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by Amanda Patel
Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Movies!
Replies: 571
Views: 86323

My top favorite movie changes daily, so I'm not even going to try to number my favorite movies, so I'll just list them: -Serenity -Back to the Future trilogy -Independence Day -The Great Escape -The Blues Brothers -any Marx Brothers movie (The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feath...
by Amanda Patel
Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year
Replies: 245
Views: 45601

You know, I voted in this poll way back and I don't remember what I voted for. Back in high school, I think I was probably just under ten books (and I'm not counting the text books or the books I had to read for English). The only time I had for reading in high school was thirty minutes twice a week...
by Amanda Patel
Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Which Book Series Is Your Fav.?
Replies: 346
Views: 60066

A couple years ago my favorite series would have been Harry Potter. But now I really like The Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher, and the Codex Alera series (also by Jim Butcher). Although at this point my top favorite over the two would be the Codex Alera series--that's only because I'm reading it...
by Amanda Patel
Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:07 am
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Book Suggestions
Replies: 219
Views: 45305

Some books I recommend are: Loneseome Dove by Larry McMurty (I just started reading it, but it's a very good book. And it's a western, for all you Western lovers out there.) The Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher (I absolutely recommend these books. It's fantasy/science fiction/horror, and it's abo...
by Amanda Patel
Fri Oct 19, 2007 6:27 am
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: What Are You Listening To...?
Replies: 157
Views: 33381

Currently I'm listening to Foreplay/Long Time by Boston (which is refreshing, considering how yesterday I had The Boys Are Back in Town stuck in my head the entire day. Annoying when a song gets stuck in your head like that...)
by Amanda Patel
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:05 pm
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: What Music Did You Grow Up With?
Replies: 36
Views: 7796

I grew up on a mix of artists from the 90s, 80s, 70s (and maybe some late 60s). I insisted upon listening to the Backstreet Boys, Britany Spears, N*Sync, Spice Girls (though I didn't have any of their CDs, but I did see the movie), and Hanson. My parents however? Whenever we went on long car trips w...
by Amanda Patel
Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Die Hard 4 Good Or Bad?
Replies: 12
Views: 3164

I absolutely loved Die Hard 4. I've never seen any of the previous Die Hard movies (well, I have, but only brief snippets here and there; I have Die Hard, the first one, on VHS but I've watched almost the entire movie on TV) so I thought that Die Hard 4 is a great way to introduce all those born aft...
by Amanda Patel
Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Which Disney Animated Film Is The Best?
Replies: 197
Views: 37214

My favorite Disney movie isn't animated (well, it is partially); it's Mary Poppins. That movie has got to be my all-time favorite Disney movie because, from what I understand, I watched it ever since I was a little baby (and wore out a VHS copy of the movie so I really loved the movie as a baby). I ...
by Amanda Patel
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:45 am
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: What Book Are You Reading?
Replies: 202
Views: 37468

I am reading a ton of books at the moment, although I keep on getting distracted by the little things in life (such as the TV and internet). So far I'm reading Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurty, The Rabbit Factory by Marshall Karp, The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas), Dune (Frank Herbert), The Alien...
by Amanda Patel
Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Your *real* Character
Replies: 861
Views: 139716

Name : Kasey Age : 18 B-Day date : Dec. 20, 1988 Personality : hmm...shy, but once I get to know someone and feel comfortable around them I can basically talk non-stop. In fact, I think I'm growing out of my shyness. Sometimes it's a matter of that there's no conversation to be had between me and a...
by Amanda Patel
Mon Aug 28, 2006 3:29 am
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: Favorite Type Of Music
Replies: 214
Views: 40331

My favorite type of music has to be rock (first and foremost), but I also enjoy some classical, oldies, and R&B (the original kind, like Blues Brothers sort of kind).
by Amanda Patel
Mon Sep 05, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Whats Your Favorite Movie Genre?
Replies: 71
Views: 14796

I like action movies. Some of my favorite actions movies are Die Hard and Lethal Weapon (okay, I like where they blow stuff up /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />). Besides action, I also like adventure (National Treasure), comedy, and shouldn't sci-fi ...
by Amanda Patel
Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:54 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Old Time Favourites
Replies: 72
Views: 13176

I have a lot of favorite old movies. Some of them are musicals, though, like Singin' in the Rain, Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Pirates of Penzance. The others aren't that old: My Cousin Vinny, Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, and some others. Like I said, I have a lot of favorite old movies /smil...
by Amanda Patel
Wed Jul 27, 2005 7:31 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: What Is In A Name?
Replies: 1265
Views: 196350

Well, about my name. The first name, Amanda, came from a character off of a show that I watch (Highlander...also Highlander the Raven). It sounded good at the time /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" /> although Amanda seems to be a common name around HOL!...
by Amanda Patel
Tue Jul 26, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: Favorite Songs
Replies: 366
Views: 60711

I have a lot of favorite songs /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" /> but I'll try to limit them down to 20 or so. Where the Streets Have No Name-U2 Annachie Gordon by Loreena McKennitt Misunderstood by Bon Jovi The Last Resort by The Eagles Take It to the...
by Amanda Patel
Wed Jul 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: Do You Play An Instrument?
Replies: 263
Views: 46084

Well, I used to play the flute from 4th grade to 8th grade. I still play it occasionally, but outside of school. The other instrument I play is the acoustic guitar. I'm not particularly good on it, but I can strum out a few chords. To be honest, I don't play guitar quite as much. Maybe three or four...
by Amanda Patel
Sat Jul 02, 2005 6:56 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: The Topic For Introductions!
Replies: 1459
Views: 237213

Hi! /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" /> My name is Amanda Patel. However, in real life, my name is Kasey. I'm 16, and I'm going to be a junior in high school when the end of August comes around (I'm very excited about that). Anyway, I'm a first year...

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