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This took forever, SO ENJOY IT!@$*

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005
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LJ Interests meme results

  1. cheese:
    I am not so much interested in cheese as I like eating it. You can go to Wegmans and get any kind of cheese, but I usually end up with a couple year-old hunk of cheddar or a youngish gouda.
  2. doctor who:
    I started out just kinda half-watching the show on MPT while doing other stuff. I knew I'd be missing out on half the Doctor Who references on the net, but it took a while for me to get into it. Once I did, I dragged several others down with me. The Fourth Doctor is my favorite, and I think the new series is... fantastic!
  3. film scores:
    I was really into film scores in high school. I would listen to Starship Troopers and Hunt for Red October *constantly*.
  4. hdtv:
    This is a genuine interest. All video is, really, but why not make it really high resolution? We got my dad a 50" DLP TV for his 50th birthday, and I had to shell out for a pcHDTV card shortly thereafter. I like to collect HD episodes of my favorite shows, since they are actually of higher quality than the expensive DVD releases!
  5. john williams:
    See film scores. He's pretty much the best.
  6. mos6581:
    The mighty MOS 6581, better known as the SID chip, is the synthesizer-on-a-chip found in Commodore 64s. I love the sounds it makes... and there is a certain nostalgic appeal. I'm not much good at using the chip directly, but I've had limited success with some SID trackers.
  7. pchdtv:
    See HDTV. I've used my pcHDTV card to tune over-the-air (broadcast) HDTV with limited success, but it really shines attached to Comcast cable. I can get all the free channels, plus most of the regular cable channels. The regular ones are scaled down and passed through a terrible noise reduction filter, but it beats using my own CPU to encode them from my analog card.
  8. sexy losers:
    Sexy Losers is a webcomic I've been reading since high school. It's terrifically, sometimes horrifically funny, the art is great, and it's full of nerdy stuff. So many C64 references...
  9. upright citizens brigade:
    Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, and Matt Besser. What can I even say? Best comedy ever? Often mentioned in the same sentence as Monty Python? All I've seen is the stuff on TV: their show on Comedy Central (where's the rest of my DVDs?!) and the special on Bravo recently. So great. Also, the first DVD I ever burned was of crappy VCR rips of all the episodes in some low quality AVIs.
  10. your girlfriend:
    It's likely that I am not actually interested in your girlfriend, I just saw this interest and stole it. I don't actually have good enough nunchuck skills or bowhunting skills to seduce your girlfriend.

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[User Picture]From: patrick
2005-09-22 09:31 am (UTC)
I like film scores a whole lot. My favorites are The Last Temptation of Christ which is by Peter Gabriel and Koyanniqatsi by Philip Glass. I'm also a big fan of Danny Elfman's scores. John Williams is good, but I always felt his stuff was a little too ordinary or maybe it's that he is so popular, but it feels to me that he repeats himself a bit too much.
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2005-09-22 05:06 pm (UTC)
I'm embarassed to say that I've never seen either of your favorites. Danny Elfman is awesome :D

And even though the love theme from episode 2 may sound suspiciously like one of the themes from Hook, that doesn't stop it from looping in my head for several days every time I hear it!
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[User Picture]From: mrlachatte
2005-09-22 08:28 pm (UTC)
I just found The Good, the Bad & the Ugly. Highly recommended.
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[User Picture]From: patrick
2005-09-22 09:53 pm (UTC)
Ennio Morricone is amazing for sure.
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-09-22 01:01 pm (UTC)
LOL #10

that's great!
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