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I've read a lot of books, but apparently not enough.  There aren't many books I've found so awful to read that I've not finished them; certainly none on this list...

According to the Science Fiction Book Club, these are the 50 most significant SF & Fantasy Books of 1953-2002.

Green – The ones you've read.
Red – The ones you couldn't get through.
Blue – Ones I haven’t finished.

1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
3. Dune by Frank Herbert
4. Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
5. A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
6. Neuromancer by William Gibson
7. Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
8. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
9. The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
10. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
11. The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe
12. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
13. The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
14. Children of the Atom by Wilmar Shiras
15. Cities in Flight by James Blish
16. The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
17. Dangerous Visions edited by Harlan Ellison
18. Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison
19. The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester
20. Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany
21. Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
22. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
23. The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever by Stephen R. Donaldson
24. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
25. Gateway by Frederik Pohl
26. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
27. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
28. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
29. Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
30. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
31. Little, Big by John Crowley
32. Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
33. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
34. Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement
35. More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon
36. The Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith
37. On the Beach by Nevil Shute
38. Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
39. Ringworld by Larry Niven
40. Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys
41. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
42. Slaughterhouse-5 by Kurt Vonnegut* (one of my top five books of all time)
43. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
44. Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner
45. The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester
46. Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
47. Stormbringer by Michael Moorcock
48. The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
49. Timescape by Gregory Benford
50. To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip Jose Farmer

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Amanda seems to have tagged me, so, dutiful girl that I am, see below *winks*. (I will ignore the fact it is now winter spring or summer or something).

"List seven songs you are into right now. No matter what the genre, whether they have words, or even if they’re not any good, but they must be songs you’re really enjoying now, shaping your spring. Post these instructions in your blog along with your 7 songs. Then tag 7 other people to see what they’re listening to."

1). Mogwai - Glasgow Mega-Snake.  It took me a lot of listens to get my head around their (for now) latest album, and this was one of the songs that really stood out to me.  All Mogwai music pulls me in with the layering, but maybe this one grabbed me with it's odd timing.

2). Mogwai - Travel is Dangerous

3). The Cat Empire - Days like these.  I don't know why, but it seems such a stereotypical song, for that period of late spring and early summer, where the weather is warming up and it's all about chilling out with friends.

4). Mogwai - Hunted by a Freak.

5). Mogwai - Ratts of the Capital.

6). Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah.  Of all the versions I'v eheard of this song, I think this one probably sounds the most haunting to me.

7). François Rabbath - Ode d'Espagne.  This song is an odd reminder of my past, when I used to be able to play it semi-competently.  I like the fact that there is flamenco for the double bass, I like the fact I can sort of play it, and I like the fact that the master of it does it so much better than I ever could.

Yes, I'm currently on holidays, most of my music is back home, and I can't honestly say I'm missing it all that much, with how busy I've been.

Who'm I going to tag?  Well, if you're reading this, you're fair game - I don't even know if I have seven friends on LJ.
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Have you ever hit someone forcefully?: Yes.
Have you ever thrown anything at a moving car?: Yes.
Have you ever been in a fist fight?: Yep.
Have you ever laughed so hard you cried?: Yep.
Have you ever hit an animal on the road?: Yes.
Have you ever seen a Beatles film?: I may've seen a part of one, before I flicked stations.
Have you ever cussed?: Yep.
Have you ever been on a subway?: Yes.
Have you ever taught a little kid to cuss?: I...don't think so o.0
Have you ever cheated on a test/exam?: Probably.
Have you ever skipped school?: More and more, the older I got.
Have you ever egged someones house?: Nope.
Have you ever gotten a computer virus?: Sadly, yes.
Have you ever cried for no reason at all?: Sure.
Have you ever missed someone?: Too often.

Have You Ever?

--Have You--
[Kissed your cousin:] Nope
[Ran away:] Deliberately? I don't think so.
[Seen your crush naked:] Yes.
[Broken someone’s heart:] No idea.
[Cried when someone died:] Possibly.
[Wanted someone you knew you couldn’t have:] Yes. But then, that could probably apply to everyone I've ever wanted.
[Broken a bone:] Yep.
[Drank alcohol:] Who, me? >.>
[Lied:] Sure.

--What Is--
[Your Good Luck Charm:]  I don't have one.  Which  may or may not explain some things.
[Person You Hate Most:] I don't hate. (Why is it that you can't truly love someone else unless you love yourself, but you can easily hate everyone else and not hate yourself? >.>)

-Do You Ever--
[Sit By The Phone Waiting For A Phone Call All Night:] I have, yes.  Even with a mobile phone.
[Save AOL Conversations:] Yes.  I don't trust my memory.
[Save E-Mails:] Most.
[Wish You Were Someone Else:] That doesn't sound very fun...
[Wish You Were A Member Of The Opposite Sex:] This one sounds a bit more fun, tho'...
[Cried Because Of Someone’s Mean Words:] I don't remember o.0

--Have You--
[Been In Love?:] Yes
[Been In Lust?:] Only as part of the above.
[Used Someone?:] I'd like to hope not.
[Been Used?:] Yes.
[Been Cheated On?:] I don't think so.
[Been Kissed?:] Yep.
[Done Something You Regret?:] Plenty of things.  Sometimes I even learn from them!

--Who Was The Last Person--
[You Touched?:] Joyce, I guess.
[You Talked To?:] See above
[You Hugged?:] See above
[You Instant Messaged?:] Probably Morgan, just before.
[You Yelled At?:] I don't know.  I can't yell, I don't remember the last time I tried.
[You Laughed With?:] Joyce : D

Current Location: NJ
Current Mood: awake

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1. Can you say something nice about the person you dislike most?
I don't know who I dislike most, but probably.

2. Fully describe everything you’re wearing right now and where you got it all.
I'm wearing a tan coloured robe because I'm lazy and finding clothes in this heat is clearly too difficult.

3. Guys: boxers, briefs or nothing? (Girls choice of skivvies)
Depends. What’re we doing? >.>

4. Do you have an unusual talent?
Apparently I do, but it's a, uh, secret.

5. What's a food you've always liked?

6. Do you remember your 18th birthday? Describe.
Sort of not really.  I remember my 18th party, but that was, uh, about 6 months after I turned 18 >.>

7. Do you shave every single day?
Me? Shave? ahahaha

8. If you HAD to get a tattoo, what would it be and where?
I could maybe go a small bass clef or something on the front of my shoulder, I guess.

9. What is the closest thing to you that is pink?
Uhh... a smudged Casper doll, I guess?  Or is this some kind of trick question?

10.Can you play a musical instrument?
A few, yeah, tho' it's been a while.

11. Who took your default picture?
I made it.

12. Strangest place you’ve ever “hooked up”?
You’ll never know. (:

13. Do you like to dance?
I like the notion of it, at least.

14. Favorite shoes?
Very old pair of Cons

15. Are you nice to people you don’t like?

16. Have you ever had a near death experience?
I don't know.

17. Did you have a high school sweetheart?
I don't know, what counts as a high school sweetheart?

18. What is your favorite perfume/cologne?
I don't really have one, but on another person? Cotton Candy Body Spray, I guess >.>

19. Favorite store?
JB Hifi, I guess.

20. Are you good in bed?
It'd be nice if I were better than I thought I was...

22. What is something you say a lot?

23. What kind of camera do you have?
Canon A95

24. Do you have an ipod?

25. Do you live with your parents?
One of, anyway.

26. Last movie you watched?
I don't remember.  Six-string Samurai, perhaps?

27. Have you ever kissed someone of the same sex?
I've managed to escape everytime Jared's tried.  I think.

28. Do you use a photo hosting website? (ie. Photobucket, Snapfish, Shutterfly…etc)

29. Do you have any piercings?

30.Cats or dogs?
Depends, but usually cats.  They taste better.

31. If you won the mega millions jackpot, would you finish school, even if you never had to work again?
I'd finish my apprenticeship, at least.  Still like to open my own patisserie, one day.

32. Crushed or cubed ice?
Crushed, just like your dreams.  Wait, what?

33. Favorite feature about yourself?
I really have no idea.

34. Do you floss every day?
If I remember.

35. Best concert you’ve attended?
Sarah Blasko at her theatre tour last year.  Even if I only saw half of it, in the end.

36. What did you do the night you graduated High School? (If you’ve graduated yet)
I don't really remember.  There was a fairly big party at someone's house, but that was after class finished, not after graduation as such.  I probably went to the award ceremony and had to play up on stage -_-

37. Favorite restaurant?
Hmm... There's not really anything that's springing to mind, here, so I'm going to say Watami, in HK, for the memories.

38.Church tongue or porno tongue?
Is this supposed to sound this dirty? >.>

40. Last alcoholic beverage?

41.Craziest thing you’ve ever done?
Fly overseas to see a girl.

42. City or country?
In the middle.

43. Have you ever been walked in on or walked in on people having sex?

44. Furthest place you’ve traveled to?
Hong Kong.

45. Do you like spicy food?
Yes, but what I consider hot isn't what most other people consider hot.

46. Do you have any allergies?
Stupid hayfever.

47. Have you ever illegally downloaded a movie, music, or television show?
I'd never show disrespect to the corporate networks who constantly cancel the shows I like.

48. Are you fighting with anyone right now?
Not that I'm aware of.

49. Have you ever taken naked pictures/video of yourself?
Well, I am collaborating on that giant porn site, and all.

50. Last song you listened to?
Mark Ronson's cover of Radiohead's Just.

51. How many pairs of jeans do you own?
A few. I don’t wear jeans much.

52. Have you ever bought anything from Victoria’s Secret?
I can't really say I have, no.  Oh, unless you mean this nice cami I'm wearing now...

53. Do you wear hats?
Hats are so last century.

54. Do you believe in yourself?
Sometimes.  Depends what I'm believing for.

56.Are you in good shape?
I could work on it (all night long? >.>)

57. Do you drive with the windows down?
i try not to, my hair is messy enough without additional help.

58. Best vacation you’ve ever had?
I'm not sure.  Hong Kong, despite everything else at the time, I guess.

59. Has anyone ever said you looked like someone famous? Who?
When I started high school and had short hair, I used to get told I looked like Pete Sampras by all the girls.  I probably should've capitalised on that.   I'd say Jesus, too, but he's clearly not famous, so...

60. Best gift you’ve ever received?
hmm... A phone line.  A bunch of friends chipped in the $300 or so I needed to get a phone line and get online, when I moved to Melbourne the first time.

61. Favorite article of clothing and why?
I really don't know.  I have a dress shirt I like, but I rarely wear it.

62. Are you shy?why?
I'd say no, but I never really grok'd shy.

63. Have you ever been knocked unconscious?
Once, that I remember, in high school.  But it was moreso strangled than knocked out, so to speak.

64. Favorite bar?
I'm pretty fond of Spleen, in terms of everything.  The Warehouse seems cool, but I've only been there once.

65. Do you have a large bedroom?
It's fairly large, actually.  Which of course means it's nowhere big enough, but that's another matter.

66. Have you ever thrown a party while your parents were away?
No, I'm too lazy for that.

67. Biggest lie you ever told?
Ah, but that'd be telling now, wouldn't it...?

68. Do you like scary movies?

69. Favorite genre of music?
A touch of everything.  If I had to choose, indiepop, triphop, or, uh, post-rock?

70. What are your plans for the weekend?
The weekend is different to the week, how?  Hopefully I'll get called in to work.

71. Have you ever thrown up from drinking?
Me?  Drink to excess and vomit?  ahahaha

72. Last person who made you cry?
I don't remember.

73. Funniest person you know.
I don't associate with funny people.  Life is serious business.

74. What do you usually wear to bed?
Kind of depends on a few things.

75. Do you vote?
When I remember.

76. Worst school picture you’ve ever had?
Uh, most of them?

77. Have you ever fired a gun?
A few.

78. Do your boyfriend/girlfriend’s parents like you?
I don't know if they like me, but they don't hate me for a change.  I hope.

79. Least favorite teacher?
Who knows?

80. Do you wear contacts?

81. Have you ever had braces?
Nope, I skipped out on them.

82. Is your room messy?
At the momen, I can see the floor, so I'll go with no >.>

83. Have you ever cheated on someone/ been cheated on?
I don't think so, but who can really tell?

84. Do you wear any jewelry?
Not usually, no.

85. Can you sing?
Barely.  I try not to.

86.What did you do after your prom?
What prom?

87. Name something you’re self conscious about?
Performing in front of people.

88. Are you flexible?
...I used to be o.0

89. Name something you’re really good at?

90. Do you have a lot of pictures in your room?
Technically, but they're all still boxed away, so...

91. Laptop or Desktop?
Laptop at home,
desktop when out travelling.  Duh.

92. Do you like your feet?
I don't dislike them, I guess.

93. Stomach kisses or neck nibbles?
Both, just don’t try to do it at the same time. You’ll hurt yourself. 

94. Cute or sexy?
They both have their place.

95. Has anyone ever written you a song or poem?
I don't think so.

96. Do you use any blog hosting websites? (ie. Live Journal, Xanga, Friendster)
Nope.  You're clearly imagining all of this.

97. What is your current ring tone? Do you have any others?
Muse's Hysteria.

Sorry I lost #98.
How do you lose one? [they didn't lose 1, they lost 98, silly >.>]

99. Do you have any credit cards for specific stores?
Is my bank a specific store?

100. What kind and color swimsuit do you have?
Black Speedos. I think.
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1)Taken or single?

2) Do you like it?
So far ; )

3) Would you still kiss your ex?
Probably not.

4) Have you ever had your heart broken?
A few times.

5) Do you believe that there are certain circumstances where cheating is ok?
If cheating is ok, it's not really cheating >.>

6) Are you missing someone special right now?

8) Do you want children?
Maybe one day.

9) If yes, how many?
4,096, one for every colour in the rainbow!

10) Would you consider adoption?

11) If someone liked you right now, would you want them to tell you?
Yeah ; )

12) Do you want someone you can't have?
I want someone that I can't have *now*, but that's not really stopping me...

14) Do you believe in celebrating anniversaries?
I'll celebrate almost anything.

16) Do you get butterflies when your around your crushes?
Sure, but I don't need to be around them...

17) Do any of ur EXS still have feelings for you?
I don't know.  Probably not.
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