nykeyoung: You're just jealous because I have an invisible bicycle (invisible bicycle)
From Nebris.

1.) Go to google and type in "You know you're from [your state] when..."
2.) Cut and paste the list
3.) Bold or italicize items that apply to you.

I skipped the first one. It sucked.

You know you’re from Iowa if…

1. You are from a town that has nearly as many churches and bars as houses.

2. You bought a case of beer in one of those little towns when you were 16.

3. You live in a beautiful old house with transparent plastic sheeting over all the windows.

4. Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway.

5. “Vacation” to you means driving through the Amanas or going to Adventureland or Okoboji.


6. You’ve seen all the biggest bands ten years after they were popular.

7. Snow tires are standard on your car.

8. You “go into town.”

9. You have no concept of public transportation.


10. The only reason you go to Missouri is for fireworks.

11. You wear shorts when it’s 50° in March but bundle up and complain in August when it goes below 60°.

12. You have gone trick-or-treating in two feet of snow.

13. You “warsh” your clothes.

14. State wrestling was a big deal at your high school.

15. You measure distance in minutes.
Well, minutes and hours.

16. The nearest Gap and Anne Taylor are 90 minutes away.

17. “Down South” to you means Missouri.

18. You know several people who have hit a deer.

19. You were allowed to get a school permit to drive at age 14 if you lived more than a mile away from school.

20. You have no problem spelling or pronouncing Des Moines.

21. You’ve ever played Iowa bingo with county road names while traveling from town to town (C-65, D-15, P-36, N-19, etc.)

22. You know the answer to the question, “Is this Heaven?”

23. Your school classes were cancelled because of cold.

24. Your school classes were cancelled because of heat.

25. You know what “Hawks” and “Clones” are.


26. You’ve ridden the school bus for an hour each way.

27. You’ve ever had to switch from heat to air conditioning in the same day.

28. You know what’s knee-high by the Fourth of July.

29. Stores don’t have bags, they have sacks.

30. You see people wearing bib overalls at funerals.

31. You see a car running in the parking lot at the store with no one in it no matter what time of the year it is.

32. You end your sentences with unnecessary prepositions. Example: “Where’s my coat at?” or “If you go to the mall, I want to go with.”

33. All the festivals across the state are named for a fruit or vegetable.

34. Detassling was your first job.

35. You’ve ever been on a geode hunt.

36. Your idea of a really great tenderloin is when the meat is twice as big as the bun and accompanied only by ketchup and a dill pickle slice.

37. You learn your pickup will run without a muffler.

38. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.

39. You think of the four major food groups as beef, pork, beer, and Jell-O salad with marshmallows.

40. You drink “pop.” And I will always call it "pop".

41. When asked how your trip was to any foreign, exotic place, you say, “It was different.”

42. Going to Wal-Mart is your idea of fun. In college, yes. Now, Borders is more fun.

43. Being a bit younger, you remember Terry Branstad as governor the whole time you were growing up. I was born a little too late. It was Branstad and Vilsack.

44. You consider being called a Pork Queen an honor.

45. You carry jumper cables in your car. I keep losing mine for some reason

46. You know what the numbers I-80, 280, and 380 mean.

47. You know what cow tipping is.
nykeyoung: The new Captain Marvel, formerly Ms. Marvel. (Default)
According to Billboard, it's "Like a Virgin" by Madonna.

You can write your own joke.
nykeyoung: The new Captain Marvel, formerly Ms. Marvel. (Default)
1. Comment on this post.
2. I will give you a letter.
3. Think of 5 fictional characters whose name starts with that letter and post their names and your comments on these characters in your LJ.

[livejournal.com profile] glitteringlynx gave me P.

1. Peter Parker
2. Pal (dog from Arthur)
3. Perry Mason
4. Punchinello (from Super Mario RPG)
5. Popageno (from The Magic Flute)
nykeyoung: The new Captain Marvel, formerly Ms. Marvel. (Default)
Go to the random quote generator here, refresh until you find five quotes that resonate with you, and post 'em.

Read more... )
nykeyoung: The new Captain Marvel, formerly Ms. Marvel. (Default)
STEP ONE) put your music on random
STEP B) post the first or your favorite lyric of a lot of songs
STEP III) make the peons who read your journal guess the songs WITHOUT CHEATING

And begin )
nykeyoung: (realist)
Stole-ed from [livejournal.com profile] spyderqueen who stole-ed it from [livejournal.com profile] 01100100


1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random
The first article title on the page is the name of your band.

2. http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3
The last four words of the very last quote is the title of your album.

3. http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days/
The third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.

You then take the pic and add your band name and the album title to it, then post your pic.


And the unveiling... )
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Meme )

Also, I saw an ad for an "Are You Normal" quiz. Strange, a quiz that you can fail just for clicking the link.
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(Click here to post your own answers for this meme.)

I miss somebody right now.  (...but my aim's improving.) × I don't watch much TV these days. I own lots of books.  (Japanese Graphic Novels count, right?)
I wear glasses or contact lenses. I love to play video games.  (CoH = Love) × I've tried marijuana.
I've watched porn movies. × I have been the psycho-ex in a past relationship. I believe honesty is usually the best policy.
I curse sometimes. I have changed a lot mentally over the last year. × I carry my knife/razor everywhere with me.
it goes on... )
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Comment and...
1. I'll respond with something random about you.
2. I'll challenge you to try something.
3. I'll pick a color that I associate with you.
4. I'll tell you something I like about you.
5. I'll tell you my first/clearest memory of you.
6. I'll tell you what animal you remind me of.
7. I'll ask you something I've always wanted to ask you.
8. If I do this for you, you must post this on yours.

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nykeyoung

It's dangerous to go alone. Take this.

Vampire/Amazon I Editing (Pass 1/3)
1 / 35 chapters

Stand/Fall (V/A book 2)
1,918 / 80,000

Argue With Me
1,120 / 80,000

Humanity: A X-Day Crash Course
74 / 80,000

The World Doesn't Revolve Around You
0 / 80,000

Dios Vu
0 / 80,000

Betrayer/Destroyer (V/A book 3)
163 / 80,000

Reckless/Thoughtless (V/A book 4)
0 / 80,000

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