character survey

Personal Questions

*What is your real, birth name? What name do you use?
*Do you have a nickname? What is it, and where did you get it?
*What do you look like? (Include height, weight, hair, eyes, skin, apparent age, and distinguishing features)
*How do you dress most of the time?
*How do you “dress up”?
*How do you “dress down”?
*What do you wear when you go to sleep?
*Do you wear any jewelry?
*In your opinion, what is your best feature?
*What’s your real birth date?
*Where do you live? Describe it: Is it messy, neat, avant-garde, sparse, etc.?
*Do you own a car? Describe it.
*What is your most prized mundane possession? Why do you value it so much?
*What one word best describes you?

Familial Questions

*What was your family like?
*Who was your father, and what was he like?
*Who was your mother, and what was she like?
*What was your parents marriage like? Were they married? Did they remain married?
*What were your siblings names? What were they like?
*What’s the worst thing one of your siblings ever did to you? What’s the worst thing you’ve done to one of your siblings?
*When’s the last time you saw any member of your family? Where are they now?
*Did you ever meet any other family members? Who were they? What did you think of them?

Childhood Questions

*What is your first memory?
*What was your favorite toy?
*What was your favorite game?
*Any non-family member adults stick out in your mind? Who were they, and how did you know them? *Why do they stick out?
*Who was your best friend when you were growing up?
*What is your fondest, childhood memory?
*What is your worst childhood memory?

Adolescent Questions

*How old were you when you went on your first date?
*It is common for one’s view of authority to develop in their adolescent years. What is your view of authority, and what event most affected it?
*What were you like in high school? What “clique” did you best fit in with?
*What were your high school goals?
*Who was your idol when you were growing up? Who did you first fantasize about in your life?
*What is your favorite memory from adolescence?
*What is your worst memory from adolescence?

Likes & Dislikes Questions

*What hobbies do you have?
*Who is your closest mundane friend? Describe them and how you relate to them.
*Who is your worst mundane enemy? Describe them and why you don’t get along.
*What bands do you like? Do you even pay attention?
*What tape or CD hasn’t left your player since your purchased it? Why?
*What song is “your song?” Why?
*What’s been your favorite movie of all time?
*Read any good books? What were they?
*What do you watch on the Television?
*When it comes to mundane politics, do you care? If so, which way do you tend to vote? If not, why don’t you care?
*What type of places do you hang out in with your mundane friends?
*What type of places do you hang out in with your normal friends?
*What annoys you more than anything else?
*What would be the perfect gift for you?
*What’s the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?
*What time of day is your favorite?
*What kind of weather is your favorite?
*What is your favorite food? What is your least favorite food?
*What is your favorite drink? (Coffee, Coke, Juice, Beer, Wine, etc.)
*What’s your favorite animal? Why?
*Do you have any pets? Do you want any pets? What kind?
*What do you find most relaxing? (Not as in stress relief, but as something that actually calms you down.)
*What habit that others have annoys you most?
*What kind of things embarrass you? Why?
*What don’t you like about yourself?
*How would you like to look?

Sex & Intimacy Questions

*Would you consider yourself straight, gay, bi, or something else? Why?
*Who was the first person you had sex with? When did it happen? What was it like? How well did it go?
*Have you ever had a same-sex experience? Who with, what was it like, and how did it go?
*What is your deepest, most well-hidden sexual fantasy? Would you ever try it?
*What was the wildest thing you’ve ever done, sexually? Who was it with and when did it happen?
*Is there any sexual activity that you enjoy and/or practice regularly that can be considered non-standard? (Bondage, Fantasy Play, etc.) Why do you like it?
*Is there any sexual activity that you will not, under any circumstances, do?
*Do you currently have a lover? What is their name, and what is your relationship like? What are they like? Why are you attracted to them?
*What is the perfect romantic date?
*Describe the perfect romantic partner for you.
*Do you ever want to get married and have children? When do you see this happening?
*What is more important – sex or intimacy? Why?
*What was your most recent relationship like? Who was it with? (Does not need to be sexual, merely romantic.)
*What’s the worst thing you’ve done to someone you loved?

Drug & Alcohol Questions

*How old were you when you first got drunk? What was the experience like? Did anything good come out of it? Did anything bad come out of it?
*Do you drink on any kind of regular basis?
*What kind of alcohol do you prefer?
*Have you ever tried any other kind of “mood altering” substance? Which one(s)? What did you think of each?
*What do you think of drugs and alcohol? Are there any people should not do? Why or why not?

Morality Questions

*What one act in your past are you most ashamed of? What one act in your past are you most proud of?
*Have you ever been in an argument before? Over what, with who, and who won?
*Have you ever been in a physical fight before? Over what, with who, and who won?
*What do you feel most strongly about?
*What do you pretend to feel strongly about, just to impress people?
*What trait do you find most admirable, and how often do you find it?
*Is there anything you think should not be incorporated into the media or art (sex, violence, greed, etc.,)? If so, what and why, and if not, why not?
*Do you have any feelings in general that you are disturbed by? What are they? Why do they disturb you?
*What is your religious view of things? What religion, if any, do you call your own?
*Do you think the future is hopeful? Why?
*Is an ounce of prevention really worth a pound of cure? Which is more valuable? Why do you feel this way?
*What’s the worst thing that can be done to another person? Why?
*What’s the worst thing you could actually do to someone you hated?
*Are you a better leader or follower? Why do you think that? If you think the whole leader-follower archetype is a crock of shit, say so, and explain why?
*What is your responsibility to the world, if any? Why do you think that?
*Do you think redemption is possible? If so, can anyone be redeemed, or are there only certain circumstances that can be? If not, why do you think nothing can redeem itself?
*Is it okay for you to cry? When was the last time you cried?
*What do you think is wrong with MOST people, overall?

Miscellaneous Questions

*What is the thing that has frightened you most? Do you think there is anything out there that’s scarier than that? What do you think that would be?
*Has anyone or anything you’ve ever cared about died? How did you feel about it? What happened?
*What was the worst injury you’ve ever received? How did it happen?
*How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
*What is your current long term goal?
*What is your current short term goal?
*Do you have any bad habits? If so, what are they, and do you plan to get rid of them?
*What time period do you wish you had lived in? Why? (Looking at this as an attempt to change history doesn’t count.) What appeals to you about this era?
*How private of a person are you? Why?
*If you were to gain an obscenely large sum of money (via an inheritance, a lawsuit, a lottery, or anything else) what would you do with it?
*What would you wish for if you found a genie?
*What do you do when you are bored?
*What is the most frightening potential handicap or disfigurement you can conceive of? What makes it so frightening?

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