In 2005, I once lost 45 pounds in 3 months, when I got tired of being overweight. Cheers! I care very little about what people think of me or what the status quo is. I really enjoyed hanging out last time, even if it was short and really empireavenue-related. I can read animals well. I think its one of my best traits; most people will disagree. I scuttled away and he never found me. I trained in Karate for 2 1/2 or 3 years as a kid. wish you lived nearby to do an interview and photo shoot! I am often ahead of my peers and industry when it comes to trends in technology. I have never been to a professional Football (NFL/AFL) game. We've decided to celebrate by recalling 15 things you probably didn't know about the … Rubio's enjoyed having me as a customer for that time. Here are over 100 things you didn't know about me, Oscar Gonzalez. The thing where I say I live it both ways is that I don’t fear God (because well, I don’t think he/she/it exists), and the other way is that at the same time, I have a higher level of respect/fear for someone else that also doesn’t fear God vs someone that does. Your files could be exposed. that’s the only way they’ll really learn the ropes of life. I love talking about relationships and human interaction. It’s not very easy to put yourself out there for most. Leave your name number and a brief description of your reason for calling. At least I think it was a "he." […] out weird and new stuff at fast food places is a secret addiction which I should have included in my 100 things you didn’t know about me post. We hope you find what you are searching for! Give me a good book, a pad of paper (or my laptop) and I’m a happy camper. My grandfather died of emphysema; he was a 3-pack a day smoker until my sister was born when he quit; apparently, it was too late. And yes, lets chat some more soon, I think we could have a good time sharing interests and stuff. I have visited three countries so far; I intend on visiting every continent. I can wiggle my ears (without touching them of course). And Dean Koontz is great too, I really got into it when I read Watchers and realized that it all takes place in places I’ve been to and so I felt a connection, and I love how detailed he gets in his writing without being boring. These questions range from casual and fun to deep and serious to romantic—everything you need to get to know your significant other on a different level. 1. I've always been able to interact easily with people older than myself. I was offered a free tattoo for my 21st birthday. Careful when using WiFi. 15 years later it caught up with him. I have an awesome younger sister. ME TIME IS VERY IMPORTANT. â€” Techie of All sorts, http://www.allaboutmexicocity.com/museums.htm, Random, Quirky & Interesting Facts About People, Craigslist Joe Review, a Documentary for our times - now on Netflix, Update on baby Claire Elise - by Oscar Gonzalez at Notagrouch.comOscar Gonzalez' Blog. I woke up at 5am every morning for all four years of high school. I've swum in the open ocean, off a boat, with dolphins, and in rough weather and in dangerous waves; I almost drowned in a pool at age 4. I try and do too many things for too many people way too much. I want to know the museums you visited, which were the most memorable, why and has it affected your creativity and thinking over time. I had to keep it bouncing from place to place to try to keep it a bit interesting. Guadalupe is generally a name associated with a Catholic idol in Mexico and most of Latin America, called "La Virgen de Guadalupe" or "Guadalupe's Virgin". We’ve searched high and low to bring you 200 OMG facts you honestly didn’t know… until now! It changes regularly and I inted to make it a 1001 things… but all in due time. I started cooking meals for others when I was seven. ). Sometimes, you meet someone, and you just click. I used to run around the neighborhood in my bathing suit during summer thunderstorms. These things are usually mathematical or physical in nature. Thank you Debbie! We share a lot of traits in common. Cool, and you happen to have the same birthday as my husband, easy to remember.. will I? And like I said in #68… we are connected in some ways and I’m glad to keep running into you. I am reconsidering the last point after attending one of Joel Bauer's seminars. It was online for about 7 months until I switched ISPs. We remained friends. I have anarchist tendencies. Here you don’t have to imagine at all! If I could do my life over, I would do it all the same except with more intensity. I had a pet hermit crab who died when he left his shell to find a bigger one. I adore how you made yourself vulnerable to your readers, even though I am sure you will say “I don’t care”, lol But seriously, great post! We should really chat sometime; we have a bit in common. I am better because of this. The education I got from running my own sites was worth more than 1K. Thank you @google-ea253fe0426dfdc37bc30118672dfc48:disqus ! I did sports and read a lot. No wonder we keep crossing paths. Found some spelling and grammar error. If you are on Facebook, you’ve probably seen a viral message being passed around in regards to posting 25 random facts about yourself. 2. For the past five years on November 2nd–and, in what’s become a bit of a tradition on my birthday, I wanted to share with you 45 random things about me that you probably don’t know about me. Wow. Thanks for stopping by and the kind words. When I think of my late grandfather I think that he would have loved the internet. I got over the fact when I came to terms with who I am, what my DNA is and what I want. Our second cat, a kitten we kept from one of Lupita's 2nd litter was named "Lolita", together they were Lupita & Lolita. I have never been picky about food; it's hard to understand why others are. Cool Good to get to know you a bit better. I had to read him in highschool for AP Spanish and I really liked him. It has a way to go. I have a lot of patience. Thank you! Imagine a world full of facts you didn’t know, and how it would feel to read about them. It took me a while to build up the courage to post it. Interesting! I used to experiment with food a lot; my sister and I made scrambled eggs with strawberries one time. In little league baseball my positions included pitcher, second base, shortstop and all three outfield positions. I could have died many times. I once memorized the locations of all 50 US states in one day for a test and got 100%. I’m not a list maker. I had the first Blackberry in late 1999, early 2000. Great list Oscar. Exploration and curiosity are dampened by curriculums, status quo and political correctness. Great to know you better! about 3/4 of the ones listed here: http://www.allaboutmexicocity.com/museums.htm I got to go to the Museo de Arte Moderno when I was a kid to take classes in all types of art, that hands-on experience sparked my love and appreciation for art. Maybe good for another post or email. I miss him. I believe movies should be judged on 1. story line, 2. execution 3. production quality. I've watched pretty much all three-or-better stared movies on Netflix. I had a fascination with briefcases, until I finally got one and realized they weren't all that exciting. 2. I didn’t know anything other than Country music existed (and I mean COUNTRY music) until about 5th grade, when I moved … We’ll figure something out soon . There is a dark patch of hair on the back of my head and when people cut my hair they invariably point it out. Yeah, like real radio. My upper and lower teeth don't touch in front so when I bite down, there's a gap about the width of my pinky. If I seem like I question everything, it is because I do. I will try to go once this year. There shouldn't be laws against them; thus they shouldn't be called crimes. Glad to see you visiting EW. I love to hear people's amazing life journeys. I don't believe in miracles or luck or in the Rapture. As a result, I ate a peanut butter and jelly sandwich almost every day from elementary through junior high. 101. This book contains 100 things that are not really essential but interesting, and most of them I didn't know. computer stuff. Loved the variety, the way you write and the vulnerabilities exposed. It was delicious, and yes it has a lot of salt, and yes it has a lot of fat, but I don’t eat […], I love this, was it difficult to think of so many things about yourself, I’m sure I could not do it lol – That was amazing Oscar. Your insightful list has inspired me to create one. What do you wish you knew more about? – You should start it, this took me the better part of a year and then some to compile. I liked that I knew most of these things (except the techinical jargon…that is still and probably always will be beyond me). Social Media, The Cloud, Web 2.0, are all trendy words to describe nerdy stuff. I didn't learn to throw with my wrist until I was 30 and someone gave me explicit instruction. That should be enough to remember. We had a great time. I failed at having a net worth of 1 million dollars by age 30. I do want to watch “Love in the Time of Cholera” again for the beautiful scenery. We were given a blank map and had to write the name of each state in the appropriate location. I sleep flat on my back with a pillow underneath my legs (it's good for your back), with my arms on my chest. I find excessive use of exclamation marks annoying. I had a pet parakeet. They’re less predictable, and often have more on the line. If I seem like I question everything, it is because I do. 50 All About Me Get To Know Me Questions Without any further ado, Here is a list of questions to make a “50 facts about me” video, so quickly go over them or just instantly start recording! I'll eat almost anything; I've eaten crickets and ant eggs, in addition to cow's brains, tongue, eyeballs and other parts I do not want to talk about. Some are prepared questions that you use whenever someone says, 'Tell me a little bit about yourself.' I have compiled a list of 100 different questions that you can ask someone to get to know more about them. April 24, 2015 – 6:00 AM – 0 Comments. While dancing to the melodious sounds of ". What question would you most like to know the answer to? It is my job and passion. Ever since early High school days I've pulled all-nighters on a regular basis. I had a pet hermit crab who died when he left his shell to find a bigger one. Don’t get confused though, even though this post might seem like it’s about me… My push off the boat made it float just out of my reach, leaving me hanging on the rope for a minute or two. Oscar! I *also* hate when drivers don't use their signals! 1. My best childhood friend was a few years younger than me. I used to drive out to the ocean to think or relax. I prefer the toilet paper to roll off the top. If I never had another piece of chocolate I would not miss it. I hate long voicemails. I don’t like syrup on my pancakes. Then it was clear that I just had to share my experiences –if only in a glimpsy kind of way– with my readers. I'm not mentioning things I've never done in this list, because until I'm dead, I still might do them. Self reflection; the toughest subject of all. I participated in a lasagna bake-off with some friends and our lasagna was voted best-tasting. I'd like to sing in a barber shop quartet. I was born in Mexico City (D.F.). I thought it was funny too. I bought my first domain in 1996 rakxzo.com which I still own. I was never that impressive on the vault. Anytime, and you know where to find me. That's why I didn't go to grad school. Random quirky facts about yours truly. I think our school system if failing us miserably so its up to us to develop our own learning skills and teach our kids how to learn. I didn't get chicken pox even though 4 of my siblings had it while I was living at home. I once yanked the emergency brake at 30mph in a snowstorm to see what would happen. He is the best-selling author of many books on science and mathematics, including Mathletics: 100 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know about the World of Sports and 100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know: Math Explains Your World. The 100 is a post-apocalyptic science fiction drama series loosely based on a book by the same name. I had a radio spot for almost 2 years. I hate standardized tests; I do well in them. My family only moved once during my childhood, when I was in the middle of third grade. I played Blaster Master all the way through without dying when a friend asked to see the final scene. I knew a lot of these, could have guessed others, but definitey learned some new ones. are like keys that can open many doors. Instead of pretending that I find this practice stupid and childish, I think it’s a great way to get to know some of your friends and acquaintances. I have gone to multiple Red Sox games at Fenway Park. My uncle and or cousin made the bicycle from scratch. Definitely! I was Charlie Brown in the play "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown". I think I still have it somewhere. Pagers are so 1999! What is one thing you will never do again? I can get along with almost anyone if I put my mind to it. My name was initially going to be Dale but it was changed to Daniel while I was still in the hospital. I was allergic to shellfish; I fought the allergy by eating a shrimp burrito or bowl once a week for over a year until the allergy went away. This point in life my passion is with photography and working with people. One of my favorite movies is Stand by Me; another is The Thomas Crown Affair; I have a top 10 list so there's 8 more. Feel like I know you better My dad & my uncle are NFL refs, I’ll see if I can get us some tickets so you can check that off your list . Feel free to play along in the comments section of this post. I'd rather be passionate about things than acquiescent. I once had a decent auto-detailing business; I met my wife at the pool; she was my neighbor. I've read the Bible 3 to 5 times, depending on how you count it, but I've never been able to read Psalms from beginning to end. I fell in love with wine shortly after I fell in love with my Wife. When I bought my first motorcycle, the dealer followed me home on the bike and we were both pulled over for speeding. I’ll help change #40. Inspired by the idea of revealing more about myself – we'll veer from the normal posts today. From general topics to more of what you would expect to find here, afunfacts.com has it all. Most of my immediate family still calls me Daniel. But it has definitely shaped who I am today. We should grab a beer sometime, outside of scheduled and structured events. It is good to read these kind of lists about people, because apart from offering further insight into interesting people, it makes one think about oneself too. I am on almost every social network that has ever graced my screen. Nov 7, 2014 - afunfacts.com is your first and best source for all of the information you’re looking for. My uncle is good friends with John Irving. I grew up with books; they have been a constant in my ever-changing life. I can recognize almost anyone I know by a quick glance of their butt or a split-second of looking at their walk. I can break 100+ if I practice for 11 days straight. I have stupid questions that need answering. I’m quite extroverted, although I DO have my LEAVE-ME-ALONE-I-NEED-ME-TIME moments. ... (leave me a comment asking for more! My blogging experience began in 2002, it wasn't good or important until 2005 and then again in 2007. Thanks for sharing! I like ketchup or tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches. I would rather eat a steak than an ice-cream sundae; every time. Since so many of us are excited for The 100 to return, we have a compiled a list of 7 things you didn’t know about the series to help tide you over while you wait: As a child, I was afraid of a black gorilla that lurked in dark closets; he disappeared when I was 11 or 12. In retrospect, I should have gone. I love the last one! Sometimes I desperately want you to answer them for me.But most times, they're too trivial for my tiny attention span to hold onto before they're wiped out by a daydream in which I'm the world's best basketball-playing secret agent porn star. I put two bullies in their place as a kid, by myself. It is a series of questions you have to answer about yourself. The first car I bought was a 1991 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo. I usually walk fast, and have unknowingly left people behind until they pointed it out to me. P.S. As for the seemingly conflicting points on 22, 14, 38 and even 37… they would deserve their own post to explain. Thank you Sterling, a little more insight never hurts. So I was lucky to always be surrounded by good art.I love photography too, I was really into it a couple years back and have had to cut back on how much time I spend on it since I started building my business more and more. For several years afterwards I maintained the reason I had returned home drenched was because a large fish pulled me into the water. I got a 95% on the driving test because I stayed in the right lane to turn left on a one way street. I intend to never have a driving accident while I'm at the wheel. Hope I didn’t scare you away too much. I liked to hide under the couch as a kid. I’ve yet to see the movies that have been made based on his books. I didn't know I was supposed to provide a bigger one for him. I used to do crazy things like jumping off a 3rd story balcony to a pool on a bike. 50 Things You Don’t Know About Me (and would do just fine in life never knowing) 1. And you’re also right about not caring. Among my favorite writers are: Orwell, A. Huxley, Michael Ende, Dean Koontz, Neruda, Garcia Marquez. Trust me, nothing beats a soccer ball, socks, and cleats. Thanks for commenting, looking forward to hanging out again. I trust and respect everyone I meet, until they break that respect or trust. I intend to keep adding to it. For three years or so I was part of the youth leadership in a Christian church in the field of. Not only did I feel awkward making it all about me, but I also thought of how people would perceive me after reading it. The car fishtailed, sliding to the side of the road and I continued driving without incident. It is also great Q and A material. I hope you write your own too. Digital Marketing Through Content & Influence. I've had every blackberry model since and up to the Curve when I switched to an iPhone. By age eight I had been to more museums than most people will visit in a lifetime. I also contradict myself sometimes. It’s a good thing I read this after we met. I’m also glad I was able to give you a little insight into who I am. The name was Betsy because that’s what my Dad said to all of his cars. I like to be transparent as much as I can, like I told Michelle above, it took a long, long time to come up with this post. I've visited 7 states in the US and 2 major cities in Canada. When I hear a song I like, I can listen to it over and over without tiring of it. When was the last time you changed your opinion / belief about something major? Double ROFL. I made my first website in AOL, then Geocities, then I in 2001, with Frontpage. Seriously. So if you need a list of awesome questions that helps you know more about someone, you won't find something better these questions! Last update was 2 days ago. I’ve been adding more once in a while. What is the most impressive thing you know how to do? I spent the first 8 years of my life in a teeny tiny country town in Oregon. I drink 6-12 sodas, 100-200 beers, 12-30 bottles of wine and lots of tea and juice each year, and I try to balance that out with about 2300 pints of water. Alison, I’m glad. And turns out the executive producer is none other than Between Two Ferns funnyman Zach […], […] so happy to have Claire, she’s been a blessing (for lack of a better term). I feel like I know you a little better after reading this. In 2006 I set a "master plan" in motion to be independently wealthy by the time I retire. I’m an introvert at heart. Why Do We Fail and We Beat Ourselves up About it! As a child I loved to read Goldilocks and the Three Bears. I lived 10 miles from the ocean but am not a fan of seafood. I have looked at an average of 35 websites a day somedays is over 80, this I know since StumbleUpon started counting but the real number is probably much higher. Hi @facebook-1013873996:disqus Thank you for your comment! Thank you very much for sharing this. :p. Thanks Dennis. I learn from doing and practicing; I hone by reading and discussing. Not sure if I want to. EW. To classify, categorize and explain in simple terms. Most "reality TV" isn't real; more importantly, it sucks at entertaining me. I'm passionate, blunt and I believe in truth and will stand by that. 99. For example, I was swimming at a friend's house and visited with his mother for most of the afternoon. I am bilingual; and can properly write in both languages. It would be cool to hang out and chat some more. Plenty of material to discuss over wine or sangria. Thank you Jeff, what are some of the things we’ve got in common? I can't lie; my body betrays me in way too many ways. If you’re thinking “OMG that would be amazing”, you’re correct! I believe strongly in symbolism and interconnectedness. I'm always learning more HTML, CSS, and other tools for what I love doing. Just being picky I guess lol , Being picky is good, it clears things up. 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