a) I just love books in general. A family trait, especially since
my dad was a self-professed bibliophile. Anything of good quality
you put in front of me - non-fiction, mystery, sci-fi, fantasy,
romance, whatever - I'll probably like reading through it.
b) After a LONG hiatus from the movie watching scene, I'm finally
willing to go out and watch movies and rent videos. Don't know why
I stopped, probably because I didn't have enough money for those
and video games, and given the choice, it's no contest that VGs
would win. Still don't like horror/thriller movies, though, and
movies with "pointlessly downer" or "stupidly downer" endings leave
me hating them, too.
To try to explain: the former are where all the work and suffering
the main protagonists went through goes to waste, leaving them with
absolutely nothing, or even worse then when they started, and
leaving the antagonist either with no effect or better off then
before (There's enough of that in my current reality, thanks). The
latter is similar, except on reflection, a very easy or obvious
solution could be found to avoid that situation (i.e. "Instead of
holding the grenade and rushing the enemy in a suicide charge, why
didn't the trained soldier *throw* the grenade at them?")
c) Tons of internet shows out there, WAY too many to list
completely, but here are a few I'm watching now: Nostalgia Critic
, Death Battle
, Dragon Ball Z
, Extra Credits
my favorite band, hands down. Only band I've ever been to a show
for, and they will remain so until the end of time. Otherwise, I
like just about anything - my playlist has video game music (and I
mean mp3 loops, not just remixes), Disturbed, Cascada, AFI, and
various jazz tracks among others - so in general, whatever's
playing is what I like.
e) Eel sushi. Also chocolate and pizza. And steak and pasta and
seafood and...lots of stuff, really. The only things I don't like
and will not eat are things with lettuce in them (hence why I
consider "nutrition" to be such a big deal for me: nobody offers
good non-lettuce salads). If I haven't tried it before, then so
long as someone else can be there to show me good stuff (and/or
share the pain), I'll be game to try it.
f) As for games: Quest For Glory
, the Paladins
there are the best examples of Paladins I've ever seen. I also love
, Space Quest
as Roger, Link and George are my childhood heroes (What I Thought I
Would Be, What I Wanted To Be, What I Realized I Could Be).
Otherwise, at the risk of sounding like a broken record, I like
just about anything, from Tetris to Sims to X-com to Halo to Mario
to Sonic to Need For Speed to Infinity and Beyond! Not much into
multiplayer (never had people to play with growing up, so don't
think about buying them when I go looking, and online competitions
are too impersonal for me), but I'm willing to play it if people
put it into one of my systems.
And on that note, I'll put this here:
What kind of Hero Are You?
A site based off of the game series Quest for Glory and that is
designed to help people become the best person they can be, using
tests and real-world tests to make you into the the best person you