Favorite cartoons or animated films? I like Family Guy, Robot Chicken, Meet the Robinsons, TNBC, Beauty and the Beast, Lilo and Stitch.
Your take on the election? In other words, would you enjoy campaign related gifts, or prefer to stay neutral? I'm sick of politics.
Villians you sympathise with, or are interested in boinking? Villians I would like to bonk...hmm....I can't think of any really. I like the Joker and Harley Quinn. I'm a big fan of Poison Ivy. We've got all of the Joker's Asylum comics though. I also really like the Mad Hatter, but I don't know if he's a Villain so much as an anti hero.
Your stance on the all important peanut butter issue: crunchy? creamy? allergic? chocolate? maple? go directly to nuttella, do not pass go? I love peanut butter, i don't care what kind. I really like nutella as well, but my hubby hates hazelnut so I have no excuse to buy it for myself.
Who here likes to read historical fiction? If you do, what eras/people/countries intrigue you the most? I do read historical fiction. i read a Harry Turtledove novel once and really enjoyed it. Other than that i read mostly Amanda Quick which is England in the era of balls and high society. I'm not sure what time period that would be really. But I'm up for anything really. I just like to read.
What sort of colors do you currently wear? Do you want to branch outside that? What would you like to try? I wear purples, greens, blues, and blacks/greys. I'll try anything. I like sparkly stuff.
About incense: do you like sticks or lose incense? Have you got one of those devices to burn lose incense over a bit of charcoal? All incense smells the same to me, so I don't really burn it.
What's everyone's favorite fairytale and what are your favorite versions of it? Hm...probably Alice in Wonderland. And i'm a big fan of American McGees Alice.
So how many imps/decants is officially 'you have gone overboard and your Witchee is going to expire from scent overload'? I have no idea.
Who needs a recipe box? All I have is cook books right now
ANYONE ELSE want a home-made cookbook? Yes please!
How does everyone feel about really green gifties? I was thinking of giving my witchee some of my handy-dandy "paper" towels (hand-sized, washable muslin squares--kinda like ultra-cheapo cloth napkins) in a kitchen-friendly decorative box, but I didn't want to seem preachy ("Stop using paper towels, you environment destroyer!"). Would y'all use something like that? I'd totally use something like that. I don't really like using paper towels to wipe up spills anyways.
What craft (or crafts) have you been wanting to try but have no idea where to start? I want to get into knitting, and i want to get back into counted cross stitch, because i have some patterns (and want to find more) by Jessica Galbreth)
Would you appreciate some tunes in future packages? And if so, do you care if you get any CDs or mp3s you might have all ready? Or would you be able to find a way to post a list of things you're (a) looking for, or ( b ) all ready have? I love tunes, so if you send me stuff I already have, no big.
Polish goodies! Who wants them? Baked goods, candies, kielbasa, pirogies, magazines, you name it?I'm not really into polish goodies.
How do you avoid popping an item for yourself into an order you're placing for your witchie? I haven't ordered anything for my witchee yet, but i think when I do, i'm going to have problems not ordering for myself.
Underpants? Do you like them? What's your style? Size? I wear underpants everyday but i don't really wear sexy ones because I can't find them in my size.
What is your favorite? What tea would you love to try but haven't because of price or difficulty to get? I'm a really big fan of Lipton Vanilla Caramel Truffle tea triangles. I want to try loose tea, but i just haven't bought any because I don't have anything to make it with.
BPTP Room Sprays...your thoughts? I'd love to try Gooey Pillowcase and Samhain
Would you like to receive baked goods from your Witch? And if so, are there things you WOULDN'T like? Sure! Breads and cookies are always good. And it'll probably be shared with the hubby.
Your thoughts on the update? I don't want Blood Moon really, but I'm excited for the BPTP update. I want like, everything they updated with. I'm a sucker for foody scents, because they make me feel comfort and help with my depression.
How do you decide what to put in which package for your Witchee or how many packages to send? My first package was kind of random, my next two are going to be themed, but i'm not sure which one to send first. I want to end with a big package, but I think I'm going to have to add other stuff into my final package to make it complete. I haven't started buying anything yet, because i'm broke, but I already know what I want to send.
If you were my witchee, would you be terribly offended if I sent you a box containing project "experiments" or random miscellaneous pretty bits of brainstorming that I thought you might like/wear? No way! That sounds really awesome!
Do you often drink take away coffe in paper mugs? When I get take out coffee it's usually in a paper mug because i don't have any travel mugs.
What would a perfume based on you smell like? Something foody and sweet. Probably caramel and chocolate, maybe peanut butter.
Who here likes Wizard of Oz things? I'm not a huge fan of WoO, but I do enjoy it.
Do you like Mystery Science Theater 3000? Have you tried out (and if not, would you be interested in doing so) its weird little brother, RiffTrax? I've never actually seen MST3K
What will you like from Singapore? Candies? Food? Asian crafts/toys?Amigurumi books, candies, little toys.
What is everyone's "luck" item? My Replica Evenstar pendant.
Do you like art deco/nouveau - style prints? I'm really meh about them.
What is one thing that, if you received it in the middle of all the hubbub, would make you smile and take your mind off of all you have to do for a bit? An email or an ecard.
How do you feel about Hello Kitty? I love Hello Kitty and everything therein.
Legwarmers? Armwarmers? Arm warmers, sure, but not legwarmers please.
What makes everyone stand out from the Switch Witch herd? My unusual dolls. Big heads, little bodies.
If you are into the original Nintendo system, what 3 games would you want that you don't have? I don't have my original nintendo anymore.
What is your favorite category of the GC? Mad Tea Party
Stance on Joss Whedon and his enterprises? I don't really have an opinion. I've never really been into Buffy or Angel and I've never seen Firefly.
Has anyone tried ice wine before? Do/did they enjoy it? I have not, but it sounds like something I might like.
What other perfume companies (besides bpal) have you been curious about? I wouldn't mind more of Arcana and Blooddrop, and I need to add the new dragon council scent from Mythos Mixtures to my wishlist.
Does anyone here do anything with grave rubbings? Nope, I never quite got the hang of it.
Would you enjoy art based on original Graveyard photography? That would be cool. I love graveyard photography.
What's in your Netflix or Blockbuster queue, do you want any new Netflix/Blockbuster friends, if so how do we find you on there?I don't have Netflix or Blockbuster currently.
Do you play a musical instrument?I used to play the flute, but I haven't played in years, and I don't remember much.
What do you think of Irrelevant Disturbing and Surreal Crawdad Dream? Love it? Hate it? Kicking yourself for not getting a bottle? I'm kicking myself for not getting a bottle because it sounds deliciously foody.
How do you feel about trinkets? You know - tiny toys or doodads that serve no purpose than to be cute, take up space and make us smile. Love them or waste of money? I love little trinkets and toys. I just bought a tiny Squirt at the dollar store, because I love Finding Nemo.
Can melty things be shipped to you, or will they be in puddles by the time you open the package? Melty things are iffy. It should be okay, because it normally doesn't sit outside a real long time.
Who likes pirates? I do, I do!
What are your feelings about Dia De Los Muertos? I've never really celebrated it, but i find it fascinating.
What do you think about the Nightmare Before Christmas? Love it. It's one of my favorite movies.
If candy is sent, would you prefer small amounts to a Halloween sized bag? Which ever. It'll probably get shared with the hubby, because he gets pissy if i don't share.
Do you like floral bath soaps, shower gels, etc? If so, what florals work on you and what don't? I do like some florals, normally stuff like jasmine and lily.
How do y'all feel about honey and maple? And different flavored honey, not just the standard kind? I love honey, i use it to sweeten my tea usually. I also put it on peanut butter sandwiches. I use to but raspberry honey in michigan, but they don't sell that down here. Maple i'm torn on, because some maple is too sweet for me.
What is your favorite thing to do on a cool fall day? Snuggle up in a sweater and sit outside under a tree.
If you have pets, is there a SPECIFIC toy they like to play with; brand and size? Is there a treat/cookie they eat? What brand and size? My dog LOVES squeaky plush toys. If you're going to buy something for the dog though, buy cheap, because it will end up with a broken squeaker within an hour and the stuffing will be ripped out within days.
What's your ringtone? See you again - Miley Cyrus. I'm going to be getting a halloween one though, and then after that will be Carol of the Bells again.
Just to throw a silly question out there...Munsters or Addams Family, y'all? Addams Family. Much catchier theme music.
What think you about receiving tea accessories and/or miscellany (like mugs, cups, saucers, strainers/filters, honey, natural sweeteners [like stevia])? That'd be cool with me. It'd probably get me drinking more types of tea than just the boxed tea that comes from the store.
How do you feel about copies of music or dvd's that your witch might have that you might enjoy? Not just mixes, but whole copies?If you love to sail the seas, you are a pirate!
Say, witches, I have a question about birthdays. do you expect/rely on other people to plans birthday outings and activities? I usually conspire with my husband for my birthday. I tell him what I want to do and if we have the money we do it.
Tarts? Yes/no? I'll say yes, even though I don't have a burner yet.
I'm wondering if my witchee would like to try these types of things (like the caramel with sea salts or chocolates with chilis/bacon/salt etc.)? I dunno about weird things in my candy. Maybe carmel and chocolate with salt, but please no meat/chilis. I'm very sensitive to spices, and it's just bad.
What's your favorite animal? Cats. Any type of cats. I love lions and pumas and panthers and house cats. and Penguins
What one (or two, if you really must) BPAL bottles are you most longing for? Hellhound on my trail. and I haven't reseached yet, but if there's one that smells like Fall in a bottle, I would love that.
If you could have dinner/drinks/coffee with any 3 living people that are not your family/friends already, who would they be-? Stephen Colbert. I think the man is brilliant. The creator of Fables. I can't remember his name right off the top of my head. And Astrid from Blooddrop. I'd love to be able to pick her brain about perfume and corset making.
If you could bring back any TV show from cancellation what would it be? Power Puff Girls. I miss that show so much.
I wonder if my witchee would like a blanket type thing. Would you? Sure! I love snuggling under blankets
What's your favorite "I know it's bad for me but I can't help myself" treat? Either Reeses Cups or Jelly Belly jelly beans
Very important question: Are you planning on buying anything off your BPAL and/or other wishlists during the round? I probably won't have the money to, as much as I'd like to buy the weenies before they leave.
How do you feel about having a donation made in your name to something?If you like that idea, what types of organizations/groups would you want the donation to go to? I'd be okay with that. Probably the ASPCA or similar group. NOT PETA though.
What is your favorite art movement and/or style? ie impressionist, surrealist, art nouveau, etc. I don't really have a preference.
Do you have a case for your mp3 player/digital camera? If you would want one, what size is your digital device? I have a case for my camera. And i don't think I'd really use one formy phone.
For tea drinkers, do you bag it or prefer loose? I've only had the bag kind, but i've been told that we have the ball to make loose tea. I want to try adiago tea.
Does the weather change where you are, as in, does it get cold in the winter? Anyone need homegrown scarves, hats, mittens, etc? I dunno what the weather is really like in the winter. I've been told we don't really get snow, but i'd love arm warmers/fingerless gloves because my hands get cold easily.
Do you wear a watch? If so, what kind/style? I like digital watches, but i'm not a huge fan of leather bands or sports watches.
What kind of indulgences do you really really want, but can't seem to make yourself buy? I'd really like a BPTP scent locket, but i can't get myself to spend the money for it. I've just got a wire one. I'd like one with a design.
My questionnaire is chock-a-block with ideas for Witching me on the cheap, and without sending "stuff for stuff's sake". And I just came up with another one--make me a Pandora, Finetune, or Last.fm station you think I might like! What manner of affordable Witchery might you covet? Letters, E-cards, note cards, handmade stuff. Little things you might think I'll like.
Does your cell phone have a place to attach charms? It does! I've got a few already, but i'm always willing to add more!
If you drink coffee (and make it yourself) do you use a French Press, regular filter basket coffee maker, Espresso Machine, Percolator? I drink coffee heavily creamed and sugared. We've got a regular filter basket, but I want to get an Espresso Machine eventually.
What movie soundtracks (or scores) do you love? I love the Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack. I'm also a big fan of the Hairspray (movie) soundtrack, And Rent (movie, only because i've never gotten a chance to hear the broadway recording) soundtrack.
How do you scent yourself? Do you layer soaps, moisturizers, etc. or do you go straight to slathering your bod with BPAL? I usually just slather on the bpal, but i have a scent locket that I really want to use, but i have nothing to put inside of it to put the scents on. I have no scented soaps, just my body wash and that doesn't last long, and my moisturizer is unscented. I use lotion some, but they're not real strongly scented either.
Do you/how do you scent your world? Candles, incense, diffusers, potpourri? None of the above? I love candles, but I didn't get to bring any with me when I moved. I forgot them at home.
BPAL is such a scent-ual experience. What are your other tactile, aural, or olfactory pleasures? I love fabrics. Touching different kinds. and Yarn! I love different types of yarn.
How do people feel about receiving baked goods/kits to make said goods? Or other cooking items? Would you enjoy oil or vinegar flavored with herbs grown at home? Strange and exotic spices with recipes to try? Cookies made with carnation petals? I love baking things, and I'll try anything once.
What are your pet's names, and what are they named for? i have a dog named Kipp that lives with us, and a dog named Jazmin that currently lives with my grandparents. Jazmin was adopted and came with the name, Kipp is my husbands dog, and i'm not sure where the name comes from.
Who here is a complete, over the top, Alice In Wonderland fanatic? I'm a fan, but not a fanatic.
Are you a Trekkie? If so, which series do you prefer? Do you have a favorite character? TNG was pretty good.
Do you have phobias? I'm terrified of spiders and snakes.
How do you like your mix CDs? Random? Stuff you know you'll like? Random stuff usually, but stuff I know I'll like.
Would you rather get food or jewellery? I have to pick? lol
Do you like children's toys, such as jacks, those little things you tilt around to get the ball in the right hold (wtf are those called?), the aforementioned caplet dinosaurs, cap guns, etc?: Not so much, And honestly if I got them, they'd probably go to my husband's classroom, with the exception of a cap gun.
English candy/tea/marmite or other stuff that you love and can't easily get outside of England? I've never had anything from england.
Fanfic as a gift* - yay or nay? Your fandom? Slash preferences?*well, a virtual gift obviously. You know what I mean. Not really, sorry.
Any beaders here? Need beading supplies? I usually just use seed beads, because of the type of bracelets I make.
Do you like making up your SW packages around a theme, or prefer to mix it all up? I'll probably mix it up.
Band-aids: do you like the fun and funky ones? I love the fun and funky ones.
What's the scariest thing that's ever happened to you? When I was younger, I got locked inside the pool in my home town.
What is everyone's favorite Halloween song? Thriller.
How many of mah fellow witchies play video games? Platform? Do you like used games? I love video games! I've got a DS, PSP, Wii, PS2, and GBA. I'm not opposed to used games.
What kind of music (genres, please) do you like?Rock, Jpop, classical, alternative
What kinds of eye shadows do we all like? I love dark metallics.
Do you like lip balm? If so, do you like tinted, glossy, sparkly, pearly or just plain lip balm? I love all types of lip balm!
And, secondly, what is something you've been searching for but just can't find? books on making plushies. Joanns here doesn't seem to carry them.
Do you knit/crochet? Do you need any supplies? I crochet, and I could always use more yarn, hooks, and stitch markers, since mine keep disappearing.
Who here has an etsy shop? Not yet!
What are your two favorite etsy shops? I'm not on etsy that much really.
Are you active on any other boards/forums? If so please specify where and your username there. I'm on Gaiaonline. My username on there is Neyahala.
What would you tell yourself 6 months in the past about 2008 so far? Save your money, don't spend it all.
If you had one minute of fame, what would you do/say in the spotlight?
Robots versus zombies: who wins? Zombies.
What would zombie say? Brains
Where are a few of your favorite places?
What is one (only one) object that you collect, that totally goes against your personality or beliefs? I don't really think I collect anything.
Are you a soap addict? Anything you like to avoid in soaps (goat's milk, lye, dyes, etc...) or any particular scents you like or brands you want to try? I've not really gotten into soaps, but I'm willing to try anything!
Do you like kilts and would you wear one? Probably not.
What's your favorite book? I don't really have one, but I like Neil Gaiman and Amanda Quick
What size socks do you wear? How about hat size?I don't know what size sock i wear, but I wear shoe size 8, and I'm not sure my hat size either.
Do you read comics? Which ones do you love and which can't you stand? I'm currently a big fan of Jokers Asylum, but I read more Manga that comics, as for Manga, i like Fruits Basket, DN Angel, Kare Kano, Kodocha, Tsubasa, and XXXHolic. My favorite comic character is Harley Quinn
Symbols that are meaningful to me? None that I can think of at the moment.
By nature are you a morning lark or a night owl? I'm totally a night owl.
What's your favorite type of music to hear live, rather than recorded? Orchestral.
What is your favorite autumnal-seasonal drink? Mulled cider.
Crossword puzzles? Other pencil puzzles? I'm not a big fan of crosswords, but I do like word searches and I used to be into sudoku, but I haven't done any puzzles in a while and I suck at them now.
Favorite artist? Brian Froud
Favorite poet? Ari Berk
Halloween. Do you like it kooky or creepy? A little bit of both.
Reserved or Raunchy? Reserved until I get to know you.
Earth, Wind, Fire or Water? Fire and Water. I'm a fire sign, but act like a water sign, and my husband is a water sign but doesn't act like it either.
Tea or Coffee in the morning? Soda usually, but i perfer tea.
Fruity snacks or chocolate? Chocolate because i'm picky about fruity snacks.
Would you accept art? of course!
Antiques or Brand New? brand new usually.
What keywords do you use when searching for items for yourself on Etsy?Steampunk, lipbalm, amigurumi patterns
Are there any of y'all who are allergic/sensitive to having natural fibers on your skin? Wool makes me itchy, but i'm not allergic.
What was your favorite ghost/scary/campfire story growing up? I didn't really have one.
Bugs? Do you like 'em or not? I hate bugs except butterflies and dragonflies.
i haz no imp storage. do you? Not really, I currently store all my imps in a plastic bag.
If you have a garden/planter box, what do you grow? I have a brown thumb and kill everything I try to grow.
What incense scents do you prefer? All incense smells the same to me.
Do you decorate for Halloween? What sort of decorations? Dress up for Halloween? I'd love to decorate for halloween, but we're not allowed to here. Halloween is the favorite holiday of both myself and my husband.
Bats, cats, skeletons, monsters, vampires, witches or what other ghoulies do you prefer?All of the above, plus zombies.
Do you like horror flicks?I do, but I usually don't sleep after watching them.
Who here prefers stylus and ink to ballpoint? Anyone invested time and effort into calligraphy or proper Victorian writing? I make a mess with inkwell and pen. I'm much better with a regular pen.
What about stationery? Need some? What styles do you like I love stationary. I like anything, note cards, regular stationary, whatever and I have all sorts of different styles, i'm not picky.
What is one item that you've wanted forever, could have afforded, but have never gotten and why (haven't you gotten it!)? I want a BJD, and I had the money for it at one time, but I gave it to my husband so he could pay off some of his bills.
What Halloween scent are you most looking forward to? Sticky Pillowcase, but I don't know if i'm going to be able to get any scents.
Tattoos! Do you have em? Do you want em? Whatcha got or getting? No tattoos, I'm not big on pain.
Reduce - REUSE - recycle. Do others feel the same? I do. I recycle when I can, and I'm up for previously loved stuff.
What is your favorite crafting supply? YARN! and animal eyes, i'm also a big fan of beads.
Weigh in...Are you right or left-handed? right handed.
Any period of time that you love? The renaissance and I don't know if steampunk counts.
What's your favorite part about Fall? The smell of fall, and the color changing in the leaves.
Do you like office/school supplies? If so, what is your favorites? I love gel pens and little notebooks.
What's your favorite Halloween candy? Chococlate candy corn, but I want to try the new kinds I've spotted at the store, and I LOVE reeses minis, but anything chocolate is usually good.
Will you be participating NaNoWriMo? If so, is there anything you'd like to have for that? Probably not. I've had epic writers block for a while now.
Where does everyone like shop for witching goodness? This is my first SW round, so I dunno yet.
What is your favorite pumpkin goodness? I'm not a real big fan of pumpkin. The only pumpkin thing I've ever had that I liked is pumpkin bread.