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RE: (TV) Listophobia / Aptitudes
> I hate lists.
I'm with Greg all the way.
Albeit they can be fun and can sometimes
get a conversation going when things are slow
on the MM List. But I just can't get into
them very much--even when our boys are
rated low[poor] (or not mentioned at all)
because I just shrug it off as ignorance by
>What were your aptitudes, did they come true?
What I remember was I had very high aptitude/scores for
being something along the lines of a National
Park Ranger/Conservationist (e.g., Yosemite or
Cape Cod Nat. Seashore).
But it's probably easier to become a rock-star than
to land one of those jobs now ---esp. with the harsh
budget cuts the federal Park Service has undergone in
last 5 years. OOpppps, forgot we shouldn't talk politics.
Another thing I remember about those tests was that when
there were 5 multiple-choice answers to questions, I
always filled in the block with my #2 pencil
that said, "You would rather kiss a pretty girl".
Speaking of bests. The MM List is the best
List I've ever belonged to ---even though we sometimes
run out of On-Topic subjects to discuss and end up
discussing best-of lists. :>)
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of grntg
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 11:10 AM
Subject: (TV) Listophobia
I hate lists. I had three music magazine
subscriptions (school kids were selling them as
opposed to chocalates, etc, we had lots of magazines
coming in, the postman hated us) last year and they
were all (insert expletive) lists, best albums, best
re-issues, best mag covers, best singles, best new
bands, best lists of lists. Rolling Stone was the
absolute worst offender last year, I have no idea what
they are up to this year. The non-music magazines
had lots of lists to, best beaches, best vacation
spots, best gear (weight, climbing, bikes, etc), best
mountains to climb, best teams of the century, best
boards, best clothes, bleghhh!
My magazine subscriptions reflect my highschool career
apptitude test which came out as
musician/writer/adventurer. It forgot 'likes to eat
and carelessly spend lots of money' so none of those
careers worked out.
What were your apptitudes, did they come true?
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