TANGO ADDICT l
How to tell if you are a Tango Addict
Your wardrobe is predominantly black.
You keep a pair of dance shoes in your car.
You own a bootleg copy of Tango Bar.
Ocho is more than just a number.
You know who Carlos Gardel is.
You travel interstate to tango.
What pre-tango days?
Your favorite color is tango black.
You dance tango in your mind.
You have to dance. You have to dance.
You have been spotted dancing tango in parking lots.
You have developed a healthy fear of foot injuries.
You make sure you never run out of breath mints.
Your fantasy travel destination is Buenos Aires.
You become associated with a signature move.
You're reading this to see if you are
Your interest in shoes can easily be mistaken for a fetish.
You no longer freak out at the prospect of leading a boleo.
You no longer have parties at your house; you host milongas.
You wish you paid more attention in high school Spanish class.
You've progressed from the practice hold to full contact tango.
You listen to tango music when you're not at a practica or milonga.
You have been known to sing in the ear of your partner while dancing.
You go through withdrawal without at least one tango-high per week.
You've had the big tango-fight with your partner/friends/teacher.
You've sold or moved most of your furniture to give yourself practice space.
You bring your ankles and knees together all the time, even in the elevator.
You plan the rest of your social life so it doesn't conflict with tango nights.
You are unable to schedule major surgery without compromising tango commitments.
One of the most exciting things in the world is to dance tango with a complete stranger.
You now view the world in terms of people who tango and those unfortunate souls who don't.
You recognize that special glow in the night as another hotbed of tango erupts in the distance.
Your descriptions of tango have shifted from "unbounded enthusiasm" to "you wouldn't understand..."
You've stopped saying sorry when you screw up - you just tango out of the trouble you got into.
You bring your own tango CDs to wedding receptions to ensure that your requests will be played.
Your friends are secrectly plotting to kidnap you for a week of serious deprogramming.
You have developed the ability to turn any conversation to tango within 2 minutes.
Friends and family automatically assume that you want tango-related birthday gifts.
You have to work hard to maintain non-tango friendships (if you have any left).
You've figured out how to find the hidden tango sections in any record store.
You've been dancing a year and still don't get bored talking tango.
Little else in your life gets done compared to your pre-tango days.
Your passion-index is much higher compared to your pre-tango days.
When you look in the mirror, you are usually looking at your feet.
Your shopping cart often substitutes as your dance partner.
You have hosted someone from Buenos Aires at your home.
Tango never fails to energize, no matter how tired you are.
You find that you sandwich feet far more often than shake hands
Your computer passwords at work are always phrases related to tango.
Before traveling, you check out the net for tango events in that area.
You seek out stories from those who have danced tango in other countries.
You can't resist dancing a few tango steps whenever you cross a wooden floor
You remember the place and partner with whom you danced your first real tango.
Posters for upcoming tango events are always magnetized to your refrigerator.
You regularly shop the local Salvation Army to suppliment your tango wardrobe.
You are willing to spend twice as much time driving to a milonga as you actually dance.
You automatically do something Tango-ish whenever you navigate through a crowd.
Your ear has been trained to recognize the tango possibilities in all forms of music.
The thought enters your mind that Johnny Cash was aware of tango black long before you.
You have found yourself caught in unusual situations that are best described as a Tango Moment.
Whenever you wait in line, you must fight the urge to randomly gancho those around you
Tango has diminished, if not ruined, the appeal of every other dance you ever did.
You've put your house on the market to support your tango habit
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"A good tango dancer is one who listens
to the music. We dance the music, not steps.
You see, we are painters. We paint the music with our feet." ~ Carlos Gavito