FMM: More Randmon Qs

by Stephanie on September 2, 2014 · 0 comments

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Sometimes I post Friend Makin Monday post on Tuesday.  I’m a rebel like that.

Link up at Sarah’s blog!

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1. Would you rather visit the doctor or the dentist?

Doctor.  I really like her.  I HATE going to the dentist!

2. Would you rather eat broccoli or carrots?

Broccoli, tossed with olive oil, salt, and pepper and roasted in the oven.  YUM!

3. Would you rather listen to music or watch TV?

I usually would rather watch TV at night when I’m at home alone.  I listen to music all the time though; in the car, at work, and while working out.

4. Would you rather own a lizard or a snake?

I would choose lizards as I already have crested geckos and I love them.  Snakes are cool too though.  My boyfriend in college had a ball python named Patrick who was pretty cool.

I’ve always really liked reptiles, especially geckos.  In case you need to be convinced, here is a video of my gecko, Sarah, eating mango. :)

5. Would you rather have a beach holiday or a mountain holiday?

Mountains usually.  I like skiing and snow.  Every decade or so I can handle an ocean resort where I can go snorkeling.

6. Would you rather BE an apple or a banana?

I feel like banana is the funnier answer here.  So that one.

7. Would you rather be invisible or be able to read minds?

Reading minds would be more useful, but only if I could turn it on and off.  I don’t want to hear the thoughts of everyone near me all the time.  If that were the case I’d choose invisible.

8. Would you rather be hairy all over or completely bald?

Hairy all over.  As a competitive swimmer for 13 years I am perfectly comfortable with hairy legs and I am loving my long hair right now.

9. Would you rather be the most popular or the smartest person you know?


10. Would you rather make headlines for saving somebody’s life or winning a Nobel Prize?

Nobel Prize because it is lasting.  If you save a life you’ll be in the news for a day or week maybe.  With a Nobel Prize your contributions to your field go down in history and will be remembered (usually) and respected for a long time.

Answer one of the questions in the comments!



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