Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Reader Poll - take 1

Another blog I love does this every Monday. I thought I would give it a shot. Respond in the comment box. Everyone had better play!!!!!

1. What was your most recent purchase?

2. What was your New Year's resolution? Have you been keeping it?

3. What is your all time favorite book?

4. How do you like your eggs?

5. When is the last time you went out dancing?

6. What is your current favorite song?

7. What did you have for dinner last night?

8. What color is your underwear?

9. What was the first concert you ever attended?

10. Ask me something.


Anonymous Leah said...

1. Aside from lettuce and cheese, a new sexy black dress.
2. To run the 10k, and hell's yeah, have I mentioned that I'm running? How bout now, have I told you today that I ran? Did you know I'm running the 10K? Maybe if I tell enough people I won't back down. Pride is a great motivator.
3. Oooh...this one is tough. I really enjoyed the Red Tent, but I also really love the Poisonwood Bible. And Harry Potter (for shame).
4. Made by a hot semi-naked boy over a hot stove. Otherwise, scrambled dry.
5. Friday...Baila!
6. "The Idea of Growing Old" by the Features.
7. Chili over rice with cheese, sour cream, and cornbread muffins.
8. Red...inspired by musical blunders
9. I hate this question....Chicago. Next, please.
10. What's the biggest mistake you've ever made?

10:16 AM  
Blogger Troy said...

1. I bought a bag of Blow Pops for $7.52 EC...thats like 3 bucks american, but for me down here, its like spending 7.50 on lollipops. way crazy.

2. didn't make one. but ill make one now. i wont gain back the weight i lost in the peace corps my first year home.

3. I loved Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing & Super Fudge back in the day. loved it. DUDE, im gonna order it on amazon and read it again! NICE!

4. over medium if i got bacon to dip in the yoke, but if not scrambled with some cheese on top.

5. i go to concerts down here and dance. mainly cause its just jumping up and down and waving a rag. i can do that sooo good.

6. Hide and Seek by Imogen Heap

7. Slice of Pepp Pizza, a garlic roll and a coke.

8. black boxer briefs with grey elastic band

9. blues traveler? i cant remember. i know i saw U2 in vegas like 4 years ago. but im drawing a blank, ive only been to like 2 or 3.

10. Who do you honestly think would make the best Risk player? Mike Lanahan, Rob Woodfield, Brian Troy, Mark C. or George Bush

10:27 AM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Leah: Hmmm... I try not to regret and label things as "mistakes", but I think that a certain accountant that I hired was DEFINITELY a big one.

Troy: The board game - Mike Lanahan. The "risk" game of life - Brian Troy.

10:34 AM  
Anonymous Beth said...

1. - Yesterday, Prawn crackers and a Snickers bar

2. - I had "aims" rather than a resolution, and I've been trying!

3. - Less Than Zero by Brett Easton Ellis

4. - Scrambled

5. - I can't remember!

6. - Resolve by the Foo Fighters

7. - Sesame BBQ Chicken, stir fried veggies, rice and prawn crackers. But I wish I had what Leah had!

8. - Black and red.

9. - Justin Timberlake. The first GOOD concert I attended was the Spin Doctors.

10. - Which cosmetic brand do you wear most? (I'm always looking out for product recommendations!)

11:02 AM  
Blogger jinric said...

I've been lurking for awhile, good time to say hi!

1.My satellite radio... pure joy

2.Read more, less tv. Yea, except effn' James Frey pissed me off.

3.Old man and the sea. or Great Gatsby

4.Scrambled, lots of hot sauce

5.Bout three weeks ago. SOOO much fun

6.Heard them say by Kanye

7. Ummmm... did I eat last night? I dont think I did.

8.HA...let me check... black

9. Billy Joel in Miami.

10. What three things cant you live without?

12:42 PM  
Blogger Dolt said...

1. Food at the grocery store

2. N/A

3. If I had to choose...I suppose "She's Come Undone"

4. Egg Whites, any way (and not cooked by Rees)

5. Thanksgiving, 2004

6. Breathe Me, by Sia

7. Ramen Noodles (shrimp flavor)

8. Today? Boring Beige

9. HFS-Tival, 1993

10. How come everyone says you cook bad eggs?

1:35 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Beth: Lately I've been buying a lot of the Sonia Kashuk brand from Target. It's my way of feeling like I'm not buying cheap drug store makeup, but not spending department store prices. (Wow, how was that for sounding like a commercial?)

Jinric: feta cheese, my mom, and access to email

Dolt: because Trey is a bitch

1:59 PM  
Blogger christina said...

Big? A ticket to Scotland. Small? Hot tea, lemon on the side.

My New Years resolution was to go to the gym. It's 5pm and I'm watching '90210.' You do the math.

Beach Music, by Pat Conroy. Genius.

Unless it's hard-boiled, I can't tell the difference. I'll go with 'poached' because it sounds delicious.

Yesterday, with 25 middle school students, to "It's a Hard Knock Life (for us)" For tickets, contact me.

I'm two years slow on this, but "The Blower's Daughter," by Damien Rice. I'm obsessed. Closely followed by "Be Mine" by David Gray.

A turkey and ham 6" from Subway. The Subway Special, if you will.


We are seriously going there? Okay, just for you, Erin. Debbie Gibson. My dad scored us some front row seats. Righteous!

Has there ever been a boy born who can swim faster than a shark? Office fans, anyone???

5:00 PM  
Blogger DC Cookie said...

1. Turkey sandwich.
2. I resolved to change nothing. So far so good.
3. The Fountainhead.
4. Unfertilized.
5. In my bathroom this morning.
6. 'She Bangs,' William Hung.
7. Popcorn.
8. I don't wear any.
9. Michael Jackson, Thriller tour.
10. When are you coming back to visit?

6:13 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Christina - I love the office, but I must have missed that one. I am so ashamed...

DC Cookie: Maybe soon b/c I have a friend who is doing a show at Arena Stage that I really want to see!!

8:12 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

My turn!

1. Grocery store: apples, oranges, cottage cheese, and TWO kinds of ice cream because I just couldn't decide

2. To eat sushi once a week. I'm doing pretty good so far!

3. Love by the Glass, by John Brecher and Dorothy Gaiter

4. Scrambled with cheese and Chipotle Tabasco sauce

5. Friday night - salsa, baby!

6. Hmmm... not sure

7. Chili that Leah made!

8. Turquoise

9. I think I've got you all beat on the embarassment factor - Whitney Houston with KENNY G opening for her.

8:17 PM  
Blogger Troy said...

#6 NOT SURE...how can the person who made the quiz not answer one of the questions. like it was easy for us to pick ONE song. LAMEEEE REES! i demand you pick a song.

8:27 PM  
Blogger Eggnoger said...

1.) My most recent purchase was a cup of coffee. Boring I know.

2.) I didn't make any New Years Reolutions. WEll the one I made was not to answer questions on blogs but looks like I am breaking that.

3.) Favorite book - that is tough one. Tree Grows in Brooklyn?

4.) Scrambled

5.) Spring Thing 2000

6.) Another Brick in the Wall

7.) Pizza

8.) Gray boxer briefs

9.) MC Hammer. With my Mom. Vanilla Ice opened. Good times

10.) Who would be the best person to go to Memphis with on the spur of the moment?

10:04 PM  
Blogger Rayne888 said...

Oh I do enjoy a good survey... :)

1. Dinner with Dolt, always a good time.

2. To be less angry... hah, that lasted until I hit DC traffic.

3. Bitch, Elizabeth Wurtzel

4. Scrambled, if at all...

5. Hmm, with the intention of dancing... probably a couple of months ago, randomly ended up dancing while out... last weekend.

6. Shot Shot, Gomez

7. salad, damn these diets...

8. today was purple, Victoria's Secret is my mistress

9. Metallica, before they got old and grumpy

10. Any recommendations for a wine bar in the DC area?

11:20 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Troy: right you are. I think my all time favorite song is "Annie's Song" by John Denver.

Eggnoger: Zach Braff, hands down. I'll bet that guy would be a blast on a road trip.

Ryanee888: I don't know DC that well, but I'm sure there are some good ones. Ever looked on CitySearch?

8:51 AM  
Anonymous Lanahan said...

1. A $43 dollar bottle of wine, but it was $13 off, AND I had a $10 gift certificate, so I only paid $20 - score!
2. Last one I made was in 2003 to stop smoking, and I did.
3. The Odyssey by Homer epic poem version.
4. Over-easy
5. "Out" dancing? Last spring. But I was dancing in my apartment Monday - just for the hell of it.
6. Hey Lyla - Oasis
7. Reheated pepperoni DiGiorno
8. Blue/White Plaid
9. Beach Boys at Wolf Trap featuring John Stamos on drums.
10. What do I have to do to get you to drink boxed wine?

1:58 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Lahahan - I think my SECOND concert was the Beach Boys and Kings Dominion with John Stamos on drums! I was so excited! And there are actually plenty of boxed wines out there that are good - I'm not a snob about that stuff. Just the FRANZIA that you idiots bought for me. That's where I draw the line. Ok, that's where I kinda draw the line. I think I definitely ended up pushing the little button on that box late night when I was already wasted.

2:17 PM  
Blogger Troy said...

i have a picture of Rees pushing said tab of Franzia late night that i'm willing to sell to the highest bidder.

3:28 PM  
Blogger Hank said...

1.Groceries at the evil empire(Wal Mart)
2.Did not make one
3.I can't remember the last "grown up" book i read. So I'll give you my current favorite from my 2 yr old's collection. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
4.Scrambled with swiss cheese
5.Haven't been out dancing in a long time, but there's nightly dancing at Chez Vann in the VIP living room.
6.Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus
7.Left over Taco Dip
8.Red boxers with apples on them
9.Kiss in 1976 I was 10 and went with my Dad.
10.Who is the most interesting person you have ever met?

4:55 PM  
Anonymous Lanahan said...

I'd like to state for the record that we bought a box of Almaden - which according to the box was an Award winner!

6:31 PM  
Blogger Troy said...

lanahan, i was there. it was a bottle of Boone's Farm - Strawberry Hill, that Rees was pounding late night. i think an award winner as well, most popular selling wine beverage at Blacksburg Kroger.

8:13 PM  
Anonymous Chris said...

ok I am playing late with your poll, but I am still playing.

1. Books for calculus class, would you like the price? expensive!

2. I don't make resolutions any more, I make changes when I want to. so there.

3.no fair. ok maybe Dune by frank herbert, I've read it 4 times at least.

4. In a Choclate souffle

5. weeks ago.

6. when sept ends by green day it's kind of sad.

7. last night I had a late lunch/dinner of chineese food,steamed veggies and kung POW chicken

8. Black, and ribbed for my pleasure.

9. sigh. Reba Macintyre.

10. Road trip to NY anyone?

12:40 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Hank: I'd love to say something really deep, but honestly it's Kathleen Turner. She came into my restaurant in NYC all of the time when she was working on "The Graduate" on Broadway, and let's just say that she always provided us with good stories to tell our friends the next day.

Chris: Yeah, definitely! I want to get up to NYC soon, but I'm not sure I'll be able to swing it financially until after I get back from Europe in March.

1:42 PM  

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