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27 August 2004 @ 12:31 am
with a nod to caragana_leaves  
Fill in the blanks, please. Thank you kindly.


>> THIS AND THAT
o name:
o age:
o where on earth do you live:
o reason behind your LJ username:
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die:
o what makes you happy:
o what have you been listening to lately:
o do you enjoy reading my LJ:
o if so, why:
o interesting fact about you:
o are you in love at the moment:
o favourite destination:
o favourite quote:
o will you post this in your LJ:

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie):
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down):
o a musical artist, song, or album:
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already):
 
 
 
Jessica Vaughn: bunnyrenzolla on August 27th, 2004 02:47 am (UTC)
>> THIS AND THAT
o name: Jessica Vaughn
o age: 25
o where on earth do you live: Saltillo, MS
o reason behind your LJ username: I wanted a single name that wouldn't have any numbers or anything attached to it, so I picked a random, decent-sounding name from The Gray Fairy Book (It ended up being the Goat-Faced girl, but my self-confidence isn't really that bad)
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die:
~ Finish college
~ Travel outside of the United States
~ Pay off my debts
~ Read Drina Ballerina, so I will have finished Jean Estoril's Drina series
~ Get a job I'm happy doing


o what makes you happy: books, Casey Hardy, making people happy (as sappy as the last sounds, it's true)
o what have you been listening to lately: The Once More With Feeling soundtrack from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Run Lola Run soundtrack.
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: Yes, 'tis interesting
o if so, why: the aforementioned being interesting, and I guess I find it so because you seem to be an interesting person and definitely have an interesting job. Also we have similar taste in books.
o interesting fact about you: If things work out right I'll be taking a trip to Iceland next year.
o are you in love at the moment: *grins* Very much so.
o favourite destination: Hmm, that I've actually been to? Not alot of those. Chattanooga (spelling, arg), I guess. The mountains in TN in generally are nice.
o favourite quote: "Whoever fights monsters should see to it that he does not become a monster himself. And when you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you. - Nietzsche
o will you post this in your LJ: It's quite possible

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): Hmmm, I tend to lean toward darker movies that most wouldn't call beautiful. I guess I'll go with Run Lola Run, since it's a movie that at it's heart is about the power of love.
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
o a musical artist, song, or album: Fiona Apple
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): knawlsthegnives
moileaflette on August 27th, 2004 03:31 am (UTC)
>> THIS AND THAT
o name: Ashlinn
o age: 16
o where on earth do you live: Florida
o reason behind your LJ username: My old sheroes sn was autumnleaf and I wanted some association with it (also autumnleaf on here was taken) and reem recommended leaflette.
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die: 1. Fall mutually in love 2. Improve the world 3. Be in a broadway show 4. Travel more 5. Do something truly important.
o what makes you happy: Almost anything, actually, despite my occasionally negative exterior. Last night it was seeing the grass sparkle in the moonlight cause the sprinklers were on. :)
o what have you been listening to lately: Songs for a New World and Wicked.
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: yes
o if so, why: I like your 'voice' and you have amusing anecdotes. :P
o interesting fact about you: I've lived on three continents, assuming you consider Asia and Europe separate.
o are you in love at the moment: No. Well, not with a PERSON, anyway. More like with chocolate. ;)
o favourite destination: London, Ireland (no one specific place as of now), anywhere in Germany.
o favourite quote: "Wishes come true, not free" you recognize it, I know!
o will you post this in your LJ: Dunno. Probably not.

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): "Life is Beautiful"
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): You know this one, but The Princess Bride. It's so light, yet so clever and involved if you read into the meanings.
o a musical artist, song, or album: N/A
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): er.... shoebox_project? ;)
Kendallmilfsrus on August 27th, 2004 06:12 am (UTC)
o name: Candace Kendall
o age: 35
o where on earth do you live: Queens, NY
o reason behind your LJ username: Kinda got tagged that after the baboos
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die: 1. Go t Italy 2. Watch my boys grow into men 3. Tell my Mother exactly what i think of her 4. Have a sucessful acting career 5. Learn to drive
o what makes you happy: Fun music and buffalo eings
o what have you been listening to lately: Vanessa Carlton's Ordinary day
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: yes
o if so, why: Cause I see the much lighter side of me in you. I wish I could be more like that
o interesting fact about you: I'm the first American in the family
o are you in love at the moment: Have you seen my boys?
o favourite destination: Tropical Island.
o favourite quote: "We do not borrow the land form our ancestors, it is on lowan from our children"
o will you post this in your LJ: Dunno.

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): "Dangerous Beauty".
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down):
I'd have to think on that.
o a musical artist, song, or album: Huge prince fan. Something for everyone
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): Haven't searched yet
Goddessavhi on August 27th, 2004 06:49 am (UTC)
Since I comment sometimes, I figured you might want to know a little about me. Ok ok...I'm telling you anyway!

name: Ana
age: Um...crap. senility is settling in...31 yep. that's it.
where on earth do you live: Garnerville (Rockland County) NY
reason behind your LJ username: Its a short version of my faire and online gaming name Avhiennda.

five things you want to do/accomplish before you die:
1. Play the harp well (need to start lessons again)/Own a Salvi Ana Lever Harp
2. Visit Egypt/Learn Hieroglyphic writing (I'm still on the basics right now)
3. Have/Adopt a child
4. Get Owain Phyfe to sing a specific song for my walk down the aisle.
5. WORLD DOMINATION! I mean...be able to see my current coven members become High Priestesses and begin circles of their own.

o what makes you happy: Colorado, Music, My Fiance, My Coven/My Path
o what have you been listening to lately: LOL....Crimson Pirates.
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: Yes.
o if so, why: At first it was because you were on the verge of becoming a homeowner and I was about to start on that road as well. But I also like the things that you post in regards to faire and combat and jousting because I'd like to learn stage combat.

o interesting fact about you: Um...er...I'm on the cover of a book? Is that interesting...I dunno.
o are you in love at the moment: Yep! Though he drives me batty.
o favourite destination: Colorado!!!!!!!!!!!!!
o favourite quote: "The only words that should ever come out of a woman's mouth are....'Oh Cabana Boy...'"
o will you post this in your LJ: I think so. this is interesting :)

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): The Flower Drum Song. Sure its a musical (from which comes "I Enjoy Being a Girl"). But its a funny, yet touching story.
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down):The Moon Under Her Feet: The Story of Mari Magdelene in the Service of the Great Mother. Its an absolutely beautiful book of historical fiction.

o a musical artist, song, or album: Click here to Listen to my friend Lorien. she's fantastic. I keep hoping that someone will discover her songs and put them on movie soundtracks, especially "Well of Swords". She is also just a beautiful soul -- not to mention she sings a mean "House of the Rising Sun". Shivers down the spine!

o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already):Me! ::grin:: um...ellendria
lisa_kya_kialdilisa_kya_kialdi on August 27th, 2004 10:57 am (UTC)
>> THIS AND THAT
o name: Lisa
o age: 15
o where on earth do you live: WI
o reason behind your LJ username: Lisa: my name, Kya: short for Kyalii, one of my fav RP character names(and my tamora pierce fan fic character), Kialdi: another favorite RP character(and name of my original fiction character)
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die:
1. Compete in a major 3-day event
2. Get back to the BWCA and have another canoe trip
3. Finish writing a book
4. Compose a song
5. Be able to thoroughly understand math
o what makes you happy: my horse, acting, playing my flute, music in general, drawing, riding my horse(yes, im obsessed, deal with it)
o what have you been listening to lately: Celtic Music
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: yes
o if so, why: 'cause I do
o interesting fact about you: Hmm... one day I got bored and learned how to write using JRR Tolkien's elvish script, and I still can.
o are you in love at the moment: only with my horse(yes, im obsessed, deal with it)
o favourite destination: hmmm, in terms of places I've been, I would have to say the Boundary Waters Canoe Area(BWCA)up by Canada. Glorious canoeing and camping up there. In terms of places I've only dreamed of going but am determined to get their eventually, Ireland.
o favourite quote: Ooh, thats a toughy. Mine changes often, but right now its
"Tell me it can't be done, and I will do it. Tell me the goal is too high, and I will reach it. Place an obstacle in front of me, and I will leap over it. Challenge me, dare me or even defy me. But do not underestimate me. "
Thats definetly me in a nutshell
o will you post this in your LJ: Prolly, if I think about it.

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): Hmmm, I dunno, I'll say hidalgo(it has beautiful characters!)
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): Tamora Pierce's Protector of the Small quartet(especially Squire!)
o a musical artist, song, or album: Take me Out by Franz Ferdinand
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): me! Lol... yeah.
Sarkany: The Dragonsarkany on August 27th, 2004 11:54 am (UTC)
Like avhi, I post occasionally, but I don't know if you realize who I am.

>> THIS AND THAT
o name: Russ
o age: 39
o where on earth do you live: Carmel, NY
o reason behind your LJ username: I've always been into dragons and I'm proud of my Hungarian heritage, so it's the Hungarian word for dragon.
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die: Visit England again, see another Olympics live, play music for an audience again.
o what makes you happy: my music, family/friends, my cat
o what have you been listening to lately: mostly Ramones and Misfits right now, but I always have different music with me (including the new red album)
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: yes (why else would I be responding to this?)
o if so, why: I enjoy your reactions to things, and the occasional behind-the-scenes view of NYRF
o interesting fact about you: I've been a spectator at 2 Olympics (Montreal '76 and Lake Placid '80) and worked for ABC and a third (L.A. '84)
o are you in love at the moment: no :(
o favourite destination: Anywhere I go on my motorcycle, the destination doesn't really matter.
o favourite quote: I can only pick one?!? I guess I'll have to go with my standard tag line "It does not due to leave a live dragon out of your calculations if you live near him" -- JRR Tolkien
o will you post this in your LJ: sure

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): Perfect Storm (but the end is a downer)
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): The Sword of Knowledge by C.J. Cherryh (it's actually 3 books, A Dirge for Sabis (with Leslie Fish), Wizard Spawn (with Nancy Asire) and Reap the Wirlwind (with Mercedes Lackey))
o a musical artist, song, or album: Anything by Andres Segovia or Les Paul.
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): how about a community? nyrf
Bird on a Wing: A Perfect Moment by Gabbysuncaragana_leaves on August 27th, 2004 12:18 pm (UTC)
>> THIS AND THAT
o name: Erin
o age: 23
o where on earth do you live: Edmonton Alberta Canada
o reason behind your LJ username: Um... I'm Cloverfox (because of a pair of earrings and a necklace) and I like fire... I realllly like fire... *maniac grin*
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die: Write and publish a novel, get married and have children, get good at playing piano, use a flamethrower to destroy something, become a truly brilliant cook
o what makes you happy: birds and sunshine and cats and PIZZA dammit I'm hungry!
o what have you been listening to lately: Nothing, since my discman is at my parents' place. *grumps*
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: Indeed
o if so, why: YOU ARE MY KELLY. I loves you to BITS. You have a way of making people see what you have seen in your entries.
o interesting fact about you: I can twitch my nose like a rabbit
o are you in love at the moment: I most certainly am
o favourite destination: At the moment, my bed. *yawns*
o favourite quote: "Shame to die with one bullet left"
o will you post this in your LJ: Yeppers!

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): Just saw Fight Club. It's beautiful in a seriously twisted way.
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): "Found". It isn't a novel. It's... hard to explain. It's amazing.
o a musical artist, song, or album:"Slightly Haunted" by Lynn Miles.
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): sartorias
the_wild_bunny on August 27th, 2004 09:04 pm (UTC)
name: Thao

age: 15

where on earth do you live: Virginia

reason behind your LJ username: Nickname that my friends gave me--my mind is always in the gutter, but the wild bunny is also the complete opposite of what I am (15 and those hormones still haven't kicked in yet!)

five things you want to do/accomplish before you die: 1) fall in love; 2) help people as much as I can; 3) travel in Europe; 4) write a novel, even if it never gets published; 5) get a PhD

what makes you happy: Playing volleyball, getting lost in a book, knowing that I matter

what have you been listening to lately: French music.

do you enjoy reading my LJ: Yes
if so, why: Your life is so interesting, and the way you write about things is interesting too.

interesting fact about you: I'm ambidextrous! Sort of.

are you in love at the moment: Nope.

favourite destination: I don't know...

favourite quote: Men are like fine wine. They start out as grapes, and it's up to women to stomp the crap out of them and keep them in the dark until they turn into something acceptable to have dinner with.

will you post this in your LJ: when I get around to it?


>> RECOMMEND
a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): Pride and Prejudice, the BBC version (but you've probably already seen that, haven't you?); Miss Congeniality

a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): The Black Jewels Trilogy (Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, and Queen of the Darkness) by Anne Bishop.

a musical artist, song, or album: Francois Feldman, a French singer. I especially liked his songs Magic Boulevard and Slaves.

your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): I don't know...I love everyone on LJ so much!! <3
rrrragganald on August 28th, 2004 12:07 am (UTC)
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>> THIS AND THAT
o name:ron
o age:33
o where on earth do you live:leonia nj and new rochelle ny
o reason behind your LJ username:it's another version of my name in the dictionary of baby names ragin=wise judicious, ald =old bwah ha ha
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die:i wanna live forever! ok heres 5, stay happy, help others to be happy, make gnomemadness a household term, publish my comics, meet my other half
o what makes you happy:what doesn't make me happy :O)
o what have you been listening to lately: crimson pirates all 3 cd's still can't figure out some lyrics though
o do you enjoy reading my LJ:yes
o if so, why:the physical stuff you do amazes me and you just seriously rock
o interesting fact about you:i take everyone at their word even when i think they r fibbing
o are you in love at the moment:i love a lot of things/people but "in love" connotes a mutual thing to me so no
o favourite destination:that place i get when reading or whatever when the outside world goes away for a lil while
o favourite quote:always look on the bright side of life
o will you post this in your LJ:yuppers

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie):amazes no movie but farscape amazes me beautiful princess bride
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down):inspires magician apprentice series and the black company series couldn't put down beyond the viel by janet morris
o a musical artist, song, or album:k's choice(artist)
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already):katie_can_draw
Tart Tartuberlibra on August 28th, 2004 06:46 am (UTC)
>> THIS AND THAT

o name: Sarah Eliana
o age: As old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth. Ok, ok. 26.
o where on earth do you live: New York City
o reason behind your LJ username: I had my natal chart done once, and the astrologer more or less told me that it was hard to be any more of a Libra than I am. Someone in the room said, "you're like an uberlibra." Also, it's true. I'm constantly seeking balance, have a hard time choosing between things, etc. etc.
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die:
Argh. Only five?
1. Perform in a musical on broadway
2. Write a book
3. Find someone to share my life with
4. Have a kid
5. Be truly truly happy.

o what makes you happy: theater, music, good books and good friends. and water. seriously. I drink lots of it.
o what have you been listening to lately: Dar Williams' Beauty of the Rain, Ani Difranco, the soundtrack to The Secret Garden, and the music from the show I'm working on.
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: VERY MUCH
o if so, why: I love you, and miss you tons. Your LJ keeps me up to date on the world of you, I like to hear what you're thinking about and working on, and I enjoy hearing what your Faire season is like.
o interesting fact about you: I *might* be curating a cold reading series sometime in the near future.
o are you in love at the moment: only with life. no one person in particular.
o favourite destination: home (Arizona), Ireland. I've always wanted to go to England, and I always love visiting faire.
o favourite quote: "Any worthwhile goal is difficult to accomplish. To say 'I'll try' is to exuse oneself in advance." also "It is more frightening but it is not less productive to go your own way..." -- David Mamet, True and False
o will you post this in your LJ: Absolutely

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie): Kenneth Branagh's Henry V
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): I love American Gods, and pretty much anything by Diana Wynne Jones, particularly Fire and Hemlock and The Merlin Conspiracy
o a musical artist, song, or album: Dar Williams, Nick Drake
o your favourite LJ user (not on my list already): calloocallay
Adrienne C.adrienne429 on August 30th, 2004 03:55 am (UTC)
>> THIS AND THAT
o name: Adrienne
o age: 46
o where on earth do you live: Rochelle Park, NJ
o reason behind your LJ username: Just my name & birthday
o five things you want to do/accomplish before you die: 1.have my own business, 2. be in love, 3. travel to Europe, 4. have my own house, 5. to learn how to act
o what makes you happy: my cats, sewing, a quiet spot in a wooded area to read and think.
o what have you been listening to lately: Crimson Pirates and Blackmors Night
o do you enjoy reading my LJ: yes
o if so, why: Your style of writing and hearing about what it's like to work at the Faire.
o interesting fact about you: I honestly can't think of a single thing.
o are you in love at the moment: Nope, just a crush or two
o favorite destination: (haven't been many places, really)
Disneyworld, Boston, PARF, I'd love to see London
o favorite quote: "I'd stay asleep my whole life if I could dream myself into a company of Players" - Shakespeare in Love
o will you post this in your LJ: yes

>> RECOMMEND
o a movie (that amazes you - a beautiful movie):Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado, A Lion in Winter(1968)
o a book (that inspires you, and one you couldn't put down): I guess the last time I had that feeling was when I read Lonesome Dove.
o a musical artist, song, or album: Mozart
o your favorite LJ user (not on my list already): MILFRUS