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1.Q Tell me about the first time you remember being thrilled.
1.A My father bringing in the Christmas tree through the back door. I was about 3 or 4 years old
2.Q What’s the slightest thing to have thrilled you?
2.A The slightest thing is to have passed a test I KNEW I had flunked
3.Q What’s the most frightening yet thrilling thing you’ve done?
3.A I was camping out with friends and the tent was invaded by drunk males.
4.Q Tell me why you’re not completely sensible.
4.A I'm too emotional to be sensible 100% of the time. Maybe 50% is more accurate.
5.Q What’s the most uninhibited thing you’ve ever done?
5.A Tough question. Every time I'm uninhibited I get in trouble.
6.Q What have you considered doing for pleasure but were too concerned about the risks?
6.A Bungy jumping


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7.Q Describe the event in one sentence (there’s time to expand later)
7.A Someone gave me an unexpected present.
8.Q Tell me a bit about yourself around this time.
8.A Teenager, unsure of self. Vulnerable
9.Q List the sequence of events leading up to your thrill. Try to remember how you felt at each stage. The smallest detail could be important (this is your chance to expand).
9.A Too long ago to be specific. I remember a birthday that was ignored by family but an acquaintance gave me a gift in saying that things would be would get better. He was right.
10.Q What were your thoughts and feelings at the precise moment of thrill?
10.A That someone I knew so little would remember me enough to say happy birthday and be shocked to learn how my parents had ignored the event. That he took the time to even say it let alone tell me that things would get better.
11.Q What did you do afterwards?
11.A I glowed, then I cried.
12.Q What were the risks?
12.A Emotional vulnerability
13.Q What did you imagine other people thought of you during and after the event?
13.A N/A
14.Q How often do you think about the event, and why?
14.A I carry it with me. It strengthened me emotionally especially when I left home as soon as possible and found the world was a better place outside of the house I grew up in.
15.Q Some people probably don’t understand how such a thing can thrill you; explain it to them.
15.A It can make you laugh, or make you happy, it makes you warm inside.
16.Q What three changes could have made the experience better, and why?
16.A Nothing. It was perfect as was.
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