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Sherry
 Post subject: Four things - Its a meme
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:46 pm 
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Its on blogs, its in emails, its now here....

The 'meme' Four things on various things to answer :)

Four jobs I've had -
Currency trader
farming
child care
activities co-ordinator in HIV and AIDS care

Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
Oceans 11
The Princess Bride
Godfather (parts I & II in one film)
The Castle

Four Places I've Lived
Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Hamburg (Germany)
Ennis (Ireland)
Exeter (England)

Four TV shows I love
Top Gear
Buffy
Life On Mars
The Detectives

Four places I've vacationed
Adelaide (Australia)
New York and east coast US
Italy
Edinburgh (Scotland)

Four of my favorite dishes
Steak blue
big assed chilli beef (recipe here on the forum)
sticky toffee pudding
marmite and cheese on toast

Four sites I visit daily
What The Folk!
BBC news
News.com.au
Dilbert :>

Four places I would rather be right now

With Max
Sat somewhere warm and breeezy
In a lighthouse watching a rough sea
Wandering the hills watching deer


Your turn 8) Can also post on your blog etc should you wish.


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Gayle
 Post subject: Re: Four things - Its a meme
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:57 pm 
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Here goes...

Four jobs I've had -
Ringling Museum Gift Shop type person
Licensed Optician
Actor
Admistrative Assistant

Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
Amelie
Waking Ned Divine
Saving Grace
Wonder Boys

Four Places I've Lived
Marshfield, Massachusetts
Sarasota, Florida
Chicago, Illinois
Cincinnati, OH

Four TV shows I love
Deadwood (HBO)
The Office (BBC America)
Real Time w/ Bill Maher (HBO)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Four places I've vacationed
Galena, Illinois (lovely)
Ixtapa, Mexico
Zihuataneho, Mexico
My Grandmother's Cabin in Can't-Remember-the-Name-of-the-Town, Maine

Four of my favorite dishes
Lobster Ravioli in Pesto Cream Sauce
A Big Salad
Mac n' Cheese
Panang Curry with Tofu

Four sites I visit daily
What the Folk!
CNN
USA Today Daily Crossword
Various Real Estate Sites

Four places I would rather be right now
In my garden
On a plane to somewhere exiting
In my bed, covered with four or five quilts
Floating In the Gulf of Mexico off of Anna Maria Island

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Kate
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:26 pm 
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Four jobs I've had -
Waitron
Advertising/PR Intern
Political Aide (Speech/Position Paper Writer)
Chef

Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
Tongan Ninja
Strictly Ballroom
State and Main
High Fidelity

Four Places I've Lived
Massachusetts
Texas
Washington, DC
And, Massachusetts again

Four TV shows I love
Barefoot Contessa
The Daily Show with John Stewart
Real Time with Bill Maher
West Wing

Four places I've vacationed
Italy (Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast, my faves)
France (Provance and Paris, my faves)
The Desert Southwest (US)
Mexico

Four of my favorite dishes
Affogato
Chicken Piccata
Warm, fresh-baked bread (right out of the oven) with butter
Anything Chocolate

Four sites I visit daily
What The Folk!
BuzzFlash
Epicurious
Various Political blogs and sites

Four places I would rather be right now
Up and walking/running
At an FoTC Concert
Riding in a warm, sunny place in a convertible with the top down
Marooned on a desert island with Jemaine, George Clooney, and John Cusack while they takes turns trying to woo me away from one another repeatedly with their masculine charms :D


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avaritsos
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Four jobs I've had
waiter
bartender
RN
Private-Duty Nurse

Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
in & out
the birdcage
funny girl
beaches

Four Places I've Lived
texas
massachusetts
(haven't lived in four places)

Four TV shows I love
dave chappelle's show
the daily show with john stewart
real time w/ bill maher
antiques roadshow

Four places I've vacationed
hawaii
bali
provance
amsterdam

Four of my favorite dishes
kate's grand manier brownies with dark chocolate grand manier ganache (actually anything kate makes)
beef burgundy over homemade noodles
baked stuffed mushrooms
southern fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy

Four sites I visit daily
don't visit any site every day

Four places I would rather be right now
anyplace warm, sunny, sandy, breezy and w/out snow!
in front of the fireplace with a hot chocolate
getting a massage
out dancing


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indigo_jones
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:09 am 
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Four jobs I've had
art history instructor
obituary writer
magazine editor
purveyor of hand-made skincare items

Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
Best in Show
Waiting for Guffman
A Mighty Wind
I'm actually not big on rewatching movies.

Four Places I've Lived
Orlando, FL
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Greensboro, NC


Four TV shows I love
The Daily Show
The O.C.
Veronica Mars
Bones

Four places I've vacationed
Florence, Italy
Milan, Italy
Bologna, Italy
Glasgow, Scotland

Four of my favorite dishes
sushi
samosas
my boyfriend's ragu'
beef crostades

Four sites I visit daily
Looking Good message board
Livejournal
Amplifier.co.nz
What The Folk

Four places I would rather be right now
a happy place without an excess of hormones (i.e., PMS has got me miserable today)
floating in a warm swimming pool
walking my dog through Greenwich Village
with my boyfriend (who's been away for three weeks)

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Kate
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indigo_jones wrote:
Four places I've vacationed
Florence, Italy
Milan, Italy
Bologna, Italy
Glasgow, Scotland


Outstanding vacation spots!

avaritsos wrote:
Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
in & out
the birdcage
funny girl
beaches


I can tell you right now, he's pulling your legs on this one! :lol: It's more like:

"The Godfather" Trilogy
"Dick"
"Under the Tuscan Sun"
"The Matrix" Trilogy

avaritsos wrote:
Four sites I visit daily
don't visit any site every day


And he's outright lying about this unless weather.com doesn't count. :wink:

:roll2: What a nut!


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Gayle
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:rolls: Busted!!!

On Edit: May I commend you on your choice of avatar avaritsos (say that five times fast) or may I call you "Babe".

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avaritsos
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Gayle wrote:
:rolls: Busted!!!

On Edit: May I commend you on your choice of avatar avaritsos (say that five times fast) or may I call you "Babe".


ok i'm busted, but i was just trying to get johnnyp wound up. :wink:

(who wants to get rained on? weather.com is a necessity not a website.)

and yeah you can call me 'babe', it'll be good for the rep. :lol: i used babe as my avatar to keep with the nz theme. 'babe' is one of my favorite nzers. waited to find just the right one.

edited to add: ms. cool nipples and ms. j-m, you ladies have the most mapplethorpesque avatars i can imagine. so decadent all that fuzzy black and white naked male photography. looks risque even tho nuthin's showing. :shock:


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Gayle
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avaritsos wrote:
ok i'm busted, but i was just trying to get johnnyp wound up. :wink:

yeah you can call me 'babe', it'll be good for the rep. :lol: i used babe as my avatar to keep with the nz theme. 'babe' is one of my favorite nzers. waited to find just the right one.


I loved Babe - "That'll do pig."

And I think it'll take a little more than that to get JP riled! :wink:

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Andria
 Post subject: Re: Four things - Its a meme
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:32 am 
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Such as it is - :roll:

Four jobs I've had -
Clerk at Bead Store
Library Aide (Peon Shelver)
Housekeeper (Maid) at a Motel
Telephone/Catalog Order Taker

Four Movies I can watch over and over (not necessarily movies that I like the best)
Shop Around The Corner
French Kiss
Sabrina
Jumping Jack Flash

Four Places I've Lived
Stevens Point
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United (or not) States of America (exciting, no?)

Four TV shows I love
Battlestar Galactica (New, not old...)
Grey's Anatomy
Scrubs
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Four places I've vacationed
Doolin, Ireland
(Drawing a complete blank as to the town), Scotland
Portland, Maine, US
San Diego, California, US

Four of my favorite dishes
Fruit Smoothies (they count!)
Meatless Stuffed Shells w/tofu
Baked Goods (:drool: Cookies, scones, muffins, oh my!)
Homemade Pizza

Four sites I visit daily
What The Folk!
Amplifier
Livejournal
Google

Four places I would rather be right now
New Zealand
Italy
Some place where it is warm enough to ride my bike
Time tripping with Bret and Jemaine 8)

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Johnnyp
 Post subject: Re: Four things - Its a meme
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:23 am 
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Four jobs I've had -
Excavation business-father's business
Auto parts store counter service
Musician-current
Glass artisan-current

Four Movies I can watch over and over
Frailty
Blazing Saddles
Faster-documentary
Standing in the Shadows of Motown-documentary


Four Places I've Lived
United State of Texas
The Republic of Texas
Kingdom of Texas
New Texas


Four TV shows I love
First 48
Law and Order-Criminal Intent-Vincent D'Onofrio-greatness
MotoGP&World Superbike
see I can't think of a fourth one not much for TV
OK Major League Baseball

Four places I've vacationed
I don't do vacations technically
I have been to 38 states
Brazil
Belgium
The Netherlands

Four of my favorite dishes
Chicken Mole Enchiladas
Chile Relleno
Smoked Pork Tenderloin
Stuffed Pork Chops

Four sites I visit daily
WTF
SPEED TV motorcycle racing forum
Break.com
CERacing.com

Four places I would rather be right now
With Michelle-I'm at work. Not that this job doesn't kick ace but its not Michelle 8)
In Qatar sitting in the stands for the first World Superbike race of the season this saturday.
In Canada picking the brain of Michael Holt
In New Zealand picking the brains of Jemaine,Bret and Neil Finn

Funny Anthony :lol: :lol: You're so cliche a nurse and those movies too. :P I keed I keed. 8)

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avaritsos
 Post subject: Re: Four things - Its a meme
PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:12 pm 
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Johnnyp wrote:
Funny Anthony :lol: :lol: You're so cliche a nurse and those movies too. :P I keed I keed. 8)


truth is only the movies were a joke, i actually am a nurse. didn't have the $ or the patience for med school or i woulda been an md so nursing was next best thing. and private duty means i can pick my own hours and my own cases and make a good salary doing it. i'd rather be independently rich but this is next best thing for me.


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Oh, now Blazing Saddles is a movie that I can rewatch quite often. Good choice, JP!

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Johnnyp
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:20 pm 
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avaritsos wrote:
Johnnyp wrote:
Funny Anthony :lol: :lol: You're so cliche a nurse and those movies too. :P I keed I keed. 8)


truth is only the movies were a joke, i actually am a nurse. didn't have the $ or the patience for med school or i woulda been an md so nursing was next best thing. and private duty means i can pick my own hours and my own cases and make a good salary doing it. i'd rather be independently rich but this is next best thing for me.


I knew you were a real nurse.

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avaritsos
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Johnnyp wrote:
avaritsos wrote:
Johnnyp wrote:
Funny Anthony :lol: :lol: You're so cliche a nurse and those movies too. :P I keed I keed. 8)


truth is only the movies were a joke, i actually am a nurse. didn't have the $ or the patience for med school or i woulda been an md so nursing was next best thing. and private duty means i can pick my own hours and my own cases and make a good salary doing it. i'd rather be independently rich but this is next best thing for me.


I knew you were a real nurse.


cool 8) just making sure.


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