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September 21, 2003

Look, let’s just pretend I’m not blogging this.
Posted by Teresa at 09:30 PM *

“All right, it’s a guilty pleasure. You don’t have to tell me. I already know it. Just—look, I already know it, okay? So I just ,,, do it, and get it over with, and that’s that. I’m a grownup, I don’t have to justify myself. Even though I’m taking this test. All right?”

Which West Wing character are you? (via Stet)

Comments on Look, let's just pretend I'm not blogging this.:
#1 ::: Avram ::: (view all by) ::: September 21, 2003, 09:54 PM:

This one told me I'm Donna. I prefer the one that said I was CJ, even if I'm actually Toby.

#2 ::: Avram ::: (view all by) ::: September 21, 2003, 09:56 PM:

On the other hand, if I'm Donna, then I'm a Vampire Slayer.

#3 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: September 21, 2003, 10:11 PM:

Of course you're Toby.

#4 ::: Cassandra ::: (view all by) ::: September 21, 2003, 10:58 PM:

I was Sam - I'd rather be CJ.

#5 ::: Lois Fundis ::: (view all by) ::: September 21, 2003, 11:20 PM:

The page with my description seems to be blank except for an ad at the bottom, but since the URL is , I assume that means I'm Josh.

Though apparently the question is, to Avram's Donna or to Avram's Toby?

As to rathers, I'd rather be Leo.

#6 ::: Glenn Hauman ::: (view all by) ::: September 21, 2003, 11:38 PM:

Sam, with a touch of Leo McGarry. What a shocker.

I note the hostess hasn't told us which character she is. I have my guesses; I'm leaning towards Abby.

#7 ::: Tom Whitmore ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 12:26 AM:

Another Donna....

Not quite, I don't think, but maybe I just know myself less well than I'd like. Really, I mean, does it seem to any of you that I'm like that? Distractable, maybe, and kinda coming from out of left field but there's always a reason and isn't this Sunday night I mean it's ... just strange.

#8 ::: Rob Tomshany ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 12:51 AM:

Charlie Young. I don't watch "The West Wing" (or much other TV, except for random snatches of Classic Arts Showcase and The Cartoon Network), and therefore had no idea why I came out as this character. I switched answers a few times--from "quiet" to "idealistic" on the first question, "talking. lots of talking" to "torturing people with inane trivia" for ideal job, and "Frank Sinatra" to "Bruce Springsteen" for choice of music, and still came up Charlie every time. Is it possible that the relationship question had something to do with it? My answer on that one was "in a steady relationship, uh, I think. Has anyone seen my girlfriend?"

#9 ::: Mary Kay ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 02:50 AM:

Hmmph. I came out as Sam Seaborne when I want to be Abby. Well, really, I just want to be Stockard Channing. Unless I have to wear that dress she wore to the Emmys tonight. Where West Wing, yet again, won best drama.


#10 ::: Seth Johnson ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 03:42 AM:

Though there was the distinct possibility that I might come through as the character from Wisconsin (Donna), it turns out that I'm the character (Josh) played by an actor (Bradley Whitford) from Wisconsin. It's a match made at the corner of Fandom and Coincidence.

#11 ::: Chris Hill ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 06:19 AM:

I was Sam Seaborn. And I so wanted to be Toby, CJ or Leo (but mainly Toby...).

#12 ::: Yonmei ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 07:15 AM:

I'm Toby Ziegler! This makes me very happy.

"No, I'm disagreeing with you. That doesn't mean I'm not listening to you or understanding what you're saying. I'm doing all three at the same time."

#13 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 07:33 AM:

Did no one come out as who they wanted (except Yonmei)?

It says I'm C.J., go figure.

Glenn, given the questions, I don't think Abby is an option.

#14 ::: Graham Sleight ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 07:41 AM:

I was happy to be Toby, though was kind of disappointed there were no options for Lord John Marbury.

#15 ::: Yonmei ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 07:48 AM:

Teresa, I would have been reasonably happy if it had come out as C.J. or even as Leo... and there have been a couple of episodes (or one, if we don't count Isaac and Ishmael) where I've been wanting to throw stuff at him. But Toby is grumpy and cranky and highly verbal with style.

#16 ::: BSD ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 10:02 AM:

I'm Jed.

Serve at my pleasure! Mwahahaha!

#17 ::: Glenn Hauman ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 07:49 PM:

C.J. works for you, Teresa. Disturbingly well, too.

#18 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: September 22, 2003, 08:18 PM:

There are so many things I'm not going to say about that.

#19 ::: Larry Lurex ::: (view all by) ::: September 23, 2003, 12:31 PM:

Turns out I'm POTUS. Make it stop Teresa, make the voices in my head stop!!!


#20 ::: Mitch Wagner ::: (view all by) ::: September 28, 2003, 08:48 PM:

Toby. I can live with that. Even though I don't follow baseball.

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