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It’s another meme, baby! This one found by way of Dave who got it from Chris.

  1. What time did you get up this morning? 10:00am. Quite late by my standards – I actually managed a lie-in.
  2. Diamonds or pearls? Diamonds, better resale value.
  3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? The Incredibles, on Thursday. Superb film.
  4. What is your favourite TV show? I have several, but probably Coupling. Family Guys scores highly too.
  5. What did you have for breakfast? Not had breakfast yet… Might have a satsuma.
  6. What is your middle name? Richard.
  7. What is your favorite cuisine? Probably Italian but I like French, Indian and Chinese too.
  8. What foods do you dislike? Sprouts and eggs.
  9. What is your favourite crisp/chip flavour? Tangy cheese tortilla chips. Otherwise Cheese and Onion.
  10. What is your favourite CD at the moment? ‘Franz Ferdinand’ by Franz Ferdinand, closely followed by ‘American Idiot’ by Green Day.
  11. What kind of vehicle do you drive? I don’t drive. Saves me a lot of money and keeps me fit.
  12. Favourite sandwich? Subway Meatball Marianna with sweet onion sauce.
  13. What characteristics do you despise? People who are unnecessarily rude and offensive.
  14. Favourite item of clothing? I quite like my new Creative Commonist t-shirt. I also got this year’s Red Nose Day t-shirt yesterday.
  15. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Somewhere in the Caribbean.
  16. What colour is your bathroom? Turquoise. We didn’t choose it.
  17. What colour pants are you wearing? Not wearing any… 😉 . If I were they’d be beige.
  18. Where would you retire to? Don’t know yet, it’s a long way off. Somewhere nice but not too quiet.
  19. Favourite time of the day? The evenings.
  20. What was your most memorable birthday? Probably my 19th but with my birthdays always falling in exam periods they’re never particularly memorable because everyone’s so busy.
  21. Where were you born? York.
  22. What’s the last thing you ate? A Mingle.
  23. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Purple!
  24. Favorite flower? Red tulip.
  25. What fabric detergent do you use? Tesco’s own-brand colour powder.
  26. Coke or Pepsi? Coke.
  27. Do you wish on stars? Nope.
  28. What is your shoe size? My right foot it a UK size 6 1/2 (about an EU 40), and my left foot is a 6. I have very small feet.
  29. Do you have any pets? Not anymore – I used to have hamsters. My asthma causes me problems with pet hair.
  30. Last person you talked to on the phone? My parents.
  31. What did you want to be when you were little? Either a civil engineer (after my dad) or a policeman.
  32. What are you meant to be doing now? Nothing much really, though I suppose I should be working on my final year project.
  33. What do you first notice about someone? Face, usually
  34. Siblings? None.
  35. What was your favourite toy as a child? Lego.
  36. Summer or winter? Summer, but winter is cool if it snows.
  37. Hugs or Kisses? Hugs.
  38. Chocolate or vanilla? Mmmm… chocolate…
  39. Who is most likely to respond? Not sure really.
  40. Who is least likely to respond? Several people.
  41. Living arrangements? Renting a house with two friends.
  42. When was the last time you cried? Not in a long time.
  43. What is under your bed? Nothing. You can’t fit anything under it, which is a pain because I could do with a bit of under-bed storage.
  44. How many countries have you visited? France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Romania, Barbados, Monaco. And Wales and Scotland if they count.
  45. In how many cities have you lived? Two – York and Bradford.
  46. Favourite movie of all time? Not really a big movie fan although I liked Spiderman 2 and The Incredibles.
  47. Mountains or beach? Beach, but mountains are nice to look at.
  48. The current friend you have known the longest? I’ve been friends with someone since our first year of primary school in 1988.
  49. Full names of your potential kids? Not really sure. I like the names Melissa and Melanie for girls, and Anthony or Alistair for boys.
  50. Usual bedtime? Usually aboit 11ish.


  1. Fifty

    Found this meme via Neil who found it via Dave who got it from Chris. 🙂
    What time did you get up this morning? 8:16am to get my bus at 9.10
    Diamonds or pearls? Pearls.
    What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Sideways, excellent film w…

  2. 50 Questions Meme

    I have not done one of these in a while. This one found by way of Neil, he found it from Dave who got it from Chris. Hopefully more people will fill this out. Its always nice to get legit…

  3. “And Wales and Scotland if they count.”
    *clears throat* waddyameaniftheycount??????