What I dig about you
How well do you know Alex?
What is Alex’s middle name?
Petra: “Christopher, even though he denies it.”
Does he have any nicknames?
P: “Dempsey, people call him.”
What is his favourite sports team?
P: “Oh, no.”
Alex: “I don’t talk about it much.”
P: “I don’t know.”
A: “Your dad likes them.”
P: “Toronto Maple Leafs?”
Who is his favourite athlete?
A: “I just put a name for this. It’s basketball. He’s injured.”
P: “Is it not who we were watching the dunks of last night?”
A: “No, no.”
P: “I don’t know.”
Alex’s answer: Derrick Rose.
What is Alex’s best personal sports moment?
P: “Was it winning AUS last year?”
A: “Yeah, I put that, and provincials too.”
P: “High school?”
A: “Club. That’s good, though.”
What is his favourite book?
P: “Is it that one that’s coming out with a movie? I can’t think of what it’s called, but I know it’s about space and this guy that gets recruited…”
A: “She’s right.”
P: “But what’s it called?”
Alex’s answer: Ender’s Game.
What is his favourite movie?
A: “Jeez. We’re doing a lot better than I thought we would.”
P: “Depending on what genre, I’m gonna go with Stan Rogers.”
P: “Or gangster rap.”
A: “I forget what I put already.”
Alex’s answer: “Jumper”
A: “Oh, ‘Jumper!’ I just played it like a hundred times.”
P: “We listened to it together during exam time.”
A: “It’s super old. I don’t even know how it came up. I was hoping you’d remember that one.”
What never fails to make Alex laugh?
A: “Nope. It’s something you do.”
P: “When I tell stories and can’t finish because I’m laughing too hard?”
What does he complain about the most?
P: “What doesn’t he complain about the most? (laughs)”
A: “It’s volleyball-related.”
P: “Being hurt?”
A: “Mondays and Wednesdays.”
P: “Morning workouts or practice.”
What made Alex fall for you in the first place?
P: “My good looks? (laughs) Just kidding, I don’t know.”
A: “I would’ve put that. I put sense of humour, too.”
What is his dream job?
P: “To win the lottery (laughs).”
Alex’s answer: Pro athlete.
What’s the first thing he’d buy if he won the lottery today?
A: “This is a boring answer.”
P: “Is it a material possession?”
A: “Yeah, I guess so.”
P: “A car?”
A: “No. A house. It’s a house, right? That’s a boring answer.”
How well do you know Petra?
What city was Petra born in?
Alex: “Bridgetown? Middleton?”
Petra: “I was supposed to go to Middleton, but there was a complication, so I went to Kentville. But it was a good guess (laughs).”
When is her birthday?
A: “(Pause) October 8th.”
P: “So nerve-wracking!”
What is her favourite sports team?
A: “The team playing against whoever her dad is cheering for. Is that what you put?”
P: “I didn’t say my dad, I just said the opposite of whoever I’m watching the game with (laughs).”
Who is her favourite athlete?
A: “Oh, God. No idea.”
P: “I wrote Alex Dempsey.”
What is Petra’s best personal sports moment?
A: “52 points in a basketball game?”
P: “No, it was 55.”
A. “Not that one? Is it volleyball?”
A: “Winning provincials.”
What is her favourite book?
P: “I put that and another one.”
A: “Another one? The Lovely Bones.”
P: “Good job.”
What is her favourite movie?
A: “You have like 500 favourite movies.”
P: “We watched it together when I won a bet.”
A: “Oh. The Notebook.”
A: “I should know this.”
P: “You can get it at the mall or a restaurant. We always get it when we go to the mall.”
A: “Pad Thai. I was gonna say that (laughs).”
How did you two meet?
A: “In meal hall. Is that what you put?”
P: “Yeah. But I put the time I remember you most is from Varsity Night when I drank out of your necklace. I poured beer into it and then I drank it.”
Where did you go on your first date?
A: “Was it Hamachi House? Was that the first date? Damn it.”
P: “That was one of the first ones. I put when we went for wings for your birthday.”
A: “That’s a good one. Should’ve thought of that.”
Where was your first kiss?
A: “The Lower Deck.”
P: “Embarrassing! So romantic (laughs).”
What made Petra fall for you in the first place?
A: “In meal hall one day, I was joking around about getting a tattoo. What did you put?”
P: “That’s what I put.”
How does Petra hope to spend Valentine’s Day?
A: “They’re gonna be away, so with her team.”
P: “I’ll be away at our AUS championships in Newfoundland, so via Skype?”
What’s the first thing she’d buy if she won the lottery today?
A: “A car?”
A: “And something else?”
P: “And a lot of clothes.”
A: “A lot of clothes. I should’ve known that.”
Alex answered: 9/14 correctly (64.3%)
Petra answered: 8/13 correctly (61.5%)