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Old 07-18-2019, 07:45 PM
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I don't like most ________, except for ________.


This is kind of an antidote for the other "I don't like..." threads. What are some examples of things you do like, even though you don't generally like that type of thing? For example:

I don't like most country music, but I do like Johnny Cash.

I don't like most rap/hip hop, but I do kind of like some old school Run DMC or Grand Master Flash stuff. Eminem isn't bad either.

I don't like most IPAs, but I did once taste an IPA I did kind of like. It actually managed to taste hoppy without being bitter. Unfortunately I don't remember what it was called.
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:34 PM
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I don't think light beer should be allowed to use the word "beer". It should just be "Yo, bruh, gimme a Light Malted Beverage!"

But I love Spotted Cow (technically a crafthouse ale, whatever that is). Lighter, but with definite flavor.


Oh, and I respect old classic country (Johnny and Willie), but I don't like any modern country music. Except I really like Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown.
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:57 PM
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The problem with country is that there are two completely different genres called "country", that have nothing at all in common other than the singers wearing broad-brimmed hats. Which is really annoying to me, because I love folk country, but hate pop country.

In the spirit of the OP, I don't like rap, except for "White and Nerdy".
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I don't like most anything by Paul Simon, or Simon and Garfunkel... except for "The Boxer." Great song.
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Old 07-19-2019, 02:46 AM
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I don't like rap/hip-hop, but for some reason, I like, "I Against I", by Mos Def & Massive Attack. Might be because it was in Blade 2, but it's still in my everyday random playlist, close to 20 years later.
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Old 07-19-2019, 03:50 AM
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:48 AM
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I don't think light beer should be allowed to use the word "beer". It should just be "Yo, bruh, gimme a Light Malted Beverage!"

But I love Spotted Cow (technically a crafthouse ale, whatever that is). Lighter, but with definite flavor.
I don't think I ever would have considered Spotted Cow to be a light beer. To me, it's more on par with a wheat beer.
You might want to try Totally Naked. To me, that's New Glarus' light beer.
Of course, Spotted Cow is their flagship, so it has to appeal to the masses and can't be loaded up with hops. In any case, it's a really good beer.
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:29 AM
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Another vote for "I don't like country music, but I do like Johnny Cash".

I don't like "westerns" ( film/TV ) but I love 'Deadwood'.
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I don't like Will Ferrell, except for "Stranger than Fiction".
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I don't like corned beef, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, or rye bread. Except when they're all together in a Reuben. Then they're delicious. The only ingredient in it I do like is swiss cheese. Highly recommended if you've never had one in spite of it sounding gag-worthy.

I also do like gin or tonic, unless they're in a gin AND tonic. Then it's my favorite alcoholic beverage. Amazing synergy there.

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Old 07-20-2019, 02:32 AM
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I don't like cheese or tomatoes, but I love pizza.

I don't like liver, but I love pâté

I don't like gangster movies, but I love Casino.

I don't like Adam Sandler movies, but I love Little Nicky.

I don't like rap, but I love "Gangsta's Paradise".




As a general rule, I disapprove of art about artists. It seems like a form of onanism.

But I love S.O.B., Living in Oblivion, and Singin' in the Rain.

And I love "Drift Away", "Six-String Orchestra", and "American Pie".
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I don't like tomatoes, but I love tomato soup
I don't like mushrooms, but I love mushroom soup


Actually, I discovered a few years ago that there are several foods I don't like that, when blended into puree/soup, I find delicious.
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Old 07-20-2019, 02:42 PM
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I don't like Will Ferrell, except for "Stranger than Fiction".
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I'm with the OP:

I don't like country music as now presented, but I really like country music when it was actually country music. (Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Eddy Arnold, Charlie Pride, et al)

I don't like IPAs as a rule, but I really like Bridgetown IPA.

I don't like rap/hip-hop much, but I liked Gangsta Paradise, Wild Thing, and Fresh Prince.
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Kevin Klein, but I like Bob's Burgers.
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Old 07-21-2019, 09:01 AM
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I don't like most country music, but I do like Patsy Cline.

I don't like most rap/hip hop, but I do like Michael Franti.
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I don't like Adam Sandler but I do like...no, I don't like Adam Sandler at all.
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I don't like Huey Lewis and the News songs AT ALL...but I do like 'Heart and Soul'
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Can't watch Christian Bale in anything except American Psycho.

The only strong efforts The Bealtes ever put out were Wild Honey Pie and You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)

Don't like any Peter Jackson stuff except Bad Taste.

Same with Spielberg, except Duel. (ok maybe Jaws and the first half hour of Saving Private Ryan)

Way more an Indica dude, but one Sativa strain I like is Green Crack.
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I don't like Will Ferrell, except for "Stranger than Fiction".
This times a billion!
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I don't like the Black Keys, except for "Fever."

I don't like Kings of Leon, except for "Reverend."
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I don't like most (whatever the genre is), but I do like The Red Clay Ramblers. I have their "Twisted Laurel/Merchants Lunch" CD, and I love several songs on it, particularly "The Ace," which I've played a gazillion times. Strangely, I first heard of them when this disk was featured on my local CLASSICAL radio station.
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Old 07-22-2019, 12:45 PM
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I don't like Will Ferrell, except for "Stranger than Fiction".
"Everything Must Go" was actually pretty good too. I really don't like him in anything else but those two movies were good.
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Not really a fan of Billy Joel, but like his song a Matter of Trust.
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Not really a fan of Billy Joel, but like his song a Matter of Trust.

Same here, but add "Innocent Man"
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I don't like Adam Sandler and I don't like romantic comedies but Punch Drunk Love is an insanely good movie.
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The only strong efforts The Bealtes ever put out were Wild Honey Pie and You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)
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Mine is about books.

I don’t like most urban fantasy, but I love F. Paul Wilson’s Repairman Jack novels.

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I don't like most pop music, but I like Bruno Mars.

I don't like most pop country, but I like Chris Stapleton.
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I don't like Robin Williams but I do like Moscow on the Hudson and Good Will Hunting.

I don't like rap but I like Eminem.

I don't like garbanzo beans but I like hummus.

I don't like exercise but I like mowing the lawn.

I don't like sci-fi but I do like The Twilight Zone.


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I don't like polka music but I do like"Weird Al" Yankovic's polka medleys of hit songs.
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Another vote for "I don't like country music, but I do like Johnny Cash".

I don't like "westerns" ( film/TV ) but I love 'Deadwood'.
I don't like most "Westerns," either, outside of Have Gun, Will Travel and Wanted: Dead or Alive.
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