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08 July 2008 @ 09:01 am
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From jacedesbff

Which Fantasy/SciFi Character Are You?

I wish I knew more about Star Trek! It's on my vast "To Watch" List.

"The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they've printed."
1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who've read 6 and force books upon them.

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien (I had to read it for sophomore English...I couldn't get past chapter 3. Bleck.)
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (I've seen the play...)
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (I appreciated it, don't know about love)
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis (Liked)
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte's Web - EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

And two stolen from jackie

Your result for The Attachment Style Test...

The Exile

50% Anxiety Over Abandonment and 68% Avoidance Of Intimacy

You are uncomfortable getting close to others. You want emotionally close relationships, but you find it difficult to trust others completely. You feel that people don't fully understand you, and to be honest you're not certain you fully understnad yourself. You never wanted it to happen, but now you're an outcast and you're resigned to your fate. They think you're not good enough? Well, you figure, maybe that's true. You don't need them, anyway.

Fictional character with whom you might identify: Elphaba (Wicked), Smeagol/Gollum (The Lord of the Rings)

Smeagol.jpg Elphaba.jpg

Other Attachment Types:
Secure: The Unicorn | The Cuddleslut | The Free Agent
Preoccupied: The Cling Wrap | The Squid | The Insect
Fearful: The Doormat | The Leper | The Exile
Dismissing: The Hermit | The Stone | The Player
Confused: The Waffler

Take The Attachment Style Test at HelloQuizzy

And the Flickr Meme:
[01] Type your answer to each of the questions below into Flickr Search.
[02] Using only the first page, pick an image.
[03] Copy and paste each of the URLs for the images into fd's mosaic maker.
[04] Save image and upload!

1. What is your first name? Allison.
2. What is your favorite food? Cereal.
3. What high school did you go to? Juanita High School.
4. What is your favorite colour? Pink
5. Who is your celebrity crush? George Clooney. He's the most celebrity-ish of my crushes, I guess.
6. Favorite drink? Mimosas.
7. Dream vacation? Prague.
8. Favorite dessert? Red Velvet Cake
9. What you want to be when you grow up? Gangster
10. What do you love most in life? The Chaos Theory
11. One word to describe you. Eccentric?
12. Your flickr name. Soni_Snape. They didn't have any entries, so I just typed in "Snape".

I tried to a real entry yesterday, and not just that fanmix. But yeeeeah... It obviously didn't happen that way. The mix was just so close to being done, I grit my teeth and just finished it. Then I needed a nap. :P Fanmixes = hard work. LOL!

I hope everyone who celebrates it had a good 4th (and if you don't, that you just had a good day in general). Laura was dogsitting for her parents up in Snohomish, so I went up there to just hang. And I did not get lost! Huzzah! XD I finally met her boyfriend Scott, I was like the last friend to do so. I thought maybe she was ashamed of me (not that I could blame her) LOL! But he is a very nice guy. Bought me a Coke. :) We watched a few episodes of Psych, which I had never seen. It was really good! If I didn't have so many other fandoms going on right now, I would probably get addicted. But I definitely could really get into it. ILU, Corbin Bernsen. Once it was darker outside, the three of us met up with a friend of Scott's at a park in Monroe and lit off a ton of fireworks. I don't really give a hoot about fireworks (if Laura hadn't called me earlier, I would've just been happy to stay in and watch movies), but Laura bought some really good ones.

There was a Percy/Luna fic posted for the percy_ficathon yesterday! Yay! Six Impossible Things (Before Breakfast). I really want to do a Percy/Luna fanmix now! I mean, I've wanted to for awhile, but I was planning on putting off (do it after the fifty other ones I have in my mind). But I may not be able to resist. I plan on doing AT LEAST one fanmix for International Femslash Day (July 19th). Like I was saying to danniisupernova, there is not enough femslash!love in the world of fanmixes. So there will be at least one (maybe two), along with some fic. I am thinking of doing something every day that week, leading up to the actual day. I just need to stop procrastinating.
Current Location: the office
Current Mood: workingworking
Listening/Watching: "Hallie" by Mobius Band
·ɿɾ· Megan: Opposite of taking someone's underwearmiss_bushido on July 8th, 2008 07:12 pm (UTC)
Wil Weaton!! :D :D
Allee: reignofterrorlady_lyca on July 8th, 2008 07:15 pm (UTC)
LOL! I KNOW! Definitely one of my geekies crushes. XD Why does he have to be married?!?!

Sorry I'm not online. I've been off and on the phone for awhile, and I cannot be on the phone and do anything else. Like, I even have to pause iTunes. Seriously. I'll be like, "Mhmm...wait, what?" XD

P.S. Icon love! "Look at me, I'm Chandler! Could I be wearing any more clothes?!"
confidentiality spice: bones - zack/angela - songdanniisupernova on July 9th, 2008 01:48 am (UTC)
Allee: houserockstarlady_lyca on July 9th, 2008 03:16 am (UTC)
Squee!!! You're my hero! =D *joins*
confidentiality spice: boomer/chief -lovedanniisupernova on July 9th, 2008 08:16 am (UTC)
You were right, that Percy/Luna was fantastic. :)
Allee: lunalovegoodlady_lyca on July 9th, 2008 04:29 pm (UTC)
Huzzah! If I can't get others to ship it, I at least try to get people to appreciate the idea of them as a couple, and not look at me like I'm insanse. LOL!
(Anonymous) on July 9th, 2008 05:21 pm (UTC)
from susan
I have Lord of the Flies, Animal Farm, Hitchhiker's Guide, and Watership Down if you would like to borrow them. I also have Of Mice and Men and at least excerpts, if not the entirety, of A Christmas Carol, which I recommend. And I KNOW that I have 1984 somewhere. Scott gave it to me for my birthday once, saying "Look, the year you were born was so traumatic, they had to write a book about it."
Allee: bookwormlady_lyca on July 9th, 2008 05:43 pm (UTC)
Re: from susan
I have like 50 other books I am reading/need to read. BUT, once I clear through all that, I will definitely take you up on those. I have 1984 somewhere. I think I put it on the bookshelf in our living room, because it looks impressive. :P

They had a Hitchhiker's Guide reference in the last season of Stargate Atlantis. Even though I haven't read it yet, I was happy I still got it. LOL!

P.S. Yeah, I think that the Nostalgia Night will work for me that weekend. The 19th, right? I might be bad company (really tired from the midnight showing of The Dark Knight, and other such fangirl lame-alities), but I can definitely be there. :)

P.P.S. "Lame-alities"? I've been watching too much Almost Live! and their "Lame List" sketches.
(Anonymous) on July 13th, 2008 05:49 am (UTC)
Re: from susan
I was listening to a radio show about medicine (yeah, I was bored) and the host mentioned that most people don't know that you can diagnose diseases by looking at the fingernails, and I thought, "I do! Allison told me that white spots can mean arsinic poisoning!"
Allee: iloveyouthismuchlady_lyca on July 14th, 2008 04:35 pm (UTC)
Re: from susan
LOL! I wish I remembered where I learned that from. Probably Unsolved Mysteries. :P
goddess_docgoddess_doc on July 10th, 2008 07:35 pm (UTC)
I haven't met Laura's boyfriend, but...I'm less sociable than you Allee.
Allee: mcsheplady_lyca on July 14th, 2008 04:36 pm (UTC)
Well, yeah, I meant out of all her friends she sees on a semi-regular basis. Like Laurie saw her a month ago, and I don't think she's met him.

*hugs Ma Petite Bon Bon*