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Monday, September 13, 2010 12:56 PM
Recyclotron
 by Fëanor

Fëanor pours the entire internet into the Recyclotron, and only the best links come out the other end for you to enjoy.



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Wednesday, August 5, 2009 10:09 AM
Political Meme Quiz Thing
 by Fëanor

Nothing too surprising here:

My Political Views
I am a left moderate social libertarian
Left: 4.96, Libertarian: 3.16

Political Spectrum Quiz

(Via Neil & Tony on Facebook)
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Friday, May 8, 2009 05:18 PM
Meme, via Bob
 by Fëanor

My Unitarian Jihad Name is: The Sword of Desirable Mindfulness.


Get yours.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008 08:44 AM
(Last updated on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 08:57 AM)
Book Meme
 by Fëanor

(UPDATED. I had forgotten to bold Lord of the Flies. FYI, I've read 35 of these.)

Hmm. I kind of want there to be a couple more types of formatting, for indicating "yes, I read it, but I hated it," and "no, I haven't read this, and I never, ever will." Via bruhinb:

The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they've printed. Well, let's see:

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you LOVE.


1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
3. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling
6. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
7. Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne
8. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
9. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
10. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
11. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
12. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
13. Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
14. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
15. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
16. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
17. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
18. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
19. Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
20. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
21. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
22. Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone, JK Rowling
23. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling
24. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling
25. The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
26. Tess Of The D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
27. Middlemarch, George Eliot
28. A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
29. The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck
30. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
31. The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson
32. One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez
33. The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett
34. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
35. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
36. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
37. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
38. Persuasion, Jane Austen
39. Dune, Frank Herbert
40. Emma, Jane Austen
41. Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
42. Watership Down, Richard Adams
43. The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
44. The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
45. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
46. Animal Farm, George Orwell
47. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
48. Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
49. Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
50. The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher
51. The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
52. Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck
53. The Stand, Stephen King
54. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
55. A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
56. The BFG, Roald Dahl
57. Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome
58. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
59. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
60. Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
61. Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman
62. Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden
63. A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
64. The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough
65. Mort, Terry Pratchett
66. The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton
67. The Magus, John Fowles
68. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
69. Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett
70. Lord Of The Flies, William Golding
71. Perfume, Patrick Süskind
72. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell
73. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
74. Matilda, Roald Dahl
75. Bridget Jones's Diary, Helen Fielding
76. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
77. The Woman In White, Wilkie Collins
78. Ulysses, James Joyce
79. Bleak House, Charles Dickens
80. Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson
81. The Twits, Roald Dahl
82. I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith
83. Holes, Louis Sachar
84. Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake
85. The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
86. Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson
87. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
88. Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
89. Magician, Raymond E Feist
90. On The Road, Jack Kerouac
91. The Godfather, Mario Puzo
92. The Clan Of The Cave Bear, Jean M Auel
93. The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett
94. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
95. Katherine, Anya Seton
96. Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer
97. Love In The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
98. Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson
99. The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
100. Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie
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Thursday, August 28, 2008 12:42 PM
Poor poppy
 by Fëanor

She chose poorly. Via boutell:

37

As a 1930s husband, I am
Poor

Take the test!

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Friday, August 22, 2008 03:44 PM
(Last updated on Saturday, August 23, 2008 09:11 AM)
I'm My Own Father!
 by Fëanor

OK, maybe a weird quiz for me to take, given my internet call-sign, but it was fun and I like the result.

See more Tolkien selector quizzes @ SelectSmart.com®
Which Son of Feanor are you?
Here's my top result for this selector quiz by Little she-bear:
Maglor


UPDATE: Btw, if you're a little lost, here's the Wikipedia article on the sons of Fëanor.
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Thursday, May 29, 2008 09:21 AM
Uh... well, shoot
 by Fëanor

Via pinkhairedcyn, who is more masculine than myself.

You Are 65% Feminine, 35% Masculine
You are in touch with your feminine side.
Sensitive, intuitive, and caring are all words that describe you.
And you're just masculine enough to relate to both men and women.
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Tuesday, January 29, 2008 01:01 PM
Crap!
 by Fëanor

[UPDATE: I thought this sounded familiar, so I did a search and discovered I was placed in House Tully by another internet quiz. I guess there's no escaping destiny!]

Well, that's not exactly the answer I wanted. Via most of my LJ friends' list:

Your Score: Catelyn Stark

You scored 160 Adaptability, 240 Humor, 220 Integrity and 110 Activity!

Let them have their songs, if it makes them brave.

You are Catelyn Stark.

You are a quiet, family-oriented person, and a great representation of the Tully house words: family, duty, and honor. You can be brave when the situation requires it, though you are a constant worrier. You are protective (sometimes over-protective) of your loved ones and you have a strong moral compass. However, you are not particularly forgiving. You are willing to take action against anyone who betrays you, your family, or your friends. You are steadfast, loving, and dutiful.

You are also similar to Eddard Stark and Samwell Tarly. Your polar opposite is Jaime Lannister.

Link: The Song of Ice and Fire Personality Test written by freedomdegrees on OkCupid Free Online Dating, home of the The Dating Persona Test
View My Profile(freedomdegrees)
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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 03:55 PM
Huh
 by Fëanor

Here's a quiz I've been seeing on LJ. I thought my beliefs lined up closest with Kucinich's, but I must have been wrong, because the internet cannot lie.

89% Barack Obama
88% Chris Dodd
86% Hillary Clinton
86% Bill Richardson
85% John Edwards
81% Joe Biden
80% Dennis Kucinich
77% Mike Gravel
44% Rudy Giuliani
36% John McCain
31% Mitt Romney
27% Mike Huckabee
25% Tom Tancredo
19% Ron Paul
18% Fred Thompson

2008 Presidential Candidate Matching Quiz
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Wednesday, December 26, 2007 12:51 PM
Yes, that's correct
 by Fëanor

Hope everybody had a merry Christmas! I had a pretty good one myself. Join me in celebrating the return to work by taking an internet quiz. This one comes to me via kds. I only had to guess a couple of times on it, but apparently I guessed wrong. Ah, well.

Take the Sci fi sounds quizI received 92 credits on The Sci Fi Sounds QuizHow much of a Sci-Fi geek are you?
Take the Sci-Fi Movie Quiz canon s5 is
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