January 21st, 2008

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Stupid OKCupid questions

I skip a fair number of OKCupid questions because I wouldn't pick one of the choices, or because the answer is "it depends." Here's an example of a really dumb OKCupid question:
Do you believe that the human race will become extinct sometime during your lifetime?
Yes.
I'm not sure.
No... In fact... That's impossible.
I don't believe that this will happen, but I also don't think that it's impossible (asteroid strike, whatever). Why did the question writer feel the need to throw that extra crap into the last option? Because of it, I must skip this question.

I wish there were some sort of feedback mechanism for questions.
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Elizabeth and the Catapult on Thursday

I'm considering going to see Elizabeth and the Catapult on Thursday at the Paradise Lounge at 8. I really enjoyed them last time (they are a New York band and don't make it to Boston often), not the least because Elizabeth sounds quite a bit like Johnette Napolitano.

Is anyone interested to go with? I may decide that two nights out in a row is too much (I'm helping teach a class in town on Wednesday), but having someone to go with might sway me in the direction of going.