Monthly Archives: November 2006

wow. this is so perfect and i didn’t even cheat.

So, here’s how it works:
1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Media Player, iPod, etc)
2. Put it on shuffle
3. Press play
4. For every question, type the song that’s playing
5. When you go to a new question, press the next button
6. Don’t lie and try to pretend you’re cool…

Opening Credits:
 
As Ugly as I seem-The White Stripes

Waking Up:
I’m lonely, but I ain’t that lonely yet-the white stripes

First Day of School:
Pinball wizard-The Who

Falling in Love:
misty mountain hop- Led zeppelin

Fight Song:
You’ve lost that loving feeling-righteous brothers

Breaking Up:
The One that Got Away-Tom Waits

Prom:
El Conejo-Cojolites

Life:
Marching Bands of Manhattan-DCFC

Mental Breakdown:
Communication Breakdown-Led Zeppelin

Driving:
156-Mew

Flashblack:
Blue Orchid-The White Stripes

Getting Back Together:
Bring it on Home-Led Zeppelin

Wedding:
Eternal Life-Jeff Buckley

Birth of Child:
Happy-Travis

Final Battle:
A lack of color-DCFC

Death Scene:
Sleep to Dream-Fiona Apple

Credits:
A movie script ending-DCFC

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I voted

I drove myself down to the nearby elementary school and voted. The process seemed onerous before I actually went. I imagined long, prohibitive lines, but there weren’t. I thought for awhile I needed a card that I’d misplaced, but I didn’t. I thought I wouldn’t be able to find the place, but I did. The workers were friendly, and the process took 2 seconds. I’m used to the mail-in option, which is nice, but it was also nice to actually go there and see all the different people who were voting. It was a nice variety, although, on average, not as many young people as I would like to see.