asked & answered
member spotlight conclusion · 6/26-7/2

Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?
iggy pop 

Would you like to be famous? In what way?

What would constitute a "perfect" day for you?
receiving at least 6hrs of sleep

When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?
i don't sing

If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a 30-year-old for the last 60 years of your life, which would you want?
i'll keep the mind

Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?
by the hands of a lover

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?
for being alive

If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?
to be treated and cared for equally to my bro

If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?
that happens everyday

If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?
will there ever be an end?

Is there something that you've dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven't you done it?
surfing and yoga in bali, haven't properly planned for it yet

What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?
learning to walk again

What do you value most in a friendship?
loyalty i guess. that's for relationships in general 

What is your most treasured memory?
the first bike I purchased and on my own with my own money

If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? Why?
not really

What does friendship mean to you?
one time it meant sabotage and betrayal. now it means second chances and worthiness

What roles do love and affection play in your life?
a healthy exchange, whatever it is or how it's shared between two adults that never quite got it right at some point but now has the chance to. 

When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?

If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven't you told them yet?
that they mean more than this god forsaken planet to me, i guess

Your house, containing everything you own, catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to safely make a final dash to save any one item. What would it be? Why?
a trophy from playing baseball, because it was one of a few things that i was proud of as a kid

what three words would you use to describe your relationship?
fortunate, passionate, challenging 

what three songs would you use to describe your relationship?
idk, there she goes, the only one i know, & again 

what's your favorite color?
black or grey

what's your favorite smell?
fresh basil or marijuana

what are your three worst habits?
self loathing, compartmentalizing, indifference

what traits do you love/hate on others? 
love: assertiveness, consistent, disciplined. hate: incompetence, disloyal, finicky

what's your favorite song?
slow hands by interpol

where would you take off to right now if you had the opportunity?

when was the last time you sat back and enjoyed your life and your accomplishments?
can't recall

what's your least favorite thing about me, your lovely girlfriend?
you worry too much

  and your favorite?
being my equal

On a scale of 1-10, how strict are/were your parents?
8.5 my pop was a hardass to live under that rule

Who was your worst teacher? Why?
can't remember 

Who was your favorite teacher? Why?
doesn't matter 

Which would you pick: being world-class attractive, a genius or famous for doing something great?
picks all three in different lifetimes

Who are the 3 greatest living musicians?
david byrne, bruce springstein, chuck berry

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
to be less indifferent to certain things and more compassionate

What was your favorite toy growing up?
just my bmx bike

Name 3 celebrities you most admire.
none of them

Name a celebrity you think is lame.
most of them

What accomplishment are you most proud of?
wasn't this question asked but in a different way?

Which of your friends are you proudest of? Why?
ben franklin, because he's green and money talks 

What's the most beautiful place you've ever been?
nice, france

What are your 3 favorite movies?
casino, aliens ii, and fight club

How would you describe me to your friends?
without using physical markers? 

Which historical figure would you like to be?
nikola tesla except his lean towards eugenics

What's the right age to get married?
idk, i'm not the marrying type

Tell me 3 things you remember about kindergarten.
arts & crafts, busting a kid's shins at recess, breaking the water fountain from rough housing

What paper that you've written are you most proud of?
can't recall. most college papers were a blur but might be saved on a fuckin' floppy disc. yes i still keep floppy discs

What would you do if you were invisible for a day?
pull off a heist only to fish for financial information to add to my accounts

Who would you like to live like for a day?
my younger self

If you could time travel, where would you go?
during the start of the industrial revolution

If you could live in any TV home, what would it be?
the jetson's apartment or dr cox's pad from scrubs 

What's your favorite ice cream flavor?
pistachio, salted caramel or caramel apple pie gelato

Would you rather live for a week in the past or the future?
in the past

What's your most embarrassing childhood memory?
can't remember

  What's your best childhood memory?
getting my first bike and having a paper route to be responsible for

What's your favorite holiday?
no preference to any

If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?
bacon, smoothies, and pasta

If you could be a cartoon character for a week, who would you be?
trent from daria or space ghost

If you could have dinner with anyone from history, who would it be?
voltaire. we'd talk about lottery scamming and current ideals of enlightenment to see if it shifted with the times or remained the same.

What's one choice you really regret? 
no regrets

What's your favorite childhood book?
the outsiders

What's a great book you've read recently?
gilead by marilynne robinson

Do you feel like a leader or a follower?

If you could ask your pet 3 questions, what would they be?
what do you think about when i'm gone? would you shoot an intruder? are you ready to take over the world?

What's the most courageous thing you've ever done?
stopped a kid from getting his ass beat to a pulp. 

Who would play you in a movie of your life?
daniel day lewis

If you could be an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?
field hockey or cycling

If you had to live in a different state, what would it be?

What has been your favorite family vacation?
taking a drive to las cruces with my pop during the summer

If you could choose your own nickname, what would it be?
nate, will do

Who is the funniest person you know?
my uncle

What's your favorite thing about one of your grandparents?
my grandmother being patient enough to show me how to cook

Tell the person to your right your favorite thing about them.
there's no person to my right

Do you ever talk to yourself? When and what do you say?
i have inner dialogues with myself to reason with things beyond my control

When you're having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better?
go for a ride on the bike

Which TV family is most like your own?
What's your favorite smell in the whole world?
see way above