Proust questionnaire

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  1. StephyMei1112

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    Created by/inspired by Marcel Proust in the late 19th century - this questionnaire is about one's personality and the questions are said to reveal the true nature of a person. So...what are we waiting for? The questions are abit open ended but fun and interesting nonetheless. (Answer honestly please...)

    Which historical figure do you most identify with?
    Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo Da Vinci, and the people that saved the Kuvasz from extinction.

    Which living person do you most admire?
    Aung San Suu Kyi & my best friend.

    What is your greatest fear?
    Anxiety, pain, depression, and isolation.

    What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
    Having too many things on my mind at the same time, a penchant for keeping late hours, and superficiality.

    What is the trait you most deplore in others?
    This varies from time to time but usually a lack of a sense of humor & broad mind and being too serious.

    What is your greatest extravagance?
    There have been too many! but as of late an iPad and my dog.

    What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
    Beauty and money.

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    My nose and figure - I want to be taller and more toned.

    Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
    "Hah?", "I was just wondering...", "Anyways", "Like I said".

    What or who is the greatest love of your life?
    My best friend, and dog.

    Which talent would you most like to have?
    Being able to dance, sing, act, and train dogs well. Also a scientific/analytical mind.

    What is your current state of mind?
    Calm but somewhat on edge.

    If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
    Everything.

    If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
    Everything.

    What do you consider your greatest achievement?
    My participation in the construction and decoration of the Shangri-la hotel in Vancouver.

    If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
    Nothing - to die is to rest; for good for me. This life's enough as it is!

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My dog and a few knick knacks.

    What is your favorite occupation?
    Being happy or feeling occupied with something productive and positive.

    What is your most marked characteristic?
    My temper and impulsiveness.

    What is the quality you most like in a man?
    Charm, talent, kindness, and valor.

    What do you most value in your friends?
    Uniqueness, wit, humor, loyalty, understanding, and patience.

    Who are your favorite writers?
    Margaret Atwood, Euripides, Verlaine.

    Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
    Undecided as of now.

    What is it that you most dislike?
    Stupidity and dullness.

    How would you like to die?
    In my sleep or during a good orgasm.

    What is your motto?
    "Sometimes in our lives, we all have pain, we all have sorrow; But if we are wise - we know that there's always tomorrow."
     
  2. *blackrose

    *blackrose "I'm kupo for kupo nuts!"

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    Which historical figure do you most identify with?
    I don't think I've ever considered myself identifying with a historical figure.

    Which living person do you most admire?
    My mom.

    What is your greatest fear?
    Currently? Having something happen to Mike. Overall? June beatles. Ugh.

    What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
    My laziness/procrastination.

    What is the trait you most deplore in others?
    Excerting power at the expense of the weak. (Bullying.)

    What is your greatest extravagance?
    I'm buying myself a piano tomorrow. :D

    What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
    Virtues are all good...but just having one doesn't make you a good person.

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    My posture.

    Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
    "like..."

    What or who is the greatest love of your life?
    Michael. Closely followed by Dameon and Apollo. Lol

    Which talent would you most like to have?
    I wish I could dance. Having an innate talent for the piano would also be nice.

    What is your current state of mind?
    Not wanting to go back to work. And hungry.

    If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
    My insecurity.

    If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
    Nothing.

    What do you consider your greatest achievement?
    Being a person my family and friends can rely on.

    If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
    I'd want to come back as a thought. A voice of reason comfort for my family.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My stuffed Pikachu.

    What is your favorite occupation?
    Reading. Lol

    What is your most marked characteristic?
    My calmness and my indecisiveness.

    What is the quality you most like in a man?
    Loyal, loving, and responsible.

    What do you most value in your friends?
    The ability to bring me out of my comfort zone while still keeping it in place.

    Who are your favorite writers?
    Jim Butcher, Kim Harrison, Erick Stevenson.

    Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
    Harry Dresden.

    What is it that you most dislike?
    Stupidity at the expense of others.

    How would you like to die?
    At peace.

    What is your motto?
    "Do not worry about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God."
     
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    Which historical figure do you most identify with?
    can't think of one right now.

    Which living person do you most admire?
    My mom!

    What is your greatest fear?
    Something awful happening to my kids.

    What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
    Tend to lose focus on stuff

    What is the trait you most deplore in others?
    Dishonesty

    What is your greatest extravagance?
    Burt's Bee's facewash

    What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
    charisma

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    Wish I was more curvy. lol

    Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
    like

    What or who is the greatest love of your life?
    My kids

    Which talent would you most like to have?
    Be able to organize and keep things that way.

    What is your current state of mind?
    stressed

    If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
    my memory

    If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
    Nothing

    What do you consider your greatest achievement?
    raising my kids so far

    If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
    No idea. If reincarnation is real I'm holding out for the position of bookstore cat.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My books? I don't really have a possession that's super treasured.

    What is your favorite occupation?
    ART

    What is your most marked characteristic?
    ???

    What is the quality you most like in a man?
    Honesty, kindness, loyalty

    What do you most value in your friends?
    Loyalty, honesty

    Who are your favorite writers?
    Ursula Le Guin, Patrick Rothfuss, Patricia McKillip

    Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
    Can't decide! Maybe Bilbo Baggins...

    What is it that you most dislike?
    Cruelty. The smell of cat pee *shudders*

    How would you like to die?
    I don't like thinking about it. lol

    What is your motto?
    Don't really have one.
     
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    Is it bad that when I saw this thread title I immediately thought of the Germanic drinking toast? :rofl1:

    Which historical figure do you most identify with?
    Erm, does Hunter S Thompson count?

    Which living person do you most admire?
    Amanda Palmer.

    What is your greatest fear?
    Tie between being stuck in the limbo I feel like I'm in my whole life or something happening to Lily.

    What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
    I am a procrastination wizard.

    What is the trait you most deplore in others?
    Raging asshattery.

    What is your greatest extravagance?
    Chanel Allure perfume.

    What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
    Fake kindness and helpfullness. I.e. the kind people only do to make themselves look good. I'd take an honest jerk over a sickly sweet backstabber any day. :rolleyes:

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    Honestly? I'm pretty comfortable with myself. I hated my nose growing up, but that went away magically when I got my septum pierced nine years ago.

    Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
    Uh/um

    What or who is the greatest love of your life?
    Hahaha, my dog Lily (I love Scout too, but yeah the bug is special somehow). I have fallen hard for two different people and neither worked out. I will still always love both of them, but I'm glad it didn't work out.

    Which talent would you most like to have?
    I'm happy with the ones I have. I can paint/draw like a boss and apparently I'm really awesome at working with animals whether its sorting cows or training a dog or worming the **** cats.

    What is your current state of mind?
    Mellow.

    If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
    I'm pretty content as is.

    If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
    Nothing.

    What do you consider your greatest achievement?
    Completing three seperate majors at undergrad. Getting into and sticking with training my dogs. I guess thats two things, but whatevs!

    If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
    No idea. Hopefully something super awesome.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    Collectively my two dogs and my two cats. They are legally possessions and all.

    What is your favorite occupation?
    If I could paint, train dogs, and do bad ass athletic **** all day I would be happy as a clam.

    What is your most marked characteristic?
    Apparently I'm a clean hippy/bohemian type. La vie boheme!

    What is the quality you most like in a man?
    Good sense of humor, intelligent, not a jackass (is that even possible?), not a shitty dog/pet owner, active.

    What do you most value in your friends?
    Loyalty and honesty. I'm lucky enough to have some pretty kick ass friends. :)

    Who are your favorite writers?
    Laurell K Hamilton and Kim Harrison are about the only two that I actually will buy their books right as they come out so I guess they get tops. Everyone else I wait for library books.

    Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
    Roland Deschain and Anita Blake. Yes its a tie. :)

    What is it that you most dislike?
    Bigotry and twisting of things to build a house of lies. *cough*conservative politics*cough*

    How would you like to die?
    Quick and without any inkling.

    What is your motto?
    Flying monkeys of Alcatraz. And todo esta bien. :)
     

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