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On Sat, 05 Nov 11 01:11:17 UTC fatgaynig (20) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Constant ennui.
Where would you like to live?
Here.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Love, hate, pain, pleasure, all kept in balance.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
No fucking clue.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
A mixture of ideal and reality. Ideals representing what we can become, but realism to accept our faults.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
All of them, I suppose. They were the shapers of humanity on a large scale.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My mother and grandmother, I suppose. Don't know any "heroines".
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Scheherazade
Your favorite painter?
All of them have their merit and should be appreciated.
Your favorite musician?
Eh, depends on the mood, really.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, wisdom.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Feminine nature, wisdom, strength.
Your favorite virtue?
Wisdom is the foundation of all virtue.
Your favorite occupation?
Realistically: Don't care all that much. Ideally: Writer, psychologist,
Who would you have liked to be?
Historically? Eh, plenty of people.
Your most marked characteristic?
Being quiet.
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty, loyalty, respect.
What is your principle defect?
Lack of self control, arrogant, hypocritical.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To struggle for so much and lose it all right before completion.
What would you like to be?
A smarter, wiser man.
What is your favorite color?
Grey, the mix of all and none.
What is your favorite flower?
They're all beautiful in their own way.
What is your favorite bird?
Crow.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Lovecraft, and Poe for the most part.
Who are your favorite poets?
Walt Whitman, some others.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Too many to name. I'll just sum it up by saying that all the most intelligent and wisest people are.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Can't think of one.
What are your favorite names?
Rex, Sid, Jarid.
What is it you most dislike?
People who reflect my own worst faults.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Not sure. Probably the asshole who burnt down the Library of Alexandria.
What event in military history do you most admire?
Not a major war buff.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The greatest wisdom ever known to man.
How would you like to die?
Peacefully, or while fighting honorably.
What is your present state of mind?
Not entirely coherent. Just a weird mishmash of shit.
What is your motto?
Depends on the situation.

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