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Favorites thread!

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Hi guys,

I'm new to these forums and wanted to say hi. I recently purchased Tales of Money Island and Sam & Max Season 1-3. I'm enjoying every minute of them. I have have also already pre-ordered Back to the Future and Poker Night at the Inventory. I thought it would be fun to make a favorites thread so that we can all share our favorite things. So here we go!

Favorite band(s), singer(s) or musical artist(s) - Poets of the Fall
Favorite movie director(s) - Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson
Favorite movie(s) - District 9, The Matrix, Back to the Future 1-3, Star Wars 1-6, Toy Story 1-3
Favorite TV show(s) - The Office, Seinfeld, Band of Brothers, Boardwalk Empire
Favorite Game(s) - Sam & Max, Tales of Monkey Island, Halo, Gears of War, Call of Duty, Bioshock
Favorite color(s) - Yellow, Orange

Feel free to add new Favorites if you wish!!

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  • @der_ketzer said: The worst for me. Not a single good movie.

    I'll say Terminator 2 is good, but otherwise I completely agree.

    Favorite band(s), singer(s) or musical artist(s) - Blind Guardian, Cheap Trick, Nightwish before Dark Passion Play, Iron Maiden, Journey, Genesis, Alestorm, the Police, Queen, David Bowie, Billy Idol, AFI, Disturbed, Pirate's Gold, Shoji Meguro, Azure, Miles Davis, LAST ALLIANCE, McCoy Tyner, Stan Getz, Heart, Twisted Sister, Yoko Kanno, Oingo Boingo, The Drowners, Less Than Jake, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Amon Amarath, Gorillaz, They Might be Giants, Daft Punk, etc.
    Favorite Good movie(s) - Zebraman, Speed Racer, Much Ado About Nothing (The Brannagh version), Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Silver Hawk, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Versus, Great Yokai War, Red Eye, the A&E Pride and Prejudice, Predator, Alien, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, V for Vendetta, Amadeus, Blade Runner, Young Frankenstein, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, Dirty Harry, Casino Royale, Back to the Future, Phantasm etc. (There are a lot more, but I'll cut my list short).
    Favorite Bad Movies (in my opinion) - Judge Dredd, Commando, Yor Hunter from the Future, Conan the Barbarian, Tokyo Gore Police, Demolition Man, Pumaman, Squirm, Ticks, the Godzilla franchise, Scooby Doo 2, The Machine Girl, Dune, The Phantom, Independence Day, Space Mutiny, Halloween 3, the Leprechaun franchise, Night of the Lepus, the Nightmare on Elm street series, the Friday the 13th series, Sleepaway Camp I and II, etc.
    Favorite TV show(s) - Doctor Who, Deadwood, Mythbusters, NOVA, Kamen Rider Black, Kamen Rider Black RX, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger, Gosei Sentai Dairanger, Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, Gargoyles, Darkwing Duck, The 80s Legend of Zelda cartoons (it's an amusing watch), Sonic SatAM, Thundercats, He-man 200x, Animaniacs, Freakazoid, Pinky and the Brain, Batman TAS, Justice League and JL Unlimited, Batman Beyond, etc.
    Favorite Anime - Rune Soldier, Record of Lodoss War OVA, RahXephon, Cyborg 009, Baccano!, Black Lagoon, Kino's Journey, Gokudo, Space Battleship Yamato, Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Soul Eater, Ouran High School Host Club, Welcome to the NHK, Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex and 2nd GIG, Gundam 8th MS team, Excel Saga.
    Favorite Game(s) - Golden Sun and GS: Lost Age, Persona 4, Digital Devil Saga 1 and 2, Shadow Hearts, Shadow Hearts Covenant, The Monkey Island series, Grim Fandango, Dark Eye, Sam & Max, the Phoenix Wright series, Professor Layton, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the seven stars, Chrono Trigger, Tales of Symphonia, The Legend of Zelda (particularly Twilight Princess and Ocarina of Time), Hotel Dusk, Castlevania (minus the new 3D ones. I haven't played them), Metroid (minus Other M), Secret of Mana, Fire Emblem, Wild Arms 3 (until the last quarter of the game).
    Favorite color(s) - Blue and Green.
    Favorite comic book(s) - Marv Wolfman's run on Teen Titans, Sandman, Gareth Hinds' Beowulf graphic novel, Kingdom Come, Jack Kirby's New Gods, V for Vendetta, Green Lantern: Blackest Night, Nightwing: Year One.
    Favorite Author(s) - T.H. White, J.R.R. Tolkien (who is also my favorite Medievalist ever), Jane Austen, William Gibson, Stanislaw Lem, Ursula LeGuin, Michael Crichton, Jorge Luis Borges, David Eddings.
    Favorite Books - Once and Future King, Persuasion, Emma, The Belgariad, Lathe of Heaven, Mona Lisa Complex, Solaris, Ficciones, Canterbury Tales, Beowulf The Prose Edda, The Nibelungenlied, The Warlord Chronicles, Marie De France's Lais, The Tain Bo Cualinge, Battle of Maldon, Isladn of Dr. Moreau, The Time Machine, Dracula, Dangerous Liasons, Journey to the West, Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, Left Hand of Darkness, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Total Recall, On Stranger Tides.

    Wow, this....ended up longer than I'd intended...

  • @divisionten said: Dude... someone else who loves YDKJ? YESSS! You know Jellyvision is working on a new one, right? It's for the Wii. I have never been so pumped for a trivia game in all my life, but...

    360 and PS3, too. :D There's even mumblings about Kinect support, which I can only imagine would be gloriously degrading in the hands of Jellyvision.

  • Favourite band(s), singer(s) or musical artist(s) - Bad Religion, Paul Simon, Mad Caddies, The Beatles, Vision, The Pogues, the Dubliners
    Favourite movie(s) - The Truman Show, Citizen Kane, The Godfather 1+2, Children of Men, Casino
    Favourite TV show(s) - Blackadder, Red Dwarf, Dexter, Lost, Frasier, Cosmos, Spaced, Black Books, Father Ted, The Sopranos
    Favourite Game(s) - Half-Life series, TF2, Incredible Crisis, Broken Sword 1+2, Grim Fandango, Zelda series
    Favourite colour(s) - All colours are equal
    Favourite thing i've said so far today - "She's so rich she ovulates faberge eggs"
    Favourite song RIGHT NOW! Fisherman's Blues - The Waterboys seriously, give it a listen

    I'm missing tons of stuff cos i'm lazy and have no absolute all-time favourites bar maybe a few things

  • I have so many favorite things (especially when it comes to media) that it sort of negates the whole definition of the word 'favorite', so I'll just stick to the few categories where I actually have a favorite.

    Favorite author: Terry Pratchett
    Favorite poet: William Blake
    Favorite philosopher: Jeremy Bentham
    Favorite color: Green
    Favorite Roman Emperor: Vespasian

    And just for giggles...

    Favorite Dragonball character: Piccolo :D

  • Most things, I can't choose a favourite for.

    Favourite Author: P.G Woodhouse
    Favourite Game: Monkey Island & Grim Fandango
    Favourite Anime: Cardcaptors
    Favourite Food: Cheese (Preferably cheddar. Any strength).
    Favourite Actor: Alan Rickman (I love his voice)!
    Favourite Actress: Christina Ricci (I like her in Casper and Addams Family).
    Favourite Colour: Lime green
    Favourite Artist(s): Steve Purcell and Graham Annable
    Favourite Foreign Country I have Visited: I think I'd go for Canada.
    Favourite Animal: Octopus

    I can't think of anything else at the moment.

  • Favourite musical artists - The Beautiful South, Green Day, Feeder, Snow Patrol
    Favourite movies - Grosse Pointe Blank, Back to the Future, Chasing Amy, Stargate, Star Trek (all)
    Favourite movie director(s) - Kevin Smith, Christopher Nolan, Steven Spielberg
    Favourite TV shows - Psych, Big Bang Theory, Leverage, Eureka, Stargate (all), X-Files, Futurama, Simpsons, Star Trek (all)
    Favourite games - Monkey Island (all), Football Manager, Fallout (all), Gabriel Knight (all), Grand Theft Auto (all)
    Favourite authors - Dean Koontz, Terry Pratchett, Stephen King, Tom Clancy
    Favourite colour - orange

  • Favorite color: Green

    ...what, you wanted more? Maybe later.

  • Favorite band(s), singer(s) or musical artist(s) - They Might Be Giants, Queen, Weird Al
    Favorite movie director(s) - Edgar Wright
    Favorite movie(s) - Hot Fuzz, Toy Story 3, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
    Favorite TV show(s) - The Office, 30 Rock, Community, Doctor Who, Spaced
    Favorite Game(s) - Telltale Stuff, Fallout New Vegas, Assassin's Creed 2, Startopia, Evil Genius
    Favorite color(s) - All the colors
    Favorite Artist(s) - Bruce Timm, Shane Glines, Darwyn Cooke, Doug TenNapel, Steve Purcell, Alex Ross, Jack Kirby
    Favorite Animated Show(s) - The Venture Bros, Futurama, Early Simpsons, Genndy Tartakovsky's Clone Wars
    Favorite comic books(s) - Everything from America's Best Comics, Transmetropolitan, Fables, Astro City, Scott Pilgrim, The Tick, Bone
    Favorite Voice Actor(s) - Billy West, John DiMaggio, Patrick Warburton, Richard Horvitz, Dominic Armato
    Favorite Book Series - Discworld, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

  • Color: Orange.
    Movies: The Truman Show, and Scott Pilgrim vs. tW, BTTF, Wall-E like many other people.
    Bands: Diablo Swing Orchestra, Motörhead, Megadeth.
    Cartoons: Ren & Stimpy, the Angry Beavers, The Tick. I only kinda like Megas XLR out of the new era of cartoons.
    Games: Sonic & Knuckles 3, GTA: San Andreas, Sam and Max obviously.

  • Favorite band(s), singer(s) or musical artist(s) - The Beatles, Weird Al Yankovic, Jonathan Coulton
    Favorite movie actor(s) - Steve Carell, Alec Baldwin
    Favorite movie(s) - Despicable Me, Up, Back to the Future
    Favorite TV show(s) - The Office, Psych, 30 Rock, Chuck, Community, Ghost Hunters, Monk
    Favorite Game(s) - Team Fotress 2, Alan Wake, BioShock, Professor Layton series, Ace Attorney series, Luigi's Mansion
    Favorite color(s) - Orange

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