1. What time is it: 3.11pm – to late to do anything and too early to do anything…

2. Name as it appears on your birth certificate: Alasdair Neil Manson

3. Nicknames: Ali, Al

4. Parents names: Thomas Colin Manson and Anne Manson

5. Number of candles that appeared on your last birthday cake?: 33

6. Date that you regularly blow them out?: November 14th

7. Pets: None currently

8. Height: A thoroughly average 5’7”

9. Eye color: blue

10. Hair Color: brown

11. Piercing: 4 in my ears but no longer in operation

12. Tattoos? One on my upper right arm. It’s only a short matter of time before I have another…

13. How much do you love your job: Quite a bit as I’m still in the honeymoon

14. Hometown: Edinburgh, UK (although I was born in Singapore)

15. Current Residence: San Francisco, CA

16. Have you been in love? Yes

17. Currently involved? Only with myself

18. Favorite thing about e-mail: writing and receiving spontaneous thoughts

19. Been toilet papered? I don’t understand this question

20. Loved somebody so much it made you cry? No

21. Been in a car crash? Yes – 4 or 5 but rarely in my own car

22. Croutons or Bacon Bits? Bacon bits

23. 2 doors or 4 (on a car)? both

24. Coffee or Ice Cream? These are not mutually exclusive

25. Blanket or Stuffed Animal: blanket

26. Best Color: black

27. Salad Dressing: blue cheese

28. Socks color: white or grey

29. Book you're reading or hope to read: Downsize This, Michael Moore

30. Favorite Movie: 12 Angry Men (1957)

31. Foods: Pizza, pasta, Indian, Chinese, mexican

32. Song Playing at the moment: none

33. Toothpaste: Arm and Hammer with Baking soda and peroxide

34. Restaurant: Ploy II, Cancun

35. Flower: Irises

36. Least Favorite Food: custard

37. Sport to Watch: baseball, football (NFL), darts!

38. Fast Food Restaurant: Wendy’s

39. When was your last hospital visit? Cambridge, MA in 1997 for severe stomach pains brought on by crappy diet

40. Favorite drink? Latte

41. What color is your bedroom's carpet? hardwood floors

42. How many times did you fail your Permit and/or Drivers test? 0

43. Where do you see yourself in 10 yrs? owning my own (not necessarily high-tech) business which emphasizes community

44. Who is the last person that you got mail from before this one? It’s hard to tell as I live in a flurry of email. Glen, I expect 8-)

45. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Nothing beyond driving too fast and not stopping when I’m supposed to

46. Which single store would you choose to max your credit card? Virgin on Market Street

47. What do you do most often when you are bored? veg in front of tv although I’m trying to do it less these days

48. What words or phrases do you over use? “That was the best movie I’ve ever seen”, “absolutely”, “I’m having a quiet weekend this weekend”

49. Friend who lives farthest away: Clare in Adelaide

50. Most annoying thing: hypocrisy (i’m a hypocrite too – catch 22…)

51. Best thing in the world: friends, love, music

52. Bedtime: 1.00am-2.00am

53. Who will respond to this fastest? I don’t know

54. Who is the person you sent this to that is least likely to respond? I haven’t decided who I’m sending it too yet but I know Mark won’t answer all the questions and send it on 8-)

55. What time is it now? 4.37pm