August 07, 2000
So shoot me. I'm gonna be predictable and do the survey that KT just did. :-) It's Monday and I'm idealess.
What time is it? 2:53. (but like KT, I like the Spin Doctors' answer better -- "4:30... it's not late, no, no it's early...")
Name as it appears on your birth certificate: Lisa Ann Bentley
Current full legal name: Lisa Ann Nichols
Nicknames: Lis, Poopoohead (Thanks, Brand, gotta love the younger brother mentality *grin*)
Parent's names: Marion Cecil Bentley and Frances Louada Haight
How many candles on your last birthday cake? 28
Date that you regularly blow them out: July 7
Pets: Max, a.k.a. Doofus Kitty and Maximillian the Vaguely Disreputable
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Medium brown with auburn highlights (What is this, a personal ad?)
Piercing: Shriek. Often. (Also one and a half sets of ear piercings, the half being the holes that have almost completely closed up. I don't wear earrings much.)
Tattoos: I've been tempted, but I fear what gravity would do to anything carved on my body. Plus, I'm a wimp.
How much do you love your job: Okay... counting the ways here... well, it pays okay, and I have time to do things like answer this survey.
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan / Brighton, Michigan
Residence: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Been in love before? I was married. Take that as you will.
Been to Africa? No, I'd much rather go to Europe
Been toilet-papering? Alas, no, I'm an innocent child.
Been drunk? This was originally created for like teenagers, wasn't it? Yeah, I have. Never falling down, throwing up drunk though. Never want to be.
Been toilet-papered? Me personally? Yes, actually. At a party. We were doing one of those party games and I got wrapped up as a mummy. What? I was like fourteen at the time!
Loved somebody so much it made you cry? Duh.
Been in a car crash? The most memorable was in my first boyfriend's car His best friend was driving, we were in the backseat -- don't look at me like that. I was thirteen. Anyway, we nearly flipped with my mom driving behind us. It... wasn't pretty. I thought Mom was going to kill everyone in the car but me.
Croutons or Bacon Bits: Yes please.
2 doors or 4 (on a car): Two. Four makes me feel old.
Sprite or 7 Up: Sprite! Or even better, Vernor's.
Coffee or Coffee Ice Cream: Coffee ice cream, especially Haagen Daaz.
Blanket or Stuffed Animal: Stuffed animal! I have a platypus and a moose that stand guard next to my bed.
Dumper or Dumpee: Dumpee, usually. I tend to cling.
Salad Dressing: Ranch, I'm boring.
Color of socks: White, if I can't avoid wearing them.
Favorite Number: What? Hell, I dunno. Seven.
Why? My birthday is 7-7-72.
Place to be kissed: My place. 8:30. What? Oh. Neck or inside of my wrist.
Movie: God. You're gonna make me pick just one? Right at this moment, X-Men.
Quote from the movie: "The whole world out there is full of people who hate and fear you and you're wasting your time trying to protect them? I've got better things to do!"
Favorite Holiday: Christmas or Halloween
Foods: Almost anything chocolate. A really good steak. Sandwiches and salad and brownies from Baxter's Deli... or even better, from Zingerman's.
Day of the Week: Saturday
Song of the moment: Either "Another Day" from Rent or "Proud to be Canadian" by the Arrogant Worms.
TV show: "Kindred: The Embrace"! (Nonono, I'm kidding... put down the knife!) I was awfully fond of "Are You Being Served?" and "Red Dwarf" back when I had access to them.
Word or Phrase: "Bite me."
Restaurant: For really fancy stuff, probably The Real Seafood Company. For casual stuff, Tios'. Awesome little Mexican place.
Flower: Unusual colored roses, like peach or dark pinks.
Least favorite subject: Physics
Alcoholic drink: Irish Fog: equal parts Bailey's, Jameson's and Irish Mist over ice.
Sport to watch: Erm. Hm. Basketball, I guess.
Type of ice: What? Made with water, what else?
Zoo exhibit: I haven't been to the zoo in forever, but I have a feeling were I to go now, I'd be fascinated by the seals. *grin*
Sesame Street Character: *hangs her head in shame* Elmo. He's so cute!
Disney/Warner Bros.: Who was it that made Prince of Egypt? Oh yeah. Heh. Dreamworks.
Fast food restaurant: Arby's
When was your last hospital visit? April of 1997. Three days in the psych ward for depression.
Favorite non-alcoholic drink: Iced mint tea.
What color is your bedroom carpet? Neutral apartment beige -- currently buried in boxes.
What was the name of your childhood blanket? To my knowledge, I didn't have an object to fixate on as a child. I did, however, have an imaginary friend named Jeff.
How many times did you fail your permit and or drivers license? Zero. Although, after driver's ed, the instructor told my mom I needed a lot of practice driving.
What do you think of Ouija boards? After several scary experiences, including one where one told me I was dead, I tend to avoid them.
Where do you see yourself in ten years? As a highly successful novelist and RPG writer, proving once and for all that gaming isn't solely for the hack and slash folks. My novels are constantly being turned into outstanding movies, all of which star someone approximately like Camryn Manheim.
Have you ever been convicted of a crime? No, but I was arrested once.
What do you do most often when you are bored? Who has time to get bored? Well, unless I'm at work, in which case I do a journal entry.
What religion do you consider yourself to be? That's a good question. I don't have a clue.
Name the person that you are friends with that lives the furthest away: Right now, Mo, cause she's in Brazil. Normally, Brand.
Best thing: Writing a book and getting it published. Waking up on a Saturday and looking at the clock, knowing you don't have to get up. Sleeping in a very chilly room. Feeling the wind blowing my hair back.
Bedtime: Lately, around one am.
Who will respond to this first: I doubt anyone will, even though I'm making this the forum question for today.
Person least likely to respond: Probably everybody.
What time is it now? 4:01 pm