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relationship questionnaire* 

Excerpt from High Fidelity by Nick Hornby:

'Barry compiled the questionnaires and presented it to some poor woman he was interested in; and she hit him with it. But there was an important and essential truth contained in the idea, and the truth was that these things matter, and it's no good pretending that any relationship has any future if your record collections disagree violently, or if your favourite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.'

I violently agree. I honestly cannot see myself going out with someone who is the proud owner of the full collection of albums by MLTR, or at one point in his life rated 'Lemon Tree' as his favourite song. Ewww.

This thought brought me back to the torture ride I took from an ex-schoolmate back in 2000. With the CNY crawl along the NS Highway, I had to endure his excellent collection of Hokkien songs (err, I'm being brutally sarcastic here), Engelbert Humperdick, MLTR, Cliff Richard and his wife's Lemon Tree remixes.

I nearly wanted to jump out through the car window when he called me a party pooper and asked me to sing along.

My best exit idea was to pretend to sleep, but instead was praying in tongue for patience and love for the human race.

I never hitch any ride from him after that, neither do I join any reunion that includes him in the guest list.

(Footnote: Just to be clear, I was referring to 'Lemon Tree' by Fool's Garden; not the song of the same title by Peter, Paul & Mary - which was and still is awesome.)

March 02, 2004 // anjali* pranced on tip-toes all over the keyboard at 5:22 am
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