Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Stupid Meme!!!

Adorable girlfriend tagged me with this meme. Now, I'm not personally a fan of such forms of chains, and I really don't see why anybody would have any particular interest in what I say in response to these questions, but I just can't take the chance of seven years of bad luck so here goes ....

Seven things to do before I die:

1. Publish one paper in a journal that will be read by more than 10 people
2. Consume my bottle caps of the world collection
3. Manage a small island nation
4. Reunite The Beatles
5. Invent the electric bassoon
6. Get credit for inventing the internet
7. Breast feed my own child

Seven things I cannot do:
1. Fly without my own jetpack
2. Whistle through my nose
3. The splits
4. Sing German opera
5. Multiply ten digit numbers in my head
6. Get monoclonal antibodies to work in the mature pancreas
7. Open my eyes underwater

Seven things I say most often:

1. Just wait .....
2. Goddammit!
3. The thing is .....
4. Whatever!
5. If you just listened to me in the first place ....
6. Did not!
7. Did too!

Seven books I love:

1. Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
2. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay - Michael Chabon
3. Pale Fire - Vladimir Nabokov
4. East of Eden - John Steinbeck
5. The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
6. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
7. The Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster

Seven movies I watch over and over:

1. The Princess Bride
2. Being John Malkovich
3. South Park: The Movie
4. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
5. The Usual Suspects
6. Bull Durham
7. On the Town

Seven songs I play over and over again:

1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Across the Universe - The Beatles
3. God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
4. There Goes the Fear Again - The Doves
5. Seven Swans - Sufjan Stevens
6. Creep (Acoustic Version) - Radiohead
7. The Logical Song - Supertramp

Seven things that attract me to ..... blogging:

1. Making Pinko Punko and Adorable Girlfriend happy
2. Finding people that also like ketchup flavoured potato chips
3. Karl Rove bashing
4. The flying spaghetti monster commands it
5. Getting to eat delicious baked goods and then judge said baked goods
6. Intelligent conversation about good indie bands
7. Porn, porn, and more porn

Seven people that I want to join in too:

1. Chuckles (given that he seemed so hurt that AG didn't invite him)
2-7. I wouldn't wish this meme on anybody else