Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Tag Wars

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Recently I have become acutely aware of tags, and how fun they are.  For quite some time now, I've been involved in "The Tag Wars" on the Underground, a forum I frequent.  Now it seems that the tagging has spread to my blog.  :)
Thanks to Hyperlinkzer and Jack Stride for tagging me!
In this tag, I am supposed to share ten things about myself and then proceed to tag ten more people.  I don't know many people on blogger, but I'll do my best to think of some.  :)  So now, without further ado, I give you the tag.

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1.  You know that stereo-typical nerd/geek girl in the movies?  The one with glasses, braces, other horrendous mouth gear... the one who lugs around a huge book bag and always has her nose buried in a novel or a textbook?  The one who dresses like an adult instead of a teen... but can actually look really cool and beautiful?  That's me.

2.  I am rather obsessive about my hair.  I spend a significant amount of time in my time in the morning brushing it to perfection.

3.  I play a variety of musical instruments.  Alto Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Penny Whistle, and I sing. 

4.  I know the histories of Middle Earth slightly better than I know the histories of our own world... heheh.  *sheepish laugh*  

5.  When I was little, my right thumb would not straighten out all the way due to the fact that the cartilage was too short.  I had to have surgery to fix it.  My middle fingers are crooked on each hand, and my pinkies couldn't straighten all the way out either.  However, I managed to fix the latter problem by stretching them every day.  

6.  I have an extremely active imagination, and can picture and feel almost anything I want to.  Just the other day I was sitting in a restaurant with my sisters, and described to them a scene in which Legolas, Gimli, and Aragorn walked up to order a pizza, and Loki, tired of waiting in line, used his magic to cause the hand sanitizer to spill on Gimli's head.  I know.  I'm weird.  ;D

7.  Sometimes... actually a lot of times, I like to play in front of my mirror, acting out what I read or write.  This is how I've perfected my many different accents.  And, occasionally, one of my family members will walk in on me, forcing me to sheepishly explain what was going on.  

8.  While I love to study about the most obscure topics, and can spout information on many things, it's undeniable that I am a bit ditzy.  How else could I walk halfway through my house and then forget where I'm going?  Or say that the U.S. National Anthem is different than the Star Spangled Banner?  Ugh... I'll probably never live that one down.  What can I say?  I got it confused with God Bless America...

9.  I love chocolate.  Hot Chocolate, chocolate milk, chocolate coffee, chocolate bars, chocolate cake...

10.  Some people think I'm shy, while others are just intimidated by the fact that I don't smile or talk very much.  But really, I'm not shy at all.  I'm just listening to the conversations around me, and if someone would just start a conversation with me instead of waiting for me to do it, they'd find that I actually love to talk.  As evidenced by my long-winded blog posts.  ;)

I will now tag...

JTZ Banner (that's right- all of you! So this one counts as three)

And... that's about all the people I can think of.  Which brings me to my last resort:  If you see this post, and you haven't been tagged, feel free to do it!  :D  
That's all for now...  tune in next time for a book review of William Joyce's series, The Guardians!

-Rayne Speryll


  1. Heh. On the histories of Middle Earth thing, don't worry. You're not the only one. (Same goes for the ditzy thing; I can be the same way sometimes.)

    I love that thing about Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli getting a pizza. That cracked me up. xD

    Oh, and chocolate is always awesome.

  2. Good to know I'm not alone in either geekiness or ditziness! XD

    Yeah... Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli are fun to work with. I have more where that came from!

    And the word chocolate is self-explanatory. ;)

  3. LOL.

    Really? I'd rather like to hear some of those.

    I agree. :)

    Sorry for taking so long to get back you on these comments.

    Oh, and I hope you don't mind that I tagged you again: http://dreams-dragons.blogspot.com/2013/04/tagged-again.html

  4. Thanks! I'll check it out. :) And don't worry about the comments. It's fine.