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GETTING TO KNOW YOU..:) - nette onclaud's Blog

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Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


Blog Posted:1/18/2014 11:47:00 PM

going through my post-masteral notes in psychology, i found a volume of  fun, scientific personality games created by experts...

this one is enjoyable; you’ll be surprised to see parts of you that are TRUE..

no NEGATIVE  analysis here, so let’s play!.. i will leave this for a while so lots can join in... i’m sure some will just wait for the results, but i’ll only give out the findings
in a different way.. how? SECRET!. ..here goes:

*think of how it would feel to be an international best- selling artist... you have  been asked to finish your debut CD.. the only thing left is for you to decide on  is the design of the cover..
what type of visual will you pick for the cover?


   1. A soothing photo taken from some exotic location.

      2. A playful cartoonish illustration or some fun images.

      3. An abstract pattern; one that will make people think.

      4. A picture of yourself.

do answer what’s closest to your heart; not what you feel is
correct. .. for starters, i chose no.3.. yipers, it’s pretty much RIGHT( more than i could ever admit, lol)! ...

are you GAME?.. share!

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Date: 1/21/2014 1:16:00 PM
Hi Nette I would choose number two perhaps using the Tasmania d Devil my fav character, all the best Poetowen
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Date: 1/20/2014 11:37:00 AM
Well, I kinna like #1. i just love exotic places. I have been married for 38 years and every day I see my wife as a very exotic person. Guess I am still deeply in love. A very lucky guy am I!!
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Carly Lalion
Date: 1/20/2014 12:13:00 PM
i chose #1 too!
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Carly Lalion
Date: 1/20/2014 12:08:00 PM
awhhh, jan...let's see how you fare with your choice..:)
Date: 1/20/2014 7:56:00 AM
Ok, so I guess I would have to be a 4. No cartoons(though I like cartoons) and nothing abstract. It would be a folkish type album with me on the cover at a rural location. Like me walking through an old dried up creek bed, or sitting on the porch of a run down general store, or fishing on the bank of a muddy river. I had a cousin who was big in the music industry, Levon Helm...he died recently. His album, "Dirt Farmer", if you know it, would be sort of my speed. So, I reckon I'm a 4.
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Date: 1/20/2014 8:04:00 AM
And hey, if you've never checked out Levon Helm, go to his official site and read his biography. He was a super cool guy. I was able to meet and talk with him on only a few occasions...at family reunions. I kick myself in the butt for not trying to get to know him better. He had, after all, a huge impact in the music world....read his bio!!
Date: 1/19/2014 3:58:00 PM
I'm reading all these and seeing that Drake was the only one that said 2, same as me! I don't even really go for two since I would not want a cartoon on my cover. Just something different and none of these really cover it, Nette. My personality is the rarest of all the types when I do the color code test, a test that rates one's personality based on his or her inner motivations. I guess I don't take myself all that seriously. My personality's motivation is to just have a peaceful stress free fun life. so I will wait to see what your test reveals.
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Date: 1/20/2014 5:14:00 AM
you'll be awed, andie... mine was prety accurate as a 3..
Date: 1/19/2014 3:24:00 PM
I guess I pick number One for the front and number Four for the back ..: ) Number One..Yes lady...Something exotic : )
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Carly Lalion
Date: 1/20/2014 12:15:00 PM
Charmaine, we are no.1, lol..
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 1/20/2014 1:44:00 AM
: ) Nah!!!
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Ruben O.
Date: 1/19/2014 10:45:00 PM
Number 4 would be a best seller!! ; )
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 1/19/2014 4:38:00 PM
Andrea..maybe We can pick all four and do a picture colage ..: )Having a picture of the author sonewhere..is a great idea in my opinion dear Andrea..I ageee. : )
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 1/19/2014 4:24:00 PM
Trying to have the side of both worlds : ) dear..
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 1/19/2014 4:01:00 PM
I like this way too, Charma!! I have my picture on the back cover of some of my chapbooks
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 1/19/2014 3:26:00 PM
Number One...
Date: 1/19/2014 1:51:00 PM
I have to say #4. When I buy a cd I like to see what the artist looks like. Therefore, if I was putting out a cd I would like the buyers to place my face with the music.
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Date: 1/20/2014 5:18:00 AM
i think you are a 4, kim.. let's commpare notes!..
Date: 1/19/2014 1:41:00 PM
Nette I would like number 4 overlaid by number 3....just so people would think who the hell is that!!!!!
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Date: 1/20/2014 5:19:00 AM
hahaha.. let no. 4 speak for you, david...:)
Date: 1/19/2014 1:39:00 PM
May I choose 1, 2, 3, and 4? : D hmm ... 3 or 4 ... both? Ok ... final answer ... 4!
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Date: 1/19/2014 1:07:00 PM
you said do what's closest to my heart so to do that I would not choose any of the 4, rather I would create one of my own
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Date: 1/20/2014 5:21:00 AM
there must be one that somehow is wtihing your range, frederick...lol
Date: 1/19/2014 11:32:00 AM
nette I like the enigma of abstracts(as my kindle poetry covers reveal, for those interested in my latest artwork) so I guess 3# would apply .Rgds Brian
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Date: 1/20/2014 5:24:00 AM
* imagism*
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Date: 1/20/2014 5:23:00 AM
we are the same , brian.. we must havew something in common aside from iagism.. miss you!..:)
Date: 1/19/2014 10:35:00 AM
I often make CD's for my family....(video movies of our gatherings, put to music)......and usually use a scenic picture, that is altered in some way in an abstract style (if that makes sense).....so it would be a combination of #1 and #3. For instance the river in our hometown was used as the cover, however I enhanced the photo by changing it to look a bit blurry and sketched, rather than a photograph (photo-shopped)
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nette onclaud
Date: 1/19/2014 10:45:00 AM
can hardly wait to tell you what *3 is all about.. my lips are sealed.. :)
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Carrie Richards
Date: 1/19/2014 10:43:00 AM
okay........#3 ....
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nette onclaud
Date: 1/19/2014 10:41:00 AM
great,carrie.. could you choose just one and i'll tell what the second option is.. yeah!
Date: 1/19/2014 10:22:00 AM
I guess it means I love FUN. I am pretty sure that is what this test will reveal about me.
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Date: 1/19/2014 10:42:00 AM
mmmm, andie.. shall i bet on this, lol!
Date: 1/19/2014 10:21:00 AM
Nette, I honestly don't know how to answer this one. I definitely would not pick # three. I like all the others. If I go by the covers of my chapbooks I have had done for me: I guess they are closer to # two than the others. I had one chapbook with a beautiful unicorn. Unicorn book two was a gypsy woman on the cover with the unicorn. Another one was the picture of a muse, half naked. Another one was a big heart with flowers around for my love of Etheree. And another one was for my Cheshire Chuckles book, a cute cheshire cat in a tree.
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Date: 1/19/2014 9:56:00 AM
I would choose 4, because we are talking one's own creations, and people like to relate to that situation.. all the others may seem like the logical way to go.... but no not my way direct truth of any matter is more important...
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Date: 1/19/2014 10:44:00 AM
hang on, harry.. you'll get the answer very soon.. and how!!
Date: 1/19/2014 9:54:00 AM
Oh, Number 2 flat out! I can make people think another day. I want FUN! =D
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 1/19/2014 4:21:00 PM
I knew you'd choose number two immediately : ) Hope your show went well.. Try to listen to it tomorrow
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nette onclaud
Date: 1/19/2014 10:48:00 AM
let's see if there's FUN in #2...hi drakey!!..:)
Date: 1/19/2014 9:04:00 AM
Okay, the first thing that I related to was no. 4 though I want my pic in black and white.
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Date: 1/19/2014 10:49:00 AM
that's cute, you want it specialized... let's see how " fourish" you really are, franco!
Date: 1/19/2014 7:54:00 AM
Now, my curiosity is really stirred. I was leaning on 4 since, hey, this is my debut CD! On second thought, I make cartoon strips as a hobby, so I guess that would be my choice. I'm all in for no.2. Can you tell us really soon?
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Date: 1/19/2014 10:51:00 AM
you're in fine company with andie and drake...cartoons!...:)
Date: 1/19/2014 7:53:00 AM
Number 1 is my choice. I like the feel of peace to be placed on my cover. Relax and read my poetry.
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Date: 1/19/2014 10:53:00 AM
ohh betty, maybe... i'll let you know!..:)
Date: 1/19/2014 7:45:00 AM
I would choose #3 and I would use my own collage art as the cover :D
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Date: 1/19/2014 10:56:00 AM
grreat, chan... i'm * 3 as well, uhh ohh!.. lol
Date: 1/19/2014 5:23:00 AM
Jeez, I am somewhere betweeen 1 and 4... But my first instinct says no.1. This better be good, Nette, haha! I'm game!
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Date: 1/19/2014 11:00:00 AM
knowing a bit about you, carly, what can i say?.. later!... yup, it's gonna surprise you!
Date: 1/19/2014 2:00:00 AM
Hi, my dear friend Nette! ;). Nice to drop by here for a while before going out & attend another duty (for Sun). Whew! I'm so much busy 'til wkend that's why i'm looking forward for a longer vacation ( how i wish i'll have).I'm game here my dearest friend but, I hope there are more options :))) 'cuz i'm thinking of another cover. Well, pls. give me time to think. I'll be back. I want to greet you & your family a blessed wkend! tc! love lots & biggest hugs, Leonora
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Date: 1/19/2014 11:02:00 AM
so sweet of you, lorie...place your number soon.. :)
Date: 1/19/2014 1:27:00 AM
Yikes Nette! None of these choices remotely appeal to me. My visual would be: 4. A partial photo of myself (that spells mystery – I could care less about the location) standing in front of 1. A dark grey stormy photo (not entirely soothing) with just a glimmer of sunlight that is uneasily detected that would 3. Keep people thinking. BUT 2. Is definitely out –no cartoons (funny because cartoon programs are situated high on my viewing list). Well… I guess I fail.
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Date: 1/19/2014 11:03:00 AM
it's 4 then, vicky... soon!

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