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snafu
Member
#11 · Posted: 7 Aug 2005 14:59 · Edited by: snafu
1. Your favorite nickname?
None, if my initials don't count.
2. Do you have any pets?
No, but I used to; goldfish, Venus' flytrap, sundew (Drosera), cobra lily (Darlingtonia californica), borrowed birds and frogs.
3. What is your favorite color?
None.
4. What is your favorite scent?
None.
5. What's your favorite drink?
Water, milk, and juice.
6. What food do you hate?
Anything spoiled or not completely cleaned.
7. What was your favorite subject at school?
Math, Social sciences
8. What was your least favorite subject at school?
Gym, drafting
9. The strangest thing you've ever done?
Helping launch a drunk person out on a kayak; I merely thought that the guy was exercising poor judgment.
10. Favorite movie?
Many tie for this place, perhaps way too many.
11. Favorite actor?
None
12. Favorite actress?
None
13. Favorite travel destination?
Europe and East Asia
14. Favorite month, why?
None
15. The high point of your life?
Not there yet
16. What novel are you reading right now?
I'm on Tintinologist.org, so I'm not reading any novel.
17. Favorite novel?
Still in my formative years; hard to call.
18. Your favorite music right now?
Classical
19. What are your best qualities?
Tough call
20. What are your worst qualities?
Tough call
21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be?
Oliveira da Figueira
22. If you were a historical character, who would you be?
Don't know
23. How are you feeling today?
Fine, thanks.
advnarayan
Member
#12 · Posted: 7 Aug 2005 17:58
I'm just curious about other Tintinologists. Just copy/paste this with your answer.

1. Your favorite nickname? nandu

2. Do you have any pets? yup, a boxer dog

3. What is your favorite color? red

4. What is your favorite scent? jasmine

5. What's your favorite drink? tender coconut water

6. What food do you hate?
none in particular
7. What was your favorite subject at school? english

8. What was your least favorite subject at school? mathematics

9. The strangest thing you've ever done? a lot to enumerate

10. Favorite movie? the omen

11. Favorite actor? al pacino

12. Favorite actress? wehoppie goldberg

13. Favorite travel destination? kovalam, india

14. Favorite month, why? august- my daughter was born in august

15. The high point of your life? becoming a lawyer, getting married to my sweetheart- and having a baby

16. What novel are you reading right now? Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code"

17. Favorite novel? ken follett's THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH

18. Your favorite music right now? I AM NOT REALLY FOND OF LISTENING TO MUSIC

19. What are your best qualities? hardworking, fun loving- i guess

20. What are your worst qualities? getting easlily angry

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? haddock

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? clarance darrow

23. How are you feeling today- absolutely buyont
USA_TinTin_fan
Member
#13 · Posted: 10 Aug 2005 02:31
1. Your favorite nickname? Juice.

2. Do you have any pets? yes.

3. What is your favorite color? red.

4. What is your favorite scent? any and all cheese.

5. What's your favorite drink? surge (god i miss it so)

6. What food do you hate? eggs

7. What was your favorite subject at school? art

8. What was your least favorite subject at school?
any and all math
9. The strangest thing you've ever done? what's not strange?

10. Favorite movie? Lost in Translation/Amadeus

11. Favorite actor? Steve Buscemi

12. Favorite actress? Rachel Weisz

13. Favorite travel destination? Japan (never been but want to go)

14. Favorite month, why? January. Life, man. Life.

15. The high point of your life? realizing my potential.

16. What novel are you reading right now? Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

17. Favorite novel? A Clockwork Orange/Pinocchio

18. Your favorite music right now? Indie Rock

19. What are your best qualities? making friends, drawing, guitar

20. What are your worst qualities? exercising, caring, being lazy (no wait... that's good)

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? Haddock.

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? Tron. yeah, that's right. Tron.

23. How are you feeling today? Very creamy.
Karaboudjan
Member
#14 · Posted: 16 Aug 2005 21:37
1. Your favorite nickname? Racheli (the Hebrew version of Rachael)

2. Do you have any pets? One scatty Jack Russell and two cats

3. What is your favorite color? Varies, but generally red and purple

4. What is your favorite scent? 5th Avenue.

5. What's your favorite drink? Hmm... real ale, I think.

6. What food do you hate? Macaroni cheese. Ugh.

7. What was your favorite subject at school? English.

8. What was your least favorite subject at school?

Maths. I simply can't add, subtract, divide or multiply. And don't get me started on algebra.

9. The strangest thing you've ever done?

Leapt out on people in the uni library dressed as the Phantom of the Opera.

10. Favorite movie? Beauty and the Beast. You have to love Disney.

11. Favorite actor? Johnny Depp.

12. Favorite actress? Amber Benson (Tara from Buffy).

13. Favorite travel destination? Hmm... London, I guess.

14. Favorite month, why? August. My birthday and summer... brilliant.

15. The high point of your life?

Getting with my girlfriend (we've been together nearly a year now, but still going strong).

16. What novel are you reading right now?

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette

17. Favorite novel? One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

18. Your favorite music right now? Mozart.

19. What are your best qualities? Loyalty and a certain amount of tender-hearted soppiness.

20. What are your worst qualities? Impatience and a very sharp tongue.

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? Difficult... Hopefully the Captain, but probably La Castafiore, knowing my luck.

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? Kit Marlowe. He's one of my heroes.

23. How are you feeling today? So-so. Planning the play I'm putting on in the autumn.
Harrock n roll
Moderator
#15 · Posted: 23 Aug 2005 01:42
1. Your favorite nickname? “Smelly Dave”, not my nickname, just a favourite.

2. Do you have any pets? Yup

3. What is your favorite color? Green

4. What is your favorite scent? Play-doh (honest!)

5. What's your favorite drink? Tea

6. What food do you hate? I’ll get back to you on that…

7. What was your favorite subject at school? Art

8. What was your least favorite subject at school? Games. I loved games but the teacher was a damn fool! (to put it kindly)

9. The strangest thing you've ever done? Just about everything!

10. Favorite movie? It’s a toss up between Seven Samurai and Bedazzled (the 60s version)

11. Favorite actor? Ain’t got one.

12. Favorite actress? Ditto

13. Favorite travel destination? Kashmir. Only been there once, but it was nice.

14. Favorite month, why? November – it actually depends on the weather.

15. The high point of your life? Watching “Seven Samurai” in Kashmir with a nice cup of tea and the smell of Play-doh in the background. I‘m yet to achieve this milestone.

16. What novel are you reading right now? I’m not… I tend to read mainly non-fiction and 3 books at once.

17. Favorite novel? Lord of the Rings. I wasn’t massive on the film but what a book!

18. Your favorite music right now? King Kandy

19. What are your best qualities? Read my CV for that…

20. What are your worst qualities? Lazy...

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? Haddock, for sure.

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? Haddock again!

23. How are you feeling today? Blasé

Well, I bet you really got know me from that...
Charles
Member
#16 · Posted: 25 Aug 2005 08:36
I'm just curious about other Tintinologists. Just copy/paste this with your answer.

1. Your favorite nickname? Guitarlos (I play the classical guitar).

2. Do you have any pets? Yes, a cat.

3. What is your favorite color? Blue.

4. What is your favorite scent? The scent of dark-colored antique roses.

5. What's your favorite drink? Coffee.

6. What food do you hate? Jalapenos.

7. What was your favorite subject at school? History.

8. What was your least favorite subject at school? Philosophy.

9. The strangest thing you've ever done? Hard to say.

10. Favorite movie? The Dish.

11. Favorite actor? It's a toss-up between David Suchet and Hugh Laurie.

12. Favorite actress? Emilia Fox.

13. Favorite travel destination? London (I'm American).

14. Favorite month, why? September; one word: orange.

15. The high point of your life? Seriously, I can't remember a low point.

16. What novel are you reading right now? Not reading anything fictional, the nonfiction book I'm supposed to be reading this very minute is Seapower as Strategy, by Norman Friedman.

17. Favorite novel? Uneasy Money, by P.G. Wodehouse

18. Your favorite music right now? Anything composed by George Frederic Handel.

19. What are your best qualities? Ability to chat my way out of things.

20. What are your worst qualities? Ability to chat my way into things.

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? Captain Haddock. Failing him, King Muskar XII of Syldavia.

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? Winston Churchill.

23. How are you feeling today? Not so good, I ought to be doing schoolwork right now!
John Sewell
Member
#17 · Posted: 25 Aug 2005 10:50
1. Your favorite nickname? : Johnny (least favourite, "Bacon Bonce", but only my Dad calls me that!)

2. Do you have any pets? : Nope

3. What is your favorite color? : Green

4. What is your favorite scent? : Nag Champa incense (sometimes living in Glastonbury can be useful!)

5. What's your favorite drink? : Waggle Dance Honey Beer

6. What food do you hate? : Any smoked fish

7. What was your favorite subject at school? : History

8. What was your least favorite subject at school? : Maths (failed the O Level 3 times!)

9. The strangest thing you've ever done? : Stripped off during a 4am Summer thunderstorm in my best friend's back garden so I could feel warm rain on my skin! (I was very, very drunk...)

10. Favorite movie? : The Wicker Man

11. Favorite actor? : Christopher Eccleston

12. Favorite actress? : Louise Brooks (mainly 'cos of the iconic hairdo!)

13. Favorite travel destination? : Paris

14. Favorite month, why? September, 'cos I finally get some time off work!

15. The high point of your life? : Reaching the summit of Crib Goch in Snowdonia on a solo climb, and then traversing the ridge to Snowdon and laughing at all the scousers who'd cheated and come up on the mountain railway! Either that or being about 10 feet away from Pete Townshend as he smashed a guitar to pieces at the climax of a Who concert (front row, Portsmouth Guildhall, 2002.)

16. What novel are you reading right now? : The Vesuvius Club, by Mark Gattis.

17. Favorite novel? : On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Ian Fleming.

18. Your favorite music right now? : The Who (always and forever - see above!)

19. What are your best qualities? : I'm sure my friends would tell you, but modesty forbids ;)

20. What are your worst qualities? : I think too much about things and make them over-complicated.

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? : Ideally, the Captain!

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? : Guy Fawkes.

23. How are you feeling today? : Not in love, just a bit limerent :(
fatwasp
Member
#18 · Posted: 25 Aug 2005 11:12
1. Your favorite nickname?
I don't have any
2. Do you have any pets?
Nope
3. What is your favorite color?
Erm...Blue
4. What is your favorite scent?
Petrol
5. What's your favorite drink?
Jack Daniels
6. What food do you hate?
Mushrooms
7. What was your favorite subject at school?
History, Politics
8. What was your least favorite subject at school?
French
9. The strangest thing you've ever done?
Hmm...Not really sure. I'm at an age that demands I do strange things.
10. Favorite movie?
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
11. Favorite actor?
Clint Eastwood
12. Favorite actress?
Kiera Knightley
13. Favorite travel destination?
Essex, back home.
14. Favorite month, why?
January, Birthday!
15. The high point of your life?
Hasn't been long enough to choose
16. What novel are you reading right now?
Empty Chair - Deaver
17. Favorite novel?
Angels and Demons
18. Your favorite music right now?
Anything and Everything
19. What are your best qualities?
Humour, Easy going
20. What are your worst qualities?
Arrogance
21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be?
Captain Haddock
22. If you were a historical character, who would you be?
Billy the Kid
23. How are you feeling today?
Great Thank you.
mondrian
Member
#19 · Posted: 26 Aug 2005 23:22
1. Your favorite nickname? don´t have one unless you count my last name, almost everyone uses that

2. Do you have any pets? nope

3. What is your favorite color? i like the primary colours (in minimalistic design, as my user name suggests)

4. What is your favorite scent? today it´s been the scent of rain.

5. What's your favorite drink? water

6. What food do you hate? anything made of liver or such things.

7. What was your favorite subject at school? philosophy

8. What was your least favorite subject at school? craft

9. The strangest thing you've ever done? well, i try only to do perfectly rational things (from my viewpoint), but now it seems i was rather strange character as a teenager and did all kinds of strange decisions.

10. Favorite movie? drifting clouds by aki kaurismäki

11. Favorite actor? --

12. Favorite actress? --

13. Favorite travel destination? always something to learn, no matter where you travel

14. Favorite month, why? sep/oct, i like the rainy autumn days

15. The high point of your life? so far it´s been mostly idle happiness, and i hope there´s something even better to come

16. What novel are you reading right now? the sound and the fury by faulkner

17. Favorite novel? austerlitz by sebald pops to mind

18. Your favorite music right now? saint etienne, the smiths, john coltrane

19. What are your best qualities? cracking left foot, i scored a screaming volley from 15 meters yesterday (in football, or soccer for north-americans)

20. What are your worst qualities? i wish i was a bit more laid-back, and also i can be quite intolerant towards some selfish, materialistic or otherwise daft lifestyles.

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? probably someone haddock bumps into when running around

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? most probably some medieval serf or other peasant, if i had a choice i´d be a peasant with a happy family.

23. How are you feeling today? idle
I_love_Snowy
Member
#20 · Posted: 7 Sep 2005 07:57
1. Your favorite nickname? er...favourite one? unknown!

2. Do you have any pets? yes, 2 puppies a cat and some quails..dont ask

3. What is your favorite color? oooh, hmmm, probably puce (ha this is so random)

4. What is your favorite scent? a fire burning in winter and rain

5. What's your favorite drink? pass, chicken soup?

6. What food do you hate? cheese and ice - cream

7. What was your favorite subject at school? seeign as how i'm still at school...Latin

8. What was your least favorite subject at school? Math

9. The strangest thing you've ever done? er... so ,many to choose from...

10. Favorite movie? pass

11. Favorite actor? pass

12. Favorite actress? pass

13. Favorite travel destination? the moon or india

14. Favorite month, why? march, autumn and my b - day

15. The high point of your life? pass

16. What novel are you reading right now? still waters

17. Favorite novel? the above

18. Your favorite music right now? once again pass

19. What are your best qualities? (blank)

20. What are your worst qualities? Unnecessary sarcasm

21. If you were a character in a Tintin story, which one would you be? snowy, or some random...

22. If you were a historical character, who would you be? that's a difficult one, probably the person who invented chocolate...

23. How are you feeling today? tired,but thank you for asking...

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