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    Quote Originally Posted by siouxdonym View Post
    ETA: walking briskly. Actually, I walk extremely fast naturally and inadvertently leave people in the dust all the time.
    Inadvertently?

    Maybe. I'd like to see that, personally.

    music in men's floor exercises
    no music in women's floor exercises
    both

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    Quote Originally Posted by falling_dance View Post
    Maybe. I'd like to see that, personally.
    Me too.

    music in men's floor, why not.

    Obskure pieces of music
    Nina Simone "wild is the wind"
    Yoshiki "amethyst"
    Scriabin "black mass symphony"
    Baaba Maal "African Woman"
    The Knife "heartbeats"
    Cypress Hill/Danny Elfman "insane in the brain (Simpsons remix)"
    Ambio "ambivelence avenue"
    Guantanamo Baywatch "we came with dottie"
    Various Composers "theme from mystery!"
    Tsutomu Oohashi "kaneda's theme-OST Akira"

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    The Black Mass piano sonata and "Wild Is the Wind".

    Ashkenazy plays Etude Op. 10 No. 1 (Chopin)
    or
    Horowitz plays Etude Op. 8 No. 12 (Scriabin)?

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    Horowitz

    The colour filters in South Pacific (1958)?

    Like them
    Mildly distracting
    Ruin the film

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    Like them. Movie musicals have to be different.

    Hell:

    Oz
    or
    Oklahoma!

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    Oklahoma!

    Least tasty dog food:
    kibbles n bits
    purina
    doggy chow
    pedigree
    iams
    science diet

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    Quote Originally Posted by siouxdonym View Post
    Oklahoma!
    It's awful.

    My guess would be Doggy Chow. I can't imagine that any of those pet foods is as foul as 9 Lives smells.

    Trivial Pursuit or You Don't Know Jack?

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    trivial pursuit!

    things that make me sad:
    movies that try to be good but just plain suck
    being stuck around boring people
    celery

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    I thought you were afraid of celery. Or was that just fear of the FSUer called Celery?

    Boring people are great (okay, not really), so I'll go with movies that try to be good but just plain suck.

    John Ashbery
    John Berryman
    John Beryboredwithyourpretensionstoculture
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    John Berryman


    The Nazca Lines of Peru
    Klerksdorp Spheres
    Ball lightning
    Mystery Spot Santa Cruz Ca.,
    Ley Lines
    Corpse Candles
    Sailing Stones

    http://www.cracked.com/article_19205...y-science.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by falling_dance View Post
    I thought you were afraid of celery.
    My feelings towards celery are multifaceted.

    The John Berryman link didn't work so I forced to select the dreadful and vapid John Ashbery. (just kidding, I liked it)

    The Mystery Spot because I shoplifted from their gift shop when I was 3.

    My heroes
    Harry Partch
    Kilgore Trout
    Charlie Parker
    Kurt Browning
    Orson Wells
    Lindsey Kemp
    Toshiro Mifune
    Wayne Gretzky
    Richard Thompson
    Marty Stouffer
    Heathcliff
    Robin Hood
    John Waters
    Batman
    James Dean
    Jim Henson
    Carl Jung
    Duke Ellington
    Robert Frost
    Mongo Santamaria
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    Quote Originally Posted by siouxdonym View Post
    The John Berryman link didn't work so I forced to select the dreadful and vapid John Ashbery. (just kidding, I liked it)
    It works now.

    My answer to your entry: Orson Welles. Btw, I'd be interested to read your list of heroines.

    Quote Originally Posted by siouxdonym View Post
    Heathcliff
    The cat, the moody foundling, or that personable OB-GYN from The Cosby Show? (This can double as a this-or-that-or-this.)
    Last edited by falling_dance; 04-18-2013 at 12:09 PM.

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    The moody foundling

    Emily or Charlotte? (Anne doesn't count, though ToWH is a decent novel.)

    Btw Sioux, Baaba Maal is not really obscure, but I agree that all celery should be put in the compost bin.

    And I am not very well today. I demand sympathy.
    Last edited by orientalplane; 04-18-2013 at 12:19 PM.
    I hear outside a million panicking birds, and know even out there comfort is done with; it has shattered even the stars, this creature at last come home to me.

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    ((((orientalplane))))

    Emily.

    breaking an egg at the small end or the big end?

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    Smallendian here.

    More recycling

    You tend towards:

    Authoritarian left
    Authoritarian right
    Libertarian left
    Libertarian right
    I hear outside a million panicking birds, and know even out there comfort is done with; it has shattered even the stars, this creature at last come home to me.

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    Libertarian left.

    Suppose you wanted to create a Political Sphere/Cube* quiz involving three axes, of which two were authoritarian/libertarian and right/left. What would the third be?

    activist/quietist
    revolutionist/gradualist
    nationalist/internationalist
    green/non-green
    Smallendian/Bigendian
    or
    _____________________?


    * Okay, that could either look very pretty or very culpably silly.

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    Oh, falling_dance. I've already told you I'm not well and you fling this at me. :throws hissy fit:

    I think revolutionist/gradualist

    Do you agree with Pauline Kael's appreciation, if it can be so called, of Citizen Kane?
    I hear outside a million panicking birds, and know even out there comfort is done with; it has shattered even the stars, this creature at last come home to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orientalplane View Post
    Oh, falling_dance. I've already told you I'm not well and you fling this at me. :throws hissy fit:
    My post had the opposite effect of the one intended. :smacks forehead:

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    Quote Originally Posted by falling_dance View Post
    My post had the opposite effect of the one intended. :smacks forehead:
    Well, I forgive you. :slight sulk remaining:
    I hear outside a million panicking birds, and know even out there comfort is done with; it has shattered even the stars, this creature at last come home to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orientalplane View Post
    Well, I forgive you. :slight sulk remaining:
    This slightly improved situation won't last, I fear, as I really can't say either way without rewatching the film. Some of her points (about the "shallow iconoclasm" of the thinly-veiled Hearst story; about Welles' unconvincing aged gait) have a lot of persuasive force for me as I read them, but like I said, this wobbly Juror No. 12 needs to see it again./lame cop out

    #357 deserves a repeat (while I go eat some humble pie with a flaky crust of my own words).
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