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Question of the Week: 40 - 5/7/2001

What is Your Guilty Little Secret?

Fess Up! What are you hiding? Do you watch 'Survivor'? Do you even watch reruns of the ORIGINAL 'Survivor'? Still have your Barbie dolls-and still change their outfits once in a while? Collect stamps? Think David Cassidy of The Partridge Family is still the babe of the century? Tell everyone that you 'never really watch television', but you're really clocking in some impressive miles with the remote control every week? Hate Celtic music (gasp!) Have a crush on someone? Don't recycle your plastics? This is your chance to come clean and tell all.

(In the interest of fair disclosure: Fritz has the DNA of a sugar ant. He has to have his bowl of ice cream with a chocolate chip cookie chaser every night and he only eats a vegetable about three times a year-and then only if it can be dipped in melted butter. Wren liked Duran Duran before it was cool to like Duran Duran. Of course, it has NEVER been cool to like Duran Duran, so this is a really brave confession on her part. There goes another carefully crafted reputation down the sacred well....)

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Major Shop-a-holic. Basically Addicted To Anything And Everything That The Peruvian Connection... May 7th. at 7:47:40 am EDT

Kerry Marie McGrath (Warren, New Jersey US) Age: 33

Major shop-a-holic. Basically addicted to anything and everything that the Peruvian Connection has to offer (well, what I can afford, anyway...) Have an issue with my bedrooms -- no matter where I live, every bedroom is a mess. It's like walking through a mine field (but my cat loves it - lots of fun places to hide in Mommy's little jungle...) Know how to cook but will do everything to avoid it. Always treating myself to nights on out the town -- on plastic. Usually put off until 3 days later what I should be doing now.

Gee, what a way to start the week -- nice guys, very nice! (I'm kidding -- actually, this is a good time to reflect about all my quirks...)

PS: Love to get the groove on when ANYTHING from the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever comes on... I guess disco really didn't suck that badly (well, not that album anyway...) I guess it all comes from being raised in NJ...when I hear "Night Fever, " I've just got to groove when I cruise...

Well.... First Thing In The Morning I Grab A Pepsi, A Cigarette... May 7th. at 8:45:09 am EDT

Lilith MoonDragon (Jefferson, South Carolina US) Age: 43 - Email

Well.... First thing in the morning I grab a Pepsi, a cigarette & then my compulsion sets in! Off to the computer to check the e-mail & log on to WV to check on the daily news.....can't start the day without at least 30 to 45 mins on WV!!

I Watch Buffy The Vampire Slayer, That Really Isn't A Secret But... May 7th. at 10:04:28 am EDT

Artemis Moonshadow (Kfar Saba, Israel) Age: 15 - Email

I watch Buffy the Vampire slayer, that really isn't a secret but still ya know.
I'm somewhat of a nhilist, I don't like children, except my soon to be nephew, I'm out of the broom closet but not out of the other one (yes that one, I'm a closet bisexual to my family, but not my friends) unfortunatly my Mother knows as does my sister, I shouldn't havr told them so soon.
I'm also a trekkie, go Star-Trek go!!!!!!!!!!
I'm a snob and I like swearing, I cry when I argue with my brother, not on purpace, my brother used to call "the water fountain" actually he still does.
I love drinking diet coke, I really wish I could recycle, really, but in Israel there's no recyceling, boo hoo.
My friends call me a tree hugger, becasue when I see a plastic bag in the vicinity of a trash can I throw it away. I'm an Existensialist Atheist Witch, of jewish decent.
You can see there's nothing really secrety here but... oh well.

Blesses Be.

Ooh, "dirty Little Secrets", Huh? Heh, Heh... I Listen To Npr. I... May 7th. at 10:27:52 am EDT

Sunfell (Little Rock, Arkansas US) Age: 40

Ooh, "dirty little secrets", huh? Heh, heh...

I listen to NPR. I hate 'pop' music, and 99% of what is on TV- I killed my cable last month and don't even miss it. I love DVD movies- I think that I am becoming a cineaste. :-)

Both of my computer monitors at home and at work are miniature shrines, with crystals, Bast figures, Intel "bunny people", Ankhs, and Microsoft InSider pins. Yeah, I mix my idols- what else can a TechMage do?

I collect Beanie Babies- but only the cats. The Goddess Sekhmet is quietly teaching me about her 'blue' side.

I spend way too much time writing, researching, reading, and being by myself- I need to de-hermitize myself...but not today. :-)

I pop over to TWV first thing each Monday- I've learned that the site acts whacky if I try to view it while Fritz is uploading it on Sunday evening!

I think that Dove Dark Chocolate should be adapted as the Daily Sacrament by all Pagans, no matter what their path.


Mine Is A Bad One: I Am Extremely Fond Of Chicago Dogs... May 7th. at 11:43:21 am EDT

Aedh Rua (Prophetstown, Illinois US) Age: 35 - Email

Mine is a bad one: I am extremely fond of chicago dogs, St. Paul style coney islands, bratwurst, Italian sausage, chorizo, Hungarian sausage, and in general sausages of many kinds. This will eventually kill me, of course, but at least I have the satisfaction of knowing that the preservatives in the sausage will make certain that future archaeologists will have my still undecayed body to examine.

I do recycle, but sometimes the leftover food in certain bottles is so disgusting that I throw it out. This will no doubt send me to hell without so much as a chance of appeal. Oh, that's right, we don't believe in hell. What a relief......

Oh, and I like to surf sicko websites for laughs. My current favorite is, a truly depraved little "human meat" distributor. I just pray it is a joke put up by vegetarians. I am also fond of hate sites, if they are sufficiently out of touch with reality, and paranoid conspiracy sites of all types, particularly those involving the liberal- gay- pagan- ufo- secret- government- cia- nsa- trilateral- communist- majestic- cattle- mutilating- one- world- government- new- world- order- secular- humanist- united- nations- black- helecopter- mib- conspiracy- to- take- away- our- guns.

What can I say?

Okay, I Admit It. I Play "diablo" When I Should Be Working... May 7th. at 11:47:01 am EDT

Darcie (Lawrence, Kansas US) Age: 40 - Email

Okay, I admit it. I play "Diablo" when I should be working on my dissertation. I also want to update my operating system for the sole purpose of being able to play "Diablo II." Finally, I watched the first Survivor and cheered for Richard Hatch from Day One!

My Guilty Secret? Well, I'm A Major Sucker For Any Kind Of... May 7th. at 12:28:38 pm EDT

Rhiannon Solana (Somewhere In, Texas US) Age: 19 - Email

My guilty secret? Well, I'm a major sucker for any kind of Broadway showtune, no matter the cheese factor...I have no shame. I sing along loudly in my car, with the windows down no less. *sigh* I feel so much better now! And while we're on the subject, I'd just like to say that I'm addicted to the Open Diary...I can't stop writing in mine! What else? Oh yes, there's a bag of bite size chips ahoy in my desk at work. I think that's all the confessing I can take for one day!

I Have A Crush On David Boreanaz Of "buffy The Vampire Slayer... May 7th. at 12:30:50 pm EDT

JourneyWalker (Covington , Kentucky US) Age: 17

I have a crush on David Boreanaz of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel" fame.
I also ahve a crush on both Gwen Stefani and Angelina Jolie.P.S. I am a girl I Sometimes like to listen to Britney Spears, but I still really don't like her

Dirty Little Secrets, Huh .... I'm A Buffy-holic. My Friends Know Enough Not... May 7th. at 12:36:26 pm EDT

ƒowyn Forestchilde (Western, Massachusetts US) Age: 28 - Email

Dirty little secrets, huh .... I'm a Buffy-holic. My friends know enough not to plan things on Tuesday nights because I can't attend. I start to shake and twitch if I miss an episode. Thank the Goddess for the VCR! I am a hopeless carnivore who has stated aloud that if the Gods had intented for me to eat vegetables, I would have been born a rabbit. Haagen-Daaz chocolate ice cream and Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies are a great midnight snack, even at 2 in the afternoon. I'm a Duran Duran fan (you are not alone, Wren) and love 80's new wave music. I think David Copperfield is the sexiest thing on 2 legs. Vampires turn me on. I still sleep with a teddy bear. But the worst, my dirtiest little secret of them all ... is that I love me and my dirty little secrets.

Well, Here Goes. Until I Cancelled Cable About Three Months Ago, I... May 7th. at 1:10:45 pm EDT

Greg (Mesa, Arizona US) Age: 24 - Email

Well, here goes.

Until I cancelled cable about three months ago, I watched the Trinity Broadcast Network!!!! That's right: the Christian station featuring Jan Crouch (Tammy -Faye times ten). I've seen the healings, the exorcisms, the music videos. I am a total addict, because I find it all endlessly amusing. There's nothing like staring at a woman with a wig the size of Utah weeping about some passage she read in "Habbakuk 5" or whatever. It's a great way to de-stress. Try it!

I'm Crushing On A Woman I Work With... I Can Hardly Get... May 7th. at 1:39:53 pm EDT

L (NYC, New York US) Age: 20

I'm crushing on a woman I work with... I can hardly get any work done, I just watch her... being her :-) She's incredible.

Dear Me... Of All The Things I Could Reveal... Hee Hee! How... May 7th. at 2:04:26 pm EDT

Silver (Calgary, Alberta CA) Age: 20

Dear me... of all the things I could reveal... hee hee! HOw about just one then.... I am quite enamoured with children's books and films, and think nothing of going to buy the latest Harry Potter novel (which I have been waiting with bated breath for) or any other sort of children's book which catches my interest! Plus, I've been devouring all sorts of news about the Harry Potter film... I'm counting down the months and days here! brightest blessings!

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