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[Powderworks] Oils survey

Heidi Shenk nedkellytheking at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 31 16:35:44 MDT 2004

 > 3.  how old are you?  45, twice Heidi's age, *sob*

careful Beth!  you're making me even older than I am! ;) :-P


----Original Message Follows----
From: "Beth Curran" <bcurran at columbus.rr.com>
To: "Cheryl H" <ooiiilllss at hotmail.com>,        
<powderworks at cs-lists.cs.colorado.edu>
Subject: Re: [Powderworks] Oils survey
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 22:10:47 -0400

 > 1.  what's your name? Beth
 > 2.  where do you live?  Ohio, USA
 > 3.  how old are you?  45, twice Heidi's age, *sob*
 > 4.  what do you do for a living?  stressed-out mid-level technical 
of a food chemistry quality assurance lab
 > 5.  what was the first song you heard by the Oils?  P&P
 > 6.  how old were you when you heard it?  not sure, maybe 24
 > 7.  what are your two favorite albums, from one extreme to the other?
 > Love ESM, almost never listen to Breathe, though there are a few songs on
there I like
 > 8.  favorite energetic song?  Dreamworld
 > 9.  favorite slow song?  Antarctica  ;^D (I promise not to bring that up
 > 10.  what song(s) defines the Oils?  oh, it's gotta be Sometimes
 > 11. what song is *least* characteristic of the Oils? Barest Degree, with
its cold, unfeeling god
 > 12.  Martin or Jim?  Jim, if only for the noodling in Helps Me Helps You
 > 13.  what Oils song did you absolutely hate at first and now love?
 > 14.  did you buy any Oils releases totally on faith, without having heard
 > single song before buying it?  Damn near all but BSM, Diesel & 10 - 1 due
to appalling lack of airplay
 > 15.  do you play any instruments?  used to play guitar, but that was many
and many a year ago in the kingdom by the sea
 > 16.  if you could go to any ONE place mentioned in an Oils song, where
 > you go? Warburton - I wanna see those stars!
 > 17.  have the Oils ever inspired you to take any direct action as part of
 > any environmental/social activist cause?  The big influence is that my
kids want to know what the lyrics mean, so that has initiated a lot of
discussions you don't normally have at so young an age.  Kids will really
cause you to walk the walk
 > 18.  have you ever had any Oils-related dreams?  Not so far as I recall
 > 19.  Bones or Giffo?  Bones, no question.
 > 20.  what forgotten song deserves another spin?  Now or Never Land>

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