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Pondering closeness and hamster names



Poll #310573 Points to Ponder

If you had a family coin minted, what would the motto say?

don't tread on me!
3(13.6%)
give me liberty, or give me death!
2(9.1%)
beware the Ides of March!
4(18.2%)
love me tender, love me true!
6(27.3%)
the stars are ours!
7(31.8%)

You have 2 new hamsters, who look like pandas. You wish to name them after your favorite two childrens' book characters. What are their names?

How many of these things have you done?

worried that someone thought you were serious, when you were joking
23(17.7%)
worried that someone thought you were joking, when you were serious
21(16.2%)
worried that someone you don't even like might not like you?
16(12.3%)
longed to be completely understood by some one or two platonic friends
19(14.6%)
longed to be understood a little less well than you are understood by a blood relative
8(6.2%)
longed to have real life friends like your LJ friends
17(13.1%)
longed to have LJ friends like your real life friends
8(6.2%)
longed aimlessly, but then got up and lived life instead
18(13.8%)

If you loved yourself just a little better, what concrete thing would you do this week?

What thing do you long to tell someone, but you just don't know how? (please be sure and protect your privacy in your answer)

If Sears had a catalog for the afterlife, which ones would appeal to you?

a do-over with the same personality
9(20.5%)
becoming stardust
8(18.2%)
a Heaven filled with really easy to play autoharps
7(15.9%)
a really intense professional poker game, winner gets the best mansion
1(2.3%)
A quiet place to have a deep conversation with someone you've longed to know better
19(43.2%)

Tell me what weird musical instrument you would love to play, and which song you long to play upon it.

You are whisked to an alien planet, where everyone looks a bit like an open faced reuben sandwich. Where would you like to work?

in the ministry of theology
4(18.2%)
in the ministry of interstellar peace
4(18.2%)
in the ministry of music
10(45.5%)
in the ministry of fun
3(13.6%)
in the ministry of statecraft
1(4.5%)

How long has it been since you've had a truly peaceful and serene moment?

What percentage do you regret failing to kiss someone you left behind just one (more) time?

Mean: 47.05 Median: 37.5 Std. Dev 42.26
0
6(27.3%)
15
4(18.2%)
30
1(4.5%)
45
1(4.5%)
60
2(9.1%)
75
1(4.5%)
90
2(9.1%)
105
5(22.7%)

What person in your real life makes you feel so at ease, and yet does not probably realize it?

Which of the following have you done?

looked to see when you first interacted with a favored LJ friend.
10(9.9%)
used LJ friends' friends lists to find new friends
18(17.8%)
spent a night using the random key, hunting grains of wheat amid much chaff
8(7.9%)
worried about a post for a moment in bed, and then said to yourself
6(5.9%)
wondered why your LJ always has the same friends count, even though people come and go
9(8.9%)
felt a comment in your LJ resonate deep down with your thoughts
21(20.8%)
thought that if all the literary journals unfinished on your friends' list were combined into one, Pynchon would be proud
7(6.9%)
wanted so badly to be understood by your LJ friends, and worried so much that you say too little or too much
9(8.9%)
felt less unique through having an LJ
6(5.9%)
felt more unique through having an LJ
7(6.9%)

What insect would you choose to study?

Who was your most attractive high school teacher, and what about that person made you get goosebumps?

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