Monday, April 03, 2006

Quiz of Inconsequential Trivia


Ffleur started it, Pix did it next, and now it's my turn. If you dare, take my Quiz of Inconsequential Trivia. Just cut and paste, and swap out my answers for your own. Ready? Here goes:

So, what's your sign?
Pisces (Sun), Moon in Capricorn, Virgo rising.

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I don't know my left from right. I'm serious.

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Mid-Century vases (see photo for an example), vintage and antique purses, international dolls, books, yarn.

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? (And if you are a physician, what is your specialty?)
Anesthesiology or psychiatry which could not be more diametrically opposed.

The Beatles or The Stones?
Puhleeze. Beatles.

What is your all-time favorite television show?
M*A*S*H

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
A re-read of David Sedaris' Naked, and I heartily recommend the comedy of Sedaris.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
Paul McCartney and Wings

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Oscar. Yeah, I said it!

Your turn!

23 Comments:

At Monday, April 03, 2006 4:21:00 PM, Blogger vincentt said...

Peace on Earth...

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 4:40:00 PM, Blogger Pope-rah said...

Love the vase collection!

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 4:44:00 PM, Blogger ffleur said...

So, what's your sign?
Scorpio

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I drool sometimes in my sleep.

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Asterix & Tintin comic albums.

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? (And if you are a physician, what is your specialty?)
Coroner, that way I'd get no backtalk!

The Beatles or The Stones?
Beatles of course

What is your all-time favorite television show?
Falty Towers

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
I'm reading Robinson Crusoe right now for my bookclub. The meeting is tomorrow, I'm on page 14. I think that answers the recommending part of your quesiton.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
Heart (when the brunette was thin)

Who is your favorite Muppet?
I liked the scientist and his assistant Beaker.

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 7:56:00 PM, Blogger PixieGaf said...

So, what's your sign?
Taurus

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I did not learn to tie my shoe laces until I was 12.

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Used Records. I use them as wall paper.

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? (And if you are a physician, what is your specialty?)
Pediatrics I love children.

The Beatles or The Stones?
Beatles! Mick Jagger always annoyed the hell out of me.

What is your all-time favorite television show?
My So Called Life

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
Amy Tan's The Bonesetter's daughter. It takes a little while to get into it but overall it is a good book..

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
A local band I don't remember their name but my first real concert was The Vandals. It was an awsome show.

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Miss Piggy

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 8:49:00 PM, Blogger jane_austen said...

So, what's your sign?
Cancer.

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I sometimes chew my nails when I am nervous....only when I am nervous.

Do you collect anything?
Yes, antique bone-china tea cups....old, old ones! Also, antiquarian books, especially dictionaries.

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be?
Brain Surgeon.

The Beatles or The Stones?
Beatles. Stones, WTF?? *bleech*

What is your all-time favorite television show?
Seinfeld.

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
Dostoevsky's 'The Brothers Karamazov'. Oh yes, loooong, but worth it.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
The Police and Fine Young Cannibals. (Awesome!)

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Fozzie Bear.

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 9:18:00 PM, Blogger Leisa said...

I'm re-reading Naked by Sedaris also! weird.

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 10:24:00 PM, Blogger Angelica said...

Sign:Taurus
something embarassing:I was in a laundry-mat years ago, and I'd just pulled the sheets of the bed and threw them in the car, when I arrived at the laundry-mat I pulled out the sheets from the basket and my vibrator hit the floor.
Collect anything? Blythe dolls,stationary(I never use),cookbooks, murano glass.
What kind of doctor:Psychologist I love hearing people's problems.

Beatles.

alltime fav show: Twilight Zone.

recommend book:'The Ecstatic' Victor Lavalle.

First concert: Depeche Mode.

Never watched the muppets.

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 10:35:00 PM, Blogger GetFlix said...

So, what's your sign?
Aquarius.

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I love to nap.

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
As a hobby, no.

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? (And if you are a physician, what is your specialty?)
Plastic surgeon for all the right reasons.

The Beatles or The Stones?
Puhleeze. The Stones.

What is your all-time favorite television show?
It changes daily. Weekly. Seasonly. Yearly.

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
I would need a time machine. But I do subscribe to an average of five magazines at a time, which I devour for info.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
The Ramones. Age 14. The rest is history.

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Sorry, but disliked them as a kid. Still do.

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 10:42:00 PM, Blogger jane_austen said...

Shite!....Depeche Mode and The Ramones......YES!!!!....Let's GO!!!! :)

 
At Monday, April 03, 2006 11:38:00 PM, Blogger GetFlix said...

Jane, let's throw in Echo and the Bunnymen and we're there!!

 
At Tuesday, April 04, 2006 6:13:00 AM, Blogger PixieGaf said...

GetFlix I always wanted to see the Ramones play and then Joey died.
:(

 
At Tuesday, April 04, 2006 8:10:00 AM, Blogger LA said...

Pixie - That's how I felt about Nirvana. I did get to see the Ramones.

Green Burrito - I love the vibrator story!

 
At Tuesday, April 04, 2006 3:09:00 PM, Blogger Mike V. said...

Love the bong collection..

Sorry, had to get that in. :)

 
At Tuesday, April 04, 2006 3:47:00 PM, Blogger Mike V. said...

So, what's your sign?
Leo

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
Hairy back. eww.

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
watches, books and cigars.

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be?
Kids

The Beatles or The Stones?
Beatles

What is your all-time favorite television show?
Can't do one. Sopranos, Larry Sanders, Dream On, MASH, Magnum, Law and Order, etc..

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
The Conspiracy Club by Jonathan Kellerman. Yes, I would recommend it.
Reading The Fallen by T. Jefferson Parker right now.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
Sammy Hagar, 1980.

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Fazzie Bear!

 
At Tuesday, April 04, 2006 5:50:00 PM, Blogger jane_austen said...

OMG!!!! GETFLIX, I was JUST listening to EATB all day Sunday!!!...The Ramones, Depeche Mode, Echo and the Bunnymen, I think I love you bunnyboy!! ;)
*ssshhhh* but don't tell Darcy! ;)

 
At Tuesday, April 04, 2006 7:17:00 PM, Blogger Pope-rah said...

No shit, my cell phone ringer is Lips Like Sugar...

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 7:57:00 AM, Blogger NaughtyVoyeur said...

Ugh, Jane, can't believe you saw The Police in concert. I'm so jealous!!

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 9:13:00 AM, Blogger NaughtyVoyeur said...

So, what's your sign?
Aquarius.

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
Went to dinner with my family, and ended up sitting next to my sister's boyfriend. What I didn't realize, is that during the entire meal I was rubbing his leg.. and he said NOTHING!! I turned bright red once I realized!! I'm so used to sitting next to my husband, and just rest my hand there automatically. Now it's a family joke.. everyone wants to sit next to me :)

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Anything paper. I have no idea why. I collect stationery and exotic papers. I love mixed media arts and how people re-vamp old books into art. Just not brave enough to use any of my collection and ruin it :)

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? I would enjoy being a psychyatrist.

The Beatles or The Stones?
Beatles, but only because I love Paul.

What is your all-time favorite television show?
I really don't have one? I love South Park and Malcolm in the Middle. But not sure they would be my all time favs.

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
I don't think kids books count?? I don't have a lot of time to read, but I love Discover magazine and Scientific American. And I highly recommend the ongoing articles 'Anything To Oil' in Discover.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
Molly Hatchet. Free ticket, I was about 12 and I was bored to tears :) But my fav was Pink Floyd. Oh yeah!!

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Definitely Beaker :)

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 6:00:00 PM, Blogger jane_austen said...

NV, I have seen The Police twice and they were sooooooooooo good!! :)
BTW, love your story involving your sis's boyfriend's leg...tooo funny!

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 9:40:00 PM, Blogger Jesús said...

So, what's your sign?
Scorpio

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I always have my trouser's zipper unzipped. I never remember to zip it...Sometimes it's useful, sometimes is extremely embarrasing...

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Wine and masks

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? (And if you are a physician, what is your specialty?)
Eyes, ophtalmology

The Beatles or The Stones?
Beatles

What is your all-time favorite television show?
Lots...I can however think of C.S.I. (Las Vegas)

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
It was called Diablo Guardián (Guardian Devil in English) by Xavier Velasco. If you can find a translation, DEFINITELY RECOMMENDED.

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
Shakira! When she was a brunette, and sang only in Spanish. In English it was a Danish group called Aqua. (Now this is embarrasing)

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Don't know if the name is the same in Eng. but it's Animal (the wild one, with lots of red hair) know who I mean??

Hey, I kinda love this quizzes...

 
At Thursday, April 06, 2006 7:17:00 PM, Blogger anaKonda said...

So, what's your sign?
Leo

Tell me something embarrassing about yourself.
I always drool in my sleep…I have asthma

Do you collect anything? If so, what?
Not lately, but I have a huge collection of miniature perfume bottles…

If you were a physician, what would your specialty be? (And if you are a physician, what is your specialty?)
General surgeon

The Beatles or The Stones?
Stones.

What is your all-time favorite television show?
Sci-Fi or adventure but all time fav: Buffy The Vampire Slayer

What is the last book you read, and would you recommend it?
After the Dark from Max Allan Collins. It’s a must for Dark Angel fans!

Think back to your first concert... who did you see?
It was some friends who had a metal band. First real concert, Guns n’ Roses

Who is your favorite Muppet?
Miss Piggy!

 
At Thursday, April 06, 2006 9:28:00 PM, Blogger LA said...

bongs! HA!

 
At Friday, April 07, 2006 9:55:00 PM, Blogger prettykitty said...

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