Some of these questions are obviously time-dependant. ...if that's the case, then they're answered from the point of view of the last time I updated this page. I'll try and update all such questions each time I'm sent such a survey... :)
Last update: 24.April.2002
Owen Alexander Brelsford (birth name) Owen Alexander Brelsford Cameron (common usage) Owen Alexander Cameron (current official)
Nothing about me is that vital!
Thin Hawaiian, Aussie or Supreme
LEAST FAVOURITE FOOD
Brussel Sprouts of Wrath
Computers can't dream, can they?
MY NEXT PET WILL BE...?
...NOT named fido.
MOST EMBARASSING MOMENT?
When I was born. My death will probably be a close second.
Professional layabout, and ISP guy
PHILOSOPHY ON LIFE?
The pursuit of knowledge
IF YOU WERE PART OF A COMPUTER, WHAT PART WOULD YOU BE?
/dev/null or /dev/random
EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME?
Never been caught
FAVOURITE ALCOHOLIC DRINK?
Pure DiHydrogen Oxide (yeah, yeah, it's not alcoholic. relax :P
First one was Wombat. I've had others since.
I was smaller when I was 5...
ESTIMATED AGE OF DEATH?
NICKNAMES (PAST _AND_ PRESENT):
Wombat, Oga, Paddington, Nemo, earth native
NUMBER OF CANDLES ON YOUR LAST BIRTHDAY CAKE?
how many years since I had a birthday cake? ...on the other hand, I had a birthday pancake, so I guess that counts. It had one?
DATE YOU NORMALLY BLOW THEM OUT?
late aprilish. (how's that for vague)
erm. 70something kilo?
WHERE DO YOU LIVE RIGHT NOW:
HAIR COLOR & STYLE:
Light brown. "mousy brown" according to the last hairdresser I asked. And "mop"
Generally considered blue. subject to personal opinion though.
DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS?
No, I keep them in an address book on my phone generally
LEAST FAVORITE RELATIVES:
WHAT DO YOU REMEMBER MOST ABOUT SENIOR YEAR/HIGH SCHOOL?
MEMORIES YOU MISS THE MOST:
good highschool friends, and happy relaxing days at university.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF OUIJA BOARDS:
there are better board games...
GIRLS/GUYS WITH OR WITHOUT HATS:
do I care?
GIRLS WITH OR WITHOUT NAIL POLISH:
FAVORITE TV SHOWS:
Fawlty Towers, Monty Python, Babylon5, Northern Exposure... ...not that I watch TV a whole lot
WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD:
I don't have one at work. At home, it's the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, New York
FAVORITE CONCERT YOU HAVE BEEN TO:
Doug Anthony All Stars
DO YOU BELIEVE IN YOURSELF:
it's either that or oblivion.
FAVORITE BOARD GAME:
I don't get bored.
FAVORITE CARD GAME:
ooooh, tough one. Waves, thunder, nature...
Mostly the subtle ones that I don't consciously smell...
Mad, Wheels, Australian Personal Computer.
Subaru WRX, Nissan GTR "Godzilla", McLaren F1 ... to name a few
IN THE CAR: AC OR WINDOWS?:
I'll have AC available, and thus have the choice
DO YOU GET MOTION SICKNESS:
once. but I got over it.
BEST FEELING IN THE WORLD:
WORST FEELING IN THE WORLD:
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON THE WEEKEND?
my own thing
MORNING OR EVENING PERSON?
It's always morning where I live. I live in the evening...
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 10 YEARS?
alive, healthy and happy
WHAT WAS THE FIRST THING YOU SAID WHEN YOU GOT UP THIS MORNING?
"that'd be 8 o'clock"
ROLLERCOASTERS--DEADLY OR EXCITING:
make it go faster!!
FUTURE SONS NAMES (First and Middle):
that will be my wife's choice.
FUTURE DAUGHTERS NAMES (First and Middle):
Melinda, Alyssa, Vanessa, Lara
FUTURE DOGS NAME:
I'm going to own a dog? cool. I'll think of an appropriate name at the time.
CHOCOLATE OR VANILLA:
usually vanilla, with chocolate touches.
DO YOU LIKE TO DRIVE:
one of the more relaxing things I do
PEN OR PENCIL:
almost always a pen
HOW MANY RINGS BEFORE YOU ANSWER THE PHONE?
I don't count. Or care. I am not a slave to the phone
ARE YOU A GOOD FRIEND:
I try my best
DO YOU SLEEP WITH A STUFFED ANIMAL:
I /am/ a stuffed animal by the time I get to bed usually.
DO YOU LIKE THUNDERSTORMS:
bring it on! oh yes!
DO YOU EAT STEMS OF BROCCOLI?
IF YOU COULD MEET 3 PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, WHO WOULD THEY BE:
Douglas Adams, Jackie Chan, Dalai Lama
IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY OCCUPATION WHEN YOU GET OLDER, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
IF YOU COULD DYE YOUR HAIR 1 COLOR, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
what's this "could" business? I can, but I choose not to.
IF YOU HAVE A TATTOO, WHAT IS IT?
not one yet. I'm likely VERY picky about what I choose.
HOW ABOUT PIERCINGS?
left nipple ring is planned
WHO WAS YOUR FIRST TRUE LOVE?
I've loved lots of people, and still do love lots of people. How do you define "true" in this context? Of all the people I love now, I think my mother wins the record for "longest standing".
WHAT IS ON THE WALLS OF YOUR ROOM:
the desire to be allowed to put up blu-tak and hang posters.
IS THE GLASS HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL:
I think the glass is broken and should be upgraded to plexi-glass2000 (service pack 1)
DRINKS WITH OR WITHOUT ICE:
without. I don't like them watered down.
Mango juice, coke, lemonade
COOL RANCH OR NACHO CHEESE DORITOS:
er... a frog. *nods* Bloody american specific questions.
FAVORITE FLAVOR OF SNAPPLE:
see previous. I'll have a Lemon ChupaChup thanks.
nemo added this question. see previous answer if you wonder why.
COKE OR PEPSI?
Pepsi goes with subways and pizza. Coke goes with chips, meat pies, burgers and hotdogs.
On it's own, coke from the can.
FAVORITE TYPE OF MILK:
yes, hello, "good morning"
DESCRIPTION OF FIRST KISS:
Back seat of her parents car. Her parents were driving and we were fighting - they told us to kiss and make up. My literal bent of mind gave her and I something to fight about for years to come.
FIVE WORDS DESCRIBING YOU:
nemo, nemo, nemo, nemo, nemo
DEODORANT YOU USE:
do I remember?
LOCAL NEWS STATION YOU WATCH:
who watches news?
YOU NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT ________:
wallet, keys and pen.
Blade Runner, Dead Poets Society, What Dreams May Come, 12 Monkeys, Dune
QUOTE FROM A MOVIE
I've seen things you people woulnd't believe... ...All these moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die (Blade Runner)
RIGHTY, LEFTY, OR AMBIDEXTROUS:
I have one of each, but I think my left one is faulty.
WHEN YOU MEET A PERSON OF THE OPPOSITE SEX, WHAT DO YOU NOTICE FIRST:
depends how we meet. generally overall figure (no, not her tits :P - her *OVERALL* figure), then face (specifically eyes)
OK, SO WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE PHYSICAL FEATURE OF THE OPPOSITE SEX?
Favourite to what? ...favourite to look at? Face. ...favourite to hold? Torso (yes, in every lovely curvy aspect) ...favourite to touch? the skin, almost anywhere, but especially backrubs. ...favourite to kiss? lips.
GUYS - IF A GIRL ASKED YOU FOR THE SHIRT OFF YOUR BACK WOULD U GIVE IT TO HER?
LAST TIME YOU SHOWERED:
WHAT COLOR PANTS DO YOU HAVE ON RIGHT NOW:
Red and Yellow and Pink and Green, Purple and Orange and Blue... I can sing a rainbow...
WHAT WAS THE LAST SONG YOU LISTENED TO:
The Devil Went Down To Georgia (playing as mp3 right now)
WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU SAID OUT LOUD:
no idea. that was about 20 minutes ago.
WHAT IS RIGHT NEXT TO YOU:
a whole bunch of air. after that, a wall.
WHAT WAS THE FIRST THING YOU THOUGH OF WHEN YOU WOKE UP THIS MORNING:
damn dream fooled me. (in my dream the alarm went off two hours early, so I turned it off... that's why it didn't go off to wake me up. sucks eh?
WHAT COLOR IS YOUR COMPUTER DESK:
WHAT ARE THE LAST 4 DIGITS OF YOUR PHONE NUMBER:
WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU ATE:
WHATS YOUR FAVORITE BRAND OF GUM?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE?
No single favourite. Too many to list here
PICK A SONG THAT DESCRIBES YOU OR YOU CAN RELATE TO? Ordinary (You Am I)
I have a song for each year... I don't have a songle song for myself as yet
FAVORITE RADIO STATIONS:
IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE:
WHAT WAS THE LAST BOOK YOU READ:
currently re-starting DUNE and Winter's Tale. before that? not sure.
DO YOU HAVE A PAGER:
DO YOU HAVE A CELL PHONE:
DO YOU HAVE A LAVA LAMP:
again, not yet. want one though!
HOW IS THE WEATHER RIGHT NOW:
sunny, shinny, light breeze.
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR THE PAST NIGHTS:
how many nights are we talking here? Watched TV, chatted on the net. chatted in real life too.
LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE:
WHO ARE YOU TALKING TO ON LINE RIGHT NOW:
WHAT IS YOUR NAME SPELLED BACKWARDS:
Noremac Drofslerb Rednaxela Newo
DO YOU TYPE WITH YOUR FINGERS ON THE RIGHT KEYS?
no, some of them are on the left keys
HAVE YOU EVER SAVED YOUR CHAT CONVERSATIONS:
yup. In the past, some specific ones. More recently, I've turned on logging on my IRC client, so EVERYTHING is saved.
IF YOU COULD BE ONE GARDENING TOOL, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Does the gardener count as a tool?
WHAT KIND OF SHOE WOULD YOU BE?
IF YOU COULD DO ANYTHING TO THE PERSON U HATED MOST WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
embarrassment is good for situations like that. ...apparently I'm good at embarrasing people
WHAT ARE YOU DOING TONIGHT:
relaxing. what else?
DO YOU HAVE A BOYFRIEND/GIRLFRIEND:
IF YOU WERE TO KILL SOMEONE WHICH METHOD WOULD U USE?
can't say I've ever seriosuly desired anybodys death
WHAT ARE ALL THE NAMES OF YOUR PAST AND PRESENT PETS:
pussa (cat), sandy (dog), pup (dog), kit (cat), harry (dog), spock (cat)
HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU SEEN STAR WARS?
DID YOU EVER FIND BUGS BUNNY ATTRACTIVE WHEN HE PUT ON A DRESS AND PLAYED GIRL BUNNY?
IF YOU WERE DRUNK AT A PARTY, WHICH FRIENDS EYEBROWS WOULD YOU MOST LIKELY SHAVE OFF?
WHAT MONOPOLY PIECE ARE YOU MOST PRONE TO USE?
the rubber ducky. ...I prefer my own pieces to theirs... ;)
HOW MANY EMAIL ADDRESSES DO YOU OWN?
as many as I want
WHAT DOES THE ACRONYM "ROTFLMAO" STAND FOR?
Risking One Today For Lots More After October?
FOR HOW MUCH MONEY WOULD YOU CONSIDER BESTIALITY?
I'd probably consider it somewhere above a few million dollars. Doesn't mean I'd do it though.
HAVE YOU EVER LICKED ANOTHER HUMAN? IF SO, WHERE?
yes, and yes.
DO YOUR PARENTS STILL THINK YOU'RE A VIRGIN?
I give my parents more credit than that.
DO YOU RESPOND TO EMAIL?
HAVE YOU LOST FAITH IN HUMANITY? IF YES, WHY? IF NO, WHY NOT?
No. I think people are intrinsically good.
IF YOU WERE THE ONLY SURVIVOR OF A NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST, WHAT IS ONE REASON NOT TO SUICIDE?
HOW MANY TIMES A DAY DO YOU CONSIDER RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE?
how many tech support calls a day do I get? ...but seriously, I like my customers. (and besides, that wouldn't be "random" ;) My answer is "none"
WHAT FLAVOUR IS DR. PEPPER?
Dr Pepper flavour, of course.
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR ANOTHER PERSON'S HOSPITALISATION?
DO YOU THINK WESLEY CRUSHER COULD TAKE ANIKIN SKYWALKER IN A FIGHT?
Tough call, they both suck. but... Wesley was played by Wil Weaton ... and he's a dude. Wesley wins.
HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU BROKEN THE LAW IN THE LAST WEEK?
none according to the official records
WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND AS AN EDIBLE LUBRICANT?
WAS DARWIN RIGHT? (DISCUSS USING QUOTES FROM EITHER AUSTIN POWERS' MOVIE)
IF YOU COULD BUILD YOUR HOUSE ANYWHERE, WHERE WOULD IT BE?
My dream house plans have been underway for well over a decade. The plans that is. nothing else. It's all in my head. (some might say that's the best place for it to stay, but I digress). My dream house is a 3story deep underground mansion, with an openplan spanish-villa style above-ground structure.
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE ARTICLE OF CLOTHING?
Pockets. I don't so much care what item of clothing they're on. I just love TARDIS pockets.
WHAT'S THE LAST CD THAT YOU BOUGHT?
uhm, no idea. I have about 15 CD's on hold at the moment, and tend to buy one or two almost every week.
WHERE'S YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO BE?
In a state of happy relaxation.
WHERE'S YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE PLACE TO BE?
In a state of anxious confusion.
WHERE'S YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO BE MASSAGED?
WHAT'S MOST IMPORTANT, STRONG IN MIND OR STRONG IN BODY?
Mind over matter every time.
WHAT TIME DO YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING.
Earlier with practice. I'm now reaching such early hours as 8am...
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE KITCHEN APPLIANCE?
This implies cooking/preperation ability. But seriously, the tap. I'd be lost without it.
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY?
The town swimming pool in the heat of summer
WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?
WHAT MAKES YOU REALLY ANGRY?
The spreading of mis-information.
IF YOU COULD PLAY ANY INSTRUMENT WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Trumpet... and one day, I swear I will!
FAVOURITE RESTAURANT / CAFE / EATERY?
Pankcake Parlour, Australia Woodfired Pizza Kitchens (APK)
SCARIEST MOMENT OF YOUR LIFE?
offhand, no idea
IF THERE WAS A MOVIE MADE ABOUT YOU, WHAT CURRENT/FORMER HOLLYWOOD STAR WOULD PLAY YOU?
Rob Morrow (he played Dr. Joel Fleischman in Northern Exposure. He has the hair and big nose to fit the part! =) ...or Kurt Russell *swoon*
DO YOU BELIEVE IN AFTERLIFE?
FAVOURITE CHILDREN'S BOOK?
Go Dog, GO!, and Trouble for Trumpets
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SEASON?
no preference, I like them all
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE HOUSEHOLD CHORE?
no preference, I loathe them all
IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPER POWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
I've always had floating dreams. (not flying, just floating)
WHAT SONG DO YOU WISH YOU HAD WRITTEN?
now, that's a hell of a question. There are so many songs I love. But I like them because they *don't* come from me. In a way, I get to share in someone else's thoughts and feelings from them. I like the songs the way that are, thanks.
DO YOU PREFER CATS OR DOGS?
What's IN THE TRUNK OF YOUR CAR?
the last time I had a car trunk to put things in, it was mostly empty.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE DAY?
today. And why not? :)
SAY ONE NICE THING ABOUT THE PERSON WHO SENT THIS TO YOU:
Cassie is certifiably wierder than I consider myself.
This happens rarely, and I think that's most cool.
HOW MUCH DO YOU LOVE YOUR JOB?
variable - though the benefits are nice :)
EVER HAVE A CALYPSO BREEZE DRINK?
never heard of it.
EVER BEEN TO AFRICA?
EVER BEEN TOILET PAPERING?
Only NetHouse2, for the housewarming...
EVER BEEN COW TIPPING?
I don't tip waiters and the like (except when I'm in the states), why would I tip cows?
BEEN TOILET PAPERED?
LOVED SOMEBODY SO MUCH IT MADE YOU CRY?
BEEN IN A CAR CRASH?
CROUTONS OR BACON BITS?
Crouton? such a strange word... I'm sure I looked it up that last time I saw this question...
2 DOORS OR 4 (ON A CAR)
depends which car you look at? My last one had 2.
SPRITE OR 7UP?
COFFEE OR COFFEE ICE CREAM?
Coffee? Vile stuff. Don't get me started. Hot Choc is my recommended advanced coffee substitute.
BLANKET OR STUFFED ANIMAL:
DUMPEE OR DUMPER:
just as happy without any in fact. I'll have my salad naked!
Can I get mathematically geeky here and pick "i"? If you don't get it, just imagine (sic) that I picked a normal number like 7
"beacuse I can" (ref: NetHouse)
PLACE TO BE KISSED?
mango is good. Banana smoothies and CheesyToastyThings rock my world.
DAY OF THE WEEK?
Sundays tend to be best.
SONG OF THE MOMENT?
Depeche Mode: The Bottom Line
I tend to not actually watch TV that much...
WORD OR PHRASE?
"Good morning" as a greeting regardless of time of day, "Sleep with dreams" as a parting wish
yes, I use it. These questions are getting inane. This fits as "getting to know you" ???
Anything but a sunflower :)
SPORT TO WATCH?
I track cricket scores, but only matches and game highlights. Rally highlights too.
Vanilla - makes best Banana Smoothies. (can you see a trend in my answers?)
SESAME STREET CHARACTER?
Grover and Oscar were the two best.
Wile E. Coyote
FAST FOOD RESTAURANT?
local Checkers food van
WHEN WAS YOUR LAST HOSPITAL VISIT?
For me? no idea. For someone else? ... a few weeks ago with Terri
WHAT COLOUR IS YOUR BEDROOMS CARPET?
Beige (fear of losing sight of a computer case in my carpet is NOT why I have no computers in there)
NAME OF CHILDHOOD BLANKET OR TOY?
I don't remember.
HOW MANY TIMES DID YOU FAIL YOUR PERMIT AND/OR DRIVERS TEST?
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 10 YEARS?
Family, career, still learning, still thinking (still learning to think no doubt)
EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME?
WHAT SINGLE STORE WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO MAX YOUR CREDIT CARD?
the USA. been there, done that.
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU GET BORED?
I try and do things before I get bored. Anything from read, compute, sketch, contemplate
WHAT WORDS OR PHRASES DO YOU OVERUSE?
I'm not sure. Others who know me would probably know...
MOST ANNOYING THING IS
being sure you're right, then finding out you're not.
I seem to get tired about an hour after everyone else has gone to bed. So, usually about 1:30am
WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO ON YOUR HONEYMOON?
somewhere nice and quiet. relaxing. scenic. (and yet not cliche!)
HOW IS THE WEATHER RIGHT NOW?
LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE?
probably a customer.
HOW ARE YOU TODAY?
fine, and you, good sir?
WHAT'S THE BEST ADVICE GIVEN TO YOU
HAVE YOU EVER WON ANY SPECIAL AWARDS
of course. too numerous to list here of course...
DO YOU LIKE TO DANCE?
yes - by my own definition of "dance" :)
ARE YOU SHY WHEN YOU WANT TO ASK SOMEONE OUT?
WHAT'S THE STUPIDEST THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE?
driving 60kmh down the covered walkway at UC in a friends car, swiping a bin with the mirror, and having it shatter all over me ...probably ranks high up there. Fun though.
DO YOU LIKE SCARY OR HAPPY MOVIES BETTER?
ON THE PHONE OR IN PERSON?
well, there are some things you just can't do over the phone... ...and some things you'd rather not do in person...
HUGS OR KISSES
first one, then the other
SUMMER OR WINTER, OR BOTH?
first one, then the other...
THINGS TO DO ON A SATURDAY NIGHT?
Breath, eat, drink, sleep. Not nescessarily exclusively, or in that order though.
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR IDEAL, GRAND FINALE, WHAM BAM THANK YOU MA'AM, BRAND SPANKING NEW, JACKED TO THE MAX FINAL QUESTION BE? (COS WE CAN'T THINK OF ONE)
Why is a duck?