It's been a while, no?
Kissed any one of your blog friends? — Yes
Been arrested? — No; I'm a rich white shut-in.
Kissed someone you didn't like? — Probably?
Slept in until 5 PM? — I think I don't go much past 3:30.
Fallen asleep at work/school? — Yes. Prior to film school, one of the hypnotic cues I used to put myself to sleep was picturing a small movie theater with a blank screen and dim lights, which was a problem when I started going to class in a small movie theater with a blank screen and dim lights. A classmate was kind enough to discreetly kick me in the ankle every so often until I adjusted.
Held a snake? — Yes
Ran a red light? — Not in a car
Been suspended from school? — No
Experienced love at first sight? — No
Totalled your car in an accident? — No
Been fired from a job? — No
Fired somebody? — Yes, many times
Sung karaoke? — in a dive bar in Japan, even
Pointed a gun at someone? — rubber band gun, water gun, capgun
Did something you told yourself you wouldn't? — I don't talk to myself
Laughed until something you were drinking came out your eyes? — I accidentally inhaled a teacup of water. Thomas Stoddard's fault. It hurt.
Caught a snowflake on your tongue? — Yes
Kissed in the rain? — Yes
Had a close brush with death (your own)? — No
Saw someone die? — Yes
Played Spin-the-Bottle? — No
Smoked a cigar? — a cheap cigarillo we needed half-smoked as a prop on Imaginary Friends
. We figured I could burn through it fastest because I can do circular breathing. (Not that I was ever a good oboist.)
Sat on a rooftop? — Yes
Smuggled something into another country? — No? But I don't keep much track of the rules.
Been pushed into a pool with all your clothes on? — No
Broken a bone? — No
Skipped school? — A bit. Openly and with authorization.
Eaten a bug? — I don't remember. I would like more opportunities.
Sleepwalked? — No
Walked on a moonlit beach? — Yes
Ridden a motorcycle? — Not since I was perhaps 6, a gentle ride around the block of our subdivision courtesy of my friend's dad. We all took turns like a roller coaster.
Dumped someone? — Yes
Forgotten your anniversary? — Yes
Lied to avoid a ticket? — It's more accurate to say I avoid giving out information
Ridden in a helicopter? — No. Seems unpleasantly loud.
Shaved your head? — Yes but not to the skin
Blacked out from drinking? — for a few long blinks
Played a prank on someone? — it's more like conceptual art
Hit a home run? — Only in the back yard with my dad and a plastic bat and ball.
Felt like killing someone? — Only when I was 15 or so.
Cross-dressed? — My halloween costumes have included Sherlock Holmes and Ford Prefect.
Been falling-down drunk? — No
Made your girlfriend/boyfriend cry? — Yes
Eaten snake? — can't remember. Every time I try to remember I instead remember aligator.
Marched/protested? — I'm more of a letter writer
Had Mexican jumping beans for pets? — No
Puked on an amusement ride? — No
Seriously & intentionally boycotted something? — Yes
Been in a band? - I work solo. (I am perpetually in bands, but we wind up not playing anything.)
Knitted? — Yes
Been on TV? — Yes, in more than one country
Shot a gun? — Not with gunpowder
Skinny-dipped? — No
Given someone stitches? — No
Eaten a whole habanero pepper? — I don't think so, although I've eaten a lot of peppers
Ridden a surfboard? — No
Drunk straight from a liquor bottle? — Yes
Had surgery? — Yes, inevitably dental
Streaked? — No
Been taken by ambulance to a hospital? — No
Tripped on mushrooms? — No
Passed out when NOT drinking? — I faint maybe once every five or ten years. No idea what triggers it; not consistent. I had a theory once it was orange juice, but it isn't.
Peed on a bush? — No. A few times on the ground not far from a bush.
Donated blood? — Yes, but I'm not allowed anymore because of mad cow disease
Grabbed electric fence? - Not that I recall
Eaten alligator meat? - Yes
Eaten cheesecake? — Yes
Eaten your kids' Halloween candy? — No
Killed an animal when NOT hunting? — No
Peed your pants in public? — No
Snuck into a movie without paying? — No
Written graffiti? No
Still love someone you shouldn't? — remains to be seen, I'd think. Unknown unknowns.
Think about the future? — Yes
Been in handcuffs? — No
Believe in love? — context dependent
Sleep on a certain side of the bed? — No