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Stupid poll time, or, A little incompatibility is the spice of life. [20050323|10:02]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat

Remember that bit in High Fidelity where Barry makes up a questionnaire to give to potential girlfriends in order to determine their compatibility? I think he was on to something, but I also think that the problem can be addressed with just two simple questions.

Poll #459805 Now testing Crackpot Theory #4874

Betty or Wilma?

I don't know what you're talking about.

Krystof Kieslowski's Trois Couleurs: Blue, White or Red?

I love them all.
I don't know what you're talking about.

Question 1: Betty or Wilma?

Both: You are a lech.
Neither: You don't go for married women. Or maybe you're female and just not terribly gay.
I don't know what you're talking about: You live under a rock.

Betty is the one-night stand. Betty is the one you don't want to ask too many questions. Betty is a Molotov cocktail. Carpe diem, Betty.

Whereas Wilma is all the satisfaction you'll ever need…provided you're willing to make a commitment.

Question 2: Trois Couleurs: Blue, White or Red?

"Blue" for the melancholic egotist, "White" for the farce-loving cynic, "Red" for the incurable closet romantic.

I love them all: You are a greedy bastard. You probably wanted both Betty and Wilma, too. For that matter, you probably want Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy and Irene Jacob.

Random interesting fact: Irene Jacob, the lead actress in "Red," has a brother who is an atmospheric chemistry professor at Harvard. (Yes, I've met him. He's a good speaker.)

I don't know what you're talking about: Oh, just go back to watching the Flintstones, you uncultured baboon. (I kid, I kid!)

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[User Picture]From: nanila
2005-03-23 10:57 (UTC)
Yeah, we have a boxed set of Kurosawa films that I need to watch. I've seen nearly all of them, but I was between eight and ten years old at the time, and all I can really remember of the experience was the trauma. Especially with Ran, right from the get-go with the three broken arrows bit. Then I'd get attached to some character and three minutes later they'd have no head. Gah!
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[User Picture]From: canonfire
2005-03-23 11:19 (UTC)
You have to understand that Kieslowski is almost a GOD in our home. Blue may be my favorite of the trilogy, but that trilogy almost a Trinity amongst us.

Oh. And Betty's the next door neighbor you see sunbathing across the fence.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2005-03-23 11:40 (UTC)
Are you saying that if Lolita had grown up, she would have turned into Betty Rubble?!

I like the way the Cat from "Red Dwarf" phrases his answer to this question. "Well, I would go with Betty. But I'd be thinking of Wilma."
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2005-03-23 13:28 (UTC)
Does anyone fancy a vindaloo?
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[User Picture]From: opheliablue
2005-03-23 13:09 (UTC)
How did you know I live under a rock?? OMG you're psychic.

Only, I haven't got a television under the rock so I can't watch the Flinstones.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2005-03-23 13:27 (UTC)
The tea leaves told me! Either that or the llamas may have mentioned it.

I don't have a television either. But really, who needs television when there is the INTARNETomgliekWOW!
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[User Picture]From: killer_llamas
2005-03-23 13:35 (UTC)
Don't try and get us into trouble missy!

We said the Hag SHOULD live under a rock, not that she does live under a rock.

Although actually, she does now. We took over her flat and threw her out. She can't have the internet under the rock either - she comes round here to OUR flat and uses OUR computer.

OMG like ooh baby.
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[User Picture]From: opheliablue
2005-03-23 13:41 (UTC)
Bloody Llamas!

OMFG you really are psychic: how did you know I have the internet?????
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[User Picture]From: communistgnome
2005-03-23 17:43 (UTC)
=^P I am apparently a lech.

And I KNEW the Red/White/Blue series. I've just never seen them. You didn't have an option for that. It means I'm unmotivated and unwilling to take a chance on something that I don't KNOW about.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAND, love the kitten icon.
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[User Picture]From: greyface
2005-03-23 23:46 (UTC)
Yeah, ditto this.

I knew what you were talking about, I just didn't know what you were talking about.
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[User Picture]From: sadira42
2005-03-23 17:45 (UTC)
Y'know, I haven't actually seen the movies yet, even though I picked Blue, but I just figured it would be something gloomy and I'd like it.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2005-03-24 16:26 (UTC)
You're one of the only people who didn't try to weasel out of responsibility for being an uncultured baboon. I don't think you've fully embraced the American way of life, miss. ;-D
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[User Picture]From: sadira42
2005-03-24 18:18 (UTC)
Oook, Oook.

Actually, I usually try to use the excuse that I'm Russian and have missed many movies, TV shows and general pop culture things. It never works, though.
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[User Picture]From: katyakoshka
2005-03-23 19:07 (UTC)
I am part of the uncultured baboon cohort. *sniffle*

But I've seen Before the Rain! And The Dreamlife of Angels!

And, um... Stillman's Manhattan Trilogy?

Okay, okay, I'll get on that Three Colors trilogy. It'll be a nice contrast to all the Dario Argento I'll probably see much of in the semi-near future.
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[User Picture]From: katyakoshka
2005-03-23 19:10 (UTC)
However, I picked Red because, well, it's probably the case (ekeppich reasoning, different result).
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