The Pivot Questionnaire

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thunderspirit
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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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Otis Day
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Re: The Pivot Questionnaire

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."

Our next guest is...
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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. .

Our next guest is...[/quote]
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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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