July 20, 2007

8 Random Facts About Aaron - The Tagging Game

I was tagged the other day by Tim of Listikal.com. Now, I only met Tim a few weeks ago as a blogger, but I've enjoyed his blog ever since. He's a really great guy and his blog is definitely worth a regular read. Anyway, here we go...


1. Post these rules before you give you the facts.
2. List eight (8) random facts about yourself.
3. At the end of your post, choose (tag) eight people and list their names (linking to them).
4. Leave them a comment on their blog letting them know they've been tagged!

8 Random Facts About Me...

1. My new favorite snack is Pretzel Flipz, the chocolate covered pretzels. Delicious! The serving size says 8 pieces, but I eat them by the bag! :P

2. I'm a total coffeehead. I love coffee of all kinds, though I don't use it as a stimulant to wake up (I'll take decaf if it's available). I simply love the taste and the aroma. Oh, and I prefer organic.

3. I've saved two people from drowning - though I'm not a lifeguard. One was when I was younger and on vacation, and the other was at a school where I used to teach 4th thru 6th grade.

4. I'm a genetic taster (more commonly known as supertaster), which means that my tongue detects things in foods that the average tongue cannot. It's kinda like the difference between a dog's sense of smell and ours. It's fun sometimes, but much of the time I find it annoying - there are A LOT of foods I just can't tolerate!

5. I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue. :P

6. I love writing music and poetry...though I haven't in a while. :( You can listen to some of it on my MySpace music page (my main page is here). I just set them up, so they're not totally pretty! :P

7. I'm practically addicted to chocolate. It's my all-time favorite. As Kramer would say to me, "You're a slave to your dark master...the cocoa bean!" True, oh so true.

8. Seinfeld is my favorite TV show. I pretty much have the entire series memorized by now. Vandelay Industries! :P

I'm tagging: Valentin, Mark Base, Bobby Revell, Danielle, Jade, Andrew Murphy, Mark, Forest Parks


  1. AnonymousJuly 21, 2007

    Believe it or not I don't like chocolate. I think that probably puts me into the rare and odd human category. Of course even if I did like chocolate I'd probably still be in that category.

    So what kind of foods can you not stand that most normal tasting people would probably like? That sounds funny, doesn't it? Normal tasting people.

  2. You don't like chocolate? OMG! How can you live with yourself?! :P

    LOL, as for foods I can't stand that most "normal tasting" people like...well, that's really a very looong list!

    Probably the easiest way to explain it is to describe the contents of my Thanksgiving plate: Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, bun. That's it! No greens or other vegetables of any kind. Nothing but carbs and starches. Bland is where it's at! Though pumpkin pie is one of my favorite deserts. :)

    And spicy foods? Forget it! The most mild of sauces is enough to set my mouth on red alert. To me, even regular yellow mustard can taste quite spicy.

    Like I said, it's not easy. One just learns to deal with it.

    Shine on,

  3. AnonymousJuly 21, 2007

    Before all, thank for taggggggggggggging me. :-)

    I`m into a dilema coz I have 2 personalities (me and 77/Aa-873#b3, my alien friend) and I consider developing the third one mwuahahahha .. not yet, coz while "8 random ..." can be divided to 2, can`t be divided equally to 3 ..

    Man, I feel 'sorry' for you you can`t eat spiced food .. I bet you`ll starve if I`ll be your cheff

  4. I eat 1/2 pound o chocolate every morning! I'll check out your music, I'm a life long guitarist and record on my pc using several cracked programs:)

  5. Valentin - You're veeeeeeeeeeeery welcome! Ha ha, wich personality will the 8 random facts be about? Or are you doing 4 for each one?

    Oh, and go easy on those spices!!! :P

    Bobby - "I eat 1/2 pound o chocolate every morning!" <--- Now that's what I like to hear! I think chocolate is a cure-all. At least it is for me. :)

    I'd love to hear some of your music. Do you have any of it uploaded anywhere?

  6. AnonymousJuly 21, 2007

    8 facts posted.

    Thanks for tag, I`ll remember you ... :-P :-))

  7. AnonymousJuly 21, 2007

    First of all - I start each morning out with a chocolate filled croissant because chocolate is delicious.

    Second of all - I hate cooked vegetables too. Thanksgiving is much the same for me but no bun. I like veggies with dip, but I mostly just want meat with maybe potatoes... and I make the best stuffing too (both my grandmothers use my special recipe)

    Third of all - Tag, I'm It! Thanks Aaron!

  8. AnonymousJuly 21, 2007

    Serenity now!

  9. AnonymousJuly 22, 2007

    #5: Great movie!

    #7: I am so with you on that. I bake a lot and have this set of canisters in my kitchen. One of them is filled with chocolate chips. I bake chocolate chip cookies most often. Well, I've been using that as my "first aid kit" when I get a craving. :P

  10. AnonymousJuly 22, 2007

    First Aid Chips?

  11. AnonymousJuly 23, 2007

    I still can't find those darn flipz!!!! I think they know I am coming and hide from me. We miss you.

    Mother of the Spawn

  12. Greetings from Helsingborg.

    Alright, dear Aaron, I've completed the task, but combined it with a ctach up post.

    Plus, I've added a bit of a twist to my tagging: I've tagged people I've got marked as "friends" on MyBlogLog but haven't had much contact with.

    And I've asked them to do something similar.

    So there!

  13. Valentin - I really enjoyed those. Very hilarious! I especially like that last one...too funny!

  14. Danielle - Mmmm, chocolate filled croissant...now that sounds like the perfect way to start the morning to me! :)

    And that stuffing sounds really good. I love stuffing. I think you should make some and overnight it to me. I could definitely go for some really good stuffing. :)

    Bush - LOL. I still use that phrase all the time. Serenity now!

    (Lloyd Braun: You know, you should tell your dad that 'serenity now' thing doesn't work. It just bottles up the anger, and eventually, you blow.) :P

    Shine on,

  15. Mark (MeAndMyDrum) - Right on! I'm a baking bandit too...and chocolate chip cookies (from scratch of course) are my favorite. And no single batches for me. Nope. It's gotta be a double or triple batch when it comes to cookies! :)

    Mother of the Spawn - I still can't believe you can't find them. Does Publix not carry them? Bright blue bag. At Sweetbay they're in the candy isle. I think I'm gonna have to make a trek to Publix and see what the heck's going on over there! :P

    Mark Base - Ah, so great to hear form you my Helsingborg friend! Glad to hear you had a nice vacation. :)

    Awesome job on your 8 random facts. And I'm so glad your dad is OK. Yikes.

    Shine on,


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