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valedhelgwath
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Post#1 » Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:29 pm


Here is a visit down memory lane to something I remember a few of us doing when I first joined PT. I cannot remember the original questions, but here are a new bunch. Post your answers below.



1. What was the last subject you looked at on Wikipedia?



2. What do you currently have in your car boot?



3. Which three living or historic people would you most like to invite to a dinner party?



4. Which person from your past would you most like to meet again?



5. Which song do you think sums you up the most?



6. What is your favourite meal?



7. What was the last film you watched?



8. What was the last film you went to the cinema to see?



9. What is your favourite TV series?



10. Who was the last person you spoke to on the telephone?



11. What do you usually eat for breakfast?



12. What books have you read/reading in the last 6 months?



13. Where was the last place you went on holiday?



14. What was the last present you treated yourself to?



15. What is your current favourite video game?



My answers:



1. Something about the ECHELON project



2. My tent and a load of camping gear. I’m off on holiday tomorrow.



3. David Gilmour (from Pink Floyd), Martin Luther King and Jonathon Ross



4. My father



5. Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd



6. Steak and chips



7. Warrior



8. Underworld: Awakening



9. Sons of Anarchy



10. A telesales person from BT



11. Usually skip breakfast



12. Life, by Keith Richards, several of Bernard knight’s Crowner John series, Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harris, My S*** life so far, by Frankie Boyle, Chart Throb by Ben Elton and a QI book of General Ignorance.



13. Cornwall for a working holiday 2 weeks ago. Going to the Lake District tomorrow.



14. A new digital camera



15. The Eldar Scrolls V: Skyrim



 


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leelee
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Post#2 » Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:02 pm


You went to the Lake District? sigh.



Well I can't remember the questions in order, I shall just answer a few with each post.



The person from my past I should most like to meet, my little brother Nelson who died recently.



What is in the trunk(boot) of my car, nothing, it is totally immaculate at the moment.



What books have I read, the trilogy of the planets by C.S. Lewis (all within a couple of days I thought it would kill me!),Agatha Christie and others collaborated book called The Floating Admiral, Pope John Pauls small book entitled Faith and Reason, Charles Dickens -A Hard Life, Cookson's The Invitation, Tolkien's The Perilous Land book with Leaf by Niggle, Farmer Giles of Ham and Smith of Wooten Major.



The last place we went was to Juniper Bay, an awesome still place where once you park you descend for a long time until you come to a still Juniper filled place with a grassy meadow and then down again until you reach the calm tiptoe quiet bay with such soft sandy clean beach. There are a multitude of marmots that scamper and play quietly and the only sounds seem to be the birds as they soar and flutter. The lapping of the turquoise waves makes it hard to stay away and there is a long path that goes from the beach and disappears into the woods and takes you almost a mile along, and while you journey the path you can pick up amazing rocks to polish and specatcular driftwood to dry, clean , sand and polish into works of lovely art.



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Marghana
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Post#3 » Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:51 pm


Wonderful speaking again...  And quite a challenge, these questions.  But I'll do my best, 



1.  The last subject I looked at last night on Wikipedia was Guan Yu, the legendary Chinese warrior.



2.  Aside from the basic (spare tire, tools, etc.), there is the residue that tends to pile up: some plastic bags, empty or otherwise, someone's forgotten umbrella, a couple of old newspapers for an emergency.



3.  JRR Tolkien, Che Guevara, and Scherezade, but not all at the same dinner party: one for each.  Please don't say she isn't historical, because I'm sure she is... even if with another name.



4.  Yes, me too... my father.  A seaman, like yourself, Valedhelgwath.



5.  I don't know if it sums me up, but it goes click in my heart: the song from A Celtic Tale, I don't know if it has that same name.



6.  Refried  black beans and plantains.



7.  Ip Man, for the fourth time.



8.  Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.



9.  Currently, Touch.



10. My unbetter half.



11. Actually, two breakfasts, in proper hobbit fashion: one, just fresh fruit; half an hour later, coffee with a slurp of soy milk, whole wheat toast and natural honey.



12. Towards a Poor Theatre, Grotowski's manual; En el camino andamos, a novel by a friend; The Savage Detectives, by Roberto Bolaño; Tai Chi Chuan for Health, by Lee Ying Arng; El Visitador, by José Milla; Piedras amargas, by Manuel José Arce; random collections of poetry; and of course my permanent re-reading of the fundamental Tolkien works: Silmarillion, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales.



13. A little beach called Hawai.  Not Hawaii, USA, halfway across the Pacific Ocean, just this lonely little beach where this same huge sea washes up onto this tiny strip of land called Central America.



14. I guess it would be this very same computer I'm sitting at right now, and that's been a while.  Hm,



15. Zuma's Revenge, little shiny balls that blow up three by three and somehow create order in my inner universe.



There.  What a cleansing experience, thank you!


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leelee
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Post#4 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:25 am


I last talked to Natalie to make arrangements for lunch before she delivers her second child.



I usually am absolutely starving when i awake, blood sugar. When I was under terrible stress a few years ago I was tested for diabetes and tested positive. So I stopped letting time go on before breaking my night fasts and in time my numbers went to normal. So, about 4:30 a.m .I eat omega3 egg on wholewheat toast, rolled oats with half and half with honey or dark sugar, fresh fruit like orange, peach, banana , whatever is available, then some black tea with cream and honey. I also eat something before working out and about every two hours to three hours a snack.



Favorite meal, lentil stew, crispy chicken, dark meat only, baked red potatoe, romaine based Greek salad and a hand full of cashew or pistachio nuts. Plus a ton of root vegetables drizzled with butter, basil and salt and pepper.



Let me think, I looked up a very young actress to see why she died. I felt terribly sad.



 


indalas
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Post#5 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:51 am


1. About the architect Renzo Piano, for school



2. I don't have a car :)



3. Bill Gates, Lance Armstrong and Zinedine Zidane, Absolute Heroes!



4. My old friends from elementary school



5. "I want to be a hippy" - Technohead



6. Spaghetti :D



7. Green Street Hooligans <3



8. Ted



9. Scrubs



10. My mum xD



11. 2 slices of bread with chocolate sprinkles



12. The Hobbit, The casual Vacancy, and many more :)



13. Las Vegas and the rest of southwest USA



14. Battenbergs from the supermarket



15. Unreal Tournament 2004 or LOTRO



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Gimli_man43
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Post#6 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:20 pm


1. The movie 'The Reaping"



2. Seeing as I have a truck..... just a chain and a few ratchet straps



3. Tolkien, Robert Jordan, and Theodore Roosevelt



4. My grandfather



5. "Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)" by Dierks Bentley



6. Prime Rib



7. Robin Hood



8. Looooong time since I've been to the theater, honestly can't remember. Maybe 'The Grey'.



9. 'The Walking Dead'



10. My roomate



11. Usually nothing, rare occasions eggs and bacon (I currently only have a microwave and refrigerator in my living quarters. No cooking for me)



12. The Wheel of Time books 8 and 9



13. Montana (leaving for that again very shortly)



14. Tickets to the Texas A&M and LSU college football game (American)



15. Torchlight 2, League of Legends, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Killing Floor, Crusader Kings II, or Faster than Light



edit: On second thought, I do not have a "favorite game right now". I just like to diversify my gaming experience



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Alaenor Celelothiel
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Post#7 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:16 pm


 



Right, well, I'm brand new...but figured I'd do this anyroad.  Avoiding sleep has its perks.



1. What was the last subject you looked at on Wikipedia? The cast of Blazing Saddles



2. What do you currently have in your car boot? So much junk, I couldn't begin to name it all.



3. Which three living or historic people would you most like to invite to a dinner party? Ooo.  C.S. Lewis, Henri Nouwen, and...hmm.  The Doctor.  Or Terry Pratchett, perhaps.  Or Robert Downey, Jr.  However, if one invites Iron Man to the party, it better be HIS party.  So perhaps a party for each individual.

(Also, I'm a massive Whovian...I will have words if someone dares to claim The Doctor isn't real)



4. Which person from your past would you most like to meet again? Hmm.  Couldn't peg a name, but perhaps the random people you meet once, and they impact your life, but you never see them again.  



5. Which song do you think sums you up the most? I believe it's called "Hopeless Wandrer" by Mumford and Sons



6. What is your favourite meal? Toast.  Straight up toast with butter.



7. What was the last film you watched? Blazing Saddles, for nostalgia's sake.



8. What was the last film you went to the cinema to see? Oh, man.  Possibly the newest Bourne movie?



9. What is your favourite TV series? Doctor Who, by far.  



10. Who was the last person you spoke to on the telephone? The little brother



11. What do you usually eat for breakfast? Eggs with either veggies in them or sausage.  Like LeeLee, I'm diabetic, amongst other things, but breakfast, for me, is a bit monotonous.  



12. What books have you read/reading in the last 6 months? Far too many to remember.  I'm currently reading Les Miserables, The Chronicles of Narnia, and just finished reading "Not a Fan" by Kyle Idleman.



13. Where was the last place you went on holiday? The Fatherland! (Germany)



14. What was the last present you treated yourself to? Books.  Don't even need to think about it.



15. What is your current favourite video game? Anything with Zombies, probably. Ha.



Eglantine Longholes
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Post#8 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:21 am


 



Joining in too.



1. What was the last subject you looked at on Wikipedia?   Ash die back with regard to the norse legend about the end of the world.



2. What do you currently have in your car boot? Hay bale



3. Which three living or historic people would you most like to invite to a dinner party?   Da Vinci, Terry Pratchett, Jesus Christ



4. Which person from your past would you most like to meet again? My old crazy pal, Marley



5. Which song do you think sums you up the most? Like a Roller on the Ocean by Abba



6. What is your favourite meal?   Christmas Dinner!



7. What was the last film you watched?   Hunger Games



8. What was the last film you went to the cinema to see?  Looper



9. What is your favourite TV series?  BBC's 'Coast'



10. Who was the last person you spoke to on the telephone? A customer



11. What do you usually eat for breakfast?  Bubble and squeak



12. What books have you read/reading in the last 6 months?  South by Ernest Shackleton, High Society by Ben Elton, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins



13. Where was the last place you went on holiday? Greece



14. What was the last present you treated yourself to? Some patchwork fat quarters



15. What is your current favourite video game?  Angry Birds on facebook



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Wenlesael Isil
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Post#9 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:01 am


Hi people! here are my answers..I always enjoy these types of thing!



 



1. What was the last subject you looked at on Wikipedia?  The band Imagine Dragons to find out about its past members.



2. What do you currently have in your car boot? Well, I am almost 15...don't have a car. :(



3. Which three living or historic people would you most like to invite to a dinner party?   Hmm, probably Napoleon, King Alfred and Jesus. Just not at the same dinner part. I don't thing King Alfred and Napoleon would get along. haha!



4. Which person from your past would you most like to meet again? I would like to meet this one random person that I made eye contact with a few times in the airport. You know, she was cute...she smiled at me...I smiled back....and later we caught each other's eyes for a moment. Never to be seen again. Such is the life of a teen :)



5. Which song do you think sums you up the most? Demons by Imagine Dragons.



6. What is your favourite meal?   Any meal. Seriously. I love to eat! But if I had to choose. Rice. I could not live without rice. Rice with anything. haha!



7. What was the last film you watched?   The Legend of Zoro...the best! Such a classic heroic movie. 



8. What was the last film you went to the cinema to see?  Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs. Yes, it has been three years since I last went to a the cinema.....



9. What is your favourite TV series?  If the X Factor counts.....then I choose it. :)



10. Who was the last person you spoke to on the telephone? My best friend...to wish him a happy birthday!



11. What do you usually eat for breakfast?  Porridge...or eggs and toast.



12. What books have you read/reading in the last 6 months?  Not a lot...but I do remember oen good one! The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterston.



13. Where was the last place you went on holiday? Canada. Next is Thailand!



14. What was the last present you treated yourself to? A coke....this evening!



15. What is your current favourite video game?  I have none. I don;t like video games.



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mellon
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Post#10 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:06 am


1. What was the last subject you looked at on Wikipedia?  Scotland .always need out find out more about the country



2. What do you currently have in your car boot? I do not drive so that would be a book I Imagine



3. Which three living or historic people would you most like to invite to a dinner party? Tolkien of course .Platoon and Grondmaster



4. Which person from your past would you most like to meet again? My Grandmother



5. Which song do you think sums you up the most? CRAZY by Gnarls Barkley



6. What is your favourite meal? Irish Guinness pie



7. What was the last film you watched? Merlin 



8. What was the last film you went to the cinema to see? Kon-Tiki



9. What is your favourite TV series?  Game of Thrones



10. Who was the last person you spoke to on the telephone? My dad (.at PT known as Rafael )



11. What do you usually eat for breakfast? Coffee



12. What books have you read/reading in the last 6 months? The Hobbit ...more than once .lots of books from the Second World War and of course all of the series I read every week



13. Where was the last place you went on holiday? Scotland



14. What was the last present you treated yourself to? A book .



15. What is your current favourite video game? Super Mario of course



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