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27-08-2006
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Location: Under an old Ford
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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Fear.
Where would you like to live?
In a lot of places. I'll need many bungalows.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Being around those who are honest and loving. My dog is an essential part of this utopia.
what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Apathy
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
I really can't say.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
American revolutionists. Science nerds. Early gearheads.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Kids who triumph over adversity.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Didn't I just answer this? Or is this the female version?
Your favorite painter?
Damn... Just one? Hmm... Todd Schorr right now.
Your favorite musician?
It's a tie between Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan
The quality you most admire in a man?
Integrity
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence
Your favorite virtue?
Humor
Your favorite occupation?
Sleep.
Who would you have liked to be?
Definitely me.

EDIT: Now that I think about it, I'd want to be my grandfather's friend, as a way of getting to know him and my uncle.

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28-08-2006
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Join Date: Aug 2005
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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
when someone you have truly loved romantically or otherwise is not there for you anymore and will never be again
Where would you like to live?
Anywhere where there's sun, sea and the people I hold dearest!
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
If everyone was kind and noone was insane or full of hatred
what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Too trusting
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
hmm superman, batman, naruto, muugen
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Che Guevara, rebels, artists, free thinkers and people who didn't ignorantly accept what was laid out before them
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Women that fought against sexism and for women's rights and women who love and care for their families while going out and living their lives at the same time
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Sakura, Juliet :p Maria
Your favorite painter?
My late grandfather Nemr
Your favorite musician?
Hmmm Zack de la Rocha
The quality you most admire in a man?
Ambition
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Honesty (hard to find non-backstabbers!)
Your favorite virtue?
Honor
Your favorite occupation?
Acting
Who would you have liked to be?
Nobody else but I do wish I had a more useful childhood and could have grown up to be able to do more..

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28-08-2006
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Location: Vienna
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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
loneliness, no family

Where would you like to live?
NYC or London

What is your idea of earthly happiness?
having family and friends around, doing sth you like most

what faults do you feel most indulgent?
jealousness

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
action heroes who save the world but have a nice personality as well

Who are your favorite characters in history?
no idea...

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
every woman who does what she likes, who is strong and who doesn't let herself be oppressed by anyone... and my mum

Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Girls who kick a**! :p

Your favorite painter?
Damien Hirst

Your favorite musician?
Too many to list...

The quality you most admire in a man?
humour

The quality you most admire in a woman?
humour

Your favorite virtue?
being open minded and friendly

Your favorite occupation?
being at tfs , watching TV, meeting friends

Who would you have liked to be?
it must be cool to be the daughter of someone famous, but only for a few days... so I'm okay being me

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27-03-2010
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Canada
Gender: femme
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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
living to make others happy

Where would you like to live?
anywhere surrounded by forest

What is your idea of earthly happiness?
laying on grass reading a good book

what faults do you feel most indulgent?
laziness

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, Sebastian Flyte, Hamlet

Who are your favorite characters in history?
Marie Antoinette

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
none...

Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
April Wheeler

Your favorite painter?
Van Gogh

Your favorite musician?
Bjork

The quality you most admire in a man?
humility

The quality you most admire in a woman?
intelligence

Your favorite virtue?
courage

Your favorite occupation?
daydreaming

Who would you have liked to be?
Shakespeare

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29-03-2010
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Location: Australia
Gender: femme
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Your favorite virtue - kindness
Your favorite qualities in a man - intelligence
Your favorite qualities in a woman - gentleness
What you appreciate the most in your friends - humour
Your idea of misery - confinement
Where would you like to live? - LA and London
Your favorite heroes in fiction - Gandalf
Your favorite heroines in fiction - Elizabeth Bennett
Your favorite painters and composers - JW Waterhouse, Bach
Your heroes in real life - scientists, philosophers
What I hate the most - freeloading, stupidity
The natural talent I'd like to be gifted with - story-telling
For what fault have you most toleration? - pride

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29-03-2010
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Gender: femme
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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Being alone in a room full of people.
Where would you like to live?
I'd love to live in Italy.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To live out my dreams and not be afraid to be myself.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Self criticizing.
* Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Batman, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Angel from Rent and Joker.
* Who are your favorite characters in history?
Cleopatra, Athena and Michelangelo.
* Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
n/a
* Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
n/a
Your favorite painter?
Michelangelo
Your favorite musician? Freddie Mercury from Queen, which is my favorite band.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligent, sense of humor, romantic but not sappy, balance of his feminine and masculine sides, artistic, spiritual, somewhat handsome and for equality.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligent, sense of humor, for equality, spiritual, balance of her feminine and masculine sides, artistic and not bitchy/dramatic.
Your favorite virtue?
Imagination
Your favorite occupation?
Make up artistry, fashion and other artistic things.
Who would you have liked to be?
I would love to be the female version of Cheshire Cat. He is so care free and amazing. lol

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01-04-2010
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Manila
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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Seeing my family suffer.

Where would you like to live?
NYC, Paris or Tokyo! But then, there's no place like home.

What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Extreme wealth

To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Extreme competitiveness

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Cyclops

Who are your favorite characters in history?
Jesus Christ, Alexander the Great, Ludwig van Beethoven & Isaac Newton

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My mom Marie Curie

Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Mulan

Your favorite painter?
Johannes Vermeer

Your favorite musician?
Claude Achille Debussy, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin & Gabriel Faure

The quality you most admire in a man?
Generosity, calmness & spontaneity

The quality you most admire in a woman?
Generosity, patience and a listening ear

Your favorite virtue?
GENEROSITY!

Your favorite occupation?
Doctor or Scientist

Who would you have liked to be?
A 15th century scientist a la Newton

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17-10-2011
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I've always loved the Proust Questionnaire so I thought I'd revive this thread! It's such fun to answer.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Depression
Where would you like to live?
In England with a flat in London and a small cottage in the country to retreat to on weekends.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To live my life surrounded by people I love, to be constantly inspired and creative, to read lots of books, and to laugh a lot.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Being overly imaginative
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Harry Potter, Atticus Finch, and Holden Caulfield
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Mary Seacole, Queen Victoria, and Lincoln
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
I admire any women who stands for up for herself and others, especially when they are standing alone. But to be specific I'm a fan of Eleanor Roosevelt, Tina Fey, J.K. Rowling.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Hermione Granger, Leslie Knope (technically she's a tv show character but still...), Jo March, and Scout Finch.
Your favorite painter?
I love Impressionist painters but in particular I love Monet
Your favorite musician?
Fleetwood Mac and The Beatles
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, funny, yet humble
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence and being graceful
Your favorite virtue?
Courage and love
Your favorite occupation?
To be honest I don't know because I haven't found it yet.
Who would you have liked to be?
It's tricky to say but I think I would have liked to have been a suffragette fighting for the right to vote. Or Jane Austen so I could have written some of the best literature ever.

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18-10-2011
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There are probably more productive ways to spend my lunch break, but this looks fun.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Self loathing

Where would you like to live?
In a Château just outside Paris, so I can get my hit of being a Parisian but also have my horses and dogs. I'm a country girl at heart.

What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Being surrounded by the people who mean most to me. That an Sunday mornings in bed doing crosswords with my bf!

To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
I'm very good at being lazy!

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Atticus Finch, Elizabeth Bennet, Julia Flyte

Who are your favorite characters in history?
William Shakespeare, William Wilberforce, Anne Boleyn, Marie Antoinette, Elizabeth I

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Cheesey answer; my mum! We've always had kind of a Gilmore Girls thing going on!

Your favorite painter?
I'm a huge lover of Monet's work, but love Gauguin, Turner, Seurat, Basquiat, Warhol.

Your favorite musician?
I don't have one, genuinely, I just go with whatever takes my fancy.

The quality you most admire in a man?
Humanity, intelligence & the ability to put up with me.

The quality you most admire in a woman?
Confidence.

Your favorite virtue?
Love.

Your favorite occupation?
I love what I do now. I get to be around the most beautiful, fun, creative people on a daily basis with many hugs and travel all over. Unless I get to miraculously become a Bond girl, I'm happy where I am!

Who would you have liked to be?
Harper Lee, Jane Austen or Doris Day. I'd take being Angelina Jolie too but that's for a very different reason!


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