The Deuce Club, 4.15

by: Peter Bodo April 15, 2011

Rafa by Jackie Roe, TW Social Director

Hi gang! Last week, I debuted a new Deuce Club chapter (is that what I should call it?), centered on getting better acquainted with the TWibe . . . learning more about the men/women behind the monikers. (Click here to see the post.) I decided the best—and easiest—way to do this was to have TWibers take an "All About Me" questionnaire that my friends and I circulated in our teenage years. Tan was our first “subject" last week, and tonight I'm excited to spotlight another brave TW/DC regular. This poster’s responses will make his or her identity pretty obvious, but I figured I’d spice things up a bit and turn this into a guessing game. (Prize for a correct answer is yet to be determined. Suggestions are welcome.)

So now, here’s ____________!

  1. Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  2. Hair color: Various shades of brown
  3. Eye color: Greyish-blue
  4. Shoe size: 5 and a half
  5. Last film you saw: 2012
  6. Do you have a significant other?: Yes
  7. Crushes: Lots! Rafa Nadal, Jon Snow (newsreader), Sergio Ramos, Francis Crawford, Mr. Darcy
  8. Favorite film: Casablanca. And I won’t be convinced out of it.
  9. Favorite book: Too many to count, but this week I will stick with Mansfield Park.
  10. Currently reading: Land of Painted Caves by Jean M. Auel
  11. Favorite poet: Gerard Manley Hopkins
  12. What you like to do on the weekend: Laze about, cook, watch a bit of tennis
  13. Favorite sport: Tennis, football, snooker
  14. Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere that’s in the country. No towns, please!
  15. Worst fear: Living without love, & loneliness.
  16. Best feeling in the world: Not suitable for TW!
  17. Worst feeling in the world: Grief.
  18. Death: Dust
  19. Long distance relationships: Difficult but perfectly doable if the love & commitment are there
  20. Fears: Spiders! [JR: *raises hand*]
  21. Allergies: Pollen, dust, blue chemical in cleaning stuff, manufactured scents like air fresheners & body sprays & aftershaves.
  22. Do you believe in heaven and hell?: I don’t think so, at least not Christian versions.
  23. Do you believe in aliens?: Not Roswell type ones, anyway.
  24. What do you do that makes your friends mad?: Get carried away by enthusiasm for random things & forget to notice them. [JR: Hmm, is tennis one of them?]
  25. Bad habits: Extreme untidiness
  26. Hard liquor or beer?:  A shot of brandy or whisky in a cup of tea on a cold camping morning. But generally neither, I mostly don’t drink at all.
  27. Chicken or turkey?: Chicken as long as it’s free range & had a happy life.
  28. Love or lust?: Love
  29. Favorite love song: “Tonight Will Be Fine” by Leonard Cohen
  30. Favorite break-up song: “Idiot Wind” by Bob Dylan (original New York version)
  31. What are you thinking at this very moment?: Did I do this right?
  32. Favorite kinds of clothes: Comfortable ones.
  33. Have you ever cried in public?: I try not to, I hate crying & its aftermath
  34. What do you hate: Mean-ness & cruelty
  35. What makes you angry: Bullying of any kind
  36. Who would you want to meet?: Charles de Gaulle
  37. What is the meaning of life?: Why isn’t just being alive enough?
  38. If you could change one thing that happened in your life, what would it be?: Nothing, in spite of the regrets.
  39. Favorite TW moment: Jambon Night. [JR: Who else remembers this? A favorite of mine, too!]

Enjoy the weekend, TWibe!

More Stories

WATCH: Garbine Muguruza practices in Singapore for WTA Finals

Pat Cash gives his analysis of the Spaniard’s strokes.

Kuznetsova secures spot in WTA Finals with title defense in Moscow

The Russian beat Daria Gavrilova, 6-2, 6-1; she had to win the title to reach Singapore.