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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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Where To Begin? Well For Starters I Have A Job As An... May 9th. at 1:56:32 am EDT

Nick (South metro, Minnesota US) Age: 20 - Email

Where to begin? Well for starters I have a job as an autitor and I really suck at math. I mean I really really suck at math. I guess that means I'm quallified to work for the IRS.

I love cheezey horror movies. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is the best. I also love the old godzilla movies.

Most people run and hide when Jahova's wittnesses come knockong at the door but I find that to be some of the best entertainment. Some times I just try to out debate them, other times I act like one of those crazzy preachers that you some times see preaching on city street corners, always talking about the end of the world coming tomarrow. Jahovas wittnesses don't come to my house anymore. I think I got black listed.

Wost of all I'm afraid of clowns. I know everybody says that they are afraid of clowns but I realy am. mainly I'm afraid fo mimes. I'm not sure why but I think it has something to do with them not being able to talk. That and sometimes the makeup they have on is creepy.

My Guilty Secret, Hmmmmmmm.........well, I Love Bluegrass Music, The Whine Of... May 9th. at 12:12:27 am EDT

Beth Langley (Gastonia, North Carolina US) Age: 40 - Email

My guilty secret, hmmmmmmm.........well, I love bluegrass music, the whine of a banjo just SENDS me! I'll watch any and all ER re-runs, and I loved 90210.....I know all the lyrics to everything Jimmy Buffett recorded up til 1990.....and once I ate a whole cheesecake, all by myself, before anyone else got a chance at it......and I did not throw it back up! Also I am addicted to my Gameboy and carry it around with me.......and I have a vast, secret disdain for anyone who hates to read. Books are our friends, lol!

My Guilty Little Secret Is That I Have Four Wives, All Of... May 8th. at 11:32:49 pm EDT

Perrin (Denver, Colorado US) Age: 24

My Guilty Little Secret is that I have four wives, all of whom have no idea that I'm married to all of them, under 4 different names. It gives me great pleasure that they have no idea of this. Also when I'm not screwing around, I jerk off on my neighbours car, which has a very sensitive car alarmm, at 3:00 AM or earlier. So far my neighbour thinks that it is the geese who fly around at that hour, some day I'll tell him the truth. I also go to web sites like this one, which I do not admit to going to during the day. I also am an avid Ozzie Osbourne fan, and I am delighted that he is coming to Denver for Ozfest. I also have a recently acquired a large human skeleton, which for the moment I am keeping it in the closet. I enjoy torturing people as a side benefit of living right under a flight path.

I just wonder what Guilty Little Secrets' the web site managment has, to post a question like this? It could be very shocking indeed, perhaps they are the priests the catholic church threw out, like that guy in Florida, for going to a strip joint after hearing confessions. Perhaps not, but it does make one wonder.

I Have Lots Of Guilty Little Secrets... Of Which Is The... May 8th. at 11:12:02 pm EDT

Meena (Anoka, Minnesota US) Age: 16 - Email

^_^I have LOTS of guilty little secrets... of which is the fact that I am addicted to collecting Transformers. Yup, those kick arse little robots that turn into thingamajiggs. I have over 65 now, and some very special, limited edition Convention merchandise...
...I also happen to collect, brace yourself...POKEMON CARDS!!!!! Yes, sad, I know, but I'm addicxted to the show. I'm even wearing a Team Rocket T-shirt right now. And, let me tell you, wearing a Pokemon T-shirt with a pentacle about your neck, and being a teen...people don't take you the lEAST bit seriously.

What else? Well, I only have a crush on two stars. No, not the Backstreet and N*SYNC is old enough to be my father, the other my Grandfather. Bruce Campbell, you know, the man who played Ash in the Evil Dead movies, and Autolycus in Hercules and Xena, and Anthony Hopkins. I know, I know! He's over 65, and I'm 16, but...he's so refined, and yummy to top it...
Anything else? Umm...I'm addicted to Roleplaying on AOL...I have a strange addiction to Wint-O-green lifesavers, and I have crushes on Cartoon Characters and robots...such as James from Pokemon, Saffir from Sailormoon, Dinobot from Beast Wars: TRANSFORMERS, and...oddly enough...Michaelangelo from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Lexington from Gargoyles...heh, old childhood crushes.

Masterbation Is A Very Touchy Subject With Most People. I Have For... May 8th. at 7:51:56 pm EDT

Heather (Houston, Texas US) Age: 22 - Email

Masterbation is a very touchy subject with most people. I have for a long time told people that I didn't masterbate and haven't even bothered to try it. Acctually I masterbate quite a bit. I like to use it on those nights that I can't fall alseep. It works well for that purpose. So, for those of you who can't seem to fall asleep try sex, or just a good orgasim. It is much cheaper than those perscription meds that help you sleep. :)

I Am Addicted To "west Wing" Fanfic. I Have Even Written A... May 8th. at 6:47:01 pm EDT

Blue Coyote (St Paul, Minnesota US) Age: 22

I am addicted to "West Wing" fanfic. I have even written a piece or 2. For my own amusement; not for public consumption, but still. I'm just sayin'....

I Have More Secrets Than I Care To Share, But Here Goes... May 8th. at 6:41:44 pm EDT

Eve (Raleigh, North Carolina US) Age: 18 - Email

I have more secrets than I care to share, but here goes...

1.choco chip chookie dough (uncooked) is a fave meal.
2.I am trying my damndest to get pregnant. (strange for my age and my mom would kill me if she knew that I was trying.)
3.I trully cannot stand TV. I only watch when I'm asked about something like "Did you know that such-and-such happened two weeks ago in some country?" Someone could say that we were going to war and I wouldn't know if it was true.
4.alot of pop boy and girl group songs get stuck in my head untill I like them. (I think that it is a plot to get their albums sold.
5.I can hardly add and subtract, I also cannot spell very well.
6.i have a serious problem with kleptoing. My mother taught me how and I don't know how to stop. It only gets worse when I'm lacking money and cannot afford food.
7.a long time ago I got a dog for Christmas. On New Year's Day, my dog killed my beloved parkeet. That day I kicked that dog out of my house and I don't have any idea what happened to him.

I am not a good little witch.

Let's See... 1) I'm Not A Stupid As I Pretend To Be... May 8th. at 6:13:24 pm EDT

Mike Bartlett (Calgary, Alberta CA) Age: 16

Let's see...

1) I'm not a stupid as I pretend to be.

2) I'm not a jerk on purpose.

3) I'm addicted to caffiene, in a big way.

4) Despite being one of the only pagans in my school, and having to be a good example, I eat my meat as rare as I can get it and with visible twitches of pleasure. The rarer the better, even better if you poke it with your fork and blood oozes out...

5) I'm a literary snob.

6) I read at least 3 books a week. (I know, I should do more...)

What Is This With Dirty Little Secrets??? While I Wouldn't Bare My... May 8th. at 5:49:46 pm EDT

arielle (Seattle, Washington US) Age: 43 - Email

What is this with dirty little secrets??? While I wouldn't bare my soul to my 86 year old conservative grandmother, that is definately a case of better she should not know. When my father's mother died last fall I realized I was half the age she died at, and hadn't done even half of what I wanted to. I was also rather newly divorced. Now I try to not do anything I don't want to (well I do work and clean house, but I make the choice to do so). And I don't really care what anyone else thinks about my choices. I don't shove them in other peoples faces, but I dont hide my movie preferences (did you see the dungeons and dragons movie) or my reading preferences or any other preferences. I also don't feel embarassed by them or feel any need to hide them. If you don't want to know who I really am, don't ask. I don't strangle small animals while laughing wildly, so what is there to feel guilty about????? Or as I tell my teenagers and their friends - life's a bitch and then you have to deal with the witch. Why do they all laugh??

I Don't Really Have Any Guilty Little Secrets... Everyone Who Meets Me... May 8th. at 5:39:02 pm EDT

Stormwind (London, Ontario CA) Age: 23

I don't really have any guilty little secrets...

Everyone who meets me finds out fairly quickly that I love Transformers and other old toys, I listen to 70's and 80's metal, I'm convinced that my car is possessed, I met my Fiance on the Internet...

Probably my interest in magick is about the biggest "secret" I've got, and even that isn't particularly well camouflaged!

Sometimes I get a bit of grief for being open about who/what I am, but I feel that I have nothing to hide from the world, and if someone has a problem with it it's /their/ problem and not /mine./ Trying to pretend to be something I'm not just makes /me/ feel creepy. I'm a lot happier this way.

Wow! I Read All The Responses, And It Seems Like All My... May 8th. at 5:20:35 pm EDT

Gretchen (Chester County, Pennsylvania US) Age: 23 - Email

Wow! I read all the responses, and it seems like all my fellow Buffy compatriots came out of the woodwork for this one.

My other guilty pleasures:

I consider smoking (tobacco) a dedicated hobby. I love to smoke! I don't want to quit no matter how many people tell me I'll die from it.

Odd ball shoes. Fo-Zebra with 4 inch platforms, Sliver work boots, vinyl snakeskin clogs.

I was a art management major in college specializing in non-profit marketing & fund razing, and now I work for a investment firm. (Translation: I sold out.) Worse, I love my job.

I stared in a slasher film in college, as a goth chick. It was great fun! (I also can say I spent a romantic evening mixing gallons fake blood with my boyfriend.)

So those are my dirty little secrets, and they are dirty. Have you ever mixed food coloring and corn syrup by the gallon?

Where Do I Start? I Cry Uncontrollably When I Hear "the Living... May 8th. at 4:35:04 pm EDT

Al Replogle (Konnarock, Virginia US) Age: 27 - Email

Where do I start?

I cry uncontrollably when I hear "The Living Years" or "Cat's in the Cradle." There are several really cheesy country/western songs that make me cry, too, but to list them I'd have to admit listening to c/w.

I _really_ like old MGM musicals. The sappier, the better.

I still have my old Amy (remember Holly Hobbie and friends?) doll and still cuddle up and talk to her when I'm sad and/or lonely.

I sleep on the sofa when my husband is on business. I don't like having that big ol' futon all to myself.

Even though I'm a witch, I really _don't_ like cats.


Even though they are sexist, homophobic, rednecky, and goddess only knows what else, I listen to The John Boy and Billy Big Show (it's a radio program) every morning. And laugh myself silly much of the time.

There. Now y'all know.

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