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Friday, May 29, 2009

5000 Question Survey

Hi!
I found these questions at http://5000questionsur.livejournal.com/483.html . I thought it'd be fun to answer them. There's 5000 all up. I wonder how far I'll get.

Part one
1. Who are you?
I am Jo
I am 35.
I am a mother to Seb(10) and Xan(8).
I am the wife of Jason

2. What are the 3 most important things everyone should know about you?
1. I am a Christian.
2. I am not perfect.
3. I am growing.

3. When you aren't filling out 5,000 question surveys like this one what are you doing?
Doing housework, Playing Chains on the computer, writing, reading, playing with Scoubis, knitting, having cups of tea with friends, going to church, helping kids with home work.

4. List your classes in school from the ones you like the most to the ones you like the least (or if you are out of school, think of the classes you did like and didn't like at the time). Film and Television
Music
English
Art
History
Science
Maths

5. What is your biggest goal for this year?
To prioritise my life, make plans and stick to them.

6. Where do you want to be in 5 years?
I want to have an organised house, be involved in women’s ministry, be working in a job I enjoy and have chickens and and vege patch.

7. What stage of life are you in right now?
Mid 30’s whatever that means. I guess I’m at a stage where I really want some concrete direction in my life. I’m definitely in a period of emotional growth. I’m learning why I am the way I am, what things have affected me from my childhood and how they’ve affected me. I’m growing spiritually too. I’m still learning to trust my heart with God…But I getting there.

8. Are you more child-like or childish?
Childish unfortunately.

9. What is the last thing you said out loud?
Kitty Cool (one of my cat’s names)

10. What song comes closest to how you feel about your life right now?
Open the eyes of my heart by Stuart Townend and Keith Getty

11. Have you ever taken martial arts classes?
Yes a couple of classes in High School

12. Does your life tend to get better or worse or does it just stay the same?
Better very slowly

13. Does time really heal all wounds?
Yes…but only if you allow it.

14. How do you handle a rainy day?
Sometimes I get depressed… other times I just love to curl up with a book.

15. Which is worse...losing your luggage or having to sort out tangled holiday lights?
Losing your luggage would be worse because holiday light are easily replaced.

16. How is your relationship with your parents?
Pretty good with my Mum. I wish we could share our walks with God on a more intimate level though.
With Dad not so good. He is so frustrating. It’s definitely better than when I was young but it could be sooooo much better.

Will you miss them when they are gone?
Yes Yes Yes

17. Do you tend to be aware of what is going on around you?
No

18. What is the truest thing that you know?
That Jesus is the son of God and that through him we can all have salvation.

19. What did you want to be when you grew up?
Doctor, Vet

20. Have you ever been given a second chance?
Yes… God is forever giving me second chances.

21. Are you more of a giver or a taker?
Taker probably

22. Do you make your decisions with an open heart/mind?
I try to.

23. What is the most physically painful thing that has ever happened to you?
When I fell down the stair and bruised my tail bone and possibly cracked my vertebrae.

24. What is the most emotionally painful thing that has ever happened to you?
When I was date raped.

25. Who have you hugged today?
Both of my kids and my husband.

26. Who has done something today to show they care about you?
My friend Belinda came round to have a cuppa and a chat.

27. Do you have a lot to learn?
Yes.

28. If you could learn how to do three things just by wishing and not by working what would they be?
A To play the saxophone
B To play the piano
C To not loose my temper

29. Which do you remember the longest: what other people say, what other people do or how other people make you feel?
How others make me feel.

30. What are the key ingredients to having a good relationship?
Faith in God, trust, honesty, compassion, friendship

31. What 3 things do you want to do before you die?
A Swim with dolphins
B sky dive
C visit another country

32. What three things would you want to die to avoid doing?
A denying Christ
B touching a snake
C hurting someone

33. Is there a cause you believe in more than any other cause?
Anti Abortion

34. What does each decade make you think of:
The 19..
20's: Charlston
30's: dunno
40's: roaring
40’s: dunno
50's: rock n roll, Elvis
60's: hippies, peace sign,
70's: weird clothing, mini skirts
80's: Maddona, fish nets, Cindi Lauper
90's: Computers, got married, became a Mum
2000 (so far): 7/11, Bali Bombings, Tsunami, had a daughter, accepted Christ into my heart
2010's: future, growth, uncertainty, ???

35. Which decade do you feel the most special connection to and why?
90’s because I finished school, left home, met my husband, got married, had my first child.

36. What is your favorite oldie/classic rock song?
Teddy Bear by Elvis

37. What country do you live in and who is the leader of that country?
Australia – Kevin Rudd

If you could say any sentence to the current leader of your country what would it be?
Kevin in every situation ask yourself What Would Jesus Do.

38. What's your favorite TV channel to watch in the middle of the night?
SBS

39. What Disney villain are you the most like and why?
The ugly sister’s from Cinderella because I’m probably still too needy and a bit lazy at times too.

40. Have you ever been a girl scout/boy scout?
I was a Girl Guide for less than a year.

41. If you were traveling to another continent would you rather fly or take a boat?
Fly…I have a fear of water

42. Why is the sky blue during the day and black at night?
Some to do with the light from the sun hitting the ocean at daytime and a night black is just the lack of light.

43. What does your name mean?
I was named after to of my aunties who died in a car accident before I was born.
The meaning of the name Joanne is God is gracious

44. Would you rather explore the deeps of the ocean or outer space?
The depths of the ocean

45. Word association What is the first word that comes to mind when you see the word:
Air: breath
Meat: cow
Different: me
Pink: purple
Deserve: me
White: black
Elvis: dead
Magic: wrong
Heart: love
Clash: bash
Pulp: paper

46. If you could meet any person in the world who is dead who would you want it to be?
Esther

47. What if you could meet anyone who is alive?
Joyce Meyers

48. Is there a movie that you love so much you could watch it everyday?
No

49. You are going to be stuck alone in an elevator for a week. What do you bring to do?
Laptop, books, notebook and pen,

50. Have you ever saved someone's life or had your life saved?
My uncle Bob saved me from drowning

51. Make up a definition for the following silly words...
Fruitgoogle: the act of eating breakfast while searching the internet
Ambytime: the time it take to build an ambulance
Asscactus: a donkey shaped prickly plant

52. What was the last thing you made with your own hands?
A cup of tea

53. What was your favorite toy as a child?
A yellow teddy bear

54. How many TV’s are in your house?
3

55. What is your favorite thing to do outside?
Walk

56. How do you feel when you see a rainbow?
happy, peaceful, hopeful

57. Have you ever dreamt a dream that came true?
Don’t think so

58. Have you ever been to a psychic/tarot reader?
Yes but I would never again.

59. What is your idea of paradise?
being face to face with Jesus

60. Do you believe in god and if so what is he/she/it like?
Yes… perfect. Read the Bible if you want to know more

61. Do you believe in Hell?
Yes

62. What one thing have you done that most people haven't?
tried to eat a cane beetle

63. What is the kindest thing you have ever done?
gave money to some people from the Solomon Islands so that their daughter could visit them.

64. Are you a patient person?
no

65. What holiday should exist but doesn't?
Jesus Day

66. What holiday shouldn't exist but does?
Queen’s Birthday

67. What's the best joke you ever heard?
Can’t think of a specific one.

68. Where is the most fun place you have EVER been?
Dream World


69. Is your hair natural or dyed?
Dyed black with Blonde foils

70. Do you have any deep dark secrets or are you pretty much up front?
I have secrets.

71. What is under your bed right now?
Dust bunnies

72. If you were in the Land of Oz would you want to live there or go home?
Go home

73. If you drive do you frequently speed?
No

74. What is the world's best song to dance to?
Never Stop by Planet Shakers

75. What song was on the last time you danced with someone?
Too long ago to remember

76. Do you prefer Disney or Warner Brothers?
Disney

77. What is the first animal you would run to see if you went to the zoo?
Tigers

78. Would you consider yourself to be romantic?
Yes

79. If the earth stopped rotating would we all fly off?
Yes

80. What is the one thing that you love to do so much that you would make sacrifices to be able to do it?
Be creative

81. If you (and everyone) had to lose one right or freedom, but you could pick which one everyone had to lose, what would you pick?
the right to get pregnant before marriage…don’t know how that’d work though.

82. If you had to choose would you live on the equator or at the North Pole?
North Pole

83. Would you rather give up listening to music or watching television?
Watching TV

84. What do you think makes someone a hero?
being willing to sacrifice everything for another human being

85. What cartoon would you like to be a character in?
Alladin

86. Name one thing that turns your stomach:
Offal

87. What was the last thing you paid for?
Some groceries

88. Are you a coupon clipper?
Yes

89. Get anything good in the mail recently?
My keycard

90. Which would you rather take as a gym class...dancing, sailing, karate, or bowling?
dancing

91. In Star Trek people 'beam' back and forth between different places. What this means is they stand in a little tube and their molecules are deconstructed and sent to another tube somewhere else where they are reassembled. Only problem is when the molecules are deconstructed the person is dead. When they are put back together it is only a clone that has all the dead person's memories. So... Is the person who gets beamed the same person on both ends?
No

92. What insects are you afraid of?
wasps, bees, praying mantis

93. If you could print any phrase on a T-shirt, what would it say?
Trust God

94. What's the most eccentric thing you have ever worn?
Too many to say

95. If you could pick one food that you could eat all you wanted but it would have no effect on how much you weigh, what food would it be?
Chocolate

96. What are your parents interested in?
Mum – Bus trips, fishing, craft, sewing, horses
Dad – computers, stamp collecting97. Have you ever caught an insect and kept it as a pet?
Yes – lady beetle

97. Have you ever caught and tamed a wild animal?
No

98. What is more helpful to you, wishes or plans? I tend to wish more than plan but plans are definitely more helpful

99. When do you feel your life energy the strongest?
When I’m worshipping God

100. You are spending the night alone in the woods and may bring only 3 items with you. What do you bring?
Caravan
Food
Mobile Phone

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