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AIDEN AUCTION WINNING OFF TOPIC THREAD: Athletes & Actors (that just about covers it for me don'tcha think?)

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  • Viggo Mortensen, but only as Aragorn. He's too chiseled otherwise for my tastes.
    How about George Eads? Baby baby, there's a hunka beefcake for ya! Twisted steel and sex appeal, as Holly Hunter would say.
    I do happen to think my own brother is better looking than a lot of movie stars.
    Never understood the swooning over Ben Affleck OR Matt Damon. Neither one is all that, in my opinion.
    Sean Biggerstaff has an adorable accent and is a real cutie! But too young for me.
    Off to find a picture of my brother...
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    • Being a sucker for Oirish accents, I cast my vote for Liam Nieson. My kids got me to see The Phantom Menace several times... Little did they know

      [This message was edited by nhwr on Jan. 05, 2003 at 12:44 AM.]
      See those flying monkeys? They work for me.

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      • Okay, don't yell at me, but who is Sean Biggerstaff and what's he been in??
        You know, if you took this jello, put it in a mold and froze it, you could be like look....an emerald. Dude, I'd kick some guys ass he ever tried to give me a jello ring.

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        • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by nhwr:
          Being a sucker for Oirish accents, I cast my vote for Liam Nieson. My kids got me to see The Phantom Menace several times... Little did they do <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

          people kept sending us the action figures. I started crying my eyes out in the funeral pyre scene 'cause it looked so much like him!

          ok. I don't know the actor's name, but the man who plays "Baldwin" on NYPD Blue is stunning. That first episode where he took off his shirt in the locker room ....
          We were having the "actor you think is hot" discussion at the barn one day, and I said, Tommy Lee Jones - I stick by it. I like him. A manly man
          I like Marc Messier too -
          I think I like men who have a bit of menace or hardness about them - it keeps 'em a bit interesting.
          I think George Clooney is super handsome, and appealing too, because he doesn't seem to take himself too seriously. The downside of him is that he reminds me of an old BF - who is also an emergency room MD ...not a pleasant memory.
          But I repeat (since no one took me up on it ) - handsome,intelligent,creative, plus personal integrity - the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.
          A Fine Romance. April 1991 - June 2016. Loved forever.

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          • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Kachoo:
            Oh, don't tease me like this. I love names with double meanings . <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

            Knew a vet named Dr. Slaughter. How's that for awkward?

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            -Louisa May Alcott
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            • Uhhhh, Fred?????

              Your hubbie looks Liam Nieson, my oldest son looks like George Clooney (or so people tell me).

              Hmmmmmm If your hubbie has a touch o' the brogue, could we swap (just for a weekend) ????

              Really I am a responsible parent, most of the time
              See those flying monkeys? They work for me.

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              • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by nhwr:

                my oldest son looks like George Clooney (or so people tell me).

                <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
                If your son is between 25 and 35, send him to me for the weekend

                "No time to marry, no time to settle down. I'm a young woman and I ain't done runnin' around." - Bessie Smith

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                • Actors: Did anyone mention Gabriel Byrne? Cool guy... I think he even rides, or used to - I've seen a pic of him in Ireland on horseback...
                  "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

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                  • Few things I find more attractive than a nice tall strapping Black Oirishman - nothing swoons me faster than the dark hair and green or blue eyes. Which is why I almost became Mrs Ryan. Then I realized it was not just Jolly Social Drinking on his part and decided that this side of his character was too Oirish for me.

                    Now I prefer Oirish harses (this is where I'd ordinarily make the reference to Point And Shoot Jumpers, but that could perhaps be taken two ways).

                    Actually, Weatherford and I have had several delightful exchanges in emails about Oirishmen.

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                    • Atypical - Sean Biggerstaff (and really, that IS a doozy of a name) plays Oliver Wood in both "Harry Potter" movies .
                      "That's it! You people have stood in my way long enough. I'm going to clown college!" ~Homer Simpson

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                      • When I first heard that, I thought that surely Oliver Wood was his REAL name, and Sean Biggerstaff was his name in the movie. I mean, c'mon! It fits the Harry Potter movies perfectly!

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                        • Sorry sarapony he is a teenager, but don't tell Fred. I am hoping she'll go for it
                          See those flying monkeys? They work for me.

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                          • LOL Coreene, my mileage tallies w/ yours on all counts! (Except you forgot the predilection for starting fights in bars. Piece of hard-earned advice: never, ever, EVER take an Oirishman out drinking in the Deep South. Trust me on this.)

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                            • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Coreene:
                              Few things I find more attractive than a nice tall strapping Black Oirishman - nothing swoons me faster than the dark hair and green or blue eyes. Which is why I almost became Mrs Ryan. Then I realized it was not just Jolly Social Drinking on his part and decided that this side of his character was too Oirish for me.

                              Now I prefer Oirish harses (this is where I'd ordinarily make the reference to Point And Shoot Jumpers, but that could perhaps be taken two ways).

                              Actually, Weatherford and I have had several delightful exchanges in emails about Oirishmen.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                              .... give me an Irish horse anyday!

                              and nhwr, can he clean stalls? I might just go for it!
                              A Fine Romance. April 1991 - June 2016. Loved forever.

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                                In a continuation of Coreene's thread... I am only 32% pure... OK, that is actually worse (or better ) than I thought!!!

                                Um, I don't really get the whole Bruce Springsteen thing. He just never has done it for me...

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                                • Well, Kinsella, thank God for that. It means we are even. I would hate to think that one of us had out-trolloped the other!

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                                  • Don't worry Kinsella, you are not alone - I never "got" the Springsteen thing either.
                                    "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

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                                    • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Lizviola:
                                      Don't worry Kinsella, you are not alone - I never "got" the Springsteen thing either.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
                                      At The Meadowlands (temporary home for The National) I crossed paths, in a VERY dark skybox, with a not-very-tall quiet man. He kept in the shadows, talking to a BNT from NJ. I kept thinking "damn, that dude looks good in jeans."
                                      Fool that I am...It was The Boss. Even with the lights on he looked "good in jeans."

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                                      • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Kinsella:
                                        I am only 32% pure... .<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                        32% ..mmm .. there's some potential there .. Is that on the Dr Seuss scale?

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                                          Apparently Dr. Suess doesn't think I am too bad

                                          <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Here is the result of your Dr. Seuss Purity Test.
                                          You answered "yes" to 23 of 50 questions, making you 54.0% sexually pure (46.0% sexually corrupt); that is, you are 54.0% pure in the sex domain.
                                          Your Weirdness Factor (AKA Uniqueness Factor) is 35%, based on a comparison of your test results with 140739 other submissions for this test.

                                          The average purity for this test is 65.6%. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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