Saturday, February 10, 2007

10 Weird Things About Me

I was tagged by Bookwormmom to do this meme. The thing is, I actually struggle to find 3 interesting things about myself as opposed to 10 weird things, but here goes:

1. I am not a shoes and handbag kind of girl. I hear people gushing over shoes and the like and just don't get it. In fact I own about 10 pairs of shoes, but only really wear two pairs, and those I will wear until they are just about dead and then, and only then, I will go and get new shoes.

2. I don't really like shopping for clothes either. Put me in a bookstore or a papercraft store and I am happy. Other than that, forget it!

3. I don't like any kind of melon. When my mum comes over I buy her some rockmelon but I have to completely clean the fridge out when she is gone because I can't stand the smell of it. I don't eat watermelon but I can live with it in the fridge.

4. Here's one some of you already know about - I have to read a series of books in order. It freaks me out if I can't.

5. I usually visit my library at least twice a week. I currently have 44 books out - although I will be returning at least 6 early next week.

6. If the phone number doesn't display on my mobile phone I won't answer the call.

7. I swear like a trooper at work, a lot less at home. Nothing wrong with this picture except I work for a major church based organisation!

8. I love watching sport...any sport really. Haven't played any myself for about 12 years.

9. I am addicted to Coca Cola.

10. My ex left 4 and a half years ago. In that time I haven't met anyone, given anyone my phone number, kissed anyone, held hands or anything! Of course, he has basically been the opposite. Oh well.

Apparently now I need to tag 10 people, but I have no idea who has or who hasn't been tagged, so whoever wants to do it can!

9 comments:

  1. I'm totally shocked. I never would have picked you as a potty mouth!

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  2. I know what you mean about the clothes and shoes. But I love me a good handbag. Mind you, I won't spend money on an expensive handbag. I'd like carry more money in it than what it's worth :)

    I also have to read books in order. And I never answer the phone unless caller ID says it's someone I know.

    And I visit my library at least 3 times a week, but since I work there... I guess that doesn't really count :)

    We seem to share a few of the same quirks. Although... I'm addicted to diet Pepsi. In some parts of the world, that would make us archenemies ;)

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  3. I 'm with you on 1 & 2, but I love melons. All kinds.

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  4. Book shopping is the only type of shopping I can get really excited about too. Clothes shopping is fun for about 15 minutes and then I lose interest. :)

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  5. I'm with you on the shoes and purses. And on the Coca-Cola! Been drinking it since I was 4, probably younger. The hard stuff, not that caffeine-free or diet variety.

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  6. I know...what is that about. If someone from work is going to buy drinks, they will say Diet or Lemon or Vanilla. I'm like.....just the real stuff!!!

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  7. Andrea (aka eanay)February 12, 2007 9:15 am

    Love the quirky stuff there Marg, except that it isn't all THAT quirky! Normal to me anyway - I don't get excited about shoes. I only wear about two or three pairs all the time! I hate clothes shopping! I won't even spend the extra time to stop and try things on.

    All that isn't quirky. LOL

    As for the melon and having to wash out your fridge - that, I am sorry to say, is quirky! LOL

    I too HAVE to read in order of a series too (as per our previous contact where I asked you the order of the Phryne Fisher books!)

    All very normal stuff I say!

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  8. 1. Thank you! I only ever wear sneakers and they have to be falling off my feet before I remember stores sell them ;)

    3. Bananas - hate 'em and the smell of them makes me gag.

    6. There are times when I know the number calling and still won't pick up!

    7. Yippee!!! I like knowing I'm not the only potty mouth around.

    9. It's crack really and I love it!

    CindyS

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