Well, this is going to be interesting… When I started blogging, I didn’t really know anything about all of these chain posts and whatnot. Yet now I’ve been tagged in, possibly, a very intriguing one.
Stuart over at Three Time Daddy tagged me in his 100 Truths post, which means that I need to answer 100 questions, truthfully, and then tag other bloggers! So, here are the questions;
Q1: What’s your name?
A – Gareth.
Q2: Any nicknames or aliases?
A – Gaz, Dadda, Oi, Hey and “Fat Jesus”…
Q3: Your gender?
A – Male.
Q4: Your star sign?
A – Aquarius
Q5: How old are you?
A – 29 (holding on to the last month and bit!!)
Q6: Your relationship status?
A – Married for 7 years.
Q7: Any children?
A – Well, I wouldn’t be the 16-Bit Dad if I didn’t have a child… So yeah, one amazing daughter!
Q8: Any pets?
A – Not anymore… Used to have a Maine Coon cat…
Q9: Any tattoos or piercings?
A – No piercings, but I have five tattoos – a celtic cross on my leg, a dragon on one arm, a raven and the chinese character for love on the other, and single black wing on my back (as a reference to Sephiroth, the One Winged Angel from FF7).
Q10: What do you like about yourself?
A – That I’m able to at least look like I’m not too bad at this whole adulting thing.
Q11: What do you dislike about yourself?
A – 99% of me, really…
Q12: Righty or lefty?
A – Lefty!
Q13: The last thing you drank?
A – Sparkling summer fruits flavoured water.
Q14: The last thing you ate?
A – A knock off Twix from Lidl.
Q15: Your last phone call?
A – Calling the estate agent to ask about the type of flooring under the carpets of the house we are hoping to buy.
Q16: Your last text message?
A – Work related shizzle…
Q17: Your last email?
A – Same as above…
Q18: The last song you listened to?
A – Just Breathe by Pearl Jam.
Q19: The last book you read?
A – A bunch of kids books… I haven’t read a grown up book in ages, haha.
Q20: The last time you cried?
A – When I rewatched Green Mile.
Q21: The last blog you read?
A – Aside from Three Time Daddy’s own 100 Truths post, that would be Elle May’s post about being nominated for the UK Blog Awards.
Q22: The last person you spoke to?
A – My work colleague as he came into the office.
Q23: The last place you visited?
A – Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough…
Q24: Your last holiday abroad?
A – Bulgaria, last year, to see the in-laws..
HAVE YOU EVER?
Q25: Have you ever gotten back with an ex?
A – Nope.
Q26: Have you ever been cheated on?
A – Yes.
Q27: Have you ever cheated on someone?
A – Nope.
Q28: Have you ever lost someone special to you?
A – Yes, a number of times.
Q29: Have you ever been so drunk you threw up?
A – A few times, many years ago now.
Q30: Have you ever fallen out of love with someone?
A – Nope, not really. The first time I can say I truly felt love was with the lady who is now my wife.
Q31: Have you ever met someone who changed you?
A – Everyone I meet has changed the way I view life, as my experiences and knowledge grows.
Q32: Have you ever been in a situation where you found out who your real friends are?
A – Most certainly… Being homeless (even if just for a few weeks) certainly showed me that!
Q33: Have you ever kissed someone you probably shouldn’t have?
A – A couple of times when I was a teen, yeah…
Q34: Have you ever found out people were talking about you behind your back?
A – Many, many times… That’s always going to happen, isn’t it?
Q35: Have you ever broken someone’s heart?
A – Sadly, I have…
Q36: Have you ever kissed a stranger?
A – Yep…
Q37: Have you ever had your own heart-broken?
A – Too many times to count.
Q38: Have you ever had sex on the first date?
A – Nope, I’m a bit too old-fashioned for that..
Q39: Have you ever been arrested?
A – Nope.
Q40: Have you ever been attracted to someone who isn’t the gender you usually find attractive?
A – I have a bit of a man-crush on Norman Reedus, so I guess that counts…
Q41: Have you ever done something you regret?
A – Of course! That’s just a part of living life, isn’t it?
Q42: Have you ever had a threesome?
A – Nope…
Q43: Have you ever embarrassed yourself in public?
A – When I was a teen, I was always embarrassed, so yes… But now, I don’t embarrass easily.
Q44: Have you ever misjudged someone?
A – I have, and I felt very bad for it afterwards.
YOUR BELIEFS AND OPINIONS
Q45: Do you believe in God?
A – I do not. I “beleive” in energy, and that when we die, our bodies feed energy to other organisms.
Q46: Do you believe in yourself?
A – Well, I know I am real, if that counts…
Q47: Do you believe in Santa Claus?
A – No, but then, I have always been very hard to make believe in things, even when I was a child.
Q48: Do you believe in ghosts?
A – I would like to, as it could mean that my Dad was still able to be here.
Q49: Do you believe in aliens?
A – Yes, because I find the idea that, in an infinitely large universe, humans being the only “intelligent” life is rather self-centered…
Q50: Do you believe in miracles?
A – Well, I have a daughter, don’t I?
Q51: Do you believe in the power of positive thinking?
A – Yes. I just wish I could do it more often.
Q52: Do you believe in love at first sight?
A – I think you can have an instant attraction to someone, and care for them a lot. But actual love takes time to grow.
Q53: Can money make you happy?
A – By itself, no. However, by having enough money to life a comfortable and happy life, whilst providing the same for your loved ones, can make you happy.
Q54: Would you describe yourself as a feminist?
A – In the sense that I feel everyone in the world deserves an equal chance, then yes.
Q55: Are you pro-life or pro-choice?
A – Pro-choice.
Q56: Do you have strong political beliefs?
A – Completely. And most people don’t like how left-wing I am.
Q57: Do you have strong religious beliefs?
A – Not in the slightest.
Q58: What do you think the most important thing you can give a child is?
A – Love, time, attention and security.
Q59: Are you eating anything right now?
A – Just finished.
Q60: Are you drinking anything right now?
A – Fanta Zero
Q61: What are you listening to right now?
A – My daughter trying to talk to me whilst drinking…
Q62: What are you thinking about right now?
A – Which chair I want to buy.
Q63: What are you waiting for right now?
A – Banofee pie
Q64: What are you most excited about right now?
A – Moving house
Q65) What’s your pet hate right now?
A – People who use the wrong lane on a roundabout, just to cut in front of you to avoid the traffic.
Q66: What’s your favourite thing right now?
A – My silver PS2…
Q67: If you weren’t answering these questions, what would you be doing right now?
A – Right now? Planning my game room or looking for house decorations.
Q68: Your first best friend?
A – Adam, from when I was 7 to about 18, when he proceeded to get angry with me and boot me in the eye.
Q69: Your first kiss?
A – A girl called Charlotte in year 7.
Q70: Your first celebrity crush?
A – Tiffani Amber Thiessen
Q71: Your first holiday?
A – Corfu when I was a kid. I made friends with the hotel owners, haha.
Q72: Your first pet?
A – A cat called Tom. Inventive name, I know.
Q73: Your first regret?
A – Words I said as a 3 year old, a few days before my Dad died.
Q74: Your first job?
A – I worked a chip shop/chinese takeaway.
Q75: Your first childhood memory?
A – Funnily enough, my first holiday.
WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE?
Q76: Love or money?
A – Love.
Q77: Twitter or Facebook?
A – Twitter.
Q78: Hook up or relationship?
A – Relationship.
Q:79: Dogs or cats?
A – Cats.
Q80: Coffee or tea?
A – Tea
Q81: Beer or wine?
A – Can I choose whiskey instead?
Q82: Sweet or savoury?
A – Sweet.
Q83: Introvert or extrovert?
A – Introvert who tries to act fun.
Q84: Vampires or werewolves?
A – Vampires, but only in the Vampire: The Masquerade/Interview with the Vampire style.
Q85: Seaside or countryside?
A – Countryside, without a second thought.
Q86: Summer or winter?
A – Winter, because I can go snowboarding.
Q87: Books or movies?
A – Why can’t we just have both?
Q88: Horror or comedy?
A – Old-school horror, from the 60s – 90s. Modern horror is generally pretty poor.
A FEW RANDOM QUESTIONS TO FINISH ON
Q89: Do you wish you could change your past?
A – If I changed anything, I may not have gotten to where I am now, and I wouldn’t have my daughter, so no.
Q90: What’s your dream job?
A – Running this blog full time.
Q91: What’s your guilty pleasure?
A – I’m a huge fan of wrestling… Like, a massive fan of it…
Q92: What are you afraid of?
A – My daughter growing up in a world of hate, anger and pointless violence.
Q93: What was the first thing you wanted to be when you grew up?
A – A wrestler.
Q94: If you could have any super power, what would it be?
A – I’d just be Goku… I mean, who wouldn’t?
Q95: If you could change anything about your life what would it be?
A – I’d have enough money that I wouldn’t need to go to work 8 – 9 hours a day, instead being able to spend that time with my family.
Q96: Would you want immortality?
A – Only if everyone I loved was immortal as well.
Q97: If you could interview anyone alive or dead who would you choose?
A – Martin Luther King, without a doubt.
Q98: Would you say you are happy?
A – 99% of the time, yes. At least, as much as you can be as someone who has lived with depression for years.
Q99: What one piece of advice would you give to yourself at age eighteen?
A – Life gets so much better, so stop moaning and get on with it.
Q100: Where would you like to be in five years’ time?
A – Not answering that question in an interview ever again.
And That’s All Folks
Those were my answers to the 100 Truths questions… I hope you found that interesting at least! And now I need to “nominate” other bloggers to answer these wonderful questions. So, here goes;
- Firstly, all of my fellow Blogvengers!
- Secondly, a bunch more awesome bloggers!