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Carrie Underwood: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (I’m a Doomsday Preparer!)

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Country superstar Carrie Underwood, whose new album, Storyteller, is out now, shared 25 fun facts about herself with Us Weekly.

1. I love the smell of skunk.

2. I am directionally challenged. I get lost. Constantly.

3. When I was in seventh grade, I was a member of the Jonathan Taylor Thomas fan club.

4. I don’t do math.

5. I’ve never been pulled over or received a speeding/parking ticket.

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6. I don’t smoke, but sometimes I need a smoke break.

7. I drive like a grandma.

8. I love all vegetables… except eggplant. I hate eggplant.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher attended the 2015 CMT Music Awards Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

9. I had a pet duck when I was young. His name was Drake. He liked to eat dog food and bite me.

10. I am an amazing whistler… like, The Andy Griffith Show theme song good.

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11. I met my husband [NHL player Mike Fisher] in a meet and greet.

12. Our first kiss was on New Year’s Eve when the countdown ended.

13. I have trouble writing the capital letter B or 3 or a cursive Z. My hand just won’t do it.

14. I can’t see very well but I refuse to wear contacts or glasses, or go to the optometrist. I’m not sure why.

15. I once slammed my pinkie finger in the trunk door of a car — on Christmas Eve!

16. I’m a bit of a doomsday preparer. Make fun of me, but we’ll see who survives the zombie apocalypse.

17. When I was little, I found a robin’s egg and decided to incubate it so it would hatch. It didn’t work, but hey, I tried.

18. I’m a lover of all animals, except for turtles.  Sure, I’ll pull over my car to rescue one off the road, but I won’t be happy about it!

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RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Carrie Underwood performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live on October 27, 2015

19. I have a massive crush on Patrick Stewart. Always have, always will.

20. My parents almost named me Stacy.

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21. I know every word to every song from Wham!’s Make It Big album.

22. I strongly dislike Valentine’s Day.

23. If mustard were a food group, I would totally be into that. I love the condiment on almost everything.

24. I graduated salutatorian of my high school and with magna cum laude honors in college.

25. If I could have one superpower, I would  choose the power of teleportation. Travel these days is so stressful. Beam me up, Scotty!

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