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Posted on 2009.01.31 at 08:45
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Here's your standard 25-things-you-may-not-know-about-me meme with a twist; There are 26, and only one of them is completely and utterly false.


  1. I carry everything in my left hand out of habit, leaving my right one free to salute.

  2. I enjoy Psa-Goa Trance.

  3. I carry my wallet in my right front pocket because it hung funny in my military fatigues which I wore everyday for many years.

  4. I wear long-sleeve shirts with shorts - even in winter. As long as my arms are covered I'm fine.

  5. I take Vitamin C on the hour, every hour, every day to stave off colds.

  6. I call everyone Sir or Ma'am, even my children.

  7. I enjoy cool, overcast, stormy days.

  8. I enjoy foreplay more than most women.

  9. I try not to blog more than once a day.

  10. I was a photographer for my High School paper.

  11. I can waltz & swing.

  12. I've read most of the classics.

  13. I struggle with simple mathematics.

  14. My IQ is below "genius."

  15. Another man once put me in his mouth.

  16. I've never had a broken bone or stitches.

  17. I have no tattoos or piercings.

  18. I attended DeVry Institute of Technology for a year.

  19. I still own my first car.

  20. I prefer the Logitech Marble Mouse over any other.

  21. I'll spend more on a good pillowcase than I will on the pillow.

  22. I prefer chocolate to vanilla.

  23. I am an introvert.

  24. I am completely infatuated with my wife.

  25. I never reminisce balefully.

  26. I drink more water than anyone else I know.






Comments:


Melancthe the Woe, So-Called
melancthe at 2009-01-31 15:05 (UTC) (Link)
I prefer chocolate to vanilla.

INFIDEL.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 15:53 (UTC) (Link)
Is that your final answer?
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catttitude
catttitude at 2009-01-31 16:26 (UTC) (Link)
Awww.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 16:35 (UTC) (Link)
So...you think #24 is completely false?
Misha
dawaioser at 2009-01-31 17:00 (UTC) (Link)
I'd go with number 9 as false, or is TRY the fail safe? ';)

Number 6 - I can vouch for that. Heh
Number 13 & 20 - ditto.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 17:17 (UTC) (Link)
Hrm. That one can even be verified publicly by way of the Archive link. I'll say no more.
Cat Who Likes OpenBSD
bsdcat at 2009-01-31 17:19 (UTC) (Link)
There are 26, and only one of them is completely and utterly false.

There are 25.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 17:38 (UTC) (Link)
Hrm. I guess you can cross off 13. I struggle with simple mathematics as a falsehood.

Edited at 2009-01-31 05:46 pm (UTC)
Tat-Man the Zombie Hunter
scareypete at 2009-01-31 19:27 (UTC) (Link)
We have similar taste in mice.

ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 19:38 (UTC) (Link)
That seems to be a recurring theme here.
drax0r
drax0r at 2009-01-31 20:55 (UTC) (Link)

I'm thinking #11

By process of elimination I can confirm almost all of those.

I don't recall anything to indicate your ability to dance.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 21:04 (UTC) (Link)
I can 2-step as well, provided of course there's country music playing. Once, in Korea, we were at this Techno club, and I was actually able to accurately 2-step to the Swedish techno-country band Rednex's anthem "Country-Eyed Joe." A feat I was proud of as I showed off my Texan heritage to a crowd. Of course I couldn't do that today...

Nope. I can both waltz and swing, and used to enjoy doing so at every social event.
prog_guy69
prog_guy69 at 2009-01-31 21:42 (UTC) (Link)
I would guess that #5 would be the falsehood. I can believe that you may have OCD, but every hour on the hour seems a bit much. If it is true, then going pee for you must be like going to a Pink Floyd laser light show.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-01-31 22:46 (UTC) (Link)
I keep a bottle of GNC C-500mg at my desk at home and at work. My mother turned me onto the practice when I thought I was getting a cold. I fought it off and haven't been sick with one since. And while you're right about the psychedelic colors, too much has a different effect, which I've never reached by use of my timed consumption.
Complete and Utter Nonsense
jesskd26 at 2009-02-01 04:13 (UTC) (Link)
i am going to go with number 3 as the falsehood.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-02-01 04:18 (UTC) (Link)
Whereas jeans have a piece of fabric sewn externally against the outside of the denim, Battle Dress Uniforms have a pouch sewn inside of them, access of which is provided through a slit, covered by a flap with two buttons. Its very uncomfortable to sit on a wallet in that configuration, as it has the ability to shift. So I started carrying my wallet in my front pocket, and do so to this day.
Samantha
thesweetestnote at 2009-02-02 16:33 (UTC) (Link)
I would have guessed 23.
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-02-02 16:56 (UTC) (Link)
A lot of people do assume I'm extroverted because of my outgoing nature and ability to perform publicly impromptu. In fact, I myself was shocked when I first learned I was actually an introvert over ten years ago because all these antics and my infectious good mood really drain me. I require time alone - away from everyone else, to recharge. Extroverts get their energy from being around others and solitude exhausts them.
ex_crowy at 2009-02-03 01:17 (UTC) (Link)
I want to say #5 is false. That seems like a lot of Vitamin C and don't you need to sleep sometime? :)

ehowton
ehowton at 2009-02-03 01:24 (UTC) (Link)
A mere technicality.
Samantha
thesweetestnote at 2009-02-03 17:09 (UTC) (Link)
I just noticed you look like Silent Bob in this photo ;)
ehowton
ehowton at 2009-02-03 17:15 (UTC) (Link)
That thought occurred to me as well. Hair's not long enough yet. You don't know this yet, but I grow it long in two year's time, then buzzcut it. Wash, rinse, repeat.
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