Sunday, June 17, 2007

A Lazy Sunday

Well, we're not doing much for Father's day around here. Paul is in the middle of his convention set up this weekend and in the interests of frugality, we kept both Mother's Day and Father's Day low key this year. So, while Marley watches Pinky and the Brain, Volume I, Disc I (She specifically asked for this one. I think she's too familiar with this boxed set.), I'm meandering through the blogosphere. I found a couple of quizzes. Here are the results.

You scored as Elizabeth Bennet, As one of Austen's most beloved characters, Elizabeth Bennet represents what most women would like to become: strong, independent, and loyal. Of course, she has her faults including a stubborn will of iron and a clinging to first impressions. Overall, Lizzie is bright and lovable...something to admire and aspire to.

Elizabeth Bennet


Emma Woodhouse


Elinor Dashwood


Jane Bennet


Charlotte Lucas


Marianne Dashwood


Lady Catherine


Which Jane Austen Character are You? (For Females) Long Quiz!!!
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Who's going to argue with being told that she's most like Elizabeth Bennet? I'm not. Although. . . I did have a friend tell me once that I am Jane Bennet because of my tendency to put people's bad behavior into perspective.

I thought this test was most timely, what with the new series, The Tudors, on Showtime. I did get Catherine of Aragon the first time around. I didn't save the results and when I went back to retest, I did change one key answer which was more truthful and now I'm good ol' Lady Jane.

Which of Henry VIII's wives are you?
this quiz was made by Lori Fury

I watched Elizabeth I, Disc One with Helen Mirren last night. It is excellent and I can see why she won an Emmy for the role. It is mostly a "talking heads" kind of thing until they get to the, er, "consequences" for those planning her demise. There's nothing like a jolly round of hanging/beheading/disembowelment in front of a cheering crowd to make you glad you're not an Elizabethan era traitor.

Does anyone remember Joe versus the Volcano? At one point, Joe gets told by the company doc that he has a brain cloud. A fatal brain cloud. I think I have a brain cloud today--not a fatal one, just a benign form which prevents me from thinking deep thoughts and doing anything more than lounging around. Maybe the cloud will part tomorrow.

Until then, Happy Father's Day!!!!!


Julie Pippert said...

A brain cloud. I hear that!

Jane Seymour and Elizabeth Bennet eh...well now, I'm not sure that's too far off the mark!

I like your friend's Jane Bennet comment. :)

Beck said...

Oh boy! I'm Catherine Of Aragon!
And Marianne Dashwood - tied with Charlotte Lucas. Ew, Charlotte Lucas.

Anonymous said...

Oh, man. Joe versus the Volcano is a favorite of ours. I not only remember that movie, I could win the category on Jeopardy. Thanks for your follow up post - it's a highly under-rated movie.

Alpha DogMa said...

I'm afraid to take the test. I KNOW I'll be a Charlotte Lucas. Or worse Lydia.