Oil

Me, me, me, me, meme.

I don't really care for memes, but this one seems less brain-dead than most:

Conversation Starting meme: Help me waste some time!
The problem with LJ is that we all think we are so close, and really, we know nothing about each other. I'm going to rectify it. I want you to ask me something you think you should know about me. Something that should be obvious, but you have no idea about.

Then post this in your LJ and find out what people don't know about you.
  • Current Mood: Narcissistic
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Initially, when I noticed that you had an LJ, via surfing around from somewhere in Perlmonks.org, I tacked you onto my friends list, thinking I would get some interesting Perl information here and there. Instead, I've gotten to read some very interesting thoughts from someone who I consider to be a personal inspiration to further my knowledge of Perl. So, here's a question or two that have possibly crossed my mind from time to time that seem to fit well here.

When is your birthday, including year?
What is your favorite type of cuisine?
Do you drink? If so, what do you like?
Do you smoke? If so, what? If not, feelings on smoking?

This last question might be a bit narcissistic myself, but I'm curious.
You've got me listed as a friend - was it just because I had listed you and you've listed me in kind, or because you remembered who I was from Perlmonks (where I've been incredibly inactive), or for some other reason? =)
Birthday:June 20, 1967
Cuisine:Mexican or Japanese (if ethnic.) Otherwise, I like good ol' American food.
Drink:Single malt Scotch. Yum!
Smoke:I quit smoking five weeks ago.

As for why I added you, I suspect it's because you both added me and had "Perl" in your interests :)

And most technical stuff is actually on my use.perl journal (http://use.perl.org/~Ovid/journal/.) I used to post both personal and technical stuff there, but after I received death threats from a former coworker regarding a comment made in that other journal that he assumed referred to him, I decided to separate the two.
When are you at your calmest?
What do you like best about who you are?
I'm calmest when I'm petting a cat. That's pretty easy.

As for what I like best about myself ... ugh. That question's not so easy. I'd have to say my mind, though. It (mostly) works in interesting ways that are pleasing to me. When all is said and done, I really wouldn't want to be anyone else.