Don't waste time or time will waste you (phyxius) wrote,
Don't waste time or time will waste you
phyxius

reverse culture shock

So I get back to New Mexico and the first local headline I see is School Bus, Salsa, Speedbumps Don't Mix. Ah, it's good to be home. ;)

And it is, too. It's good to be home. Not so much that I like things more here, it's just that everything's familiar. No more using .ca instead of .com. No more weird dollar coins. 505 instead of 604. People know how to pronounce things like Joaquin and Bernalillo. The buildings are in general, shorter, meaning you can see farther without buildings in the way. It's not cloudy all the time - and therefore you can see stars more often (and more of them at a time). Everything's brown and turquoise. I can stop feeling weird about deciding whether to say pop or soda. The French on things in stores is replaced by Spanish. My mom said Torres and I thought she said Taurus. I'll still hear the word "essay" but with a completely different meaning.

I notice a lot more differences about Canada coming back home than when I lived there.

But I did have a bunch of fun in Van and I'll really miss the four friends I got closest to - none of which are returning to ubc... i'll have to start all over again in the social scene next year. Well, i did make a shitload of aquaintances and several sorta-friends, so I won't be totally alone.



You scored as Goofy. Your alter ego is Goofy! You are fun and great to be around, and you are always willing to help others. You arn't worried about embarrassing yourself, so you are one who is more willing to try new things.

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Goofy

75%

Sleeping Beauty

56%

The Beast

50%

Pinocchio

50%

Ariel

44%

Peter Pan

44%

Cinderella

38%

Snow White

31%

Donald Duck

31%

Cruella De Ville

19%

Which Disney Character is your Alter Ego?
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I have to say, I'm glad I scored Cruella last.
Aphrodite
Indeed, you are 62% erudite, 79% sensual, 41% martial, and 54% saturnine.
Born from the foam of the sea, Aphrodite became the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty. This is a polite way of saying she was the Goddess of Sex. In the case of Aphrodite, perhaps it would be more accurate to say she was the Goddess of sex, sex, and more sex.


Obviously all this sex couldn't possibly be good 100% of the time, and it wasn't. Aphrodite was as well known for the pain she brought as she was for the pleasures of sexual passion which she personified. The lesson she taught was: "Every pleasure has its price."


The most notorious example of this is when she promised Paris, a Prince of Troy, the love of the world's most beautiful woman, Helen, if only he would judge her the fairest Goddess in a ridiculous contest that developed between Aphrodite, Hera, and Athena. Unable to resist such a lusty bribe, the foolish Prince declared Aphrodite the winner, which irked Hera and Athena to no end. True to her word, Aphrodite allowed Helen to fall under the seductive charms of young Paris.


What happened next most everyone knows - a ten year war that didn't come to an end until a certain wooden horse came on the scene.


In spite of all the pain and misery that Aphrodite brings to those who naively think of love as a simple matter full of sunshine and lollipops, she is still the Goddess of beauty and can be very gentle to those who respect and understand her sensual and complex nature.




My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:
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You scored higher than 20% on erudite
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You scored higher than 60% on sensual
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You scored higher than 0% on martial
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You scored higher than 60% on saturnine
Link: The Mythological Goddess Test written by Nitsuki on Ok Cupid
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