My application for ‘Best Friend’ status

Name: Amanda Brandt

Astrological sign: Taurus

Born under the Water Monkey according to Chinese Zodiac.

Favorite Color: Blue. However, I like pretty much any cool color. Not warm colors. Gross.

Favorite musical: West Side Story.  Favorite Movement from West Side Story: The Somewhere Ballet dream sequence.

Dream job: Write funny things and have people laugh when they read them.

Favorite flower: Tulip, any variety EXCEPT PARROT.

Favorite swim stroke: the breaststroke. duh.

Song most listened to on iTunes: “Seize the Day” from “The Newsies.”

Words that are most frequently misspelled: chief, mountain, melancholy, supposed and throughout.


  • Spontaneous funny face-making
  • Ability to ski on water and land
  • CPR/First Aid/Lifeguard certified
  • Natural Blonde
  • Member of Ravenclaw
  • Inability to hold a grudge for more than three days
  • Proficient in glitter and glitter glue
  • Deep emotional response to most things in life (some call this ‘dramatic’.)
  • I can read good
  • No known allergies
  • Funny behavior
  • Slow to anger
  • Speak conversational French
  • Ability to pretend interest in any given topic


  • Easily flustered and overwhelmed
  • Can never tell the difference between the constellations Cassiopeia and The Seven Sisters
  • Limited knowledge of bird species
  • Once angered, I’m angry. ANGRY. For no more than three days.
  • Very trusting of others
  • Salmon shorts
  • Readily sunburnt
  • Shrill voice
  • Terrible at telling stories
  • Dislikes most children
  • Frequently seeks praise from superiors/peers

Interests/Future talking points:

  • The celestial bodies that compose the night sky
  • Philosophy
  • Ability to cook/bake
  • The human condition
  • Travel
  • Potential vegan lifestyle
  • Museums/Old times/”‘The Good Old Days”
  • The Oregon Trail (both the game and the actual path of migration)
  • Military Time
  • Subway/Metro Systems
  • Public transit in general
  • Rice (and why it is a delicious food)
  • James Dean
  • The tragedy that is Lindsay Lohan

Other points of interest:

  • No tattoos
  • Must wear glasses/contacts; can be frequently seen in spectacle
  • Wears a watch
  • Knows words to most songs
  • Terrible at card games

2 thoughts on “My application for ‘Best Friend’ status

  1. Andrew May 28, 2012 / 6:45 PM

    At first I thought it said “Speak Controversial French”, and I figured that meant swear words. Ha, but then I read it right. These are a lot of super powers. Well done.

  2. iamrahulashok May 29, 2012 / 7:41 AM

    LOL…! 😀 😀
    This one is really WEIRD….\m/ 😀

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