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Uff...tagged...

Journal Entry: Tue Jan 6, 2015, 3:56 AM


:icongaspode5:



I got tagged by Alice-in-Black This was hard work, answering all these questions about myself. I feel exposed. :ninja:

1) 
What does your Deviantart name mean and why?

It’s short for Gaspode the Wonder Dog who is a character from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels. Why? Well, Gaspode is a bit of an anti-hero. Life regularly treats him rough and he tells himself he’s a cynic who doesn’t care. Inside though, he’s a marshmallow. Some nasty bugger had already taken the name so I added a random 5 at the end.

2) What fandom were you obsessed with when you joined and what are you into now?

Neverwinter Nights 1 and 2. Now it’s Dragon Age: Origins. Never liked DA2 and haven’t played Inquisition yet. I can feel some Witcher coming on though...

3) How many watchers do you have now?

Goes off to look… 90.

4) Name 3 of your favourite artists on DA

Oh dear lord! Ok, to narrow it down I will be strict and stick to artists. I have friends and artist/friends here but to choose three amongst them would be impossible. Sorry guys! So here are simply three of the many artists I admire from afar:

:icontheminttu:

:iconkingkostas:

:iconandreasrocha:

5) Love life or lack thereof?

Clinging to my Irish boyfriend since 1990

6) Do you participate in clubs' contests here on dA?

Very rarely. I work too slow and seem to get less and less free time.

7. What is your most popular submission?

The most viewed one is ‘Bishop and Karnwyr - Time Out’ but it’s also one of my oldest so it’s probably more a sign of how long it’s been around. Of the newer images ‘I will never hurt you...’ has a ridiculous amount of viewings compared to most of my images.

8. What are your favorite non-anime TV shows?

Battlestar Galactica (the new one)

X-files

Edge of Darkness

(and many more…)

9. What are the things you wish you could draw better?

Everything! Ok, anatomy is my greatest downfall.

10. Summer or winter?  

Both, at least at home in northern Sweden. In Ireland there is really no difference.

11. Rain or Sun?

Both.

12. What's your favourite type of music?

All of them, except Club, Country, Rap and the more extreme sub genres of Heavy Metal. I’m not overly fond of modern Jazz either.

13. PC or Mac

PC. Mac’s gives me a terrible rash.

14. Anime or Manga?

Neither

15. Coke or Pepsi?

In my own small way I try to make the world a better place by boycotting both.

16. Read or TV?

Read

17. How many hours a day do you spend on dA?

On average, about twenty minutes. I just don’t have the time any more. Waaaah!

18. Name a talent.

Cooking

19. Flash or traditional cartoons?

Both, depends on how the tools are used.

20. What is your favorite fast food restaurant?

Um, oh dear, fast food… Borza does a mean Fish n’ Chips and they have a few restaurants around the place.

21. What are your top 3 favorite books?(not mangas)

Here we go again. I read so much… Anything by Terry Pratchett, Tove Jansson and Robin Hobb. Then there are of course so many classics… aaaargh!

22. Wii or Playstation?

Begone foul creatures! (Hugs my PC to my bosom)

23. Name 3 of your favorite bands/singers.

Did I mention that I listen to a LOT of music? Eva Dahlgren, Pink Floyd, The Waterboys.

24. Are you a fast, slow, or medium typer?

Medium to fast but not professional level.

25. Do you like Denny's?

Whut?

26. What is your favorite smiley?

:faint:

27. What is your favorite type of pie?

Blueberry pie.

28. Have you ever stayed up for 24 hours?

Yep

29. Do you go on dA a lot?

I try for every day but I do miss an occasional one.

30. Are you a member on any other sites besides DA?

No

31. Do you cosplay?

No but I’m impressed with the amount of skill and effort others invest in it.

32. Fruits or sweets?

Both

33. Buttered, plain, or salted popcorn?

Salted

34. Have you skipped school?

In my early years yes. I hated it.

35. Have you been on a plane?

Many times. It takes three days to get from Ireland to Northern Sweden by boat and train.

36. Have you swam in an ocean?

Yes.

37. Have you been ice skating?

Love ice skating.

38. Favorite vacation spot?

The Swedish mountains.

39. Ever been on TV?

Yes, as an extra in a film when I still thought I could make a living as an actress.

40. Favorite salad and dressing?

Caesar salad.

41. What do you do to relax?

Read in a hot bath, or if I have access to one, a sauna.

42. What is the last film you saw in the theater?

Oh dear, that was a long time ago...um...might have been ‘The Desolation of Smaug’

43. Favorite Sandwich?

Meatball and beetroot salad on rye bread.

44. If you could go anywhere in the world…

The Galapagos Islands

45. Favorite time of the day?

When I finish work.

46. What did you want to be when you were little?

A veterinarian or archaeologist.

47. What do you want to be now?

Retired and wealthy so I can play with all my hobbies.

48. If you could eat with one person, who would it be?

Hasse Alfredsson

49. What character would you hate to be stuck in a room with?

William Collins from Pride and Prejudice.

50. When is your birthday?

January

51. Favourite type of ice cream?

Chocolate or a really good quality vanilla.

52. Last book you read?

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkovski.

53. Which store would you max out a credit card at?

Any outdoor shop.

54. Do you buy / sell / both on eBay.

Both

55. What is the most annoying thing people ask you?

When are you going to have children?

56. Favourite all time movie?

Bloody hell! There are so many. Lets go with a classic. The Third Man.

57. What was your favourite show when you were a kid?

Trazan och Banarne.

58. What are you listening to right now?

Nothing.

59. What is the last thing you ate?

Cheese on rye bread.

60. If you were a crayon what color would you be?

Green

61. What is the first thing you notice about another person?

Formally; the handshake. Other than that, body language.

62. Favorite sport to play?

Horse riding.

63. Favorite Day of the Year?

Summer solstice

64. Hugs or Kisses?

Hugs

65. Vanilla or Chocolate?

Chocolate

66. Favorite Board Game?

Chinese Checkers

67. Favorite smells?

Cut grass, pine resin.

68. What inspires you?

Life

69. Do you have any piercings?

The ears only. My boyfriend can’t stand piercings.

70. How many siblings do you have?

Four half siblings.

71. Bacon Bits or Croutons?

Bacon bits.

72. Favorite Day of the Week?

Friday. The whole weekend is ahead of me.

73. Favorite phrase?

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

74. Favorite Restaurant?

Yamamori, a japanese restaurant in Dublin.

75. Favorite animal?

I like all animals but if I had to choose just one, dog.

76. Favorite thing to do outside?

Walk

77. Favorite thing to do when it's raining?

Read, draw, walk.

78. Favorite Disney character?

Wall E

79. Do you like coffee? If so, what is your favorite brand?

Yuck! Tea drinker me.

80. Tag people. No pressure!!

I don’t do tagging. (she said darkly) :grump:




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Lesliewifeofbath Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday! EXO : Suho Gift 
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Gaspode5 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015
Oh, thank you! :cuddle:
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Finnyanne Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday dear Headbang! Airborne Headbang! Airborne Headbang! Airborne 
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:tighthug:
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Niksche Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday!!! :blowkiss: :hug: :party: :cake:
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Gaspode5 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
:glomp: Thank you so much! :heart:
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Hope you're having a fantastic birthday, and thanks for everything!
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Gaspode5 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
...and always a pleasure
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Aw, thank you! :hug:
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You're welcome!
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