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    Bladepuller wrote:


    Well I have an intense hate of BADgers and F’nhawks.🙄

    Red and green as colors also nauseates me. 🤮

    😎

    Wait… how does that qualify as a quirky personality trait? I thought that’s how all sane people felt?

    :mrgreen:

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    The intensity issue is where the defining point comes.

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    Bladepuller wrote:


    The intensity issue is where the defining point comes.

    This is truth. I’ve seen it.

    #verified

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    Zwak wrote:


    Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

    I don’t put condiments on my food outside of how the food is prepared. The only exceptions I usually make are malt vinegar (for fries) and sauerkraut.

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      Zwak wrote:


      Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

      I sort my potato chips by size, saving the largest unbroken ones for last. Don’t ask me why, I’ve done it since I was a kid. I have no other sorting issues, just chips, so it’s more a weird habit and less OCD.

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      Zwak wrote:


      Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

      I am the same way with volume on a TV or radio. The setting has to be an even number.

      I have found out over the years that I write my “H”, “i”, and “8” in a different order/direction than most people.

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      One more thing. I tend to be a category eater. I will finish off one item on my plate before I start eating the second item. I lost a bet to a friend and my losing wager was to go to a restaurant with him and eat a small portion of each item before finishing my meal. That was difficult for me be he enjoyed it immensely. If food is mixed together, that is not an issue for me.

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      Aldy wrote:


      One more thing. I tend to be a category eater. I will finish off one item on my plate before I start eating the second item. I lost a bet to a friend and my losing wager was to go to a restaurant with him and eat a small portion of each item before finishing my meal. That was difficult for me be he enjoyed it immensely. If food is mixed together, that is not an issue for me.


      I used to be this way. My mom always figured it was caused by the divided trays in school. Somehow I outgrew it, around the same time foods were able to touch on my plate.

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      davescharf wrote:


      Zwak wrote:


      Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

      I don’t put condiments on my food outside of how the food is prepared. The only exceptions I usually make are malt vinegar (for fries) and sauerkraut.


      Not even mayo/mustard on sandwiches?

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        Aldy wrote:


        One more thing. I tend to be a category eater. I will finish off one item on my plate before I start eating the second item. I lost a bet to a friend and my losing wager was to go to a restaurant with him and eat a small portion of each item before finishing my meal. That was difficult for me be he enjoyed it immensely. If food is mixed together, that is not an issue for me.

        I’m the same way. All the fries, then the burger. I’m the opposite way with steak, though. All the steak, then the sides, individually. I want to make sure I can enjoy all the steak, not wind up cramming it into my gullet when already full.

        Drives my wife nuts.

        Her: “Oooohh this is really good, try it.”

        Me: “Not there yet.”

        It is odd.

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        Pizza tastes better to me when its cut into squares.

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        HockeyBum wrote:


        Pizza tastes better to me when its cut into squares.

        Big Jet’s fan?

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        HockeyBum wrote:


        Pizza tastes better to me when its cut into squares.

        On that pizza note. Campus Pizza and Latuffs Pizza (plymouth) are/were my 2 favorite pizzas one was square one was diamond. I have even taken a partial bake home and finished it at home and it just isn’t quite the same.

        I asked CPHockeyman and Latuffs what the secret was, and both said “the oven.” I don’t know what that means… Is it a seasoned oven or something? different heat/time settings or something?

        I don’t care if you think my pizza opinion is wrong, those 2 were the best (locally) for my taste buds.

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          MNGophers29 wrote:


          davescharf wrote:


          Zwak wrote:


          Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

          I don’t put condiments on my food outside of how the food is prepared. The only exceptions I usually make are malt vinegar (for fries) and sauerkraut.


          Not even mayo/mustard on sandwiches?

          Ugg, no! Condiments are the devils invention. God created a perfectly good hamburger/sandwich, why F it up with condiments?

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          Zwak wrote:


          Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

          TV volume on multiples of 3 😳☺️

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          Kelly Red wrote:


          MNGophers29 wrote:


          davescharf wrote:


          Zwak wrote:


          Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

          I don’t put condiments on my food outside of how the food is prepared. The only exceptions I usually make are malt vinegar (for fries) and sauerkraut.


          Not even mayo/mustard on sandwiches?

          Ugg, no! Condiments are the devils invention. God created a perfectly good hamburger/sandwich, why F it up with condiments?

          My wife is no condiments of any kind on anything. Not even if it is prepared on the food, she orders it plain.

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          I’m a bit of a germophobe. People used to make fun of me.

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          You’re allowed to be a germaphobe for the next year or so.

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          Kelly Red wrote:

          Ugg, no! Condiments are the devils invention. God created a perfectly good hamburger/sandwich, why F it up with condiments?

          Some I like such as BBQ sauces and good mustard – not that yellow mustard crap. Ketchup, lasts years at our house and we usually throw it before it’s gone.

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          Other than being my old boring self all the time I don’t believe I have any odd or unique personality traits/habits. :wink:

          Oh wait, for maximum enjoyment my burgers have to be prepared a certain way, and I always ask restaurant waiters if they can oblige. For the few that manage to get everything right they receive a very generous tip.

          > Bacon cheeseburger

          > Medium rare

          > Pepperjack cheese

          > Thin slice of raw onion

          > BBQ sauce on the side

          Haven’t had one now for 50 days and 50 nights. And just typing this made me hungry.

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          MNGophers29 wrote:


          davescharf wrote:


          Zwak wrote:


          Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!

          I don’t put condiments on my food outside of how the food is prepared. The only exceptions I usually make are malt vinegar (for fries) and sauerkraut.


          Not even mayo/mustard on sandwiches?

          If it’s on there already then sometimes, but most of the time I ask them to hold the mayo. I don’t like the taste of either mayo or mustard

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          To hell with mayo and sour cream. And gravy.

          Normal TV volume for my TV is 7 (the little actual normal TV stations I have). For movies/Netflix, it starts at 15, and is increased in multiples of 5. Period (some formats are softer than others, way softer).

          The food on my plate does not touch each other. I MAY occasionally not finish one part of the meal before the other, but that is rare.

          I am very routine-based on a workday. Up at 7:45am, Out the door at 8:17, unless I have to stop at the gas station for smokes/paper/Monster. Then I leave at 8:13. Get to work at 8:30 on the dot, to read said paper before I start work at 9.

          Related: my alarm clock and car clock are both 4 minutes ahead, on purpose. If I’m on time, that means I’m late, hence the setting.

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          Wow, sometimes when crazy-talk on here happens, I regret getting to know you folks!

          I grew up with Miracle Whip. Didn’t even know about real mayo until the ‘97 flood in EGF….long story short, the donated food that we got, Mayo was one of condiments we got and I fell in love with it on sandwiches. Mayo/ketchup is my favorite burger combo too.

          I guess the one thing I don’t use anything on is steak. Growing up my Dad grilled shoe leather so Heinz 57, A-1 and evening ketchup was mandatory oh my Dad’s steaks. Once I learned how to cook, if I needed anything on a steak, I cooked it wrong and I get offended when I grill a steak for someone and they lather it in something.

          As for smoking meats go, the only thing I actually use on anything outside of pulled pork is a Carolina mustard. Love that stuff!

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          For steak? A dab, maybe, if it’s some top-notch stuff. A1 doesn’t cut it. Peppercorn/blackened is awesome, though. Ribs? Dry rub. Or MAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYBE a dab of sauce.

          The ribs slathered in sauce? Nope, not feeling it.

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          Mayo and mustard are both awful. A lot of high end burgers have some form of either like chipotle mayo, which almost makes it bearable but is just a detriment in the end.

          Ketchup on fries and that’s about it. Sour cream an option for waffle fries or potato skins.

          BBQ sauce is really hit or miss.

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          Mayo and mustard are both awful. A lot of high end burgers have some form of either like chipotle mayo, which almost makes it bearable but is just a detriment in the end.

          Ketchup on fries and that’s about it. Sour cream an option for waffle fries or potato skins.

          BBQ sauce is really hit or miss.

          Hot sauce on fries.

          And BBQ is hit or miss. The smoky? Alright, I’m listening (not on the ribs, though). The sweet? Nah.

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          -Cold pizza is the most overrated foodstuff on the planet. Instead microwave for 20 seconds and toss in the toaster oven for a few minutes. It comes out warm without being nuked unevenly, and with just a bit of crisp so it’s not soggy. On top of that cold pizza just sucks. Hard.

          -I cannot eat only one item at a time on a plate. I have to move from one item to another.

          -If I order a dish in which there is a protein – say spaghetti and meatballs – I hardly touch the protein until the pasta/rice/broth is whittled down and then I can finish having most bites with some protein.

          -My wife has a tendency to like what I order at a restaurant more than what she ordered very frequently but still refuses to let me order for her. This invariably leads to her asking to switch/share which annoys me to the core, but I have bitten my tongue for 23 years.

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          I LOATHE plain mayonnaise. Stuff makes me gag if I detect it on a sandwich/burger/whatever.

          However, if there’s a flavor in addition to that (dill, chipotle, burger sauce), then I’m all over it.

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          I’ve recently fallen in love with horseradish. I don’t like it mixed into things like blooming onion sauce or deviled eggs. But throw it on top of a prime rib or fillet or even a roast beef sandwich and I am all over it.

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          Once I learned how to cook, if I needed anything on a steak, I cooked it wrong and I get offended when I grill a steak for someone and they lather it in something.

          I don’t get offended if someone lathers a steak I cooked in something (absent my having completely screwed it up somehow) … I just wouldn’t ever cook another steak for that person again. When I do steaks, I pay for good beef, I won’t waste my money supplying someone that’s going to ruin it.

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          To those people who don’t like anything on their steaks, have you tried steak topping other than steak sauce? While I do love eating a nice cut of steak with minimal seasoning, I also love steak toppings if done right.

          There is a famous restaurant near Anchorage Alaska called the Double Musky. One entre they are most famous for is the “pepper steak.” It is essentially a peppercorn crusted NY strip covered in a red wine/beef broth gravy loaded with more crushed peppercorns. It is one of the most delicious meals I have ever had. I’ve since found the recipe and have made it twice at home. I highly recommend it.

          http://www.cboydston.net/recipes/beeffrenchpepper.html

          My family also makes a steak topping made of bacon chunks, with sauteed onion and mushroom with reduced A1 sauce with butter. My parents used to make it with sirloin steak, but I don’t mind using it on better cuts of meat since it is a luxury. I once made it for my Canada fishing group and everyone fell in love with it. They now call it Bertogliat Steak and they text out to the group when they make it at home.

          Another great steak is steak au poive.

          Don’t dismiss great steak recipes because they have toppings!

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          Bertogliat wrote:


          To those people who don’t like anything on their steaks, have you tried steak topping other than steak sauce? While I do love eating a nice cut of steak with minimal seasoning, I also love steak toppings if done right.

          There is a famous restaurant near Anchorage Alaska called the Double Musky. One entre they are most famous for is the “pepper steak.” It is essentially a peppercorn crusted NY strip covered in a red wine/beef broth gravy loaded with more crushed peppercorns. It is one of the most delicious meals I have ever had. I’ve since found the recipe and have made it twice at home. I highly recommend it.

          http://www.cboydston.net/recipes/beeffrenchpepper.html

          My family also makes a steak topping made of bacon chunks, with sauteed onion and mushroom with reduced A1 sauce with butter. My parents used to make it with sirloin steak, but I don’t mind using it on better cuts of meat since it is a luxury. I once made it for my Canada fishing group and everyone fell in love with it. They now call it Bertogliat Steak and they text out to the group when they make it at home.

          Another great steak is steak au poive.

          Don’t dismiss great steak recipes because they have toppings!

          While I am not a fan of nor use pre-packaged sauces like A1 or H57 I am a big fan of what you describe above as these will definitely compliment and/or enhance flavors.

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          If you’re making the sauce yourself as part of the preparation of the steak, that’s fine. I almost went back and specifically called out Steak Au Poivre (which is what that Alaskan steak you’re mentioning essentially is) as a proper exception.

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          Black & Bleu type sauces (pepper & bleu cheese) are a killer on a burger & certain steak cuts.

          As I have had to be more health conscious the amount of red meat I eat as declined. The thought of putting a “sauce” on a bone in ribeye is just WRONG!

          London Broils are the new normal going forward. I can slice rhem super thin with an electric fillet knife.

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          Steve MN wrote:


          If you’re making the sauce yourself as part of the preparation of the steak, that’s fine. I almost went back and specifically called out Steak Au Poivre (which is what that Alaskan steak you’re mentioning essentially is) as a proper exception.

          Steak Au Poivre can have a fairly wide range and I have had some with a mustard based sauce while other just deglaze the pan with liquor and thicken with heavy cream.

          The pepper steak recipe at the Double Musky is more like a bourguignon sauce with peppercorns.

          All of these are really great with steak!

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          I LOATHE plain mayonnaise. Stuff makes me gag if I detect it on a sandwich/burger/whatever.

          However, if there’s a flavor in addition to that (dill, chipotle, burger sauce), then I’m all over it.

          Are you eating a plain patty with just mayo on it? Otherwise I find it bizarre with everything else that typically goes into a hamburger (for me would likely include mustard, horseradish, tomatoes, onions, occasionally bacon) that a plain may would be discernible from a flavored one.

          I don’t like A1 or the like, but my wife makes a killer peppercorn gravy that I’ll sometimes put a dollop of on the side. But since I cook out steaks using wood charcoal with the lid closed except for 1 flip I find my steaks need nothing more than salt and pepper (or Salt and PEPPA!! as John Mulaney might say) and a sauce ruins that flavor.

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          Bertogliat wrote:


          Steve MN wrote:


          If you’re making the sauce yourself as part of the preparation of the steak, that’s fine. I almost went back and specifically called out Steak Au Poivre (which is what that Alaskan steak you’re mentioning essentially is) as a proper exception.

          Steak Au Poivre can have a fairly wide range and I have had some with a mustard based sauce while other just deglaze the pan with liquor and thicken with heavy cream.

          The pepper steak recipe at the Double Musky is more like a bourguignon sauce with peppercorns.

          All of these are really great with steak!

          Fair enough. I figure any sauce that’s made using juices from the steak it’s going on top of is usually going to be acceptable :)

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          Zwak wrote:


          Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!


          I’m a “counter”; not Dustin Hoffman in “Rain Man”, but just in my head. Numbers of stairs in my house, place of work, etc are a recurring thing. When I worked for Imation at our Oakdale headquarters I could tell you all the various stairwells between floors in the entire complex. I also can “see” lyrics and sentences and can pick out groups of “fives” (five words) at a time and just hear them that way. Is it possible to be a tiny bit autistic?

          I have to have an even number of M&M’s out in a bowl before I start heading them. I also have to eat them two at a time.

          I in no way have an “Eidetic Memory” (I wish), but I can recall incredible details on huge amounts of past experiences. I ran into an ex-girlfriend years ago who was with her daughter and kind of got onto that subject; her daughter looked a bit dubious. I proceeded to answer a number of questions on things that had happened 35 years before that one would have no business remembering. Hey, it’s gift…I guess. :lol:

          As for the Mayo deal, I too grew up with Miracle Whip and never experienced real mayo until I got married.

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            Is it possible to be a tiny bit autistic?

            Yes, it is a spectrum. However, I don’t think you can be diagnosed with autism if it is a “tiny bit.”

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            All this steak and sauce talk gave me an idea for dinner this weekend: Steak Oscar.

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            Karlsson wrote:


            Chris83 wrote:


            Is it possible to be a tiny bit autistic?

            Yes, it is a spectrum. However, I don’t think you can be diagnosed with autism if it is a “tiny bit.”


            Thank you; just curious. I’ve always known my brain was wired “uniquely”. Probably OCD more than anything else.

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            Chris83 wrote:


            Zwak wrote:


            Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!


            I’m a “counter”; not Dustin Hoffman in “Rain Man”, but just in my head. Numbers of stairs in my house, place of work, etc are a recurring thing. When I worked for Imation at our Oakdale headquarters I could tell you all the various stairwells between floors in the entire complex. I also can “see” lyrics and sentences and can pick out groups of “fives” (five words) at a time and just hear them that way. Is it possible to be a tiny bit autistic?

            I have to have an even number of M&M’s out in a bowl before I start heading them. I also have to eat them two at a time.

            I in no way have an “Eidetic Memory” (I wish), but I can recall incredible details on huge amounts of past experiences. I ran into an ex-girlfriend years ago who was with her daughter and kind of got onto that subject; her daughter looked a bit dubious. I proceeded to answer a number of questions on things that had happened 35 years before that one would have no business remembering. Hey, it’s gift…I guess. :lol:

            As for the Mayo deal, I too grew up with Miracle Whip and never experienced real mayo until I got married.

            When we worked together how many times a day, on average, did I get up just to wander around aimlessly? :)

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            Chris83 wrote:


            Karlsson wrote:


            Chris83 wrote:


            Is it possible to be a tiny bit autistic?

            Yes, it is a spectrum. However, I don’t think you can be diagnosed with autism if it is a “tiny bit.”


            Thank you; just curious. I’ve always known my brain was wired “uniquely”. Probably OCD more than anything else.

            Have you read about Marilu Henner and her ability to remember the specifics of any day in her past.

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            Re: any toppings/condiments: if it enhances the flavor, and not takes over the flavor, they are good to go.

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            Chris83 wrote:


            Zwak wrote:


            Anyone have any quirky personality traits/habits? For example, whether it is my home thermostat or the thermostat in my car, they have to be set at an even number temperature. Never odd!


            I’m a “counter”; not Dustin Hoffman in “Rain Man”, but just in my head. Numbers of stairs in my house, place of work, etc are a recurring thing. When I worked for Imation at our Oakdale headquarters I could tell you all the various stairwells between floors in the entire complex. I also can “see” lyrics and sentences and can pick out groups of “fives” (five words) at a time and just hear them that way. Is it possible to be a tiny bit autistic?

            I have to have an even number of M&M’s out in a bowl before I start heading them. I also have to eat them two at a time.

            I in no way have an “Eidetic Memory” (I wish), but I can recall incredible details on huge amounts of past experiences. I ran into an ex-girlfriend years ago who was with her daughter and kind of got onto that subject; her daughter looked a bit dubious. I proceeded to answer a number of questions on things that had happened 35 years before that one would have no business remembering. Hey, it’s gift…I guess. :lol:

            As for the Mayo deal, I too grew up with Miracle Whip and never experienced real mayo until I got married.

            When we worked together how many times a day, on average, did I get up just to wander around aimlessly? :)


            Even I can only count so high. :lol:

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            Music, movies, books, or TV shows. Choose one. That’s it, for the rest of your life. Go.

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            Music.

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            Books

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              Music. By a mile.

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              Music. By a mile.

              And with Cowgirl, by a mile for me.

              Just give me some tunes, man.

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              Music. Without question.

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              Music.

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              Books. One of my biggest concerns with the shutdown is my local Half Price Books is closed to me. I need to browse. I read paperbacks cause they’re easier for me to hold wherever I might want to read.

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                Music. Have been doing a deep dive into my collection of CD’s lately. Funny how Ipods and digital music totally changed how you listen to music. Found a lot of deep track gems I haven’t listened to in years. Still have some albums as well, but no working turntable.

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                Books. One of my biggest concerns with the shutdown is my local Half Price Books is closed to me. I need to browse. I read paperbacks cause they’re easier for me to hold wherever I might want to read.


                How fitting the us, as 2 of the “Elder Statesmen” on GPL, both are the 2 responders that have picked books. Maybe a generational thing?

                I like being able to stop reading and just reflect on what I have just read with non-fiction. Also call up a reference, Wikipedia usually, and fill in any gaps I have on knowledge in the subject at hand.

                The pandemic has taken away some of the “guilt” for me about reading during daylight hours.

                Right by the park and C-store here in town is a free ” Little Library”. What a nice little deal. Now if I can find another David Baldacci spy novel I’ll be happy.

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                I would for sure miss reading, but would go insane if I didn’t have something to break the silence once in awhile and drown the voices in my head. A world without music would be pretty sad.

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                george wrote:


                Books. One of my biggest concerns with the shutdown is my local Half Price Books is closed to me. I need to browse. I read paperbacks cause they’re easier for me to hold wherever I might want to read.


                How fitting the us, as 2 of the “Elder Statesmen” on GPL, both are the 2 responders that have picked books. Maybe a generational thing?

                I like being able to stop reading and just reflect on what I have just read with non-fiction. Also call up a reference, Wikipedia usually, and fill in any gaps I have on knowledge in the subject at hand.

                The pandemic has taken away some of the “guilt” for me about reading during daylight hours.

                Right by the park and C-store here in town is a free ” Little Library”. What a nice little deal. Now if I can find another David Baldacci spy novel I’ll be happy.

                I love books, and obviously am a movie nut, but I just couldn’t live without music. That’s in my heart and soul.

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                Music, movies, books, or TV shows. Choose one. That’s it, for the rest of your life. Go.

                Probably music.

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                Cowgirl wrote:


                A world without music would be pretty sad.


                Is this a poster for the movie Coco?

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                Music can tell stories among everything else it can do. Easy choice.

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                Books for me. I like music but it’s not an end all for me

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                If I don’t have a library book on hand, I’m like an alcoholic with no booze in the house.

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                  It would be books for me.

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                  Bonin21 wrote:


                  Cowgirl wrote:


                  A world without music would be pretty sad.


                  Is this a poster for the movie Coco?

                  No clue. Never heard of it.

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                    Cowgirl wrote:


                    Bonin21 wrote:


                    Cowgirl wrote:


                    A world without music would be pretty sad.


                    Is this a poster for the movie Coco?

                    No clue. Never heard of it.


                    It’s by Disney and it’s spectacular!!

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                    Kelly Red wrote:


                    Cowgirl wrote:


                    Bonin21 wrote:


                    Cowgirl wrote:


                    A world without music would be pretty sad.


                    Is this a poster for the movie Coco?

                    No clue. Never heard of it.


                    It’s by Disney and it’s spectacular!!

                    That’s the muerta one, right?

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                      How about favorite actor in a non superhero role?

                      Robert Duvall

                      Jack Nicholson

                      also Chris Cooper and Bill Camp.

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                      Daniel Day-Lewis

                      Christian Bale

                      Liam Neeson

                      Danny Trejo

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                        How about favorite actor in a non superhero role?

                        Robert Duvall

                        Jack Nicholson

                        also Chris Cooper and Bill Camp.


                        I don’t understand the “non-superhero” qualifier, there are about a bizillion movies that aren’t superhero films! :conf2:

                        But I adore Peter O’Toole. I want to be a personal friend of O’Toole, he’s quite the hilarious raconteur. Sitting around drinking with him would be one of my life’s goals.

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                        Kelly Red wrote:


                        Grovetown Scotty wrote:


                        How about favorite actor in a non superhero role?

                        Robert Duvall

                        Jack Nicholson

                        also Chris Cooper and Bill Camp.


                        I don’t understand the “non-superhero” qualifier, there are about a bizillion movies that aren’t superhero films! :conf2:

                        But I adore Peter O’Toole. I want to be a personal friend of O’Toole, he’s quite the hilarious raconteur. Sitting around drinking with him would be one of my life’s goals.


                        I would love to hang with Joe Pesci. I hear he’s a really down to earth guy, and with all the roles he’s played and the people he’s worked with…man, that is hours, if not days, worth of stories.

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                        What athlete(s) would you liked to have watch in their prime?

                        1. Bobby Orr

                        2. Jim Brown

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                        Zwak wrote:


                        What athlete(s) would you liked to have watch in their prime?

                        1. Bobby Orr

                        2. Jim Brown

                        John Mayasich. :)

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                          I would like like to follow the 1927 Yankees the year Ruth hit 60 HRs and Gehrig had 173 RBI.

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                          It would be cool to have been a season ticket holder at Ebbits Field. Just about any year will do, the players that came through during it’s existence is awesome. The same could be said for any field, but I’ve always like reading about old baseball stadiums and Ebbits field is one I wish I could have seen.

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                          Zwak wrote:


                          What athlete(s) would you liked to have watch in their prime?

                          1. Bobby Orr

                          2. Jim Brown


                          Orr – He was amazing. We’d watch him on TV and be yelling “Jeezus, somebody just hit him!!!”, like it was the simplest thing in the world. Got to see him at the Met in person a couple times with the Bruins and was also at the 1972 NHL All-Star game with my Dad. Watch the Stanley Cup winning goal against the Blues (50 years ago today); what hockey sense! He slides the puck to Derek Sanderson behind Glenn Hall and then goes right to the net. Boom. I remember it like it was yesterday. We all wanted to be Bobby Orr as kids.

                          Brown – He retired in ’66, just as I was starting to get into the NFL. Remarkable athlete.

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