beled_el_djinn: (wild rumpus)
It would be lame of me not to post this having profited by it, so...

The first five people to respond to this post will get something made by me! My choice. For you.

This offer does have some restrictions and limitations:
- You will get something.
- No guarantees that you will like what I make!
- What I create will be just for you.
- It'll be done sometime within a year.
- I'll need to know your favorite two colors, and favorite metal color.

The catch? Oh, the catch is that you have to repost this in your journal. (Edit as necessary)

If you feel moved to post this in your journal, do so. If not, then don't.
beled_el_djinn: (Default)
Had a few minutes to do that song lyric meme - you know, the one where you put your ipod on shuffle and take the first lyric from x amount of songs, where x is some arbitrary number cooked up by someone who wanted to be clever. So anyway, if you know what I'm talking about and feel the need to perpetuate the meme, then go nuts, otherwise, feel free to ignore this.

I am the fountain of affection )
beled_el_djinn: (cheaky)
Shamelessly bogarted from [livejournal.com profile] inadvertantsmut

1. There are 30 questions.
2. Answer each question with one name.
3. Next to each number, write only the name of the person who fits.
4. Don't tell the questions to anyone who isn't doing the meme
Comment or PM your email to get the questions, but then you have may possibly feel obligated to do it. All comments will be screened to protect your contact info.

1. [livejournal.com profile] wench33
2. [livejournal.com profile] teekup
3. [livejournal.com profile] armandae
4. [livejournal.com profile] motomuffin
5. I don't think anyone really qualifies for this one.
6. [livejournal.com profile] shatterdaymorn
7. [livejournal.com profile] ayeshak
8. [livejournal.com profile] inadvertantsmut
9. [livejournal.com profile] harlot_starlet
10. [livejournal.com profile] pulito
11. Given that I don't know the inner thoughts of folks, I have no idea, really.
12. [livejournal.com profile] cocoabutterfly
13. [livejournal.com profile] bitsyboo
14. [livejournal.com profile] mendoza
15. [livejournal.com profile] iralith
16. [livejournal.com profile] _lackey_
17. [livejournal.com profile] rowan_syngwyn
18. [livejournal.com profile] bitsyboo
19. [livejournal.com profile] russiandude
20. [livejournal.com profile] psychotropic
21. Not quite sure I get this one.
22. Ditto.
23. They don't have an lj that I know of.
24. [livejournal.com profile] kiddens
25. [livejournal.com profile] foolishfire
26. No comment
27. [livejournal.com profile] lionlady
28. [livejournal.com profile] mighty_1
29. [livejournal.com profile] ravensgrace
30. Never dig up, up is hell.
beled_el_djinn: (cheaky)
1. If you feel like it, leave me a comment saying, "Interview me."
2. Depending on my mood, how busy I am, if the stars are right, I may or may not respond by asking you five personal questions so I can get to know you better. If I already know you well, expect the questions may be a little more intimate!
3. You can update your LJ with the answers to the questions if you so desire.
4. Optionally, you can include this explanation and an offer to interview someone else in the post.
5. When others comment asking to be interviewed, you can ask them five questions if you feel like it.
Edited because I hate memes that are pushy. That and I'm sure y'all have better things to do with your time than pester me with questions.

My answers to funwithrage: )
beled_el_djinn: (Default)
Out of curiosity, I decided to take the Enneagram test thingy from okcupid. Much like everyone else I've seen take this, the results surprised me. This wiki article on Enneagrams adds some additional insight to the below results. )
beled_el_djinn: (Ookla)

I escaped from the Dungeon of Beled El Djinn!

I killed Wildelven the fire elemental, Somehedgehog the arch-demon, Psychotropek the zombie, Buddhagrrl the arch-demon, Arianhwyvar the giant spider, Minervaish the orc, Emergent the cockatrice, Foolishfire the troll, Salda007 the leprechaun, Pulito the dragon, 03276 the giant spider, Harley Quinn1 the dragon, Hilariarex the kobold, Shatterdaymorn the floating eye, Secretstokeep the gelatinous cube, Eponinethebard the giant spider, Garou43 the arch-demon, Ayeshak the fire elemental, Inadvertantsmut the mind flayer, Tregony the troll and Xephz the nymph.

I looted the Crown of Redfishie, the Shield of Siriel, the Axe of Slinking, a Figurine of Harlot Starlet, the Armour of Jasminecat, a Figurine of Waylay, the Amulet of Tragic Culture, the Amulet of Jessibasset, the Crown of Teekup, a Figurine of Wench33, the Wand of Sensuality, the Shield of Lackey , the Dagger of Claidheamh, the Armour of Slinking, the Sword of Skiing, the Sceptre of Music, the Shield of Taranhero, a Figurine of Greywords and 650 gold pieces.

Score: 1075

Explore the Dungeon of Beled El Djinn and try to beat this score,
or enter your username to generate and explore your own dungeon...

beled_el_djinn: (Eye2)
Yesterday's experiment, aka my last post, is now over. Thank you to those who played along, that took a degree of courage, even if you used the anonymous option.

A few people have asked me what the point of that was - after all, it could be read as a desperate cry for attention, a not so subtle sign that I'm unhappy in my marriage, or just that I'm a skeevy perv who cruises lj to try and get laid. In this instance, none of those scenarios are true - I know, I know, try to contain your disappointment at the fact that I'm not an attention starved perv who is trapped in a loveless marriage. My reasons for posting the meme were actually fairly simple/straight forward; I wanted to see what would happen if I pushed the envelope in a particular direction. I view my use of memes as sort of this bizarre social experiment and this was just another example of that.

Hopefully, y'all weren't too offended/scandalized.

I'm out.
beled_el_djinn: (Content)
In my usual belated fashion, I would like to extend a thank you to everyone who played along with the recommendation meme thing. That is all. Carry on citizens.
beled_el_djinn: (Eye2)
Due to an overabundance of time at my desk today, I present to you this little meme. Feel free to spread it if you must.

Recommend to me:

1. a movie
2. a book
3. a musical artist, song, or album
4. a LiveJournal user not on my friends list
5. what I should have for dinner
6. a website
7. a quote
beled_el_djinn: (wild rumpus)
First off, a warm thank you to everyone who weighed in on the last poll. I love these glimpses behind the curtains of your eyes and it is always interesting when an unexpected visitor shows up.

Point the second, mortgage pre-approval papers to sign tonight. Aieeeeeeee! We're on the road to becoming homeowners!!!

Lastly, I've been doing a lot of thinking recently on how I love. Recent events forced me to take a look at myself in the mirror and re-examine some of my longer held notions. Life is a learning process, that is for sure.

There's more to say, but for now, this will have to suffice.

I'm out.
beled_el_djinn: (Homework)
Science )

In other news, I have a new found respect for writers. Dialog is a vexing thing for me and anyone who can manage it rawks the hizaus. Unless I don't like them. In which case, I appreciate their talents, but will not countenance any hizaus rawking by them.

right.
beled_el_djinn: (Default)
20 things about me, tag as many people as minutes

1. I don't really like chocolate.
2. Large groups make me nervous.
3. I'm really bad about replying to emails.
4. I think that common courtesy is extinct.
5. While I am capable of giving up on people and writing them out of my life, I don't like to do it.
6. I'm prone to procrastinate to a degree which I find disgusting.
7. I find it easier to relate to felines than to humans.
8. The concept of being an 'adult' scares me.
10. I've seen more naked men and women than most people I know.
11. Although I don't really show it and will quite often say that I don't, I truely do care about everyone.
12. I've had about 20 (give or take 1 or 2) jobs, most within a ten year span.
13. I have a fear of touching dead things.
14. I get very uncomfortable when I discuss my spirituality with anyone.
15. I've never been to any of the Disney parks.
16. I like to cook.
17. I find it hard to say I'm sorry even when I know I'm in the wrong.
18. I miss living in the mountains.
19. I miss living on a farm.
20. I truly believe that anything is possible.

Folks I think would provide interesting answers/benefit from/need more memes in their lives:

[livejournal.com profile] iralith, [livejournal.com profile] winterswan, [livejournal.com profile] eclecticgypsie, [livejournal.com profile] hilariarex, [livejournal.com profile] silvergoose, [livejournal.com profile] miserynotes, [livejournal.com profile] salda007, [livejournal.com profile] jessibasset, [livejournal.com profile] aumshantih, [livejournal.com profile] tregony.

Feel free to do or do not.

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