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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Confession: Liar, liar

I have a confession to make... I lied.

These are the results of the 9 Truths & 1 Lie post from Friday. Some of these will receive individual entries eventually.

1. When I was 9, someone stole my pet rabbit.

Truth. They took Mr. Nibbles right out of the cage. Since bunnies didn't have opposable thumbs back in ye olden days, there's no way he opened the cage on his own.

2. A month after I was born, my mother legally changed my name.

Truth. When she changed it, she changed it to a shortened form of the same name. And I'm actually considering legally changing it again to something else. But I'm too lazy right now to do the paperwork.

3. I have a webcam set up in my home to spy on my cats when I'm away.

Truth. This is also good for spying on contractors, cat sitters, neighbors, and husbands. Err, yeah. A few people did guess this one.

4. I once sent Joe a text that I had been peed on at a Dave Matthews Band concert.

Another one that pinged the lie-dar but it's true. However, I'm not giving any more details because this one merits its own post.

5. We once left our cat in her cage at a hotel watching a movie while we drank ourselves silly at the restaurant next door.

Truth. Tonya spent the night watching "Dude, Where's My Car?" while we worked our way through a set of 4 souvenir glasses at Hard Rock Cafe. (No, we didn't leave Rusty home to freeze. Rusty didn't live with us yet.)

6. I've been taken to the hospital in an ambulance twice in my life.

Truth. Once because I ate a bunch of poison berries and had to have my stomach pumped. Once because I fell out of a tree.

7. I am allergic to dogs, which is why I have two cats.

This one had lots of guesses. Which proves I totally fail at this game because it is the LIE. However, the various reasonings were incorrect. I am NOT allergic to dogs but I found out recently that I AM allergic to cats. I like to threaten Tonya and Rusty with this on a regular basis. "You two had better quit fighting or I'll get rid of you like the doctor said!!!"

8. My mother-in-law, an uber-religious woman, mailed me a t-shirt that read "I'm not a bitch, I'm a princess".

Truth but it had some votes. My mother-in-law could be an entire blog of her own. She's a very unique creature.

9. While living in the college dorms, I had multiple encounters with the ghost of a dead student.

Truth and also had some votes. I might make an entry out of this one sometime soon as well. I had heard the story of the ghost before I lived in that dorm but experienced it for myself for a whole long summer.

10. I was once cast as "Christine" (the female lead) in a production of Phantom of the Opera.

Truth with no votes. Unfortunately, it was local theatre and never got off the ground. Which is probably just as well - we had no business taking on something so complicated. Oops, there WAS a vote for #10. Thanks to SomeMonkey for pointing that out.

Thanks to everyone that made guesses.

20 comments:

KDLOST said...

oooh! i like this game!

thanks for stopping by my blog a bit ago... i need some company today... stuck at home and BORED! :)

happy inauguration week (saw the party on your sidebar)!

Deb said...

well, you fooled me (but that's not saying much)! can't wait to hear about these crazy events individually!

Ryan Ashley Scott@Opitimistic Cyicism said...

I am so smart! I am so smart! Yeah, I'm singing this annoyingly. Lucky nobody can hear me, or I might get decked. This was a fun game - if I can think of anything interesting to tell the truth about, I might play.

The Wife O Riley said...

Drat foiled again!!!

Love the game and can't wait to hear the stories.

A. said...

Fooled again.... I was hoping the dog one was the life, but of course I put the ghost down as my real guess.
Note to self: always go with gut.
Congrats to the correct guessers!

Mena said...

wow this is such a cute idea!!

blognut said...

Don't you feel so much better coming clean like this? No one wants to live a lie!

Stop by my blog - I have an award for you.

Young Momma said...

I totally got fooled! I like this game though!!

Jenna Lewis Cox said...

great idea! this great game might have to be done on my blog. thanks to Sits for bringing me your way!

MuseSwings said...

Fun game! Sorry I missed out on guessing.

MindyLew said...

Sounds like an awesome game. Sure am intrigued to hear the follow up stories on a couple of them. Stopping by through SITS.
SITS Rock!!!

tara @ kidz said...

Well thanks for setting the record straight! And congrats on your sauciness!

WillowLakeScents said...

Stopping in from SITS to say goodmorning.

The Blonde Duck said...

Wow! I can't believe someone really stole your bunny! How sad!

Gaspegirl said...

That was fun... enjoy your week in the spotlight this week!

Make it a great day!

Tabitha Blue said...

How fun!!! Number 10 was great, and most likely would've been my vote. Fun game!!!!

:)
~Tabitha~

Life in Beverly Hills said...

This is a fun game! I like your trues (and your 1 lie)...and I like your blog! I'll bet the Dave Matthews story is a funny one.

The Eadle Family said...

haha, i love your blog. What a cute game!

Ronnica said...

Haha, this looks like fun. Sounds like you've had some interesting experiences!

Who am I? said...

What a fun game! Thanks for stopping by my blog... come back soon!