Tuesday, September 5, 2017

TMI Tuesday: September 5th 2017 ~ Replay

I'm currently waiting for today's TMI Tuesday to arrive. In case it doesn't... enjoy this instead, from September 6th, 2016.

from the Red Carpet at the Venice Film Festival - a little too TMI?

1. What was one of the best parties you’ve attended?
~ Wow, I've been to plenty! Honestly, I have - but at my age that's not unusual, right? The best parties are always with a great bunch of diverse people but what pushes them over the edge is having a great/unique location. A roof top party in Manhattan is always a blast. The best party I can recall would have to be the 'private party' I went to at the McKittrick Hotel a year ago. It featured the cast of 'Sleep No More' but it was more of an all out rave dance party than the theatrical 'immersive' MacBeth show I think everyone else gets

2. What is your first memory of being really excited?
~ Nothing beats losing your virginity as far as I'm concerned. It was awful, but fantastic at the same time. Or should I say, I was awful but it was fantastic?

3. What was the first thing you bought with your own money?
~ Clothes. Fancy fashionable clothes that told the girls in High School I was no longer dressed by my mother. Followed by a car, which told the girls in High School I was no longer driving my family's car.

4. What story does your family always tell about you?
~ None stick out. But my mother used to always latch on to whatever girl I took home as if she was going to be a future daughter-in-law and dig out the Family Album and then go through the photos and tell the story behind each one. This made me disinclined to bring girls home because [a] it was embarrassing (they'd only just met), and [b] I already knew I had no long term plans with the girl.

5. At what age did you become an adult?
~ Hard to say. I didn't officially leave home until I was 21, although I was fairly self sufficient well before then. I started buying my own clothes at 15 and bought my first car at 17. It wasn't a cheap clunker either. I started going on adult sleepovers from about 19 - "you treat this place like a hotel" cried my mother, who didn't want me to leave home until I was 30.

Bonus: Do you often subscribe to new comments/replies on blogs? Or do you manually go back to see if someone has responded to what you wrote?
~ I never subscribe but I do comment on other people's blogs. Unless there is a complicated 'log-in-to-comment' process, in which case I don't bother (ie if I have to 'register'). If I comment I might usually go back and see if it's been responded to. Often it hasn't - but I've been guilty of missing a comment made on my own blog too (so sorry about that!)
What I have noticed in the last few years is that almost no-one bothers to comment any more and even established mainstream sites don't bother with a comments section now. For them it's too hard to moderate, and it's much easier to let readers comment via social media by cross-posting/linking to Facebook et al. This makes it very hard for small fry bloggers like ourselves to get any traction with what we're doing, since when you discover a new blog but see no comments you presume it's a dead blog.

DOUBLE BONUS: You missed this! Who else's wife has taken them to a strip club? How did it turn out?

TRIPLE BONUS [2017]: You also missed Saturday Night Sex Surprise yesterday because it was posted late. 

How to play TMI Tuesday: Copy the above TMI Tuesday questions to your webspace (i.e., a blog). Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below, on this blog post, so we’ll all know where to read your responses. Please don’t forget to link to tmituesdayblog from your website!

Happy TMI Tuesday!: 


  1. I was up for TMI this week too.
    Sounds like you go to some swish parties. I used to like parties and did go to a few "pop star" parties when younger but much prefer staying in now - boring but true!

    1. I do but they're sporadic, it's not like I'm out every weekend - or even every month for that matter. But yes, I have been to some swell parties over my many years.


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