Friday, March 16, 2012

The 11 Tag

Jamie, Shena, Alyianna, and Voronda tagged me!  Thanks so much girls!  I am going to answer Jamie's and Shena's questions in this post and do another with Voronda's and Alyianna's.

The Rules:
1) Post these rules.
2) Post 11 random things about yourself
3) Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post
4) Create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer
5) Go to their blog and tell them they’ve been tagged
6) No cop-outs in the tagging section like, “If you are reading this” or “if you follow me”. You have to legitimately tag people!

11 random things about me:

1. I really enjoy room decorating and have done lots of reading and thinking for mine.  Next time I have a free week with no school I'm hoping to repaint the trim and make some other changes.

2. If I could, I would learn sign language, more Spanish, Japanese, German, and Latin but I'm not sure if I ever will.  I recently heard of a language learning program that seems really good and cheap - maybe I'll look into it sometime.  I could also take up Elvish (Sindarin) again sometime.

3. On the piano I mostly play video game music nowadays.  My brother and I have three binders filled with music we've printed off the internet.  I'm starting to lobby for a binder solely for Professor Layton and Ace Attorney music and I've been trying to transcribe some PL music myself - it's a fun challenge, but I'm a bit stuck at the moment.

4. I have been playing quite a bit of minesweeper lately.

5. I found my future wedding cake.

From Cake Central
Isn't that gorgeous?

6. My favorite colors are purple, blue, green, grey, and brown. Black and white are pretty nice too.

7. I usually go to the Star Wars Weather Forecast to check the temperature.

8. Firefox is my preferred browser, but since I downloaded Chrome for school I've been using that when I have problems with Firefox.  My theme on Firefox is Professor Layton and on Chrome it's Lord of the Rings.

9. When it's cold, I like wearing fuzzy socks.

10. My favorite foods are the oh-so-original pizza and pasta.

11. I think polar bears are really cute.

Here are Jamie's questions:

1. What famous movies have you not seen yet but would like too?
To Kill a Mockingbird, Mulan, and The King's Speech.

2. What is your opinion of Charlie Brown?
Love Charlie Brown!  So innocent and sweet and funny!  If you followed my blog around Christmas, Peanuts was mentioned about every other post.

3. Which of your favorite books would you love to see made into a film and why?
Hm...I love the Jedi Apprentice series but think that would make a good TV show...maybe The Princess Academy or one of Gail Carson Levine's books.  Oh, and John Paul II high!

4. What is one of your favorite pass-times?
Wasting time on the internet.  And reading, and different stuff with music, like piano and singing.

5. What type of vehicle would you love to own, from any film, book or even from reality?
I have never been too interested in vehicles, but maybe a Jedi starfighter, or an LotR horse if that counts.  Or a sandcrawler, just to be random.

6. What movie poster would you LOVE to own if you could have your pick?
This is weird, but I'm not that big on most of the posters of my favorite movies.  I'll go with Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva!

7. What is a minor thing you’d like to see in your future spouse?
It would be nice if he enjoyed singing.  And had an easy-to-spell-and-pronounce last name, but that would just be a bonus.

8. What is your opinion of snakes?
Snakes...why did it have to be snakes?  They creep me out.  Last time there was one in the front garden I was able to look at it without...dying or something, but I still do not care for them.

9. What is a pet peeve you’ve discovered from being on the blogosphere?
Blogger messes with formatting...sometimes there are big spaces, sometimes little spaces - annoying!

10. If you could dress up–without any difficulty or thought of cost–as any character, who would it be?
Oh gosh so many...A Jedi (which I hopefully will this year), Eowyn, Ahsoka, Miles Edgeworth (I wouldn't be the first girl to), Flora Reinhold, and...well, pretty much anyone.

11. Where would you like to go on vacation this year?
It would be nice to go the beach sometime.

And here are Shena's questions:

1: What is your favorite book?
The Lord of the Rings, specifically The Fellowship of the Ring with The Return of the King a close second.

2: Have you ever traveled to another country? If you haven't where would you like to go?
I went to Mexico when I was six or seven for my uncle's wedding (I got to hang out with my cousin a ton and see lots of cool Catholic stuff!).  I've also been in Canada but I don't really remember it.

3: What is your favorite genre of music?
*opens iTunes* Soundtrack, if you include musicals, video games, and Disney.

4: What is your favorite hair color?
Hmm...I think brown.  I do like my red hair, but I've always thought brown was pretty.

5: Do you like YouTube?
I do!  There is a lot of trash on there, but lots of fun stuff too.  I enjoy watching videos with clips from one thing put to the audio of a different movie trailer.

6: Which fictional characters have you had a crush on? If you haven't which character is your favorite?
A couple of my first crushes were Mario (yes, Super Mario) and a character from Paper Mario.  Kind of embarrassing... I have had a crush on Obi-Wan, but now he's kind of a friend, in a weird way (still totally love him but trying to keep it as "just friends") and right now I'm kind of in love with Miles Edgeworth from Ace Attorney.  So handsome and charming!

7: If you could have a lightsaber, what color would you want it to be?
Green!  It's often used by Jedi Consulars which I think fits me best.

8: What Jedi/Sith would you be in the Star Wars universe?
I would probably be Obi-Wan.  He is the character I think I'm most similar to.  Or maybe Bant or Darra.

9: Do you like anime? If so, which is your favorite?
Kind of - I have never watched an anime but am crazy about a couple video games I've heard called anime and got a book from the library on how to draw it.

10: What is your favorite thing to learn about?
I find psychology very interesting, so either that or maybe music or literature.

11: Who is your favorite superhero?
Everyone is excited about The Avengers and I feel like I'm the only one who never got in to superheroes!  Captain America looks kind of cool though, so I may try that sometime.  As of right now my favorite superhero is Patman!  Known as Patrick Madrid in real life, he's a Catholic apologist.  There is a magazine he works on called Envoy that once had a funny comic of him talking about apologetics.  So yes, Patman is my hero!

11 questions from me:

1. What is the first book you learned to read?
2. What is your favorite dessert?
3. What is your favorite book genre?
4. Where would you most like to visit in the world?
5. What is your current computer wallpaper?
6. What song is stuck in your head?
7. If you could have any animal as a pet, what would it be?
8. What is your favorite musical?
9. What fictional world would you most like to live in?
10. What is your favorite season?
11. What is your favorite comic?

Anyone who reads this and would like to answer the questions, feel free to take them!  Yes, I know I'm copping out and it's against the rules, but I don't think I know 11 people who haven't already been tagged.

Sorry about the lack of activity here lately.  I've tried to write a few posts but they weren't interesting enough to finish.  Will keep trying though and maybe someday I'll be able to get back to posting regularly!  May the Lord be with you all!