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The Pivot Questionnaire

Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:45 am

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Welcome our first guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, UOK! UOK, throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the films you did with great fondness. Who could forget "Sweaty Awkward Moments With Dad," "Teaching Your Pet Monkey To Operate a Telegraph," and of course "Whoops, I Soiled My Sweatpants." Tremendous, tremendous catalog, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
"Outstanding."

What is your least favorite word?
"Pee-Pee."

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Most works of art. Making a really fine or ingeniously clever piece of art or design must be such a meticulous and detail-driven experience, and I think it's inspiring to see the final finished products that were obviously insanely time consuming labors of love.

What turns you off?
People who are insistent on pushing their politics and/or religion onto people. Willful ignorance, and in general - douchebags.

What is your favorite curse word?
God Dammit. It's got a beautiful versatility. It's got three syllables for getting creative with emphasis. Also you can derive into "god damn" or my new fave "god damned" which can apply to pretty much everything.

What sound or noise do you love?
The sound of shoes crunching in movies. There's a scene in The Godfather where Luca Brasi has the most insanely squeaky and loud shoes ever. It's awesome. Shoes walking over thin ice on sidewalks. Crunches of leaves underfoot.

What sound or noise do you hate?
Any sort of buzzer, or alarm. Just awful.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Art restoration, or maybe historian.

What profession would you not like to do?
Anything in the military. A life that reliant on structure is something I couldn't handle.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"...well, I guess we'll let you in, but you're really testing my limits."

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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:08 am

Very nice!
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Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:12 am

I likes :)
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:52 pm

I'm waiting for your guys answers!
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:51 pm

UOK wrote:I'm waiting for your guys answers!
ah ... so we take your spoof and run with it?

okie doke



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Welcome our next guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, Boris13c! Boris, throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the films you did with great fondness. Who could forget "Looking Up the Teacher's Skirt," "You Say Potato, I say Fuck You," and of course "Go Fuck a Goat : Instructions for the Elected Elite." Tremendous, tremendous catalog, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
Rhapsodic.

What is your least favorite word?
Hanie, a new addition to the hate catalog.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
The talents of the various artists at the craft festivals. Where some can take simple materials and make them into an object you simply have to have.

What turns you off?
Politicians and political discussions are a definite annoyance and turn off for me.

What is your favorite curse word?
Fuck. Many uses and many applications. Noun, verb, adjective. Extremely versatile. And sure to make any hoity toity shitstain get their panties in a knot when used in their presence.

What sound or noise do you love?
Thunderstorms. For whatever reason, they generally calm me and make for peaceful sleeping. I even have those sounds of nature CD's, and the thunderstorms on those are wonderful.

What sound or noise do you hate?
My morning alarm clock.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
I would like to be a model builder in the movie industry. I've always enjoyed making modesl of all types since I was a kid. Being able to expand on that and do it for a living would be a dream job.

What profession would you not like to do?
Lawyer, or politician.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"... hmmmm ... interesting folder on you I must say ... you were an irreverent, decadent, thrill seeking and slightly unbalanced individual on earth, disrespectful and spiteful towards others ... but kind to animals ... ok, come on in"

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"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things."
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:52 pm

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Welcome our next (and sexiest) guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, WAB! WAB, throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the films you did with great fondness. Who could forget "Mock drafts that made you look like a fool," "Teaching Woodk1 To Operate a Message Board," and of course "Those itchy bumps down there are probably because I changed detergent." Tremendous, tremendous catalog, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
"Accoutrements". I’ve been using it a lot and blowing people’s minds.

What is your least favorite word?
"Whatevs". It’s not even a goddamn word.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
I don’t know. Good question…I suppose it’s the historical significance of places. As I’ve walked through a battlefield at Gettysburg, or driven across the Golden Gate Bridge, or ridden my Harley through the Black Hills, or walked through downtown Chicago, I find myself awe-inspired by how these places must have been a century ago. The tragedy, the history, the innovation. Just stuff that makes you think about how far we have come.

What turns you off?
People who go out of thier way to let you know how proud they are to be corn-rustling hilljacks. Yes, you are driving a rusted out Ford Ranger, proudly displaying your "Badass Boys Drive Badass Toys sticker". You don't need to walk around the mall with spurs, and that giant hat doesn't make your pimply face look better. At least have som decency and just be plain ol white trash.

What is your favorite curse word?
Sonofabitch. Spoken just like it’s typed, no breaks, just an angry run-through word.

What sound or noise do you love?
Rain. And the sound of babies/children snoring. When I hear my 3 year old daughter snore, it’s the most peaceful sound imaginable. My 8 year old snores like he has a mouth full of pudding, so that’s not as cool.

What sound or noise do you hate?
Chewing. I can’t stand listening to people eat. I always need some background noise during meals.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
I’d like to own a real, legit, motorcycle shop. Something other than my garage and a welder…and the many burn scars on my hands. Or a pub. A small, classy, upscale pub.

What profession would you not like to do?
Teacher. Nothing against teachers, my mom is a retired teacher, and my brother is currently an assistant principal…but I couldn’t do it. I could sit there and watch the results of bad parenting without wanting to put my fist through someone’s suckhole.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
“Ok, but only because you brought booze. This water-y wine is getting old. I need a scotch."

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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:52 pm

Welcome our next guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, DaDitka! Daditka, throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the films you did with great fondness. Who could forget "Mock drafts that made WAB look like a fool," "When enough rum is too much rum to type," and of course "Hold my beer, watch this" Tremendous, tremendous catalog, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
Rum

What is your least favorite word?
"but". If you have to say but, that means I was right and what ever else you'd like to add is insignificant to the conversation.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Music...all different types for all different applications. Rob Zombie for this, Frank for that, or Jerry Reed for another thing.

What turns you off?
Uptight people. Fucking relax people. Don't worry what people think of you...99% wont even notice your sorry ass. I don't care what car you own, what shoes you're wearing, or what your job is. Sit down, shut up, and let me buy you a beer.

What is your favorite curse word?
Sonofabitch. Spoken just like it’s typed, no breaks, just an angry run-through word (as perfected by Jackie Gleason)

What sound or noise do you love?
The sound of a beer can opening...it may signal the beginning of the weekend, time for kick off, or I've got some tasty BBQ to wash down. No matter what, it's always a sign of good things to come.

What sound or noise do you hate?
Smoke detectors...seriously, my old one nearly gave me a heart attack

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
#1, I WILL own a bar some day....a low key sports bar with a regular crowd
#2. I would love to have my own sports radio show.....not writing, not play by play....open two way conversation.

What profession would you not like to do?
Manual labor of any sort. It's not that I'm lazy, I just know guys who are so exhausted by their jobs that they are unable to enjoy themselves or their families at all during the week....I couldn't imagine that.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
“I can't believe you exist! I thought it was a fucking made up story"

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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:58 am

Welcome our next guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, GABA! gaba, throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the film you did with great fondness. Who could forget "Hey Everyone... Look at Me!!" Tremendous, tremendous film, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection. It's a shame your career was cut short by that freak drunken masturbatory accident.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
FUUUUCK!! Not simply "fuck" but "FUUUUCK!" specifically. Fuck is a great word. FUUUUCK! is a cathartic experience.

What is your least favorite word?
Prolly, but also LOL, OMG, TY or any other non-word that is a result of tremendous laziness. If you are truly thankful, take the time to say THANK YOU. The only reasonable response to TY, is "go fuck yourself, you lazy twat."

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Arguing. Nothing beats a good argument.

What turns you off?
Stupid people. Stupid people that know they're being stupid and don't care. "Whatever... everyone else does it to." is not an okay response when someone points out that you're being a lazy, ignorant f*&ktard.

What is your favorite curse word?
Again... Fuck, in it's many varied and beautiful forms.

What sound or noise do you love?
Silence... or the sound of my own voice.

What sound or noise do you hate?
Squealing children. I love children, but when they start squealing I want to skewer the little fuckers and roast them with potatoes.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Teacher. Yeah, there's plenty of frustration, but HEY... captive audience.

What profession would you not like to do?
Any mindless job that has me on my ass all day, especially one that would require frequently conversing with customers. If you're not using my brain, you'd better keep me moving or I'm going to do something stupid.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
Your family has been praying for you, but I don't care. To HELL with you. I hope you enjoy eternity with the purveyors of rock and roll, drugs and pornography.

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CAPTAIN MEATBALL!
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:38 pm

bump from the past for others to try
"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things."
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:46 pm

Man, I forgot all about this.
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:04 pm

What is your favorite word?
Success.

What is your least favorite word?
No doubt about it: ignorance.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually, or emotionally?
The Oxford comma. Also — making something work, learning something new, and often both at the same time.

What turns you off?
Apathy.

What is your favorite curse word?
This is no contest — fuck is probably the most versatile four letters in the English language.

What sound or noise do you love?
I have a lot of these — laughter; a flowing stream; the sound of hitting "nothing but net"; nearly all minor music keys; a cozy crackling fire...

What sound or noise do you hate?
A screaming child. I don't mean a hurt or hungry or tired or scared child. I mean the petulant wail of a child who has learned that THIS is how to get whatever he/she wants from mom and dad.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
This of course presumes I'm thrilled with what I do right now. However, if there was enough money in it to live someplace besides a van down by the river, I'd be a poet. Probably a bad one.

What profession would you not like to do?
Army commander. Paramedic. Surgeon. Pretty much any job where my judgment could mean the difference between someone else's life and death.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"So you see, the answer really WAS forty-two all along...because love and laughter are what really matters."
KFFL refugee.

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Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:25 pm

Don't remember this thread at all.

Welcome our next guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, Otis Day! Otis, throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the films you did with great fondness. Who could forget "Mock drafts that made WAB look like a fool," "When enough rum is too much rum to type," and of course "Hold my beer, watch this" Tremendous, tremendous catalog, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
Love. The use of the word states good/great things, the ultimate feeling.

What is your least favorite word?
Quit (as in someone giving up).

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Music. I have really been finding meaning in a lot of music lately, much self reflection by some songs. Makes me think of what I want played at my funeral.

What turns you off?
Politicians. Lawyers who try to get over on others. People in general, I guess.

What is your favorite curse word?
Bitch. In my world it is a word of affection. If I call you a bitch it is like others call someone "bud", "buddy", "friend".....

What sound or noise do you love?
The sound of my wife sleeping, knowing she is comfortable.

What sound or noise do you hate?
Sleet, ice hitting my windshield.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Owner of a restaurant. Wood worker.

What profession would you not like to do?
Politician

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"Welcome. Your mom and dad will be happy to see you."

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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Sun May 05, 2019 3:04 am

Welcome our next guest to Inside the Actor's Studio, mmmc35. 3mc throughout the many years of your BFO tenure, one can remember the films you did with great fondness. Who could forget "I don't feel bad for Jonathon Martin" "Move on from Cutler," and of course "Kyle Long will be a bust" Tremendous, tremendous catalog, sir. Bold. Breathtaking. Simply put, the embodiment of earthly perfection.

Now it is the part of the program where I submit you to the list of 10 questions originally from "Bouillon de Culture" hosted by Bernard Pivot.

What is your favorite word?
Consistency. Lately I have not been consistent and working back to the path.

What is your least favorite word?
I can't. With that mindset you need to stop wasting my oxygen

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Discipline and Physical exhaustion. It's meditative. I feel great after a work out, bjj or striking. I think clearer, I am relaxed and a better human. I don't know why I am not more consistent with it.

What turns you off?
Fake people and liars. Generally they are one in the same. I view 50% of the people I meet as fake.
People need to gain confidence in who they are. Read learn educate yourself. Push yourself.
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What is your favorite curse word?
Fuck, it's unfortunately my "um".

What sound or noise do you love?
my kids giggling, my motor cycle winding up.

What sound or noise do you hate?
I fucking hate the vacuum cleaner sound, and nails on fabric. .

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
an athletic s&c coach or mindset coach. .

What profession would you not like to do?
any repetitive mind numbing job.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
You made it by the skin of your teeth. .

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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Sun May 05, 2019 8:31 pm

What is your favorite word?
Antidisestablishmentarianism

What is your least favorite word?
Bureaucracy

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
I have a certain level of craftsmanship capability where that people actually are willing to pay me. Seeing the finished product come to fruition, and the genuine reaction of the customer after putting in the time and effort is great and keeps me going.

What turns you off?
Insecure people who project their problems on others, either due to assumption, or to simply make themselves feel better.

What is your favorite curse word?
"Aww Piss!" This is the extent that I try to resort to. Being in the trade that I am, most of my tradesmen colleagues are viewed or even view themselves, as second class citizens. People with limited or no education beyond high school tend to rely on a "limited vocabulary", and are generally just seen as simple or stupid people. I have no idea what my kids want to do with their lives, but I am trying to instill in them that they should strive to project a level of intelligence no matter what they do

What sound or noise do you love?
Like a few others, I have many: The wind rustling leaves; Rain on canvas or a tin roof; Waves rolling onto shore; The absence of any man-made noise

What sound or noise do you hate?
Any person who's tone is that whiny, complaining, trying to get their way, voice. Otherwise, the sound of something breaking, that should not be breaking in my vicinity.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Physical Therapist/Chiropractor. I've seen so many injuries and the process to heal from those injuries, that it's almost intuitive for me now. I can perform more than a few of the adjustments on myself that the Chiropractor used on me, and I only need a little nudge from my wife for the rest.

What profession would you not like to do?
Anything with a desk job. Can't stand just sitting all day.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"Your debt has been paid, welcome"
I will kill you if you cut me at the knees. You will drink with me when invited and stay til I say so. We only listen to American Music. I make men nervous with just my presence. I expect an apology if you hold. I throw linemen at QB's. Believe the Lore!
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

Sun May 05, 2019 9:29 pm

What is your favorite word?
Damnit

What is your least favorite word?
Politician

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Being in the outdoors, hunting, fishing or just being there. Teaching my children about the outdoors.

What turns you off?
Fake clowns that know nothing, but act like they know everything and are big shots.

What is your favorite curse word?
Fuck is so universal but I try my best to not say it. Damnit is probably my go to.

What sound or noise do you love?
The spin of a drag on a fishing reel, the slide of shotgun hitting home, the sound of a huge flock of geese in the air rising from a feed.

What sound or noise do you hate?
After this winter, my snowblower.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Running a road construction outfit.

What profession would you not like to do?
Lawyer, can't stand people that lie.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
Your family members are waiting

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