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Old 10-14-2012, 08:57 AM
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Tell us one thing about yourself

I always hate starting these threads because apparently 40% of the Dopers don't know the meaning of the word "one" and by Post #7 there's "The top three I would pick ..."

So you're with a crowd and you're fairly anonymous. You could confess you killed the Lindburgh baby and they'd be like, "OK. Whatever. Next person's turn." Share one fact about yourself. Could be funny or poignant or interesting or unique. Just make it one (and yes this question is supposed to be hard so just pick one).

Mine? So many to choose from.
I was at John Denver's last concert. Mrs. Cad is a big fan and had never gone to one of his concert so I took her while he played at Cerritos. When I heard he died it made it very surreal.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:20 AM
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I prefer the company of animals and books to that of most people.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:01 AM
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I have been a prisoner in the M.E.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:32 PM
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I've figured out a way to doodle for a living.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:35 PM
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I was the guy who built the giant bow for the catapult on the discovery channels "Doing Da Vinci" Embarrassing show.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:36 PM
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I loathe cats.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:47 PM
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I'm three days younger than Denzel Washington.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:56 PM
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I talk to myself in my car a lot. I mean a LOT. Sometimes I do it when my 2 year old is in the back seat. He gives me looks of concern.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:00 PM
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I killed a seagull with a kayak paddle.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:08 PM
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I rescued an injured seagull flapping futiley on the shoulder of a highway.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:21 PM
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I've been a staunch supporter of immigrant rights pretty much my entire working life.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:25 PM
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I am able to hide my depression extremely well.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:42 PM
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I have a big heart.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:44 PM
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I have flown a glider.
Won a free lesson and so I took it.
It was kind of fun, but once was enough.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:04 PM
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I have green eyes but they sometimes look blue. Or grey.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:11 PM
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I saw Harry Chapin in concert less than a year before he died.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:18 PM
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I was the first human to see a small section of a previously undiscovered cave.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:19 PM
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I'm pigeon-toed (i.e. my leg bones are slightly twisted so my feet naturally point inward instead of straight-forward). It's mostly self-corrected as I've gotten older, but you can tell when I'm walking on stairs.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:56 PM
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I've driven more than 1 million miles in the US.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:05 PM
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Given time I will forget most everything that bothers me because that was then and this is now.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:17 PM
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I can fly a helicopter.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:20 PM
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My ankles twist and give out on me so often that I have taken falling and recovering to an art-form.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:29 PM
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I'm pigeon-toed (i.e. my leg bones are slightly twisted so my feet naturally point inward instead of straight-forward). It's mostly self-corrected as I've gotten older, but you can tell when I'm walking on stairs.
I, personally, am duck-footed. Most people don't notice it, though.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:49 PM
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My first real kiss was in Piazza San Marco, Venice.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:09 PM
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I found an ocelot in my attic.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:45 PM
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I, personally, am duck-footed.
Just don't tell me you are ever duck-faced.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:11 PM
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Just don't tell me you are ever duck-faced.
I've been shit-faced.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:29 PM
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I have been in an active space shuttle.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:42 PM
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I once owned a monkey.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:48 PM
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I saw Tracy Chapman perform in October 1986.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:51 PM
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I was born the same day as Alan Moore (although obviously not the same year).
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:51 PM
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I found an ocelot in my attic.
I think that's a Dr Seuss book.

I am making a Steampunk short film.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:52 PM
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I once owned a monkey.
Hey, me too!
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:53 PM
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I was born the same day as Alan Moore (although obviously not the same year).
Umm... Demi Moore's dad??
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:55 PM
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Umm... Roger Moore's dad??
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:03 PM
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Umm... Roger Moore's dad??
Sorry, never heard of him before this thread. (Alan, not Roger).
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:06 PM
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My husband, kids and I are very active in the build-a-device-to-fling-a-pumpkin world.
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:08 PM
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I am dreading the holidays. It's the first one since my husband's death.
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:13 PM
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I once had tea with Brian Eno in his back garden.
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:16 PM
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I coach high school cross-country and track(distance events).
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:47 PM
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Michael Madsen was brought into my office for a potential scifi film we were in preproduction on. I had no idea he was coming to the studio, and I didn't know exactly how to maintain my cool. I showed him some of the concept work we were working on for a character he was considering playing, and after pointing out some boring details, I pointed out a vague area in the art, and said we imagine this is the bathroom, in case your character needs to take a dump.

Got a fucking awesome burst of laughter from him. Great guy, cool as a cucumber, shorter than I thought, alas the film was never produced.

It was pretty surreal. I immediately played Stuck in The Middle With You for the rest of the CG guys as soon as he left the department.

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Old 10-14-2012, 07:24 PM
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I've written more than one million words of fiction. According to Stephen King, my writing is no longer necessarily crap.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:32 PM
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Umm... Demi Moore's dad??
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Umm... Roger Moore's dad??
Alan F'ing Moore. Writer of Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The League of Extraodrdinary Gentleman, etc. Worshipper of a fictional Roman snake god. Well-known freak and gentleman. I'd like to meet him some day, but he scares me, even if people say he's really nice.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:38 PM
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I've been shit-faced.
I've been shit-canned.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:49 PM
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John Scalzi gave me a lift to the airport once.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:53 PM
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:03 PM
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I once sat on Danny Glover's lap.
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:11 PM
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I grew up in the northwest. When I was 13 I had been to Florida and all along the East coast and back home again, however, I had never been more than 30 miles west of my home.

I have fixed that though and have been to both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:14 PM
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I was nominated as an elector for a presidential candidate. Sadly he lost our state so I can't say I was a member of the electoral college.
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:15 PM
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A hot air balloon landed in my yard.
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