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Meme à Trois

Stolen from Daisy. Nothing like a meme to procrastinate with.

3 names you go by:

  1. Neil
  2. Teil
  3. Toto

Don’t even ask about the third one.

3 screen names you have:

  1. totalxsive
  2. nrturner
  3. nrturneruk

3 things you like about yourself:

  1. Chilled-out-ness
  2. Generosity
  3. Intellect

(I’d say ‘sense of humour’ but that would imply that people actually find my humour amusing)

3 things you hate/dislike about yourself:

  1. Shyness
  2. Belly (darn Christmas)
  3. Hands

3 parts of your heritage:

  1. North Yorkshire
  2. South Yorkshire
  3. West Yorkshire (I think)

My family has never travelled very far.

3 things that scare you:

  1. Blood
  2. Dark alleys
  3. George W. Bush

3 of your everyday essentials:

  1. Laptop
  2. The Guardian
  3. Music

3 things you’re wearing right now:

  1. Pyjamas
  2. Dressing gowm
  3. Slippers

(Yes, I know it’s nearly half past one)

3 of your favorite bands/artists

  1. Matt Darey
  2. Darren Tate
  3. Svenson & Gielen

3 of your favorite songs at present

  1. “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” by Green Day
  2. “Make Everything Change” by Wire Daises
  3. “Satellite” by Ocean Lab

3 new things you want to try in the next 12 months:

  1. Learn OS X (I am about 95% commited to buying myself a Mac this year)
  2. Cook a meal for someone else
  3. Learn Perl

3 things you want in a relationship (love is a given):

  1. Companionship
  2. Amusement
  3. Trust

2 truths and a lie:

  1. I’m not bad at karaoke
  2. I took my camera out last night with no batteries or card
  3. I just switched our phone to Tele2 *

* They rang us again today…

3 physical things about a love interest that appeal to me:

  1. Eyes
  2. Smile
  3. Boobies!

3 things you just can’t do:

  1. Eat quickly
  2. Read the Daily Mail without wanting to bang my head against a wall
  3. Stop making fun about my housemate’s hobbit feet

3 of your favorite hobbies:

  1. Socialising
  2. Blogging
  3. Tweaking designs

3 things you want to do really badly right now:

  1. Have a shower
  2. Get dressed
  3. Get some food

3 careers you’re considering:

  1. IT technician
  2. Web designer
  3. Programmer

3 places you want to go on vacation:

  1. Dublin
  2. Amsterdam
  3. Venice (again)

3 kids names (either boy or girl):

  1. Derek
  2. Colin
  3. Bob

(They were our answers to ‘What are the names of the 3 wise men in the story of the nativity?’ in a recent pub quiz. They were all incorrect)

3 things you want to do before you die:

  1. Bungee-jump
  2. Start a family
  3. Make the world a better place

3 people who have to take this quiz now (unless you’re too… chicken!):

  1. Dave
  2. Richard
  3. Anyone else I haven’t mentioned


  1. GAH! While reading your answers I was debating whether or not I was going to take this quiz, but then I get to the last question and find out I HAVE to?!? 🙂

  2. Them’s the rules, Dave 🙂

  3. I put the Wire Daisies cd on my list to Santa but he must have gotten confused because I ended up with Rod Stewart singing classics.
    My family are so cool and trendy… 😉

  4. Threes

    This time, it’s not my fault… Neil says I have to do this “Meme à Trois”… Three names you go by: Dave, David, Duke. Three screen names you have: Dave2, Daveweb, Blogography. Three things you like about yourself: I ride…

  5. Hehe. Toto.