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Homework Apocalypse Comet in orbit!

Well, I managed to procrastinate the remaining notes and outline for my research paper until tomorrow again, which wouldn't be so bad if it weren't due the day after that. I also have to write a college scholarship essay by next Monday, and even though it's due after my research paper is, I have to write it first because it's supposedly more important.

Two quizzes:



You Are a Blue M&M



You are an affable and likable person. You are a natural people-pleaser.

You change your mind constantly. Everything ends up sounding good to you.



You like to keep your options open, but your mind isn't muddled. You're a very clear thinker.

You love people, and you're an optimist about everyone you meet. Friendship is important to you.




How am I an optimist?



You Are a Newspaper



You enjoy order and structure. You don't like it when things change much from day to day.

You are primarily concerned with the present. You don't like to speculate about the future.



You are straightforward and honest. You pride yourself on being easy to read.

You are a people person. You wish you could connect with every single person in the world.




I actually find newspapers hard to read. Hard to read without making a mess of papers everywhere, that is. I also REALLY like speculating on the future, if my use of the word "apocalypse" in this entry's subject line is any indication.

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glowing_dragon
Mar. 23rd, 2011 03:56 am (UTC)
All that Mario music at once? NICE! (this is my only Mario-related icon)

I was just thinking that you might like a look at my tags page - might take a while to load!
matt1993
Mar. 25th, 2011 03:31 am (UTC)
All that Mario music at once? NICE!

Whenever I have an essay or a research paper to write and/or way too much homework, I normally listen to various apocalyptic (or at least somewhat apocalyptic) music; that day, I had to write an essay AND the outline for a research paper in two days, so I had three apocalyptic songs playing at once :P In fact, I had seven or so playing at once yesterday due to still not having finished my outline. It took six hours, but luckily I finally finished it!

(this is my only Mario-related icon)

In addition to this one, I have:

Plus these non-Mario userpics that are drawn in Super Mario World style:

And Mario and Wario make cameo appearances in this userpic, plus it's on the Mushroomy Kingdom stage:

And did I mention the PrtSc Land-styled versions of-- I'll stop now.

I was just thinking that you might like a look at my tags page - might take a while to load!

Whoa, that is a LOT of tags! By the way, why is it that sometimes some of the tags on your entries seem to have nothing to do with the entry?
glowing_dragon
Mar. 25th, 2011 03:49 am (UTC)
Nice userpics / icons! Interesting explanations, too!

That's because I want my tags on the entry page to be even when the number of lines are taken into account. Yes, I'm a bit obsessive-compulsive. Sometimes if I don't mention people by name, but I know who they are, their names get bunged into the tags!
matt1993
Mar. 26th, 2011 02:20 am (UTC)
Ah, that's cool. Is that why some of your entries say "This entry is allowed to have non-aligned tags"? How do you make it do that, anyway?
glowing_dragon
Mar. 26th, 2011 06:03 am (UTC)
Yeah, that's why. I make it do that by making sure the lines are evenly justified.
matt1993
Mar. 26th, 2011 10:56 pm (UTC)
I meant, how do you make it have "non-aligned tags"?
glowing_dragon
Mar. 26th, 2011 10:59 pm (UTC)
By NOT being OCDL about the tag lines being even! I told you it didn't make sense!
matt1993
Mar. 26th, 2011 11:02 pm (UTC)
Ah, I thought that you were using some sort of LiveJournal feature that formats the tags differently than usual and it added "This entry is allowed to have non-aligned tags" to the entry whenever you used it.

As you can see, I misunderstand things very easily :P
glowing_dragon
Mar. 26th, 2011 11:03 pm (UTC)
Hahahahahaha! No, definitely not! I put that disclaimer in myself, so I'm not tempted to go back to the entry and waste a LOT of time trying to add a squillion tags to it!

Hehe - it happens!
matt1993
Mar. 26th, 2011 11:44 pm (UTC)
That gave me an idea - maybe I should do something like that for the few friends-only entries I have so that I'm not tempted to add repost buttons to them!
glowing_dragon
Mar. 26th, 2011 11:48 pm (UTC)
That's probably a good idea! I like the differing text in your repost buttons, by the way!
matt1993
Mar. 27th, 2011 12:00 am (UTC)
Thanks!
glowing_dragon
Mar. 27th, 2011 12:06 am (UTC)
You're welcome!

Or you can make a tag called "friends-only entries" or something, too.
matt1993
Mar. 27th, 2011 12:08 am (UTC)
That probably wouldn't remind me, though - I've already found that I don't always notice the lock symbols, so my reminder would have to be right there where the repost button would normally be.
glowing_dragon
Mar. 27th, 2011 12:10 am (UTC)
Ah, it was just a suggestion. If it needs to be right there, then I can definitely understand!
pathvain_aelien
Mar. 28th, 2011 12:17 am (UTC)
I wonder what mine are? I will have to take them later, but we normally get the same answers.
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