Useless Blogging

December 15, 2007

Giving of myself, via answers

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 6:10 pm

Felt like repeating what CC did.
1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Bags if I’m giving, paper if I’m receiving.
2. Real tree or artificial? Artificial.
3. When do you put up the tree? Early December usually. Now that our tree can go up in a commercial break, I’m less reluctant to put it up, so the date moves up.
4. When do you take the tree down? Mid-January, maybe. As a kid, we had it up into March once. Good times. 🙂
5. Do you like eggnog? No.
6. Favorite gift received as a child? My first Nintendo.
7. Do you have a nativity scene? We have a Little People one. It doesn’t see much daylight.
8. Hardest person to buy for? My wife, hands down.
9. Easiest person to buy for? Myself.
10. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? Pewter Christmas Tree Ornaments. Not only do I have enough ornaments, I’m not about to add more on the first day of the countdown to taking the tree down.
11.Mail or e-mail Christmas cards? Christmas cards?
12. Favorite Christmas Movie? The Santa Clause.
13. Favorite Christmas Carol? “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” as performed by John Denver and The Muppets.
14. When do you start Christmas shopping? Aside from the occasional doodad earlier, Black Friday.
15. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? I don’t think so.
16. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Chocolate.
17. Clear or colored lights on tree? Colored presently, but I have no real preference.
18. Favorite Christmas song new this year? None.
19. Travel or stay home? Home.
20. Can you name all Santa’s reindeer? Yes.
21. Angel or star on top? A star, handcrafted by Emma.
22. Open presents Christmas Eve or morning? Morning, though my in-laws give pajamas on the Eve so everyone looks nice for photos the next day.
23. Most annoying thing this time of year? Hearing the same set of songs everywhere I go.
24. What I love most about Christmas? Malls. I LOVE malls between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I could go, not buy a thing, and be smiling the whole time.

September 18, 2007

What I Should Be When I Grow Up

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 4:43 pm

Stole from Jay-Jay.

1.Multimedia Developer
2.Set Designer
3.Costume Designer
4.Website Designer
5.Computer Support Person
6.Sport Psychology Consultant
7.Lobbyist
8.Rehabilitation Counselor
9.Technical Writer
10.Special Effects Technician
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April 20, 2007

Or would you rather kiss a wookie?

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 7:17 am

Swiped.


Your Famous Movie Kiss is from The Empire Strikes Back


“Captain, being held by you isn’t quite enough to get me excited.”

March 27, 2007

I’m a “Follower Nerd”, too.

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 11:48 am

(Swiped.)

What Be Your Nerd Type?

Your Result: Gamer/Computer Nerd
 

You enjoy the visual stimulants of a video game, chatting on AIM, or reading online comics. Most of these types of nerds are considered dirty who lack hygeine, of course they always end up being the ones who make a crapload of money. And don’t worry, that’s just a stereotype; I’m not calling you dirty. ^_~

Social Nerd
 
Drama Nerd
 
Science/Math Nerd
 
Literature Nerd
 
Anime Nerd
 
Artistic Nerd
 
Musician
 
What Be Your Nerd Type?
Quizzes for MySpace

March 8, 2007

This will please Jeremy.

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 1:48 pm

Taken because my wife said she was Mystique.
Your results:
You are Dr. Doom

Dr. Doom
69%
Riddler
68%
Apocalypse
66%
Magneto
65%
Lex Luthor
64%
The Joker
61%
Juggernaut
58%
Dark Phoenix
48%
Green Goblin
46%
Kingpin
40%
Catwoman
39%
Venom
35%
Mr. Freeze
32%
Mystique
30%
Poison Ivy
29%
Two-Face
26%
Blessed with smarts and power but burdened by vanity.

March 7, 2007

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 1:57 pm

I think it was liking redheads that put me over the top.
Your results:
You are Spider-Man

Spider-Man
75%
Supergirl
61%
The Flash
60%
Wonder Woman
56%
Superman
55%
Green Lantern
50%
Iron Man
50%
Catwoman
40%
Robin
38%
Batman
30%
Hulk
5%
You are intelligent, witty,
a bit geeky and have great
power and responsibility.

November 29, 2006

The Hit List

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 6:25 pm

Put in “Tests” because I don’t feel like making a new section for “Memes”. From Halo, who stole it from someone else, who no doubt was also stunningly unoriginal, as I am.

Go here and find the most requested songs from the year of your 18th birthday. Strike the ones you hated, bold the ones you loved. Leave the ones you don’t know or didn’t care about one way or another alone

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November 16, 2006

I’ve Got Charisma

Filed under: Tests — steegness @ 10:26 pm
Cordelia Chase
45% amorality, 54% passion, 27% spirituality, 27% selflessness
Cordy is one of those characters who’s sometimes misunderstood. True, you have a healthy self-interest, and an interest in the finer things in life, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t have a heart of gold and a bit of passion in your soul.

In later years, Cordelia proved just how loving and good a woman she was, and (whether man or woman), I suspect you’re kind of like her.

Congratulations!

Thanks Again! — THE 4-VARIABLE BUFFY PERSONALITY TEST

Link: The 4-Variable Buffy Personality Test written by donathos

October 11, 2006

Not JoAnn’s map…

Filed under: Friends,Tests — steegness @ 9:55 am

… but once I realized that Canada and the USA would look impressive even with my limited experience in them, I went ahead and did this anyway.

(Below the cut because the image goes out of the box)
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September 28, 2006

8×4=32

Filed under: Tests,Thoughts — steegness @ 4:07 pm

Asked via email, response via blog. Bam.

A) Four jobs I have had in my life:

  • “Specialist” at Verizon
  • “Service Assistant” at Denny’s
  • “Tech Crew Member” at Juniata College
  • “Light Crew” at Loyola High School (I got paid for setting up lights for a visiting show, so it counts)

B) Four movies I would watch over and over:

  • Hudson Hawk
  • The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane
  • Undercover Blues
  • Dodgeball

C) Four places I have lived:

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Middle River, MD
  • Mapleton Depot, PA
  • Marburg, Germany

D) Four TV shows I love to watch

  • 24
  • The Daily Show
  • The Colbert Report
  • Scrubs

E) Four places I have been on vacation:

  • DisneyWorld
  • Ocean City, MD
  • Lake Raystown, PA
  • Freeport, Bahamas

F) Websites I visit often:

G) Four of my favorite foods:

  • Kraft Macaroni and Cheese
  • Cajun Chicken Sandwich from the Double T Diner
  • Reese’s Cups
  • and a big shoutout to the Crab Pretzel from The Island View Cafe, literally the best thing I’ve ever eaten.

H) Four places I would like to be right now:

  • Bed
  • Ikea, with someone else’s credit card
  • The Bahamas
  • On the deck of my very own boat, out on the Chesapeake Bay
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