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The Ultimate Dinner Date

  1. Feb 7, 2005 #1
    In a recent survey 25% of Germans when asked who they would most like to spend the evening dining with, came up with the master himself, good old Albert. E.
    So the question is just that:

    Who would you most like to have dinner and conversation with?
    Can be dead or alive (or any state in between)
    And why?
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    I'm gonna stick out my neck and say Brunel.

    He had balls-a-plenty, he was ridiculously ambitious and I reckon he'd be pretty chuffed to see some of his projects still standing today. Also, his middle name was Kingdom so if I got bored I could start picking on him.
  4. Feb 7, 2005 #3
    Although not a Christian, I would have to say Jesus, I really do want to know what was happening in the top paddock, if all the kangaroos were there or if a few had hopped the fence.
    I'd want a dam good explanation for all the chaos and lives that would be lost in the future in his and his "dad"'s name.
    I really wanna know.
  5. Feb 7, 2005 #4

    Feynman would be an obvious choice....but there's also Robert E Lee, arguably one of the greater military geniuses of his century....Neville Chamberlain, so i could land a fist on his jaw.......

    I tihnk i would ultimately pick feynman.
  6. Feb 7, 2005 #5
    Einstein, or chopin :redface:
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    Either Agrippina the younger, or Catarina de Medici.
    Strong women of wit, charm and power, who knew what it would take to maintain their position in excessively patriarchal societies, and who were ruthless enough to do it.
    Formidable personalities; a single dinner date would be a treat, a life under her spell something quite different..
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  8. Feb 7, 2005 #7
    Bradley Nowell

    The late lead singer of Sublime.


    He died on the 25th of May 1996.

    I love this guy so much. He inspires me :smile:

    Oh and also the guy who invented super noodles :tongue: mmmmm :tongue2:

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    I would go with Isaac Asimov simply because it is he who changed my life around, and on top of it all, he is among the most intelligent people ever lived, in my opinion.
  10. Feb 7, 2005 #9
    Actually, Chopin is a good idea, but i'd LOVE to meet Rachmaninoff, piano, and composer genius, the sheer complexity of his piano works leave me astounded, they are technically verging on the impossible. To play one would be amazing; to meet him would be life-fulfilling!!
  11. Feb 7, 2005 #10
    Chopins works are awesomely hard as well though..

    Chopin is the genius with improvisation, dynamics, and sheer skill.
  12. Feb 7, 2005 #11
    Definitely Malcolm X Shabazz, but Kwame Nkrumah wouldn't be a bad choice each other..
  13. Feb 7, 2005 #12
    You play piano? (Bladila?). I think Chopin's works are difficult, but if you looking for walls of sound and finger-snapping impossible piano works look no further than rachmaninoff, sure, fansatie impromptu (chopin) is impossible, and technically insane, but look at, oooh, prelude in c sharp minor, or rachmaninoff's arrangement of the flight of the bumble bee (can play the booksy and hawks- thinkt thats right) version, but ol' rachmaninoff adds a bit. Definalty him, fantastic!
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    My Father. (1921-1970)

    He loved technology and it would be so cool to here what he would have to say about the world we now live in? Would he have taken to computers? (Mom, has).. So many questions... No answers.
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    Ivan Seeking

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    Socrates; the ultimate troublemaker.

    Tea anyone?
  16. Feb 7, 2005 #15
    Peter Doherty, ex-frontman of The Libertines now fronts Babyshambles.

    Would be amazing.

    Don't think he'll last too much longer though as quoted by his mom: "Every heroin addict started with cannabis". Tis a shame, he had so much going for him
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    I could also say every heroin user started with his mother milk. Has about as much to do with it.
  18. Feb 7, 2005 #17
    At the moment, for me it would be EVO! :biggrin: I would start the evening off with some nice sauteed shrimp and french bread with bruchetta to get the meal going, followed by stuffed mushrooms plus fresh veggies with dip, of course this would be complemented with a good chardonnay. Then after that it would be an entree' of lobster and steak with sauteed veggies and a broccoli and cheese stuffed potato. Of course this part of the meal would be complemented by a nice Bordeaux and followed by a salad of mixed greens and veggies. For dessert there would be chocolate moose with dark chocolate covered cherries and strawberries complimented by a nice german Riesling wine. During the course of the whole event there would preferably be conversations about anything and everything complimented by a background of smooth jazz( or whatever Evo prefered). Plus I would not only serve and cook the meal but I would also do the dishes! :biggrin:

    But since this is only a fantasy and now I know I am a LOSER, I only have to say:

    :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

    So in substitution of Evo, I would have a couple of good friends of mine over for beer, steaks, x-box, movies, risk, whisky, plus a few other amenities to make for a good evening. Barring that I would have tea with Ivan to talk about UFO's and other oddities of life! :biggrin:
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    ... britney .. spears.
  20. Feb 7, 2005 #19
    Wolfagang Amadeus Mozart...
    Marlon Brando...
    Luciano Pavarotti...

    But Mozart is definitely my favourite...

  21. Feb 7, 2005 #20

    Ivan Seeking

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    Wow, that's nice of you to say, but you just made Tsu sick. :biggrin:
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