Silly Answers to Silly Questions

My answers …

  1. If you had to choose, which would you rather have: herpes, a root canal,
    a computer virus, a colonoscopy, or a polygraph?
    • A computer virus.
  2. If you could go back in time and do one thing over, what would it be?
    • Pass math.
  3. If you could only have one food item and one drink for every meal for the
    next month, what would they be?
    • Food: Sushi. Drink: San Pellegrino Bottled Water
  4. What do you usually leave in: a huff, a tizzy, the bed of a beat-up pickup,
    a high dudgeon (what is this?) or a stretch limo?
    • A tizzy.
  5. You open up a bottle and instead of beer, you get a genie. Standard three
    wish deal. What do you wish for?
    • Eternal happiness.
  6. You just inherited/won $1 Billion. What do you do for the next 24 hours?
    • Probably eat sushi and drink champagne.
  7. Of all of the voices in your head, which is your favorite?
    • The voice of the night.
  8. You are leaving tomorrow for a 6-week stay in the 12th century. What do
    you pack?
    • Antibiotics, my medication and a lighter.
  9. Name something small that really annoys you.
    • Mosquitoes
  10. What assumptions do people make about you that are wrong?
    • That I’m nice to a fault.
  11. If you had a building named after you, what would be in it?
    • Footwear.
  12. It is the year 2024. What kind of computer are you using?
    • I’ll be in my fifties. Probably still the type of computer one finds in an office.
  13. If you were forced to move to another country, where would you go?
    • The United States (really).
  14. Okay, ‘fess up. What did you do that made it necessary to move to another
    • They have the Fifth Amendment in the US.
  15. Zen space. Make up a question and provide your own answer.
    • When?
    • Right now damn it!


  1. re: 12th century — I think a semi-automatic would be a useful accessory, though you would have to be circumspect about not running out of bullets.

    I would also pack those pills that decontaminate water. And my glasses.

  2. Yes, a semi-automatic and the purification tablets. They didn’t even occur to me but I can see the practicality. I’d need my glasses as well but I forgot the most important thing — my hearing aids. Without them I’d not be able to communicate well at all. I hate to have to resort to an ear trumpet. Or lip reading!


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