Kazza's Favourite Things

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This was in my TopStuff blog, but I'm nuking it, so moving it here.

Just a few of my favourite things :)
This was compiled from stacks of online quizzes, and then sorted into some sort of category order.

Movie:At the moment my favourite movie is Peter Pan. My longest running favourite movie would have been Labyrinth, I watched it every week for a year and a half.
Actor:Jason Isaacs
Actress:Nicole Kidman
Type Of Movie:I like all sorts. I do tend to like the big Hollywood blockbuster though.
Action movie:Terminator 2
Animated movie:A Bugs Life or Toy Story
Dramatic movie:The Hunt for Red October
Funny movie:Flying High
Kids movie:Peter Pan
Musical:The Sound of Music
Romantic movie:When Harry Met Sally
Scary movie:Don't have one. I don't like scary movies. Actually I take that back. In 1991 at the end of year 12, our maths class went out to see a movie. They chose to see Silence of the Lambs. I didn't want to see it, but eventually was talked into it. The silly thing is I really liked it - I think even more than anyone else that went!
Sci-Fi movie:Star Trek VI
Cartoon Character:Tough one. Bugs Bunny perhaps
Cartoon:Looney Tunes
TV Show:MacGyver. Probably ER at the moment.
TV Station:I'd say CBS except we don't get that in Australia :) Probably channel 9
Female Artist:Maybe Madonna or Alanis Morrisette
Male Artist:David Bowie or Billy Joel
Concert you've been to:Either Billy Joel, David Bowie or Brian May. All very good.
Music:80s Rock
CD:At the moment the Peter Pan soundtrack, or some of the Harry Potter sound tracks. I also have this cd Marc burnt for me which was essentially Star Wars in techno, very cool.
Song:Probably Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. It's been my favourite since 1986 basically.
80s song:Gosh there's so many! You're the Voice by John Farnham was one of my earliest favourites. Don't Worry Be Happy, Electric Blue, It's the End of the World as we Know it, Love Shack, Patience, and many others are all up there
Depressing song:Probably Spending My Time by Roxette. It came out the week I broke up with my first boyfriend, and it described exactly how I was feeling
Love song:Possibly All I Want is You by U2
Upbeat song:Pressure by Billy Joel
Author:Roald Dahl
Book:Star Trek VI by JM Dillard
Kid's Book:Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
Board game:Pictionary
Card game:Cribbage
Computer game:Spider Solitaire at the moment
Video game:Mario Kart
Celebrity:Aside from Jason Isaacs? :) Well aside from an actor or actress, maybe Ray Martin
Comedian:Billy Crystal
Hobby:Playing with Lego
Magazine:I used to collect Smash Hits magazine. Internet.au published a photo of mine every month for three years which was pretty cool
Radio Station:Triple M
Show:Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and the Lion King were both spectacular
Talk show:The Shebang on TripleM
Thing to do:Waste time on my computer/the internet
Thing to do during the summer:Go somewhere air conditioned
Thing to do on a rainy day:Stay inside and play on my computer
Thing to do on the computer:Read email, browse the internet, read blogs, look at lego etc etc
Thing to do on the weekends:Catch up with everything I don't have time to do during the week
Thing to do with friends:Play games
Food:Roast pork
Breakfast:Bacon and eggs
Lunch:6" pizza sub on italian herb and cheese bread
Dinner:Roast pork, with crackling and apple sauce, and baked vegetables
Drink:Orange juice
Alcoholic Drink:Baileys
Non-Alcoholic Drink:Orange juice
Cold Drink:Orange juice
Hot Drink:Hot chocolate
Juice:Orange juice
Soda:Solo/Lift - that's a lemon flavoured softdrink which you cannot actually get in the USA
Cereal:Kellogs crunchy nut cornflakes
Dessert:Lemon cheesecake
Salad Dressing:Caesar
Candy:Jelly beans
Chocolate Bar:Flake
Fast food:Subway
Gum:Spearmint Extra
Ice Cream:Choc mint
Junk food:Chips or chocolate
Midnight Snack:I don't eat after I brush my teeth at night
Movie snack:Popcorn
Pizza Topping:Pepperoni
Name:I always liked Ariel from the Little Mermaid, but I would spell it Arielle, so people didn't pronounce it aerial
Boy Name:Jareth ;)
Girl Name:Arielle
Family Member:Dunno. Maybe the little brother, although he doesn't care for me much
Sibling:Well I only have one sibling, my brother :)
Aunt:Probably Aunty Rhonda
Uncle:Uncle Colin on Dad's side and Uncle Graham on Mum's side
Cousin:Don't really have a favourite cousin, I never see them much anyway
Female friend:George
Male friend:Luc and James
Ex bf/gf:Toss up between Hao and Guy. I *liked* both of them, and still do. Even went to both of their weddings heh
Teacher:I had a few.. Mr Allen, Mr Francis, Mr Jirsa, Mr Pynsent probably best
Person to be with:Probably Luc and Cynthia. Always have a lot of fun with them
Person to talk to on the phone:Peter is just about the *only* person I talk to on the phone for more than just "business"
State:New South Wales
Holiday:My three trips to the USA were all awesome
Restaurant:Does Subway count as a restaurant? If not, then how about Golden Corral, although they don't have any of them here :)
Shopping Centre:Miranda Fair is pretty cool (and big)
Hang out:The movies
Place:My study probably
Article Of Clothing:My black jeans, although they are too big because Jeans West changed their sizes without telling anyone
Clothing brand:Millers
Clothing color:Black, although most of my clothing is blue of some shade
Outfit:Jeans and a tshirt - my uniform ;)
Pair of underwear:That's getting a bit personal isn't it? :)
Shirt:A tshirt
Shoe:My hiking boots
T shirt:They're all the same mostly, except different colours. I do have a Batman tshirt I got in 1989 that I can't bear to throw out
Hair color:My hair is blonde. Although I always though Morticia's hair was very cool. And Marc had cobalt blue hair at one stage which looked fantastic
Hair length:Long
Hair style:Heh, no preference
Hat:I don't wear hats
Perfume:Don't wear perfume
Online buddy:James is the only person that I have extended conversations with via email all day. They're not long emails, just conversational, and sometimes have fun threads like word association threads
Online phrase:"heh" or *sigh* - which I actually say in real life :)
Way To Talk To Someone (icq,phone,email-etc.):ICQ
Website:Aside from Google and my blog, the sites that I frequent most are our local television guide, and the local 128km weather radar
Day:Saturday. The only day I can sleep in *and* stay up late, and I can do whatever I like in between
Time Of Day:Sunset
Month:December - Christmas and New Years yayy
Year:1999 was a very good year. 1989 was pretty good too.
Age:Well I was 26 in 1999
Bird:Cockatoos and other big parrots
Insect:Butterfly or cicada
Pet:My fish! Although if I had the space I'd probably get a dog for the companionship and exercise
Stuffed animal:Does a pom pom count? I have a woollen toy I made in about 1983 that went all over the world and Australia with me
Wild animal:Lions are pretty cool. Deer are too
Tree:Liquid amber
Pot Plant:Ferns
Color combination:Red, Green and White - Christmas!
Feeling:Feathers, velvet, warm clothes out of a drier, warm paper out of a photocopier, serotonin release, dopamine release
Smell:Roasting meat
Other Stuff 
Car:1997-1999 WRX
Dream:That I could fly
Eye color:Brilliant blue
Grade:High Distinction :) Only got one of them once - for my Honours Degree
Job:Out of the three full time jobs I've had since uni, probably my current one is the best
Memory:Gosh, that's a hard one. First kisses are always pretty cool. Feeling alcohol go to my head the first time was also pretty memorable.
Number:Don't really have a favourite number. Maybe 1 or 10.
Obsession:Lego, or Jason Isaacs :)
Picture:That changes all the time too. There's a beautiful one of Jareth that I drew once.
Poster:Well the only one I have up in the study at the moment is a picture of Sydney from space. I'll say it.
Quote:Live long and prosper
School Subject:Maths and Science
Sport to play:Hockey was really the only sport I ever played
Sport to watch:Lots of Winter Olympic sports are good
Symbol:: and ) used in combination
Tool:Philips head screw driver
Thing in the whole world:Flying


Arian said:

I was about to inquire indignantly why Stu's name appears *nowhere* in your list of favourite people. But then I noticed that you made the list back before you crossed the Rubicon - er, I mean, "met Stu" :-D - so *that's all right then.* ;-) ;-) ;-)

October 8, 2005 8:04 PM


Rod said:

Hi, any young lady that see pork in all its forms as an ideal food source. Is as rare as hens teeth, plus several other points in your lists, must make you almost a mythical in nature. And your still single:)!!!

January 19, 2006 11:20 PM


kazza said:

Actually I'm not single anymore.. :) (amazingly)

January 20, 2006 6:40 AM


trAJik said:

Because of our very similar ages, I identify with quite a few things here, and in your top 100. (No you cant have my airwolf badge! :P)

If your desire to fly is very real:
Then I suggest finding your local gliding club and learn to fly. Seriously. If you can drive a car you can fly. Nothing beats cruising through the silky smooth air of late afternoon watching the sun setting from 5000ft while watching the shadows below lengthening. No engines, no noise. Just you, surrounded by some technology and the science in your head to allow you to (cliche alert) soar with the eagles. (Wedgetails in my case, just last weekend.)

Not that I think this will bother you, but it's definitely for gurls as well.


February 3, 2006 12:35 PM


Rebecca said:

Hi! I love the site! Was just wondering what school you went to? I went to Jannali Girls High and my teachers were also Mr Jirsa and Mr Francis (great teachers too).

I went there between 1981 and 1985.

June 21, 2006 9:05 AM


Nicole Asencio (nee Dodd) said:

Who are you, were you in Yr 10 - 1986. You seem familiar but could just be same era, school, etc.

September 9, 2008 8:01 PM


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