Whyrl (whyrl) wrote,
Whyrl
whyrl

  • Mood:

WhyrlTest answers!

Well that was an amusing bit of silliness. I think it helped that I was forced to mark everyone's results because it made it much more interactive. LiveJournal is typically a very passive medium. But enough of my babbling!



1. What is my favourite animal?
Blue-ringed octopus
Red-collared lorikeet
Wedge-tailed eagle
White-bellied sea eagle

Perhaps I could've made question 1 slightly harder but really it was to ensure no one scored zero. ;> Well done everyone! :P

2. What do I do for a living?
Computer programmer
Environmental engineer
Journalist
Wildlife photographer

Another giveaway question. The only reason it didn't get 100% in the poll was because someone accidentally selected the wrong answer! Maybe I should've asked what kind of programming I do. That'll be in the next quiz, I'm sure!

3. I have two pets. They are:
A burmese cat and a moggie
A corella and a magpie
A lorikeet and an indian ringneck
Two budgies

74.2% got question 3 correct. Another one I perhaps made too easy. ;> warphammer's suggestion was that the first option should have been "burmese cat and [random parrot]".

4. Where am I currently living?
Casa Dilphenstein
On my own
Parents
Sanctuary with Rose and Stephen

I complain about this just about every week. ;> 87.1% got this correct.

5. Who do I currently have a crush on?
Buran
RoseQuoll
Saoirse
None of the above

I am blissfully crush-free! I hope it stays this way but I know it won't last. :P 54.8% got this one right. Bit of a tough one, I suppose.

6. What is my favourite sport?
Basketball
Cricket
Rugby league
Soccer

I've only ever played basketball and league at high school on the rare occasions we were forced to. I used to play soccer when I was about 11 or 12 but I hate watching the game - it's so boring. Cricket FTW! 61.3%.

7. Operating System of choice (at home)
FreeBSD
Linux
Mac OSX
Windows XP

I use FreeBSD at work, I used to have Red Hat Linux, then Debian on my desktop PC before I got annoyed with it and installed Win2k (and then upgraded to XP). I'm thinking about buying a Mac when this PC gets too slow for me, but until then I'm sticking with XP. I need my Diablo 2 and International Cricket Captain 2006. :p 48.4% got this one right.

8. What is my favourite band?
Powderfinger
Presidents of the USA
Snow Patrol
Sugar Ray

70% got this correct. You'd think this'd be a bit higher considering I posted some Powderfinger mp3's here two weeks ago. I like Presidents and listen to them rarely. I like Snow Patrol but my infatuation didn't last long (about a week). I absolutely DESPISE Sugar Ray. Death death death!! (It's just as well the only response to that one was a fake.)

9. In my DVD library you are most likely to find which of the following movies?
Aladdin
Ghost In The Shell
Ginger Snaps
Meet The Parents

This was my "tough" question and required a bit of lateral thinking (or simply a good guess!). Random Disney film, random anime film, random werewolf film or random stupid comedy? I dislike Disney (I only have two or three in my collection). I only own one anime film (Howl's Moving Castle). In fact I can only think of three anime series I've enjoyed watching: King of Bandit Jing (which I own), .hack//SIGN and Chobits. I've enjoyed other Miyazaki films but that's about the extent of my interest in the genre. I'm surprised the majority of responses was for GITS (which I fell asleep watching!!). I guess for question 9 it really helps if you know that I collect werewolf/transformation movies (I currently own 13 - about 10% of my library). (The only reason I don't have Ginger Snaps already is because I thought the werewolf looked dreadful.) Only 26.7% got this one.

10. Bonus question: Select everything below that I think is FTW
Bacon FTW!
Diablo 2 FTW!
NZ FTW!
JB Hi Fi FTW!
Gryphonsex FTW!
Espresso machine FTW!
Beer o'clock FTW!
Samurai Jack FTW!
Evermore FTW!
Birdbrains FTW!


This was a bit of a trick question. ;> I think everything on that list is FTW. The first 25 responses or so all selected "gryphonsex" and I was hoping it'd finish the poll at 100%! Sadly it looks like a couple of people didn't read the question and only selected one each out of the whole list. Gryphonsex got 29 responses (*laughs* am I really that much of a pervert?) followed very closely by birdbrains with 28 then beer o'clock with 25. Only 8 respondents seemed to know that I like Samurai Jack (which is a Cartoon Network TV series) and Evermore (a rock band originating from New Zealand).

This was a fun poll! Thank you to everyone who responded. :> I'll have to run another some time!
Tags: poll
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments