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Old 02-05-2019, 12:35 PM
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1. Can you fly, Bobby?

WUT

2. When was your last haircut?

About two weeks ago.

3. What kind of alternate reality would you like to visit?

One where I'm an eternally horny, attractive, delightful 21-year-old man but I also contain the knowledge of all four-so's across the multiverse.

4. What's your old West cowboy outlaw name?

Shooter McShootin, fastest draw in the bedroom

5. Which is your favourite pantheon?

Well, the Greek pantheon is gloriously fucked up from every angle, so I'll go with that.

6. If you could switch minds with anyone, who would it be?

If I switched minds with someone, I'd effectively become someone else entirely and, depending of the level of Freaky Friday here, I might not even be aware of it at all. I mean, do I inhabit the other person's body like a parasite? Do I get to take control of that body? Is there a time limit, or can the mind swap happen at will? Doesn't this open up all kinds of moral and ethical issues, like committing crimes as the other person or participating in effective adultery?

Anyway, the obvious answer is Tom Berenger.
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:39 PM
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1. Can you fly, Bobby?
???

2. When was your last haircut?
I'M STILL PRETTY SKINHEAD, SO LIKE, 2 WEEKS BACK AT MOST?

3. What kind of alternate reality would you like to visit?
BONE ZONE.

4. What's your old West cowboy outlaw name?
BEAT.

5. Which is your favourite pantheon?
MINE

6. If you could switch minds with anyone, who would it be?
IF MY MIND... WAS SOMEONE ELSE'S... THEN I'D BE... THAT PERSON?
WAIT WHAT
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:09 AM
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1. Can you fly, Bobby?
2. When was your last haircut?
3. What kind of alternate reality would you like to visit?
4. What's your old West cowboy outlaw name?
5. Which is your favourite pantheon?
6. If you could switch minds with anyone, who would it be?
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1. Not if I burnt the fuckin’ MONEY!
This guy gets it.
2. Probably a month and a half ago. I don't feel like I'm due, though.
3. A more loving one. Or one with better Indian food in my hometown.
4. Mr. Shooty
5. I'm old school and grew up with the Greek pantheon. Sorry Romans, that's just the Greek with a new slap of paint.
6. I could say someone like Trump and let myself get arrested for his crimes and bring everyone else with him but then my family would be stuck with a villain. So instead, maybe someone who I would trust to take good care of my life if I could take good care of theirs.
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:18 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a quinceañera?
2. Hey, Moe. Whatsa matter? You no talka with your accent no more.
3. If you went to Japan, where would you like to visit?
4. If you had 3 wishes, what would the last one be?
5. What's a good name for a superhero team?
6. What is your favourite little kid versions of characters who aren't originally little kids?
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:08 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a quinceañera?
YEAH WHEN I WAS LIKE 14.
IT WAS... REALLY BAD.

2. Hey, Moe. Whatsa matter? You no talka with your accent no more.
WHO?

3. If you went to Japan, where would you like to visit?
HELLO, JAPAN? YES, CONNECT ME TO GODZILLA, PLEASE.

4. If you had 3 wishes, what would the last one be?
BASICALLY JUST A LIST OF WAYS JEFF BEZOS'S MONEY SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY SPENT.

5. What's a good name for a superhero team?
THE BREWS.

6. What is your favourite little kid versions of characters who aren't originally little kids?
ALLOW ME TO INTRODUCE YOU TO TINY FUPPETS.
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:41 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a quinceañera?
Nope!

2. Hey, Moe. Whatsa matter? You no talka with your accent no more.
Mama Mia!

3. If you went to Japan, where would you like to visit?
Man, so many places, but honestly, I think priority #1 would be a really good hole-in-the-wall curry place.

4. If you had 3 wishes, what would the last one be?
I am unclear on what the other 2 wishes add to this question. Is the assumption that I wished for obvious things like world peace already? Anyway, the answer is immortality. Sci-fi likes to explore the idea that an infinite life would be a hell that would eventually cost a person their sanity, but death fucking terrifies me, so I'm willing to take that chance! Maybe I'd finally have time to play all my video games! (Nah.)

5. What's a good name for a superhero team?
Furious Jay and the Bertolli Bears

6. What is your favourite little kid versions of characters who aren't originally little kids?
I loved Little Archie as a kid, as well as the Flintstones Kids. Ate that shit up. Loved the "chibi" aesthetic before I ever knew what it was. Speaking of, there's probably a more accurate answer to this from some anime that I'm forgetting but fuck if I can remember.
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:48 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a quinceañera?
2. Hey, Moe. Whatsa matter? You no talka with your accent no more.
3. If you went to Japan, where would you like to visit?
4. If you had 3 wishes, what would the last one be?
5. What's a good name for a superhero team?
6. What is your favourite little kid versions of characters who aren't originally little kids?
1. No sir!
2. Ix-nay on the omar-may
3. BEAT had the right idea, I would like to meet Godzilla, please.
4. Pokemon to be Real
5. The Social Justice Warriors
6. Again, I agree with BEAT.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:57 PM
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Not if I burnt the fuckin’ MONEY!
AHHH OCTO SAID A SWEAR!!
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:18 PM
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Kurtwood Smith said a swear.

I’m just tattling on him.
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Old 02-19-2019, 08:38 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a quinceañera?
2. Hey, Moe. Whatsa matter? You no talka with your accent no more.
3. If you went to Japan, where would you like to visit?
4. If you had 3 wishes, what would the last one be?
5. What's a good name for a superhero team?
6. What is your favourite little kid versions of characters who aren't originally little kids?
1. Nope.
2. JBear knows what' goin' down.
3. I've been before but didn't take full advantage. I went to Tokyo tower which is... fine and Akihabara (and Super Potato) but I missed my opportunity to hit some onsen and see some traditional kabuki or noh theatre.
4. If I did a bad wishing job, undo those first two wishes. If three, immortality I can opt out of.
5. The Fighting Mongooses.
6. BEAT had the best answer. And I haven't even seen the original Fuppet Show.
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Old 02-19-2019, 08:46 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a wake?
2. Have you ever tried to write a book?
3. If you where in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?
4. If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?
5. Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?
6. Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?
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Old 02-19-2019, 11:18 AM
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1. Have you ever been to a wake?
2. Have you ever tried to write a book?
3. If you where in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?
4. If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?
5. Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?
6. Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?
1. Yep. Not my favorite social gathering
2. Nope. handful of short stories since High School, but that’s it.
3. Build a fully functional supervillain costume in the prison work shop and make a daring escape.
4. try to meet The Doctor. The real one, not the fake on on TV
5. I don’t think I’ve seen it since the movie came out, but One Hour Photo always stuck with me. Also, that commercial for Ocarina Of Time 3D.
6. Beyoncé seems to have everything figured out. Let’s go with her.
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Old 02-19-2019, 06:58 PM
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1. Have you ever been to a wake?
Yup. Several. Sadness + boredom is a strange combination.

2. Have you ever tried to write a book?
I’m currently trying to write a dissertation—does that count? If not, assuming a miracle occurs and I’m hired into a tenure-track position, I’ll be expected to turn the dissertation into a real, honest-to-goodness, no-ambiguity book. So there’s that.

3. If you where in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?
Hope really hard for my area of expertise to become absolutely necessary for some team of government super agents, so they could get me out to do one last job.

4. If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?
So many things! Go back to the British Museum and then have tea at the London Review of Books tea shop and bookstore. Check out the National Gallery. Just generally wander around and eat lots of meals at Dishoom.

5. Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?
Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. That performance helped to convince me that I shouldn’t be afraid to go to therapy.

6. Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?
Maybe my wife’s—I feel like I could be a better husband if I could see the word through her eyes for a while.
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Old 02-19-2019, 07:11 PM
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1. Have you ever been to a wake?
I lasted all of 45 seconds at my Grandpa's open casket viewing before spending the rest of it out in the funeral home lobby.

2. Have you ever tried to write a book?
No, but there's a terrible FictionPress account still floating around that's got all my angsty teenage poetry on it. D:

3. If you where were in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?
I don't think I would, honestly.

4. If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?
London is pretty big... Do the Top Gear guys film there? I want to take part in some of those shenanigans.

5. Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?


6. Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?
Mine, but a decade in the future.
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Old 02-19-2019, 07:38 PM
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1. Have you ever been to a wake?
Yes.

2. Have you ever tried to write a book?

When i was a teenager, i tried to write a fantasy book inspired by Michael Ende and Robinson Crusoe. I failed. Otherwise i did wrote a thesis.

3. If you where in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?

Quantum tunneling!

4. If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?

I don't know!

5. Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?

I don't think i've ever seen a movie with him.

6. Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?

That's a hard question. On an intellectual level, i'd love to see what is it like to think like Edward Witten. On an emotional level, so many friends and family...
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1. Have you ever been to a wake?
No, I've felt asleep my entire life. Hrm? Oh, the depressing kind. Yes, obviously? Seems kind of unlikely that anyone wouldn't have by our ages. I've been to at least a dozen, if not two dozen.

2. Have you ever tried to write a book?
Yup. Didn't make it very far, though. (It was bad.) I also did a lot of editing work on my ex-wife's unpublished novel.

3. If you where in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?
There wouldn't be one. Presumably I'm there for a reason, and I'd be pretty content to remain, especially if they let me read or play video games.

4. If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?
Honestly, I think London would be pretty low on my list of vacation destinations. Big Ben, I guess? A nice, tall clock. That's a vacation spot you can set your watch by.

5. Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?
Awakenings, maybe? I recall really enjoying the film, at least.

6. Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?
I don't see this as all that different from the previous question about switching minds, so my previous answer still applies: This is actually something that I like to daydream about a lot. It'd be so neat to just, like, see someone else's day... I want to experience someone else's mundane existence and see how it compares to my own. See their commute, see how they organize their fridge, etc. As for who... I dunno, someone from TT, I guess?
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Have you ever been to a wake?

Yeah... mostly for extended family members-- grandparents, aunts and uncles-- but I'm going to be hopefully celebrating my dad's 70th birthday this year, and am dreading... what's to come. I'll never be ready to say goodbye to my parents and siblings.

...Anyway...

If you where in jail with no hope of being released, what would be your escape plan?

There are people who depend on me right now. If I were in prison, with no hope of being released, then I wouldn't be able to help them anymore, so I'd just kill myself.

If you went to London, what would you want to see or do?

I'd want to, hmm... take a ride on the London Underground, visit Harrods, dine at some of the city's finest Indian restaurants, go see a play.

Which is your favourite Robin Williams performance?

Good Will Hunting.

Whose point of view would you like to experience for one day?

My son. I want to see the world the way he does.
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