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These are a few of my favorite things...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Beauregard, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    "Rain drops on roses, and whiskers on kittens..."

    What's your favorite food? What's your favorite drink? What's your favorite fast food restraunt?

    These are the titles of many threads springing up in and around the General Discusion part of the forum recently. Obviously we all have our favorite likes and dislikes (including the favorite things to ask what are peoples favorites of.)

    The problem is, the amount of "Favortie things" threads are slightly cluttering this part of the forum, so I propose the starting of this thread.

    "These are a few of my favorite things..."

    The idea of the thread is to incorperate all the other threads together. I propose that someone decides on a "favorite" topic (Favorite fast food, favorite video game, etc) and then everyone who wants to join that conversation (or would post in a thread on that topic) can post here.

    Then, when that "Favorite thing" topic exhasts itself, a new one can be established in the same thread.

    That way a lot of clutter can be removed, and people can find new subjects to talk about without creating new threads.

    So, the rules are:

    Anyone can post a new topic at any time, but try to leave enough time for all those who wish to participate in the topic to do so first.

    Anyone can talk about any aspect of the subject.

    Post new topics in BOLD

    You do not have to sing songs from Sound of Music if you do not wish.


    So, the first topic:

    What is your favorite Band/CD/group/type of music?

    Personally, I do not have a favorite, I just like any music that (at the time) sounds nice. Of course, anything Muppet is perfect for my tastes.

    What do you think? What are your favorites?
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  2. doloreshopesite

    doloreshopesite New Member

    Favorie Tv Actors

    Dolores Hope (of course)
  3. bobhopesite

    bobhopesite Active Member

    Favorite Shows

    The Muppet Show
    Full House
    Doug
    Muppet Babies


    Favorite Actors

    Bob Hope
    Frank Sinatra
    Dean Martin

    Favorite Movies

    Son of Paleface
    The Paleface
    The Lemon Drop Kid
    The Muppet Movie
    The Great Muppet Caper
    Muppets Take Manhattan
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  4. Whatever

    Whatever Active Member

    I always answer this question with the Electric Mayhem. Once a guy responded by saying his mom didn't let him listen to them! I also like Nena and die Prinzen. I listen to a lot of Broadway songs as well, and I like classical, especially Schubert.
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  5. Animal Jam

    Animal Jam New Member

    My favorites are themes from tv shows :)
  6. Docnzhoss

    Docnzhoss Active Member

    The Offspring's Smash is an absolute classic. They truly established their sound with that album and all their CD's have been molded with that same rocking formula. I still love their self-titled CD and Ignition, but there is really something special about Smash.

    I do love The Electric Mayhem (I'm so glad my mom finally let me listen to them, :D ). Overall, they're probably my all-round favorite thing about the Muppets.

    Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" is my favorite in classical music. It joins The Righteous Brother's "Unchained Melody", as the only song that ever made me cry. UM, soon after my grandma died, and RotV, because I just find it powerful and moving.
  7. JaniceFerSure

    JaniceFerSure Active Member

    fav. thing-music

    Favorite Bands/singers/music/albums(cds),etc...

    Bands
    • Air Supply
    • The Monkees(especially when the finally played their own instruments)
    • The Beatles
    • Rolling Stones
    • The Eagles
    • Styx
    • Journey
    • Chicago
    • Huey Lewis and the News
    • Wham!
    • R.E.M.
    • Pink Floyd
    • Culture Club
    • B-52s
    • ABBA
    • The Doors
    Singers
    • Frank Sinatra(young Frank)
    • Dean Martin
    • Rosemary Clooney
    • Robert Downey Jr.
    • Tony Bennett
    • Harry Belefonte
    • Elton John
    • Cyndi Lauper
    • Cher
    • Bjork
    • Sting
    • Weird 'Al' Yankovic
    • Norah Jones
    • Janet Jackson
    • Billy Joel
    • Patti Labelle
    • Nat King Cole
    • Bette Midler
    • Barbra Streisand
    Composers
    • John Lennon
    • Bach
    • Mozart
    • Beethoven
    • Graham Russell
    Albums(vinyl or cd)
    • Pink Floyd-The Wall,Pulse,Dark Side of the Moon,Echoes
    • Bjork-Debut,Greatest Hits
    • Air Supply-Greatest Hits(The Definitive Collection)
    • Cyndi Lauper-12 Deadly Cyns...and then some,She's So Unusual
    • Elton John-2 cd Greatest Hits
    • Cher-Final Tour,Greatest Hits
    • Billy Joel-Greatest Hits(volume I & II)
    • Culture Club-Best of Culture Club,Kissing to be Clever
    • Twisted Sister-Stay Hungry,Still Hungry,Come Out and Play
    • Beastie Boys-Licensed to Ill
    • Quiet Riot-Metal Health
    • Motley Crue-Theatre of Pain
    • Wham!-Make it Big
    • Sting-Ten Summoner's Tales
    soundtracks(tv or movie)
    • Children of a Lesser God
    • Amadeus
    • Hair
    • Casino
    • Grease
    • Jesus Christ Superstar(original)
    • Raggedy Ann & Andy-A Musical Adventure
    • Alice in Wonderland(British & Disney version)
    • Disney-Jungle Book,Aristocats,Lion King,Beauty and the Beast,Who Framed Roger Rabbit?,Aladdin,Oliver!,Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
    • Cabaret
    • South Pacific
    • A Hard Day's Night
    • Imagine
    • Yellow Submarine
    • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    • Sleepless in Seattle
    • What Women Want
    • The Godfather
    • Quidam
    • Mike Post(tv themes)
    • Chicago
    • Guys and Dolls
    • The Craft
    • Empire Records
    • L Word
    • Will & Grace
    • Xanadu
    • GO
    • Reality Bites
    • Resevoir Dogs
    • Pulp Fiction
    • True Romance
    • Saturday Night Fever
    • Diner
    • Animal House
    • Fame
    • The Simpsons
    • The Fisher King
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  8. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Wow, JaniceFSure, you are very good at lists...
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  9. JaniceFerSure

    JaniceFerSure Active Member

    Thanks Beau,that and I've educated/experienced/exposed myself in/with alot of different media cultures(books,music,tv,art,etc....).Thanks for creating this thread,much appreciated.:)
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  10. Docnzhoss

    Docnzhoss Active Member

    Yowza.
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  11. Docnzhoss

    Docnzhoss Active Member

    Umm okay, new favorites. Why not discuss favorite cartoon characters?

    Here are my favorite cartoon characters in no particular order:

    -Scooby Doo
    -Tom and Jerry
    -Muppet Baby Rowlf, Animal and Gonzo
    -Wacko (from Animaniacs)
    -Barbecue (GI Joe in the 80's)
    -The Simpsons
    -Springfield's citizens and denizens (all of them have had a part in making The Simpsons consistently hilarious over the years)
    -Lion-O (Thundercats)
    -He-Man and Battle Cat (80's Masters of the Universe)
    -Jay Sherman (The Critic)
    -Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Speedy Gonzalez, the Roadrunner, Marvin the Martian and Wile E. Coyote (Looney Tunes)
    -Roger Rabbit (Who Framed Roger Rabbit)
    -Goofy, Donald Duck and Pluto (various Disney animated shorts/shows/etc.)
    -Disney's Robin Hood
    -Elliot the Dragon (Disney's Pete's Dragon)
    -Rafiki the Baboon (Disney's The Lion King)
    -Stewie (Family Guy)
  12. Whatever

    Whatever Active Member

    I can't think of any. I rarely watch cartoons.
    Except for Muppet Babies. Put me down for Muppet Babies.
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  13. HeraLirambar

    HeraLirambar New Member

    Off the top of my head:

    Invader Zim- Pretty much all of them
    Animaniacs- The Warners, Pinky and the Brain, Rita and Runt, Slappy Squirrel
    Family Guy- Peter, Brian, Chris, Stewie, Quagmire
    Fairly Oddparents- Cosmo, Mr. Crocker
    Spongebob Squarepants- Spongebob, Patrick, Squidward
    The Simpsons- Homer, Bart, Lisa, Lenny, Carl, Sideshow Bob, Smithers, Ralph, Dr. Nick Riviera, Lionel Hutz, I give up. Too many.
    Futurama- Fry, Leela, Bender, Zapp
    Aqua Teen Hunger Force- Frylock, the... pointy aliens (whoever they are)
    Sealab 2021- Captain Murphy, Sparks, Stormy
  14. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Fav cartoon?

    Has to be Wacky Races!

    Dasterdly, the narator, Penelope Pitstop, wow. Great great cartoon series.
  15. Docnzhoss

    Docnzhoss Active Member

    I should have listed Pinky and the Brain. Those are two funny meeces. And you pointed out the same thing I did about Simpsons characters. There are just too many so you may as well include them all.

    You just can't go wrong with Hannah-Barbera. Muttley is awesome! Here's a link to anyone who loves Wacky Races enough to want to buy it:
    http://www.sendit.com/video/item/7000000055067
  16. JaniceFerSure

    JaniceFerSure Active Member

    Fav. cartoon characters: (included in the groups,pretty much all of the characters in them,too many to list;so I'm just listing a few from some)

    • Bugs Bunny,Daffy Duck,Porky Pig,Tazmanian Devil,Pepe Le Pew,Foghorn Leghorn,Elmer Fudd
    • Scooby Doo
    • Popeye & Company
    • Sniffles
    • The Simpsons(all)
    • Animaniacs(all)
    • Casper
    • Disney(pretty much all of Disney too):Winnie the Pooh & Co.,Rafiki,Jiminy Cricket,The Blue Fairy,Beast,Clopin,Baloo,Roger Rabbit,Jessica Rabbit,Donald Duck
    • The Jetsons
    • Animalympics
    • Wacky Races
    • Yogi Bear
    • Justice League,SuperFriends
    • Johnny Quest
    • Batman,Joker,Harley Quinn,Catwoman
    • Jabberjaw
    • Hong Kong Phooey
    • The Flintstones
    • Tom & Jerry
    • Rocky & Bullwinkle
    • Aeon Flux
    • Beetlejuice
    • the whole group from South Park
    • The Smurfs
    • Dungeons & Dragons
    • Futurama
    • Garfield and Friends
    • Mighty Mouse
    • Inspector Gadget
    • Woody Woodpecker,Chilly Willy
    • Pac-Man
    • Pink Panther
    • Ren & Stimpy
    • Peanuts
    • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    • Teen Titans
    • Tiny Toon Adventures
    • Tutenstein
    • Dora
    • Speed Buggy
    • Speed Racer
    • Schoolhouse Rock
    • Spiderman
  17. Xerus

    Xerus Active Member

    Here are some of my favorite things.

    Favorite classic arcade games.

    1. Q-bert
    2. Pengo
    3. Super Pac Man
    4. Space Ace
    5. Dragon's Lair
    6. Crazy Climber
    7. Donkey Kong
    8. Vanguard
    9. Venture
    10. Kangaroo

    Favorite cartoons.

    1. Animaniacs (Nothing can top that cartoon!)
    2. Family Guy
    3. The Simpsons
    4. Pokemon
    5. Yogi Bear (And all the spin-offs he's been in.)
    6. Garfield and Friends
    7. Here Comes the Grump
    8. Wacky Races
    9. Fairly Oddparents
    10. Sailor Moon

    Favorite prime time shows.

    1. Muppet Show
    2. Laugh In
    3. Captain Nice
    4. Alice
    5. Alf
    6. Mr. Ed
    7. Silver Spoons
    8. Fantasy Island
    9. Dukes of Hazzard
    10. Married With Children

    Favorite Foods

    1. French Fries
    2. Donuts
    3. Pizza
    4. Flounder
    5. Hamburgers
    6. Fried Chicken
    7. Sausages
    8. Stromboli
    9. Enchiladas
    10. Blueberry Pie
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  18. Docnzhoss

    Docnzhoss Active Member

    Moving right along...

    Favorite actors/actresses (and favorite performances of theirs)!

    -Brad Pitt...awesome actor. Favorite performances include Seven, Fight Club, Snatch, Interview With a Vampire, 12 Monkeys, Legends of the Fall, The Mexican, Troy, Ocean's 11 & 12, Meet Joe Black, True Romance, Kalifornia

    -Harrison Ford...Han Solo, Indiana Jones and Jack Ryan. Nuff said.
    -Nicolas Cage...8 MM, Face/Off, Con Air, Adaptation, Leaving Las Vegas, Raising Arizona, Matchstick Men, Kiss of Death
    -Kevin Costner...Open Range, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Untouchables, Wyatt Earp, Dances With Wolves
    -Mel Gibson...Payback, Lethal Weapon 1-4, Braveheart, Road Warrior Trilogy, The Patriot, What Women Want
    -Morgan Freeman...Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Shawshank Redemption, Glory, Seven, High Crimes
    -Samuel L. Jackson...Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, 187, A Time to Kill, Unbreakable
    -Clint Eastwood...A Fistful of Dollars, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Unforgiven
    -Alan Rickman...Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Sense and Sensibility, Harry Potter 1-3, Dark Harbor, Dogma
    -Steve Buscemi...Fargo, Reservoir Dogs, Big Fish, The Big Lebowski, Big Daddy, Airheads, Desperado, Con Air
    -Johnny Depp...Pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Scissorhands, Chocolat, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, From ****, Secret Window
    -Vincent Price...The Last Man on Earth, The House on Haunted Hill

    -Ashley Judd...High Crimes, Where the Heart Is, Double Jeopardy
    -Natalie Portman...The Professional, Beautiful Girls, Where the Heart Is
    -Emma Thompson...Sense and Sensibility, Much Ado About Nothing, Love Actually, Harry Potter 3
    -Uma Thurman...Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Beautiful Girls
    -Charlize Theron...The Cider House Rules, Monster, Devil's Advocate
    -Catherine Zeta Jones...Chicago, Ocean's 12, Entrapment
  19. JaniceFerSure

    JaniceFerSure Active Member

    Favorite Actors

    My fav. actors(male & female):Al Pacino,Robert DeNiro,Donald Sutherland,Kiefer Sutherland,Alan Arkin,Alan Rickman,William H. Macy,Meryl Streep,Gina Gershon,Ed Harris,Cher,George Segal,Michael Caine,Laurence Olivier,Harrison Ford,Bill Paxton,Chazz Palminteri,Danny Aiello,Joe Pantoliano,Steve Buscemi,John Travolta,Uma Thurman,Jack Nicholson,John Malkovich,John Cusak,James Spader,Kevin Spacey,Kevin Bacon,Mickey Rourke(young),Frances McDormand,Anthony LaPaglia,James Caan,Christopher Walken,Dennis Hopper,Robert Redford,Paul Newman,Elizabeth Taylor,Michael York,Richard Burton,Richard Dreyfuss,Kevin Kline,John Candy,Robin Williams,Glenn Close,Jeremy Irons,Gary Oldman,Russell Crowe,Hugh Jackman,Guy Pearce,Emma Thompson,Simon Callow,Steve Martin,Tom Hanks,Michael Madsen,Harvey Keitel,Joe Pesci,Aidan Quinn,Susan Sarandon,Tim Robbins,Joe Spano,Michael Jeter,Kevin Pollak,Billy Crystal,Nic Cage,Laura Dern,Debra Winger,Gary Sinise,Alan Alda,Dick Shawn,Gene Wilder,Tim Curry,Morgan Freeman,Samuel L. Jackson,Joaquin Phoenix,Edward Norton,Anthony Hopkins,John Hurt,Steve McQueen,William Holden,Vincent Price,Natalie Portman,etc.....
  20. Docnzhoss

    Docnzhoss Active Member

    I realized last night that I'd left Steve Martin and Tom Hanks off my list.

    Steve Martin: (Fave performances)The Jerk, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, All of Me, Lonely Guy, Bowfinger, Father of the Bride 1 & 2, Roxanne, The Three Amigos

    Tom Hanks: Forrest Gump, Big, Apollo 13, Turner and Hooch, Saving Private Ryan, Road to Perdition, Joe Versus the Volcano, The Burbs


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