Friday, December 01, 2006

interlude #2: the magic iPod meme

Ever since we got Meat Loaf's Bat III, I've pretty much adopted Kosh's iPod Shuffle as my own, to accompany me to the gym. A few days ago I expanded the playlist to include stuff beyond Mr Loaf, and figured I had enough of a variety to finally go ahead and "play" what I call the magic iPod meme.

Here goes [seen at many blogs; this version taken from SnglGuy from a long time ago]:

    Instructions: Go to your music player of choice and put it on shuffle. Say the following questions aloud, and press play. Use the song title as the answer to the question.

    How does the world see me? : Original Sin, by Meat Loaf
    LMAO how appropriate! I'm looking for self-satisfaction while others [read: parents? Malaysians in general?] would view my actions with horror? "There'll be hell to pay someday So put it all on the bill 'Cause we'll always be paying And paying until We're beyond expiration With a license to thrill" I'll drink to that! ;-)

    Will I have a happy life? : Fine Line, by Paul McCartney
    Heh another good one that starts off "There's a fine line between recklessness and courage it's about time you understood which road to take" - this answer is essentially your life is what you make it to be - my sentiments exactly.

    What do my friends really think of me? : This Never Happened Before, by Paul McCartney
    "This is the way it should be for lovers, they shouldn't go it alone, it's not so good when you're on your own" Errr, so my friends are happy I'm finally married, is that it? LoL!

    Do people secretly lust after me? : Paradise by the Dashboard Light, by Meat Loaf
    LMAO!! I won't argue with that answer!!

    How can I make myself happy? : House of the Rising Sun, by The Animals
    "Oh mother, tell your children Not to do what I have done ..." ... so I can make myself happy by not perpetuating the mistakes of my parents, or repeating my own?

    What should I do with my life? : Midnight at the Lost & Found, by Meat Loaf
    "Have a double, it's gettin' late, you'll get home, just rely on fate" Yeah! That's kinda what I'm doing right now, anyway!!

    Will I ever have children?: Where Angels Sing, by Meat Loaf
    Wow. I love this song, but in conjunction with this "question", it kinda gives me the shivers. "I get so weary on this troubled road Unlock these chains and gently rock me home Beyond the clouds and the rain" A song about someone who's been hit hard by life, and is finally getting to let go and rest....

    What is some good advice for me? : Blind as a Bat, by Meat Loaf
    Heh, this could be interpreted in so many ways....

    How will I be remembered? : It's All Coming Back To Me, by Meat Loaf featuring Marion Rav[e]n
    I have a huge impact, perhaps an ultimately destructive impact, on people? but try as they might, they can't really block me out and I get to them anyway? Kewl!!

    What is my signature dancing song? : Poison, by Alice Cooper
    "... I want to hurt you just to hear you screaming my name" wow does this mean I'm a killer on the dance floor??

    What do I think my current theme song is? : Wake Me Up Inside, by Evanescence
    "Wake me up inside. Call my name and save me from the dark. Bid my blood to run. Before I come undone. Save me from the nothing I've become." Heh, so I think I'm "nothing", do I?? Well, I call it "being in limbo" and that's gonna be for another 6 months or so, so there!! :p

    What does everyone else think my current theme song is? : Goodbye to You, by Michelle Branch
    "Goodbye to you, goodbye to everything I thought I knew, ... the one thing that I tried to hold on to" awwww don't worry, I may be out of touch and halfway across the world but that doesn't mean I'm "gone"...

    What song will play at my funeral? : Not A Dry Eye In The House, by Meat Loaf
    Okay so I HOWLED with laughter when this started playing, gotta love the title as the answer [gotta ignore the fact that the song is about a betrayal in four acts]; besides, I'd prefer to have everyone celebrating my life rather than mourning my death...

    What type of men/women do I like? : The Razor's Edge, by Meat Loaf
    wow, isn't this the one where in the video Meat's in a straightjacket?? LMAO!! Yeah baby, yeah! I like my significant others to be slightly demented, who "don't roll over, don't play dead"? Sounds about right! :-)

    What is my day going to be like? : Monstro, by Meat Loaf
    Heh, anyone wanna help translate for me [babelfish didn't translate completely - what the heck is a "ladron"?] I love the sound and feel of the song, tho, if that means anything. Besides, the day's pretty much over [past 9:20 pm!].

Okay, just so you know, the playlist has 93 songs, of which 35, or 38% are Meat Loaf songs. They just happened to come up more often (60%!?) than non-Meat songs for this meme! I suppose that's a sign... just dunno of what, LoL!

Anyways, I sure had fun with this, hopefully *you *weren't too bored with this Me!Me! post :p

Ciao, and have a great weekend!


  1. Ladron in Spanish means "thief."

    Nice on the music.

  2. *lol*!! great post! I like ME ME ME posts, because we do get to know each other really well that way. So don't worry!

    I will go and do the same on my playlist. I bet I get great answers. Hehe...



  3. LOL! I never thought you'd get around to actually doing this meme. Now, aren't you glad you were able to "hijack" Kosh's iPod? :-D

  4. LOL! I never thought you'd get around to actually doing this meme. Now, aren't you glad you were able to "hijack" Kosh's iPod? :-D


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