Meme thing, via Handflapper

My “punishment” for talking to @Handflapper on Twitter is that I have been tagged in this meme thing. The story goes, that the blogger has to tag 11 other bloggers and answer 11 questions about herself (or himself. but I’m a female. so herself.). Then, because that isn’t enough work for me, I have to come up with 11 questions for the 11 bloggers I tag. Sounds like fun, eh? Let’s get to this.

1. What is your most irrational, ridiculous fear and in what way, if any, does this interfere with your daily activities?
–I’m still pretty ridiculously fearful of things that lurk in the dark. For the most part, this doesn’t interfere with my daily life, but I do make a flying leap from the door to my room into bed after turning off the light. Except when my back hurts. Like now. Last night I just walked really quickly.

2. Have you ever had head lice, and if yes, when?
–Yes. I was a kid. You’d have to ask my mom how old I was. But I’m sure it was more torture for her, since I had all that long, thick hair to comb through.

3. Picard or Kirk, and why? And if you don’t know what I’m talking about, you should. Shame on you.
–Picard, because Patrick Stewart is awesome. And Kirk, because the newest Star Trek movie is the only thing Star Trek I’ve ever seen and that boy is kind of cute.

4. How often, ever if, do you sweep/vacuum your floors?
–I vacuum whenever people are coming over to my house. Which isn’t often. I sweep the kitchen and bathrooms about once a week, because I walk around barefoot and hate being able to feel all that gunk on the floor.

5. What is the scariest movie you have ever seen?
–White Chicks.

6. What is the worst movie you have ever seen? (I love both scary and poorly made movies with all my heart.)
–Open Water. WORST MOVIE EVER. It’s so unbelievably boring. I can’t believe they made a second one. I did myself a favor by NOT seeing it.

7. Have you ever peed in the shower? HONEST ANSWERS ONLY.

8. What is it about coffee that you people like so much?
–I wouldn’t know. I don’t like coffee.

9. Would you rather have a cupcake or a real, honest-to-goodness as-god-intended-it piece of cake? Think carefully before answering. I’ll totally judge you if you say cupcake.
–CUPCAKE. Judge away.

10. How many Jeremy London movies have you seen, and for god’s sake, why?
–I had to look this one up. I know who he is, but couldn’t think of a single movie he’d been in. Apparently I’ve only seen one. Mallrats.

11. Can you recommend any hardy menstruating prostitutes for a Bigfoot expedition?
–Your husband is strange.


Wasn’t that fun?

Now I get to pick 11 bloggers to answer the questions that I choose. Which probably won’t be nearly as awesome as Ms. Handflapper’s. I don’t have a strange husband to fall back on when I run out of questions.

I’m not even going to tell you how I picked them. But here are those special 11:

Kashif – author of Barcode 🙂

Ali – My Suitcase Full of Tricks

Jim – Blogging Lily

Brianna – Girl Seeks Place

Jamie – Where I Am

Kristi – The Robot Mommy

Samantha – Mommy to a Princess

Jenn – Fox in the City

Jill – Yeah. Good Times.

Jenna – Made More Beautiful

Chibi – Chibi Jeebs

Okay you guys, here are your oh-so-original-and-fascinating questions:

1. Why the hell did your parents give you that name?

2. Is there a song with your name in it that everyone sings as if you’ve never heard the song before? Is it sung by Sting? What about Ewan Macgregor? That’s what I thought.

3. What was your first job? Why did you ever leave?

4. Have you bought a copy of Barcode yet? Why the hell not?

5. Isn’t Handflapper one of the most beautiful women on the Twitter? The orange shirt and martini glass really bring out the red in her lips.

6. How many is too many when it comes to browser tabs?

7. Can you name any Jeremy London movies without looking it up? (Mallrats doesn’t count. That just proves you read this post.)

8. What is one stereotype people usually associate with you? Is it true?

9. If you were a tree, what kind of animal would you be?

10. Why do papercuts hurt so damn much?

11. What is your all-time favorite book?


Wheee!!! That was fun. And time consuming. Now I have to go get some work done.


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13 comments on “Meme thing, via Handflapper”

  1. Jenn@Fox in the City

    Ah see now, I am a puriest and believe that question #3 was more than likely referencing the original Kirk ala William Shatner . . . although I am in total agreement with you that Chris Pine is some hotness to look at!

    Thanks for the tag! I am so overwhelmed with the love that I am not certain I will be able to actually answer all 5000 questions that have been sent my way. 😉

    • Roxanne

      I know it was referencing Shatner. But the only Star Trek anything I’ve seen is the new one. So I had to go with the hotness. 😉

  2. Chibi Jeebs

    1. That is PRECISELY why I have a lamp beside my bed: I can be safely tucked in (because yes, blankets really DO make you invisible to monsters. Hush.) BEFORE plunging myself into darkness.

    5. Made me snort-laugh. 😉

    • Roxanne

      #5 – No lies. Not only is it scary, but it’s scary that I’ve SEEN it. Not the whole thing. But parts of it. I worked in a video store at the time of its release.

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  4. Handflapper

    That WAS fun! And your questions–So much better than mine, especially #5! And Jenn–yes, I was referencing the original Kirk, but that’s okay. I saw the new Star Trek and anybody with any sense knows it’s STILL Picard all the way, although I actually prefer Spock, old and new, to any of them.

    Huh. I liked Open Water. I didn’t know there was a second one. I probably wouldn’t like it, though.

  5. Kimberly

    I won’t lie…I have peed in the shower…I just can’t bring myself to get out of the shower and sit on the seat with a wet ass…it’s like practically washing the seat with your bum…poop particles on your clean bum…think about that.

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