Sometime in the late 1990s I sat at my cubicle, behind three short walls, staring at my computer.
Copy this entire e-mail and change all the answers so they apply to you. Then send it to people you know, INCLUDING me. You should get back a lot of e-mails and you'll learn a lot about your friends that you maybe didn't know.
FULL NAME: Andrea E.
NICKNAME: you know my nicknames, YOU sent this to me!
BIRTHPLACE: Brooklyn, NY
HOME TOWN: Same as above! Oh, do you mean where I live now? NYC.
CROUTONS OR BACON BITS: I guess croutons. I donno. I don't do enough salad, I guess.
DRESSING: Again with the salad? Lite Italian.
HAVE HAD YOUR APPENDIX AND TONSILS REMOVED? Nope.
SHAMPOO OR CONDITIONER: Both.
HAVE YOU EVER GONE SKINNY-DIPPING: Negative. I grew up in Brooklyn. Where exactly did you expect I would DO that?
DO YOU MAKE FUN OF PEOPLE: I try not to, but sometimes people tick me off. Then I do.
ON-LINE FRIENDS: A small handful of people I have just started to connect with on a diet and nutrition community.
ONE PILLOW OR TWO: Two.
PETS: One cat. Shakan.
FAVORITE TYPES OF MUSIC: Anything I can dance to!
LEAST FAVORITE TYPES OF MUSIC: Country, techno and heavy metal.
DREAM CAR: One I can drive!
TYPE OF CAR YOU DRIVE NOW: None.
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CAR: Matchbox or Hot Wheels. Do those count?
FAVORITE FOOD: Pizza.
DO YOU GET ALONG WITH YOUR PARENTS: Yes, definitely.
FAVORITE TOWN TO CHILL IN: Who says chill, anyway? What are we - ninety? The city.
FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: California cause I get to see Lisa there (and she sent me this).
FAVORITE ICE CREAM: I seriously am a huge vanilla fan, but Ben and Jerry's Chubby Hubby is a current fave.
FAVORITE SOFT DRINK: Now that I've given up Diet Coke I'd say Ginger Ale. But only if it's Seagram's or Canada Dry. And yes, I can tell the difference.
FAVORITE GAME TO PLAY: Pool.
WHAT IS YOUR BAD TIME OF DAY: 3:30 - I need something to wake me up. It's hit the vending machine time.
FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR: fall.
ADIDAS, NIKE, OR REEBOK: Neither. New Balance.
FAVORITE PERFUME OR COLOGNE: Beautiful.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: English.
LEAST FAVORITE SUBJECT: History. Oy. Although philosophy came in pretty close to that.
FAVORITE MOVIE YOU HAVE SEEN RECENTLY: Armageddon.
FAVORITE MOVIE OF ALL TIME: Dirty Dancing.
FAVORITE ALCOHOLIC DRINK: Malibu Pineapple or Amaretto Sour
FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH: Baseball.
ANYTHING "DIFFERENT" ABOUT YOU: I'm blind as a bat without my glasses/contacts.
SAY ONE NICE THING ABOUT THE PERSON WHO SENT THIS TO YOU: She's there when I need her.
PERSON YOU SENT THIS TO WHO IS LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND: There are so many!
PERSON YOU SENT THIS TO WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND: Randye (My roommate.)
FAVORITE COLOR: Green.
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME: Nope.
WHAT IS YOUR BEDTIME: Late.
FAVORITE WEBSITE: eDiets.com. They have guest boards for free.
MOST HUMILIATING MOMENT: **It hadn't happened yet**
CRAZIEST PERSON OR SILLIEST PERSON YOU KNOW: My brother.
WHAT IS YOUR LATEST THING TO DO: ??
WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN THE OPPOSITE SEX: Honesty. Laughter. Support.
I must confess something. I actually have a string of this ridiculous email in my inbox. From my very first personal email account, where I've saved so many memories from back in the day. Sadly, I had not yet learned that I could CC myself on my own responses, so I recreated those here. I hope you enjoyed some insight into Andrea of the late '90s.