Tell Me …

One of my favorite bloggers, a married young lady calling herself Man Repeller for good reasons, posted the questions below. I offered my answers on her blog and in a comment below – maybe you feel like sharing yours, wherever existent, and using your preferred language (one I understand, obv :-)? Thank you.

Your favorite virtue.

Your favorite qualities in a man.

Your favorite qualities in a woman.

Your favorite occupation.

Your chief characteristic.

Your idea of happiness.

Your idea of misery.

Your favorite color and flower.

If not yourself, who would you be?

Where would you like to live?

Your favorite prose authors.

Your favorite poets.

Your favorite painters and composers.

Your favorite heroes in real life.

Your favorite heroines in real life.

Your favorite heroes in fiction.

Your favorite heroines in fiction.

Your favorite food and drink.

Your favorite names.

Your pet aversion.

What characters in history do you most dislike?

What is your present state of mind?

For what fault have you most toleration?

Your favorite motto.

Have you ever thought about how you would die if the option were yours?


9 responses to “Tell Me …

  • alcessa

    Naša žiri glasati ovako:

    Your favorite virtue. Modesty.

    Your favorite qualities in a man. Openness.

    Your favorite qualities in a woman. Depth and complexity of comprehension.

    Your favorite occupation. Anything with written texts.

    Your chief characteristic. Clumsy on all levels.

    Your idea of happiness. Hiking, s*x & hubby time.

    Your idea of misery. The global village (as in: a bunch of Noseys with strictly philistine grasp of human condition(s) needing to control it all)

    Your favorite color and flower. Green & … hm. None?

    If not yourself, who would you be? A well-off university educated man of my age. Because they are allowed so much more.

    Where would you like to live? Somewhere warm, green & relatively alone.

    Your favorite prose authors. Salman Rushdie, Thomas Mann, Colin Cotterill, Terry Pratchett.

    Your favorite poets. Whitman. Shakespeare.

    Your favorite painters and composers. … Sorry, none. Am really a text girl. Though I don’t mind Kandinsky & Brahms.

    Your favorite heroes in real life. / Your favorite heroines in real life. Just about everyone managing to be reasonably happy, having a sense in life and (almost) no urge to hurt simply because they can.

    Your favorite heroes in fiction. Hmmm

    Your favorite heroines in fiction. Claire Randall Fraser (sorry)

    Your favorite food and drink. Salad (mixed veggies) and coffee

    What characters in history do you most dislike? Hitler, Stalin & Co.

    What is your present state of mind? Unapologetically optimistic.

    For what fault have you most toleration? Others not taking ME, MYSELF and I too seriously.

    Your favorite motto. Carpe.

  • jana zf

    Here you go. It took some time …

    Your favorite virtue. Ambition.
    Your favorite qualities in a man. Making it look like life was so easy and simple.
    Your favorite qualities in a woman. The ability to listen and hear (preferably, without judging).
    Your favorite occupation. Interpreting or maybe teaching interpreting
    Your chief characteristic. Seriousness.
    Your idea of happiness. The sea, the sun and no unfinished work waiting around the corner.
    Your idea of misery. To live in a world without friends.
    Your favorite color and flower. Currently blue and white callas.
    If not yourself, who would you be? Hm, tough one. The only thing that comes to my mind is an older (wiser) me …
    Where would you like to live? Somewhere along the coast (or an island) of Dalmatia, Italy, France, Spain or Portugal …
    Your favorite prose authors. Pascal Quignard, Javier Marias
    Your favorite poets. Fernando Pessoa
    Your favorite painters and composers. … Matisse, Miro. Grieg, Chopin, Lizst
    Your favorite heroes in real life. / Your favorite heroines in real life. Everyone with the courage to creatively pursue her/his dreams regardless of the situation and what other think of that/her/him.
    Your favorite heroes in fiction./Your favorite heroines in fiction. Hm?
    Your favorite food and drink. Veggies, freshly caught grilled fish consumed on a terrace surrounded by olive trees. Water
    What characters in history do you most dislike? Currently Tito &co (fucked us for generations to come with socialism and “we’re all equal” principle)
    What is your present state of mind? Determined
    For what fault have you most toleration? Everything except betrayal and lies.
    Your favorite motto. Keep calm and carry on.

  • Techka

    tud tole bom spisala. 1x. Upam, da čimprej…🙂

  • Techka

    Your favorite virtue. Justice

    Your favorite qualities in a man. Strenght

    Your favorite qualities in a woman. Independance of men

    Your favorite occupation. Traveller

    Your chief characteristic. Fearless when full of adrenalin

    Your idea of happiness. Travelling without money problems

    Your idea of misery. Mourning

    Your favorite color and flower. Colour depends on the mood, orchid

    If not yourself, who would you be? My grand-grand father

    Where would you like to live? Just where I live now. But I would like to travel a lot, round the world, and then: There’s no place like home.

    Your favorite prose authors. Do not have favorite prose author.

    Your favorite poets. France Prešeren

    Your favorite painters and composers. Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Strauss

    Your favorite heroes in real life. My father

    Your favorite heroines in real life. My mother

    Your favorite heroes in fiction. Peter Klepec

    Your favorite heroines in fiction. “Ronja, razbojniška hči”

    Your favorite food and drink. “Njoki v smetanovi omaki z jurčki”, champagne

    Your favorite names. Mine🙂, Krištof

    Your pet aversion. Cat

    What characters in history do you most dislike? Hitler

    What is your present state of mind? Carpe diem (do konca porodniške🙂 )

    For what fault have you most toleration? Must agree with jana zf: Everything except betrayal and lies.

    Your favorite motto. “Kar boš sejal, to boš žel.”

    Have you ever thought about how you would die if the option were yours? while sleeping

    …verjetno bi čez 2 uri na kakšno vprašanje odgovorila kako drugače. Ampak na večino bi pa točno tako, kot sem.🙂

    • alcessa

      Hvala🙂 Marsikaj imava skupnega (mene tudi zelo zanima pravica/pravičnost, najpomembnejši dosežek ženskega sveta je neodvisnost od moških, rada imam šampanjec in potovanja, “njoki v smetanovi omaki z jurčki” se sliši božansko🙂, edino orhideje mi niso)

  • bimbovoblogokletstvo

    Your favorite virtue. – In this age of an obvious lack of all virtues I’d say any virtue would do.
    Your favorite qualities in a man. – Openness, honesty, modesty.
    Your favorite qualities in a woman. – As above.
    Your favorite occupation. – As I please in a given moment.
    Your chief characteristic. – Laziness.
    Your idea of happiness. – Aside from basic neccessities, good family relations and some friendships it could be anything from raindrops or a flower to a meaningful paragraph or something I’ve done well.
    Your idea of misery. – Hunger, cold, loneliness, hopelesness.
    Your favorite color and flower. – Rainbow, all flowers.
    If not yourself, who would you be? – A tree in Hyde Park.
    Where would you like to live? – Anywhere in an open society and with my dearest nearby.
    Your favorite prose authors. – Too many to name, too easy to err by omitting some of them.
    Your favorite poets. – Not really a poetry guy.
    Your favorite painters and composers. – Many to name and too easy to err…
    Your favorite heroes in real life. – Instead of individuals I prefer to idolize heroic deeds as I believe it is a more focused, more productive and more just way of doing it.
    Your favorite heroines in real life. – As above.
    Your favorite heroes in fiction. – None. They’re fictional anyway.
    Your favorite heroines in fiction. – None. They’re fictional anyway.
    Your favorite food and drink. – Simple and a bit old fashioned.
    Your favorite names. – Simple and a bit old fashioned if you’re asking for names I would choose for my children. If not – are you serious?
    Your pet aversion. – No pets, no aversions. As I have no wish to be a jailer of any animal I prefer to occasionally comfort myself by cuddling other people’s pets.
    What characters in history do you most dislike? – What (kind of)? Dishonest, plundering, narrowminded, incompetent. Which (by names)? Hitler and Stalin are easy to think of, right? Remaining only within the last century there are already many too many: Mussolini, Franco, Hirohito et al.? Or the bunch of greedy and incompetent political and capitalist class whose games led to WWI and the economic cataclism from 1929?
    What is your present state of mind? – Outraged and depressed.
    For what fault have you most toleration? – Human weakness which I put in contrast to seven sins.
    Your favorite motto. – Be an optimist and enjoy today because tomorrow it will only get worse.
    Have you ever thought about how you would die if the option were yours? – Yes I did.

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