Love is in the air! Or, is that global warming? Either way, this quiz will help you find ways to spread your love and shrink your carbon footprint at the same time.
(Hate quizzes? Skip straight to the answers.)
Before I don my fave organic-cotton dating costume, I'll take a shower for:
Less than 3 minutes, like I always do; my date will have to accept me for who I am.
3 minutes, 'cause a first date warrants a few extra passes here and there.
5 minutes. Don't want to mess up this opportunity.
7+ minutes. I like to stay warm while I use my fancy conditioner.
The chocolate I give to my love-bunny is:
Organic and fair-trade.
Sold in bulk during the latter part of October.
I'm planning a low-carbon first date, so we're going to:
Take a long walk on the beach at sunset.
Chill out and watch a DVD on my awesome HD flat-screen TV.
Use my frequent flier miles to jet to Paris for a long weekend.
Sip organic champagne in front of a roaring fire.
Uh oh... your blind date picks you up in a Hummer. You:
Get in, go on the date, come home, take a 3-minute shower, log in, and buy some carbon offsets.
Dump your date and use the old adage, "It's not you, it's me."
Tell your date you'll meet him/her at the restaurant/show and ride your bike or take the bus there.
Speak up! Seize the opportunity to let your date know how you feel about monster gas-guzzlers. Then assess whether to jump ship or stay the course.
The playground in my pleasure kingdom (okay, my mattress) is:
One I got a great deal on at bargain store.
Free of the toxic chemical PBDE (polybrominated diphenyl ethers). I double-checked!
A heated, thousand-fingers massage bed surrounded by twinkling lights.
A waterbed I inherited from my swinging Uncle Stanley.
To set the mood, I always add a little lighting ambience with:
Regular bulbs -- they always worked before!
Lights, shmights. Let's get it on in the dark.
My sweetie pie and I:
Live together like peas and carrots!
Live within walking or biking distance of each other.
Live a short drive away from each other.
Live a half a tank of gas away from each other.
Alternate buying plane tickets to visit each other.
Which of the following is the most effective means of birth control:
Birth control pill, patch, or injection.
Has no carbon footprint whatsoever.
Is a friend of the Earth.
Is pro-environment but has vices just like everyone else.
Believes global warming is a liberal media conspiracy.
Is an auto exec from Detroit.
You want to give flowers to your Valentine, but you also want to be sustainable. You should:
Get red roses! They're so red and pretty! And red!
Order an organic bouquet online.
Make a bouquet out of newspaper.
Go to the nursery and get a seasonal, native plant, or flower.
present your Valentine with produce from the farmer's market, take a big whiff of them and say "Don't this smell great!" And then offer to cook dinner.