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50 Questions

A friend forwarded this to me in an email. Rather than clog up my friends’ inboxes I’m posting my answers here. You’ve probably seen this or one of the many similar ones like it before, but what the heck :).

  1. Full name: Neil Richard Turner
  2. What colour underwear are you wearing? Navy blue
  3. What are you listening to right now? “I Can’t Stop Raving” by Adrima. It’s a trance cover of an old loony rave song, that apparently has been used in one or more of the Blode cartoons on Rather Good.
  4. Are your legs crossed? Nope.
  5. What was the last thing you ate? A mandarin. As in a small orange, obviously.
  6. If you were a crayon, what colour would you be? Purple.
  7. How is the weather right now? Gloriously sunny. I’d be outside but there’s no wireless internet connection out there. And yes, I checked.
  8. Last person you talked to on the phone? My parents, last night.
  9. First thing you notice about the opposite sex? Either face or arse, depending on which way they’re facing me.
  10. Do you like the person who sent you this? She’s a good friend, yeah.
  11. How are you today? Relieved – I finished all my lectures and coursework yesterday. Unfortunately that means I now have to start revising for exams.
  12. Favourite non-alcoholic drink? Can’t beat a cold pint of Coke with ice and lemon.
  13. Favourite alcoholic drink? Tricky, but possibly a creamy cocktail.
  14. Favourite sports? Sports? Eeep. Erm, possibly football (soccer).
  15. Hair colour? Boring brown.
  16. Eye colour? Boring blue.
  17. Do you wear contacts? No. My eyesight is almost perfect, although it has been 2 years since I had it checked.
  18. Siblings? None 🙁
  19. Favourite month? December, because it’s a festive time of year.
  20. Favourite food? Can’t beat a good chicken korma.
  21. Last movie you watched? Pirates of the Caribbean, last Thursday.
  22. Favourite day of the year? Christmas day. I’d say my birthday but it always falls in the middle of my exams. I blame poor planning on my parents’ part.
  23. Saturday or Sunday? Saturday. Sundays seem really boring.
  24. Are you too shy to ask someone out? Oh yes.
  25. Do you like marmite? Ewww, no.
  26. Summer or winter? Summer.
  27. Hugs or kisses? You can’t beat a good hug.
  28. Chocolate or vanilla? Vanilla Coke is nice, but, mmmm… chocolate…
  29. Do you want your friends to write back? Sure.
  30. Who is most likely to respond? Ben, I bet.
  31. Who is least likely to respond? No idea.
  32. Living arrangements? Living in halls of residence for the next four weeks, then home for a couple of weeks before moving into a rented house.
  33. What books are you reading? ‘Internetworking with TCP/IP’, ‘Software Engineering’ and ‘Object-Oritentated Problem Solving: Java, Java, Java’. I’m supposedly revising.
  34. What did you do last night? Like almost every Friday, I went to the FND.
  35. Did you wake up before your alarm went off this morning? Alarm? On a Saturday morning? Nah…
  36. What happened to question 36? Don’t know…
  37. Or 37 for that matter? Don’t ask me.
  38. What inspires you? People who do well in life and achieve their goals despite having more than their fair share of barriers against them.
  39. What about question 39? That must have disappeared too.
  40. Favourite crisps? Seabrook. Bradford’s very own.
  41. Favourite car? I actually like the Smart. Small, efficient and cheeky.
  42. Favourite flowers? Erm… colourful flowers.
  43. How many keys on your key ring? 6. Room key, food cupboard key, postbox key, house key, key for bike lock and key for luggage padlock.
  44. Can you juggle? No.
  45. Favourite day of the week? Thursdays, because I’m usually never bored.
  46. Red or white wine? White, although some reds are very nice.
  47. What did you do for your last birthday? Not much. Intended to go out but didn’t in the end.
  48. Do you own a donor card? Yes.
  49. What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning? “Bah, too early”
  50. What are you doing once this is finished? Get some food for dinner.


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