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Posted on Friday, December 3rd, 2004

Dave!Which entry in your blog is your favorite so far and why is that? It's strange, but I don't really like any of my entries overly-much. I compare them to the genius displayed on other blogs and just kringe, because mine all seem so senseless, useless, and plain silly (why in the heck do people read this stuff?). With that in mind, I guess the ones I don't mind so much are those that use these traits as an advantage. I like Toothpaste a bit, because it was fun to draw. The same goes for Leather Jackets, which I find funny every time I look at it (mainly because it does seem funny as a cartoon, but would be horrifying in real-life!).

Which entry in your blog has gotten you the most attention and why do you think that is? That would be STILL Stop Calling Me. My saga with the ass-hats at Stonebridge Life Insurance and their harassing telemarketing policy has become a kind of repository for Google searchers who have suffered as well. I receive emails and comments on this entry even today. A close second would have to be Credit, where I made a joke about setting a clown's ass on fire. I received over 100 emails from some kind of "Clown Coalition" that was enraged by it (which is odd, because you'd think clowns would have a sense of humor).

Which entry in your blog do you feel was overlooked and why should people have read it? Probably Theme Thursday: Wings. This is the hardest blog entry I've ever done, because it took a lot of luck, planning, begging, and scheming to pull off. But now that the Theme Thursday meme is dead, nobody really sees it anymore to appreciate what I had to go through to make it work (my blog didn't have nearly as many people reading it back then either). I still think it's a cool entry, so go look at it right now!

FQ REVEAL: Which entry in your blog do you think is most indicative of who you are and what makes it so? That's kind of difficult to answer, because none of the most personal details of my life are really shared here. Every once in a while, a little more "me" than usual ends up in an entry when I feel strongly about something... like when I am saddened (The Sad State of Modern Times), bitter (Heart), grateful (Strut the Rooster), etc. If forced to pick just one, I'd have to say The Bears of Berlin shows a side of me that doesn't make it to Blogography very often.

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Comments

  1. Ben says:

    One word to describe you, Dave: polysemic.

    Like an ogre.

    ;)

  2. Dave2 says:

    Polysemic ogre? Uhhh… okay. I’ll have to change my tagline to: “One Dave Who Can Be Many Things” (though I’m not quite sure how I would fit an ogre in there?).

    The funny thing about the FridayQ is that I don’t even remotely think about how I would answer the questions when I think of them. This leads to a bit of schizophrenia when Friday rolls around.

  3. RoFresno says:

    I’m relatively new to reading your blog and I am glad you mentioned some your highlights of the past. The Berlin-Bears is a must-read for all!

  4. Dave2 says:

    The “Bears of Berlin” was a scary entry to create, and I still have reservations about leaving it up. It was a profoundly sad and deeply personal time of my life that seems strange to be sharing with the world. But, if it makes even one person who is hurting to stop for a moment and look around to see things can be okay if you try to spot the good things in life… well, then I guess it’s best just to leave it there.

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