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  1. Ro Laren

    Ro Laren 7st 11lbs down ...

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    This is stolen from the Lipotrim forum, but I thought it might be fun for us WeMITTS! I've slightly edited some of the questions to make them less 'far right Christian US-centric'

    Have fun ...

    Why were you given your particular name? Not sure, but at least I wasn't named after Bagpuss, like my sister!*
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? Older brother, younger sister. I am the archetypal middle child!
    What is your favorite thing to do? Walking my GSD on a windy beach.
    What is your favorite food? Pears and butterscotch.
    What is your favorite book? 1984 by Eric Blair.
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? Topic
    What is your favorite biscuit? Fox's Crunch Cream
    What is your favorite sport? Showjumping
    What is your favorite kind of music? Rachmaninov
    What is your favorite song? Full Of Grace by Sarah McLachlan
    How many kids do you want when you get married? Er ... I take the fifth
    What place would you like to visit? Alaska
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? My empathy and IQ
    Do you like to sing? Yes, alone
    Do you like to dance? See above
    What musical instruments can you play?
    I have played piano, violin, recorder and mouth organ in my time!
    What is your favorite type of art? Hmm. Mediaeval
    Do you like theatre? Yes, my degree was in English Literature.
    Do you like building things? Lego houses with my nephew.
    What would you like to learn about cars? Does watching Top Gear avidly count?
    What would you like to teach others about? Science, grammar and compassion.
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Serious, sad and independent.
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Living life to the full
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Ditto
    What were your favorite subjects in school? Biology, English and Geography
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Read
    What is the strangest thing you ever did?
    That's a tough one. Most actions have some reason behind them, or we wouldn't do them. Even if the reason is known only to ourselves.

    *Her name is Emily! Did I worry you for a minute? :)

    Who's next?
     
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    Janey2004 This is for ME!

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    Always up for one of these Sarah(like reading them more;))

    Why were you given your particular name? My mum loved the name, brother added the "y" so its stuck
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? 2 older bros, one younger, I sister
    What is your favorite thing to do? Drive my car/or have fun with the wee guy
    What is your favorite food? Olives and chocolate
    What is your favorite book? Jane Eyre
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? Snickers
    What is your favorite biscuit? Bourbons
    What is your favorite sport? F1 not that sporty really
    What is your favorite kind of music? Toss up between heavy rock and dance music
    What is your favorite song? Natural Woman, Aretha Franklin
    How many kids do you want when you get married? Got 2 kids at home, one is 3(woops hes 4 now) the other is 38, no more thankyou
    What place would you like to visit? Scicily
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? Being able to laugh at myself
    Do you like to sing? Yes all the time
    Do you like to dance? Oh yes
    What musical instruments can you play?
    Triangle??? Wish I could though
    What is your favorite type of art? Not got a fav really, just get what I like when I see it
    Do you like theatre? Yes, not been in a long time, one of my best mates up here is an actress, not a famous one mind
    Do you like building things? nah
    What would you like to learn about cars? Wouldn't mind being able to fix mine if it broke down whatever it was
    What would you like to teach others about? Loving themselves, how to cook, errmm not sure about that
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Scatty, supportive, a bit nutty
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Being happy
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Being happy
    What were your favorite subjects in school? Biology, Maths, Food and Nutrition
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? God! Depends on my mood
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? I could write a list here!!! So won't mention any:)
     
  4. Ro Laren

    Ro Laren 7st 11lbs down ...

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    You have a 38 year old child? :eek:
     
  5. Janey2004

    Janey2004 This is for ME!

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    Hee hee, yes, he's called husband!!! and has never grown up :0
     
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    Silence Bouncing back

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    Why were you given your particular name? Mum just loved the name I think. I was always going to be either Gemma or Andrew.
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? Younger sister.
    What is your favorite thing to do? Hmmm it depends... watching DVDs, reading, going for a walk.
    What is your favorite food? Cake.

    What is your favorite book? Joining the Rainbow by Bell Mooney
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? Bueno
    What is your favorite biscuit? Millies cookies.
    What is your favorite sport? To watch - rugby
    What is your favorite kind of music? Beautiful South.
    What is your favorite song? It depends...
    How many kids do you want when you get married? I don't want kids.
    What place would you like to visit? I can't wait to go back to Italy
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? My eyes
    Do you like to sing? Yes, but I'm no good at it!
    Do you like to dance? Yes, but again...no good.
    What musical instruments can you play?
    Clarinet and Tenor Sax, recorder and tin whistle.

    What is your favorite type of art? Renaissance
    Do you like theatre? Yes

    Do you like building things? Nope
    What would you like to learn about cars? Only to drive
    What would you like to teach others about? Languages
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Organised, independent, honest
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Enjoying myself.
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Enjoying my life.
    What were your favorite subjects in school? French, English, History
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Read
    What is the strangest thing you ever did?
    I randomly applied (and got) and job in France and ended up moving out here. Pretty strange for me.
     
  7. Jim

    Jim Big Boy

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    Why were you given your particular name? Family tradition, the eldest born male has always been a James for the last 6 generations.
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? 2 brothers (1 deceased) 1 sister, all younger.
    What is your favorite thing to do? Eating and drinking ;)
    What is your favorite food? Fried Steak and Onions.
    What is your favorite book? Difficult this, I'm an avid reader.
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? None
    What is your favorite biscuit? None
    What is your favorite sport? Rugby
    What is your favorite kind of music? I'm very deaf now so I can't listen to music any more. It used to be Leonard Cohen.
    What is your favorite song? Famous Blue Raincoat from "Songs of love and hate"
    How many kids do you want when you get married? I have 2 Children, James (Jamie) and Eleanor
    What place would you like to visit? Been there done that :)
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? My weight.
    Do you like to sing? No
    Do you like to dance? No
    What musical instruments can you play? None
    What is your favorite type of art? Hey, I work in IT.l
    Do you like theatre? No
    Do you like building things? Yes, Lego and Meccano when I was a Kid
    What would you like to learn about cars? Nothing
    What would you like to teach others about? Computing
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Happy, smiling and cheerful.
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Retired in Montpelier
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Ditto
    What were your favorite subjects in school? Maths, Physics and Chemistry
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Read
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? Not printable ;)
     
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  8. Ro Laren

    Ro Laren 7st 11lbs down ...

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    Jim - how can you not like chocolate?!
     
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    1974rach Gold Member

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    Why were you given your particular name? I didn't look like a Sarah-Jane apparently.
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? Younger sister.
    What is your favorite thing to do? Snuggle up and watch an old film
    What is your favorite food? too numerous to mention
    What is your favorite book? Little Women

    What is your favorite chocolate bar? crunchie
    What is your favorite biscuit? Rather boringly I am a HUGE digestive fan

    What is your favorite sport? Rugby
    What is your favorite kind of music? Mowtown
    What is your favorite song? Wild Mountainside - Eddie Reader

    How many kids do you want when you get married? Four!
    What place would you like to visit? Antartic
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? My sense of humour
    Do you like to sing? I love it, but sadly I can't!

    Do you like to dance? As often as poss.
    What musical instruments can you play? None
    What is your favorite type of art? McKenzie Thorpe - got a little collection.

    Do you like theatre? Yes
    Do you like building things? sort of...
    What would you like to learn about cars? Does watching Top Gear avidly count? (i adore james may!)
    What would you like to teach others about? compassion, tolerance and how to make a good gin and tonic.
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Smiling, loving, loyal
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Teaching
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Married with children and teaching

    What were your favorite subjects in school? English History and PE
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Soak in the bath
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? Told someone I was getting married (in my defence i was staggeringly drunk!)

    xx
     
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    Jim Big Boy

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    I've never had a sweet tooth really Ro, maybe growing up when rationing was still in plac eafter the war.
     
  11. Ariana

    Ariana Just keep swimming

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    Why were you given your particular name? My mum just really liked it, Im not named after anyone.
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? none
    What is your favorite thing to do? Read a good book whilst listening to my favourite music.
    What is your favorite food? crisps. I have a real crisp problem.
    What is your favorite book? I have lots I love, Anne Rice is maybe my favourite author.

    What is your favorite chocolate bar? Whole nut.
    What is your favorite biscuit? Im not a huge biscuit fan, maybe gingernuts or digestives.
    What is your favorite sport? Skateboarding
    What is your favorite kind of music? Rock and metal
    What is your favorite song? I have lots of favourite songs, currently loving Bubblewrap by McFly lol
    How many kids do you want when you get married? I dont want to get married.
    What place would you like to visit? Arctic (proper arctic, been to arctic circle), Japan, Iceland
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? I am honest.
    Do you like to sing? I do :D
    Do you like to dance? Not really
    What musical instruments can you play? Guitar, keyboards, oboe, clarinet, flute, alto sax, bass, drums, singing, recorder, little piano

    What is your favorite type of art? Nature photography
    Do you like theatre? Musicals only really
    Do you like building things? I love lego :D
    What would you like to learn about cars? Im not that interested in cars
    What would you like to teach others about? well my job is teaching so I guess educational things
    What are three adjectives which describe you? caring, sarcastic, quick
    What do you want to be doing in five years? I really dont know!
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? See above lol

    What were your favorite subjects in school? Music, maths, science
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Browse online
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? The things I do often appear strange to others, but they make sense to me lol
     
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    Why were you given your particular name? My dad's sometimes a bit thick, (poor dad) - mum wanted to call me Fiona but dad thought it was Fayona so they just went with Fay!
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? None although always wanted some!
    What is your favorite thing to do? Playing with my lovely girlies, chatting with friends, slagging off my in laws...
    What is your favorite food? The internet in it's entirity isn't big enough for me to list all of my favourite foods. Today it's chorizo... yummy
    What is your favorite book? The Book of Lost Things or anything by Phillipa Gregory
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? Haven't really got one...
    What is your favorite biscuit? Custard Creams dipped in hot tea
    What is your favorite sport? When thin and fit I love badminton and hill walking.
    What is your favorite kind of music? Indie

    What is your favorite song? Anything by Sufjan Stevens
    How many kids do you want when you get married? I have 2 but I want 5
    What place would you like to visit? New Zealand
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? The love I have for my kids
    Do you like to sing? Yes
    Do you like to dance? Yes

    What musical instruments can you play?
    Flute, Banjo - both very very basic but the intention to learn properly's there

    What is your favorite type of art? Pre Raphelite
    Do you like theatre? Yes
    Do you like building things? yes
    What would you like to learn about cars? how to drive them
    What would you like to teach others about? A woman's inate ability to birth her babies without intervention/pain relief
    What are three adjectives which describe you? loyal, honest, fun
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Running my own business
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Running my own business and having more babies.
    What were your favorite subjects in school? English and art
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Read
    What is the strangest thing you ever did?
    I have no idea at the moment, will need to think about that one.
     
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    Why were you given your particular name? I was named after my mother
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? 1 sister
    What is your favorite thing to do? sleep or watch youtube
    What is your favorite food? Quorn , leeks ,onions and crisps (though not at the moment!)
    What is your favorite book? Oh , so many. "Brave New World" and "Dracula" are near the top
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? None at the moment
    What is your favorite biscuit? None at the moment
    What is your favorite sport? Tennis
    What is your favorite kind of music? Music is my passion ,so everything!
    What is your favorite song? Too many to list
    How many kids do you want when you get married? Doubt marriage and kids will happen
    What place would you like to visit? Iceland ,Tokyo , Antartictica and Maldives
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? My kindness
    Do you like to sing? yes!
    Do you like to dance? yes!
    What musical instruments can you play? I played the recorder and piano as a child
    What is your favorite type of art? Sculpture/Photography
    Do you like theatre? Yes
    Do you like building things? As a child
    What would you like to learn about cars? How to drive them!
    What would you like to teach others about? How to treat a heart
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Sad , scared and determined
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Finishing the plans I am about to start
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? I want to be happy
    What were your favorite subjects in school? Maths , History and English
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? I have too much free time
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? I don't think I can discuss it in public:D
     
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    Why were you given your particular name? It's my mums middle name
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? 1 sister
    What is your favorite thing to do? Lots of things, swimming at the moment probably
    What is your favorite food? I like cheese, though have cut right down on it. I love bananas
    What is your favorite book? Where Rainbows End by Cecilia Ahern. I cry every time I read it.
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? Yorkie or Bournville
    What is your favorite biscuit? Caramel chocolate hobnobs
    What is your favorite sport? Swimming
    What is your favorite kind of music? A bit of most things, really.
    What is your favorite song? It's Raining Men by geri Halliwell.
    How many kids do you want when you get married? 4
    What place would you like to visit? I would love to visit the Amazon rainforest.
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? Physically, my boobs and my bum. Otherwise, the fact that I am a caring person.
    Do you like to sing? Yes, but very badly.
    Do you like to dance? When I'm drunk.
    What musical instruments can you play? The recorder, the clarinet and the piano. What is your favorite type of art? The sort where it's just a drawing of a close up flower or something (don't think I'm explaining it too well).
    Do you like theatre? Sometimes.
    Do you like building things? Yes
    What would you like to learn about cars? I learnt about engines at cadets when I was a cadet. It was mostly about engines in planes (I think) but the principle must be the same in a car. And I beat all the boys. It was dead interesting and I would like to learn more.
    What would you like to teach others about? I don't really know. I like teaching the cadets to become confident, I guess.
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Caring, confident, bossy.
    What do you want to be doing in five years? Either be married and starting/have a family or be a nursing officer in the RAF (or possibly both). If it's the former, I would like to be working as either a senior staff nurse or senior.
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? Continuing with the above.
    What were your favorite subjects in school? Maths, French and PE.
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Swim, walk or read.
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? Not too sure. Will have to think about that one.
     
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    Why were you given your partiular name? I think my mum name me after a Actress.
    How many brothers and sisters do you have? I have 3 sisters. I am the youngest.
    What is your favorite thing to do? I love to spend time with my sons and husband. My husband works away from home and I only see him once a week, so time is precious. What is your favorite food? I adore Pizza! :sigh:What is your favorite book? Anything written my Josephine Cox.
    What is your favorite chocolate bar? I haven't got a favourite.
    What is your favorite biscuit? Ginger biscuits.

    What is your favorite sport? N/a
    What is your favorite kind of music? It varies, really. Sometimes classical, to pop.
    What is your favorite song? At the moment, The winner takes it all, by ABBA.
    How many kids do you want when you get married? I am already married and have 2 sons.
    What place would you like to visit? Would love to visit New york.
    What is your favorite thing about yourself? That whenever there is a problem I always try to find a solution, even if it takes weeks, months.
    Do you like to sing? Yes

    Do you like to dance? Now and then.
    What musical instruments can you play? I can play the piano a bit.
    What is your favorite type of

    art? I love Folk art.
    Do you like theatre Yes.
    Do you like building things? No
    What would you like to learn about cars? How to drive one would be good as I don't drive yet.
    What would you like to teach others about?
    Drama, performing arts.
    What are three adjectives which describe you? Sensitive, kind, bubbly.
    What do you want to be doing in five years?
    Living in Cornwall.
    What do you want to be doing in ten years? As above.
    What were your favorite subjects in school? Drama
    When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? Surfing the net or reading a good book.
    What is the strangest thing you ever did? Will have to think about that one! ;)
     
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