I’ve solved the problem I was having at work (with help from dulux) and have now finished (barring handover to clients) all the work I have for the next week and a half. So I thought I’d do a survey, mostly because I almost never do, and I’m bored.
[Screen name] Alasdair
[Birthday] 25 March
[Astrological sign?] Aries
[Chinese zodiac sign?] Snake.
[Sexual Preference] Women.
[Marital Status] Unmarried. Likely to remain unmarried.
[Current Hair color/length] Brown with hints of the last time it was dyed red still left. A bit past shoulder length.
[Eye color… W/ & W/O contacts] Blue.
[Shoe size] 10 1/2
[Parents still together?] Yes.
[ Siblings? ] 1, my younger brother.
[ Nieces/Nephews? ] None
[ Kids of your own? ] None
[ Grandkids? ] Yes, because it’s possible to have grandkids without having kids, isn’t it?
[ Pets?] None
[ In school/graduated? ] Dropped out of Uni twice.
[ Rent, lease, or own your home? ] I rent with friends.
[ What do you do for work? ] Web Developer.
[ How much do you make? ] MYOB
[ Have any credit cards? ] Yes.
[ What do you drive? ] My flatmates insane.
[ Colour] Silver.
[ Number ] 23
[ Animal ] Leopard Gecko.
[ Vehicle ] Anything that’ll get me where I’m going.
[ Flower ] I’m not much for flowers. I quite like Orchids, though.
[ Scent ] Vanilla, Cinnamon.
[ Shape ] DNA helix/caduceus.
[ Drinks ] Decent Coffee, or whiskey.
[ Soda ] Irn Bru.
[Book ] Sherlock Holmes.
[ Author ] Christopher Brookmyre
[ Band ] The Tansads
[ Song ] Today, it’s The Ramones “Not My Place (In The Nine To Five World).
[ Colour your hair? ] Every 4-6 months, yeah.
[ Twirl your hair? ] No.
[ Have tattoos? ] One on upper right arm, another to come when I’ve lost a bit of weight, and have the cash – it’s a piece that’ll run down on side of my back, and will likely be pricey.
[ Piercings? ] No.
[ Have a boyfriend/girlfriend/both? ] Yes.
[ Cheat on tests/homework? ] What’d be the point of that?
[ Drink/Smoke? ] I’ve been known to drink whiskey, yes. I gave up smoking a bit over two years ago. I still miss it.
[ Like roller coasters? ] Yes.
[ Wish you could live somewhere else? ] So long as I could live here, too.
[ Want more piercings? ] Not really. Maybe an ear, one day, but not really bothered.
[ Like cleaning? ] What d’you think I am, some kind of mutant?
[ Write in cursive or print? ] Print. I had bad handwriting to start with, and years with a keyboard and a PDA just killed it dead.
[ Carry a donor card? ] No, but I really should.
[ Swear a lot? ] Yes. I was taught as a child that it makes a person sound like their vocabulary is limited, because they can’t think of another way to express frustation. I take the opposite view – swearing has a power and grace to it, when coupled with a decent vocabulary, and I’m not about to cut myself off from any words, if I feel the need to use them.
[ Own a web cam? ] No, although I have a decent digital camera.
[ Know how to drive? ] Yes.
[ Diet? ] No. I try to watch what I eat, although I’ve been bad at that, lately.
[ Own a cell phone? ] Yes.
[ Ever get off the damn computer? ] Sometimes.
[ Hablar Espanol? ] I can say “Por Favor” and “Que?” and that’s your fucking lot.
Have you ever…
[ Gotten a speeding ticket?] No.
[ DUI? ] Never.
[ Been in a wreck? ] Yes.
[ Been arrested? ] No.
[ Been in a fist fight? ] Not really.
[ Kicked someone in the nuts? ] Yes.
[ Stolen a car? ] No. Policeman’s son.
[ Stolen anything? ] Never.
[ Held a gun? ] Yes.
[ Smoked? ] Yes.
[ Pot? ] Yes. I got bored.
[ Crack? ] I’m not stupid.
[ Drink? ] Yes.
[ Been so drunk you couldn’t remember your name? ] Never quite that bad, although I’ve been close.
[ Considered a life of crime? ] Yes.
[ Considered being a hooker? ] No. I like having money, thank you.
[ Cheated on someone? ] No.
[ Been married? ] No.
[ Cried over a girl/boy? ] Yes.
[ Lied to someone? ] Yes.
[ Been in love? ] Yes.
[ Had sex outdoors? ] Yes.
[ Fallen for your best friend? ] No.
[ Made out with JUST a friend? ] Nope.
[ Been rejected? ] Yes, rather more forcefully that neccessary.
[ Been in lust? ] Yes.
[ Used someone? ] No.
[ Been used? ] No.
[ Been cheated on? ] Not that I know about.
[ Been kissed? ] Yes.
[ Experimented with homosexuality? ] Nope.
[ Tried to kill yourself? ] Nope.