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ej400
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Post by ej400 » March 24th, 2020, 8:12 pm

I keep seeing these things all over facebook and twitter, so I thought I'd bring it here to my real friends :lol: You don't have to answer every question... but it would be nice to know some of you guys a little better :wink:

* How old are you: 16
* Favorite color: True red
* Pets: 4 cats
* Sunrise or Sunset: Neither really. I like sunrise because it's a new day, but I like Sunset because the day is over :lol:
* Ocean or Mountains: Mountains
* Favorite food: Big mac's
* Favorite pie: Apple
* Steak or Seafood: Steak
* Italian or Chinese: Chinese
* Chocolate or Vanilla: Strawberry! :lol:
* How many tattoos: 0
* Ever hit a deer: 0
* Rode in an ambulance: No
* Ice skated: No... slipped on fell from ice: YES :lol:
* Rode a motorcycle: No, but a snowmobile yes!
* Stayed in the hospital: No
* Favorite season: Early summer when it's not super hot
* Broken Bones: Nope. Twisted an ankle.

Join in if you like :D

lurcherlover
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Location: LONDON UK

Post by lurcherlover » March 25th, 2020, 1:03 am

116

One dog (bitch)

tovarisch
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Location: New Hampshire, USA

Post by tovarisch » March 25th, 2020, 6:51 am

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CSCO
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Location: Toyokawa, Japan

Post by CSCO » March 25th, 2020, 8:03 am

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No way. He stole away a pretty thing, you know.
That's your heart.
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Peter Why
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Location: Chigwell (North-East London, U.K.)

Post by Peter Why » March 25th, 2020, 8:58 am

In the early days of LibriVox, we actually had a thread "Spotlight on ..." , where one of us would volunteer to be sort-of interviewed by one or more of the other members. I kept my link, but I don't know how many others took part. Perhaps we could reinstate it, but with so many of us on the site now, we generally don't know each other as well as we did then, so there might not be the interest.

Here's mine (from 2006). Most of it is still approximately true: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=2768&hilit=Peter+Why

EDIT:

* How old are you: 71
* Favorite color: Blue - French Ultramarine
* Pets: none, though I hand-feed grey squirrels in a park
* Sunrise or Sunset: Both; it's the intensity of colour I like
* Ocean or Mountains: Mountains
* Favorite food: Shrikhand
* Favorite pie: Apple and pineapple served with a sharp yogurt
* Steak or Seafood: neither: bacon/ham instead
* Italian or Chinese: Chinese
* Chocolate or Vanilla: vanilla, though I prefer lemon-and-lime sorbet
* How many tattoos: none
* Ever hit a deer: no
* Rode in an ambulance: Yes; slightly crushed foot in a warehouse accident long ago
* Ice skated: Yes - took formal lessons for a while, too.
* Rode a motorcycle: as a passenger once - at over 100 mph. Fun
* Stayed in the hospital: Yes; knee and eye operations a while ago.
* Favorite season: Autumn
* Broken Bones: Just a little toe (in the warehouse accident)

Peter
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SonOfTheExiles
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » March 25th, 2020, 11:54 am

* How old are you: 55
* Favorite color: Green & Gold (Australian National Colours)
* Pets: 1 Cat, plus visiting wild magpies
* Sunrise or Sunset: Sunrise in the Bush
* Ocean or Mountains: Don’t have to choose, because Greater Sydney has the beaches on its eastern edge and the Blue Mountains on its west.
* Favorite food: Sufficient
* Favorite pie: Blackberry
* Steak or Seafood: Schnitty (if properly done)
* Rode in an ambulance: Yes, but not as the patient
* Ice skated: Yes... slipped on fell on ice: Yes
* Rode a motorcycle: No
* Stayed in the hospital: No
* Favorite season: Winter... but in Sydney
* Broken Bones: No


Cheers,
Chris
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TriciaG
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Post by TriciaG » March 25th, 2020, 12:01 pm

Chris - ever hit a 'roo?
Mystery stories: The Master of Mysteries
Kerner Report on 1967 race riots: LINK
Mussolini's speeches thru 1923: LINK
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Post by TriciaG » March 25th, 2020, 12:06 pm

* How old are you: older than you; not as old as Chris. :P
* Favorite color: Keeps changing, so I guess I have none in particular
* Pets: none. Dust bunnies and pet rocks.
* Sunrise or Sunset: Both are beautiful, but I see and appreciate the sunset more often
* Ocean or Mountains: Yes, please
* Favorite food: Chocolate
* Favorite pie: Chocolate :lol:
* Steak or Seafood: Yes, please!
* Italian or Chinese: Yes, please! (I get Chinese less often, so I guess Chinese)
* Chocolate or Vanilla: Do you have to ask?
* How many tattoos: none
* Ever hit a deer: no
* Rode in an ambulance: yes. Fell off my bike and got a cut on my head. They took me to the hospital as a precaution.
* Ice skated: Yes, pond and rink
* Rode a motorcycle: yes, as a passenger
* Stayed in the hospital: no
* Favorite season: Autumn
* Broken Bones: No
Mystery stories: The Master of Mysteries
Kerner Report on 1967 race riots: LINK
Mussolini's speeches thru 1923: LINK
Samuel Smiles Self-Help: Character
Family history: The Medici, Vol. 2

SonOfTheExiles
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » March 25th, 2020, 3:04 pm

TriciaG wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 12:01 pm
Chris - ever hit a 'roo?
No, but I once saw one home in on the motorcyclist a few hundred yards in front of me. It was out between Menindee and Broken Hill in New South Wales’ Far West.
Roos have a bad habit of coming out of the trees or scrub near the road, paralleling a vehicle beside the road for a while, then blindly darting across in front of you. You have to anticipate them doing this if you want to avoid them. This one did this to the motorcyclist. It bounced off the bike, then jumped up and darted off. How the bike rider managed to stay upright is beyond me.

Chris
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mightyfelix
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Post by mightyfelix » March 25th, 2020, 4:13 pm

Ok, I'll play. I also see these all the time on social media, but rarely participate. But like you said, these are my real friends here! :wink:
  • How old are you: 33
  • Favorite color: Probably some shade of green.
  • Pets: 2 cats. I miss having rats though, and hope to be able to own them again in the future
  • Sunrise or Sunset: I almost always sleep through sunrise, so I guess I appreciate sunsets more by default!
  • Ocean or Mountains: Mountains!
  • Favorite food: I have to pick just one????
  • Favorite pie: Pumpkin!
  • Steak or Seafood: Fish!
  • Italian or Chinese: Yes please!
  • Chocolate or Vanilla: Chocolate
  • How many tattoos: 1 on my ankle/foot
  • Ever hit a deer: Thankfully, no.
  • Rode in an ambulance: Yes
  • Ice skated: Yep
  • Rode a motorcycle: Nope
  • Stayed in the hospital: At least twice, though I only remember one.
  • Favorite season: Spring
  • Broken Bones: Nope. I have a rod in my back though.

realisticspeakers
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Post by realisticspeakers » March 26th, 2020, 2:08 am

* How old are you: 58 and a half.
* Favorite color: cyan... but recently x721F0F which is characteristic of me.
* Pets: Starting with '92 till almost 2 years ago, I've had 4 cats and I miss them all terribly.
* Sunrise or Sunset: both. I'm on the East Coast. When I'm on the West Coast I am confused.
* Ocean or Mountains: both...one is vast, deep, and wide, the other is majestic, looming, and full of Earth's history.
* Favorite food: steamed cauliflower with salt, pepper, and ketchup. Don't judge me.
* Favorite pie: pecan...no strawberry rhub...no...pump...no wait...um...
* Steak or Seafood: "steak" he proclaimed with gravitas
* Italian or Chinese: Chinese
* Chocolate or Vanilla: chocolate
* How many tattoos: never
* Ever hit a deer: it was so close....so close, but my reactions are cat-like
* Rode in an ambulance: Yes. Got hit by a car while on a bicycle in Brooklyn. The EMT called in on the radio that I had a possible fracture of the uterus. We had a good laugh.
* Ice skated: Yes, in a manner of speaking on a public rink. I'll never attempt that again.
* Rode a motorcycle: Once in the late 70s. I was never allowed to do so again and I agreed.
* Stayed in the hospital: always outpatient thank you
* Favorite season: Winter
* Broken Bones: No. My healthy and manly humerus was undamaged. But I love Italian too.
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SonOfTheExiles
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » March 26th, 2020, 2:53 am

mightyfelix wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 4:13 pm
  • How old are you: 33
Can’t believe you’re missing your opportunity to proclaim your age as a groovy 33-and-a-third. :lol:

Though the concept of the LP may be lost on this rising generation. <sigh>

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Post by Rapunzelina » March 26th, 2020, 3:16 am

* How old are you: ##
* Favorite color: green in all its shades
* Pets: boyfriend :lol:
* Sunrise or Sunset: sunrise, it feels rejuvenating.
* Ocean or Mountains: ocean. I love the sea.
* Favorite food: pizza
* Favorite pie: nope
* Steak or Seafood: Steak
* Italian or Chinese: Italian
* Chocolate or Vanilla: vanilla
* How many tattoos: 0
* Ever hit a deer: no
* Rode in an ambulance: yes
* Ice skated: No
* Rode a motorcycle: yes. I own a motorcycle and two bicycles. Very proud of those.
* Stayed in the hospital: yes
* Favorite season: all
* Broken Bones: yes, left big toe. It might sound unimportant but it gave me a limp just the same, which caused plantar fasciitis. :|

I may hide my age here, but I remember there was a spreadsheet at one point where age statistics were collected. This might still exist somewhere in the forum.
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SonOfTheExiles
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » March 26th, 2020, 3:41 am

Rapunzelina wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 3:16 am
I may hide my age here, but I remember there was a spreadsheet at one point where age statistics were collected. This might still exist somewhere in the forum.
The Mission Impossible data-retrieval team will be inserted at midnight. :wink:

Chris
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Post by TriciaG » March 26th, 2020, 5:27 am

Here's one done in 2018 that doesn't change with the new years (so it's a snapshot of when it was done): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1amk4Ae8m87Xgt34yx03rEC5Zsy3DfqpuM30wMOTcc04/edit#gid=1511834375
Its thread: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=69187&p=1438186

Here's one from 2012 which does change, I guess: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16NTXBhdzMZDiAVuDxcIhJmOn4vBV6KQ2WYfkL0nlcDE/edit#gid=0
Mystery stories: The Master of Mysteries
Kerner Report on 1967 race riots: LINK
Mussolini's speeches thru 1923: LINK
Samuel Smiles Self-Help: Character
Family history: The Medici, Vol. 2

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