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Tagged by rkowhore79 . . .

* 1. Post these rules.
* 2. Each tagged person must post 8 things about their self on their journal.
* 3. At the end, you have to choose and tag 8 people (take if you want)
* 4. No tag-backs.

Oh joy . . . this ought to be interesting, trying to come up with eight things about myself that don't make me sound batshit insane or hopelessly boring!  Damn it, I like being all mysterious and shit . . . -mutters and pouts and does the friggin' meme anyway, cos rkowhore79 feeds my Jeff Hardy addiction with her picspams and I don't wanna piss her off- ;-p

1.  My nickname at work is the Evil Overlord.  I even have a sign that says so on my desk.  

2.  It also says people can just call me "Mistress" - no one ever does.  EVen when I have my leather flogger and handcuffs on display.  I can't get no respect! ;-)

3. I started writing my "Adventures with the circus" series of stories in 2004.  My OC Vivvie was introduced in the very first sentence of the first of these stories (Stand Back! There's a Hurricane coming thorough!) as dealing with a draft contract.  Fast forward two and a half years - I've moved to a completely new state, in a move I never expected to make, and left the job I was doing when I started writing wrestling fan fiction.  And my new job?  Contracts manager.  That kind of makes me wonder when I can expect to change occupations again to become a computer game designer, or a pyrotechnician, or a female wrestler!!  It's officially spooky.

4.  I am a sucker for plot bunnies - the bloody things breed in my head.  In addition to the four stories I am currently actively writing, all of which still have multiple chapters to be written, there's one more that's only just been started, but I have an outline for, and another on the launching pad.  

5. (really starting to scrape for ideas now - yes I am that boring)  I live only a few kilometres from the ocean, and I never go swimming in it.  But smelling it on the breeze is guaranteed to lift my spirits, no matter how blue I might be feeling.  The Pacific Ocean rocks.  One of the things on my bucket list (you know, the list of things you want to do before you kick the bucket) is to go to California and see the sun set over the Pacific Ocean, since I can't do that in Australia.  I just like the idea of being able to see both sides, you know?

6.  My Ya Ya name is Princess Weeping Cloud.  I stole the name of Bob Threadgood's wife from the movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, which is not quite as good as Steel Magnolias, but is getting up there.  

7.  I cannot live without my music - at current count, I have over 3700 songs on my WMP, and I'm adding new ones all the time.  I especially love getting recommendations from people of songs, particularly from artists I've not listened to before.  I love broadening my musical horizons!

8.  I've had five surgeries in my life, and I'm facing the sixth in 11 days time.  It's potentially more serious and complicated than any of the previous ones, and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worrying about it.  So I hope everyone will forgive me if I'm not around as much, or posting as much.  You guys are the best for lifting my spirits and giving me something good to focus on, and I'm very thankful for that right now.


And I'm not tagging anyone - because rkowhore79 has probably tagged most of my flist anyway.  If she hasn't tagged you, feel free to go on and do it anyway!       

Comments

nephthys_abode
Aug. 22nd, 2008 09:43 pm (UTC)
-chuckles- We don't need anything in common but wrestling to have a good time together!!

And I kinda figured I was safe - you're never gonna give up on picspams of Jeff, cos you're just as addicted to him as I am!!

Yay for pretties like Jeff - and yay for Smackdown tonight! I'll be thinking of you watching ;-)
rkowhore79
Aug. 22nd, 2008 11:08 pm (UTC)
i hear that!! that's the only reason why i joined LJ anyway!! none of my friends like wrestling. they think i'm lame and i have to go to houseshows all by my lonesome like some kind of loser:( lol well, one of my friends will go if john cena is going to be there, but that's it. and so far the 2 i went to this year, no cena.

nope, never!! lol i have about 10 pics right now for a picspam..but i am literally out of sites to search. i've done the PB search like 10 times!! all 9,000 something pics!!! and nothing new comes up in any of my other sites that i search...ahhh..well...guess i'll just have to resort to that stalking i mentioned earlier!! FTFW!!!

yay for smackdown!!! one more hour till 8pm!! gotta get my big ass bottle of wine out!!! i'm in the middle of trying to redo my myspace page right now..but i'll have to stop when sd comes on and continue tomorrow. it's going from mostly all randy and some jeff and john...to almost all jeff!! FTW!!!
nephthys_abode
Aug. 23rd, 2008 04:22 am (UTC)
Oh my fucking god!!

I only saw a few minutes of Smackdown today, beyond catching the usual Famiglia beat up of 'Taker last night, and . . . Jeff is finally in the champtionship running, and 'Taker spoke!!!!!

Colour me a happy fuckin' fanbrat!!!

And I'm with you - I love LJ because it's put me in touch with wonderful gals like you who are just as obsessed about wrestling as I am! It's sooooooo much fun to be able to do the "oh my god did you see last night?" with someone!!

-chuckles- And don't worry about picspams - you can post repeats, I'm pretty damn sure no one will object!! So long as it's Jeff, we'll all be happy!!
rkowhore79
Aug. 23rd, 2008 04:39 am (UTC)
oh holy fuck!! check out my latest post or the one in whisper....
rkowhore79
Aug. 23rd, 2008 04:42 am (UTC)
yes!!!! gahhhhhhh....jeff, 'taker...i was in my happy place for sure!!!

i don't know..some people can get pretty nasty on here..it's crazy. like if you post an old picture or something that someone already posted...it's like geez, calm down already!! it's not the effin end of the world!! get a life!! ya know??? it's just the internet. not life!!

but the next jeff rape picspam will be coming asap...i promise you!! as for now..i'm off to bed..too much wine and ice cream! lol