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18 May 2010 @ 08:11 pm
Questions Meme!  
Q&A MEME
- Leave a comment saying "Beam me up Scotty!"
- I'll respond by asking you five questions to satisfy my curiosity.
- Update your journal with the answers to your questions.
- Include this explanation and offer to ask other people questions.

Okay, so a few days ago I asked darkqueenmeg for questions, and here were the ones she gave me:

1-What is your OTP? (you can pick a couple,cause i know i'd pick 2 in ST alone :P )
2-What are your top 3 fave movies and why?
3-What kind of music do you listen to?
4-Who is your fave author and which one of their books would you recommend to me?
5-What was your fave childhood tv show?



1. What is your OTP? I tend to have one OTP per fandom, no more, no less. Trek has been extremely strange in that I kind of have two. Or possibly more, depending on if you count TOS and AOS as one fandom or two. I guess... hmmm, my first real OTP that I fell in love with and wrote for was Jeeves & Wooster. They are just so MFEO that it's ridic. So in a way, that'll always be my favorite. It's not a fandom that I'm really participating in anymore, though. For RPS, Stephen Fry/Hugh Laurie is my OTP. And my current favorite pairing is probably Pike/McCoy, although I hardcore 'ship Jim/Bones too, which kind of negates the concept of "OTP" but I call them both OTPs anyway because I CAN, DAMMIT. Um, did that answer the question at all, in any way, shape, or form? Hmmm.

2. What are your top 3 fave movies and why? Oh man, this is so hard. These are the ones that pop to my head, not necessarily the ones that I'd come up with if I gave it hard thought for three hours, so don't hold me to it, okay? :D Umm: The Last Unicorn, which was my favorite childhood movie and still has so much nostalgia for me. I love the soundtrack (YES, it was by AMERICA and it ROCKED, so I don't want to hear a word against it) and for a children's movie, it's surprisingly bittersweet. Lost in Translation, which just hit me exactly at the right place and time in my life. I related to it so completely, and I thought it was a gorgeous movie and I loved Bill Murray and I'd never seen Scarlett Johansson before and she is just so damn beautiful in it. It seems to be one of those love-it-or-hate-it films, and I can see why. Star Trek XI. Come on, you didn't think I was going to forget it, did you? :P The movie itself was awesome, but the fannish energy and enthusiasm it has spawned elevates it beyond its inherent artistic merits, in my view.

3. What kind of music do you listen to? Primarily rock. Fairly mainstream stuff for the most part: classic rock, alternative, adult-oriented rock (think KFOG, if you're in the bay area). I also like some electronica, some r&b, a tiny bit of hip-hop and country, some classical, and probably some other genres I'm forgetting. I adore Radio Paradise, an online radio station. I discover a lot of my new music through it, although I go in phases where I retreat into a musical cave and only listen to familiar stuff.

4. Who is your fave author and which one of their books would you recommend to me? Oh man, another hard one! I tend to like individual books more than being dedicated to any particular author. There are very few authors whose entire oeuvre I've read. I usually call Watership Down my favorite book, because I have loved it so much, for so many years. That is definitely one I'd recommend! Don't know if I could call Richard Adams a favorite author since I haven't read anything else of his, though.

5. What was your fave childhood tv show? Well, if you're talking early childhood, of course I loved Sesame Street. The highlight of my young life was meeting Bob on an airplane. I don't remember it, but according to my mom, I shrieked at full volume "MOM, MOM, IT'S BOB! IT'S BOB!" He was apparently very nice about it. :) I also loved 3-2-1 Contact - anyone else remember that one? The Bloodhound Gang was my favorite part. :D I also remember watching Dallas with my parents every week, although looking back, I'm betting that half of what was going on flew right over my head. Probably better that way.



So there's that! Anyone else want to play? :D
 
 
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...a kind of sweet metaphysical blur...: captainmccoyhitlikehammers on May 19th, 2010 03:19 am (UTC)
Oooo, beam me up, bb ;)
Sky: [star trek aos] karl heartskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 03:25 am (UTC)
You got it, sweet pea!

1. What's the best fannish experience you've ever had? (You can define that however you want.)
2. What's your favorite story you've written, and why?
3. What's your favorite food and what's a memory that's associated with it for you?
4. Who's the person who knows you best in the whole wide world?
5. If you could meet any one person, real or fictional, and spend a day in bed with them, who would it be?
sleepygoof8784: hell yeah Chris Pinesleepygoof8784 on May 19th, 2010 03:38 am (UTC)
Oh, I love meme's! Beam me up, darling!
Sky: [star trek aos] bones intentskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 04:03 am (UTC)
Absolutely, bbdoll!

1. Who's your current #1 boycrush and what makes him so awesome?
2. Who's your current #1 girlcrush and what makes her so awesome?
3. What super power would you most like to have and what would you do with it?
4. What's a smell that conjures a powerful memory for you, and what's that memory?
5. If you had to live in one time period other than this one, which would you choose and why?
(no subject) - sleepygoof8784 on May 20th, 2010 03:09 am (UTC) (Expand)
Bookish Hooliganyeomanrand on May 19th, 2010 03:46 am (UTC)
Hit me, baby.
Sky: [star trek aos] jim contemplativeskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 04:12 am (UTC)
You got it, toots.

1. What's your #1 pet peeve? (and oh please let it be something that I don't do.)
2. If you had to be an animal, what kind would you choose and why?
3. What's your favorite body part and why (of yours, or of people in general, or of one person in particular, whatevs)?
4. Which of the Star Trek characters would you most want to be in a long-term romantic relationship with, and why? Which would you most like to have a one-night stand with? Why? (okay that was several questions. sorry.)
5. Describe your perfect day. (and that wasn't a question at all, but ykwim. :P)
darkqueenmegdarkqueenmeg on May 19th, 2010 04:14 am (UTC)
yay!!! you answered!!! :D
lol well now i have to comment on your answers!!

1-yes that answered my question! and i understand with the multiple OTPs!!! I have 2 in the trekverse too (Kirk/Spock and Pike/McCoy). Plus others in other fandoms. It's too hard to pick just one

2- the Last Unicorn!!!! I used to have that on record when i was little. Not the soundtrack but the read-a-long record (gives away my age there a bit eh? :P ). And yes, naturally STXI!!!! That goes without saying :D

3-It's good to like a variety of music I think. I work in a record store and it's awesome, I get introduced to sooo much stuff! My current obsession is Dead Weather :) But my all time fave band is the Beatles :)

4-Good god damn you for saying Watership Down!! i LOVE that book! I even named my bunny Fiver :)

5- I kinda miss Sesame Street :( oh the good old days... :)
Sky: [other] daffodilskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 04:45 am (UTC)
Wow, another fan of The Last Unicorn and Watership Down! Awesome! *high five*

Awww, Fiver. My munchkin has a stuffed bunny that looks just like Hazel. Naturally, I'm calling it Hazel-rah.
(no subject) - ivorysilk on May 20th, 2010 03:24 am (UTC) (Expand)
Don't pander to me, kid.: Karl relevant by icondothatlidane on May 19th, 2010 04:46 am (UTC)
Beam me up, lovely!
Sky: [star trek aos] karl D faceskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 05:03 am (UTC)
Woo-hoo! Thanks for playing, honey!

1. Who's the hottest hottie of the Star Trek XI cast, and what makes them so damn hot?
2. What's the best (defined however you want) fandom you've been a part of and what made it so awesome?
3. Would you rather live in the Star Trek universe or the Harry Potter universe, and why?
4. What are three things you'd want to bring to the proverbial desert island (assume basic needs like food, water, shelter are taken care of)?
5. What's your favorite PC game of all time?
(no subject) - lidane on May 19th, 2010 06:09 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - skyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 05:10 pm (UTC) (Expand)
cicerothewriter on May 19th, 2010 12:52 pm (UTC)
I'd like to play!

I loved 3-2-1 Contact! I mainly remember the theme and opening sequence, but I know I watched it religiously.
Sky: [j&w] bertie smile animatedskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 05:08 pm (UTC)
I totally remember the theme and opening sequence too. "Contact, is the AN-swer, is the REA-son, that everything happens. Contact. Let's make contact! Three! Two! One! CON-tact!" :D And I remember there was a closeup of a frog swallowing and a drop of water. And a kid jumping on a trampoline? God, I should see if there are any available on youtube or something. Memory lane, for sure!

Thanks for volunteering, hon! Here's your questions:
1. What's your favorite place to visit and why?
2. If you won a million dollars, and HAD to spend it on something fun & frivolous (i.e. no paying off student loans, etc.), what would you do with it?
3. What is your favorite thing about fandom?
4. What is your most prized possession and what does it mean to you?
5. If a moon colony was developed during your lifetime, would you want to live there? Why or why not?
this is not a thaliathalialunacy on May 19th, 2010 03:28 pm (UTC)
THREE TWO ONE CONTACT
IT'S THE ANSWER
IT'S THE REASON
WHY EVERYTHING HAPPENS

My favorite was Mathnet. And I didn't even get the joke, because I had no idea Dragnet existed. I think it was foreshadowing of my X-Files obsession. XB
Sky: [star trek aos] chris handskyblue_reverie on May 19th, 2010 05:09 pm (UTC)
Woo hoo another 3-2-1 Contact fan! *high five* Did you want questions? *iz confused* :D
(no subject) - thalialunacy on May 19th, 2010 08:13 pm (UTC) (Expand)
ivorysilkivorysilk on May 20th, 2010 03:25 am (UTC)
Can I ask to be beamed up if I don't post in my journal? Cuz I kind of want to play, but don't necessarily want to post the answers ...
Sky: [other] peachesskyblue_reverie on May 20th, 2010 07:00 pm (UTC)
Absolutely, bb! And sorry it took me so long to respond to this. Post, don't post, answer here, refuse to answer at all, it's all good. :D

1. What's your favorite icon of yours and why?
2. What's your idea of a perfect vacation?
3. What historical figure, living or dead, would you most like to meet and what would you ask them?
4. What's your most prized possession?
5. If someone offered you guaranteed happiness or guaranteed wealth, which would you take and why?
(no subject) - ivorysilk on May 21st, 2010 02:13 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - skyblue_reverie on May 23rd, 2010 01:11 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - ivorysilk on May 23rd, 2010 03:56 am (UTC) (Expand)
ennui_blue_lite: Star Trek - Spock's bisexual Tribbleennui_blue_lite on May 20th, 2010 04:57 am (UTC)
Beam me, baby!
Sky: [custom] swan convoskyblue_reverie on May 20th, 2010 07:09 pm (UTC)
Honeyyyyyyyyy! *glomps you liekwoah*

1. Who's your favoritest person in the world?
2. Who loves you to the moon and back?
3. Who's your adoring beta and writing-buddy?
4. Who wants to see you SO BAD OMG?
5. Who is your BFF 4EVA?

Oh WAIT! The answer to those questions is ALL THE SAME!

it's...

wait for it

wait for it...



Yayayayayay!

Oh wait. You wanted some real questions? Oh, okay.

1. If you could live in any city in the world for one year, but then you'd have to leave and never go back again, what city would you choose?
2. What is the accomplishment that you're most proud of?
3. If you could be world-famous for something, what would you want it to be for? (Could be something like "playing piano" even if you don't even know how to play. Go wild. :D)
4. What is your favorite outfit that you own and why?
5. If you had to eat only one kind of food for the rest of your life (like a regional cuisine) what would you pick and why?

MWAH.
pslasherpslasher on May 22nd, 2010 10:14 pm (UTC)
I'm supposed to be writing, but I'll play!
pslasherpslasher on May 22nd, 2010 10:14 pm (UTC)
Umm, beam me up!
(no subject) - skyblue_reverie on May 23rd, 2010 01:28 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - pslasher on May 23rd, 2010 11:18 pm (UTC) (Expand)