Re: 100 questions to pass the time


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Posted by Mute on July 21, 2006 at 13:36:06:

In Reply to: 100 questions to pass the time posted by Conundrum on July 12, 2006 at 21:33:19:

: 1. What is your name?
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Bastiaan Jonkheid

: 2. How old are you?
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29

: 3. Are you sure?
:

Yep.

: 4. What is your earliest memory?
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Breaking my arm when I was 3

: 5. What is your favourite alcoholic drink?
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Single malt whisky

: 6. What is your favourite vegetable?
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The zucchini

: 7. Do you remember your first day at school?
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No

: 8. What is the worst exam result you remember ever getting?
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0, on a 1-10 scale. It was that bad.

: 9. How tall are you?
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1.98 m / 6'6"

: 10. Can you swim?
:
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Not very well

: 11. Who is your favourite movie actress?
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Noone in particular

: 12. Who is your favouite sportswoman?
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Gunda Niemann

: 13. Who is your favourite comedienne?
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Noone in particular

: 14. Who is your favourite female politician?
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Noone in particular

: 15. Who is your favourite female historical figure (been dead for at least 100 years)?
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Sikelgaita

: 16. Who is your favourite super-heroine?
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Mina Murray (if the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen counts as a super-hero comic)

: 17. Who is your favourite Bond Girl?
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Noone in particular

: 18. Can you name a female scientist other than Madame Curie?
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Lots. For example my Ph.D. supervisor, Ewine van Dishoeck.

: 19. Who is your favourite mythological goddess?
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Athena

: 20. Who is your favourite woman of all time?
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Rozemarijn of course

: 21. Do you agree with "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth"?
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No

: 22. Do you agree with "Life does not forgive weakness"?
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It's true, so I can hardly disagree

: 23. Do you agree with "It is the enemy who can truly teach us to practice the virtues of compassion and tolerance"?
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There's truth in there, so yes

: 24. Do you agree with "The state can do what they want to do"?
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Much as Thomas Hobbes is trying to convince me of that, I still disagree.

: 25. Do you agree with "If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country"?
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Yes, I think.

: 26. Do you agree with "If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads"?
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No

: 27. Do you agree with "Crime is a product of social excess"?
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No

: 28. Do you agree with "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"?
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Yes, it's one of the foundations of any ethical system worth its salt

: 29. Do you agree with "And mankind is naught but a single nation"?
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Somewhat

: 30. Do you agree with "Bulimia is soooo '87"?
:
:

???

: 31. What is the worst movie you have ever seen?
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U.S. Seals 2

: 32. What is the worst TV show you have ever seen?
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Big brother

: 33. What is the worst book you have ever read?
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Tough one. So many to choose from...

: 34. What is the worst song you have ever heard?
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Again, so many to choose form...

: 35. What is the worst sport you know of?
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Football (soccer for you yankee types)

: 36. Who is the worst movie "star" ever?
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All of them!

: 37. Who is the worst comedian/comedienne ever?
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Steve Martin comes close...

: 38. Who is the worst author ever?
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So many options...

: 39. Who is the worst musical act ever?
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ABBA

: 40. Who is the worst sports "star" you have ever seen?
:
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Don't know, don't care.

: 41. If you could go back in time to witness an historical event in person, what event would you want to see?
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The moon landing

: 42. If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?
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Lots of places to go and people to see, I can't make a choice.

: 43. If you could meet anyone in the world, who would you meet?
:

: 44. If you could become famous for one thing, what would that thing be?
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A major scientific discovery

: 45. If you could buy anything regardless of cost, what would you buy?
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Immortal cat cyborg with laser eyes

: 46. If you could change any one thing about your country, what would it be?
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I'd let people think. That would make for a nice change in pace.

: 47. If you could change any one thing about international politics, what would it be?
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Set up a strong international authority, so that international law actually means something.

: 48. If you could meet any famous person who is dead, who would it be?
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Richard Feynman

: 49. If you could become dictator of the world, would you?
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Muhahaha! Grovel before me, mortals!

: 50. If you could eat an entire cow at one sitting, would you?
:
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No

: 51. Have you ever illegally downloaded music/TV shows/movies from the net?
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Yes

: 52. Have you ever used illegal narcotics (yes, even pot counts if it was illegal at the time)?
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No

: 53. Have you ever gotten any points on your driving licence?
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No, I don't have a lisence

: 54. Have you ever stolen anything from a shop?
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No

: 55. Have you ever bought alcohol or cigarettes while underage?
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No

: 56. Have you ever bought alcohol or cigarettes for another person who was underage?
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No

: 57. Have you ever tried to cheat the taxman/social security/other government agency?
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No

: 58. Have you ever ridden on a train or bus without paying?
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Not that I can remember

: 59. Have you ever been arrested?
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No

: 60. Have you ever been charged with a crime ... ?
:
:

No

: 61. What's the furthest you've ever been from home?
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Monterey, California

: 62. Where have you visited that you would like to go back to?
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Prague

: 63. Where would you like to visit that you haven't yet?
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Egypt

: 64. Where is your favourite place in the world?
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Home

: 65. Where have you visited that you hope never to go to again?
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The silver mine in Kutna Hora (Czech Republic). Glod, what a dark, narrow claustrophobia inducing place that was.

: 66. Where would you definitely never go to?
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Nowhere. Some places appeal more than others, but I try to keep an open mind.

: 67. Where is your least favourite place in the world?
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Zimbabwe doesn't sound like a great place at the moment. Then again, there are so many.

: 68. What is your favourite way to travel?
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By train

: 69. What is your least favourite way to travel?
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By airplane

: 70. What is the capital of Assyria?
:
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Assur

: 71. What was the last movie you saw?
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Howl's moving castle

: 72. Was it any good?
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It was enjoyable, but it had some strange plotholes

: 73. What was the last book you read?
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Assassin's apprentice

: 74. Was it any good?
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Yep

: 75. What was the last song you listened to?
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I don't know

: 76. Was it any good?
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Probably

: 77. What was the last computer game you played?
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World of warcraft

: 78. Did you do well?
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Well enough for now

: 79. What was the last meal you ate?
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Lunch

: 80. Was it any good?
:
:

It was decent

: 81. Do you believe in God/Goddess/Gods/Goddesses (delete to suit personal preference)?
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No

: 82. Do you agree with the war in Iraq?
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No

: 83. Do you believe in aliens?
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Yes

: 84. Do you agree with the theory of evolution?
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Yes

: 85. Do you believe in reincarnation?
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No

: 86. Do you agree with the idea of the UN?
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Yes

: 87. Do you believe in karma?
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Maybe

: 88. Do you agree with the theories of man-induced global warming?
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Yes

: 89. Do you believe in democracy above all other systems of government?
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It's the worst form of government, except for all the others

: 90. Do you agree with Freddie Mercury when he sings "Fat-bottomed girls you make the rockin' world go round"?
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Heh. No.

: 91. What is your favourite movie?
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M - eine Stadt sucht einen Morder

: 92. What is your favourite book?
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Godel Escher Bach - an Eternal Golden Braid

: 93. What is your favourite song?
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Halleluja, by Jeff Buckley

: 94. What is your favourite city?
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Groningen

: 95. What is your favourite sport?
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Volleyball

: 96. What is your favourite place in the world?
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Home

: 97. Are you glad these questions are almost over?
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Yes!

: 98. What are you going to do next?
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Send some letters

: 99. Do you anticipate this activity being fun?
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Not much

: 100. Give us a quote to end on ...

"Let me put forward another suggestion: that you are nothing more than a lucky species of ape that is trying to understand the complexities of creation via a language that evolved in order to tell one another where the ripe fruit was." -- Terry Pratchett

- Mute




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