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Dennis Kelly will give you the sweaty tape off his wrists, if you ask.

Boiler Bits: Dennis Kelly

Dennis Kelly answers the random questions.

When was the last time you pulled an all-nighter? Probably this past spring to study. There was a test that I had to do pretty well on.

Did you? Yes. Everyone says it doesn't work, but …

What word makes you cringe? I'm not very picky about words. I don't like when people abbreviate words that shouldn't be abbreviated. One example comes to me like with "I Love You, man," instead of saying "totally," they say, "tots." Or "dece" for decent.

What happens when you die? That's a good question. I don't know. The one good thing I heard is it's kind of like birth, no one really knows. But I believe you go to heaven. But maybe there's reincarnation. Maybe there's not. It's hard to think about that.

What's in your closet? Clothes and more clothes. And shoes.

What kind of clothes? A T-shirt kind of guy, like graphic tees.

What's the most important feature on a car? I'm not a car person. I guess the functionality.

I would guess to fit, too. You're like 6-foot-8? Yeah, that's the biggest. My first car was a Saturn compact car, so it was considered a clown car.

What's been the weirdest fan request? After the Ohio State game (last season) someone asked for my tape from my wrists. Some kids were asking, "Can I get your tape?" I was like, "It's kind of sweaty." They were like, "We don't care." So I just unraveled it and gave it to them.

Do you karaoke? Not really. When I'm with my family, I do.

Do you have a go-to karaoke song? A couple of my buddies were karaoking a couple weeks ago and "Tribute" from Tenacious D came on, and I knew all those words. So that's got to count for something.

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