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Inside the SM Office
« on: Nov 06, 2012, 08:29 am »
Inside the SM Studio Office
10 Questions ala James Lipton

If James Lipton were to ask me his usual 10 questions, this is how Id answer.

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1. What is your favorite word?
Shenanigans. As in, I call Shenanigans!

2. What is your least favorite word?
Disappointed. As in, Im disappointed in you.

3. What turns you on?
Someone with similar interests. Someone who gets just as excited as I do for the same reasons.

4. What turns you off?
People who pretend they know what they are talking about, but dont really have a clue.

5. What sound do you love?
A busy Load-in or just before a meeting or rehearsal. There are so many ideas and inspirations floating around and a lot that can happen.

6. What sound do you hate?
Awkward silence. Hate. Negativity.

7. What is your favorite curse word?
F*ck. It has so many different uses with a little change in intonation.

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Video Game Designer.

9. What profession would you not like to do?

Landscaping. Or any hard labor in the outdoors.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?

Youre mind swayed and changed, but youre heart and soul never moved from the right place. Thats all that matters.

Thought this might be interesting to get peoples answers to. I know it probably belongs more in introductions, but I thought instead of reviving long dead topics for some of us I'd just make a new topic.

What would you answer?!
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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #1 on: Nov 06, 2012, 09:03 am »
I can get behind this:

What is your favorite word? Onomatopoeia. It's just fun to say.

What is your least favorite word? Excuse my french....c*nt. I don't care what Eve Ensler says, I'm not reclaiming it.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually, or emotionally? I love an intelligent debate and exchange of ideas.

What turns you off? Politics.

What is your favorite curse word? Bumbled*ck. I heard an Argentinian opera director (I'll keep them nameless) call one of the singers this. I'm not certain it's really a curse word, other than the last syllable, but I love it.

What sound or noise do you love? My son laughing.

What sound or noise do you hate? Incessant fighting.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Writer, either fiction or children's.

What profession would you not like to attempt? If Mike Rowe from Dirty Jobs says it's the worst job he ever did, I'm going with that - pig semen collector.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? No worries, every day here is a day off.

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #2 on: Nov 06, 2012, 10:48 am »
Fun!

1. What is your favorite word?
Fab. As in fabulous.

2. What is your least favorite word?
Frustrated.

3. What turns you on?
Laughter.

4. What turns you off?
Being talked down to.

5. What sound do you love?
Coffee percolating.

6. What sound do you hate?
Chewing gum!

7. What is your favorite curse word?
Shiiiiiit. It has a lot of syllables when I say it.

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Pastry chef

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Anything in the medical field- I can't stand blood.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
"So, that was fun, huh?"
I personally would like to bring a tortoise onto the stage, turn it into a racehorse, then into a hat, a song, a dragon and a fountain of water. One can dare anything in the theatre and it is the place where one dares the least. -Ionesco

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #3 on: Nov 06, 2012, 12:58 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
Nice.

2. What is your least favorite word?
Lose.

3. What turns you on?
A genuine smile or laughter. That is, someone who is really truly happy, excited to be doing what they're doing.

4. What turns you off?
When people dismiss my efforts, like "try harder next time" or "did you even do anything"

5. What sound do you love?
Thunderstorms.

6. What sound do you hate?
noisy gross eating

7. What is your favorite curse word?
Definitely f*ck and variants thereof (what-the-f*ck-ever, f*ckton, f*ckwit, f*cking nuts, and so on)

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Baker.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
I could never be a vet. Having to put people's pets to sleep? No way.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
"you done your damnedest"
(incidentally, I run a blog about cemeteries (not that I spend any time on it cause I'm so busy forever) and it's called "he done his damnedest" which is based on a quotation said by President Truman)

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #4 on: Nov 06, 2012, 01:27 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
Yes.

2. What is your least favorite word?
No.

3. What turns you on?
Talent

4. What turns you off?
Attitude

5. What sound do you love?
Applause

6. What sound do you hate?
whining

7. What is your favorite curse word?
Douchebag. 

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Teacher.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Company Manager.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
"good job" and then a slow clap.

I want the slow clap.

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #5 on: Nov 06, 2012, 03:48 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
Effervescent...been my favorite since high school because of the definition: to produce bubbles and thus be bubbly.

2. What is your least favorite word?
Can't.

3. What turns you on?
Confidence.

4. What turns you off?
Ignorance

5. What sound do you love?
Classical music or the sound of an empty, dark room.

6. What sound do you hate?
An overload of noise.

7. What is your favorite curse word?
Not a word, more of a phrase...."C*m guzzling thunder c*nt."

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Carpentry or making furniture. We do a decent amount of it, but doing it for a living would be great.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Anything in a cubicle.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
Here's your scotch and ask me anything as often as you like!

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #6 on: Nov 06, 2012, 05:19 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
Kerfuffle.

2. What is your least favorite word?
"Hack" - it's a lazy and misunderstood generalization

3. What turns you on?
Curiosity & laughter.

4. What turns you off?
Apathy.

5. What sound do you love?
I like silence most of all.

6. What sound do you hate?
I have soft sound sensitivity so there's many of them. Running water and chewing both make me violently angry.

7. What is your favorite curse word?
I'm fond of ****. Close seconds are **** and ********.

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I make a point to try every career that sounds even remotely interesting, but there's a few that I can't do without advanced education. So, one of those - nuclear physics, advanced statistical analysis, engineering, archaeology.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Anything involving children.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
Oops, sorry about that, clerical error. We're sending you back to where you came from.

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #7 on: Nov 06, 2012, 07:01 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
     tech

2. What is your least favorite word?
       Really?


3. What turns you on?   
    An assistant who's on it before I even know something happened.

4. What turns you off?
 Someone knowing there's a problem and not caring to do anything about it.

5. What sound do you love?
   The silence of an empty theatre/rehearsal hall before anyone else has arrived for the night.


6. What sound do you hate?
      director chomping gum/sucking on candy sitting next to me in rehearsal


7. What is your favorite curse word?
     holy sh*tballs


8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
     Mural painter


9. What profession would you not like to do?
    Lawyer/ politician


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: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #8 on: Nov 06, 2012, 08:05 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
    Knowledge

2. What is your least favorite word?
     Fag

3. What turns you on?   
    A truly open mind.

4. What turns you off?
    Lack of common sense.

5. What sound do you love?
   The voices of my Niece and Nephew.

6. What sound do you hate?
     Silverware clinking together or scraping on a plate.

7. What is your favorite curse word?
     Crappity, crap, crap!

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
     ASL Interpreter

9. What profession would you not like to do?
    Flight Attendant

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
      Good show, but it's been extended. Back you go!
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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #9 on: Nov 07, 2012, 01:18 am »
1. What is your favorite word?
    Coolness

2. What is your least favorite word?
     Hemorrhoid (it's a terrible word for such a terrible condition)

3. What turns you on?   
    A wonderful smile

4. What turns you off?
    lack of self-reliance

5. What sound do you love?
   a summer rain storm, complete with thunder and lightning

6. What sound do you hate?
     Somebody cracking their neck

7. What is your favorite curse word?
     C*nt (used most often when driving and other drivers are pissing me off)

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
     Personal chef

9. What profession would you not like to do?
    Anything customer service related during the holidays

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
      It's been a good run.  Now go and enjoy yourself.  Everyone is waiting for you over there.

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #10 on: Nov 07, 2012, 09:13 am »
1. What is your favorite word?
Pfeffernusse (A German spice cookie)

2. What is your least favorite word?
     Moist

3. What turns you on?   
   My wife

4. What turns you off?
    Ignorance

5. What sound do you love?
   Silence in a rehearsal room

6. What sound do you hate?
     Snoring and chewing loudly

7. What is your favorite curse word?
     Bats*%t insane

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
     Operations management.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
    Company Management

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
      You had trouble believing in me, but I always believed in you. Get in here.

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #11 on: Nov 07, 2012, 09:56 am »
1. What is your favorite word?
Yes!

2. What is your least favorite word?
Can't.

3. What turns you on?   
My sweetheart. And tech :)

4. What turns you off?
Smugness + ignorance.

5. What sound do you love?
"Thank you" and my sisters' voices.

6. What sound do you hate?
Broken or breaking machines.

7. What is your favorite curse word?
F***. Especially with any goofy prefixes, suffixes, or as a syllable in another word. (La-f***ing-sagna for dinner?)

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Project manager.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Retail.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
Go back downstairs!

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #12 on: Nov 07, 2012, 06:22 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
Cool!

2. What is your least favorite word?
No.

3. What turns you on?
Laughter.

4. What turns you off?
When people try to tell you how to do your job.

5. What sound do you love?
Applause

6. What sound do you hate?
Snorting.

7. What is your favorite curse word?
Sh*t. Not too violent on it's on, but can be made into something ultra-venemous.

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Lawyer.

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Anything in catering/food.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
'Have a nap."

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Re: Inside the SM Office
« Reply #13 on: Nov 07, 2012, 11:37 pm »
1. What is your favorite word?
Overtime

2. What is your least favorite word?
Can't

3. What turns you on?
Competence

4. What turns you off?
Ageism

5. What sound do you love?
Cases rolling up the ramp

6. What sound do you hate?
A dying man lift's squeak

7. What is your favorite curse word?
F**k, it's just so versatile

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
General Contractor

9. What profession would you not like to do?
Entertainment Promoter

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
The beer fountain is over there.
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« Reply #14 on: Nov 08, 2012, 07:14 am »
1. What is your favorite word?
Hmmm...

2. What is your least favorite word?
Homework

3. What turns you on?
Adventure

4. What turns you off?
Religion

5. What sound do you love?
Dimmer Buzz

6. What sound do you hate?
Vacuum cleaners

7. What is your favorite curse word?
B*ll*cks.

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Rigger

9. What profession would you not like to do?
P.R.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
I'm an atheist, but: 'All the world's a stage, and now you get to watch the show'.
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