REALLY AND TRULY HAD A BEST FRIEND?
       I HAVE REALLY GOOD FRIENDS, I DON’T RANK THEM.

85. WHAT IS YOUR HAIR COLOR?
       GREY OVER BROWN.

86. EYE COLOR?
       BROWN.

87. SHOE SIZE?
       12 OR SO.

88. FAVORITE FAST FOOD PLACE?
       ANYWHERE WITH A REALLY GOOD BREAKFAST BURRITO.



89. FAVORITE RESTAURANT?
       IT CLOSED.

90. DO YOU LIKE SUSHI?
       NAH.

91. WATCH TV TODAY?
       MAYBE.

92. FAVORITE DAY OF THE YEAR?
       THANKSGIVING.

93. PLAY ANY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS?
       A LITTLE GUITAR AND A SMALLER UKULELE.


94. REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT?
       RUSSIAN-ITALIAN-AMERICAN.

95. KISSES OR HUGS?
       OKAY (A SMILE WILL DO IN A PINCH).

96. RELATIONSHIPS OR ONE NIGHT STANDS?
       ONE NIGHT AT A TIME RELATIONSHIPS.

97. WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU BOUGHT?
       HALF AND HALF.

98. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING?
       THE ONE I AM WRITING.

99. HAVE YOU WRITTEN YOUR WHOLE LIFE?
       NOT YET.

100. DESCRIBE YOUR LIFE.
         IN PROGRESS.







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