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Old 15th Dec 2008, 9:21   #1
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Default What Book Are You?

Spotted this quiz on Lizzy Siddal's blog. Here's my result (oh dear):

You're The Things They Carried!
by Tim O'Brien
Harsh and bitter, you tell it like it is. This usually comes in short, dramatic spurts of spilling your guts in various ways. You carry a heavy load, and this has weighed you down with all the horrors that humanity has to offer. Having seen and done a great deal that you aren't proud of, you have no choice but to walk forward, trudging slowly through ongoing mud. In the next life, you will come back as a water buffalo.
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Old 15th Dec 2008, 10:10   #2
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Pah! A game, indeed? They don't know me very well.

You're Ender's Game!
by Orson Scott Card
To you, most everything is a game. It's summertime, and the living's easy. Even when there's a war on, it's just a game to you. But even though you've historically been able to meet every challenge, there are some doubts about what lies ahead. Are you sure you're up to the next test? Don't forget to pay attention to your siblings.
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Old 15th Dec 2008, 10:12   #3
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Hmmm.

You're Jurassic Park!
by Michael Crichton
You combine all the elements of a mad scientist, a brash philosopher, a humble researcher, and a money-hungry attracter of tourists. With all these features, you could build something monumental or get chased around by your own demons. Probably both, in fact. A movie based on your life would make millions, and spawn at least two sequels that wouldn't be very good. Be very careful around islands.
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You're Alice's Adventures in Wonderland!
by Lewis Carroll
After stumbling down the wrong turn in life, you've had your mind opened to a number of strange and curious things. As life grows curiouser and curiouser, you have to ask yourself what's real and what's the picture of illusion. Little is coming to your aid in discerning fantasy from fact, but the line between them is so blurry that it's starting not to matter. Be careful around rabbit holes and those who smile to much, and just avoid hat shops altogether.
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Hmmm... apparantly I'm:

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You're Lolita!
by Vladimir Nabokov
Considered by most to be depraved and immoral, you are obsessed with sex. What really tantalizes you is that which deviates from societal standards in every way, though you admit that this probably isn't the best and you're not sure what causes this desire. Nonetheless, you've done some pretty nefarious things in your life, and probably gotten caught for them. The names have been changed, but the problems are real. Please stay away from children.
I think I'd better read Lolita!
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Wow. It's almost like they were there at BDO4.

Must have been your answer to the dinosaurs question, Digger.
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Old 15th Dec 2008, 11:21   #7
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You're The Mists of Avalon!
by Marion Zimmer Bradley
You're obsessed with Camelot in all its forms, from Arthurian legend to the Kennedy administration. Your favorite movie from childhood was "The Sword in the Stone". But more than tales of wizardry and Cuban missiles, you've focused on women. You know that they truly hold all the power. You always wished you could meet Jackie Kennedy.

They have me to a T.

EDIT: The Which Animal Are You? quiz has me exactly right too!

You're a Gila Monster!
While you like to wear bright and discordant clothing to warn people that you can be dangerous when provoked, most people merely take it to mean you have terrible fashion sense. You try not to care what they think, as you'd rather be on your own, looking around at bugs and rodents. Yes, you're a bit eccentric, though you really resent some of the names you've come to be known by. While many folks don't look for you at all, kids expect to see you at the airport.
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You're Prufrock and Other Observations!
by T.S. Eliot
Though you are very short and often overshadowed, your voice is poetic and lyrical. Dark and brooding, you see the world as a hopeless effort of people trying to impress other people. Though you make reference to almost everything, you've really heard enough about Michelangelo. You measure out your life with coffee spoons.

So, my personality is summed up as the thoughts of a sexually frustrated middle-aged man who wants to say something but is afraid to do so. Sounds about right!
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There was a dinosaur question?!

A second run ends up with:

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You're Catch-22!
by Joseph Heller
Incredibly witty and funny, you have a taste for irony in all that you see. It seems that life has put you in perpetually untenable situations, and your sense of humor is all that gets you through them. These experiences have also made you an ardent pacifist, though you present your message with tongue sewn into cheek. You could coin a phrase that replaces the word "paradox" for millions of people.
A book I've never managed to get along with.

Hmmm, lets try the animal quiz:

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You're a Mongoose!
Famous and fabled, you are well-loved by those around you, especially those above you. You rise to many challenges, and your speed and agility allow you to outwit those you don't like and others hate. While you don't appear vicious, your unassuming appearance helps draw people into underestimating you. You really like the name Rikki.
hmmm... Ricki???!
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-Tikki-Tavi presumably.
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