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07 February 2018 @ 07:09 pm
About Me  
When you get this, please post 10 facts about yourself and then pass it along to 10 followers:

I was tagged by [personal profile] shaddyr, who I think tagged everyone that *I* would have tagged too. So: if you want to do this, I choose you!

1. I don't like tea. I don't like it cold or warm, I don't even like those Brisk half & half where it's supposed to be half tea half lemonade or whatever. If it tastes like tea, I don't want it, lol.
2. I don't like coffee. Or, well, I do, but I have to put so much sugar and creamer in it you can barely taste the coffee lol.
3. I've been in fandom since 2001 (my old FF.Net account was set up that year), when I was 12 years old. I totally lied about my age to get into 18+ groups, though I think I didn't try to get into those until I was 16 or so. Until that point, I was content with whatever was on FF.Net.
4. I have to have something to drink when I eat. This is a really weird quirk of mine that I can't explain. I think maybe I just don't like my mouth feeling sticky after eating.
5. I grew up on horror movies. I remember watching Stephen King's IT when I was seven, lol. And now I deliberately listen to scary podcasts and read scary things late at night, when I'm the only one up.
6. I am a first generation sci-fi fan. Nobody else in my family likes sci-fi. None of the classics, the new stuff. I think the only exception might be the Aliens franchise, and only because it's scary.
7. Fandom has saved my life. I  say fandom in general terms, but I mean fic and the friends I made. I moved around A LOT growing up, and the one constant I had was fandom. I could always turn the computer on and read fic about my favs, or interact with other people who love what I do. In more recent years, you guys have helped me out financially, and I honestly have no idea where I'd be without your guy's generosity.
8. I have a stuffed animal from when I was two, and I am not ashamed to say I still sleep with it. She's been another constant in a life of change.
9. I'm making my first fanvid. I have mentioned this before, but I'm seriously running out of facts about myself. I'm boring, lol.
10. I'm currently watching a show, Critical Role, where a bunch of voice actors play D&D. It started as a private game before going online, so you're dropped in the middle, but the plot is easy to follow. The downside: the average length of episodes is like, 3 hours. But they play a diverse cast - there's two bisexual characters in the main cast, two lesbian secondary characters who make frequent appearances, and even an agender character. Also there's Viktor.
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brumeierbrumeier on February 9th, 2018 01:43 pm (UTC)
It's weird to drink when you eat? Because my whole family does that. I can't have a meal without a glass of water. My son, like his dad, will go through soooo many glasses during a meal. So many.
popkin16: ♦ very similar to the marmotpopkin16 on February 10th, 2018 07:24 am (UTC)
I've always thought so, because I'm the only one in my family who HAS to have something to drink. I don't know how they do it, tbh. But there are more people like me! I'M NOT WEIRD~
brumeierbrumeier on February 10th, 2018 03:42 pm (UTC)
You're not weird!! I think just the opposite is weird, because everyone I know has drinks with dinner.