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Old 02-25-2005, 12:28 AM   #1
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Break from Politics

I know this should be in the Lemonade Stand, just thought we could all use a breather. Please answer any or all and tell us why:

1. Favorite book/author
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where?
5. Who would you be?
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create?
7. What philosophy gets you through the day?
8. Who do you find funny?
9. Your biggest strength?
10. Worst thing anyone could call you?
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Old 02-25-2005, 12:56 AM   #2
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1. Favorite book/author --- Nabokov
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid--- Heckle and Jeckle
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult--- Aeon Flux
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where?--- I can, it is not where but how
5. Who would you be?--- A better version of myself
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create?--- Mayhem
7. What philosophy gets you through the day?--- Live in the here and now.
8. Who do you find funny?--- Many people, old people for sure.
9. Your biggest strength?--- I know the end is near.
10. Worst thing anyone could call you?--- Late for ice cream
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Old 02-25-2005, 01:22 AM   #3
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1. Favorite book/author - Paulina Simmons
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid - Masters of the Universe
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult - Felix the cat
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? - far away
5. Who would you be? - Everything I want to be
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? - 1 masterpiece
7. What philosophy gets you through the day? - could always be worse
8. Who do you find funny? - me
9. Your biggest strength? - denial works for me
10. Worst thing anyone could call you? - a liar
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Old 02-25-2005, 01:29 AM   #4
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1. Favorite book/author: Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid: Thomas The Tank Engine.
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult: Thomas The Tank Engine.
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where?: Somewhere in the Southern Alps or Fjordland of New Zealand.
5. Who would you be?: Amak Axver.
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality, what would you like to create?: Perfection.
7. What philosophy gets you through the day?: None in particular.
8. Who do you find funny?: Plenty of people. I think I'm the only person who finds myself amusing.
9. Your biggest strength?: My memory or intellect.
10. Worst thing anyone could call you?: Stupid.
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Old 02-25-2005, 01:38 AM   #5
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2. Favorite cartoon as a kid: Thomas The Tank Engine.
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult: Thomas The Tank Engine.
I have a pretty funny Thomas The Tank Engine story. Unfortunately, I've been sworn to secrecy and can't tell anyone!
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Old 02-25-2005, 02:00 AM   #6
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1. Favorite book/author ~ I don't mind Shakespeare, although that tilts more towards playwright

2. Favorite cartoon as a kid ~ The Simpsons

3. Favorite cartoon as an adult ~ Futurama

4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? ~ I saw a few places in Greece that would be worth it

5. Who would you be? ~ suave me

6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality, what would you like to create? ~ Faster than light travel

7. What philosophy gets you through the day? ~

8. Who do you find funny? ~ I do impress my own self.

9. Your biggest strength? ~ my shameless self-confidence and intellectual prowess (it's not a superiority complex if I am superior

10. Worst thing anyone could call you? ~ John Doe
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Old 02-25-2005, 03:27 AM   #7
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1. Favorite book/author: Tao Te Ching/Lao-Tzu
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid: Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult: south park/Family Guy
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? London again
5. Who would you be? me, but a lil' different
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? a painting reflecting everyone's sorrow
7. What philosophy gets you through the day? "Keep your eye on the prize - my bed"
8. Who do you find funny? my friends
9. Your biggest strength? my girlfriend/best friend
10. Worst thing anyone could call you?
insincere
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Old 02-25-2005, 06:15 AM   #8
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1. Favorite book/author - author-John Irving. Fave book - I have no idea right now, maybe Catcher In The Rye

2. Favorite cartoon as a kid - Peanuts

3. Favorite cartoon as an adult- Peanuts

4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? -Hawaii or some similar beautiful tropical place

5. Who would you be? - princess of my own Hawaiian island complete w/ beautiful man servants

6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? - movies

7. What philosophy gets you through the day? Laughter is the best medicine

8. Who do you find funny? David Letterman

9. Your biggest strength? - being a survivor

10. Worst thing anyone could call you? ugly maybe, I don't know..or selfish..worst thing someone can do is believe what someone else tells them about me w/ out even knowing me or getting to know me. Especially when that person has an agenda of their own and is off their rocker, OK, that's my rant for today
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1. Favorite book: Fountainhead
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid: Superfriends
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult: Simpsons
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? I've discovered recently it's not so much where but with who?
5. Who would you be? I can only be me.
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? Haven't been drained yet.
7. What philosophy gets you through the day? All you have is today.
8. Who do you find funny? clueless people
9. Your biggest strength? empathy
10. Worst thing anyone could call you?
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Old 02-25-2005, 07:38 AM   #10
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1. Favorite book/author - Steven King "The Stand"
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid - Mighty Mouse
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult - Recess
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? - Costa Rica ,not so much afford, but family ties
5. Who would you be? - An explorer
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? - a novel
7. What philosophy gets you through the day? - Imagine
8. Who do you find funny? - Robin Williams
9. Your biggest strength? - Compassion
10. Worst thing anyone could call you? - bigot
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Old 02-25-2005, 07:46 AM   #11
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1. Favorite book: Any Star Wars book, Steven King book, Kennedy Book

2. Favorite cartoon as a kid: Spiderman

3. Favorite cartoon as an adult: South Park

4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? Ritz-Carlton Towers, Boston

5. Who would you be? Me in the MLB

6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? A bakery.

7. What philosophy gets you through the day? Don't Worry be Happy.

8. Who do you find funny? People, esp kids.

9. Your biggest strength? I never ever give up on people.

10. Worst thing anyone could call you? I would say prejudiced.
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1. Favorite book/author – The Bible, God
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid – Looney Tunes
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult – Beavis & Butthead
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? – I hope to buy a house one day on the other side of the bay.
5. Who would you be? - Me
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? – new Star Wars movies/books
7. What philosophy gets you through the day? – Philippians 4:13
8. Who do you find funny? – Austin Powers
9. Your biggest strength? - faith
10. Worst thing anyone could call you? - selfish
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Old 02-25-2005, 09:45 AM   #13
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1. Favorite book/author — "Blue Like Jazz" by Donald Miller (aside from the Bible, of course)
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid — Batman/Simpsons
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult — Batman/Simpsons/Family Guy
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? — Ireland
5. Who would you be? —*I'd continue being myself, but I'd also be Batman
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? — A magazine
7. What philosophy gets you through the day? — Whatever I come across as I read the Bible in the morning
8. Who do you find funny? —*Steven Wright/Lewis Black/David Letterman/My two boys
9. Your biggest strength? — My faith
10. Worst thing anyone could call you? —*a Kid Rock fan
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1. Favorite book/author - Frank McCourt

2. Favorite cartoon as a kid - The Flintstones

3. Favorite cartoon as an adult - King of the Hill

4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where? Near an ocean

5. Who would you be? myself with a little more discipline

6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create? a memoir of my life to pass on to my kids someday

7. What philosophy gets you through the day? my problems are tiny on the grand scale of things

8. Who do you find funny? silly bathroom humor

9. Your biggest strength? loyalty

10. Worst thing anyone could call you? phony/insincere
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1. Favorite book/author -- book: _All the King's Men_, author: toss up between Irvine Welsh and Phillip Roth (honorable mention to Shakespeare)
2. Favorite cartoon as a kid -- TV: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe; Newspaper: Calvin & Hobbes
3. Favorite cartoon as an adult -- TV: The Simpsons (seasons 2-7); Newspaper: the Boondocks; the J-Lo/Affleck episode of South Park
4. If you could afford to live anywhere, where -- The West Village, NYC; a vacation home on St. John, USVI and frequent trips to Positano
5. Who would you be -- Bono
6. If your creative juices hadn't been drained by reality,
what would you like to create -- a sweeping, magnificent Oscar winning film about the rise and rise of U2
7. What philosophy gets you through the day -- the cumulative impact of U2's entire catalogue; also, "what if not but for the grace of god that were me?"
8. Who do you find funny -- Wonkette; Cartman
9. Your biggest strength -- bottomles well of empathy, an infectious enthusiasm for big ideas
10. Worst thing anyone could call you -- fake
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