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6 random things

A little while ago I got tagged by someone (was it chimosa?) for the 'six things' meme. So here are six things you may not know about me (for some reason all of these are of the embarrassing admission variety).

1. I have a really loud laugh. I rarely think about it but every so often someone reminds me just how loud it is.
Guys in design department at the opposite side of the building: Oh, yes, we always know when it's Friday! We hear you giggling.
Friend at uni: Were you outside X building on Thursday at 10? I thought so. I was in a fifth floor classroom and heard you.
*blush*

2. I have approximately 5 floor-ceiling bookshelves worth of books and consider this my bare minimum required library. (I actually sell/lend/get rid of a lot of books--there's a high turnover.)

3. I'm not very neat. I'm also not very coordinated. Put them together and you get: sprained ankle from hurdling a pile of papers beside my desk at work. Apparently I yelped like a cow in labour. Flattering, huh?!

4. I faint a lot. Consequently I have an array of embarrassing fainting stories. Unlike Lana Lang I don't bounce back like rubber. In fact, I remember a mortifying time when I was around 11 or 12, and we'd just reached that school stage of 'omg! boys are boys!' when I fainted on a boy. I woke with my head in his lap. He was staring determinedly at the ceiling and I've no idea who was more mortified--me or him.

5. I have absolutely no ability to flirt. I am the anti-flirt. Recently a cute boy in glasses tried to (I think) pick me up as we crossed the road at some traffic lights. I was reading, as usual.
Cute-glasses-boy: *popping right up in my face* Hey! how do you do that? I'd get so many bruises if I tried to read and walk at the same time!'
Me: *blank stare of doom* Um. I've always been able to do it.
Cute-glasses-boy: *persisting* What you readin'?
Me: *turning Vietnam War memoir over* This.
Cute-glasses-boy: *obviously nowhere to go* Ok. Any good?
Me: Yup.
Lights change, I move to cross road reading, out of the corner of my eye I see him head in a different direction... at least I thought so. Except thirty seconds later I look behind me and he's trailing me.
Cute-glasses-boy: *a bit embarrassed* Oh, I'm just trying to see how you do that! How do you not run into things?
Me: Peripheral vision.
Cute-glasses-boy: Oh... ok... *finally runs away*
I've thought back on this, and you know what? It's not that I was trying to shrug him off. I actually thought he was quite lovely. And ok, I have a boyfriend, but flirting is flattering, right? No, it wasn't a lack of willingness... it was COMPLETE AND UTTER INABILITY TO FLIRT.


6. Recently I got supacat to teach me the basics (absolute basics) of Final Cut Pro and I've been obsessed ever since. It's all terribly tricky still, but I am having SO much fun! :-)

I made a practice vidlet if anyone would like to see it. I had to find a very short song and only had Season 6 Smallville eps to work with, so I was seriously limited creatively. But it turned into a study of Clark's relationships early season 6.

Situations
7.4 MB, MP4
Smallville: Clark character/relationship study
Spoilers: 6.01-6.06
Song: Situations, Jack Johnson
Feedback: If you do dl, 'twould be awesome!

I have heaps more to learn! 'Tis very exciting! \o/

ETA: And also now the link actually works. Btw, vid quality is not high because I haven't got the hang of exporting yet.
Tags: memes, personal, smallville, vids
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