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On Mon, 17 May 10 00:32:06 +0000 Greg Lytle (26) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):
- What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
- To lose a loved one
- Where would you like to live?
- Somewhere warm and near a body of water OR somewhere cold and isolated in woods
- What is your idea of earthly happiness?
- For every day to feel like how Friday nights and Sunday afternoons do
- To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
- Alcohol, pessimism, and apathy
- Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
- Joel Barish, Henry Chinaski, Han Solo, Dante Hicks
- Who are your favorite characters in history?
- Thomas Jefferson, George S. Patton, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Darwin
- Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
- Any woman who doesn't fall into the stay at home with the kids trap
- Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
- Ellen Ripley, Amelie Poulain, Sarah Connor, Eowyn, Julia (Cowboy Bebop)
- Your favorite painter?
- HR Giger
- Your favorite musician?
- Miles Davis
- The quality you most admire in a man?
- The quality you most admire in a woman?
- Your favorite virtue?
- Your favorite occupation?
- Who would you have liked to be?
- John Lennon
- Your most marked characteristic?
- What do you most value in your friends?
- What is your principle defect?
- Giving in to compulsions
- What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
- To die alone
- What would you like to be?
- A married professional writer
- What is your favorite color?
- What is your favorite flower?
- What is your favorite bird?
- Who are your favorite prose writers?
- Charles Bukowski, Kurt Vonnegut, Jerry Holkins, David Lynch, Kevin Smith
- Who are your favorite poets?
- Charles Bukowski
- Who are your heroes in real life?
- Kurt Vonnegut, Richard Dawkins, Jeremy Parish, Stephen King, Lester Bangs, Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik
- Who are your favorite heroines of history?
- Margaret Sanger, Valerie Solanas, Nico
- What are your favorite names?
- Julia, Amelie
- What is it you most dislike?
- What historical figures do you most despise?
- Other than the obvious ones like Hitler, I would have to say any religiously motivated committer of violence
- What event in military history do you most admire?
- The Battle Of The Bulge, for the determination of the surrounded Americans and Patton's logistical miracle to come to their aid
- What natural gift would you most like to possess?
- Musical skill
- How would you like to die?
- Listening to 'Kind Of Blue' while very, very stoned and drunk
- What is your present state of mind?
- Melancholy and wistfulness
- What is your motto?
- Life at best is bittersweet
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