Wednesday, January 27, 2010

I've Been WAITING for You to Answer These Questions

What are your answers to these questions?  I'll post my answers tomorrow. I got this idea from 2nd Cup of Coffee











I've Been WAITING for You to Answer These Questions
















1. How good are you at delaying gratification?


2. Maybe a marshmallow wouldn't be too difficult a temptation for you. What food (or anything else) would be most tempting?


3. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being saintly) how patient are you?


4. Have you ever waited for something in life only to be disappointed upon realization of the goal/object/etc.?


5. Are you a person who takes shortcuts?


6. Which line is hardest to wait in?


7. Did you wait to discover the gender of your unborn child until its birth?


8. Are you more patient with children or the elderly?


9. Did you ever sneak a peek at a present?


10. What is the longest you've ever waited for anything?


11. Who has more patience, you or your significant other?


12. Which of the following songs about waiting is your pick for the best? (OK, you may substitute another, if you like.)






A) Anticipation by Carly Simon


B) The Waiting by Tom Petty


C) Right Here Waiting for You by Richard Marx


D) Wait for Me by Rebecca St. James






I'll answer tomorrow. Have fun browsing!

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At January 28, 2010 at 8:54 AM , Anonymous Misty said...

1. How good are you at delaying gratification? ~Pretty good I think, It's all about mind over matter.


2. Maybe a marshmallow wouldn't be too difficult a temptation for you. What food (or anything else) would be most tempting? ~I have a love/hate relationship with food. Most days I can't stand any food, but there are some days that I cannot get enough cheese! And of course I am a chocoholic too.


3. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being saintly) how patient are you? ~I'd say a 4...I used to be an 8. :(


4. Have you ever waited for something in life only to be disappointed upon realization of the goal/object/etc.? ~Absolutely! I think everyone has and if they try and tell you they haven't, they aren't being honest with themselves.


5. Are you a person who takes shortcuts? ~Nope, shortcuts only bring you back to square one.


6. Which line is hardest to wait in? ~I waited in line at the social security office for over an hour once. Lol.


7. Did you wait to discover the gender of your unborn child until its birth? ~Nah, found out with all 3.


8. Are you more patient with children or the elderly? ~Probably elderly.


9. Did you ever sneak a peek at a present? ~No.


10. What is the longest you've ever waited for anything? ~I'm still waiting. ;)


11. Who has more patience, you or your significant other? ~When it comes to our children, he does. With everything else, I do.


12. Which of the following songs about waiting is your pick for the best? (OK, you may substitute another, if you like.)

B) The Waiting by Tom Petty

 
At January 28, 2010 at 8:56 AM , Anonymous Misty said...

I forgot to say thanks, I needed something to get my brain moving this morning. Have a great day Carol!

 
At January 28, 2010 at 3:28 PM , Blogger TheRetroHousewife said...

1. How good are you at delaying gratification?
Not great, working on it though!

2. Maybe a marshmallow wouldn't be too difficult a temptation for you. What food (or anything else) would be most tempting?

In a weak moment, anything gluten...it's been sooo long lol

3. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being saintly) how patient are you?

Depends on the day, time of day and other factors lol


4. Have you ever waited for something in life only to be disappointed upon realization of the goal/object/etc.?

Oh yeah, sometimes the anticipation is the best part

5. Are you a person who takes shortcuts?

Depends on if it affects the quality of the outcome.


6. Which line is hardest to wait in?

The one where you are standing behind the person that has gas


7. Did you wait to discover the gender of your unborn child until its birth?

Heck no

8. Are you more patient with children or the elderly?

Depends on their disposition.

9. Did you ever sneak a peek at a present?

Yup but not on purpose, why spoil the surprise for yourself!


10. What is the longest you've ever waited for anything?

25 years....to finally meet my husband!


11. Who has more patience, you or your significant other?

Depends what we are waiting for

12. Which of the following songs about waiting is your pick for the best? (OK, you may substitute another, if you like.)



C) Right Here Waiting for You by Richard Marx

 

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