You Might Not Know That I…

…rarely drive more than 5 miles over the speed limit.

…own multiple hot glue guns. Which I’ve used.

…can sew.

…hate recapping. If you ask me how my day was, I’ll tell you it was “fine”.

,,,would rather have salt than sugar. That includes chocolate.

…never wear nail polish.

…have had 14 brothers and sisters.

…am genetically an “only child”.

…once got kicked off the school bus for fighting.

…have worked as a voice over actor for commercials.

…believed in Santa Claus until I was 16.

…still believe in magic.

…always fall asleep when I’m riding in a car.

…suck at bowling, golfing, volleyball and playing pool.

…taught my son how to fish.

…was inspired by Finn. Again.

And I don’t know that you…

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  1. avitable says:

    Not only do you rarely drive more than five miles over the speed limit, but it takes you a thousand yards or more to get up to the speed limit, too!

    And I don’t think there’s anything that you probably don’t know about me.

  2. Dave2 says:

    And by “commercials” you mean “porn,” right?

  3. Sarah says:

    … consider sleeping in 7:15am most days.

  4. Maria says:

    …think Steve Perry’s voice is the only thing in the world that makes me believe that there might actually be a God.

    Yes. I know.

  5. B.E. Earl says:

    …prefer salt over sugar as well.

    Oh, you wanted a new one? Okay.

    …would rather do it in the morning than at night.

    You asked.

  6. …wrecked my first car at the ripe old age of 30 months…. (not kidding)

  7. Jamie says:

    …remembers a time before the internet and cell phones and cd’s and cable and microwaves, and I think it wasn’t so bad then.

    I’m going to take your meme/tag and post my own and link you back…i love things like this, i’m odd like that i know…

  8. Cris says:

    So do you only drive for lengths of five miles to avoid sleeping in the car… or do you sleep while driving?

    You might not know that I used to be the guy everybody called for tech support and suddenly, after turning 40 years old (I am now 46) I can’t even seem to set digital clocks!

  9. Sarah says:

    …lived in the same house my entire life.

    …actually got into CSU Long Beach but chose not to go at the last minute.

    …or that most of my family is Mormon.

  10. rebturtle says:

    I have a half-brother and half-sister I’ve never met.

    5 over the speed limit though? I’m usually there halfway through second gear. I’d say I average 10mph over….

  11. Claire says:

    … enjoy lying

    … read strangers’ blogs instead of doing homework

    … would actually cease to exist if facebook were to shut down

    i guess you didn’t actually know anything about me before…sooo it wasn’t too difficult to come up with some little known factoids.

  12. Shina Hart says:

    …that we have 12 things in common.

    …I’m shy online, but not offline.

  13. Aunt Robin says:

    It’ll just be me, my husband and mother gathered together for Thanksgiving this year, so we’ve decided to “go out” for dinner for the first time ever. It’s kinda depressing if I allow myself to dwell on it.

    One the plus side, since we won’t be slaving over a hot turkey in the kitchen, Mom and I might actually be able to sit and watch the entire Macy’s parade! :)

  14. Cri says:

    … know that i read your blog

    … was a dancer for nearly half my life

    … am a much better talker than typer. hence the ‘lurker’ status much of the time

    … hate hate hate typing with capitols

  15. ….Perfer salt over sugar…..

    Ah, another savory person! I often wondered if I was the only one!

  16. Poppy says:

    love the rain.

  17. Dawn says:

    … can’t function without a to-do list

    … have MS but you’d never know it if I didn’t tell you

    … could subsist on a bagel and (good) cheese for every meal… with the occasional Thai meal thrown in

    … painted a room on Wednesday (oh! you DID already know that???!?!??)

    … could tell you a million more other things about myself but I don’t want to be a comment hog

  18. Maria says:

    …secretly wish my profession didn’t hinder me from blogging.
    …love to cook, but rarely have the time.
    …wish I could afford a breast reduction.

  19. kapgar says:

    Why with the glue guns? Isn’t one enough? You don’t need one for each room of the house, do you?

  20. brittany says:

    I probably own just as many glue guns…it’s the GLUE STICKS I never seem to have.

  21. Turnbaby says:

    –can sew and used to make my own clothes

    –can run a chain saw

    –was a situationally ‘only’ child

    –also still believe in magic

  22. …am a confused Catholic

    …have been watching All My Children since the VERY FIRST EPISODE.

    …could easily become a hermit and never leave my house.

  23. NYCWD says:

    … misses eating the wafers used as the Eucharist with peanut butter and jelly while watching new FUNNY Saturday Night Live episodes.

  24. RW says:

    -really have nothing interesting to reveal.

  25. Finn says:

    … have done commercial voice-overs too!

    … am blushing about the “inspired” comment.

  26. “never” is a rough word…when we got our mani / pedi combo you had a gorgeous red on your toes and clear on your hands. totally counts. xoxo

    what don’t you know about me? hmmm.

    …i cry with every plane ride home. sometimes at take off, but usually after landing.

  27. - buy a complete new set of flip flops every summer, in every shade of almost every color, which I wear from May through October, unless it snows early in the year

    - my toenail polish almost always matches the flip flops I am wearing for the day

  28. Trihsk says:

    ..still own the same car I learned to drive in 1979

    …love to read vampire books

    …eat sugar on my tomatoes

  29. Sybil Law says:

    - love to daydream
    – hate to slack
    – am considering becoming a teacher
    – hate trying to come up with things for this.. :D

  30. Clown says:

    … hide feces under your desk when you are not there.

  31. Sleepynita says:

    -have designed and sewed 7 wedding dresses
    -hate sewing
    -am currently googling “natural induction for birth”
    -want more dogs and a cat, but two kids keep me busy enough
    -have a laundry basket full of clothing that I haven’t ironed in two years
    -people think I am so nice and proper when they meet me, then they get to know the real crude crass Sleepynita

  32. Sybil Law says:

    Oh, Clown makes me laugh. :)

  33. J... says:

    …miss belly dancing.
    …will most liked allow this post to “inspire” me.
    …hate that I am too scared to post about anything other than my kids.

  34. Janelle says:

    I bet ya didn’t know that I totally gonna steal this from you for my post today :) That’s ok, right?

  35. Jennifer A says:

    Use a left handed mouse and used to be able to write with left hand
    Now live in the same town I grew up in, a mile south from where parent still live

  36. Ashleigh says:

    I am technically an only child
    but I have 14 ‘siblings’ [2 half brothers from my mom, 2 half brothers and 3 half sisters from my dad, 2 step siblings, and 5 inlaw siblings]
    I am fluent in French and plan to teach it to my future children.
    I have flipflops in every color. All from Old Navy because they are cheap and hold up.
    I have rainboots but never wear them.
    and for some reason I have Uggs, but I live in Florida.. so there’s no point in having Ugg’s.
    I could eat Chickfila and Whataburger every day and be fine. I only know that because I’ve done it for a week straight.
    I am more open online than I am in real life.

  37. Hilly says:

    I have no idea wny, but in the back of your car, it certainly felt like you were driving more than 5 miles over the speed limit!

  38. [...] grateful to both Britt and Finn for giving me this post [...]

  39. I love that you believed in Santa until you were 16!

  40. Toe says:

    ….perfer tea over coffee.
    ….really like my job though, I constantly complain about it.
    ….Break the posted speed when driving on a daily basis.
    ….Cannot sleep without a blanket that has silky lining on the top.

    I still beleive in magic, halloweentown, and what happens in Disney movies can happen in real life. There’s nothing wrong with that.

  41. Mr Farty says:

    …thought Brunei was in the Persian Gulf until a couple of years ago

    …am also rubbish at pool, but keep trying

    …love doing these lists

  42. Allyson says:

    …prefer to listen to classic rock played on vinyl, and have an old high fidelity stereophonic player for just that purpose.

    …yell at other moms and their children on the playground.

    …wish I had a dream for what I wanted to be when I grow up.

  43. Anndi says:

    … can’t flip through channels, see “Grease” playing and continue flipping through.

  44. Musing says:

    I never wear earrings.

  45. You may know that I own a lot of glue guns. BUT you don’t know that I will dance the minute that I hear music. Even if it is just tiny seat/chair dance while driving, I dance.

  46. Sixteen? REALLY?

    I think that’s awesome.

  47. Stephanie says:

    …stole this meme.

    ‘Cause I’m a total thief.

  48. Crys says:

    i am totally a salt person too. would wayyyyy rather have a big fat steak with buttered mashed potatoes than a death-by-chocolate cake.

    i am hungry.

    why did you get me started.

  49. Janine says:

    First, I just found you on my google reader and don’t even know how you got there.

    Second, your Blogher post was spot on and I’m so happy I’m not the only one resisting “that whole thing”. And yet, I want to go to the conference too. Maybe in another year.

    Third, since you don’t know anything about me I’ll just tell you that I’ve slept with Brad Pitt.

  50. Melissa says:

    … am terrified of urinals.

    As for the recapping thing, I love to recap but you have to get me going. If you ask me how my day was, I’ll say “fine” but I really want you to prompt me to give you more …

  51. Jeremy says:

    I too hate recapping, and frequently respond with “fine” knowing that the person on the other end is likely to become agitated and annoyed that I did not actually answer their question. However, as the saying goes “paybacks are a bitch” and generally speaking they annoyed and or aggrivated me when they asked a mundane question like “how was your day?” which makes me feel like I’m Timmy on the TV show Lassie.

  52. Ginger says:

    –Will not leave the house without my toenails painted

    –Hate cold weather with every fiber of my being.

    –Sometimes miss living in Florida. Especially today.

  53. Lynette says:

    …hate people who are ALWAYS late.
    …once skipped out on a bill because after asking for the check 3 times in 45 minutes, I just got tired of waiting.
    (b-b-bad to the bone)

  54. Courtney says:

    You don’t know that I eat my french fries with mustard. Or that I get twitchy if I go more than a few days without reading something. Or that I hate all hot beverages with the exception of hot chocolate.

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