1. What time is it: 10.15am (daylight saving, y'all).

2. Name as it appears on your birth certificate: Edward Tyrrell Gibb

3. Nicknames: none in current usage (to my face); schoolboy formerly known as The Cube, due to many-cornered head

4. Parents names: George and Jennifer

5. Number of candles that appeared on your last birthday cake?: 35

6. Date that you regularly blow them out?: 1 Oct

7. Pets: sausage dog called Fred, RIP

8. Height: 5'10"

9. Eye color: blue

10. Hair Color: what hair?

11. Piercing: only the god-given number of holes

12. Tattoos? decision pending.

13. How much do you love your job: self-employed; current line of business (journalist) currently under review

14. Hometown: Edinburgh, UK; born in Aldershot, England (no, not in the army barracks)

15. Current Residence: Embra

16. Have you been in love? Yes

17. Currently involved? Engaged, since you ask

18. Favorite thing about e-mail: not having to answer the phone

19. Been toilet papered? this may need a cultural translation

20. Loved somebody so much it made you cry? yes

21. Been in a car crash? nope

22. Croutons or Bacon Bits? crouton in soup, bacon bits on salad at Pizza Hut

23. 2 doors or 4 (on a car)? two wheels good, four wheels bad

24. Coffee or Ice Cream? quite like coffee ice cream, since you mention it

25. Blanket or Stuffed Animal: as child, both; as adult, neither

26. Best Color: blue

27. Salad Dressing: oil and vinegar

28. Socks color: grey

29. Book you're reading or hope to read: Great Disruption, Francis Fukuyama

30. Favorite Movie: All the Presidents Men

31. Foods: all major food groups

32. Song Playing at the moment: none

33. Toothpaste: macleans

34. Restaurant: only if youre paying

35. Flower: i certainly hope to blossom shortly

36. Least Favorite Food: maize-based snacks (you know who you are)

37. Sport to Watch: soccer, any Olympic event apart from small-bore rifle shooting which is a big bore.

38. Fast Food Restaurant: just say no

39. When was your last hospital visit? cant remember for myself; most recently visited father after hip-op and girlfriend with broken wrist ue to freak ten-pin bolwing accident.

40. Favorite drink? gin and tonic (with fresh lime)

41. What color is your bedroom's carpet? wood

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

43. Where do you see yourself in 10 yrs? listening to techno

44. Who is the last person that you got mail from before this one? subscriber media news service called Inside.com

45. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? no

46. Which single store would you choose to max your credit card? any store selling carhart clothing

47. What do you do most often when you are bored? wank

48. What words or phrases do you over use? dunno

49. Friend who lives farthest away: large cluster in the bay area

50. Most annoying thing: my downstairs neighbour with a large hifi and even larger collection of classic rock albums

51. Best thing in the world: friends, love, music (ali called it, but hes right - though might rearrange the order slightly)

52. Bedtime: round midnight

53. Who will respond to this fastest? dunno

54. Who is the person you sent this to that is least likely to respond dunno

55. What time is it now? 10.40am