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Pivot's Ten Questions

Postby Squid » Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:31 pm

chelsea wrote:
beitilyng wrote:At the end of the interview section of each episode of 'Inside the Actors Studio,' James Lipton asks his guest the ten questions from a questionnaire developed by Bernard Pivot. These 10 questions originally came from a French series, "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.
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01. What is your favorite word?

02. What is your least favorite word?

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

04. What turns you off?

05. What is your favorite curse word?

06. What sound or noise do you love?

07. What sound or noise do you hate?

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

09. What profession would you not like to do?

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?


this should totally be a new thread in which we answer the ten questions.


Get to it, people.

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Re: Pivot's Ten Questions

Postby chelsea » Sun Dec 18, 2005 12:12 am

01. What is your favorite word? for lack of being able to think of something better, i'll say orangina - it's really fun to say if you say it the french way.

02. What is your least favorite word? take it easy - i know it's a phrase, but i hate it when people say it to me.

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
uniqueness

04. What turns you off? philistines

05. What is your favorite curse word? bloody hell (i know it's two)

06. What sound or noise do you love? my cat (kittle)'s meow

07. What sound or noise do you hate? sirens

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
music reviewer/writer

09. What profession would you not like to do? being a mortician

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
well done, chelsea, well done

nothing profound, i'm sure, but it's what came to mind as i sit here at midnight.

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Postby c-dog » Sun Dec 18, 2005 4:33 pm

01. What is your favorite word? pish-posh

02. What is your least favorite word? can't

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? observing life

04. What turns you off? intolerance

05. What is your favorite curse word? fucko

06. What sound or noise do you love? rain

07. What sound or noise do you hate? car alarms

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? race car driver

09. What profession would you not like to do? podiatrist

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates. really? (but in a sarcastic tone)

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Postby sabirah » Sun Dec 18, 2005 5:35 pm

01. What is your favorite word? snap

02. What is your least favorite word? Anywayz (and anyone who says it!)

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? writing

04. What turns you off? stupidity

05. What is your favorite curse word? bloody hell (yes, I copied but we just got this young english guy in my office and everytime he says it, I just love it!)

06. What sound or noise do you love? the ocean

07. What sound or noise do you hate? there's this really annoying bird that caws outside of my window now and then, and it's got a rhythm to it but every now and then it gets off rhythm...drives me bananas!

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? photojournalism

09. What profession would you not like to do? receptionist - phone scare me

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? You lived a damn good life

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Postby Betty Felon » Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:09 pm

01. What is your favorite word? copacetic

02. What is your least favorite word? No.

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? your beauty

04. What turns you off? creepiness

05. What is your favorite curse word? GODDAMN. (can you get more goddamn cursey than 'goddamn'?)

Ineligible but Noteable: "Shit. Shitty-shit. Butterfly Firebutt." -from some eminem interview like a million years ago.
And: "Go kick rocks." (var.: Go eat snakes.)
And: "You bitch!"


06. What sound or noise do you love? impossibly high, flawless, etherial soprano that sublimates your heart right there in your chest

07. What sound or noise do you hate? goddamn morning alarm clock I hate you

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Rick Steves

09. What profession would you not like to do? goddamn call center(Thank you for choosing America Online, my name is Betty, how can I help you? AHHHHHH! The nightmares! I will never heal!)

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? We always knew you'd make it, didn't think you'd come so late.
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Postby theplacidcasual » Mon Dec 19, 2005 12:51 am

01. What is your favorite word? visceral

02. What is your least favorite word? like

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? insane people

04. What turns you off? ignorance

05. What is your favorite curse word? geezus fuckin shit!

06. What sound or noise do you love? matt kelleys voice

07. What sound or noise do you hate? ice being scraped or cracked

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? blacksmith

09. What profession would you not like to do? gas station attendant

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? glad you could make it

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Re: Pivot's Ten Questions

Postby c-dog » Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:26 am

Squid wrote:Get to it, people.

What about you squid?!?!

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Re: Pivot's Ten Questions

Postby LoveSickJerk » Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:00 am

Real Quick at work:

01. What is your favorite word? Just one? At the moment: beguile

02. What is your least favorite word? irregardless it is not a real word, and people use it all the time.

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
other people

04. What turns you off? other people

05. What is your favorite curse word? Fuck

06. What sound or noise do you love? A Cat's Pur

07. What sound or noise do you hate? Nails on a Chalkboard

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Chef

09. What profession would you not like to do? Marketing

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"Finally."

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Re: Pivot's Ten Questions

Postby Squid » Mon Dec 19, 2005 4:03 pm

c-dog wrote:
Squid wrote:Get to it, people.

What about you squid?!?!


alright! alright! All this skiving off work takes time, darling...

01. What is your favorite word? telaraña (tell-ah-RAN-ya)- the spanish word for spiderweb.

02. What is your least favorite word? powerpoint

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? a heady mix of optimism + a plan of execution, ie "optimism with a plan".

04. What turns you off? Arrogance.

05. What is your favorite curse word? fer FUCK's sake

06. What sound or noise do you love? white noise

07. What sound or noise do you hate? the sound of the word, "no".

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Astronomy. With law running a close second. But there's still time...

09. What profession would you not like to do?
Bus driver. Talk about thankless.

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? "Sorry honey, this is NOT where the road paved with good intentions leads. And getting your little brother spanked for something you did back when you were 8? Bad news. What's that? Please, you wrote one letter for Amnesty International in high school, and that's your redeeming quality? Oh, stop. No crying! Jesus. Fine, fine, come in. You're lucky I'm drunk..."

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Postby middswing » Mon Dec 19, 2005 5:39 pm

Hey Squid, I'll play. == Alex

01. What is your favorite word? Orion. It's almost as fun as saying Ryan.

02. What is your least favorite word? Pork loins.

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Boys who know how to use their hands.

04. What turns you off? Renovation noises in a neighbor's apartment.

05. What is your favorite curse word? Bollocks.

06. What sound or noise do you love? The unbuckling of a gent's belt.

07. What sound or noise do you hate? Anything touching a projection screen.

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Film stock/cinema restoration.

09. What profession would you not like to do? Butcher.

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Nicely done.

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Postby Squid » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:40 am

middswing wrote:06. What sound or noise do you love? The unbuckling of a gent's belt.


And <i>that</i> is why Alex is my favorite saucy minx. Saucy, I tell you!

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Postby nwheather » Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:11 am

01. What is your favorite word?
Fuckarow. I'm putting it here because #5 is already overcrowded.

02. What is your least favorite word?
Cold. Oh, wait...I thought you said least favorite THING...

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Harmony. Voices, colors, people, flavors in food, you name it. Nothing's the same, everything's different, but it all works together, each component a piece in the proverbial puzzle.

04. What turns you off?
Apart from everything already mentioned, probably that switch in my back. And conflict.

05. What is your favorite curse word?
Rrrrrg...sorry, it's gotta be a tie:

Jesus-Tap-Dancing-Christ!

Anything British, because nobody around here even recognizes it as cursing.


06. What sound or noise do you love?
The sound of someone turning everything that's ever hurt them, vexed them, thrilled them, or affected them in any way into something you just can't help but shake your ass to.

07. What sound or noise do you hate?
My walls and skull rattling from some asshole's bass as he drives by. Sometimes I'd give ANYTHING for a bazooka!

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Either musician, or anything that would allow me the time and money to be one without starving.

09. What profession would you not like to do?
Telemarketer! Ack!!

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
Oh shit, I'm sorry! Who knew an omniscient being could be such a fuckup? How can I make it up to you?

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Postby Burning Bride #7 » Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:39 pm

1. What is your favorite word? Dammit
2. What is your least favorite word? Velveeta
3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Big boobs
4. What turns you off? When there's absolutely no good sporting events on TV
5. What is your favorite curse word? See #1
6. What sound or noise do you love? "Oh, I'm gonna cum, I'm gonna cum!"
7. What sound or noise do you hate? People talking about how much they hate their job
8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Being a sportscaster or an old-fashioned pirate
9. What profession would you not like to do? Politics
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? "Who the hell are you? You're not on the list.... Fuck it, come on in."

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Postby Laura Suzanne » Wed Dec 21, 2005 7:02 pm

1. What is your favorite word? Vapid.
2. What is your least favorite word? Crunk.
3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? The well-written.
4. What turns you off? Top-40 Radio.
5. What is your favorite curse word? Cunt.
6. What sound or noise do you love? Sufjan.
7. What sound or noise do you hate? Eraser on chalkboard.
8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Mendicant.
9. What profession would you not like to do? Selling things to people.
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? GO. AWAY.

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Postby Fi » Wed Dec 21, 2005 9:40 pm

01. What is your favorite word? "Menagerie" or "Ruffian"
02. What is your least favorite word? "unambiguous"
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? a good red
04. What turns you off? criticism/picky people
05. What is your favorite curse word? bugger/bollocks
06. What sound or noise do you love? oceans/gibsons/little kids giggling
07. What sound or noise do you hate? flat car battery
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? makeup art
09. What profession would you not like to do? public speaking
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? welcome, come on in.

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Postby KarissaEB » Tue Dec 27, 2005 1:14 am

01. What is your favorite word? equilibrium, ultimatum, and spontaneity

02. What is your least favorite word? Pus *shudder*

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Music

04. What turns you off? Pigheadedness and ignorance

05. What is your favorite curse word? Fuckwit

06. What sound or noise do you love? Genuine laughter, and voices that sound like angels

07. What sound or noise do you hate? Recall the quote: "Hey, you know what the most annoying sound in the world is?" .... "EHHHHHHHHHHHHGHHHGHHGH"

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Besides being in diagnostic imaging (radiology) like I want to, I'd love to try out being an aerial gunner. Not only is it a cool-sounding job, but the money (in the Air Force) is killer.

09. What profession would you not like to do? I think I could find the joy in any profession... but I'd really hate to be a plumber, nonetheless.

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? "Well done, good and faithful servant. Welcome home."

Karissa :)

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Postby Jeannette311 » Fri Dec 30, 2005 6:10 pm

01. What is your favorite word? Angerfied (my own invention, thanks!)

02. What is your least favorite word? Slice and/or cigarette

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? happiness

04. What turns you off? assholes

05. What is your favorite curse word? Fucktard or Fucknut

06. What sound or noise do you love? Silence (since I hear it so rarely)

07. What sound or noise do you hate? Scraping of teeth on fork tines

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Rockstar!

09. What profession would you not like to do? Meat Packer (even though I was a butcher.. meat packers are TOTALLY different!)

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Welcome home.

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Re: Pivot's Ten Questions

Postby zach » Wed Jan 11, 2006 12:17 pm

KarissaEB wrote:but I'd really hate to be a plumber, nonetheless.



...irregardless?

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Postby Harvey Winters » Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:13 pm

01. What is your favorite word? Any word I can correctly spell

02. What is your least favorite word? Waste

03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Direct eye contact, with someone I love

04. What turns you off? indecision, and my own failure to express myself

05. What is your favorite curse word? The "C" word

06. What sound or noise do you love? A lover's sigh

07. What sound or noise do you hate? When someone laughs, as they're crying

08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Pro Football, or Stage Actor

09. What profession would you not like to do? Lumberjack

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"RETURN THE MAP! RETURN WHAT YOU HAVE STOLEN FROM ME"!!!
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Postby Betty Felon » Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:41 pm

some of these answers are so racy! *blushes*


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