Beyond the Sea

Okay, you've seen it before, now here's my version of the "Music Shuffle Survey."

I call it "Music Shuffle" instead of "iPod Survey", since I don't have an iPod.  Mine is a Philips MP3 player Tamara got me for Christmas (she got a matching one).

Here is the rules refresher: put your MP3 player/iPod on "Shuffle;" for each question, press the next button to get your answer; and you MUST write that song name down, no matter how silly it sounds.

Okay, but I have some caveats.  First, since my player ALWAYS starts with the same Huey Lewis song ("Til the Day After"), I started it up, closed my eyes and hit "next" 5 times, to preserve the random nature of the activity.

Second, after reading Elise's version of this, I made two executive decisions (you don't like them, go sit on a tack).  First, I eliminated all songs from "Notre Dame de Paris."  I absolutely love all the music, but the titles are in French.  I guess I could have used the translations, but I didn't.  So there.  Second, I chose not to use music from movie soundtracks, since the titles often reflect parts of the movie and aren't the product of creative naming by the composer/artist (not always the case- Batman Begins, for example), but mostly.

So there we are.  The conditions/guidelines have been set, and here....we....go!

1. If someone says "Is this okay," you say:
- Dreams

2. What would best describe your personality?
- Novocaine (painless?)

3. What do you like in a girl?
- Grapefruit Diet (I swear I'm not that shallow)

4. How do you feel today?
- Unintended (sad)

5. What is your life's purpose?
- Like a Stone (to be steadfast and immovable...?)

6. What is your motto?
- Who's That Creepin'? (I am paranoid about locking doors...)

7. What do your friends think of you?
- Don't Fear the Reaper (Everyone knows I gotta have more cowbell)

8. What do you think about very often?
- I've Got You Under My Skin (Romantic song = my wife)

9. What is 2+2?
- Stairway to Heaven

10. What do you think of your best friend?
- God Put a Smile On Your Face

11. What do you think of the person you like?
- Truck Driving Song (...)

12. What is your life story?
- I Was Only Kidding (So true, so true)

13. What do you want to be when you grow up?
- Bad Businessman

14. What do you think when you see the person you like?
- When I Was Your Age (um, she's older than me...)

15. What do your parents think of you?
- My Immortal (interesting)

16. What will they play at your wedding?
- Bring It On Home (not even kidding, this is what played at our wedding- this is our song!)

17. What will they play at your funeral?
- Redeemer of Israel (one of my favorite hymns, so it's appropriate)

18. What is your hobby/interest?
- Some of These Days

19. What do you think of your friends?
- Artificial Flowers (again, I'm not that shallow or mean)

20.  What's the worst thing that could happen?
- Jivin' the Vibes (jazz?  I hardly think that's the worst...)

21. How will you die?
- Boogie Bumper (ha!)

22. What is the one thing you regret?
- Pretty Fly for a Rabbi

23. What makes you laugh?
- As Long as I'm Singin'

24. What makes you cry?
- I Am (my own existence?  sad...)

25. Will you ever get married?
- Welcome to Wherever You Are (as in, I'm there, man)

26. What scares you the most?
- Thriller (Ha!  Again, totally not planned)

27. Does anyone like you?
- Burn the Sun

28. If you could go back in time, what would you change?
- Sleepwalker

29. What hurts right now?
- Polka Power (maybe that's how I hurt my back)

30. Where will you travel to?
- Hook (Neverland?)

31. What is the best thing that could happen?
- A Matter of Trust

32. What do you often find yourself wanting to yell at people?
- It's Alright

33. What do you call yourself?
- Sing Along

34. What does the person you like think of you?
- Everyday (as in she thinks of me all the time :)

35. What will you post this as?
- Beyond the Sea


Good times.  It'll be fun to do this again after some time and see what crops up again.  Thanks, Sarah, for getting this rolling.

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emily said…
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Those ones made me smile/laugh. :)

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