Friday, July 10, 2009

Amusing myself

I'm bored and in need of amusement, so like every self-respecting twentysomething I have turned to Facebook chain notes. Here are two:

Guidelines:
1. Put your iTunes or Windows Media Player on shuffle.
2. For each question, press the next button to get your next answer.
3. You must write that song name down no matter how outrageous it sounds!

IF SOMEONE SAYS, "IS THIS OKAY" YOU SAY?
"All You Need Is Love"--The Beatles

WHAT WOULD BEST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
"Fall Back Into Me"--David Cook

WHAT DO YOU LIKE IN A GUY/GIRL?
"Gold"--Interference

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE'S PURPOSE?
"The World I Know" (live)--David Cook

WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO?
"Love Heals"--Rent Cast, movie soundtrack

WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS THINK OF YOU?
"This Time"--Jonathan Rhys Meyers

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT OFTEN?
"I'm Only Sleeping"--The Beatles
Hahahaha!

WHAT IS 2+2?
"You Found Me"--Kelly Clarkson

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR BEST FRIEND?
"Blueside"--Rooney
Umm....no, not really.

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
"Long Shot"--Kelly Clarkson
Hahahahaha!

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE STORY?
"Instant Karma"--John Lennon

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
"Inconsolable"--Backstreet Boys
*snark*

WHAT DO YOUR PARENTS THINK OF YOU?
"Breakaway"--Kelly Clarkson

WHAT WILL YOU DANCE TO AT YOUR WEDDING?
"Room for Two"--MWK

WHAT WILL THEY PLAY AT YOUR FUNERAL?
"Incarcerate"--Axium
Incarcerate/ Rest peacefully/ Where you are...not a bad send-off, eh?

WHAT IS YOUR HOBBY/INTEREST?
"Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy"--Queen

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR FRIENDS?
"My Happy Ending"--Avril Lavigne

WHAT'S THE WORST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN?
"If You Want Me"--Marketa Irglova & Glen Hansard

HOW WILL YOU DIE?
"Help Me Find My Way"--Rooney

WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU REGRET?
"Fearless"--Taylor Swift

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?
"MMMBop"--Hanson

WHAT MAKES YOU CRY?
"All I Have To Give"--Backstreet Boys

WILL YOU EVER GET MARRIED?
"Bar-Ba-Sol"--David Cook
Huh?

WHAT SCARES YOU THE MOST?
"Fairytale of New York"--The Pogues

DOES ANYONE LIKE YOU?
"I Hope You Dance"--Lee Ann Womack

IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN TIME, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE?
"Mama Who Bore Me"--Lea Michele

WHAT HURTS RIGHT NOW?
"Collide"--Howie Day

WHAT WILL YOU POST THIS AS?
"Whyyawannabringmedown"--Kelly Clarkson
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Apparently the BBC reckons most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here.
Instructions:
1) Look at the list and put an 'x' after those you have read.
2) Add a '+' to the ones you LOVE.
3) Star (*) those you plan on reading.

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen X+
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien X+
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling X+
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee X+
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte X
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens X
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott X+
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare (Complete? No. But a good chunk.) X
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien X
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger X
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell X
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald X
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams *
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck X
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame X
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen X
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini X
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Berniere
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell X
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown X
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan X+++
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens X
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley X
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov X+
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold X+
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker X
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett X
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web - EB White X
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Alborn
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole*
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas X
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare - X (Twice!)
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl X
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo X

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