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10. The lead singer, Andrew Savage, is highly energetic in the best of ways. He has just the right ratio of chill:thrill when he's performing. His voice is deep and gravelly and takes some time to get used to, and while he isn't "singing" per se, he does a great job of narrating songs as if they were intense stories.

9. They are heavily influenced by the loud, screechy aspects of some punk bands. Listen to their album "Light Up Gold" - nearly every song features feedback from the amps, and as off-putting as it is to some, it adds a unique sense to seemingly overdone indie-punk.

8. They're actually two bands: Parquet Courts and Parkay Quarts. PQ features members of other bands as well as players of electronic instruments and brass instruments not established in Parquet Courts. However, PQ can be considered a part of PC's discography, as the main songwriters are in both bands.

7. They give exciting shows. The crowd is so full of energy and so thrilled to be there - most of the time. Some of Parquet's earlier performances as a band showcase bored or disinterested crowds.

6. They are lyrical geniuses. Some of the things sung can be seen as nonsensical ("As for Texas, donuts only/You cannot find bagels here"; "Dollar stores all smell a certain way"; "Two young fingers in wet cement") but in my opinion, they hold a certain charm and can be used to lighten the mood of more serious lyrics.

5. And on the topic of more serious lyrics, the amount of lyrically heavy songs are surprisingly great for a band that also writes songs about the experiences of being bored or stoned. Songs like "Instant Disassembly", "Sunbathing Animal", "Ducking and Dodging", and "N Dakota" display excellent songwriting skills.

4. They are old-school. By this, I mean that they barely use social media (there is no official Facebook or Twitter for them; they have a Blogster or something like that), produce their own merchandise (sometimes by hand), and aren't phone-addicted zombies like the rest of us.

3. They seem to know what they're doing and where they're going in life. They aren't arrogant or at the top of their game. They seem to be okay with being indie rockers, and they like what they do. They also know what their goals are as musicians, and they constantly strive to improve, to become masters of their craft (pardon the pun).

2. Their music jumps out at you and is surprising. I had never heard of them until last year, when "You've Got Me Wonderin' Now" played on the Music Choice indie station on TV. Granted, I only heard the ending, which was feedback overlayed with a plastic recorder screeching (seriously), but it surprised me with how interesting it was. I delved deeper and here I am today, telling the Internet about one of my favorite indie bands.

1. "Master of My Craft/Borrowed Time". That's all.
Natural Hair Color
[ ]Black - $100
[ ]Any form of blonde - $50 
[ ] Red - $75
[x]Brown - $15 
[ ] Other - $10

Total so-far:  $15

Eye Color 
[ ] Blue - $50 
 [ ] Hazel -$100 
[x] Brown - $15
[ ]Green - $200 
[ ]Other - $10

Total so-far: $30

Height
[ ] Over 7' - $200
[ ] 6'8" to 7' - $175
[ ] 6'0" to 6'7" - $150 
[x] 5'5" to 5'11" - $75 
[ ] 4'9" to 5'4" - $50 
[ ]Under 4'9 - $105

Total so-far: $105

Age
[ ] 41 to 50 - $150
[ ] 31 to 40 - $100
[ ] 26 to 30 - $75
[ ] 21 to 25 - $50
[ ] 19 to 20 - $25
[x] 0 to 18 - $100

Total so-far: $205

Birth Order
[ ] Twins (or more) - $300
[ ] First Born - $300 
[x] Only Child - $250
[ ] Second Born - $150
[ ] Middle Child - $100
[ ]Last Born - $200 
[ ]Third Born - $100
[ ] Fourth Born - $100
[ ] Fifth Born - $375

Total so-far: $455

Drink?
[x] No - $400 
[ ] Only holidays - $250 
[ ] Sometimes - $215
[ ] YES - $200
[ ] Only weekends - $300
[ ] Every other day - $50
[ ] Once a day - $15
[ ] I live from the bottle - $10

Total so-far: $855

Vision
[ ] perfect vision - $300 
[ ]Have glasses/contacts but don't wear them - $200
[ ] No correction - $100 
[x] Glasses - $50
[ ] Contacts - $25
[ ] Surgical correction - $100

Total so-far: $1055

Family's Car Color(s)
[ ] White - $2,000 
[ ] Maroon - $800
[ ] Gold - $700
[ ]Grey - $600
[ ] Blue Grey - $900 
[ ] Pink - $475
[ ] Black - $450
[ ] Red - $400
[ ] Green- $350
[ ] Silver $300
[ ] Purple- $250
[ ] Metallic - $200
[ ] Yellow - $100
[ ] Primer - $75
[x] Tan- $20 
[ ] Rusted - $15
[ ] No Car - $0

Total so-far: $1095

Shoe Size
[ ] Over 13 - $300
[ ]12 1/2 to 13 - $250
[ ] 11 to 12 - $700
[ ] 10.5 - $650 
[X]7 to 10 - $600
[] Under 7 - $550 

Total so-far: $1695

Favorite Colors
[ ] Green - $750
[x] Black - $600
[ ] Red - $800
[ ] Yellow - $415
[ ] Brown - $50
[ ] Purple - $225
[ ] White - $400 
[ ] Aqua - $350
[ ] Orange - $300
[ ] Blue - $300
[x] Pink - $100
[ ] Other - $50

Total so-far: $2395

Did you use a calculator to add it all up?
[x] Yes - $0 
[ ]On Some - $750
[ ]No - $1000 

Total so-far: $2395

How many people are you going to tag?
[ ] Over 61 - $250,000 
[ ] 51 - 60 - $100,000
[ ] 41 - 50 - $50,000
[ ] 31 - 40 - $10,000
[ ] 21 - 30 - $5,000
[ ] 11 - 20 - $1,000
[ ] 1 - 10 - $500 
[X] 0 - $0

Grand Total: $2395
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