Say hi to Aitazaz, Answers contributor from Seattle!

Seattle born and raised, this undergraduate student in the field of networking also enjoys programming and graphic designing. Let’s get to know Answers contributor of nearly five years, Aitazaz!

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Q: What is your first name?
A: Zane

Q: What is your Answers.com username and how did it come about?
A: Aitazaz. It’s an anagram of my name.

Q: What influenced you in choosing your field(s) of study?
A: The way the modern world is evolving.

Q: Is there anything you feel sets you apart, something that makes you unique you’d like to mention?
A: I listen before I talk and think before I act.

Q: What are you most passionate about in your life?
A: My interests.

Q: Are there any traveling experiences you’d like to share?
A: I’ve been to 46 states in the US, and I sometimes travel to Italy.

Q: Where is one place in the world you would love to visit and why?
A: Library of Congress, it’s the largest library in the world.

Q: What are your special interests or hobbies?
A: I enjoy programming and graphic designing.

Q: What do you enjoy for recreation:
A: I like reading and playing tennis, and occasionally play violin as well.

Q: If you had three wishes, what would you wish for?
A: My three wishes would be to teleport, stop time, and ability to fly.

Q: How did you discover Answers.com?
A: I asked a question and needed an answer.

Q: What enticed you to join our community and what do you like best about the community?
A: I joined because I liked the relaxed community.

Q: What is your favorite thing to do on Answers.com?
A: Answering questions.

Q: What accomplishments on Answers.com are you proud of? Do you have any goals you’d like to achieve on the site?
A: My goal at the moment is to become a supervisor, after that I’m not so sure.

Q: What is the most daring thing you’ve ever done?
A: Sky Diving.

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Chameleon, because I could blend in anywhere.

Q: Glass half full or half empty? Why?
A: Half empty, since it’s good to know what is there but better to know what isn’t.

Q: What are some of your favorites in life?
A:
Music Genre – Classical or alternative rock
Band or Artist – Linkin Park
Song – Für Elise; it has sentimental value
Television show – House, because of its hilarious drama
Author – Christopher Paolini, because his works started my reading hobby
Book – Island on Bird Street; it has sentimental value
Subject in school – Web Design
Food – Pizza
Any other favorites you’d like to mention – Anime

Q: And last, but certainly not least, tell us about one interesting random fact about you that most people may not know?
A: I like online gaming

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He claims to have a demented sense of humor and lives by the motto, “Don’t Panic!”  John, aka PPMSJohn, has been with Answers since January.  Let’s see what else John has to share with us about himself!

Q:  Does your username, PPMSJohn, have a special meaning?
A: I have a daily fight with primary progressive MS and that fight helps define me.

Q:  What about your family?
A: Married for 17 years, we have an 18 year old adopted daughter that became our foster child when she was 12.

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Q:  Do you have any pets?
A: 3 Dogs: Golden Doodle: Mithkah (sweetness in Hebrew), Mini Golden Doodle: Kashyyyk (Wookiee home world in Star Wars), and Pug: Roxy (she was rescued so no unique name here)

Q:  What are your special interests?
A: I have received extensive training in the field of religion.

Q:  What influenced you in choosing your field(s) of study?
A: The quest for knowledge of God and his purposes.

Q:  What is your occupation?
A: Right now I’m currently not working due to my disability. I was in steel sales when I was younger, but left that because of the enormous amount of stress that came with it. I was most recently in the field of tool rental as home improvement projects were a big hobby of mine.

Q:  Where are you from; where did you grow up?
A: I’m from Massillon, Ohio

Q:  What life accomplishments are you proud of?
A: Becoming a foster parent and being able to adopt our daughter. Taking in someone that needed our love and care.

Q:  Who or what has been or is your inspiration in life?
A: The example of love and compassion that Jesus Christ set.

Q:  What are you most passionate about in your life?

A: After God and family, probably food and good beer.

Q:  Where is one place in the world you would love to visit and why?
A: Israel because of the history involved.

Q:  What do you enjoy for recreation? Reading, television, movies, running, sports, music, cooking, sewing, crocheting, swimming – whatever you love to do!

A:  Studying and gathering information is actually a hobby of mine… sad I know! I also enjoy sports, music and occasional online gaming.

Q:  Do you have any special talents?
A: I have been told I have a gift for public speaking.

Q:  If you had three wishes, what would you wish for?
A: 1st wish: The wisdom to not mess up my next 2 wishes. 2nd and 3rd wishes: Don’t have the first yet so I do not know.

Q:  How did you discover Answers.com?
A: Asking a question in Google search.

Q: What enticed you to join our community and what do you like best about the community?
A: I thought it was an excellent concept. Asking questions and getting an answer from another person, one that you could contact through the site if needed. Then I thought about sharing my knowledge of the Bible with those that are asking sincere questions.

Q:  What is your favorite thing to do on Answers.com?
A: Answering questions of course!

Q:  If you were inviting someone to join Answers.com, what reason(s) would you give them to convince them they would love being a part of our community?
A: It is a good way to make a contribution to educating society.

Q:  Glass half full or half empty? Why?
A: Half full, unless it’s good beer, because it won’t be half full for long.

Q:  And last, but certainly not least, tell us about one quirky or interesting random fact about you that most people may not know?
A:  I love to say something crazy and off the wall to someone just to see how they will react. I have to put concentrated effort into appearing serious though or the reaction won’t be genuine.