For this week's Friday fun thread, I challenge everyone to post three things about themselves -- two that are true, one that is a lie.
I'll get us started in the answers section and see if you can guess what I'm lying about. :)
#1 is the truth. When I was 18 years old, I had a girlfriend. It was the time when I had my coming-out and it was somehow difficult. Years later, she wrote a book about these times and it was released by a big German publisher. Strange feeling to read one's life in a book...
#3 is also true. I grew up in a small village in the German South, far away from every ocean and my parents liked to spend their holidays on mountains.
#2 is the lie, as Monique and Nic guessed. I've never done bungee jumping in my life.
Hmm, there is such a thing as a helicopter wedding (btw, do they throw the bridal bouquet out of the helicopter to see, who's next? :-) ), but did you do that? Weird, but true, I think.
I've got a feeling that you are interested more in in art, than in oil, don't know why, so I vote for #3.
1. I went to university with one of Atlassian's Leadership Team
I wrote the question while sitting in a bar on Bold Street, which is, as Helen Russel can attest to, a road every alumni of Liverpool University is familiar with.
2. I used to make tea for Sandi Shaw
Sandie Shaw worked with my mum when she was training to become a psychotherapist. She often visited mum at home, so I made tea.
3. I got a lift from Richard Hammond (Top Gear) while I was working for the BBC
I signed him through security when his card didn't work. It was my colleague who got the lift.
Well, you told us already in another thread that you‘re building wooden kayaks, so I think #3 is right. On that thread, you posted a photo of a left hand holding a wooden pencil - if this is your hand, #2 is wrong, the hand is complete.
So I think, 2 is the lie.
@Thomas Schlegel you did your homework!
@Monique vdB I really did cook in a Chinese restaurant for a couple of years in my 20's. I left because the boss kept trying to get me to marry her "cousin" so she could get her green card and it became rather uncomfortable.
Oh...And I almost had a really bad accident this weekend when a board pinched the blade and jerked on my saw, so it would have been true even with previous photographic evidence. I let go in time, so I saved my fingers but ruined the work piece...a fair trade.
#1. (Sticking with @Stephanie Grice's stephen king theme....) My grandmother lives down the road from Stephen King's home in Maine.
#2. I am an absolute adrenaline junkie - sky diving, roller coasters, swimming with sharks, you name it, I'm there.
#3. I play the pipe organ. yeah, like this. Yeah, for FUN.
you're both wrong.
I do indeed play the organ... and it put me through college.
And.... I freakin' love roller coasters. Zip lines. Shark swimming. Bungee jumping. Meetings with @Monique vdB. Anything that gets adrenaline going.
(and my grandmother doesn't live near Stephen King... but my ex's does!)
Hi, y'all! I'm brand-new to the Atlassian team (Day #5 woop woop!). So hopefully, my truths are still shrouded in at least a little bit of mystery. Here goes:
1. I've authored three, 200+ paged Harry Potter FanFiction novels
2. My grandparents are professional Bridge players which is why my parents named me Bridget
3. I don't have a spleen
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