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Catwoman. Rwaowr!


Most favorite superhero movie?
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Old 04-19-2018, 10:41 AM
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Marvel's The Avengers. It was the movie my inner child had been waiting for my entire life.


Most Favorite type of edible nut?
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Old 04-19-2018, 12:54 PM
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Pecan, hands down.

Most favorite leafy vegetable?
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Old 04-19-2018, 05:48 PM
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Spinach. It makes atom bombs explode in my biceps.

Most fav Popeye character other than Popeye.
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Old 04-19-2018, 11:18 PM
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Olive Oil


It's the only other one I know.


Favorite baseball team?
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Old 04-19-2018, 11:39 PM
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Cleveland Indians. Go Tribe!

MF football team (or soccer or rugby, if you're not a Murrican)?
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Old 04-24-2018, 04:26 AM
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In NFL, it would be the San Francisco 49ers. In CFL, it would be the Toronto Argonauts. ("ARRRRR-gos!")

Favorite NHL hockey team?
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Old 06-09-2018, 08:38 AM
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It used to be the Red Wings, but then all of their HoFers retired, they got bad, and aside from the Finals I hardly follow hockey much anymore.
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Old 06-09-2018, 12:58 PM
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Duhhh...


Most favorite season.
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Old 06-10-2018, 03:30 AM
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Rabbit season? Duck season? Rabbit season? Duck season?

No, it's gotta be baseball season!

Most favorite animated film?
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Old 06-10-2018, 07:41 AM
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Most favorite animated film?
Wallace and Gromit in The Wrong Trousers.


Favorite FX-heavy movie from before CGI.
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Old 06-10-2018, 03:43 PM
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The Sword and the Sorcerer, cheesy as it may be now.

Your Most Favorite Disney Princess?
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:17 AM
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Belle, definitely. She reminds me of a long-ago high-school girlfriend.

Most favorite of Disney's seven dwarfs?
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Old 06-15-2018, 11:17 PM
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Grumpy. I see myself in him.


Your Most Favorite all-time motor vehicle?
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Old 06-17-2018, 04:37 PM
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The original Humvee. Not the crappy retail version, but the military one. I'm not saying I'd want it for a day-to-day vehicle, but to just have something in the garage that could get me where I'm going no matter what the weather or terrain would give me great peace. In the end, that's all a vehicle is for, right? This is the ultimate "Get you and your loved ones safely where you need to be" set of wheels.


What's your most favorite pastry?
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Old 06-17-2018, 04:42 PM
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A still-warm from the oven croissant. (with plenty of cold butter)


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Old 06-17-2018, 05:26 PM
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Looking out over the ocean on the front porch of the rickety beach house on the Outer Banks that we often go to.

Most favorite Thirties movie?
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Old 06-19-2018, 01:03 PM
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Most favorite Thirties movie?
The Awful Truth, 1937, Irene Dunne and Cary Grant. I love this movie, and have seen it probably a dozen times. The whole film is rolling on the floor laughing funny, but on top of that, it contains what is, to me, the funniest scene in all of cinema, when Irene Dunne pretends to be Grant's sister, and shows up at his SO's in-laws' house. I'd post it, but then I'd have to write a long paragraph explaining what led up to it, or it isn't as funny.

Dunne and Grant are two of my favorite performers ever. I even once had a cat named Irene Dunne.


Most favorite silent movie.
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Old 06-19-2018, 01:26 PM
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City Lights. A funny, charming Chaplin romance.

Most favorite Forties movie?
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Old 06-19-2018, 01:53 PM
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Casablanca. It has intrigue, romance, stirring music, and Nazis! Oh, and more quotable lines than you can shake a stick at.

Most favorite Fifties movie?
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Old 06-19-2018, 03:37 PM
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Grease is the word, baby.

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Old 06-19-2018, 04:25 PM
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Leonard on The Big Bang Theory. Not nearly as annoying as so many other TV nerds, and he's got a hot wife.

Most favorite movie that came out in the Fifties?
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:05 PM
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The African Queen (1951). Bogart and Hepburn turn in fine performances in an action-adventure film.

Most favorite movie that came out in the Sixties?
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:38 PM
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The Lion In Winter (1968) Katherine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, with a great supporting cast led by Anthony Hopkins - taut dialogue all the way through.

Most favorite movie that came out in the Seventies?
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:44 PM
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Time After Time just squeaks in, coming out in 1979. I saw it a dozen times in the theatre, and it is superb.

Most favorite movies of the 1980'a?
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:50 PM
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The Thing (1982)

Still my favorite movie of all time. The paranoia and tension still gives me chills even if the jump scares and grossness don't anymore. And the Spiderhead thing still creeps me the fuck out.

I guess I'll follow the trend we got going here, Most Fave 90's movie?
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Old 06-19-2018, 06:05 PM
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I guess I'll follow the trend we got going here, Most Fave 90's movie?
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) -- biopic of Dorothy Parker starring Jennifer Jason Leigh. Critical reception was mixed, but I loved it. I could come up with several close runners up, though.


MF movie that came out in the first decade of the 21st century.
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Old 06-19-2018, 06:25 PM
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A Mighty Wind (2003). It was the first Christopher Guest mockumentary I saw, and it inspired me to look at his others. Loved it, and the others, and I still rewatch it.

Most favorite movie of the 2010s (so far)?
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Old 06-19-2018, 07:45 PM
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

One of the very very few comic book movies that I absolutely love. It's a masterpiece of humor, music, video game nostalgia, love. I love Edgar Wright. I love Knives Chow. I Love Romona Flowers. I'll probably watch it again tonight.

Let's have some fun now, shall we? Most favorite movie you would love to see to come out in the 2020's.
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Old 06-19-2018, 10:20 PM
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Let's have some fun now, shall we? Most favorite movie you would love to see to come out in the 2020's.
A biopic, or even TV miniseries about the Gish sisters. A really good, well-researched one. There's a young actress right now who only about 20, who would make a dynamite Lillian-- looks just like her, and is a good actress. Make this film while she is still young enough to play Lillian's film years.

Julia Sarah Stone
Lillian Gish
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Old 06-20-2018, 05:25 AM
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A biopic, or even TV miniseries about the Gish sisters. A really good, well-researched one. There's a young actress right now who only about 20, who would make a dynamite Lillian-- looks just like her, and is a good actress. Make this film while she is still young enough to play Lillian's film years.

Julia Sarah Stone
Lillian Gish
Oops. And the next one is, your favorite stage play. Can be a regular play or a musical.
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Old 06-20-2018, 05:37 AM
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Oops. And the next one is, your favorite stage play. Can be a regular play or a musical.
A Chorus Line. Migosh, when I saw that at the Royal Alex in Toronto, I was blown away. It's what got me into community theatre--not that I will be anything like the kids in that show. Still, I'd like to join in on "What I did for love" with my big bass voice, honed from years of church choir.

Most favorite song to sing?

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Old 06-29-2018, 09:52 AM
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Right now it's Art Garfunkel's All I Know. I love the lyrics.

Favorite SF writer?
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Old 06-29-2018, 11:03 AM
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For wide ranging topics, it's got to be Asimov.

Favorite music video from the 1980's?
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Old 06-29-2018, 03:57 PM
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So many to choose from, but I think I'll go with A-Ha's "Take on Me." Loved the rotoscoping.

Favorite Simpsons character?
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Old 06-29-2018, 04:17 PM
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Favorite Shakespearian adaptation on film?
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Old 06-29-2018, 05:10 PM
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West Side Story

Favorite chicken recipe? (Details, please, I'm bored and need to cook this weekend.) :-D
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Old 06-29-2018, 05:16 PM
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S really basic chicken curry broccoli. You know: cans of soup, mayo, cheese right off the web. Served on rice, of course.


Favorite food to grill?
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Old 06-29-2018, 06:09 PM
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Redfish on the half-shell. You leave the skin on when you fillet the fish, season/marinate to taste, grill on high heat, and scoop the meat off the skin and onto plates with a large spatula. Dicard skin. Any scales that fall into the grill are quickly incinerated. It can be done with almost any medium to large fish you catch. The skin acts as a pan without anything sticking/burning to it.

Favorite grilled vegetable?
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:26 PM
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Corn on the cob. Then slather it in butter, mayo, pepper, paprika, and parmesan cheese yum!

Favorite use for corn.
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Old 06-29-2018, 10:20 PM
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Nuke it unhusked until you smell corn. Remove (with towel hot!j husk, and, if your wife isn't looking, run the entire damn stick of butter on it, melting out a trough.

Then eat it.

ETA: The corn.

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Old 06-29-2018, 10:21 PM
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Oh, damn. Not really a response. But ok: "using a hot corn cob to melt a trough in a stick of butter, and then passing the corn cob to my wife."

Favorite thing your wife/partner ever busted?

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Old 06-29-2018, 11:09 PM
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Our marriage.

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Old 06-30-2018, 12:35 AM
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Old 06-30-2018, 09:39 AM
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Gary Hart's Monkey Business

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Old 06-30-2018, 08:53 PM
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Favorite mistake of any Republican party politician?
When Gerald Ford tripped and fell while getting off an airplane. Did a total faceplant. On national TV.

This is back when you disembarked on the tarmac, and then walked across the open runway into the airport from anything except maybe a jumbo jet.


Favorite thing people used to do that they don't do anymore, because it's become outdated, or for some security reason.
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Old 07-02-2018, 08:16 AM
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Old 07-02-2018, 06:38 PM
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Renaissance


Favorite painter of any style.
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Old 07-03-2018, 12:52 AM
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Favorite underappreciated musician.
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Old 07-03-2018, 01:40 AM
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Favorite underappreciated musician.
A composer, really, but Edvard Grieg. He's mostly remembered for the bits of Peer Gynt that are part of Bugs Bunny cartoons, but his suites are really gorgeous. The Holberg Suite is my favorite piece of music of any genre ever.


Favorite piece of music or movie from a genre you don't usually like.
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